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Old 08-07-2007, 12:32 PM
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SDMB Picture Thread

I recently got a haircut and uploaded some before and after pictures to share with online friends and family and have been pasting them hither and thither, so I thought I'd post them to start a picture thread since it's been quite a while since our last one.

Anyway, here is what I looked like before (this shows how how shaggy it really was) and this is what I look like now.

And because a friend really wanted to see it when she found out I had one, here is a picture of me holding my Spock teddy bear that I got in a care package from someone here on the Dope a couple years ago when I broke my leg. I unfortunately don't remember who gave it to me but I want to say it was rocking chair. It might be one of the most awesome(ly dorky) things I own.
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Old 08-07-2007, 12:47 PM
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A recent self-portrait.
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Old 08-07-2007, 12:55 PM
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A recent self-portrait.

(Like, three minutes ago kinda recent...and man, I need to get out in the sun more)
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:03 PM
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I can do better than that. Me, on video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ak657sru3Rg

Tilt your head to the left. I'm in the yellow t-shirt. My hair has grown back.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:15 PM
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Well, here's my most recent pic of myself, with my boyfriend, on a trip back home to Montreal in July.

Please ignore the evil red eyes of doom.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:16 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:16 PM
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Me and my niece.

I'm the one in orange.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:18 PM
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:: Sunspace hauls out standard self-portrait ::

One of these I am going to have to upgrade that pic; it's kind of bleak.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:20 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:29 PM
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A recent family picture
This was taken about a month ago at a family wedding. There are a couple other pictures in the album. This one has all of us in our SCA garb from an event two weekends ago.

Antigen, I love the red-eye shot. When that happens in our pictures, I always insist it's just our true personality shining through.

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:31 PM
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Me.

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:32 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:33 PM
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Me at the beach last month

My friend Sarah and I in Montreal two weeks ago.

Candid of me dancing.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:35 PM
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Aesiron, I thought your hair looked nice long, but the new you is nice, too. The Cousin It shot cracked me up.

Oh, and twickster, what is that thing reflecting your camera?
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:37 PM
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A recent self-portrait.

(Like, three minutes ago kinda recent...and man, I need to get out in the sun more)
All I can say is...mmm...Guinness.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:37 PM
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Beards abound on the SDMB! I like.

Here's normal looking me.

Here's an unusally good looking version of me.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:38 PM
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The one of you and your friend together is especially cute.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:38 PM
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Here I am a few years ago in San Diego. My hair is shorter now.

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:38 PM
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Here's WordMan on the left, me on the right , taken last November.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:40 PM
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Here's me, two or three years ago. Warning: No makeup!
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:40 PM
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Here's WordMan on the left, me on the right , taken last November.
That's awesome. Nearly 4000 posts in, I still have yet to meet another Doper in person.

That's because Houston, the 4th largest city in America, can't get its ass together for a DopeFest.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:44 PM
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Oh, and twickster, what is that thing reflecting your camera?
Yanno, I'm not entirely sure. It was taken in this funky little museum in Haarlem [/oh-so-casual reference to trip to Holland last April] that was half natural history/19th-century scientific technology and half art. This was in the science half, and was some sort of instrument or other. I just thought it was a cool-looking object, and didn't realize till I was looking at the pictures after I got home that I'd caught myself in the mirror of it.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:48 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:49 PM
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This is me when I'm blue:

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:49 PM
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Yeah, fine. Here is a recent pic showing off my new hat!
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:50 PM
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Kayaking the Allegheny River this past weekend, from Emlenton to Parker, PA. BTW, Parker is the smallest city in the US!

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:53 PM
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That's because Houston, the 4th largest city in America, can't get its ass together for a DopeFest.
Getting Dopers together is like herding cats.


Nice pics, all. I've got one I might want to share. I'll post from home.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:59 PM
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That's awesome. Nearly 4000 posts in, I still have yet to meet another Doper in person.

That's because Houston, the 4th largest city in America, can't get its ass together for a DopeFest.
I haven't made it to a DopeFest yet, although I'd love to make it to What Exit's house for a Jersey one. Of course, if the timing is right for any of the occasional Ohio fests I'll go.

WordMan and I are both guitar players and had exchanged lots of emails on that subject. I timed a visit to my sister-in-law's house in New Jersey to coincide with one of WordMan's band's gigs in New York. It was fun. WordMan is a rocker.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:04 PM
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WordMan and I are both guitar players and had exchanged lots of emails on that subject. I timed a visit to my sister-in-law's house in New Jersey to coincide with one of WordMan's band's gigs in New York. It was fun. WordMan is a rocker.
Yes, I recall. He rocks. WordMan came and contributed to my "Let's hear YOUR music!" thread a month or two ago.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:10 PM
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I haven't made it to a DopeFest yet, although I'd love to make it to What Exit's house for a Jersey one. Of course, if the timing is right for any of the occasional Ohio fests I'll go.
Gettysdope is coming up on October 6th.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:12 PM
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Here I am at Scooter Du, a vintage scooter rally in the Twin Cities.

Funnest Rally Evar!
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:16 PM
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(Met HazelNutCoffee, Cerowyn, and Kid_A at the pub last night. Will be meeting more Dopers on Wednesday! )
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:17 PM
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Here is me at an Indians game earlier this summer (yeah, I was sunburnt)
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and me and a friend at a surprise party.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:18 PM
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One of these I am going to have to upgrade that pic; it's kind of bleak.
Some of us kind of like it.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:20 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:21 PM
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Yanno, I'm not entirely sure. It was taken in this funky little museum in Haarlem [/oh-so-casual reference to trip to Holland last April] that was half natural history/19th-century scientific technology and half art. This was in the science half, and was some sort of instrument or other. I just thought it was a cool-looking object, and didn't realize till I was looking at the pictures after I got home that I'd caught myself in the mirror of it.
It looks like either a musical instrument or a mid-victorian surgical implement.

Wasn't there a class of musical instruments that had rotating jugs or vessels that made sound when you stroked them with a wet finger? Or am I channeling Peter Schickele again?
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:23 PM
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Just scanned some new pics but as usual no place to show them. Could someone be kind enough to host a couple?

Thanks,
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:24 PM
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It looks like either a musical instrument or a mid-victorian surgical implement.

Wasn't there a class of musical instruments that had rotating jugs or vessels that made sound when you stroked them with a wet finger? Or am I channeling Peter Schickele again?
The glass harmonica. One of Ben Franklin's many inventions.

ETA: This wasn't what this was. I think this was a measuring device of some sort.

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Old 08-07-2007, 02:27 PM
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Me.
You're female? That comes as a surprise for no good reason.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:31 PM
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:34 PM
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Most people are surprised by that. I suppose my handle doesn't really smack of femininity.
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Just scanned some new pics but as usual no place to show them. Could someone be kind enough to host a couple?

Thanks,
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:37 PM
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It was a surprise to me too, if that's any consolation.

Next I'll go look at twickster's photo and discover that the poster is not female.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:38 PM
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Continuing with the theme of me with others who are far cuter:

Me and Desdemona.

(I'm the one in the t-shirt.)
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:41 PM
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Next I'll go look at twickster's photo and discover that the poster is not female.
You wouldn't be nearly as surprised as I would be.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:41 PM
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OneCent Stamp, thank you! I sent them to your email.
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:42 PM
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What a great photo!
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Old 08-07-2007, 02:53 PM
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Most people are surprised by that. I suppose my handle doesn't really smack of femininity.
Wow Chao.
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Old 08-07-2007, 03:04 PM
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I had to get up an an ungodly 6am to go have this picture made. It's blurry, but I don't care.

Here is a non-blurry from the same day.

All you guys and gals are so good-looking!
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