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    #160878 - 06/24/13 01:00 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Zen Scanner]
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    Originally Posted By: Zen Scanner
    Here's an interesting online test to guage color acuity:
    http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge


    I find the best links on this site. Thanks!

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    #160890 - 06/24/13 05:13 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Yesterday at an event, we had liquid nitrogen ice cream.

    Today, my daughter called my husband in a panic, because someone had told her that LN2 was dangerous, and she had eaten two bowls! He reassured her that the LN2 all evaporates to freeze the ice cream, and that air is 80% N2 - perfectly safe.

    Poor kid, but at the same time, pretty funny.

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    #160913 - 06/25/13 07:43 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Zen Scanner]
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    Originally Posted By: Zen Scanner
    Here's an interesting online test to guage color acuity:
    http://www.xrite.com/online-color-test-challenge


    That's neat.

    Speaking as a photographer though(ie one who edits photos in colour on a monitor) I'd have to wonder how much screen calibration affects the accuracy of the results. I've pulled up pics I've edited on different computers and the changes in their appearance is kind of... (sigh) disturbing (read: "that's not what I was after" and "how do I edit for variations in monitor calibration?" ...sigh. Let it go, CCN, let it go). LOL.

    It was still fun though.


    Edited by CCN (06/25/13 07:43 AM)

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    #160921 - 06/25/13 08:17 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: CCN]
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    Originally Posted By: KADmom
    I find the best links on this site. Thanks!


    Welcome!

    Originally Posted By: CCN
    Speaking as a photographer though(ie one who edits photos in colour on a monitor) I'd have to wonder how much screen calibration affects the accuracy of the results.


    Shouldn't effect it in general. If the monitor is calibrated warm or cool, or whatnot it'll be a global gamma correction so all of the colors would still be the same relative to each other. Worse case scenario might be if someone is like extremely cranked towards cool, then the results may not accurately reflect their sensitivity in the reddish area.

    C4FF40

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    #160936 - 06/25/13 11:06 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    DD5, lying on her back in the tub, waxing poetic.

    "Adrift… on the lonely river, I float out to sea."
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    #160942 - 06/25/13 11:21 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: doubtfulguest]
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    Originally Posted By: doubtfulguest
    DD5, lying on her back in the tub, waxing poetic.

    "Adrift… on the lonely river, I float out to sea."


    That actually made me chuckle. You have a real poetic soul there, doubtfulguest. Your DD is charming!
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    #160943 - 06/25/13 11:46 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: aquinas]
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    aw, that's so nice of you to say, aquinas! it cracked me up, too - it was so wistful and dramatic - kind of like The Lady of Shalott, but with more bath toys. smile

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    #160944 - 06/25/13 11:48 AM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: HowlerKarma]
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    Dd3.8 is poetic like you dd, doubtfulguest. Actually, she is more of a singer/ song writer. This is what she belched out a couple of days ago as soon as she woke up
    Every morning, when I open my eyes
    I feel the love of your heart
    Your beautiful heart
    Pumping its love for me

    It was so cute!

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    #160946 - 06/25/13 12:11 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Lovemydd]
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    Originally Posted By: Lovemydd
    Every morning, when I open my eyes
    I feel the love of your heart
    Your beautiful heart
    Pumping its love for me


    hee - that's great! and, ha - DD5 would adore that particular song - given her love of broadway and/or all things cardiothoracic!
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    #160947 - 06/25/13 12:14 PM Re: Not-really-brag-so-much-as-quirky-anecdote thread [Re: Lovemydd]
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    Originally Posted By: Lovemydd
    Dd3.8 is poetic like you dd, doubtfulguest. Actually, she is more of a singer/ song writer. This is what she belched out a couple of days ago as soon as she woke up
    Every morning, when I open my eyes
    I feel the love of your heart
    Your beautiful heart
    Pumping its love for me

    It was so cute!


    That's lovely! I can imagine your DD arranging a coffeehouse (err...hot chocolate house) in kindergarten.

    Maybe this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship for your and doubtfulguest's DDs through their mothers? smile
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