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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #360 on: December 22, 2018, 11:23:05 PM »
Dan, after seeing your pic on Instagram, it definitely looks like your plunge involved more ice then the video of SF.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrtvLhLHoD2/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=2dyj9kxey3uw

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #361 on: December 23, 2018, 12:27:21 PM »
Nice! Can't wait for the full TR!
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #362 on: December 23, 2018, 05:30:26 PM »
So which DDF members ended up going on the cruise?
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #363 on: December 23, 2018, 05:59:23 PM »
So which DDF members ended up going on the cruise?

Don't know if I'm active enough to count as a DDF member, but I was part of the group on the cruise.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #364 on: December 23, 2018, 07:27:30 PM »
SH comment about the poker game was something...

The people playing poker invited him to join, he asked "what are you playing?" 'poker' "where is the chips? why the chess pieces?" 'we don't have chips so we are substituting with the chess pieces' -

"oh, I thought it's some Jewish game you are playing" - said the person wearing a kippah...

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #365 on: December 23, 2018, 07:30:09 PM »
Shabbos in Shul;

Person 1 thru 50: Hi CHFF! I saw your status, beautiful pictures, seemed like you enjoyed, really nice

Person 51&52: you there, you were on this Cruise? I was planning on going, tell me was its worth $30 grand? Would you do it again? can you describe me the trip in 2 words? "yes - throwing up"

Interesting, I was able to predict before who would be from the 2nd group

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #366 on: December 24, 2018, 12:15:04 AM »
can i asked what you did on the boat while traveling were there any activities on board like they usually have on a cruise ?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #367 on: December 24, 2018, 08:11:43 AM »
How many DDFers are on this trip? Seems like only 4 @Moishebatchy @Dan @Something Fishy @chff

Did I miss anyone?
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how many DDFers went on the trip?
So which DDF members ended up going on the cruise?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #368 on: December 24, 2018, 10:09:25 AM »
can i asked what you did on the boat while traveling were there any activities on board like they usually have on a cruise ?

Dan gave a few seminars on miles, SF gave a couple on photography. There were a few halachic shiurim. Later, a few poker games were organized; the women had a learning group most days. The ship itself offered a couple lectures a day on wildlife of the area, scientific research, etc.

The ship also had a pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, and gym. The gastronomic experience was also quite extensive and time-consuming.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #369 on: December 24, 2018, 10:55:39 AM »
Dan gave a few seminars on miles, SF gave a couple on photography. There were a few halachic shiurim. Later, a few poker games were organized; the women had a learning group most days. The ship itself offered a couple lectures a day on wildlife of the area, scientific research, etc.

The ship also had a pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, and gym. The gastronomic experience was also quite extensive and time-consuming.

Overall, how much time was spent on land vs. on board? I know there was time to get off the boat in Falklands. Was it just part of 1 day in Falklands + 2 in Antarctica (Sunday-Monday)?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #370 on: December 24, 2018, 11:19:49 AM »
Dan gave a few seminars on miles, SF gave a couple on photography. There were a few halachic shiurim. Later, a few poker games were organized; the women had a learning group most days. The ship itself offered a couple lectures a day on wildlife of the area, scientific research, etc.

The ship also had a pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room, and gym. The gastronomic experience was also quite extensive and time-consuming.

Just to say - I can't recall 5 minutes that I was looking for what to do, was a pretty full schedule.

SF gave a couple on photography.

I'm submitting a claim for a refund, after he told me to shoot RAW and he will teach how to use it & he didn't, (plus told me to get LR beforehand,) and now I have 275GB of RAW files and no clue what to do with it

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #371 on: December 24, 2018, 11:29:46 AM »
I'm submitting a claim for a refund, after he told me to shoot RAW and he will teach how to use it & he didn't, (plus told me to get LR beforehand,) and now I have 275GB of RAW files and no clue what to do with it
Lol, @Something Fishy made me do that in Norway and I've been sitting on those RAW files ever since, just hogging up space on my computer and backups.

Learned my lesson after that :)
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #372 on: December 24, 2018, 11:38:49 AM »
Lol, @Something Fishy made me do that in Norway and I've been sitting on those RAW files ever since, just hogging up space on my computer and backups.

Learned my lesson after that :)
RAW files are for professionals and eat up a ton of space. A simple Google search will show you how to view them.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #373 on: December 24, 2018, 11:39:48 AM »
RAW files are for professionals and eat up a ton of space. A simple Google search will show you how to view them.
I have the JPGs also, just haven't gotten around to deleting the RAW files.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #374 on: December 24, 2018, 12:01:45 PM »
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