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Old 11-27-2004, 03:10 PM   #1
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How obsessed are you?

Okay maybe it is on topic? As Airstream is the topic of the day all day and everyday really.

So how many of you actually have an Airstream desk top pattern on your computer?

Here is a picture of mine. I had to pick up a new computer last month my E-mac optical drive took a left turn and it was not worth changing it out - with a new drive and labour it would be more than I could get for it if I sold it. Just don't hold their value like an airstream.

But when I got it I thought of the Photograph - "Louisiana Blue Snow" right away.

It was a joint effort between Maxx and I. (They are the Long Distance Globetrotter evaluators/negotiators mini RV repairs centre (changed out the tires, repacked the bearings and keeper of our money until we were able to get down to pick her up) great people.

Maxx had taken some shots for us and sent them up by e-mail - We had about a 2 week wait until we were able to pick up new vintage trailer. It was a neat photo because the back of our trailer reflected theirs also a recent acquisition in the window. There was a nasty pole down the back so with a few careful clicks of the rubber stamp it was gone (anyone used the healing tool that is great too - and many hours of playing with just the right colour combinations and advanced effects and just the right cropping and the recreatd picture is now my permanent Desk Top pattern.

I could have fixed the rain drops but it reminds me of the adventure we had picking her up. Learning to tow (well a travel trailer towing anyway) in torential rainfall and coping with the US - super hiways - it is a wonder you are all not in rubber rooms with nervous breakdowns with the speed you have to travel - Yikes.

Desk top Patterns and Screen Savers

Soooo fess up - how many have 'em and what do they look like?
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Old 11-27-2004, 03:50 PM   #2
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Ok, I'll confess. My desktop is a picture of Flyfshr's '59 Tradewind. Kind of an inspiration..
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Old 11-27-2004, 03:58 PM   #3
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Medium obsessed--to the tune of $52,000 when we could have probably gotten more square feet in a SOB.

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Old 11-27-2004, 03:59 PM   #4
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I have a pictures of the Vintage Vacations Caravel, and some of their Globetrotter, which get rotated through along with pictures of fast cars, pets and other strange stuff.
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Old 11-27-2004, 04:02 PM   #5
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I have the screensaver from the Airstream factory web site. It has my AS motorhome in it so it is a great conversation starter at work.
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Old 11-27-2004, 04:42 PM   #6
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How obsessed are you?

My desktop wallpaper has been a crossword puzzle (of Vintage Airstream models) that I created several years ago utilizing Teacher's Toolkit Corssword Creator to create the puzzle and then creating an image of the completed puzzle in Print Screen Deluxe, and finally modifying the image in PhotoShop. It is also that background that I utilized when creating the website for the 1999 Wagon Wheels Caravan to Dayton. The image file is attached below.

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Old 11-27-2004, 07:26 PM   #7
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Hmmm maybe I'm not obsessed - I don't have a screen saver Airstream. But I do have some Airstream pictures of my old Airstreams in my garage..

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Old 11-27-2004, 09:15 PM   #8
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A full screen of the Silveradro hooked to the our Airstream, I also have the Airstream screen saver.

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What if....

What would it mean if you had pictures of your computer in your airstream?
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Old 11-28-2004, 12:30 AM   #10
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sigh...

here's mine:
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"sin on wheels"!! I was almost afraid to look - but now I want to read it
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Old 11-28-2004, 11:14 AM   #12
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What would it mean if you had pictures of your computer in your airstream?
I think it would mean that your Airstream obsession has circumvented the al-u-min-eeeum trisector of the left riveted section of your cranium. IMHO
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Old 11-28-2004, 11:17 AM   #13
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"sin on wheels"!!
Oh my! would this be a book on "Lot Lizzards"?
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Old 11-28-2004, 04:27 PM   #14
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uh...yah..and that's me on the cover.

*not*

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