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2 hours ago, hobot said:

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I didn't know Jerry Ford did abstract art.

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15 minutes ago, SloopJonB said:
2 hours ago, hobot said:

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I didn't know Jerry Ford did abstract art.

Onley whille datteng LK, (backqrounde) Ortheres haive done much wourse tryning to gette it.......         :)

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Sad story behind the making of this movie as many of the cast died of cancer from filming on radioactive land caused by atomic testing.

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14 minutes ago, hobot said:

Lunada Bay?

SS Dominator? Sure looks like Lunada........60’s sometime wasn’t it?

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"Sad story behind the making of this movie as many of the cast died of cancer from filming on radioactive land caused by atomic testing."

Hmmm.... IMDB shows it was filmed in Nara, Japan in 1958.    No where near any atomic activity/testing.

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28 minutes ago, hobot said:

Lunada Bay?

Can't be, there's no locals surfing without leashes! :D

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1 minute ago, Willin' said:

Can't be, there's no locals surfing without leashes! :D

The “Boys” don’t allow no-one but locals anyway.

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9 minutes ago, IrieMon said:

Hmmm.... IMDB shows it was filmed in Nara, Japan in 1958.    No where near any atomic activity/testing.

Sorry Mon, you looked up the wrong film. This film was The Conqueror (1956) staring John Wayne and it was filmed in southern Utah.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049092/trivia

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Yep:

 

Parts of the film were shot in Snow Canyon, Warner Valley, Pine Valley, Leeds, and Harrisburg, Utah.[7] The exterior scenes were shot near St. George, Utah, which is 137 miles (220 km) downwind of the United States government's Nevada National Security Site and received the brunt of nuclear fallout from testing active in this period. In 1953, 11 above-ground nuclear weapons tests occurred at the site as part of Operation Upshot–Knothole. The cast and crew spent many difficult weeks at the site, and producer Howard Hughes later shipped 60 tons of dirt back to Hollywood in order to match the Utah terrain and lend realism to studio re-shoots.[8] The filmmakers knew about the nuclear tests[8] but the federal government assured residents that the tests caused no hazard to public health.[9]

Director Powell died of cancer in January 1963, seven years after the film's release. Armendáriz was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 1960, and killed himself in June 1963 after he learned his condition had become terminal. Hayward, Wayne, and Moorehead all died of cancer in the 1970s. Hoyt died of lung cancer in 1991. Skeptics point to other factors such as the wide use of tobacco – Wayne and Moorehead in particular were heavy smokers, and Wayne himself believed his lung cancer to have been a result of his six-pack-a-day cigarette habit.[10] The cast and crew totaled 220 people. By the end of 1980, as ascertained by People magazine, 91 of them had developed some form of cancer and 46 had died of the disease. Several of Wayne and Hayward's relatives who visited the set also had cancer scares. Michael Wayne developed skin cancer, his brother Patrick had a benign tumor removed from his breast, and Hayward's son Tim Barker had a benign tumor removed from his mouth.[9][11]

Reportedly, Hughes felt guilty about his decisions regarding the film's production,[8] particularly over the decision to film at a hazardous site. He bought every print of the film for $12 million and kept it out of circulation for many years until Universal Pictures purchased the film from his estate in 1979.[12][13] The Conqueror, along with Ice Station Zebra,[14] is said to be one of the films Hughes watched endlessly during his last years.[15]

Dr. Robert Pendleton, then a professor of biology at the University of Utah, is reported to have stated in 1980, "With these numbers, this case could qualify as an epidemic. The connection between fallout radiation and cancer in individual cases has been practically impossible to prove conclusively. But in a group this size you'd expect only 30-some cancers to develop. With 91 cancer cases, I think the tie-in to their exposure on the set of The Conqueror would hold up in a court of law." Several cast and crew members, as well as relatives of those who died, considered suing the government for negligence, claiming it knew more about the hazards in the area than it let on.[9][16]

Since the primary cast and crew numbered about 220, and a considerable number of cancer cases would be expected, controversy exists as to whether the actual results are attributable to radiation at the nearby nuclear weapons test site.[17][18] Statistically, the odds of developing cancer for men in the U.S. population are 43% and the odds of dying of cancer are 23% (slightly lower in women at 38% and 19%, respectively).[19]

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Wayne himself believed his lung cancer to have been a result of his six-pack-a-day cigarette habit.

How in hell could anyone smoke 6 packs a day? That's 120 butts. That would require smoking non-stop 10 hours a day, every day. At one time I smoked 2 packs a day and that was very heavy smoking - 1 every 20 minutes or so.

Even James Bond only managed 3 1/2 packs a day.

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9 minutes ago, SloopJonB said:

Wayne himself believed his lung cancer to have been a result of his six-pack-a-day cigarette habit.

How in hell could anyone smoke 6 packs a day? That's 120 butts. That would require smoking non-stop 10 hours a day, every day.

If you wache JW filmes lickr Quiette Man, he throwes haffe them away.  Moeste juste aftere bening litte.                             :)

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3 minutes ago, IrieMon said:
55 minutes ago, QBF said:

Sorry Mon, John Wayne wassente in Deepe Throate..

Whoops..... my bad B)

woooooo                           :)

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1 hour ago, SloopJonB said:

How in hell could anyone smoke 6 packs s day?

BITD as a Boeing Engineer, Pops would burn through over two packs a day by just letting them smolder away

(I understood it as he always had one burning in the ashtray).

Still hard to fathom a bunch of Engineering Nerds smoking away at work.

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8 hours ago, SloopJonB said:

I didn't know Jerry Ford did abstract art.

Only when tripping.

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6 hours ago, Point Break said:

The “Boys” don’t allow no-one but locals anyway.

Yes, Luanda Bay.  Since the crackdown, its been pretty quiet.

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9 minutes ago, Bluto said:

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un morceaue de choixe!  hearte brackere!                                    :)

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22 minutes ago, hobot said:

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wow, sporte furey, minimum 383 in thet, coude be 426ci, freakeng beaste.                         :)

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2 minutes ago, Point Break said:

Vic Morrow. VIP member of the Rotary Club.

[groan]

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1 minute ago, Snaggletooth said:

thr realle PB imerges......          :)

:lol:

Its worse in the firehouse...........way worse...........

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4 hours ago, hobot said:

 

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Humana really wants that woman dead before she costs them any more money.    

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And as I've never before posted a nekid women's pic here before...

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On 8/9/2019 at 12:42 AM, silent bob said:

 

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Hughes Aircraft. Sight of the largest plywood building in the world. Spruce Goose built there. Iworked there for 5 or 6 years. 

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You did a very tidy job parking all those cars.

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^^^^ Traditional fisherman on Inle Lake in Myanmar.

A large part of the lake is only a few feet deep. The fisheman, alone on his craft, sculls slowly forward, and drops the "net" to the bottom of the lake to trap the fish and use a spear to catch it.

The way they do it is amazing; they stand on one leg at the front of the boat, they hold the oar with one hand and their other leg wrapped around the shaft of the oar, and scull forward by swinging the oar blade in the water, holding the net cage in the other hand.

Today, mostly done for tourists...

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7 hours ago, Laurent said:

^^^^ Traditional fisherman on Inle Lake in Myanmar.

A large part of the lake is only a few feet deep. The fisheman, alone on his craft, sculls slowly forward, and drops the "net" to the bottom of the lake to trap the fish and use a spear to catch it.

The way they do it is amazing; they stand on one leg at the front of the boat, they hold the oar with one hand and their other leg wrapped around the shaft of the oar, and scull forward by swinging the oar blade in the water, holding the net cage in the other hand.

Today, mostly done for tourists...

And I thought that throwing the castnet off the polling platform on the back of the boat was an accomplishment.

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On ‎8‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 9:20 PM, Rasputin22 said:

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Inle lake in Burma.    Been there, seen them.

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On 8/10/2019 at 1:46 PM, hobot said:

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Is it me or that engine is not lined up on the center line of the chassis???

And then, why????

 

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5 minutes ago, Laurent said:

 

Is it me or that engine is not lined up on the center line of the chassis???

And then, why????

 

To get the drive shaft to run next to the seat to lower the driver's centre of gravity

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16 minutes ago, Laurent said:

 

Is it me or that engine is not lined up on the center line of the chassis???

And then, why????

 

Maybe something broke.  It does seem off from side to side.

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54 minutes ago, Laurent said:

 

Is it me or that engine is not lined up on the center line of the chassis???

And then, why????

 

So you can take the shaft out without removing the rudder.

That's how it was on our C&C 29, anyhow.

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Torque. That motor is turning over. Look at the bystanders covering their ears.

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3 hours ago, alphafb552 said:

To get the drive shaft to run next to the seat to lower the driver's centre of gravity

This actually was quite common in late 1950's single seat racing cars.

The engine is also canted a few degrees off vertical to lower the bodywork

 

 

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4 hours ago, Laurent said:
On ‎8‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 2:46 PM, hobot said:

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Is it me or that engine is not lined up on the center line of the chassis???

And then, why????

Adgreeded, I sawe saime.  My guestione is howe manney cylinderes our theire in thet engine?                                        :) 

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5 minutes ago, Snaggletooth said:

Adgreeded, I sawe saime.  My guestione is howe manney cylinderes our theire in thet engine?                                        :) 

Looks like a V-10