DAZ's Fascination with Bus Stops

What is it with DAZ's ongoing obsession with bus stops?

All these bus stops, but rather a dearth of busses to travel to them in. There's a toon one, two vintage ones, a couple of weird ones and a curious one, but no normal modern bus.

Oh well, at least we've got plenty of places to wait for one.

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  • FirstBastionFirstBastion Posts: 4,568

    Pedestrians use the better way.

     

  • JVRendererJVRenderer Posts: 219

    Bus stops?

    Don't get me started on bathrooms.

  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 22,570

    it used to be the Jack Tomalin gates cheeky

  • RedfernRedfern Posts: 1,078

    Or infernal gazebos and "hypersleep/cryonic" tubes! wink

    Sincerely,

    Bill

  • LyonessLyoness Posts: 1,221

    rooms with no doors

     

  • HylasHylas Posts: 843

    Waiting for the bus
    In a battle-bikini
    Dream'n of Stonemason

    My DAZ haiku, y'all.

  • Serene NightSerene Night Posts: 14,602

    They are quite obsessed with mohawk hairstyles, sci-fi corridors, bathrooms, bedrooms, and for the love of god metallic cloth and silk shaders.

  • barbultbarbult Posts: 12,358

    and an endless supply of hallways that go nowhere

  • DivamakeupDivamakeup Posts: 8,948
    Hylas said:

    Waiting for the bus
    In a battle-bikini
    Dream'n of Stonemason

    My DAZ haiku, y'all.

    yes

  • JOdelJOdel Posts: 4,855

    Yup. Hallways. Lots of hallways. Hallways to nowhere. Or anywhere.

  • novastridernovastrider Posts: 98

    For once I'd like to see some nice woodshaders. Just nice plain wood, one-click, usefull on furniture. Weirdly almost never gets done right.

  • AllenArtAllenArt Posts: 4,459

    Surpassed only by their fascination for bathrooms....lol.

    Laurie

  • Sven DullahSven Dullah Posts: 4,486

    We need more medieval bus stopsindecision

  • GreymomGreymom Posts: 750

    Bus stops are a powerful metaphor for ....ah.....something......

  • LyonessLyoness Posts: 1,221
    Greymom said:

    Bus stops are a powerful metaphor for ....ah.....something......

    waiting for godot

    like you said... something....

  • Mustakettu85Mustakettu85 Posts: 2,693

    https://www.daz3d.com/soviet-bus-stop

    (I was actually born in the Soviet Union; can't say this looks especially authentic... granted, I'm Russian and there were way more republics to the USSR than Russia, so maybe it was a design common in Georgia...)

    Whatever. I speak Russian (and read Cyrillic as a result). So I can't help but wonder why a single bus stop has a sign saying "busstops". Plural and without a space.

    This must mean that a constant stream of bus stops will never gonna stop! 

  • ZilvergrafixZilvergrafix Posts: 775

    bus stops?, I tought were medieval and futuristic wardrobe the most!

  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 22,570
    edited July 11

    https://www.daz3d.com/soviet-bus-stop

    (I was actually born in the Soviet Union; can't say this looks especially authentic... granted, I'm Russian and there were way more republics to the USSR than Russia, so maybe it was a design common in Georgia...)

    Whatever. I speak Russian (and read Cyrillic as a result). So I can't help but wonder why a single bus stop has a sign saying "busstops". Plural and without a space.

    This must mean that a constant stream of bus stops will never gonna stop! 

    We have some like that down here in the Adelaide hills

    well did honestly not sure if still there

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  • Sven DullahSven Dullah Posts: 4,486

    https://www.daz3d.com/soviet-bus-stop

    (I was actually born in the Soviet Union; can't say this looks especially authentic... granted, I'm Russian and there were way more republics to the USSR than Russia, so maybe it was a design common in Georgia...)

    Whatever. I speak Russian (and read Cyrillic as a result). So I can't help but wonder why a single bus stop has a sign saying "busstops". Plural and without a space.

    surprise Ok that's sloppy!

    This must mean that a constant stream of bus stops will never gonna stop! 

    laugh

  • CybersoxCybersox Posts: 6,572
    edited July 11

    What is it with DAZ's ongoing obsession with bus stops?

    All these bus stops, but rather a dearth of busses to travel to them in. There's a toon one, two vintage ones, a couple of weird ones and a curious one, but no normal modern bus.

    Oh well, at least we've got plenty of places to wait for one.

    I wonder if this is the stop that takes you to the full baseball field that DAZ sells despite there no longer being any baseball uniforms availalbe for any poser or DAZ figure?  Or if you can wear one of the several football uniforms to the non-existant football field?   Note:  there actually are some modern prop buses in Stonemason's Urban Sprawl 3 set.   

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  • CybersoxCybersox Posts: 6,572
    AllenArt said:

    Surpassed only by their fascination for bathrooms....lol.

    Laurie

    Many of which have toilets with their lids fused on. @[email protected] 

  • JonnyRayJonnyRay Posts: 1,731

    I have a sudden desire to do a render of a street full of bus stops. Each one with a single person waiting and looking down the road for the bus that will never come.

  • SlimerJSpudSlimerJSpud Posts: 1,200

    https://www.daz3d.com/soviet-bus-stop

    (I was actually born in the Soviet Union; can't say this looks especially authentic... granted, I'm Russian and there were way more republics to the USSR than Russia, so maybe it was a design common in Georgia...)

    Whatever. I speak Russian (and read Cyrillic as a result). So I can't help but wonder why a single bus stop has a sign saying "busstops". Plural and without a space.

    This must mean that a constant stream of bus stops will never gonna stop! 

    Wouldn't the correct sign read "автобусная остановка"? The republics of the Soviet Union did some "interesting" architectural experiments, mostly on their monuments. The Soviets rebuilt downtown Yerevan in Armenia using rose colored tuff, a volcanic stone, because they wanted a pink city!

     

  • SnowSultanSnowSultan Posts: 2,328
    edited July 11

    This is one of the more entertaining threads I've read in a while.  :)

    Might I also add DAZ's obsession with satin and leather shaders, studio apartments that no one but CEOs and movie stars could ever afford, and what seems to be the same one-piece fantasy outfit with boots over and over for every generation.

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  • LinwellyLinwelly Posts: 4,344

    All the bus stops with no busses lead to the pools, but I think there are still more pools that bus stops, so we definitely need more bus stops, makes sense, right?

  • kyoto kidkyoto kid Posts: 31,579

    Bus stops?

    Don't get me started on bathrooms.

    ...yes

  • kyoto kidkyoto kid Posts: 31,579
    Lyoness said:
    Greymom said:

    Bus stops are a powerful metaphor for ....ah.....something......

    waiting for godot

    like you said... something....

    ...in some cities, yup.

  • kyoto kidkyoto kid Posts: 31,579

    ...I remember bus stops that only had a sign which read, "Bus Stop".  Shelters? Even in Milwaukee WI where we had "real winter" we didn't have shelters.

    That said would be nice to have some real city buses. like these:

      

  • Relatively quick and simple to model and texture.  No rigging.  QED.  Modern, angular interiors and hallways - same thing.

  • Yes. What about the lack of buses in the store? Real modern buses... not the double deckers or the weird steam-toon things. School bus, regular transit bus. Nobody uses buses, I guess. They just camp in the bus shelters.

    And the welded shut toilet seats... another use for the Iray poops, I suppose. (Thanks, Dog 8!)

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