I used to live next door to a perfectionist.
God love him but his life was a misery! Anything that was remotely out of kilter had to be adjusted immediately. His asphalt driveway had to be given a regular coat of black paint to hide oilstains, all the screws in his constructions had to have their slots perfectly in line and he even had a template and spirit level for cutting his hedges so that the sides were vertical and the top horizontal and perfectly straight.
I thought he was the winner, but not so.
Recently my Linux had an update. It was the package that contains all the background images, or wallpaper if you prefer. There are 23 photographs in the package but one of them had been changed, apparently after a complaint from a user who must be the winner of Perfectionist of the Year.
This is the image that was updated, with the original on the left and the updated one… well you can guess! Clicking either will enlarge [they are quite big].
Can you spot the difference? Believe me, there is one.
It took me an age to find it.
Nope. You’ve got me
Is there a fly or creepy crawly on the first photo?
That is mean, having us all staring for hours!
I can’t be arsed. What is it, please?
There is a bug on the camera lens in the first photo.
I thought it was a mark on my screen, but it wouldn’t go away when I rubbed it with my finger.
a flippin’ bird flying by way in the back…as they do..geezuz
What??? It’s a bird, Who says it is on the lens?
Perhaps the critic should look up the term “anally retentive”
Jeezus! Just some guy thought there was a speck on his display he couldn’t clean off. You can barely see the thing. I do remember seeing that in the comment section of the Mint’s 19.1 Cinnamon beta post:
If the link takes you to the wrong comment just scroll down a bit. You’ll find it.
While they had Photoshop open, wouldn’t it have been a good idea to rotate it to make the horizon horizontal?
That kept yiz all out of mischief for a while?
If you click on the left picture and then hit the plus in the middle of the screen, that will load the original in all its glory. Then start scrolling in to keep enlarging it and you’ll then see the errant bird that caused so much trouble. It’s almost in the centre of the original, just above the clouds on the horizon.
Personally, if it had bothered me [and it didn’t as my screen isn’t ten feet wide] I would just have photoshopped it out myself. Some people are picky?
I could hardly see it through all of the shyte on my screen…
I would have taken them to task over the horizon going downhill, which aint natural, rather than a small bird, which is!
Depends on whether you look at the horizon or the cloudbase. Or maybe it’s the Earth’s curvature?
But a downhill sloping sea is great for the water skiers…
ALL HANDS ON DECK!! THE SHIP IS GOING UP A HILL!!
ALL AHEAD FLANK!! MANEUVERING, CONTROL, SHIFT MAIN COOLANT PUMPS TO HIGH SPEED AND TAKE THE REACTOR TO 115%!
Ooops, sorry about that. I got carried away a bit.
Assuming you’re related to the other Captain Kirk, all I can say is; “I’m giving you all she’s got, Captain: she cannae take any more”.
Heh, don’t forget that that the …”ships gonnae break apart…”. Otherwise, no relation but I did spend some time tooling around under the ocean on a nuclear powered fast attack submarine during the cold war. With the exception of taking the reactor to 115%, the rest of the command is pretty accurate.