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Old October 1 2011, 04:09 AM   #316
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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I got it from Wallbase. Here's the link to the picture.
Thanks!

Hm, other good stuff at that site too... might have to sign up there, I'm always looking for new sources of nice wallpaper.
Not just art. That was a depiction of the Tektite undersea habitat and laboratory, from about 40 years ago.

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

I think that illustration may have appeared in National Geographic magazine at around that time.

Ha, found it: http://www.nationalgeographicstock.c...s=SE&id=619783
I'll be damned! So that's where it's from! Way to research.
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Old October 1 2011, 07:23 AM   #317
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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Thanks!

Hm, other good stuff at that site too... might have to sign up there, I'm always looking for new sources of nice wallpaper.
Not just art. That was a depiction of the Tektite undersea habitat and laboratory, from about 40 years ago.

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

I think that illustration may have appeared in National Geographic magazine at around that time.

Ha, found it: http://www.nationalgeographicstock.c...s=SE&id=619783
I'll be damned! So that's where it's from! Way to research.
Wow! Seconded; nice job, M'Sharak!

New desktop! Been in a sci-fi writing mode lately, so I switched to something more appropriate for that kind of setting:



Yes, I do move my desktop icons around every time I change the picture so that they get in the way of the image as little as possible. I am that OCD about it.

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Old October 1 2011, 08:15 AM   #318
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

I move my icons around to in an ocd manner. I just get rid of them.

I have keep my desktop empty--sometimes completely.

Also, I cannot tell which is more scifi-ish, your AV (Sukhoi Berkut?) or the wallpaper.
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Old October 1 2011, 11:56 AM   #319
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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I move my icons around to in an ocd manner. I just get rid of them.

I have keep my desktop empty--sometimes completely.
There's an app for that - it's called iconoid, let's you choose where on the screen the icons are (top, bottom, left or right) and hides them completely. I've been using it for years
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Old October 1 2011, 03:30 PM   #320
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Why would I need an app? As a rule, computers come pre-equiped with a delete button.
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Old October 1 2011, 07:59 PM   #321
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New desktop, still sort of safe for work:

I approve of this desktop series ....

(and would like to see more)

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Old October 1 2011, 09:19 PM   #322
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My girlfriend borrowed my computer the other day, so this is the new wallpaper. Ariel Rebel was kicked out faster that she could say "bikini".
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Old October 2 2011, 05:41 AM   #323
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

After seeing the trailer for TNG-HD, I had to make a desktop of the Enterprise-D:

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Old October 2 2011, 06:38 AM   #324
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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I move my icons around to in an ocd manner. I just get rid of them.

I have keep my desktop empty--sometimes completely.
Ha, I know how you feel. The way I use my comp and open programs, I wouldn't be able to have nothing on the desktop (one of the things I like about Win 7, it has more ways to open stuff. I'll probably upgrade eventually). But I keep as little on there as possible, and between it and the quick launch bar, I make sure I have easy access to everything I use frequently.
Also, I cannot tell which is more scifi-ish, your AV (Sukhoi Berkut?) or the wallpaper.
Well, they both are pretty sci-fi, really. The former is actually a fighter from an anime called Yukikaze; here is the pic from which I clipped my avatar: .
Though there certainly is a resemblance to the Berkut, now that you mention it.

The desktop wallpaper is an awesome ship design from one of the more talented 3D modelers at scifi-meshes.com. Sadly, I actually haven't seen anything from him in quite some time. Besides the ship in my wallpaper, he also did this insanely cool looking ship (which has also served as my wallpaper previously, and no doubt will do so again one of these days ).
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After seeing the trailer for TNG-HD, I had to make a desktop of the Enterprise-D:
That's a pretty good shot of the D, but my goodness that's a lot of icons, I would go insane.
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Old October 2 2011, 08:26 AM   #325
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After seeing the trailer for TNG-HD, I had to make a desktop of the Enterprise-D:

Awesome! I'd stare longer, but my OCD is forcing me to try and re-arrange your icons and I can't!
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Old October 2 2011, 01:21 PM   #326
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

I have roughly the same desktop, but mines only 1280, how did you get such a large image?
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Old October 2 2011, 02:25 PM   #327
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Slightly NSFW form the Playboy Tron babes photoshoot, a lady covered in bodypaint...
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Old October 2 2011, 06:49 PM   #328
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Re: The new Post Your Desktop thread

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After seeing the trailer for TNG-HD, I had to make a desktop of the Enterprise-D:

Awesome! I'd stare longer, but my OCD is forcing me to try and re-arrange your icons and I can't!
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Old October 2 2011, 08:54 PM   #329
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Another Conan. A classic, this time.
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Old October 3 2011, 05:49 AM   #330
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I have roughly the same desktop, but mines only 1280, how did you get such a large image?
Actually, I just took a screencap of the video and copied the stars several times to fill up the screen.
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