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Message 85 of 826 (568767)
07-14-2010 10:27 PM
Reply to: Message 82 by subbie
07-14-2010 2:42 PM


Re: James P. Hogan, writer, dead at age 69
Hogan is one of my favorite authors.

I am really going to miss him....Damn!


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

You can't build a Time Machine without Weird Optics -- S. Valley


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Message 96 of 826 (598448)
12-30-2010 10:38 PM
Reply to: Message 95 by Minnemooseus
12-30-2010 9:23 PM


Re: R.I.P. Kodachrome
I guess I can quit feeling guilty about all the un-shot rolls in my freezer. The last couple years I was shooting film it seemed to me that the colors I was getting with Kodachrome just were not as vibrant as they used to be.

I switched to digital a few years ago and have not shot a single roll of film since.

My wife will be glad to have the space in the freezer, but she's pissed about the money I spent on all those un-shot rolls. At least I am not spending $8 a roll to get them developed anymore.


Tactimatically speaking, the molecubes are out of alignment. -- S.Valley

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

You can't build a Time Machine without Weird Optics -- S. Valley


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Message 99 of 826 (598478)
12-31-2010 11:37 AM
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12-30-2010 11:15 PM


Re: R.I.P. Kodachrome
i have a bulk roll of techpan here somewhere, and the chems for it

That's funny! I have one also, but I shot quite a bit of it back in the day. I had a formula for developer that was very, very fine grain and it was really tricky to develop evenly. Man, I could make huge prints of insects with it! I still have my darkroom and enlarger and sink, but my wife turned it into her computer lab.

I experimented a lot with Kodalith Pan also, still have a couple bulk rolls of it and boxes of 8x10 sheets.

Photoshop and an Epson printer sure took the tedium out of the process.


Tactimatically speaking, the molecubes are out of alignment. -- S.Valley

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

You can't build a Time Machine without Weird Optics -- S. Valley


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Tanypteryx
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Message 102 of 826 (598530)
12-31-2010 9:28 PM
Reply to: Message 101 by Coyote
12-31-2010 9:07 PM


Re: R.I.P. Kodachrome
Yeah, I still have a color 4x5 enlarger, also. And a beautiful Nikon F5 with a data back. I will keep them and my grandson has been after me to show him how we used to do it in the "olden days." I try to take advantage of any time he wants to spend with me. He even likes going out collecting dragonflies with me.

I used to print on Cibachrome. I wonder if it is gone too?

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What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

You can't build a Time Machine without Weird Optics -- S. Valley


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Tanypteryx
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Message 104 of 826 (598533)
12-31-2010 9:45 PM
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12-31-2010 9:41 PM


Re: R.I.P. Kodachrome
But there is still the photo-eye. That's the one thing they haven't computerized yet.

Yep, the eye will never die.


Tactimatically speaking, the molecubes are out of alignment. -- S.Valley

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

You can't build a Time Machine without Weird Optics -- S. Valley


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Message 392 of 826 (750675)
02-20-2015 3:20 PM


Bob Simon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Simon

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


  
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Message 400 of 826 (751139)
02-27-2015 3:13 PM
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02-27-2015 3:08 PM


Damn!!! I will miss him!

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 421 of 826 (755102)
04-04-2015 12:13 PM


Pet Rock is dead
Gary Dahl dies at 78; creator of Pet Rock, 1970s pop culture icon

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 426 of 826 (758129)
05-19-2015 11:16 PM


Lauren Bacall
http://www.buzzfeed.com/...ry-actress-lauren-bacall-has-died

{Previously covered here and downthread - Adminnemooseus}

Edited by Adminnemooseus, : Previously covered note and link.


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Tanypteryx
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Message 428 of 826 (758147)
05-20-2015 11:10 AM
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05-19-2015 11:16 PM


Re: Lauren Bacall
{Previously covered here and downthread - Adminnemooseus}

One the unfortunate side effects of aging. Faulty memory and forgetting to fact check. Oh well, I will miss Lauren.....


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 444 of 826 (768110)
09-07-2015 8:30 PM


Martin Milner
Martin Miner

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


  
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Message 447 of 826 (768738)
09-13-2015 3:12 PM
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09-13-2015 7:24 AM


Re: Hoppalong Cassidy
My favorite early TV western.

Mine too!


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 478 of 826 (776501)
01-14-2016 1:28 PM


Alan Rickman
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman

Rest in peace Professor Severus Snape......


What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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Message 509 of 826 (780168)
03-11-2016 8:55 PM


Keith Emerson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keith_Emerson

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


  
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Message 526 of 826 (790369)
08-29-2016 5:23 PM


Gene Wilder
Actor Gene Wilder Dead At 83

What if Eleanor Roosevelt had wings? -- Monty Python

One important characteristic of a theory is that is has survived repeated attempts to falsify it. Contrary to your understanding, all available evidence confirms it. --Subbie

If evolution is shown to be false, it will be at the hands of things that are true, not made up. --percy


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