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Twenty minutes of your life you will never get back, but by God you will know what ART is. :)

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↑ Sorry, Abdul, I gave up between 1 and 2 minutes.





Slightly, very slightly
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asthmatic camel wrote:
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:43 pm
And another one. Amazing how our stopfunians are able to grafitise a remarkable piece of civil engineering, isn't it?

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This made me think of something.

There are those that will claim that things like import marks diminish the value and collectability of firearms. For example, here is a Dreyse pistol that was captured/acquired by Norway and entered into their police armory
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Now, these firearms have less collector appeal than one with no such marks. Then there are import marks

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Then there are more arcane things like the VOPO mark on this Luger
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The mark is a sunburst with a shield. It signifies acceptance into the arsenal of the Peoples Police of East Germany.
The point is that some/many consider such marks a desecration, things that take away from the value and form of the object.

Personally, There are some things that I would want to be perfect, as it came from the factory. But the marks that I've shown are the story of the "thing", they are an immutable part of the thing and have value for that reason.

Bring it home, Ed ...

So when one looks at carved garaffiti on the walls of, say, the Tower
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You are really seeing the story of the Tower.

I guess that I am seeing the writing on the viaduct as similar to these things and somehow it does not bother me as much as it might have before I became so sensitive.
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Ed, do you have to...clean your guns regularly?
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ed, I know what you're talking about.

Much has been written about the graffiti at Stonehenge, which is part of the monument's history. Here's one example:

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Would Stonehenge be of much interest if it were still in its newly-built condition? Probably not: it's hardly an architectural marvel, just very old.
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https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/most-deta ... oes-online
The Rijksmuseum is today publishing the largest and most detailed ever photograph of The Night Watch on its website, making it possible to zoom in on individual brushstrokes and even particles of pigment in the painting. Work on Operation Night Watch will resume on Wednesday 13 May in the glass chamber in the museum
For some reason it won't embed here...

http://hyper-resolution.org/view.html?i ... 2019-12-21
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Seen somewhere or other on the 'net. Allegedly by Banksy. 8)
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Bookmarked for later. 8)
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Image "If I turn in a sicko, will I get a reward?"

"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Again mocking people from southern climes, are we?

Yet they have everything they'll ever need:
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