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Do You Use A Background Wallpaper?

Discussion in 'Books' started by Tom, Mar 21, 2008.

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  1. Yes

    8 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. No

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Sometimes

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  4. Yes, I use pics from CoolSciFi Galleries

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  5. Yes, I use SciFi or Fantasy pics

    6 vote(s)
    21.4%
  6. Yes, I use my own creation

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Yes, I use other pictures

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  8. Yes but I am always changing it

    7 vote(s)
    25.0%
  9. No, I use default or solid colors

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  10. I want to comment cause I use something else

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  1. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    I was wondering how many of you use a background wallpaper for your desktop?

    Reason is that I just have a pitch black color.

    I used to have wallpapers but I like the solid color better because my icons stand out better.

    You have seen my desktop in some of the screenshots I have posted.

    Post a screenshot of your current desktop

    If you use paint you can blot out sensitive stuff if you need to
     
  2. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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  3. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    I'm using a silhouette style Mutant Chronicles wallpaper presently, since it is dark and easy on the eye.
     
  4. Viktor Kuprin

    Viktor Kuprin Spaced Cadet Writer

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    I use the COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT logo for my laptop's desktop.

    [​IMG]

    "This is the voice of World Control. I bring you peace. It may be the peace of plenty and content or the peace of unburied dead. The choice is yours: Obey me and live, or disobey and die. "
    - Colossus
     
  5. Kevin

    Kevin Code Monkey Staff Abductee

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    :ROFLMAO:

    I wonder if anybody at work would notice I included that with the next update push to all of the desktops.
     
  6. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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  7. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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  8. Tim

    Tim Creative Writer

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    hoohoo! I bet those desktop icons slow up your boot!

    I may use a wallpaper, but have a high end pc so it doesn't matter for me. But desktop icons really slow booting up and explorer.exe issues, so I make folders to drop everything into on my desktop :

    security : AV, spyware, download tools
    AudioVideoImagery : contains everything that plays and edits those three
    Gaming : shortcuts in here, including games, Teamspeak, Fraps, etc
    Software : shortcuts that don't fit in the above!
    Writing : contains mine
    School : anything to do with that

    I hate unnecessary waiting to boot up really.
     
  9. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    I hit the button, plug in my password and go do something - The only time I wait for it is on a reboot and it doesn't take long at all. In fact I never noticed.
     
  10. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    I have most of my services shut off and the only things I boot is my av and my firewall and google talk
     
  11. the poster for indiana jones and the kingdom of the longest film title in the world ever...

    keep meaining to chnage it back to batman but keep forgetting!
     
  12. 7HEUSEDB3RTH

    7HEUSEDB3RTH Part Member, Part Machine

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    I've been really depressed lately, so I changed it to default and got rid of all unwanted items. It's meat and potatoes for me.
     
  13. painkiller64

    painkiller64 Avoid A Void

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    View attachment 557 this is what i currently use for my desktop. i change it about once a month to keep it fresh and not so bland.
     
  14. AlexM

    AlexM Captain

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    . im not at my home PC, but heres the Kandinsky composition
    that serves as my background. its a little busy, but its spaced well. sorry its so big
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Daithi

    Daithi Modern Celtic Warrior

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    'nuff said :)
     
  16. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    This is an old one
     
  17. Tom

    Tom An Old Friend

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    This is the current one

    [​IMG]
     
  18. painkiller64

    painkiller64 Avoid A Void

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    skwirlinator yours reminds me of jeff goldblum in the fly, he did the same thing and wore the same thing cause he didnt like to think about change. nice idea though and i see such a variety of backgrounds here. tells alot about the people.
     
  19. Bad Wolf

    Bad Wolf Highly Illogical

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    I rotate out my wallpapers every now and then. Currently on my regular computer I have Scotty (as portrayed by Simon Pegg), and my laptop has a Persona 3 wallpaper.
     
  20. JRScherer

    JRScherer Captain

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    I'm currently using this one:

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    (click for full-sized version)
     

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