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April 21st, 2008, 15:07
While checking one of my image hosting site, found an old screenshot of my wallpaper on WinXP four years ago.



And below is my new wall on my Vista. Still keep my desktop clear of icons except several most used folders.

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April 21st, 2008, 15:43
Mine is from an win desktop theme set from http://www.unicornlady.net/
It (the theme) is called "In the Days of Magic".
The painter is a Ruth Sanderson: http://www.ruthsanderson.com/

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April 21st, 2008, 16:22
For a long time, this was mine:


Then I went back to an old favorite:


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April 21st, 2008, 17:46
This time of year, I switch to the current version of this

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April 21st, 2008, 19:01
Here's mine at the moment:
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April 21st, 2008, 19:38
Mine is the same as my avatar pic with a green (default) background. I've always loved the Icewind dale ones, and the NWN ones, but not so good for work, and the wife didn't care for them at home!

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April 22nd, 2008, 13:19
magerette - I had that Icewind dale wallpaper years ago but long lost from my wallpaper collection.

blatantninja - what's that thing in your avatar? I keep getting the image of WWII torpedo surging underwater when seeing your avatar.
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April 22nd, 2008, 17:54
This is mine at the moment

well… it's much higher quality because it's 1024x768
wait a bit until it loads! it's high quality!

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April 22nd, 2008, 17:59
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blatantninja - what's that thing in your avatar? I keep getting the image of WWII torpedo surging underwater when seeing your avatar.
Well that's strange! Anyone else?

It should be a smaller version of this:


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April 22nd, 2008, 18:04
[QUOTE=blatantninja;77079]Well that's strange! Anyone else?

It should be a smaller version of this:

Liar why would you have that background?

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April 22nd, 2008, 18:09
Because I'm from Texas and that's the first flag of the Texas Revolution!

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April 22nd, 2008, 18:13
So that's a cannon and the Lone Star, right? I'm interpreting it as meaning "Come and Take Texas" (if you can), not "If you want my gun, come and take it."

Though I suppose it could mean either one.

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April 22nd, 2008, 18:42
The story behind the flag is essentially this:

In 1835 as tensions were coming to a head between the residents of Texas and the central Mexican government ruled by Santa Anna, the Mexican army was ordered to remove a canon that had been given to the settlers of Gonzales to protect them from Indian attacks.

When the settlers got word, they took a wedding dress, made it into a flag and added the likeness of the star and cannon with the phrase "come and take it" underneath.

There was a small battle, and the Mexicans withdrew back to San Antonio, without the canon. The flag was later carried by reinforcements sent to the Alamo. I've read that it resides at the Perkins Library at Duke, but I've also heard that the original was captured at the Alamo and taken back to Mexico as a trophy. Not sure which is true.

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April 22nd, 2008, 20:17
I've never grasped the point of wallpapers, when just about everyone spends most of their time with maximized windows that hide the wallpaper from the user.

Here's my desktop background, anyway…


I do use wallpapers in Linux though, as I often have multiple transparent terminals open.

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April 23rd, 2008, 12:12
Originally Posted by KazikluBey View Post
I've never grasped the point of wallpapers, when just about everyone spends most of their time with maximized windows that hide the wallpaper from the user.

Here's my desktop background, anyway…


I do use wallpapers in Linux though, as I often have multiple transparent terminals open.
That's my setup too, at least on my old pc. On the new computer I use a 1900*1200 desktop from the witcher.

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April 23rd, 2008, 18:57
I also used the blue screen (no screen) before and all things on low but got tired of it…

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April 24th, 2008, 04:11
This is the desktop of my MacBook. I'd show the desktop of my WinXP computer but that isn't suitable for all ages…



I took this at a buddhist temple here, on Oahu.
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September 18th, 2009, 14:55
The wallpaper I've been using for a couple months now.



It's a picture of Aya from the upcoming (when? when?!?) animated series called Illuminated. Guess where my avatar comes from.

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September 18th, 2009, 16:28
I'll play:



I took this one near sunset on an isolated island called Bengtskär. I picked it because I think it's pretty without being distracting.

Here's another view:

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September 18th, 2009, 16:52
@ work I generally have one Lara bg or another. One screen's lower than the other, even does it on the shot woah
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