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Drekkus
03-04-2007, 10:27:23
Since we moved out into the suburbs we've had a lot of spare time on our hands. There's not much to do out here! My wife came up with this idea for a new hobby and we've been really enjoying it. We've been making scrapbooks! I've got a few pictures below, have a look and let me know what you think. Does anyone else make scrapbooks?

http://omamarja.punt.nl/upload/kop/girlspic.jpg
^^This one is my wife's, is it any good?


http://www.scrapbookinghow.com/uploaded_images/all-men-scrapbook-pages-738526.jpg
^^this one is mine, it only took me 28 hours

http://blog.killervirgo.com/uploaded_images/scrapbook-779913.gif
^^ My collection of movie tickets

mr_G
03-04-2007, 10:30:51
nice movies

Funko
03-04-2007, 10:32:16
Your wife's one doesn't show up.

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 10:34:41
normally it's the other way around

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 10:39:30
looks more like a crapbook

MDA
03-04-2007, 10:43:39
I have 2 friends from work whose wives are into that big time. The go to regional scrapbook conventions and hold "scrapbook parties".

You and your wife can organize an international one!

Funko
03-04-2007, 10:43:40
Huh?

Your own scrapbook? :drekkus:

mr_G
03-04-2007, 10:44:38
:lol:

DREKKUS THE INTERNATIONAL SCRAPBOOK KING!!!!

MDA
03-04-2007, 10:46:19
To the scrapbook convention, Gary!

Funko
03-04-2007, 10:47:08
:lol: Gayest superheroes ever?

mr_G
03-04-2007, 10:47:47
I'll bet Lurker is a scrapbookman

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 10:47:51
You can scrap that

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 10:49:23
I'm the scrapman!!!!!!!!!!!

MDA
03-04-2007, 10:58:48
yeaaaaaaaaah, the scrapman!

mr_G
03-04-2007, 11:04:24
Originally posted by MDA
I have 2 friends

yaaaaay rrrrrrrright!

MDA
03-04-2007, 11:19:37
well, 2 people that don't hiss at me when I approach

Resource Consumer
03-04-2007, 11:22:57
I suspect that Drekkus has been hanging around the Andy and Barry forum :p

Dyl Ulenspiegel
03-04-2007, 11:33:24
Oh ye mighty Drekkus, thou hast discovered the gayest hobby in all twattendom.

mr_G
03-04-2007, 11:34:22
Drekkus
The Happy Little Tree Gay

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 11:40:56
I'm thinking of taking up painting scrapbooks.

Resource Consumer
03-04-2007, 11:47:57
happy little scrapbooks

Mr. Bas
03-04-2007, 12:21:12
Lame!

Venom
03-04-2007, 12:23:16
Yep. You're the kind of "man" that would know all about Sideways. And many other unmanly things...like scrapbooking. What the fuck?

Lurker the Second
03-04-2007, 14:50:45
Originally posted by mr_G
I'll bet Lurker is a scrapbookman

Scrapheapman.

Crapman.

But no scrapbookman. Although my sister does that stuff. She probably has met MDA's friends' wives. Damned if I understand it.

Funko
03-04-2007, 14:58:32
I thought this was some kind of joke. Can I just check.

People actually have a hobby of scrapbooking? A scrapbook AFAIK is like a book where you stick bits of paper etc in to keep a record of stuff. Like you might keep all your band's reviews in a book? Is that what we are talking about?

I can sorta understand that, but it's not just something people do at home there are meets for it and stuff? :drekkus:

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 15:01:07
seriously serious:

There are no hard and fast rules to scrapbooking as it is considered an artform. Typically, the more creative and resourceful the person, the better the page. Some prefer pages where the photograph is the central element and embellishments are minimally applied, others include a variety of embellishments to add to the design. This is a personal choice, each can be effective and create stunning designs. Embellishments may include small, two-dimentional items such as ticket stubs from the theater, love notes from a special someone, or newspaper clippings. Items such as brads or eyelets can be used instead of tape or glue to adhere pictures or papers or be used decoratively. Additional elements may include quilling, decorated die cuts and flowers (punched, dried, and artificial).

Generally, the focus of the page is the photograph or photographs. It is best to stick with one to three good photos when starting out. The page is then decorated and embellished with items only limited by the creator's imagination.

Some of the basic scrapbooking tools include:

* Acid-free and lignin-free papers
* Acid-free tape
* Acid-free glue
* Archival marker or pen
* Scissors, or some cutting instrument
* Photographs

With the popularity of scrapbooking growing every day, there are more and more resources available to the amateur and professional scrapbooker alike. Digital scrapbooking is in its infancy, but shows great promise as the medium of the future for scrapbooking enthusiasts. Scrapbooking can be very easy to anyone who wants to give it a try. Acid-free products are encouraged to prevent the pictures from turning brown.

Lurker the Second
03-04-2007, 15:01:08
I don't really know what they do (and if I did I wouldn't admit it), but I know they have meets and it has become somewhat popular. I suspect google would be your friend on this.

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 15:03:17
and it's fun to do.
Really Lurker I think it's more fun than playing those silly computer games, you should try it sometime.
I think it's better than sex.

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:05:05
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrapbooking

"multi-billion dollar industry"
"while others hire a Professional Scrapbooker"

:lol:

mr_G
03-04-2007, 15:05:33
WTF, I think i will never leave the city.
living in suburbia is killing.

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:07:27
Originally posted by Drekkus
I think it's better than sex.

Why not combine the two?

You could keep a sex scrapbook, bits of paper with girls numbers on, condom wrappers, hotel room receipts...

Drekkus
03-04-2007, 15:10:10
wow my wife would love that.
I'm going home early tonight.

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:10:33
:lol:

Dyl Ulenspiegel
03-04-2007, 15:11:43
Originally posted by mr_G
WTF, I think i will never leave the city.
living in suburbia is killing.

SCRAPBOOK ARCHITECTURE!!!!

mr_G
03-04-2007, 15:11:52
OMG,
I better call his parents, that guy is losing it.

Mr. Bas
03-04-2007, 15:12:54
I wanted to say something about that this was the kind of hobby my grandmother enjoys, but with the turn this thread has taken I don't think that's a good idea... :nervous:

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:13:28
Hey, that's true mr_g, you have scrapbooks for every one of your architecture projects. I've seen them.

mr_G
03-04-2007, 15:14:23
:lol: fokU maaik

Lurker the Second
03-04-2007, 15:14:43
Originally posted by Drekkus
and it's fun to do.
Really Lurker I think it's more fun than playing those silly computer games, you should try it sometime.
I think it's better than sex.

:lol: Better than beer, too?

JM^3
03-04-2007, 15:15:50
I keep everything like that, I am made for scrapbooking.

However, I am too lazy to put it in a scrapbook (plus, that is worse than stamp collecting).

So people say I just have boxes of trash...

Jon Miller

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:16:33
:lol:

mr_G
03-04-2007, 15:16:48
:lol:
JM the living scrapbook

JM^3
03-04-2007, 15:23:56
http://www.counterglow.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=34577

I am ahread of my time!

Jon Miller

Lurker the Second
03-04-2007, 15:27:32
:lol: Classic threadkiller in that one.

Funko
03-04-2007, 15:30:44
Can you ask a girl how big her purse is? :eek:

MDA
04-04-2007, 10:51:32
not coin purse, nonono

MOBIUS
04-04-2007, 11:16:03
Surely the point of keeping an original receipt is proof of purchase - copying it would void that.

I suppose you could use the scans as a sort of weird receipt blog... Movie and concert tickets would be OK I suppose.

MOBIUS
04-04-2007, 11:19:46
Originally posted by Lurker the Second
:lol: Classic threadkiller in that one.

I miss Darkstar...:D

Koshko
04-04-2007, 21:08:15
A scrapbook?
Geez it didn't take long for her to remove the last thread of your masculinity.

Oerdin
04-04-2007, 23:08:02
It was a short thread any way.

Drekkus
05-04-2007, 07:20:11
Originally posted by Koshko
A scrapbook?
Geez it didn't take long for her to remove the last thread of your masculinity. My scrapbook is filled with pictures of hot wimmin!!

Funko
05-04-2007, 07:48:53
You should make a scrapbook about the film Sideways

Drekkus
05-04-2007, 07:52:31
That one is in the files.

self biased
05-04-2007, 11:46:37
this thread is deserving of either an 100-0, or an own goal. i'm not sure which.

Venom
05-04-2007, 11:57:04
Probably because you still don't really know the rules.

Funko
05-04-2007, 12:09:39
Does anyone?

Venom
05-04-2007, 12:11:20
Not entirely.

Koshko
05-04-2007, 21:04:14
I can't remember the rules anymore.

Funko
06-04-2007, 13:07:39
In that case, 100-0! HA! Loser!

mr_G
07-04-2007, 23:30:30
hey funko!!!

1000-0 for not using VERLIEZER!!!!
VERLIEZER!!!

Funko
10-04-2007, 08:25:27
Didn't want to mention your name.

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 11:27:35
why not?

Funko
10-04-2007, 11:28:09
dhy

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 11:29:48
dhy is not a reason
if you fall of the stairs you're quickly downstairs

Funko
10-04-2007, 11:31:07
off the stairs? MrG again?

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 11:36:48
The rolly schtairs

mr_G
10-04-2007, 11:53:32
Originally posted by Drekkus
dhy is not a reason
if you fall of the stairs you're quickly downstairs :lol:- FACT!!!

Venom
10-04-2007, 12:01:17
rolly schtairs makes me laugh for some reason.

Funko
10-04-2007, 12:05:47
Dutch pronunciation is funny.

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 12:07:05
english pronunciation of dutch is even funnier

Funko
10-04-2007, 12:07:50
No, we pronounce it correctly, you've got stupid dutch accents. Het Klopt.

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 12:09:21
Yes, especially the rude words like PAS OP!! are more normal when you pronounce them.

Funko
10-04-2007, 12:11:41
It's BAS OP!!

Idiot.

mr_G
10-04-2007, 12:11:47
orrrr the evil IK OOK.
shame on phil!!!

Funko
10-04-2007, 12:12:53
That was Het Klopt I think.

Drekkus
10-04-2007, 12:36:00
You sure that's correct?

Funko
10-04-2007, 12:38:36
:lol: