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Author Topic: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 2)  (Read 296773 times)
Herr Döktor
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« Reply #150 on: July 07, 2010, 09:02:06 pm »

Hey look! The first photo of me I've ever posted on this site! And it's a dreadful one! And it's not even steampunk! But it's a photo of me! There's hardly any of them in existence!

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It's from a dinner party at a friend's place. Yes, I'm wearing jeans. I was wearing a skirt before, but decided trousers would be better to walk home... then someone took a photo.

By the way, does anyone else have a tendency to type "spolier" instead of "spoiler"?


Crikey! Flynn's female! And shapely!! And attractive!!!

Howcumzit's taken over three years for this to happen?!? Anyway, at least there's some corsetry involved...

PS: Soplier, sploier, spolier, sopelir- given my tendency to scribble, who'd notice?
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« Reply #151 on: July 07, 2010, 11:56:41 pm »


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I say! Those eyes! Like two pieces of neon turquoise. Striking. Beautiful.




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« Reply #152 on: July 08, 2010, 12:41:46 am »

Crikey! Flynn's female! And shapely!! And attractive!!!

Howcumzit's taken over three years for this to happen?!? Anyway, at least there's some corsetry involved...

PS: Soplier, sploier, spolier, sopelir- given my tendency to scribble, who'd notice?

What, you didn't believe me? >_o

*Blushes*

It's taken over three years because, well, people just don't take photos. That is actually the first photograph that has been taken of me in the last three years, other than a few silly family gathering ones my Nanna took (from which I can't really extract a picture of just me...) and my graduation photos.


*YAY* for your first photo!  Grin
 Awww, you're really a beautiful lady Miss MacCallister! Oh and it's a lovely picture of you too!  Smiley

Um...but that spolier thing is just plain weird.....>JOKES!<  Wink I wish that I could type 'the' as 'the' and not as 'teh'. ¬¬ I mean the h is right by the t- HOW does it even happen?! O_o lol.

D'aaaw, thanks. ^__^
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« Reply #153 on: July 08, 2010, 01:13:22 am »

Crikey! Flynn's female! And shapely!! And attractive!!!

Howcumzit's taken over three years for this to happen?!? Anyway, at least there's some corsetry involved...

PS: Soplier, sploier, spolier, sopelir- given my tendency to scribble, who'd notice?

What, you didn't believe me? >_o

*Blushes*

It's taken over three years because, well, people just don't take photos. That is actually the first photograph that has been taken of me in the last three years, other than a few silly family gathering ones my Nanna took (from which I can't really extract a picture of just me...) and my graduation photos.

Hehe sounds like what happens with me - no-one takes photographs around me, and having a natural tendency to hide most of the time doesn't help matters.

It's a nice picture you have there, and you've a lovely smile Smiley

...You do remind me of someone I know though, can't place whom...
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« Reply #154 on: July 08, 2010, 01:18:10 am »


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I say! Those eyes! Like two pieces of neon turquoise. Striking. Beautiful.





I'm not allowed to look into her eyes anymore. I get lost in them too easily...
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« Reply #155 on: July 08, 2010, 01:24:55 am »

Crikey! Flynn's female! And shapely!! And attractive!!!

Howcumzit's taken over three years for this to happen?!? Anyway, at least there's some corsetry involved...

PS: Soplier, sploier, spolier, sopelir- given my tendency to scribble, who'd notice?

What, you didn't believe me? >_o

*Blushes*

It's taken over three years because, well, people just don't take photos. That is actually the first photograph that has been taken of me in the last three years, other than a few silly family gathering ones my Nanna took (from which I can't really extract a picture of just me...) and my graduation photos.

Hehe sounds like what happens with me - no-one takes photographs around me, and having a natural tendency to hide most of the time doesn't help matters.

It's a nice picture you have there, and you've a lovely smile Smiley

...You do remind me of someone I know though, can't place whom...

Yeah, I don't hide or anything... I just don't have many of the the sort of friends who need to take a photo every five minutes to put on Facebook! >_o

Joking, joking. It's more that digital cameras get destroyed pretty readily when you're all working with high voltage equipment. >_o

Aaaw, thanks! ^__^

Hm. I don't think I remind you of me, at least... I haven't been to the UK since I was about ten years old.
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« Reply #156 on: July 08, 2010, 09:14:58 am »

Yearly photo time? Very well. From my last elephant hunt.
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« Reply #157 on: July 08, 2010, 01:17:34 pm »

As well dressed and beautiful as you are...I do not think I can condone or approve of elephant hunting.

Poor things.

(Goodness me, we are being visited by the 'beautiful Ladies with beautiful smiles' Brigade lately. Lucky us!)
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« Reply #158 on: July 08, 2010, 05:40:52 pm »


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I say! Those eyes! Like two pieces of neon turquoise. Striking. Beautiful.



I'm not allowed to look into her eyes anymore. I get lost in them too easily...


Thank you both. ^.^

Flynn, you remind me of Lorna Doone from the A&E miniseries of the same name. Very pretty.
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« Reply #159 on: July 08, 2010, 08:16:39 pm »

Finally wore my recently acquired shirt, vest, trousers and duster.  Though I am still in need of a frock.

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« Reply #160 on: July 09, 2010, 01:48:48 am »

Thank you, OswaldBastable.  I am considering towards the end of summer ordering a second duster so that I might add some leather armor to it.  I am also working on a leather plate to use in place of the bib of my bib-front shirt (which I have yet to get a really good photo of).  When dressed so elegantly my dad asks if i caught the train-robbers, when I'm in the bib-front or my heavy leather vest he tells me to avoid shooting someone while I make that withdrawal at the bank via my six-shooter.
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« Reply #161 on: July 09, 2010, 06:23:50 pm »

Shock! Horror!  No Goggles!
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« Reply #162 on: July 09, 2010, 08:51:56 pm »

Major, that sucks! Can you put som bigger pictures in there? The boots look great! I'm digging the outfit, subdubed but awesome looking!
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« Reply #163 on: July 09, 2010, 09:37:29 pm »

Many thanks Mr Crowe.  The boots are actually brown 'Chelsea' boots, and a pair of horse riding half-chaps/gaiters.
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« Reply #164 on: July 09, 2010, 10:43:36 pm »

Shock! Horror!  No Goggles!
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oh that is quite nice, i have a boer war getup myself, the only difference is that i wear my modern knee high snake boots with it instead of the traditional browns and gators you have there...
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« Reply #165 on: July 09, 2010, 11:55:27 pm »

Yeah, it looked like there was a definite line between the foot and the calf. You were just too stingey with your pictures though. I'd love to see a better of shot of the belt if you've got it.

Many thanks Mr Crowe.  The boots are actually brown 'Chelsea' boots, and a pair of horse riding half-chaps/gaiters.
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« Reply #166 on: July 10, 2010, 01:54:13 pm »

Yeah, it looked like there was a definite line between the foot and the calf. You were just too stingey with your pictures though. I'd love to see a better of shot of the belt if you've got it.

Many thanks Mr Crowe.  The boots are actually brown 'Chelsea' boots, and a pair of horse riding half-chaps/gaiters.
It's a traditional Sam Brown, just with some old leather pouches.  The chest pouch is specific for the belt, and dates pre-WW1.
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« Reply #167 on: July 11, 2010, 08:10:38 pm »

Not steampunk but seeing as someone decided to be a twat and remove the usual post your picture thread ( for what reason exactly? ) I'll have to post it here instead.

The twat was the off topic mod and he moved it to anatomical because a lot of the shots were steampunk in nature,  Now that thread is a part of the steam gallery volume one and being pared down in to a picture only thread because they were getting hard to navigate and were a strain on the servers.  The combined thread was over 970 pages so you can see why we would want to start a fresh one.  If you want another off topic picture thread I suggest you ask Sir Nick or just make one. 
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« Reply #168 on: July 11, 2010, 09:16:48 pm »

I don't care who it was, it's irritating and I'm not alone in those thoughts.

In which case I suggest an announcement be made in the section a thread once resided when things of that nature are done. I'm not the first person to ask or wonder where this or that thread has gone, and it would save a lot of people a lot of wasted time looking for a thread that was there the day before or whenever.  Angry
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« Reply #169 on: July 11, 2010, 09:59:03 pm »

I don't care who it was, it's irritating and I'm not alone in those thoughts.

In which case I suggest an announcement be made in the section a thread once resided when things of that nature are done. I'm not the first person to ask or wonder where this or that thread has gone, and it would save a lot of people a lot of wasted time looking for a thread that was there the day before or whenever.  Angry

I absolutely agree.

And furthermore.. All the "lets combine these mildly related threads" BS that seems to be the new trend here, is about the worst idea ever.
When things work, don't mess with it.

If a thread is to big, trim it. It is the simplest solution, and the best.
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« Reply #170 on: July 11, 2010, 10:15:55 pm »

But it was moved to anatomical months and months ago. When ever we move threads there are redirect links that stay up for quite a while as long as the tread is not sticky.(the forum is not playing nice with stickies at the moment so we can't do much on that front.)  All moved threads show up in the search and in google for that matter but if you still can't find it why not pm a mod?   That is how I found out the master goggels thread was havering issues staying sticky that I was able to fix.  That way there is no lost time or annoyance and if the forum is having hiccups we can sort them out.

As far as announcing things I did. In both of the combined threads, this one and the engine room where people were complaining about the length and amount of chatter in those threads making them nearly imposable to find what they needed in them.  The thread was not working plain and simple so I am trimming it.  The new thread was up within about 10 to 15 minuets of the old one being locked so no one missed the opportunity to post.

As far as the post your picture thread goes why not make another in off topic?  As far as I know the old one was moved because it had changed in to something like playing dress up the 2nd and thus belonged here.  They were only merged after they were both closed in order to have a unified gallery that would show off the best of anatomical rather than have two very similar galleries.  As long as the new thread contained only off topic pictures I don't know why it would be moved.
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« Reply #171 on: July 11, 2010, 10:57:56 pm »

As far as the post your picture thread goes why not make another in off topic?  As far as I know the old one was moved because it had changed in to something like playing dress up the 2nd and thus belonged here.  They were only merged after they were both closed in order to have a unified gallery that would show off the best of anatomical rather than have two very similar galleries.  As long as the new thread contained only off topic pictures I don't know why it would be moved.

And who will be the judge of that?
Simply by wearing a specific outfit or even just a few articles of clothing, a picture that I see as off topic, could very well be seen as steampunk by someone else.

I for one, will not be posting pictures any more, unless I have absolutely no doubt that they are in the right thread and falls 100% within the parameters of that thread.

The combined threads might make the number and location of threads easier to handle, but the threads themselves end up as one big mess of unrelated junk.
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« Reply #172 on: July 11, 2010, 11:15:30 pm »

Well I let the posters themselves decide for the most part.  Honeythorn was able to decide for herself if her own pictures were steampunk after all.  The off topic thread as I understand it was more for non costumed pictures or things like (useing myself as an example) Sweet lolita dresses or non steampunk costumes rather than anything that remotely looked like steampunk and would be welcomed in this thread.   I won't remove any pics from here unless the poster themselves asks me but she said she wanted the other thread so I was explaining why the original one was moved. 

I am working at making the locked combined gallery thread less of a mess but I also have a full time job and am in the middle of moving so I don't get as much time to work on that as I like.  I did prune around 50 or 60 pages full of one line statements and broken links down in to 10 pages of pictures that are easy to browse tho and I am happy about that.

The threads were not merged until after they were locked and I did state in each thread that they would be combined and that people were welcomed to make replacements.
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« Reply #173 on: July 12, 2010, 02:18:58 am »



Steampunks in San Antonio! I'm the chap with the beard.
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« Reply #174 on: July 12, 2010, 02:51:57 am »


Steampunks in San Antonio! I'm the chap with the beard.

Baron, that is great photo of Texas Steampunks. Was this a special event?
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