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  1. An acquaintance of mine is a carpenter, he runs a...

    An acquaintance of mine is a carpenter, he runs a table saw a lot, the nickname we refer to him as: "Fingerless Bill", he is about as bright as a Box "O" Rocks, never uses a "pusher stick" around...
  2. In a lot of other Countries loco's, cars, and...

    In a lot of other Countries loco's, cars, and trucks, have right hand drive steering wheels, and they drive on the opposite side of the road, and they even use table utensils oppositely than most US...
  3. As it seems that you had your mind made up, and...

    As it seems that you had your mind made up, and answered your own question, yourself deciding which one was safer, and better, why was the question posed the in the first place ?
  4. Name one trillionaire. Name one billionaire...

    Name one trillionaire.
    Name one billionaire foolish enough to run a full-size RR as a hobby ?
    Since each, and every, Major RR Corporation has a hard time even keeping a RR running, and can not turn...
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    Perhaps there is a broken rail joint, that needs...

    Perhaps there is a broken rail joint, that needs to be re-connected in surveyor ?
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    Great screenshots :cool:

    Great screenshots :cool:
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    You can usually roam around a route and zero in...

    You can usually roam around a route and zero in and figure out what general location where the sound asset is at. In surveyor, start deleting and moving assets around, when the sound goes away, hit...
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    I get so ridiculously overly accurate, measuring...

    I get so ridiculously overly accurate, measuring curves and turnouts down to 1" - 3" accuracy to the prototype, so much of sweating the petty things, that I am sure that I must be obsessive...
  9. Thread: USA Pics

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    Warp Speed, Ridiculous Speed, full ahead...

    Warp Speed, Ridiculous Speed, full ahead Ludicrous Speed :cool:
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    I prefer to send a loco to a nearby turntable...

    I prefer to send a loco to a nearby turntable trackmarker, then carefully (as track speeds on a turntable are very slow, an absolute crawl) then take over, and drive it manually, by hand, it gives so...
  11. A route can have missing dependencies, errors, or...

    A route can have missing dependencies, errors, or warnings, (and leave them alone, in place) but they might not absolutely stop the route from functioning
  12. Did all the tracks show up ? Sometimes with a...

    Did all the tracks show up ?

    Sometimes with a few obscure unneeded missing dependencies (left in place), a route will still run

    Again, please post the missing dependencies
  13. Thread: signal numbers

    by MP242
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    I rename all my turnouts with the same identical...

    I rename all my turnouts with the same identical symbol "back-quote": ` as it is the smallest, least obtrusive symbol, and trains have no problem finding the correct path.

    On signals I rename them...
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    The coined phrase is properly spoken as "asked",...

    The coined phrase is properly spoken as "asked", not a***d

    The more that people mispronounce the Kings English, and use their own made up slang terminology, the more dictionaries mistakenly adopt...
  15. Routes do not necessarily come ready to run, they...

    Routes do not necessarily come ready to run, they may have missing dependencies, kuids that you have to hunt for, and download those missing dependencies, and install those missing dependencies. Let...
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    In memory of Kirk Douglas, age 103, starred in @...

    In memory of Kirk Douglas, age 103, starred in @ 90 movies, several of them being train movies:"The Tough Guys", "Last Train from Gun Hill", the list goes on forever.
    ...
  17. Saskatchewan train derailment and huge fire

    After a second freight train carrying crude oil derailed in Saskatchewan in just two months, Canada's transport minister announced a 30-day speed limit for similar shipments.
    Effective at midnight...
  18. Thread: Turnout Tool

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    All turnouts are not the same radius. Some are...

    All turnouts are not the same radius. Some are 385 foot long (or even longer) in a high speed mainline crossover (measured on Google Earth/ruler), while industrial spurs, small tight yard, and...
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    The Great Depression, and World War fueled the...

    The Great Depression, and World War fueled the economy, millions of troops, trucks, tanks, bombs, bomber parts, explosives, oil & fuel, etc ... etc ... were the main wartime commodity of the...
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    Can't one just simply press Ctrl + Z ?

    Can't one just simply press Ctrl + Z ?
  21. Thread: Mainline Curves

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    I also measure my high speed mainline crossovers,...

    I also measure my high speed mainline crossovers, and turnouts, at @ 287' long, spline point, to spline point. I also measure them on Google Earth/Ruler/Line/Imperial/Feet (or Metric/meters).
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  22. Thread: Mainline Curves

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    I use multi-track splines for straightaways, and...

    I use multi-track splines for straightaways, and connect single track for the curves. Much later on (months down the road) when all the track is perfect, I delete the straightaway multi-track...
  23. At Noon my South side shots are very well lit,...

    At Noon my South side shots are very well lit, while the North side shots have darker obtrusive shadows. I changed my World Origin settings to be 0.00 longitude, 0.00 latitude, (fictional: Null...
  24. Why is TS19 so dark, low angle early morning ?

    It seems that so many, many, great screenshots are so hugely overly dark, dark, dark, extremely low angle, very extremely early morning lighting, with long dark horizontal shadows. I have to "Save"...
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    Why bump this thread ? If what you are referring...

    Why bump this thread ? If what you are referring to is a post from: March 22, 2018, and the last post was March 26, 2018
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