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Old 06.11.2012, 12:44
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What is the last thing that surprised you?

I was walking to work today past a fixed speed camara at the side of the road, and decided to peek inside the glass window... and to my surprise it actually contained a normal Nikon DSLR camara, like a keen photographer would use!

Presumably it was attached somehow to a computer hidden elsewhere, but somehow I imagined that the camara would be specifically designed for the job, not a consumer style camara.

This prompts me to ask.... what is the last thing that surprised YOU?
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Old 06.11.2012, 12:47
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

I was surprised to discover how interesting a cantonal trade fair could be, considering that the products exhibited consisted mainly of jacuzzis, fly screens and holistic herbs.
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:24
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

My chocolate chip cookies turned out not so bad at the end
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:30
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I was walking to work today past a fixed speed camara at the side of the road, and decided to peek inside the glass window... and to my surprise it actually contained a normal Nikon DSLR camara, like a keen photographer would use!

Presumably it was attached somehow to a computer hidden elsewhere, but somehow I imagined that the camara would be specifically designed for the job, not a consumer style camara.

This prompts me to ask.... what is the last thing that surprised YOU?

I'm surprised that the camera is still there, You'd have thought somebody would have nicked it by now.
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:32
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

The lack of initiative and general lack of knowledge of most posters on the EF
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:36
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The lack of initiative and general lack of knowledge of most posters on the EF
I was surprised that anyone else noticed this
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:37
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

The genuine warmth of the Swiss.
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:42
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

That I'm still here. Or more to the point, that they've let me stay here so long...
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:52
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The lack of initiative and general lack of knowledge of most posters on the EF
That's a surprise?

I thought it was pretty much common knowledge.
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Old 06.11.2012, 13:54
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The lack of initiative and general lack of knowledge of most posters on all EXPAT forums
Fixed that for you.
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Old 06.11.2012, 14:22
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

I was walking back from work today past a fixed speed camara and decided to peek inside the glass window... and to my surprise it actually contained a normal camera!

Somehow I imagined that a little leprechaun had been hiding inside with a sketchbook attached to a computer hidden elsewhere.
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Old 06.11.2012, 14:26
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

Lets not derail the thread by page one already.

Replies about an actual thing that surprised you, please! Im curious. We might learn something.
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Old 06.11.2012, 15:23
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

Discovering that...

1. The placement of a donkey'seyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!


2. The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!


3. Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.


4. Camelshave three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.


5. My favourate... The difference in size between our sun and the largest known star...

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Old 06.11.2012, 15:51
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

I looked at my self naked in a full length bathroom mirror, and didn't recognise who I saw looking back. It certainly wasn't who I had in my mind's eye.

Perception, eh? ...... who'd have thought.
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Old 06.11.2012, 15:59
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

That when I focus and take really small steps, I can achieve things that have been bugging me for years... And the biggest suprise was people have been telling me this for 45 years and it is true after all.
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Old 06.11.2012, 16:10
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

These have just arrived in our vending machine (major event I know ).
Anyway, you could have knocked me down with a feather, there are just 11 Kcal in each stick

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Old 06.11.2012, 16:15
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Re: What is the last thing that surprised you?

I'm surprised the Mods decided to butcher this OT thread for posts which were OT.

Or maybe I'm not.
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