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2012

Another year went by -
Hardly spent any time on dA - well, no time on Journals - as noticable by title - ( and previous entry )

What has happened?
Not really that much... still enjoying the work at the magazine ( www.nzoutdoor.co.nz )
Still enjoying the car we got last year, still enjoying the house we moved in last year ( so much - we even work from home now )

We have had the Rena freightship disaster right here at our beaches - which is still doing damage to the environment.
The Tintin movie came out  - but I still haven't seen it. I am waiting for the Bluray....
There's been some good telly, Fringe, American Horror Story, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones...
I have started reading Lawrence Block's books, so far all the Keller ones have been great.

Played a lot of cool PS3 games last year - I think the most fun has been Saints Row 3.

I have met some new people on here ( you know who you are )
and lost touch with some old people...

So what will 2012 bring us - and - will the end be THE END?

Let's all see what happens...

With warm regards
from a summery New Zealand,

eRiQ
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-- Dr. Walter Gibbs: "Ha, ha. You've got to expect some static. After all, computers are just machines; they can't think ". - Quote from TRON (the movie)

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Lotsa changes already this year...
The main two ...
1) We traded in our Celica for a silver Toyota Camry Sportivo ( 2004)
2) As our rental place had been put on the market we decided to look for another place and found the ideal spot this week!
So - "new" car and "new" house all in one week!

We shift on Feb. 7 ...
So pretty busy times ahead - expect heaps of cool photos next month...

eRiQ

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-- Dr. Walter Gibbs: "Ha, ha. You've got to expect some static. After all, computers are just machines; they can't think ". - Quote from TRON (the movie)

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Not QUITE there yet - 55555 pageviews - but close enough,
it's a nice number and it's my birthday week, so I can do what I want.
43 ... wow - How the years have flown by since good old 1967.

It has been an eventful year so far -
the main reason why I haven't been so active for a while.
A lot of my old watchers seem to have either left dA or given up commenting.

My most viewed deviation is Texture - Water Drop with 24,213 views
Submitted FIVE years ago -
Texture - Water Drop by eRiQ

I have taken some more waterdrop photos last week -
I will add a few more at some stage this week.

It has been a year since we started doing the NZ Hunting Magazine together,
You can follow the magazine on Facebook - www.facebook.com/pages/New-Zea… - we have just reached the 100 like mark.

By the way - no - we didn't feel the earthquake here in New Zealand,
a lot of friends and family overseas emailed us, wondering if we were ok -
Yep - it was on the SOUTH Island ( we are on the NORTH Island ) and luckily nobody was killed.
We also survived the major storm the size of Australia btw.

I have stopped drinking coffee last week
and we got a treadmill ( doing 20 minutes in the morning and 15 minutes at night).

Otherwise - yeah - busy week this week -
Lotsa work on ( great ) and this weekend is the Sika Show in Taupo.

And tomorrow is the
21st of September - -
I share my birthday with my fav writer Stephen King
and also birthday and birthyear with singer Faith Hill -

Presents can be send to eRiQ - PO BOX 13579 - Tauranga - New Zealand


Q out -

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-- Dr. Walter Gibbs: "Ha, ha. You've got to expect some static. After all, computers are just machines; they can't think ". - Quote from TRON (the movie)

X what you saw
- O what you haven't finished or saw sizable portions
- <3 what you loved
- Strike what you disliked/hated
- Leave unchanged if neutral

CLASSIC DISNEY
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[X] Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
[X] Pinocchio (1940)
[X] Fantasia (1940)
[X] Dumbo (1941)
[X] Bambi (1942)
[X] Song of the South (1946)
[X] Cinderella (1950)
[<3] Alice in Wonderland (1951)
[X] Peter Pan (1953)
[X] Lady and the Tramp (1955)
[X] Sleeping Beauty (1959)
[X] 101 Dalmatians (1961)
[X] Mary Poppins (1964)


DISNEY'S DARK AGE
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[X] The Sword In The Stone (1963)
[X] The Jungle Book (1967)
[X] The Aristocats (1970)
[X] Robin Hood (1973)
[X] The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
[<3] The Rescuers (1977)
[X] Pete's Dragon (1977)
[X] The Fox and the Hound (1981)
[X] The Black Cauldron (1985)
[X] The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
[X] Oliver and Company (1986)



THE DISNEY RENAISSANCE
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[<3] Aladdin (1992)
[X] Beauty and the Beast (1991)
[O] A Goofy Movie (1995)
[X] Hercules (1997)
[X] The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
[<3] The Lion King (1994)<3333
[X] The Little Mermaid (1989)<3333
[X] Mulan (1998)
[X] Pocahontas (1995)
[X] The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
[X] Tarzan (1999)


DISNEY'S MODERN AGE
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[X] Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
[<3] Bolt (2008)
[X] Brother Bear (2003)
[X] Chicken Little (2005)
[X] Dinosaur (2000)
[X] The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
[ ] Fantasia 2000 (2000)
[X] Home on the Range (2004)
[X] Lilo & Stitch (2002)
[X] Meet the Robinsons (2007)
[X] Treasure Planet (2002)
[X] The Princess and the Frog (2009)


PIXAR
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[<3] A Bug's Life (1998)
[<3] Cars (2006)
[<3] Finding Nemo (2003)
[<3] The Incredibles (2004)
[<3] Monsters Inc. (2001)
[X] Ratatouille (2007)
[<3] Toy Story (1995)
[<3] Toy Story 2 (1999)
[<3] WALL-E (2008)
[X] Up (2009)
[ ] Toy Story 3 (2010)

DON BLUTH
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[X] All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
[X] An American Tail (1986)
[X] An American Tail: Fieval Goes West (1991)
[O] Anastasia (1997)
[X] The Land Before Time (1988)
[ ] The Pebble and the Penguin (1995)
[X] Rock-a-Doodle (1991)
[X] The Secret of NIMH (1982)
[X] Thumbelina (1994)
[ ] Titan AE (2000)
[ ] A Troll in Central Park (1994)


CLAYMATION
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[ ] The Adventures of Mark Twain (1986)
[X] Chicken Run (2000)
[X] Corpse Bride (2005)
[X] James and the Giant Peach (1996)
[X] The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
[X] Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
[X] Coraline (2009)


CGI GLUT
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[X] Antz (1998)
[<3] Happy Feet (2006)
[X] Kung Fu Panda (2008)
[X] Madagascar (2005)
[X] Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2006)
[X] Monster House (2006)
[X] Over the Hedge (2006)
[X] The Polar Express (2004)
[<3] Shrek (2001)
[<3] Shrek 2 (2004)
[X] Shrek The Third (2007)
[ ] Shrek: The Final Chapter (2010)
[X] Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)


IMPORTS
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[ ] Arabian Knight (aka The Thief and the Cobbler) (1995)
[ ] The Last Unicorn (1982)<33333
[ ] Light Years (1988)
[ ] The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
[ ] Persepolis (2007)
[ ] Waltz With Bashir (2008)
[<3] Watership Down (1978) <333333
[O] When the Wind Blows (1988)
[O] Yellow Submarine (1968)


STUDIO GHIBLI/MIYAZAKI
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[ ] Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
[ ] Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
[ ] Laputa: Castle in the Sky (1986)
[ ] Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
[X] Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
[ ] Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
[ ] My Neighbors The Yamadas (1999)
[ ] My Neighbor Totoro (1993)
[ ] Only Yesterday (1991)
[ ] Pom Poko (Tanuki War) (1994)
[ ] Porco Rosso (1992)
[ ] Princess Mononoke (1999)
[X] Spirited Away (2002)
[ ] Whisper of the Heart (1995)
[ ] Ponyo on a Cliff by the Sea (2009)


SATOSHI KON
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[ ] Millennium Actress (2001)
[ ] Paprika (2006)
[ ] Perfect Blue (1999)
[ ] Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
[ ] Memories - "Magnetic Rose" part (1995)


SHINKAI MAKOTO
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[ ] She and Her Cat (1999)
[ ] Voices of a Distant Star (2001)
[ ] The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
[ ] 5 Centimeters per Second (2007)


OTHER ANIME FILMS
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[ ] Akira (1989)
[ ] Appleseed (2004)
[ ] Appleseed: Ex Machina (2007)
[ ] Arcadia of My Youth (U.S. Title - Vengeance of the Space Pirate) (1982)
[O] Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2003)
[ ] The Dagger of Kamui (U.S. Title - Revenge of the Ninja Warrior) (1985)
[ ] Dirty Pair: Project Eden (1987)
[ ] End of Evangelion (1997)
[<3] Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz (1998)
[ ] Fist of the North Star (1986)
[ ] Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
[ ] Ghost in the Shell (1996)
[ ] The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
[ ] Lensman (1984)
[ ] Macross: Do You Remember Love (U.S. Title - Clash of the Bionoids) (1984)
[ ] Metropolis (2001)
[ ] Neo-Tokyo (1986)
[ ] Ninja Scroll (1993)
[ ] Patlabor the Movie (1989)
[ ] The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
[ ] Project A-ko (1986)
[ ] Robot Carnival (1987)
[ ] Robotech: The Shadow Chronicle (2006)
[ ] Silent Möbius (1991)
[ ] Space Adventure Cobra (1982)
[ ] Steamboy (2004)
[ ] Sword of the Stranger (2007)
[ ] Unico and the Island of Magic (1983)
[ ] Urotsukidoji: The Movie (1987)
[ ] Vampire Hunter D (1985)
[ ] Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust (2000)
[ ] Wings of Honneamise: Royal Space Force (1987)

CARTOONS FOR GROWN-UPS CARTOONS WITH A HIGHER RATING THAT INSECURE PEOPLE FEEL MORE COMFORTABLE WATCHING.
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[ ] American Pop (1981)
[X] The Animatrix (2003)
[X] Beavis & Butthead Do America (1996)
[X] Cool World (1992)
[X] Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
[ ] Final Fantasy: Advent Children (2005)
[ ] Fire & Ice (1983)
[X] Fritz the Cat (1972)
[<3] Heavy Metal (1981)
[ ] Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
[ ] Hey Good Lookin' (1982)
[ ] Lady Death (2004)
[ ] A Scanner Darkly (2006)
[X] South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
[ ] Street Fight (Coonskin) (1975)
[X] Waking Life (2001)



OTHER ANIMATED MOVIES
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[X] Animal Farm (1954)
[ ] Animalympics (1980)
[ ] Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon The Movie (2007)
[ ] Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
[<3] The Brave Little Toaster (1988)
[ ] Bravestarr: The Movie (1988)
[ ] Cats Don't Dance (1997)
[ ] Care Bears: The Movie (1985)
[X] Charlotte's Web (1973)
[X] Ferngully (1992)
[ ] G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987)
[ ] Gobots: Battle of the Rock Lords (1986)
[ ] He-Man & She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword (1985)
[ ] The Hobbit (1977)
[<3] The Iron Giant (1999)
[ ] Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)
[<3] Lord of the Rings (1978)
[ ] Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1992)
[ ] My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
[ ] Pink Floyd's The Wall (1982)
[X] The Prince of Egypt (1998)
[X] Powerpuff Girls: The Movie (2002)
[X] Quest For Camelot (1999)
[ ] Ringing Bell (1978)
[X] The Road to El Dorado (2000)
[ ] Rock & Rule (1983)
[X] Space Jam (1996)
[ ] Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)
[X] Superman: Doomsday (2007)
[X] The Swan Princess (1994)
[ ] Transformers: The Movie (1986)
[ ] Wizards (1977)
[<3] Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
[ ] Wonder Woman (2009)
[X] Balto (1995)
[X] Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)


Boy - I have seen a LOT of animated movies -- - !

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-- Dr. Walter Gibbs: "Ha, ha. You've got to expect some static. After all, computers are just machines; they can't think ". - Quote from TRON (the movie)

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Ok ...
For the last few months things have been a bit silent -
We have been quite busy work wise - great new clients and projects - and the third magazine we design has just gone to print.
But ...  family wise, Debra's father hasn't been that well.
Since he was submitted into the hospital a couple of months ago now, he has gotten a lot worse.
The doctors believe he had some minor strokes and is now suffering from dementia and alzheimers.
He doesn't talk and I am not sure if he even knows who we are anymore.
Things haven't been that well in communicating with Debra's sister and her mother either,
who frankly, both, seem to be in denial.

So - yes - it has been quite emotional for a while  - and there's bound to be some more issues to resolve in the period to follow. Thus the reason for not having been here that much...

Today ... I decided to update my journal and to spend some time uploading a few new things ...
as an escape from all that is going on ... because we do need a bit of time for ourselves in these times.

I will do my best to update more regularly and am aiming for more images to go online more often as well.
In the mean time, it seems that a lot of the old school deviants from the early days I joined up aren't that active anymore either... which is a real shame as this was always a great community..

Stay in touch!

eRiQ

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