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  1. Past hour
  2. I heard back from the harried group of people I'm working with. 


    In my head, it's like watching sekaiichi hatsukoi from the inside :heart:!


    Only I'm one of the mangaka. (Metaphor, i dont draw) Hopefully I'm not causing too much of the drama. Or, at least not every month. 


    Do a search for the manga/anime. 

    Check out my blog's first entry for the details of my part. 


    If I want to keep the drama to a minimum, I better stay where I'm at. A month ahead! Go for 2? Okay!

    1. Page Scrawler

      Page Scrawler

      I think I heard of Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi before. Yaoi, right? :gikkle:

    2. VampireMystic


      Indeed. Don't take the comparison too far. I'm not gonna end up dating my editor. 


      Unless my love decides to join GA and officially become one of my editors. Oo (confusion eyes) Would that be weird?


      In my head:


      "You've got to rewrite all 7 pages! By Thursday!"


      Me: "But it took 6 weeks to finish these!"


      *some sort of expression with meaning*


      Me: "Well ok, but you're cooking dinner for a month!"


      "Okay, what do you want tonight?"


      Me: I don't know, you pick. 


      (Sigh... If only we weren't so geographically apart. Hehe)

  3. Today
  4. Sitting at 13 squared. Always a favorite number. 


    And hey, 1 69. It's like a coupon!*


    * redeemable only to your own significant others. 

    1. BHopper2


      It doesn't last long around here.

  5. Just stopping by with a Hello and a :hug: for you. 

    1. BlindAmbition


      Right back at you sweetie! I hope all is well with the family. 🤗

    2. Caz Pedroso

      Caz Pedroso

      We're going along okay. I can't believe Alisha will be thirteen on Sunday, and joining GA. Time flies so fast. 

      Hope you're well and life is treating you good. 

    3. BlindAmbition


      That’s awesome! We’re doing good here. Things settling after a busy couple of months.

  6. My niece is the sweetest... She came over to shovel our sidewalks and walkways because Hubby isn't home to do it. She saw that our elderly neighbor hadn't done his yet either, and insisted on going over and doing his as well.


    1. Sweetlion


      Can I be in love with both of them?

    2. Headstall


      Why not? I am. :) 

    3. dughlas


      Most assuredly ...

  8. Hope you’re enjoying the break. Sending you ❤️❤️xo

    1. Defiance19


      I am, thank you much..  one more day in the boro  before I escape. 

      Your day going well? 

      ❤️❤️ 😘 right back at you. 


    2. BlindAmbition


      Slow day in office, but a good day. YAY for tomorrow. 😉

  9. Ha! A ringing endorsement for Mojo, one kindly presented by @Dodger :heart:


    "Two Bananas, a hard-boiled egg, Eleanor Roosevelt, two gay Caribbean sailors, a Second World War Luger and some hot spanking. How's that for a prompt?


    This is turning into a masterpiece AC. No one can ever accuse you of being predictable.


    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this. :2thumbs:"



  10. Another up and down day.  Rainy and already it's 66 F outside with a high predicted of 71.  The low tonight is supposed to get down to 30 and tomorrow is going to be a wintry mix. I'm so looking forward to spring!

    1. Edward


      No rain here and supposed to hit 75 today and near 80 tomorrow before dipping back into the 50's on Thursday.... but guess who took today off......

    2. Daddydavek


      Who took off what?  ...and did you watch?

    3. Edward


      lol..... I have been car shopping. Wish I could say it was fun. Someone taking something off would have been a whole lot better.

  11. Lil kitty girl gone to kitty heaven. :(

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    2. Valkyrie


      It's so hard to lose our furry friends.  Sorry for your loss. :(  :hug: 

    3. Puppilull


      That's so sad...

    4. Headstall


      So sorry :hug: 

  12. i'm a bit of a grump today, not entirely sure why

    bad jokes, knock knock jokes and puns appreciated


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    2. Reader1810


      @mollyhousemouse the song that is now marching through my brain is this... :P 


    3. MacGreg


      @Mikiesboy I had to look up what the punchline meant. I'm still not entirely sure, but I see that it's the name of an Irish Song. Lol. I feel dense today.

    4. Mikiesboy


      It's a Long Long Way to Tippararey is an old british song but remembered as a popular song with soldiers during world war one.  ... and You're not remotely dense, Sir. 





    “When the scientist wanted to clone a deer, he

    bought a doe it yourself kit.”                                




    A highway patrolman was rushed to the hospital with 

    an inflamed appendix. The doctors operated and         

    advised him that all was well. However, the patrolman

    kept feeling something pulling at the hairs in his         

    crotch. Worried that it might be a second surgery the 

    doctors hadn't told him about, he finally got enough   

    energy to pull his hospital gown up enough so he       

       could look at what was making him so uncomfortable.

      Taped firmly across his pubic hair were three wide     

       strips of adhesive tape, the kind that takes everything

      with it when you pull it off. Written in large red letters

    across the tape was the sentence: Get well quick.....

    From the nurse you gave a ticket to last week."          





    Q: You're trapped in a room with a tiger, a rattlesnake

         and a lawyer. You have a gun with two bullets.       

         What should you do?                                                    

    A: Shoot the lawyer. Twice.                                             




     The Results Of Statistics

    1. Ten percent of all car thieves are left-handed         
    2. All polar bears are left-handed                                   
    3. If your car is stolen, there's a 10 percent chance it

    was taken by a Polar bear                                      

    1. 39 percent of unemployed men wear spectacles  
    2. 80 percent of employed men wear spectacles      
    3. Work stuffs up your eyesight                                    

    1. All dogs are animals                                                   
    2. All cats are animals                                                    
    3. Therefore, all dogs are cats                                      

      1. A total of 4000 cans are opened around the world

    every second                                                          
      2. Ten babies are conceived around the world every

    3. Each time you open a can, you stand a 1 in 400 

    chance of becoming pregnant                          




    Have you heard about the elephant with diarrhea?


    It's all over town!                                                          





    19 February




    National Lash Day

    Presidents Day(3rd Mon in Feb)


    National Chocolate Mint Day

    Intl Tug-of-War Day

    Iwo Jima Day

    Prevent Plagiarism Day



    19 February


    2008 - Fidel Castro steps down as Cuba's president

    1986 - The "Mir" Space Station is launched

    1985 - Iberia Airlines Flight 610 crashes

    1945 - U.S. troops land on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima

    1878 - Thomas Edison patents the phonograph




    1963 - Seal

    1957 - Falco

    1953 - Cristina Fermandez de Kirchner

    1865 - Sven Hedin

    1473 - Nicolaus Copernicus




    2001 - Stanley Kramer

    2000 - Friedensreich Hundertwasser

    1997 - Deng Xiaoping

    1952 - Knut Hamsun

    1916 - Emst Mach



    Did you know?

    The mathematical equation for happiness - WTF fun facts


    So now I can say, I can't read Egyptian hieroglyphs or

    the mathematical equation for happiness





    Did you know?

    The rainbow mountains - WTF fun facts

    Beats the hum drum grey rocks around here






    Did you know?

    How to tell if a watch is fake - WTF fun facts

    So silence is golden







    I will be very honest with you, today has not been one of my banner days. The old

    adage that you don't appreciate something until you lose it, is very true. I have to

    reevaluate some things about myself and where I want to go from this point on.

    This update ends here, I have nothing else to give you tonight.




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    2. Daddydavek


      :hug:Thanks for all you do!

    3. asamvav111


      just a random hug. :hug:

    4. Dmrman


      Sandrewn... Keep your eye out for a special piece of mail from a well-loved friend...!!! in your PM :kiss:

  14. OK, after ER vet, and regular vet, kitty home but not eating much. She walks like a newborn calf and is stressed out bigtime. Trying to let her acclimate and hopefuly new meds help.

  15. It's been seven years since I joined here.  Wow.  

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    2. Daddydavek


      Happy GA anniversary! 

    3. Headstall


      Happy Anniversary! :D 

    4. Reader1810


      Happy GA-versary! :wizard:

  16. "One of my all-time favorite jazz pianists is Thelonious Monk. Once, when someone asked him how he managed to get a certain special sound out of the piano, Monk pointed to the keyboard and said: 'It can’t be any new note. When you look at the keyboard, all the notes are there already. But if you mean a note enough, it will sound different. You got to pick the notes you really mean!'


    "I often recall these words when I am writing, and I think to myself, 'It’s true. There aren’t any new words. Our job is to give new meanings and special overtones to absolutely ordinary words.' I find the thought reassuring. It means that vast, unknown stretches still lie before us, fertile territories just waiting for us to cultivate them."

    - Haruki Murakami, Japanese novelist

    1. drpaladin



      The one point I take issue with in Murakami's statements is the one about no new words. Language is always changing and growing. New words are added to dictionaries every year. All change isn't necessarily for the better. I'm waiting for the almost inevitable book written entirely in text message shorthand.

    2. MacGreg


      There is truth to that @drpaladin. Language is never stagnant. Finding ways to bring ordinary words to new heights is an aspiration for a writer. Nope, I don't want to even think of the possibility of text message shorthand novels being published. 

  17. Yesterday
  18. Rains today helped erase some of our drought concerns.  

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    2. Edward


      you know what would help even better???  A nice blizzard :funny:... and no not one from DQ :P

    3. stephanie l danielson

      stephanie l danielson

      Very happy to see the rain! We will get a good dose of it too.

    4. Daddydavek


      @Edward  If it had been snow, it would have been about 10 inches.  NO THANKS!

  19. My 2-day total I'm up 54 points. I wonder if I should open a studio?


    I think you can count on more number puns.  I think it runs in my vampire family tree. 


    1...1 silly VampireMystic. Ah Ah Ah

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    2. VampireMystic


      It was a studio 54 joke, a pun, and a play on count von count from seasame street. 


      Let it all out, and then feel better, ok?


       and I see what you did there with all the vampire stereotype jokes. Not accurate, yet well played. 

    3. Dmrman


      Oh, teach me wise one...:blink::huh: okay... How about just Humor me...:blink::huh::glomp: I can be taught...:huh::yes:

    4. VampireMystic


      Meanwhile, inside my head:





      Wise-ass, maybe...




      Is he serious?




      Don't fuck up, Mystic! Be wise!








      "Why thank you sir. I appreciate your interest and support. You're very kind. Uh... don't deprecate yourself so much. 


      Please stay tuned for more. Thank you, again."




      How was that? Did they buy it?


      Crap! What if this isn't funny?


      I'm posting it anyway. Otherwise I just wasted 5 minutes. 


  20. Sigh! For the third time in 9 years I’ve been called for jury duty. Being blind, I’m not supposed to be summoned. What a pain to keep sending medical info.

    1. MacGreg


      Hmm. Sorry you have to go through that hassle. 

    2. BlindAmbition


      Thank you Sir @MacGreg. If I could, I would. They expect you to see exhibits and read handouts and take notes.

    3. mogwhy


      i don't know how it works where you live, but here, i contacted the the office that controls the jury duty people and asked for a permanent release from jury duty. my doctor had to fill out a form as to why and note that this was a permanent condition. good luck jp

  21. When you're in a project with a group of people, and none of them answer your emails as quickly as you want them to:


    Me: I only took 2 hours to write about 6 different topics in one email.


    Someone normal should be able to process, consider, cross check whatever, make decisions, and write it all out in a thoughtful and engaging manner, for each topic of several hundred words, in like, 5 minutes, right?





    Honestly, I feel bad for these people. Imagine getting six of my comments in one email, at 9pm, in the middle of living your own life.


    Terrifying, right?


    But but... I need to know!




    I feel bad for these people. They know who they are. 


    Edit: I wonder what else I can go comment on while I wait?


    I'm sure @Comicality has a few I haven't gotten to yet. 


    Seriously, I bet there are people that write chapters shorter then one of my wall of text emails. 

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    2. VampireMystic


      I've often heard it said that "the cake is a lie."  in this case, the cake was a metaphor, but still. 


       I'm sending for a sampler box (or 3) from this "cakes and more" place in town. Cupcake sized samples but I'm sure there's something for everyone. Use your imagination. XD


      So... just chill, ok? I'll make sure there's enough for everybody in your head, so no more fighting.  Sounds like I better double my order...


      It's all alright, you're alright. 


      ( I think I've read that before somewhere. XD I wonder...)

    3. Dmrman


      Thanks, Mystic from all Of Us... :heart: ( Yea we do like our "Cake") Don't worry about being repetitive... :blink: :unsure2: it Has its Place just like..."Cake":gikkle::blushing: :whistle:

    4. VampireMystic


      I don't think he's talking about food anymore... XD 


      Perhaps we should stop here?


      Look! I've got new status updates! 


      Go get 'em!


      (And thanks everyone!)


  23. Great Olympic moment and great Mom moment: Sally Field tweets trying to get her son and Adam Rippon to hook up. I'm not on Twitter but this might just entice me to sign up. Are we watching the Winter Games or the Gay Games? Still haven't forgiven the IOC for denying us the use of the word Olympics.

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    2. BHopper2


      I agree I love seeing us normalized and not stigmatized on the world stage.

    3. Daddydavek


      I hope it is at least encouraging to youngsters who are having trouble with their orientation, that life can be enjoyed...

    4. Freerider



      Your statements don't sound to me like an opinion, but more like a guy that is not totally at ease in his own gay skin.

      Be glad there is a positive role model for the young! :kiss:




    “Ducks are often surprised and caught flat-footed."





    I have five siblings . . . three sisters and two brothers.


    One night I was chatting with my mom about how she

    had changed as a mother from her first child to her    



    She told me she really had mellowed quite a lot over  

    the years . . .                                                                        


    "When your oldest sister coughed or sneezed, I          

    called the ambulance. When your youngest brother   

      swallowed a dime, I just told him it was coming out of

    his allowance."                                                                   





    An 8-year-old girl asks her father, "Daddy, what is      

    sex?" The father is somewhat surprised that she       

    would ask such a question.                                             


    But, he reckons if she's old enough to ask the             

    question, then surely she's old enough for a straight 



     So, the father proceeds to tell his young daughter all

    about the "birds and the bees."                                      

      After a brief explanation, the little girl appears wide-

    eyed in disbelief. "By the way, dear, why did you       

    ask?" the father asks.                                                    


         The little girl replies, "Mommy told me to tell you that

    dinner would be ready in just a couple of secs."       





    After church, little Johnny and his brother go ice fishing.

    Little Johnny starts drilling on the ice when a voice from

    above says, "Young man, there's no fish down there.”      

    Little Johnny asks his brother, "Who is that?"                    

    His brother replies, "I don't know."                                        
    So little Johnny starts to drill again and the voice says

    again, "For the second time, there's no fish down there."

    Little Johnny asks his brother, "Could that be God?"      

    His brother replies again, "I don't know."                           


    Little Johnny starts drilling again and the voice says   

    once more, "Young man, for the last time, I'm telling   

    you there's no fish down there."                                        

    Johnny looks up and asks, "Is that you, God?"              

    The voice says, "No, I'm the manager and the rink's    





    Q: What do you get when you cross an octopus with

    a cow?                                                                      


    A: An animal that can milk itself.                                 




    18 February




    National Drink Wine Day

    National Battery Day


    National Crab Stuffed Flounder Day

    Cow Milked While Flying in an Airplane Day

    Thumb Appreciation Day



    18 February


    1978 - Hawaii hosts first the first Ironman Triathlon

    1977 - The Space Shuttle takes off on its maiden flight

    1954 - The first Church of Scientology is established

    1943 - The Gestapo arrests German resistance fighter

                 Sophie Scholl and other White Rose activists

    1930 - Pluto is discovered




    1974 - Yevgeny Kafelnikov

    1967 - Roberto Baggio

    1954 - John Travolta

    1933 - Yoko Ono

    1838 - Ernst Mach




    1967 - J. Robert Oppenheimer

    1906 - John Batterson Stetson

    1564 - Michelangelo

    1546 - Martin Luther

    1294 - Kublai Khan




    Did you know?

    You never stop being a mum - WTF fun facts






    Did you know?

    Andrew Myrick - WTF fun facts





    Did you know?

    Game of Clones - WTF fun facts










    Horse Silhouette Optical Illusion



    Is the horse is looking in my direction, or towards the horizon?













    One Face, Two Face, Three Face Illusion










    Pink Rose Afterimage



    All you have to do is concentrate on the little cross on the left, and then after a minute or so, switch your focus to the cross on the right. The black and white photo now becomes pink.












    I will add the promised items on to tomorrows update or as soon as possible

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    2. Puppilull


      Not sure if I'd ever taste octocow milk... :puke: 


      Way to go, Dad! Those questions are all too often ducked. So good in him to take the time, even if his girl may be slightly confused at the moment. 

    3. droughtquake



      Or is this the usual male chauvinistic game of a man gets to chose, but the woman should be happy someone wants her? :rolleyes:

      …and the man is cheered for getting the woman/women into bed, but the woman is condemned for succumbing to the same behavior? 

    4. Ivor Slipper

      Ivor Slipper


      National Battery Day


      Hope this doesn't follow National Assault Day!


  25. Friend/mentor is finally out of the armed services! Can't wait for his homecoming tonight!

  26. Last week
  27. Happy Birthday Curti!   


    See the source image

    1. Curti
    2. Daddydavek


      You are very welcome.  I hope your day has been fabulous!

  28. It's time to celebrate the discovery of VimpireMyticurium! My reputation count has surpassed the current  periodic table of elements. 


    And upon reflection my content count is now six times what it was when I returned to activity. 


    Reflect: 6 x 7 = 42 


    @BHopper2,  you put me at 120 while I was still writing this about reaching 119. 

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    2. BHopper2


      Rep Count +2

    3. Dmrman


      Careful all this speed you may Blurr and pass out...:unsure2::blink: wake up to a Divine community Rep. :joe: and think you're looking at the wrong profile...:rofl:

    4. VampireMystic


      I already think that!


      Cover photo


      About Me

      Something in the gallery, even though it's just a signature pic. 

      A blog!


      Comments, from people?


      Often in minutes (cough @BHopper2 cough)


      Who's profile is this?


      Thanks everyone!

  29. The answer to the question of the meaning of life, the universe, and everything is 42. ( the question is more complicated) 


    At this moment my content count is also 42. 


    "Don't panic"  is on the cover because it's good advice. So don't forget your towels, folks. From here you don't know where you'll end up for sure. 



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    2. VampireMystic


      Don't remember that one, just ask the bartender at the restaurant at the end of the universe. 

    3. BlindAmbition


      Listen three eyes. Don’t try and out-weird me, I get stranger things than you free  with my breakfast cereal.

    4. VampireMystic


      Oo ( it's a way of showing confusion with two differently sized eyes)


      Afraid you've miscounted my eyes and underestimated my weirdness. In the totality of my time here I've only shown the first snowflakes of the tip of my particular iceberg. But then again, I haven't been over to take a look at yours. 


      So let's table any comparisons for a while. 

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