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#181304 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 25 June 2020 - 08:50 AM

That's a real doll you've got there, Zombie. Posted Image

And by your retelling, you clearly were the chosen one. Rightly so too, just look at that glossy finish!

A good caretaker you certainly are.

Thusly, it's got to be said, what's the deal with the very conspicuously shamed units behind the dolly? They've been around more than long enough. When are you going to be allowed to get those eyesores out of the premises?

Moving on: your flowers, it's plain to see, as ever do bloom, a joy to be, defeating all gloom; so great are the powers delivered in such simplicity.

#181281 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 24 June 2020 - 09:14 AM

Wow, I didn't expect there to be such a "to-do" list to take care of when you stay on top of things as much as you do, Zombie.

You're literally well aware of everything that is in need of your attention, depite being otherwise occupied. In this day and age that alone deserves a thumbs-up.

p.s.: wasn't aware you had grave site maintenance on the job description. Whatever happened to Plants vs Zombies? Clearly a myth. ;)

#181072 Bargain!

Posted Thorondor on 16 June 2020 - 11:30 AM

@SV: Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Long forgotten I guess. :sarcastic:

#180958 Command & Conquer Redux

Posted Thorondor on 14 June 2020 - 01:58 PM

Yeah, n0x, Chinook also became a generic "Transport helicopter".

These naming changes have been noticed by several other people. The most likely reason has to do with the legal right to use a brand/make name, which is more strongly enforced by some property owners than others.

The game developers/publisher are now required to have explicit permission from brand owners to use those trademarked names in their products, and pay regally for the privilege of course.

All those years ago when the original games came out that didn't happen because legislation was different or simply because the gaming industry didn't have the high profile (and billions in revenue) that it now has.

Rough translation: brand name usage in games was virtually ignored or ok as free publicity before, perfectly milkable high-fat cash cows now. Posted Image

#180605 Random junk found online

Posted Thorondor on 28 May 2020 - 04:25 PM

#180597 Bargain!

Posted Thorondor on 28 May 2020 - 03:10 PM

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection bundle is currently free over at the Epic Games store.

#180509 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 25 May 2020 - 09:27 AM

From bottom to top, Zombie's repairs until done won't stop!

Ah, some actual paint, a sight for sore eyes. Nice and shiny too. :)

Speaking of eyesores that other poor table's wood top is in a truly sorry condition by comparison.

Your makeshift spacer and bolt fix does seem like it will tide it over for a while longer but you better not forget it's not exactly fit to support your weight meanwhile. ;)

#180330 Bargain!

Posted Thorondor on 14 May 2020 - 05:35 PM

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Grand Theft Auto V is currently free at the Epic Games store. An Epic Games Mega Sale is also underway.

p.s.: the stampede is real at the moment, so for the time being their servers are epically down.

#180303 Random junk found online

Posted Thorondor on 13 May 2020 - 05:05 PM

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#180241 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 09 May 2020 - 12:02 PM

I'm down with it, Zombie - bring on the flowers! Posted Image

Definitely more to it than at first meets the eye. Ensuring you're not sending drivers on pointless runs is as important to the business and, I'd expect, overall customer satisfaction, as the product itself.

There's beauty in efficiency to be sure, but I certainly find all the colour and variety in that rightmost snap outright enjoyable. Posted Image

If I could chance a guess I'd say you're making many mothers happy once again this year!

#180214 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 08 May 2020 - 08:39 AM

Gotta hand it to you, Zombie: absolutely nailed it!! Posted Image

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For me, that last pic is quite simply the icing on the cake. Even the sun finally joined in to provide you with the best lighting to beautifully frame it all! Posted Image

#180174 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 07 May 2020 - 10:31 AM

With Zombie soldiering on you need not a throng! Posted Image

I've got to say - incredible work on your part. Congratulations are well in order!!

There's no way that greenhouse was going to be usable on the same day had you not taken as much of an early lead as you did. It helps, of course, particularly in that initial stage, that your height somewhat facilitates the raising of the plastic, as you can reach further.

It's just great to see everything standing and the flowers inside once again.

What is it they say? Give yourself a raise! Let me tell you, you sure as heck are entitled to one. Posted Image

#180109 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 02 May 2020 - 04:02 PM

To your 50% Zombie will go 100% and deliver! :)

I can only imagine how much bigger the splash of colour from all the flowers would be in a regular year. There's certainly enough variety as it is.

All that prep work you've put into the greenhouse seems solid. That being the case the time for the big payoff is very nearly upon you. Make sure you've got it all right, skip nothing and make it count!

#180059 Let's Paint!

Posted Thorondor on 29 April 2020 - 03:55 PM

You find it bent, in comes Zombie and right it went! ;)

As compensating goes you've taken quite a few steps to get things moslty flush. It's always "fun" though to discover, as one does, that what we've made to rectify one thing makes several other things go out of whack, keeping us tasked with righting more than what was wrong to start with... :P

Still, a mighty wrangler of cardboard boxes will inevitably make short work of such trivialities. :D

Joking aside you look like you've got things lined up both inside the back garage and, increasingly, outside, so let's see if you get to top it all off in the weekend!

#179896 Random junk found online

Posted Thorondor on 22 April 2020 - 03:03 PM