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03-11-2014, 04:52 AM   #76
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This threads subject should come with an appropriate warning!

One from my own gallery:



Just to bring some ballance to all the 18-135 jokes: It's my most used lens. My precious prime gems only come out when the conditions are acceptable. Which isn't very often in my country. So the DA 18-135 gets the most work and the worst beating. A real workhorse.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Clavius Quote
Just to bring some ballance to all the 18-135 jokes: It's my most used lens. My precious prime gems only come out when the conditions are acceptable. Which isn't very often in my country. So the DA 18-135 gets the most work and the worst beating. A real workhorse.
The OP was never intended as a knock on the 18-135mm, which I think is a great lens. It was intended as a parody of some of the lens reviews in the PF gear database. This includes abusing the expression "prime lens at every focal length" and the complaints about a lens that isn't "a useful focal length [range] ", among other things.

The gear database is chock full of these ludicrous comments and unrealistic ratings. I thought it would be fun to combine some of the finer ludicrous statements and add some exaggeration in there for dramatic effect. I actually wrote that post many years ago on another forum, but thought it was time to revive it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Clavius Quote
This threads subject should come with an appropriate warning!

One from my own gallery:


I suppose that posting pictures of the stitches I had to endure may get me m0d mAiL, possibly even a TiMe 0uT bAn. Suffice to say they are as uncomfortable as the stitches on your eYeBall.

QuoteOriginally posted by GoremanX Quote
The OP was never intended as a knock on the 18-135mm, which I think is a great lens. It was intended as a parody of some of the lens reviews in the PF gear database. This includes abusing the expression "prime lens at every focal length" and the complaints about a lens that isn't "a useful focal length [range] ", among other things.

The gear database is chock full of these ludicrous comments and unrealistic ratings. I thought it would be fun to combine some of the finer ludicrous statements and add some exaggeration in there for dramatic effect. I actually wrote that post many years ago on another forum, but thought it was time to revive it.
Oh come on. We know you were dead serious here.

You were, weren't you?

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This thread is dead serious. Anyone who thinks otherwise obviously can't appreciate a lens so sharp, it's Chuch Norris' secret weapon.

I hear it's actually handmade by Chuck Norris himself.
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This thread is dead serious. Anyone who thinks otherwise obviously can't appreciate a lens so sharp, it's Chuch Norris' secret weapon.

I hear it's actually handmade by Chuck Norris himself.
Chuck had a birthday yesterday.

74 years young.
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The most awesome lens can occasionally get a nice shot. This is a 100% crop shot from about 75 yards. Do you see the bleeding eye on the egret?
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QuoteOriginally posted by GoremanX Quote
The OP was never intended as a knock on the 18-135mm, which I think is a great lens. It was intended as a parody of some of the lens reviews in the PF gear database. This includes abusing the expression "prime lens at every focal length" and the complaints about a lens that isn't "a useful focal length [range] ", among other things.

The gear database is chock full of these ludicrous comments and unrealistic ratings. I thought it would be fun to combine some of the finer ludicrous statements and add some exaggeration in there for dramatic effect. I actually wrote that post many years ago on another forum, but thought it was time to revive it.
I love the parody and irony. As a sarcastic person, this humor is priceless. Thanks.

And BTW! My current shots with the Most Awesome lens were poor, because the focal length choices were too limited for a zoom.

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QuoteOriginally posted by waterfall Quote
I love the parody and irony. As a sarcastic person, this humor is priceless. Thanks.

And BTW! My current shots with the Most Awesome lens were poor, because the focal length choices were too limited for a zoom.
But it has BOTH zoom settings! All-the-Way-short and all-the-way-long!
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He meant the focal lengths are too Limited for a zoom. As in, each focal length is as good as a Limited lens! Truly a lens this good must be seen to be believed. If your eyes can stand it, that is.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ChristianRock Quote
This thread is dead serious. Anyone who thinks otherwise obviously can't appreciate a lens so sharp, it's Chuch Norris' secret weapon.

I hear it's actually handmade by Chuck Norris himself.

Are you seriously bringing in Chuck Norris to the discussion?


Any thread in any forum that starts bringing in Chuck Norris all became instant classic...
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QuoteOriginally posted by waterfall Quote
The most awesome lens can occasionally get a nice shot. This is a 100% crop shot from about 75 yards. Do you see the bleeding eye on the egret?
It only works if the egret is holding the camera.


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Well, I am a bit confused. May I now call my lens "The Most Awesome Lens", or do I have to use the far less awesome "Greatest Lens Ever"?

I vote for "Most Awesome".

Yeah, from now on it will be "my Most Awesome".
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QuoteOriginally posted by Clavius Quote
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i couldn't stop laughing reading this thread, but this fixed it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by drypenn Quote
Are you seriously bringing in Chuck Norris to the discussion?


Any thread in any forum that starts bringing in Chuck Norris all became instant classic...
Chuck Norris turned 74 last Monday.
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