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Stupid ideas breed like bunnies.

About three weeks ago, I thought it would be a cute idea to make an LJ icon for everyone on the reading list.

It wasn't a cute idea. It was a bloody stupid idea -- and I have to stop wasting time, so I'm chucking the ones I have so far in this entry. If anyone would like any of these, feel free to take them. Some are a bit rubbish but I like some of them a lot.

Some were made with specific people in mind before I came to my senses:


Part I - Music and the film Almost Famous

1. 2. 3.


4. 5. 6.

7. 8. 9.

10. 11 12.




Part II - A small section on writing themes, from Millennium, 10 Things I Hate About You, XF...

13. 14. 15. 16.




Part III - General lairyness (Angel, Buffy, Pitch Black, mocking Ben Affleck and my new favourite show, The Smoking Room. Also, a brief moment of Keanu lechery.


17. 18. 19.

20. 21. 22.

23. 24. 25.

26. 27. 28.

29.




Part IV - The modest Harry Potter section


30. 31. 32.

33. 34. 35.

36. 37. 38.

39.



Part V - The XF section. Sizeable because I know where to get the good crack screencaps, and with a wee Krycek bit.

40. 41. 42.

43. 44. 45. 46.

47. 48. 49.

50. 51. 52.

and the bases, if you want better text on 'em:
53. 54. 55.

The wee Krycek section:
56. 57. 58.

59. 60. 61.

62. 63. 64.

65. 66. 67.

68. 69. 70.

and that's it. Done. Help yourself if you want. No credit or any of that shite necessary.

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musesfool
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:02 am (UTC)
Man, these are awesome.

I am...paralyzed with indecision on which to snag. Pop quiz, asshole is leading, but the 99% of music and One day you'll be cool, and the bored!Ron just call to me. And Janeane. Oh, Janeane...

Who is that you've got as James on the MWPP one?
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:10 am (UTC)
It's a very young Paul McGann from Withnail and I. He looks like the James I imagine on the occasions when I read 80s stories
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qowf
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:08 am (UTC)
They are all unbelievably gorgeous.

I want to know which one was for which person. I am funny that way.

And I want the Scully faith.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:58 am (UTC)
I want to know which one was for which person. I am funny that way.

I didn't really get very far with that. You were 43. But really, only about 15 or so actually sort of fit the person. That's part of the reason I gave up.
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pandarus
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:19 am (UTC)
My God, but these are gorgeous.

I've taken you at your word - I hope you don't mind. I don't normally pinch other people's icons, but these are just so damned pretty I couldn't resist. I've pinched a couple of them.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:53 am (UTC)
Please, help yourself and thanks for the compliment. As long as no one nicks my Radiohead icon, I'm happy. *g*
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ropo
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:19 am (UTC)
I have grabbed 14 & 18. Didja make any for me me me? I need to know which, pleeeeeze, unless of course you never made it down to the R section before calling off that part of the cute ideaproject.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:36 am (UTC)
I did, actually. I didn't get far with the project but I started with people I *know* know.

And you were 18. *g*
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mandysbitch
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:20 am (UTC)
OOoooh! They're fab!

I was thinking 35 because I think it would be cool to have Ian Brown on an icon - but how can I go past 45? I am forever quoting that line. So can I take that one? Please?
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:38 am (UTC)
Please take as many or as few as you would like. I won't be using them
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snacky
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:32 am (UTC)
These are so cool.

I'm taking a whole bunch: 2, 9, 26, 31, 32, 38, 42, 43, 46, and 48. What? I have a LOT of journals.
snacky
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:37 am (UTC)
Whoops! 13 too, okay? *g*

Thanks so much for sharing!
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hesychasm
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:33 am (UTC)
*boggles*

I can't decide! But they're all so gorgeous, and generous, and geez! You sure do have a way with icons. Thank you so much for sharing them.

Possibly I will pinch a few of the HP and writing ones. Must clear out some space first....
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:11 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the nice words. It's become a bit of an obsession lately. I'm trying to draw a line under that so that I can do other things than make icons and read.
minnow1212
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:39 am (UTC)
I'm not taking any because I'm at my limit, but these are *gorgeous*. You are so good at this.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:12 pm (UTC)
thanks
coffeeandink
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:39 am (UTC)
So very tempted by 13-15. And 18, because Janeane is so my girl even when I don't recognize the source. (Wanna know if you got around to m! Because I am a whiny baby.)
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:08 am (UTC)
49. You'd just been talking about musicals and I was listening to downloaded snippets of Into The Woods. But really, it doesn't quite fit because there's something that would work better, representing your essential 'ness' but I don't know enough about anime to make it

Nor is 49 particularly nice, being an early attempt at colouring black and white images through gradients and slapping lame quotes on 'em. But to be honest, if you liked Kirsty MacColl, 11 would work.
angstville
Aug. 26th, 2004 07:45 am (UTC)
Goodlord, these are sooo purty, precious! *g* I will be back to ::borrow:: a few - you do such purty work!
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:13 pm (UTC)
Please feel free to help yourself if there's anything you want
vaznetti
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:02 am (UTC)
I'm taking you at your word and taking 13, 58 (I am predictable) and 41.

Who is the actor in 23? He looks so familiar--I feel like his name is on the tip of my tongue.
vaznetti
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:04 am (UTC)
Oh, and 38 too. These are such lovely icons that I couldn't resist.
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comice
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:12 am (UTC)
OMG!!
So much ... pretty!

:: head explodes ::

Can I have no. 16? And no. 63? And, And, ...

:: goes back to look some more ::

I know that you offered me birthday iconage. Where any of these for me?

XoXoX,

C.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:16 pm (UTC)
Re: OMG!!
Yes, number 16. *g*
revely
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:14 am (UTC)
Oh my goodness! So much swoony loveliness! I'm nabbing 15, 16, 63, 64, 69 and probably a bunch of others. Thanks, K!
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:17 pm (UTC)
Thanks. Glad you like 'em.
jeviltwin
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:14 am (UTC)
Lookin' pretty downbeat.
When I rewatched "Jose Chung's Doomsday Defense" a few weeks ago, I realized George W. must be a practicing Selfosophists -- surely he would adore any book entitled How to Overcome Your Fears by Making Others Fear You.

Oh! OH! Your icons are all gorgeous!

I have no idea who you made them for, but if you don't mind I'm snatching #14 and #61. ::pets the prettiness::
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 27th, 2004 03:04 am (UTC)
Re: Lookin' pretty downbeat.
I do believe I thought of hernewshoes and you when I was making that one *g*
vonniek
Aug. 26th, 2004 08:14 am (UTC)
Holy shit, these are amazing.

I must have 25! I don't know where the hell it's from and I don't care! ::gloms::

Also, #38, because... heh.
infinitemonkeys
Aug. 26th, 2004 06:26 pm (UTC)
25 is from Shaun of the Dead, the moment where Shaun looks for the zombies.

Excellent film. I expected it would be just good silly fun and it turned out to be *genius*, one of the best films I've seen all year and certainly the funniest. I can't recommend it highly enough.
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