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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3780 on: September 23, 2013, 11:25:30 AM »

Maybe it's because most of Russia IS Orthodox.

Can you imagine seeing this church making its way down the Mississippi?  ....or a tank church rolling down Mainstreet?   Folks would think it's some sort of parade or something.

You have to measure actual need and use of the mini church against the ridicule and actual harm it might do in the eyes of the populace. 
Liza, I wouldn't suggest imitation for exactly the reasons you point out here. However, it's the creativity that I find appealing. Protestants are doing some of this already, e.g. Transport for Christ, International. Why aren't we finding ways to get Orthodoxy into more remote areas? A portable chapel of some kind might be useful. You have noticed I'm sure how many people come to OC.net looking for a church that is less than a six (or more) hour drive.

Just about to post when I saw Trisagion's pictures. Thanks. Do you have a location?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3781 on: September 23, 2013, 11:28:00 AM »
I think those pics are from Serbia.  It would be really cool to have something like that in the US, though.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3782 on: September 23, 2013, 12:07:21 PM »

Maybe it's because most of Russia IS Orthodox.

41% is not "most".

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3783 on: September 23, 2013, 12:45:23 PM »

Where did you get that figure?

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3785 on: September 23, 2013, 01:50:50 PM »
I think those pics are from Serbia.  It would be really cool to have something like that in the US, though.
There is an inscription Нижневартовск (Nizhnevartovsk), this is a city in western Siberia.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3786 on: September 23, 2013, 01:54:54 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3788 on: September 23, 2013, 08:34:09 PM »
We all have an El Guapo to face. Be brave, and fight like lions!

Form a 'brute squad' then!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3789 on: September 23, 2013, 10:41:30 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3790 on: September 23, 2013, 11:11:08 PM »

No idea, but, why would the Patriarch bless a buoy?

Who knows?

I got the photo from someone's Facebook. 


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3791 on: September 23, 2013, 11:20:43 PM »
You actually can eat the little black fruits.

What is this witchcraft?  ???

merely one of the panoply of 'strange' Brazilian fruits.  Give it a year, it will be added to everything in America soon....much like the prior incarnations of 'healthy Brazilian fruits' of the year, like guaraná and açaí.

Go to the amazon and there are hundreds more strange and uniquely yummy fruits!

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3793 on: September 25, 2013, 01:22:39 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3794 on: September 25, 2013, 02:32:20 PM »
This is very funny. Canadians have a good sense of humor that enables them to survive the most brutal winters  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3795 on: September 25, 2013, 03:10:08 PM »
We all have an El Guapo to face. Be brave, and fight like lions!

Form a 'brute squad' then!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3796 on: September 25, 2013, 03:17:21 PM »
The unworthy hierodeacon, Vasyl

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3797 on: September 26, 2013, 04:16:03 AM »
We all have an El Guapo to face. Be brave, and fight like lions!

Form a 'brute squad' then!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3798 on: September 28, 2013, 05:12:55 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3799 on: September 28, 2013, 07:06:39 PM »
When the forum went down I was afraid I'd be bored, but then I started watching this giant duck in Pittsburgh and all was right with the world again.

We all have an El Guapo to face. Be brave, and fight like lions!

Form a 'brute squad' then!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3800 on: September 28, 2013, 07:50:00 PM »
When the forum went down I was afraid I'd be bored, but then I started watching this giant duck in Pittsburgh and all was right with the world again.



We are nearly as ugly as each other.

Please knock Cincinnati ASAP out of the playoffs.

Thanks.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3801 on: September 28, 2013, 07:53:17 PM »
We are nearly as ugly as each other.

Please knock Cincinnati ASAP out of the playoffs.

Thanks.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3802 on: September 28, 2013, 08:01:19 PM »
We are nearly as ugly as each other.

Please knock Cincinnati ASAP out of the playoffs.

Thanks.
Too many insufferable Bengals fans shouting "WHO DEY?"

We are talking about the Reds at this point.

I've been beleaguered with more than just local sports. Oktoberfest last weekend. A ridiculous display of music this week. The "music fest" is at my feet and Gen-X is old enough to care about diapers and strollers I guess for even grandkids, so the crummy music is now also family friendly which means more cops which means less of a chance that a long time resident might shoot some of these yuppie Johnnies-come-Lateley thus reducing the gentrification happening quickly around here.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3803 on: September 28, 2013, 10:48:17 PM »
We are talking about the Reds at this point.

Doh.

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I've been beleaguered with more than just local sports. Oktoberfest last weekend. A ridiculous display of music this week. The "music fest" is at my feet and Gen-X is old enough to care about diapers and strollers I guess for even grandkids, so the crummy music is now also family friendly which means more cops which means less of a chance that a long time resident might shoot some of these yuppie Johnnies-come-Lateley thus reducing the gentrification happening quickly around here.
The day OTR has higher property value, low crime and a majority of wealthier residents...oh wait it's already here.

Don't you got apartments running for 300k now? All those new up scale restaurants, parks getting renovated..

Hey we can't call this gentrification! This is a renovation!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3804 on: September 28, 2013, 10:56:34 PM »
We are nearly as ugly as each other.

Please knock Cincinnati ASAP out of the playoffs.

Thanks.

Here's a less ugly pic from the same area but looking in a different direction, just for you:



We'll beat the Reds for you though.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3805 on: September 28, 2013, 10:58:28 PM »
PNC Park best ballpark in baseball.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3807 on: September 29, 2013, 03:11:27 PM »
Why would you post that: Users active in the last 15 minutes?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3808 on: September 29, 2013, 07:10:35 PM »
I don't know, but I'm not sure why it counts only one user and 124 guests. Maybe the counter thingy had a burp.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3809 on: September 29, 2013, 07:46:27 PM »
I don't know, but I'm not sure why it counts only one user and 124 guests. Maybe the counter thingy had a burp.
We are all guests when Michal is present.  :laugh:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3810 on: October 01, 2013, 12:58:17 AM »


Syria

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3811 on: October 01, 2013, 01:07:18 PM »
That picture is totally wrong! Why is he dressed in an epitrachelion while holding both a cross and a gun and leaning against a car. This is not what vestments were designed for, so the guys who did this were commiting sacrilege. Hopefully they realize what they have done and try to undo some of the damage.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3812 on: October 01, 2013, 01:34:32 PM »
That picture is totally wrong! Why is he dressed in an epitrachelion while holding both a cross and a gun and leaning against a car. This is not what vestments were designed for, so the guys who did this were commiting sacrilege. Hopefully they realize what they have done and try to undo some of the damage.

They're syrian rebels, those guys had most likely just destroyed a church. I don't think commiting sacrilege is in the top of their guilt-list.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3813 on: October 01, 2013, 01:41:19 PM »
Lord have mercy! :'(

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3814 on: October 01, 2013, 03:39:07 PM »


top: beginning of Autumn
bottom: beginning of Spring

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3815 on: October 01, 2013, 04:21:51 PM »


top: beginning of Autumn
bottom: beginning of Spring

+1

This is also appropriate for Seattle.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3816 on: October 01, 2013, 04:23:31 PM »
Strange, why do the people wear different clothes at the same temperature.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3817 on: October 01, 2013, 04:25:35 PM »
Strange, why do the people wear different clothes at the same temperature.

It makes sense to me. Going from Summer to Fall, you are not used to the cold, so 15 degrees feels cold. Going from Winter to Spring, You are used to much colder temperatures, so 15 degrees does not seem as cold.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3818 on: October 01, 2013, 04:30:28 PM »


I love this!  Michal, what did you say that you made everyone log off?  ;)

I'm guessing, this was just after a server glitch, and the usual posters were assuming the board was still down.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3819 on: October 01, 2013, 04:33:51 PM »
I'm guessing, this was just after a server glitch, and the usual posters were assuming the board was still down.

I would assume it was when most of the American users were in church. Check the time it was posted.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3820 on: October 01, 2013, 04:55:19 PM »

LOL!  We are a religious bunch!   :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3821 on: October 01, 2013, 07:47:36 PM »


Syria

and no, this is not another brother nathaniel!!!

Judging by the tat on his forearm, I'm guessing he is one of the secularist rebels.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3822 on: October 02, 2013, 12:03:53 AM »
cauldron

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3823 on: October 02, 2013, 01:08:51 AM »


Syria

and no, this is not another brother nathaniel!!!

LOL! Well done.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3824 on: October 02, 2013, 01:10:20 AM »
We are nearly as ugly as each other.

Please knock Cincinnati ASAP out of the playoffs.

Thanks.

Here's a less ugly pic from the same area but looking in a different direction, just for you:



We'll beat the Reds for you though.

Telling you, I can see why people think we are Pittsburgh and vice versa. You know we have Pittsburgh bars here, due to so many former folks from there.

Thanks by the way for tonight.
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