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PostPosted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:40 pm 
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barely five hours sleep last night. existence is suffering impermanence and nonself u_u

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:47 pm 
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There are few recent photos of people here. This should change (perhaps).

Here's one of me in front of the Nürnberg castle:
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2016 4:31 pm 
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My work has a photographer take portrait shots for our intranet profiles. Might as well share my headshot. Everyone says it looks like it belongs on the dust jacket of a novel with pretentions of depth. Can't really disagree.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:11 pm 
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that is one good picture dude

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:03 pm 
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My work has a photographer take portrait shots for our intranet profiles. Might as well share my headshot. Everyone says it looks like it belongs on the dust jacket of a novel with pretentions of depth. Can't really disagree.

So, now, the only thing you need to do is to write the novel. :D

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:20 am 
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Torco wrote:
that is one good picture dude

Thanks!
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So, now, the only thing you need to do is to write the novel. :D

Nah, my sorts of novels would be too genre-y to have the levels of pretentiousness that that picture warrants.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:10 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:58 am 
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That potentially explains a lot


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:12 pm 
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KathTheDragon wrote:
That potentially explains a lot


Trust me I am 22 lol.
I should probably grow a beard.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:38 pm 
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22 with that baby face?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:05 pm 
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Ok, I got bored.

Here's the most recent photo of me:

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You can compare with the last one.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:17 pm 
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Why did you delete the entire conversation? Ugh.

You can find the entire unedifying exchange in Ephemera, where it belongs.


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:51 pm 
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Here's me on one of the last days the forest was still mostly green last year. I usually hate pictures of me smiling and I somehow managed to smirk in a way I like. Anyone who has me on FB knows this pic though.
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And now some comments for the rest of you.

Torco, your tired look looks annoyed and sleepy, like I want to cuddle you but I'm also worried about biting ... so maybe I will just slide a coffee across your desk with a broom.

Vampireshark, I'm pretty sure that's just a screen capture from Game of Thrones. Cheater!

Herra Ratatoskr, definitely an author headshot. Are you in academia by any chance?

Cunningham, yeah, bit of a babyface but I don't find 22 hard to believe either. I used to have to check ID at work and, though I would probably card you, seeing that your 22 wouldn't surprise me either. You should try a beard though, just to see if you like it ... and to post here.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:43 pm 
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Here's a selfie with the Tower Bridge this summer:

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One of the only selfies I've ever taken where my head doesn't look like a potato.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:01 pm 
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*waves from the other side of the river*

Large photo ... so you can see me from far away of course ... but don't want to make this page any wider.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:02 pm 
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Herra Ratatoskr wrote:
My work has a photographer take portrait shots for our intranet profiles. Might as well share my headshot. Everyone says it looks like it belongs on the dust jacket of a novel with pretentions of depth. Can't really disagree.

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You should tell your work photographer to choose a slightly larger depth of field next time, or at the very least to focus on your eyes. Right now your glasses, nose, mouth and beard are in focus, but your eyes (arguably the most important part of a portrait) are not.

(I mean, it's a better photo than most of the ones posted here, from a technical perspective, but it's a pretty big issue for a professional photograph)

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2017 1:58 pm 
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cunningham wrote:
Trust me I am 22 lol.
I should probably grow a beard.

Don't, please, just don't unless you can actually grow proper facial hair. I have this colleague at work whose age I don't really know but is certainly over 25, he doesn't have a baby face but because of his natural lack of facial hair looks younger than he is, so whatever... recently he's grown something of a beard consisting of what's basically pubic hair like thin 'stache, some chin hair and some along the jaw line and sideburns, it's overall so pathetic and gross I want to scream at him "SHAVE THAT THING OFF", he's a bit of a looker but that thing he's let grow on his face is a fucking abomination.

Hey Imralu,

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 8:50 am 
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Torco, your tired look looks annoyed and sleepy, like I want to cuddle you but I'm also worried about biting ... so maybe I will just slide a coffee across your desk with a broom.


yeah, i seem to get that a lot. i'm percieved as threatening even when im feeling zero aggression for some reason, maybe the beard or the thickness of the eyebrows?

cunningham dude you could tell me you're 14 and i'd buy it. 0_0

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:21 pm 
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Torco wrote:
cunningham dude you could tell me you're 14 and i'd buy it. 0_0


I hope I don't end up like Andy Milonakis


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:25 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:29 am 
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yeah, let that fluff thicken up some before growing it =)

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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 12:06 pm 
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I graduated with my MA in French this weekend from the University of Illinois.

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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 1:11 pm 
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Myself taking my third ever selfie (in some, gosh, 3 years maybe?) when I got my new glasses. I normally don't like seeing/taking pictures of myself.

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EDIT: *angrily fiddles around on Imgur trying to resize the damn thing*

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:16 am 
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Viktor77 wrote:
I graduated with my MA in French this weekend from the University of Illinois.

Congratulations! :)
Frislander wrote:
Myself taking my third ever selfie (in some, gosh, 3 years maybe?) when I got my new glasses. I normally don't like seeing/taking pictures of myself.

Nice picture! Do you like it when someone else takes pictures of you?


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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:24 am 
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Vijay wrote:
Frislander wrote:
Myself taking my third ever selfie (in some, gosh, 3 years maybe?) when I got my new glasses. I normally don't like seeing/taking pictures of myself.

Nice picture! Do you like it when someone else takes pictures of you?


I'm OK with it, but I don't post them myself because they're always taken by my mum or dad.

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