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    Cyburbian JNL's avatar
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    Who knows where these were taken?








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    Some where in Italy ?
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


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    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
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    Quote Originally posted by JNA
    Some where in Italy ?
    Maybe Why the blush?

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    Is it somewhere in central Italy?

    By the way, nice pics, JNL.

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    Quote Originally posted by Hceux
    Is it somewhere in central Italy?
    Getting warmer....

    By the way, nice pics, JNL.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally posted by JNL
    Maybe Why the blush?
    because it was an WAG
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)


    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
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    Quote Originally posted by JNA
    because it was an WAG
    What is a WAG?

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    Quote Originally posted by JNL
    What is a WAG?
    A Wild A$$ Guess I'm guessing.

    Here's a WAG of my own. Siena?

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    Quote Originally posted by biscuit
    A Wild A$$ Guess I'm guessing.

    Here's a WAG of my own. Siena?
    Not Siena.

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    Quote Originally posted by biscuit
    A Wild A$$ Guess I'm guessing.
    You are correct my upstream/confluence friend.
    Oddball
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
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    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Are you trying to trick us by showing views of Florence w/o the known landmarks?

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    Quote Originally posted by biscuit
    Are you trying to trick us by showing views of Florence w/o the known landmarks?
    Yes! I selectively chose the photos Is that naughty? I'll add a couple more of the photos I was saving....

    That makes two in a row correctly guessed by biscuit!

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    More pics of Florence...


    The Baptistry, built in the 6th or 7th century




    A statue of David - but not the original.


    Our tour group heading out for dinner. We had just had a group photo taken with the Florentine skyline in the background - a very cool souvenir!


    The Ponte Vecchio is Florence's most famous bridge and one of the most famous in the entire world. It is the only one of Florence's bridges that was not destroyed by the Nazi occupiers when they fled during World War II. A bridge on this site probably existed during the time of the Roman Empire, but the bridge as it exists today was built in 1345. The goldsmith shops line both sides of the street over the bridge.http://www.cp-tel.net/war/ta/ital97/beyond.html

    The Hotel Pendini (Pensione Pendini) in central Florence


    ..and a building that I just liked.
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    Quote Originally posted by JNL
    That makes two in a row correctly guessed by biscuit!
    Isn't there some kind of a penalty imposed for being so geographically correct? Like forfeiting a couple hundred posts?

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    Quote Originally posted by JNL
    Yes! I selectively chose the photos Is that naughty? I'll add a couple more of the photos I was saving....
    Yes, you are a naughty, naughty Kiwi!
    Quote Originally posted by JNL
    That makes two in a row correctly guessed by biscuit!
    [modesty on]Man, do I rule! Bring on #3 baby![/modesty off]

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    [QUOTE=JNL]
    I forgot what this is called but it's very old and very famous!! [QUOTE=JNL]

    I believe that this building is called the Bapistry and the one behind the Bapistry is the Duomo, in case anyone is curious.

    What a great set of photos of Florence!

    Do us a favour; do more European GTCs!!

    P.S. Sorry about screwing up the "quoting" process; I'm new with this and I don't think I did it correctly.

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    Quote Originally posted by Hceux
    I believe that this building is called the Bapistry and the one behind the Bapistry is the Duomo, in case anyone is curious.
    Thanks for that info

    You're almost there with the quoting - you just need to add the "/" to end the quote, like this but without the spaces:

    [QUOTE=JNL] insert something wise by JNL here [/ QUOTE ]

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    Quote Originally posted by biscuit
    Are you trying to trick us by showing views of Florence w/o the known landmarks?
    I don't know if you're joking, but JNL's second pic is of the Duomo (Santa Maria Del Fiore) - Just from a less famous angle, but still unmistakeable.

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    Nice pics of Florence, btw. I spent a summer semster (six weeks) living in the Florence area (live in a 16th century villa in Sesto Fiorentino - a Florentine suburb)

    If you liked the skyline views from the Piazzale Micheangelo, then you should have gone to Fiesole, which has a much better view of the entire Florentine portion of the Arno Valley. This is what the view is like from Fiesole:


    Great pics
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Let's not be didactic in this profession, because that is a path to disillusion and irrelevancy.

    Six seasons and a movie!

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