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28 November 2007

Tag - Desktop Wallpaper [Updated]

I've been tagged by RainingHeaven to display my desktop wallpaper.
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Below here are the instructions to join this stuff:

First..Upon receiving this tag, immediately perform a screen capture of your desktop. It is best that no icons be deleted before the screen capture so as to add to the element of fun.

Second...How to do a desktop screen shot?

For Windows users:
[1] Going to your desktop and pressing the Print Scrn key (located on the right side of the F12 key).
[2] Open a graphics program (like Picture Manager, Paint, or Photoshop) and do a Paste (CTRL + V).
[3] If you wish, you can “edit” the image, before saving it.

For MAC users: Press [ Apple] [ Ctrl ] [ Shift ] and [ 3 ]

Third...Post the picture in your blog. You can also give a short explanation on the look of your desktop just below it if you want. You can explain why you preferred such look or why is it full of icons. Things like that.

Fourth...Tag five of your friends and ask them to give you a Free View of their desktop as well.

Fifth...Add your name to this list of Free Viewers with a link pointing directly to your Desktop Free View post to promote it to succeeding participants.

List of those who have participated: Francine of La Place de Cherie, Chez FrancineBloggishi, Unchained Melody, LadyJava's Lounge, Mariuca, Revellian Dot Com|Desktop, iRonnie, Rebecca, Jon, Rolando, Speedcat, Brown Baron, Tish, Mike, Money Online, NoDirectOn, Max, Elena’s Photos, Comedy Plus, MeAndMyDrum, The Random Forest, TwistedSister, Jay's World, 7Confessions, So Marjienalized, A Quiet Symphony, The Alien Next Door, Climate of Our Future, Caught In The Stream, Binding Ink III, AndrĂ© Benjamim, The Doll House, Angela's Bloggie, Bell-in-K, rainingheaven-ism, 3POINT8

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This is my wallpaper:
[Click on the image to for a larger better view]

My desktop wallpaper is a solarized version of the picture on the left.
I was using 2 monitors, hence there are 2 black rose there on my wallpaper when I use the print screen function. The reason I converted it to a black background is because I'm using a CRT monitor as the 2nd monitor. [Fact: Power consumption can be reduced by as much as 80% if a black background was used on a CRT monitor.]
I'm doing my part to save electricity. Have you?

Update: A request from mr.x to create wonderful magical story behind this rose. There you go, mr.x. Request granted. Follow this link to read the story behind this valentine rose.
Any other request?

10 comments:

keeyit said...

Black rose.. so secretive..

x said...

what is with the roses? got any resemblance ka? buat a cerita post sikit :P

Nux V said...

hey x, i tink 3.8 hav posted on the rose story b4....
i din know tht dark screen could save electricity on CRT...thx for the info!

Calv said...

hmm nice story u have there about the rose....looks like u DID managed to make the 3rd one. wahahaha cheers mate

pinksterz said...

i request for a sticker! but please not a rose! :P

3POINT8 said...

[keeyit]
Secretive eh?? WoW!!! I'm so cool...ehehehe

[x]
I've updated my post... There is a story to amuse u now... The story nice or not??

[Nux v]
WoW! U managed to remember my previous post! I'm impressed! Btw, yea, black screen on CRT can really save electricity. But it doesn't work on LCD monitor though. I learned those stuff while using Blackle (another version of google)

[Calv]
Yup...3rd rose!
Eh? PE showed u??

[pinksterz]
What kind of sticker do u want? If u give me the design, I can prolly cut 1 out for u....
Let exchange. I make 1 sticker for u, u send me a postcard from egypt. Deal?

x said...

gee thanks :P

curryegg said...

u mean just do this tag than put my link on it?

Anyway..that rose look so mystery for me.. haha... black rose..

Calv said...

i was with her when she opened. wahahaha

3POINT8 said...

[curryegg]
yup yup...If you want to do the tag, just put a link to ur blog along with the tag! I think its so that people can trace this tag to your blog or something like that...

[calv]
Ooooo.......u were there when she opened it?? So so, did she mention anything about it??