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My Kally was painted with a 1" brush and paper towels.

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24 minutes ago, Froggy the Great said:

My Kally was painted with a 1" brush and paper towels.

I used a tank brush... Should have used something bigger. As it was I was squirting the paint directly on it for the base coat.

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2 hours ago, Cyradis said:

 

Oh yeah, when we move, there will be trunks full of rocks, many of which reside in the garden at the moment. 

 

 

Awesome Wife does this.  We go to the beach (New England beaches are not the stereotypical powder sand beaches; they are basically exposed rocks) and she comes home with a plastic laundry basket of cool looking rocks.  She then then lines the front flower beds with them.  They generally look cooler when wet.

 

She's a rock hound from her first degree; Cartography.  Lots of geology courses involved with that.

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Y'all doing what with your rocks?

 

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4 hours ago, Evilhalfling said:

Snow on/by Halloween is not unusual here but it never lasts very  long.

 

That's a real thing?!

- dramatically stares off into the distance-

That's.... That's all I've ever wanted....

 

No, really. I keep my pumpkin and my snowflake lights on my desk year round. When I play games like Minecraft, I make Halloween-themed places in snow zones. 

 

I need to move!!!

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Snow... you mean Satan’s dandruff. *shudder* Keep that stuff away from me.

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Whoops...  Apparently I'm so random I manage to reply to stuff in randomness in the hangouts thread.

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I'm ready for some cold, but I'm a big overheated sweaty fat mess.

 

Getting the slow rain all day today, which is nice, but it hasn't really cooked things off, unfortunately. Muggy af. And the dogs are devils about getting off the deck. Blah.

 

I miss the snow. Montana winters were delightful.

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33 minutes ago, Morihalda said:

 

That's a real thing?!

- dramatically stares off into the distance-

That's.... That's all I've ever wanted....

 

No, really. I keep my pumpkin and my snowflake lights on my desk year round. When I play games like Minecraft, I make Halloween-themed places in snow zones. 

 

I need to move!!!

Ahh, but you've never had to deal with the fun of making a costume that you can wear over a snowsuit.  Or wearing the costume with a winter coat over it.  Or freezing because you didn't want to cover the costume.

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I swear, this cat needs theraputic parenting techniques or something.

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4 hours ago, OneBoot said:

 

 

I just discovered this thread, which answers the question of "Where did Kaladrax go?" :

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

 

Yes, this is why I am trying to get my hands on one now. I've wanted it probably about as long as I've been painting. Granted that's only been about 4 years now but I guess it's time to get it. I sent Husband to the game store (I was going to go but then started to not feel well) to see if they have one. If they don't we'll check one more store tomorrow/tonight if there's time after Husband's ACKs game. Then if all else fails I got an offer via PM to sell me one. This is one of the many reasons I love this community so much.

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48 minutes ago, Morihalda said:

 

That's a real thing?!

- dramatically stares off into the distance-

That's.... That's all I've ever wanted....

 

No, really. I keep my pumpkin and my snowflake lights on my desk year round. When I play games like Minecraft, I make Halloween-themed places in snow zones. 

 

I need to move!!!

 

You need to travel.

 

You should see snow. Snow in the mountains, or in the forest is a beautiful, special thing. Fresh snowfall in the city creates a new, and magic experience. I recommend seeing it. If you go far enough north, you can even see it on Halloween.

 

Living with snow is a different beast altogether. After about two hours, snow where significant numbers of people live is an awful, soul-crushing, road-destroying, sludge of gritty brown misery and hate. :zombie: 

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You say that like it's a bad thing....

 

35 minutes ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Ahh, but you've never had to deal with the fun of making a costume that you can wear over a snowsuit.  Or wearing the costume with a winter coat over it.  Or freezing because you didn't want to cover the costume.

Builds character.::P:

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I /think/ Husband found one! I'll have to wait until he gets home to find out. He may have also picked me up a C'thulhu. ::D:

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27 minutes ago, klarg1 said:

 

<snip>

Living with snow is a different beast altogether. After about two hours, snow where significant numbers of people live is an awful, soul-crushing, road-destroying, sludge of gritty brown misery and hate. :zombie: 

Quoted for truth.

 

I'm especially not looking forward to snow this year as it's highly likely to interfere with my planned trips to visit my girlfriend. 8.5 hours of highway driving is fine in the summer, but if there's any snow on the roads, that'll balloon out to many more hours of abject misery and tension. I love my girlfriend but I'm not driving down there when there's snow. (I may change my tune if I end up not being able to see her for like 2 months.)

 

1 minute ago, SparrowMarie said:

I /think/ Husband found one! I'll have to wait until he gets home to find out. He may have also picked me up a C'thulhu. ::D:

I picked up mine at Reapercon last year with the expectation that it'd be painted by now. I don't think I've so much as opened the box. ::o: I also picked up Cthulhu, a kraken, and... something else big, can't remember who right now. Narthrax, maybe? And Khanjira. Khanjira's the only one who's gotten painted, and that's only because I did the 7 days thing. :lol: 

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