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Randomness 17 - Trapped Between Randomness 16 and Randomness 18.

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3 hours ago, TripleH said:

Finally free from work.  :bday: Hello 4 day weekend. :wub:

Same here.

 

RUM!

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7 hours ago, Pegazus said:

Two sprinklers were going low. Decided to find the pinch. Started from one in the middle of the yard, thinking I would find the tee and then trace from there. 
 

Got 10ft from the sprinkler and stopped. Went to the second sprinkler and dug around it. It was just in line with the water line, which doesn’t point directly to the next sprinkler at all.

 

Fine. 


Dig around the third head. Again, it’s only in line with the pipe, but it works fine so started tracing the line from there. Get about a foot away from it and find the pinch. If I’d started from there, it would have been an easy job. Now I have three pits to backfill, and two spots to repair because of course I damaged the line on the first ditch.
 

Off to Home Depot I go.

 

And repairs are done!

 

Course, during testing to see if we had any leaks, I put large rocks over each sprinkler head. No leaks!

 

Because the pressure didn't get high enough. Can hear at least two more pinched spots within two feet of the tree. I swear they ran the lines for the sprinklers and thought, "Hey! The ditch for the lines would an easy place to plant some trees! It's already open ground!"

 

So, more digging tomorrow for me.

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Randomness XVII: We've Gone Plaid!

 

I have been working on the Dewback Rider and Chopper for far too long.  There's not much left, but focus has been eluding me.  Chopper is really ready to be finished: Hell, I could have finished both if only I'd set up for painting either last night or tonight.  The Dewback Rider needs to have his saddle finished and Chopper just needs the turret ring and some touch-ups to the lower part of his dome.  I finally finished Hera the other day.

 

Then on to Ahsoka (I stalled out on her two years ago?!).  That's another reason I'm pushing through the Clone Wars series: I'm looking for that connection to motivate me through the fiddliness of the blue streaks on her lekku.  Then the AT-DP.  That's not going to be fun, but the limited color pallet should help speed things along.  The Rancor went much quicker than I thought it would once I got rolling.

 

Ma and Pa Strawhat are back in town for some doctor's followups.  Hoping for good news.  I hate them traveling during all this garbage.  Even though we'd see them less, I wish they would pick a location and settle.

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I’ve been taking Sephy to the park in the mornings, so she can practice walking in shoes. She’s so cute, walking around, talking to people, yelling at things. Today there was another baby there, a boy a bit older than her, and she went right up to him and gave him a hug. 
 

My baby is gonna kill me with this cute nonsense. :lol: :wub:

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5 hours ago, Kuroneko said:

This is too adorable, a veterinary surgery in Australia rescued a rare golden morph Brushtail Possum that would never have survived in the wild. Who says that everything there is dangerous? It's the cutest thing ever :wub:

 

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I

 

 

Don't let him fool you!

This his how they get close!

Close enough to....AAARGRGGHHHHH!!!

 

***Cough, I Warned you***

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Booooooooooored....    

I'm one of 3 people at the office today.

3 on a floor with space for 150...   

 

Nope, not Corona. Yesterday was a holiday, and a lot of people either outright made it a 4day weekend, or are pretending to work from home today. 

 

I think there were more people at the office during easter week...  

 

I'm blaming the good weather we just got. 

 

 

 

 

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On 5/20/2020 at 8:21 PM, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

*jingles keys*

 Oh no I don't get it D:

 

These threads are much slower than I remember....

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1 minute ago, Morihalda said:

 Oh no I don't get it D:

 

These threads are much slower than I remember....

It is the beginning of the end, it'll be speeding up.

 

Jingling of keys is to amuse easily entertained people, like babies and some members of this forum. :lol:

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1 hour ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

It is the beginning of the end, it'll be speeding up.

 

Jingling of keys is to amuse easily entertained people, like babies and some members of this forum. :lol:

 

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1 hour ago, Morihalda said:

 Oh no I don't get it D:

 

These threads are much slower than I remember....

Since @ub3r_n3rd doesn't visit that often anymore the threads won't go as fast as they used to.

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10 hours ago, Pezler the Polychromatic said:

Received refund for one of my eBay purchases back in March, still haven't received it. Left a bad taste in my mouth to ask my seller for it since Royal Mail isn't insuring the package and making them eat the cost. It's not even the seller's fault, they've been good to me but none of my packages are showing up. Talked to Canada Post, the lady there said that all their international packages are so horrendously backed up that they're letting them sit while they focus on other things. Even their guaranteed shipping is no longer guaranteed, but you still have to pay for it.

 

Yeah, I ordered something from ebay back in March that was supposed to get here around the beginning of this month. I finally remembered and checked on it today, and tracking shows it moving through Russia to Russian customs in St. Petersburg, then just...stopping. The last scan is on May 5th. 

 

I'm going to give it until mid-June before bringing it up to the seller, since I know things are super crazy right now. I really hope it eventually comes through; it's a 54mm samurai mini I'm planning to paint up and gift to my sensei. ^_^

 

8 hours ago, Kuroneko said:

This is too adorable, a veterinary surgery in Australia rescued a rare golden morph Brushtail Possum that would never have survived in the wild. Who says that everything there is dangerous? It's the cutest thing ever :wub:

 

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Yep yep, my first thought was also totally "WOAH IT'S A REAL LIVE PIKACHU" :lol:

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

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Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. And onto this @ub3r_n3rd destined to wear the jeweled crown of The Reaper Forum upon a troubled brow, and bring an end to all Randomness Threads....

 

COFFEE!!

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Somewhat inclement weather here in our little corner of the world. 50mph winds, heavy rain and the sky is a lovely shade of Tempest Grey at 1pm. Our neighbours trampoline is looking like it might take flight at any moment :blink:

 

We've ran some errands for our self isolating neighbors, filled up the freezer and we're planning on hunkering down until it's supposed to clear on Sunday. Who knows, I might even get some hobbying done if I can actually find my airbrushes. They were carefully packed away somewhere safe when we moved here, but it turns out that "somewhere safe" is actually so safe that I can't figure out where they are at all <_<

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