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Posts Made By: Andy Campbell

December 9, 2009 05:59 PM Forum: After Dark

Strange spiral 'cloud'

Posted By Andy Campbell

Pretty weird alright. I don't buy the rocket story. I lived next to the Vandenberg AFB space launch area all my life and saw many strange (and deadly!) clouds form during and after launches and I never saw anything close to the symmetry that this cloud had! Very weird indeed!

December 10, 2009 07:30 AM Forum: Sports

Latest on Tiger

Posted By Andy Campbell

And it goes on!
Tiger Woods Nude Photo Scandal
An alleged mistress of Tiger Woods claims to have taken naked pics of him on her cell phone and is trying to sell them to Playgirl magazine.
http://www.nydailynews.com/gossip/2009/12/09/2009-12-09_playgirl_may_have_tiger_woods_nude_photos_pictures_will_be_published_if_mag_can_.html

December 15, 2009 05:30 AM Forum: AstroMart FAQ

Bug?

Posted By Andy Campbell

Kevin Brennan said:

I seem to be having trouble answering an ad or two. When I click send, it locks up my computer and I have to close IE.

Anybody else run into this issue?
More than likely it is IE giving you trouble. I would suggest looking into another internet browser. I dropped IE years ago. I use Firefox (because all the add-ons I can't live without now!) but there are others that are good to.

January 7, 2010 09:07 AM Forum: Antique/Classic/Vintage Optical Instruments

Vintage Lasers

Posted By Andy Campbell

How old would a vintage laser be? I have an 18" Uniphase He-Ne tube that I have had for quite some time and was used when I got it. I wouldn't say it was "vintage". Just old! But I don't know much about lasers either.

January 11, 2010 11:27 AM Forum: Home Observatories

Some progress

Posted By Andy Campbell

Will do! And I would be happy to assist if you need an extra hand lifting or something. wink

January 20, 2010 06:45 AM Forum: Wildlife Photography

Buh Bye scopes hello aquaman

Posted By Andy Campbell

Very NICE! 8O
Wish Santa would have gotten me one of those!!
All those Discus come with it?

February 4, 2010 05:50 AM Forum: Sports

NFL Overtime Rule?

Posted By Andy Campbell

Darian Rachal said:

I do not know if this has been discussed on this Forum or not, but I thought I'd bring it up since the Saints were the beneficiary of it against the Vikings.

Of course I'm glad the Saints are going to the Superbowl, but I think the NFL overtime rule is idiotic. :C It seems to me that, at least, both teams should have the opportunity to score.

Anybody else have any thoughts on the matter?
I don't watch much sports and would not miss them if all pro sports disappeared completely. Not even sure why they have overtime! Do they have commercials left they haven't shown? wink
Could someone remind me of why ties are so bad.

February 11, 2010 03:43 PM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

New smoker tax

Posted By Andy Campbell

I used to smoke. Quit a long time before the prices went crazy. Now that they are, anyone who continues to smoke is either rich or they must be crazy! grin
I feel sorry for those who have yet to quit because the time has come to "Just do it!"

February 14, 2010 08:49 AM Forum: Sports

Vancouver Olympics

Posted By Andy Campbell

I like them all!! Got the recorder working overtime!