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    Posted: June 04 2012 at 04:35
A man in a tree.
Coldness doth get away with the badness.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 04 2012 at 11:44
Originally posted by Dean

How do you not?

How do you? Man, it's all blurry.

OK, let's have this discussion somewhere else.


Edited by Dayvenkirq - June 04 2012 at 11:45
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Snow Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 04 2012 at 11:50
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

Originally posted by Dean

How do you not?

How do you? Man, it's all blurry.

OK, let's have this discussion somewhere else.

Why?
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 04 2012 at 11:57
^ Or not. We are just talking off-the-topic.
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^ Or not. We are just talking off-the-topic.

I don't mind. It's kind of on topic but is there anything else to say?
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Fave: Muuhh (Runners up: More, Meddle)

Least fave: Final Cut


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Wish You Were Here/The Wall
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 04 2012 at 18:30
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

Originally posted by Dean

How do you not?

How do you? Man, it's all blurry.
Simple - you squint.


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LOL Yeah, I didn't realize it was man in a tree till down either. Thanks for pointing that out guys! It's my least favourite cover, but it's still pretty interesting.
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Least = Atom Heart Mother (really??....a cow)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote FromAbove Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 11 2012 at 16:57

My Favorite is either A Saucerful of Secrets, Atom Heart Mother, or Ummagumma. I can't really pick.

Least favorite is The Wall. At least The Final Cut had some thought in it.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dayvenkirq Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 11 2012 at 18:26
^ Yes, exactly. The picture of those military uniform shoulder pads on the cover of a war-themed album - very appropriate.

Originally posted by Dean

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

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How do you not?

How do you? Man, it's all blurry.
Simple - you squint.

Maybe it's not a tree. Maybe it's night sky with some sparks in the foreground. S#$%w it. LOL Whatever.


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I like the More album cover as well - very psychedelic. Has anybody seen the movie? I still need to get around to it someday.

I've seen it. It's pretty shallow in my opinion. It's about a loser who loses it and eventually just loses. It's got an original plot, but no true aim, from where I'm standing. A lot of drugs in there. 

Still sounds interesting though. Do you have a physical copy of the film or did you just watch it online? I think I'll do that, since it isn't exactly a movie you'd commonly find in stores. Smile

I downloaded it a long time ago. If you are interested, send me a PM.


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Dean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 12 2012 at 01:00
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

^ Yes, exactly. The picture of those military uniform shoulder pads on the cover of a war-themed album - very appropriate.

Originally posted by Dean

Originally posted by Dayvenkirq

Originally posted by Dean

How do you not?

How do you? Man, it's all blurry.
Simple - you squint.

Maybe it's not a tree. Maybe it's night sky with some sparks in the foreground. S#$%w it. LOL Whatever.
No "What-ev-er" - it's a man in a tree - Wikipedia says it's a man in a tree, most PF websites say it's a man in a tree and most importantly Storm Thorgerson says it's a man in a tree in his book 'Mind Over Matter - The Images of Pink Floyd' - in fact that's the exact bloody phrase he uses: 'The slide in question - a man in a tree - soon came up and the defocused lens caused the little chinks of sunlight between the leaves to expand and transmute into incandescent hovering spheres, reminiscent of the old bubble slides of early Pink Floyd concerts'. (page 46).
 
So no "What-ev-er" - it's a man in a tree - you can see "what-ev-er" you sodding well like, you can see pink pigs flying over the surface of Cirus Minor for all I care, but it's still a man in a tree.


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A man in a tree? Sorry, I don't see it either.
Have you seen them Khajiits?
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Originally posted by Barbu

A man in a tree? Sorry, I don't see it either.
No need to appologise - it doesn't matter whether you can see it or not - it doesn't matter whether what you can see is a man or just random patterns in the image - that's kind of the beauty of imagery, you can see what you like in any image and make you own interpretation - however that does not change the fact that the original photograph is of a man in a tree. That's all I'm saying really.

Edited by Dean - June 12 2012 at 01:22


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At this stage, I would wish to add a very intelligent comment to this debate:

It's a man in a tree.


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Originally posted by lazland

At this stage, I would wish to add a very intelligent comment to this debate:

It's a man in a tree.

LOL Handshake Yep, it's a guy in a tree, I can see it myself now.
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I'd also like to add that my second favourite Pink Floyd album cover is the legendary Wish You Were Here cover. I hope to visit the site of the photo shoot one day. I think it's in California, if I'm not mistaken?
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Originally posted by Dean


So no "What-ev-er" - it's a man in a tree - you can see "what-ev-er" you sodding well like, you can see pink pigs flying over the surface of Cirus Minor for all I care, but it's still a man in a tree.

Relax, man, I believe you. I don't care what PF websites say, more than so do I not care about what Wiki says. But if Storm himself said so, I'll go with that.

Originally posted by Catcher10

Least = Atom Heart Mother (really??....a cow)

LOL Not my least favorite. Probably their worst ... which are two different things.


Edited by Dayvenkirq - June 12 2012 at 15:23
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