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2020-05-02 7:10:46 PM  
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We were there last year for our anniversary.  Seems like a century ago.
 
2020-05-02 7:10:59 PM  
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came with the phone
 
2020-05-02 7:12:33 PM  
Very nice, Subby.

But I still have my default.
 
2020-05-02 7:16:58 PM  
Sunrise photo from a couple of years ago.
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2020-05-02 7:20:43 PM  
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2020-05-02 7:30:17 PM  
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2020-05-02 7:32:00 PM  
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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ with Evie Launcher and Lines icon pack
not really a nerd about custom launchers or icon packs, I just like minimalism/simplicity
 
2020-05-02 7:34:37 PM  
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2020-05-02 7:38:16 PM  
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I slideshow my photos.
 
2020-05-02 7:38:45 PM  
My first granddaughter... rockin' some cool shades


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2020-05-02 7:41:48 PM  
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At least everyone at a derby event knows it's my phone...esp as I have used the same image for three phones in a row now.
 
2020-05-02 7:50:30 PM  
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Samsung Galaxy S8
 
2020-05-02 7:50:44 PM  

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Come play with us, Danny! Come play with us FOREVER!
 
2020-05-02 7:53:00 PM  
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Based on this one, the cropping does make it look better. Yes, I took it myself, just last year.
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/yes, I'm going to go charge my phone
 
2020-05-02 7:53:26 PM  

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Come play with us, Danny! Come play with us FOREVER!


I thought that looked familiar.
 
2020-05-02 7:57:11 PM  
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2020-05-02 7:58:28 PM  
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My baby.
 
2020-05-02 8:01:36 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:06:15 PM  
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That's Amy cat. Amy was named after the given name of a TFette (Auspicious) who died of an aneurysm between when the cat showed up in our yard and consented to be adopted. The human Amy was an advocate for getting stray cats adopted so naming the cat after her was a no brainer.
 
2020-05-02 8:06:41 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:11:22 PM  
Taken from Jupiter Lighthouse. My great grandfather was mayor here:
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2020-05-02 8:13:49 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:14:01 PM  

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Occasionally I use this one, as of late
 
2020-05-02 8:15:53 PM  

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We were there last year for our anniversary.  Seems like a century ago.


I would love to see that building in real life.
 
2020-05-02 8:16:14 PM  
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IJN Yamato from Kantai Collection.

I translate manga and doujinshi on the side, so I usually put an image from whatever I'm working on at the time. I've been doing KanColle doujins lately...
 
2020-05-02 8:18:38 PM  
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/Soon.....
 
2020-05-02 8:21:25 PM  
Mine is a picture of my parents holding their twin great grandkids as babies.  Both parents are gone now and the kids are wanting me to teach them how to drive cuz their parents already said no.

No I'm not posting it on the internet.
 
2020-05-02 8:24:25 PM  
Whenever anyone starts talking about their kids to me, I pull it my phone and say "Would you like to see some pictures of my cats?"

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2020-05-02 8:24:35 PM  

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We were there last year for our anniversary.  Seems like a century ago.

I would love to see that building in real life.


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If you ever do go, do the night tour and pay extra for the concierge tour to the upper observation deck.

You skip all the lines, get a private elevator to the 143rd floor, and complimentary tea and snacks.

The view is incredible.
 
2020-05-02 8:26:38 PM  
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Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, March 2018. I want to go back.
 
2020-05-02 8:26:44 PM  
Subby, does that mean you sometimes butt-dial people?
 
2020-05-02 8:28:17 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:29:18 PM  
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My puppy
 
2020-05-02 8:31:49 PM  

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Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, March 2018. I want to go back.


No kidding - mine is Slea Head Drive, from June 2019:

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2020-05-02 8:33:53 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:35:49 PM  
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Somewhere outside of Skull Valley, AZ.

A place I spent a lot of time at in my childhood. There used to be a bluff there, with an oak tree on it. My dad would park his truck under the tree and we'd spend all day reading books, and hiking through the surrounding area.
 
2020-05-02 8:36:05 PM  
My first grand child. She can do no wrong.
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2020-05-02 8:39:03 PM  

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Game of Thrones season eight background? Cool.
 
2020-05-02 8:39:16 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:41:53 PM  
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2020-05-02 8:53:37 PM  
Bubba - RIP buddy

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2020-05-02 9:07:48 PM  
Lock screen
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Home screen
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2020-05-02 9:08:01 PM  
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2020-05-02 9:13:28 PM  
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This is a 1768 Spanish Charles III silver 2 reale, the coolest coin I found with my metal detector, it's just bigger than a quarter.
 
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2020-05-02 9:23:02 PM  
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2020-05-02 9:31:31 PM  
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.....I'm a Hufflepuff. My lock screen is a picture of my husband dancing with our oldest daughter (5years old at the time) at his best friends' wedding. They look very fancy and adorable.
 
2020-05-02 9:38:27 PM  
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2020-05-02 9:54:59 PM  
This is animated, XScreensaver running as a "live background":

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2020-05-02 10:07:28 PM  
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Freedom ride, the day we brought him home.
 
2020-05-02 10:07:42 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:11:47 PM  
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Home screen and lock screen. Makes it easier to see the time.
 
2020-05-02 10:24:22 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:28:10 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:30:41 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:30:52 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:33:58 PM  
Niagara Falls.
Yes.  I took the picture.

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2020-05-02 10:35:54 PM  
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I thought it was pretty. I like rainbow-colored things.
 
2020-05-02 10:36:29 PM  
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2020-05-02 10:57:14 PM  
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2020-05-02 11:07:40 PM  

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"I just saw the face of God... and he told me the street value of this mountain."
 
2020-05-02 11:32:59 PM  
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2020-05-02 11:35:02 PM  
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2020-05-03 12:05:10 AM  

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You have the same wallpaper as me.
 
2020-05-03 12:11:34 AM  

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Hiking for turns is a good thing
 
2020-05-03 12:19:24 AM  
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2020-05-03 12:23:03 AM  
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2020-05-03 12:34:27 AM  
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2020-05-03 12:35:10 AM  
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2020-05-03 1:07:09 AM  
How do you embed your wallpaper here?
 
2020-05-03 1:19:58 AM  
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2020-05-03 1:46:50 AM  

ZMugg: How do you embed your wallpaper here?


For me, I just used the source image as an image upload button near the right end of the add-comment box (next to the hyperlink buttons).
 
2020-05-03 1:56:27 AM  
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2020-05-03 2:03:12 AM  
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Dogs love boats!
 
2020-05-03 2:21:24 AM  
I'm one of those lunatics who goes around using two phones at the same time, like a technological Lawrence.

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2020-05-03 2:22:13 AM  

wxboy: ZMugg: How do you embed your wallpaper here?

For me, I just used the source image as an image upload button near the right end of the add-comment box (next to the hyperlink buttons).


I tried that. My phone is complete crap (Alcatel One Touch, if you want to know what to avoid). When I tap on "image upload", I get the letter "T" in the comment box, or no response at all. For every letter I get correct, there are three that I have to backspace over. Here is the source image cropped to how it looks on the phone:
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To paraphrase the great philosopher Bullwinkle J Moose: "No doubt about it, I gotta get another phone".
 
2020-05-03 2:47:28 AM  
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2020-05-03 2:58:48 AM  
lock screen is a shot of a doll i created:

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2020-05-03 3:00:00 AM  
wallpaper:
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2020-05-03 3:17:09 AM  

ZMugg: wxboy: ZMugg: How do you embed your wallpaper here?

For me, I just used the source image as an image upload button near the right end of the add-comment box (next to the hyperlink buttons).

I tried that. My phone is complete crap (Alcatel One Touch, if you want to know what to avoid). When I tap on "image upload", I get the letter "T" in the comment box, or no response at all. For every letter I get correct, there are three that I have to backspace over. Here is the source image cropped to how it looks on the phone:
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To paraphrase the great philosopher Bullwinkle J Moose: "No doubt about it, I gotta get another phone".


1) Create a new screen just as if you're going to drop some new icons in. On a Samsung, that's a long press on the screen (not on any icons), scroll all the way to the right and then hit the giant plus sign. This will allow you to take a clean shot of the background photo without many icons in the way.

2) Take a screenshot using the phone's buttons. This depends on the phone. This way, you should get an exact image of what you see on your phone.

3) Use a photo editor to scale it down to a usable size and then save it. Upload to Fark.
 
2020-05-03 3:22:26 AM  
I'll occasionally pull something off of APOD, such as this:

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2020-05-03 3:28:37 AM  

khatores: ZMugg: wxboy: ZMugg: How do you embed your wallpaper here?

For me, I just used the source image as an image upload button near the right end of the add-comment box (next to the hyperlink buttons).

I tried that. My phone is complete crap (Alcatel One Touch, if you want to know what to avoid). When I tap on "image upload", I get the letter "T" in the comment box, or no response at all. For every letter I get correct, there are three that I have to backspace over. Here is the source image cropped to how it looks on the phone:
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To paraphrase the great philosopher Bullwinkle J Moose: "No doubt about it, I gotta get another phone".

1) Create a new screen just as if you're going to drop some new icons in. On a Samsung, that's a long press on the screen (not on any icons), scroll all the way to the right and then hit the giant plus sign. This will allow you to take a clean shot of the background photo without many icons in the way.

2) Take a screenshot using the phone's buttons. This depends on the phone. This way, you should get an exact image of what you see on your phone.

3) Use a photo editor to scale it down to a usable size and then save it. Upload to Fark.


None of that worked.
Like I said, crap phone.
 
2020-05-03 3:51:31 AM  
Mine is one black pixel, repeated across the phone.  Same as my desktop.
 
2020-05-03 3:51:34 AM  
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2020-05-03 3:57:31 AM  
My wallpaper is more and more relevant every passing farking day.
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And then my lock screen is a Halloween doodle of a character I play on a MUD.
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2020-05-03 4:08:12 AM  
Sunset 3 weeks ago
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2020-05-03 4:20:00 AM  
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At least it's more creative than a banana taped to the screen
 
2020-05-03 4:29:20 AM  
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2020-05-03 4:31:25 AM  

ZMugg: khatores: ZMugg: wxboy: ZMugg: How do you embed your wallpaper here?

For me, I just used the source image as an image upload button near the right end of the add-comment box (next to the hyperlink buttons).

I tried that. My phone is complete crap (Alcatel One Touch, if you want to know what to avoid). When I tap on "image upload", I get the letter "T" in the comment box, or no response at all. For every letter I get correct, there are three that I have to backspace over. Here is the source image cropped to how it looks on the phone:
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To paraphrase the great philosopher Bullwinkle J Moose: "No doubt about it, I gotta get another phone".

1) Create a new screen just as if you're going to drop some new icons in. On a Samsung, that's a long press on the screen (not on any icons), scroll all the way to the right and then hit the giant plus sign. This will allow you to take a clean shot of the background photo without many icons in the way.

2) Take a screenshot using the phone's buttons. This depends on the phone. This way, you should get an exact image of what you see on your phone.

3) Use a photo editor to scale it down to a usable size and then save it. Upload to Fark.

None of that worked.
Like I said, crap phone.


Sounds pretty bad. My philosophy on phones (and most things actually) is that if you're on a budget, a quality option with miles is better than new junk.
I have a Samsung Note 5 which is about 5 years old now and it still works. The battery isn't what it used to be but otherwise I have no complaints. I'm planning to get the battery changed soon. It should be hopelessly obsolete, but it still works great. You can get one of these for about $130 on Amazon and it should serve well for years to come. My main phone is a Note 8 which was only $300 - and it also works great.


My first touchscreen smartphone was a Note 3, which unfortunately got immersed in water - twice - and came back from the dead both times and went on to work like nothing happened (after drying out). Long before that, I had a Motorola flip phone (back when flip phones were normal) which I dropped onto a tile floor and the antenna broke off. I superglued it back together and it continued to work until I finally got a Blackberry.

My first laptop in college was a twice-used IBM Thinkpad. It wasn't as new as other options, but it was built like a tank. Unfortunately someone had dropped it a few times before, so when I got it, it had structural damage but I ran it until the monitor literally fell apart. It would have kept going otherwise.

Anyway, incidents like that sold me on the idea - you can never go wrong with quality, even if comes with some depreciation.
 
2020-05-03 4:49:14 AM  

khatores: Anyway, incidents like that sold me on the idea - you can never go wrong with quality, even if comes with some depreciation.


Thank you for this post. I'll look into it.
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2020-05-03 5:26:17 AM  
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2020-05-03 7:13:00 AM  
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My dog Buttercup when she was a puppy    =]
 
2020-05-03 7:30:31 AM  
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2020-05-03 8:21:58 AM  
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2020-05-03 8:22:39 AM  
Taken from Snowbird, looking west towards SLC.

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2020-05-03 9:38:48 AM  
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2020-05-03 9:59:00 AM  
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2020-05-03 10:07:18 AM  
The cupcake isn't my art, but redrew it to make it look more like it's running and added the text and background. 
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2020-05-03 10:10:16 AM  
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Taken at Channel Islands harbor, CA
 
2020-05-03 10:27:14 AM  
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I've been doing a tattoo project for a few years now, so this dude's been my inspiration
 
2020-05-03 12:25:52 PM  
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2020-05-03 12:52:16 PM  
Jupiter and Io from the Nasa Image Library.

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2020-05-03 2:53:58 PM  
I'm the one driving.
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2020-05-03 3:08:02 PM  
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2020-05-03 5:32:08 PM  
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My dogs.
 
2020-05-03 6:50:30 PM  
I've had this phone for about three years
Never thought about changing the wallpaper
I will change it now to this
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2020-05-03 10:45:09 PM  
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2020-05-03 11:00:21 PM  
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2020-05-03 11:23:15 PM  
The jellies are my wallpaper. This is my lock screen.

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