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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3375 on: July 23, 2013, 04:44:55 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3376 on: July 23, 2013, 04:48:05 PM »


Won't change anything. People will still be arfuing what her face means.

"Was she snobbish"?

"Did Leonardo smell really bad that day"?

"The wrinkles around her mouth contain a secret code telling about the plan to make cats the masters of the world".
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3377 on: July 23, 2013, 05:43:59 PM »
Won't change anything. People will still be arfuing what her face means.

"Was she snobbish"?

"Did Leonardo smell really bad that day"?

"The wrinkles around her mouth contain a secret code telling about the plan to make cats the masters of the world".

I like the new version.  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3378 on: July 23, 2013, 10:03:01 PM »
City of Guarapuava, in the state of Paraná, this morning here in Brazil:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3379 on: July 23, 2013, 11:04:50 PM »
I know that the seasons are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere, but is it actually snowing today?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3380 on: July 24, 2013, 12:06:50 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3381 on: July 24, 2013, 12:09:27 AM »
^ Interesting, what is it?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3382 on: July 24, 2013, 12:14:02 AM »
a table covered with newspapers, with linden flowers drying on it. it has stayed like that for prob almost two decades. in one of my family's places of origin. it's still our house.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3383 on: July 24, 2013, 12:17:09 AM »
^ Interesting, what is it?

A room with a view. Photographer's craft adds the extra to the ordinary.  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3384 on: July 24, 2013, 12:29:07 AM »
a table covered with newspapers, with linden flowers drying on it. it has stayed like that for prob almost two decades. in one of my family's places of origin. it's still our house.

So is the home unused but still belongs to the family? Is that what you mean?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3385 on: July 24, 2013, 12:52:18 AM »
a table covered with newspapers, with linden flowers drying on it. it has stayed like that for prob almost two decades. in one of my family's places of origin. it's still our house.

So is the home unused but still belongs to the family? Is that what you mean?
Yes. House is empty, only the small parcel of land and vines around it are used for subsistence agriculture. Quite organic though.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3386 on: July 24, 2013, 01:01:19 AM »
a table covered with newspapers, with linden flowers drying on it. it has stayed like that for prob almost two decades. in one of my family's places of origin. it's still our house.

So is the home unused but still belongs to the family? Is that what you mean?
Yes. House is empty, only the small parcel of land and vines around it are used for subsistence agriculture. Quite organic though.
Ah, thanks for sharing.  I find scenes like that oddly captivating and wondered if that's what it was as soon as I saw it.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3387 on: July 24, 2013, 01:34:18 AM »
a table covered with newspapers, with linden flowers drying on it. it has stayed like that for prob almost two decades. in one of my family's places of origin. it's still our house.

So is the home unused but still belongs to the family? Is that what you mean?
Yes. House is empty, only the small parcel of land and vines around it are used for subsistence agriculture. Quite organic though.
Ah, thanks for sharing.  I find scenes like that oddly captivating and wondered if that's what it was as soon as I saw it.
Just go see Detroit for such scenes. Unfortunately.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3388 on: July 24, 2013, 08:57:55 AM »
The table of the Arabic studies at Warsaw University

Hope it's not boasting, but thank God, after a few years (and rewriting some matura exams that are for the end of high school in Poland - after a reform, generally there are no any entrance exam, while earlier matura was just to pass it and now it's the only exam), finally, last Friday I managed to get into Arabic studies at Warsaw University ;D So, actaully, it's a picture of Friday for me, but I was quite busy (Church, celebrating, formalities regarding studies etc.) to post it then
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3389 on: July 24, 2013, 09:16:58 AM »
In the south sometimes does snow. Last century it snowed five times. A couple of towns on mountains have it more often.

Unfortunately, just a couple of snowflakes fell on my city and not in my area. :(

I know that the seasons are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere, but is it actually snowing today?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3390 on: July 24, 2013, 10:45:10 AM »


Caption:
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Catholics kneel at portable confessionals set up in Quinta da Boa Vista park during World Youth Day events in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The pope is here on a seven-day visit meant to fan the fervor of the faithful around the globe. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/07/23/4185388/the-daily-edit-072413.html#storylink=cpy

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3391 on: July 24, 2013, 12:21:52 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3392 on: July 24, 2013, 05:25:10 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3396 on: July 25, 2013, 01:09:13 AM »
That picture is bigger than Pluto itself. True fact.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3397 on: July 25, 2013, 01:26:09 AM »
Your new avatar is strange. I thought there was some sort of logic, but now...  :D

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3398 on: July 25, 2013, 04:10:17 PM »
Your new avatar is strange. I thought there was some sort of logic, but now...  :D

It will evolve over the coming millions of years days  :angel:

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3400 on: July 25, 2013, 04:15:57 PM »
Your new avatar is strange. I thought there was some sort of logic, but now...  :D

It will evolve over the coming millions of years days  :angel:

I thought it was a safety pin....but, no....
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3401 on: July 25, 2013, 04:30:46 PM »


That show is like a car accident encountered while driving in the opposite direction.  You know it's bad before it happens, and so you don't want to see it, but once it enters your field of vision, everything slows down as you gawk in amazement.  When it's all over, you wish you weren't so stupid.   
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3402 on: July 25, 2013, 04:34:04 PM »
Quote from: Severian
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3403 on: July 25, 2013, 04:37:25 PM »

Oops.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3404 on: July 25, 2013, 04:53:39 PM »
The table of the Arabic studies at Warsaw University

Hope it's not boasting, but thank God, after a few years (and rewriting some matura exams that are for the end of high school in Poland - after a reform, generally there are no any entrance exam, while earlier matura was just to pass it and now it's the only exam), finally, last Friday I managed to get into Arabic studies at Warsaw University ;D So, actaully, it's a picture of Friday for me, but I was quite busy (Church, celebrating, formalities regarding studies etc.) to post it then


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3405 on: July 25, 2013, 05:25:05 PM »
The blindfold makes it more exciting for the fans...


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3406 on: July 25, 2013, 08:55:03 PM »
I thought it was a pregnancy test thingy...

Your new avatar is strange. I thought there was some sort of logic, but now...  :D

It will evolve over the coming millions of years days  :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3407 on: July 25, 2013, 09:25:34 PM »
Praise to be kelly the all-benificent for granting me permission to change my sig line.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3408 on: July 25, 2013, 09:33:27 PM »
Makes you wonder if the photographer tried to warn them or just pretended like nothing was happening.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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« Reply #3410 on: July 25, 2013, 10:11:58 PM »
I thought it was a pregnancy test thingy...

I haven't decided what it is yet, so you may be right!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3411 on: July 26, 2013, 11:03:09 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3412 on: July 26, 2013, 11:11:03 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3413 on: July 26, 2013, 11:16:32 AM »
Ichtus ?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3414 on: July 26, 2013, 11:28:23 AM »
Ichtus ?

No, that's a shark!  :-*

Or did you mean something other than the pic above?  :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3415 on: July 26, 2013, 11:35:29 AM »
Praise to be kelly the all-benificent for granting me permission to change my sig line.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3416 on: July 26, 2013, 11:45:05 AM »


^ One of the best pics EVER!!!!!  You should email it to everyone you know.

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3418 on: July 26, 2013, 09:47:34 PM »

EPIC FAIL! By the way, the NSA picture is also funny

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Re: Picture of the Day
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