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« on: 13/05/2011 00:44:48 »
I found this old photo today. Does anyone remember thse guys?









Actually, for those who didn't guess, it's a OO scale toy, although super scale model might be a better description. Things have come a long way since lithographed tinplate was as good as you could get.





and here's a closeup.



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« Reply #1 on: 13/05/2011 02:50:18 »
(mutter, mutter, mutter - this guy calls himself a scientist- but there isn''t even a scale to tell how big this sucker is. A small ruler or a cell phone or something all can identify the size of Just saying "00" scale means nothing to most folks. thus is just some oldf*art trying to be important. Hope his wife doesn't catch him with his "model" railroad and Pictures of other models - Palyboy models to be exact. )

Damn, this site has gone down hill in the last 5 years!

   
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« Reply #2 on: 13/05/2011 03:25:05 »
Good grief! You must have been living under one of your rocks JimBob. Everybody knows OO is a scale of 1:76, or for those obsessed with the SI system, 4mm/foot  ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 13/05/2011 03:35:54 »
Everybody knows OO is a scale of 1:76

All two of you do, at least
 

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« Reply #4 on: 13/05/2011 03:51:38 »
OK, OK!

Here. This should give you a sense of the scale.


 

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« Reply #5 on: 13/05/2011 15:22:31 »
And if you zoom in you can notice that both objects are past their use by date!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 13/05/2011 17:20:04 »
Bummer! I'll take them back to the chemists and demand a refund.

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« Reply #7 on: 13/05/2011 18:37:30 »
Internet shopping and self-checkout supermarkets have, I suppose, removed those moments of exquisite agony from a young teenagers life. 
 

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« Reply #8 on: 14/05/2011 13:50:33 »
Internet shopping and self-checkout supermarkets have, I suppose, removed those moments of exquisite agony from a young teenagers life.

Huh?
As a young teenager, the most adventurous I ever got was playing 'spin-the-bottle'! :D
They must grow up quicker in your neck of the woods, Imatfaal  :o
 

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« Reply #9 on: 14/05/2011 18:47:43 »
The tricky thing for me was that my dad was the only "gentleman assistant" in his shop  :D
 

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« Reply #10 on: 15/05/2011 01:38:44 »
The tricky thing for me was that my dad was the only "gentleman assistant" in his shop  :D

Oh my, my, my my dear geezer,

So that is why you developed a fetish for model trains rather than women. Very interesting.

Who else but a train perv would use a Trojan as a scale? Or do you just hate having to call the steward to have the sleeping compartment made up again?

You should get out of the mountain cabin more. I know that this last winter was long and harsh but I must tell you as a friend that it has caused a fair amount of psychological damage. 

Either way, is there a psychiatrist you frequent in Coeur d' Alane or Spokane?  You really should make an appointment - soon.

 

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« Reply #11 on: 15/05/2011 03:49:35 »

Either way, is there a psychiatrist you frequent in Coeur d' Alane or Spokane? 


One of my neighbours is, but I think he's a bit of a loonie :D
 

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« Reply #12 on: 15/05/2011 18:34:46 »
Everybody knows OO is a scale of 1:76

All two of you do, at least

So does Google.
Incidentally, using a trojan as a scale marker might be a bit odd, but there's a whole lot worse things he could have used.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 16/05/2011 00:14:20 »
Yes, especially as the Trojan Size Reference Guide at http://www.trojancondoms.com/Product/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductId=58&gclid=CITVyKSK66gCFchg2god0h2JDw

They also have George R. R. Martin Condoms - the Fire and Ice Series.  DAMN! They will be making for comic book heros and movies next. How about Shreck or Harry Potter Condoms?




 
 

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« Reply #15 on: 16/05/2011 03:25:02 »
Ah, for the love of money

(surely, no pun intended, was there?)
 

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