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Total eek-lips 2017

Postby Fid » Sat May 06, 2017 1:02 pm

So what are you doing? I'm putting my telescope on the sidewalk and probably not blinding the kiddos.

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Postby Rob Lister » Sat May 06, 2017 1:10 pm

I'm ready both your fucking threads

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Postby Bruce » Sat May 06, 2017 1:25 pm

I'm going to be crying and regretting that I moved from Columbia Missouri to Rhode Island in 2008. :cry:
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Postby Fid » Sat May 06, 2017 1:27 pm

Weel shit happens bro don't make me start a thread on circumcision 'cause I'll do it.
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Postby Fid » Sat May 06, 2017 1:37 pm

Seriously though the kiddos that were under-whelmed with the impact of Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter in '94 will be back for this.
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Re: Total eek-lips 2017

Postby ed » Sat May 06, 2017 2:12 pm

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay. Lake ed actually.
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Re: Total eek-lips 2017

Postby sparks » Sat May 06, 2017 6:41 pm

If I can get shed of space planners and project managers by the calculated hour, I'll be camping in a lovely spot in Orygun that is just underneath, if you will, totallity at about 10:30 in the morning. Taking the Celestron and the Canon along with appropriate filters. Oh, and bacon. About 2 pounds of pepper bacon. And Scotch. And this thermos.

And that's all I need...

I'm picking out a thermos for you
No ordinary thermos will do

And so on.

How much do you want to bet that the space planner/project manager 'manages' to fuck this one up for me?

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Postby Fid » Sat May 06, 2017 9:26 pm

Truth be told it will most likely be obscured by clouds [TM Pink Floyd]
But dammit I'm gonna try.
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Postby Fid » Sat May 06, 2017 9:55 pm

Bro, scotch whisky and pepper bacon and a telescope?

Sorry, back later I'm all bound up in me jock.
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Postby sparks » Sun May 07, 2017 12:53 am

Yep. Unbeatable combination. And if I shoot enough photos, maybe one will actually be in focus...
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Postby Witness » Sun May 07, 2017 3:51 am

Don't fry your retinas: put a slice of bacon over each eye. :wink:

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Postby Fid » Fri Jul 14, 2017 8:22 am

Thank you sir.
Noted and logged.

Though I must say the pig fat and salt does degrade the binocular optics somewhat.
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Re: Total eek-lips 2017

Postby xouper » Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:55 pm

sparks wrote:300 Quatloos that the space planner fucks my plans to witness the only total eclipse I ever had a chance to see!


They did it to me, so now everyone must suffer, thermos or no thermos. :twisted:

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Postby sparks » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:57 am

BWAHAHAHA... Love it. However, if you have (had) a DeLorean, you could afford to off the payroll for an extended period.

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Postby Fid » Sat Jul 15, 2017 1:52 am

ed wrote:I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay. Lake ed actually.


It should be fairly (amazing, awesome naa...) interesting even there. Hell I'm about 100 miles (convert to metric like it fucking matters) south of the center line. Even still if it works I shall see the darkest eek-lips of my life.

If not there will be a hurried transport of astronomical devices into the house.

I fully expect rain.

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Postby Witness » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:19 am

Fid wrote:I fully expect rain.

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Postby Fid » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:01 am

Witness wrote:
Fid wrote:I fully expect rain.

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Yeah, well hell I'm not expecting something so dramatic. Just a light drizzle.

Oh and maybe a tornado or two.
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Postby Doctor X » Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:08 am

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