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Best Pin Up of WW II Fall 2011 Tournament

View Poll Results: Who is the Best Pin Up?
Lucille Ball 18 19.57%
Esther Williams 74 80.43%
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Let's get swimming, Esther - suits are optional
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"It's not entirely about good looks."
True, it's probably only around 95 percent about good looks; and sheer sex appeal of course.


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"Looking at Lucy gives some respite from the horrors of war will remind us that there is comedy and good nature still alive somewhere in the world."
As I seem to recall commenting during Round 1, Lucy had enough personality for two women, maybe even three.
So, good on her for that, and her TV shows were very popular for decades after the war, probably in no small part due to her personality.
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Someone voted for Lucy!!!
Some losers!

Esther

God awful pic's of Lucy. She looks so unnatural and stiff in all of them.
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I voted for Lucille, yeah it was me.
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One thing most all had in common. The next morning over breakfast coffee most of them only wanted to talk about themselves. At least that was my experience.
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Second picture of Lucy ruins her chances, but who would have thought she was such a looker! Still she was second in this pairing.
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I went for Esther this time.
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True, it's probably only around 95 percent about good looks; and sheer sex appeal of course.




As I seem to recall commenting during Round 1, Lucy had enough personality for two women, maybe even three.
So, good on her for that, and her TV shows were very popular for decades after the war, probably in no small part due to her personality.
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Yep, and a few others. Lucy didn't do it all on her own.
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Esther for me. No 'splainin' needed.
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Once again my choice and Admiral's are the same. Desi Arnaz knew what he was doing. Lucy's "LIFE" magazine photo outtakes which just recently surfaced, show her to be not just a zany 'redhead' but also a sultry siren who could run a studio with aplomb, diligence and a work ethic that never slowed.
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Esther, but neither will go past the next round.

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Because my Mom's name was Lucille and Lucy was her favorite actress. You can't go wrong with Mom guys.
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