I like the idea of HidingBehindtheSofa too, its a phrase that is commonly associated with the programme, even though we couldnt hide behind ours because there was a wall in the way. Damn walls. Always getting in the way of British TV clichs.
I went ahead and made the blog. Of course, now I’m customizing the look instead of watching Doctor Who. But I’ll probably do a little customizing and then watch, then play more with the look later. I just didn’t want it to look like a generic empty blog.
Glad you like the name! Even though the phrase isn’t used so much over here, it immediately made sense when I read it, and I loved how it sounded. I stole an image for the icon for now, but I may just get a picture of myself peeking from behind a sofa when I’m not laying in bed (which I am now).
I hope you didnt mind the post I reblogged, you did cross my mind but I decided a british person holding tea wasnt a major plot point
Oh, not at all! I’m the one who’s behind on this, so it’s my own fault if I run into spoilers, and for the most part I’ve been decent at avoiding major ones — except for that one big Face of Boe spoiler. I’m still kicking myself for going into the Face of Boe tag before that had happened for me, but I thought I was beyond any spoilers for that character. I was very wrong.
I was more just pointing out how silly it is that I’m trying to avoid posting spoilers from such old episodes — if I was caught up, I’d probably be of the opinion that the episode is more than a couple days old, so spoilers are fair game. But with Who, any time I go into a tag for a particular episode (which, granted, doesn’t happen all that much), I’m struck by just how many people are just now starting to watch the show and catching up with old episodes. As far as I know, everyone who follows me and is catching up has passed me as far as how far along they are since I’ve lagged a little bit on occasion, but it’s still new to me so I tend to treat it as an actual new thing.
Your post wasn’t spoilery at all…but even if it were, it’s not your fault I’m two seasons behind — though people who openly post spoilers before it’s even aired on the west coast of the U.S. (I’m looking at you, east coast) are still being lousy.
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It’s obviously been a very long time since I’ve had my photo professionally taken. Well, unless you count times like my high school graduation or Walt Disney World’s PhotoPass photographers, where they take the picture but we never buy it (I don’t think we’ve actually bought a photo package since I was in maybe first grade, and that was the photography booth at the local mall where they pulled down a fake background and sat me on a fake log and said “say cheese” — I have very few pictures of me since then, because even getting film developed for our own pics was out of our range).
It’s just a strange concept to me…I wasn’t aware that was how photography worked. I thought we just paid them and they took our picture in exchange for that money, making the picture look better than we could make it because they have fancy equipment that we can’t afford.
But for reference, I looked at Google for photography pricing. The first result, here, has the lowest wedding photo package listed at $500. That’s for 30 photos in an album. You can buy the rights to the photos for an additional $250.
For just the base price (without buying the rights), you can get two of these (I refuse to link to them, but they are on sale for $247.20 each):
So the point remains that guns are cheaper than photographs.
And that’s just sad.
As one site for psychotic gun owners put it, “shooting has never been so fun and affordable.” Well duh, that’s the problem.
chlooee replied to your post: Well, the whole file transfer portion of my night…
Thanks, Chloe! That will be a huge help!
Q:Would you rather be attacked by a horse-sized duck or a dozen duck-sized horses? :)
Yikes! Neither one would be a very fun situation.
Horses have quite a kick to them…and even if shrunk down to duck size, that would still lead to some serious bruising. Still, they can’t fly…so I could just climb up onto a table if it got too bad.
A horse-sized duck, on the other hand, sounds like all fluffy feathers and “oh, heck, it’s only a duck.” Well, at least it sounds that way to someone whose never seen a duck get aggressive. But having worked at Disneyland and seen many a Mallard fighting over french fries and popcorn, a horse-sized duck with an eye on vengeance towards me is something I would not enjoy at all. Especially when you consider the fact that you would have a hard time losing something the size of a horse that can fly after you. Ever seen what comes out of something the size of a horse? Imagine that falling from the sky into your general vicinity. Eew.
So I’d have to go with the dozen duck-sized horses. They win not only because I think they’d be easier to trap, but because I think it would just be more sanitary all around.
I saw a little tornado once… It was in the distance so we sat watching this tiny little funnel not doing much.
I think that would be cool. At the same time, I don’t want to see devastation. I’ve seen some of those storm chaser shows on TV, and when it shows one obliterating a house my heart breaks. And trying to pretend an asshole lived there doesn’t help.