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#1 strdst

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 12:53 AM

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 01:01 AM

A hula hoop?? Your wardrobe arrived from the Oscars?? Yay!

 

Better than this!

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=RbZlO5qWXzw

 

At least the infrared was tripped so they turned the light on for the kitty. Nice kitty.... Nice kitty!

 

Kevin  step.gif

 

Edit: no idea what’s in the box, really. Hint? Glass?


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#3 strdst

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 01:47 AM

I do love synchronicity! I had a few of those cats hanging out a year ago. Pretty sure one ate my domestic cat. One got hit by a truck one night while crossing the road from my mailbox to my driveway. It was on a Sunday night. The big cat should have known there wouldn't be mail, it was SUNDAY! I sat for an hour holding its still warm paw waiting for the State Police to show up and collect the body. Amazing experience. 

 

But the synchronicity part is that the package was sent from an eBay seller... yogakitties. And I do like cats... lots. And from time to time I have bought and sold shares of Lululemon so I suppose I'm into yoga too or at least yoga apparel stock. I just knew the seller would be a stand up man or woman or both. And yes they were both.

 

Anyway just kidding about the "What's on the Porch" as I pretty much hate games. Well, games are fine, I just hate rules and I just can't seem to abide them.

 

Wardrobe. Very funny. I would hardly need such a large box for my collection of black hoodies and pants!

 

Here is a picture of the contents of the outside box protecting the inside box. The most wonderful overpacking I've ever seen!

 

 

 

 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 01:57 AM

And here is the packaging around the item in the inside box...

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 01:59 AM

Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit outta my hat!



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 02:01 AM

Wrong hat!

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 02:31 AM

So speaking of LULU stock... I have a few nice telescopes I refer to as my doughnut scopes. An eBay listing would appear and I would try to time a buy and sell of Krispy Kreme stock within the listing duration for a profit. If things went south I wouldn't bid but hold the stock for a bit and get out with some profit later. But often I got lucky. And so it was for this rusting out pan lol. I took a position in a familiar stock that was showing huge volatility on a Thursday and 3 and a half hours later (walking the kitchen floor in anxiety) I had my e Bay bid (capital gains taxes removed) covered. Money for nothin' and the chips are free. Well, I wasn't expecting chips and didn't get any. After the wrapping was removed from the inner box there was so much more around and within the item. Go yogakitties!

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 07:25 AM

A 60mm achromat 



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 07:39 AM

A fish hook. Someone sent you an over-packed fish hook. I've seen this gag at a Boy Scout Christmas party in my youth.

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 07:56 AM

Wrong hat!

That pan has a vaguely familiar paint scheme  wink.gif coolnod.gif ubetcha.gif x.gif


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 08:01 AM

 

Anyway just kidding about the "What's on the Porch" as I pretty much hate games. 

 

And?



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 08:06 AM

a dead large snake



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 08:48 AM

 

Wrong hat!

That pan has a vaguely familiar paint scheme  wink.gif coolnod.gif ubetcha.gif x.gif

 

I smell Fecker


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 09:03 AM

 

 

Wrong hat!

That pan has a vaguely familiar paint scheme  wink.gif coolnod.gif ubetcha.gif x.gif

 

I smell Fecker

 

What gave you that idea ? .......... Cats in the Lotus Position ( yogakitties ) ?



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 09:05 AM

Bed pan color scheme in post #6lol.gif


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 11:04 AM

There should be a posting rule that guessing games must be concluded by post number 25 with lots of photos of the actual astronomical hardware (not the packing material!).  Impatient folks will, by convention, be able to simply click on page 2 and see what the fuss is about without wading thru all of the clever banter.  lol.gif


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 11:05 AM

^^ 2nd-ed ^^ !!

 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 11:08 AM

I see a black Bakelite knob in picture post 7, is this a clue?



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 11:55 AM

OK 3rd-ed. Sheesh rules again! Did I mention I hate games?

 

Yes, Bakelite. Must have been what Rolo smelled!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cute little Fecker. 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 11:59 AM

Wow neat! amazing it fit in that box.



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Posted 10 March 2018 - 12:02 PM

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 12:04 PM

Good on Rolo for figuring this out from that pan! Nice get!

 

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 02:16 PM

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Posted 10 March 2018 - 04:23 PM

 

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It will all be back together once i find a perfect 5" EXT or C6 or 3.5" Questar OTA or whatever else.


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Posted 10 March 2018 - 09:30 PM

OK 3rd-ed. Sheesh rules again! Did I mention I hate games?

 

Yes, Bakelite. Must have been what Rolo smelled!

 

 

 

Cute little Fecker. 

 

Any idea how many of these were made, and for what years?  This one looks amazing.  




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