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AVGresponding wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 8:36 am [youtube]https://youtu.be/MpLZBYDaZI8[/youtube]

PS I hate this shitty UI as much as the one in Discord
You need select a YT URL that includes the word 'watch' to have it show instead of just its URL. ;)
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AVGresponding wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 8:36 am
Cerebus wrote: Mon Sep 04, 2023 9:34 pm
bd139 wrote: Mon Sep 04, 2023 9:06 am Hey we don't have Catholic hospitals yet!

With nuns wandering the corridors. Give me vampires, zombies, ghouls, but not nuns.
[youtube]https://youtu.be/MpLZBYDaZI8[/youtube]

PS I hate this shitty UI as much as the one in Discord
There's always the popular[1] Netflix show "Ninja Nuns With Guns". Oops - I mean "Warrior Nun". The first episode starts with the quadriplegic protagonist being resurrected with extreme prejudice :)

[1] i.e. renewed for second mini-season
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tggzzz wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 9:24 am There's always the popular[1] Netflix show "Ninja Nuns With Guns". Oops - I mean "Warrior Nun". The first episode starts with the quadriplegic protagonist being resurrected with extreme prejudice :)

[1] i.e. renewed for second mini-season
I think we can go one better than that:
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tautech wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 9:00 am
AVGresponding wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 8:36 am [youtube]https://youtu.be/MpLZBYDaZI8[/youtube]

PS I hate this shitty UI as much as the one in Discord
You need select a YT URL that includes the word 'watch' to have it show instead of just its URL. ;)
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Cerebus wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 10:42 am
tggzzz wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 9:24 am There's always the popular[1] Netflix show "Ninja Nuns With Guns". Oops - I mean "Warrior Nun". The first episode starts with the quadriplegic protagonist being resurrected with extreme prejudice :)

[1] i.e. renewed for second mini-season
I think we can go one better than that:
The nearest Warrior Nun has to nudity is unclothed wings, and they come late in the series.

I must admit, somewhat sheepishly, to enjoying WN. Total tosh, but it manages to achieve "willing suspension of disbelief" - especially after a beer at night :)
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Seems to have the same sort of feel as Planet Terror
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bd139 wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 11:05 am Seems to have the same sort of feel as Planet Terror
Warrior Nuns could be shown on TV without edits, so no!
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tggzzz wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 11:29 am
bd139 wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 11:05 am Seems to have the same sort of feel as Planet Terror
Warrior Nuns could be shown on TV without edits, so no!
TV? What’s that?

Actually one thing that kept me amused recently was The Boys on Amazon. That is by far the most disgusting, inappropriate and hilarious thing on for years.

https://youtu.be/YwfiKQk0zLg?si=2KgcaRyiz68uFvGE
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tautech wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 9:00 am
AVGresponding wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 8:36 am [youtube]https://youtu.be/MpLZBYDaZI8[/youtube]

PS I hate this shitty UI as much as the one in Discord
You need select a YT URL that includes the word 'watch' to have it show instead of just its URL. ;)
Copy it from your browser's URL bar, not the "R-Click->Copy video URL" from the hover dialog. Easy-peasy.

Just something else YoobChoob manages to fuxxor up for everybody...

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To be fair it's not really youtube's fault if someone only parses one of their URL formats.
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There's no good reason for the two to be different. Just them being fuckheads and injecting tracking bunk. :middle_finger:

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Yeah but you're at the mercy of them if you want free video hosting so that's just the way it is.
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tggzzz wrote: Thu Sep 07, 2023 10:54 am The nearest Warrior Nun has to nudity is unclothed wings, and they come late in the series.

I must admit, somewhat sheepishly, to enjoying WN. Total tosh, but it manages to achieve "willing suspension of disbelief" - especially after a beer at night :)
On the subject of "willing suspension of disbelief":
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@MED6753 this is a nice shade of blue! :lol:

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That's definitely a "close enough" job.
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They make a creme for that...
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Wasn't there this song from Elton John, "Blue case" or so?

Hmmmm....
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A day's work in the dwagon-cave...

The mess had reached critical ass... I had to do something, even if it was wrong. I must've been down & up under that bench a dozen times, and up & down the basement steps a dozen times... def got my exercise in yesterday.

Not only do I now have all my scopes up off the floor and out where they can be used, I doubled my usable workbench (vs previous shithole dumpsty). It'll be nice to be able to keep the microscope set up, and the MetCal being convenient to flip the switch for tip changes will be nice. My big surge suppressor strip is a "smart" one and I ran low on outlets, so now everything on the new rack powers on when the 54621D is turned on.

Hopefully I'll actually get something productive happening soon...

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mnementh wrote: Tue Sep 12, 2023 11:08 am My big surge suppressor strip is a "smart" one and I ran low on outlets, so now everything on the new rack powers on when the 54621D is turned on.
What's the benefit to having a surge suppressor which communicates with the cloud? Oh. I see what you mean.

I've never heard of surges being a solvable problem over here. My use cases would be a lightning strike on the overhead cables leading to my house, or the electricity supply suddenly becoming 440V.
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hey mnem

nice!

can see that time domain instruments are well represented.

but where are your frequency domain instruments?

seem like you at least have a micro SA that should be somewhere in easy reach.
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v vs t, v vs f, but don't forget the third domain: modulation, i.e. frequency vs time.
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you will get no argument from me.

mnem needs an hp53310a.

OR

an hp5371a, and a gift certificate for chiropractic care.
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nixiefreqq wrote: Tue Sep 12, 2023 8:58 pm you will get no argument from me.

mnem needs an hp53310a.

OR

an hp5371a, and a gift certificate for chiropractic care.
How about an HP 8901B and/or an HP8902A?

They are modulation domain but minus the CRT display.
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tggzzz wrote: Tue Sep 12, 2023 12:31 pm
mnementh wrote: Tue Sep 12, 2023 11:08 am My big surge suppressor strip is a "smart" one and I ran low on outlets, so now everything on the new rack powers on when the 54621D is turned on.
What's the benefit to having a surge suppressor which communicates with the cloud? Oh. I see what you mean.

I've never heard of surges being a solvable problem over here. My use cases would be a lightning strike on the overhead cables leading to my house, or the electricity supply suddenly becoming 440V.
Well, it was BNIB, has EMI/RFI filtering, a high "warranty" and Joule-rating, and cost it 7 dollars at the Thrift, so I bought it "just in case I need it"; which happened aboot 2 weeks later, as is usually the case with such things. The fact that 6 of 12 outlets were "switched with the master device" was really secondary to the bang/buck of that equation, plus I honestly intended to hack the thing with a remote switch for "bench power" misuse.

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nixiefreqq wrote: Tue Sep 12, 2023 7:36 pm hey mnem - nice!

can see that time domain instruments are well represented. but where are your frequency domain instruments? seem like you at least have a micro SA that should be somewhere in easy reach.
My TinySA is right there... in the drawer underneath the Protek counter and the 4-banger sig-gen on the left. I keep that and my NanoVNA in their protective prophylactics, cuz touch-screen and I'm a fucking klutz. :rofl:

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