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Forum: Photography, Art & Design 14th Mar 2015, 19:45
Replies: 5,960
Sticky: Photos Photo of the Day
Views: 926,665
Posted By supermonkey
It's spring - that means it's berry picking time....

It's spring - that means it's berry picking time. All the rain the past week made for a muddy morning, but that's what boots are made for.
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Forum: General 12th Mar 2015, 00:24
Replies: 16
Education What does it mean?
Views: 480
Posted By supermonkey
To answer this question - on the surface you...

To answer this question - on the surface you probably could use either word and with the context of the sentence still get your point across. However, in modern parlance trending connotes a...
Forum: General 11th Mar 2015, 19:19
Replies: 16
Education What does it mean?
Views: 480
Posted By supermonkey
It's a wonderful little quirk of the English...

It's a wonderful little quirk of the English language. A trend is typically a change in a general direction (e.g. a clothing trend, people using blue LEDs in case mods, superheroes in summer action...
Forum: Hardware 9th Mar 2015, 00:37
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By supermonkey
From #4 in the rules: "This promotion is only...

From #4 in the rules:
"This promotion is only open to residents of the European Economic Area (EEA). Prizes WILL NOT be shipped to destinations outside of the EEA..."

Just in case anyone else...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 6th Mar 2015, 15:36
Replies: 60
Views: 18,758
Posted By supermonkey
Edited a new woodworking video. I opted against...

Edited a new woodworking video. I opted against making a new thread for this one since it's just a basic box.

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Forum: General 2nd Mar 2015, 07:54
Replies: 15,782
Views: 1,415,656
Posted By supermonkey
I have an 8-panel patchwork tweed "newsboy" hat I...

I have an 8-panel patchwork tweed "newsboy" hat I bought 17 years ago at Clerys department store on O'Connell Street in Dublin. This hat has been with me across 4 continents, and has come to be one...
Forum: Project Logs 17th Feb 2015, 22:08
Replies: 51
Views: 7,709
Posted By supermonkey
Hand cut dados and rabbets? Oh now you're just...

Hand cut dados and rabbets? Oh now you're just showing off. Nice work so far, and I love that you're using hand tools for most of the build.
Forum: Serious 14th Feb 2015, 16:28
Replies: 50
Views: 2,338
Posted By supermonkey
To be fair, people from Ohio and California share...

To be fair, people from Ohio and California share a common US identity. Farmers in the US midwest might not share a common cultural identity with, say, people living in the Mayan peninsula. Yet,...
Forum: Serious 14th Feb 2015, 06:06
Replies: 50
Views: 2,338
Posted By supermonkey
In the context of the phrase 'continental...

In the context of the phrase 'continental Europe,' try not to get too hung up on that particular definition of 'continental.' In this case it's referring to mainland vs islands. Hypothetically, if...
Forum: Serious 12th Feb 2015, 18:29
Replies: 50
Views: 2,338
Posted By supermonkey
What traditions are those, exactly? Yes, it was...

What traditions are those, exactly? Yes, it was part of Russia until 1917, but only a hundred years before that it was part of Sweden. Linguistically it's part of a different family tree (Swedish...
Forum: General 7th Feb 2015, 20:41
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By supermonkey
What's interesting to me is that the first...

What's interesting to me is that the first numbers range from 001 to 220, yet the formula's output is always less than 100. Further interesting is that a number as low as 007 produces 51, but 215...
Forum: General 6th Feb 2015, 22:53
Replies: 66
Views: 1,667
Posted By supermonkey
Perhaps, for given values of "easy," "average...

Perhaps, for given values of "easy," "average person," and "skill set." The world undoubtedly needs more nurses than it does professional footballers, so the athletic skill required to play at the...
Forum: General 6th Feb 2015, 16:07
Replies: 66
Views: 1,667
Posted By supermonkey
I think this is an interesting sentiment, and it...

I think this is an interesting sentiment, and it got me thinking. Someone like Cristiano Ronaldo is clearly dedicated to football, and I suppose he's made some sacrifices in his life to get where he...
Forum: General 5th Feb 2015, 22:42
Replies: 66
Views: 1,667
Posted By supermonkey
On your current salary, it would take Cristiano...

On your current salary, it would take Cristiano Ronaldo 563 years to earn your annual wage.






A man can dream...
Forum: Serious 2nd Feb 2015, 17:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By supermonkey
Some people here keep focusing on the 'year in...

Some people here keep focusing on the 'year in prison' part of the penalty, but the article itself states:



So that's if she's convicted, and the penalty is up to one year in prison or a $6,250...
Forum: General 1st Feb 2015, 02:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By supermonkey
Yeah, well I sleep on one of these...

Yeah, well I sleep on one of these (http://www.ealuxe.com/most-expensive-beds-world-top10/9/), so I can buy any damn TV I want. :p
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 1st Feb 2015, 02:02
Replies: 23
Equipment Canon 5Ds Leaked
Views: 1,391
Posted By supermonkey
I'm only buying it if it has racing stripes. ...

I'm only buying it if it has racing stripes. That tells me it processes images faster.
Forum: General 28th Jan 2015, 15:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,378
Posted By supermonkey
In my opinion, on a 42 inch display at normal...

In my opinion, on a 42 inch display at normal viewing distances, you're not going to see any real benefit from 4K (nevermind the lack of real 4K content at the moment). In fact, on a 42 inch display...
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Jan 2015, 15:39
Replies: 78
Views: 1,915
Posted By supermonkey
Apart from the few geeks who run XP on decent...

Apart from the few geeks who run XP on decent hardware just because, I wonder what the current market looks like for computers running XP. How many of those are old legacy systems that still run XP...
Forum: Article Discussion 25th Jan 2015, 10:13
Replies: 78
Views: 1,915
Posted By supermonkey
I don't know. The quite lengthy and flame-ridden...

I don't know. The quite lengthy and flame-ridden Windows 8 Marmite Thread (http://forums.bit-tech.net/showthread.php?t=226827) says otherwise.
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 23rd Jan 2015, 18:46
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By supermonkey
I feel your pain about paring down interviews. ...

I feel your pain about paring down interviews. When we did our ISS 10 Year documentary, we had 15-20 hours of interview footage across numerous people. Going through it all to find the running...
Forum: General 23rd Jan 2015, 18:35
Replies: 10,585
Views: 917,335
Posted By supermonkey
Currently listening to Motley Crue's Greatest...

Currently listening to Motley Crue's Greatest Hits. The album is free this week on Google Play. That's just too good to pass up, and it helps make the day go by.

:rock:
Forum: General 23rd Jan 2015, 17:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,409
Posted By supermonkey
So Rickroll, or The Game. Which is it?

So Rickroll, or The Game. Which is it?
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 22nd Jan 2015, 15:59
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By supermonkey
Having used Final Cut, Premiere, and Sony Vegas...

Having used Final Cut, Premiere, and Sony Vegas quite a bit in the past few years, I would say that there is not a great deal of difference in terms of the standard title capabilities. Each has its...
Forum: Serious 21st Jan 2015, 15:41
Replies: 77
Views: 3,478
Posted By supermonkey
I understood supply-side economics as the actual...

I understood supply-side economics as the actual policies that carried out the trickle-down theory. When people talk about trickle-down economics, I've always figured they were using a short hand...
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