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by Elliot
Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:13 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

For all who struggle with making their creative works... uh... work on this board: I seem to have solved this by using the Preview button. This gives me the resulting post as it will really appear. Once I am happy with it, I hit Submit. I can also paste into a post several times by minimizing the pa...
by Elliot
Sun Feb 26, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Radio Theater of the (Doomed) Mind -- Final Episode

[The picking up of the bus having been postponed one week, and it raining outside, we now bring you the final episode of Secret Double Agent ahead of schedule.] (Band chimes up; Jingle Singers join in): Ooompah, oompah, squeek, squeek... Whimsy, Whimsy, Weapons Grade Whimsy! Announcer: And now, the ...
by Elliot
Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Well, we behave like 12 year old boys the rest of the time, so I thought... maybe.... But I asked first, all right?! So... Herring attack with Rube Goldberg style machinery it will be. But not for a few days, as I am on my way out the door to pick up... as a matter of fact, a future Rube Goldberg st...
by Elliot
Sat Feb 25, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Suggestions? Requests? Would it be too crude and childish (as opposed to childlike) to have Our Hero offend thousands of Apokiliptikans by breaking wind just as they are about to crown him their new Fuhrer? Maybe the Herring Huggers attack with a new Rube Goldberg style weapon and Our Hero cannot re...
by Elliot
Sat Feb 25, 2006 12:49 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

This is gonna be good.

Kinetic IV said: This is gonna be good. Hi, Kinetic IV: Thanks! I'm sure glad you think this is gonna be good, because I haven't the foggiest idea what's gonna happen next! And I have to write it! (Ain't life great!) But it is safe to guess this much: Our intrepid (and heroic) turncoat will do or ex...
by Elliot
Sat Feb 25, 2006 10:36 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Radio Silly

Announcer: And now... Radio Silly brings you Episode Three of Secret Double Agent, starring Silly Fellow as Our Hero. Jingle singers: Silly Whimsy, Silly Whimsy Whimsical Silliness wins the day (sound fx: random fartulence) Announcer: Last time, Our Hero came oh-soooo close to bringing his beloved K...
by Elliot
Fri Feb 24, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Did somebody say "silly"?

Awww... Is that anything like whimsical? Heaven forbid I sould get involved in anything like that. I'll just get in my boat and leave right now. Bye, All!

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by Elliot
Fri Feb 24, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Radio -- Theater of the Mind

[Thank you. Thank you very mush.] Announcer: And now... Welcome back to Theatre of the Doomed Mind, and the next episode of Secret Double Agent, where Our Hero can turn his coat as quickly as a speeding... uh... atomic herring trawler. Jingle singers: An ounce of Whimsy a day, Keeps the herring away...
by Elliot
Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Radio Warfare!

[Ooooh, Radio Warfare! That’s my cue (since I mentioned radio theater earlier).] Announcer: And now... (fanfare) ...brought to you by Clearlake Mechaniacal Laboratorium -- makers of Weapons Grade Whimsy (jingle singers: A Little Dab’ll Doom ‘ya.) Welcome to this weeks episode of Secret Double Agent,...
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:48 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Fire Wire: You will not be able to purchase the SPF 1.000.000.000 Doomblock in the open market for some time. The main ingredient is Enriched Whimsy, and my reaktor can only generate a few pounds per week. Allocations of this Weapons Grade Whimsy will be based on analysis of buyer’s brib... qualific...
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: No Smoking on the Playa?
Replies: 41
Views: 17303

Uff, now I have to clean the puke off my monitor. :wink:

But gosh, yes, that ought to do it! Glad you are a healthier person now, Howdy.
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:59 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Here ya go, Fire Wire -- a dab of this will do ya!

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(But I'm trying to read my Photoshop book -- honest.)
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: No Smoking on the Playa?
Replies: 41
Views: 17303

Looks like this thread ran out of steam a while ago, but I just found it. Please put me down as a non-smoker who eagerly supports efforts to help addicts break the "habit". I too have witnessed how powerfully addictive cigarettes are. But BM is a very powerful event.... (I read a while ago that the ...
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 8:29 am
Forum: Philosophical Center
Topic: Official Discussion about the Danish Newspaper Cartoon Issue
Replies: 30
Views: 12164

Very good. I may or may not want to discuss it, but now we have a place to refer people to when the topic comes up. Oh, and... Everyone has had a chance to see the cartoons on countless web sites, so we may not even need to post them here. Something about not letting "them" drag us down to their lev...
by Elliot
Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:19 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

10 § (24.7.1998/563) Disturbance of religious peace. This is a well known and cherished concept for most of us -- we call it "My rights end where your nose begins." This certainly applies to item 2, which covers deliberate and perhaps unprovoked interference with worship. Item 1. is trickier. The f...
by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 11:17 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Like I mentioned a few posts back, it belongs in the default world.
by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:16 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

You win, Mr. Anspach. Big time.
by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Tracked vehicle construction?
Replies: 350
Views: 92721

Jafe, I feel your pain. A while ago I visited a yard in Sacramento where a guy had accumulated a lifetime of surplus "treasures" from nearby McClelland AFB. He was being forced to clean it all out. As a friend and I walked around and bought a few tidbits, I commented to my friend: "You know, I am at...
by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:16 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Tracked vehicle construction?
Replies: 350
Views: 92721

... and this thing.
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by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:02 am
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Tracked vehicle construction?
Replies: 350
Views: 92721

Jafe, are you serious? They told me the property is being sold and will have to be vacated. A Ford Skyliner, two Beech aircraft, a Pratt & Whitney 28 cylinder radial engine.... All complete junk.
by Elliot
Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:54 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Ah, so I need to practice whispering "The Kernul sent me" instead of "Walt sent me"?
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Wheeled vehicle construction (cont from tracked thread)
Replies: 169
Views: 36008

Let's see. A large object with a spear on the front, having marginal brakes and worse steering, moving at breakneck speed thru a crowd af 35000. What could possibly go wrong? :roll:

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Other than that, I love it!
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:46 pm
Forum: Building Mutant Vehicles
Topic: Wheeled vehicle construction (cont from tracked thread)
Replies: 169
Views: 36008

Piece of cake. Remove the curved section to make room for pedals. Weld in suitable section from bicycle. Replace casters with axles from dead lawn tractor, but use smaller wheels. Ride. (Then get arrested for stealing shopping cart.) :wink:
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Say, is that a Ural or Dnepr?

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(Photo from Kamp Apo... Apiko... Akopi... their web site.)
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Official Soviet Haircut Chart
Wow. They really do deserve being parodyfized.
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Righty-O. It's tempting to "run with" the turban-bomb, but imho that belongs in the Default World.
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:44 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Fjord Motor Company

Regarding the Fjord Motor Company mentioned above, here is Henrik Fjord testing his invention Kvadr-O-Sykkel; Norway, 1896. http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f102/Elliotn/img011.jpg Now that I'm pretty confident with this newfangled "scanner", I'm going to try "Photoshop Elements 4.0". Any tips for ...
by Elliot
Mon Feb 06, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Norwegian boy does good

1940 April 09: Utilizing his Mil.Org issue Herring Time Travel Thingie, Secret Double Agent sinks the Nazi Cruiser Blucher in the Drøbak Narrows, foiling its mission to capture King Haakon. http://privat.bluezone.no/jan.arild.aaserud/www_docs/blucher.htm http://www.german-navy.de/kriegsmarine/ships/...
by Elliot
Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:35 am
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

Oh, my. Oh dear. The Herringmonger pickled HIMSELF! (somebody was going to say it, so I figured....) (secret double agent thinks to himself: "So... rather than sneak into KA in a fake uniform, only to be twarted by the bright-eyed BBSue, I should walk right into Camp Herring with a case of Lake Coun...
by Elliot
Fri Feb 03, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: 2006 Theme Camps
Topic: Kamp Apokiliptika - Doom 2006
Replies: 2289
Views: 520278

"Moi?... ...Francois."

We great poets are never understood by the common people.

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