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  • KendeathwalkerKendeathwalker Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Know whats really difficult to decide on? beauty.

    Even more difficult? a pretty little girl.

    fucking hell.

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  • ProspicienceProspicience The Raven King DenvemoloradoRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I'm assuming you're talking about your recent stuff in doodle? Or are you talking about deciding on a beautiful woman or a pretty little girl... in real life?

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  • MetalbourneMetalbourne Inside a cluster b personalityRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    D-Robe wrote: »
    Guys!
    Borderlands is awesome.
    Go play it.

    This is true.

    Also, Cake can fuck right off. Forza is NOTHING compared to borderlands.

    Nothing!

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  • MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Know whats really difficult to decide on? beauty.

    Even more difficult? a pretty little girl.

    fucking hell.

    "Beauty is fleeting and charm is deceiving"... pick the girl you get along with the best.

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  • iglidanteiglidante Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Grenn wrote: »
    Ah, I get you now.

    What do you do for a job and why are your colleagues so concerned with filesize?

    Just convert everything to greyscale and tell them they're obviously COLOUR BLIND!:lol:

    I do "communications" for a nonprofit, so people will frequently ask me to scan them things to email. But they don't understand the process at all. And they're terrified that if a file is ever even close to 1mb, people won't want to open it. I'll get 92kb photos that are supposed to be printed in a magazine, and they'll want me to scan a letter, and then resave it as a PDF to email to someone. I finally convinced them that, you know, I can make a template for the letter (including the letterhead and signature) and just make a PDF of THAT, and you'll get a tiny file with crisp text.

    To give you even more of an idea: the people I work with were under the impression that if they want to have a print-shop print them a postcard with a note on it, and they want the text to be blue, they have to hunt for the perfect blue pen to write the note with. Or, even better, if they wanted to remove pages from a PDF file, they would print the file, scan the pages they wanted, and resave the file that way. They all use 800x600 on 19" monitors. I am the only person in the office who really understands graphic design or how the software works. It's a nightmare.

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  • KendeathwalkerKendeathwalker Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    im just complaining about not being any good at making little girls look pretty. They really are boring and tedious to draw.. so damn subtle

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  • GrennGrenn Registered User
    edited October 2009
    I feel for you dude! Though I can't help but chuckle as I've been there before.

    I recall an earlier job of mine where the staff were unbelievably computer illiterate. The head of dept printed out a spreadsheet which didn't fit on one page, so she called up IT support saying she thought it was because her monitor was too small, and that a bigger monitor would mean the printer could "see" all the spreadsheet on one page!

    When I started, they gave me this very solumn warning NOT to install any Screensavers. They were all convinced that screensavers were these huge, file intensive programmes which could crash whole networks.

    Don't get me started on the guy who didn't know the difference between the spacebar and shift key....

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Little girls = easy. Make them cute and fluffy with big cute eyes, like a puppy only more needy.

    Grown women = hard, trying to avoid drawing their breast too big or to small and making sure you get everything right enough so they don't hack out your lungs with their claws, that's hard. Or am I confusing women with Hydralisks?

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  • iglidanteiglidante Registered User
    edited October 2009
    It makes for some amusing stories, that's for sure.

    ...but I'd be a lot happier if they accepted that they didn't understand design and just let me do things my way. Instead, they fight me, because they've been doing things the wrong way for so long that they can't understand why I won't go along with it.

    I miss working for a magazine.

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  • KendeathwalkerKendeathwalker Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    haha, I used to work at a design firm that all we did was design pizza menus for little corner shops. Our customers would always fax us (on black and white fax machines) their full color menus and demand we imitate the colors in the fax.

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  • iglidanteiglidante Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Well that's helpful of them. They deserve a gold star!

    I really hate fax machines. I've had people fax me articles with dozens of copy edits, and nothing is even remotely legible. I mention this fact, and the answer is "oh, I photocopied the fax that X sent me, edited it, and then made a copy to fax to you." Great.

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  • bombardierbombardier Moderator mod
    edited October 2009
    Faxes are awful and need to die a horrible death. People still use them because they feel as if there is some kind of 'hard copy proof' there, like faxing something with a signature. What is stopping me from editing in a signature of someone else onto a document, printing, then faxing it? The only application I can see for them is if you are somewhere that has absolutely no data connection.

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  • MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I like it when people ask me for something really short noticed and they say "Oh, but it doesn't have to be fancy or anything". As if making a simple design was somehow less hard...

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  • Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited October 2009
    Because people don't know how to create PDFs and signatures are considered to have some inherent worth as a promise. Also the fax is easily trackable.

    If you fake a signature and fax it, you're going up shit creek for fraud.

    Also because there is legal certainty to faxes and the same does not apply to emails.

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  • AgentflitAgentflit Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    People like to make edits by hand, and faxes require less steps in order to duplicate a hard copy remotely versus a scanner.

    You're right that they need to die though

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  • lyriumlyrium Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I had a dream last night that for some reason the PAAC all showed up at my house. Turns out most of you are actually women. And Mustang looks like Jon Heder. Sorry Mustang.

    lyrium on
  • iglidanteiglidante Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Because people don't know how to create PDFs and signatures are considered to have some inherent worth as a promise. Also the fax is easily trackable.

    If you fake a signature and fax it, you're going up shit creek for fraud.

    Also because there is legal certainty to faxes and the same does not apply to emails.

    I think this distinction needs to go away now, because faking a faxed document is just about as easy as faking an email now. And has been for, oh, ten years?

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  • KendeathwalkerKendeathwalker Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    weird.. I pictured mustang looking like that guy too.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    lyrium wrote: »
    I had a dream last night that for some reason the PAAC all showed up at my house. Turns out most of you are actually women. And Mustang looks like Jon Heder. Sorry Mustang.

    ...and then what happened?

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
    thats why you have chest helmets
  • lyriumlyrium Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Beer bongs and dick punching, obviously.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    oh :(

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
    thats why you have chest helmets
  • lyriumlyrium Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Just kidding :P
    Actually about half of you performed a dance routine in my yard while I tried to keep you all out of my house.

    I'm pretty sure this is true to what would happen in real life.

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  • KendeathwalkerKendeathwalker Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    iglidante.. you missed the point. he noted that you can track faxes much easier than you can track an email. Emails are a bit harder to track.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    especially the trying to "keep [us] out of [your] house" bit. :lol:

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
    thats why you have chest helmets
  • iglidanteiglidante Registered User
    edited October 2009
    iglidante.. you missed the point. he noted that you can track faxes much easier than you can track an email. Emails are a bit harder to track.

    I did miss the point, then. And it's a good one. I hadn't thought of that.

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  • MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    lyrium wrote: »
    I had a dream last night that for some reason the PAAC all showed up at my house. Turns out most of you are actually women. And Mustang looks like Jon Heder. Sorry Mustang.

    Was I a pre-teen girl?

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It wouldn't have been a dream then :P

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    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    There's also the possibility you just can't really grow a bear like other guys.

    Not even BEAR vaginas can defeat me!
    cakemikz wrote: »
    And then I rub actual cake on myself.
    Loomdun wrote: »
    thats why you have chest helmets
  • MagicToasterMagicToaster JapanRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    *shakes fist*

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited October 2009
    oh, you know you love it.

    edit: getting kind of sick of this avatar. When's halloween again?

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  • CheerfulBearCheerfulBear Registered User
    edited October 2009
    SoOoOoOoOon!

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited October 2009
    It just doesn't feel like me, you know?




    I've been to paRAdiiissseee

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  • CheerfulBearCheerfulBear Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Tell me more about your relationship with your parents.

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  • tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited October 2009
    Been going a lot more smoothly since I ate them.

    tynic on
  • CheerfulBearCheerfulBear Registered User
    edited October 2009
    Yes, yes, interesting.

    Very interesting.

    Have you considered eating folks less? Have you thought what it would be like if someone ate you? Maybe some of this will give you some perspective on your fear of wide doorways.

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  • Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I communicate strictly via fax. In fact, this post is brought to you by a proxy who I fax my responses to.

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  • CommunistCowCommunistCow Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Forbe! wrote: »
    I communicate strictly via fax. In fact, this post is brought to you by a proxy who I fax my responses to.

    Tree killer!

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    No, I am not really communist. Yes, it is weird that I use this name.
  • Forbe!Forbe! Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    You know, I really like steam punk. A lot. Especially when its grounded in reality. You know what I hate? When people glue a bunch of gears and brass fittings to something and call it steam punk.

    Heres your formula to make some really good steampunk jewelry:

    1. Find watch.
    2. Break watch.
    3. Remove movements.
    4. Glue them to commercially produced ring shank.
    5. Profit.

    Shit pisses me off.

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  • desperaterobotsdesperaterobots perth, ausRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I have a love-hate relationship with steam-punk. On the one hand, it's cool to see modern shit with a style retrofit. On the other hand, there's a reason shit isn't that baroque.

    It just sort of reminds me of the flintstones version of a tv set. It's stonage, see, because it's made of rock!

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  • ProspicienceProspicience The Raven King DenvemoloradoRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
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  • WassermeloneWassermelone Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I have some freelance due tomorrow.

    I discovered yesterday that I have the mother of all cavities (my jaw has been really painful). Today/last night I discover that I'm mildly allergic to penicillin! Hooray for ill timed issue :D

    (I'm ok. The penicillin just seems to make me suuuper slooooow tired which is apparently a really really rare reaction)

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