The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me. - Page 1292 - Miata Turbo Forum -Boost cars, acquire cats.

Welcome to Miataturbo.net   Members
 


Insert BS here A place to discuss anything you want

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-05-2015, 02:59 PM   #25821
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,658
Total Cats: 1,565
Default

Where can you even buy a camera that shoots interlaced video anymore?


(I'm handwaving over the fact that most professional cameras support native 1080i capture for material intended for ATSC broadcast, as that's obviously not what was used above.)
Joe Perez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2015, 10:11 PM   #25822
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 8,870
Total Cats: 483
Default

Attached Thumbnails
The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-12072750_917941421625286_2874121214620125525_n_136601d38685d33952f0e377a56e4727652492c6.jpg  
triple88a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2015, 09:32 PM   #25823
Crumple Zone Tester
iTrader: (6)
 
mgeoffriau's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jackson, MS
Posts: 7,480
Total Cats: 373
Default

Just wanted to share this because it makes me angry.





Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese. Some people juggle geese.
Attached Thumbnails
The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-dsc09325_zpslbyrnrfp.jpg   The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-dsc09314_zpsl04zaspp.jpg  
mgeoffriau is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2015, 10:25 PM   #25824
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 8,870
Total Cats: 483
Default

The fender pull actually looks like a job well done. If it wasnt for the 4" drop and the 195s on 10" rims would be pretty decent.
triple88a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 02:30 AM   #25825
Sadfab Union President
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Kansas
Posts: 2,677
Total Cats: 112
Default

That's not a fender pull, and it doesn't look good.
deezums is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 02:40 AM   #25826
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Phoenix
Posts: 635
Total Cats: 9
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mgeoffriau View Post
Just wanted to share this because it makes me angry.



Some people juggle geese.

Oh, internet, how thou art nested fractally.

About

Purpose of SPJG.com

This site is dedicated primarily to my love for books and my desire to inspire and nourish the love for books in others. It will also serve as a vehicle for sharing various pursuits and ideas I care about. I hope that it will encourage an appreciation for the richness of the human experience.

Origins of "Some people juggle geese"

The phrase "Some people juggle geese" comes from Joss Whedon's defunct sci-fi western TV show Firefly. The line is spoken by the character Wash in the episode called "Our Mrs. Reynolds."

The situation is as follows. Wash has remarked to his wife Zoe that people on other planets have strange customs: in one place he visited, the primary form of recreation was to juggle goslings (baby geese). Later in the episode, a woman steals a shuttle from the space ship he pilots. His wife asks him why the thief would steal the shuttle, rather than the whole ship. He says, "Maybe she likes shuttles." Since this is not much of an explanation, she gives him an exasperated look. Then he says, in his defense, "Some people juggle geese!"
oilstain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 02:59 AM   #25827
Check out my part outs.
iTrader: (26)
 
thirdgen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: The coal ridden hills of Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,497
Total Cats: 114
Default

Some people juggle deez.
What makes me angry most about that car? The fact it has 1 windshield wiper.
thirdgen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 08:25 AM   #25828
Elite Member
iTrader: (5)
 
Erat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Detroit
Posts: 3,881
Total Cats: 219
Default

What, why?
Erat is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 10:25 AM   #25829
SOMEOFIT
iTrader: (1)
 
Girz0r's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 2,506
Total Cats: 219
Default

I 'only' like the color + hardtop, I'd rock it.

Attached Thumbnails
The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-c02d79db9e9a0a5bba6994847cf87160.jpg  

Last edited by Girz0r; 10-07-2015 at 02:35 PM. Reason: Happy jabba :>
Girz0r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2015, 08:03 PM   #25830
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: In ur driveway, abusin' ur WPA
Posts: 8,732
Total Cats: 746
Default

EO2K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 03:01 AM   #25831
Check out my part outs.
iTrader: (26)
 
thirdgen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: The coal ridden hills of Pennsylvania
Posts: 5,497
Total Cats: 114
Default

Wow you just found that now? This guy lives 5 minutes from me. I'm pretty certain he's gonna use my NB as his NB Miata review. Stay tuned. He's on the west coast right now, actually Portland Oregon I think.
thirdgen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 03:17 AM   #25832
SadFab Sales Lady
iTrader: (5)
 
aidandj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Beaverton, USA
Posts: 14,787
Total Cats: 930
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by thirdgen View Post
Wow you just found that now? This guy lives 5 minutes from me. I'm pretty certain he's gonna use my NB as his NB Miata review. Stay tuned. He's on the west coast right now, actually Portland Oregon I think.
I want him to drive my car lol
aidandj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 01:57 PM   #25833
Crumple Zone Tester
iTrader: (6)
 
mgeoffriau's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jackson, MS
Posts: 7,480
Total Cats: 373
Default

mgeoffriau is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 02:05 PM   #25834
Destroyer of Inconel
iTrader: (37)
 
EO2K's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: In ur driveway, abusin' ur WPA
Posts: 8,732
Total Cats: 746
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by thirdgen View Post
Wow you just found that now?
Yes, and I hadn't seen it posted here previously. Maybe I missed it somewhere in the 517 pages of content in this thread?
EO2K is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 02:16 PM   #25835
SadFab Sales Lady
iTrader: (5)
 
aidandj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Beaverton, USA
Posts: 14,787
Total Cats: 930
Default

This made me happy

aidandj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 08:55 PM   #25836
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,658
Total Cats: 1,565
Default

Well, ****.

I just got down from the roof of the building, ~40'th floor.


Here's what this view looked like two years ago, looking north-northwest:







Here's what it looked like at about noon today:






See any differences?





Any at all?

(Hint, the dark thing at the top of frame is a 13 Ghz antenna)






(Hint 2: the red arrow is pointing at the other 13 Ghz antenna. Or at least it would be if someone hadn't just constructed a building in front of it.)


This is going to be challenging. I just lost my backup transmitter, my only two ENG receive sites in New Jersey, and my primary satellite farm.
Attached Thumbnails
The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-old_ff122fcc53e913b1abe9b1b66c676833f3ec6f7f.jpg   The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-1_e9ba75e7b6ca2ff2394cfa3fe8a48f5986db431e.jpg   The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-2_724abc446dbb986112c2a88f05961c025f44b257.jpg   The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-3_4612f9280d2f5034f5ec9a7fcef30e169852edff.jpg   The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-3_797b84c8f2eecf8588db811d09738a7c9d68d376.jpg  

Joe Perez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2015, 11:27 PM   #25837
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 2,009
Total Cats: 42
Default

Oh, initially I thought you were talking about the ridiculous new midtown apt tower.
z31maniac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2015, 12:08 AM   #25838
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,658
Total Cats: 1,565
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by z31maniac View Post
Oh, initially I thought you were talking about the ridiculous new midtown apt tower.
Nope. We knew about that building, we did a survey on it, and found it to be well outside of our STL path.

Nobody knew about the smaller building being constructed just to the east of it.

Except for the president of the company.

Who lives right next to it.

Who, when I was explaining to him that it was going to cost about $4,000 a month to lease new fiber to get around it, said "Oh, that's the new building they're putting up across the street from me."

And it's going to take several weeks to get it up and running.



I am so completely fucked right now that, quite literally, the only thing I can do is laugh about it.

On 9/11, we got taken off the air when a building fell down. Today, we got screwed by a building going up. This is the first time in my entire life I have experienced anything even remotely this absurd. I have no backup transmitter, I can't communicate with my helicopter, I've lost the only two ENG receivers I have in all of New Jersey, and my primary network satellite feed is down so I have no choice but to lock the local dish in place and tell the news department "Sorry, but we can't take any feeds from CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Al Jezeera, MSNBC, or anyone else for that matter until we get this sorted out."







Have I mentioned how much this sucks?




















Bonus picture:



I came across this panel while climbing up to the roof today. That's 120v coming in on cloth-jacketed wire, running through exposed copper bus bars, going through thermal fuses, and then being carried on TELEPHONE WIRE to... wherever the hell it winds up at.

To be fair, the wiring up to the fuses themselves, while nearly a hundred years old, is ******* gorgeous. It's a work of dangerously obsolete art.

The wiring after the fuses? Not so much.

Union electricians...
Attached Thumbnails
The Random Pictures Thread. Only Rule: Post here more and entertain me.-80-panel_43f111bcda4b66baa27b018997954800ebcfa4bb.jpg  
Joe Perez is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2015, 02:19 AM   #25839
Elite Member
iTrader: (2)
 
triple88a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 8,870
Total Cats: 483
Default

Now i'm curious, are you suppose to report this thing?
triple88a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-09-2015, 08:36 AM   #25840
Boost Pope
iTrader: (8)
 
Joe Perez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Chicago
Posts: 24,658
Total Cats: 1,565
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by triple88a View Post
Now i'm curious, are you suppose to report this thing?
To who?

There's no Federal Department Of Making Sure That The Construction Of Tall Buildings Doesn't Interfere With Television Signals.
Joe Perez is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Project Gemini - Turbo Civic on the Cheap Full_Tilt_Boogie Build Threads 52 08-28-2016 05:18 AM
1991 special edition with hard top full part out JC, NJ russian Miata parts for sale/trade 6 10-08-2015 04:01 PM
wiring wideband ground to battery terminal btabor ECUs and Tuning 10 09-28-2015 06:33 PM


Tags
bbbjtcws, fap damage critical, fapanoidus, fapanomanon, furious fap damage, joe perez, mlp porn, mods' asleep; post ponies, pirate treasure, redhead fine art, wetwork, where's my pants

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:18 PM.