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User:Rapidconfusion Is the Snowmen Gallery really neccessary... i think that it should be removed... and more information about the structure of snowmen, their construction and other info added
Removed from article page
In Cement Industry, A snowman is the formation of Clinker as a heap which falls out of a hot Kiln into a cooler compartment.
Ought there perhaps to be a blurb on the difference between eastern and western depictions of snowmen? I've noticed that in japanese-made videogames and tv shows and what-not, snowmen tend to have two body segments, bucket hats, no nose, and small arms like round mittens.. while western snowmen almost always have 3 segments, top hats, a carrot nose, and branch arms. this is probably not ubiquitous, but it's notable innit?
History of snowmen
hi..um.. i have to do a visual project and i chose my topic "history of a snowman" the only problem is anywhere ive been they only talk about how to make a snowman and frosty the snowman.. maybe could you put some history on here?? please? signed, desperate
I, too, am looking for the history of the snowman but find information on the structure. While it is of interest to know the differences of structure among the snowmen of differing cultures, I would like to know more of its origin. Thank you, an educator 220.127.116.11 20:12, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
- For those of you just tuning in, that is a unicode character, U+2603 SNOWMAN in the Miscellaneous Symbols block, Weather and astrological symbols group. --Random832 (contribs) 02:41, 16 May 2008 (UTC)
Hi, I just wonder... Is the snowman a pure phenomenon of western culture or did other cultures invent it as well seperately, In Asia for example? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 00:58, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
Also, building a snowman with only 2 tiers is fairly common in Europe, at least in the UK, where snowfall is relatively uncommon and sometimes there isn't very much. All the snowmen I've ever built were two tier. I don't think it's necessary for snowmen in Europe and north america to be 3 tier. 22.214.171.124 (talk) 14:20, 7 January 2010 (UTC)
Do snowmen usually have top hats? Is this a defining trait of a snow man? I think of top hats as a defining trait of snowmen but some people argue that they're too expensive to be used much to make snowmen, especially by children who can't afford such things. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 15:07, 4 April 2009 (UTC)
File:Unusual_snowman.jpg may be deleted
I have tagged File:Unusual_snowman.jpg, which is in use in this article for deletion because it does not have a copyright tag. If a copyright tag is not added within seven days the image will be deleted. --Chris 10:25, 28 April 2009 (UTC)
"usually made with..."?
I've never actually seen a snowman made with a carrot nose and coal eyes, although the article says that they're 'usually made' with these items. I think the original author confused traditional snowman imagery with common snowman building practices. Maybe I'm wrong though. Any thoughts? 188.8.131.52 (talk) 22:30, 1 July 2010 (UTC)
Main Snowman Image
The opening paragraph talks about snowmen having carrot noses, smiles, hats and scarves. I have taken a photograph of a snowman fitting that description that I think would be better fitting for the main picture in the article. GutMaze (talk) 02:00, 13 January 2014 (UTC)
I can agree that that image is better suited to accompany the opening paragraph. After reading over the comments here, I think that perhaps there should be more information on the differences between snowmen in reality and the classical westernized concept of a snowman. Any thoughts? --Raptorrage (talk) 03:03, 13 January 2014 (UTC)
I think that's a nice idea. The snowman in my photo has most of the characteristics of a classical stereotypical snowman, while people use all sorts of things to decorate their snowmen in real life. I'm re-posting my photo here.