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Reply to: #655128 by tiggermama
Nov 15, 2011 6:29am
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You think that is bad try looking up pictures of a pussy willow plant for a school project!!!!

My 9-year-olds eyes just about popped out of his head as he asked, "Mom, why are there pictures of girls?"
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Reply to: #655248 by SpookyGroup
Nov 15, 2011 6:58am
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You think that is bad try looking up pictures of a pussy willow plant for a school project!!!!

I'm laughed out loud at that one! Don't you wish the computer could read our minds??

Recently I was carving a stamp for a Halloween letterboxing event and wanted a cartoon/clip-art image of a severed head, so I did a google images search for "severed head." Of course, *I* knew I wanted it to be a "funny" picture, but google didn't know that. Let me tell you, that was a BAD search to do after midnight so close to Halloween...

Now, on topic, I thought Foraych's images were great. Hmm, do I need to carve one of my own??
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Reply to: #655080 by tiggermama
Nov 15, 2011 7:21am
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I carved just the face only of Bumble several years ago for a Desperately Seeking Sun event. If you get stuck, I can probably find the image I used in my archives.

let me know -

LW pHd
"Nice Counts"
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Reply to: #655128 by tiggermama
Nov 15, 2011 8:28am
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If you need more images, go to Target. They had coloring books there and I checked and they did have Bumbles in them. There were 4 or 5 images of Bumbles.
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Reply to: #655261 by Dizzy
Nov 15, 2011 9:21am
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i'm going to carve Jeff's image. it works for me. thanks for all the help, guys!!
although a reason to wander around Target is always good!! LOL
~tigs
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Reply to: #655274 by tiggermama
Nov 15, 2011 12:30pm
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Glad I could help! Have fun with the image - I always liked the Bumble :)

Jeff
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Reply to: #655248 by SpookyGroup
Nov 15, 2011 3:41pm
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A few years ago, I was trying to find images for a script analysis class.

We were presenting our version of the assigned play.

Part of it involved lots of different chocolates.

I was able to find a couple of chocolate sites that had pictures of most of the chocolates, so I could print them out.

But the one I couldn't find was Nipples of Venus. These are chocolates that, ahem, are shaped and come to a point. The points are dipped in red or white chocolate.

Well, let me tell you, putting in "Nipples of Venus" on Google did not, for the most part, bring up chocolates!! It's good no kid was around just to see some of the words on the listings! Wow!

I never did find an image for them.

So for our presentation, I bought Hershey kisses and dipped the tips and passed them around. I bought the kisses with almonds in them, so I could include the men, too . . .

:D

KuKu
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Reply to: #655337 by KuKu
Nov 15, 2011 4:09pm
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putting in "Nipples of Venus" on Google did not, for the most part, bring up chocolates!!

OK, so I had to try it out--and what Google pulled up for me was pictures of marvelous-looking chocolates and recipes for making them.

WHY did I do the search? Just in the name of research--that's all--just scientific curiosity! Uh-huh, yep, that's it!
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Reply to: #655341 by WiseOldOwl
Nov 15, 2011 4:51pm
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This was back in 2004. I didn't get any pictures of chocolates. I DID get of recipes for the chocolates but I needed a picture to glue onto my presentation board.

The movie, "Chocolat" has wonderful looking Nipples of Venus in it -- and it's a great movie, too!

KuKu
who is a leetle suspicious of WiseOldOwls "research"
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Reply to: #655341 by WiseOldOwl
Nov 15, 2011 6:38pm
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You realize, I presume, that you can set Google to include or exclude hits of a prurient nature. It's not perfect, of course -- lots of prurient sites seem to enjoy people opening them up when they're looking for something innocuous -- but I think if you have it set to filter nothing, you're gonna get some seriously depraved stuff no matter what you search for.

Rule 34: If it exists, there is pornography of it.
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Reply to: #655383 by Kirbert
Nov 15, 2011 6:54pm
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hits of a prurient nature

this sounds vaguely . . .

ok, leave it alone, tigs! DON'T go there!! STEP AWAY FROM THE LEDGE!!!

~tigs, biting her tongue, HARD
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Reply to: #655389 by tiggermama
Nov 15, 2011 7:07pm
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Don't feel bad. I had to look up prurient to see what it meant :lol:
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Reply to: #655394 by GreatBigSabres
Nov 15, 2011 8:40pm
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I had to look up prurient to see what it meant

Aren't they the guys that make Cat Chow?

Chow-Chow-Chow
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Reply to: #655394 by GreatBigSabres
Nov 15, 2011 11:07pm
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I knew what prurient meant.

I wonder if that means I just have a large vocabulary or....

naaaahhh. As a writer, I just have a large workign vocabulary.

romana
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Reply to: #655109 by bluebirdlover
Nov 16, 2011 12:17am
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Let's say I did find a clip of my target movie on youtube. Is tracing it or taking a photo of it the only way to save it? Is there no simple clever way to download it to my favorite folder?

I know you found an image to use already, but for anyone that needs to do this in the future, you can pause the video on the image you want, then take a screen shoot. On macs you hold down command-shift-3 or command-shift-4 allows you do drag a box and take a screen shot of only the part of the screen you want. The picture is automatically saved on your computer, so it would be easy to print it out. This page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screenshot has more info than you could ever possibly care to know about taking screenshots on various computers.
Hope that all makes sense!
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Reply to: #655426 by violet
Nov 16, 2011 2:37am
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The picture is automatically saved on your computer, so it would be easy to print it out.

Here's my question. Once you've got a scene from a movie (or any picture), is there a way to convert it to a line drawing so it's easier to carve?
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Reply to: #655394 by GreatBigSabres
Nov 16, 2011 4:13am
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I had to look up prurient to see what it meant

i didn't. i knew exactly what it meant. Hence "prurient hit" made me bit my tongue. Oh the places i could go with that, Kirbert. . .

this is a family-friendly website, this is a family-friendly website, this is a family-friendly website. . .

Just a side note: Mama Wolf has a LOVELY series on Paris Mountain that would go well with "prurient hits"

you may now return to your morning coffee.

~tigs, who couldn't resist after all. . .
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Reply to: #655434 by WiseOldOwl
Nov 16, 2011 6:56am
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is there a way to convert it to a line drawing

The websites FotoFlexer and Picnik enable you to convert pictures to line drawings or other effects that can be used to carve images. They are free to use also :)
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Reply to: #655383 by Kirbert
Nov 16, 2011 8:15am
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Rule 34: If it exists, there is pornography of it.

i love the rule thing. Whose rules are these?
NCIS? Bros b4 hoes? How i met your mother? Rules of the Internet?

deniserows
rules and regulations
The Rules
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Reply to: #655492 by deniserows
Nov 16, 2011 8:37am
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they come from Lt. Leroy Jethro Gibbs, of NCIS. i like them a lot.

Especially Rule #51: Sometimes you're wrong.

~tigs
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Reply to: #655443 by tiggermama
Nov 16, 2011 9:00am
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Mama Wolf has a LOVELY series on Paris Mountain that would go well with "prurient hits"

(note to self: download clues for series - - - add to TOP of pile)
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Reply to: #655443 by tiggermama
Nov 16, 2011 5:45pm
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Just a side note: Mama Wolf has a LOVELY series on Paris Mountain that would go well with "prurient hits"

And another at Lover's Leap in Hot Springs. ;)
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Reply to: #655653 by The Wolf Family
Nov 16, 2011 6:02pm
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another at Lover's Leap in Hot Springs. ;)

note to self: go to Hot Springs!!

~nosy tigs
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Reply to: #655653 by The Wolf Family
Nov 16, 2011 6:06pm
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And another at Lover's Leap in Hot Springs. ;)

What? Why didn't we know about this?

;)

Oh....

3 Blind Mice
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Reply to: #655353 by KuKu
Nov 16, 2011 7:12pm
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They are also mentioned and shown in the movie Amadeus.

The Pakrat

The movie, "Chocolat" has wonderful looking Nipples of Venus in it -- and it's a great movie, too!
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Reply to: #655688 by The Pakrat
Nov 17, 2011 10:57am
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Amadeus is a great movie...and it was a jeopardy clue last night too!
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Reply to: #655653 by The Wolf Family
Nov 17, 2011 8:45pm
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I've got a Mystery box in NJ that I have to go and replant that would fit in this category: Island in the Stream.

The Pakrat

Just a side note: Mama Wolf has a LOVELY series on Paris Mountain that would go well with "prurient hits"

And another at Lover's Leap in Hot Springs. ;)