Browsing Archive: May, 2010

Stick Figure Animation: A Day in the Life in File Manager

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Stick figures crossing Abbey Road
This is what happens when you come down with a nasty bug and lose internet connection for a few days. Actually, this has been a random work-in-progress for a while now, and I finally had a reason to put it all together.

I've dabbled some in novice machinima as a hobby, but I've never created animation on a frame-by-frame basis -- and this video will make that fact glaringly obvious. Not as easy as it would seem given it's a simple stick figure, but hopefully I've at least gotten better at ph...

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The Alfred E. Neuman Equation, De-pantsing in Flashdance, and Punning (badly).

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Misc. Ramblings 
The Great Divide
Q: How many US states does the Continental Divide of the Americas pass through?

        4
       5
       6
       7

A: Six.


I answered five, and my friend starts heckling me.

"Ok, Captain Geography, name 'em."

"Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico."


Sigh, "I forgot about Wyoming. I always forget about Wyoming -- to me, it's as though Wyoming and Colorado are the same state."

Wyoming and Colorado

"Kinda like the Alfred E. Neuman equation?"

"What's that?"

"You know, how any combination of P...

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Small Talk, TMI, and The Charlie Daniels Band.

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, May 6, 2010, In : Life 
Too much information
"Excuse me"
"You're welcome"

"Good-bye"
"Will do"

"Thank you"
"Please"

I will do this on occasion -- respond to common, polite phrases from complete strangers with random and unrelated answers. These people hardly know me, if at all, and I take full advantage of it. And I don't know why. Just because? Bored? Mostly, who cares or even notices?

Recently I went to a lunch with a couple of business associates. Since the restaurant was fairly upscale, I am on my best behavior, right?

Waiter: Can I get y...

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