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Dec 15, 2023, 08:47 PM
 
Originally Posted by ghporter View Post
Your set decorators can come set up my tree. They did a great job. Of course we don’t put up that size tree anymore. Between no kids at home and cats who LOVE to explore things, it becomes a matter of setting up the tree more than once a day…
Thank you!

I don’t know if it made it into the script, but since we have the cat characters I was sure to mention how cats love wrecking them.
     
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Dec 28, 2023, 07:18 PM
 


Total Recall was not in the prompt.
     
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Dec 29, 2023, 06:52 PM
 
was Eccentrica Gallumbits?
     
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Dec 31, 2023, 01:16 PM
 
I had forgotten about her! She wasn’t in there either.


I like the V-neck into wine glass on this one:



Correct total number of fingers I guess.

As an aside, these are unrequested by me, but stable diffusion keeps spitting them out anyway.
     
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It didn’t occur to me until this one that I totally need to use this for fake newspaper ads.

Prosttiiom makes the best skfl bulleeks fr fr no cap
     
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Jan 4, 2024, 08:04 PM
 
Just what is the gentleman holding? It kinda looks like it’s supposed to be a revolver, but not nearly as “revolver-like” as Ms. Vee Neck’s hands are “hand-like”.

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Jan 4, 2024, 08:46 PM
 
I think it’s a derringer with a built-in flask.
     
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Jan 4, 2024, 09:49 PM
 
I assume it was a cigarette carton crossed with a gun. And a socket ratchet sticking out the end. Perfect gift for the hard-shooting mechanic, who likes to smoke.
     
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Jan 4, 2024, 10:52 PM
 
It's a trick lighter.
     
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Jan 7, 2024, 01:44 PM
 
andi, you’re far more charitable than I am.

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Jan 12, 2024, 03:08 PM
 
Our hiatus has ended! Well… after a fashion.

The Christmas episode crashed, then Sean (the director) got COVID and is still sick, so we’ve been working on AI stuff. This is mostly us, with a bit of Ukrainian thrown in. Our own stuff is all text2video, where the main human interaction is giving it prompts and picking the best results. All the crazy jank is the AI being AI.

https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZT8qs3tdn/

It’s ostensibly SFW, but a little grim.
     
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Jan 12, 2024, 05:56 PM
 
that's certainly a cheery thought for the new year.
     
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Jan 12, 2024, 10:54 PM
 
There’s now a debate over whether you’re being sarcastic or not.
     
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Jan 15, 2024, 08:21 PM
 
Offing Death is a positive thought, and doing it in a particularly unpleasant way (for Death, anyway) “feels” super just and righteous.

Also that AI has, at some time, done some really awesome - or gnarly - acid. Not sure if that’s a good thing…

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Jan 16, 2024, 03:20 PM
 
My vote was for “not sarcastic”.

One of the things that jumped out at me was what this AI thinks of Bush versus Trump. We ran a bunch of both. Bush is all smiles and having the time of his life while Trump is throwing tantrums and shoveling literal fistful after fistful of food into his mouth.
     
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Jan 28, 2024, 12:56 AM
 


No Taylor Swifts were harmed in the making of this picture.
     
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Jan 28, 2024, 03:31 AM
 
She's a ghost? I don't see her reflected in either mirror.
     
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Jan 28, 2024, 03:49 AM
 
Right hand is on backwards. Rakshasa.
     
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Feb 1, 2024, 06:56 PM
 
Universal Music’s slapfight with TikTok got two of our earlier releases muted.
     
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Feb 2, 2024, 03:01 PM
 
but... I thought your music is original to your band?

I saw another tiktoker who dances be quite annoyed. Really hard to dance without music. They are going with indy music instead.
     
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Feb 2, 2024, 03:30 PM
 
It is when possible. That was the case with everything in the YouTube series except the train song.
     
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Feb 5, 2024, 02:42 PM
 
One time I put an iMovie goose honking sound effect in a YouTube video and got dinged for copyright because someone else used the same sound effect in an original song.
     
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Feb 5, 2024, 02:51 PM
 
That goose, of all the geese honking, was distinct and discernable.
     
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Feb 5, 2024, 03:24 PM
 
If it was a Canada Goose, you do not want to tick it off. All the politeness we associate with Canadians does not make up for how intensely rude and aggressive Canada Geese are. Probably better to get a local goose to voice your videos, just in case.

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Feb 12, 2024, 04:13 PM
 
Our hiatus officially ended yesterday!

Naturally, had more time to prepare than normal, and it was a short day relatively speaking (12 hours, only 7 with actors), so even though I felt rusty, it ended up pretty low-stress. Two new kids who are good. Now that I’ve worked with her a few times, I can say our replacement cat is fantastic. We totally lucked out.
     
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Feb 18, 2024, 02:53 PM
 
Went overboard on the fog machine in an enclosed room with a strobe light. I imagine it was a pretty decent simulation of being blind. At some point it dissipated to where I’d catch the faintest hint of my surroundings but the strobe completely wrecked any ability to retain the image. Trippy. Took about a minute of slowly crawling on the floor before I found the strobe.

10/10. Would do again.
     
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Feb 18, 2024, 07:48 PM
 
Thanks for the advice. I do not think there’s a blood test for strobe blindness in artificial fog, so it has that going for it too.

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Mar 5, 2024, 11:53 AM
 
The new short is interesting. From the warning I expected worse. Instead, philosophy. The voiceover is very good. Towards the end do I detect a new england accent? Intentional?
     
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Mar 5, 2024, 12:48 PM
 
Thank you so much!

The stuff with the accent is me, which I decided to try on a lark. We did this 25+ years ago and were debating it recently. Sean insists I was doing Hitchcock, while I distinctly remember going for Malcom McDowell.

What TikTok decides needs a sensitive warning and what doesn’t seems random.
     
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Mar 5, 2024, 01:14 PM
 
I can see mcdowel, but something about the softness and the drawl with "coahpses" also gives big maine.
     
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Apr 21, 2024, 03:24 PM
 
Planning a potential gag where the cats get shot at, but it misses, and kicks up some dirt next to them.

I’m toying around with the potentially very bad idea of using a firecracker.
     
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Apr 21, 2024, 03:31 PM
 
Right as I posted, I realized talcum powder with an air propellant would not only be safer, but would probably show up on camera better.
     
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Apr 22, 2024, 08:39 AM
 
Make sure you have a good armorer on set.
     
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Apr 22, 2024, 11:24 AM
 
Or a cosmetologist.
     
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Apr 26, 2024, 02:01 PM
 


Zoomer TikTok meme.

No, I don’t really understand it.
     
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Apr 26, 2024, 08:26 PM
 
Aaaaand, cat is sick. Probably a hairball. Shoot is canceled. Jug will have to wait.
     
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Apr 29, 2024, 08:45 AM
 
https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/high-...onghua-jinlong

Makes you wonder what's an organic meme and what's not.
     
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What specifically pings it as manufactured to you?
     
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Apr 30, 2024, 01:27 PM
 
It's Tik Tok and it's China.
     
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If getting Western socialists to mock Chinese industry is somehow part of the CCP’s master plan, I’m not even mad… that’s awesome.
     
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Apr 30, 2024, 03:11 PM
 
I'm not expecting that Gonghua's sales are going down right now.
     
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Apr 30, 2024, 03:17 PM
 
Well, yeah… that’s what makes it funny.
     
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1. Chinese company makes posts on
2. Chinese social media platform
3. Americans think they're smarter and funnier than China
4. Chinese company profits
     
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Oooooh…

     
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May 11, 2024, 08:39 PM
 
Alicia Witt just followed us. We’re kinda shocked.
     
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Cool!
     
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wow!

Do you want more creepy facebook comments? I moderate and see a ton of odd stuff.

People come and go from our lives, but only true friends leave footprints in our hearts. friendship is so beautiful. Sometimes it doesn't take much to be friends. I enjoy what you share here and you seem like a nice person, I have tried several times to send you a friend request but it's not going through. I'll be so glad If you can just click on my profile and send me a friend request, but If you find this message embarrassing please pardon my manners, Thanks🌹🌹🌹
     
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I’ve received such a comment (not on Facebook) that came across as really creepy, so I ignored it. Ewwww.

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We love the creepy comments! Sean wrote that one down.

Sadly, turns out we were followed by a bogus Witt.
     
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another odd private message I got on facebook. The most persistent people are cleaners and duct vent spammers.

Hello, we are from the company Roberta cleaning and I have a vacancy on the schedule. I have been in the market for over 10 years with a lot of responsibility and commitment. My services; First cleaning, House cleaning, Post construction, Office cleaning. Get a quote, send us a message and I will respond with lots of love and dedication. Thank you in advance.
     
 
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