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#76 Rick Woods

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:49 AM

But, without that picture (that included the young lady), we wouldn't have gotten that killer shot of those two big, awesome refractor setups!
 

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:48 PM

Call me biased, but I'm partial to the video article by uncle Rod...
 

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 03:04 PM

According to EDJ, our official counter, we are now up to 76 posts in this thread! This is intellectual post Number 77!

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#79 beatlejuice

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:23 PM

I thought the observatory article was the clunker of the issue.



I won't argue one way or another on that, but looking at that setup (scopes only)gave me the drools.

The picture of the girl only took space away for more words.



Ya a mannequin would have worked just as well.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:40 PM


Ya a mannequin would have worked just as well.

Eric


Mannequins are harder to come by than daughters-in-law. ;)
 

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:18 AM

To me,the Telescope Workshop series (Gary) is almost always a little to compressed. I think it would be nice if this series getting a more dominant role in the magazine.


Total agreement.

As far as the issue of the young lady in the photograph a simple meter stick could have sufficed. :p

Back OT:

Having a lot of time under the stars and with the military and having visited the Hunley "in person" I was thoroughly pleased with the article! :cool:

(gues my bias shows :ooo:)
 

#82 rockethead26

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 01:18 PM

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As far as the issue of the young lady in the photograph a simple meter stick could have sufficed. :p


How boring, not to mention, hard to see :sleepy:
 

#83 Rick Woods

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

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As far as the issue of the young lady in the photograph a simple meter stick could have sufficed. :p


How boring, not to mention, hard to see :sleepy:


Yes. This is a warning sign, Starstuff! Get help before it's too late! :silly:
 

#84 simpleisbetter

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

If the advertisers were restricted to yardsticks for scale, we would've never had all those nice Celestron ads over the years... ;)
 

#85 Rick Woods

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 06:27 PM

Not to mention how weird it would be if the guy's daughter-in-law was a yardstick...
 

#86 okieav8r

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

The photo was tastefully done. I have no issue with it, and can't for the life of me see why anyone else would.
 

#87 StarStuff1

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 06:51 AM

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How boring, not to mention, hard to see :sleepy: [/quote]

My point, exactly! :roflmao:
 

#88 Rick Woods

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:49 PM

Good grief, can we shut this thread down now?? :smashpc:
 

#89 mountain monk

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 04:32 PM

Second, second, second!!!

Dark skies.

Jack
 

#90 edwincjones

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

I agree-shut it down,
please

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#91 BobinKy

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 08:31 PM

Me too. :lock2:
 

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 10:26 AM

Done....
 






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