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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3150 on: June 14, 2013, 10:44:23 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

– St. Ambrose of Milan

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3151 on: June 14, 2013, 11:29:39 PM »

“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3152 on: June 14, 2013, 11:32:11 PM »
this is the greatest gif ever


“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3153 on: June 14, 2013, 11:37:57 PM »
yo look at this comb over, come at me bro....WHAAA
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3154 on: June 18, 2013, 03:06:15 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3155 on: June 18, 2013, 07:56:31 PM »
So if you take a picture of yourself with a Panasonic, people rate you good-looking?

Or are they rating the camera as good-looking? 

 ???

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3156 on: June 18, 2013, 08:00:29 PM »
Or it has to do with the socioeconomic class of those who purchase that model.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3157 on: June 18, 2013, 08:25:46 PM »
Here is the article I took it from...

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3158 on: June 19, 2013, 03:37:55 AM »
Or it has to do with the socioeconomic class of those who purchase that model.

The micro is the sorta camera that could get me back into photography, especially if the yanked all the bells and whistles of a more Leica approach.

One body. One lens.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3159 on: June 20, 2013, 07:38:20 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3160 on: June 20, 2013, 07:39:42 PM »
Wha...?  Context?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3161 on: June 20, 2013, 07:40:43 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3162 on: June 20, 2013, 07:42:06 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3164 on: June 21, 2013, 12:33:00 PM »
Oh, Salpy...

"Be oppressed, rather than the oppressor. Be gentle, rather than zealous. Lay hold of goodness, rather than justice." -St. Isaac of Nineveh

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3165 on: June 21, 2013, 12:45:37 PM »


Well, it's about time they stopped living in sin  ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3168 on: June 21, 2013, 07:58:12 PM »
 :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3170 on: June 21, 2013, 10:29:09 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3171 on: June 21, 2013, 11:01:06 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3172 on: June 22, 2013, 12:50:39 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3173 on: June 22, 2013, 12:52:45 PM »


More of my stupid questions, what am I looking at? I mean what do you call this?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3174 on: June 22, 2013, 12:54:39 PM »
More of my stupid questions, what am I looking at? I mean what do you call this?

Gravestone picture.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3175 on: June 22, 2013, 12:57:15 PM »
More of my stupid questions, what am I looking at? I mean what do you call this?

Gravestone picture.

Ahh! Very interesting.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3177 on: June 22, 2013, 01:15:23 PM »
Love it. I will get a similar one.

You mean the martyr spouse? She looks like a Saint who bore a hard cross to the very end...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3178 on: June 22, 2013, 01:18:39 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

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« Reply #3179 on: June 22, 2013, 01:26:06 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

By that age you can pretty much tell who drank and who didn't. It shows on people's faces.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3180 on: June 22, 2013, 01:49:35 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

By that age you can pretty much tell who drank and who didn't. It shows on people's faces.

The photo looks like it's glued from two, taken a while apart.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3181 on: June 22, 2013, 01:59:04 PM »
this is the greatest gif ever




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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3182 on: June 22, 2013, 02:32:42 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

By that age you can pretty much tell who drank and who didn't. It shows on people's faces.
It might but by That  age it hardly matters.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3183 on: June 22, 2013, 02:51:44 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

By that age you can pretty much tell who drank and who didn't. It shows on people's faces.
It might but by That  age it hardly matters.

At any age, for one who has had enough alcohol, there's hardly anything (else) that matters. 

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3185 on: June 22, 2013, 04:56:10 PM »
they could have been passing the bottle around, for what we know

By that age you can pretty much tell who drank and who didn't. It shows on people's faces.
It might but by That  age it hardly matters.

At any age, for one who has had enough alcohol, there's hardly anything (else) that matters. 
That's full of unverifiable assertions

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« Reply #3187 on: June 22, 2013, 05:17:33 PM »
At any age, for one who has had enough alcohol, there's hardly anything (else) that matters. 
That's full of unverifiable assertions

You can verify the truth of that assertion:

1. on yourself (not advisable - though I imagine everyone must have at least a rough idea about what "enough alcohol" means for himself; moreover, your memory might be impaired).

2. on other people (there's plenty of oportunity: for instance, last winter there was a drunk gentleman sleeping in a bus station; he could hardly be convinced to save his life - it took a struggle to get him on a bus, since it was freezing).

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3188 on: June 22, 2013, 06:02:18 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3189 on: June 22, 2013, 06:02:37 PM »
Looks like he has Earth in his eye, that Osteen pic
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3190 on: June 22, 2013, 06:03:43 PM »
At any age, for one who has had enough alcohol, there's hardly anything (else) that matters. 
That's full of unverifiable assertions

You can verify the truth of that assertion:

1. on yourself (not advisable - though I imagine everyone must have at least a rough idea about what "enough alcohol" means for himself; moreover, your memory might be impaired).

2. on other people (there's plenty of oportunity: for instance, last winter there was a drunk gentleman sleeping in a bus station; he could hardly be convinced to save his life - it took a struggle to get him on a bus, since it was freezing).


I'd argue that there are bigger problems with gentlemen freezing in bus stations, of which excessive drinking is merely a symptom or a palliative.
Anyways, as long as it doesn't make someone unable to function socially, no problem.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3191 on: June 22, 2013, 06:12:16 PM »
I'd argue that there are bigger problems with gentlemen freezing in bus stations, of which excessive drinking is merely a symptom or a palliative.
Anyways, as long as it doesn't make someone unable to function socially, no problem.

Excessive drinking is a big problem for people of all social extractions.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3192 on: June 22, 2013, 06:17:34 PM »
yes but what social class is more likely to freeze in bus stations following excessive drinking?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3193 on: June 22, 2013, 06:19:15 PM »
this is the greatest gif ever




I hate such tight boxers. No idea how anyone can wear them.

They're a lot more comfortable than other kind of underwear.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3194 on: June 22, 2013, 07:02:07 PM »