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Old Nov 5, 2012, 3:02 PM   #471
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Hey guys, I found the perfect job for you! German railroads had these insulated boxcars that carried beer from breweries into towns for distribution. The enclosed workstation presumably had a watchman to guard against pilfering but who guards the guardian (if you catch my drift). We should send Harj into Bavaria to see if they're still in use - maybe they need temporary help. Think about it - just you and a boxcar full of German beer.
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 11:05 PM   #472
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LOL. How did you find that? I could do that job without anyone needing to worry, as I'm not a beer drinker.
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 6:51 AM   #473
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LOL. How did you find that?
As you know I'm a railfan and somehow I got on an email list of a company that imports European model railroad products (mostly HO gauge). I stayed on the list because it shows me locomotives and rolling stock that we never saw in the US. This beer waggon is the most unusual I've seen so far and that photo is their product photo.

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I could do that job without anyone needing to worry, as I'm not a beer drinker.
Me either, but I figured even we non beer drinkers could appreciate the concept. Too bad they never did a similar boxcar in Scotland...
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 9:31 AM   #474
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As you know I'm a railfan and somehow I got on an email list of a company that imports European model railroad products (mostly HO gauge). I stayed on the list because it shows me locomotives and rolling stock that we never saw in the US. This beer waggon is the most unusual I've seen so far and that photo is their product photo.



Me either, but I figured even we non beer drinkers could appreciate the concept. Too bad they never did a similar boxcar in Scotland...
I would have gladly sat on the Glenfiddich car!
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 10:11 AM   #475
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I would have gladly sat on the Glenfiddich car!
Or Johnnie Walker Blue or Black, or...well it's a long list of brands we wouldn't turn down for free, right?
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I hadn't heard of Ray Bethell before. This video is just beautiful - be sure to have the sound on - the music is an integral part of the performance.

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He controls the third one with his hips. He lost his hearing a few years ago so now he performs with the music playing in his mind from memory.

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That is amazing. I don't know how he controls those three kites so well without ever getting them tangled in the strings. I could not fly one kite that well, much less three!
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Old Jun 15, 2013, 10:23 PM   #478
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Did everyone in the USA get an Olympus E-System owners survey this past week. I got an email and completed a survey concerning ownership0 of an E-camera and also what future features you would most like to see.
Here is a partical copy from the original E-mail:

Tell us which E-System cameras features are most important to you and why you purchased your current E-System DSLR.

Take our brief, 5-minute survey and get a coupon for 5% off your next order. Use it on cameras, lenses, accessories and more!


Hurry, you must complete the survey by 6/20/13 in order to get your coupon.
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I did. Here's the link to the survey. If they're gonna ask what we want, we should take the time to tell them.

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Edit: Oooops - it looks like you have to get the link in an email.
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Now I know why they put all those handrails on that beer car.
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