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Enthusiast
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Vistual, I noticed your clock icon display is only valid half the time, Noon, 3:00, 6:00 and 9:00. When the hour hand reaches 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 and 10:30 the minute hand should be moved to the 6:00 position, but it remains at the 12:00 position. Yes, I am picking at nits :)

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vistual
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LOL!
explains why i was so late to respond to your post!

keep an eye out for this one ...

(proving to be a lot more work than i thought, standby!)
; )

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vistamike
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Now that one would be 'correct' twice a day!

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SarahJames
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Rofl - if it's going to be faulty, better make sure it is!
You avatar kid, you :)

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vistual
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: )
LOL!
the absolute HARDEST one i have ever played around with.
- 140+ frames and ended up with 142 (i dont know how) : S
- then i went and got it in my stubborn head to make it go backwards - and that made things even worse!
- then i thought it was a good idea to make it all transparent.
- then i thought it was a good idea to put my name in it ...
believe me if i needed an animation fix - this was it. i don't even wanna play around with them anymore after that one.!

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vistamike
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See, you can go back in time!

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Lighthouse
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And not a DeLorean in sight. Oh, there it is...Gone!

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vistual
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vistamike
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With most timepieces that don't work I do the following;

If it's digital
1) replace battery....
2) if that don't work then bin it and buy new timepiece

If it's mechanical
1) Wind it up....
2) if that don't work then take said timepiece to a professional horologist

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vistual
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darn it - I COULDNT RESIST!!!
im weak : (

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vistamike
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http://simple.wikipedia.org/wi....._continuum

I post this only for educational purposes

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vistamike
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But then


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Lighthouse
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You don't need to pay someone.
For mechanical, take 1 small screw top jar, make a tiny hole in the centre of the lid, poke a piece of bare wire through the hole.
Now take the back off the watch, attach the watch to the wire so that it hangs above halfway in the jar. Fold the wire flat on the outside of the lid, and seal it off with insulating tape.
Into the bottom of the jar, pour in some solvent fluid like petrol/meths/paraffin, or anything stronger you can find.
Screw the lid back onto the jar. The watch must be clear of the liquid.
Leave for 2 - 14 days, and try the watch again.
For Grandfather clocks, you put an open container of solvent at the base of the clock, and then seal the clock completely. You maybe will have to wait a few weeks until it does its job.
Works for any size clocks, you just have use the most convenient system.

And for digital, take the battery out, and bung the watch in the fridge overnight.

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vistual
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vistamike
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Lighthouse
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vistual
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ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!
: D

BOOKMARKED - WILL BE USING THAT FOR SURE.
LOOK OUT FOR IT IN THE FUTURE ; )

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Lighthouse
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I have put that up many times. Is it the first time you have seen it ?

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Xhi
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Hmmm, another interesting thing to ponder does your avatar run clockwise when viewed in South America or Australia?

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Lighthouse
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Which way does the water flow out of the sink ?

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vistual
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i probably hve but for some reason it really got me today!
i guess it was the "timing"!

hey guys check this out ...
also theres a bunch of interesting others on the right side of the vid that look pretty cool.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?N.....cxiofeVKbA

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Lighthouse
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Enthusiast
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Nice! See what I started :)

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Lighthouse
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vistamike
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Ah that rung a bell, about the same time


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Lighthouse
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Drizzle
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@LH "Which way does the water flow out of the sink ? "(previous page) I like this explanation:):)

A flow must satisfy the restriction that the amount of flow into a node equals the amount of flow out of it, except when it is a source, which has more outgoing flow, or sink, which has more incoming flow.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow_network :)

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Lighthouse
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Depends in which hemisphere you live in. Simple answer :)

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Lighthouse
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vistamike
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Absolute classic that one!

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bubbatie1
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http://garyc.me/fun/070809.swf

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warlock
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Pretty cool Mike. Even I can read the date at that size.

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minigeek
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@vistual

What do you use to make your GIFs?

MiniGeek

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vistual
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that was pretty cool!
LOL!

@minigeek ....
these are in no real order of preference ...
***microsoft gif animator, ***free online image editor, ***paint.net, **camtasia, *ulead, *aleo flash banner maker.
* = really not all that often
** = sometimes
*** = quite often

theres ton more ways and options available but for the tinkering that ive been doing, these have worked well for me.
(btw, just in case the current avatar is not of my own. found online somewhere)

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bubbatie1
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Back 25 yrs ago i remember having one of theese & i thought that it was the neatest thing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3hNCinIBdk

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Enthusiast
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Vistual,

You can't just leave Tom Hanks stranded on the island! Maybe have him throw out a fishing line and instead of catching a fish, have something huge come and eat the entire island, or, have the island stand up and turn out to be a giant (it does resemble a hairline, with a palm tree on top) :)

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Lighthouse
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Just jump inside a passing whale !

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vistual
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@Enthusiast,
RE: "have something huge come and eat the entire island"

As you wish ...
LOL!!

just want to mention that these things do require a little bit of patience and creativity on your part but you can do quite a bit.
for this one i used paint.net + microsoft gif animator.

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Enthusiast
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Awesome :)

Finally solved, hehehe

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vistual
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@bubbatie1,
couldn't let you off that easy!
LOL!

: p

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bubbatie1
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was wondering if you had something up the sleeve for my post ! Nice job ! if i only had 1/2 your talent !

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Lighthouse
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Animated Hatty :)


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