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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 6 2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By makenzie71
Re: Kylara, a Bad girl or just misunderstood?

This is now officially a ten year thread.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jun 19 2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,598
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Dragon figurine

Thanks! That one is really my biggest seller. I almost never have one in stock...have to make them on demand to keep up.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jun 18 2011, 04:31 PM
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Views: 1,598
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Dragon figurine

Thanks Hans. It's a hobby of mine I've turned into a nice little side business. If I dedicated my full time to advertising and sales I could quit my day job and live more comfortably haha...too...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jun 17 2011, 06:10 PM
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Views: 1,598
Posted By makenzie71
Dragon figurine

This is somewhat a shameless plug. I made this for last year's inventory, marked for $120. My customers didn't find it near as attractive haha. I'm about to clearance it for $40...I thought I'd...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 28 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By makenzie71
Anyone seen this yet?

http://www.apple.com/trailers/paramount_classics/howtotrainyourdragon/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVRd8oeDmLI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oosRG8AF51w

My next MUST see...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 16 2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

Some more! Well, one is reposting but I have much better pics this time.

http://kaleesphotography.com/photoartclub/wireman/011610/0116101.JPG
...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 6 2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

I certainly appreciate the comments! I guess I just have an odd opinion about it because it's something "I can do". I just can't help but find myself amazed that people spend $20 on $.30 worth of...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

That bow is Red Oak and Mosso Bamboo...one of my more popular combinations (because it's my cheapest full bow). I usually have them around 60lbs at 28".
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 06:00 PM
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Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

No I don't use a point of reference at all outside of arrow shaft..when I aim. Mostly I prefer to shoot instinctive and that gets me by. If it ever came to hunting and my shooting needed to be...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 05:16 PM
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Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

Oh I love the praise. thanks!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 05:03 PM
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Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

It's harder to make this one out as a picture, but I get a kick out of it anyway...

http://kaleesphotography.com/photoartclub/wireman/123109/1231092.jpg
...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 04:59 PM
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Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

Thanks! they look far more complicated than they are...but I try not to advertise as such lol
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 4 2010, 04:31 PM
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Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

Thought I'd post some of my newer stuff...since it had a dragon and all. Of course there's a ton more stuff but I figure this is the most applicable here:
...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Aug 25 2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,124
Posted By makenzie71
Re: eragon

Dragonslayer is STILL one of the best dragon movies out there.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Aug 19 2009, 07:46 AM
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Posted By makenzie71
Re: A hobby of mine...

Yeah they don't photograph well.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Aug 18 2009, 10:07 PM
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Views: 2,623
Posted By makenzie71
A hobby of mine...

I make wire figures as a hobby and sell them on Etsy...considering I'm one of those lame "dragon fans" who has to read/watch anything that has even a vague hint of a dragon in it, it's only natural...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Sep 8 2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,124
Posted By makenzie71
Re: eragon

Paolini specifically referenced his inspiration by McCaffrey, Feist, Tolkein, and others.
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Sep 7 2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,124
Posted By makenzie71
Re: eragon

The first Pern publishings were Weyr Search and Dragonrider in 1969. Puff the Magic Dragon was written in 1959. Myths of dragons go back further than written history and, from day one, there are...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Sep 7 2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,124
Posted By makenzie71
Re: eragon

Production was by Walden Media in association and in house with Disney.

Also, what exactly is original anymore? Even going back thirty years to the Pern novels. The only things truly original...
Forum: Café Archives Feb 2 2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By makenzie71
Re: The Family Watchdog (your opinions on accused sex-offenders)

there really isn't an alternative. we have a wonderful system...far better than most nations can brag about. It's just that you can't believe that the good judgement of flawed people is errorless. ...
Forum: Café Archives Feb 1 2007, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By makenzie71
Re: The Family Watchdog (your opinions on accused sex-offenders)

Are you really so naive to think that people do not judge prematurely? That no one, ever, makes up their mind regardless of evidence? Do you honestly believe that every man listed on the watchdog...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,142
Posted By makenzie71
Re: first segment from my newest short story...

ummm...not the whole story. Every story has to start somewhere.
Forum: Café Archives Feb 1 2007, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By makenzie71
Re: The Family Watchdog (your opinions on accused sex-offenders)

This concept goes up there with communism; beautiful idea that doesn't work in the real world.
Forum: Café Archives Feb 1 2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,690
Posted By makenzie71
Re: prologues

yeah I'm just not very sure of my "voice" yet, so to speak, so I know I'l be going back and chopping out nearly one third of my text for the sake of keeping things simple. I already know I don't...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 1 2007, 05:37 AM
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Posted By makenzie71
Forum: Café Archives Feb 1 2007, 05:36 AM
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Views: 4,690
Posted By makenzie71
Re: prologues

Not that I can really complain as I like to try and describe things thoroughly as well, but some of those sentences made my head hurt.

I get into the whole purple prose bit a lot...I'm lucky...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2007, 05:18 AM
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Views: 2,142
Posted By makenzie71
Re: first segment from my newest short story...

meh...biggest problem is that it's got too many words...will fix later. Trying to focus on finishing.

In all, the concept is interesting...no doubt...but it's surreal. Most people won't dig it...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 1 2007, 02:19 AM
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Posted By makenzie71
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2007, 01:33 AM
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Views: 2,142
Posted By makenzie71
first segment from my newest short story...

Total is going to be 15~20,000 words. I hate stepping away from my novel for a while but I just HAVE to write this out. It's basically a rather random dream of my sister's...a dark comedy that will...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 1 2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,403
Posted By makenzie71
Re: "Dragon's Heart" - Anne and Todd's new work

This is my feeling on fanfic type writing, but at the opposite end of the spectrum. Usually it irritates me because people with good literary talent are wasted on continuing other people's work. ...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Famous Brown Riders?

heh...I guess I'll pick up all the weyrs then...sounds interesting.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,707
Posted By makenzie71
Re: If You Were to Impress...

...immediately followed by Canth's complete lack of concern regarding this.



Nearly 20% of the book was dedicated to pointing out F'lar was disgusted and repulsed by whats-her-name, and it was...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 31 2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By makenzie71
Forum: Café Archives Jan 31 2007, 09:41 PM
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Views: 4,690
Posted By makenzie71
Re: prologues

A term of literary criticism, purple prose is used to describe passages, or sometimes entire literary works, written in prose so overly extravagant, ornate or flowery as to break the flow and draw...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Famous Brown Riders?

Why did someone rty to kill jaxom and what book was that?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,707
Posted By makenzie71
Re: If You Were to Impress...

That's too big a blanket statement...there lies the possabillity, thus existance is definite.

It is a possabillity, and it is a probabiliity, however it is not defined. As said, the dragons only...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Famous Brown Riders?

It's been a decade or more since I've read Dragonquest but if I recall correctly didn't they discover the whole instantaneous transport stuff with the firelizards right after first fall?

B'rant,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 31 2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,707
Posted By makenzie71
Re: If You Were to Impress...

I wasn't contesting the "involvement" bit...only that the bronze riders are heterosexuals.

However, not every dragon has to get it on so the whole number of queen flights/number of gold...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 31 2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,970
Posted By makenzie71
Re: The Family Watchdog (your opinions on accused sex-offenders)

^Exactly. It's too easy to get away with (pinning someone for a sexual crime, ESPECIALLY against a child, unjustly)...which pisses me off. Broken systems...:rolleyes:

Just as irritating, on the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 30 2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,707
Posted By makenzie71
Re: If You Were to Impress...

by mccaffrey's guidelines only heterosexual males get bronzes just the same as only heterosexual women get golds.
Forum: Café Archives Jan 30 2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,690
Posted By makenzie71
Re: prologues

Cheryl, I did the same thing when I was younger but anymore the critic-notes on the back of the book and the prologue are what I check out first to see if there's enough interest for me to pick up a...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 30 2007, 02:44 AM
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Views: 103,107
Posted By makenzie71
Re: This or That?

dogs

black/white or sepia
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 29 2007, 11:36 PM
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Views: 103,107
Posted By makenzie71
Re: This or That?

...as long as it's not diet black cherry vanilla...just vanilla is ok but you start adding diet and other crap in there and it's horrible, horrible, horrible...

...carry on...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 29 2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 103,107
Posted By makenzie71
Re: This or That?

normal. All the others are irritatingly annoying....especially diet cafein free black cherry vanilia...stuff tastes like bottled vomit.

fresh vomit or bottled?
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 29 2007, 11:15 PM
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Posted By makenzie71
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 29 2007, 10:29 PM
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Posted By makenzie71
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 29 2007, 10:16 PM
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Views: 103,107
Posted By makenzie71
Re: This or That?

^^Thumper, hands down. He's a pimp.

^Chicken, hands down. Goes good with habenero sauce.

staples or tacks?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 29 2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,584
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Dragon Size and Dragon Eggs

Spiffy....Ryuu knows his chit...

To put it crudely, my dragons have an organ that percieves the frequencies of matters, energies, em fields, etc. By matching these frequencies, this organ becomes...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 29 2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Changes by the US Post Office

I'm not fond of all the changes...I don't like the fact that the prices will go up. I simply like the fact that there will be things like flat-rate boxes and tracking information available for...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 29 2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By makenzie71
Re: Changes by the US Post Office

when all you can do is bash the aspects that effect you negatively (especially when all you can complain about is having to spend a few more bucks), of course opinions will differ. The system, as a...
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