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#46    _Only

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:06 AM

View PostbooNyzarC, on 09 October 2012 - 04:50 AM, said:

Fortunately the always sexy and exceptionally bright Hasina has once again taken the stance of reason in the face of such nonsense.  Bravo good lady.  Bravo.  :tu:

Yeah, what a hero.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:16 AM

Nevermind.

Edited by booNyzarC, 09 October 2012 - 05:56 AM.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:18 AM

View PostHasina, on 09 October 2012 - 03:48 AM, said:

The reason I've argued against this is because... it's me, from the future who went back in time to escape the T-800 that's trying to kill me. The phone? I was hungry and was ordering time pizza delivery.
"It's there in 80 years, or, you get it free!"/84 year old pizza should be free.//and Hat's off to, Wearer of Hats, for mentioning Occam first. You get a free slice of antiquated pizza. Enjoy!


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:19 AM

View PostLikely Guy, on 09 October 2012 - 05:04 AM, said:

No one has invoked Occam's razor yet? Tsk, tsk!

Logical answer (thanks Hasina), a period hearing aid/device. Once you can fully disprove the logical answer, only then you can entertain the more fanciful explanations.

As an aside, on a different forum someone tried to raise another 'time traveller' in a photo from a 1930's World Exhibition photograph. In a crowd of about thirty or 40 people was one guy who looked like a stereotypical beatnik from the early 1960's (cheezy beard, t-shirt, glasses and all).

Time traveller, or a guy that just had forward thinking fashion sense? What's the more logical answer?

I don't know, that thread made it here in a few threads of its own, too. In my opinion, he wasn't even out of fit for the time.

You decide (sunglasses and shirt/jacket/hairstyle has been shown in equivalent time period photos in other threads):

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Edited by _Only, 09 October 2012 - 05:21 AM.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:21 AM

Nevermind.

Edited by booNyzarC, 09 October 2012 - 05:56 AM.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:27 AM

Yeah, I knew all of that. Which makes it weird for you to choose one random person who has said what everyone else has said time and again, and raise them up on a pedestal. You owe everyone else an equal odd amount of praise.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:29 AM

Wasn't aware that in the 1930's anyone wore sunglasses with side-shields. Hmmmm.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:29 AM

Nevermind.

Edited by booNyzarC, 09 October 2012 - 05:56 AM.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:36 AM

View PostLikely Guy, on 09 October 2012 - 05:04 AM, said:

No one has invoked Occam's razor yet? Tsk, tsk!
psst ... post #42 ;)


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:38 AM

View Post_Only, on 09 October 2012 - 05:27 AM, said:

Yeah, I knew all of that. Which makes it weird for you to choose one random person who has said what everyone else has said time and again, and raise them up on a pedestal. You owe everyone else an equal odd amount of praise.
Yeah, but Hassina's cuter then me ;)


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:53 AM

View Post_Only, on 09 October 2012 - 05:19 AM, said:

I don't know, that thread made it here in a few threads of its own, too. In my opinion, he wasn't even out of fit for the time.

You decide (sunglasses and shirt/jacket/hairstyle has been shown in equivalent time period photos in other threads):

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AY CARAMBA! That's the guy! Definate forward thinking fashion sense.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:00 AM

View Postcormac mac airt, on 09 October 2012 - 05:29 AM, said:

Wasn't aware that in the 1930's anyone wore sunglasses with side-shields. Hmmmm.

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They existed. Google 1940's machine safety glasses or 1940's sunglasses side shields. Sunglasses were also all the rage in the '30's and '40's (when this was taken) because they were fresh and new. Just the type of thing a teen/young adult would wear out on the town.

This article, among many others, takes some wind out of the time traveler angle myth's sail a bit: http://forgetomori.c...n-museum-photo/

So add up what they say there, and add in that the jersey he was wearing has the logo of the Montreal Maroons sweater jersey (the picture also taken in Canada),

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the hair being the same as other young adults in the period (see Eddie Haskell), the fitting time period college jacket, yadda yadda yadda. It makes for some fun to find all of his different fashion parts and be able to find fitting comparisons that reveal this photo as ordinary.



As I said in the other thread, Sally a few people over sure seems to find his fashion sense dreamy.

Edited by _Only, 09 October 2012 - 06:09 AM.

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:02 AM

View PostWearer of Hats, on 09 October 2012 - 05:36 AM, said:

psst ... post #42 ;)
psst... post #48. Enjoy your 84 year old slice of pizza! *nom nom nom*


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:10 AM

Rofl read this on a comedy site like 2 days ago and they gave at least 25 answers that it could of been. nom nom cracked.


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Posted 09 October 2012 - 06:13 AM

View Post_Only, on 09 October 2012 - 06:00 AM, said:

They existed. Google 1940's machine safety glasses or 1940's sunglasses side shields. Sunglasses were also all the rage in the '30's and '40's (when this was taken) because they were fresh and new. Just the type of thing a teen/young adult would wear out on the town.

This article, among many others, takes some wind out of the time traveler angle myth's sail a bit: http://forgetomori.c...n-museum-photo/

As I said in the other thread, Sally a few people over sure seems to find his fashion sense dreamy.
Except that he's clearly holding a Canon AE-1 in front of him. *kidding*





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