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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2250 on: February 02, 2014, 06:44:22 PM »
Looks good to me! :)  Though I would be unnerved if I thought Putin was constantly looking over my shoulder...
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2251 on: February 02, 2014, 06:49:51 PM »
^Thanks. :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2252 on: February 02, 2014, 07:02:13 PM »
Okay, here it is. Only available for a few days. As you can see, I am a tad bit on the larger side, and I don't really look very Egyptian.

http://www.tiikoni.com/tis/view/?id=c9f523b
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2253 on: February 02, 2014, 07:07:19 PM »




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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2254 on: February 02, 2014, 07:20:49 PM »
Okay, here it is. Only available for a few days. As you can see, I am a tad bit on the larger side, and I don't really look very Egyptian.

http://www.tiikoni.com/tis/view/?id=c9f523b

You have incredible eyes. Thanks for sharing your picture. :)

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2255 on: February 02, 2014, 07:21:26 PM »
^Why, thank you. :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2256 on: February 02, 2014, 07:26:33 PM »
Looks good to me! :)  Though I would be unnerved if I thought Putin was constantly looking over my shoulder...

Great photo!
I love your room.
You do look Egyptian....and you are hardly a "larger" size.
You are younger than I had thought.  Perhaps you stated your age somewhere, but, I missed it.

Yeah...Putin unnerves me, though.  Why is he sharing a wall with all the saints?

Just saying....  ;)

I was always taught, that if the icons share a wall with non-icons...then the icons must claim the highest position on the wall...as the Godly kingdom reigns higher than any earthly images.

I don't care much for Putin, so.....  ;)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2257 on: February 02, 2014, 07:27:20 PM »
This is "the Kraken" our dog. You can also see most of our youngest daughter in the picture. She is wearing her beloved Darth Vader "Choking Hazard" T-shirt, with Arnold the Pig from Kipper the Dog tucked into the collar. She has had a love for Darth Vader since 6 months of age. We postulate that she will fall in love with a man that uses a C-PAP and has sleep apnea.

Edit: I just used the same site Severian used, because I am too lazy to find my own.

http://www.tiikoni.com/tis/view/?id=335fe5a
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2258 on: February 02, 2014, 07:30:59 PM »
@LizaSymonenko Thank you for being so gracious. I did try to lay it out so that pictures of normal individuals were not higher than Christ or the Saints, but logistically my room doesn't really allow it because there's so much other junk (I should probably do some early spring cleaning). Anyway, I can understand why you don't share my admiration for Putin ;). I mostly admire him for his stances regarding Syria, Egypt, and the persecution of Middle Eastern Christians, no matter how politically motivated said stances might be, I still respect him in that regard.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2259 on: February 02, 2014, 07:45:14 PM »


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2260 on: February 02, 2014, 08:01:15 PM »
@LizaSymonenko Thank you for being so gracious. I did try to lay it out so that pictures of normal individuals were not higher than Christ or the Saints, but logistically my room doesn't really allow it because there's so much other junk (I should probably do some early spring cleaning). Anyway, I can understand why you don't share my admiration for Putin ;). I mostly admire him for his stances regarding Syria, Egypt, and the persecution of Middle Eastern Christians, no matter how politically motivated said stances might be, I still respect him in that regard.

With him, there's always a price to pay.  He's not doing it out of the goodness of his heart.  Just don't be fooled.  Otherwise, you are free to love and admire whomever you wish!  ;)

...Spring cleaning....yup....I need to do a LOT of that myself!!!!  :D
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2261 on: February 02, 2014, 08:02:45 PM »
^Right, I understand. :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2263 on: February 03, 2014, 04:09:00 AM »
You are one of my closest friends from 6th grade till about the age of 20.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2264 on: February 03, 2014, 08:41:29 AM »
Just choking my cat, as you do:

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2265 on: February 03, 2014, 09:11:13 AM »
After hitting some links and working for man and the Lord, I decided to have some Chick-fil-a in KY country before grabbing some hand tools. So I went prepared.



Orthnorm! 
When did you grow the beard?
....you must be in training to join the ranks of clergy!  ;)

I've always pictured you, as the other photo, but, you look more focused and determined here. 
Nice photo.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2266 on: February 03, 2014, 09:12:44 AM »
Just choking my cat, as you do:



Nice photo, Kelly!
I'll let the gents comment further.  ;)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2267 on: February 03, 2014, 10:37:18 AM »
Just choking my cat, as you do:



Nice photo, Kelly!
I'll let the gents comment further.  ;)
Very pretty.  I don't mind that you choke cats, that's a major plus.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2268 on: February 14, 2014, 07:51:30 PM »
After hitting some links and working for man and the Lord, I decided to have some Chick-fil-a in KY country before grabbing some hand tools. So I went prepared.



Orthnorm! 
When did you grow the beard?
....you must be in training to join the ranks of clergy!  ;)

I've always pictured you, as the other photo, but, you look more focused and determined here. 
Nice photo.


Great ball cap, too! ;D
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2269 on: February 18, 2014, 02:19:12 AM »
Me (four-eyes) with my mock trial team:

And another one of my team with another team from my school after we all were awesome at regionals:

That might be the happiest I've ever been in a picture. Seriously, it was a great weekend.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2270 on: February 18, 2014, 02:46:43 AM »
You always have a snazzy outfit on, That person.  :angel:   No bow tie this time though!
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« Reply #2271 on: February 19, 2014, 01:18:48 AM »
Thank you! To avoid creating a false impression, let it be known I'm now wearing a Superman t-shirt from Wal-Mart, some dirty jeans, and running shoes, but I seldom get photographed in more typical attire.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2272 on: February 19, 2014, 12:26:12 PM »
Thank you! To avoid creating a false impression, let it be known I'm now wearing a Superman t-shirt from Wal-Mart, some dirty jeans, and running shoes, but I seldom get photographed in more typical attire.

Very good pictures.  :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2273 on: February 20, 2014, 07:22:20 AM »
Hello everyone. Since I'm the new guy in town, I figured I'd introduce myself. Nice to meet you! :)


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2274 on: February 20, 2014, 07:44:31 AM »
^Welcome to the forum! :)
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« Reply #2275 on: February 20, 2014, 07:55:02 AM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
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Welcome Ferd! You did not look like what I expected when I saw your name, but then I've only ever seen one Ferd before  :)
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« Reply #2277 on: February 20, 2014, 12:51:16 PM »
Hello, Ferd. Eating a Rubik's Cube does not make it any easier to solve. I know from experience.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2278 on: February 20, 2014, 01:28:46 PM »
Hello, Ferd. Eating a Rubik's Cube does not make it any easier to solve. I know from experience.

I peeled the stickers.  ;)
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« Reply #2279 on: February 20, 2014, 02:28:40 PM »
Hello, Ferd. Eating a Rubik's Cube does not make it any easier to solve. I know from experience.

I peeled the stickers.  ;)

I've never seen a rubik's cube so complex.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2280 on: February 20, 2014, 06:08:07 PM »
Welcome Ferd! You did not look like what I expected when I saw your name, but then I've only ever seen one Ferd before  :)

Heh, Ferd is just an online alias, I've used the name for years.

Thanks for the welcome, everyone! You all seem like nice folks. :)

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2281 on: February 20, 2014, 06:35:33 PM »
Heh, Ferd is just an online alias, I've used the name for years.

Oh good! The Ferd I knew was in a horror movie, and you don't want to end up like him  ;D

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« Reply #2282 on: February 20, 2014, 07:10:22 PM »
That Cube is most Byzantine...

Hello everyone. Since I'm the new guy in town, I figured I'd introduce myself. Nice to meet you! :)


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2283 on: February 21, 2014, 12:25:02 AM »
How did nobody comment on IoanC's tiara?





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« Reply #2284 on: February 21, 2014, 12:30:42 AM »
How did nobody comment on IoanC's tiara?

It looks odd to me, but I presume that the tiara must be understood spiritually, as an ontologically subjective reality witnessing to the deification of the noetic faculty in man.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2285 on: February 21, 2014, 02:25:47 AM »
Officially got a tattoo yesterday on 2/18 for my 18th birthday. It only cost about $60 and was a gift from my grandparents. Boy though, it hurt like heck getting my wrist tattooed. I had to struggle not to cry in front of the tough biker guy artist who gave it to me.



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« Reply #2286 on: February 21, 2014, 09:19:43 AM »
Officially got a tattoo yesterday on 2/18 for my 18th birthday. It only cost about $60 and was a gift from my grandparents. Boy though, it hurt like heck getting my wrist tattooed. I had to struggle not to cry in front of the tough biker guy artist who gave it to me.

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« Reply #2287 on: February 21, 2014, 09:30:28 AM »
A sin or something that a lot of people look down on? There's a difference.
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« Reply #2288 on: February 21, 2014, 10:53:30 AM »
Happy Birthday, James.  :)
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« Reply #2289 on: February 21, 2014, 11:15:21 AM »
18... what a horrible age! Much worse than the big 4-0.  Well, anyway, happy birthday  :)
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« Reply #2290 on: February 21, 2014, 11:21:50 AM »
And indeed,  happy birthday James.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2291 on: February 21, 2014, 11:22:04 AM »
Officially got a tattoo yesterday on 2/18 for my 18th birthday. It only cost about $60 and was a gift from my grandparents. Boy though, it hurt like heck getting my wrist tattooed. I had to struggle not to cry in front of the tough biker guy artist who gave it to me.

Don't forget to repent of it James, getting a tattoo is a sin (don't believe me ask your spiritual father). Angel be with you.


Although not quite the thread for it.....so let me get this straight....he gets a tattoo....goes and repents and confesses....

is he -honestly- going to be unhappy he got it...or will he smile at it every time he now has to wear a long sleeve shirt to his job?
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Please note this is not me getting on James' case at all....I have a tattoo as well...and I cannot see how 'repenting' of it yet still having it and still liking it.....are compatible...its repentance for the sake of saying you did.....'I have sinned but i still really like it'   which seems very problematic to me....


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« Reply #2292 on: February 21, 2014, 11:24:45 AM »
Happy birthday, James!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2293 on: February 21, 2014, 12:21:58 PM »
Happy bday!!!! :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #2294 on: February 21, 2014, 11:29:43 PM »
Officially got a tattoo yesterday on 2/18 for my 18th birthday. It only cost about $60 and was a gift from my grandparents. Boy though, it hurt like heck getting my wrist tattooed. I had to struggle not to cry in front of the tough biker guy artist who gave it to me.

Don't forget to repent of it James, getting a tattoo is a sin (don't believe me ask your spiritual father). Angel be with you.


Although not quite the thread for it.....so let me get this straight....he gets a tattoo....goes and repents and confesses....

is he -honestly- going to be unhappy he got it...or will he smile at it every time he now has to wear a long sleeve shirt to his job?
 :D

Please note this is not me getting on James' case at all....I have a tattoo as well...and I cannot see how 'repenting' of it yet still having it and still liking it.....are compatible...its repentance for the sake of saying you did.....'I have sinned but i still really like it'   which seems very problematic to me....


Happy birthday James!

That's why we should ask our spiritual fathers if we should do something before we do it ;)

At any rate James, today celebrates the day God brought you into this world. Many years!
“Everything in this life passes away — only God remains, only He is worth struggling towards. We have a choice: to follow the way of this world, of the society that surrounds us, and thereby find ourselves outside of God; or to choose the way of life, to choose God Who calls us and for Whom our heart is searching.”
― Fr. Seraphim Rose