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ClarkDevlin

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ClarkDevlin
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Favourite Fleming Novel
Dr No
Favourite Bond Film
For Your Eyes Only
Favourite Bond Actor
Roger Moore

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  • PropertyOfALady
    Is your hero fron Moonlight Sonata still in action?
    November 23
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Oh yes. And growing stronger in terms of depth more than ever. :D
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      Would you want to write that novel we planned?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      I would’ve loved to, but sadly I don’t have much time nowadays.
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      Just let me know if and when you've time. Jusin
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      Excuse me. justinlitke24@gmail.com. Best wishes.
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      Also, if you don't want to talk to me and are just trying to be polite about it, just say the real reason. I won't be offended.
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    November 20
    • Torgeirtrap
      Torgeirtrap
      Jared Harris would be a great villain!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      He'd be the ultimate Blofeld.
    • Torgeirtrap
      Torgeirtrap
      Great shout! Hope there's an opportunity to see him in a Bond film at some point.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Unfortunately, he's not getting any younger.
    • Torgeirtrap
      Torgeirtrap
      That's very true. Could be a great casting as a villain opposite the new Bond in B26 - if EON doesn't want a longer break that is (which is probably likely…)
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    October 16
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      Pierce gets tired of life as a spy.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      When fellow agents you shagged start pointing guns at you, it's time to go.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      #MeToo caught up with Bond ahead of its time.
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      All I have to say is :D
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    September 9
    • Dragonpol
      Dragonpol
      I think I used to have something like that one!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      The late Darwyn Cooke's interpretation of Richard Stark's Parker. Polished the artwork a bit myself.
    • Dragonpol
      Dragonpol
      Nice.
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    July 29
    • Dragonpol
      Dragonpol
      Wow, BIG Connery avatar!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      The best!
    • Dragonpol
      Dragonpol
      Only the best will do for ClarkDevlin!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Bless your heart, Dragonpol!
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Love it.
    • PropertyOfALady
      PropertyOfALady
      That version of Connery should have been in Ghostbusters instead of the Stay Puft Marshmallow man.
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  • mattjoes
    Speaking of electronic music, I thought you might enjoy this:
    February 5
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Kind of reminds me of Giorgio Moroder's "Chase". Great stuff!
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Thank you. I can see the similarity, now that you mention it. Though when I wrote it I was listening to Jean-Michel Jarre's Oxygène Part 8.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      It's a charming tune
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Definitely. You, sir, have a great talent! :D
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      You're too kind, Mr. Devlin.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      And Mr. Agent!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Looking forward to hearing more stuff from you, Mr. Joes. :D

      Can I request something spy-like for your next creation?
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      A spy theme is most certainly in the cards (in fact, I have a rearrangement of TND's Bike Chase in progress) but since I'm so new to composing --Biogenesis is the first fully-developed theme I've ever written-- I feel like I don't quite know yet how to achieve the tone and genre that I set out to. I seem to be stumbling into music by accident! I'll definitely try to come up with a Barryesque piece for a hypothetical Bond pre-title sequence at some point.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      what are you using mattjoes? Fruityloops?
      i have been doing music with Fruityloops for a couple years now, but never anything Bondian. i might give it a try
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Sibelius for writing and Reaper for mixing. Where can I hear your stuff?
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      i have hard drives full of music, but i have never uploaded anything.
      I guess i should do that in the coming days and i will send you a link
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Cool!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Didn't know I have talented friends!

      Well, the closest I can come to "creating music" is only editing tracks via Wondershare Filmora the way I want them. But, it's editing and I can't actually create new tunes. It comes handy with trailers, though. I do like making trailer-like videos.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      editing music is always a good starting point, just to get a feeling for song structure and melodies. i don't think it's really that hard to write a song afterwards.
      i can write melodies like it's nothing, the 'editing' or songwriting is always were i get bored quickly
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      We all have our talents!
  • Didn't know where to post this, but as this one seems rather fun and doesn't require a whole post to philosophize upon, I'll put it plainly and you, chaps, feel free to contribute:

    From each respective actor's tenure, what's the song for each of them individually that you identify their portraits most with upon hearing either a few musical bars (whether vocal or instrumental)?

    Here's mine:

    Sean Connery - "Thunderball" by Tom Jones (Every time!)
    George Lazenby - "OHMSS" by the John Barry Orchestra (what else?!)
    Roger Moore - "Nobody Does It Better" by Carly Simon
    Timothy Dalton - "Licence To Kill" by Gladys Knight (for a reason, this one embodies Dalton more in my mind than TLD's song.)
    Pierce Brosnan - "The World Is Not Enough" by Garbage (This song has got Brosnan's face written all over it. I can't explain how exactly.)
    Daniel Craig - "You Know My Name" by Chris Cornell (Suits his Bond truly, especially in the first two.)
    February 3
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      I'll probably go with biggest earworm per actor:
      SC- Thunderball, on my most recent Bondathon it hit me again how absolutely incredible this movie and Song is. Perfection. Nothing compares.
      RM - Live&LetDie (Rog has some great ones to choose from though, AVTAK and NDIB for example, i just got LALD stuck in my head more)
      GL - OHMSS because perfection
      TD - TLD, the first 8 seconds of that Song are forever stuck in my head, idk why
      PB - Goldeneye, its just the biggest and the best. Huge U2 fan btw.
      DC - Skyfall for me. Pre Skyfall it would easily have been YKMN but SF took Craig Bond to a completely different level. Its the Craig song i listen to the most.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Excellent list, 00Agent!
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      Sean-the classic Bond theme from Monty.
      George-We Have All The Time In The World, can never get the last image of him out of my mind with his Tracy in his arms.
      Roger-Nobody Does It Better, it's so obvious really
      Timothy-Where Has Everybody Gone, song and score variations, for me that's Tim.
      Pierce-White Knight by David. Song would be GoldenEye by Tina.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Great list, Jase!
    • DikkoHenderson
      DikkoHenderson
      I will go along with 00Agent's Criteria...

      SC- I would say most likely "Thunderball" - a big theme for one of the biggest Bonds
      GL- "We Have all the Time in the World", of course- used throughout the score and the defining moment of Lazenby's Bond the love and loss of Tracy.
      RM- "Nobody Does it Better", a beautiful song, and the male chorus at the end reprising the song is a perfect reflection of the camp and fun of Moore's run.
      TD- "Licence to Kill", a fine song perhaps underappreciated. TLD is a fine song but I prefer LTK, goes well with the theme of Felix's friendship and vengeance. "Say that somebody tries to make a move on you, in the blink of an eye, I'll be there too."
      PB- "Surrender" by KD Lang, huge mistake on EONs part to not use it at the main titles.
      DC - Sorry, none of his themes have made an impression on me whatsoever. I would choose the far from official "No Good About Goodbye" by the great Dame Shirley Bassey, does a good job encapsulating Craig's run (though I am far from a fan of his films)
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Very good list, Dikko.
    • NicNac
      NicNac
      This sort of thing can go in Trivia and Games ;)
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    February 1
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      What about a geometry textbook?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      That would do, too...

      ...Better than having to listen to a partisan's lecturing any day of the week. Lol!
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      You Only Live Toys
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      From Toys'R'ussia with Love
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      The Toy Is Not Enough!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Casino Toyale
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      Toy another Day.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Toyfinger
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      The Man with the Action Figure
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      The Spy Who Toyed Me
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      Toypussy.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin

      Phrasing!
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      "My name is Toypussy Galore."
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      I must be dreaming!
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      I hope she gave her parents hell for that.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Hell is for heroes.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      You'd think he was some kind of a hero.
    • BondJasonBond006
      BondJasonBond006
      If I'd had my way, you`d still be in North Korea.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      i never asked to be traded.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Well, the trade was the egg for your life.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      You're just saying that to hurt me.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      It seems a small crisis is brewing in the MI6 activity page.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      I want full newspaper coverage! i want magazine stories, i want books, I want films, i want TV, i want Radio... I want us online and commenting 24 hours a day!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      There's no news... like bad news!
    • DikkoHenderson
      DikkoHenderson
      Delicious.
  • True story here. Why would I lie?

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    January 27
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      For me it's backwards.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvAISFufHek&t=26s
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You slimy bugger! Lol!
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      i think you would make a great Q then
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Major Boothroyd? Yes, I would.

      But, more so... I'd make a great Maxwell Smart. Haha!
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Yeah Boothroyd. Cleese in DAD for example which i personally love, shame he never got to do it again.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      By DAD, Cleese was settling into the role nicely. He would've been a fine Q.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Agreed. I loved Cleese’s Q, and as such, don’t have a problem with his R persona.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      At least he returned in EoN.

      And, uh, 007 Racing.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      And briefly in a commercial for AUF.
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  • I really need one of these, even though the damn thing is overpriced.

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    January 18
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Do they come in Gold?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      They'd only turn into if you have the Midas touch.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      The guy that had it got sucked out of a plane.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      "Does it do anything?"
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You can always find out. That's what little fingers are for.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      ...or goldfingers, per se.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      And the alarm is rather loud? If you know what I mean.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      ...If you have difficulties adjusting with your punctuality issues, then yes.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      The keyboard was meant for you, but it's been reassigned to 009.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You can't win them all.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      A Keyboard disguised as a typewriter. Not exactly Christmas, is it...
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      What were you expecting? ATACking functions? They don't go for that, anymore.
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  • 00Agent
    leaked paparazzi footage from the current filming of Kill Chain :D

    January 17
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      "We Know Your Name" ha ha....
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      there seems to be a bunch of hungry chickens following Pierce around
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      I think I'm losing my er... that useful four-letter word thing... Hahahahaha!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Andi, have you got around to lending a look at the comics, yet?
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      I'm too busy creaming off whenever I have some spare time and not spending it here ha ha ha....
      I've been through Hammerhead and Felix Leiter which both I love totally. I don't have the other books with me. I'm back at the army base...
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      piercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepiercepierce...that's just too damn funny ha ha.....
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You should get a copy of Kill Chain as well when it's released on hardcover copy. I think you'll enjoy it. :D
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Haha, somebody is in the drilling business.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      I have already ordered all the hard cover book available, the same editions Jase has.
      There will be a new one with the one-shots as well, that's really great.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Precisely.

      I really hope you enjoy them all. Next to 'Kill Chain', I think you're going to love 'Solstice' as well.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      PEE-EZA, PEE-EZA, PEE-EZA, PEE-EZA, PEE-EZA, PEE-EZA
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      I think they are begging for peas, not sure though
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    January 16
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      That's very interesting, Mr Bond. You have a vivid imagination... for a banker.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Even bankers have imagination.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Perhaps I should commission you to write a novel.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Heavens, no. I'd be lost at sea. Adrift.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Heavens, no. I'd be lost at sea. Adrift.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Okay, who's the imposter here?
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Knowing who to trust is everything in this business.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      The thought had flashed across my mind.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Was it painful?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Arm or no arm, I have to pull that trigger.
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    January 9
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      You know, looking at that still frame and a few others, I get the impression Woman of Straw was lit and shot in a more stylized way than the early Bond films. I rather like its look.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Oh it definitely is, Matt. 'Woman of Straw' is a criminally overlooked and underrated classic that doesn't get enough attention. Sean Connery's best performance if I may say so, with a terrific cast alongside. And - of course - Ken Adam was the production designer, and Anthony Sinclair provided Connery's wardrobe.

      Many of the suits in here were later reused in 'Goldfinger'.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      You had my curiosity, but now you have my attention.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Is that supposedly Sean's reaction or your reaction to the film's stylishness, @00Agent? ;)
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      My reaction to your description Clark :D
      I guess i will have to watch it now
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You should! :D
      It's a terrific film!
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    January 8
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Sean, my dear. We're showing a bit more "teeth" than usual, aren't we?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Things may fall down like "Dominoes", hence keeping them all sharp.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      What sharp little teeth you've got.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Very novel Clark, you must get them in the stores for Christmas.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      It helps fighting the wear and tear that goes on in the field.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      It has not been perfected out of years of patient research entirely for that purpose, 007. And incidentally we'd appreciate its return, along with your other equipment. Intact, for once, when you return from the field.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Everything you give me is treated with equal contempt.
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    • 0BradyM0Bondfanatic7
      0BradyM0Bondfanatic7
      Shmashing profile picture.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Thank you, sir!
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Looking shtunning, I approve!
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      "filthy habit"
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Well, if I'm going to be forced to watch television, may I smoke?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      You should given smoking. Cigarettes are very bad. Mr. Osato believes in a healthy chest.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      (And I despise my phone. Correction: “give up”).
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      You sound like a commercial.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      If it helps paying the debts...
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      It will keep you in curry for a few weeks, won't it?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Yep! Caviar and champagne.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Stuffed sheep's head. One of our specialities.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      It's odd, but when I'm stared at, I seem to lose my appetite.
  • 2018 Goals: Get into a relationship with an overtly attractive woman the way James Bond would do.

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    "You see? No hands."
    January 1
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      One rises to meet a challenge.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Gonna get them arrested afterwards?
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      ...If they'd have a very inflating opinion of themselves.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      "No hands." Ugh, I can't bear the thought. Hands are essential in situations like these.

      By the way, in the film, is that some weird form of foreshadowing?
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Sean is so goddam cool he could have shaid about anything in that moment and it would have worked....
      ..."You see? Their clean."
      ..."Yes darling. It is that big."
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      "See, old dear? It comes from eternity..." (Closes in to her, his voice lowering down) "To here."

      You know he would've made that sound way too cool.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      "I can shlap you with my left Hand or my right one".
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      00Agent, I had a similar caption in mind. Great minds think alike. Seeing Connery raising his hands I couldn't help but thinvk of that Barbara Walters interview.
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      Haha, same here. Sean just can't help himself
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      https://youtu.be/oo0d1zTAFKA
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Whether you agree or not with Connery's opinion, you have to love how he sticks to it. "I haven't changed my opinion." "I think it's absolutely right." Connery giving zero f***s.

      The ending is hilarious, of course!
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      There is only one Connery!
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      ...and one Brosnan.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      ...and Lazenby, Moore and Dalton. One. Each.
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      Even Craig. One. Uno. Un. Ein.
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      Studied languages at Cambridge?
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      You always were a cunning linguist Andi
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      You forget I took a first in Oriental languages at Cambridge.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      I brushed up on a little Danish, yesterday. Her native tongue I find rather practical.
  • PropertyOfALady
    How can I contact you?
    December 2017
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    December 2017
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZJnjKz62D0
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Classic!!
    • barryt007
      barryt007
      Hahaha that would have brought tears to his eyes if he did say that !
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Volcano Eruption. Hahahaha!
  • Why am I becoming obsessed with Clouseau’s fly kick parody scenes? Haha!

    December 2017
    • Andi1996Ruegg
      Andi1996Ruegg
      I get a kick out of watching those ha ha....
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      At least he didn't kick the bucket.
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Haha, he's still alive and kicking!

      Sellers and Blake Edwards were a genius pair-up together.
  • QBranch
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      So, you found my foster brother.
    • QBranch
      QBranch
      A brother from (die) another (day) (Yo) Mama!
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      The author of all (Yo) Mama's pain!
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    November 2017
    • 00Agent
      00Agent
      "Beg your pardon, forgot to knock"
    • ClarkDevlin
      ClarkDevlin
      Bruce Lee eat your heart out!
    • QBranch
      QBranch
      "After you get your just desserts, I will clear the table."
    • mattjoes
      mattjoes
      For years I'd only seen this film dubbed into Latin American Spanish, and in the dub, not only they didn't (couldn't?) successfully recreate the cow-like slow motion scream, but crucially, they didn't recreate the sudden cut from the "Kung Fu" scream to the "somebody help me" scream, which is what makes the scene for me. So it was a revelation to finally hear the scene as originally intended.
    • Fire_and_Ice_Returns
      Fire_and_Ice_Returns
      Just a simple blemish in the kitchen