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I think I have heard every excuse there is for not voting, so please spare me the, “my vote doesn’t count”, “I hate to wait in line”, “I have to work late” and a whole host of other pieces of dialog that keeps people from the polls. 604 more words

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Trailers, Trailers and more Trailers!

So my aim of posting weekly hasn’t exactly gone to plan…oops, I’ll try to do better from now on I promise.

Trailers are an essential part of the marketing process for any video game. 481 more words


How to: Get Image Page Count in .NET C#

How to get image page count in .NET C#

private int GetTotalpages(string filePath)
int pageCount = 0;
using (FileStream fs = new FileStream(filePath, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read)) 22 more words

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Taking The Plunge Into The Hypergrid

But where I was, and why I have this attractive pale blue skin, cyborg jump-suit,new cap, and am actually dancing a cool dance was The NGrid. 385 more words

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Pastel Sunrise- My First Oil Pastel Try

This is my first serious attempt at doing something with pastels. I know it’s not very professional, but I just wanted to give a shot at it. Any thoughts about it?

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Hope and Disappointment

Dear Reader,

A lot of my recent perceptions are being colored by my job search.  Those of us who’ve had to go through it recently know what a ego-crushing, self-confidence defeating procedure it often is.   462 more words

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Ferguson MO: Part 3

I find it exceptionally disturbing that the situation in Ferguson has deteriorated to where the NG had to be called in. The situation is sad and difficult enough with the death of a young man and many questions left unanswered, however, this community has shown itself to be resilient and from what I can gather, the people causing trouble are from outside of the area, using the tragedy for their own nefarious purposes. 252 more words

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