A medal podium with places for first, second and third is contrasted with a spot at the bar for fourth place.
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"So he got a trophy for good sportsmanship – that doesn't mean he won't go to law school."
Tags:families, family, parent, parents, pushy parent, pushy parents, competitive parents, competitive parent, aspire, aspiration, aspirations, career aspiration, career aspirations, baseball, baseball game, baseball trophy, trophy, trophies, good sportsmanship trophy, best sport trophy, best sport, good sport, good sports, good sportsmanship, bad sportsmanship, bad sport, bad sports, competitiveness, team player, not a team player, lawyer, lawyers, law school, law schools, law
Gifts from the House of Low Goals.
Santa Claus reads a newspaper while Rudolph's head is mounted on a wall behind him.
"The hard part was pulling my head off the wall and reattaching it to my body."
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A man sits in an armchair admiring his little pickers and trophies of litter he has picked up which are displayed on the wall.
Tags:litter, trash, rubbish, garbage, taxidermy, hunter, hunters, collector, collectors, collection, trophy, trophies, environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, environmental issues, pollution, litter picker, litter pickers, hobby, hobbies, retirement, retiree, retirees, old, elderly, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens
"Do you know a good taxidermist?"
Tags:dragon, dragons, taxidermy, taxidermist, taxidermists, stuff, stuffed, stuffing, princess, princesses, knight, knights, slay, slays, slew, slayed, mounting, mounted, rescue, rescues, rescuing, rescues, cave, caves, trophy, trophies, prince, princes, fantasy, fairytale, fairy tale, fairytales, fairy tales
"Jalapeño was our first bagel to go platinum."
Tags:jalapeno, jalapenos, bagel, bagels, flavor, flavors, flavour, flavours, gold record, gold records, platinum record, platinum records, deli, delis, award, awards, bestseller, bestsellers, bestselling, trophy, trophies, trophy case, trophy cases, music business, music industry, status symbol, status symbols
'I'd rather be hunting.'
"And that one I tagged with a flamethrower from ten yards."
"And that's a huge colander."
"Well, of course they don't exist. Now."
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A bowling ball reading in its living room; hunting trophies with mounted bowling pins are hanging on the wall behind it.
Arc De Participation
Tags:participation trophy, participation trophies, arc de triomphe, trophy, trophies, participation, participations, monument, monuments, national monument, national monuments, soccer player, soccer players, soccer game, soccer games, football player, football players, football game, tournament, tournaments
"I didn't catch it, Haskins--I bought it. Which is precisely the point."
Tags:fishing, fish, angler, trophy, trophies, taxidermy, taxidermist, cheat, cheater, wealth, wealthy, privilege, privileged, executive, executives, big fish, decor, decoration, interior design, interior designers, furnish, furnishings, office decor, brag, bragging, boast, boasting, bluster, boss, bosses, manager, managers, class, crass, crassness
"Of course, I was more competitive in those days."
"I'll bet there's a story there."
Tags:marriage, marriages, married life, married lives, long term relationship, long-term-relationships, spouse, spouses, wife, wives, husband, husbands, partners, partner, significant other, significant others, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, dating, date, dates, dating troubles, dating life, taxidermy, taxidermist, taxidermists, trophy, trophies, mounted trophy, mounted trophies, home decor, home decors, decoration, decorations, divorce, divorce attorney, divorce attorneys, separation, separations
"It's what he'd want, Mom—they're all together now."
Tags:taxidermy, head, heads, animal, animals, animal head, animal heads, trophy, trophies, hunting trophy, hunting trophies, hunting, hunter, hunters, shooting, shooter, shooters, hobby, hobbies, sport, sports, game hunting, game hunter, game hunters, stuffed, stuffed head, stuffed heads, death, dead, funeral, funerals, coffin, coffins, casket, caskets, dead body, dead bodies, corpse, corpses, funeral service, funeral services, memorial, memorials, wake, wakes, together in death, together at last
"Did you know that when my mom played soccer, only the winner got a trophy?"
Input From The Front Office
Tags:american football, football, american sport, american sports, sport, sports, team talk, team, football player, football players, football management, football manager, suits, uniforms, suit, uniform, job, jobs, teamwork, management, fans, outsider input, outsider, advice, coach, college football, touchdown, defence, offence, clean office, businessman, sportsman, front office, front offices, input, field goal, field goals, trophy, trophies, award, awards, director, directors, director of football, directors of football, safety, safeties, butt in, butts in, butting in, punt, punts, block, blocks, blocing, blocker, blockers, block the punt, block the field goal
"But most of all I'd like to thank the zeitgeist."
"It's my not-being-able-to-participate-due-to-a-scheduling-conflict ribbon!"
Tags:participation prize, participation prizes, participation award, participation awards, ribbon, ribbons, prize, prizes, dumping down, snowflake, snowflakes, entitlement, trophy, trophies, participation trophy, participation trophies, scheduling conflict, scheduling conflicts, self esteem, self-esteem, self-esteems, self esteems, modern families, modern family
"In high school, I was quite the star in metal shop."
Tags:trophy, trophies, award, awards, prize, prizes, sport, sports, athlete, athletes, player, players, star, stars, star athlete, star athletes, star player, star players, sports star, sports stars, trophy cabinet, trophy cabinets, trophy case, trophy cases, display case, display cases, glory, false, fake, metal shop, metalworking, metalworker, metalworkers, handmade, high school, high schools, showoff, showoffs, show-off, show-offs, showing off, self-important, self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
"He was very old and quite sick."
Tags:trophy, trophies, head, heads, taxidermy, animal, animals, deer, hunting, hunter, hunters, hobby, hobbies, sport, sports, leisure, old, sick, nature, death, dead, shot, killed, humane, excuse, excuses, justification, justifying, politics, euthanasia, animal rights, inhumane, suffering, game hunting, disapproving