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Real or Fake?

Post by JO 753 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:05 am

Hard to tell theze daze. Seeing aint believing for fotoz or video.

Herez either an amazingly fit old man or a good old fashioned Hollywood make up job:

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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:17 am

Is he running nekkid? The vid is censored. :-P
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:19 am

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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by Poodle » Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:34 am

Definitely a case of fairies living at the bottom of my garden.

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Post by JO 753 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:20 am

You mean the kind zeuzzz got hiz shroomz from?
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by JO 753 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:28 am

It wuz a pretty good job all around. I wunder if the audiens wuz in on it?

I luv the show, but hav notist a few thingz they do to make it more exciting.

The audiens sound iz at least haf dubbed in. They add more commentary from Matt and Akbar in editing. And I suspect that they sumtimez shuffle the order uv the contestant's runz, kuz its almost alwayz the most interesting at the end. They can do that to sum degree by knowing their abilityz very well, but it seemz they get it rite too reliably to be the actual order uv events.

Even tho it detracts from the authentisity, it duznt bug me at all.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by Gord » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:51 pm

If you think that one's real, you'll love this one:

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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by JO 753 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:02 pm

I remember thoze commercialz.

So, you mean he wuznt really 103 and hopped up on meth and died after filming the 3rd commercial?
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Post by Gord » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:49 pm

We all died after he filmed the 3rd commercial. Inside, I mean. A little bit.
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Post by JO 753 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:36 am

The biggest tip off that it wuz fake iz that it wuz never in the brodcast show.

They dont show every run, but this woud hav been so over the top amazing that they woud haf to show it.

They hav had a few geezerz run just az a novelty. They never get very far. The oldest serious contestants are in their mid 50z and aje gets to be a tokking point in the late 30z. In the 1st episode uv the Vegas finalz on Monday, Travis Rozen (43) broke hiz ankle. Its probably not aje related tho, kuz that obstacle nokt out a bunch uv contestants.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:56 am

JO 753 wrote:Hard to tell theze daze. Seeing aint believing for fotoz or video.

Herez either an amazingly fit old man or a good old fashioned Hollywood make up job:

They made-up the head, but not the rest of the body.
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Post by JO 753 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:12 pm

Yep. The link scrmbld provided iz to Snopes. They figured out that its Brent Stephenson.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by JO 753 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:00 am

Snow Anjel:
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Another view:
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Post by JO 753 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:06 am

A few dayz later after more snow:
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by landrew » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:39 am

No reason to declare it a fake. I've seen nicer snow sculptures.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by Poodle » Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:53 am

C'mon JO - I'd recognise those breasts as your handiwork even if it was in Antarctica.

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Post by TJrandom » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:37 am

But does it have a naval?

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Post by JO 753 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:27 am

Yes, a slite depresion at the navel area.

Yes, I made her.

You need a medium size spade, tape measure, a few stiks with sharp, small, medium and larj radius endz, a few templates, a spray bottle uv water, snow and a thermometer.

1. Look at your thermometer.

2A. If its 20 f or lower, take a picture uv the area you want your anjel to be.

3A. Find a picture uv an anjel and uze Fotoshop to plase her (or him I suppoze, but that just seemz weird to me) in the area, subtracting the color and toning it with a sample uv the surrounding snow. The perspectiv function iz essential unless the pik iz already close to the required angle. Alternativly, if you happen to be frendz with an anjel, you coud hav her poze, but then wy not just hav her lie in the snow for a real foto?

2B. If its between 20 & 32, be sure to hav about 8 owrz uv uninterupted time to allow for warm-up breaks. You dont want to do haf the job wun day and find the next morning that the racoonz trampled it all to hell befor you finished and took the pix.

3B. Lay the wing template down and trace it deep with a stick, then do the same with the body template. Shape the wingz first and mist them with the water to solidify the surfase. Then pile snow into the body area and shape it, solidifying it with the water.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by TJrandom » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:33 am

I have it on good authority that you made the tits first. ;)

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Post by JO 753 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:39 am

Hoo told? Damit! Leaking like The Wite House here!
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Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:39 am

JO 753 wrote:
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A few dayz later after more snow:
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Oh lookit - that breasted angel turned into a guy with a camera! :-P
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Post by Gord » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:40 am

It looks to me like a picture stuck to a window.
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Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:38 am

Its been in the 40z & 50z for a few daze. I think it rained a little too. Not much left:
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Post by landrew » Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:57 am

Is it a mammal or a bird? It can't be both. It's obviously a female suckling it's young, as in all mammals (except humans) the mammary glands only appear when they are nursing young. If they are birds, the beaks would not be able to suckle and could cause injury to the mammary glands. They would also add weight, making flying more difficult. The legs are much thicker and heavier than bird legs, and in combination with the extra arms, they add more weight and it seems doubtful that such a creature could manage to become airborne for long, if at all.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by TJrandom » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:02 am

Methinks JO had an ear worm and to excise it he took to sculpture. I can't blame him, as I'd have gone bonkers too if it came back over and over again.

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Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:52 am

The inspiration wuz a frend segjesting I jump in the snow naked and make a standard issue snow anjel in wich you just move your armz & legz to make it sorta look like wingz. A joke really, bekuz it wuz below 0 at the time.

The theory behind the ANJeLENU karakter that theze are based on iz that you woud be able to look like wutever you wanted if therez such a thing az Heaven, Lance. So naturally, many women asending to this uber paradise woud want to be much more curvacious than iz natural here in this mean & dirty restrictiv plain uv reality.

Herez a paje that haz the ANJeLENU picture uzed for the SNO ANJL: http://www.nqalf.com/GATKEPRZ.html
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Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:54 am

I am lerning sumthing about imaj data.

If you rite klik on a pik you can get info about it. The date it wuz taken, wen it wuz last modified, wut computer it wuz stored on. There iz even detailed info about the camera and the settingz for that foto.

Wut suprized me iz that there duznt seem to be anything about the modificationz.

I assumed it woud all be there bekuz the thumnailz for Fotoshopt piks are usually the orijinal untouched version. Its how they are wen I view them from a thum drive on a TV, DVD player, DVR etc. and in Win7.

But now I see that in Win7 only 2 uv the abuv SNO ANJL piks are the orijinl and only at the small & medium thumnail size. Wen you chanj to larj or extra larj they are the fake version.

Here on this Google Krome terminal you dont get any thumnail choisez. Its a small srkl that often makes it hard to see wut it iz no matter wut. In this case its showing the modified version uv SNO ANJL 1S, you cant tell with 2S & 3S and with 4S it showz the orijinal BUT the modified that I saved from the abuv post az 4SB! Also, there iznt any rite-klik data function.

How duz it work with Macintosh computerz?

I thot the computer geeks here woud see they were fakes immediatly and the game woud be over az soon az they got tired uv seeing the nonprofessionalz falling for it. Now I'm not sure.
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Re: Real or Fake?

Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:12 am

The Jussie Smullett attack smaks uv a publisity stunt to me.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-ente ... 52836.html

Too many odditiez in the report, so I'm thinking hiz ajent came up with this idea to raize awareness uv the actorz existens.
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Google Chrome is a registered trademark, and they wouldn't take it kindly that you spelled Chrome with a K.
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Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:31 pm

Sorry.

Are they sensativ about such matterz, like Mattel?
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JO 753 wrote:
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Sorry.

Are they sensativ about such matterz, like Mattel?
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JO 753 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:12 am
The Jussie Smullett attack smaks uv a publisity stunt to me.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-ente ... 52836.html

Too many odditiez in the report, so I'm thinking hiz ajent came up with this idea to raize awareness uv the actorz existens.
Judging from what's online, his supporters are the ones who are so tribal that they are blind to how fishy things look.
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Post by landrew » Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:13 pm

The male behavioral expert look like he earns his pay.
The female one, not so much:
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:44 pm

They're both completely irrelevant. These "behavior experts" like Historians and most experts in general can state a truth that applies over a body of statistics but have no relevance to any particular instance. Its why they can be honestly hired to support any position you want.

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Post by JO 753 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:25 am

:lol:

That clip iz stale. The cops arent treating him like a victim anymore.
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bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:44 pm
They're both completely irrelevant. These "behavior experts" like Historians and most experts in general can state a truth that applies over a body of statistics but have no relevance to any particular instance. Its why they can be honestly hired to support any position you want.

Its pop culture science: aka: not reliable, a waste of time to consider.
I don't use the same filter you're using. I believe that their opinions have some significance, whether it's conclusive or not.
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Post by Scott Mayers » Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:45 pm

I am blocked from seeing any video. Maybe it has been taken down? But besides the other link provided by scrmbldggs, I saw some good recent docs about the issue of the two major technologies being used that can replace voice and video images dynamically with exceptionally convincing outcomes. The company that made the voice tech allow us to go to their site to try it but have a means to prevent others from using other people's voice for a 'print' (sufficient sample for the AI in the program to provide a useful mimicking). The program though can be used for your own voice though to demonstrate.

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The video mimicking software has a sample using President Obama: Using AI to fake convincing video of real people
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