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I don't remember what cans I had. I seem to remember having the entire set, so maybe? The newer entries into the Star Wars franchise have quite destroyed my love for it, and while I still enjoy the original three (though I wish I still had pre-special edition copies) I gave all my Star Wars bric a brac away about a decade ago. 

 

I've discovered that one of the downsides of working from home is that now that home is the office I always feel like I'm at work. 

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4 hours ago, ratsmitglied said:

Obviously different batches then

 

either that or the 10 minutes in the ultrasonic cleaner made a huge difference...

Differently different batches. 

I had some that an ultrasonic cleaner and simple green could fix and some that were unsalvageable. 

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That's right there is why I'm glad I don't/can't work from home.

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23 minutes ago, Loim said:

 

I've discovered that one of the downsides of working from home is that now that home is the office I always feel like I'm at work. 

Yeah. When your office is the dining room table... :down: 

 

Coffee!

 

And hugs for the blood god!

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50 minutes ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

Differently different batches. 

I had some that an ultrasonic cleaner and simple green could fix and some that were unsalvageable. 

 

That has also been my experience.  but my best ones are still the ones I managed to get in metal...

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3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Moar Coffee!!!!

I'm getting used to drinking more coffee these days..

It doesn't affect me at all.

 

*** Bounces through the Office***

Better watch out, if he's that hyper, he could glitter bomb at any moment! ::P:

 

And coffee is lovely, I'm about to go brew the first batch today, and am looking forward to a nice warm mug of deliciousness. 

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Graphics card installed last night.

 

New monitor hooked up.

 

Graphics crisp and sharp!

 

And I'm playing a game from 1996. <_<

 

Because I feel like conquering the universe, and Galactic Civilizations requires too much thinking right now. So, MOO 2.

18 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Better watch out, if he's that hyper, he could glitter bomb at any moment! ::P:

 

And coffee is lovely, I'm about to go brew the first batch today, and am looking forward to a nice warm mug of deliciousness. 

Captain! There's something wrong with the transporters!

 

Dangerous?

 

No, Captain! Someone disabled the transporters and installed a shaker full of glitter!

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20 minutes ago, WhiteWulfe said:
3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Moar Coffee!!!!

I'm getting used to drinking more coffee these days..

It doesn't affect me at all.

 

*** Bounces through the Office***

Better watch out, if he's that hyper, he could glitter bomb at any moment

 

We'll just put @Pezler the Polychromatic on clean up duty.

 

Joke for the day:

 

I asked my fisherman friend, “How much money do you make for your catch?”

 

Spoiler

He said I don’t discuss my…….net worth.

 

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1 hour ago, Loim said:

I don't remember what cans I had. I seem to remember having the entire set, so maybe? The newer entries into the Star Wars franchise have quite destroyed my love for it, and while I still enjoy the original three (though I wish I still had pre-special edition copies) I gave all my Star Wars bric a brac away about a decade ago. 

 

I've discovered that one of the downsides of working from home is that now that home is the office I always feel like I'm at work. 

Mandalorian is restoring my love of Star Wars. ::):

 

It feels like the first one, while being nothing like it.

 

A man finding his limits, and reaching beyond them to become a better person.

 

While showing that he is the BADDEST SOB in the galaxy!

 

It grabbed us in the first episode, and hasn't let any of us go.

 

BD doesn't really know what it's all about, but does know that mommy and daddy love it, and hold her on their laps while it's on, so she loves it too. And tries to sing to the music.

 

If this had played two years ago, she would TOTALLY have had a Baby Yoda Halloween costume!

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33 minutes ago, PaganMegan said:

Mandalorian is restoring my love of Star Wars. ::):

 

 

 

i have spoken!
 

i hope it gets released on DvD. i don't want to have to re-subscribe to disney plus when i feel like watching it

 

same for the netflix new dark crystal series

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19 hours ago, Lord of the Dish Pit said:

I've been having much the same happen, wake up around 11pm, pass out around 8am. This week it's shifted to wake up around 4-6pm, pass out around 6-7am. 

In the spring and summer months I tend to go nocturnal, having a dislike of bright blinding light, although years of second shift probably contribute to this as well.

However I do have a theory that a small segment of humanity may very well be naturally nocturnal. I'm basing this on the fact that I get a higher quality of sleep when it occurs during the day, rather than at night. At least when the neighbors aren't being loud. 

 

I could be! I do know that growing up, I was always up long after everyone else went to bed. It was the only time that was 100% mine, and so I treasured it. If I were single, this schedule wouldn't be a huge issue; however, it's a bit rough on MrBoot having a schedule almost completely the opposite of mine. Hence my attempts to change.

 

Unfortunately, I seem to be the most productive right when I decide it's time to sleep. Mid-30's and I'm STILL stalling going to bed. :lol:

 

3 hours ago, Loim said:

 

I've discovered that one of the downsides of working from home is that now that home is the office I always feel like I'm at work. 

 

Agreed. I've had "school at home" for the past mumble years, and I've determined it is by far the absolute worst possible working environment for me. I really need an external location/routine; otherwise I end up waking up at 4 in the afternoon and drifting listlessly around in my pjs for a few hours before I can get anything done. :rolleyes:

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

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4 hours ago, Loim said:

I've discovered that one of the downsides of working from home is that now that home is the office I always feel like I'm at work. 

 

4 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

That's right there is why I'm glad I don't/can't work from home.

 

4 hours ago, Crowley said:

Yeah. When your office is the dining room table... :down: 

 

Doing it for 14 years, and you must set boundaries - both for yourself, your family and your clients/coworkers. Here are my tips. I know for a lot of you  it's going to be temporary so not all of these will be practical, but if you're going to make it permanent or it's going to be for the long haul, use as many of them as you can

  • have a separate "office" that you can close the door to.  Separate room is best, but if you don't have that luxury, there are other options.  For the first few months I worked from home while we were building my office, my "office" was a desk in a closet that I could close the door to.  Even a corner with a curtain around it can help. 
  • set your work hours - including your lunch - and leave your office outside of those hours. Try to make this your normal.
  • one of the big advantages of working from home is flexibility in your hours. On those days where you want/need to take advantage of that, track your time, and work the same number of hours you would during a normal day/week. 
  • Don't make it a habit to eat lunch at your desk.  If you do end up eating lunch at your desk,  "leave" early to make up for the missed lunch. 
  • Don't let your family make a habit of hanging out in your office or bugging you for every little thing (this may be the hardest, especially if you have kids). 
  • go out to lunch occasionally.  Hard to do during these stay at home times, but if you have options like eating in the backyard, at a park, etc, use them. 
  • Have some "water cooler" and "coffee break" time throughout the day.   Get up, stretch your legs, walk away from your desk for a few minutes. 
  • Have a separate work and personal phones.  Leave your work phones in your office - and turn the ringers off after hours if you need to. 
  • Have a separate work computer.
  • Shut down your computer when "leave the office" at the end of the day, especially if it's Windows.   Having to wait for Windows to reboot not only helps you avoid temptation to "just do a little more", it eventually discourages coworkers and clients from asking you to do things if they have to wait for you to boot up your PC every time they call you after hours.  There is a reason I haven't upgraded my main work PC to use an SSD drive. 
  • Have a routine to "open" and "close" your office.  For me it's not only turning the PC on/off, but opening and closing the blinds, and turning on the monitor for my camera system.  Going through that routing helps you mentally separate work and home hours. 
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