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"[Doctor Who] episodes that the BBC thought had been lost forever have turned up in car boot sales, in people's attics and in other weird locations. So the wonderful people at Blue Peter have launched a campaign to try and track down these lost episodes.

The prize for anybody who finds a missing episode is a full-size replica Dalek... so it's definitely worth asking your family to check their lofts, garages, and spare bedrooms for any old film canisters that might have the magic words 'Doctor Who' on the label." giro_batol probably has a whole library of the things by now. ^_^

Speaking of which, I was quite impressed by "Tooth and Claw", despite not generally being one for historically-based adventures - Eunos Lyn's previous Dickensian outing was quite reasonable, but fell far short of this merry romp. Some good performances (not from the Captain, however), and a solid script, peppered with Davies' whimsy. Jolly good show. =:)

School Reunion - I'm really not sure what to make of it. Parts were absolutely delicious, such as the Doctor's introduction to the class, and his realisation that something was indeed amiss. Then, there were points as subtle as a piledriver, with SJS pounding home "you see? You see? He'll do this to you, too!", or the off-the-bat sniping between SJS and Rose, straight out of a cornball US soap. Still, it was K-9's show, and he definitely didn't disappoint; indeed, even Mickey came off well. "Oh my god! I'm the tin dog!" Of all the stories this season, SR felt the most abbreviated by having to squeeze into 45 minutes; as a two-parter, they could've split the story into introducing us to the school, SJS' arrival, and the reunion, leaving the second part open for the ramping up towards the climax. Though would the basic plot have been able to sustain it that long? On the other paw, that would've left more time for Anthony Stewart-Head to continue chewing the carpet in truly sinister Malcolm McDowell style.

Courtesy of rabitguy, an absolute instant classic, starring Sam & Max, by Ayato. Not safe for work. ^_^

That wasn't bad at all - I wanted to check what kind of battery life the PSP gets, to decide whether it's worth picking up a spare battery. Running a loop of Curse of the Were-Rabbit off the memory stick, it was able to last just over six and a half hours.

Here's the video for one of the tracks used in neonbunny's "A Bunny Named Starfox": Let's Pretend We Don't Exist. (16MB)

Dreamkeepers looks like being a worthwhile furry comic - the site contains all the usual background and character introductions, though regrettably, the comic itself won't be appearing until early 2007, from NBM.

Human Clock is a webpage-based clock with a cute twist - every minute of the day is represented by a different photo from around the world. It might be written in marker on someone's eyelids, on a Post-It above a dog bowl, or between two 'roos.

slycat pointed out that a PSP demo of Loco Roco can now be downloaded - be warned, it does require 2.70 firmware, so no homebrew for you. Though I did notice some claim of official support for homebrew coming at E3.. but that's strictly a rumor.

I should find out how much a low-end bow costs. It's been ages since I last let loose on a target (my last school had a fair variety of sports on offer, and archery was one I eventually managed to slip into. I exhibited some degree of proficiency, too), but there's a lot of fields around that'd be fine for simple target practice.

Just because I could, I tried alcohol-free cider, plus vodka. ^_^

Ever wondered about the worth of a degree? Read this entry, then this thread in the comments.. not all degrees are created equal, I believe we can deduce.

Here's a curious TV spot: Pink gets a new skin. (4.3MB)

I think I may get a bunny tail tattoo this year. ^_^ And perhaps one or two other mild bodymods, for that matter, if the next few weeks turn out well. (What others? Well, maybe I'll tell, maybe I won't =:)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Body mods?

Like...bunny ears or something?
Oh, don't I wish. ^_^ But current surgical technology remains essentially reasonably accurate slicing - good for removals, but not so hot on modifications. A fully lapine head seems more something to consider around the end of the century, at the earliest.. which leads me to wonder, will that be a traditionally surgical route, evolved, or something entirely new, such as genetic modification in such a way as to lead to the phenotype's expression? Definitely would be fun to find out. ^_^
It's unfortunately not in the forseeable future :(
Indeed.. as far as genetic manuipulation goes, we're very much in the early days of understanding what gene sequences control what aspects of an organism's development, let alone how to make an existing organism express a new phenotype.

And we're even further away from brain transplantation into artificial bodies.. which'll happen, but I'd be very surprised if anything along those lines - even aside from a body with anywhere near the dexterity and senses (tactile, smell, and taste especially) of a normal human body - came about within the next century. Maybe within the 22nd. Assuming nothing cataclysmic in the meantime, of course.
Bunny tail tattoo? So would it be a sized bunny tail on your lower back or is it something else?
That's it. ^_^ If I can't have the real thing, an artistic portrayal of one will have to suffice.. seems like it could look rather good, even if not twitchable. ^_^
Have you seen anyone do something like that before? So you have an idea of how it'll look.
Not as yet, no. I'm thinking of something along the lines of this icon's tail, in simple black-only outline, another thinner line within to give a bit of a three-dimensional feel. Certainly, I'd like to find such an example - out of six billion or so people on the planet, I can't be the first to've thought of this. ^_^
I did a quick search on google, there's some sites that mention bunny tail tattoos but my work computer has them blocked, I won't be able to check them out in detail til later.

It's definitely a sexy icon, could look very nice as a tattoo. So you're thinking just the b/w design, any possibility of putting it in color? Though, then you have to worry about it fading or bleeding outside the lines... eh, I don't know much about tattoos :P You might want to ask on the furrytattoos community or something for helpful pointers.
Ah, handy! I'll see what I can find here.

Yes, I'm thinking just plain black ink - color tattoos often seem to pose problems, and vivid colors don't really seem possible. I hadn't heard of that group - I'll have a peek!
There are a number of tattoo communities out there. Been thinking of getting one myself but I haven't been able to think of one I can live with.
AHH! I was wondering about this myself. White seems to fade fast, other colors seem to work ok. Just be careful, as it takes a while to heal. Mine needs to be retouched, becasue it healed poorly and ink "fell out".
Well, if it turns out looking anything like that icon of yours... mrrr. *licks lips* =;)

Might not be a good idea to give that to the tattoo parlor as a ref pic, though. LOL, I'm not too sure how that situation would unfold.
Dr Who is starting to feel more like a cheap Steven King series, replete with green glowing things too. Ugh.

The common trademark seems to be that 41 minutes will be spent building up the obvious "He's behind you!" type puzzle, 1 minute solving it, and 3 minutes reflection. Honestly.
The Dreamkeepers comic looks pretty delicious, though it does have a curious mix of drawing styles, going from toony to super-detailed and then back to toony.
BTW, what were the other two bodymods you were considering?
On the note of tattoo's... I don't suppose you would be adverse to posting a picture of yourself? Even after all this time on lj, I do not believe that I know what you look like ^.^
*chuckles*
I'd second that. :-)

And for some reason, I read "bodymods" as bunnymods. ;-)

That "Pink gets a new skin" is weird. I wish she hadn't passed out before the plushie started snuggling her.

You'd be surprised how much porsupah looks like that spade bunny icon, actually. Just in spandex.

I never appear in photographs. ^_^

Once someone comes up with a Lapine Pill, it'll probably be a different matter..
That Sam & Max piccie is w-w-wonderful.

"Haw haw! You crack me up lil' buddy." ^_^