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Randomness XII: Eighteen! Purple! Squirrels!

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42 minutes ago, Reaperbryan said:

It made it to 1000.

 

Other threads that survived longer did so because they crossed the threshold when no moderators were watching.

Only in your view. From our lowly perspective, it's a mere 999 pages.

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Just now, David Brawley said:

Only in your view. From our lowly perspective, it's a mere 999 pages.

Next time, don't make any posts that vanish. 

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Even to the Haminister of Truth subjectivity is applied.

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1 minute ago, Reaperbryan said:

Next time, don't make any posts that vanish. 

Moi? Me? The sweet little innocent hamster?!? I would never...  

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Had to stop and count the squirrels to make sure there were indeed 18 purple squirrels. You will all be pleased to know that this thread is legit.

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Or at least that our Admins can count?  Not that Froggy couldn't convert it later...

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On the recommendation of, well everybody, really, I decided to watch What We Do in the Shadows. And at the start is a 5 or 10 second teaser for an Amazon Original: The Tick, coming August 25.

 

Hmm.

 

...

 

Spoon!

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57 minutes ago, Grayfax said:

 

Yeah, I saw that after I jumped into this thread.  That is probably my favorite all-time recording.  Not that I can pick out single songs from it very well.  They just make me think of other songs.  I even anticipate the balloon pop... 

 

I do like your amendments though... 

 

I was frantically composing in the fear that the thread would close before I could think of a decent satire

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15 minutes ago, Pingo said:

 

I was frantically composing in the fear that the thread would close before I could think of a decent satire

You know, one of the things I love the most about this place is that this kind of thing is completely reasonable here. :lol:

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Been a pretty good day so far. I had my optometrist appt, and got to wow him with one of my painted minis (I brought one plus a paintbrush to demonstrate what focal strength I needed), and his reaction was priceless. He was all :blink: "Wow, you actually paint such tiny things?!" :lol: He also immediately saw why both my current prescription and generic reading glasses don't work so good for me for painting. So he had me hold the mini like I was painting it and tried a few different lenses over the top of my existing ones, and found a good match pretty quickly. Huzzah, no more eye strain!! :bday:

 

Then I stopped by the food area (I go to Costco optical) for a polish dog and ice cream since they're super yummy and crazy cheap, and happened to run into an acquaintance there. We talked about clothes and Disneyland and how stupidly hot it is outside.

 

Next I was finally able to pick up my new inhaler prescription (the one I've been carrying around is... *checks* ...2 years out of date :unsure: ), so my lungs will be less likely to spontaneously kill me now.

 

And now I'm back in my air conditioned apartment, where I get to hang out with you crazy people, and there's yummy leftover shepherd's pie in the fridge for dinner tonight. So yeah, good day so far. ^_^ 

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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You may want to give the optometrist a miniature to show how much you appreciate him.

 

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Posted (edited)

this is what the Drow sees....

999.thumb.jpg.5e5965b2c53b3739a2dc563d5030ba41.jpg

sorry, but no fancy software to draw circles and arrows with

But it clearly shows page 999.....

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Posted (edited)

8 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

Been a pretty good day so far. I had my optometrist appt, and got to wow him with one of my painted minis (I brought one plus a paintbrush to demonstrate what focal strength I needed), and his reaction was priceless. He was all :blink: "Wow, you actually paint such tiny things?!" :lol: He also immediately saw why both my current prescription and generic reading glasses don't work so good for me for painting. So he had me hold the mini like I was painting it and tried a few different lenses over the top of my existing ones, and found a good match pretty quickly. Huzzah, no more eye strain!! :bday:

 

Then I stopped by the food area (I go to Costco optical) for a polish dog and ice cream since they're super yummy and crazy cheap, and happened to run into an acquaintance there. We talked about clothes and Disneyland and how stupidly hot it is outside.

 

Next I was finally able to pick up my new inhaler prescription (the one I've been carrying around is... *checks* ...2 years out of date :unsure: ), so my lungs will be less likely to spontaneously kill me now.

 

And now I'm back in my air conditioned apartment, where I get to hang out with you crazy people, and there's yummy leftover shepherd's pie in the fridge for dinner tonight. So yeah, good day so far. ^_^ 

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

 

:wub: Sounds like you had a great day! And what a good optometrist, oh my goodness!!

 

Sculpting break time! Some Final Fantasy, dinner, and then maybe more sculpting. ^_^ Ooh, and some exercise thrown in there somewhere too.

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Just got home from taking care of mom. Soooo tired. Going to be pasta for dinner, I don't have the energy to make up the pork loin I bought. 

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Three cheers for shopping efficiency! 

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