Classics

  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::put() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/embed.php on line 32.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 85.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryEmbed::getEmbedPathByHttpRequest() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/embed.php on line 36.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::getRequestVariablesNoPrefix() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 1092.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_getRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 289.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 875.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 293.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 708.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 714.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryEmbed::init() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/sites/all/modules/gallery/gallery_base.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::containsKey() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 94.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 203.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 46.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 47.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 48.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 49.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryModule.class on line 21.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 55.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryPlatform/UnixPlatform.class on line 21.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::getRequestVariables() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 150.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_getRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 242.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 875.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 246.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 708.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 714.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 152.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryTranslator::getSupportedLanguageCode() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 154.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryTranslator::getLanguageData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryTranslator.class on line 414.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::strToUpper() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryTranslator.class on line 418.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::put() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 103.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 85.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryEmbed::isCompatibleWithEmbedApi() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 107.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryEmbed::getApiVersion() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 61.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::isCompatibleWithApi() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 61.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::containsKey() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 128.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 203.
  • strict warning: call_user_func() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, non-static method RewriteSimpleHelper::loadItemIdFromPath() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/rewrite/classes/RewriteUrlGenerator.class on line 103.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::getRequestVariables() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/rewrite/classes/RewriteSimpleHelper.class on line 38.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_getRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 242.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 875.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_getRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 242.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 875.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::_internalGetRequestVariable() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 879.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 246.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 708.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 714.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 708.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::sanitizeInputValues() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUtilities.class on line 714.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::getAllFactoryImplementationIds() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 179.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 187.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::getAllImplementationIds() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 188.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getFactoryData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 213.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getSingleton() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 63.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::newFactoryInstanceById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 186.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 174.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::newInstanceById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 175.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getFactoryData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 191.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getSingleton() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 63.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::newInstance() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 201.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getFactoryData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 141.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getSingleton() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 63.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::newFactoryInstanceById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 186.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 174.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::newInstanceById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 175.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getFactoryData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 191.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getSingleton() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 63.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::newInstance() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 201.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getFactoryData() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 141.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryFactoryHelper_simple::_getSingleton() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 63.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::getCodeBasePath() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 169.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryFactoryHelper_simple.class on line 175.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/httpauth/classes/HttpAuthPlugin.class on line 21.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::getAnonymousUserId() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 203.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::getPluginParameter() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 3078.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 300.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryPluginHelper_simple::getParameter() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 302.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryPluginHelper_simple::_fetchAllParameters() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryPluginHelper_simple.class on line 222.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::containsKey() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryPluginHelper_simple.class on line 281.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 203.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::get() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryPluginHelper_simple.class on line 282.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 186.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::loadEntitiesById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/init.inc on line 208.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 2360.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryEntityHelper_simple::loadEntitiesById() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryCoreApi.class on line 2361.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::containsKey() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryEntityHelper_simple.class on line 53.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 203.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::getFromDisk() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryEntityHelper_simple.class on line 56.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 273.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::getCachePath() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 280.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::getCacheTuple() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 405.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 287.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUser.class on line 21.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::requireOnce() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEntity.class on line 21.
  • strict warning: Declaration of GalleryUser::create() should be compatible with GalleryEntity::create() in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUser.class on line 42.
  • strict warning: Declaration of GalleryUser::save() should be compatible with GalleryEntity::save($postEvent = true, $setAclId = NULL) in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryUser.class on line 42.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::put() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryEntityHelper_simple.class on line 95.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 85.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryUtilities::isA() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/helpers/GalleryEntityHelper_simple.class on line 118.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::put() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryEmbed.class on line 133.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryDataCache::_getCache() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/modules/core/classes/GalleryDataCache.class on line 85.
  • strict warning: Non-static method GalleryCoreApi::getMapEntry() should not be called statically in /home1/draperfa/public_html/sites/all/modules/gallery/gallery_user.inc on line 616.
  • warning: mysqli_real_connect(): (42000/1044): Access denied for user 'draperfa_draper'@'localhost' to database 'draperfa_dratekgallery2' in /home1/draperfa/public_html/gallery2_core/lib/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysqli.inc.php on line 109.
  • warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home1/draperfa/public_html/sites/all/modules/mailhandler/mailhandler.module on line 123.

One of the benefits of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is that there are no toys coming out for quite some time that I'm interested in (with the exception of Animated Arcee -- I'm just not into the Bayformers.)  This has allowed me to work on other hobbies of mine.  I have a small collection of classic video games and systems, including the Atari 2600, Jaguar, NES, SNES, GameCube, Sega Genesis (with Power Base Converter and Sega CD), Saturn, and Dreamcast.  I have been in the process of getting all of these set up in my "game room" and getting back into enjoying this hobby.  After several years of neglect, some of these systems were rather dirty, so I've been painstakingly cleaning them up so they look about as good as new.

It started with a second Dreamcast that I have which I got from a friend.  This thing was quite dirty from sitting around for a while collecting dust (not to mention that it looked like it had been played with while eating.)  I disassembled the controller and took the top off the system and washed these with warm water and dish soap.  Using a sponge and old toothbrush, I was able to get this looking like new!  In fact, I wound up doing the same thing to my original Dreamcast just so it wouldn't look bad by comparison (this one survived an apartment fire, and still showed some signs of that event.)  I then turned my attention to the old NES.  I currently have 2 NES systems, and had to replace the 72 pin connector, so while I was at it, I decided to completely clean the cases.  The one system wasn't too bad, and cleaned up pretty nicely.  The other had some discoloration and scuff marks, but after some scrubbing with the old toothbrush, it came out looking pretty good.  Not perfect, but good.

Finally, I recently purchased a couple of those cheap after-market 6-button Genesis controllers off ebay (from the listing, they looked like Saturn controllers, but were basically the same mold as the official 6-button controllers.)  These work great, and I'll use them for playing games on the Genny, but I wanted my original 3-button controllers to work again for another project I have in mind.  These controllers had seemed to wear out from some pretty heavy game-play back in the 90's -- some of the buttons weren't responding, and the D-pad was unreliable.  I took the controller apart, washed the casing, the buttons, and the rubber contact pads, then reassembled everything.  Now, it seems to work like new!  While I probably won't use them much for playing games (I mean, there are times you NEED 6 buttons), I do plan to use them for a project I'll be showing soon (next month or so...  I hope.)