Many Pumpkins Enter, Some Pumpkins Leave: Halloween Thunderdome Winners!

Four score and seven years ago, we told you that if you carved a pumpkin we might give you a prize for it. We may even have used the word “thunderdome.” And lo, some of you miscreants actually did it! And sent us pictures! Not all of you, because the rest of you are dead on the inside/hate fun. No I’m sorry that’s not true, you are just busy or have lives or do not want to buy a food product just to stab it until a recognizable pattern appears. I didn’t even carve a pumpkin, but that’s because I live in a little box alone with no porch or stoop to put it on and I would have just had to keep it inside and it would have started rotting and I don’t know, that seems sad. But some of you went all out on pumpkin carving, and I am glad you did! Check out your hard work!

And what of winners and prizes? Well! We would hereby like to recognize:

1. Bea and Holly’s Wonder Woman Pumpkin!

2. The “Mo Pumpkin,” whose carver did not identify themselves in their message!

3. Wasteunit’s multimedia masterpiece Ladies Welcome, which may or may not be the same as the boobs pumpkin, status is unclear.

Pumpkin artists! Claim your fame and glory, and also please contact me at rachel [at] autostraddle dot com to tell me where to send your sexy sexy swag. Happy late Halloween!

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Originally from Boston, MA, Rachel now lives in the Midwest. Topics dear to her heart include bisexuality, The X-Files and tacos. Her favorite Ciara video is probably "Ride," but if you're only going to watch one, she recommends "Like A Boy." You can follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. I love that there was not one, but two vag pumpkins… pumpvags? vagkins?

    Also: CONGRATS WASTIE! Way to trick your way into a treat!

  2. Yay for Hocus Pocus being on the TV in the background in pictures 8 and 9. Watched that movie this weekend on a trip with friends while drinking whiskey. Fun times. Oh, and awesome pumpkins!

  3. Dear Carver of the “Mo Pumpkin”

    I do not know you, but I think I love you.

    Also, all of these pumpkins (but especially the vagina ones xD) are seriously awesome you guys :)

    • The other earring from same pair of earrings used to pierce the vagkin was used for the eye of the unicorn. just to add some sparkle!

  4. Oh no! I forgot about the contest! I soooo would have entered my Sauron pumpkin :( Or at least show all you gaymazing autostraddlers out there!

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