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Lorem Ipsum
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
I claim to be a professional artist, because I have actually sold a few paintings, though none recently.

Favourite genre of music: anything but rock or grand opera. By "rock" I mean any of various contemporary genres, including rap, heavy metal, techno etc, characterized by raucous monotony. I don't include jazz.
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: abstract (algorithmic or mathematical), not "abstract"
Operating System: Linux, Ubuntu distribution
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Shell of choice: bash (Bourne Again Shell), Python
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Favourite cartoon character: Calvin (& Hobbes)

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There is today a very widespread idiom, or slang construct, in which one says, "I'm like ...," or "He's like ...,"  followed by a more or less theatrical reenactment of one's own, or someone else's response to some information or event.   This instead of saying, "I said X," or, "I thought X,"  "I was surprised,"  etc.

Twenty or thirty years ago, such expressions were seldom heard, and forty or more years ago, they were never heard at all.   Since I perceive it as something novel and abnormal, and a loss of expressiveness in ordinary speech, and especially writing,  I am constantly and severely annoyed by it.

For a long time I've wondered how on Earth people got started saying such things.   I guessed it might have been promulgated by some very popular movie star or other entertainer, but who it might have been, I couldn't guess.

Now I'm wondering whether it could have been Robin Williams.    By now I've had an opportunity to hear some extended examples of his speech.   Instead of just engaging in ordinary conversation, he constantly interrupts himself with little skits, parodies, impressions etc.   These outbursts are highly entertaining, and nobody else I know of does them nearly so well.   Perhaps they inspired imitation?





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ilovepumpkin2014 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
Thanks for the fave!
StoneSorceress Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Welcome by StoneSorceress

welcome to the Stone Sorceress gallery 
please enjoy your visits :D
peterbru Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
Thanks for the favs... :)
elbrujodelatribu Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for your Fav on

Fabric Materials by elbrujodelatribu
rattyredemption Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
thanks for the fav.
Abstract-scientist Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you think that this illustration about procrastination is correct? :D…
golem1 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
LOL this late reply is not an instance of procrastination. Really.  I just don't often read my front page, I usually go straight to the Messages menu.

I don't understand the illustration, maybe because part of it is cut off.

The mechanism of procrastination in my case is usually the "But first --" ploy.   I set out to do what I know is important, but first there is this other little thing, which ends up taking all the time I have to spare that day.    It may go several levels deep, thus:      X1 butfirst(X2 butfirst(X3 butfirst(X4 butfirst( ... ))))
golem1 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Malleni-Stock Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:+fav: Thanks a lot ! :blowkiss:
Altschlossfelsen Stock 01 by Malleni-Stock
JoeyBlendhead Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:
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