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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Announcement: Going away.

Posted on 2008.04.30 at 12:42


aussiepeach at 2008-05-01 03:13 (UTC) (Link)
Hmm, hard to tell. I don't know if this shot's any less glare-y. It was fairly darkish I guess.

mechtild at 2008-05-01 03:22 (UTC) (Link)
Oh, that's such a great shot. That's the one I was sent, but mine's smaller. I'd say the colour in that shot is sort of in between the two I posted (according to my monitor, of course; they can be rather different). A good way to judge is to look at Ellin, Ariel and Mariole. I've only met Ariel and she's turned away. To my mind her skin looks a little pinker than I remember, but that could be the lighting in the museum.

P.S. Your "guh" icon is hysterical.

aussiepeach at 2008-05-01 03:37 (UTC) (Link)
That's me, not Mariole! You can't see my Frodoll with his Aussie map shirt on - he's in my skirt pocket. :D
mechtild at 2008-05-01 04:04 (UTC) (Link)
Oh, for GAWD'S SAKE!!!! I am so screwed up. I think I have been reversing names on you two in your group shots for years. That's what I get for never showing up at a Harem event. Was Mariole in St. Petersburg *at all*??????

(Love that icon, too!)
mariole at 2008-05-01 04:22 (UTC) (Link)
Yes, I was there! And yes, we all swooned, as per the photographic evidence.

It's easy to keep Peachy and I separate:

Peachy is little, like a peach.

Mariole is big, like a mare.

I trust this will help you with any labeling issues in future.

Hee! Great post.
mechtild at 2008-05-01 12:57 (UTC) (Link)
Peachy is little, like a peach.

Mariole is big, like a mare.

I trust this will help you with any labeling issues in future.

Ha ha ha. But that's no help. I need a picture of ALL of you at once, so I know who's who. Ellin I knew because she has used her own pictures as her icons. That makes her sort of a "famous face" to me. But even Ariel, whom I met (heck, I shared a room for two days with her and her lovely daughter) looked different to me in the picture. But since she was really tall, I assumed she'd be the tallest person in any picture.

The main thing (which I forgot to mention!) is that you got to see this swoony harem icon--and together! Sort of like visiting a shrine, I should think. ;)

As you can see, my plane hasn't left yet. I haven't packed my suitcase yet, but I've got almost three hours. "Puh-LENTY of time!"

Edited at 2008-05-01 12:59 pm (UTC)
aussiepeach at 2008-05-01 13:09 (UTC) (Link)
Mariole is not like a mare, she just has a loud laugh (New Zealand will never be the same). She also drinks absinthe on the quiet. Which does not show up in pics, alas. For pics, I think we should wear M and P shirts, a la Merry and Pippin!

Love the WTF Frodo icon :D
mechtild at 2008-05-01 13:22 (UTC) (Link)
[changed to a bigger laugh in the icon, since I did laugh out loud:]

For pics, I think we should wear M and P shirts, a la Merry and Pippin!

Ha ha, that's great! If Mariole's sipping absinthe, you can tell people it's ent draught. That's how she got taller!

If you'd like to take the icon, feel free. It's just a crop-and-reduction of a New Line screencap. Nothing "artistic" was done to it. The "ARGGGGHHHH" is pure film Frodo, available to all. (The tart.) *g*

Edited at 2008-05-01 01:23 pm (UTC)
mariole at 2008-05-01 14:41 (UTC) (Link)
Peachy is right. My laugh is loud enough to carry through Internet photos. And I am _not_ drinking absinthe, this is coffee! Burning coffee. Flaming, burning, fiery sugar-dripping coffee. With a kick.

Have you ever _really_ looked at the ceiling?

(Ah, Prague. I miss you!)
mechtild at 2008-05-01 15:35 (UTC) (Link)
Nice ceiling.... but it's making me dizzy after that funny coffee.....
mariole at 2008-05-01 15:57 (UTC) (Link)
Peachy, I just noticed Frodo's drink. *dies* ...or at least gets very schnockered.... :D
mariole at 2008-05-01 14:36 (UTC) (Link)
Hey, you pack the way I do! :D

Okay, fair enough. I know you won't see this until you get back, but there are several pictures of Peachy and I together in my New Zealand travelogue. There's a good one of both of us about halfway down here:


And of course there are gazillions more throughout our adventure. The chapter list is here:


The lady with us is Ms Maggot, who was primarily part of Merry's Mob at K-D.

Pleasant journey!
mechtild at 2008-05-01 15:34 (UTC) (Link)
And I even read your travelogue (it was soooo good)! How could I mess up? Unless I'd mixed you up in those, too? I'll click these open to Relive The Adventure.

P.S. Finished packing except for my toothbrush, toothpaste (still need to use them) and my pillow (have to have my own top pillow, made of goosedown). My husband says the list for me: "Gotcher money? Gotcher ID? Gotcher phone? Gotcher movies?" etc.
mechtild at 2008-05-01 15:42 (UTC) (Link)
Your top link opens to a great page. I know who Ms. Maggot is because I met her in Indianapolis at that LotR museum thing (where I met Ariel). But in my mind I applied the "Mariole cowers" caption to the picture above it, which turns out to be Ms. Maggot and Peachy. The picture to which the caption actually went I applied to hearing the bird. But even so, I've seen other pictures of you when you're clearly marked as you, so I don't think I have any real excuse except geezing.

Off to do the last bits of getting ready!
mariole at 2008-05-01 15:54 (UTC) (Link)
This is the first time I've heard "geezing" used as a verb. *adds it to list*

Have fun!
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