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Garfield
10-12-2001, 01:53 PM
Arg!!! I hate my desktop's "image". It is so boring. That, and I can't find anything to put as my desktop. I need a good one. Anybody have any sites to get some free pictures for desktops?

What is on your desktop?

--Garfield

Theologian
10-12-2001, 02:04 PM
I would highly recommend www.navy.mil

Very nice pictures that are free to use. I've got a sweet photo of an EA-6B on my desk top right now. I switch every week or two.

If you like military hardware it is a good site. "Around the fleet" shows you the latest photos and then there are categories like aircraft, weapons (mostly missiles), surface ships, carriers, etc.

Garfield
10-12-2001, 02:14 PM
Thanks. I'll take a look at it. I need action!

--Garfield

PS how do you like the new avatar? Now that's a cat.

oskilian
10-12-2001, 03:02 PM
well, you could try the one I use, it's not THE PERFECT WALLPAPER, but I like it, tell me if you like it


Oskilian

Garfield
10-12-2001, 08:40 PM
Thanks, man. It is definitely up there. And it looks great! Thanks again. Now my computer is rockin'.

EvenFlow
10-12-2001, 09:52 PM
Here's a simpsons one I did ages ago. Not that good though.

Cheeze-It
10-12-2001, 10:57 PM
White background, this centered... Or you can
tile it. Whatever...

Betazep
10-13-2001, 01:54 AM
We like American music...


Did you do too many drugs? I did too many drugs... would you like to do too many drugs with me.... baaaaby?

Dammit now the song is in my brain. I will never sleep tonight.... baaaby!!! Arrrg!! hazzin fraggin shi...

EvenFlow
10-13-2001, 01:57 AM
That may be the record for the shortest attention span reply on the board yet.

nvoigt
10-13-2001, 02:50 AM
This is on my notebook desktop right now:

Garfield
10-13-2001, 06:42 AM
Ah!!! Now I have to many backrounds. All...are...too...good. Must...choose!!!

Thanks, guys. These are really great. I'll have a lineup for my desktop. Thanks again!

Garfield
10-13-2001, 06:43 AM
Static, did you make that one yourself?

no-one
10-13-2001, 11:36 AM
actually i don't have a BKG at the moment, but my last was Spike from Cowoy Bebop, proviously Vash the Stampede from Trigun, the Trigun one was better...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 11:52 AM
Post them, no-one.

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:20 PM
i only have the Cowboy bebop one at the moment, go here to find a bunch of aime backgrounds,

umm... actully im not sure i should post the links... theirs some how should i say "racy" stuff, nothing "really bad" just some peoples parents might not like my posting scantly clad anime women, eeheheh...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:22 PM
> go here to find a bunch of aime backgrounds
Go where???

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:25 PM
read below that... i don't think i should post it, you know kermi3 and all... he might not agree with such a thing on his board...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:26 PM
Oh, okay. Better off not posting.

mithrandir
10-13-2001, 07:27 PM
Cannot both of you perhaps arrange an email transfer of the files?

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:29 PM
Nah, I don't really want to see them if they are crude. It is not in my religion.

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:32 PM
not 'All' of them are "crude" just enough to cause trouble...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:34 PM
Well, then only posts the ones that aren't even a hint of crudeness.

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:40 PM
there far to big unless you want them 640x480...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:42 PM
Sure, that'll be fine. Give a description before you go through all that trouble to post them.

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:43 PM
the last two i had arn't 'crude' ones of Spike from Cowboy Bebop, and os of Vash the Stampede from Trigun...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:44 PM
Who are these people?

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:48 PM
you don't watch much anime, do you?

that question can't really be answered in a short amount of writing...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 07:50 PM
Oh, then just post the pictures if they're not bad.

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:51 PM
well ok heres one...

no-one
10-13-2001, 07:53 PM
and the other,

BTW the first is Vash

this one is Spike, im not gonna post any Faye...

Garfield
10-13-2001, 09:21 PM
So, I guess these characters are from a show? What channel? What time?

no-one
10-13-2001, 09:54 PM
well Trigun doesn't show that i know of,

Cowboy Bebop, Cartoon Network 12:00am and 12:30am eastern sunday and thursday, on the Adult-Swim.

be warned it is a bit "crude" in places.
and you've missed the first 10 Episodes they should rerun pretty soon though since there are only 26 if i remember correctly.

kermi3
10-13-2001, 10:18 PM
Here it is for you....the ULTIMATE Desktop Bkgrnd....

www.webshots.com

There that does it enough said! Thousands of pictures from proffessionals and just other users, changes the background for you automatically between your own custom set of pics at a regular interval...end of story!

:)

EvenFlow
10-13-2001, 10:36 PM
I tried using webshots once. It really stuffed up my computer. I don't recommend it. If you are a LOTR fan try http://www.ringzone.com - som pretty neat artwork in the gallery section.

EvenFlow
10-13-2001, 10:38 PM
sorry that link is wrong. try here:

http://www.ringzone.net/mythology/paintings/john_howe01.htm

Garfield
10-14-2001, 08:33 AM
Thanks all. I like the LOTR ones.

Garfield
10-14-2001, 08:46 AM
Hey, Evenflow. The more that I look at the Lord of the Rings pictures, the greater they become. I'm going to make an archive on my harddrive and then get all of these pics. These are great!

What exactly is Lord of the Rings? A series of books, or something? Looks really interesting. I would like to get into it.

Dalren
10-14-2001, 09:36 AM
If you like computer generated art check out these sights all sorts of great computer created art

www.digitalblasphemy.com - not alot of images for free but very high quality

www.razorart.com
www.deviantart.com

all of them got some great stuff, too many great wallpapers actually it was horrible trying to choose just one

-KEN-
10-14-2001, 01:47 PM
http://art.macro-inter.net and http://psy.macro-inter.net/backgrounds

that's my friend's site, he does great 3D artwork :)

Cheeze-It
10-14-2001, 07:47 PM
If it's artwork you want, go to www.seegmiller-art.com.

He's a the lead artist for Saffire (game company),
here in Utah. He is, by far, the best artist I
have ever seen.

EvenFlow
10-14-2001, 09:26 PM
>>What exactly is Lord of the Rings? A series of books, or something? Looks really interesting. I would like to get into it.

The Lord of the Rings is one story, broken down into a series of six books, divided in three parts (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King). They were all written by JRR Tolkein, and published in 1954. However you may want to read The Hobbit first.

Try this link for more info about Tolkein and his books.

http://www.fireandwater.com/Author/detail.asp?aid=77

EvenFlow
10-14-2001, 09:31 PM
You may recognise where I got my avatar from Garfield :)

Thantos
10-14-2001, 10:41 PM
My backgrounds:

At work: A picture of the cloud cover and such from the Join Typhoon Warning Center.

At home: Screen shot from Pod Racer.

Garfield
10-15-2001, 04:19 AM
> You may recognise where I got my avatar from Garfield

Yup! I believe that picture is next on line for my desktop. I love these pictures!

EvenFlow
10-15-2001, 04:37 AM
:) good to see.

I think you can buy some of John Howe's books which contain those pictures and more of the LOTR.

If you go to www.lordoftherings.net you can find out more info about the upcoming movies, and get some pretty cool screen savers as well.

Garfield
10-15-2001, 03:24 PM
Thanks Evenflow. I'm going to get my comp souped up to Lord of the Rings standards. Thanks again.

gamegod3001
10-15-2001, 06:42 PM
Now that you have got a new desktop lets confuse the H#ll out of everyone.

[list=1]
Close all programs
Scater Icons
Press Print Screen
Open Paint Paste and save
Set saved Item as desktop
Wash, Rince, and repeat
[/list=1]

Garfield
10-15-2001, 06:43 PM
What??? I don't understand.

gamegod3001
10-15-2001, 06:58 PM
Do you understand anything?

Just try it.

Garfield
10-15-2001, 07:24 PM
Why? I'm kinda scared.