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Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 7th, 2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
hehe says it all..... deny reality..... ...

hehe says it all.....
deny reality.....



meanwhile back in the real world...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! May 6th, 2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
meanwhile despite gnashing of teeth on the denier...

meanwhile despite gnashing of teeth on the denier front.....the warming continues apace - numbers next year should be interesting....

Care to argue with reality??

Back to El Nino...



Are...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 27th, 2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Preaching to an empty hall there deniers.... ...

Preaching to an empty hall there deniers....

The last bastions are crumbling....denial is so yesterday.



Rep. Grimm (R-NY) Abandons Skepticism, Embraces Science On Showtime Climate Series |...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 25th, 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 213,249
Posted By MacDoc
That's good as I want to see it and I like Depp...

That's good as I want to see it and I like Depp in the role. Maybe will rent it this Tuesday ( $1 a movie even for new releases and BlueRay )

Meanwhile down under
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 25th, 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
hehe - the Tyee weighs in on Herr Harper...

http://thetyee.cachefly.net/Opinion/2014/04/22/fairsenate600px.jpg



:clap:
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 20th, 2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,463
Posted By MacDoc
I pity those forced to transition ( mostly audio...

I pity those forced to transition ( mostly audio pros ) from their comfortable world of 10.6.8 to 10.9 with no intermediate steps.

SIgnature !!!! ??? well I'll be okay in 6 months or so :D..thanks
Forum: Anything Mac Apr 18th, 2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,463
Posted By MacDoc
The Retina screen and design put the current...

The Retina screen and design put the current Haswell MBP in a class by themselves.
PC might have caught up to Apple's last round.

Apple moved the goal posts in battery life, drive speed and most...
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 17th, 2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Sometimes one gets lucky ...

Sometimes one gets lucky

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/data/528/Screen_shot_2014-04-17_at_Apr_17_2014_10_57_16_PM.jpg

There was this glorious carolling going on just below my lunch spot at...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 13th, 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
Ask an environment scientist about the Finance Dept "legacy"

The Tyee – What's Driving Chaotic Dismantling of Canada's Science Libraries? (http://thetyee.ca/News/2013/12/23/Canadian-Science-Libraries/)



In Harper Budget, Big Oil Gets Subsidized While...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 13th, 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
**** off screature - your crocodile tears and...

**** off screature - your crocodile tears and indignant outrage are misplaced - your blind devotion to all things Harper blinkers you to the obvious political opportunism that many many others see as...
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 13th, 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah - when I was here a couple years back it was...

Yeah - when I was here a couple years back it was in full flood as well
Pretty awesome

from
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
State funeral for a finance minister??? ...

State funeral for a finance minister???

Flaherty might have been a fine fellow and no question dedicated.... but this smacks of political expendiency from a party with very poor optics.

Putting...
Forum: Photography Focus Apr 11th, 2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
WHat better way to wait for a cyclone than troll...

WHat better way to wait for a cyclone than troll the travel pics

Nasty eye - bloody buzz saw
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
still getting more intense. ...

still getting more intense.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/5382554-3x2-940x627.jpg

300 kph+

Should be okay in Cairns unless it jinks south.

Just a lot of wet and some gales.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Hehe - pathological condition ...

Hehe - pathological condition




http://www.psychology.uwa.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/2523540/LskyetalRecursiveFury4UWA.pdf

I'm quite sure the fantasy theme re AGW will gallop along...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 11th, 2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By MacDoc
Gee - no idea he was that ill. Sad for his...

Gee - no idea he was that ill.
Sad for his family. :(
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 10th, 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20,126
Views: 670,938
Posted By MacDoc
New term coming into play for the AGW deniers. ...

New term coming into play for the AGW deniers.

Delusionals....

hmmm seems to fit very well. :rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 10th, 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
Something VERY wicked this way comes....

Very very interesting....sitting under a Category 5 + coming ashore to the north of us....we will for certain be in a Category 3. :yikes:

ah just dropped to a Category 1 for us at 11pm ...much...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Apr 8th, 2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
I just love the bubble of unreality the right...

I just love the bubble of unreality the right wing lives in.

In fact the lowest sector is worse off than they were.




...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 31st, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
How utterly stupid can this country get

letting these right wing clowns in power....




The Tyee – Canada Is a Lousy Oil Negotiator (http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2014/03/31/Canada-Lousy-Oil-Negotiator/)
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 25th, 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
I can see the place is booming. One of the...

I can see the place is booming.

One of the odder gems from our California trip down the Pacific Coast Highway.

Jus waiting for the girls to finish shopping in Monterey Bay and shot this across...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 23rd, 2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
consequences - whether you like it or not

denial of agw climate change is a failed meme....assigned to the cranks and loonies file

http://images-2.domain.com.au/2014/03/23/5286446/2303heat-620x349.jpg
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 22nd, 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,948
Posted By MacDoc
Ended with a my somewhat ailing Gx1 and a top of...

Ended with a my somewhat ailing Gx1 and a top of the heap Gx7 as my two camera solution

Could not resist the bundle with the 20mm 1.7 for $970 tax in Australia ( via Hong Kong of course ).

The...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 22nd, 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Deniers rejoice

Well... a small negative feedback...


Less gloopy oceans will slow climate change - environment - 21 March 2014 - New Scientist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 21st, 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Keep your denier heads buried

won't change a thing.....


Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy - Climate Change - Environment -...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 8th, 2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Yes models make predictions that come true....despite denidiot claims

To counter those that claim no predictive power.....
This nine year old analysis is spooky....look at the model and the reality



Climatologist Who Predicted California Drought 10 Years Ago...
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 7th, 2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/data/512/Birdwing...

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/data/512/Birdwings_on_the_wing.jpg

Got very lucky as getting a pair of these in decent light and any sort of focus with a long lens is random big time.

Good...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 5th, 2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
once you finish telling the Australians they are...

once you finish telling the Australians they are wrong then you can tackle the Royal Society and the National Academies of Science....

do you have even the remotest idea how ridiculous your denier...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 5th, 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Pretty pathetic campaign there FX - descending...

Pretty pathetic campaign there FX - descending into bathos. Dredging up 1986 commentary
Drought is exacerbated by AGW - the link directly is not clear and is more to do with NAO, ENSO , PDO - since...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Mar 5th, 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Yes Virginia - it's getting warmer and wilder and we're responsible

The Australian BOM site weighs in nicely with easy to understand chart of changes for those not immersed in denier woo...



more

State of the Climate 2014: Bureau of Meteorology...
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 5th, 2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
A380 banking on final

I have no idea what this sea bird is

Caught it right on the edge of the lens envelope but what a bloody great wingspan.
San Francisco Bay in November near the Golden Gate.

Ideas????
...
Forum: Photography Focus Mar 3rd, 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,680
Posted By MacDoc
Don't discount this as a factor either. Part of...

Don't discount this as a factor either. Part of SONY being erratic is the bleeding going on.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 28th, 2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Time to move on from the denier nonsense

Digging in...to move the conversation to what to do about it.....



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Climate science: Inescapable truths | The Economist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 18th, 2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Consequences.....

more

How the Spreading Symptoms of Climate Change Can be Deadly - Scientific American (http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-the-spreading-symptoms-of-climate-change-can-be-deadly/)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 16th, 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
There goes another bit of denier nonsense....

So much for Arctic Sea Ice recovery....it's melting in Feb!!!!!



Extraordinary N Atlantic Storms Driving Gulf Stream Water into Arctic, Sea Ice Melting in February...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 13th, 2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,994
Posted By MacDoc
Nother vote for GraphicConverter - it can find...

Nother vote for GraphicConverter - it can find duplicates as well and you can move photos between folders within the browser window.
Will check out Mechanic as there are some features I'd like in...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 13th, 2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
The wet season in Cairns is a delight when you...

The wet season in Cairns is a delight when you can get enough light..
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 13th, 2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
some bloody pause :rolleyes: ...

some bloody pause :rolleyes:



Environment news, comment and analysis from the Guardian | Environment | The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/) ... MP=soc_567

what fairy tales...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 12th, 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
you are sooo out to lunch....it's the lengths you...

you are sooo out to lunch....it's the lengths you try and go to deny the obvious which is hilarious.

The ocean has picked up 97% of the warming...the atmosphere is transient in comparison....learn...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 12th, 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Pay me now I guess....extreme weather comes home in a big way

Yikes - now we have categories for ice storms....and this one is really bad...



Winter storm Pax: Deep South facing β€œcrippling” Category 5 ice storm....
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 12th, 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
The new 27" Dell monitor I'm using is very...

The new 27" Dell monitor I'm using is very satisfying - picking out some shots I've overlooking...bargain at $699

Females don't get the photo ops.
Especially Red WIng blackbirds where the males...
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 10th, 2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By MacDoc
why do you keep repeating this as if it is...

why do you keep repeating this as if it is gospel??

Have you actually used a current machine with PCI Flash??

You get the benefit of the faster processor and clock speed all the time.

You...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 8th, 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
This was from last year but the sign he is...

This was from last year but the sign he is perched on made me chuckle.....'tis not a coot at ALL!!

http://www.birdforum.net/gallery/data/528/Screen_Shot_2014-02-09_at_Feb_9_2014_1_41_56_PM.jpg
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 8th, 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,251
Posted By MacDoc
Go with the processor...give the speed of the...

Go with the processor...give the speed of the flash drive at 800 mbps swap outs are just about meaningless. The higher clock speed and higher turboBoost help all the time.

If you need 16 gigs of...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah - I can't stand the stuff myself after...

Yeah - I can't stand the stuff myself after swigging a half a tankard full in uni but brilliant ad.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,261
Posted By MacDoc
This one not likely to be duplicated in a long...

This one not likely to be duplicated in a long while...a first in any Olympics....sisters share the podium.....Canadian eh :D
...
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 8th, 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Glad to be back in the land of birds and flowers...

Glad to be back in the land of birds and flowers even tho the light was bit dim at 6 am....birds were out waiting for the sun..
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 8th, 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By MacDoc
Forum: Photography Focus Feb 6th, 2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
This was hilarious. Was shooting pelicans at...

This was hilarious.
Was shooting pelicans at extreme range on the 300 mm ( 600 mm equivalent ) along the Pacific Coast Highway and just had the photos on random and noticed something odd..
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 4th, 2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 213,249
Posted By MacDoc
15 hour flights are good for movie catchups. ...

15 hour flights are good for movie catchups.

Gravity...so so - Bullock still has a good bod. Interesting physics - bit of a stretch of a story line.

Rush was terrific - must see. All the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 2nd, 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
hehe I wonder why Exxon would be touting reduced emissions

If AGW was not real......they must be in on the plot eh :rolleyes:

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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 2nd, 2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,408
Posted By MacDoc
What a shame ...I seriously enjoyed his work. :(

What a shame ...I seriously enjoyed his work. :(
Forum: Anything Mac Feb 1st, 2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By MacDoc
I actually really like this ...

I actually really like this

http://twelvesouth.com/static/assets/products/productheaderimage/image/twelvesouth_bookbook_table_headermain.jpg

One reason is you don't take the cover off
...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 1st, 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,859
Posted By MacDoc
Just be careful - we finished a tour and ROAM was...

Just be careful - we finished a tour and ROAM was useless for a good part of it as they were tied into TMobile and many areas not covered.

This is the kicker...



You need to check the area...
Forum: All iOS - iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV & iTunes Feb 1st, 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By MacDoc
We had one that was just frustrating and it was a...

We had one that was just frustrating and it was a iPAd2 as well. Family friend so I swapped it out and she's had no problem with the new one.
Irony is - after testing a while we've had no issue with...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Feb 1st, 2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By MacDoc
Thumbs up Brilliant info graphic tour of Modern Science...

Mouse over the names for a quick bio and pic.

http://www.crispian.net/CrispiansScienceMap.jpg

Much fun and very well done in a compact form. :cheers:

You need to follow the link to the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 31st, 2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
to the point

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/article16617743.ece/BINARY/w620/web-friedcar31co1.jpg
Forum: Anything Mac Jan 29th, 2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,584
Posted By MacDoc
Touring MacPro

We've set aside one of the new towers for clients to "taste" for a couple of days in their own work environment.

Has been popular tho supply of the 6core and up is frustrating.

If you are...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20,126
Views: 670,938
Posted By MacDoc
Barack brings it home

despite stupidity on the part of the Houses....the numbers are good and looks like he is willing to exercise executive power to bypass Congress and Senate :clap:

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Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
Trudeau kneecaps Harper

Harper had his window to make the broken senate an election issue.

Trudeau just kneecapped him on it and left Harper holding a very smelly bag that he loaded up.



CBC News - Latest Canada,...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 29th, 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20,126
Views: 670,938
Posted By MacDoc
gotta love those Norwegians.....right on the...

gotta love those Norwegians.....right on the money again. :clap:




Snowden Nominated by Norway Lawmakers for Nobel Peace Prize - Bloomberg...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 27th, 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
for fossil fuel shills....chew on this

RealClimate: Global temperature 2013 (http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2014/01/global-temperature-2013/#more-16736)

http://www.scilogs.de/klimalounge/files/had4_v2_giss.png

but you...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 27th, 2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 132,502
Posted By MacDoc
irony meter just went offscale.... :eek: so...

irony meter just went offscale.... :eek:

so you don't mind pissing away oil and gas subsidizes to companies that make billions already AND pollute the environment....????

I dare say the good...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 26th, 2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By MacDoc
nice ncyCVxQJ4ro and a rock and roll ...

nice

ncyCVxQJ4ro

and a rock and roll men's final with Nadal on the ropes to another Swiss Wawrinka is up a set :eek:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 72,515
Posted By MacDoc
Could not find the Feel Good thread but this one...

Could not find the Feel Good thread but this one qualifies here as well......totally unreal story

Sudden sisters: Tulane pals learn they share sperm-donor dad - CNN.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah definitely hard to get the oily residue...

Yeah definitely hard to get the oily residue out....might be better to burn them ;)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 25th, 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
A walk in the snow for Herr Harper perhaps...? ...

A walk in the snow for Herr Harper perhaps...?

More see Trudeau as excellent prime minister than Harper: poll - Politics - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 23rd, 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By MacDoc
Too bad - valiant second set for the teen phenom...

Too bad - valiant second set for the teen phenom but experience counts.
tonight however for the night owls a legendary match up late.

Schedule of Play - Schedule - Australian Open Tennis...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 22nd, 2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
and Europe has your ilk completely on ignore...

and Europe has your ilk completely on ignore :rolleyes:



EU to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 | Environment | theguardian.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 22nd, 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Poor deluded insurers....I guess they didn't get...

Poor deluded insurers....I guess they didn't get the message that there is no AGW.


Extreme Weather In Canada Last Year Cost Insurers Billions | ThinkProgress...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 22nd, 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 40,591
Posted By MacDoc
Well so are you about AGW so be pals. :rolleyes: ...

Well so are you about AGW so be pals. :rolleyes:

Until you face up to reality on climate change anything you post about science becomes a laughing matter as it says you are dishonest about...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 21st, 2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,869
Posted By MacDoc
followup

Followup

After a bit of settling in pains I have to say I'm pleased for the money.

The lens surface seems exceptionally scratch proof and easy to clean.

I got mine with the repair kits and...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 21st, 2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
The "pause" that isn't

Just released


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NOAA: World in 2013 was 4th hottest on record (Update) (http://phys.org/news/2014-01-noaa-world-4th-hottest.html)

some "pause" :rolleyes:

still trolling the denier crap...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 20th, 2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By MacDoc
incredible - Canada's Eugenie Bouchard rockets...

incredible - Canada's Eugenie Bouchard rockets into the big time.

http://wpmedia.sports.nationalpost.com/2014/01/eugenie_bouchard4.jpg?w=620

1st Canadian to reach the Australian quarter finals...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 19th, 2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Extremes just getting rolling

One of the "risks" we've already seen is slated to get worse...



Devastating El Niρo events to double this century - environment - 19 January 2014 - New Scientist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 18th, 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
The Tyee – If Every Norwegian's a...

The Tyee – If Every Norwegian's a Millionaire, Why's Alberta in Hock? (http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2014/01/15/If-Every-Norwegians-a-Millionaire-Whys-Alberta-in-Hock/)

:rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 15th, 2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By MacDoc
Canadian eh

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Forum: Photography Focus Jan 14th, 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Nice shots. 2 weeks til Australia and some...

Nice shots.
2 weeks til Australia and some green. :D Get back into shooting.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 13th, 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
move on move on ....nothing to see here...

Giant Antarctic glacier beyond point of no return, research says (http://phys.org/news/2014-01-giant-antarctic-glacier.html)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 11th, 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
So much for a new ice age....the flip side of the polar vortex

Norway is basking in springtime temps... :rolleyes:



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Polar vortex over US brings abnormally mild weather to Scandinavia | Environment | theguardian.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Oh just caught your Goddard crap......Dear...

Oh just caught your Goddard crap......Dear Anthony's anonymous blogger with the electrical degree....wow ....such a scientist.XX)

You do understand Global Dimming was a threat until the world...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 10th, 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
yes Virginia it's getting hotter and we are responsible

.some serious overturning you have to do boyo



About that consensus on global warming: 9136 agree, one disagrees. | The Curious Wavefunction, Scientific American Blog Network...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 9th, 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By MacDoc
Aurora tonight - if it's clear get out there

http://i.cbc.ca/1.2490301.1389287271!/cpImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/16x9_620/cda-space-cassiope-20130929.jpg



Northern lights to dance across much of Canada tonight - Canada - CBC...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 7th, 2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
dripping with egg.....that would be frozen egg tho

Conservative MP Peter Braid says extreme weather and climate change linked - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 7th, 2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
amazing what blockheads the deep freeze cracks....

Conservative MP Peter Braid says extreme weather and climate change linked - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
In case you were wondering why the weather....

Here is a good tho very nerdy explanation of the jet stream meandering and wreaking havoc in the northern hemisphere

_nzwJg4Ebzo

and a broader explanation



Winter 2013-2014: Sea Ice Loss...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/article162...

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/incoming/article16209505.ece/BINARY/w620/web-tueedcar07co1.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 6th, 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Here is a good tho very nerdy explanation of the...

Here is a good tho very nerdy explanation of the jet stream meandering and wreaking havoc. Get used to the wild weather - more to come....welcome to the Anthropocene.

_nzwJg4Ebzo
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
For those that think AGW is just driving warmth.....

AGW and the Arctic Dipole ...see where the jet stream is?? That is driving insane weather in North America and Britain
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 3rd, 2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
Lovely - can't recall the last time it was -22 in...

Lovely - can't recall the last time it was -22 in Toronto. :yikes:
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,800
Posted By MacDoc
just sugar water eh??

Why 'super honey' is the bees knees for wounds and infections | Rachel Masker | Global development | theguardian.com...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
meanwhile down under the heat goes one

what was that about global warming isn't real?? :rolleyes:

I here there was a record cold in stratosphere lately that some denier rag was trumpeting on about ...made for a good laugh.:D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jan 1st, 2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Wilder, wetter, hotter and colder....

and that's only the last weekend in December....


Record Highs, Extreme Rainfall Mark Historic Weekend Before Christmas - weather.com Weekend Outlook...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
tick tock the clock is running out on coal

remember when it was okay to smoke on a plane?? Getting there with carbon emissons...just not done..
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 31st, 2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
suck it up - 2013 5th warmest ever without an El Nino - 7th overall

5th warmest without an El Nino



http://www.climatecentral.org/images/sized/images/sized/remote/assets-climatecentral-org-images-uploads-news-12_17_13_andrew_globaltempsnov2013-660x510.gif

...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 29th, 2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,867
Posted By MacDoc
Keep your anti-agw crap out of the photo...

Keep your anti-agw crap out of the photo forum....
otherwise consider it open season.....:mad:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 28th, 2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
WAMN3a6u91M lovely graphic

WAMN3a6u91M

lovely graphic
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 27th, 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By MacDoc
Didn't losed power tho the UPS beeped a couple of...

Didn't losed power tho the UPS beeped a couple of times.

Looks like some trees are not going to recover tho including my lovely cherry tree that loads with blossoms in spring and feeds the...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 26th, 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By MacDoc
Any Boxing day/week deals of note - lenses in particular

Source for a list for camera deals?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 25th, 2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
The world IS moving on... and China...

The world IS moving on...



and China and the US have reached a substantial agreement.....your progress argument is as flawed as your science crap.



covered even by the National Pest
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 23rd, 2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah really photogenic - gonna be neat tomorrow -...

Yeah really photogenic - gonna be neat tomorrow - -11 and sunny...

••••

for thoughts of warmer climes and times...June in the Camargue
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
Now have ice fog - so it's still getting thicker...

Now have ice fog - so it's still getting thicker - that's what happened to Quebec - it's one degree but still freezing as it hits
...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 22nd, 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-q_e8ar336Dg/Urc...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-q_e8ar336Dg/Urcr91dVV0I/AAAAAAAADJk/goW0AMmGqyQ/s1024/Screen%2520Shot%25202013-12-22%2520at%2520Dec%252C%252022%2520%2520%2520%25202013%2520%2520%2520%25201.11.47%25...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 22nd, 2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
Lovely - if you like an inch of ice :D ...

Lovely - if you like an inch of ice :D

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m269/macdoc/junk%20album/ScreenShot2013-12-22atDec222013102029AM_zps7b9d40b9.jpg
...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 21st, 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,829
Posted By MacDoc
Onyx will do that as well and even with that Mail...

Onyx will do that as well and even with that Mail still has issues.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
Let's see how many people Harpo can alienate...

Let's see how many people Harpo can alienate dealing with this

Supreme Court strikes down Canada's prostitution laws - Politics - CBC News...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 20th, 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Yes Virginia indeed there is a climate change conspiracy..

Hope you are getting paid for your nonsense....
Forum: iPhone, iPad, iPod & iOS Dec 20th, 2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Sold sold
Views: 951
Posted By MacDoc
Factory unlock or?

Factory unlock or?
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 18th, 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
tossed out of science discussions again..climate change denial a failed meme

hehe - the pool toi **** in is shrinking rapidly for the climate deniers....

factually incorrect again....even on Reddit..



Why Reddit's Science Forum Banned Climate Deniers | ThinkProgress...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 18th, 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By MacDoc
a welcome update...Mail was seriously annoying.

a welcome update...Mail was seriously annoying.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
It's getting warmer..we're responsible

For those few remaining under the delusion that AGW has stopped...



2013 Brings Warmest November Since At Least 1880...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 17th, 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
the AGW denier..... ...

the AGW denier.....

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ZYvHC5HEGLg/Tjc18JVz2JI/AAAAAAAACQw/LLMufc1kkXE/s400/DIKE.jpg

overwhelming evidence....

The Dutch on the other hand.....are doing something...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 16th, 2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
a summary of everything that is wrong with the...

a summary of everything that is wrong with the ****nuts on the right and Harper's henchmen...



someday the clowns and their supporters will understand the "sock" in society and the "civi" in...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 16th, 2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 16th, 2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
nothing to see here....move on move on :rolleyes:...

nothing to see here....move on move on :rolleyes:

Pay me now or pay me later...



snip
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 14th, 2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
and what exactly oh wise one does this have to do...

and what exactly oh wise one does this have to do with AGW??

You DO know that C02 only traps outgoing IR??

Just how much IR outogin would be present do ya think in antipodes winter...??

see...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 12th, 2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
This one went into the top photos album right...

This one went into the top photos album right quick....didn't see it before
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 12th, 2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
-12 brrrrr gonna be a chilly step out to the hot...

-12 brrrrr gonna be a chilly step out to the hot tub. Going to -15 on the weekend.
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 10th, 2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Thanks - not bad weather for November...GF kept...

Thanks - not bad weather for November...GF kept wishing for snow....bloody tropical types...

••

This turned out a bit better than I thought given the distance and the very grey day.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 10th, 2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,842
Posted By MacDoc
Obama was in full flight. The guy can orate....

Obama was in full flight. The guy can orate. :clap:

Watching the Canadian feed....CNN also is on live coverage.

"He has made me want to be a better man" :cheers:

Glad I caught this....
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 9th, 2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,842
Posted By MacDoc
It would be a great idea if every news service in...

It would be a great idea if every news service in the world used this map so that Africa as a whole gets to be seen for the giant it is.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Dec 6th, 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
we arrived at Yosemite near evening ( really had...

we arrived at Yosemite near evening ( really had not expected to get there - was accidental )
Drove through the fire zone....crews were still cleaning up.

Pretty nasty devastion....this must have...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 4th, 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By MacDoc
The better ticket is the entry level 13" Retina...

The better ticket is the entry level 13" Retina with 8 gig 256 at $1549 is a terrific machine that will do all you want.
Drive is upgradeable down the road.
128 and 4 gig is not a good choice and...
Forum: Anything Mac Dec 3rd, 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By MacDoc
Haven't dealt with camera's, GPS, Bluetooth...

Haven't dealt with camera's, GPS, Bluetooth headsets, Sony consumer products, game consoles, vidoe cards.......to name a few have you??

Even Apple's failure rate for machines is higher than what...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Dec 1st, 2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
denial of the obvious

hehe the blind and the stupid ....

I see the anti-evo and anti-agw have joined forces....

Creationists and climate change: Political union of science critics....
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 27th, 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Not that we saw but then the information centre...

Not that we saw but then the information centre was closed as the park was closing in the next week and after the gov shutdown they did not bring all the staff back so nearly all of the educational...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 27th, 2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By MacDoc
Turns out my reader in the Mac is pooched as the...

Turns out my reader in the Mac is pooched as the card is readable in the camera and other Macbook
looks okay from the the outside but no one home when putting in a card

What are the advantages of...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 25th, 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Mammoth Hot Springs on a chilly grim day ...

Mammoth Hot Springs on a chilly grim day
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 24th, 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,535
Posted By MacDoc
Broken ribs on my SD card

The card is well used but the contacts are okay.
three of the ribs are no broken off and from what I read the card should still be readable ( just have a few last photos to retrieve )

But not...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 23rd, 2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-R3eviKeVJ5k/UpD...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-R3eviKeVJ5k/UpDEQgkcVGI/AAAAAAAACRs/8m7z3cjHMao/s720/Screen%2520Shot%25202013-11-23%2520at%2520Nov%252C%252023%2520%2520%2520%25202013%2520%2520%2520%252010.04.42%25...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 23rd, 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By MacDoc
Music to the Street

Enjoy - play it loud

GBaHPND2QJg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
oh my - things must be bad in rightwingding...

oh my - things must be bad in rightwingding land....what next hell freezing over...:eek:

http://www.thenationaljobfair.com/n/documents/Logo-Toronto_SUN_2011_4C.jpg
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 21st, 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
Gotta love the rightwingdings grasp on science......

Gotta love the rightwingdings grasp on science...
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By MacDoc
Comet Ison - might be spectacular - this week

A poster at JREF asked if there was a history of comets brightening as they grazed the sun.....that would be a resounding yes....



and this is what I saw on the edge of the Atlantic in Hermanus...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 20th, 2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
snort - got your blinders on eh ...

snort - got your blinders on eh



Globe's Unbroken Warm Streak Approaches 29 Years | Climate Central (http://www.climatecentral.org/news/globes-unbroken-warm-streak-approaches-29-years-16758)
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 17th, 2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44,806
Views: 3,313,465
Posted By MacDoc
There is a wicked front gonna hit very shortly...

There is a wicked front gonna hit very shortly ....3 people killed in the US Midwst and 76 tornados have touched down and it's about an hour away from us...if that
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 17th, 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-FymuxyXhYpk/Uok...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-FymuxyXhYpk/UokiJarQRSI/AAAAAAAACLk/d6wuvroWQ0w/s640/Screen%2520Shot%25202013-11-17%2520at%2520Nov%252C%252017%2520%2520%2520%25202013%2520%2520%2520%25203.07.10%252...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 15th, 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Interesting take on the Conestoga wagon ...

Interesting take on the Conestoga wagon
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 15th, 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
This was from the untouched shot - it really was...

This was from the untouched shot - it really was vivid - cold clear November morning
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 15th, 2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
too much enhancement?? ...

too much enhancement??
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 9th, 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
How cheap is cheap for the G3?? as really...

How cheap is cheap for the G3??

as really the Gx1 is still very functional and I don't think the G3 will take the EVF which I will not do without.
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 8th, 2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah - had not been aware of the Gx7 until now -...

Yeah - had not been aware of the Gx7 until now - think that's the ticket - wait til it gets down.
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 8th, 2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/7179wMCmn9L....

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/7179wMCmn9L._SL1500_.jpg http://modernreject.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/in-love.jpg

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GX7 review - Pocket-lint...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 8th, 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
I'm thinking maybe to wait for a new sensor...

I'm thinking maybe to wait for a new sensor generation before making a move at all.

But what should I offer on this??

Panasonic Lumix G3 - Body Only - Best offer takes it!! - City of Toronto...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 7th, 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
The camera works fine if I manually set the scene...

The camera works fine if I manually set the scene parameters which I sometimes did anyways for low light so it's certainly very useable.
I think it's light related as well as it only seems to get...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 7th, 2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-nGXxR_t2rhk/Unw...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-nGXxR_t2rhk/UnwhJ-oZZcI/AAAAAAAACGg/3DWOchC_plE/s640/Screen%2520Shot%25202013-11-07%2520at%2520Nov%252C%25207%2520%2520%2520%25202013%2520%2520%2520%25206.23.03%2520...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 4th, 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-nU1dM98jUq8/Unh...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-nU1dM98jUq8/Unh5CdnxmGI/AAAAAAAACCo/-pgsZ6KKFsE/s912/Screen%2520Shot%25202013-11-04%2520at%2520Nov%252C%25204%2520%2520%2520%25202013%2520%2520%2520%252011.47.45%252...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 4th, 2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
Yes have reset to factory and seems to help then...

Yes have reset to factory and seems to help then reverts to occasional problems.

Battery not a factory - they are lithium blocks and have several.
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 3rd, 2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Muirs Wood Shall we share John Muir's...

Muirs Wood

Shall we share John Muir's fascination since we are on a tree kick
...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 3rd, 2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,948
Posted By MacDoc
No EVF - non-starter for me

No EVF - non-starter for me
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 3rd, 2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
Have never touched it and would not know where to...

Have never touched it and would not know where to look.

You take one shot and the camera pauses and over exposes.
Change nothing, take the next shot, works fine.:baby:
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 3rd, 2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,217
Posted By MacDoc
Ailing Gx1

My Gx1 is having troubles with exposure in A and A+ modes in any kind of bright light.
P can also be erratic :yikes: :-(

Works fine if I switch to set scene settings.

Yet at times in normal...
Forum: Photography Focus Nov 1st, 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Drove the boring central valley route to San Fran...

Drove the boring central valley route to San Fran and then shifted over to the 101 which was also boring but the road between the two delightful. Spent the day on the Bay and now headed to Napa.
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Nov 1st, 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
nothing new here...it's getting warmer we're...

nothing new here...it's getting warmer
we're responsible..



Unprecedented warming uncovered in Pacific depths - environment - 31 October 2013 - New Scientist...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 27th, 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Spent a tiring but enjoyable and long day at San...

Spent a tiring but enjoyable and long day at San Diego's fantastic zoo.

Was fighting with the camera a bunch on focus issues with the AF - doing birds is a chore most of the time when they are...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 26th, 2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Lovely shots - especially the reflections. ...

Lovely shots - especially the reflections.

••

This was the take home shot from our accidental Yosemite visit ( expensive one at $350 a night ). The scale of half- dome is simply astonishing...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 23rd, 2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
There is actually quite a bit in between - all of...

There is actually quite a bit in between - all of Yellowstone where we were there for 2.5 days. Have not processed all the pics from that
Bryce, Zion and Arches are both drive throughs tho we had a...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 22nd, 2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
The more I look at this photo the more I like...

The more I look at this photo the more I like it....a soft painting...yet with violent underpinnings. Put it up on Pixoto - we'll see.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 22nd, 2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Yum ...

Yum

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-q7EjimRywYs/UmYYIVEbuPI/AAAAAAAAB34/wMp9EnFuf7A/s912/Ground%2520squirrel%2520Yellowstone.jpg

Yellowstone squirrel munching down for winter. The middle...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 22nd, 2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Odd shot - not enhanced..the sky made Mount St....

Odd shot - not enhanced..the sky made Mount St. Helens look as if there were lava rivers.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 20th, 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,948
Posted By MacDoc
Shot all day in scenery mode after it just...

Shot all day in scenery mode after it just refused to work in Auto or P. :-(

Still switching modes worked out okay. Used Night scenery and a bit of angle jockeying to catch a lurid sunset in the...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 18th, 2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
GF is enjoying the better camera finally. She...

GF is enjoying the better camera finally.
She snagged this on fly at 80 mph in low light coming away from Arches National Park.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 18th, 2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
a chilly wait for my Bday shot - Old Faithful...

a chilly wait for my Bday shot - Old Faithful rises to the occasion :D
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 18th, 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,948
Posted By MacDoc
Seems to be okay in the P mode. I was considering...

Seems to be okay in the P mode. I was considering getting a second body anyway as GF is enjoying the better camera finally. Thanks for the info.

She snagged this on fly at 80 mph in low light.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 18th, 2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Nice - looks well done. -Love the Lionfish shot.

Nice - looks well done. -Love the Lionfish shot.
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 17th, 2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
You mean stupid questions and hilarious nonsense...

You mean stupid questions and hilarious nonsense like your ice comment...get a life...move on to something useful instead of tilting at a windmill you refuse to see.

Talk about drowning in right...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 17th, 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,948
Posted By MacDoc
Still considering that middle lens. HAve missed...

Still considering that middle lens. HAve missed having a bit on the trip tho did not use the intermediate I brought alone.

BUT

Having an issue with the Gx1 that is worrying.
WHen set on...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 17th, 2013, 10:29 AM
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Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Cut that pretty fine - one day away - going to do...

Cut that pretty fine - one day away - going to do Arches today then decide

Yellowstone National Park waiting for green light, will reopen within hours | KXLF.com | Butte, Montana...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 15th, 2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Thanks. Lucked out and had a chopper to...

Thanks.
Lucked out and had a chopper to ourselves and a chatty pilot.
We'll keep this one.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 15th, 2013, 01:30 AM
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Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Looking at this... http://goo.gl/maps/yYTNu ...

Looking at this...

http://goo.gl/maps/yYTNu

We're on the Canyon Rim so will have breakfast and spend a bit of time here then drive towards Zion and Bryce and stay near there tomorrow night.
...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 14th, 2013, 10:48 PM
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Posted By MacDoc
We're just highlighting. I hiked the Grand...

We're just highlighting.

I hiked the Grand Canyon down and back in a day - hardest physical thing I have ever done - that was many decades ago.

If you had to choose a day for each - including...
Forum: Photography Focus Oct 13th, 2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
What to see in the west

Not by bike this time, 3 week road trip with the GF but good practice run for next June when I WILL go cross country on the Burgman.....kid in tow or not.

The big parks opened yesterday except...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 12th, 2013, 11:51 PM
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Posted By MacDoc
and that... is that.....well done.. L.A....

and that... is that.....well done..

L.A. Times cuts off climate-change deniers - CBS News (http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57606909/l.a-times-cuts-off-climate-change-deniers)

****heads the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Oct 5th, 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20,126
Views: 670,938
Posted By MacDoc
Hehe Millions Flee Obamacare : The New Yorker...

Hehe
Millions Flee Obamacare : The New Yorker (http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/borowitzreport/2013/10/millions-flee-obamacare.html)
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2013, 04:32 AM
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Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
deal with it. :rolleyes:

deal with it. :rolleyes:
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2013, 04:24 AM
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Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
for those not wallowing in denial fantasy...

for those not wallowing in denial fantasy world...

New Scientist on the IPCC report

Climate report 2013: Your guide to the big questions - New Scientist...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 28th, 2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 996
Views: 70,208
Posted By MacDoc
THIS is blowing my mind....pardon the pun ...

THIS is blowing my mind....pardon the pun
...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 25th, 2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Help this photo is still bugging me

Need some help with understanding this photo...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-46zAzmC_-w8/UkOpqyN_S6I/AAAAAAAABfI/lEEGy2bzNto/s912/toronto.JPG

here is the link to the Picasa upload which...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 24th, 2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
Day two Skyline Drive/ Blue Ridge Parkwy

Pics here start at 18 as you've seen the others -

https://picasaweb.google.com/113408714888195024530/PASept22?authuser=0&feat=directlink

couple of highlights - Blue Ridge Parkway living up to...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 22nd, 2013, 08:54 PM
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Views: 12,493
Posted By MacDoc
WIth 5 days of superb weather forecast ...and I'm...

WIth 5 days of superb weather forecast ...and I'm only two hours by slab to the north I'm playing hooky :D

Good ( tho chilly ) ride today to get to State College PA and staying in cheap and nice...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 22nd, 2013, 06:11 PM
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Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Cool shots... HAve not been out much lately...

Cool shots...
HAve not been out much lately with the camera but this was too rare to pass up.

Now HERE is a photo of something you can rarely see...that's a clear Toronto skyline from across the...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 16th, 2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7,201
Views: 326,009
Posted By MacDoc
SNort.....denier wankers denying the obvious -...

SNort.....denier wankers denying the obvious - head scratching indeed....

of course humanity had nothing to do with it.... :roll:



Temperature chart for the last 11,000 years...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 15th, 2013, 06:07 PM
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Views: 70,208
Posted By MacDoc
The Scots apparently DID invent the modern world...

The Scots apparently DID invent the modern world :D
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 15th, 2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 996
Views: 70,208
Posted By MacDoc
Dr. G this may fascinate you....incredible tale. ...

Dr. G this may fascinate you....incredible tale.

http://www.mysplendidconcubine.com/Low-Res_E-book_cover_MSC_July_24_2013.jpg
My Spendid Concubine...

one of those stories that if conceived...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 7th, 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By MacDoc
America's Cup - 42 KNOTS!!!!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8e/Emirates_Team_New_Zealand_at_the_Louis_Vuitton_Cup_2013.jpg/701px-Emirates_Team_New_Zealand_at_the_Louis_Vuitton_Cup_2013.jpg

Unreal speeds...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Sep 7th, 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,645
Posted By MacDoc
Snort - what a load of bollocks. Abbott made...

Snort - what a load of bollocks. Abbott made promises he can't keep - watch the deficit go through the roof - Harper redux.

Abbott faces jam on carbon tax...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 7th, 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Why? You do not have to be a techno-geek to be a...

Why? You do not have to be a techno-geek to be a successful photographer these days. Knowing what to shoot and when and making the effort to get into areas and times of day that offer photogenic...
Forum: Photography Focus Sep 1st, 2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Roaming around wilderness Pennsylvania having fun...

Roaming around wilderness Pennsylvania having fun on the world class mcycle roads. Too much fun.....144 is 60 km of pure twisty bliss.

Not that we were entirely without redeeming qualities as...
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 27th, 2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,680
Posted By MacDoc
Not sure what the advantage is ....it's still...

Not sure what the advantage is ....it's still big.

People move to MFT because of the small size.
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 23rd, 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Was shooting my son having fun on jetskis and...

Was shooting my son having fun on jetskis and this opportunity popped up and do I ever like the result....
...
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Aug 11th, 2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,809
Posted By MacDoc
as I was saying about cell phone use and accidents > no link

BBC News - Mobile phone drivers 'not linked' to accident figures (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23631406)

snip
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 8th, 2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qfjelAjiTa8/UgG...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qfjelAjiTa8/UgG6G3iuSXI/AAAAAAAABLo/FD7en9SbCrU/s720/P1120498%2520copy.JPG

caught this at the end of a long day riding on the weekend.
Here's a case where the...
Forum: Photography Focus Aug 8th, 2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By MacDoc
http://oi44.tinypic.com/59wje0.jpg I use...

http://oi44.tinypic.com/59wje0.jpg


I use mine on the Gx1 almost every time I shoot - it never comes off now I sold the Lx7 - so convenient.

Interesting - one guy was raving about the Fuji...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 25th, 2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By MacDoc
A new phishing expedition?

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m269/macdoc/junk%20album/ScreenShot2013-07-25atJul252013112156PM_zps76d25c1d.jpg...
Forum: Anything Mac Jul 25th, 2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,806
Posted By MacDoc
SweetHome is just plain fun but the rendering in...

SweetHome is just plain fun but the rendering in high quality will tax your system. There are lots of sources of add-ons too.
Forum: Photography Focus Jul 21st, 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By MacDoc
Keep those camera settings maxxed for resolution - 4k comes

Thought I'd repost this as it comes up. Leave your camera's at the settings with the highest resolution. Memory is cheap and 4k is coming fast and you'll appreciate the extra quality ....even now at...
Forum: Photography Focus Jul 19th, 2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By MacDoc
Yeah - see how it compares in output to the...

Yeah - see how it compares in output to the 100-300 Lumix. That certainly is enough range for birding.
Forum: Photography Focus Jul 18th, 2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By MacDoc
Yikes...the monster from Panasonic FZ70

Panasonic takes the long view with the Lumix FZ70 | TechHive (http://www.techhive.com/article/2044671/panasonic-takes-the-long-view-with-the-lumix-fz70.html)

That's a lot of kit for $400
...
Forum: Photography Focus Jul 14th, 2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 602,173
Posted By MacDoc
Dedication ...

Dedication

http://i2.wp.com/petapixel.com/assets/uploads/2013/07/burning.jpg?resize=620%2C414
Forum: Everything Else, eh! Jul 12th, 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25,091
Views: 1,207,178
Posted By MacDoc
Canada waking up to Harper perhaps... ...

Canada waking up to Harper perhaps...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FnHuclOCPfo/UbXYAhu9m_I/AAAAAAAAPO8/Dh-CGrLa7vw/s400/2013+May.PNG

he's lucky there is no grounds for an election....
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