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    EVA1: EVA2 seems a bit of a forlorn hope. Panasonic is...

    EVA2 seems a bit of a forlorn hope. Panasonic is trying to establish the L-mount full frame and, with Canon's R-mount and Sony E-mount dominating, a manual focus camera doesn't seem to have bright...
  2. Thread: Soviet era films

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    A similar 2002 film about gangs called...

    A similar 2002 film about gangs called "Anti-killer". This is how a "strelka" between two warring crime groups looked like when the verbal exchange was surplus to the requirements.

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    EVA1: There are two competing and battling concepts...

    There are two competing and battling concepts here - market value and an intrinsic value. Sort of like a car with ripped molding, a missing radio dial and a busted heater ... but the one that still...
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    I recall the time when no one knew what DVD was...

    I recall the time when no one knew what DVD was ... because there wasn't.
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    You really shouldn't be giving anything away. ...

    You really shouldn't be giving anything away. Sell the added value.

    But, obviously, it's always a personal relationship between you and your client.
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    And here's Bob Willoughby and his coterie of the...

    And here's Bob Willoughby and his coterie of the famous and the super famous.

    https://willoughbyphotos.com/photos/hollywood/#gallery/b11e4a5a312958e5ec34c4b8d19527d1/231
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    BTW, I remember how Serie A was the top Euro...

    BTW, I remember how Serie A was the top Euro league in the 80's and 90's to the point that a whole lot of top English stars played there. La Liga is benefiting from the infusion of cash too and top...
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    I understand your point of view but I still think...

    I understand your point of view but I still think it's a marginal call. Big clubs will still win. Wealthy investors will still find their way in. Money makes the world go around and seeks its...
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    BTW, someone brought this up on a different...

    BTW, someone brought this up on a different forum. In Germany, Bayern Munich won the last 8 titles in a row (will be 9 in a week). They only won three in the whole of the 1970's. In Italy, Juve...
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    See, Liam, I don't understand why it would...

    See, Liam, I don't understand why it would destroy the Prem or even the Championship. Back in the late 1990's, the Prem was in the US on what was then called Fox Sports World. It wasn't even on a...
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    UEFA and FIFA are notoriously corrupt...

    UEFA and FIFA are notoriously corrupt kleptocracies - see Blatter, Sepp; Plarini, Michel; Blazer, Chuck; Warner, Jack, et al. - who would be challenged in the US on the anti-trust grounds. But the...
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    It's not even a warm up pitch in the bullpen.

    It's not even a warm up pitch in the bullpen.
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    International club soccer tournaments have been...

    International club soccer tournaments have been held since the mid-1950's but have not become big until the late 1960's and the 1970's and the emergence of Ajax Amsterdam and Bayern Munich. Big...
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    Greed is good. Or, as Lily Tomlin famously...

    Greed is good.

    Or, as Lily Tomlin famously said, "This isn't show art but show business".
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    So, since this thread has become a soccer...

    So, since this thread has become a soccer potpourri.

    The big news in the world of soccer is that twelve "super-rich" clubs intend to form an own European Super League in a mode similar to the NFL...
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    And here's a kicker from either Freud or Jung. Or...

    And here's a kicker from either Freud or Jung. Or both.

    She's a Brazilian (by birth).

    Which hasn't occurred to me until now.
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    Her husband sells real estate and sometimes takes...

    Her husband sells real estate and sometimes takes photos of listed properties with his iPhone. I told him, maybe a decade ago, "Walk over to the edge of the balcony and make sure that your photos...
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    Have I slightly exaggerated? ...

    Have I slightly exaggerated?
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    00:00 Rapid Fire 04:07 Metal Gods 08:08...

    00:00 Rapid Fire
    04:07 Metal Gods
    08:08 Breaking the Law
    10:44 Grinder
    14:42 United
    18:18 You Don't Have to Be Old to Be Wise
    23:22 Living After Midnight
    26:54 The Rage
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    Canon controls its own product map, so if it...

    Canon controls its own product map, so if it decides that it needs to transition to mirrorless ASAP, that's what happens.

    BTW, I was looking at the Nikon Rumors a couple of days ago and one of...
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    Ah, the Lenin-in-a-mausoleum cake. 1998. ...

    Ah, the Lenin-in-a-mausoleum cake. 1998.

    https://demotivkartinki.3dn.ru/_ph/5/2/164700444.jpg?1590416943
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    I still do!

    I still do!
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    143063 A Soviet fantasy meal : chicken soup,...

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    A Soviet fantasy meal : chicken soup, mashed potatoes with a cutlet (a meat & bread clump, pan fried), a fruit drink (random fruits boiled with water, then chilled), a sliced boiled egg...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_0XSTQ61UI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_0XSTQ61UI
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    My friend told me just the opposite in...

    My friend told me just the opposite in California. The "no TV, no loud music" order was so people didn't have to yell over the PA/TV.

    Here in Florida, the indoor dining reopened last fall. My...
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