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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:28 pm

3WE wrote:You are too silent in recent days.

Don't worry, I'm always silently watching.
3WE wrote:Your bicycle vs. truck NEAR TOTAL DISASTER!!!!! and almost did dieding isn't an annual event is it?

No, I like to change the way of almost did dieding each year. I hope you don't mind the spoiler, but I'm playing with some old monochrome computer monitors. One of them has a YELLOW sticker on its flyback reading 13200V. I wonder what that means... :mrgreen:
3WE wrote:Yo cohoelo cuidado, sin importar el número de pasajeros como lo hace Boeingeee Bobbieee.

For what is worth, I don't stop at crossings if the barriers are open, but slow down and look both sides. If carrying a large number of noisy, obnoxious passengers, I would most certainly be more suicidal. Regrettably I don't drive any kind of motor vehicle...
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby elaw » Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:13 pm

Not_Karl wrote:I hope you don't mind the spoiler, but I'm playing with some old monochrome computer monitors. One of them has a YELLOW sticker on its flyback reading 13200V. I wonder what that means... :mrgreen:

It means you've got a wussy monitor. Serious monitors have 25kV or more. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:30 am

elaw wrote:
Not_Karl wrote:I hope you don't mind the spoiler, but I'm playing with some old monochrome computer monitors. One of them has a YELLOW sticker on its flyback reading 13200V. I wonder what that means... :mrgreen:

It means you've got a wussy monitor. Serious monitors have 25kV or more. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Are you calling the mighty IBM 5151 a "wussy monitor"? Maybe you are still using the front panel LEDs of your Altair 8800 and are a bit jealous? :mrgreen:
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby elaw » Thu Sep 08, 2016 12:41 am

Ah, I would have loved to have had one of those! The Altair, that is, not the 5151.

My first computer was about half a notch above the Altair: http://www.oldcomputers.net/osi-600.html (the one at the top of the page: the Superboard).

Important note to anyone using such a device: before setting it down on the carpet to fool around with it, check to make sure nobody has previously dropped a paper clip on said bit of carpet, which being conductive and all, will bring your computer to an untimely end. :(
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[b]En La Sombra[/b]

Postby 3WE » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:41 pm

Regarding Espanol...

Apologies if I missed something, but was there a 'better' way to say "In the Shade"?

You and/or Gabbie pointed out that it means more "In the Shadow" and I get the subtleties of those two in Ingles; however, Mexican folks have their Sombrero hats (which provide both shade AND cast a shadow).

Gracias en la advancia.
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:28 pm

elaw wrote:My first computer was about half a notch above the Altair: http://www.oldcomputers.net/osi-600.html (the one at the top of the page: the Superboard).

Nice! :D
elaw wrote:Important note to anyone using such a device: before setting it down on the carpet to fool around with it, check to make sure nobody has previously dropped a paper clip on said bit of carpet, which being conductive and all, will bring your computer to an untimely end. :(

Noooooooooooooooooooo!! :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
3WE wrote:Regarding Español...

Arreglado. :mrgreen:
3WE wrote:Apologies if I missed something, but was there a 'better' way to say "In the Shade"?

You and/or Gabbie pointed out that it means more "In the Shadow" and I get the subtleties of those two in Ingles; however, Mexican folks have their Sombrero hats (which provide both shade AND cast a shadow).

My comment was part me being a smartasshat, part genuine question of the differences between shadow and shade, which I didn't fully understand (I thought that maybe "shade" was "penumbra"*).
I now have googled and found a relative of Per with the same doubt.
What Per's friend says applies also to Spanish: We use "sombra" for both shade and shadow.

(*Penumbra is a light shade. Gloom, according to Google).
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby 3WE » Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:00 pm

Not_Karlie wrote:...What Per's friend says applies also to Spanish: We use "sombra" for both shade and shadow...


If only the same could be said for that nice brief phrase which *we use to imply: Relax, enjoy life and don't work too hard.

*Footnote:
Flyboyie, there, a while back in answer to Evanie wrote:
We?
3Weeeee, extending a slightly related context to today wrote:
Yes, we non_spanish-speaking people...
...and rural Southwestern Puerto Ricans
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:15 pm

3WE wrote:
Not_Karlie wrote:...What Per's friend says applies also to Spanish: We use "sombra" for both shade and shadow...


If only the same could be said for that nice brief phrase which *we use to imply: Relax, enjoy life and don't work too hard.

*Footnote:
Flyboyie, there, a while back in answer to Evanie wrote:
We?
3Weeeee, extending a slightly related context to today wrote:
Yes, we non_spanish-speaking people...
...and rural Southwestern Puerto Ricans

I actually intended to put that we in italics. Something must have failed with the internets, as I never forget anything :mrgreen: .
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby 3WE » Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:12 pm

Not_Karl wrote:...Something must have failed with the internets, as I never forget anything :mrgreen: .


Indeed!

We need regulations for more upgrades!
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:36 am

Not_Karl wrote:
3WE wrote:You are too silent in recent days.

Don't worry, I'm always silently watching.
3WE wrote:Your bicycle vs. truck NEAR TOTAL DISASTER!!!!! and almost did dieding isn't an annual event is it?

No, I like to change the way of almost did dieding each year. I hope you don't mind the spoiler, but I'm playing with some old monochrome computer monitors. One of them has a YELLOW sticker on its flyback reading 13200V. I wonder what that means... :mrgreen:

Update:
Now I'm playing with Li-ion batteries. Disassembled three -one of them fully charged- with sharp, pointy metal objects and brute force. Installed one of said batteries in a headlight that wiill be in contact with my forehead. Installed another in my multimeter, directly over the circuit board, surrounded by the thermistor, the wimpy glass fuse and the ammeter shunt. The day I measure mains voltage in the Ohm range or the power consumption of my house by sticking the leads to a power socket -using the unfused 20A range, of course- might be spectacularly unforgettable.

Oh, and I'm now recharging some overdischarged cells. If I stop posting again, check the Darwin Awards recipients.
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F.A.O.: Not_Karl

Postby 3WE » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:56 pm

Your flight simulator in the other (no italics) sub-forum here sucks.

http://www.kare11.com/news/old-nwadelta ... /329353435
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Re: F.A.O.: Not_Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:06 pm

3WE wrote:Your flight simulator in the other (no italics) sub-forum here sucks.

http://www.kare11.com/news/old-nwadelta ... /329353435

AWESOME :o
I'm also interested in a couple of DEC PDP-11s :D
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Re: F.A.O.: Not_Karl

Postby 3WE » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:36 pm

Not_Karl wrote:
3WE wrote:Your flight simulator in the other (no italics) sub-forum here sucks.

http://www.kare11.com/news/old-nwadelta ... /329353435

AWESOME :o
I'm also interested in a couple of DEC PDP-11s :D


A link with better details: http://www.grafeauction.com/auction_det ... ?id=300020
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Re: F.A.O.: Not_Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:53 pm

3WE wrote:
Not_Karl wrote:
3WE wrote:Your flight simulator in the other (no italics) sub-forum here sucks.

http://www.kare11.com/news/old-nwadelta ... /329353435

AWESOME :o
I'm also interested in a couple of DEC PDP-11s :D


A link with better details: http://www.grafeauction.com/auction_det ... ?id=300020

Yes, did readed until the PDPs (~300), thanks.
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby elaw » Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:20 am

Wow, that's a pretty comprehensive auction... they're even selling the staircase?
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:lol:
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"I think it's a beautiful shot"

Postby 3WE » Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:04 pm

3WE first started to put this on FAO: Flyboy, but then, here, wrote:
...I'm sure it's just me, but I was identifying the weeds...

...just a little too distracting (not that the gravel pile from several months ago was LESS distracting (but not to Brian)). And I genuinely meant it regarding a slightly higher perspective (although you'd loose some of that great under-wing view).

The photographer should spray the weeds with a toxic agrochemical!


I moved the comment here because I would very much like to know Not_Karl's opinion, since he's the only one that hasn't weighed in...
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Re: "I think it's a beautiful shot"

Postby Not_Karl » Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:09 am

3WE wrote:
3WE first started to put this on FAO: Flyboy, but then, here, wrote:
...I'm sure it's just me, but I was identifying the weeds...

...just a little too distracting (not that the gravel pile from several months ago was LESS distracting (but not to Brian)). And I genuinely meant it regarding a slightly higher perspective (although you'd loose some of that great under-wing view).

The photographer should spray the weeds with a toxic agrochemical!


I moved the comment here because I would very much like to know Not_Karl's opinion, since he's the only one that hasn't weighed in...

DO NOT CONCUR.
But DO CONCUR with ATLCrew2548m. I like the VintagePropPhoto and the weeds add to the atmosphere of it. I think that your hate for plants, birds and the environment in general is affecting your judgement.
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby Not_Karl » Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:20 am

On the other hand, regarding our Not_happy friend and his rejected-due-to-similar-image-in-the-database JetPhoto, I fully agree with the screeners. It is similar, doesn't add anything new and is Not_particularly spectacular.
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Re: Not_FAO Karl

Postby 3WE » Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:09 pm

Conversely, I note that our not_accepted DC-weedy-3 photographer told ATL crewie: "Indeed."
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FAO: Not_Karl and Gabriel

Postby 3WE » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:36 pm

Are you Spanish speaking hot-shots?
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Re: FAO: Not_Karl and Gabriel

Postby Not_Karl » Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:40 pm

3WE wrote:Are you Spanish speaking hot-shots?

I NEVER pay attention to those annoying needles, lights and alarms while riding my bicycle and only very rarely total-road-disaster it... 8-)
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