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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #60 on: August 19, 2007, 06:28:09 PM »
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On a side note, a very interesting place. A nation of dichotomy. They want our money there, but not us.

It may be urban legend, but I have heard that the character in Mandarin for a foreigner (or any non-Chinese) is the identical one to that for "vermin".

They do make the best Chinese food though .


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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #61 on: August 19, 2007, 06:42:47 PM »
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On a side note, a very interesting place. A nation of dichotomy. They want our money there, but not us.

It may be urban legend, but I have heard that the character in Mandarin for a foreigner (or any non-Chinese) is the identical one to that for "vermin".

They do make the best Chinese food though .

Yeah, but I wonder what else they put in it .   No thanks , after my stint in the Nam I don't eat anything I can't readily identify.   Did you know dog was a delicacy?  How about 10 day eggs [hint: feathers start to form on the eleventh day]. 

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #62 on: August 19, 2007, 07:01:33 PM »
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On a side note, a very interesting place. A nation of dichotomy. They want our money there, but not us.

It may be urban legend, but I have heard that the character in Mandarin for a foreigner (or any non-Chinese) is the identical one to that for "vermin".

They do make the best Chinese food though .


Yeah, but I wonder what else they put in it .   No thanks , after my stint in the Nam I don't eat anything I can't readily identify.   Did you know dog was a delicacy?  How about 10 day eggs [hint: feathers start to form on the eleventh day]. 

There was this guy at work some decades back who was fastidiously picking through his Chinese lunch while eating it . It was asked of him , " Whatcha eating Mike " , his reply , " Anything that isn't moving "


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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #63 on: August 19, 2007, 07:12:20 PM »
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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #64 on: August 19, 2007, 07:36:05 PM »
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Yeah, but I wonder what else they put in it .   No thanks , after my stint in the Nam I don't eat anything I can't readily identify.   Did you know dog was a delicacy?  How about 10 day eggs [hint: feathers start to form on the eleventh day]. 

Balout .. and monkey meat .. :)

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #65 on: August 19, 2007, 07:39:24 PM »
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Monkey Meat on a stick on the Phillipines circa 1969.  Good eating - as long as you hade enough San Miguel beer in you!

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #66 on: August 19, 2007, 07:45:06 PM »
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Monkey Meat on a stick on the Phillipines circa 1969.  Good eating - as long as you hade enough San Miguel beer in you!

LOL .. Olongapo .. my favorite liberty port in the world .. smiles :)

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #67 on: August 19, 2007, 09:48:08 PM »
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They want our money there, but not us.


Hmmmm.... I think it goes both ways, as they hold $820 Billion of US debt...



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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #68 on: August 20, 2007, 09:47:32 PM »
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What I don't get is the PCM twin page display ads in NSR. They've released only one engine to the market yet come off as some sort of giant like Kato or Atlas in their advertising.

Good grief, if the owner of the firm I work for advertised our services and there were none of us working for him, he would look absolutely stupid. Either put up or shut up.

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #69 on: August 20, 2007, 09:59:26 PM »
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What I don't get is the PCM twin page display ads in NSR. They've released only one engine to the market yet come off as some sort of giant like Kato or Atlas in their advertising.

Good grief, if the owner of the firm I work for advertised our services and there were none of us working for him, he would look absolutely stupid. Either put up or shut up.

Did you get their catalog two years ago?  Very nice (read: expensive) production!

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« Reply #70 on: August 20, 2007, 10:07:16 PM »
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Did you get their catalog two years ago?  Very nice (read: expensive) production!

Not sure if it's the same but a catalog came with some E-7's I ordered from Factory Direct. Nicely done.

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #71 on: August 21, 2007, 07:35:09 AM »
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I don't understand this fascination  ???

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #72 on: August 21, 2007, 10:55:01 AM »
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P ... Promise
C ... Collect reservations
M ... Make excuses


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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #73 on: August 21, 2007, 12:33:24 PM »
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P ... Promise
C ... Collect reservations
M ... Make excuses

Good one, Richie!

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Re: Yet Another PCM Delay!
« Reply #74 on: August 22, 2007, 03:18:14 PM »
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The business model at work here seems to demand "sound" -- I suspect there is either a business issue at work here (they can't afford to start actual tooling yet) or they haven't figured out the engineering for the sound units.

Let me guess. The H2a hoppers are really delayed because they're going to come with factory sound. Each car will have synchronized clickety-clack, randomized wheel squeals on sharp curves, and a user-triggered dumping noise...