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Looks nice! I really like the lighting in your room. The track lighting is shnazzy, and I love the lamps.

I was kind of skeptical about the light wood with dark walls, but it looks really nice. Great contrast, and looks good with the brushed aluminum/stainless. You can come do my space now. I'll pay you in conversation and companionship. thumb.gif
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Looks nice! I really like the lighting in your room. The track lighting is shnazzy, and I love the lamps.

I was kind of skeptical about the light wood with dark walls, but it looks really nice. Great contrast, and looks good with the brushed aluminum/stainless. You can come do my space now. I'll pay you in conversation and companionship. thumb.gif

Thanks! I'm really liking these colors, but depending on the lighting it can be kind of hard to tell the difference between the two. Oh well, I'm not changing it. Haha if you could store some of my stuff as part of that deal that would be great. I realized yesterday when digging that bookcase out of my closet that I have way too much junk. Every time I thought I had everything put back I'd turn around and find something else that I forgot to put in there and now I don't have room for my racing wheel in there. I guess I need to go through my closet tomorrow.

I like my cinema display a lot but I'm thinking about selling it and getting another shimian to use with my "PowerMac." I think that might look better if both monitors matched somewhat. I won't be able to get a perfect match because they don't sell the tempered glass model that I have anymore. The damn thing takes up as much room as the shimian but the LCD is 4" smaller. Or maybe sell it and get another one of those LG monitors so it's somewhat symmetrical even though I prefer the 1920x1200 of the ACD over 1080p. I don't know. What do you guys think?
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I could store some things... tongue.gif

I have the same issue with storage. Got two big closets full of crap in boxes and totes, and it never fails that the thing I need is in the tote at the back, on the bottom. lol
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nice need to build a new desk, thinking a corner desk but not in the corner so that one side of it sticks out into the room, think that would look cool. Probably build it as part of Design and Technology next year or something. thumb.gif
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I could store some things... tongue.gif

I have the same issue with storage. Got two big closets full of crap in boxes and totes, and it never fails that the thing I need is in the tote at the back, on the bottom. lol
That's how it was with my PC parts/cables drawer in my old desk and now the box of all that stuff in the new one. Whatever I need is at the bottom. I need to come up with something better to organize these cabinets. My closet is full but I managed to make a little bit of room in there yesterday by throwing out some PC part boxes I had been saving.
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nice need to build a new desk, thinking a corner desk but not in the corner so that one side of it sticks out into the room, think that would look cool. Probably build it as part of Design and Technology next year or something. thumb.gif

I had my old desks arranged like that for a while, it was kind of nice. You should do a build log if you do build a desk
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That's how it was with my PC parts/cables drawer in my old desk and now the box of all that stuff in the new one. Whatever I need is at the bottom. I need to come up with something better to organize these cabinets. My closet is full but I managed to make a little bit of room in there yesterday by throwing out some PC part boxes I had been saving.



I had my old desks arranged like that for a while, it was kind of nice. You should do a build log if you do build a desk

It NEVER fails. lol I went on the hunt for an HDMI cable earlier, and of course, all the way at the bottom of a box, all the way at the back. eh-smiley.gif

I agree on doing a build log. I love desk builds/office builds. thumb.gif
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The stuff I said I ordered in my last update was some RGB LEDs, wires, and connectors. I got all that stuff today and got the lights wired into the ones I have on my shelf.
Here's a photo of one of the colors:


I'm not too happy with thr way it turned out. The ones I got aren't the same as the ones I bought last year and a lot of the colors aren't a perfect match. I'll have to figure out a way to fix it without replacing the old stuff because I have no desire to redo the shelf lighting. Last time I redid it it took me 7 hours. I still have to put some behind the Cinema Display and fix the old stuff that's falling down. I'll post a video of it going through all the colors when that's done.
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Nice!
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+1 looks outstanding. looks like a LAN party is next.
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Thanks guys.

I just realized my poll is now pointless, I should probably change that soon
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