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Postby william » Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:08 pm UTC

Gordon wrote:It's only not horribly offensive because Pesh didn't post it. Had Pesh posted it we would have had people threating to leave the fora and Jesus double thinking his second coming in our lifetime.

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Oh, fuck off. That was one joke. Pesh had much more than one joke.
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Postby aldimond » Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:55 pm UTC

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Whoa, that is sexcellent.

I might pin that up in my cube at work.
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Postby DuSTman » Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:20 pm UTC

RIP Oolong.

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Postby LE4dGOLEM » Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:50 pm UTC

DuSTman wrote:RIP Oolong.

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Long live Yuebing!


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Postby TheTankengine » Thu Apr 19, 2007 5:01 am UTC

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Yay debian! Finally no windoze! (still have to run MATLAB through vmware, though :cry: )
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Postby aldimond » Thu Apr 19, 2007 5:55 am UTC

TheTankengine wrote:[img=http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/8946/screenshotwi0.th.png][/img]

http://img262.imageshack.us/img262/645/screenshotwq0.png

Yay debian! Finally no windoze! (still have to run MATLAB through vmware, though :cry: )


But MATLAB for Linux is totally for rizzle! (I mean, unless it's just a matter that you have a valid license for Windows and not Linux, which is understandable. I never bothered getting MATLAB... octave, with the help of gnuplot, made nicer looking graphs)
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Postby Aoeniac » Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:12 am UTC

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Aoeniac wrote:I just like this artist is all.


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Is there a clean version of this picture?

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lol

I agree with OmnipotentEntity though, that would be a cool picture to have


Yes. It is Kazu Kibuishi's "Passing Ships". Something to note, there is a link to XKCD on Kazu's website, Boltcity.com. The picture is part of a larger collection. I think it's some sort of book or gallery or something he and some other artists did recently called "Flight".

Also, here's my new desktop:

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Postby Crane » Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:54 am UTC

Holy Hi-Res Weir batman!

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I took this myself while on a walk in the woods. I included it in its SUPERMASSIVEUNALTEREDFORM so that someone else can use it, if they want.
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Postby OmenPigeon » Thu Apr 19, 2007 1:48 pm UTC

Aoeniac wrote:Yes. It is Kazu Kibuishi's "Passing Ships". Something to note, there is a link to XKCD on Kazu's website, Boltcity.com. The picture is part of a larger collection. I think it's some sort of book or gallery or something he and some other artists did recently called "Flight".


There's actually three Flight books, and I the fourth is in pre-order. If you're at all interested in comics you should pick one of them up. I have the first and third, and they're both sublime.

They're anthologies of comics from artists who got their start on the internet. People like Vera Brosgol and Kazu Kibuishi and Derek Kirk Kim and Kean Soo. If you've never heard of any of them, thats because they're all criminally underappreciated, and also they don't usually update their online comics nearly enough.

But the Flight books... oh, god. The colors are exactly like in that picture. They leap off the page and beat you about the head with raw awesome. Go now! Buy one!
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Postby Edna » Thu Apr 19, 2007 1:59 pm UTC

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Postby hotaru » Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:54 pm UTC

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i wish i could afford to get a bigger monitor... 1280x1024 just isn't anywhere near enough screen space...

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Postby kbreyette » Thu Apr 19, 2007 4:59 pm UTC

I'm game:

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Yeah. I installed Vista. I can't have the pretty Aero graphics, though.

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Postby TheTankengine » Thu Apr 19, 2007 6:05 pm UTC

aldimond wrote:
TheTankengine wrote:[img=http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/8946/screenshotwi0.th.png][/img]

http://img262.imageshack.us/img262/645/screenshotwq0.png

Yay debian! Finally no windoze! (still have to run MATLAB through vmware, though :cry: )


But MATLAB for Linux is totally for rizzle! (I mean, unless it's just a matter that you have a valid license for Windows and not Linux, which is understandable. I never bothered getting MATLAB... octave, with the help of gnuplot, made nicer looking graphs)


Ya, if I had a Linux license, all would be right in the world. I prefer octave as well, but I am sort of taking a MATLAB class, so I don't think it would turn out so well if I turned in octave code.
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Postby davef » Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:14 pm UTC

Until three minutes ago my desktop was the 90's flowchart (should that apostrophe be there?), but now it's Framling's fabulous NASA Hubble images, although they don't fit properly. Beautiful pictures, though.

There are loads of cool images here that I want to use!
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Postby d3adf001 » Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:33 am UTC

heres my normal desktop
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Postby TheTankengine » Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:36 am UTC

d3adf001 wrote:heres my normal desktop
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A link to something a tad larger than a thumbnail would be awesome. :wink:
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Postby Dr.Robert » Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:41 am UTC

Mine. Clean, simple, sensual.

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Postby Shro » Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:54 am UTC

*Sigh*

I'm so embarassed.

I just liked how the picture turned out okay?

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Postby d3adf001 » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:04 am UTC

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and with out windows (which i never see)

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i did that in 800x600 by mistake

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Postby Belial » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:05 am UTC

I'm so embarassed.

I just liked how the picture turned out okay?


You should. It's a cute picture.
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Postby d3adf001 » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:08 am UTC

argyl3 im confused why do you have an X.org icon on your desktop?

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Postby bbctol » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:10 am UTC

d34dfoo1, dare I ask where you found that awesome background image?

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Postby Shro » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:52 am UTC

d3adf001 wrote:argyl3 im confused why do you have an X.org icon on your desktop?


It's the XMing icon too, which is what I use with putty for sshing into the server where I do all of my computer science stuff. Because I really don't like to be in the lab.

You should. It's a cute picture.


Yes. That's why I'm embarrassed. I feel too cutesy. You don't see the bf with this as his background pic.
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Postby warriorness » Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:59 am UTC

bbctol wrote:d34dfoo1, dare I ask where you found that awesome background image?


Also, what window decs are you using? Is that CrystalGL? (I tried that one. It didn't play nice with the transparency-patched konsole; i.e. complete xorg lockups)


I'm not sure if I posted this already, but here's my wallpaper (and quite often my desktop, considering that my only panel is set to autohide). I've used numerous desktop wallpapers, but I've never found any quite as satisfactory as this one.

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This one, however, comes pretty close, and I use it on workspace #2:

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Postby d3adf001 » Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:30 am UTC

its a triped down kde 3.5.6 with crystalgl

heres the background
http://binrock.net/permanent/2004/1005_ ... gibson.jpg

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Postby OmenPigeon » Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:47 am UTC

With helpful notes in case you get confused.

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There's some pretty good Flickr groups for desktops. I found a search engine for them, but it seems to have gone offline since I last used to find my robot friend.
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Postby kbreyette » Fri Apr 20, 2007 4:10 am UTC

Funny story, I tripped on my laptop's power cord, and I'm stuck using the iMac until I get a replacement.

So I'll post a screenshot of that, too.

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Postby TheTankengine » Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:17 am UTC

kbreyette wrote:Funny story, I tripped on my laptop's power cord, and I'm stuck using the iMac until I get a replacement.

So I'll post a screenshot of that, too.

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Zee iconz! Zay are zo tiny!
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Postby kbreyette » Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:29 am UTC

TheTankengine wrote:
kbreyette wrote:Funny story, I tripped on my laptop's power cord, and I'm stuck using the iMac until I get a replacement.

So I'll post a screenshot of that, too.

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Zee iconz! Zay are zo tiny!


For me, 1024x768 is a real estate disaster.. i like to have room to work.
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Postby Aoeniac » Fri Apr 20, 2007 7:43 am UTC

d3adf001 wrote:Image

and with out windows (which i never see)

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i did that in 800x600 by mistake



Hell yeah. Tron was such a classic even if the acting was campy!
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Postby OmenPigeon » Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:00 am UTC

Aoeniac wrote:Hell yeah. Tron was such a classic even if the acting was campy!


Not to nitpick, but thats from Hackers. The Gibson is the giant 3D super amazing computer machine that the bored high school kids can completely take control of.
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Postby Roffle » Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:02 am UTC

My background:

http://www.start.no/m/g/desktop/m0307_1680x1050.jpg

I'm guessing the link will be blocked, so just copy-paste it. If that doesn't work, then I hate the internets.
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Postby hotaru » Fri Apr 20, 2007 10:43 am UTC

and here's my desktop on my dad's windows machine...
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Postby Jacque » Fri Apr 20, 2007 8:41 pm UTC

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So there's my desktop...
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Postby Shro » Fri Apr 20, 2007 8:44 pm UTC

Jacque wrote:So there's my desktop...


Hiding secrets, I see. Dork.
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Postby Phi » Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:35 am UTC

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My somewhat cluttered desktop. I like to have things easily accessible (I like to have all of my windows down most of the time so that I don't get distracted as easily). I dislike it when I see "utorrent" on desktops. It should be µtorrent, hence microtorrent. Eh, just a small thing really.

Edit: In case you're wondering why StarCraft says "Mount First," that's because my CD drive doesn't actually open at all, so I downloaded SC and use PowerISO to make it seem like a program is in the CD drive ("mount" it on the drive, I know some of you know this) so I'm able to play still :) The message is a reminder for me to mount it.

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Postby SoapyHobo » Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:36 am UTC

I made this wallpaper myself:

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I like to keep my dektop icon-free as much as possible and i have a handy pop-up menu for all my games.
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Postby davef » Sat Apr 21, 2007 12:32 pm UTC

@ soapyhobo - clutter-free desktops for the Win. And that's a Great picture!
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