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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:15 am 
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Wow! Each cake is more amazing than the next.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:26 pm 
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The Smaug one is particularly amazing! Why are such awesome cakes on a site called "cakewrecks"? :scratch:


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:31 pm 
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Maria wrote:
Why are such awesome cakes on a site called "cakewrecks"? :scratch:


The awesome person who maintains that blog periodically makes a post highlighting stunningly beautiful cakes to counter the usual posts about hilariously awful cakes. :)

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:03 pm 
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Frelga wrote:
Wow! Each cake is more amazing than the next.


Yes! The white city was awesome! And Smaug didn’t look like a cake at all

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:52 pm 
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https://laughingsquid.com/a-paper-sculp ... he-hobbit/
Destroying the book to make this seems very wrong to me.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:29 pm 
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Maria wrote:
https://laughingsquid.com/a-paper-sculpture-of-smaug-the-dragon-made-from-pages-of-the-hobbit/
Destroying the book to make this seems very wrong to me.
Yeah, I am always uncomfortable with art made by destroying books.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:35 pm 
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I saw this today on Amazon. *VERY* tempting...

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 5:55 pm 
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That's pretty cool, Inanna. Pretty cool, indeed!

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 6:28 pm 
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Nice!

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:39 pm 
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Me want (whine).

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:44 pm 
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You get?

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 11:29 pm 
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Me on Self imposed shopping embargo this year.

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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 11:58 pm 
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The whole year? :Q

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 12:33 am 
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Yes. I might have to break it for things I really need which have gone kaput this year, like my black flats. But this....

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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 7:21 pm 
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Inanna wrote:
Yes. I might have to break it for things I really need which have gone kaput this year, like my black flats. But this....

Sigh.


Just realized that I am not applying that embargo to books AT all. Ah well. I don’t count books as possessions i guess

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 12:46 am 
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Books are air.

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 2:11 am 
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True.

(And I love that!)

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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 5:53 am 
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 5:58 am 
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Also saying as a freelance writer that books (and magazines and newspapers) are tax deductible. Any books/magazines/newspapers. Just saying

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:14 pm 
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Wasn't sure where to post this one!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... rmies.html

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