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    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    That's a reference, heh.

    What's on your desktop right now?

    On mine, excluding the pc, I pile of CDs including:

    - "Jubilee" by the Sex Pistols
    - "Wild in the streets" by the Circle Jerks
    - "Hated in the nation" by GG Allin
    - "Still undead after all these years" by The Undead
    - "Songs of Hate and Emotion" by Coloss
    - "Bad Brains"
    - "Reside" by The Effigies
    - "Til Death" by The Undead
    - "4-Way Diablo" by Monster Magnet
    - "Open Fire" by Alabama Thunderpussy
    - "Con Todo Respeto" by Molotov
    - "The Black and White Album" by The Hives
    - "The Wildhearts must be Destroyed"
    - "Federico Tre" by PAY
    - " fossi una ragazza" and "Fuori Tempo Massimo" by C.S.C.H.
    - "Aftertaste" by Helmet
    - "Res:Erected" by The Members
    - "Songs for Faraway Lovers" by The Mojomatics
    - "Greatest Hits 1970-1978" by Black Sabbath
    - "Blow Up Your Video" by AC/DC
    - the Toy Dolls Anthology
    - the Amen promo
      CommentAuthorDoc Ocassi
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    Lets see:

    An old Trio Solid state amp,
    A pewter tankard containing pens, pencils, a ruler, tweezers, boxwood sculpting tools and a scalpel,
    A creative Zen,
    My laptop,
    Assorted power supplies for devices,
    One of my speakers,
    A local environmental monthly,
    My filofax (yea I know) and a folder with my current web jobs,
    A stack of dvds with images, music, software and other stuff burned on them,
    A cutting mat,
    A wacom tablet,
    A small stack of A4 doodling paper,
    Assorted Trust wireless device manuals,
    Book 'Chomsky on Anarchism',
    A beaker of Water, and an empty chipped mug with a cartoon sheep and '128MB RAM' printed in the side.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    At work, there's a bunch of paper shuffling from here to there and usually a circuit board or two...and a lot of pens and other writing implements...I'm an office-supply-oplile. I'll bet there's a real word for that out there, but I will have to look it up later. Anyone else know what it is?

    At home, my desk is my lap or my knees. Have laptop computer, will travel...and usually have to in order to write in peace.
    • CommentAuthorKunundrum
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    My desk is a fuckin' mess. old comic news folded up with weed crumbs inside them, a pile of books I haven't finished including Objection from Nancy Grace and god is not Great from Hitchens, 8 dirty cups, a pipe, a bottle opener, 2 ash trays, and a bunch of stupid little figurines like jesus and meatwad. And there's little piles of ash everywhere from where my ashtrays sat and I missed. I think now that I've pointed it out I will clean it.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    I own a rather large L shaped desk, which when I got it though it would be a great idea. In reality it's more like a dumping ground for everything. Papers, meds, dvds, video games, printer, modem, router, plates & cups, ect. I always dread cleaning my desk off. The reminds me that I need to at some point.
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    A bottle of Tabasco
    A S&W .38 special
    Pint bottle of Jameson
    Four packs of American Spirits: One empty One Open
    Apollo Health goLITE Portable Light Therapy
    Ash Tray
    Two books of matches
    Four hinged arm drafting lights
    Instruction manual for a Spyder Pilot ACS Marker
    Sketch Book
    Highball glass

    Lord I need to clean my desk
      CommentAuthorYann Best
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    Hoo, there's a lot of crap on my desk.

    A laptop
    A monitor
    An external hard-drive
    A trackball
    An Xbox 360 controller
    A digital camera
    A stapler
    A staple remover
    A speaker
    A super-deformed capsule figure of Noriko Takaya from Gunbuster (on the speaker)
    A pen holder thingamajig
    A pot of pins
    A copy of Enid Blyton's 'The Magic Faraway Tree' (fuck yeah)
    The new Blade Runner 5 DVD edition
    A stack of computer games
    A decorative plate
    A battery charger
    My passport
    Scattered copper coins

    All this on a desk that's only slightly over a metre wide, and about half a metre deep.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc. Laptop. Large three way bookshelf speakers. empty beer bottle, glass of water, mentos, scissors, pens, pencils, medical tape, knives, my evil cellphone, random leather/chainmail bracelets, my necklace, old earrings, change, matches, binder clips, a cigar cutter, cigarettes, lighter, massive amounts of used paper and receipts that are making a huge mess... sunglasses, guitar pick, paycheck I need to deposit, whetstone, golf ball, measuring tape, a dvd - Pi, toy dart gun, a spring, 7 ounce beer glass, thing of raisins, a book on grammar, external hard drive, a vice clamp, photos, some art supplies, an my top hat.
    Occasionally the cat...
    I think thats it.

    My desk is a disaster area.
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    Kill Bill Hipflask with a little absinthe congealing at the bottom.

    A big Sephiroth toy.

    Cup of tea.

    John Lee Hooker CDs.

    Drugs and Ointments.

    A harmonica.

    Harry Potter 7.

    Many notebooks.
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    A dusty fan,
    allergy drugs,
    movie ticket stubs
    a pile of mail that i refuse to open
    bobble-head Buddy Christ
    a cheerful x-mas mug full of water
    duct tape
    Gloomy the violent bear from Kid Robot
    a ribbon pin that says "Very Special person"
    squeaky headphones
    a fortune that reads "Your luck has been completely changed today" (for better or worse, is what I'm wondering)
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    This is such a dull list.... but here you go.

    MacBook Pro
    Mighty Mouse (the rubbish Apple mouse)
    Epson R265 Printer
    Onn iPod speaker dock
    3rd Gen 20GB iPod
    Two USB2 Hard Drives
    Playstation 2
    Virgin Media TV Box
    DVD Player
    Video Cassette Player/Recorder
    Pile of comics to read
    Neuromancer by William Gibson
    Six remote controls
    Desk lamp
    Two CD coasters
    Bottle of Diet Pepsi
    Pot of pens, pencils and markers
    Motorola RAZR V3
    A ikea stuffed Spider toy
    Box of tissues
    A small bone container for medication
    My elbows
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    External CD burner for my laptop
    Industrial, adjustable lamp
    My very first rejection letter, framed
    Paperback dictionary
    Dream Hunters Sandman action figure
    Mego Spider-man
    Original artwork from Jack Lee
    Pleasure Chest melting body candle, pen and notepad (gift from my niece)
    Blank graph paper book
    A bendy skeleton with home-made, paper shorts
    My tri-pod for my camera
    A blank book with the original artwork from Meghan Murphy
    TARDIS bank
    Doctor Who, Rose, Captain Jack, Cyberman & K9 action figures
    Punk Attitude DVD
    The Complete Book of Scriptwriting by JMS
    The power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
    Bony Orbit Records - a collection of songs from local bands
    A stapler
    A blue Sharpie
    A pile of notes
    A printed IM chat containing positive feedback for my novella
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    My actual tabletop I'm working on has only
    my laptop
    two empty glasses
    a pad of a4 drawing paper
    drafting pencil
    0.3m black pigment liner
    the cordless phone
    my cellphone
    a large stack of my lil brother's MtG cards

    However, as my only computer is this laptop, my workstation tends to sprawl out across the house, leaving books, cds, drawing materials, and whatever I happen to be playing with at the time in its wake. I'm a messy bugger.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007 edited
    3 Spindles: one of blank CDs another DVDs and another burned things
    case for BioShock PC
    mini USB cable
    iPOD nano 1G
    a plate from my lunch
    checkbook (never used, just to remember where it is)
    center and front speakers of crappy 5.1 Logitech PC speakers
    stereo array mic I have never used
    22" widescreen LCD
    Logitech web Elite keyboard... dirty as hell I am noticing. Dusty and such
    MS wireless explorer
    crappy Star Wars Ep 1 mouse pad: hated the movie, given to me for free and used for years now.
    2 staplers - one pink, one black
    ball of rubberbands
    bills and assorted papers
    1GB mem stick pro duo
    leopard-spotted analog clock
    cell phone near my hand, uncalled
    Mandarin Lime Hansen's Soda
    Joby GorillaPod for a camera
    three tins, glasses and canning jars filled with assorted markers and pens
    recipes printed from the internets
    Sony Cybershot camera
    post-its with ignored reminders
    clear packing tape roll
    plastic bag for dog waste removal on an upcoming walk
    assorted papers and trash

    Rather messy currently...
    • CommentAuthorBill Reed
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    Laptop, speakers, external hard drive, printer. Phone.

    Tissue box.

    A few real books with words and stuff.

    Graphic novels incl. From Hell, Ghost World, and two Kirby hardcovers. Big ol' pile of misc. comic singles.

    Probably more shit that's under this shit. I keep a well-disorganized desk.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    Apple laptop - Work purposes only
    Several Moleskin notebooks - poor skinless moles
    Alienware PC laptop - total indulgence
    A copy of A Scanner Darkly - the book, not the movie
    The Clash - London Calling
    Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
    Violent Femmes - Self Titled
    Jane's Addiction - Nothing Shocking
    From Hell - Alan Moore graphic novel
    University of Michigan ball cap - go ahead and get your digs in
    Boba Fett statue
    Coffee mug - filled with writing utensils
    My Blackberry
    Me Talk Pretty One Day - Book of collected essays by David Sedaris
    TV and DVD remotes
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    a real alienware or a post-Dell-acquisition Alienware?
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007 edited
    When did Dell purchase Alienware?

    Nevermind - I just looked it up. I purchased right around the time of the merger.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007 edited
    ... Can't remember. Sometime early this year, I think it was.

    Right. They're still good, but not as crazy awesome. However, there is now such a thing as a high-end dell that's actually decent... which never happened before they got Alienware.
    • CommentTimeDec 8th 2007
    pile of assorted paperwork (my "in-box")
    LED flashlight
    sunglasses, wallet, keys, gum. phone, pen, USB drive (pocket contents)
    Kleen Kanteen (empty)
    avacado-olive scented candle
    bottle of saint john's wort
    monitor, headphones, keyboard, mouse, wacom
    ink and quill
    hand made coffee mug
    canvas sack full of coins
    old beer bottle (contents: couple fl oz of piss)
    offensive, flea market native american/cow skull lamp

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