Everything is Rockin'! [RML Thread 4]

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Postby pwhodges » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:11 pm

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Postby pwhodges » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:03 pm

I have just started recording to disk my video of an opera performance I put on in 1989.

My first wife and I started an opera group (and my present wife, as one of her pupils, took part). The first few performances I recorded audio only. Then for a couple more I put up a static video camera, and for the last I manned it to zoom and pan. Then we split up.

The recording can be played on any video, but none other than the original could ever play the audio channels properly. However, my wife kept that, and later when I asked to borrow it only a few years later, it was broken and disposed of. Then three years ago I found on ebay a working example of the exact same original video deck - and it plays the tapes perfectly! But it's taken me until today to get working a means of recording the output in my computer.

It's now going through Rossini's An Italian Girl in Algiers. Also to come: Mozart's Don Giovanni (when I've fixed the broken tape) and Die Zauberflöte.
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Postby Gob Hobblin » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:11 am

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Postby ::KL7:: » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:24 pm

I haven't posted much on the forum in a while. But the last month I've been spending my time as a new dad and I have enjoyed every second of it. ^_^

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Postby Reichu » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:30 am

This feels a bit weird to say, but as of yesterday I am a married woman! It was a pretty untraditional marriage, done pretty much solely for the legal benefits. Neither of us give the custom any symbolic weight, and we care so little about the ceremonial aspects that we went out of our way to avoid them. No rings, no celebration, no name changes: just paperwork and hugs from the family. Getting married is supposed to be a big deal, but I guess when the relationship itself isn't affected by it in any way that's important... it really isn't a big deal.

On another note, after resisting gimmicky-sounding diets for several years and getting no benefit from doing so, I finally gave in. I started NutriSystem over a week ago -- that one specifically because my sister had seen very visible results with it, so my parents were willing to invest in the plan for me. First week was intentionally brutal, basically boot camp for your stomach, forcing it to get used to the idea of proper portion sizes (which, if you've let yourself become a total fatty like me, look RIDICULOUSLY tiny) and to feeling satisfied with non-starchy vegetables in between meals. For my part, I have been doing quite badly (lack of impulse control in the dark hours is a bitch), but people still say I look thinner already, so whatever -- I'll keep on truckin' and see what happens.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:25 am

^ Diet, the dirtiest four letter word of all :vomit:
That stuff in the links doesn't even look like food!

Reichu wrote:This feels a bit weird to say, but as of yesterday I am a married woman!

Congrats!
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Postby Rei IV » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:24 pm

Congratulations, Reichu!

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Postby BobBQ » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:11 pm

Congratulations!

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Postby child of Lilith » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:47 pm

Congratulations, Reichu! :)
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Postby Sailor Star Dust » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:56 pm

View Original Post::KL7:: wrote:I haven't posted much on the forum in a while. But the last month I've been spending my time as a new dad and I have enjoyed every second of it.


Congratulations to you and your family! :clap:

View Original PostReichu wrote:Getting married is supposed to be a big deal, but I guess when the relationship itself isn't affected by it in any way that's important... it really isn't a big deal.


Congrats yet again on gettin' hitched ^_^ (At the very least, there will be name changes/rings whenever Zap and I tie the knot, but we're both very :uhh: about the overly ceremonious nature to everything, you know?)

I hope the diet change works well for you! Some family is trying portion control (e.g: sensible eating) alongside exercise, and that seems to be the weight loss "key" for them, when they've tried things like Weight Watchers, the Keto diet, etc, etc, in the past.

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Postby silvermoonlight » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:34 am

Congratulations Reichu ^_^
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Postby AngelNo13Bardiel » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:15 pm

Congratulations, Reichu! :clap:

View Original PostSailor Star Dust wrote:(At the very least, there will be name changes/rings whenever Zap and I tie the knot, but we're both very :uhh: about the overly ceremonious nature to everything, you know?)


I guess that's where some of us differ, then. Ash and I went through with it while passing through Reno last May on vacation. I did have a ring for her but there were no name changes and there was no one else there at the "wedding" besides us and the minister/Elvis impersonator (no, really). And that was enough for us, I suppose. Absolutely zero pomp and circumstance.

Oh, and congrats to you and Zap as well. ^_^
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Postby Gus Hanson » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:00 am

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Postby Sailor Star Dust » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:34 am

View Original PostAngelNo13Bardiel wrote:Absolutely zero pomp and circumstance.


Heh. For me, "pomp and circumstance" = Paying over a thousand bucks for the dress/wedding itself and having a huge party, which...I just feel that money can be better spent on a house down payment or whatever else. Better to have small get-togethers when you're visiting each group of friends or family, I think, especially if family has to travel from East and West coasts both (let alone from other countries :sweatdrop:)

Oh, and congrats to you and Zap as well. ^_^


Haha, thanks ^_^
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Postby AngelNo13Bardiel » Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:56 pm

View Original PostSailor Star Dust wrote:Heh. For me, "pomp and circumstance" = Paying over a thousand bucks for the dress/wedding itself and having a huge party, which...I just feel that money can be better spent on a house down payment or whatever else.


Which was exactly what we did, all that saved money/stress went towards our move to the Great White North. It was all worth it in both cases, though. :thumbsup:
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Postby BobBQ » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:00 pm

Going the smart route on getting hitched ITT. ( ^^)b

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Postby ::KL7:: » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:29 am

View Original PostSailor Star Dust wrote:Congratulations to you and your family! :clap:

Thank You, SSD!

Reichu wrote:This feels a bit weird to say, but as of yesterday I am a married woman!


Congratulations Reichu!

...Well my wife graduates this May, and something we've talked about was for me to go back to school when she's done. So I went ahead and signed myself up for college..and while I'm scared and nervous I'm excited to go back and hopefuly get myself a higher paying job in the future..The main advisor i talked to was real helpful and friendly and let me know which classes to start out with. So I'm hopeful I'll be able to handle the classwork along with being a new parent and a full time employee.:)
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Postby robersora » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:33 am

Oh wow! So many good news! KL-7, congrats, don't forget to ease your children in with some Little Witch Academia... then work your way up from there :D
And Reichu, seems like a very low-key affair, but the fact that you wanted to share it here tells me, that you're proud of that decision! As you should! Congratulations :)
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