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Arizona Hot

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #425 on: November 15, 2014, 12:40:30 AM »
British boy passes Microsoft exam at 5 years old.jpg

5-year-old passes Microsoft certification exam - UPI.com

Are you sure you would want this kid here?


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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #426 on: November 16, 2014, 11:22:44 PM »

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« Reply #427 on: November 16, 2014, 11:37:37 PM »
« Last Edit: November 16, 2014, 11:51:26 PM by TaoPhoenix »

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #428 on: November 16, 2014, 11:51:49 PM »

Prob a good article on the web dying, but it seems paywalled out.


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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #429 on: November 17, 2014, 06:50:55 AM »
Prob a good article on the web dying, but it seems paywalled out.

So now you know what's killing it.. :D

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #430 on: November 17, 2014, 10:43:02 AM »
Prob a good article on the web dying, but it seems paywalled out.

So now you know what's killing it.. :D

... And "aggregators" only linking to paywalled stuff. Slashdot has been notorious for this for ages. But the joke for Slashdot is no one reads the articles anyway!




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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #431 on: November 18, 2014, 09:03:38 PM »

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #432 on: November 19, 2014, 03:12:00 AM »
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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #433 on: November 19, 2014, 07:50:53 AM »
Me make booboo in previous post try, forgot to read fine print about file types allowed.

So here's the link to a .pdf file of 46 pictures you've probably never seen before.


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« Reply #434 on: November 19, 2014, 08:36:40 AM »
Me make booboo in previous post try, forgot to read fine print about file types allowed.

So here's the link to a .pdf file of 46 pictures you've probably never seen before.

I'm confused -
there's no problem adding PDF files to posts - or is it too big?
Is there a link to a site with the photos?
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« Reply #435 on: November 19, 2014, 08:40:36 AM »
Had previously tried two different file types that weren't on the list.
.pdf link seems to be doing okay, hope you enjoy! ;)

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #436 on: November 19, 2014, 10:35:49 AM »
Seals are mysteriously sexually assaulting penguins — and eating them (warning: graphical and NSFW). Interesting read.

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #437 on: November 19, 2014, 06:11:40 PM »
Seals are mysteriously sexually assaulting penguins — and eating them (warning: graphical and NSFW). Interesting read.

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While all of these attacks resulted in penguin injury, in perhaps the most horrific case, the seal gave up copulating with the penguin after 826 anguishing minutes in order to kill and eat the poor creature.

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« Reply #438 on: November 19, 2014, 08:29:32 PM »
Me make booboo in previous post try, forgot to read fine print about file types allowed.

So here's the link to a .pdf file of 46 pictures you've probably never seen before.

I'm confused -
there's no problem adding PDF files to posts - or is it too big?
Is there a link to a site with the photos?

Dantheman's PDF was only 3.66MB when downloaded, but my reformatted for easier browsing version is 7.56MB, so I am going to try uploading the zipped .odt version which is 3.63MB in size and see if DC will take it. The pictures in my version are all full size when you copy and paste them into a image viewer. I used Irfanview and LIbre Office Writer in making it. I suppose I could have exported to .pdf at a lesser resolution, but this seems to be the best compromise to get it in here.

* 46 Incredible Photos You May Not Have Seen Before.zip (3719.68 kB - downloaded 81 times.)
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« Last Edit: November 21, 2014, 01:14:01 PM by Arizona Hot »

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« Reply #441 on: November 21, 2014, 01:16:42 PM »

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« Reply #442 on: November 21, 2014, 03:34:19 PM »
« Last Edit: November 21, 2014, 03:43:42 PM by Arizona Hot »

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« Reply #443 on: November 21, 2014, 04:04:27 PM »

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Artist Reimagines Superheroes in 17th-Century Flemish Portrait-Style

super flemish series sets heroes + villains in the 17th century

That is brilliant. Riffs on these costumes and theme will be the next big thing for cosplayers.  :Thmbsup: :Thmbsup:

I would have put Iron Man in enamelled Milanese armor however, and the Joker in a more jester-like costume. 8)


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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #445 on: November 21, 2014, 05:19:55 PM »
...and the Joker in a more jester-like costume.

Speaking for the darkly humored and criminally insane ... Oh hell no! We ain't wearing no friggin bells like a %&^^$ reindeer..

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« Reply #446 on: November 21, 2014, 05:43:45 PM »
Speaking for the darkly humored and criminally insane ...
 :D

We have it! The new euphenism! From the people who brought you Vertically Challenged ...

"I'm not insane. I'm Darkly-Humored/Humoured!"


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« Reply #447 on: November 21, 2014, 10:08:26 PM »
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I thought The Post’s use of a “Star Wars” movie creation, an Imperial Star Destroyer, to show the relational size of the comet on which the Rosetta mission’s lander, Philae, set down was hilarious [“On comet, space explorers aim to break new ground,”http://apps.washingt...comet-up-close/1450/ ]. Fortunately for the European Space Agency and the Rebel Alliance, no Imperial Star Destroyer showed up during the landing to thwart their plan to use the comet as a secret hideout for the rebels.
Obviously, the Force is with the mission.

I liked the Star Wars reference so much I added another Imperial ship to the graphic. The Super Star Destroyer is nowhere near the largest Imperial ship(excluding mention of the Death Stars, of which the first was 160 kilometers in diameter). I got the Super Star Destroyer from the deviantArt chart.

The Force is with the Rosetta mission - The Washington Post

For Rosetta, a comet up close - The Washington Post

StarWars and Wh40K Ships 2 by DirkLoechel on deviantART

Death Star - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki

For Rosetta, a comet up close2.jpgInteresting "stuff"

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Re: Interesting "stuff"
« Reply #448 on: November 23, 2014, 08:24:50 AM »
How to snap someone's neck!  :Thmbsup:



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« Reply #449 on: November 23, 2014, 09:55:03 PM »