Randomness - vol. IV

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 16 Apr 2021, 18:26

https://youtu.be/HiHyeOw5kjk

An ancient advert on Jawa Motocycles. As a kid I wanted one, never got it though.
The price for base model was 1000Kč (In 1987), which could be converted in today prices to 40$

Nowaday they are being assembled in India and the price for similar type start at 100 000Kč (4000$)

And they can envy the quality to these oldies..
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby KayBur » 20 Apr 2021, 10:15

Pol wrote:https://youtu.be/HiHyeOw5kjk

An ancient advert on Jawa Motocycles. As a kid I wanted one, never got it though.
The price for base model was 1000Kč (In 1987), which could be converted in today prices to 40$

Nowaday they are being assembled in India and the price for similar type start at 100 000Kč (4000$)

And they can envy the quality to these oldies..
Is your dream still relevant or not? It's just that if the dream is still there, then it seems to me that you could try to make it come true. After all, there are not so many really positive things in life to deny yourself such a thing as buying a completely budgetary bike.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 20 Apr 2021, 10:38

No, it's not, not for this old jawa, which you could only get from the museum. :)
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby KayBur » 21 Apr 2021, 10:59

What if you decided to rob a museum and steal your childhood dream? :D :D :D

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby KayBur » 27 Apr 2021, 15:21

I ordered a cool Samsung monitor. The graphics of the games look much cooooooooooler on it than on the old monitor. I am very pleased with this purchase, because for a reasonable price I received a high-quality modern monitor, which, I hope, will work for 7 years.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 28 Apr 2021, 07:59

Which one? VA matrix is certainly a bit old but, yes it will stay with us as a cheap solution for some longer time.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Yurian Stonebow » 28 Apr 2021, 10:49

*pops in to say hello*
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby KayBur » 14 May 2021, 11:06

Pol wrote:Which one? VA matrix is certainly a bit old but, yes it will stay with us as a cheap solution for some longer time.

Diagonal 24 inches, CRG5, 144Hz fullHD. I understand that there are even cooler displays, but the parameters of this one are enough for me for the tasks that are performed on it.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 22 May 2021, 07:13

TORCHLIGHT III - It’s been centuries since the events of Torchlight II, and the Ember Empire is in decline. In Torchlight III, Novastraia is..
King's Bounty II preparing its siege of the magical world of Nostria. The new "Unite Them or Fall" Trailer gives insights into a dark conspiracy

Nova - New, new country (usually also short lived)
Nostra - Our, our country (as well from latin)

Both are very unimaginative names. Which would be given to land not having anything unique to describe them. Are we so low in gaming nowadays?

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Lately I was looking to Huawei AD80, which is close to frameless lcd. What discouraged me is its backlight, many ppl noted that is not perfectly even. Gamut is very nice though.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby KayBur » 25 May 2021, 11:17

Pol wrote: @KayBur
Lately I was looking to Huawei AD80, which is close to frameless lcd. What discouraged me is its backlight, many ppl noted that is not perfectly even. Gamut is very nice though.

It’s unpleasant. LCD technology has existed for many years, but still there are still some shortcomings. Here, of course, Samsung with its super-amoleds took the lead, but the cost of their products is higher.

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 04 Jun 2021, 12:07

In-Wheel Motors Saietta - Demo
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Yurian Stonebow » 25 Jul 2021, 17:47

Just reached the rank of Archmage earlier today. Hooray! By the power of Zelas!

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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 03 Aug 2021, 21:17

@Yurian
Yeah, only me is being stoned as admin. I also like Beholder or Titan, still thinking about adding a new ranks. There are new games after all or there will be soon TB=To Be. To put it shortly: Kings Bounty, Kings Bounty 2 (TB), Creature Quest, HotA, EoC, FST (TB), MoM (TB), SoC (TB).

Plethora games to lurk in, ..in following years.

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Czech helps in Armenia. To save nature and set a standards for its protection in national parks. As war is over, you can enjoy some beautiful views here.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 17 Aug 2021, 07:36

Great Swords - for what they were good.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhEkF9FV6AU

There are many questions, from medieval times. This vid started to ponder over real using of great sword. And I must agree, even if there were small regions of Great Swords, they were part of Pikemen and served specially to cut down pikes of enemy team. In such unfortunate event, when two pikemen units clashed. Which was very impractical but common in some times.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 08 Oct 2021, 08:43

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The Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine, Lebanon. Also known as the Cave Of Three Bridges, it is indeed an impressive natural wonder. The waterfall plunges 255 m (837 ft) down the Three Bridge Chasm – a limestone formation, which is a result of millions of years of erosion, which persists to this day. The falls is created by melting ice that trickles down Mount Lebanon.

The photo and pre-text is from:
https://www.pandotrip.com/the-unique-an ... non-15736/

This is one of nature wonders. If you collect these places, this one deserves to be seen by your own eyes. ;)

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description is just a bit to sketchy but, well, at least it does exist. ;)
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 10 Oct 2021, 12:30

Yemen - Well of Hell

Tales say, that this is the place from where come Genies and Demons. First video shows it from outside, the second from inside as Oman's speleogolists dived in. No need to say, that as everything, it's having its specific stench. Both videos are breath taking.


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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 12 Oct 2021, 06:18

Rotating house. For his always unhappy woman Vojin Kusic build this wooden rotating house. Inspired by his compatriots Nicola Tesla and Mihajlo Pupin he brought this "non invetion", as he says, to life. :devious:

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/oddly ... 021-10-09/

PS The house can rotate at several speeds, to quote Mr. Kusic:
"The house can make a full circle for 24 hours when it's at the slowest speed, while at the fastest spinning it can make a full circle in 22 seconds," Kusic said.

PSS With that, he saved rest of his life from still making new and new windows as his wifey wanted, when "cancelling" the old ones. And also got from hospital, for dream to come true.
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 12 Oct 2021, 14:35

Toad Stone alias Buffonit - is an ancient mytical stone, which you can spot on jewellery at wiki or on Reliquary of St. Maurus.

Yes, it's that blue fuzzy stone. But it's not from the old Toad skin but from an ancient fish tooth. :D
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 26 Oct 2021, 11:15



Jetson ONE Personal eVTOL
-- Piloted Drone --

Speed: 105km/h
Flying Time: 15min, depending on weight
For example my wife could drive it at least 5 minutes more than me.
Weight: 90kg
Max passanger weight: 85kg
Cost: 92k USD
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Re: Randomness - vol. IV

Unread postby Pol » 11 Jan 2022, 08:28

How Ancient Indian Alchemists soldified mercury?
There's how, from India by PraveenMohan. And it the end he will create a mercury lingam from it.
Lingam is basically a Power Stone, in India they were using for its 'mysterious' healing powers. There are many lingham altairs in Indian temples. It's similar like yin and yang symbol, for Indians it's lingham and yoni.



And now to the reply. :D
Yeasily, they didn't need any Alchemist's Lab for it!

BTW so, know you also know who's Shakthi?
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