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Bad Map Projection: South America

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The projection does a good job preserving both distance and azimuth, at the cost of really exaggerating how many South Americas there are.
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The projection does a good job preserving both distance and azimuth, at the cost of really exaggerating how many South Americas there are.
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fxer
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Never start a land war in South America
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Tattoo Ideas

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The text ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US with a lengthy footnote explaining that I got this tattoo in 2020 and not, as you may assume, 2001, but offering no further clarification.
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The text ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US with a lengthy footnote explaining that I got this tattoo in 2020 and not, as you may assume, 2001, but offering no further clarification.
bakablur
6 days ago
But how do you tattoo hover-text?
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FIXME: Tattoo Design

JPEG2000

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I was actually a little relieved when I learned that JPEG2000 was used in the DCI digital cinema standard. I was feeling so bad for it!
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I was actually a little relieved when I learned that JPEG2000 was used in the DCI digital cinema standard. I was feeling so bad for it!
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Cognoscan
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My favorite image standard! Dynamic quality loading could've been so useful, but computers didn't have the memory to run it when it first came out, and the benefits of dynamic quality proved difficult to realize with the way browsers downloads images... alas, what could've been. Now we're moving on to JPEG XL, I guess.

Star Wars Voyager 1

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There's some flexibility depending on your standards for measuring runtime and the various special editions. If you still want to have a party, I'm sure you can find some combination that works.
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There's some flexibility depending on your standards for measuring runtime and the various special editions. If you still want to have a party, I'm sure you can find some combination that works.
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marcrichter
11 days ago
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:-D
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Parenthetical Names

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I never got around to seeing that movie about the battle (of Midway).
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I never got around to seeing that movie about the battle (of Midway).
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davidar
13 days ago
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Geralt (of Rivia (the butcher (of Blaviken)))
jungy
13 days ago
:D
fancycwabs
12 days ago
I think I can name two songs by Toad (the wet sprocket).
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