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Old 06-04-2015, 09:31 PM
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Old 06-04-2015, 09:55 PM
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Kind of inevitable, but for tradition:

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Old 06-04-2015, 10:33 PM
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Old 06-04-2015, 10:38 PM
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Old 06-04-2015, 10:39 PM
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I read about that days ago, but only now did I realize it happened in Michigan. That's seems an odd symptom of the internet. I'm so used to hearing stories from all over the place, that I don't even notice when one is in my neighborhood, or at least my sister's neighborhood.
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Old 06-04-2015, 11:57 PM
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I [Thanks]ed that before clicking on the spoiler. So consider it double :thanked:.
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Old 06-05-2015, 05:02 AM
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TheNamelessDoll at Tumbler likes to re-do the features of women from animated features to make their proportions more realistic.

Here she has re-done Anna and Elsa so that their eyes aren't so freakishly huge, and their faces look more like those of young women, rather than infants. Personally, I think that both characters look better with somewhat more realistic faces. (Though it's a little odd to see Disney characters whose eyes don't cover half their faces.)






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Old 06-05-2015, 01:23 PM
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Odd proportions are one way to help prevent the uncanny valley. I have a hard time watching animations with very true to life features...makes me feel kind of motion sick (don't know a better term than that)
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Old 06-05-2015, 06:22 PM
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I probably should have posted this earlier, but I saw it at night and didn't think about it. But it's awesome and needs to be seen.
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:19 PM
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Old 06-06-2015, 12:15 AM
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HAY GUESS WHAT GUISE? The new neighbor (who replaced the neighbor who stabbed the dog,[who replaced the folks with massive marital problems that would only fight outside]((who replaced the neighbors who sold the wrong kind of drugs and had sketchy customers)){who replaced the 35 year old guy who dated highschoolers}) just got carted away in handcuffs. There is currently 3 cop cars, 1 fire engine, and 1 ambulance outside.

Gratuitous use of incorrect punctuation. Sorry.
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Old 06-06-2015, 02:15 AM
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Try and get all that cleaned up before tomorrow, plz.
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Old 06-06-2015, 03:02 PM
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Memo to self: Neighbors who don't mow the lawn for a month are not that bad at all.
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Old 06-06-2015, 03:40 PM
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Old 06-06-2015, 04:28 PM
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Memo to self: Neighbors who don't mow the lawn for a month are not that bad at all.
That's us :shiftier: Though in our defense we'd been cutting a deal with the next door neighbor for the price of a lawn service and she's moved out and that means I have to fix the lawnmower. Needs carburetor work, I think.
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:50 PM
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I actually went more than a month a couple summers ago while my mower was in the shop - twice. I got a single mow out of it in between. I have a service now, though, and they come every week because they need the money. I don't mind much, but it does make it more obvious when the neighbors don't. Especially since, for no reason I am aware of, my guys mow a foot or so of the neighbors lawn next to my driveway. I suppose it might technically be part of my property, but we've never treated it that way.
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:38 PM
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As loyal Californians, we've disconnected the sprinklers to our front lawn, and our grass is gonna die.
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:26 PM
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Get some of that artificial turf that is used in some sports arenas. Never needs cutting and can't die. :)
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:47 PM
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Apparently, that's a thing in Toronto. However, it's also illegal. When I was driving there last week I heard a story about a former council member who wants the law changed so she can keep her fake lawn.
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Old 06-06-2015, 10:33 PM
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In Arizona a lot of property owners have replaced their lawns with desert landscaping. It is attractive, uses much less water and is low maintanance. I don't see why they couldn't do something similar in Canada. Just leave the snow on the yard all year round.
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:woohoo:

A new rival to the TimeCube website!

This one has lots to commend it:
  • Triangles
  • Warning! Music plays
  • Pathetically slow loading. Yeah it does get from 439/440 to 440/440 if you're patient enough - but locks your browser up while you're waiting...
  • Cleverly designed layout so that navigation to other pages on the site is difficult or impossible
  • Triangles FTW
  • Walls of text
  • Did I mention the triangles?

http://tetryonics.com/#/Home/
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  • Pathetically slow loading. Yeah it does get from 439/440 to 440/440 if you're patient enough - but locks your browser up while you're waiting...
Duly warned, I opened it in a separate browser instance. Which proceeded to give me a "flash is not responding" message.

And then ... a spinning wall of acid-trip mahjong tiles. Awesome!
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Yeah - you can click on any one of those mahjong tiles to get some triangle-filled graphics. You have to click on the (blank) title bar of the resulting "window" before you can go back to viewing the tiles out-of-order, or if you want to access one of the other links on the parent page.

There may be other hidden ways to navigate the site that I've not discovered so far...
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Can you guys put these in order by temperature:

Room temperature
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Telling me whether you went low to high or high to low is optional.
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