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Posts Made By: John Hopkins

July 30, 2004 10:53 AM Forum: Religion

Secular Quote for the Day

Posted By John Hopkins

That's pretty good, but I have a different Churchill quote as my favorite (although I realize not on-topic):

Lady Astor: "Winston, if you were my husband, I'd poison your coffee."
Churchill: "Nancy, if you were my wife, I'd drink it."

August 16, 2004 04:09 AM Forum: A Day in the Life of the Administrator

Actually Carl is a friend of mine

Posted By John Hopkins

So the gripe is about anal retentiveness, except he chides us about not knowing the difference between two brands of mirrors.

Your dog wants a thingy.

September 28, 2004 10:55 AM Forum: Equipment Talk

Controller for a CG-5...Necessary?

Posted By John Hopkins

The new version CG5-DX has go-to, if that's what you're talking about. I liked it not for go-to but just for the convenience of motors. I'm a lunar guy and it's easier to press a button than constantly working the slo-mo controls.

...Which is probably why they have motors for the old version as well, because people like little conveniences.

As for finding one, try here:

September 29, 2004 04:08 AM Forum: A Day in the Life of the Administrator


Posted By John Hopkins

No wonder you ended up selling telescopes.

Ooh, burn.


October 20, 2004 06:32 AM Forum: Religion

Been reading a few of these posts...

Posted By John Hopkins

Boy! it's gotten downright nasty in here of late!
It may sound bad, but it's nothing compared to other places. The link below is typical of when a religious subject comes up on

December 27, 2004 07:53 AM Forum: Religion

What are we celebrating?

Posted By John Hopkins

This is supposed to
be an American holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ

Christmas is American??

In other news, Christianity is obviously a far cry from sweeping Japan. Just imagine the outcry if the following advertisement had been put up in the USA: