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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #80 on: June 26, 2018, 11:20:58 am »
Secretly I am LMAO, and couldn't be any more amused. :laugh2:....Omg this is going to be a great day :laugh2:....I heard he cant even weld either.... :laugh2:
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #81 on: June 26, 2018, 01:40:10 pm »
I have spent years trying to get a copy of Mr. Awesome's book.  I'm 99% certain it doesn't exist.


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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #82 on: June 26, 2018, 02:39:40 pm »
Although I don't think I am the bully he makes me out to be. I really care about this stuff and I have strong opinions. This is the only social media platform I contribute to.


Eh, it's the f*n internet. Mike gives it and he takes it too like a champ. He doesn't run and hide
Now *this* guy knows funny!

Take a peek at the "location" field in Mike's profile. It says "Behind yots' skirt"

Leave me out of your gay fantasies (not that thereís anything wrong with that)
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #83 on: June 26, 2018, 03:05:01 pm »
Although I don't think I am the bully he makes me out to be. I really care about this stuff and I have strong opinions. This is the only social media platform I contribute to.


Eh, it's the f*n internet. Mike gives it and he takes it too like a champ. He doesn't run and hide
Now *this* guy knows funny!

Take a peek at the "location" field in Mike's profile. It says "Behind yots' skirt"

Leave me out of your gay fantasies (not that thereís anything wrong with that)

Wearing a skirt is being a drag queen.  Liking men is being a homosexual.  Get it right.  And we only discriminate if you are a internet troll ---meecrob---.

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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #84 on: June 26, 2018, 03:15:40 pm »
Although I don't think I am the bully he makes me out to be. I really care about this stuff and I have strong opinions. This is the only social media platform I contribute to.


Eh, it's the f*n internet. Mike gives it and he takes it too like a champ. He doesn't run and hide
Now *this* guy knows funny!

Take a peek at the "location" field in Mike's profile. It says "Behind yots' skirt"

Leave me out of your gay fantasies (not that thereís anything wrong with that)

Wearing a skirt is being a drag queen.  Liking men is being a homosexual.  Get it right.  And we only discriminate if you are a internet troll ---meecrob---.

Thanks for the clarification. I look forward to seeing you on RuPaulís Drag Race very soon.
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #85 on: June 26, 2018, 03:21:55 pm »
I have spent years trying to get a copy of Mr. Awesome's book.  I'm 99% certain it doesn't exist.

I put a wanted to buy ad on KLOV for you, my friend. Hereís hoping we strike gold.
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #86 on: June 26, 2018, 03:40:11 pm »
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Leave me out of your gay fantasies (not that thereís anything wrong with that)
Does that go for everyone, or just him?

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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #87 on: June 26, 2018, 03:47:10 pm »
Like champs!

...and that was a Scottish fantasy. Project much? (you're my brother regardless who you love)
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #88 on: June 26, 2018, 04:09:33 pm »
I have spent years trying to get a copy of Mr. Awesome's book.  I'm 99% certain it doesn't exist.

I put a wanted to buy ad on KLOV for you, my friend. Hereís hoping we strike gold.

Thanks.  I'm reasonably certain he got a write up along with several photos in an out of print book called Apocalypse Culture II.  I decided to put my money where my money is, and bought a copy this afternoon.  It's up there on the "stupidest purchase ever" list.  Stay tuned.




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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #89 on: June 26, 2018, 04:16:14 pm »
I have spent years trying to get a copy of Mr. Awesome's book.  I'm 99% certain it doesn't exist.

I put a wanted to buy ad on KLOV for you, my friend. Hereís hoping we strike gold.

Thanks.  I'm reasonably certain he got a write up along with several photos in an out of print book called Apocalypse Culture II.  I decided to put my money where my money is, and bought a copy this afternoon.  It's up there on the "stupidest purchase ever" list.  Stay tuned.

I was looking at that too. Did you drop $40+ on it?
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« Reply #90 on: June 26, 2018, 04:22:20 pm »
Nah, $15 shipped.  There's about 4 used copies out there on book sites at that price point.  A quick googling implies that the companies are legit.

https://www.alibris.com/booksearch?keyword=Apocalypse+Culture+II&mtype=B&hs.x=0&hs.y=0&hs=Submit

Buyer beware.  Do what thou wilt.

The irony is that I grew up with Feral House books everywhere in my house, but not this one.  I can remember seeing this and volume 1 in book stores.  Never thought to open either one up.  They may have been in plastic as I recall there was a "this book is banned!" marketing shtick.  There's a PDF floating around of volume 1, but I went ahead and dropped $10 on a hard copy.




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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #91 on: June 26, 2018, 04:35:03 pm »
Holy Shildt! Keep me updated!
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« Reply #92 on: June 26, 2018, 04:58:06 pm »
Let me know on that KLOV.  Cash in hand, even for a PDF.  I've e-mailed probably 5 different addresses that purported to be Mr. Awesome and never got a response, but his websites seem to come and go.

The Playgirl ad is 100% real, BTW.  Waded through a lot of soft ---Deutsche Frankfurters--- and eye liner to confirm that one.


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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #93 on: June 26, 2018, 05:05:01 pm »
Is it gay (not that thereís anything wrong with that) if I say I want to see that ad?
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #94 on: June 26, 2018, 05:27:27 pm »
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« Reply #95 on: June 26, 2018, 05:34:35 pm »
Let me know on that KLOV.  Cash in hand, even for a PDF.  I've e-mailed probably 5 different addresses that purported to be Mr. Awesome and never got a response, but his websites seem to come and go.

The Playgirl ad is 100% real, BTW.  Waded through a lot of soft ---Deutsche Frankfurters--- and eye liner to confirm that one.

I find Shildt to be an interesting character. I know some people who worked for Twin Galaxies back in the day who says he was a real nut. Iím sure he hasnít changed.
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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #96 on: June 26, 2018, 06:40:47 pm »
If you google his name and playgirl youíll see the photo.  Kotaku cropped the text that had a phone number.  I think I downloaded a pdf off Usenet or something.  God youíre going to make me go on an Internet expedition....



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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #97 on: September 05, 2018, 09:30:23 am »
I know everyone is jumping out of their skin waiting for the resolution of my aquarium move. ::)

I kind of forgot to update this.

I decided that the fish needed more than just the additional water volume that a sump would provide. I decided to move them into a 300 gallon stock tank. I measured my doorways and the basement staircase. the tank is 68"x63"x25". The doorways would be easy. The staircase was a close call. My estimate was off by about 2 inches. I had to remove 2 stair treads and it fit beautifully.



I had to cut the carpet off of the two stairs to get them out. After I put the stairs back in place, my cats will not step on them. They jump over those 2 stairs every time.

Here are the fish getting fed in their new home.



I plan on building a small deck around the tank. I will also add a turtle basking area so I can throw a couple turtles into my new basement pond.

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« Reply #98 on: September 05, 2018, 10:50:49 am »
....

Thats fine and dandy but where is the arcade cabinet going to be placed?

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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #99 on: September 05, 2018, 10:54:40 am »
Basement pond?  People that live in cold climates are so weird.


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Re: Arcade Aquarium
« Reply #100 on: September 05, 2018, 01:19:46 pm »
#basementenvy
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« Reply #101 on: September 05, 2018, 01:24:40 pm »
Basement pond?  People that live in cold climates are so weird.

People that live in Hurricane prone climates are weird too, so I'm just sayin'......

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« Reply #102 on: September 05, 2018, 03:06:40 pm »
I'm getting a very 'It puts the lotion in the basket' vibe from those basement pics.  ;D
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« Reply #103 on: September 05, 2018, 03:33:00 pm »
I don't have anyone captive in a basement pit, unfortunately. Just a lot of arcade stuff and power tools, and now some fish.

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« Reply #104 on: September 05, 2018, 04:40:45 pm »
I don't have anyone captive in a basement pit, unfortunately. Just a lot of arcade stuff and power tools, and now some fish.

I haven't seen The Shape of Water but I understand that eventually you're going to start humping those fish. 

Admittedly, given enough time and space to grow, koi do develop some disturbingly human DSL.


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« Reply #105 on: September 05, 2018, 11:38:16 pm »
It seems like a bad idea to me.  Typically people try to keep moisture OUT of their basement.  Mold could seriously be an issue. 

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« Reply #106 on: September 06, 2018, 12:54:39 am »
The frame I am building will have an acrylic cover. I have a good dehumidifier. People keep much larger indoor ponds and aquariums than this without any moisture issues.

Right now it is 70 degrees outside with 97 percent humidity. It has been raining hard for days. My basement humidity is 55 percent.
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