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Forum: Project Logs 17th Feb 2015, 22:08
Replies: 37
Views: 5,250
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: 46
Views: 1,907
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: 46
Views: 1,907
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: 46
Views: 1,907
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: 686
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: 1,555
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: 1,555
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: 1,555
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: 1,088
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: 1,269
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
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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: 1,269
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: 1,780
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: 1,780
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: 634
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: 10,567
Views: 909,004
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: 1,358
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: 634
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: 3,173
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...
Forum: General 14th Jan 2015, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By supermonkey
Looking good so far. My #4 is one of my most...

Looking good so far. My #4 is one of my most favorite tools in my shop; it's such a joy to use when the blade is properly sharpened and honed, and the wood shavings seem to just roll right off the...
Forum: Serious 9th Jan 2015, 16:34
Replies: 256
Views: 8,059
Posted By supermonkey
To be clear, are you suggesting that a...

To be clear, are you suggesting that a personality disorder is not a mental illness?
Forum: Serious 9th Jan 2015, 16:13
Replies: 256
Views: 8,059
Posted By supermonkey
Former President George W. Bush said that the...

Former President George W. Bush said that the invasion of Iraq was mandated by (his Christian) God (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/oct/07/iraq.usa), and it is estimated to date that the US has...
Forum: Serious 8th Jan 2015, 21:12
Replies: 256
Views: 8,059
Posted By supermonkey
I'm just glad that in the universal arena of the...

I'm just glad that in the universal arena of the Internet there aren't any divisive group dynamics like that.
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 8th Jan 2015, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By supermonkey
Sure thing. I started with a solid blank of ash,...

Sure thing. I started with a solid blank of ash, approximately 2 inches square by roughly 12 inches long. the length was mostly to make the next steps easier, as well as to give me a bit of extra...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 7th Jan 2015, 01:38
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By supermonkey
Wood Turned Bottle Stopper

A wood turned bottle stopper that I made for my father for Christmas 2014. The wood is ash from a neighbor's tree, with mahogany and pecan interlocking rings. The pecan is from my sister's tree,...
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