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Invisible details matter

I am reminded on this very sad day of something I saw in the extras of one of the Lord of the Rings DVDs many years ago. The actor who portrayed King Theoden was talking about being dressed in the King's armour for filming - as some part of the costume was lowered over his head, he noticed carvings or motifs on the inside of the part in question.

 

Being on the inside, movie watchers would never see this detail. The…

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Added by Sean McNamara on October 6, 2011 at 1:32am — 1 Comment

AA - Apples Anonymous

Hello, my name is Sean, and I have a problem.

 

I collect old Apple computers. It's been 2 hours since my last use of an old Apple computer.

 

I've had issues around controlling my use of Apple computers since I first touched one in 1982. The Apple ][ europlus was the first computer in my home (I'd used a Trash-80 at school, but that was just a gateway [not Gateway™] computer for me).

 

The europlus had me hooked from the first beep. I yearned for…

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Added by Sean McNamara on September 28, 2011 at 10:49pm — No Comments

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