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Pictures taken during December 2014

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Dad is ready to mingle
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Perfect mingling situation
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This little kid could not understand Dad's mustache
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Don't worry, kid, neither can I
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It's very confusing
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Dad thought it was funny
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Nail polish is also confusing
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As are cameras
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Brian looks alarmingly like Uncle Jimmy in this photo
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Hi Aunt Nancy!
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Dad brings his empties home like an insane person
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Tracking Santa with NORAD is a yearly tradition now!
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This kid is intense
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Dad always called Uncle Jimmy "Brother Jimmy"
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"What do you call me??"
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It's important to look good on Christmas
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Mom's sentries
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Mmm, bacon
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Stockings!
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Pretty pretty tree
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Mom's got the most important gift: the gift of caffeine
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Becky got Mom a frame with photos of her trip to Australia!
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Momception!
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Becky reacted to the first gift I got her exactly as I suspected she would
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It's because I got her a DVD of The Mothman Prophecies, a vaguely scary movie that she hated as a kid
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Real Ugg boots from Australia!
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And they're in a rare color
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I somehow accidentally did a weird forced perspective shot here and made Becky look like she's nine feet tall
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What's next?
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We had so much fun last year I had to get it for her. I just made her promise not to play it with me anymore because that was toooo weird
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Oh man. This is a book that will give me some bad ideas
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Another interesting book! Time to learn way too much about everybody's favorite interplanetary military branch
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Becky loves her new boots
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Since stupid Apple changed their stupid connector I got Becky a new iHome so she can wake up to music!
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Like my bow strategy?
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Okayy... probably not toilet paper. Look in the center!
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It's a space shuttle charm for her charm bracelet! She really liked it so I guess I did good this year
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Macaroni is on the prowl for paper.. and he doesn't have to look far
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Becky got me the new Smash Bros game! Perfect for humiliating Bryce in online play
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Macaroni doesn't understand Christmas but he likes it
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Who wants more presents?
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Who's next?
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I got a crazy robot arm that I have to build myself! I can't wait to confuse the cats with this one
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Becky is into her new bathrobe
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Mom's house is always cold so I got her a snuggie. Hello Kitty seemed like a good theme
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Ooo, some art from Australia for my apartment!
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Macaroni is waiting for his chance to really dig into the paper
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A Red Bull Racing hat to go with my Red Bull Racing hoodie!
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Becky's got a snazzy new watch
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And I've got fancy new pans!
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Becky does the "new purse thing" dance
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Their handwriting is a lot better than you would expect
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I swear Red Bull isn't paying me
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I'm not sure what this is but Mom seems happy with it
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Macaroni has sunk to a new low
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Mmm, poached eggs on english muffins
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Meanwhile, I augment my Christmas breakfast with.. madness
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Australia lurks in the distance..
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Yaaay, Christmas breakfast!
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Gragra looks so startled for her photo
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Let's try that again. This time I'll flub the shot.
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Gragra was amazed by the "how to do stuff" book
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Thanks for taking this family photo, Nick!
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Gragra is happy to see everyone
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Yaay, Auntie hugs
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What is that, earrings? I'm going to go with earrings
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Becky passes out gifts
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Gragra was taking so long to open my gift that I had time to come over and take a picture
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Large print crosswords! Hopefully a little easier on the eyes
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So many wine icicle things
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Nick really likes his new coat
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Christmas fun times
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Aunt Teresa liked the stupid robot Christmas tree I got her. It's hilarious and as a bonus it drives Greg and Uncle Chris crazy
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What's in here?
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Hmmm.. foreshadowing?
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A space shuttle night light! With the light turned on it sort of looks like it's going through reentry
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Ahh, Christmas.
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I managed to capture Becky's face the very moment she realized that Gragra's gift this year was a little more than the usual cash in the card
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Christmas dinner!
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Becky's popper had an annoying whistle in it. Yaaay
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Mom will hate this photo but I like it
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With this crown, Nick reminds me of that guy in Archie comics
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Becky does not
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Paper crowns are funny
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Right, Gragra?
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Becky demonstrates her annoying new whistle..
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..and threats were made..
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Roast Beef!
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"Oh they have phones that flip now?"
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I got Dad the second season to The Wire. Hopefully the subtitles work..
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What does Becky have?
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You can't hide from the camera
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A big box of beef jerky!
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Becky says it's good
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Dad got me some great waterproof boots! This should make winter in the city a lot nicer
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Becky demonstrates her new rainproof jacket
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She'll never be cold again!
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Dad gets an A for effort... he got a warning dialogue on his computer and drew the entire thing for me to diagnose!!
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A bag from Hunt's? How interesting!
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OK, a high speed 32gb SD card, sure.. some microfiber, ok.. and... a Canon EOS 70D!
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Gotta have a good card if you're going to be taking a lot of photos
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And I guess you can never have enough microfiber
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Time for a good old fashioned unboxing ritual
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The picture on the box shows a lens but I just got the body
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More of the box..
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Yep. It's the box. Read it if you like.
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The box is open! And no facehuggers inside, so this is going alright so far.
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Removing all the warranty cards and software and nonsense..
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What do we have here.. a mini-USB cable, neck strap, battery charger, and battery
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Now we're getting somewhere. Still hibernating somewhere in this bubbly cocoon is my new DSLR camera
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Inside the bubbles was some fuzzles
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There she is
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Articulated screen, locking mode selector, multi-function dial, on-body LCD info screen, dual microphone..
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This should do just fine
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No lens, but that's fine. My lenses will be right at home there
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Look at that articulating screen.. articulate
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The first official photo on the 70D!
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Hi Dad
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Ah that's lovely
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Let's go to Mom's house
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Bye Dad! See you in a couple of days!
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Isabelle was not that impressed with the new camera
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See? Not impressed at all
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Mom was excited but also wished she was only the only subject I had for the afternoon
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Except.. pretty boy
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Let's document Mom throwing out garbage
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"Why aren't you helping meeee?"
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Hi Mom!
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Say cheese for the new camera!
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Macaroni wonders what happened to all that wrapping paper
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It's gone, Macaroni. You have to wait until next year.
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"Having fun?"
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The nutcrackers... they're everywhere..
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"This is my internet face". This is a good time to point out that a lot of the stuff I write "in quote marks" is made up..
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I kept demonstrating how fast the new camera could take photos by taking an unreasonable amount of photos
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Isabelle has a stinkface as usual
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Let's take a moment to honor the old camera, the Canon EOS 450D, aka EOS Rebel XSi.
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It's been in service since August 12, 2010 (1,598 days ago) and has delivered over 13,186 photos to the website (and countless more that didn't make the cut). It's not being retired, but it's definitely the #2 driver now. Thanks, Rebel.
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Macaroni is unsure how to feel about all of this
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Better just retreat into the Christmas pile
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Isabelle, should you be on the table?
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Or the couch?
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Macaroni can't get any peace
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Neither can Mom
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"What have you brought me?"
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Isabelle has a tiny head compared to the rest of her body
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Isabelle has a new habit of sitting right next to Mom and getting annoyed if there isn't any space
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So creepy..
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Let's go shopping!
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T-shirts!
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Creepy "street photography" of strangers!
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Can you blame me? The 70D has a much quieter shutter and I wanted to play with it!
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L. Ron Hubbard wrote these??
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Let's get some domestic rugs!
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Or mothballs. Whatever.
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The confessionals from Rippoween were pretty great
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Tony has an electronic PIPE. That's pretty ridciulous
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We found a Suz!
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I think she's just glad to be out of the cold
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Things are funny
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Suz attempts to make her head explode
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Tony gets what you're saying
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Hey, hands to yourself
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I found some of Tony's bills stuck to the wall
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I like to imagine Tony smokes his e-pipe while using his typewriter
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Hi Shayna!
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What's going on in this room?
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Shayna seems unsure of the dumb games we're playing
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What is Tony explaining?
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Suz does her Ricciardo impression
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Time for some Settlers.. in person!
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Suz made a mansion.. or.. house pile
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Settlers!
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Oh man, pizza
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Let's consult the rules
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We had to call Charlie for an explanation of the rules
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That goddamn bandit
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Suz's hair has escaped
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You can't tell Tony what to do
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Shayna cleverly sat next to me, making it harder for me to take her picture
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The moment I signed up for Snapchat. I don't get it.
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I can always tell when I had too much to drink when I find a bunch of photos of whatever I was drinking
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Moving on.. Cards Against Humanity!
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Mmm, bacon
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And eggs!
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Mornin'
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"Why would you take a photo of me right now"
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Mmmm, espresso
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Whoa. Tony is intensity
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This dog is not
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Who wants to go for a ride?
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I somehow never noticed that That's Entertainment is on Lois Lane
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Ahh, here we are
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Whoa. So many figures, so few faces
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...yikes
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So many comics!
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And also T-shirts!
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I don't really read comics, but I can appreciate how awesome this collection must be
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Tony poking around
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Whoa. Hi Suz
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Neat hats
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Mmm, N64 games
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Suz checks out the board games
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Meanwhile, Tony looks through the books
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You know, I'm not totally sure I've ever actually bought a comic from this place. Maybe Watchmen?
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Hi there!
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Now I want the bucket
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This guy was looking through old sports stuff
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So much stuff
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What do you think, Suz?
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I know, I know. I've taken this shot before. But it's a cool view.
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There's just so many books!
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And records, even
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Don't tell me how to live!
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Toyyysss
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NES carts
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Whoa! Hi Gollum..
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Suz found her twin
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Tony calls Shayna to inform her he found a cool poker table
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Hey.. that's not an eye..
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Tony got the table!
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That'll fit, right?
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....nope
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Hi Gragra!
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You can't hide from me
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Mom loves when I take her photo
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Posing together!
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Mom helps keep Gragra's head warm
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Some nice shots!
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I explain to Gragra how to operate the camera
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Gragra-vision! I love the feet!!
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Demonstrating the remote-shoot capability with the EOS Remote app on my phone
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Gragra was impressed
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Say cheese!
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Coffee!
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Toolin' around with her walker
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I think Gragra is ready for lunch
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Talking over recent events
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A nice slice of life photo
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Hallo
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Hi Dad
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How do cameras work?
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Peace, man
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Showing Dad the EOS Remote app
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Who's ready for a long bus ride??
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All these people, apparently
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15 minutes to eat! Hurry!
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Order fast!
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Get back on the bus before he leaves us behind!
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Neil wonders why I keep coming home for like 8 hours before leaving again
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Bryce's celeb look
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Hi Sue!
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Little Bear!
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Bryce with his snazzy new laptop
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Little Bear feels bad about.. something
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Little Bear is a little stronger than Neil or Buzz
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Let's play some 3DS!
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What's up on the internet, Bryce?
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Poor Little Bear has to wear the funny cone
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Also this collar
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You're free!
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What's up, Little Bear?
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Dogs are funny
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So much One Piece!
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The cone of being bummed out
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She just kept staring at Bryce
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I'm sorry Little Bear, it's pretty funny
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Inspecting the ol' Pokemon
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Oh god, Trixie. What have they done to you?
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Driving in style
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An actual Mario Kart!
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Bryce is out for blood... and video games
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I'm using tilt controls!
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It's cool seeing a modern store that carries this kind of stuff
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This place looks a little too sterile. Needs a little more That's Entertainment in it
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Neat little game museum
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This statue is creepy as hell. Also, how depressing is it that this sign is necessary
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Who is this sketchy figure? What's he doing? Flying secret drones over classified areas?
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Nope. It's just Bryce flying my new quadcopter into a tree
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Time to get the UAVED, the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Extraction Device. Aka broom.
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Got it!
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You win this round, quadcopter
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Hi Vic!
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I like to think Vic always carries a roll of HDMI cable with him just in case
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Mount Your Friends remains a hilarious game
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Hi Amanda!
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Mmm, soft pretzels are awesome, especially when I'm on a keto-break
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Vic loves carbs
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Bryce making burgers! Sadly not his typical spherical style
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Bryce is a master cook
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Vic tries to console Little Bear, who is back in the cone of infinite bummerdom
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I'm trying to get more comfortable with black and white photos as just another tool in the box. It can change the look of a photo a lot and also help save a shot with weird color or noise issues, like this one
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Pretzels!
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What's with that face, Amanda?
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"You taking a picture of my face?"
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Toast yo buns
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Cheeseburgers!
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"Why do you keep taking our pictures?"
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"One burger, please"
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Pictures of pictures!
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Not a bad looking burger!
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This is Amanda's "applying mustard" face
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Amanda thinks things are funny
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I got Amanda a change-eating robot panda
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I think she likes it
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I got Vic more photography gear.. but you can't really see it here
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Bryce got Vic a Madoka pillow
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Pretty spiffy!
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Amanda adds to her ever-growing pony collection
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Vic got Bryce some Gears figures
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And now the moment you've been waiting for
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Let's get this started
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Mother F'ing Tornado Rex. The one and only
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This is a dangerous trail
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What could come next?
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Ahhh!! Tornado Rex is loose!
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Little Bear isn't sure what's up with all that whistling
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Relax, Amanda. Tornado Rex can't hurt you
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Staring down the barrel..
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Another tragic victim
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Games are fun
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Pinkie Pie likes Vic
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