Round-the-Clock Rumble: Ich Bin Ein Berliner!


We're asking you for your best photos of anything of Berlin origin, or a fancily scrumptious doughnut for this edition of the user round-the-clock rumble series!

Hello there, our dear user rumble junkies! Our current title-holder wil6ka gives us a double-take theme taken from a quote which serves as our theme. President John F.Kennedy of the United States many years back said the famous line ‘Ich Bin Ein Berliner’ while in Berlin, which has a dual meaning of either “I am a citizen of Berlin” or “I am a jelly doughnut”. The jelly doughnut is a gourmet specialty in Germany, which sounds delicious!

Given the dualistic nature of the quote, we’re asking you for your best photos of anything of Berlin origin, or a fancily scrumptious doughnut. We’re only picking one though, as this is a user rumble!

Fancy some more historical snippets about this famous line in history? Check out these links: Ich Bin Ein Berliner and Kennedy's Speech

Happy photo hunting and have a great weekend!


  • The winner gets a Lomobadge for his/her Lomohome and gets to choose the next user rumble theme
  • Any analogue camera not digitally manipulated
  • 1 photo only at least 768px in either width or height.
  • By submitting your photos to this rumble, you allow to use your submitted photos for promotional purposes.

written by kazarareta on 2009-03-16 in #competitions #rumble #donuts #quote #round-the-clock #berlin


  1. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    hahha great
    what a pitty i don'T have my berlin-pics back from the lab yet :(((

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    This is so funny ! I had no idea ! But mmm I think I don't have anything fitting the theme...

  3. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    mmmmmmmm doughnuts!

  4. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    This time, it is really hard, thanks wil6ka :)))

  5. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    mmm I will leave for Berlin tomorrow morning at 11.55 a.m...i will be not in time...can you extend the rumble till monday when i come back? ,)

  6. spendospend
    spendospend ·

    hahah nice theme, but my friends eat doughnuts too quickly for me to snap them :(

  7. comezone
    comezone ·

    hmm... i´ve got nothing to submit here. i should go to berlin with my lomos.

  8. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    oh ja... please extend it... could scan this weekend :D

  9. neoex
    neoex ·

    Berlin is one of my favorite cities in Europe. The place to be, really.

  10. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    lol...i can't think of a pic for this!never been to Berlin nor do i have pics of donuts...:P

  11. masha_njam
    masha_njam ·

    arm aber sexy :)

    berlin is the best city of the world!

  12. mizzfonky
    mizzfonky ·

    I have loads of Berlin pictures, but I've won one rumble already :-)

  13. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    my laab sent me the negatives back yesterday so they might arrive today...
    seems it will be an afternoon of scanning IF they arrive...

  14. icuresick
    icuresick ·

    My entry was uploaded more than once!! AGAIN!!! So sad. :((

  15. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    oops.. what do i have?

  16. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i am scanning, i am scanning!!! and the sun is shining... second day this year... and i spend my time with scanning :/

  17. yoscolmi
    yoscolmi ·

    i have the perfect idea for this one, but i think i'm not fast enough to realize that in 4 hours....such a pity! damn it would have been nice!

  18. bear1973
    bear1973 ·

    My shot is from my very first roll from my Fisheye 2, which I bought in Berlin. This is one of the first photos I took in Berlin.

  19. daniwahlers
    daniwahlers ·

    Just a pitty that it's only one shot allowed, I've been to Berlin a few weeks ago and have a lot of cool pics

  20. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    AHHHHHHHHHHH... i still have three shots to scan and one of them is my chosen shot (of course from the last film)... hope i can make it within ten minutes.... scanning, storing, uploading...

  21. annegreat
    annegreat ·

    Nice topic!
    Only to confuse you: in Berlin this kind of doughnut is called "Pfannkuchen" (wich means literally pancake). Only the rest of Germany calls it "Berliner".

  22. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    there are people saying KRAPFEN,too, like we here around hannover...

  23. mrbeagles
    mrbeagles ·

    sorry.....only just realised you were meant to enter one picture! in that case just consider my double exposure one of the tv tower. whoops naughty boy.

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