Life in Squidville
There's a million stories in the naked city and this one is no different. Welcome to Squidville, where the only thing with two "i's" is our name! Join us for a tour through town and visit with the many Squidizens as Mayor Squidley shows off his domain.
Be sure to look closely everywhere, you never know what may be lurking around town! Looking for Squidizens for your works? Be sure to check the Fine Print as well as the SquidArt lenses listed below for possible candidates. Don't see what you want? Let us know and we'll see what can be done!
The road to Squidville
The tour actually begins right outside of town when you enter Squidville by going over Squidberry Hill. Of course if you're from out of the Squiddom, you'll need to stop at the gate and present your documentation. Otherwise, feel free to come join those of us that are over the hill!
One word of caution though, the squidizens around here don't take kindly to folks speeding through town, so please use caution and take your time. You can be assured that Squidville PD (AKA the Squid Squad) will be watching carefully, and their number one traffic cop, Squarmy Fife stands ready with ticket book in one tentacle, and radar gun in another.
Mayor Squidley offers the key to Squidville
The Mayor is glad you stopped by and welcomes you with open tentacles. Take a tour through the quaint seaside town of Squidville...a great place to visit...and not a bad place to live, especially if you have some time on your tentacles!
Squidizens shop up a storm...
After all, it's hard to get good kelp these days...
The Squidizens turn out for the local sport...Tentacleball... It's the only game in town!
Squidoo Open Golf Tournament
The Squidville Creek Country Club is proud to host the Squidoo Open on the SGA Tour. Number one on the Litre Board, Squidster Woods, gets ready to putt a round.
Keeping an eye on style!
The Squidizens have a penchant for Lenses!
When you're trying to keep up with the community and mastering the art of being constructive, do as the others do...aquire more lenses!
A Squidcast in Squidville...
Amazing how word seems to get around after one of these!
The Squidville PD is always hot on the case....and keeps Squidizens safe. Now, if they could only find the smoking water gun!
The blight of urban crawl in Squidville...
Every big city seems to have them, the paint can brigade. Here, the town's Squiffiti Artist boldy decorates where no squid has decorated before...
Heard through town is the roar of motorcycles including Squeezy Rider and friends!
Saturday night in town, and the favorite thing to do is get inked!
Learning in Squidville
Squidville offers the finest in higher education. Looks like today's lesson is aerodynamics! A subject they will pass with flying colors.
Squidville Commission Meeting
The Town Commissioners take a vote on expanding Squidville...it looks like the "eyes" have it.
Everyone needs a good accountant!
Meet Mr. C. Lopod from the accounting firm of Squidley, Kalimar and Cuttlestein, Ink. With the fastest tentacle in town on the calculator, he's known around these parts as the official "krill Kounter" of Squidville!
The Sounds of Squidville
Radio Station WSQR provides the entertainment.
Here is AL G. Plankton, who is featured in the morning swim time for rush hour!
Want to be in the know?
To stay on top of things, the Squidoo Times is a must read. The Squidville street vendors have cornered that market and help spread the word!
Sittin' on the dock
...of Squidville Bay
Rest assured though, Squotis Herring (aka Big Red) is not wasting time, he's picking up dinner! Then it's back to Squidoo Island for a Krill Bake on the beach.
The Squidville Regatta
One of the annual events in town is the big boat race down on Lake Squidoo. Those with a need for speed gather for fun and sun on the water. It's actually the only day the Squidizens can legally make waves, but the results are always a huge splash!
Winter in Squidville
Another blast of snow arrives and nothing to do except hit the slopes! Squidville Sid saw his shadow so it looks like six more weeks to ski!
Squidville Int'l Airport
Where time flies when you're having fun!
It's plain to see the busiest place in Squidville is the International Airport. When you're an up and coming Squidizen, the sky's the limit!
All of the Squid Pilots and their crafts are available to fly solo on your Lens. Just contact the Control Tower for clearance.
Squidville Air Show
Sponsored by Squidyear!
There's a thrill a minute when Squids Fly! The town gathers annually for the biggest Air Show around, and there's enough hot air to get things off the ground. Shoot, Squidizens drop in from everywhere just to watch.
...the Mayoral Palace.
Flying proudly in front of his honor's humble abode, is the official flag of Squidville. Needless to say, the compound is heavily guarded by the Squidville Special Security Force.
The Winter Squilympics
Let the games begin...
The town of Squidville is proud to host the 2010 Squilympics. After the opening ceremonies, the competition gets started with Squisti Yamasquchi taking to the ice to perform her Triple Tentacle Loop.
The Squidville Bobsled Team
Jamaica has nothing over Squidville as the team takes to sledding during the harsh winters! Looks like a new record for the Two-Squid Team as they sail across the finish line. They can take home the gold if they can just stay on track!
Jumping to new heights....
...and bringing home a medal!
Squode Miller takes the lead after a power jump in the Squilympics preliminaries A medal would make him a rising star in the new ski jumping event..
Stay tuned for other events. Up next...Curling (where the losing team gets stoned!)
The newest event in the Squilympics.
Squids with giant stones on ice! What could be more exciting? Although they tend to brush it off, it's enough to curl your tentacles!
On the outskirts of town lies the best spot for camping, Squidwood Forest. It's a beautiful place during the summer, but you have to be careful, the place is buzzing with Giant Mosquidos!!
The Squizwald Family Vacation
Even squids need quality family time and what better than a road trip! Join the Squizwald's as they pack up up the car, grab the kids and head to the fun capital of Squidville....Squidworld!
Lovingly dedicated to my daughter, Meagan.
Uh oh, were you speeding through town? Looks like trouble in the side mirror coming up from behind . After all, you were warned!
This ticket will require a court appearance! Looks like you'll be returning, but next time, please slow down!
The Original OctoMom
Fame and fortune eludes this Squidville resident, but fortunately she won a lifetime supply of Squiggies!
Step right up!
The annual Squidville Fair once again features the Squidoo Charity Dunk-Off. For a buck, where else can you get three chances to soak a squid?
A wonderful way to spend a weekend day in Squidville, taking the family to look at the critters down at the Zooquarium.
Who loves ya Squiddy?
Those that are over the hill in Squidville know better than to mess with the law. If you do, you're apt to look out and see Squidville's infamous detective at your door....Lt. Squojak!
The Squimuda Triangle
Lying off the coast of Squidville is the bane of all sailors, the Squimuda Triangle. Spooky and mysterious, seafaring Squid have been known to disappear or get stranded!
Squidoo Cruise Lines
Offering the finest in oceanic travel, Squidoo Cruise Lines caters to every possible whim of it's guests and features a top notch crew!
Party Hardy below deck!
While the Squidoo Cruise Lines is an excellent way to see the world, it's also a great place to party! At night, the action heats up in the Squidoo Lounge where the featured drink of the day is the Squidoo Sling! Not into cocktails?...they also serve Squidweiser Beer on tap!
Shave and a tentacle trim...2 bits!
Squidville features many famous squidizens, but no others can say they have had an opera written about them except this one...."The Barber of Squidville!"
Life's a beach in Squidville
...and surf's up!
The Squid Days of summer are here and time to get that tan! What better place for fun and sun than heading down to Squidville Beach. It's the perfect place to relax, fly a kite, grab a Krill Burger or toss the Squisbee around. Kowabunga Dude, surf's up, grab your board!
A Wedding in Squidville
Spring is in the air, and thoughts turn to marriage in Squidville. Our happy couple say their vows before climbing aboard the Squidhorse drawn carriage enroute to their honeymoon cabin on Squidoo Cruise Lines.
The Honeymoon begins!
Our couple, having enjoyed their wedding and reception, take to the high seas for a luxurious honeymoon aboard Squidoo Cruise Lines. A first class ocean liner, they make sure the Honeymoon Cabin is decorated and a chilled bottle of champagne waiting for the newlyweds!
The Squidville Pen
This is one town where you don't want to get into trouble! For if you do, there's always a good chance you'll get locked up, and you never know what Jailbird you may get as a cell mate!
The Squihara Desert
If you're travelling through the outskirts of town, better pack a water bottle as well as some repellent. The Squihara is not only hot and humid, but also home to some slithery critters that can rattle your nerves.
Squidville Rush Hour
The downtown area of Squidville, next to Squidley Park comes alive during the day. Perhaps the Squiddies have the best idea by using their skateboards to get around! Of course the bus is always an option and helps avoid parking tickets.
Ah, the weekend!
The work week is done and time for relaxing. What better way than a backyard Squid-B-Q? Fire up the grill and chill the Squid Light, we're having a party!
There's always tweaking and repairs to do...
Like any other town, this one needs constant maintenance. But that's OK, this is one place that loves traffic and they're happy to make the travel through town as easy and pleasant as possible. Of course as always, the squidizens request that you do not speed through town! Enjoy your visit and the sights.
What do Squids eat?
When the folks in town want fast food and something they can eat with their tentacles, what better than a slice of pizza and a cold beer? Squidville Pizza and Brew has just the pie and they feature Squidweiser Beer on tap!
Fine Dining in Squidville.
For those that prefer a more exquisite dining experience with top notch service, they patronize Squincy's Seafood Market and Restaurant. Conveniently located by the ocean's edge, it is a culinary delight and has a spectacular waterfront view!
A few centuries ago, this region fell under the rule of the Roman Empire. Kept as slaves and forced to fight as Squidiators, the masses became rebellious and elected a nomadic warrior as their leader...Squidacus! Here, amongst the Roman Guards, Squidacus has words with the Emperor while a Senator watches nearby.
Squid Of The Year
As they always do annually, the Squidville Philanthropic Society selects a "Squid Of The Year". Here, the society's President presents the plaque and medal to this year's recipient, Mr. Morty Celphlopod for his selfless and Squiditarian efforts in helping the homeless!
You too can be a Squid Artist!
For those in town with a desire to express themselves on canvas or paper, lessons are provided down at the Squidville Art Center. Teaching the class this semester is famed artist Squidbrandt, who has his works hanging at the Squidsonian.
The perfect place for Squid Lovers to take a stroll!
The local Squidbucks.
Found on most corners in Squidville, is the place to get your java fix, Squidbucks!
Star Search in Squidville
It's Saturday night and time to gather around the TV for Squidville's favorite show...Star Search! The town watches eagerly as contestants vie for the elusive Purple Stars.
Eating healthy in Squidville
While squids like their junk food as much as anyone else, eating healthy is important too! No better place to help do that than the Squidville Farmers Market in town!
SquidU Fall Classic
The new school year has begun, and for Tentacle Ball fans, that means one thing....the SquidU Fall Classic, shown every year on SVTV. Majoring in Squidoo? ...then full scholarships are available at SquidU. Come cheer for the team!
Court is in session!
Arguing another case of speeding through town, famed attorney Squidlock takes it all the way to the Squidville Supreme Court for a final ruling.
Squidville Wine tasting
Every year, the Squidville Winery holds a tasting to sample their latest wine stompings! As always, a good time is had by all ever since the town psychologist told them they shouldn't keep things bottled up!
The Squidville Border
Like other communities on the outskirts, Squidville's Border Patrol and I.C.E. deals with Aliens trying to cross the border illegally!
Pet Peeves in Squidville
Everyone seems to have one. But, please make sure you keep it on a leash!
A Sasquitch Sighting!
While many think it's just an urban legend, one must be careful backpacking through the woods as Sasquitch could be lurking nearby! Here is a rare photograph of "Big Ten" (short for tentacle of course) romping about in the daylight.
A Holiday Celebration
The Final Countdown...
as the New Year approaches.
Tradition in Squidville is to gather at the Town's Square to watch the Squidball drop!
Happy New Year to everyone!
T'was the summer of 2011...
and a scorcher in Squidville!
Hot?....it's a way of life in these parts, but Squidizens know how to deal with the heat!
Retro TV in Squidville.
Back in the early days of color TV, everyone in Squidville gathered around to watch family favorites on the Squidoo TV Network.. Be sure to watch all of it.
Squidley takes a bow and finds the arrow of his ways. It took a little practice, but look, he even got a Squidseye!
Squidville keeps growing...
Be sure to visit again, as the Squiddozers and Squidhammers keep working! Squidville Construction Co will continue to expand the community.
Y'all come back now!
We're sad to see you go, but we're glad you came by! Be sure to visit again when you pass by this way...
Other images of Squidizens
If you enjoyed the tour through Squidville, then take a look at other pages showing off the inhabitants of town!
- Squidland products
A lighthearted look at Squid products available in Squidville.
- Squid Tales
A collection of Sqidoodles based on the great novels and movies of our time.
- Squid Nations
A collection of graphics depicting various nations of the world.
The latest collection of Squid Art and Graphics, all inspired in Squidland!
- The Squidsonian Institute
Squidville's Museum and Gallery of Art.
- Squidmas in Squidville
Come celebrate the holidays with "The Night Before Squidmas", a tradition in the typical Squidville family.
- Squid Graphics
Filled with new and different Squidoodles, this lens tells the tale of SquidArt and how it all began!
- Squid Art
The original lens of Squidoodles and SquidArt.
- Squid Art Too
The sequel to the original Squid Art lens, filled with more zany characters from Squidville!
- Animated Squids
A collection of animated Squid art not found on the other lenses.
- Purple Star Art
A Purple Celebration of my Squiddodle lenses that were awarded stars.
This town has been blessed!
Mayor Squidley and the Squidizens of Squidville offer their thanks for the blessings bestowed upon the town from the SquidAngels that have visited!
An honor is bestowed upon the town.
All of the Squidizens were absolutely elated when on August 25th, the town of Squidville received the honor of being named Lens Of The Day! Our humble thanks go out to one and all.
The town of Squidville was taken aback, when on the 18th of October, 2010 a Purple Star appeared in the sky! Thrilled with the idea of having such a beautiful honor, the Squidizens show up for Star Tours, and to view the glorious sight from the Squibble telescope perched high atop the luxurious Motel 8.
Squidville by Steve Thompson / tagsforkids is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. based on a work at www.squidoo.com. Squidoo logo is a trademark of Squidoo LLC. Graphics, Squidart and Squidoodles Â© 2009 by tagsforkids (Steve Thompson) . Some rights reserved. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License. You may use these Squidoodle images for lenses, but not for commercial use (i.e. you can not sell them or use for advertising products), as long as you include credit and a link back to the Squidville lens. Please note that I am not affiliated with, nor endorsed by Squidoo LLC. Thank you.
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