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  • DParker's Avatar
    5 Hours Ago
    We should send all of the Kardashians to the moon...one-way.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    5 Hours Ago
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ykza4L41N4s" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>lol...
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  • DParker's Avatar
    7 Hours Ago
    This might be fun to start watching (or in my case, re-watching) later tonight when they get closer to the landing: I was 8 years old at the time and was glued to the TV every second that I could be for the entire mission. I don't think I averaged more than 4 hours of sleep per day.
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    22 Hours Ago
    Swamp Fox replied to a thread Friday music vids in Podunk Corner
    Remastered ...As if the original wasn't good enough... :omg: <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NjofshOBV5s?list=RDNjofshOBV5s" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    23 Hours Ago
    It's hard to believe that @Luv2Bowhunt and all those guys have nothing to say about any of this ... Maybe I should check one of the other forums,,,
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    <iframe width="480" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/SFiv9M577a4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe> ....
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I hate Donald Duck. Donald Duck should be shot by Elmer Fudd during rabbit season and dressed out on an instructional Youtube video for millennials, with no warning about graphic material. I wouldn't listen to a word Donald Duck says.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    You never saw Donald in Mathemagic Land? It's the only reason I know anything about math at all. They covered geometry by calculating the angles of bank shots on a pool table. But it was released in 1959, and math is racist, sexist and homophobic...so I probably require some time in a reeducation camp.
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    This is why almost no one reads the NYT anymore ...
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I missed that lesson completely... LOL ....Prolly was playing with Hot Wheels ... Or maybe Matchbox ...
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Is that the Temple of Hephaestus? Basically, the temple of arts and crafts... Never made it over there but it would be something nice, and not too expensive.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    How soon you forget...
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I think you can also take a bus that drops you right off. Now my head hurts. When I was there no one ever explained this. Bastards!
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Did he ask, "Do you mean a device used for measuring or maintaining orientation and angular velocity, esteemed and very desirable American tourist?" If not, I think you were justified gypping him on the tip ...
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  • DParker's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Every time I think I've read the most stupid thing a "news" organization could possible put out, the WaPo and NYT step up with a hearty, "Hold our beers..." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The Apollo program was designed by men, for men. If we do not acknowledge the gender bias of the early space program, it becomes difficult to move past it. <a href="https://t.co/Mt7rVLgAaf">https://t.co/Mt7rVLgAaf</a></p>&mdash; The New York Times (@nytimes) <a href="https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1151494027809886213?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 17, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">America may have put the first man on the moon, but the Soviet Union sent the first woman, the first Asian man, and the first black man into orbit — all years before the U.S. would follow suit <a href="https://t.co/DrTZYxvbD7">https://t.co/DrTZYxvbD7</a></p>&mdash; The New York Times (@nytimes) <a href="https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1151854186386153473?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 18, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The culture that put men on the moon was intense, fun, family-unfriendly, and mostly white and male <a href="https://t.co/x5vQBuU4IN">https://t.co/x5vQBuU4IN</a></p>&mdash; The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) <a href="https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/1151170151427006464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 16, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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    1 Day Ago
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    I asked how the were able to cut all that stone and the guide said with chisels. If you look at the massive blocks it looks like they were cut with a high-powered saw. I just can't see a chisel being that precise. I'm going with the alien theory personally.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    If you look carefully you can see another structure with columns in the picture that sits below the acropolis.
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    1 Day Ago
    Looking down at the amphitheater where several performances are given each year.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Athens Visited the Acropolis. Acropolis simply means city at the top of the mountain (acro = top) (polis = city). There are many Acropoli (?) in Greece but this is most famous. After a steep climb. This is the parthenon which sits at the top of the hill. Massive. Probably the most impressive thing was what you didn't see. Apparently within the parthenon, there was a 40-foot gold statue of Athena. Can you image that! It was taken down and melted years after but just the thought of that great statue inside the columns is breathtaking. The guide mentioned that if the columns were perpendicular they wouldn't look straight at a distance. So the Romans used the mathematical constant "phi". Phi for “Neo-Phi-tes:” Phi ( Φ = 1.618033988749895… ), most often pronounced fi like “fly,” is simply an irrational number like pi ( p = 3.14159265358979… ), but one with many unusual mathematical properties. Unlike pi, which is a transcendental number, phi is the solution to a quadratic equation. By using this constant the columns appear perfectly straight from a distance. Amazing. Have no idea what any of that means but just wow. The Parthenon is a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its power. Wikipedia
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    I think I said to the waiter, "Can I get one of you guys' wrap thingies?"
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    My Sharona. Please tell me you pronounced it "jī-rō", just to screw with them. Seriously though, that looks like it was a fun trip.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Mykonos Another beautiful sleepy little island. Enjoyed a real gyro at a little restaurant by the water. It was so much better than the gyros I've had here.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Don't worry Swampy, there will be plenty of naked people pictures to come.
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  • DParker's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Gas, grass or ass...nobody rides for free.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    If you see cabin 1642 a rockin' don't come a knockin'.
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Lifetime and MaxCold vs. Yeti and Orca https://www.cnet.com/reviews/lifetime-55-quart-high-performance-cooler-review/
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  • Swamp Fox's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    :-) I'm not sure the Mediterranean ever gets really rough for a big ship. The newer ships have stabilizers nowadays that really smooth things out, anyway, particularly on the ocean liners. I've been on several cruises in various waters and if I ever felt more than a brief gentle rocking, I can't remember it. NY or Boston to Southampton might be a challenge, or the Caribbean during hurricane season ... I get seasick in a heartbeat anytime I'm outside the jetties in a small-to-mid-sized boat, but I've never had a problem on a cruise ship.
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  • bluecat's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    ...and speaking of rugby, if I want to watch a game where there is no strategy beyond running straight ahead into a wall of people in 2 yard increments until you give up and punt, I can watch the Jayhawks play football for a lot less hassle. Tickets are basically free.
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