Author Topic: Picture of the Day  (Read 415364 times)

0 Members and 3 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Tallitot

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,768
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4365 on: January 19, 2014, 01:42:55 PM »
Proverbs 22:7

Offline xariskai

  • юродивый/yurodivy
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,576
  • יהוה עזי ומגני
  • Faith: Orthodox
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4366 on: January 19, 2014, 04:53:55 PM »

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4367 on: January 19, 2014, 07:16:33 PM »

Offline IoanC

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,418
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4368 on: January 20, 2014, 05:18:40 AM »
Secret Chiefs 3, Book of Souls t-shirt.

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4369 on: January 20, 2014, 08:46:20 PM »

Offline Cyrillic

  • The Laughing Cavalier
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,009
  • Φέρ' ὕδωρ φέρ' οἶνον, ὦ παῖ!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4370 on: January 21, 2014, 02:43:37 PM »
At nunc desertis cessant sacraria lucis:
aurum omnes victa iam pietate colunt.
-Propertius, Elegies III.XIII:47-48

νίκας τοῖς Βασιλεῦσι κατὰ βαρβάρων δωρούμενος

Offline Cyrillic

  • The Laughing Cavalier
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,009
  • Φέρ' ὕδωρ φέρ' οἶνον, ὦ παῖ!
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Finland
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4371 on: January 21, 2014, 02:46:03 PM »
In the last month I've thought about making a separate thread for geeky pics, but then I realized that this whole site is a geek site, so that's sort of unnecessary. Anyway...
(images)
More...

Those pictures are awesome. Thanks!
At nunc desertis cessant sacraria lucis:
aurum omnes victa iam pietate colunt.
-Propertius, Elegies III.XIII:47-48

νίκας τοῖς Βασιλεῦσι κατὰ βαρβάρων δωρούμενος

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4372 on: January 21, 2014, 09:56:31 PM »
What witchcraft is this!?


Offline Severian

  • Drifter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,222
  • Saint Severus of Antioch - the Eloquent Mouth
    • St. Jacob Baradeus' Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Faith: Orthodox Christianity
  • Jurisdiction: Coptic Orthodoxy
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4373 on: January 21, 2014, 10:00:40 PM »
An Ethiopian Icon of the glorious martyr of Christ, St. George:

« Last Edit: January 21, 2014, 10:00:56 PM by Severian »
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

"I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" -Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring

Offline Serg-antr

  • Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 108
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4374 on: January 22, 2014, 03:05:16 AM »
Kiev yesterday

« Last Edit: January 22, 2014, 03:07:38 AM by Serg-antr »

Offline hecma925

  • Non-clairvoyant
  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 9,930
  • Pray for me, a sinner.
    • Blog
  • Faith: Christ Clothes
  • Jurisdiction: Puerto Rican Orthodox Sobor
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4375 on: January 22, 2014, 08:17:35 AM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

No longer pasting here.

Another blog - http://literarydiktator.blogspot.com/

Offline mike

  • Stratopedarches
  • **************
  • Posts: 22,589
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4376 on: January 22, 2014, 06:51:08 PM »
Polish architect won a contest in Russia.





Among the prizes there is one that the project will be realized in Moscow.
« Last Edit: January 22, 2014, 06:52:31 PM by Michał Kalina »
Hyperdox Herman, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - fb, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - tt

not everything I typed before [insert current date] may reflect my current views on the subject

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4377 on: January 23, 2014, 04:58:34 AM »

Offline xariskai

  • юродивый/yurodivy
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,576
  • יהוה עזי ומגני
  • Faith: Orthodox
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4378 on: January 23, 2014, 05:11:45 PM »

Offline Severian

  • Drifter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,222
  • Saint Severus of Antioch - the Eloquent Mouth
    • St. Jacob Baradeus' Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Faith: Orthodox Christianity
  • Jurisdiction: Coptic Orthodoxy
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4379 on: January 23, 2014, 05:21:34 PM »



Selam


During the Olympics when I saw the flag carried by Ethiopian athletes, I knew the flag was "wrong". Thank you for reminding me why.
The back of the old Ethiopian flag:

"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

"I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" -Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4380 on: January 23, 2014, 07:26:28 PM »

Offline mike

  • Stratopedarches
  • **************
  • Posts: 22,589
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4381 on: January 24, 2014, 12:10:49 PM »
Hyperdox Herman, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - fb, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - tt

not everything I typed before [insert current date] may reflect my current views on the subject

Offline mike

  • Stratopedarches
  • **************
  • Posts: 22,589
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4382 on: January 24, 2014, 10:23:03 PM »
Hyperdox Herman, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - fb, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - tt

not everything I typed before [insert current date] may reflect my current views on the subject

Offline minasoliman

  • Mr., Sir, Dude, Guy, Male, tr. Minas in Greek, Menes in white people Egyptologists :-P
  • Section Moderator
  • Hoplitarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 14,681
  • Strengthen O Lord the work of Your hands(Is 19:25)
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4383 on: January 25, 2014, 04:55:34 PM »
Vain existence can never exist, for "unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain." (Psalm 127)

If the faith is unchanged and rock solid, then the gates of Hades never prevailed in the end.

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,300
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4384 on: January 25, 2014, 05:20:12 PM »


I was going to say, I seen enough Bones by now to know this wouldn't be kosher at Woolworth's with or without hat wearing.
If you have PMed me, the mods have taken my ability to PM away. Please see my email if you wish to contact me during my time of trial.

Offline minasoliman

  • Mr., Sir, Dude, Guy, Male, tr. Minas in Greek, Menes in white people Egyptologists :-P
  • Section Moderator
  • Hoplitarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 14,681
  • Strengthen O Lord the work of Your hands(Is 19:25)
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4385 on: January 25, 2014, 06:21:44 PM »


I was going to say, I seen enough Bones by now to know this wouldn't be kosher at Woolworth's with or without hat wearing.

I thought it was hilarious, because this meme has been around for some time to make a point, which science in turn refutes and basically "ruins" the point (a testimony also to our scientific advancement as well).
Vain existence can never exist, for "unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain." (Psalm 127)

If the faith is unchanged and rock solid, then the gates of Hades never prevailed in the end.

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4386 on: January 25, 2014, 07:28:25 PM »
I await the next version, which I imagine will involve an English teacher correcting both.  :P

Offline orthonorm

  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 17,300
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4387 on: January 25, 2014, 07:31:46 PM »


I was going to say, I seen enough Bones by now to know this wouldn't be kosher at Woolworth's with or without hat wearing.

I thought it was hilarious, because this meme has been around for some time to make a point, which science in turn refutes and basically "ruins" the point (a testimony also to our scientific advancement as well).

I had never seen it before you posted it, but I can imagine. I was kidding about the Bones. Mocking my own stupidity for watching every episode of the show.

Really it is just a dumb idea. Anyone other than gay men and women really get their cockles warmed over about this? Maybe a necrophile? I dunno. I gotta watch more Hannibal to figure that one out.
If you have PMed me, the mods have taken my ability to PM away. Please see my email if you wish to contact me during my time of trial.

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4388 on: January 25, 2014, 09:31:51 PM »

Offline Mor Ephrem

  • The Fourteenth Apostle and Judge of the Interwebs
  • Section Moderator
  • Protostrator
  • *****
  • Posts: 23,465
  • "I pledge allegiance to the flag..."
    • OrthodoxChristianity.net
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: But my heart belongs to Czech Lands
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4389 on: January 25, 2014, 10:03:11 PM »
"Do not tempt the Mor thy Mod."

New thread topic.  Rate the sexual attractiveness of members of OC.net on a scale of 1-10.

Mor Ephrem: 11/10

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4390 on: January 25, 2014, 10:20:37 PM »
Age comparison...



I had no idea Frakes (Riker) was that old when he started the series. I thought he was like 27 in the first season and then when he grew the beard he aged a half dozen years by the time season 2 started.

Comparisons for the other Trek shows...

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4391 on: January 25, 2014, 10:34:50 PM »
Awesome in any century...


Offline Cognomen

  • Site Supporter
  • OC.net guru
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,972
  • Ungrateful Biped
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4392 on: January 25, 2014, 10:41:47 PM »
[img ThomasKinkade Gets awesomed /img]

Thank you.  Do you have the others as well?
North American Eastern Orthodox Parish Council Delegate for the Canonization of Saints Twin Towers and Pentagon, as well as the Propagation of the Doctrine of the Assumption of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 (NAEOPCDCSTTPPDAMAFM®).

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4393 on: January 25, 2014, 10:46:16 PM »
^I had to check the facebook thing that I got the image from, here are some more (though I don't know if that's all of them... it appears to be all of the ones from the site they are taking them from)...

Offline Cognomen

  • Site Supporter
  • OC.net guru
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,972
  • Ungrateful Biped
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4394 on: January 26, 2014, 03:55:32 AM »
^ Why thank you very much.  I think the one you posted is the best too.
North American Eastern Orthodox Parish Council Delegate for the Canonization of Saints Twin Towers and Pentagon, as well as the Propagation of the Doctrine of the Assumption of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 (NAEOPCDCSTTPPDAMAFM®).

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4395 on: January 26, 2014, 08:01:54 AM »

Offline Severian

  • Drifter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,222
  • Saint Severus of Antioch - the Eloquent Mouth
    • St. Jacob Baradeus' Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Faith: Orthodox Christianity
  • Jurisdiction: Coptic Orthodoxy
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4396 on: January 26, 2014, 09:56:32 PM »
Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi comforts the father of an officer who was killed yesterday in Sinai

« Last Edit: January 26, 2014, 10:02:06 PM by Severian »
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

"I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" -Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring

Offline augustin717

  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,753
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4397 on: January 27, 2014, 08:31:56 PM »


Another polar vortex in the Midwest.

Offline Maria

  • Orthodox Christian
  • Toumarches
  • ************
  • Posts: 12,248
  • O most Holy Theotokos, save us.
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: GOC
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4398 on: January 27, 2014, 10:26:56 PM »
Rectangular sun!



www.spaceweather.com

Quote
No, it's not an alien planet. It's just Rio. On Jan. 23rd, Helio C. Vital looked out over the ocean from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and saw something out of this world--a rectangular sun:
« Last Edit: January 27, 2014, 10:27:33 PM by Maria »
Ἅγιος ὁ Θεός
Ἅγιος ἰσχυρός
Ἅγιος ἀθάνατος
ἐλέησον ἡμας

Offline Iconodule

  • Uranopolitan
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 7,893
  • "My god is greater."
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Ecumenical Patriarchate (ACROD)
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4399 on: January 29, 2014, 08:59:35 AM »


It finally explains why all of his houses look like they're on fire.

Offline mike

  • Stratopedarches
  • **************
  • Posts: 22,589
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4400 on: January 29, 2014, 10:03:14 PM »
Hyperdox Herman, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - fb, Eastern Orthodox Christian News - tt

not everything I typed before [insert current date] may reflect my current views on the subject

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4401 on: January 30, 2014, 01:50:28 AM »
A few things seem more 90s to me, but...

« Last Edit: January 30, 2014, 01:51:25 AM by Asteriktos »

Offline IoanC

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,418
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4402 on: January 30, 2014, 03:01:14 AM »
A mix of entertainment, sports, wars and dictatorships. And religion, too.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2014, 03:02:53 AM by IoanC »

Offline Justin Kissel

  • Protospatharios
  • ****************
  • Posts: 32,507
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4403 on: January 30, 2014, 03:08:34 AM »
I always liked that Bangles "Walk like an Egyptian" girl. Perhaps that was the root of my interest in Orthodoxy?


Offline Arachne

  • Trinary Unit || Resident Bossy Boots
  • Section Moderator
  • Taxiarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 6,047
  • In life as in art, grace glides on blistered feet.
  • Faith: Cradle Greek Orthodox. Cope.
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian Archdiocese, UK
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4404 on: January 30, 2014, 03:30:01 AM »
'When you live your path all the time, you end up with both more path and more time.'~Venecia Rauls

Blog ~ Bookshelf ~ Jukebox

Offline IoanC

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,418
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4405 on: January 31, 2014, 09:56:08 AM »
How to tell if a Catholic is driving too fast.


Offline Dominika

  • Troublesome Sheep
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,394
  • Serbian/Polish
    • My youtube channel
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Sth different than my heart belongs to
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4406 on: January 31, 2014, 01:00:05 PM »

Funny headwear of this guy on the right - no idea, which version of islam is he?...
Pray for persecuted Christians, especially in Serbian Kosovo and Raška, Egypt and Syria

Offline Severian

  • Drifter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,222
  • Saint Severus of Antioch - the Eloquent Mouth
    • St. Jacob Baradeus' Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Faith: Orthodox Christianity
  • Jurisdiction: Coptic Orthodoxy
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4407 on: January 31, 2014, 04:55:20 PM »
Clever:

"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

"I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" -Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring

Offline NicholasMyra

  • Avowed denominationalist
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 6,522
  • Nepsis or Sepsis™
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian+Greek
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4408 on: January 31, 2014, 05:09:50 PM »

Πάντα μὲν καθαρὰ τοῖς καθαροῖς
Τοῖς δὲ μεμιασμένοις καὶ ἀπίστοις οὐδὲν καθαρόν

http://hyperdoxherman.tumblr.com/

Offline Severian

  • Drifter
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 5,222
  • Saint Severus of Antioch - the Eloquent Mouth
    • St. Jacob Baradeus' Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • Faith: Orthodox Christianity
  • Jurisdiction: Coptic Orthodoxy
Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4409 on: February 02, 2014, 02:15:39 AM »
Damascus, the glory of the East, before she suffered the horrors of war:

« Last Edit: February 02, 2014, 02:16:03 AM by Severian »
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world." -Jesus Christ

"I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" -Bilbo Baggins, The Fellowship of the Ring