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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #125 on: April 18, 2012, 09:10:40 pm »
Just some more photos, this time at the Wonderful National trust property of Erddig near Wrexham (North Wales)

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Mmmmm Cake





Gutted at not being photographed :)







And a good time was had by all.
Some amazing photos there sir. I'm loving your friends fur collared coat.

Yes his coat is Brilliant I would love to have one myself.

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #126 on: April 19, 2012, 12:46:40 am »
Dressed in new rocket pack.  I asked my wife to take pictures of me in my new rocket pack, but instead she took pictures of my grandfather wearing it. ;)




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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #127 on: April 19, 2012, 03:35:06 pm »
Dressed in new rocket pack.  I asked my wife to take pictures of me in my new rocket pack, but instead she took pictures of my grandfather wearing it. ;)





Sir that looks great , I do hope however that your trousers are made from Martian fireproof thread :)

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #128 on: April 19, 2012, 07:19:40 pm »
For that extra boost, have a bowl of chili about an hour before flight. 

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #129 on: April 19, 2012, 09:29:51 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.



It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #130 on: April 19, 2012, 10:34:39 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.


Very impressive

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It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)

Should have said you were off to fight/commit* crime.

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With his stovepipe hat and his drainpipe trousers he was a credit to his ironmonger.

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #131 on: April 19, 2012, 10:53:14 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.



It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)

You look as pretty as you are, young lady.

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #132 on: April 19, 2012, 11:38:47 pm »
Lovely photo there SteamBlast Mary.   In reference to your goofy neighbor, I saw a great quote of a feller who was in the grocery store when he ran into a friend of his who asked "Well what're you doing here?"  "Oh, ya know, just hunting elephants" was the suggested response.  I'm a fan of such responses.  Leave them scratching their heads, it usually leaves a smile on your own face as well.


This was taken of me at a bike ride lighthouse tour (40 miles) starting and ending at Portland Maine.  When I walked up to finish registering the folks were scratching their heads and finally one of 'em found the gall to ask if I was in fact a rider.  When I told her I was, she told me I was an interesting rider.  After the fourth or fifth person asking if my tea (in the flask on my hip) was whisky, I started telling them it was.  Made for an interesting day.  Best response I got was a feller passing me on the left, as he did so he saluted and said "On yer left.  Carry on soldier".
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #133 on: April 20, 2012, 12:37:03 am »
I'm a fan of such responses.

A brief anecdote, while working on the Gold Finch http://brassgoggles.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,30440.msg690754.html#msg690754, I visited a grocerey store to purchase plastic straws to prevent my wiring from grounding on the metal insides of the gun. I asked an employee, "where would I find 'bendy straws'?" he showed me to them and asked, "are you having a party?" and I responded, quite honestly, "No, I'm building a ray gun." His face was priceless.

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #134 on: April 20, 2012, 03:26:26 am »
Another fine selection. Everyone looks quite spiffy.
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #135 on: April 20, 2012, 01:34:24 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.



It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)

My dear Miss Mary you do look spiffing, great outfit :)   - It may make a good Avatar as well!

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Re: Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #136 on: April 20, 2012, 03:25:56 pm »
Ms. Mary, you look beautiful. That is a lovely outfit.

Greatestescaper, you look quite good as well. Sounds like the ride was lots of fun.
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #137 on: April 20, 2012, 04:55:30 pm »
Thanks all.  Another anecdote to share, this happened yesterday.  I've been tilling a yard for a friend, which is hard dry dirt.  I've been working in a perpetual cloud of dirt for the past two days.  The dirt is of a similar color to my gus-crowned hat (so that looks real nice), and my jeans and shirt and the bandana I wear over my face are caked in it also.  I dismounted my bicycle while running errands on my way home from work and someone asked if it was hard roping cattle with such a rig.  I guess I look a bit funny, and should probably get a photo.

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #138 on: April 20, 2012, 06:29:27 pm »
The Steampunk Society of Nebraska went out a few weeks ago to Lauritzen Gardens, a beautiful garden park, for general pictures and whimsey. These are a few of my favorites. (Also, I have blue hair in the photos. Woo!)

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With my dear friends Kristine (middle) and Katie.


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The charismatic gentlemen of our group.


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My dear friend Charles, being very dramatic, as per usual.


Miss Scarlett in the library with the candlestick!

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Re: Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #139 on: April 20, 2012, 07:21:10 pm »
The Steampunk Society of Nebraska went out a few weeks ago to Lauritzen Gardens, a beautiful garden park, for general pictures and whimsey. These are a few of my favorites. (Also, I have blue hair in the photos. Woo!)

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With my dear friends Kristine (middle) and Katie.


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The charismatic gentlemen of our group.


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My dear friend Charles, being very dramatic, as per usual.




Awesome pictures!

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #140 on: April 20, 2012, 08:02:15 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.



It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)

Ooooooh! Lovely!  :)
Did you make that dress yourself?
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #141 on: April 20, 2012, 10:50:57 pm »
*drumroll please* this is a first for me, I'm actually going to post a photo. Here goes.



It was taken at the Fool's Ball in Malvern last month. (A neighbour saw me getting into the car like that. "Are you going to a masked ball or somethin'?" he asked. No s**t, Sherlock.)

Ooooooh! Lovely!  :)
Did you make that dress yourself?
I agree, so very pretty, Steamblast Mary.
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #142 on: April 21, 2012, 02:19:53 pm »
The Steampunk Society of Nebraska went out a few weeks ago to Lauritzen Gardens, a beautiful garden park, for general pictures and whimsey. These are a few of my favorites. (Also, I have blue hair in the photos. Woo!)

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With my dear friends Kristine (middle) and Katie.


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The charismatic gentlemen of our group.


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My dear friend Charles, being very dramatic, as per usual.

Hmm, your friends vest looks strangely familiar... :)

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #143 on: April 21, 2012, 05:57:21 pm »
Gwenifer love the pictures special of the guys hanging out and the gent on the right wearing modern kicks  :P

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #144 on: April 21, 2012, 07:16:44 pm »
Thank you for all your kind comments. With photos of such standard on here, (the outfits and the photography could easily be professional) it's a little intimidating to throw one's hat into the ring. Please stop laughing. You know who you are.

Yep, it's my own design/work, though the shrug is from a Simplicity pattern, and the main fabric was actually curtains initially.

Now emboldened, here's another photo, taken at the World museum, Liverpool last weekend. I like that hat. That's a cool hat.
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« Reply #145 on: April 21, 2012, 07:20:19 pm »
The dinosaur must have had very good manners to let you feed him like that.  Great picture and your hat is fantastic.  Did you make that, as well?

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #146 on: April 21, 2012, 07:28:32 pm »
Thank you for all your kind comments. With photos of such standard on here, (the outfits and the photography could easily be professional) it's a little intimidating to throw one's hat into the ring. Please stop laughing. You know who you are.

Yep, it's my own design/work, though the shrug is from a Simplicity pattern, and the main fabric was actually curtains initially.

Now emboldened, here's another photo, taken at the World museum, Liverpool last weekend. I like that hat. That's a cool hat.
 [Any jokes along the lines of "who's the scary monster in the picture? Oh that's just Mary, the other is the animatronic dinosaur" will be hounded out for being too predictable.]




This would make a great movie poster - all we need is a title.
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The Time Machine
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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #147 on: April 22, 2012, 10:24:47 pm »
Sadly, didn't get any pics of me at the White Mischif event last night.

So what is a chap to do but put it all back on for a photograph?

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #148 on: April 22, 2012, 10:35:45 pm »
Sadly, didn't get any pics of me at the White Mischif event last night.

So what is a chap to do but put it all back on for a photograph?

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Quite dashing, Unsubtle Pete!

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Re: Playing Dress Up (The Steam Gallery Volume 3)
« Reply #149 on: April 22, 2012, 10:38:00 pm »
Sadly, didn't get any pics of me at the White Mischif event last night.

So what is a chap to do but put it all back on for a photograph?

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Did see you there, even made eye contact, just didn't say "Hello!"

Oh well. I'll know for next time!

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