need to get over my fear of looking at dresses and skirts in stores so i can actually see if i like anything and maybe eventually get something

got some root hormone to help the cuttings make roots. i fear they might mostly die because it took so long to get them in planters and get root hormone, but it's worth a shot if i even save one

@noiob is it like, just a mention in passing, or do they do songs specifically about canada? i usually like the former

if i'm still into photography in like a year i wanna see if i can find an olympus om slr

i need a lot of experience before i can effectively use something like that, but i grew up with film and i think it'd be a cool novelty

there's a song in my 'discover weekly' with the line "leave canada...for siberia" and it's just so weird to me to hear indie music in a genre i like mention living in canada and not like, the us, uk, or europe

sometimes i stop and actually have to think about it before my brain goes "oh right. shit"

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i'm at the point where i see covid related stuff and wear a mask like it's all background, and my brain doesn't really register we're still in a pandemic and what that actually means

having some regrets about going out early to do errands. wow it's busy out. almost home at least

@IceWolf probably because it was one less thing to keep track of

they would probably require you to use disposable batteries in a camera back then if any, so just having to put in a picture pack and know you'll have more than enough power to take all 8 pictures was pretty convenient i imagine

@IceWolf polaroid cameras use picture packs that are basically cartridges with 8 instant pictures in them, and a battery since the camera itself doesn't have one

they cost like $30 each though, and in getting only 8 pictures that you need to be able to take clearly and at a good angle and with good lighting on the first try... it's quite pricey compared to digital, or standard roll film cameras even

and also apparently there's a way to mod the picture packs to use the newer cheaper instant film for the cameras that have batteries built in

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it's so strange to me that polaroid cameras don't have a battery built in, their picture packs actually power them

which is why you'd need to bring one to test the camera, though you can use a cartridge with no pictures left apparently

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there are good polaroid cameras locally for less than the picture packs cost, at like $15 for a one600 pro and $25 for a sun600 lms

and you'd need a picture pack to test them

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also i probably shouldn't be getting cameras that cost $30 for 8 pictures when i can barely shoot digital as it is

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kijiji got me looking at vintage cameras and i'm annoyed because i'm genuinely interested but i'm broke

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