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Oisín
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Jul 11, 2010, 08:26 PM
 
^ Vreeland will probably be able to identify the cave without even looking at the GPS coordinates.


—Finished my second week of Irish courses
—Sang (horribly) and danced (horriblier) in front of a whole crowd of people
—Stayed out at the pub till 3 AM, for the thirteenth day in a row
—Spent seven hours on a bus going from one end of Ireland to the other
—Watched Hocus Pocus on telly (which nearly made me late for my flight)
—Exploded from heat when I opened my front door upon returning home

… basically, I did nothing Apple-related all weekend, except using my iPhone to tell the time occasionally.
     
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Jul 11, 2010, 09:17 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
Visited some caverns. Extra credit to the nerds who can ID the embedded gps coords.



edit: photo was taken with my iPhone 4 (LED flash), scaled down and post-processed with the simple Auto Levels color option.
That's in Moscow, Russia under Red Square (Krásnaya plóshchad’ or Красная площадь). Yes, I'm bored.
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Jul 11, 2010, 10:03 PM
 
Excellent. If you had zoomed in very close, it should have been under Мавзоле́й Ле́нина.

Although to be fair, I edited the gps to avoid giving away the cavern's name.
     
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Jul 11, 2010, 10:14 PM
 
There's a natural cave under Red Square!?!

Let's see what did I do this weekend. We drove halfway to the local waterpark, and my wife's Volvo died in the mddle of nowhere, so we spent our Saturday afternoon sitting in a wide spot on the road waiting for a tow truck & a ride home.

Today, I sold a Mini G4 1.25 for $150.00 ah... dammit. Sorry!

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Jul 11, 2010, 10:39 PM
 
Ha, that's awesome.

Oh, wait, you weren't being sarcastic ?

-t
     
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Jul 11, 2010, 10:46 PM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Ha, that's awesome.

Oh, wait, you weren't being sarcastic ?

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The caverns I visited are in the US. My iPhone geotagged them but I didn't feel like giving away my location so I replaced the geotag with the gps for Lenin's mausoleum.
     
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Jul 12, 2010, 08:13 AM
 
^Sneaky pool!

^^^Sitting by the side of the road sounds much less fun than the waterpark.

Saturday: cleaned house, read Bedknobs and Broomsticks, had dinner at 10 Tables, and saw the film Breathless.
     
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Jul 12, 2010, 08:47 AM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Hanging out at the beach in the Dominican Republic.

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Where did you stay?
     
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Jul 12, 2010, 09:16 AM
 
I watched Avatar.
     
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Jul 12, 2010, 09:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by Cold Warrior View Post
The caverns I visited are in the US. My iPhone geotagged them but I didn't feel like giving away my location so I replaced the geotag with the gps for Lenin's mausoleum.
Actually, my comment was directed at chris v.
Hence the sarcasm reference :-)

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Jul 12, 2010, 09:39 AM
 
Originally Posted by Atheist View Post
Where did you stay?
Bahia Principe Bavaro.

Nice resort and beach, but the humidity is something to get used to.

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Jul 12, 2010, 09:50 AM
 
This weekend I saw a great play at Lincoln Center - Musashi - it's a drama/comedy about the infamous Japanese warrior/teacher, produced with a farcical spin. Also saw Toy Story III, loved it.
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Jul 12, 2010, 10:28 AM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Bahia Principe Bavaro.

Nice resort and beach, but the humidity is something to get used to.

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I live just a few miles from there. Glad you enjoyed your stay. And yes, the humidity is a bitch this time of year..... it wreaks havoc on my computers/electronics. (Electricity is too expensive to use air conditioning).
     
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Jul 12, 2010, 11:37 AM
 
- Went to a friend's graduation party and watched my beautiful Hispanic wife tear up the dance floor up.
- Rooted my Motorola Droid and installed Froyo.
- Had some friends over to watched movies and played StarCraft 2.
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Jul 12, 2010, 12:14 PM
 
This weekend was the 5th annual "Not Quite 4th of July" party with the neighbors. Between the 2 houses, 140 friends and acquaintances were entertained with beer, food, beer, games, a live band and fireworks. Thankfully, no injuries this year (last year, a couple fireworks got shot into the crowd) and everyone seemed to go home happy and healthy.

Clean-up the next day wasn't as fun.

Happy party attendee:

     
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Jul 12, 2010, 01:51 PM
 
Originally Posted by osiris View Post
... Also saw Toy Story III, loved it.
Disqualified!

As for me, I went to see Prince perform on saturday night, got really drunk and needed the entire sunday to recuperate (getting older I fear).
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Jul 12, 2010, 02:15 PM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Ha, that's awesome.

Oh, wait, you weren't being sarcastic ?

-t
There's caves in urban areas all over the place. We've got one under the interstate up in Georgetown. He said to guess the name of the cave via the coordinates, or so I thought. It was definitely a trick question.

Looks like Mammoth, or maybe somewhere in Missouri? I'm not up on my commercial caves, really unless they're in Texas.

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