Ceph Alert! All UK TONMO users MUST buy today's Guardian - CEPH WALLCHART FREE!

CapnNemo

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Hello Cephfans

Just thought I'd point out that today's (30th June) issue of The Guardian Newspaper in the UK has a free giant nature wallchart of Octopus, squid and Cuttlefish. The painitngs appear to be from the early 20th cent (according to a colleague and birdfan the birds are painted more upright and slimmer than they are today, a fashion of the time apparently). It's a nice chart and will brighten up your room/office/submersible. here's a pic of today's cover. If nothing else it's nice to see the headline 'Octopus and Squid' on top of a national daily.

http://digital.guardian.co.uk/

I don't work for the Guardian by the way.
 

sorseress

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Waahhh! Wish we could get that in the middle of the desert! :cry:
 

CapnNemo

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I'll see what I can do. I'll do a few scans for you.
 

Phil

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Thanks Capn, didn't notice this when I was in WHSmiths earlier. Luckily my corner shop still had one this afternoon, so thanks for the pointer.

Rather good, isn't it?
 

CapnNemo

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It's not at all bad. No Messie though.
 

CapnNemo

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here's a quick scan, it is a big wallchart, so this is just an A4 area of it (about 29cm x 21cm)
 

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sorseress

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That is a great poster! How come American newspapers never do anything as neat as that?
 

monty

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nitpicking because I'm really jealous and annoyed that my local newstand only gets the weekly "internationalized" Guardian:

they should either change the title, or not include Vampyroteuthis and Nautilus.

but really, this is just sour grapes. You lucky Brits! (And Scotsmen, assuming Colin picked one up-- do we have anyone from Ireland or Wales about?)
 

sorseress

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Wahoo! I just got mine, and it's really neat! Thanks, Phil. I owe you! Hmm, framed and on the wall of the guest bathroom?:bluering: :archi: :octopus2: :pohlsepia :vampyromo :vampyro: :squid: :meso: :cuttle: :nautilus: :argonaut:
 

Phil

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sorseress said:
Wahoo! I just got mine, and it's really neat!
Blinking heck, that was quick. I only took them in to the post office on Monday afternoon. Glad you like it though, and pleased to see it'll confuse guests in your toilet.
 

sorseress

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You should also post a mirror next to it so they can see how pretty they are!:wink:
 

cthulhu77

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HAHA! Not only did I get a super cool poster, but I was able to receive the info on People vs. the Fish (wagtail platy), and a stunning version of Cthulhu himself:


owe you a big one Phil !
 

Graeme

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Yeah I picked this up pretty much by accident. Was looking for the usual "Job" papers and saw this one with the chart. Had to get it!:biggrin2:

Graeme
 

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