No PS, what you see in the picture?

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  1. ScottWang

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    No PS, what you see in the picture?
    A place in North of Taiwan.

    FarViewAPlace.jpg

    (Source of picture, Chinese Version)
     
  2. Wendy

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    Good Dog.
     
  3. Papabravo

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    No PS? That's a new one on me. What does it mean? No power supply?
     
  4. jpanhalt

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    No PS = no PhotoShop, I think. The mountain in the background looks like a dog lying down. The dog's head resembles a retriever type.

    John
     
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  5. ScottWang

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    PB, you look like never use software to draw anything or didn't care about some special photos are true or false on the internet, the meaning of PS just like john mentioned, and when we talking about photos and the PS means PhotoShop, because the PhotoShop is the most famous computer modifying software for Photos, it was so famous, and became the representative of computer software for Photos, but it is also too expensive, so I just use the freeware GIMP, and I downloaded the software yesterday.
     
  6. GopherT

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    PB? That's a new one on me. What does it mean? Peanut Butter?
     
  7. ScottWang

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    It just a abbreviation or simple call as someone may call you GT or call me SW, I saw someone call him PB, but I would like to call him PP (PaPa).
     
  8. atferrari

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    Some 40 years ago, (PS did not exist and nobody did care either :)), I spent a full year in an hydrographic survey along a stretch of our Paraná river, well upstream, where the navigation for barges was (is?) conducted using visual references to buoys (where they do exist) but mostly to relevant natural points on both margins. One of them, a small cliff covered with trees and bushes, was known as "la Reina Victoria" (Victoria Queen).

    It took lot of imagination to see precisely her image there, just a vague human profile, but all pilots recognized the place and you would not dare to argue on that.

    BTW, albeit fat, the dog is there.

    PD: just in case, for nitpickers-to-be, PS started around 1987. :p
     
  9. jpanhalt

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    PapaBravo is the common way to say "P" "B" phonetically.

    John
     
  10. ScottWang

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    Modern people more lazy, more less to saying like that, some may say P,B, and if as what you said then when you say "P" "S", you can try how many people will be understand what you mean?
     
  11. jpanhalt

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    It's radio talk, and I use it when talking with a millennial who can't/won't enunciate her words. Once you learn the phonetic alphabet, it is easy.
    juliet pappa alpha november hotel alpha lima tango
     
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  12. MaxHeadRoom

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    It's your basic Alpha Bravo Charlie.:)
    Max.
     
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  13. nerdegutta

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    We're using it all the time when we talk on the radio in the Homeguard. When the link is bad, nothing beats spelling names with the phonetic alphabet.
     
  14. MaxHeadRoom

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    That's a term I haven't heard for Many decades!
    Shades of "Dad's Army".
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  15. nerdegutta

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    Norway = Homeguard
    US = National Guard
     
  16. #12

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    Having never been in the military, I hack away at spelling things with, "Alpha, beta, cat, dog, elephant...":D
     
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  17. jpanhalt

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    Try using opossum for "O"!

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  18. atferrari

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    Yes! In emergencies, with two or more vessels navigating close to each other, it is good to be clearly understood. If you tune any marine channel you will hear it all the time. Even more with people native in different languages who risk to understand what they hear, differently. Trust me on this.

    It is used worldwide and not limited to the military or maritime activity. Look here
     
  19. JoeJester

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    The phonetic alphabet is used to ensure the communications get through properly. I remember doing a long message phonetically on the HF channel.

    No ps ... of course I first thought post script, but then I realized that PS may be relegated to the annuls of history.
     
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  20. #12

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    This resembles Saddleback mountain west of Santa Ana California. I suppose your Taiwan hill is called, "Sleeping Dog".:D
     
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