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William Benjamin John Davis (SinbadEV)
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Do you paint miniatures?

My mother's friend's son was apparently involved in making an app to help track one's collection of paints... I have no use for such a thing but I figured I'd share the link because I know I follow a number of people who might.

Hi-Ho Nepotism Away!
Build a Library of your miniature paints, create paint sets, and use color ...
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Got an email last week with 4 free HotS beta keys... I have already given out 1 of them but would be happy to pass along the other three but ideally to people likely to play with me on occasion. If you are interested in giving the game a try comment and I will determine (by my own undisclosed and highly biased and nepotistic means) if I feel like sending them along. 
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I would like to play. :)
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OK... +Marvel Entertainment​, why not. Awareness is awareness I suppose.
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Have been noticing a thing... I really like the game "Love Letter" and often try to bring it out when I know board games will be played... in almost every case when I mention the name of the game I get this "look" from all the guys... the "that sounds like a game for girls" look. I took the game to my kid's school for board game day (grades 1 and 2) and had about 7 girls wanting to play and only one boy... the rest of the boys gave the "that sounds like a game for girls" look... even the one boy who did play seemed hesitant (but then got really into it and was the one who stayed and played the longest). Their loss... gender stereotypes cut both ways I suppose.
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So... the local broadcast TV station I watch Gotham, The Flash, Agent Carter etc. on puts those shows online to watch the day after they air (and they stay for 7 days)... Three times now I've missed the first 5 minutes of something and then gone back and watched those five minutes the next day... but I'm thinking... next time... if I miss the start... I'll just wait for the next day.
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My mother posted this collection of photos of me on the other social network in honour of her #1 Son (I have two sisters :P ) turning however old I am today.

It's probably a good thing I went through a "really long hair" phase because now it's thinning, receding and greying.

(I'm almost certain my mother composited these photos by placing all four originals on her scanner at once... which is a lot simpler than what I would have done.)
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We share the same title! LOL.
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Have him in circles
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Our mixels collection rate has exceeded my ability to photograph each as they are added / built...
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I think so, the newer sets have about 60 pieces for about $5 so it's about par... and they are pretty cool little kits with lot's of fun greebles and joints.
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Just got home from playing my first game of "Dominant Species"... I left around 7:30PM and got back around 1:15AM... there was some driving and rules-learning along the way but basically the game took 5 hours to play.

That said, it didn't feel like it was that long, even though I felt like I was losing the entire game (and totally was) there was always a lot for everyone to decide at any given time... none of that "down time" you get in other games. I liked it... and would play it again... maybe start sooner next time.
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I just noticed there is a game night at The Loft. March 7th at 7:30. 
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They just patched the Heroes of The Storm Beta... last week the forums were full of "Everything is bad, fix it!" and this week it's full of "You ruined everything!"... I feel like doing public-beta's must be incredibly frustrating for developers.
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I follow the college I attended (didn't finish my degree but my wife did) on Facebook and they linked to this article on their homepage about a speaker they are bringing in. It's nice to know that with all of the weird anti-science vibe that seems to be de rigueur for mainstream conservative Christians depicted on USA Media... at least my little Christian college that calls itself "A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences" is still pro-science enough to bring in a climate change speaker who believes the core "Global Warming Is Happening", "We're Doing It" and "We Can, and Need to, Fix It" stuff.
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Wow, as an atheist I have to say that you have a lot of assholes with too much time on their hands trolling you +William Benjamin John Davis​. 
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Volunteered at my daughter's grade 1 and 2 class (with my wife) for this morning's board-game day. Introduced a bunch of kids to Love Letter, Get Bit and Paradisio. I think Love Letter was the best liked option and it kinda drew a crowd.
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My mother bought me a big fudgey brownie, some rice-cracker+wasabi peas snack mix and some corn nuts for my birthday... I figured I should take a photo for posterity.
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Many happy returns, Will!
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SinbadEV for those who know me from the Internets.
Introduction
I have a habit of saying things that aren't technically true or that are not an honest reflection of my opinions and feelings and/or changing my opinions and/or correcting my previous statements. Essentially I'm a chronic Wembler.

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Bragging rights
Saw the Gorilla, successfully crafted a Hexahexaflexagon, one time I fell to my knees and screamed "Kahn" because I'd missed my bus, have better than average balance and can see Autostereograms quicker than most people, once chugged a jar of pimentos, had my brain scanned for Science, know how to grammar good and vocabulate but often choose not to, am loud... like very loud.
Work
Occupation
Computer Operator and Customer Service
Skills
I have many but I believe my most important one is knowing how to not be a complete idiot. Depending on my level of caffeination I can also manage to not be a complete tool.
Employment
  • Operations Desk Guy, present
  • Web/Database Developement/Design
  • High Speed Internet Technical Support
  • Guy That Sold Access To Pay Showers At A Campground
  • Guy That Swept The Gym
  • Selling Freezies Off A TV Tray On My Lawn
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Previously
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - Houghton, New York, USA - Grant Village, Yellowstone National Park, USA
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