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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Equipment' started by wildbill, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. wildbill

    wildbill Member

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    what does the number 120 stand for in regards to 120 film?
    What's "lol" at the end of someone's post?
     
  2. L Gebhardt

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    120 is just a size kodak asigned for that size of film.

    LOL is laughing out load or laugh out load
     
  3. SuzanneR

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    laugh out loud for lol, :D, and I'll confess my ignorance on where the number 120 comes from!
     
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    120mm wide....Opps, screwed that up didn't I, wow...



    LoL Laughing out loud..

    Dave
     
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    Lol? We don' need no steenkin' lol! rotflpip is better.

    English, internet dialect, is an agglutinative language.
     
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    Now I wanna know meaning of agglutinative :smile: I prefer rotflmao or ha ha ha he he he ho ho ho hum they're coming to take me away ha ha, they're coming to take me away he he...
     
  8. laz

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    ....ha ha to the funny farm where life is beautiful all the time!

    Just had to complete that! Going back to sitting and smiling and weaving a basket.....
     
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    ...And I'll be happy to see those nice young men in their clean white coats...
     
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    120 is the length of the film 120 cm. 220 is 220 cm long. 135 (35mm) 36 exp is 135cm long


    Graham.
     
  11. wildbill

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    see loose gravel's post.
     
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    Since each frame of a 120 roll is 6 cm square and 6 x 12 = 72, you're a trifle short of 120mm per roll.
     
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    What about 135 film that only has 24 exposures?
     
  14. wildbill

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    www.filmstretcher.com
     
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    Nice theory, but...

    They're just names. If Kodak had used letters, everyone would have wanted to know what the acronym was for (and made it up if they didn't get an answer). So they used numbers instead. Then everyone can wonder what the numbers mean, and make it up when they don't get an answer :D
     
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    Ok, so several folks here remember the words from the song, but how many of you actually have a copy of the song in their music library? :smile:

    -Mike
     
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    Welcome to the thread of short attention spans.:rolleyes:
     
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    Hey what are you talking....... oh look a puppy!
     
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    What chair?
     
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    What time is the next flight to Seattle?
     
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    Puppies are more fun than TV..........






    Except for the poop!
     
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    So are you... unless you are buying roll film in 12cm lengths? :tongue: :wink:
     
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    Okay, to stay ON-TOPIC I think 120, 220 and 135mm comes from the # of bars in a musical prelude to crazy peoples dreams. :D Cool link Laz.