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Old Wednesday 9th May 2007, 18:35   #76
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Thanks Leif, you made me guffaw with that. Nothing like a bit of puerile humour (my favourite type) after a hard dayīs work. And I nearly didnīt see your post...I had Promised Myself That I Wouldnīt Look At This Thread Anymore, but couldnīt resist. Now Iīm off to drill a hole in my Leicaīs, just to be on the safe side.....

Let's all start drilling holes in our binoculars...I'll put my newly bought cordless drill to good use on my E2. Should I do it on the bridge too?
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Wasn't there a case of a zoo keeper who once had his swarovski's eaten by an elephant on three seperate occasions, and each time past through the creatures digestive system and past out the other end perfectly undamaged?

Or was that something.....??

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I don't know about that, but last year I posted on the Swaro forum an anecdote a guy related to me about Swaro's service. It seems his hunting dog chewed up his 8 x 40's. (He bought them awhile back while hunting in Alaska.) The dog destroyed the rubber covering and the eyecups. Swaro repaired them as new and returned them to him with a leather chew bone for his dog! All they charged him was postage and insurance. Now that's service!
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2007, 21:24   #78
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2007, 21:54   #79
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Slightly off topic, but the world's most expensive coffee, called Kopi Luwak, is made from beans which are recovered from Civit dung. No doubt it is good to the last dropping. (Sorry.)
Presumably whatīs left, after removing the coffee beans, goes on to become Maxwell House Instant Coffee.
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Old Wednesday 9th May 2007, 21:57   #80
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Let's all start drilling holes in our binoculars...I'll put my newly bought cordless drill to good use on my E2. Should I do it on the bridge too?
There is a serious problem here. What if you go on a forum of cordless drill owners, who recommend a hole in your cordless drill, based on the preoccupations of one who initially wonders if itīs a design fault. With What Will You Drill The Hole in Your Drill?
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There is a serious problem here. What if you go on a forum of cordless drill owners, who recommend a hole in your cordless drill, based on the preoccupations of one who initially wonders if itīs a design fault. With What Will You Drill The Hole in Your Drill?
Why, someone else's drill, of course! Have you no friends with tool boxes?
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Why, someone else's drill, of course! Have you no friends with tool boxes?
The sad truth is, Helenelizabeth, Poor Old Sancho has No Real Friends left at all. Iīve been spending far too much time on this thread, and not sleeping too well either, what with the nightmares about Swaros with holes in, Coffee made from Poo, and Elephants eating my Hat. (Now that I think about it, this is the most fun thread Iīve ever seen, it should become a Permanent Display in some museum or Home for the Bewildered....)
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oh dear, oh dear, after reading these posts i think i am losing the will to live, i am so glad i have nikons.
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oh dear, oh dear, after reading these posts i think i am losing the will to live, i am so glad i have nikons.
Do they have a hole in? If not, Ensis will be only too happy to put them right with his new Cordless Drill.
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Do they have a hole in? If not, Ensis will be only too happy to put them right with his new Cordless Drill.
ok then, but not to deep. mind you i did get them from a wholesaler.
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Amen to that, amigo
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Do they have a hole in? If not, Ensis will be only too happy to put them right with his new Cordless Drill.

Gotta love your sense of humor Funny thread indeed, great laughs
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There is a serious problem here. What if you go on a forum of cordless drill owners, who recommend a hole in your cordless drill, based on the preoccupations of one who initially wonders if itīs a design fault. With What Will You Drill The Hole in Your Drill?


No need to worry. There is no problem.
Ever seen a Kalahari tribesman lighting a fire?
All you need to drill holes is a pointed stick of hard wood. Press it tightly between the palms of your hand. Then rub your hands. The stick will rotate and drill and drill and drill .....
After some practise your friends - this skill will attract new ones - will start to call you The Living Drill.
If the gospel spreads, Swarovski might even offer you a job in their EL department.

With very best wishes for your career,
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ok then, but not to deep. mind you i did get them from a wholesaler.
Very droll! I had to think about that one for a few seconds.
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My ELs arrived last week-I thought I was in binocular heaven

But now, I have to worry about cordless drills, elephants, BF binocular humor

life is such a roller coaster,
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My ELs arrived last week-I thought I was in binocular heaven

But now, I have to worry about cordless drills, elephants, BF binocular humor

life is such a roller coaster,
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This weekend, when I clean off the elephant dung, I will look for the hole.
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My ELs arrived last week-I thought I was in binocular heaven

But now, I have to worry about cordless drills, elephants, BF binocular humor

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And you have to use the ELīs upside-down, preferably standing on your head, in order that the Nitrogen doesnīt all escape.
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Gotta love your sense of humor Funny thread indeed, great laughs
It is a bit of a laugh, isnīt it? At first it had me frustrated, now itīs light relief, and I think the prizes go to Leif and Stuart for rapid-response one-liners. The problem is, Mrs. Sancho is on holidays in China with the little Sanchettas, so Poor Lonely Old Sancho has too much time on his hands for frivolities like this thread. At what stage, though, do the Moderators come in with Riot Shields and Tear Gas and force us all back into our cells?
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And you have to use the ELīs upside-down, preferably standing on your head, in order that the Nitrogen doesnīt all escape.
Careful you don't breathe it in or you'll get the bends. That's why you'll never see divers using Swarovskis.
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At what stage, though, do the Moderators come in with Riot Shields and Tear Gas and force us all back into our cells?
I think they are at ease with "care in the community".
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All this talk about holes is making me feel left out because my Leicas don't have one. Anyone got a cordless drill they can lend me?
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Careful you don't breathe it in or you'll get the bends. That's why you'll never see divers using Swarovskis.
Pity they donīt use Helium. Then we could all suck it out through the focus bridge hole, and I for one could try and attract new friends by speaking in an Amusing High-Pitched Voice. Between that and ThoLaīs Binocular Hand-Drilling Ceremony, my Social Life would improve considerably.

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IMrs. Sancho is on holidays in China with the little Sanchettas, so Poor Lonely Old Sancho has too much time on his hands for frivolities like this thread.

Take care that upon her return she is not going to find you at the computer.
She might be enticed to call the "four feet under squat" to take care of you ...... and your credit card.

It would be a loss to see you disappear from this forum.
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Pity they donīt use Helium. Then we could all suck it out through the focus bridge hole, and I for one could try and attract new friends by speaking in an Amusing High-Pitched Voice. Between that and ThoLaīs Binocular Hand-Drilling Ceremony, my Social Life would improve considerably.
yeah, you would make a lot of new friends. on a lighter note, i was going swimming today, but i see my cozzys got a hole in the knee.
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