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LONQR = Land Of Not Quite Right.  

It's a euphemism for "that's fucked up!" several of us in the military adopted when visiting or living in far away places.  LONQR is usually found in non-western countries.  LONQR varies from being close to normal but not quite right to being a long way from being normal.  So here's my first installment of LONQR:

 

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5 hours ago, VladTheImpaler said:

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Glad he's not wasting any money on colour film.

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Is this done in western civilization......?

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1 hour ago, madohe said:

Is this done in western civilization......?

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There is absolutely no hope for anyone who has ever done that.

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Toilet LONQR.  

 

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More toilet LONQR.  Is there really a world-wide misconception that you are supposed to perch on the seat and not sit

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12 hours ago, SloopJonB said:

There is absolutely no hope for anyone who has ever done that.

How many other ways do you know where can you catch a meaty dinner without a hook, a gun, a spear, a trap, or a pocketful of money?

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13 hours ago, Mark K said:

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Fluffy, is that you....?

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18 hours ago, madohe said:

Is this done in western civilization......?

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No, this is done in Southern Civilization 

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16 hours ago, Mark K said:

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There is something vaguely disturbing and yet profoundly funny about that picture. I can only hope its real..........

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3 hours ago, Point Break said:

There is something vaguely disturbing and yet profoundly funny about that picture. I can only hope its real..........

It's real.

  Had drones on my mind for the last couple days. A neighbor is selling his house and the real estate agents had some guy bring a drone out to seek some odd-angle shots of the property. We have swirling winds on these hills. I've had many a shooting session cut short by the ball zig-zag towards the basket one too many times. It was one of those days and the thing was rock steady. He even flew it with the blades not more than a foot from his chest for some time. I had to walk over and ask about it. Said it does it entirely with GPS, no gyros or inertial stabilization. Awesome. 

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4 hours ago, Mark K said:

It's real.

  Had drones on my mind for the last couple days. A neighbor is selling his house and the real estate agents had some guy bring a drone out to seek some odd-angle shots of the property. We have swirling winds on these hills. I've had many a shooting session cut short by the ball zig-zag towards the basket one too many times. It was one of those days and the thing was rock steady. He even flew it with the blades not more than a foot from his chest for some time. I had to walk over and ask about it. Said it does it entirely with GPS, no gyros or inertial stabilization. Awesome. 

Accelerometers on a chip are so inexpensive and add so much functionality, I'd be surprised if it didn't use them as much as GPS. But it is true that they are making amazing gizmos these days.

-DSK

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7 hours ago, Mark K said:

It's real.

  Had drones on my mind for the last couple days. A neighbor is selling his house and the real estate agents had some guy bring a drone out to seek some odd-angle shots of the property. We have swirling winds on these hills. I've had many a shooting session cut short by the ball zig-zag towards the basket one too many times. It was one of those days and the thing was rock steady. He even flew it with the blades not more than a foot from his chest for some time. I had to walk over and ask about it. Said it does it entirely with GPS, no gyros or inertial stabilization. Awesome. 

I can't see the pic.  Can you post it again?

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2 hours ago, Sportboat Jeff said:

I can't see the pic.  Can you post it again?

See posts 14 and 20 

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1 hour ago, Chum said:

They have 3 axis gyros for stabilization in addition to gps.

And a compass. And a downward facing camera who's only job is to help stabilize in place.

 

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One word: Hipsters.

 

Apparently PBR and flannel is popular with that crowd. Damnit, I've been a hipster for the last 40 odd years.

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3 hours ago, D.M.D. said:

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Is that the Republican health care system?

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1 hour ago, bmiller said:

One word: Hipsters.

 

Apparently PBR and flannel is popular with that crowd. Damnit, I've been a hipster for the last 40 odd years.

The man bun is today's answer to the mullet

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1 hour ago, A guy in the Chesapeake said:

You've been in rural Asia... 

...if you find muddy footprints on the toilet seat.

...found gasoline sold out of plastic bottles (or in more touristy parts, Johnny Walker bottles, they pack better)

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10 hours ago, Mismoyled Jiblet. said:

...if you find muddy footprints on the toilet seat.

...found gasoline sold out of plastic bottles (or in more touristy parts, Johnny Walker bottles, they pack better)

 

When you realise the footprints are yours, you've been there too long....

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2 hours ago, D.M.D. said:

 

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I don't get it.

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18 hours ago, A guy in the Chesapeake said:

You've been in rural Asia... 

True.  Sadly, its not even limited to rural.  

Speaking of rural Asia, I wonder what the chances of getting a drink in the jungles of (Malaysia) Borneo during Ramadan?:unsure:

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3819a738f573a4ff69183fdf2b5b9e61--funny-

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8 hours ago, Sportboat Jeff said:

3819a738f573a4ff69183fdf2b5b9e61--funny-

England I presume - it's full of great place names. I was on trains that went through Dorking, Tooting and Balham

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That marketing director needs to be replaced.

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O/K, I'll bite.

????

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4 hours ago, IStream said:

The one on the left is swinging some pipe.

Reminds me of this, from way back in HS.

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On 6/10/2017 at 7:08 PM, SloopJonB said:

There is absolutely no hope for anyone who has ever done that.

He look like he comes from the land of "uncle dad"...

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On 6/16/2017 at 1:00 PM, dreaded said:

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Archy-techs are sneaky bastards....

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4 hours ago, D.M.D. said:

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Is she preparing my hotdog by any chance?

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2 hours ago, D.M.D. said:

 

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Puts a whole new perspective on "Get offa' my lawn!". :D

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5 hours ago, dreaded said:

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How does that even work?