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Old August 3rd, 2013, 06:34 PM   #21401
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I did a few random alcohol tests in France and Belgium. Swedish police usually test anyone coming off the overnight ferry from Helsinki into Stockholm. And I have always thanked my lucky stars that my promillage was good enough to keep going after a night of drinking and sex...
They haven't started checking for that yet...
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 07:01 PM   #21402
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Maybe your girlfriend could smoke some VW Golf GTIs with that car
A friend of mine has the Abarth version of that lawn mower... he'd been at Nürburgring last weekend, he seemed happy
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 07:34 PM   #21403
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They haven't started checking for that yet...
Thank god for that...
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 08:00 PM   #21404
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I had it once in 2006 after I was in an accident in France. No alcohol was detected of course, I don't drink and drive.
I had only one alcohol test in my life, and it was after an accident too, in 2008. I too was clean.

I was randomly checked by police only once in my driving lifetime (16 years).
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 08:40 PM   #21405
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I had it once in 2006 after I was in an accident in France. No alcohol was detected of course, I don't drink and drive.
You're Dutch. Perhaps they were afraid you were driving and flying...
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 08:51 PM   #21406
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Meanwhile in Kazakhstan:
https://maps.google.it/maps?q=lisako...istan&t=h&z=16
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In real life, electronic toll collection was first introduced in Bergen, Norway in 1986, and well into the 21th century many countries still struggle to implement it.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 09:57 PM   #21407
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38.3°C in Ljubljana today (absolute record) and 40°C in Črnomelj.


Also, I touched the original Sputnik 1 today!

Last edited by Verso; August 7th, 2013 at 04:33 PM. Reason: 38.2°C -> 38.3°C
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 10:50 PM   #21408
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Also, I touched the original Sputnik 1 today!
Sputnik 1 burned up in atmosphere.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 10:54 PM   #21409
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Also, I touched the original Sputnik 1 today!
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Sputnik 1 burned up in atmosphere.
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Old August 3rd, 2013, 11:46 PM   #21410
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You're Dutch. Perhaps they were afraid you were driving and flying...
Famous proverb regarding this is "don't drink and drive, lets smoke and fly"
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I was actually thinking about
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Old August 4th, 2013, 01:12 AM   #21412
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Sputnik 1 burned up in atmosphere.
Oops, I guess I touched a museum original of Sputnik 1 then.
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Old August 4th, 2013, 10:29 AM   #21413
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3 years ago when I was at an AirShow I shot 2400 pictures. Before this year's Kecskemet (Hungary) AirShow I repeated myself:

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I will not shoot too many pictures.
I will not shoot too many pictures.
I will not shoot too many pictures.
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I will not shoot too many pictures.
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Result: 3381 pictures in 1 day of AirShow
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Old August 4th, 2013, 11:29 AM   #21414
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Oops, I guess I touched a museum original of Sputnik 1 then.
Russians have lent original Sputnik 1 prototype for one year to the KSEVT museum.
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Old August 4th, 2013, 02:13 PM   #21415
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So it's even older than Sputnik 1 was.
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Old August 4th, 2013, 04:11 PM   #21416
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I posted on SSC part of the 3381 pictures that I took yesterday at Kecskemet AirShow in Hungary. You can see them in this thread. Just a preview:





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Old August 4th, 2013, 04:12 PM   #21417
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Which lens were you using?
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Old August 4th, 2013, 04:15 PM   #21418
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For this photos I used 2 cameras:
- standard Nikon D40 (18-55)
- Nikon D7000 + Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
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Old August 4th, 2013, 04:24 PM   #21419
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Your sensor(s) seems a little dirty, but pics are good. Last one is perfectly freezed
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Old August 4th, 2013, 04:25 PM   #21420
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with such a collection of dslrs, it's hard to not take photos
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