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Randomness XII: Eighteen! Purple! Squirrels!

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4 hours ago, LittleBluberry said:

 

Painting horses is hard.  They have such defined musculature but their coats are completely different from human flesh.  I'm still working on my dapple grey.  <sigh>

 

One of the reasons I track Mustang Meg's FB .. page, I think. She posts all kinds of pictures of wild horses. Some of them close enough to get some idea how light and horsey coat interacts. Most taken, I am assuming, with a very serious telephoto lens.

 

Every so often I think, 'gee, I should message her and ask her what a stack of high-res images would cost me' .. and then I get distracted by something shiny.

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22 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

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Many, many years ago, when I was in (middle?) school, we went out on a whale watch as a field trip.

 

While we were watching whales, a 35 foot humpback decided that it would be a good idea to glide upside down, directly underneath the boat from one side to the other. Being that close gave a real appreciation for just how big they truly are.

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16 hours ago, Grayfax said:

Were you given any warnings at all upon choosing your name and how it would be interpreted here in Randomness among ReaperConites?  

If so... Kudos... If no... Best of luck!

I'm not up on Gregorian Chant technicalities, but I bet I could harmonize it. In the upper octaves.

Well, as much in the upper octaves as a fully intact male can get...

Little Bluberry said that in all likelihood it would be taken the right way. I carry a dark liquid that can steal your memories, at least, if that's what you mean. 

 

Regarding harmonies: Nice!  (Or, should I say, "Gneiss!" on land - that was unclear from earlier.)  I can also harmonize in upper octaves! I am one of those odd bass counter-tenors. So if you're going to ReaperCon, could be fun. We can bring back counter-tenorism, which sounds much more macho in writing than in person. Seriously.

 

16 hours ago, Cyradis said:

 

Welcome your Tentacliness!

 

 

Thes lies. There was no bonk to the Great Bovine Punnery. 

 

Puns shall be returned with puns. 

Promises, promises. ;)  Looking forward to it!

 

Also, @Thes Hunter I'm am actually curious about this bonking thing ... I understand it can involve a mummified kitty? Who knew MEOW had an undead faction? As you can tell from the frequency of my posts (and, even this little is while on vacation), I can only peek over the surface at this randomness occasionally, but I find it's fascinating. 

 

7 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Welcome to the Forums!

Irony and jests are in Purple Text.

People are friendly and silly here.

Have fun!

 

 

Thanks for the greets and the hints, @Glitterwolf!  Silly is exactly what I was hoping for, and it seems only fitting that a kraken would tend to use a lot of purple text... 

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2 minutes ago, Wise Kraken said:

We can bring back counter-tenorism, which sounds much more macho in writing than in person. Seriously.

 

Alfred Deller.

 

I run to an adequate (on a decent day, at least) second tenor myself.

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What a boring day! I've just been sifting through the server cleaning it out Blah! Slow time of year, strangely enough, for the exterior home improvement world here in AL.

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Depending on the day I run second alto down to bass. I've been mistaken for both my brother and my dad, both run bass. Unless... is there a 'deep bass'?

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Yeah, I think Wise Kraken might just fit in after all... 

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9 minutes ago, Grayfax said:

Yeah, I think Wise Kraken might just fit in after all... 

 

Speaking of Kraken... I have not had that rum in a while. Might just have to pick up a bottle.

 

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I need to make it 2.5 more hours. Work is dreadful.... no one wants to follow procedures, and of course the fact that I refuse to not follow them makes me the villian

 

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1 hour ago, Wise Kraken said:

Little Bluberry said that in all likelihood it would be taken the right way. I carry a dark liquid that can steal your memories, at least, if that's what you mean. 

 

Regarding harmonies: Nice!  (Or, should I say, "Gneiss!" on land - that was unclear from earlier.)  I can also harmonize in upper octaves! I am one of those odd bass counter-tenors. So if you're going to ReaperCon, could be fun. We can bring back counter-tenorism, which sounds much more macho in writing than in person. Seriously.

 

Promises, promises. ;)  Looking forward to it!

 

Also, @Thes Hunter I'm am actually curious about this bonking thing ... I understand it can involve a mummified kitty? Who knew MEOW had an undead faction? As you can tell from the frequency of my posts (and, even this little is while on vacation), I can only peek over the surface at this randomness occasionally, but I find it's fascinating. 

 

 

Thanks for the greets and the hints, @Glitterwolf!  Silly is exactly what I was hoping for, and it seems only fitting that a kraken would tend to use a lot of purple text... 

 

I can not fully comment on the Bonk. I am not the expert, nor the wielder of the bonk. @Aryanun is the ultimate arbiter of he who shall be bonked.

3 hours ago, klarg1 said:

I need to work, but it's hard to concentrate today

 

 

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A family member has been going through a protracted, and serious battle with health issues for the past year and a half, and she is off getting tests to figure out if they need to revise her prognosis right now. I'm hoping for "no important change".

 

I also have major career decision angst, which is causing me quite a lot of stress, but it's kind of taking a back seat to the other thing. :unsure:
 

 

 

 

Sorry to hear that Klarg. I hope every thing turns out for the best.

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10 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

I'm awake.

I'm dressed.

Shortly, I will be leaving for work.

I'd rather go back to bed.

Note to future self: when feeling this way in the morning, consider it to be wise advice, and ACT on it!

 

4 hours ago, Rahz said:

Peeks into Randomness thread after being absent for a couple weeks...  Wow this thing grows fast when you're not looking! 

 

You should see what happens when it gets fed after midnight!::P:

 

1 hour ago, Argentee said:

I need to make it 2.5 more hours. Work is dreadful.... no one wants to follow procedures, and of course the fact that I refuse to not follow them makes me the villian

 

Well, since you're the villain, may I suggest selecting one of them to make an example of?:devil:

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You feeling under the weather Thes?

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2 hours ago, NebulousMissy said:

Unless... is there a 'deep bass'?

 

Basso profundo or contrabass.

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Thinking of singing... wow... it's been 14 years since I was in a quartet...

Still get to do some musicals, but it's not the same thing.

We had two strong tenors and two that could hit into the bass range, but no real Bass.  We could do some screaming stuff and have fun, and we were loud and proud of it... which doesn't do you a lot of favors on the contest scene, but works really well at the country club.

Anyway, we had done one private gig at a local museum and they had a glass atrium in the front where we were goofing around with some tags and found that we could hit both overtones and undertones if we stood in the sweet spot.  Hearing extra notes on a strong chord is so much fun... 

Kinda like gaming with good friends... and I miss doing both...

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42 minutes ago, Grayfax said:

You feeling under the weather Thes?

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Let me assure you that I am fine. 

 

Im just a Thes of a different color.

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