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Quest #1: Halloween: Success

This Halloween, I was on a mission. I wanted a picture of a Dalek making out with Dr. Who. If you want something done right... (pictures courtesy of patrissimo):



A better shot of the costume:



Fewer people recognized the character than I'd been hoping. One person asked if I was a form of candy...

The panels are halved, spraypainted racquetballs over cardboard. The headpiece was my first out-of-the-lab foray into electronics. Many LEDs paid the ultimate price for my ignorance about proper resistance. They shall be remembered with honor.



Quest #2: Hair: Success

A few weeks ago, I went to Glama Rama with linley, with the goal of messing with our heads.

Mine was much less drastic than hers:



This is a day-of picture. It's combed strangely in the picture; it's actually a big contiguous chunk of hair that is deep purple at the top and fades into blood red at the bottom. I was hoping for white tips, but my hair refused to bleach past yellow-orange.



Side quest: Movies: Pending

pabw forgot to edit out things he didn't like from our queue this time around, so we ended up with 3 movies I'm much more interested in watching than he is.

  • Memento: Deals with a man with severe short-term memory loss. A Pava-movie, if that means anything to you. Oscar Nominee.
  • Water: Explores Indian cultural issues with widows, lesbians, and prostitutes. The director is well known for producing Indian movies with substance. Oscar Nominee.
  • Legend of 1900: By the director of Cinema Paradiso, one of my favorite movies. It follows the story of a pianist who never leaves a cruise ship.


We'll probably watch at least one of them tonight in MV with some take-out sushi and hot chocolate ^_^. Comment/e-mail/IM if you're interested.



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From:willworker
Date:November 12th, 2007 11:31 pm (UTC)
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I keep wanting to see Memento, and yet never finding it in the local bricks-and-mortar movie rental places. Maybe I should look elsewhere, since apparently it exists...

Steve
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From:avani
Date:November 13th, 2007 02:21 am (UTC)
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Netflix, mon ami
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From:arcanepackrat
Date:November 13th, 2007 12:56 am (UTC)
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Did the people who didnt know what you were know what a Dalek was? I recognized what you were and I would be surprised if anyone who watched Dr. Who didnt. =)

I would be up for watching a movie if I hadnt already made plans. Theres always next time.
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From:avani
Date:November 13th, 2007 01:53 am (UTC)
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Did the people who didnt know what you were know what a Dalek was?

No, I don't think so. There needs to be more Dr. Who watching in this world.

Edited at 2007-11-13 02:22 am (UTC)
From:kimeidoplex
Date:November 13th, 2007 02:26 am (UTC)
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Once again a girl after my own heart and culinary tastes. I love hot chocolate and sushi. :-)

I'd recommend Memento if you are in the mood for a drama.
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From:cywrain
Date:November 13th, 2007 02:55 am (UTC)
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Eeeee! I am all shades of green and flailing right now that I missed seeing you and Peter in that getup in person. (Although I'm kind of wishing you had gone the full-out bald-and-decomposing-skin look to be Davros instead.) Yes. Still made all of win. And I'm saving those pictures to my computer.
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From:avani
Date:November 13th, 2007 02:58 am (UTC)
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Perfect icon :-)
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From:avani
Date:November 13th, 2007 09:30 pm (UTC)
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You must watch the new Dr. Who! You'd like it. The first episode involves homocidal mannequins...
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