2010.09.25 13:00 - Baby Balloons and then some

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    The Guardian for this meeting was Aphrodite Macbain. The comments are by Aphrodite Macbain.

     Being Normal

    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Aphrodite, hi Zon
    Zon Quar: hi both
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hello Zon, Sopia!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: rezzing here :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: Sophia
    SophiaSharon Larnia: feels somewhat sopia today hehehe
    Aphrodite Macbain: just add water!
    Zon Quar: how does that feel?
    Aphrodite Macbain: are you speaking in voice?
    Aphrodite Macbain: I hear you typing sophia
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laughs! yes, its in the 90's where I am on the east coast usa, very hot
    SophiaSharon Larnia: no im not on voice (?) :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: wow. in september too
    Aphrodite Macbain: You have a green voice thingy over your head
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes bizarre
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oops I was, is that better?
    Aphrodite Macbain: I can hear a typing noise when you type
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hmm
    Aphrodite Macbain: OK it wasn't bothering me
    Zon Quar: not anymore ?
    Aphrodite Macbain: Love your red shirt Zon
    Zon Quar: ty..its hawaian
    SophiaSharon Larnia: tropical :))
    Aphrodite Macbain: very nice. my favourite red
    Zon Quar: i think...
    Aphrodite Macbain: is it in the 90s where you are?
    Zon Quar: me ?
    Aphrodite Macbain: Sophia - I read my poem this morning

    Being Hot

    Aphrodite Macbain: yes, Zon Sophia said it was in the 90s where she is
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i think thats 32' celsius (just looked up, again :) )
    SophiaSharon Larnia: you did??
    Zon Quar: it would be boiling..i live in celcius zone
    SophiaSharon Larnia: Aphrodite
    Aphrodite Macbain: yes. hot
    Zon Quar: ah no
    Aphrodite Macbain: where do you live Zon
    Zon Quar: about 15 in celcius
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oooh nice
    Aphrodite Macbain: where's that?
    Zon Quar: finland
    SophiaSharon Larnia: for me anyway, i like it colder
    SophiaSharon Larnia: goodness Zon, all this time and I didnt know that
    Aphrodite Macbain: oh. I met a person from Rekjyavic on a bus yeserday
    Aphrodite Macbain: sorry about the spelling
    Zon Quar: is it so shocking
    Aphrodite Macbain: He was travelling across Canada
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laughs
    Zon Quar: we are normal ppl
    Zon Quar: well,,some of us
    Aphrodite Macbain: ha ha. I don't know what normal is
    SophiaSharon Larnia: no i dont mean that, i just thought you were from somewhere in europe, but furthur down lol
    SophiaSharon Larnia: me either Aphrodite!! :D
    Zon Quar: normal is within the norm
    Zon Quar: standard
    Aphrodite Macbain: I know, but I'm not sure how that is measured and who measures it
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i dont necessarily like what is considered standard,where i live
    Zon Quar: the environment
    Aphrodite Macbain: There are lots of opinions about what "normal" is.

    Zon Quar: normal is not same as good
    Aphrodite Macbain: Peace


    Lots of chocolates
    Aphrodite Macbain: How is your house building going Sophia?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: about to end :D I don't have much time for SL lately, so no point in renting land
    Aphrodite Macbain: Oh
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Qt
    Aphrodite Macbain: Ciao QT
    Zon Quar: qt
    Qt Core: Hi all
    Aphrodite Macbain: Come stai?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Eliza
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hello Eliza. Great to see you again
    Eliza Madrigal: Hola :)
    Eliza Madrigal: you too Aph :)
    Qt Core: Bene, grazie, tu ?
    Qt Core: Hi Eliza
    Eliza Madrigal: Great to see everyone :)
    Zon Quar: eliza doolittle
    Eliza Madrigal grins
    Aphrodite Macbain: ottima, grazie
    Eliza Madrigal: not everyone would get that reference Zon
    Zon Quar: lol
    Eliza Madrigal: but I have the costume here in SL ;-)
    Aphrodite Macbain hums "All I want is a room somewhere..."

    Eliza Madrigal: heheh...
    Aphrodite Macbain: what costume?
    Eliza Madrigal: lots of chocolate for me to eat... lots of coal makin lots of heat...
    Eliza Madrigal: warm face warm hands warm feet....
    Aphrodite Macbain: loverleeeee
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes, thought doolittle would not apply, didnt know if it had to do with understanding animals' language :D
    Eliza Madrigal: Oh.... let me show you :)
    Eliza Madrigal smiles @ Sharon
    Aphrodite Macbain: oh great, a fashion show!

    Eliza Puts on her Eliza Doolittle costume complete with hat and umbrella
    Aphrodite Macbain: wow! bellissima!
    Zon Quar: move that bloomy....
    Eliza Madrigal: heheh Zon
    Eliza Madrigal: hair not exact, but I love this umbrella
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehe
    Zon Quar: very lovely
    Aphrodite Macbain: don't change for a while. I'll get a snapshot
    Eliza Madrigal: :::bows::: thank you
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i am on an older computer on the lowest graphic setting :( - not at home
    Eliza Madrigal: Ah, I'm at a library...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: i see :))
    Aphrodite Macbain: You're still grey to me too
    Eliza Madrigal: the computer said phoenix wouldn't work, but it seems to be fine
    SophiaSharon Larnia: and watch that umbrella hehhee
    Eliza Madrigal: hahah
    Aphrodite Macbain: you wont need it today
    Aphrodite Macbain: except to protect you from the sun

    Qt Core: that's depend, heavy rain here

    Aphrodite Macbain: Maybe you can lend QT your umbrella Eliza
    SophiaSharon Larnia: right
    Eliza Madrigal: I want to put up some balloons, because thanks to wiki I know pema's av's bday is tomorrow....
    SophiaSharon Larnia: yes it does :D
    Aphrodite Macbain: Oh. Thanks for reminding us!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh happy rez day Pema!! (if I miss it)
    Eliza Madrigal: haha
    Eliza Madrigal: he might not like to have hoopla but what the heck
    Eliza Madrigal giggles... not sure it goes with Qt's outfit
    SophiaSharon Larnia: we do!! hahah
    Eliza Madrigal: hahahah
    Eliza Madrigal: yes Sharon! :)
    Qt Core: ;-)
    Aphrodite Macbain: I can give him a cup cake and a glass of champagne if he turns up
    SophiaSharon Larnia: um my exclamation points are LL weird
    SophiaSharon Larnia: blah nvm
    Eliza Madrigal: Oh, good. Well, he won't show up now... sleeping...
    Eliza Madrigal: but tonight (7pm) is his session
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Ewan
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Ewan :)
    Qt Core: Hi Ewan
    Aphrodite Macbain: Oh. Let's try and remember to turn up - even for a few minutes
    Ewan Bonham: Hi folks!
    Zon Quar: ewan
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hello Ewan
    Eliza Madrigal: yes will try to come at least at the beginning
    Aphrodite Macbain: We're talking about Pema's birthday tomorrow Ewan
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehe for the cake and the balloons :)
    Ewan Bonham: Oh, and meeting at the Town Hall for it?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Alfred
    Eliza Madrigal: oh, wonder if we can telepathically contact eden to bring the giant cake
    Ewan Bonham: Hi alfred
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Alf :)
    Alfred Kelberry: meep-meep :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: or send her a message :)
    Zon Quar: alf
    Qt Core: Hi Alfred
    Aphrodite Macbain: I'm changing my graphics speed. If i crash you'll know why
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ok :)

    A big blue net fills the top half of the pavilion

    Eliza Madrigal: hm... why can I rezz my balloon drop thingy in the village but not here
    Alfred Kelberry: oh, fancy outfit, eliza :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hello Alfred
    Eliza Madrigal: oh, there I go...
    Qt Core: who stole your antennas, Alfred ?!
    Eliza Madrigal: and thanks Alf. It was signaled
    SophiaSharon Larnia: haha
    Aphrodite Macbain: what is that big purple THING?
    Eliza Madrigal: hahah...see the balloons?
    Qt Core: (now Alf antenna rezzed ;) )
    SophiaSharon Larnia: it wont let me move them around, a hand cursor shows, with a padlock on it
    Eliza Madrigal: what is funny is that they make this very 'solid' sound
    Eliza Madrigal: hmmm... they keep preparing to drop but not dropping
    SophiaSharon Larnia: maybe too many clicks? *blushes*
    Eliza Madrigal: like me in meditation some days ... har har...
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehe
    Alfred Kelberry: *beems data to qt*
    SophiaSharon Larnia: wooo
    Alfred Kelberry: wait, someone has a birthday?

    Alfred Kelberry: eliza :) http://lmrk.me/lm/29
    Aphrodite Macbain: when you pop it what will happen? Baby balloons will fall from the sky?
    Eliza Madrigal smiles @ Alfred
    SophiaSharon Larnia: pab drops...the balloons
    Alfred Kelberry: baby balloons :)
    Eliza Madrigal: yes, that is *supposed to happen*
    Alfred Kelberry: i like that
    Aphrodite Macbain: So, we'll do this tonight after 7pm when Pema's here?
    Eliza Madrigal: yes, that's the idea, if the balloons cooperate...
    Eliza Madrigal: hmmm
    Aphrodite Macbain: Great. Do you have to be here  to make the balloons drop Eliza?
    Eliza Madrigal: !
    SophiaSharon Larnia: dang the creator of this item is 2441 days old lol
    Eliza Madrigal: I don't think so... let's see

    The balloons drop and drop and drop-- baby balloons forever
    Aphrodite Macbain: Cool!!
    Alfred Kelberry: wow! balloons! :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Sharon, try?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ok
    Eliza Madrigal: first you fill.. then pick the number of balloons
    Eliza Madrigal: then drop
    Aphrodite Macbain: does it make more balloons?
    Eliza Madrigal: tada!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ta daaaaaaaaaaa
    Eliza Madrigal: hehehe
    SophiaSharon Larnia: giggles
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hahha Love it
    Eliza Madrigal: excellent. So anyone can do it
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ok who's going to clean up the mess?
    Eliza Madrigal: then I'll take it back tomorrow so Storm doesn't get upset
    SophiaSharon Larnia: kicks around baloons
    Eliza Madrigal: hah
    Eliza Madrigal: we should be able to move them around with our hands

    All the women run around kicking balloons to the onigokko tune

    Eliza Madrigal: stop
    Aphrodite Macbain: onigokko
    Zon Quar: girls want to have fun
    Aphrodite Macbain: stop
    Eliza Madrigal: now people in the library are looking at me funny
    SophiaSharon Larnia: awww
    Eliza Madrigal: people behind me on the copier...hhhehe
    Aphrodite Macbain:  you're having more fun than they are!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ~waves~
    Eliza Madrigal: I love that this animation says 'preparing to drop'
    Aphrodite Macbain: Please pop it one more time for the camera
    Alfred Kelberry: i really like these baby balloons :)
    Eliza Madrigal: where are you Alf....
    Eliza Madrigal: can't see you at the moment
    Alfred Kelberry: *waves* i'm here
    SophiaSharon Larnia: see Alf all the way over there
    Alfred Kelberry: i was playing with one
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehhee i sat on one
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: my camera is focused please pop it again!
    Eliza Madrigal: so others can try... should work for everyone
    SophiaSharon Larnia: they should be physical
    Alfred Kelberry: http://lmrk.me/lm/30
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laggy?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hi Bert :)
    Alfred Kelberry: it's not dropping
    Eliza Madrigal: great pic qt! thanks
    Eliza Madrigal: hm
    Aphrodite Macbain: waiting waiting waiting
    Bertram Jacobus: hi everybody ! ... :-)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laughs
    Alfred Kelberry: oi, berty
    Qt Core: Hi Bert
    Eliza Madrigal: Hi Bert :)
    Bertram Jacobus: :-)
    Aphrodite Macbain: wont do it without you Eliza
    Eliza Madrigal: our toy is moody
    Aphrodite Macbain: Hi bert
    SophiaSharon Larnia: bieup is a laggy sim maybe reset the scripts
    Eliza Madrigal: am trying.. hm....
    Eliza Madrigal: not sure how to do that....
    Bertram Jacobus: oops - rezz rezz ... :o)
    Aphrodite Macbain: maybe there's no more to drop
    Eliza Madrigal: in SL it should be endless
    Eliza Madrigal: grrr
    Eliza Madrigal: maybe some of us are clicking at the same time
    SophiaSharon Larnia: giggles at watch alfred play with the balloons
    SophiaSharon Larnia: watching*
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: it's gone :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: poof
    Bertram Jacobus: btw - anybody knows where bruce is ?
    Alfred Kelberry: haha!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: ta daaaaaa
    Alfred Kelberry: yay!
    Eliza Madrigal: Bruce in is NY
    Bertram Jacobus: whaaow
    Aphrodite Macbain: He's in New York
    Bertram Jacobus: ah yes ! okayy ty eliza ! :-)
    Bertram Jacobus: and aph :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: haha Sharon
    SophiaSharon Larnia: whoops :)
    Bertram Jacobus: lol - and whose birthday is it ? ;-)
    Alfred Kelberry: eliza's? :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Pema's... yes I know he's not here yet...
    Eliza Madrigal: hahah
    Alfred Kelberry: oh, pema's birthday?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: rez day
    Eliza Madrigal: he will wish he was anonymous perhaps... but his session is tonight
    Eliza Madrigal: wiki ;-)
    Aphrodite Macbain: It's his b'day tomorrow but we can celebrate this evening when he's here
    Eliza Madrigal giggles
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: neat
    Aphrodite Macbain: come one come all
    Eliza Madrigal: for him, tonight will be tomorrow
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laughs
    SophiaSharon Larnia: true!!!
    Aphrodite Macbain: of course
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Aphrodite Macbain: I am going to leave you now and hope to see you tonight. I'm going for a walk in this beautiful 20 degree weather
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :)
    Eliza Madrigal: oooh how nice
    Eliza Madrigal: Bye for now Aphrodite :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: have fun, see you later
    Bertram Jacobus: your evening session for europe is 4 am - not the best time ... ;-)
    Qt Core: enjoy it Aphro
    Bertram Jacobus: ah - yes - have a nice walk aph
    Eliza Madrigal: Ah, but so you can play with the balloons now Bert... haha
    Aphrodite Macbain: Tx Qt. bye

    Aimlessly searching for a topic and lost balloons
    Eliza Madrigal: didn't mean for this to be the whole session... but thought it would be fun to set it up beforehand with others :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: smiles
    Eliza Madrigal sits on hands and listens to topics
    SophiaSharon Larnia: not sure if there was one anyway
    SophiaSharon Larnia: pab drops balloons
    Alfred Kelberry: baby balloons
    Alfred Kelberry: i like how aph named them
    Qt Core: at least we dropped something today ;-)
    Bertram Jacobus: yes. a funny thing. but i only can fill it, not drop - but np ! ... :-)
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: laughs
    Eliza Madrigal: haha
    Alfred Kelberry: same here, berty
    Eliza Madrigal: it sometimes takes a few tries
    Bertram Jacobus: :-) alf ...
    Eliza Madrigal: I'm curious about 'imprudence' Sharon.... have seen this viewer twice today
    SophiaSharon Larnia: oh my tag says so?
    SophiaSharon Larnia: lol
    SophiaSharon Larnia: its ok
    Eliza Madrigal: i think it only works for also 100
    Eliza Madrigal: yes, in phoenix I can see the viewers others use
    Alfred Kelberry: http://lmrk.me/lm/31
    Eliza Madrigal: grr
    SophiaSharon Larnia: like you said, pheonix doesnt work on an older comp
    SophiaSharon Larnia: where i happen to be atm
    Qt Core: another of the few new offsprings of emerald ;-)
    Eliza Madrigal: OH
    SophiaSharon Larnia: Imprudence has been around
    Qt Core: if i remember it right
    Eliza Madrigal giggles at Alf
    Ewan Bonham: I am on Emergence
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Ewan Bonham: I do like it but Imprudence is good as well..

    More balloons drop

    Bertram Jacobus: lol alfi ... :-))
    Alfred Kelberry: yay!
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehhe
    Alfred Kelberry: hehe
    Eliza Madrigal: :)))
    Alfred Kelberry: i think we should do it weekly :)
    Eliza Madrigal: I'm sure someone has a birthday, out of all the guardians, almost weekly
    Qt Core: not at the moment but i'm trying Phoenix on Linux... quite slower, especially with higher graphic settings
    Alfred Kelberry: and they don't say anything :)
    Eliza Madrigal: Okay... the trick seems to be filling and dropping right away
    Bertram Jacobus: lol i can clean it up at least ! ;o)
    Eliza Madrigal: ah well... hopefully it will work in the moment :)
    Eliza Madrigal: haha Bert
    Bertram Jacobus: hehe sry ... :o)
    Alfred Kelberry: why do you think balloons are so popular for parties and fun to play with? :)
    Bertram Jacobus: because they are fun ? ;o)
    Alfred Kelberry: maybe it's the airy feeling
    Zon Quar: the universum is a ball
    Alfred Kelberry: being light
    Eliza Madrigal: the danger...? hehe
    SophiaSharon Larnia: they are cheap?
    Alfred Kelberry: sophia, that too :)
    Bertram Jacobus: colored ... :o)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: colorful and take a lot of space
    Eliza Madrigal: yup
    Bertram Jacobus: so many reasons !
    Alfred Kelberry: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: we could sell balloons :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: used to have scary daymares of lifting off on a big bunch of balloons when i was a kid
    Alfred Kelberry: haha
    Alfred Kelberry: so cute :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: I mean, little
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: oh, have you seen this movie with an old man flying his home on the balloons? :)
    Eliza Madrigal: I remember crying over a popped balloons
    Alfred Kelberry: almost like sophia :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: :D
    Eliza Madrigal: Oh, yes Alf... Up in the Air!
    Alfred Kelberry: yes, up in the air :)
    Eliza Madrigal: or wait... NO, just UP
    Eliza Madrigal: up in the air was a Clooney film... good too
    Alfred Kelberry: hmm, either way :)
    Eliza Madrigal: :)
    Alfred Kelberry: interesting slip :)
    Alfred Kelberry: both were good if you ask me :)
    Eliza Madrigal: yes agree
    Eliza Madrigal: UP prob a little better, but in a different way
    Eliza Madrigal: send eden a message.. maybe she'll bring the cake
    Eliza Madrigal giggles
    Eliza Madrigal: *sent
    Eliza Madrigal: sorry to drop and run... but I have to get back to what I actually came to the library for
    Eliza Madrigal: hah
    Eliza Madrigal: bye for now. (((( )))))
    Alfred Kelberry: haha
    SophiaSharon Larnia: bye Eliza :)
    SophiaSharon Larnia: hehe
    Qt Core: :-) bye Eliza
    Alfred Kelberry: *wonders why did she come there*
    SophiaSharon Larnia: have to go too, i'm on a borrowed computer myself :)
    Qt Core: Second Library
    Qt Core: Bye Sophia
    SophiaSharon Larnia: bye :))
    Alfred Kelberry: bye sophia :)
    Bertram Jacobus: bye sophia ...
    Alfred Kelberry: ok, all the girls left...
    Bertram Jacobus: bah. yes ;-)
    Alfred Kelberry: ok, let's talk about beer, cars and hot women :)
    The heart of Saturday night

    Qt Core: standard sat night ending ;-)
    Alfred Kelberry: aww, qt :)
    Ewan Bonham: Thank you and loved the balloons..
    Bertram Jacobus: bye ewan . have a nice time !
    Qt Core: bye Ewan
    Alfred Kelberry: see you, ewan
    Alfred Kelberry: haha
    Alfred Kelberry: right on zon :)
    Alfred Kelberry: i didn't notice the (balloon) net when i first came
    Bertram Jacobus: i leave too - bye everybody and ty ! *wave* ... :-)
    Alfred Kelberry: it's well hidden
    Alfred Kelberry: bye, berty
    Qt Core: Bye Bert, have fun!
    Bertram Jacobus: tyvm :-)
    Alfred Kelberry: me leaving too
    Alfred Kelberry: meep-meep!
    Qt Core: bye Alf
    Zon Quar: waves
    Lindsey Fright: hello
    Qt Core: Bye Zon
    Qt Core: Hi Lindsey

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