APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Comments and questions about the APOD on the main view screen.
Gradyh

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Gradyh » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:54 am

WOW, I never figured there were so many narrow minded people on this site. Geeezzzz people, lighten up a bit.

Pieter B

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Pieter B » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:54 am

Hartful wrote:This is the worst image in a long line of bad images posted over this past year. Just about every day's picture has been a disappointment. I was expecting the pictures to get better considering the improvements in satellites in orbit and those sent to the other planets in our solar system. I find better pictures at Wiki and NASA. What the hay!!
And with all the money it costs to subscribe to APotD, it's a disgrace, I tell ya . . .

david108

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by david108 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:00 am

Nice.

Sven

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Sven » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:08 am

C'mon, guys. APOD has kept us fascinated and amazed for years with wonderful images and educational explanations. If the occasional quirky APOD doesn't suit your taste, get over it. How about thanking Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell for their work: most of the time we all love it!

Kiwi Dean

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Kiwi Dean » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:08 am

Don't be too hard on the site, I love it. I'm not a member of any brain trust, and was never very good at school, but I get a big "wow" out of most of the posts and a feeling of empathy and respect for those who do that for a career. So thank you and keep it up. You're allowed to stray from the path now and again, I'm sure we can all forgive that.


Dean

Hal

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Hal » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:13 am

Thanks. I learned something new to me. Keep learning or ossify. Look what happened to the dinosaurs because they didn't have APOD.

anon

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by anon » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:17 am

Pathetic. The negative comments, that is.
APOD, you've been my home page since August of '95 and will continue to be. Thanks!!!

Nunuv Yerbiznezz

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Nunuv Yerbiznezz » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:30 am

Well, this is really great. Yesterday all I got was a great big white blank spot and today it's a lousy computer code that only an appliance I will probably never own can read. Is this APoD or Fox News? Let me know when you get back to the purpose for this site. I am sorely tempted to stop checking in every day.
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unsatisfied user

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by unsatisfied user » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:44 am

Just don't do this again, ok, APOD guys?

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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by smitadesai » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:49 am

It's an APOD, no it is an APOD, no it is an APOD, no it is an APOD...

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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by owlice » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:52 am

For those who are unhappy, here are a couple of threads of images that might restore your balance:

Recent submissions
APOD Retrospective: October 4

Please note that with the Retrospective, you can go back in time, and eventually, will be able to see every APOD just by clicking the "Previous" link on every day's Retrospective thread. All the history of APOD (eventually) in 366 threads. Have fun!
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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by owlice » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:53 am

Oh, yeah, you can vote for last week's APOWeek, too, here.
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Aybard

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Aybard » Tue Oct 04, 2011 9:56 am

Some angry trolls here.

Plutron

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Plutron » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:26 am

Don't have a cell phone, but I stared at it for hours- and now I'm SAVED!!! You guys is DA BOMB!

Astro Guy

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Astro Guy » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:30 am

Nice! I love this post! PLEASE KEEP POSTS LIKE THIS COMING!!!

joey jo-jo shabadoo

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by joey jo-jo shabadoo » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:37 am

Totally useless, not apod worthy

LummiMike

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by LummiMike » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:42 am

If you stare at it long enough, and let your eyes kinda go lazy, you can see three galaxies colliding with each other - or is that an elk?

K1NS

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by K1NS » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:43 am

qrrrrrrrrr!

lame

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by lame » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:43 am

Very disappointing APOD picture. But I'm ok with not all APOD pictures being to my liking, and a few once in a rare while even being off topic.

Anyway, why don't someone start a AAPOD (amateur astronomy picture of the day)?

This one is often wandering off to be more like science/earth/nature picture of the day.

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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by supamario » Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:53 am

Dear APOD,

Firstly, thank you for such an excellent web site.
Secondly, may I request that you consider only allowing posts from registered users. This should have the effect of minimising the number of
comments by viewers who only wish to post nonsense and insults.

Whilst today's APOD has generated a significant response, it is for all the wrong reasons.

Kindly,
Mario

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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Indigo_Sunrise » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:06 am

This is a pretty interesting change-up; I learned something new today (one of the many reasons I visit APOD), as I'd been seeing these 'QR Codes' in many places recently.
Great job, APOD!




Oh, and to all the whiners/complainers: Please feel free to start your own site.
Buh-bye!
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chip seide

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by chip seide » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:07 am

Mr.No.Scope wrote:I don't have a smart phone and don't want the cell phone that I do have. I don't want the land phone that I have either. So my answer is: I don't know and I don't care. I wish to see pictures about astronomy, not futuristic bar codes that only computers can read and, based on other posts, only lead back to the home page anyway.

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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by orin stepanek » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:10 am

Today's APOD reminds me of a possible Tile pattern. :? I have no good of bad impressions about it. :wink:
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Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by Indigo_Sunrise » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:12 am

orin stepanek wrote:Today's APOD reminds me of a possible Tile pattern. :? I have no good of bad impressions about it. :wink:

Oooooooh - you've just given me an idea for when I redo my kitchen floors, orin! :lol:

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gayleallyn1

Re: APOD: QR Codes: Not for Human Eyes (2011 Oct 04)

Post by gayleallyn1 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 11:14 am

I do have to agree with most of the posts - a morning disappointment! I do not even have a phone with a QR code reader - and I'm glad I don't because it would have been annoying to decode and end up in a loop!

BTW - I LOVE APOD!