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THE GRANDEST MONU[CHAT] TO METALBOURNE'S EGO

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  • SonicSonic Absentee Landlord Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Sonic wrote: »
    lyrium wrote: »
    In 9 1/2 months, I'm packing my bag and pulling a Sonic.
    woohoo!
    Awesome! Where to?

    England is the first stop because I have some friends who live there, and also one to visit in Scotland (I'm from the US but I lived in an international community so I have buddies around the globe). After that... who knows!
    Nice, I've been to Ireland but not the UK. If you need any advice or such with the travels, just let me know.

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  • DeeLockDeeLock Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Someone call poison control, I think I may die.

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  • lyriumlyrium Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Awesome. Yeah, I'm glad I have some time to figure things out a little bit because I've been around the US a lot, but never out of the country, and never on my own.

    Dee, maybe you should be calling poison control, seeing as we would only tell them to send an ambulance to 'ouy evol i tub'.

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  • IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited August 2009
    does any one know if there is a decent open source version of final cut pro, as gimp is to photoshop? Or am I gonna have to use my stepdads mac to string an animatic together. I loathe his mac.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I don't really like orange juice.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    So yesterday I had a dream (after thinking about environments for so long, I think) that I was flying through this massive castle structure/forge area, while being chased in some MMO by a flying demon-y ring-wraith-y thing.

    Then today I dreampt that I had to help make the next Madden game...only it was supposed to be a "creepy Madden game". Dimly lit and zombie-like players, etc etc.......I was also supposed to make a scary unicorn for "hidden content". A zombie player hopped on the demon unicorn and streaked across the field to get a touchdown.

    Wtf, brain.

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  • MaximasXXZMaximasXXZ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Why aren't my dreams ever that awesome?

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  • PeterAndCompanyPeterAndCompany Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Hey guys, I got a grad-thesis-related question. Big post coming up. Gonna spoiler-tag it just so I don't overload the thread with details and explanations.
    My graduate thesis for my sequential master's is coming up quick here, and I've had to start finalizing my plans. My topic is the "Loss of Integrity of the Cartoon Animal." Animal characters were once a staple of both comics and animation, dating back to the very founding of the mediums, and were once as common -- if not moreso -- than human characters in cartoons. Unfortunately it has lost its place as a standard of character design due to the influence of the internet, either being written off as childish or even -- in the case of the "furry" branding -- a perverse design.

    My basic plan is to explore the history of cartoon animal design, showing how the staple has evolved and changed over the years in both style and concept. Up until the past decade, it was widely used and accepted in cartoons and comics, but recently there has been a notably sharp decline in the use of animals as cartoon heroes. It's my theory that the direct cause of this is a change in the idea that cartoon animals are standards of animation -- rather, that they are now believed to be too "childish," or even that they are perverted and looked upon as a fetish due to an internet culture that rose to infamy in the public light.

    I've already nailed down quite a few ideas to support the claim, including one specific story of a late SCAD professor named Jeremy Mullins. He taught many of the undergraduate sequential courses, and although he never drew cartoon animals in his own work, he had to clarify to his new students at the start of each quarter who he was simply because of a notorious online artist (also named Jeremy Mullins) who drew some rather rancid "furry porn." He even had created a nickname for himself, "Sweetwater," to use as a way of separating himself further from his own name, just so that there would be no confusion through association with the fandom. Admittedly it was more to avoid association with a specific artist, but it's through that artist that he would become branded by the fandom itself, which was a huge annoyance on his part (and a potential detriment to his published work). Here is an artist who didn't even DRAW cartoon animals, but yet was affected negatively by the low public opinion of the "furry" ideal. Imagine how it must affect those who legitimately draw cartoon animals in the traditional practice of classic comics and cartoons.

    My question is in regards to the other side of the issue. I need to find someone within the industry who is notably against the idea and use of cartoon animals in comics and/or animation. I want to be able to interview someone who can give me good reasoning and cause as to why this problem even exists in the first place, and why they think -- if they do -- that the cartoon animal should be pushed aside and left in the past, for whatever reason. Unfortunately I have been unable to find anyone in the professional area who can give me a good discussion on the topic, and not digress into a "furry just sucks" type of rant.

    If anyone has any suggestions or ideas on who I can try to contact, I still have a good year or so until my thesis needs to be complete, which gives me more than enough time. I just wanted to get this all planned out as far ahead of the game as possible, so that I have more time to write it all down and perfect the order and presentation of the topic. I'm going to have to try and organize it in such a fashion that it doesn't come off as a rant against the internet culture, or even presenting it as pro- or anti-furry. The idea is to look objectively at the history of the cartoon animal design in relation to how the public generally views it today, and find a reason behind why character artists have been avoiding what was once one of the most basic foundations of their own industry.

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  • Uncle LongUncle Long Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I'm so tired. I went hunting today, which, seeing as how I have brought no delicious deer meat back with me, means I went on a really long hike carrying a gun. I did get to see how a traverse of three mountain peaks over to a connecting ridge system worked though. I guess I came back home with knowledge.

    And pruny feet from sweat and rubber boats and rain forest.

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  • IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited August 2009
    Hey guys, I got a grad-thesis-related question. Big post coming up. Gonna spoiler-tag it just so I don't overload the thread with details and explanations.
    My graduate thesis for my sequential master's is coming up quick here, and I've had to start finalizing my plans. My topic is the "Loss of Integrity of the Cartoon Animal." Animal characters were once a staple of both comics and animation, dating back to the very founding of the mediums, and were once as common -- if not moreso -- than human characters in cartoons. Unfortunately it has lost its place as a standard of character design due to the influence of the internet, either being written off as childish or even -- in the case of the "furry" branding -- a perverse design.

    My basic plan is to explore the history of cartoon animal design, showing how the staple has evolved and changed over the years in both style and concept. Up until the past decade, it was widely used and accepted in cartoons and comics, but recently there has been a notably sharp decline in the use of animals as cartoon heroes. It's my theory that the direct cause of this is a change in the idea that cartoon animals are standards of animation -- rather, that they are now believed to be too "childish," or even that they are perverted and looked upon as a fetish due to an internet culture that rose to infamy in the public light.

    I've already nailed down quite a few ideas to support the claim, including one specific story of a late SCAD professor named Jeremy Mullins. He taught many of the undergraduate sequential courses, and although he never drew cartoon animals in his own work, he had to clarify to his new students at the start of each quarter who he was simply because of a notorious online artist (also named Jeremy Mullins) who drew some rather rancid "furry porn." He even had created a nickname for himself, "Sweetwater," to use as a way of separating himself further from his own name, just so that there would be no confusion through association with the fandom. Admittedly it was more to avoid association with a specific artist, but it's through that artist that he would become branded by the fandom itself, which was a huge annoyance on his part (and a potential detriment to his published work). Here is an artist who didn't even DRAW cartoon animals, but yet was affected negatively by the low public opinion of the "furry" ideal. Imagine how it must affect those who legitimately draw cartoon animals in the traditional practice of classic comics and cartoons.

    My question is in regards to the other side of the issue. I need to find someone within the industry who is notably against the idea and use of cartoon animals in comics and/or animation. I want to be able to interview someone who can give me good reasoning and cause as to why this problem even exists in the first place, and why they think -- if they do -- that the cartoon animal should be pushed aside and left in the past, for whatever reason. Unfortunately I have been unable to find anyone in the professional area who can give me a good discussion on the topic, and not digress into a "furry just sucks" type of rant.

    If anyone has any suggestions or ideas on who I can try to contact, I still have a good year or so until my thesis needs to be complete, which gives me more than enough time. I just wanted to get this all planned out as far ahead of the game as possible, so that I have more time to write it all down and perfect the order and presentation of the topic. I'm going to have to try and organize it in such a fashion that it doesn't come off as a rant against the internet culture, or even presenting it as pro- or anti-furry. The idea is to look objectively at the history of the cartoon animal design in relation to how the public generally views it today, and find a reason behind why character artists have been avoiding what was once one of the most basic foundations of their own industry.

    The only person I can think of who may have an opinion, because he has an opinion on everything, is John k. But in general, I think most animators have stronger opinions about the golden age, and the degrading of quality of character design and animation over time rather than the use of animals or not. Especially considering how many classic characters were only morphed into animals because their original iterations were actually a symbol of black face.

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  • MaximasXXZMaximasXXZ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I'm kinda wondering if you'll be able to find someone notably against anthropomorphism. It seems more like it's just been somewhat phased out, rather than snuffed out.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I don't think that using that instance with Sweetwater really exemplifies the point you're trying to make. You're saying that people are coming away from using cartoon animals because of the internet, if I'm understanding you correctly, and that people wish to avoid being associated with cartoon animals, in part, due to the link with the perverse.

    ...but that's not what Sweetwater was doing, really - I mean, if there's somebody else with your same name out there, doing the same thing you're doing, you're going to want to make a distinction between them and yourself regardless. I've got the domain "Fireflights" because there are apparently dozens of other Jennifer Mills' out there, and a large majority of them make art (oddly enough). If there was a guy out there named Jeremy Mullins doing pornographic comics without the anthropomorphic, I'm sure Sweetwater would have wanted to distance himself from that as well.

    I don't really agree with your viewpoints to begin with, really, but that's neither here nor there. (I don't think "furries" come into play in this argument as much as you're insinuating, for one).

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  • Angel_of_BaconAngel_of_Bacon Moderator mod
    edited August 2009
    Iruka wrote: »
    Hey guys, I got a grad-thesis-related question. Big post coming up. Gonna spoiler-tag it just so I don't overload the thread with details and explanations.
    My graduate thesis for my sequential master's is coming up quick here, and I've had to start finalizing my plans. My topic is the "Loss of Integrity of the Cartoon Animal." Animal characters were once a staple of both comics and animation, dating back to the very founding of the mediums, and were once as common -- if not moreso -- than human characters in cartoons. Unfortunately it has lost its place as a standard of character design due to the influence of the internet, either being written off as childish or even -- in the case of the "furry" branding -- a perverse design.

    My basic plan is to explore the history of cartoon animal design, showing how the staple has evolved and changed over the years in both style and concept. Up until the past decade, it was widely used and accepted in cartoons and comics, but recently there has been a notably sharp decline in the use of animals as cartoon heroes. It's my theory that the direct cause of this is a change in the idea that cartoon animals are standards of animation -- rather, that they are now believed to be too "childish," or even that they are perverted and looked upon as a fetish due to an internet culture that rose to infamy in the public light.

    I've already nailed down quite a few ideas to support the claim, including one specific story of a late SCAD professor named Jeremy Mullins. He taught many of the undergraduate sequential courses, and although he never drew cartoon animals in his own work, he had to clarify to his new students at the start of each quarter who he was simply because of a notorious online artist (also named Jeremy Mullins) who drew some rather rancid "furry porn." He even had created a nickname for himself, "Sweetwater," to use as a way of separating himself further from his own name, just so that there would be no confusion through association with the fandom. Admittedly it was more to avoid association with a specific artist, but it's through that artist that he would become branded by the fandom itself, which was a huge annoyance on his part (and a potential detriment to his published work). Here is an artist who didn't even DRAW cartoon animals, but yet was affected negatively by the low public opinion of the "furry" ideal. Imagine how it must affect those who legitimately draw cartoon animals in the traditional practice of classic comics and cartoons.

    My question is in regards to the other side of the issue. I need to find someone within the industry who is notably against the idea and use of cartoon animals in comics and/or animation. I want to be able to interview someone who can give me good reasoning and cause as to why this problem even exists in the first place, and why they think -- if they do -- that the cartoon animal should be pushed aside and left in the past, for whatever reason. Unfortunately I have been unable to find anyone in the professional area who can give me a good discussion on the topic, and not digress into a "furry just sucks" type of rant.

    If anyone has any suggestions or ideas on who I can try to contact, I still have a good year or so until my thesis needs to be complete, which gives me more than enough time. I just wanted to get this all planned out as far ahead of the game as possible, so that I have more time to write it all down and perfect the order and presentation of the topic. I'm going to have to try and organize it in such a fashion that it doesn't come off as a rant against the internet culture, or even presenting it as pro- or anti-furry. The idea is to look objectively at the history of the cartoon animal design in relation to how the public generally views it today, and find a reason behind why character artists have been avoiding what was once one of the most basic foundations of their own industry.

    The only person I can think of who may have an opinion, because he has an opinion on everything, is John k. But in general, I think most animators have stronger opinions about the golden age, and the degrading of quality of character design and animation over time rather than the use of animals or not. Especially considering how many classic characters were only morphed into animals because their original iterations were actually a symbol of black face.

    Ralph Bakshi and Robert Crumb would probably have something to say about it, what with Fritz the Cat.

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  • MetalbourneMetalbourne Inside a cluster b personalityRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I re-arranged my entire room. I have so much more space now.

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  • IrukaIruka Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited August 2009
    Iruka wrote: »
    Hey guys, I got a grad-thesis-related question. Big post coming up. Gonna spoiler-tag it just so I don't overload the thread with details and explanations.
    My graduate thesis for my sequential master's is coming up quick here, and I've had to start finalizing my plans. My topic is the "Loss of Integrity of the Cartoon Animal." Animal characters were once a staple of both comics and animation, dating back to the very founding of the mediums, and were once as common -- if not moreso -- than human characters in cartoons. Unfortunately it has lost its place as a standard of character design due to the influence of the internet, either being written off as childish or even -- in the case of the "furry" branding -- a perverse design.

    My basic plan is to explore the history of cartoon animal design, showing how the staple has evolved and changed over the years in both style and concept. Up until the past decade, it was widely used and accepted in cartoons and comics, but recently there has been a notably sharp decline in the use of animals as cartoon heroes. It's my theory that the direct cause of this is a change in the idea that cartoon animals are standards of animation -- rather, that they are now believed to be too "childish," or even that they are perverted and looked upon as a fetish due to an internet culture that rose to infamy in the public light.

    I've already nailed down quite a few ideas to support the claim, including one specific story of a late SCAD professor named Jeremy Mullins. He taught many of the undergraduate sequential courses, and although he never drew cartoon animals in his own work, he had to clarify to his new students at the start of each quarter who he was simply because of a notorious online artist (also named Jeremy Mullins) who drew some rather rancid "furry porn." He even had created a nickname for himself, "Sweetwater," to use as a way of separating himself further from his own name, just so that there would be no confusion through association with the fandom. Admittedly it was more to avoid association with a specific artist, but it's through that artist that he would become branded by the fandom itself, which was a huge annoyance on his part (and a potential detriment to his published work). Here is an artist who didn't even DRAW cartoon animals, but yet was affected negatively by the low public opinion of the "furry" ideal. Imagine how it must affect those who legitimately draw cartoon animals in the traditional practice of classic comics and cartoons.

    My question is in regards to the other side of the issue. I need to find someone within the industry who is notably against the idea and use of cartoon animals in comics and/or animation. I want to be able to interview someone who can give me good reasoning and cause as to why this problem even exists in the first place, and why they think -- if they do -- that the cartoon animal should be pushed aside and left in the past, for whatever reason. Unfortunately I have been unable to find anyone in the professional area who can give me a good discussion on the topic, and not digress into a "furry just sucks" type of rant.

    If anyone has any suggestions or ideas on who I can try to contact, I still have a good year or so until my thesis needs to be complete, which gives me more than enough time. I just wanted to get this all planned out as far ahead of the game as possible, so that I have more time to write it all down and perfect the order and presentation of the topic. I'm going to have to try and organize it in such a fashion that it doesn't come off as a rant against the internet culture, or even presenting it as pro- or anti-furry. The idea is to look objectively at the history of the cartoon animal design in relation to how the public generally views it today, and find a reason behind why character artists have been avoiding what was once one of the most basic foundations of their own industry.

    The only person I can think of who may have an opinion, because he has an opinion on everything, is John k. But in general, I think most animators have stronger opinions about the golden age, and the degrading of quality of character design and animation over time rather than the use of animals or not. Especially considering how many classic characters were only morphed into animals because their original iterations were actually a symbol of black face.

    Ralph Bakshi and Robert Crumb would probably have something to say about it, what with Fritz the Cat.

    True. I think John K because is particularly mouthy about character design.

    To me the trouble with the idea is that I really wouldn't call animal characters the basic foundation of our industry, because to me that's Émile Cohl, Winsor Mcay, Dave Fleischer, and the other engineers and innovators that created our industry. Clearly, animation in the golden age has a popularization of animals as characters, but Bosko, (I belive one of the first "talkie" cartoons) was black face. Oswald, a later creation was pretty much just bosko with rabbit ears. Most of those early designs originate from the minstrel shows and black caricature. The characters began to move away from this to differentiate from each other, and then later, the racist nature of their designs. Hence the high pitched, dog character bosko we see much later in tiny tunes. When I think of Fritz The Cat, I think of a return to the use of social sterotypes and racial relations and sexual themes playing a role, once again, as a subject in animation. the animal character designs are very much so secondary to that.

    I say that mostly because I would heavily consider addressing this if you are going to try and define some historical time line. Id say that furries may have ruined the integrity of trying to make a raunchy cartoon, like fritz the cat, because it wouldn't be received in a different climate. Animals are also still used in plenty of popular cartoons, just not in classic WB style. Id say its more a general development than a extremely conscious separation from Using animals.

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  • Angel_of_BaconAngel_of_Bacon Moderator mod
    edited August 2009
    Honestly I don't know much about about Fritz the Cat, having never seen the movie or the comic, I just know it's got animal characters and adult themes and predates in the internet furry thing by a couple decades. I brought it up because they'd probably be more interesting in terms of what they might offer in a historical context than just interviewing some internet weirdos and then going HEY LOOK AT ALL THESE PERVERTS FUCKING THINGS UP FOR EVERYONE.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    :^:
    MaximasXXZ wrote: »
    Why aren't my dreams ever that awesome?

    I love my dreams. :D Do you remember most of your dreams? That could help.

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  • LoomdunLoomdun Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I like animals

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    splat
  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    See, now, MY question is why there aren't more animated Loomduns running around. Has the Loomdun been phased out? Is the Loomdun just a morphed representation of chinchillas? What does Pixar have against Loomduns?

    That is surely a winning thesis topic.

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  • LoomdunLoomdun Registered User
    edited August 2009
    HUH

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  • MaximasXXZMaximasXXZ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    :^:
    MaximasXXZ wrote: »
    Why aren't my dreams ever that awesome?

    I love my dreams. :D Do you remember most of your dreams? That could help.

    Yeah... well most of the time anyway. It's usually me getting shot, or blown up, or trying to kill someone with a knife. A few days ago, I had a dream I killed someone back home and I was trying to hide the body before anyone noticed.
    ...I kinda wish I was joking.

    Some times I get the occasional zombie dream. Those are my favorite, me and some other people trying to survive a zombie apocalypse. I usually end up dying though.

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  • Stupid Mr Whoopsie NameStupid Mr Whoopsie Name Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited August 2009
    Using animal characters as the central players isn't exclusive to animation--golden age or otherwise. That shit's been happening since Æsop's fables, for example. As such, I don't think think it's really fading away, either.

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  • NappuccinoNappuccino Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Damn... those sound more like nightmares though... i guess in your circumstances those would pretty common among all the other guys/women in service?

    As for my dreams, if I even do dream that night, I usually have dreams that last about 20 seconds where I'm doing something incredibly mundane (like sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song). Then, 3 weeks latter I'll be sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song and realize that "Oh shit I dreamed this exact moment 3 weeks ago!

    Then I proceed to be weirded out for the next 20 min or so trying to look for Agent Smith.

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

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    cakemikz wrote: »
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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    D:

    ...



    ....................


    oh god awkward silence, what do I say, what do I say, uh, uuuuhhhhh



    .....so hey when I was a little kid I had a recurring dream about how my parent's desk lamp in the next room over would chase me down the hallways and try to eat me

    true story

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  • MaximasXXZMaximasXXZ Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Heh, I honestly can't say it has anything to do with the Marines. Usually I have dreams the base is getting mortared or something, but no one gets hurt. Most the dreams I have where I'm being shot are like... at home and stuff. It's really weird.

    Ugh, again really?
    Fine.
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    *I just want to add that I'm genuinely not trying to sound all hard or anything. My dreams are horrifyingly violent sometimes and I have no idea why, I'm a pretty laid back guy.

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  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Then today I dreampt that I had to help make the next Madden game...only it was supposed to be a "creepy Madden game". Dimly lit and zombie-like players, etc etc.......I was also supposed to make a scary unicorn for "hidden content". A zombie player hopped on the demon unicorn and streaked across the field to get a touchdown.

    Wtf, brain.

    I would actually want to play this, and I hate American football, except for the zombie leagues of course.

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  • MindsackMindsack Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I have crazy ass dreams too, although last night (this morning/afternoon I guess) I had this dream where I was at the lake with some friends and I didn't know if my other friends were coming, then I woke up in bed when I was getting a call by this dude who always calls me in the morning, and i dreamt i told him to quit calling me in the morning in a very mean way, and closed my eyes so I could be at the lake again, except I was with other people this time and we were going canoeing, and all I was canoeing with was my right leg in the water, and my left leg was holding onto a paddle and I was sitting up straight in the water, which somehow worked like a canoe, and I paddled to a shore where there was some barbecue, and I was telling people that I didn't know whether I was actually at the lake or just dreaming.

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  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Napp wrote:
    As for my dreams, if I even do dream that night, I usually have dreams that last about 20 seconds where I'm doing something incredibly mundane (like sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song). Then, 3 weeks latter I'll be sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song and realize that "Oh shit I dreamed this exact moment 3 weeks ago!

    I know exactly what you mean, this happens to me all the time. I don't know if I just dream about the mundane an awful lot or if I am the psychic reincarnation of Vishnu.

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  • TamTam Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Mustang wrote: »
    Napp wrote:
    As for my dreams, if I even do dream that night, I usually have dreams that last about 20 seconds where I'm doing something incredibly mundane (like sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song). Then, 3 weeks latter I'll be sitting at a stoplight in a car listening to a song and realize that "Oh shit I dreamed this exact moment 3 weeks ago!

    I know exactly what you mean, this happens to me all the time. I don't know if I just dream about the mundane an awful lot or if I am the psychic reincarnation of Vishnu.

    I wish I was Vishnu, then my parents couldn't say shit to me.

    None of this "get off your ass and do something with your life" bullshit.

    Tam on
  • srsizzysrsizzy Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    D-Robe wrote: »
    That was an awesome movie.

    e: Moon, I mean. Not pokemon.
    it was pretty good. I'm a bit nutty about my sci-fi premises though, and there was some stuff that just didn't seem realistic based on the context of the time they were setting up. It felt pretty naturalistic, unlike something like Pandorum, so it not being accurate technologically bothered me (and yeah, people can complain that I need to suspend my disbelief, whatever). good nonetheless. probably one of the best movie AI characters I've seen.

    this morning I dreamt that my mom and sister were in New York eating all my wheat thins, also a lot more other crazy stuff, but man I didn't want to run out of wheat thins I haven't even opened the box yet.

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  • rtsrts Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    This might be short notice but if anyone in San Diego wants to go to a sketch night at Watts Atelier it just started a minute ago.

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  • NightDragonNightDragon 6th Grade Username Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Sure, I'll be there in a -

    Oh. Nevermind.

    :C

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  • rtsrts Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    So, would people actually be interested in a weekly figure drawing thread? I would post reference and then critique the stuff people post, and also put up my own drawing of the reference at different phases.

    It would require working in traditional media though.

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  • MindsackMindsack Registered User
    edited August 2009
    id be down for figure drawing thread

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  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    So pencil would be fine then? and yes I would be incredibly interested in such a thread.

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  • rtsrts Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Yes pencil would be fine. I just need to find a source of good reference that I am allowed to put online.

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  • r-jasperr-jasper Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    how would you guys sell crocodile meat to vegetarians?

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  • MetalbourneMetalbourne Inside a cluster b personalityRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    r-jasper wrote: »
    how would you guys sell crocodile meat to vegetarians?

    Tell them it tastes just like chicken.

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  • lyriumlyrium Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    r-jasper wrote: »
    how would you guys sell crocodile meat to vegetarians?

    For dog food.

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  • MindsackMindsack Registered User
    edited August 2009
    id lie and tell them it was made of seaweed or something

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