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    I'm unable to use the "featured auction" option...

    I'm unable to use the "featured auction" option on an existing image. It tells me the auction is already featured yet it is clearly not being featured. The image once had a featured auction...
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    How can you possibly be concerned with that...

    How can you possibly be concerned with that outcome? lol
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    Yeah, kanji are difficult. Three different sets...

    Yeah, kanji are difficult. Three different sets of pronunication possibilities (onyomi, kunyomi, and nanori) and each of those sets can have a bunch of different pronunciations. So if you have,...
  4. Thread: Article: New

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    Article: New

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2775-new&
  5. Article: New Plant & Vegetation Tutorial at Necrotales.com

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2691-new-plant-vegetation-tutorial-at-necrotales.com
  6. Article: New Tutorials for Display Bases and Gemstones at Necrotales.com

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2721-new-tutorials-for-display-bases-and-gemstones-at-necrotales.com
  7. Article: New Tutorial at Necrotales: Painting Tyranids

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2789-new-tutorial-at-necrotales-painting-tyranids
  8. Article: New Streak Method Tutorial at Necrotales

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2779-new-streak-method-tutorial-at-necrotales
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    Yeah, you're right. It's 100% ego -- if he...

    Yeah, you're right. It's 100% ego -- if he hadn't cost me the time, I wouldn't hesitate to put it up on eBay and forget about it. I know what I'll do now. Makes it pretty clear in fact!

    Thanks...
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    Well, it's been almost three months since I last...

    Well, it's been almost three months since I last tried to contact him and about a month before that where he last contacted me... so I've given it quite some time.

    Alright, maybe I'll try here...
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    Soured Commission Question

    I've been debating posting this for a couple of weeks now.

    A client paid me a ton extra to come out of painting retirement to do one last miniature for his army. I did so, he kept putting off...
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    Congrats! Kep

    Congrats!

    Kep
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    Poll: I was going to say, "Only once, back in November...

    I was going to say, "Only once, back in November of 1963. They blamed it on some guy in a library" but I decided it'd be in bad taste somehow. Plus the whole 'not alive in 63' thing probably works...
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    They're not the greatest paintjobs, but to call...

    They're not the greatest paintjobs, but to call them horrifying isn't at all fair. They're solid and straightforward, and as others have said, better than a lot of other "pro painted" stuff.
    ...
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    I remember taking that the first time around. ...

    I remember taking that the first time around. Since then, I've gotten a new monitor AND graphics card (probably two of each, heh) and wow... Huge difference from what I remember. Almost every...
  16. Thread: Base Edges...

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    I go with either black or scorched brown. Kep

    I go with either black or scorched brown.

    Kep
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    See, from the title, I was expecting that your...

    See, from the title, I was expecting that your significant other was coming to post you'd finally been committed to an institution. ;)

    Kep
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    GW vs WarhammerAlliance

    White Dwarf has been getting better and better lately, especially the 'eavy Metal sections (and not counting the LotR stuff which is worthless to me). Minotaurs aside, I've been liking a lot of the...
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    It's a phase. Every kid tries to copy things...

    It's a phase. Every kid tries to copy things they see as they go about learning who they are. Most of them will grow out of it, one day looking back and saying, "Holy crap, I can't believe I...
  20. http://twistedphysics.typepad.com/cocktail_party_p...

    http://twistedphysics.typepad.com/cocktail_party_physics/2010/04/what-an-ash.html

    Kep
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    Has anyone painted this mini yet? Seems google...

    Has anyone painted this mini yet? Seems google only pulls up the art, the 3D render, or unpainted resin. Nothing on CMON yet either.

    Kep
  22. Thread: The Pacific

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    I've been watching (hadn't seen six yet). ...

    I've been watching (hadn't seen six yet). Frankly I don't think the characters are as likeable or as easy to relate to as in Band of Brothers. In addition, it feels like they're focusing less on...
  23. Mostly echoing what's been said already: The...

    Mostly echoing what's been said already:

    The hobby articles in WD were really stinking for awhile, and they have a lot of basic newbie stuff that's not really of much use to most of us... but when...
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    Polish President

    No, this is not the setup for a tasteless joke.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8612825.stm

    So...um. Wow.

    Kep
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    I watched it. It was mostly pretty funny. And...

    I watched it. It was mostly pretty funny. And yeah, he does a great job of nailing why the movies were so lousy. The kidnapped women thing was amusing at first, but got really stupid fast. And...
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    They've removed products all along. Sometimes...

    They've removed products all along. Sometimes they'll end up back in the catalogue around Xmas, sometimes they're gone for good. I'm guessing the specimen tanks either didn't sell or were creating...
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    That Forgeworld site update is overdue and much...

    That Forgeworld site update is overdue and much improved over the old.

    Kep
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    Where is the "keep me logged in" button? Or an...

    Where is the "keep me logged in" button? Or an option to stay logged in? Can't find them on the new layout. It's logging me out on every other visit.

    Kep
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    This goes for accents of almost any sort: don't...

    This goes for accents of almost any sort: don't over do it.

    Most people over do it. Wherever you think it should be, dial it back a notch or two. This will help disguise when you miss a vowel...
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    You know, I didn't think of this when I first...

    You know, I didn't think of this when I first shared the link, but I wonder if you can reverse the process with a picture of actual miniature terrain to make it more realistic. Probably have to crop...
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    Too Lazy to Model?

    No problem! Recreate the WONDERS of the WORLD by wrestling with images and YOUR BARE HANDS.

    http://www.alienskin.com/bokeh/images/tutorials/Vietnam_Rice_Paddy.jpg
    ...
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    http://verydemotivational.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

    http://verydemotivational.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/129068914885200491.jpg

    http://verydemotivational.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/129070334059453840.jpg

    Kep
  33. Thread: God vs science

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    What you can and can not say on a forum is solely...

    What you can and can not say on a forum is solely at the discretion of the owners and moderators of that forum. Hold no illusions otherwise.

    Kep
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    Not mine: "Daddy Drinks Because You Cry."...

    Not mine:

    "Daddy Drinks Because You Cry."
    "The Big Book of Things to Put in Your Ear."
    "What the Hell is Mommy's Problem, Anyway?"

    Kep
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    Hm, going to sell my old school resin titans...

    Hm, going to sell my old school resin titans sooner or later, but been putting it off because I dread using eBay these days. Number one reason is the inability to leave a negative for a buyer when...
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    That's cheating! Next you'll be telling us that...

    That's cheating! Next you'll be telling us that it's okay to drybrush minis!

    Madness! Madness and sorcery!

    Kep
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    :tremble!: :clap: :victory: :claply:

    :tremble!: :clap: :victory: :claply:
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    Yeah, wings are a massive let down on an...

    Yeah, wings are a massive let down on an otherwise good model. I've seen more dynamic pairs on prepainted D&D figures. For the price of Forgeworld models, you deserve better wings.

    Kep
  39. Thread: Lurking day?

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    Huh! I didn't even realize I'd typed CO2 until I...

    Huh! I didn't even realize I'd typed CO2 until I saw that. Basic chemistry FAIL! lol

    Kep
  40. Thread: Lurking day?

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    Better check the heaters, vents, etc in your...

    Better check the heaters, vents, etc in your house and make sure they're not leaking CO2 or something.

    Kep
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    The real question is how this CMON thread is the...

    The real question is how this CMON thread is the sixth result on a search for "why is australia called oz." o_O

    Anyway:

    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/2116820.cms

    Kep
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    Damn! Usually when a critic doesn't like a play,...

    Damn! Usually when a critic doesn't like a play, he'll just write a bad review. When did they start getting so proactive?

    Oh. Wait. What?

    Kep
  43. Thread: 2010 Games Day

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    Doubt it'll affect them at all, really. I...

    Doubt it'll affect them at all, really.

    I mean, how many people show up to a Games Day that don't already know about Warhammer or 40K? Anything they sold at the GD went towards paying off the...
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    Stumbled across this when looking for reference...

    Stumbled across this when looking for reference images for a wooden crane. I don't know why, but I think these are just cool as hell:
    ...
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    I don't think we'll be seeing this taking the...

    I don't think we'll be seeing this taking the battlefield anytime soon. It's a costume.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titan_the_Robot

    So looks like Asimov is still the only actual human-like...
  46. Thread: Watchout, 40K!

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    Watchout, 40K!

    This is totally going to blow 40K out of the water.

    http://www.brikwars.com/index.html

    This is... somehow awesome.

    I especially like the hilarity of this:
    ...
  47. Speaking of lost numbers, my old post count was...

    Speaking of lost numbers, my old post count was in the 900s, now it's dropped to 500s.

    Don't care too much about post count, but it would have been nice to have actually hit 1000 after five years...
  48. Thread: Signatures??

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    Heh. Great idea, used that tactic this weekend...

    Heh. Great idea, used that tactic this weekend to find an episode of a TV show that got pulled and didn't even think about it for signatures.

    Kep
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    Be careful for what you wish. Both UPS and FedEx...

    Be careful for what you wish. Both UPS and FedEx have done the same thing to me -- even when I had left a note on the door that said, \"Please ring doorbell.\" In fact, it wasn\'t until I saw the...
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    My style is non-existent, as I stopped painting! ...

    My style is non-existent, as I stopped painting! :D

    Though one of the reasons I stopped was because I noticed my style and skill deterioriating due to commission work. Commissions need squads of...
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    http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2009...

    http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/funny-pictures-cat-moves-apples-out-of-box.jpg

    http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/funny-pictures-cats-go-over-fence.jpg
    ...
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    As a general indicator of the health of their...

    As a general indicator of the health of their hobby. If GW suffers, it directly impacts a lot of gaming that goes on, even if you don\'t buy their stuff. By looking at it historically, you can get...
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    Yanno, I really don\'t care for it. I loved...

    Yanno, I really don\'t care for it.

    I loved some of the newer style stuff they\'ve done, but this... meh. Caveat is that I never really was crazy about Skaven (and thought all the screaming bells...
  54. Tip #1 is \"Don\'t build your home in the path of...

    Tip #1 is \"Don\'t build your home in the path of the Monstrous Machines of the Next War.\"

    Tip #2 is \"Curtains make everything better.\"

    Kep
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    I\'ve got dyslexia, too, and can read that sample...

    I\'ve got dyslexia, too, and can read that sample fine. I can also read text backwards pretty fast, too.

    It\'s strange how it works with my synesthesia though. Really weird looking when I pay...
  56. Thread: Akira

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    Hands down, best place to buy anime: ...

    Hands down, best place to buy anime:

    http://www.rightstuf.com/rssite/

    Don\'t buy from eBay. Far too often, got broken cases or used disks sold as new, and almost always they overcharged on...
  57. Thread: Akira

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    The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya...

    The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is one of my all time favourite anime series.

    High quality animation, entertaining left-of-center storyline, and the entire cast is likeable. YMMV on the lead...
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    WHAT.

    WHAT.
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    I saw these on another forum. Freaking awesome....

    I saw these on another forum. Freaking awesome.

    Kep
  60. There can be no chilling out when a man\'s life...

    There can be no chilling out when a man\'s life is on the line!

    Kep

    PS - Apparently you didn\'t know I was joking the second time, though I guess I didn\'t use a smiley. Whatever tho, still...
  61. Yup. This is why I stopped making jokes and...

    Yup. This is why I stopped making jokes and being cheerful. Any time I try, someone\'s got to come along behind and take the piss out of it.

    Kep
  62. Says the guy who hasn\'t even been there yet! ...

    Says the guy who hasn\'t even been there yet! Suddenly you\'re some sort of expert!?

    Well, when you get eaten by a flying monkey, don\'t come crying to us.

    Kep
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    Very true. Did this for several years. People...

    Very true. Did this for several years. People pay a ridiculous amount of money for work no more difficult than painting walls.

    And I\'ve never once met a competing painter who didn\'t take 20...
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    As others have said, there\'s quite a lot of...

    As others have said, there\'s quite a lot of possibilities going on here.

    Luckily, you, too, have several possibly avenues of action.

    1) Ask her during one of your cuddlefests what it means. ...
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    Hm, can\'t think of a quote. There\'s a couple I...

    Hm, can\'t think of a quote. There\'s a couple I use all the time, but can\'t recall.

    Movie: A tie between \"Silence of the Lambs\" and \"Groundhog Day.\"

    Kep
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    Why not just tell her exactly what you told us in...

    Why not just tell her exactly what you told us in the first post?

    Especially about wanting to resolve the problem, and the bit about not wanting to lose a valued friendship.

    Kep
  67. Thread: Nazi Costumes?

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    There was one at AWA this weekend. Definitely...

    There was one at AWA this weekend. Definitely was from an anime or game by the styling, but not sure which one. Thought it was Persona or Code Geass: Lelouch, but I don\'t think that\'s right...
  68. Thread: True Blood

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    I don\'t think she\'s ever going to play Rogue...

    I don\'t think she\'s ever going to play Rogue again after this series. Which might be a good thing. lol

    Vampires? All explained here: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/VampireTropes...
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    Hopefully completing the eldritch rituals on this...

    Hopefully completing the eldritch rituals on this most auspicious of days to unleash an ancient, nearly forgotten evil upon the world.

    So yeah. Business as usual.

    Kep
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    I use CCleaner as well, so yet another thumbs up...

    I use CCleaner as well, so yet another thumbs up on that front.

    I also use Auslogics Disk Defrag. It\'s faster and seems to make a bigger difference than the default windows defrag, plus it also...
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    http://images.fandango.com/images/commentator/Twil...

    http://images.fandango.com/images/commentator/Twilightzonethemovie.jpg

    The same thing happened to me!! o_O

    Kep
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    Just because an email appears to come from...

    Just because an email appears to come from someone doesn\'t mean it actually did. It\'s more likely that whatever virus or bot is sending out the email isn\'t on Ben\'s computer since using that...
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    This whole thread: ...

    This whole thread:

    http://media.ebaumsworld.com/picture/Tarkus/FacePalm.jpg

    That is all.

    Kep
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    Match it up? Pfft. Duct tape one of those to...

    Match it up? Pfft. Duct tape one of those to the AA12. Sure, you\'d have to carry it like you carry an oil drum, but people would drop dead from looking at you.

    RARR, testerone overload!

    Kep
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    http://www.neotokyohq.com/weapon_large_aa13.html...

    http://www.neotokyohq.com/weapon_large_aa13.html

    One of the cool things about NeoTokyo is how they took major influence from real life weaponry.

    Kep
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    I\'d be floored if every company that makes...

    I\'d be floored if every company that makes pewter gaming miniatures world wide added together grossed 250 million. GW makes up the lion\'s share of that, with Rackham, Andrea, etc likely falling...
  77. Thread: comp games

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    If you\'re into the mod scene at all, NeoTokyo is...

    If you\'re into the mod scene at all, NeoTokyo is fun:

    http://www.neotokyohq.com/media.html

    As is Zombie Panic! Source:

    http://www.zombiepanic.org/site/index.php (check the media section...
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    Yup, I use it. Not really anything more than...

    Yup, I use it. Not really anything more than doodling online while you\'re doing something else. I use mine to bitch and whine half the time anyway. :D

    http://twitter.com/EArkham

    Kep
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    Snake or turtle eggs. Eggs that turn purple are...

    Snake or turtle eggs. Eggs that turn purple are a sign of too much humidty (or so the internets tell me).

    Kep
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    The big mistake WotC made with 4th edition was...

    The big mistake WotC made with 4th edition was not making it compatible with 3.5.

    Between me and the others in my gaming group, we have almost all the 3.5 books, and that\'s a LOT of damn books at...
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    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/231/524618022_45d26...

    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/231/524618022_45d26181fc.jpg
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    Heh! I\'m still playing it. Have one brute at...

    Heh! I\'m still playing it. Have one brute at 9th, most are at 8th. Couple of \"new\" ones at 6th.

    Dunno when I\'ll get tired of it.

    Edit -- Oh, and the site has become massively slow as of...
  83. Thread: The new Trek

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    It was rocking. The new McCoy, Spock, and Uhura...

    It was rocking. The new McCoy, Spock, and Uhura were all highly awesome.

    Excellent return to the franchise after the mediocrity of Nemesis and the failures of the Enterprise series.

    Kep
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    When I was (briefly) considering of starting my...

    When I was (briefly) considering of starting my own miniatures line, I spoke to some representatives at Ney Metals. I was told specifically that both GW\'s and Reaper\'s metal mix were trade...
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    Say, is anyone else noticing that your brutes...

    Say, is anyone else noticing that your brutes lose a fight they should win because of doing something incredibly freaking stupid?

    As in, you\'ve got a weapon advantage over the other person and...
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    Aren\'t these the exact same animatronics that...

    Aren\'t these the exact same animatronics that were used in Chuck-E-Cheese pizza restaurants a dozen years ago?

    Kep
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    Yes! lol Unfortunately, the \'anti-swiss\'...

    Yes! lol

    Unfortunately, the \'anti-swiss\' part of the name should have been called \'owned-by-swiss\' as it turns out.

    Kep
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    I\'ve got a little army of the buggers now (and...

    I\'ve got a little army of the buggers now (and every single one is a girl!):

    http://maggie-antiswiss.mybrute.com
    http://razorbabe.mybrute.com
    http://lisamoto.mybrute.com...
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    I really don\'t care for the limited allocation...

    I really don\'t care for the limited allocation of daily fights.

    But I gots a doggie!

    http://maggie-antiswiss.mybrute.com

    Kep
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    Bingo. I don\'t know about anyone else, but this...

    Bingo. I don\'t know about anyone else, but this very lesson is the most important one I learned from school. All the rote memorization of American Presidents, or state capitals, or taxonomic...
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    Education is so much more than reading, writing,...

    Education is so much more than reading, writing, and arithmetic, and college was not simply a matter of showing capability. Education is about availability, accessibility, and cost. You had to be...
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    ...are you seriously arguing that there\'s not a...

    ...are you seriously arguing that there\'s not a huge difference between health care in 1949 with no vaccine against a widespread, debilitating and potentially deadly disease and today\'s health care...
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    Weird, I was just thinking earlier of posting...

    Weird, I was just thinking earlier of posting this medical-related \"good old days\" comparison:

    1949 - A man gets polio and is put into an iron lung. Unfortunately, he still becomes paralyzed...
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    Yeah, the detailed stuff is the five star rating...

    Yeah, the detailed stuff is the five star rating thinger.

    I don\'t bother with it as I just want to add a quick feedback comment and move on. I don\'t want to have to review my email to see if I...
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    Since I was planning on selling some things...

    Since I was planning on selling some things within the next couple of months, I decided to look up some more info on this. Found this from the following eBay page.



    So... in theory, this...
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    My TV watching has dropped off dramatically the...

    My TV watching has dropped off dramatically the past few years.

    Heroes, Lost, and Battlestar Galactica. Now that BSG is done, that leaves only Heroes and Lost. Heroes is one of those \"I don\'t...
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    I was apparently wasting my time painting minis...

    I was apparently wasting my time painting minis on commission. I should have been creating Nazi Bosch dioramas!

    Kep
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    ScottRadom\'s already covered the \"Question for...

    ScottRadom\'s already covered the \"Question for you...\" one. That bugs the hell out of me. I usually hear it as, \"Let me ask you something...\" Annoying.

    Also: \"To assume is to make an ass...
  99. Thread: Gift of God

    by EArkham
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    When someone says they have a \"Gift from God,\"...

    When someone says they have a \"Gift from God,\" it really isn\'t about the existence of gods or even their skill level, is it?

    It\'s just about their own perceptions, and that\'s it. Whether...
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    The Forgeworld resin varies from white to cream...

    The Forgeworld resin varies from white to cream to grey. You can\'t assume that a different colour means a recast.

    The quality being very bad *might* be an indication of a recast... but then it...
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    This comment below the article is freaking...

    This comment below the article is freaking priceless:



    lol

    Kep
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    If You Had to Lose Most of Your Minis...

    Right. Let\'s say you had to get rid of most of your miniatures. The reason could be anything but it really isn\'t the point of this (girlfriend/wife says they must go, need money for...
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    Whatever you calc up for your rates and...

    Whatever you calc up for your rates and turnaround times, add more. Never tell a client your min time and value, because it\'s always, always going to take longer. Absolutely make sure it\'s worth...
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    Nope, never met her. Seen a few girls who are...

    Nope, never met her. Seen a few girls who are similar in one way or another, but never a match. I\'m going under the assumption that the girl is just an amalgam of different features and...
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    Actually those symbolism lists and \"interpret...

    Actually those symbolism lists and \"interpret your dreams\" dictionaries are mostly useless. Symbolism can be very different to each person. You can\'t definitively state that Symbol X carries...
  106. Replies
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    When I was a small child, I had a dream that I...

    When I was a small child, I had a dream that I was at my elementary school. There was a hole in the wall, like a drain, and the inside of the wall was filled with flesh like you\'d see underneath...
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    Armorcast Titans

    Very strongly considering selling my old titans. As in, almost certainly will do so unless it looks like I can\'t get a decent price for them.

    I have an Eldar Phantom Titan (~24\" tall to top of...
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    That was the first thing I did. They don\'t have...

    That was the first thing I did. They don\'t have a full list of ingredients (just a warning about toxicity in California).

    Kep
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    Yuppers, seems the same. Just tried it on a set...

    Yuppers, seems the same. Just tried it on a set of shoulder pads. Thanks for the replies. I\'m rather paranoid about formula changes ever since I ruined a few figures due to a GW clearcoat formula...
  110. Replies
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    The New Dullcote

    I bought Testor\'s Dullcote the other day and found that the packaging had been changed. Used to be a black label with a yellow stripe around the cap. Now it\'s a white label with a clear cap.
    ...
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    The bottom of my bases are primed with the rest...

    The bottom of my bases are primed with the rest of the figure. When I\'m done, I sign and date the mini with a Micron pen. That\'s it, tho.

    Kep
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    Dibs on Hardcore Uber Pro Painted Forge Studios. ...

    Dibs on Hardcore Uber Pro Painted Forge Studios. DIBS. YOU GOTTA PROBLEM WITH THAT!?

    All my submissions from now on will just be the logo in fact, because I think the mini will only detract from...
  113. Thread: Computer games

    by EArkham
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    Team Fortress 2 Left 4 Dead And a hell of a lot...

    Team Fortress 2
    Left 4 Dead
    And a hell of a lot of Zombie Panic! Source lately.

    A hell of a lot.

    Kep
  114. Replies
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    John Carpenter did exactly TWO good movies: The...

    John Carpenter did exactly TWO good movies: The Thing and Big Trouble in Little China. The rest of his stuff is forgetable and shouldn\'t be watched, much less remade.

    Kep
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    I have seen very, very few movies that actually...

    I have seen very, very few movies that actually were frightening.

    Maybe because I have no sympathy for when stupid people die, and this seems to be the genre\'s bread and butter. You freaking...
  116. Thread: Life on Mars!

    by EArkham
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    Well... frankly, dude, your odnards could use...

    Well... frankly, dude, your odnards could use some work. I think everyone was just too polite to mention it.

    Kep
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    I\'ve never painted anything I\'m truly proud of....

    I\'ve never painted anything I\'m truly proud of. Things I\'m not unhappy with, sure; pleased with, rarely; but never truly proud. And it got worse during commissions since every single time felt...
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    Firefox + Adblock for the win. Kep

    Firefox + Adblock for the win.

    Kep
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    Here ya go: ...

    Here ya go:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heavy_metals

    Kep
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    A bit late to the discussion, but I use a Wacom...

    A bit late to the discussion, but I use a Wacom Graphire. Absolutely love it. The relatively small size (6x8) isn\'t a problem at all.

    I have some slight problems with my orientation on long...
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    The owners of CMON actually can\'t add an...

    The owners of CMON actually can\'t add an article, due to one of the rules of Wikipedia: You can\'t self-reference. It\'s sort of a stupid rule, because it means if an article about you or...
  122. Replies
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    Normally I keep my political views close to my...

    Normally I keep my political views close to my vest, but I\'ll come out and make this stance known since it is of utmost importance.

    Dunkin Donuts is in every way the superior candidate to Krispy...
  123. Thread: ork skin

    by EArkham
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    Thanks. :) I really need to make time for...

    Thanks. :)

    I really need to make time for another set of tutorials, but haven\'t been able to due to work on Muelsfell (and my Team Fortress 2 addiction).

    Kep
  124. Thread: caption it !!!

    by EArkham
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    \"The others quickly gathered around in complete...

    \"The others quickly gathered around in complete silence. After a few moments of awkward staring, one asked, \"I\'m sorry, Frank, I just don\'t get it. How\'d you manage to get your bill superglued...
  125. Thread: ork skin

    by EArkham
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    This one? ...

    This one?

    http://www.necrotales.com/necroTutorials/tut_painting_orkskin_01f.php

    Kep
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    Yeah, I had a lot of pain in one of my shoulder...

    Yeah, I had a lot of pain in one of my shoulder blades which weights helped. I haven\'t had a problem with it since last year. Of course, I\'ve also barely painted anything since the start of the...
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_singula...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technological_singularity

    Kep
  128. Replies
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    Yeah, here, too. I kept moving them around but...

    Yeah, here, too. I kept moving them around but it was obvious they were supposed to be where they were but they were just a touch too dark. Most of the blocks were very obvious IMO; I think I spent...
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    Yah, once you figure out catapults, it makes a...

    Yah, once you figure out catapults, it makes a lot of them easier:

    http://FantasticContraption.com/?designId=1706306

    Basic catapult (add more wheels for more power, just make sure the...
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    Hee, believe me, it took a long time. Finally...

    Hee, believe me, it took a long time.

    Finally got Unpossible, too, and this one took even longer:

    http://FantasticContraption.com/?designId=1692085

    Now I can go back and look at how everyone...
  131. Replies
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    I guess some of these require similar solutions...

    I guess some of these require similar solutions after all. Mine for Awash was like the previous two, only I had a flail (I recreated it so I could save it):
    ...
  132. Replies
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    Here\'s how I did handling: ...

    Here\'s how I did handling:

    http://FantasticContraption.com/?designId=1655810

    Kep
  133. Replies
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    I didn\'t save Mission to Mars, but it\'s sort of...

    I didn\'t save Mission to Mars, but it\'s sort of a similar concept. I put a ton of weight (non-spinning wheels) on one side hooked to a chain to the goal ball, relying on \"gravity\" to provide the...
  134. Replies
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    Here\'s how I did it: ...

    Here\'s how I did it:

    http://FantasticContraption.com/?designId=1647334

    The neat thing is that no two contraptions that solve a puzzle need look the same.

    Kep
  135. Here\'s an important link regarding the dangers...

    Here\'s an important link regarding the dangers of the LHC:

    http://hasthelargehadroncolliderdestroyedtheworldyet.com/

    Kep
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    Okay, that muppet one was freaking awesome. ...

    Okay, that muppet one was freaking awesome. :lol:

    Kep
  137. Thread: Evolution?

    by EArkham
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    6,853

    In the tradition of The Princess Bride, \"You...

    In the tradition of The Princess Bride, \"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.\"

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory

    No, I\'m not revealing which \"side\"...
  138. Replies
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    Correct, I\'m done with it. I\'ll keep...

    Correct, I\'m done with it.

    I\'ll keep painting them for myself and writing tutorials, but no new figures for sale anymore. I have one lingering commission which I took since I had promised the...
  139. Replies
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    I haven\'t noticed any slump in commission...

    I haven\'t noticed any slump in commission requests. Like demonherald, I regularly get asked to do more work than I could possibly handle. I abandoned eBay months ago due to increased fees and a...
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    I\'ve actually had a fair number of commissions...

    I\'ve actually had a fair number of commissions and commission requests as a result of my site. It\'s completely dependent on the traffic you get. You can\'t really put up a brand new site and...
  141. Replies
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    On a History or Discovery channel show, it was...

    On a History or Discovery channel show, it was claimed that up until the use of nuclear weapons, deaths due to war thoughout history had been rising steadily (having reached ~50-55m by WWII). After,...
  142. Replies
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    Cheap, no need to waste time painting a support...

    Cheap, no need to waste time painting a support character when you can be painting a character, and can be tossed in a box with impunity: Visejaw Crocodile

    Kep
  143. Excellent, thanks for the info. :) Kep

    Excellent, thanks for the info. :)

    Kep
  144. Are these conversions/scratchbuilt or available...

    Are these conversions/scratchbuilt or available to buy?

    Kep
  145. Thread: Forge-World

    by EArkham
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    Dammit, had to login to respond to this. Hee. ...

    Dammit, had to login to respond to this. Hee.

    I placed an order through The Warstore back in December, too. Have received nothing, though Neal at the Warstore has been very prompt at returning...
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    Muelsfell Game - Could Use Beta Testers

    Heyas everyone,

    To put it simply, I wrote a browser game: Muelsfell: Rise of the Golems. It\'s in open beta, and I could use some testers to help beat on it so that I can fix bugs and balance...
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    All of the above. ALL! :D I can\'t pick;...

    All of the above. ALL! :D

    I can\'t pick; it\'ll change every day.

    Kep
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    Watchmen is going to be practically impossible to...

    Watchmen is going to be practically impossible to pull off as a movie. At best, it\'ll be a good film based on Watchmen.

    One huge part of The Watchmen graphic novel is that it took that medium to...
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    Aren\'t those two links the same? Kep

    Aren\'t those two links the same?

    Kep
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    Those Blog Things

    Finally decided to have a go at the whole blog thing. For a long while, I just didn\'t see the point in \"creating content\" for someone else\'s benefit, but I\'ve been accumulating a lot of random...
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    Non-compete agreements are mostly smoke and scare...

    Non-compete agreements are mostly smoke and scare tactics. It\'s illegal to deny someone a living wage in a profession that is their area of expertise.

    I speak from experience. When I left my...
  152. Replies
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    The name itself means far less than the...

    The name itself means far less than the reputation. Domains are a great example of this:

    Do you go to search.com or google.com?
    Do you go to auctions.com or ebay.com?
    Do you go to books.com or...
  153. Replies
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    There was a guy who\'d bought quite a few things...

    There was a guy who\'d bought quite a few things from me on eBay. He wanted some commission work done at some point, so we stayed in touch. Later on, his wife became pregnant, so he started getting...
  154. Replies
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    To follow up on undave, you could also argue that...

    To follow up on undave, you could also argue that the Mona Lisa was a real person as well, since it\'s likely it was a portrait of Lisa del Giocondo.

    Kep
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    So... a being on the tenth dimension would have...

    So... a being on the tenth dimension would have all possibility as its reality, including all lower dimensions non-exclusively not existing, existing, and existing in multiple iterations all at the...
  156. There was a series of figures featured in \'Eavy...

    There was a series of figures featured in \'Eavy Metal by Frasier Grey that were done entirely in inks.

    I\'ve done a few myself, but I have none of them photographed as they\'re somewhat old. ...
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    The number one reason I don\'t sell on Wargames...

    The number one reason I don\'t sell on Wargames Market is due to the lack of exposure. If I could get CMON advertising from WM, I\'d take the plunge. Yeah.

    Of course, I\'m cruising on 100%...
  158. Replies
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    Pressing isn\'t cheating unless you\'re directly...

    Pressing isn\'t cheating unless you\'re directly pressing off someone else\'s work.

    However the parts that are pressed are high quality pieces, so by default there\'s an expectation that the...
  159. The difference between 5000 copies with a major...

    The difference between 5000 copies with a major record label and 5000 copies with your own record label is such a huge difference it\'s sickening.

    In fact, this link is a mostly accurate...
  160. http://www.necrotales.com/opengraphics/omg.jpg

    http://www.necrotales.com/opengraphics/omg.jpg
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    Depends on the scenario. If it\'s a case of...

    Depends on the scenario.

    If it\'s a case of actually BEING back in time, then that means the timestream is already split from the original and nothing I do to my past self will have any impact on...
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    Well, crap, man, I\'m not trying to depress...

    Well, crap, man, I\'m not trying to depress anyone! lol I\'m just analzying the hell out of something that grabbed my attention. :)

    Sorry!

    And get this, for some reason I decided I needed...
  163. Replies
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    Years ago, I and a few friends were sitting on a...

    Years ago, I and a few friends were sitting on a porch one night, drinking beers, and discussing philosophy. Eventually a rather nihilistic thought cropped up: \"That all we could ever do in life...
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    Lives of Quiet Desperation

    A friend linked me to XKCD. It\'s a bit of a crap comic with stick figures, but every so often it\'s rather insightful. I had just read Dragonsreach\'s comment in another thread that \"most men...
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    Haha, yeah, I did. I think I can pretty much sum...

    Haha, yeah, I did. I think I can pretty much sum up two hours with \"sooner or later, everything crumbles and falls apart.\" :D

    But still, was kinda cool to see the CGI and muse on predictions. ...
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    @mattrock Everything in that list came directly...

    @mattrock Everything in that list came directly from that Discovery channel show. Methinks you should probably research some of those individual topics. While Discovery channel can be educational,...
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    Supposedly all filming on Dark Knight is done and...

    Supposedly all filming on Dark Knight is done and it\'s post production. I suspect if they need re-record the audio for anything, they\'ll get someone to imitate him.

    On one hand, I\'m surprised...
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    Honestly, I\'m a little bit relieved. I was...

    Honestly, I\'m a little bit relieved. I was having serious doubts that I\'d have time to complete the entries I wanted to do this year, and it looks like I\'ll have even less time than I\'d...
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    Indoctrination Video

    Someone sent this link to me earlier today. I... I just wouldn\'t know what to say even if I could set this up:
    ...
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    You make the pain and sorrow part of your being,...

    You make the pain and sorrow part of your being, and then you move on.

    You curl in a ball on the floor if you can\'t stand, cry if you can\'t speak, drink if you\'d rather drown, but ultimately...
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    Luckily I look about ten years younger than I...

    Luckily I look about ten years younger than I actually am, so I figure I have a few years left to serendipitiously meeting that mythical \"one.\" Unluckily, I\'m totally OCPD, so chances are I\'d...
  172. Replies
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    Oh, the problem is schmucks. Why didn\'t you say...

    Oh, the problem is schmucks. Why didn\'t you say so to begin with?

    I found this little tidbit out with my last girlfriend while trying to find out how to turn off her \"bitch switch.\" You\'ll...
  173. Replies
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    Happy birthday, Mike! Don\'t worry about...

    Happy birthday, Mike!

    Don\'t worry about getting older. Remember, a mini painter can\'t die as long as there\'s unpainted lead in the same house, so I\'d guess you should be good for another...
  174. Replies
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    Honestly that idea sounds better for a novel (or...

    Honestly that idea sounds better for a novel (or series of novels) rather than a game universe. In fact, that sounds like an awesome novel if done well.

    The best game universes are very...
  175. Thread: average

    by EArkham
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    So you can watch out for those freaks! That\'s...

    So you can watch out for those freaks! That\'s why! Nobody wants that rubbing off on \'em.

    Anyway, maybe this is what you\'re looking for:

    http://www.faceresearch.org/demos/average

    Kep
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    I always liked a Chinese beer called Tsing Tao. ...

    I always liked a Chinese beer called Tsing Tao. Had one last night for Xmas Eve, which was the first and only beer in two years.

    Last year, I had a couple of small cups of sake for New Year\'s. ...
  177. Thread: PYP-3?

    by EArkham
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    Well, they ARE coming out of Games Day... :D ...

    Well, they ARE coming out of Games Day... :D

    Kep
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    And they say romance is dead! Kep

    And they say romance is dead!

    Kep
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    Actually I could stand to have another month of...

    Actually I could stand to have another month of 2007, since there\'s a project I want finished going into the New Year. Heh.

    Kep
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    http://www.petafoo.com/files/images/funny-kittens....

    http://www.petafoo.com/files/images/funny-kittens.preview.jpg

    And screw it, a third, too. lol

    \'Little Ralph\'s mom used to tell him that if he left his dishes and mugs around unwashed that...
  181. Replies
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    http://www.petafoo.com/files/images/funny-kittens....

    http://www.petafoo.com/files/images/funny-kittens.preview.jpg

    Okay, this one actually inspired two. :D

    \'No, genie, I did not wish for tasty pussy cats with a great pair of mugs. Let\'s try...
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    http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc51/CrowleyinV...

    http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc51/CrowleyinVain/mitchel.jpg

    \"Though the medium had psychically expected a bad card such as \'Death\' or \'The Hanged Man\' during the reading, she was...
  183. Thread: Caption it - I

    by EArkham
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    http://www.laughparty.com/funny-pictures/Dancing-K...

    http://www.laughparty.com/funny-pictures/Dancing-Kittens-807.jpg

    \"Whiskers was pissed. This was the fourth time in a row that the dance recital ground to a halt as Pinkpaws became entranced by...
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    http://www.interconnectedness.net/UserFiles/Image/...

    http://www.interconnectedness.net/UserFiles/Image/monkey_dog.jpg

    Everyone knew the famous Three Wise Monkeys -- See No Evil, Hear No Evil, and Speak No Evil -- but only slighly less famous was...
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    http://www.geckotales.com/new-one.jpg \'Dr....

    http://www.geckotales.com/new-one.jpg

    \'Dr. Xavier Faustenheim\'s reverse aging serum had worked well -- too well, in fact, for now his genius IQ of two-hundred and three had met the ignominious...
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    Yes. Those are earth nipples. And it is...

    Yes. Those are earth nipples.

    And it is colder than it looks.

    :D

    Kep
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    I had not been born yet, sorry. :( Kep

    I had not been born yet, sorry. :(

    Kep
  188. Let me know when they\'re able to create cats...

    Let me know when they\'re able to create cats with feathered wings, and I\'ll be first in line.

    Speech and spellcasting ability not required! :D

    Kep
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    I think if it were my house and that were done to...

    I think if it were my house and that were done to me, the next thing they\'d find in the walls after 80 years would be the contractor. :D

    Kep
  190. Thread: PYP-3?

    by EArkham
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    Yeah, that actually makes a lot of sense when you...

    Yeah, that actually makes a lot of sense when you put it that way. I didn\'t even consider that before. Alrighty, well now I see the point. :)

    Kep
  191. Thread: PYP-3?

    by EArkham
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    19,939

    Think you may be reading more into some of these...

    Think you may be reading more into some of these responses than is actually there, lono. Yeah, some of it can seem rather shameless, but I don\'t think it stands out from the typical good-natured...
  192. Thread: PYP-3?

    by EArkham
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    @fieldarchy Huh. You actually are quite good...

    @fieldarchy

    Huh. You actually are quite good looking.

    I\'d have no problems asking you out if I were remotely interested in dating anyone right now. Or, yanno... if there wasn\'t distance of...
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    Hah! You may very well have a point there. But...

    Hah! You may very well have a point there. But if I put out there \"pleeeeease talk to me\" vibes, then I worry people will actually do it... I just can\'t win. :D

    Kep
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    Hah, what are you talking about? That happens to...

    Hah, what are you talking about? That happens to me everywhere, not just cons. lol That just happened to me yesterday while shopping in fact. It\'s so bizarre... on forums, I\'m usually ignored,...
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    It depends entirely on the type of Con, honestly....

    It depends entirely on the type of Con, honestly. I\'ve had a couple of good girlfriends as a result of attending a convention, and the biggest strain/hurdle has always been the fact that they were...
  196. Thread: /popcorn

    by EArkham
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    Pleistocene! Clovis first or pre-Clovis? Kep

    Pleistocene!

    Clovis first or pre-Clovis?

    Kep
  197. Thread: /popcorn

    by EArkham
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    Ketchup! A saboteur appears! Global warming...

    Ketchup!

    A saboteur appears!

    Global warming or global conspiracy?

    DUH DUH DUN.

    Kep
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    Crocodile Games makes a few jackals...

    Crocodile Games makes a few jackals.

    I\'m betting the D&D ones he\'s talking about are the Chainmail ones (which show up on eBay or in bargain bins here and there).

    Kep
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    I guess that depends on the shape and angle of...

    I guess that depends on the shape and angle of the magnet, doesn\'t it? lol

    Come to think of it, I\'m going to keep an eye out for any odd magnets creeping up behind me just in case. I\'d really...
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    Yeah, agree with everyone thus far. Just... not...

    Yeah, agree with everyone thus far. Just... not sure. I\'m going to stay optimistic about it, however.



    Haha, no... buncha lushes. :D

    Sadly, what lono says happens in a lot of corporate...
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