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[User Picture]From: jesikha
2004-06-11 02:45 pm (UTC)

Re: what happened to that...

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what ever happened to the drawing you were doing of a business man eating me?
From: into2mesoul
2004-11-25 10:57 pm (UTC)

Re: what happened to that...

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Hello Troy,
I miss you please ask my mom for my phone number and my address. Aaron told me about your new idea to set up a studio in the basement, I hope that works out for you. I am in a new role of change and my focus in coming back around to discovering myself, not in some hippy sf crap way, but in an emotional woman adjusting to yet again another environment. I have been working as well as learning the forbidden world of politics, I spend hours in used bookstores reading about current events, bushbadhing, sub-cultures or media machines and history. The people in my life are rubbing off on me it may have taken a while, but I am calming down or maybe I'm just comfortable and don't need to move as fast, I can sit at home and read without thinking that I am missing something. And for you Troy the next book I'm taking on is Wealth and Democracy.

I Love you so much and miss you I need you address, I would love to write you, it's once in a while that you will find me on the computer. Happy Thanksgiving Love Angela
[User Picture]From: angiereedgarner
2004-06-14 08:45 am (UTC)

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I surfed here from contemporary_art because I like your gallery crawl posts so much... and I like your art too! I added you, hope that's ok.
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2004-06-14 07:12 pm (UTC)

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Thank you! And no problem with the add. I'll add you back!
[User Picture]From: jimbobazooka
2004-06-18 05:18 pm (UTC)

Modern Man Action Figures

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are impressive? How were they fabricated?
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2004-06-19 12:36 pm (UTC)

Re: Modern Man Action Figures

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Sculpey on a wire armature. I sculpt with dental tools and the occasional use of a magnifying glass. Then I cast them with a 2-part rubber mold. I made a wax cast, added more detail and clothes and joints, and re-cast them in a silcone mold. I use acrylic paint to color them but just found out that McFarlane Toys uses cel animation paint, so I'll probably try that.
[User Picture]From: chappelina
2004-07-10 02:48 am (UTC)

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whats up? Heared from my friend challe that you got an email from your gallery... mr Swain I don't know what to do with you:) Just be happy that you have friends that somehow keep up with your...habits... Forget about the glasses, I will pick them up myself when I get there... don't know when yet but I would like to go before school starts. Lars is selling South 8th street soon so I need to get the last things I have there...(a bike, shoes...)till then..

Big kiss
Anne
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2004-07-10 10:55 am (UTC)

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YAY!!!!

When are you coming out??? And why are you coming back for your bike and shoes? Is it really worth it, or is just a great excuse to come visit me? ;-)
[User Picture]From: lancekagar
2004-08-29 09:24 pm (UTC)

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I must say I'm really impressed by those figures. Nice work. How long have you been at it?
[User Picture]From: coggs
2004-08-30 06:49 pm (UTC)

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Three things:

Firstly, I'm adding you, mainly because I don't know why I didn't before. This isn't me asking for permission, I just like to inform people when I add them for no real reasons.

Secondly, wow. Your stuff is hot shit.

Thirdly, I don't know if you draw or not. But I need someone who can draw to draw a character for me because I want to make a t-shirt but my skillz are limited. I would pay for (like $5, but still!) if you could. Plus, eternal gratitude.
[User Picture]From: lancekagar
2004-10-10 09:44 am (UTC)

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This comment has to do with shoes.


A while ago you asked me about these:
You wanted to know who made them or something and now I'm going to tell you.

Sorry it took so long to get back to you about this, but I've been preoccupied with things that don't have to do with livejournal. No offense. I still love you and all.

Bad news. They don't make these shoes anymore. The company is/was called Hyde, and I think they turned into Saucony. I can't tell. Too bad, because Hyde had some interesting history and I sort of wish they were still around to sell me more shoes.

Hyde started out making ice skates, bowling shoes, and baseball shoes in the early part of the twentieth century. The ones I STILL wear daily after almost three years are called 1934s. They're football shoe remakes from that era.

Hyde used to make boots for the U.S. Army in World War II.

Then in the 1960s, Hyde made boots for NASA astronauts. The first guy to walk in space wore Hydes.

The Hyde company really knew about quality. I appreciate quality. Your artwork is truly good quality. So is the new 2004 Fall Fashion Victoria's Secret Catalog. Seriously. Have you seen it?

There are a couple Hyde alternatives. One is Camper. They sell a shoe that looks pretty close to the 1934s, although I've never worn Campers and don't know how well they hold up over time.

Or there's these:

Good old John Fluevogs. They're called Racer Boots. I've been wearing these for a few months now and so far, so good. I like them.



and that's the coffee talking...


Hey, take it easy.
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-02-18 04:07 am (UTC)

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I GOT YOUR PACKAGE!
From: (Anonymous)
2004-10-14 06:31 am (UTC)

Peter Luger

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Good to have met you. And thanks again for letting me polluting your flat.

Martin (the guy whose name you forgot)
From: avez_kuleshov
2004-12-20 05:59 am (UTC)

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Natalie Portman's boobs.
[User Picture]From: watchamacallit
2005-01-21 06:58 pm (UTC)

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added you. hope you don't mind.
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-02-18 04:06 am (UTC)

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Don't mind at all. Hi.
From: dirtbomb
2005-02-16 11:28 pm (UTC)

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Happened upon your journal through your happening upon a community where I occasionally lurk. Added you with a quickness. Hi, I'm Ed.
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-02-18 04:06 am (UTC)

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Hi Ed. Welcome.
[User Picture]From: droptheneedle
2005-02-17 12:47 am (UTC)

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Saw your application on FYC and decided I had to add you. Mind if I do?
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-02-18 04:07 am (UTC)

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Not at all. Hello.
[User Picture]From: shehasnostrings
2005-02-18 06:47 am (UTC)

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I added you. Hope this is acceptable!
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-02-23 12:00 am (UTC)

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Hi. Nice to meet you.

How did you find me?
[User Picture]From: paperbirds
2005-02-22 09:43 pm (UTC)

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holy eff.

i just saw in fyc that you were going to post "toy box" in your journ.

for that reason alone, i invite you to join the selector.

if you're interested, email me at henrymllrmornin@livejournal.com

i think you'd make an excellent addition.

From: moosemonster
2005-03-09 07:07 am (UTC)

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Hi, adding you to my friend's list (found your lj via lurking). I'm impressed by your passion for things!
[User Picture]From: derghaust
2005-03-31 06:24 am (UTC)

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I see you around all over the place...Most recently, you've piqued my interested in FYC and BYC (where I lurk incessantly), but most importantly, your "esoteric fucklist" in one of those other -YC communities was particularly impressive. So I've been browsing around, downloading your .mp3s and such, and it occured to me to ask myself why I hadn't added you yet. So, if you don't too terribly mind...
[User Picture]From: muneatsacow
2005-03-31 02:02 pm (UTC)

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wow. added you. Jut saying hi, u kickass.
[User Picture]From: picturepack
2005-04-19 06:52 am (UTC)

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what is fyc?
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-05-06 06:51 pm (UTC)

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fuckyoucrew

I never check this thread, so I just got to your comment now.
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[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-05-06 06:50 pm (UTC)

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Sure! How did you find me?
[User Picture]From: hooper_x
2005-05-06 06:34 pm (UTC)

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Where can I obtain a casting of that minature naked dude with chaingun? I want to horrify, amaze, and amuse my dork wargamer friends.

-HX
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-05-06 06:49 pm (UTC)

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Hey! What's up, hooper_x?

You won't be able to find it anywhere, 'cause it's one of my sculptures of Karl Marx. There's only one since the mold didn't come out right. I made it over a year ago, and now I'm bored with it, so I'll probably never make it into an edition.
[User Picture]From: korovision
2005-05-20 11:39 am (UTC)

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jee i must be well late but i realy liek the stuff like your sculptures and that ive not seen anyhtign liek it before. anywyas this is why ill ad you
From: twees
2005-06-05 10:46 pm (UTC)

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it's fine i'm just grouchy because i'm menstruating and its finals and i'd just woken up ;). i'm sure you meant nothing by it.
From: jilpie
2005-07-16 07:22 pm (UTC)

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Dear sir:

I enjoyed the conversation (comment chain?) we had in Ef's journal recently. I also enjoyed the few entries of yours I read so I am adding you. (That is a lie: I added you already.)

Sincerely,
Jil
[User Picture]From: uberdionysus
2005-07-19 09:58 pm (UTC)

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Hey! I enjoyed that too. Remind me and I'll add you back. You'll get to read all my horrendously emo posts. Warning: the f-only shit is pathetic and mopey and will hopefully end soon.
From: hystaeminblumen
2005-08-30 09:42 pm (UTC)

complete off-topic

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http://www.livejournal.com/community/fuckyoucrew/561905.html?thread=14609649#t14609649

About this. I'm not posting it to the community because I'm not an accepted member, but. It's Haendel, actually, if you cannot or do ot want to type the ä. The e goes for ö and ü as well. No offense, my hands were just itching.
From: most_ghost
2005-09-01 06:57 pm (UTC)

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hey dude.. I always think about how I should add you as my friend.. so today i did.. how perfect is that

rad rad
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