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2 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

It is nice, but it always takes me awhile to adjust when someone changes theirs.


That is why I still haven't changed mine again even though it's an old drawing. I gotta make sure it's something I'd be happy to keep for a few years!

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4 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Nice new Avatar. :poke:


I'll playfully say ah unno, bears are... Ah unno. Insert playful jab at Ghost Bear here :P


3 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:


It is nice, but it always takes me awhile to adjust when someone changes theirs.

In all the years I've been online, if you go by the past two decades, I've only changed mine three times.  The last two were the same character, just drawn by different artists. Current one is by Rei. I want more art by Rei Vagan at some point, but he's so busy doing videography stuff that getting a commission is... Difficult.   Doubly so if it's videography in the middle of nowhere. Canadian arctic fly in on a single plan once a week nowhere. 


...Unless you catch him at just the right time.  Twice now I've gotten luck, first was my first con badge (what my old forum avatar used to be - one I've not used here), second was a con badge for hubby.  First one I got in on because I was djing and helping out at that con (and he was bored, so offered a few badge commissions to those in the room), second one, uhm. Hmmm... Yeah, he really REALLY wanted a Strongbow.  He thought he was only getting one - my understanding was a four pack, since that's how they're sold, and I had jokingly asked if we could get a badge if we got him alcohol.  We agreed he would get three, so I could try it (I'd never had such at that time, and was curious). 


Good times, and good deals.  I don't really miss going to the yap and draws though, but I never really was all that big into massive social gatherings, doubly so since the last one I was at someone was all "omg, you went to New Zealand too??!?" and wouldn't hush about the shire, and asked me if I went, and couldn't wrap his head around the fact I was there before any kind of filming was even agreed to by the Kiwi government... 

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5 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Nice new Avatar. :poke:



4 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:


It is nice, but it always takes me awhile to adjust when someone changes theirs.


2 hours ago, Morihalda said:


That is why I still haven't changed mine again even though it's an old drawing. I gotta make sure it's something I'd be happy to keep for a few years!


I noticed the new one in the Questions thread.  I don’t change mine...it’s become almost like a brand now. 


What is the size specification for the avatar images...does anybody know?  



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I've changed mine twice. I used a image off the old Decipher LotR cc. Basically it was Haldir in Fellowship & now in Two Towers.


One of these years I need to change it with Xs over his eyes......

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I really really tried, but I just can't keep up. Way too busy at work, did a 10 hour day today and I expect to do a 12 hour day tomorrow. Family is all safe, including distant family in burnt areas. Smoke in the air is not pleasant but we are coping.


When I surface again, someone remind me to talk to @TGP about a microwave recipe for potato topped smoked cod casserole. (It is possible to cook a white sauce in the microwave).


Also *hugs* for those that need them. ::D:

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9 hours ago, Corsair said:

Lady Corsair made steaks, baked potatoes and a big Caesar salad for dinner. Making progress on my Space Goblin Assembly Line and a few others from the SOS.


What a coincidence, I made steak and baked potatoes last night, only we had green beans with that.


Cool Avatar!

It's fun to see what people use for their avatar, me? I just use this old picture of myself.


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13 hours ago, Green Eyed Monster said:

Harbin Snow and Ice Festival:


We aren't dealing with your afternoon snowman builder here.


That's pretty cool (no pun intended), thanks for sharing.:winkthumbs:


3 hours ago, Sibling said:

I really really tried, but I just can't keep up. Way too busy at work, did a 10 hour day today and I expect to do a 12 hour day tomorrow. Family is all safe, including distant family in burnt areas. Smoke in the air is not pleasant but we are coping.


When I surface again, someone remind me to talk to @TGP about a microwave recipe for potato topped smoked cod casserole. (It is possible to cook a white sauce in the microwave).


Also *hugs* for those that need them. ::D:

Don't worry about it, check in when you're able. Do what you need to do, get the rest you need, we'll be here and happy to see you again when things slow down a little.

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1 hour ago, TripleH said:

Experiencing the true evilness of M.E.O.W. this morning. Buddy decided that 4:00 is the perfect time to start waking me up.


Me: Why, I asked??? 


Buddy: I need attention & food, so get up slave.

And this is why my pets used to be fish.  Low tech, low maintenance tank (so low maintenance the shrimp took care of everything pretty much), and when you walk by they're all "omg omg omg he's here, are we going to get food??!!"  Hunter (my half-moon betta, and playful one at that) was especially good about giving the betta equivalent of puppy eyes! 


I kind of want a tank again, but I'm torn between fresh and saltwater, so instead I spend money on 6mm and 10mm scale mechs, and various other things in 28mm... ^_^

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