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Offline Gyppo

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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31800 on: November 27, 2017, 09:26:46 AM »
Can you remember what glue you used?

My Gran used to make ornaments from sea shells, usually in the form of frogs because many shells lend themselves to frog-making.

For the Salvation Army Christmas Sale she'd take a large scallop shell and fill it with smaller shell frogs as a choir with their mouths all open singing Christmas carols.  An upright scallop mounted at the back would have the opening lines painted on the white surface.

I was fascinated by the ultra fine brush she used for fiddly details.  Apparently the shop wanted too much for a fine brush so she gradually cut out the hairs from a bigger but cheaper one and trimmed them to the proper tapered shape.  "And as a bonus, on top o' saving money, it's got a decent sized handle for thick clumsy fingers like mine."  (They weren't clumsy, just short and spatulate, what I classify as 'artisan fingers' now I know the word.)   
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31801 on: November 27, 2017, 01:09:12 PM »
I wouldn't care if there was not one Christmas decoration within a 50 mile radius of where I sit.

Does that make me a Scrooge?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31802 on: November 27, 2017, 01:18:45 PM »
Join my club ;-)

Gyppo's Christmas Club, a hefty length of wood with a weighted end and a nice grippy handle, perfect for beating the crap out of anyone who thinks Christmas should have more than twelve days.
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31803 on: November 27, 2017, 04:27:12 PM »
Was that a question Christmas Grinch?  :P
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31804 on: November 27, 2017, 04:34:32 PM »
Are you saying it should have been "Would you like to join my club?

The way I framed it could be mistaken for a command, which is never my intent except when dealing with complete idiots, so I apolgise.
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31805 on: November 27, 2017, 04:59:05 PM »
Well you did address this to Spell so......>:D

Am I in trouble now?  :D
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31806 on: November 27, 2017, 05:18:59 PM »
Yes. Did you want a mercifully quick death?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31807 on: November 27, 2017, 06:14:22 PM »
In the immortal words of Montgomery Moose, from the Get Along Gang, "Why can't we just get along?"
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31808 on: November 27, 2017, 11:27:54 PM »
Where would the fun be in that?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31809 on: November 28, 2017, 07:15:47 AM »
Who do you "get along" with?
asking for a friend.
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31810 on: November 28, 2017, 02:34:53 PM »
You have friends?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31811 on: November 28, 2017, 02:57:49 PM »
Are you shocked?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31812 on: November 28, 2017, 03:41:24 PM »
Is it that obvious?  :P
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31813 on: November 29, 2017, 07:06:24 AM »
Aren't you guys my friends? Have I been misled?
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Re: Question Thread?
« Reply #31814 on: November 29, 2017, 07:17:57 AM »
Is this the point where traditional 'rites of passage' demand we turn off all the lights and just sit very quietly, until Patti convinces herself the last ten years or so were just her imagination and she's probably going mad?
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