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Forum: Photography, Art & Design 23rd Apr 2014, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By supermonkey
Get the camera you can afford that feels best in...

Get the camera you can afford that feels best in your hands, and that you are most comfortable using. Once you start talking about image quality and low pass filters you've left the realm of what...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 17th Apr 2014, 19:13
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By supermonkey
Are you doing this professionally? As in,...

Are you doing this professionally? As in, someone paid you to shoot a wedding and you want to provide prints? If so, my advice is not to skimp on cheap home printing solutions. It won't be worth...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 17th Apr 2014, 17:41
Replies: 5,655
Sticky: Photos Photo of the Day
Views: 751,095
Posted By supermonkey
It was a combination of both. My lens didn't...

It was a combination of both. My lens didn't allow me to get very close, so to get a good exposure of the dark red moon without losing too much detail to noise I ended up using a low ISO and...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 15th Apr 2014, 23:59
Replies: 5,655
Sticky: Photos Photo of the Day
Views: 751,095
Posted By supermonkey
There a lot of these online today. Most of them...

There a lot of these online today. Most of them are way better than mine. One of these days I have to invest in a real tripod and a better lens. One of these days. At any rate, here's my total...
Forum: Serious 15th Apr 2014, 17:37
Replies: 80
Views: 2,728
Posted By supermonkey
It seems to me that folks are starting to...

It seems to me that folks are starting to conflate scrounging on welfare and welfare fraud. It's one thing to accept a miserable life in a sink estate living off the dole (if it's so nice and easy,...
Forum: Serious 14th Apr 2014, 17:07
Replies: 80
Views: 2,728
Posted By supermonkey
This is correct even for people who are employed....

This is correct even for people who are employed. We are lower middle class, so while we do have some expendable income we can't afford a lot. We've made acquaintance with some of our neighbors who...
Forum: Serious 13th Apr 2014, 18:00
Replies: 80
Views: 2,728
Posted By supermonkey
Your point is spot on, but it also highlights a...

Your point is spot on, but it also highlights a characteristic of the other player in the game. While the psychopaths are taking the cake, your point about the average sink estate seems to be more...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 12th Apr 2014, 20:37
Replies: 5,655
Sticky: Photos Photo of the Day
Views: 751,095
Posted By supermonkey
A couple more pictures from my trip. In reverse...

A couple more pictures from my trip. In reverse order, first up is Houston as seen during the descent into Hobby Airport.

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5221/13792650503_9aa98f2d9e_c.jpg...
Forum: General 11th Apr 2014, 18:21
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By supermonkey
Indeed. The more I looked into it, the more it...

Indeed. The more I looked into it, the more it appears that the USA and Canada are excluded from that feature. It does appear though that a few different manufacturers are building dual tuners into...
Forum: General 11th Apr 2014, 17:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By supermonkey
I'm not sure I completely understand what you're...

I'm not sure I completely understand what you're looking for. Are you saying that you want to watch one channel while recording another straight from the TV to a USB hard drive?

I know that...
Forum: General 10th Apr 2014, 21:30
Replies: 24
Views: 3,038
Posted By supermonkey
I just wrapped up a week at the National...

I just wrapped up a week at the National Association of Broadcasters convention, and the notable thing about 3D this year was its absence. One or two years ago 3D was everywhere. From acquisition...
Forum: General 10th Apr 2014, 07:35
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By supermonkey
I tend to think of it like this: Some people like...

I tend to think of it like this: Some people like action TV (e.g. wrestling). Some people like action movies (e.g. Expendables). Some people like action games (e.g. Borderlands). Everybody has...
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 10th Apr 2014, 07:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By supermonkey
I wonder if Steam statistics would lend at least...

I wonder if Steam statistics would lend at least some indication as to the power requirements of the average user here. Judging from a cursory look at the Steam hardware survey, it appears as though...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 10th Apr 2014, 03:40
Replies: 5,655
Sticky: Photos Photo of the Day
Views: 751,095
Posted By supermonkey
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7224/13750621673_06...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7224/13750621673_0686a3e90b_c.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/spacemonkee/13750621673)

Water is one of our most precious resources on Earth, and while walking...
Forum: Serious 9th Apr 2014, 02:37
Replies: 123
Views: 6,154
Posted By supermonkey
Wow. The ocean truly is a mind-boggling place. ...

Wow. The ocean truly is a mind-boggling place. It's amazing just how far down those places reach, and just how much we don't know about the deep dark places in the water.
Forum: Software 5th Apr 2014, 01:28
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,673
Posted By supermonkey
If I interpret your first claim correctly, you...

If I interpret your first claim correctly, you don't like the Start Screen because you prefer to click smaller icons. Is that correct? Other than that, there really is no difference between 8 and...
Forum: Software 4th Apr 2014, 15:45
Replies: 4,733
Views: 427,673
Posted By supermonkey
The fact that this opinion is still so prevalent...

The fact that this opinion is still so prevalent after all this time is evidence that Microsoft has not done a good enough job marketing Windows 8. I have Windows 8 installed on 3 computers at home...
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 2nd Apr 2014, 22:51
Replies: 44
Views: 982
Posted By supermonkey
Oh, right. Well, I don't have a safe in my room...

Oh, right. Well, I don't have a safe in my room so I guess I'm out then.
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 2nd Apr 2014, 19:32
Replies: 189
Views: 7,088
Posted By supermonkey
Interesting to see new things happening on...

Interesting to see new things happening on bit-tech's commercial front Welcome and good luck to the new owners.

As for the timing, I'd like to point out that all of this went down while it was...
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions 2nd Apr 2014, 19:14
Replies: 44
Views: 982
Posted By supermonkey
Wait wait wait wait. That was an option?

Wait wait wait wait. That was an option?
Forum: General 1st Apr 2014, 04:12
Replies: 23
Views: 5,021
Posted By supermonkey
April fools? Or is this a legitimate post?

April fools? Or is this a legitimate post?
Forum: Serious 30th Mar 2014, 23:17
Replies: 31
Views: 1,464
Posted By supermonkey
I agree, but that wasn't entirely my point. I...

I agree, but that wasn't entirely my point. I was making a joke about the reactionary measures parents often take to prevent children from seeing anything that might be construed as 'naughty,' yet...
Forum: Serious 30th Mar 2014, 19:07
Replies: 31
Views: 1,464
Posted By supermonkey
Breaking Story: Angry mob demands government...

Breaking Story: Angry mob demands government intervention to protect innocent children from the detrimental and psychologically damaging effects of boobs. In other news, GTA IV and COD break sales...
Forum: Serious 29th Mar 2014, 20:53
Replies: 31
Views: 1,464
Posted By supermonkey
How do I double-plus-upvote this? Seriously, the...

How do I double-plus-upvote this? Seriously, the porn filter failed just about every metric and I just can't see this legislation being anything other than a way to increase spending. I'm curious...
Forum: General 27th Mar 2014, 16:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By supermonkey
That's not entirely off the mark. You could...

That's not entirely off the mark. You could source some inexpensive plexiglass and build a relatively decent box. Attach a gauge and a vacuum hose and you're set. Various guides abound on the...
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