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Patches/ Pins/ Other Accouterments

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I've collected a number of pins/ patches over the years. I'd like to use them but I don't want to poke holes in all my clothes/ permanently affix patches to jackets I grow out of. What do you do with yours to bring them with you?

Keeping Interest

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My place of work has been a source of constant change for about 10 years now. Restructures, realignments, reorganizing; but we're just about to hit a change that's putting all the others to shame. Complete redesign. New reporting lines. External audit. The works. This is putting a strong strain on morale and highlighting our former collaborative culture has been eroded. Over the years we've had a few attempts at communities of practice for coders, getting people together from different areas, bouncing ideas off each other, trying to get a community going.

Needless subcategorisation

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Thinking about Steampunk utopias/ dystopias/ window dressing. Dystopian/ dark future steampunk where the streets and lungs are choked with smoke and coated in ash. Smogpunk? I've already claimed Steampulp for the utopian adventure theme.


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That’s how much money, over three years, the Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity ball raised for the Cancer Council Queensland. With immeasurable thanks to our guests, to the venue and staff, but most of all due to the amazing efforts of our coordinating committee and the volunteers. Honoured to have been a small part of a wonderful outcome.

Steampunk Music suggestions

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Steampunk is a many-splendored thing (sorry Ms Suyin), touching many eras and ideaologies; similarly steampunk music is just as varied as the waistcoats on a steampunk model. Maybe you haven't heard of some of the following and you'd like to try them, or maybe you've heard of others you think we should listen to?

Second Annual Steampunk Ghostbuster charity ball.

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Even though it is now over a month since the second annual Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity Ball for 2015, I’m still watching the amount of money raised rise. We had thought we’d put in a magnificent total with the first estimate of just over $7000, but thanks to the tireless efforts of our talented photographer we have to pushed over $8000 raised for the Cancer Council Queensland. Frankly, it’s astounding, phenomenal and a tribute to everyone who attended, and everyone who worked hard to make it a reality.

Success! The Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity Ball

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Quite tardily, my apologies, I can report the Steampunk Ghostbusters Charity Ball held last month was an outstanding success. The event raised just under $5,000 for the Cancer Council Queensland, yet apart from the charity effort – the outfit effort was positively amazing. There were steampunked green fairies, hats that were ships complete with rigging, along with ghostbusters modern and Victorianesque. The professional photographer took outstanding pictures of the event, as did many of the attendees, you can see them on the Steampunk Charity Ball page.