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Huge Audience for Solar Eclipse

09/27/2017 1:23 PM

215 million people watched in person or electronically, more than the last few Super Bowls. There is hope for us yet.

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Re: Huge Audience for Solar Eclipse

09/27/2017 1:57 PM

How many got their eye put out? I will keep an eye out for your reply...

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09/27/2017 3:03 PM

Ugh. Not bad, but not your best .

I wonder the same thing; didn't you sort of expect to see a news report a week later about everyone who is now partially blind from the eclipse?

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09/27/2017 3:09 PM

Actually, I did, and actually I have to admit to sneaking a quick peek through the clouds while attempting to line up my pinhole box. That thing in its embodiment was about useless, and high cirrus did not help.

But hey, I was partially deaf before the eclipse. Especially on the side facing nearer my wife as we watch television-not lying, can't make this stuff up.

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09/27/2017 2:13 PM

Viewing eclipses could cause zombieism.....

Prepare yourself...

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09/27/2017 3:10 PM

Heck, that looks like me before the eclipse - after a night of trying to get the dogs to quiet down and sleep.

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09/28/2017 12:52 PM

Where'd you dig up that bunch?!

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09/28/2017 2:14 PM

I bet they were lying around...

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09/27/2017 3:38 PM

I think those 215 million people were on the road in front of me on my way back from seeing the eclipse...

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09/27/2017 3:39 PM

Now, if they could just combine the eclipse with the Super Bowl commercials.....................................................very few watch SB for the football!

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09/27/2017 3:43 PM

Maybe a powerful laser light show projected on the moon!

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09/27/2017 4:06 PM

You know, you could be convicted of giving some entrepreneur profitable ideas!

Capital idea, capital I say!

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09/27/2017 4:20 PM

I'm thinking the FAA might not be too keen on the idea of pointing bright lasers into the sky...

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09/27/2017 4:27 PM
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Re: Huge Audience for Solar Eclipse

09/28/2017 11:15 AM

Liminal or sub-liminal? Or just plain sublime?

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Re: Huge Audience for Solar Eclipse

09/27/2017 10:15 PM

Yep. Sat on my deck with my welding helmet on and watched it with the kitties!

~80 - 90% eclipse here but good enough for me!

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