Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by DickieG » 27 Apr 2015, 19:03

CitroJim wrote:This is tempting me to have a play again and perhaps try a bit of developing. I think I still have my developing tank somewhere...

Yes it's in the garage, you used it for cleaning those auto gearbox components :lol:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 27 Apr 2015, 20:38

DickieG wrote:
CitroJim wrote:This is tempting me to have a play again and perhaps try a bit of developing. I think I still have my developing tank somewhere...

Yes it's in the garage, you used it for cleaning those auto gearbox components :lol:


nah
i recon he filled them with sand to develop those muscles :yikes: :-D :lol: :rofl2: :rofl2: :wink:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 27 Apr 2015, 20:40

CitroJim wrote:
I still have an Olympus OM10 somewhere...


aah but mine is the OM10 Quartz :wiggle: :wiggle: :-D :wink:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 01 May 2015, 09:33

or take one with a proper camera, nothing wrong with modern DSLRs.....film and chemicals ?.......Luddites !.:)
I to be honest have always been impressed with good black& white photographers, a very creative bunch.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 03 May 2015, 13:50

A 'must watch' for me is on Channel 4 this evening at 5:20 this evening - The Karate Kid :-D

Oddly, I've never seen it... Must get it recorded...
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 03 May 2015, 16:53

CitroJim wrote:A 'must watch' for me is on Channel 4 this evening at 5:20 this evening - The Karate Kid :-D

Oddly, I've never seen it... Must get it recorded...



aaah yes which episode though
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 03 May 2015, 17:42

citronut wrote:aaah yes which episode though


Film I believe. It's on until 8 so it goes on a while...
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 03 May 2015, 18:30

There have been, IFAIK, 3 films in the KK franchise. Nope, 4, as there was a recent re-make, with Jackie Chan as the mentor, and Jaden Smith (Wil Smiths' son) as the student.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by CitroJim » 03 May 2015, 18:39

This one's the 2010 version...

The first I will have seen...
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 03 May 2015, 19:30

Does anybody have a cobra so that CitroJim can practise his reflective skills?!?
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 03 May 2015, 19:31

I have a Minolta X700, with motor wind and several lenses.
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 03 May 2015, 19:36

Hell Razor5543 wrote:Does anybody have a cobra so that CitroJim can practise his reflective skills?!?



James that should be HISSSSSS reflex skills :yikes: :saber: :-D :wink:
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 03 May 2015, 19:38

citronut wrote:
Hell Razor5543 wrote:Does anybody have a cobra so that CitroJim can practise his reflective skills?!?



James that should be HISSSSSS reflex skills :yikes: :saber: :-D :wink:


Nope. One person in the film had got so good at what they did the cobra was copying them (reflecting them)!
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Re: Citrojim's Xantia V6, C1 and Activa Tales

Post by citronut » 03 May 2015, 19:50

Jim that version is no were near as good as the earlier versions

here's a clip
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1972 DS special been layed up aprox 31 years

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