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by clickhappy
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Acceptance Help
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: Acceptance Help

Simone - I am sure most long-time uploaders have gone through what you are experiencing more than once - it can indeed be frustrating. Things like new cameras, glass, and software can really make one loose the plot - currently I am in my own Photoshop hell as I recently upgraded versions and all my ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Noise rejection for a Southwest 737 photo
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: Noise rejection for a Southwest 737 photo

After working numerous times to perfect this photo of a Southwest 737 landing at MDW, without avail, I still have the photo rejected I'll be blunt - it's time to move on, this image is nowhere near the quality needed to be added. The easiest thing to do is compare your image to others in the databa...

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by clickhappy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Why upload here?
Replies: 47
Views: 2961

Re: Why upload here?

Chris (Goodyear) - I see your first accepted image to the site was on Feb 10 2018, so less than two months ago, and you have had a forum account for four months; How could you possibly know that "The site traffic is simply gone...?" Quite bluntly, you aren't qualified to even talk about it...

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by clickhappy
Fri Jan 05, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MHV photography
Replies: 8
Views: 810

Re: MHV photography

dutchspotter1 - Just had a look at Google Earth, I took the L1011 shot just north of the intersection of Sabovich and Avtel (which is a dead end street). I think it has been many years since you could take shots of the boneyard non-airside. There used to be a lot of planes stored on the westside of ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: MHV photography
Replies: 8
Views: 810

Re: MHV photography

You used to be able to get driven around MHV, Javier was a well-known guy, once he left it wasn't long before the airside access did the same. MHV is now a very unfriendly airport with regards to photography - there are signs posted on the perimeter fences, saying that photography is illegal. I had ...

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by clickhappy
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?
Replies: 16
Views: 1481

Re: What's Your Favorite Photo from 2017?

That's a nice image, dig the fall colors. For me it was finally getting a chance to shoot the McDonnell 220 biz jet. Ever since Nick shot it before 9/11 I've wanted to see it, I finally had my chance this past spring, we flew TRM-IGM-GYR-ELP where we stated for the night, before heading on to ROW (a...

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by clickhappy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22185

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

This thread is a dumpster fire. People who believe in the 787 and its mission-statement are providing plenty of details, people that dislike the 787 (maybe the 787 was mean to them when they were young?) are saying those aren't valid examples. I don't think anyone (with a reasonable outlook) expects...

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22185

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

KIX-LAX is flown by JAL.

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 22185

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

I'd say LAX-KIX is a P2P route.

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by clickhappy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning
Replies: 39
Views: 1280

Re: Cloning

f/8 creates sufficient depth of field that, given the composure (and I use that term lightly) of your image everything would be in focus. It sounds like you are trying to describe bokeh, which has zero bearing on this discussion. Maybe it is a language barrier, but your understanding of basic photog...

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by clickhappy
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cloning
Replies: 39
Views: 1280

Re: Cloning

explains to you about the low-light photography scene with f-8 diaphragms and longer exposure times. If you do not know these details, please ask questions on the forum about these things Dude - you are not making any sense. The image you have shown was taken at f/6.3 and 1/200. There is nothing 'l...

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by clickhappy
Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Intermodal Cargo Aircraft Patent
Replies: 34
Views: 6560

Boeing Intermodal Cargo Aircraft Patent

This looks pretty cool: <a href="http://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/a18929/boeing-patents-cargo-plane-move-shipping-containers/" target="_blank">http://www.popularmechanics.com/flig...go-plane-move-shipping-containers/</a> Basically the plane drops down on the containers. I wonder if the weight ...

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by clickhappy
Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:12 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Hey, Happy New Year, Picky Screener!
Replies: 47
Views: 2246

RE: Hey, Happy New Year, Picky Screener!

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Kulverstukas" class="quote" target="_blank">Kulverstukas</a> (<a href="#23" class="quote">Reply 23</a>):<br/><i>Still, its score 3:1 in my favor...

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by clickhappy
Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:39 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Len90: Post Screening Early 2016
Replies: 65
Views: 2640

RE: Len90: Post Screening Early 2016

The photo is very blurry and should have been rejected as such from the beginning. Mistakes happen.

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SXM And Focus Points
Replies: 10
Views: 5841

RE: SXM And Focus Points

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/trevisan26" class="quote" target="_blank">trevisan26</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i> I would be loosing almost half of the...

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Exposure
Replies: 3
Views: 573

RE: Pre-screening: Exposure

Great shot! Love the angle and the light. It doesn't look to be overexposed per se, but it does seem overly bright. I would knock the whole exposure back 1/3 of a stop and go from there.

No reason a shot like that shouldn't be in the database, common or not.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing
Replies: 49
Views: 16888

RE: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing

will post a couple of shots later, I don't recall.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing
Replies: 49
Views: 16888

RE: China Southern Sells 757 Fleet To Boeing

They won't be taken up by UA. There are something like 10-12 ex-UA 757 currently parked up at GYR.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Tinted Lights
Replies: 7
Views: 800

RE: Pre-screening: Tinted Lights

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/vikkyvik" class="quote" target="_blank">vikkyvik</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>That looks like one of those shots where t...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: SXM And Focus Points
Replies: 10
Views: 5841

RE: SXM And Focus Points

You can use just a center focus point at SXM. Your cameras AF will be quick enough to achieve focus lock.

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Question On Leveling
Replies: 2
Views: 712

RE: Question On Leveling

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/FYODOR" class="quote" target="_blank">FYODOR</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Does it mean the rules on leveling at c...

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

RE: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?

Correct - but an appeal could run into some other issues.

Thanks for pointing that out Vik!

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?
Replies: 4
Views: 657

RE: Post-Screening: Nose Close-up?

It is also a very common frame.

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Info Rejection? Thank You!
Replies: 10
Views: 1041

RE: Info Rejection? Thank You!

It sounds, based on your sarcastic tone, that you have some sort of grudge against the screening team. Why not man-up, own the mistake, fix it, and move on? Surely that is a better move than bemoan a volunteer workforce?

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN Runway Excursion At BNA
Replies: 77
Views: 22224

RE: WN Runway Excursion At BNA

In before the "Is it a write off?" posts.

Hope everyone is okay.

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 15, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Privilege Style B777 To Be Wet-leased To Finnair
Replies: 37
Views: 19417

RE: Privilege Style B777 To Be Wet-leased To Finnair

Looks like the date has been pushed back again for the Privilege Style 777 <i>From 7 to 22 December (instead of 18 December as informed earlier) the aircraft and crew are leased from Portuguese airline EuroAtlantic Airways. Spanish airline Privilege Style’s aircraft and crew will be used from 23 to ...

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by clickhappy
Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Question About Leasing (A380 Content)
Replies: 8
Views: 1467

Question About Leasing (A380 Content)

Reading this article: <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-14/a380-owners-target-u-s-china-role-for-surplus-singapore-planes" target="_blank">http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...-role-for-surplus-singapore-planes</a> it states: <i>Singapore Air must reach a decision by next Sep...

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by clickhappy
Mon Dec 14, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Will This Kind Of Crop Work For Anet?
Replies: 8
Views: 817

RE: Will This Kind Of Crop Work For Anet?

That is a pretty rad photo   

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:32 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: NR Help Please!
Replies: 20
Views: 1974

RE: NR Help Please!

Not sure how rare the reg is, but I would put it at 50/50

I would personally HQ it with a comment of 'marginal'

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 11, 2015 1:18 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: NR Help Please!
Replies: 20
Views: 1974

RE: NR Help Please!

Amrit - the shot is a very large crop, so that is going to aggravate the noise and grain issue, but I gave it a stab: <center><table align="center" border="0" width="650" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tr><td><a href="/uf/view.file?id=4178&filename=1449796596U8NQYC.jpg" target="_blank"><img bo...

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet
Replies: 7
Views: 676

RE: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet

Roger - I find the foreground clutter distracting. But, I have high standards, so that's just my opinion   

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet
Replies: 7
Views: 676

RE: Post-Screening: TWA Heritage Jet

The first photo is very oversharp. Look at the stripes, they are very jagged.

The second shot is soft, and oversharp to compensate, it's also a poor motive.

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by clickhappy
Wed Dec 09, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1
Replies: 846
Views: 249055

RE: Boeing 737 MAX Production Thread - Part 1

The second 737-8 Max will have the same colors as the first.

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by clickhappy
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening
Replies: 5
Views: 638

RE: Pre-screening

The first two have really muddy contrast, noise, and are dark. They are also common frames. Neither will make it.

The third shot might stand a chance, but the version you have posted also is very dark and perhaps blurry.

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by clickhappy
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: Soft
Replies: 2
Views: 522

RE: Post Screening: Soft

Is that Hawthorne?

Shot looks okay to me...the left rotor is soft, but it's more likely a DOF issue and doesn't really impact the photo as a whole.

Did you try appealing?

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: Used A343 And 77E About Equal On COC
Replies: 210
Views: 24291

RE: Leeham: Used A343 And 77E About Equal On COC

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/ScottB" class="quote" target="_blank">ScottB</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>I don't think it's simply that. <acronym title...

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by clickhappy
Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2188

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/scbriml" class="quote" target="_blank">scbriml</a> (<a href="#17" class="quote">Reply 17</a>):<br/><i>You know Royal, you come across as an arro...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2188

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

Vik - The title of this thread is "is it Anet worthy?" I never said "A.net rules the world of photography." (Whatever that means BTW). The thread is about making photos for this website, isn't it? The reasons you list are probably the reason you didn't make it as a screener. The same goes for Steve....

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:08 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post Screening: Zachary165
Replies: 2
Views: 550

RE: Post Screening: Zachary165

Zachary - I am on a tablet at the moment, but that shot seems pretty good. Did you try appealing?

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2188

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

Why? So you can spend all your time trying to make a picture "look good" in Photoshop? OP should focus on mastering photography in good light before attempting conditions like this. Learn about things like white balance and exposure. It's obvious from these examples you don't know how to do either. ...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AI: No Money For Spare Parts, Shortage
Replies: 85
Views: 18235

RE: AI: No Money For Spare Parts, Shortage

Rob - did you actually read the article? <i>The aircraft were not operational for about 10 months each as worldwide demand for parts outpaced supply from Boeing, and Air India failed to procure components on credit due to a “financial crunch”, Mahesh Sharma, India’s junior aviation minister, told pa...

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by clickhappy
Thu Dec 03, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me
Replies: 49
Views: 2188

RE: Another "is It Anet Worthy" Thread Of Me

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/kulverstukas" class="quote" target="_blank">kulverstukas</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>I'm terrible in working with such ...

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by clickhappy
Mon Nov 30, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening: Contrast/Soft
Replies: 5
Views: 730

RE: Post-screening: Contrast/Soft

The F100 shot also needs counterclockwise rotation

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-Screening Feedback
Replies: 2
Views: 633

RE: Pre-Screening Feedback

It is not too bad, but most likely a very common airframe. It looks a tad oversharp to me in a few places, but I would most likely HQ it.

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: "Visible Editing Halos" Rejection
Replies: 3
Views: 1204

RE: "Visible Editing Halos" Rejection

The whole image has a glow around it (it's also over saturated).

If you take the image and open it in Photoshop and then equalize it, you will see how bad it really is.

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Workflow
Replies: 5
Views: 3957

RE: Workflow

Eric - good to see you. What are you using for post-processing?

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by clickhappy
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:36 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Macbook Pro Sharpening.
Replies: 15
Views: 4953

RE: Macbook Pro Sharpening.

That's with the screen at 2880 x 1800. Right now I am using a finished size of 1400 wide.

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by clickhappy
Tue Nov 24, 2015 5:28 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Macbook Pro Sharpening.
Replies: 15
Views: 4953

RE: Macbook Pro Sharpening.

Here are the settings I use (or close to them) when sharpening for a.net: <a href="http://pixelamour.com/images/usm.jpg" target="_blank"/><a href="http://pixelamour.com/images/usm.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://pixelamour.com/images/usm.jpg" width="650" height="406" alt="http://pixelamour.com...

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by clickhappy
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Pre-screening: Museum Shots
Replies: 4
Views: 690

RE: Pre-screening: Museum Shots

The first needs counterclockwise rotation

The second needs clockwise rotation

Third one is okay (But it would be nice to see the whole wing).

With the wide-angle shots, try to aim for a vertical center point.

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by clickhappy
Mon Nov 23, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Photography Feedback
Topic: Post-screening Help
Replies: 18
Views: 1173

RE: Post-screening Help

Vik - I said it wasn't sporting; I never said anything about liking/disliking anyone. And, if there are screeners doing it, they must not be doing it for every shot, like some are. As for it not being good for the hobby, anything that causes people to not participate is bad.

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