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Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. (from This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant.
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Since it is customary for people to put out something new simultaneously with a greatest hits selection (see post below) I have just finished a new film.

Here it is...
posted by michael the tubthumper @ 5:53 pm  
  • At 6:44 pm, Blogger Nölff said…

    I can transform into 4 sharks and 8 bears and 3 cobras.

  • At 8:30 pm, Blogger Peacechick Mary said…

    Well done, Thump. We have the manatees here and go to visit the ones that have been injured and brought into a reserve. They are so very docile, peaceful really. Thank you for the new film. Sad to watch.

  • At 4:37 am, Blogger GraemeAnfinson said…

    hey! nice work. I haven't checked in for a while. Nice to see your old films as well

  • At 10:16 am, Anonymous Mew said…

    Good stuff Michael, very painful to see such beautiful animals and know that the image is all thats left.
    Constructive criticism (possibly): I found the text to be very low contrast and hard to read in some frames, though I'm not sure if thats just my weird vision.

  • At 8:09 pm, Blogger SafeTinspector said…

    I wonder what those tasted like...
    Pity, now I'll never know.
    That's the real tragedy of extinction: they might well have been delicious.

  • At 8:15 am, Blogger Binty McShae said…

    SafeT, you're a git. But I still like you...

    Nice one Tubbie - although I agree with Mew that the words were hard to read at times!

  • At 8:06 am, Blogger sumo said…

    When will we ever learn?

  • At 9:43 pm, Blogger SafeTinspector said…

    Binty: a git, yes, but a SARCASTIC git. And I love you, too.

  • At 8:01 pm, Blogger Newsguy said…

    souibSoon to go, due to failure to respect this planet, mass starvation, or maybe nuclear world war, will be the human species. And in a few million years, the planet will begin to heal. And the Earth will miss us not at all. And will be the better for it.

  • At 11:19 am, Blogger SafeTinspector said…

    Newsguy:With an attitude THAT pessimistic, why go on? There are painless ways to reduce your environmental impact, but try not to use toxic chemicals or lead bullets, as those will constitute pollution as you decay.

    Hey, TubThumper, where are you man?

  • At 4:27 pm, Blogger R2K said…


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About Me: Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant. 28 years old, I write and research for a couple of websites and also do my own stuff.
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I have made a few short movies. Here are links to free downloads for them all in the order that I made them (as far as I can remember). Please feel free to use, distribute, disagree with, shout at etc etc

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