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Thread: Introduction and stuff
10-23-2008, 11:41 PM #1
Introduction and stuff
I have been lurking in MMI for a while now. I figure it is time to start getting chatty and let you all know a few things about me.
My friends call me Fish or Tuna. I am a graphic designer who does odd things in the virtual world Second Life.
The short version is I do a three dimensional hallucination called Tuna Oddfellow's Oddball. I am a virtual world entertainer and professional magician. My virtual art and special effects have gotten me very well known for what I am doing. Feel free to google Tuna Oddfellow, there is a lot on who I am and what I do. It's actually kind of surreal.
As a magician, I find it impossible to leave well enough alone. In Second Life I am always going under the hood breaking things apart and creating new alternatives.
At the beginning of September I got my Iphone 3G. The first thing I did was ask the question, how can I personalize this? As a magician, I was quickly finding all the magic effects, site gags and visuals I could get my hands on. One week later, I was doing a magic routine with my phone.
In the process of my search I discovered Suarik's free magic tricks for the iphone which led me to modmyiphone.com. from there, I began to study the whole process and figure out if I would be crazy to risk jailbreaking my shiny new Iphone. I love my widgets, but even more, I love to create with them.
On September 24th I made the leap, and my Iphone experience changed forever. Moreover, I was very excited to learn about this community, in fact, I was delighted to see the support that folks give out here.
I have been learning to hack my Iphone and I am creating some video wallpaper and other visual effects to add to my phone. As I figure out more about putting all the pieces together, I will be sharing some of my creations with the group.
I look forward to adding a bit of my own magic to the community. Dont hesitate to chat back at me in public forum or in private.
Not Possible IRL: Tuna's trippy textures
10-23-2008, 11:57 PM #2
welcome, lurker. =D
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10-24-2008, 02:12 AM #3
Thank you. I am totally out of lurk mode now.
10-24-2008, 08:15 AM #4
this you [ame="http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=3ukKCWRJudM"]you[/ame]
if soo, nice!"Its better to be a pirate than join the navy"Steve Jobs
10-24-2008, 04:51 PM #5
Welcome - glad to have you here..
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10-24-2008, 05:34 PM #6
10-24-2008, 06:28 PM #7
welcome. i never thought to do an intro but its good to have you here. ill def look you up Tuna.mrsidewayzz
iPhone 2G 16GB, iPod Classic 120GB
MacBook 13.3" 2.0ghz 250GB 2GB
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10-24-2008, 07:52 PM #8
10-24-2008, 10:33 PM #9
Welcome, chat it up!!
10-25-2008, 12:17 AM #10
Yes that would be me. That video is a year old but gives you an idea of what I have been striving to do but more recent videos give more of an idea of what I ended up accomplishing from all this.
10-25-2008, 12:41 AM #11
Those skills should come in handy in relation to customizing your iphone
10-26-2008, 01:29 AM #12
Welcome to MMi