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by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Total Lunar Eclipse tonight!! First on Winter/Summer Solstice in hundreds of years.
Replies: 10
Views: 1531

Some of the best moonrises and sunsets I saw in Sydney were about 15 years ago (?) after the Mount Pinatobu eruption in the Philipines.The sky at night had like a violet/purple colour at dusk for about 2 weeks.Amazing.
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Total Lunar Eclipse tonight!! First on Winter/Summer Solstice in hundreds of years.
Replies: 10
Views: 1531

Lucky I just happened to open this site or I'd have completely missed it.The moon is just above the horizon here and half in shadow.
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Left-Handed Fans
Replies: 99
Views: 13086

On an amusing side, I do hold the mouse with my left hand, but am almost as comfortable with right hand. This allows me to use almost everyone's computer where I work, while almost everyone is uncomfortable at using mine. The revenge of the south-paw, now they know what it is to live in a world of ...
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Left-Handed Fans
Replies: 99
Views: 13086

I'm a Southpaw too.I do everything left-handed except I play Cricket and baseball right-handed.
Back in the days when they used ink pens (the type you dip) at school teachers would make lefties use their right hands so they didn't smudge their writing.
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Share Picture Of Your Astro Boy Collection
Replies: 555
Views: 115131

Thanks.It's nice to finally be able to share it with someone who appreciates it.Yeah the Tea kettle is a favourite as are the salt and pepper Atomu and Uran in that cute little rocket but my prized possession is the limited edition Tezuka stamps (middle of first pic) that a friend went to a lot of t...
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Share Picture Of Your Astro Boy Collection
Replies: 555
Views: 115131

Here's part of my collection.I also have mugs,a tumbler a few more towels and some very faded T-shirts,a clock,more figurines and key rings and some metals pins/badges. http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l114/xzkqpfh12/IMG_0748-1.jpg http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l114/xzkqpfh12/IMG_0751-1.jpg htt...
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Most memorable quote by a fictional robot
Replies: 39
Views: 7785

Here's a couple I really like,starting with a classic from Bladerunner. Roy Batty: "I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in ra...
by Tombo
10 years ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New members, please introduce yourselves here
Replies: 982
Views: 204553

Hello everyone,I just stumbled across your site while looking for an old Atomu manga.I've been a huge fan of Astro/Atomu since the 60's when it was my favourite T.V. show.I'm also a big movie buff and love just about anything to do with fictional robots and Sci-fi. Bit of a collector as well. I live...

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