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Pictures taken during February 2008

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A sign (ha, get it?) of things to come?
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Revisiting an old classic
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Another enthusiastic Clinton supporter
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What's this? News vans?
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News vans! Note that all the satellite dishes point south
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The police blocked off a big chunk of Downing Street in front of the athletic center. The ambulance and fire truck were there for an unrelated incident
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True story
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One of those wooden barricade things
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The other end of Downing Street was also blocked
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News vans and police barricade
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Same scene from a slightly different angle
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Getting closer to the news vans
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The NECN truck
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See? I told you
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Plugs and stuff
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A big ol' satellite dish
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NewsCenter 5 van
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This guy noticed me taking his picture so I waved
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I took a picture of the ambulance before I realized they were acutally there helping an injured person just by coincidence..
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Snazzy
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That's one hardcore satellite dish
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The Secret Service put a sign up. I feel I should mention they weren't very secret, it was easy to spot them
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News vans... from above!
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I just wandered into the media entrance. I figured I've got a camera, I'm media
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The empty stage
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But are they good solutions?
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Some media folk setting up
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This guy's not going to get much footage with his coffee cup, no matter how stable it is
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Nice cameras
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A sneaky cop lurking in the back
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Media people
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More people by the normal door
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Sound equipment?
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An overview of the gym
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Yep, that's the door I took
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A Hillary sign
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Some cops hanging out
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Oh yeah, the Patriots lost the Superbowl.. it was the only game they lost this season
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Needless to say, fans were pretty heartbroken
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Aw crap! I leave for 90 minutes and there's a HUGE line!
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Yes, I really am this far away from the Kneller
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Hillary people trying to get people to sign up for stuff
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The line behind me
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This guy was filming us
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I got a Ron Paul sticker!
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Some typical Clinton supporters
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What's her name from freshman year is back
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People signing some petition for a bill
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A Hillary pin
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The Ron Paul guy is back!
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Nice cigar.. thing
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I really didn't like how the Clinton fans were snickering at this guy. Very disrespectful
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Some insane group was handing out propaganda
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I don't know much about them other than they think that computers are ruining the world (I guess not their website..) and they think global warming isn't happening
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The choppa! Get back to it!
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This cop was on his phone
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Some of the crazy vegans were handing this out
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The line is moving! I'm advancing past the library!
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The line went all the way back to Main Street, I'm not sure how long it was in total
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Gotta hand it to the Ron Paul guy for getting his message out there
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Some Clinton guy...
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Caution tape and Hillary signs
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This guy kept eyeballing me
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There's more media people now!
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Lots of people were sitting on the bleachers
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See?
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After leaving to take a test, I came back. I bet you didn't even notice!
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Hill-dog herself
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She draws quite a crowd
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Traveling press got to get really close
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The losers with the video cameras stayed in the back
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Some cops behind the stage
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Clinton launches into her speech
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I honestly didn't listen to all that much since it was very similar to the ones I've seen on TV and I wanted to focus on pictures
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It actually felt a lot like that first mission on Metal Gear Solid 2.. taking pictures while the speech is going on. People who have played will know what I mean
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She was very hoarse, presumably from all the speech giving she's been doing in preparation for Super Tuesday
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All alone out on the stage
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I really like this picture.. someone else taking pictures
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The speech goes on
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I liked this flare effect
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I moved to the back of the gym to get some shots from the center
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These shots were tough to get.. I was in the middle of a dense crowd
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Clinton goes on, in front of the flag
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I thought this shot worked really well with her in the corner
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Don't you point that thing at me
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An overview of the crowd from the back corner
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She kept pointing at us
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People in the audience seemed dismayed when I told them I had already voted, and for Obama!
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Clinton speaks to a sea of people
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These guys think they're so cool with their nice lenses
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Hillary shakes hands with the crowd
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There were a lot of people taking pictures with little point-n-shoots. You can see one guy to the right of the Hillary sign
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There were also a lot of professionals like this guy
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A fantastic overview of the crowd with the weird Kneller ceiling above it
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For a few shots here I brought the ISO down to 100 from 400 and stabalized the camera on my leg
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The shots came out a lot clearer
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But they were harder to get
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For some reason Professor Chou really stands out in a crowd
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Everyone went ballistic at the end
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Cops wouldn't let me behind
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This is the closest I got, about ten feet away. I couldn't really see her because there were six layers of people between us and she's fairly short
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Gotta love the Obama guy outside! Go Obama!!
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Mike makes some really really cool video game art
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Koffing!
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Mike poses next to his art
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Mike poses next to his Lakitu painting
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Mike made a painting of James eating a burrito on wrappers from Moe's
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Unfortunately James couldn't stop laughing for the pose.. as is demonstrated here
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Mike started a new thing where he makes a mess, decides what the painting is, and then goes with it. This is apparently the Hulk
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This is the picture used as a basis for James' painting
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Paint!
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Lots of paint
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A closeup of James' face
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Speaking of faces...
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A cool painting done on ripped up paper
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Tony, Mike, and James hanging out
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Hi Mike
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James stares off into the distance
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Tony on his laptop
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Hi Tony
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"Turpenoid!"
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Turpenoid!
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Mike sitting on the couch
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Everyone on the couch.. Tony seems intrigued
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Busted!
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A new rough draft of Boom-shacka-lacka
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My new mini-laptop Navi!
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For comparison, I put my cell phone and a quarter on it
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It's really small
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My hand and a quarter for scale
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The laptop when closed
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The underside
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Navi compared to Gamakichi
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It is... so small
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Profile view
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Brett got a sweet tattoo drawn on his arm
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Looks like James' handiwork to me
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Bryce, James, and Brett practice for our Rock Band competition
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At the actual event, Bryce will play Bass and I'll be on the drums
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Look at them go
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James gets pretty into it
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I finally beat Metal Gear Solid 3. Here's my rating
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The lunar eclipse is starting!
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Slowly progressing
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It was still a little cloudy at this point
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More eclipse
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A dragon is eating the moon!!
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I came back out later and the moon was almost gone
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I had to crank up the sensitivity on my camera because it had gotten much darker
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Looks like the total eclipse is ending
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The moon over Bullock hall
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Red moon
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Getting a little brighter
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This is a fifteen second exposure.. it's amazing how much the earth moves in such a short period of time. Look at the stars!
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Good night moon
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Seven Car Pileup practices before the show
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Getting used to the stage..
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James, in full costume, gets ready for the cocert
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Yes, this really is my costume. Note the protobeard
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James and Bryce pose
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Band picture!
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Seven Car Pileup in all its glory
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Getting warmed up
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We even have a mic stand now
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Brett adjusts some settings
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No one is playing their normal role!
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Brett wore a heavy coat until show time so people couldn't see his costume
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The LAN Lounge was packed
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The band hanging out
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Sitting around
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Our main competition: Bitchin' Kitchen
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Bryce in his makeup
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Bitchin' Kitchen begins their set
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Tony and Shayna
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Two cool dudes
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Seven Car Pileup takes the stage at last!
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Look at us go
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James really gets into it
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Brett doing a solo
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Bryce gets into a bass groove
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James jumped around like a maniac
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It was so much fun
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Glam Rock Brett
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The set continues
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James spots Photo Ninja Tony
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A slow slong
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Bryce walking around stage
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Like my crazy wig?
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Bryce gets into the moment
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The audience was going wild
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Bryce on bass
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Brett on lead guitar
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James singing, and me on the drums
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Brett moves around stage a little
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Go Brett Go
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We blew the competition out of the water
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They never saw what hit them
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Where is Bryce going?
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Me and Brett get into the moment
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Brett ripped his shirt open during the finale
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James lost his wig somehow
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Bryce next to Brett's crazy hat
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Brett and Rosie
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Everyone pose!
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Don't give me that look
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James always looks so intense while drinking beer
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Tony not so much
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That is quite a pose
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Brett spotted me
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Brett sitting around
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Brett in the bar
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This is obviously a posed picture because Brandon always makes an insane face for those
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A slightly more natural picture
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Everyone pose!
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talking about something
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Smash and Brandon
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Shayna's got a fancy drink
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At long last NVIDIA released their new line of cards
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I picked up a 9600 for $179, a bargain!
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Here it is next to a quarter for scale
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It's heavy!
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The 9600 is teh hueg
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I beat Metal Gear Solid 3 with no kills and no alerts! And I picked up a live tsuchinoko to boot!
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For my trouble I got.. a single action army (well.. I could have done that in a normal run)
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The stealth camo (whoooo!)
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And the inifinity face paint!
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I took the stealth camo and IFP out for a whirl and got a little carried away and beat the entire game in one sitting. Whoops!
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