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02-24-2014, 11:48 AM   #1
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Love this story. http://www.rgj.com/article/20140224/NEWS/302240004/Catch-release-Reno-angler...hoe-Utah-woman

I had heard this story before, but I just now noticed that at picture was taken after the camera fell in the lake. Probably a mermaid, or maybe a merman (not sure if mermen are real or not). Do mermaids live in freshwater or saltwater?

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Awesome story! I heard this too. I'm pretty glad to know my camera was made well! Pentax makes some pretty hearty equipment. I very much dislike holding a canon or nikon and experiencing that "plasticy" feeling. Rock on Pentax!
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she reluctantly bid adieu to a collection of more than 1,000 photos and videos taken over five years.
Because the SD card in your camera is such a great place to store your only copies of all your pictures. Oy vey--this is so common--but why? Go figure.
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Because the SD card in your camera is such a great place to store your only copies of all your pictures. Oy vey--this is so common--but why? Go figure.
exactly - I also see this all too often
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Do mermaids live in freshwater or saltwater?
Only saltwater my friend.
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exactly - I also see this all too often
Frequent backups. And always at least two copies.
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Wow. That was 200 feet down, too. That's a whole world of difference from the 30 feet that a lot of waterproof cameras offer.

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Two threads on this was sufficient. 3 seems a bit redundant.
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