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09 September 2006 @ 01:23 am
mingster's big 28th  
i've never had this much trouble getting pictures uploaded, as i did with these ones here. thanks to the new, unscrupulous, profiteering, resizing option (or lack of) on photobucket which limits pictures to the size of compoota screens, instead of by file size. which means, all the peeps who have pictures which are intended for scrolling, are royally fuct and have to upgrade to their pro account. it doesn't cost much, but it's the principle of the whole thing, y'know?

i've uploaded this set to flickr for the time being, after cutting them in halves anyway because flickr also cannot accept images larger than 1024 pixels. bah! and flickr only has 20MB bandwidth a month. so this isn't gonna be my long-term solution.

the livejournal scrapbook also has a limit on size. i can't post my usual-sized collages, they end up being re-sized.

i will consider taking the pro account with photobucket. i guess i will eventually take it up anyway. i just feel like they've pushed me into a corner and wrung it out of me.


anyways, on with the long-overdue entry:

following the kazu dinner i last posted on, we headed over to alley bar for birthday drinkies with mingster. all absentees from dinner rocked up (except for estherina) and we had a ball. :)

mingster's pressie-opening ceremony was documented by two cameras flashing away, one from yours truly and the other wielded by sal.


so exciting to watch people opening presents! :) ok, so i'm a cheap-thrill.


a lovely birthday loot for a lovely, beautiful friend!


strawberry margaritas at alley bar are truly awesome creations.


feelin': sleepysleepy
The Citygent: younggreygentcitygent on September 8th, 2006 07:42 pm (UTC)
Geart pis, hon! *nods head* A good night out!!

Loving the jacket, for sure
JV: goodhairdaydrag0nette on September 8th, 2006 07:45 pm (UTC)
aww.. thanks dude! :)

i'm waiting to see how many days it will take to bust the flickr bandwidth! just one night of fiddling with it took up 5%! when people load their lj friends pages tomorrow, all hell will break loose.
vanessafridavanessafrida on September 9th, 2006 06:14 am (UTC)
man! such a fun night! and wonderful presents
JV: goodhairdaydrag0nette on September 9th, 2006 06:30 am (UTC)
it was! :) we had to make it an especially fabulous one since she's leaving us to live in japan!