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  • boston1450boston1450 Posts: 6,613
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    speaking of big globes (that was an AC/DC song, wasn't it?) -- the Ledyard bridge, linking Norwich VT and Hanover NH, (arguably) has the biggest globes of them all.

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    I thought Eartha was the biggest globe at 41ft. Delorme Mapping in Yarmouth Maine now owned by Garmin. David Delorme sold it. I watched part of it being built when they moved to that new location off i95.. If you havent seen it-its worth looking it up.. My exwife & sister worked there for many of years
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  • boston1450boston1450 Posts: 6,613
    edited May 2019
    This is Eartha. It is NOT stationary ..u8o0bj4ngz8x.jpg
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  • Jimbo18Jimbo18 Posts: 2,171
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,032
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  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 4,175
    lightman1 wrote: »
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    Some hotels just flat out suck.....

    LOL

    If you can believe it, I just stayed in a hotel on Friday and Saturday where the shower head was too short for me...Me.

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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 5,008
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Some hotels just flat out suck.....

    There are no toilets so you have to pi$$ in the shower? You must be in heaven. :p
  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,604
    Viking64 wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Some hotels just flat out suck.....

    There are no toilets so you have to pi$$ in the shower? You must be in heaven. :p

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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,604
    PSOVLSK wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
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    Some hotels just flat out suck.....

    LOL

    If you can believe it, I just stayed in a hotel on Friday and Saturday where the shower head was too short for me...Me.


    Where's @Thorton? See what he has to say about this travesty.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,032
    lightman1 wrote: »
    PSOVLSK wrote: »
    lightman1 wrote: »
    i31frcm0i16e.jpg

    Some hotels just flat out suck.....

    LOL

    If you can believe it, I just stayed in a hotel on Friday and Saturday where the shower head was too short for me...Me.


    Where's @Thorton? See what he has to say about this travesty.

    Why is it his fault that you're 7' tall
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,927
    lightman1 wrote: »
    Some hotels just flat out suck.....
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,842
    edited June 2019
    Nature strikes again -- or --
    what the heck is this thing?

    This has appeared on one of our windows on the first floor.
    Mind you, I have two degrees nominally in Biology, but I have no idea what this is.

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    The color and fine structure make me think it's either an egg mass of some sort, or a critter of some sort -- or maybe it's just bird droppings(?).
    The better photo gives no sense of scale. I tried to add a ruler for scale, but I had trouble with focus (depth of field). This photo is inverted relative to the one above.

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    Whatever it is, it's about 13 mm/0.5 inch long.

    Anyone have any idea what this is?

    :p
  • ken brydsonken brydson Posts: 7,708
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Nature strikes again -- or --
    what the heck is this thing?

    This has appeared on one of our windows on the first floor.
    Mind you, I have two degrees nominally in Biology, but I have no idea what this is.

    ow1t6mczobd2.jpg


    The color and fine structure make me think it's either an egg mass of some sort, or a critter of some sort -- or maybe it's just bird droppings(?).
    The better photo gives no sense of scale. I tried to add a ruler for scale, but I had trouble with focus (depth of field). This photo is inverted relative to the one above.

    1eezl0jx5pd7.jpg

    Whatever it is, it's about 13 mm/0.5 inch long.

    Anyone have any idea what this is?

    :p

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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 2,927
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    I'll take belly button lint for $300, Alex.

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,842
    I meant booger. Damn drunk posting...

    Remember what happened to Dr. Johnny Fever...

  • audioluvraudioluvr Posts: 1,970
    I'd guess praying mantis egg case but it's unusually small for that.
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  • CGTIIICGTIII Posts: 672
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Nature strikes again -- or --
    what the heck is this thing?
    Anyone have any idea what this is?

    Caterpillar? What does the top side look like?
    Expect that there will be bumps in the road. Choose to not let them rattle you.

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    Expect that there will be bumps in the road. Choose to not let them rattle you.

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,842
    audioluvr wrote: »
    I'd guess praying mantis egg case but it's unusually small for that.

    It's possible, I think; good suggestion!
    CGTIII wrote: »
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    Nature strikes again -- or --
    what the heck is this thing?
    Anyone have any idea what this is?

    Caterpillar? What does the top side look like?

    Also quite flat. I did take a rather crummy photo from outside last evening.

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  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 17,046
    My garage system and “extras” hanging out in my new rack....

    Gotta reinforce the corners and make a few more shelves, but for my garage, it’s over qualified 😜

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  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 748
    I made a thing.

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  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,233
    Tony, is that a homemade crust?

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 24,842
    my, that is a tasty looking thing.

    :)
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 12,933
    Bath time.

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  • tonyp063tonyp063 Posts: 748
    edited June 2019
    treitz3 wrote: »
    Tony, is that a homemade crust?

    Tom

    Yup.
    PM if you want the (easy) recipe
    mhardy6647 wrote: »
    my, that is a tasty looking thing.

    :)

    It was.
    Esp. with bit of red :)
  • gfonggfong Posts: 1,077
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