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  1. Desert Shadow

    protesting desert shadows decision to leave...

    AHA! I madja think jes' cuz I left that I'd never back fer y'all.   Buckets. are. fer'ever.
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    I remember back OB when.....

    The oldest posts I could find on the site from "General Discussion" start here: http://www.otakuboards.com/index.php?/forum/2-general-discussion/page-18?prune_day=100&sort_by=A-Z&sort_key=start_date&topicfilter=all   Talk about memory lane. That's 2001! I was posting back then... goodness me oh my
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    I remember back OB when.....

    [quote name='Nerdsy' timestamp='1349438118' post='712373'] [color=deeppink]I won't believe it's you until you prove you can still post in bold.[/color] [/quote] [b]Oh my gosh. You really do remember. Haha, that's awesome. Do you remember the buckets? SNAP SON. Buckets are back.[/b] [attachment=15305:Original - Silly Bucket.jpg]
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    I remember back OB when.....

    Here's account verification - this is... yes, I'm bringing it back.... This is actually TOPAZ's drawing that we all did a coloring contest on. BRINGING IT BACK!!! :D [attachment=15304:TOPAZ - Desert ShadowCONTEST.gif]
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    I remember back OB when.....

    Wow, I am so happy I stumbled across this post. This takes me way back. Do any of you remember me? I used to be a regular on this forum, probably over ten years ago now :) I remember TOPAZ and her drawing competitions. Wow it's been awhile, what a joy to be brought back to my early teenage years and remember so much fun we had together. I haven't posted since then, this is my first time in forever... So good to see you all!! HI. -DesertShadow
  6. [b]There is a world called TheOtaku.com, I?m telling you, this place is da bomb, Go in through the URL gate, Don?t hesitate, don?t wait, You?ll see a busy guy running back and forth, His name is Adam, he?s nice, of course, Here on the left you?ll notice Dragon Ball, Don?t stop there, let?s head down the hall, Digimon, Pokemon there on the right, Can?t you see? This is quite a site! Complimenting this here part, Is none other than Tico?s art, Great stuff isn?t it? But don?t think I?m about to quit, Ginny?s artwork is jes? as good, Now look behind this door of wood, The best part, me thinks, Emoticons of smiles, frowns, and winks, In here is where I reside, Come give us a holler, don?t hide, Welcome to the Otaku Boards, A strange land of buckets and swords, I think you will like it a lot, But fer protection, wear this cooking pot, Because it might get scary, Situations may become hairy, But no worries, mate, All in all this place is great, General Discussion is where I post, I think I like it the most, If you want to be liked don?t break a rule, But do you want to know what else is cool? Back through the door we come, This section is loads of fun, Masses of pictures cover the walls, More people here than in most malls, People travel here to show their stuff, Be careful, the competition?s rough, Join in, become part of the group, We have some fun people in this troop, The decision is yours, The answer?s obvious, of course, You don?t want to miss out on this chance, ?Cuz if you join, I?ll do the Otaku Dance, But if you don?t, I?ll pout, So are you in? or *gasp*[/b]
  7. Desert Shadow

    Writing DesertShadow: An Otaku Poem i wrote ages ago

    [b] Yeh, off 'n on yo ;) i wouldn't be a [i] shadow[/i] if i wasn't, though eh?[/b]
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    Writing DesertShadow: An Otaku Poem i wrote ages ago

    [b]lol, you guys are wonderful! Very nice of you to say those things. Hey, check out my website, [url]www.desertshadow.2ya.com[/url] ...... it has alot of poetry. Go to the PROSE section (do you like Edgar Allen Poe?) if so, check out Phantasmic ..... give me some feedback, lol... i wrote phantasmic with my eyes closed in my notebook, then i worked on the graphics for awhile. Freaky, creepy. SECRET EASTER EGG: Try clicking "CONTACT" over and over, eventually there will be a suprise! :) ((seriously, it's a neat lil javascript trick)) Tell me if you can get to the secret suprise site :)[/b]
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    Desert Shadow

    [b] Yo yo yo all you lovely fluffy fella's.... Remember me? I'm back, again. [/b]
  10. This is a poem about the everday life of your average american, doing his job, going to work, thinking about life, love, and loneliness. --------- Faceless Millions (C)opyright Desert Shadow Productions 2002 --------- Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep. The sunrise, Get up? wake up? As dawn sighs, Wash up? make up? The trees flow, Dress up? eat up? But it?s time now, go! Step up? gear up? Step, Step, Step, Step. Turn the Key, Pedal down? As you leave, Window down? Radio on, Volume down? Pass green lawns, Drive down? Into town, Traffic now? Honk, Honk, Honk, Honk. Buzz?n?Noise, No peace left? You have no choice, No calm left? Everyday, No time left? You have no say, No fun left? Office drive, No love left? Lose your life, Take a left? Blink, Blink, Blink, Blink. Parking lot, Nothing?s right? Find your spot, Turn a right? Neutral gear, Standing right?. Subliminal fear, Protect your right? Release the brake, Cultural right? For society?s sake, Ideal right? Molded make, Wish just right? NOTHING?S RIGHT Slam, Slam, Slam, Slam. Life is a constant beat, drum. Life is a constant ca-dence. Life is a constant Rhyth-m. Life is a constant Move-ment. Life is a constant step, sway. Life is a constant flow, wave? Echo back- Beat, drum, Ca-dence, Rhyth-m, Move-ment, Step, sway, Flow, wave, Life is?
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    Heh heh

    [QUOTE][i]Originally posted by BabyGirl [/i] [B] [color=deeppink]I'm not blaming it on anyone, I'm just asking him, no matter [i]who[/i] asks him to, to not do the same thing in the future.:)[/color] [/B][/QUOTE] [b]Good stuff! i'm glad to see your still taking your modding seriously BabyGirl ^_^ Yes, Dessert visited me recently, and i do say, he's incredible! Far greater by far.[/b]
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    Heh heh

    [b]Please don't blame him, i was the one who told him to post it, BabyGirl[/b]
  13. [b]Hey thanks, bud ^_^ Tha's neat. Yeh, i messed up a bit on the face though :P Oh well. I thought it was purty intresting. I'm thinking about framing it.... the only other pic i have framed is an old monkey one from years ago.. what do you guys think? Should i frame it?[/b]
  14. A Grammatical on Radical Fanatical Problematical Mathematical Say, Art to me, Is way more ?portant than, Geometry, So?z poetry, So can?t you see? I?M NOT A MATHMETICIAN, I CAN BARELY DO ADDITION- Subtractions and fractions, I can?t take that action- I?d rather be Johann Sebastian BACH! I LIKE MUSIC! I DIG THAT ROCK! So if you enjoy ya Algebra, Then mo?e powah to ya- BUT COSINES DEY DON?T TAKE UP MY TIME, Dey ain?t mine, cuz I?d rathah, RHYME! TEXTBOOK SMARTS CAN?T KICK IT WID DE ARTS, Sure it?s a plus, But it ain?t no must, ?Course everyone needs a fair ration, of good education, But dat don?t match the sensation, Of good animation. Your special relation, Between a circle and a square, Tha?s cool, but I don?t care. I won?t take this numerical invasion, Here?s my evasion of your persuasion, Check this equation: Creativity > Trigonometry
  15. [b]Ack, didn't work, try the attatched file:[/b]
  16. [QUOTE][i]Originally posted by () [/i] [B]The bucket man is back!Put up some of your new fanart,I loved that...Or did you stop drawing and start rhyming? [/B][/QUOTE] [b]Sweet stuff guys, thanks! Ah, sure, i'll post my latest doodle up for ya. It's called "Wreathed in Flame". Here 'tis: [url]http://www25.brinkster.com/desertshadow/WreathedinFlame.jpg[/url] Whatcha think?[/b]
  17. [QUOTE][i]Originally posted by James [/i] [B] [size=1]Yeah but you don't seem to understand. Not only is there no evidence of Noah's Ark (how do you support a theory with zero evidence?), but there is a wealth of evidence to the contrary. In any case, I'm not going to further the debate. I am quite happy to call the "Noah's Ark idea" stupid because that is what it is. As mentioned in my previous post, many of you use that word constantly on the boards (even TN uses it often to describe people) yet I am somehow singled out. Sorry, but I'm not the one setting the bad example here. I'm dissappointed that, regardless of who is right or wrong, I am attacked for doing something that I both rarely do and which others do frequently. It's the absolute height of hypocracy.[/size] [/B][/QUOTE] [b]Ah, i see your point. Well, you can't catch me calling people's idea's stupid. But thats not my point. All i say is, you can't use other people's actions as an excuse for your actions. Welcome discipline. As for the "no evidence of noah's ark", i've read many books and whatnot supporting the theory, so obviously there IS evidence. I guess you jes' never looked hard enough. In any case, if there IS a God (which i hold that there is) and there is much evidence for that fact. And if there is a God, then that in itself is evidence for Noah's Ark, if you see what i'm saying. But we can't prove either, nor can we disprove either, and unless you and me want to do alot of research, and have a jolly 'ol debate on the Noah's Ark deal (i'm up for it if you want), then we should jes' drop the whole Noah's Ark discussion right here after this post. And i think you'll agree ^_^ Back to the topic please! [/b]:D :rolleyes:
  18. [b]lol, that's funny. Anyway, James, i appreciate your opinion. But if you disagree with a certain view, i hope you'll have enough respect not to call that opinion or idea "utter stupidity"... It's fine that you disagree with the Noah's Ark idea, but you shouldn't be that arrogent. We can have a discussion without insulting other's opinions, now can't we? Your not setting the good example that i would be expecting of you as an Administrator. "absolute rubbish" is what you call them. Don't you realize that it is impossible to say what exactly is historic fact, since none of us were there? lol!! I jes' noticed i have a snowball melting in my jacket pocket! Lol! No joke!!!! hahahahahahaa.... *sigh*[/b] :)
  19. Desert Shadow

    A Valentine's poem

    [b]lol, tha's great!! I saw the end coming. I must admit, it's a brilliant idea, very well done ^_^ I congratulate you ;) I wouldn't dare steal it from you to use it though, cuz it's yours. Good stuff fella.[/b]
  20. Desert Shadow

    In regards to servers in restaraunts...

    [b]The best kind of waiters/waitresses are the ones that can write their name upside down ^_^[/b] [b]I also love the kind of servers that compliment you on your anime masterpeice that you drew on the kiddie menu with the crayons they provide ;)[/b]
  21. "haha. I know the bible says dinosaurs never existed..but I beg to differ" - Velvet Paws [b]*Ahem* I would like to know a reference to where the bible supposedly says that...[/b] "If your God and you created everything and are the most powerfull being in the universe, why don't you just kill Satan and wipe out evil? And don't give me any of that 'killing is bad' crap." - Son Goten [b]I think He'd say that He was testing us.[/b] "God, What is your favourite kind of sock?" - Final_Flash [b]*grin* Toe socks baby! :D[/b] "I would ask......if I could ask more questions.....lol...but no I would ask something along the lines of "Why are humans here" or "What is love...what causes it...etc"" [b]If you really wanna know what is love, this might give you a good idea: 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. 8 Love never fails.[/b] "Once again, I refer to Telling Lies for God. If you can't buy it in America, then import from Australia. It goes into huge depth about Noah's Ark and why it is physically impossible (Noah, based on mathematical equations, would have had to travel at the speed of light to feed all the animals. Also, what about symbiotic animals which require particular habitats? What about viruses and single-cell organisms? What about creatures which require living in large groups to survive? [thus debunking the whole "two of everything" idea]). " - James [b]Oddly enough, i've read a book stating why mathimatically it is easily possible, but i won't get into that. Another theory is that God made the animals dormant for a certain period of time (that would counter pretty much all your arguments). Then Noah wouldn't need to have to feed them. Or, possibly, the food was already in their pens. Viruses and single-celled organisms are technically in the Kingdom Animilia, so they aren't animals. But in that day, they didn't classify them like that anyway, lol... And i'm sure they could've either survived aboard the ark, or in the water easily. And of course, if the whole ark thing did happen, God would find some way for it to work out, i think it's logical to agree on that.[/b] "Do we have to obey every 10 Commandments to get to heaven?" - Geo [b]No, we are not saved by works, but by grace. I can get Bible references and go much much deeper into this if you really want, but i'm doubting you do.[/b] "Are you a he/she/it?" - Geo [b]Adam was made in the likeness of God, so I'd say He's a guy. Also, He is referred to as "Father" "Abba" "He" "Him" etc., and that also implies that He is a guy. Is He only a spirit? That would lead into a large conversation on what exactly a spirit is, and whether spirits have specific genders etc..[/b] "Do you play practical jokes? Because thats obviously the only way George Bush got into office!" -DBZChikaGhan [b]Lol! I disagree with that, but that was a great joke! *grin*[/b] :D "Why didnt you stop September 11th?" -DeathKnight [b]I don't know, but i know one thing, it sure made our nation stronger, nay? Someone might go as far as to say it was a good thing. lol[/b] "I THINK what James was refering to when he said "utter stupidity" would be when some religious extremist flames because one or two people don't believe in god or the bible or whatever.... I don't think he was refering to all religions as... utter stupidity..." -Transtic Nerve [b]Yeh, that's prolly what he was reffering to, but he was referring to something in any case, and it was bit harsh, and hypocritical. Anyway, i ask God things all the time and get them answered, and currently i can't think of a question for Him at the moment.[/b]
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    Pain endurance

    [b]Three days ago i was impaled on a blunt wooden post. The heavy impact could have easily torn my intestines. Thank goodness it's jes' a baaaaad bruise and some scrapes, eh? Some people enjoy bragging about their injuries...[/b]
  23. [b]lol, people still like me? And more surprisingly, they still remember me?! Anyway, i was jes' gonna post that poem (by request of AJ2K1), see what people think. You guys sure are putting pressure on me to stay ;) I've changed for the stronger since i've last been here. I doubt i'll stay, we'll see. Peace be with you, God bless![/b]
  24. [b]I'll put it on my site soon.[/b]
  25. Desert Shadow

    Where was God?

    ___________________________________________________ There were questions to some...Where was God on the 11th of September.........? Some of those who asked....never questioned where He was on the day before...when things were AOK..... I too think God was busy......read on! > Hi, > > I got this from a friend of mine. > > > > As we look forward to the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend we can appreciate > there is much to be thankful for. This really struck home for me..... > > Subject: Fw: Where was God? > > > > Dear Family and Friends, > > > I had a very dear friend question my faith in God right > after the terrorist attack on America. Her question was > simply put, "Where is your God today?" She was very > hurt, as all Americans were, so I tried not to react > defensively. Since that moment I have prayed and grieved > over the disastrous events. However, I believe I have > the answer. I know where God was the morning of > September 11, 2001! He was very busy. > > First of all, he was trying to discourage anyone from > taking this flight. Those four flights together held > over 1000 passengers and there was only 266 aboard. > > He was on 4 commercial flights giving terrified > passengers the ability to stay calm. > > > On one of the flights he was giving strength to passengers to try to > overtake the > high-jackers. > > He was busy trying to create obstacles for employees at > the World Trade Center. After all only around 20,000 > were at the towers when the first jet hit. Since the > buildings hold over 50,000 workers, this was a miracle > in itself. How many of the people who were employed at > the WTC told the media that they were late for work or > they had traffic delays. > > He was holding up 2-110 story buildings so that 2/3 of > the workers could get out. I was so amazed that the top > of the towers didn't topple when the jets impacted. > > Although this is without a doubt the worst thing I have > seen in my life, I can see God's miracles in every bit > of it. I keep thinking about my friend and praying for > her every chance I have. I can't imagine going through > such a difficult time and not believing in God. Life > would be hopeless. > > > > On Monday, there were people fighting against praying in schools. > On Tuesday, you would have been hard pressed to find a school where someone > was NOT praying. > > > > On Monday there were people trying to separate each other by race, sex, > color and creed. > On Tuesday they were all holding hands. > > > > On Monday we thought that we were secure. > On Tuesday we learned better. > > > On Monday we were talking about heroes as being athletes. > On Tuesday we relearned what hero meant. > > > > On Monday people went to work at the world trade centers as usual. > On Tuesday they died. > > > > On Monday people were fighting the 10 commandments on government property. > On Tuesday the same people all said 'God help us all' while thinking 'Thou > shall not kill'. > > > > On Monday people argued with their kids about picking up their room. > On Tuesday the same people could not get home fast enough to hug their kids. > > > On Monday people picked up McDonalds for dinner. > On Tuesday they stayed home. > > > On Monday people were upset that their dry cleaning was not ready on time. > On Tuesday they were lining up to give blood for the dying. > > > > On Monday politicians argued about budget surpluses. > On Tuesday grief stricken they sang 'God Bless America'. > > > On Monday we worried about the traffic and getting to work late. > On Tuesday we worried about a plane crashing into your house or place of > business. > > > > On Monday we were irritated that our rebate checks had not arrived. > On Tuesday we saw people celebrating people dying in the USA. > > > > On Monday some children had solid families. > On Tuesday they were orphans. > > > > On Monday the president was going to Florida to read to children. > On Tuesday he returned to Washington to protect our children. > > > > On Monday we emailed jokes. > On Tuesday we did not. > > > > It is sadly ironic how it takes horrific events to place things into > perspective, but it has. The lessons learned this week, the things we have > taken for granted, the things that have been forgotten or overlooked, > hopefully will never be forgotten again. > > > On Monday - pray and be thankful > > On Tuesday - pray and be thankful > > On Wednesday - pray and be thankful > > On Thursday - pray and be thankful > > On Friday - pray and be thankful > > On Saturday - pray and be thankful > > On Sunday - pray and be thankful > > > [b]Go ahead and delete or close this, but i thought it was worth posting....[/b]
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