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Old October 9 2012, 10:27 PM   #571
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Re: PICTURE POST II!

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My newest chainmail project.



How's it sit? Pretty cunning, don't ya think?
A man walks down the street in that hat, people know he's not afraid of anything!
I was hoping someone would have gone with "That hat makes you look like an idiot."

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Would it actually serve a purpose? Any blow to the head would likely knock you out.

It might not cleave you in two, but you'd be on the ground...where you would be cleaved in two.
It serves the same purpose as the original Jayne Cobb hat that was made out of yarn, it makes my enemies fear me in battle. Mine, however, is chainmail, so it makes me look extra-nerdy, and therefore extra fearsome.
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Old October 9 2012, 11:50 PM   #572
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Re: PICTURE POST II!

Kommander wrote: View Post
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My newest chainmail project.



How's it sit? Pretty cunning, don't ya think?
A man walks down the street in that hat, people know he's not afraid of anything!
I was hoping someone would have gone with "That hat makes you look like an idiot."

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Would it actually serve a purpose? Any blow to the head would likely knock you out.

It might not cleave you in two, but you'd be on the ground...where you would be cleaved in two.
It serves the same purpose as the original Jayne Cobb hat that was made out of yarn, it makes my enemies fear me in battle. Mine, however, is chainmail, so it makes me look extra-nerdy, and therefore extra fearsome.
Sorry, I had to quote Wash's line.
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Old October 10 2012, 05:20 PM   #573
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Re: PICTURE POST II!

Moody Philadelphia City Hall:



Cool Philly gargoyle eagles:



City Hall framed by some trees from Love Park:



Colorful fountain in the Willow Grove Park Mall:



Old Philly church steeple:



Looking up to Billy Penn:



Neat skies over the west wing of the art museum:

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Old October 10 2012, 05:33 PM   #574
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WOW, Philadelphia City Hall is one seriously overdecorated building! -luv it! (and -in particular- your branch-framed picture of it )

But, erhm, you do know that those aren't actually gargoyles...
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Old October 10 2012, 05:43 PM   #575
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Yeah, it's more like random statuary, but they have a gargoyle-like vibe to me.
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Old October 10 2012, 05:47 PM   #576
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^Yeah, grotesques do have that gargoyle-vibe
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Old October 10 2012, 05:50 PM   #577
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Very cool, I did not know that! Thanks for the link!
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Old October 10 2012, 05:55 PM   #578
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I didn't know that either, well not before I saw it on QI
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Old October 10 2012, 07:03 PM   #579
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I wonder if common usage would preclude that, at least to people outside the architectural field? Do a google image search on "gargoyle", and most of them are not water spouts.
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Old October 10 2012, 08:49 PM   #580
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So I finally just got myself caught up on this thread and I see there was some discussion about my pic that kinda branched off into a discussion about peoples' opinions about body modification in general.. I'm so glad my stupid little picture sparked so much controversy! hahaha....anyways, just wanna say: I'm not offended by peoples' opinions ...and furthermore, if I do find myself offended or insulted, I try to let go of those feelings within myself...it's my issue, not theirs. I'm pretty comfortable with the way I look.. I've had all of my piercings and all of my tattoos for years now and they are part of me. What other people think really doesn't concern me one way or the other. But on that note, thanks for the compliments too! Compliments are always nice, makes ya feel all warm and fuzzy inside
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Old October 10 2012, 08:54 PM   #581
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not only have I scarred my lovely face with metal hoops, I have also scarred my arms with Halloween themed images

hehehe.
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Old October 10 2012, 09:13 PM   #582
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Nothing like a fresh new haircut....

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Old October 10 2012, 09:33 PM   #583
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Compliments are always nice, makes ya feel all warm and fuzzy inside
That is welcome news, because if I may say so, you are very pretty, laika. I myself have no piercings or tats but when done right they can look great on other people (I have no opinion, really, on the subject; I just know I don't want them, but I don't mind if others do), and you've certainly done well.
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Old October 10 2012, 10:16 PM   #584
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Ruaidhri, I like your first moody shot especially, very atmospheric. Don't tell me that was done with a phone!?
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Old October 11 2012, 03:38 AM   #585
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Nothing like a fresh new haircut....

Nothing like a fresh new how you doin'?
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