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12-12-2013, 08:39 AM   #1381
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Party pooper...
Well, I have to have some excuse other than lack of money and no cheese.


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Well, I have to have some excuse other than lack of money and no cheese.


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I'm with you there - so I'll let it slide. lol
12-12-2013, 08:48 AM   #1383
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I wouldn't be surprised if you're right. After all, our attempt at world domination failed quite miserably in its infancy!
That's okay, everybody's attempt ultimately failed; Rome, France, England, Spain, Russia, and eventually so will ours.
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I finally figured out why I should not buy a K3 (since I have no problem with Ricoh)...

I really don't want to sand down the bases on all my M42 lenses. Rumor has it that the K3 suffers from the same M-mode glitch that has plagued the K-30/K-50 and K-01 crowd.


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Wait . . . Ricoh owns Pentax?

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Wait . . . Ricoh owns Pentax?
Yeah. I think there was a post about it somewhere a while back.
12-12-2013, 09:33 AM   #1386
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Yeah. I think there was a post about it somewhere a while back.
Awww. c'mon! You're pulling my leg! Next you'll be telling me that some third party staged a hostile takeover of Pentax years ago, and Ricoh acquired the camera division for a song because this mysterious "third party" wasn't interested in the camera business.
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Next you'll be telling me that some third party staged a hostile takeover of Pentax years ago, and Ricoh acquired the camera division for a song because this mysterious "third party" wasn't interested in the camera business.
No...... Who in the world would believe a story that ridiculous?
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DISCLAIMER: Don't try this at home!

My wife and I were fighting arguing discussing something and she finally admitted that I was right but she couldn't leave it at that. She said "See? That's the difference between us. When I'm wrong, I'll say so." I told her that we were exactly the same. When she's wrong I'll say so too.

Like I said, don't try this at home................ or anywhere else.
"I can't help thinking that was a tactical error," as paraphrased from the movie, "White Christmas>"

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"I can't help thinking that was a tactical error," as paraphrased from the movie, "White Christmas>"
I'm not sure what adjective goes in front, but believe me, it was an error.
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
I finally figured out why I should not buy a K3 (since I have no problem with Ricoh)...

I really don't want to sand down the bases on all my M42 lenses. Rumor has it that the K3 suffers from the same M-mode glitch that has plagued the K-30/K-50 and K-01 crowd.


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I wouldn't be surprised to find they've redrawn the backward-compatibility line at K-mount. Many have emailed their technical people observations about this inconvenience, beginning with the K-01. A few have receive appreciative replies and requests for further info.

Responses disappear into some kind of programmer hellhole, I guess.
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I'm not sure what adjective goes in front, but believe me, it was an error.
Heh.

Speaking The Truth often is.

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QuoteOriginally posted by monochrome Quote
I wouldn't be surprised to find they've redrawn the backward-compatibility line at K-mount. Many have emailed their technical people observations about this inconvenience, beginning with the K-01. A few have receive appreciative replies and requests for further info.

Responses disappear into some kind of programmer hellhole, I guess.
The weird part is that the support page for the K-30 with M42 lenses makes like everything is OK. Meanwhile we get one or two threads per week of people complaining that M-mode does not work with M42 lenses with their K-30/K-50/K-01 and now K-3. I wish they would provide a firmware solution.


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Just for fun; here are the top 5 threads (by post count) in the K-3 Forum:

EDIT: I would like to point out that the view to post ratio is substantially higher for the threads that are actually relevant to the K-3, photography, and, well, relevant to anything at all.
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Speaking The Truth often is.
But The Truth is out there...somewhere...perhaps under the Ricoh logo?


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Just for fun; here are the top 5 threads (by post count) in the K-3 Forum:
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Wow! You mean we are even more verbose and ridiculous than the video guys? Cool!


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