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Comment: Re:That's Big! (Score 5, Interesting) 126

by SureshotM6 (#39572271) Attached to: 150 Gigapixel Sky Image Contains 1 Billion Stars
The source is a 91.6GB TIFF file. The filename on the server is in some of the CGI requests.

-> curl -I http://djer.roe.ac.uk/vsa/vvv/v5.tif
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 15:42:27 GMT
Server: Apache/2.2.21 (Debian)
Last-Modified: Sat, 24 Mar 2012 16:13:29 GMT
ETag: "f61e88-16e808414a-4bbff6bf3ed80"
Accept-Ranges: bytes
Content-Type: image/tiff
Content-Length: 98382135626
Proxy-Connection: Keep-Alive
Connection: Keep-Alive

Comment: Re:Why the plug for "24?" (Score 1) 260

by SureshotM6 (#32998556) Attached to: Sony's Blue-Violet Laser the Future Blu-ray?
It should be fairly obvious to anyone vaguely familiar with the premise of "24" that a season is 24 hours long (24 1-hour episodes). It was probably picked to state the fact that it can hold 24 hours of HD video, without getting into more details or mentioning a show with variable length seasons.

Comment: obligatory Seinfeld reference (Score 5, Funny) 397

by SureshotM6 (#32322276) Attached to: Revenge of the Cable Customer
JERRY: Well, said he was waiting about two hours. Seemed a little put out.
KRAMER: Oh, was he? Was he? I guess the cable man doesn't like to be kept waiting.
JERRY: You don't seem too bothered by it.
KRAMER: You remember what they did to me ten years ago? "Oh, we'll be there in the morning between nine and one", or "We'll be there between two and six"! (quiet anger) And I sat there, hour after hour, without so much as a phone call. Finally, they show up, no apology, tracking mud all over my nice clean floors. (malice) Now, they want me to accommodate them. Well, looks like the shoe's on the other foot, doesn't it?
JERRY: Boy, I've never seen you like this.
KRAMER: Oh, you don't wanna get on my bad side.

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