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#1 mountain monk

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:56 PM

http://www.newyorker...es-dancing-t...

A charming read and a new slant on light pollution. Enjoy!

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#2 delgado39

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:29 PM

Definitely an interesting read!!!

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:20 PM

What's the surprise? :question:
Doesn't everyone orientate themselves to the Milky Way when rolling their dung ball up the main street? :lol: :lol:

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:25 PM

Thanks for that article. It is very cool. I just forwarded it to my daughter. She is a bug nut.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:42 PM


OMG. TY so much for this.

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 05:30 PM

Thanks for the link to a good article.

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:27 AM

Great article. Where I live, me and my poop ball would be going in circles for hours...

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 11:59 AM

me and my poop ball would be going in circles for hours...


Only if your poop is properly polar aligned, pal.
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 12:14 PM

If not, you may as well take your poop ball and go home..... :bawling:

#10 tigerroach

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 01:19 PM

:cool:

#11 Mike B

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 04:57 PM

take your poop ball and go home.....


That might be termed a poop-bawl? :bawling:

We Dobists have it good in that regard.... nothing to polar align! We just go happily in circles all night... or until the seeing turns to... uh, well, you know.
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Posted 04 February 2013 - 09:11 PM

I lost my poop ball in Dobson's hole :bawling:

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 08:09 AM

Must be a cr@%%y scope. :lol:






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