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Bliss Again

I always wanted to stand on the meadow of the famous XP wallpaper. Thanks to Microsoft’s self-reference to their their own iconic XP wallpaper in XBox Live avatar icons I now can. I decided to let my avatar sing. P.S. Ignore the hinted mountain in the back. For me it is still Bliss.

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Wallpaper Origins

Ever since I thought of Windows wallpapers as visual utopias, artificial places of outstanding beauty one only could see and put folders and program icons on—but never reach. It never came to my mind that these icons in pop culture and hyper-real images might be found in the common world. A friend of mine claimed [...]

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