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1 hour ago, aku-chan said:

Disappointing, I was hoping this whole 'Pick whatever freebie Christmas mini you want' thing would mean I could just buy the Christmas minis I want (the Christmas Ghosts).


Anyone know if that's going to be an option later in the month? I really don't know where to go to get info on what Reaper's doing these days.


I'm wondering that as well.  I've also been looking for the Christmas Eve & Knight crew, are they going to be available this year??

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On 11/30/2019 at 6:02 AM, Lord of the Dish Pit said:

I can see now today is going to be one of those "interesting days". When I first woke up I thought it was 1999, then once I got that sorted out, thought it was 5pm on Friday, instead of 5am on Saturday. 

Sorry about that. I was rebuilding the DeLorean, and Flux Capacitor broke loose and rolled into the open door of the Tardis.  There were some side effects. 

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Alright, WHO STOLE MY AVATAR?!?!??


Also, it snowed here a little. Like 13 inches little.

It's still coming down.

For another 12 hours or so if the forecast is to be believed. I hated to, but I called out today.

Hoping  that the plows have time to get out and do some snow removal before I need to drive to work tomorrow.

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Well, that was a "fun"weekend.  We moved the youngest back in with us (yes it would have been easier (and cheaper) if he'd just moved with us 3 weeks ago, but you know, kids....) from the next province over.  It also gave me the opportunity to get my other car over here.

Was supposed to be a "quick" 3 hour drive over, get truck, load truck, pick up car trailer, wife and son drive their cars back, I go 40 minutes out of the way, load car, drive 4 hours or so, back home by 9 or 10 pm.

Unfortunately, the weather decided their would be "strait effects" snow in all of northern NS.  So 20 minutes late getting to rental place.  Then 50 minutes getting truck (because of course you only staff one person on a Saturday at the end of the month, cause no one rents trucks to move at the end of months.....). Then 2+ hours loading the kid's stuff in heavy snow.  Then arrive at 2nd location to pick up car trailer. And find out it closed at noon, not that anyone thought to tell us.  One very long call to the company later and we find out the only place open with a car trailer is a half hour in the wrong direction....sigh.

So I send the boy and my wife on their way, and head in the wrong direction.  This is over Mt. Thom, which isn't much of a mountain if you are familiar with the Rockies, but is still a pretty good size for around here.  And the roads are completely snow covered and not at all fun.  And as there is no law that says rental companies must put winter tires on their vehicles, none of them do. So one sketchy drive later I finally get over there. Was more like 50 minutes due to conditions.  Get a car trailer.  It is now getting dark and I have to drive back over Mt. Thom.  Roads are not better.  Luckily my rallycross reflexes still seem to work, so I recovered from losing the back end of a 20 foot box moving truck with an empty  car trailer hanging off the back while climbing the hill. It only got rotated may 45 degrees......not sketchy at all. :blink:

It was about then I decided I wasn't heading back to NB that night.  That was re-enforced with my wife called, from the hotel she'd stopped at near the border.  After a slow drive in heavy snow, and stopping to help with an accident, and having the kid almost ditch his car, they surrendered for the evening.

So once I got out of the snow area, I grabbed some supper and made sure the folks wouldn't mind me stopping by (they live pretty close to my friend who had my car). Then finally got to my friend's place at 7 pm (instead of 3:30 as per the original plan).  Got the car loaded with little issue, which was a bit surprising since it is rather low and we were worried about scraping. 

Got to the folks' place (which has absolutely no snow) and "slept" there (I have sleep apnea but was expecting to be home, so didn't bring my CPAP).  Sunday morning was mostly sunny and dry, and the drive home was all clear.  Closest I had to an issue was wishing I'd brought my sunglasses.

Got everything unloaded and the truck dropped off (but not checked in....the poor girl at the drop off place was practically in tears trying to get their software to work last night, we finally said my wife would go back this morning and they could finish then) and I got to sit down by 6 pm. Which gave me just enough time to doze through the F1 race and then go to bed early.


Needless to say, no painting got done.

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Well, that happened.


Watching a tutorial on painting blonde hair, and the hair looked familiar, but I didn't know why.


So I asked Mum who said Farrah Fawcett, and then added that she would "totally have gone gay for her, at that age".


Thanks Mum, I was running low of Awkward, nice of you to give me some. <_<




I love Mum. :lol:



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1 hour ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

is the cybertruk your fault?

Nope.  I was trying to get the DeLorean fixed so I could stop that, when the Doctor showed up to stop me.  Something about a fixed point in time.   I may still try to fire up this old T-800 to try again though. :devil:

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1 hour ago, Chaoswolf said:

Alright, WHO STOLE MY AVATAR?!?!??



23 minutes ago, Crowley said:

Things smell funny...




*looks in mirror*


Where did I go?!?

Just in case you need help finding yourselves, I do have your avatars saved at full prescription strength. Bingo cards, you see.

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Mine has survived. 


Speaking of Avatars: what was the recommended or required size or maximum size for them? and did it change? (I see a new button on the phone and mobiles version of the forums so I’m wondering what else has changed.)

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3 hours ago, Pegazus said:

How long do you think the withdrawal symptoms will last?


I was pretty amazed how much this site is a part of my online life.


I wasn't happy when I couldn't post.

At first I thought it only affected a few of us, I could see all posts, but I couldn't reply and felt frustrated.

This site is indeed a big part of my online life.


Now bring back the avatars for those who miss them and we're all set to go.

I'm waiting now, the girls are all getting their hair cut and then I can go cook and we'll have dinner.



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WOW! 21 pages while I was gone and so much going on. New jobs, Thanksgiving, Pezler blowing up the forum...

Special congrats to @Glitterwolf, your new home will be beautiful! Wehad a great cruise, my Nephew's family, Sister in Law and my Niece in Law's mom, it was a very nice time. A couple stops in Mexico, beautiful weather, Thanksgiving was weird, normally our house is full, but this year would have just been us, so it was good to be with family. My Wife's Dad passed away last year and his birthday was then, so it would have been very sad for her. Got to spoil the Great-kids, and we were in Alabama while the Iron Bowl was on. I found out the Alabama definition of Atheist is that you don't care if Auburn or Alabama wins! Anyway, good to be home and glad the forum is back up.

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1 minute ago, Corsair said:

WOW! 21 pages while I was gone and so much going on. New jobs, Thanksgiving, Pezler blowing up the forum...

Special congrats to @Glitterwolf, your new home will be beautiful! Wehad a great cruise, my Nephew's family, Sister in Law and my Niece in Law's mom, it was a very nice time. A couple stops in Mexico, beautiful weather, Thanksgiving was weird, normally our house is full, but this year would have just been us, so it was good to be with family. My Wife's Dad passed away last year and his birthday was then, so it would have been very sad for her. Got to spoil the Great-kids, and we were in Alabama while the Iron Bowl was on. I found out the Alabama definition of Atheist is that you don't care if Auburn or Alabama wins! Anyway, good to be home and glad the forum is back up.


Good to hear you enjoyed your cruise!


We're dealing with finances and applying for the mortgage and all that legal stuff.

Hope it will all be accepted in time and that we can sell this house soon.

If all goes well, then somewhere in march/april we will live in our new home.


AND! Dedicated Hobby Room!!!




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