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Forum: Fauxtography 23 July 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 25,528
Posted By Salamander
Australia Is it normal to want to find whoever wrote that...

Is it normal to want to find whoever wrote that charming diatribe and punch them in the mouth? Repeatedly?
Forum: Fauxtography 19 July 2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 52,229
Posted By Salamander
Australia As ReedEnwright said, even if I was thinking that...

As ReedEnwright said, even if I was thinking that the voice was close enough and the face might've been a great makeup job, the hands were what sealed it as not MJ.

I don't even get what benefit...
Forum: Military 25 June 2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,791
Posted By Salamander
Australia It worked for the Russians, didn't it? :p

It worked for the Russians, didn't it? :p
Forum: Military 25 June 2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,791
Posted By Salamander
Australia It makes sense... but only if you don't stop to...

It makes sense... but only if you don't stop to actually think about it in any way.
Forum: Crime 30 May 2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 89,518
Posted By Salamander
Australia This might not be quite as meaningful if you...

This might not be quite as meaningful if you don't know who "Uncle Chop Chop" is... but I thought this was relevant:

Mark "Chopper" Reid - Violence Against Women...
Forum: Crime 30 May 2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 89,518
Posted By Salamander
Australia Most inmates have some kind of access to TV or...

Most inmates have some kind of access to TV or newspapers... plus I'm sure the guards would know and at least some of them might be the sort to let other inmates know.
Forum: Fauxtography 25 May 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,963
Posted By Salamander
Australia I've never attended one either... but in Perth at...

I've never attended one either... but in Perth at least, if you drew a Venn diagram of Geeks, Pagans and Fetishists (BDSM, furries, etc), there would be quite a large overlapping area of all 3.
Forum: Fauxtography 24 May 2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,963
Posted By Salamander
Australia You mean other than it's another pair of...

You mean other than it's another pair of about-to-be or newly weds getting into the shot of the couple in the foreground? The photo does look a little staged to me... but yeah... it'd be maybe a bit...
Forum: Fauxtography 24 May 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 30,963
Posted By Salamander
Australia Yes, that's what I thought as well. My response...

Yes, that's what I thought as well. My response to that one was "I think the person who wrote this needs to get out more".
Forum: Fauxtography 21 May 2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,359
Posted By Salamander
Australia Do we know that this is specifically the...

Do we know that this is specifically the US/Mexico border? I've read articles suggesting that Mexico has near identical issues with its own southern border.
Forum: Medical 17 May 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 67,766
Posted By Salamander
Australia Hmmm... I'm not sure adrenaline would have much...

Hmmm... I'm not sure adrenaline would have much impact in that scenario. Having tried it out of desperation previously, it's got a lot more to do with nail strength than any kind of physical...
Forum: Old Wives' Tales 17 May 2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 69,837
Posted By Salamander
Australia Well, presumably it doesn't have to be a brick...

Well, presumably it doesn't have to be a brick but any object with a reasonable volume is going to reduce the amount of water in the tank and therefore use less water per flush. The catch would be if...
Forum: Medical 13 May 2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 67,766
Posted By Salamander
Australia I'm trying to find a cite but it's late and I'd...

I'm trying to find a cite but it's late and I'd rather be in bed... but I'm of the understanding that autistic people often have issues with overproduction of adrenaline. I forget precisely why... I...
Forum: Medical 13 May 2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 67,766
Posted By Salamander
Australia Do you know how soon after the event was over...

Do you know how soon after the event was over that your grandmother tried lifting it or if she ever tried lifting it again? The only reason I ask is that if the attempt to re-lift was shortly after...
Forum: Medical 13 May 2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 67,766
Posted By Salamander
Australia Hmmm... I can't really comment on the "lifting...

Hmmm... I can't really comment on the "lifting impossible weights" thing but I can certainly personally attest to the strength of autistic kids when they get pumped full of adrenaline. I realise it...
Forum: Fauxtography 07 May 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 29,154
Posted By Salamander
Australia OMG! Beagle puppies contain dangerous levels of...

OMG! Beagle puppies contain dangerous levels of cute


It looks more like the bulk of his hand is resting on her belly. He's very calm considering how close his daughter is standing to a near...
Forum: Fauxtography 05 May 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 70,713
Posted By Salamander
Australia If I understand the tool correctly, what it picks...

If I understand the tool correctly, what it picks up are signs of JPG compressions on top of JPG compressions.

If I understand it correctly, the Worth1000 photo wouldn't flag in that application...
Forum: Fauxtography 03 May 2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 297,218
Posted By Salamander
Australia You're stating that all 300+ posts are protesting...

You're stating that all 300+ posts are protesting the use of "perfect"... that's not the impression I get.

The actual number of people protesting the use of "perfect" are fairly minimal. In fact,...
Forum: Fauxtography 30 April 2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 297,218
Posted By Salamander
Australia You'll note that I haven't actually said anything...

You'll note that I haven't actually said anything about that. I have stated that by using a contrasting term you imply the other. The specifics of what is implied would boil down to the phrasing and...
Forum: Fauxtography 30 April 2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 297,218
Posted By Salamander
Australia Yes, that is true. By implication though it means...

Yes, that is true. By implication though it means that someone, somewhere has imperfect eyes. It simply cannot be that everyone has perfect eyes or the term is meaningless.

I'm not trying to stop...
Forum: Fauxtography 30 April 2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 297,218
Posted By Salamander
Australia It's the Taoist in me but any time we use a...

It's the Taoist in me but any time we use a defining term, we also define it's opposite -- although not always explicity. It isn't that this is a bad thing to do, just that we* should be careful...
Forum: Fauxtography 30 April 2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 297,218
Posted By Salamander
Australia The kid's eyes are quite striking. I still think...

The kid's eyes are quite striking. I still think the most striking eyes I've seen are these ones (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghan_Girl).
Forum: Fauxtography 28 April 2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 49,682
Posted By Salamander
Australia I vote false. Everyone knows that swearing wasn't...

I vote false. Everyone knows that swearing wasn't invented until 1978.
Forum: Fauxtography 21 April 2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 120,241
Posted By Salamander
Australia Sheesh... well, the immediate flaw that leaps out...

Sheesh... well, the immediate flaw that leaps out at me... Masonic orders are men only. Unless they're also claiming Beyonce is actually a man?
Forum: Fauxtography 04 March 2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,607
Posted By Salamander
Australia I'm not sure if you're making a joke here, but...

I'm not sure if you're making a joke here, but just in case you aren't -- "thin-lipped" is often used in a derogatory sense to indicate someone with a bad temper. It isn't meant to indicate the...
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