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TOS wrote: okay, uki, jebus


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ukimalefu wrote: no comment

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ok, one comment, wtf


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DukeofNuke wrote:
ukimalefu wrote: no comment

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ok, one comment, wtf


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Well, that comes after the crucifixion.
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sold separately ?
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don't forget the crown of thorns dlc
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comes with the Roman Soldier action figure
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DukeofNuke wrote:needs a spear

That requires a Librarian.
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TOS wrote:
Pithecanthropus wrote:
TOS wrote:
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ukimalefu wrote:
Kirk wrote: Art requires some cleverness to get a point or points across. That's just random damage from shipping.


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That's like saying Jackson Pollack isn't art because it's just random dripping. Sorry if you don't think it's art, but that doesn't make it not art.


sorry, if it doesn't employ cleverness to get a point across it's just not art

Your vision is too narrow.


apologies ... i was being utterly sarcastic, that definition is unbelievably wrong

as an artist i can only shake my head in pity for anyone who thinks that way

Damn that lack of a sarcasm font. Again.
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Kirk wrote: Jackson Pollack used dripping to paint a picture. He applied the drips in a pattern to evoke images or emotion as intended. That 'control' of the medium makes it art.



That is one way to produce art.

Allowing the fed ed broken glass thing to occur is another.

You may not care for the art, (I don't care much for it), but it is art all the same. get the fiddlesticks over it.
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Kirk wrote: Image

With the number of settlements in the park having increased in recent years, deforestation and hunting is destroying wild bird populations. In response, the bats are having to seek out alternative food sources, and are thought to be feeding mainly on people sleeping outside in hammocks, while also sneaking into open windows to bite people in their beds – just like real vampires.

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Hang on there: "REAL vampires"? :lol: C'mon, for site which is literally named "I-Fucking-Love-SCIENCE" they should have edited that to something like "just like vampires from stories like 'Dracula'."

Another possible assisting explanation: human blood has become so fatty that it is now a viable alternative for these "fussy" bats which would avoid most mammalian blood sources like cattle because of their relatively low fat content compared to their preferred sources of bird blood.
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Séamas wrote:
Kirk wrote: Jackson Pollack used dripping to paint a picture. He applied the drips in a pattern to evoke images or emotion as intended. That 'control' of the medium makes it art.



That is one way to produce art.

Allowing the fed ed broken glass thing to occur is another.

You may not care for the art, (I don't care much for it), but it is art all the same. get the fiddlesticks over it.

Exactly. It's just bad art but it's still a creative idea to put into practice: using modern living as your paintbrush.

Anyways, I expect some rich dumbass will pay a fortune for it.
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Where do you get bottle rockets that can go in water?

seriously ...
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DukeofNuke wrote: Where do you get bottle rockets that can go in water?

seriously ...


Used to do it all the time.
You want the ones with retort to get the boom.
If a boat is a hole in the water you throw money in, do you really want your ship to come in?
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Isn't that technically dynamite fishing?
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Not with a bottle rocket, not enough concussion to stun a fish.
If a boat is a hole in the water you throw money in, do you really want your ship to come in?
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I've done similar in my youth. Twas fun
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Séamas wrote:
Kirk wrote: Jackson Pollack used dripping to paint a picture. He applied the drips in a pattern to evoke images or emotion as intended. That 'control' of the medium makes it art.



That is one way to produce art.

Allowing the fed ed broken glass thing to occur is another.

You may not care for the art, (I don't care much for it), but it is art all the same. get the fiddlesticks over it.

'Allowing' is not the same thing as 'causing'. No control over the result means its not art. Randomness is not art.
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DEyncourt wrote:
Kirk wrote: Image

With the number of settlements in the park having increased in recent years, deforestation and hunting is destroying wild bird populations. In response, the bats are having to seek out alternative food sources, and are thought to be feeding mainly on people sleeping outside in hammocks, while also sneaking into open windows to bite people in their beds – just like real vampires.

[bold added]

Hang on there: "REAL vampires"? :lol: C'mon, for site which is literally named "I-Fucking-Love-SCIENCE" they should have edited that to something like "just like vampires from stories like 'Dracula'."

Another possible assisting explanation: human blood has become so fatty that it is now a viable alternative for these "fussy" bats which would avoid most mammalian blood sources like cattle because of their relatively low fat content compared to their preferred sources of bird blood.

Yeah, that site's offerings have gotten much less technically accurate, at least in the titles, for a while now. I think they're trying to compete on a click bait basis.
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Hah cute
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And that was awesome
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that's amazing

barely seems possible, really
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Blofeld had that technology in '69.
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Kirk wrote: Jackson Pollack used dripping to paint a picture. He applied the drips in a pattern to evoke images or emotion as intended. That 'control' of the medium makes it art.

Bzzt! Wrong.

What makes something art is that there is an artist and an audience and a work. Its really that simple.
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I think we'll just have to disagree on what makes it art.
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LOL
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Kirk wrote: I think we'll just have to disagree on what makes it art.

Imagination. Besides the structure of an artist, a work and an audience, there is nothing else to it. There's no essence of art floating about, there's no scale scientists developed to measure skill or creativity, there's just the frame and imagination.
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Kirk wrote:
Séamas wrote:
Kirk wrote: Jackson Pollack used dripping to paint a picture. He applied the drips in a pattern to evoke images or emotion as intended. That 'control' of the medium makes it art.



That is one way to produce art.

Allowing the fed ed broken glass thing to occur is another.

You may not care for the art, (I don't care much for it), but it is art all the same. get the fiddlesticks over it.

'Allowing' is not the same thing as 'causing'. No control over the result means its not art. Randomness is not art.


blatherskite. Allowing is no different than causing.
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StaticAge wrote:
Kirk wrote: I think we'll just have to disagree on what makes it art.

Imagination. Besides the structure of an artist, a work and an audience, there is nothing else to it. There's no essence of art floating about, there's no scale scientists developed to measure skill or creativity, there's just the frame and imagination.


as has been pointed out, this argument has been had here before ... let me suggest letting it die because even though it shouldn't be an argument at all, there's absolutely no hope that you can win
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TOS wrote:
StaticAge wrote:
Kirk wrote: I think we'll just have to disagree on what makes it art.

Imagination. Besides the structure of an artist, a work and an audience, there is nothing else to it. There's no essence of art floating about, there's no scale scientists developed to measure skill or creativity, there's just the frame and imagination.


as has been pointed out, this argument has been had here before ... let me suggest letting it die because even though it shouldn't be an argument at all, there's absolutely no hope that you can win

Hmm.
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In that gif it looks smaller than it is

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