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Old Oct 17 2006, 04:22 AM   #1
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This thread has been running in AMCF on a semi-regular basis for a while bow. It's been interesting to see the many and varied images people use for them over there.

Currantly, I'm on a Star Trek Starship kick, and I tend to change my Desktop piccie once a month so I don't get bored with the same pic.

This is my currant one, USS Pelagic, someones idea of a Starship Class beyond the Sovereign Class.
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Old Oct 17 2006, 02:39 PM   #2
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I'm currently using an image of the Stargate: Atlantis cast with a stargate in the background.
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Old Oct 17 2006, 03:43 PM   #3
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scene from The Invasion episode of Dr Who- Cybermen in front of St Pauls.

Bit daft actually, someone made a bit of an error- a combination of wrong moment, tight trousers and odd zip things on the cyberman's jacket...
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Full Whelan cover art of All the Weyrs of Pern after having had Les Edwards art for The Skies of Pern for months
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Old Oct 17 2006, 05:57 PM   #5
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I have a picture of a dragon with rider looking over a misty valley. I got it from a link over at NKT so long ago I don't really remember where it originated.
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I tend to use the best landscape pics I've taken on road trips. Right now its Horsetail Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon
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Mine's a sunrise pic I took while at WorldCon in LA.
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Old Oct 17 2006, 11:12 PM   #8
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Hmmmmm. I take it you guys don't have a Photobucket Account.
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Old Oct 18 2006, 02:59 AM   #9
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Old Oct 18 2006, 03:54 AM   #10
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Showoff!!

I just have the one with two subalbums.
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Old Oct 18 2006, 06:03 AM   #11
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I've got one but my desktop came from a website...
hang on (I'm supposed to be programming)
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Helva what else !!! I have the Hildebrant cover of course...haven't ever thought of anything else that I wanted other that my kids on there.

Martin has the photo we had taken at World Con of us in the Star Trek Set, now that was amazing to do and see.
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Old Oct 19 2006, 01:37 AM   #13
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I have a picture of a dragon with rider looking over a misty valley. I got it from a link over at NKT so long ago I don't really remember where it originated.
Sounds like the picture they had from the scrapped Pern TV show

Mine is this picture
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Old Oct 19 2006, 05:19 AM   #14
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lovely!
I'm getting the impression that I have a very boring desktop compared to everyone else- I've had the same image for a year!
Even at home I'm the onlyperson with a default desktop! My little brother has a picture I drew for his... or at least he did last time I looked!
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I used the cover of AtWoP as my desktop for years, then I finally started changing it upon occassion. Now it changes multiple times of years, most often a picture of my kids, but sometimes I pick pretty scenery for a change of pace.
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I have a picture of our two dogs running at full speed towards us.
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My desktop is the picture of Vanyel Ashkevron and Yfandes from the cover of The Valdemar Companion. Can I be bothered uploading a screenshot?

*le sigh*

Damn, I'm getting a whole lot of errors when I try and load my gallery. On both domains. Hmm. So no screenshot.
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Mine is a picture of my German Shepherd Gus playing in the snow. Before that it was nothing as the husband keeps changing it back to boring black.
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Old Oct 29 2006, 07:36 PM   #19
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Well, it's Monthly Change Time

Something from the Kirk Era I think ........ Federation Frigate USS Roosevelt
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I use a photo I took of the Yellowstone River at the brink of the Upper Falls in Yellowstone National Park. I also have the desktop icons turned off so nothing obscures the picture - except when I'm using the system. Program access is via custom toolbars on the auto-hidden taskbar.
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OH Kugai, That ship is fantastic...did you do that your self???
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That's a fantastic picture, Kugai!
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Right now I have a picture of my son in my husbands arm. It was taken when he was 9 days old. He weighed about 9 - 1/2 pounds in the picture.

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That is one beautiful picture in more than one way! Awesome!
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Old Oct 30 2006, 11:18 PM   #25
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Nope, I got it from this Site. There's a great collection of Images there from varying Series and other Genres.
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Stonehenge, Stargate event horizon, huble pics of the Orion galaxy
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That's a very sweet picture, Suzy!
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Well !! Bat's Desktop one BIG mess, of this and that ,,it;s funny that,because I
had had put on my email a photo of my desktop..to show a Friend who sent me a bat and a Spider.Will try and see how I can put it on
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Upgraded Gallery, and problem fixed. Can show you a screenshot now.

Here it is! Vanyel & Yfandes.
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Here it is! Vanyel & Yfandes.
That brings back very good book memories!
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it is a tie between the following three, depending on my mood

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Oooh, I like the dragony one PP! (of course!)

My desktop has changed to a pic of my kids sitting with their cousin, all looking half-asleep watching tv after skipping a nap.
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Here's my one. It's a picture I took from room my Uni room window. It's been scaled down as photobucket can't cope with the 1200x800 dimensions =/

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For the longest time now, mine has been a picture of the world at night with red dots marking the places where the people I've worked with were coming from. As you can see, we were quite an international group! The reason part of the US and Australia are cut off is due to screen size.
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I thought this meant show what is currently sitting on your desk?! I have a picture of that! How can it be a "desktop" if it's the picture of what you usually have on your computer screen? I'm a very literal person, I guess. Oh, and I have a picture of Stonehenge, mostly because I like it, and I never hang around it long enough to care about changing it. My husband put it there, and I've never bothered to find out how to put up anything different.
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Easiest way to change it: find a big beautiful picture on the net, right-click on it and select Set As Background.
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I have this picture up of my darling girl..

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