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  1. The PERCEPTION is dead-easy. Fine for...

    The PERCEPTION is dead-easy. Fine for entertainment. Whom calls it wrong or has money or safety at-risk if "Avatar" or "The Mummy" or even "Titanic" is not CGI-faked a certain way?

    Finding what...
  2. We had one as fired himself around 1958. First...

    We had one as fired himself around 1958. First year out of State teacher's College, discovered he hated teaching kids, AND hated the damned job well before the year was a third over.

    What he did...
  3. That wuz what was beating-up Salon Films! Best...

    That wuz what was beating-up Salon Films! Best high-res professional colur digital gear on Planet Earth for doing James Bond films and such went to edit at fullest res they could buy!

    It didn't...
  4. C&W cable & satellite stations and staff quarters...

    C&W cable & satellite stations and staff quarters were dependent on roof and cistern, half the islands on global maps, some 3rd-world major countries as well.

    Not allowed to collect rainwater...
  5. Go for it, Pete! YouTube...

    Go for it, Pete!

    YouTube

    Take a friend..

    YouTube
  6. We had ONE. In the bottomland, edge of a wide...

    We had ONE. In the bottomland, edge of a wide floodplain. Tapped into the gravels of the aquifer, open stream mebbe 300 feet further out. "Came with" the farm.

    Tail-end of the 1940's, not all yet...
  7. THIS . is sooooo funny! "perceptions,...

    THIS . is sooooo funny!

    "perceptions, expectation, and over-hype" applies.

    Hong Kong's then still-legendary Salon Films. I' m Project Managing part of their then-BRAND-new migration from film...
  8. We did that. United our stool. "Got our shit...

    We did that. United our stool.

    "Got our shit together" literally.

    Out of many? ONE Danish troll.

    "e pluribus, unum"

    How HARD was that?
  9. Not in the game, meself. Can READ a lot more than...

    Not in the game, meself. Can READ a lot more than forty posts in .. meahh a minute or two?

    The dedicated puter, custom-configured browser used for NO other site, and special style sheet that...
  10. ^^^ THIS ^^^ And a bit more.. Army didn't get...

    ^^^ THIS ^^^

    And a bit more.. Army didn't get even 24 month. At 30 days leave a year, the max was 22 months. Basic (Infantry) then Advanced Indivdual Training (infantry "mostly" used up another 2,...
  11. Given the trash they've been dumping into kid's...

    Given the trash they've been dumping into kid's heads?

    How about we put teacher's backs to running and get the country working instead?
  12. All sorts of those optional hybrids about, these...

    All sorts of those optional hybrids about, these days.

    One next door is in purple, female Mexican male.
  13. De-watering pump. Rented. Same concept, but a mud...

    De-watering pump. Rented. Same concept, but a mud pump handles tougher tasking.

    You might also put in a rather modest "interceptor" ditch / drain right up close to the surface .... and not have as...
  14. There IS such a "high tech product". It just...

    There IS such a "high tech product".

    It just happens to be one proven - worldwide - for more than 2,000 years is all.

    Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor - Wikipedia

    Ancestor of five of the...
  15. Why am I not surprised your ones are running the...

    Why am I not surprised your ones are running the asylum and dictating what you think?

    Abnegation... abdicating your natural responsibilities ..such as going over to the dumb-lazy side, hook line...
  16. Hudson isn't "unique" on Earth, but substantial...

    Hudson isn't "unique" on Earth, but substantial enough to be near-as-dammit the only one as gets much attention over its nature.

    "Watershed", certainly. "River"? ... not exactly.

    :)

    What...
  17. NOW. .you are getting it! Mutually beneficial...

    NOW. .you are getting it!

    Mutually beneficial does not mean "twins" nor even equally adept at identical tasking.

    Execute a good night time landing, Bacillus coagulans is not at the controls...
  18. NOOO.. Jim-Jam, King of Jou-Jous.. you "don't...

    NOOO.. Jim-Jam, King of Jou-Jous.. you "don't get it"..

    What is IN the gut yah NEED are "symbiants".

    The ones you may or may not need, any given cycle "depending" ..are on standy as...
  19. Mother nature . and human Charlie-Fox - long ago...

    Mother nature . and human Charlie-Fox - long ago broke me off the habit of "dug" wells in favour of drilled & full-casing all the way as a more predictable go and generally safer if not also less ...
  20. "Good Old" one. Brass... or even plastic.. ...

    "Good Old" one. Brass... or even plastic.. hinges .. "or equivalents" .. can work, too.


    And that trick has been used on a WHOLE lot more than just planers and shapers, some applications...
  21. Cased my last one - doubled the wall of the steel...

    Cased my last one - doubled the wall of the steel asked for so as to have longer life - into a drilled bore in the top of a stable rock formation at 330 foot below GL. Bored through that formation...
  22. Well Hell. I have always taken to heart something...

    Well Hell. I have always taken to heart something Noah Dietrich said in his own book about working with Howard Hughes:

    "Find the experts, Noah. Find the experts!"

    So I DID that! As a...
  23. Groundwater did yah. Roots take. They don't...

    Groundwater did yah. Roots take. They don't deliver. And they have immune systems to resist being et of. Good ones, too!

    Concrete goods begat concrete patch. Simple enough.

    The patching,...
  24. Well ain't YOU the optimist? Gut parasites...

    Well ain't YOU the optimist?

    Gut parasites such as tapeworms, roundworms, hookworms, pinworms, etc . ad nauseum...are dependent on humans and other hosts for their very sustenance.

    Even so,...
  25. Phhht! And YOUR idea of a "padded cell" with...

    Phhht! And YOUR idea of a "padded cell" with which to "keep occupied"??

    Get real.. and warm the Danish BUTTER!

    Your portable, pocket, "padded cells" don't even own a FIXED POSTAL ADDRESS!
    ...
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