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    Quote Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht View Post
    good reasons to stick to6x6.
    I'm not sure if that works, though. Here in the States the 6 would be one axis, while in Europe it would be the other.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht View Post
    people ,living on islands do all things differently for some reason(British logic escapes mesometimes)
    What do you expect? They build their houses with 4x2s.
    I wonder if an English 4x2 really measures 3 3/4x1 3/4??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truzi View Post
    I'm not sure if that works, though. Here in the States the 6 would be one axis, while in Europe it would be the other.
    Good point. There'd be a lot of threads asking which way to put the negatives in the scanner...

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    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    I wonder if an English 4x2 really measures 3 3/4x1 3/4??
    Cut - no, planed - yes.

    When timber yards went metric, it was sold in multiples of 300mm length. This was referred to as a metric foot!


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    I hate seeing the word discontinued in a sentence with the word
    film in it.

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    I hate abbreviations. They are often meaningless if english is not your first language.
    Regards Michael, from Denmark.

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    “The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention”

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    "dust specks in the camera"

    Not that the phrase is bad per-se... just hate when it happens

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    You can't say that to me you know, I'm English!

    Quote Originally Posted by RalphLambrecht View Post
    people ,living on islands do all things differently for some reason(British logic escapes mesometimes)
    Of course the English came from Germany originally..... Dunno about them thar crazy Scottish and Welsh people
    "He took to writing poetry and visiting the elves: and though many shook their heads and touched their foreheads and said 'Poor old Baggins!' and though few believed any of his tales, he remained very happy till the end of his days, and those were extraordinarily long "- JRR Tolkien, ' The Hobbit '.



 

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