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Whoooo, New jacket is in, and while it is no Fox hoodie I don't care, it's comfy! ^_^


And yup, hubby wants to steal it, lol

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1 hour ago, kristof65 said:

That probably won't be a problem for me.  If I buy a new camera, I'll probably buy another Canon, mostly because all the basic controls appear to be the same.  The other reason is that I like playing with new and shiny stuff. 

If you're into DSLR/mirrorless, your lenses/rings/filters/etc should remain compatible with a new body  from the same mfr too 

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2 hours ago, lowlylowlycook said:

More random stuff:





I would be all for opulent masks like this at the Kentucky Derby. Or any derby.


Especially with matching hats and accessories.

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42 minutes ago, Cygnwulf said:

If you're into DSLR/mirrorless, your lenses/rings/filters/etc should remain compatible with a new body  from the same mfr too 

Nah, these are just point n shoot cameras.  My days of needing high end camera equipment are pretty much over - tech has caught up to my needs, which is why the camera I've been using is 8 years old. 

It would be nice to have some really end equipment, but most of the videos I'm making are being watched on cell phones, and as long as the point of the video comes across - how to do X on the equipment - then they have succeeded. 

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4 hours ago, PaganMegan said:



Up until 4AM, in a Master of Orion 2 game against Grump.


Went great until a climactic battle, I had seven battleships to his six cruisers and one titan.


On paper, I had a BIG edge on him.


In reality each of his cruisers destroyed one of my battleships and RAN AWAY, leaving his titan against my last battleship. My shots lierally bounced off and hit me. ::(:


I swear, most of the weight of his cruisers was missles. They turned to run, dropped of a crap ton of pulson missiles, and headed for deep space, leaving the missiles to wreak havock.


I knew I lost the battle in the first turn, when all those damned missiles came out.


Then I got wiped out by the Sakkra, because I had thrown my fleet at Grump instead of paying attention to the lizard people that had been breeding like bunnies on my other flank. Grump won, but I got killed by NPCs, and had to watch as he rolled over all the races that had not signed on with him, like squeezing toothpaste.


He took longer besting me than he took wiping everyone else out.


Never, ever give Grump time to build his infrastructure. He's slow, and prefers to take war on HIS terms.


I attacked when he took Orion, which gives a tech edge, but it was already too late.


I went for Production, he went for Science, and I gave him too much time, because he started in one corner, while I started in the center and had to deal with too many NPC races.


Production helps right off the bat, Science takes a while.


For an old game MOO 2 holds up well.


In Alpha Centauri I ally with him, it allows cooperative victory.


MOO 2 also showed the difference with the new gaphics card.


With the onboard graphics it looks okay, but the new card REALLY makes the game show its age. The pixels are HUGE!


now I want to play it again! 

I think it stopped working at all for me 2 computers ago, and it is unlikely I could still get a copy to run. 

I had so much fun playing that game.  

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Painting Platinum! #023 started at 3:10 PM.   She is painting Ingrid, Female Gnome.  If she starts....


She explained her grandfather had to go to the hospital with pneumonia last week, but is doing better now and is at home.


Giveaway: 5 Subs = Sophie Silver paint plus Paint Pokey Tool.



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I have still been working on my brain but I'm far enough along that I have energy to clean up my art area! The space I waited so long to get and then didn't use for almost a year.... :unsure:


But! I've been cleaning it a little bit each day! Friend note wall is back up! I almost have a shelf ready for friend minis! :wub:


I've been going through my messy boxes of awful that are scattered around the room. It has been very slow.... But I found my Reaper order from Winter! And it had snacks! I have sustenance for the rest of my journey today. :lol:



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1 hour ago, Evilhalfling said:


now I want to play it again! 

I think it stopped working at all for me 2 computers ago, and it is unlikely I could still get a copy to run. 

I had so much fun playing that game.  

It's realy cheap on GOG, and I think on Steam. $6.


Running on a Win 10 machine, in DOSBox.



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I wish I could hear the kids side of things in the game Grump is running.


He is alternating between a big bass voice, and a high pitched laughing one that sounds a bit like Mark Hammil's Joker. That last ended with Grump screaming "It Burns! It Burns! AAAiiiEEErrghhh burble, burble burble."

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Well, work has been gaining hours on my old retired carcass. Part time job will be fulltime the next two to three weeks. We had some extra help at our bank from one of our branches that had to shutter because no drive up [the bank is in a grocery store]. One lady went to another branch as they were really short and the other was told to leave our location and go to a larger bank because she was just plain a pain and ticked off customers and the bosses. Meanwhile during this we had one woman retire and another retires the end of the month. So I am pretty much gonna be fulltime for the foreseeable future. At least it will make nice hobbying paychecks.

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I too suffer at the hands of cold burrito.


Also, glad someone found paint and chocolates. Wish I had the foresight to stash some paint and chocolate for a long, quarantine.


Tonight I am going to paint. Kind of burned out last week when I hit 138 or something. Took a few days off. Almost prepared a physical version of everything in the Essentials set. (Thank you for the minis that I could afford to prep Reaper folks). Might do a video... still on the fence.


My wife is going to record some video in the Sims. It will be on my youtube channel when it is done.


One of my friends dropped a video suite on me. So I have that to work with now.

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I made fried rice with assorted veggies, pan fried dumplings, and fresh spring rolls with lettuce from the garden.  Listening to some spanish guitar and relaxing. 


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