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(CNN)   You know, subby had a snarky, witty headline about taking photos in the Sistine Chapel, but he's too busy being distracted by the fact that he and Jason Momoa now appear to have similar body types. Hey ladies, how you doin'?   (cnn.com) divider line
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2022-05-16 8:40:56 AM  
The pandemic 15 is the new freshman 15
 
2022-05-16 8:41:04 AM  
210 lbs of muscle covered by 40 lbs of fat isn't the same as 160 lbs of muscle covered by 90 lbs of fat
 
2022-05-16 8:41:23 AM  
Was that wrong? Should he not have done that?
 
2022-05-16 8:43:57 AM  
This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

Also he's probably in a bulking cycle. When he films a shirtless scene or whatever, he'll probably starve and dehydrate himself for several days beforehand. So subs, if you look like him now and would look the same he will after a couple day stint of intense cardio training followed by what's basically fasting, good for you.

/send pics
 
2022-05-16 8:46:17 AM  

New Rising Sun: 210 lbs of muscle covered by 40 lbs of fat isn't the same as 160 lbs of muscle covered by 90 lbs of fat


160 pounds of muscle? Oh, how generous you must think of farkers.
 
2022-05-16 8:46:28 AM  

New Rising Sun: 210 lbs of muscle covered by 40 lbs of fat isn't the same as 160 lbs of muscle covered by 90 lbs of fat


Not according to well respected quackticioners like Ronny Jackson or Doktor Oz.
 
2022-05-16 8:48:27 AM  
Is that not allowed?

Somewhere there pictures of me and my wife in the sistine chapel. And a dozen or so other churches in Italy.

/back then I could have gave Jason momoa a run for his money.
 
2022-05-16 8:48:38 AM  
Where's the "controversy"

He asked. He paid. They said OK.

That's Celebrity 101.
 
2022-05-16 8:50:30 AM  
Are we just going to gloss over the fact that the Fast and Furious is trying to get the record for the most sequeled movie in history. And none of them have been straight to video or streaming or whatever the cool kids are doing nowadays.
 
2022-05-16 8:52:24 AM  

Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged


Taking photographs around paintings can damage them. Imagine thousands of flashes of light  every day for decades. Never, ever do that. 

Also, "to share art "? Dude, the Sistine Chapel is one of the most reproduced frescoes in the world. If you had ever been there, you would understand its beauty and why it needs to be preserved. Bring binoculars,. the details are better seen that way.

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2022-05-16 8:52:43 AM  
So it's against the rules to take photos in the chapel yet any film crew and their brother seems to be able to film inside? I guess if you think about it the light from a flash and a filtered camera light are different and the case could be made that they dont want the paint to be faded etc but really? I mean I'm pretty sure it was a cell phone used and 99% of those dont have the flash enabled because it washes out your face when selfies are taken because what serious photographer uses a cell phone.
Seems everyone in the world is just looking for something to get butthurt over. People really need to get over themselves.
 
2022-05-16 8:53:43 AM  
At any given time during the day, 5-10 people are in the Sistine chapel, taking pictures. It's arbitrarily the only place in the Vatican pictures are prohibited. Stupid rule is stupid and people ignore stupid rules.
 
2022-05-16 8:55:23 AM  

Solty Dog: Are we just going to gloss over the fact that the Fast and Furious is trying to get the record for the most sequeled movie in history. And none of them have been straight to video or streaming or whatever the cool kids are doing nowadays.


Meh I lost any respect for the franchise on the first film. That whole flythrough of the motor showed that they have no idea how an engine actually works. As a pure action flick they are ok but the quality is going way down with every subsequent iteration.
 
2022-05-16 8:58:54 AM  

Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged


It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.
 
2022-05-16 8:59:04 AM  

BorgiaGinz: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

Taking photographs around paintings can damage them. Imagine thousands of flashes of light  every day for decades. Never, ever do that. 

Also, "to share art "? Dude, the Sistine Chapel is one of the most reproduced frescoes in the world. If you had ever been there, you would understand its beauty and why it needs to be preserved. Bring binoculars,. the details are better seen that way.

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I get why they would frown on flash photography, and why most museums ban it. But banning non flash digital photos seems silly.
 
2022-05-16 9:00:25 AM  

New Rising Sun: 210 lbs of muscle covered by 40 lbs of fat isn't the same as 160 lbs of muscle covered by 90 lbs of fat


Strike that.

Reverse it.

Put some frosting on it.
 
2022-05-16 9:03:02 AM  
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"For many years the mighty Hercules fought for the common people, until at length his rich diet and increasingly sedentary lifestyle began to take their toll. Though still quite strong for a man his age, he was no longer the Hercules of old."
 
2022-05-16 9:03:04 AM  

Bungles: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.


If true, then why is it the only place, in any museum in Italy, that bans photography? And sure I can't guarantee the "any" part, but I've been to most of the major art museums in Rome, Florence and Venice. The Sistine chapel is the only place I can think of that bans photography.
 
2022-05-16 9:03:49 AM  
Wait, wait... people use flash on their cameras? I could see maybe before the age of the cell phone, but not now. If the flash goes off on my phone I'm usually trying to remember how to turn it off.

Also, are you like 50 feet away from the ceiling in that place? Flash isn't gonna do jack anyway.
 
2022-05-16 9:06:29 AM  

dirkfunk: Bungles: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.

If true, then why is it the only place, in any museum in Italy, that bans photography? And sure I can't guarantee the "any" part, but I've been to most of the major art museums in Rome, Florence and Venice. The Sistine chapel is the only place I can think of that bans photography.


A private company owns the rights to record the artwork

https://yourmileagemayvary.net/2021/10/20/the-real-reason-you-cant-take-photos-in-the-sistine-chapel/
 
2022-05-16 9:07:22 AM  
Who farking cares? Eat my ass, Italy. Jason momoa has done more good for humanity than Catholicism. Piss on that stupid church and its meh scribbles.
 
2022-05-16 9:07:36 AM  

Solty Dog: Are we just going to gloss over the fact that the Fast and Furious is trying to get the record for the most sequeled movie in history.


Dr. No unavailable for comment?
 
2022-05-16 9:09:29 AM  

big pig peaches: Is that not allowed?

Somewhere there pictures of me and my wife in the sistine chapel. And a dozen or so other churches in Italy.

/back then I could have gave Jason momoa a run for his money.


No.  Like most museums and places that hold very old artwork, they don't want you taking pictures because flash photography is bad for old paint and pigments.

I also have pictures in the chapel.  I was just smart enough to not shoot with the damn flash on.
 
2022-05-16 9:10:14 AM  

Netrngr: Solty Dog: Are we just going to gloss over the fact that the Fast and Furious is trying to get the record for the most sequeled movie in history. And none of them have been straight to video or streaming or whatever the cool kids are doing nowadays.

Meh I lost any respect for the franchise on the first film. That whole flythrough of the motor showed that they have no idea how an engine actually works. As a pure action flick they are ok but the quality is going way down with every subsequent iteration.


The last one with the rocket Fiero was the dumbest thing I have watched in a while. And I have watched some dumb stuff.

/was on a plane so it killed time anyway
 
2022-05-16 9:10:50 AM  
It's a BS "controversy". Religious people just like forcing their will on other people.
 
2022-05-16 9:11:32 AM  

Rent Party: big pig peaches: Is that not allowed?

Somewhere there pictures of me and my wife in the sistine chapel. And a dozen or so other churches in Italy.

/back then I could have gave Jason momoa a run for his money.

No.  Like most museums and places that hold very old artwork, they don't want you taking pictures because flash photography is bad for old paint and pigments.

I also have pictures in the chapel.  I was just smart enough to not shoot with the damn flash on.


This is simply not true, at least of Italy.
 
2022-05-16 9:11:51 AM  

Solty Dog: Are we just going to gloss over the fact that the Fast and Furious is trying to get the record for the most sequeled movie in history. And none of them have been straight to video or streaming or whatever the cool kids are doing nowadays.


I only saw one of them, and in my defense, it didn't have F&F in it's name-- it was the cute Polynesian family one.
 
2022-05-16 9:12:16 AM  
I don't really understand taking pics of artwork in a museum. Just go download a high quality image instead. Take a pic of yourself at the venue if you think people won't believe you were actually there (and you even care about clout chasing or whatever). However about 20 years ago I visited Rome/VC with my AP Latin class and remember taking some clandestine pics on a disposable camera (that's pre-camera phone days, kiddies) and was amazed they actually turned out decent. But I was a teen, internet was different, etc.

Anyway I'm on a train from Florence to Rome right now with my Vatican/Sistine chapel visit planned for Wednesday so I'm getting a kick. I'll post pics here when I get back
 
2022-05-16 9:15:27 AM  
The apology video had reached almost 3 million views as of Sunday morning.

Including that amuses me.  Would the apology have been more/less valid had it received more/less views?
 
2022-05-16 9:15:29 AM  
Better than stampeding cattle through it.
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/kinky
 
2022-05-16 9:16:07 AM  
This guy is 5 years older than me:

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This guy is 3 years younger than me:

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I am no where near looking like that.
 
2022-05-16 9:16:51 AM  

Call the Guy: A private company owns the rights to record the artwork

https://yourmileagemayvary.net/2021/10/20/the-real-reason-you-cant-take-photos-in-the-sistine-chapel/


Daughter is taking a school trip next month to Germany and Italy, and the private rights to photography in the Sistine Chapel was mentioned in a prep meeting last week.
 
2022-05-16 9:17:40 AM  

Rent Party: big pig peaches: Is that not allowed?

Somewhere there pictures of me and my wife in the sistine chapel. And a dozen or so other churches in Italy.

/back then I could have gave Jason momoa a run for his money.

No.  Like most museums and places that hold very old artwork, they don't want you taking pictures because flash photography is bad for old paint and pigments.

I also have pictures in the chapel.  I was just smart enough to not shoot with the damn flash on.


That may have been a valid concern back in the days of old school flash cubes and film photography - some of those old flashes gave off UV light. But a smartphone won't even need to use a flash and the little LED a phone uses isn't going to put out any UV, is significantly less bright to begin with, and isn't going to do jack.
 
2022-05-16 9:17:59 AM  

dirkfunk: Rent Party: big pig peaches: Is that not allowed?

Somewhere there pictures of me and my wife in the sistine chapel. And a dozen or so other churches in Italy.

/back then I could have gave Jason momoa a run for his money.

No.  Like most museums and places that hold very old artwork, they don't want you taking pictures because flash photography is bad for old paint and pigments.

I also have pictures in the chapel.  I was just smart enough to not shoot with the damn flash on.

This is simply not true, at least of Italy.


Which museums in Italy have massive open air displays that aren't behind treated glass?

Because it's true in the Old Library at Trinity.  It's true at the Louvre.  It's true at the Met.

And I'd be willing to bet it is true at whatever museum you think it isn't, and the problem is you.
 
2022-05-16 9:19:03 AM  
What I remember about visiting the Sistine Chapel

Stunning artwork
Every 30 seconds, a guard shouting "No photo" at someone
 
2022-05-16 9:19:48 AM  

dirkfunk: Bungles: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.

If true, then why is it the only place, in any museum in Italy, that bans photography? And sure I can't guarantee the "any" part, but I've been to most of the major art museums in Rome, Florence and Venice. The Sistine chapel is the only place I can think of that bans photography.


I picture you in jorts and a Hawaiian shirt yelling this at a tour guide.

Lemme guess, you're the guy who'd go to Italy, demand everyone speak English and try and find an Olive Garden, aren't you...
 
2022-05-16 9:20:17 AM  
The difference, subby, is that within two weeks Jason Mamoa can get back into Aquaman shape for the shirtless scenes, whereas you and I had trouble getting up off the couch yesterday...
 
2022-05-16 9:21:50 AM  

stuhayes2010: This guy is 5 years older than me:

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This guy is 3 years younger than me:

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I am no where near looking like that.


You know how to fix that, right? Anyone can do it. You just have to work out 8 hours a day every day for the rest of your life.

/ paraphrased from central intelligence
 
2022-05-16 9:24:14 AM  

dirkfunk: Bungles: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.

If true, then why is it the only place, in any museum in Italy, that bans photography? And sure I can't guarantee the "any" part, but I've been to most of the major art museums in Rome, Florence and Venice. The Sistine chapel is the only place I can think of that bans photography.


National Archives in DC won't let you take pictures for that exact same reason:

Why can't I just take a photo with the flash off?
Many times people have auto-flash on their cameras and phones and don't remember to turn it off. The only realistic way to protect our documents is to prohibit all photography.
 
2022-05-16 9:25:17 AM  
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2022-05-16 9:25:51 AM  

Sorelian's Ghost: The pandemic 15 is the new freshman 15


I've been dealing with the "Covid 20" for over a year now.

But that probably doesn't translate for the Europeans

/adding 20kg?
//up to 20 stone?
 
2022-05-16 9:29:16 AM  

funzyr: stuhayes2010: This guy is 5 years older than me:

[wallpapercave.com image 850x1133]

This guy is 3 years younger than me:

[th.bing.com image 175x200]


I am no where near looking like that.

You know how to fix that, right? Anyone can do it. You just have to work out 8 hours a day every day for the rest of your life.

/ paraphrased from central intelligence


It also helps if you have a private chef and a nutritionist working in tandem with your personal trainers.

That said, there's a guy who works with me that looks like that. He lifts weights at his desk.
 
2022-05-16 9:29:46 AM  

Netrngr: So it's against the rules to take photos in the chapel yet any film crew and their brother seems to be able to film inside? I guess if you think about it the light from a flash and a filtered camera light are different and the case could be made that they dont want the paint to be faded etc but really? I mean I'm pretty sure it was a cell phone used and 99% of those dont have the flash enabled because it washes out your face when selfies are taken because what serious photographer uses a cell phone.
Seems everyone in the world is just looking for something to get butthurt over. People really need to get over themselves.


It's against the rules to take photos or film without permission. This is what Momoa did. The frescos were restored only a few years ago and are sensitive to light, so they can be damaged by too many people filming or taking pictures with the flash on. It also gives the Vatican a cash cow as they charge for filming or photographing there and make money off of the professional images. Momoa doing so without permission was against the rules.
 
2022-05-16 9:36:15 AM  

dirkfunk: Bungles: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

It's mainly to do with flash photography (thousands of flashes a day will wreck the paint over the course of decades).

Given it's pretty impossible to know whether someone is going to flash or not (and most people don't even realise if they are, given the average tourist has everything set to auto) it's more practical just to ban cameras. It's either that or close it to the public.

If true, then why is it the only place, in any museum in Italy, that bans photography? And sure I can't guarantee the "any" part, but I've been to most of the major art museums in Rome, Florence and Venice. The Sistine chapel is the only place I can think of that bans photography.


The Uffizi in Florence allows no-flash photos, but my FIL was scolded by a security guard for taking a photo of Michelangelo's David at the Accademia.
 
2022-05-16 9:37:27 AM  
OUTRAGE!!!!!
 
2022-05-16 9:39:21 AM  
The art there is breathtaking

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2022-05-16 9:40:06 AM  

greentea1985: Netrngr: So it's against the rules to take photos in the chapel yet any film crew and their brother seems to be able to film inside? I guess if you think about it the light from a flash and a filtered camera light are different and the case could be made that they dont want the paint to be faded etc but really? I mean I'm pretty sure it was a cell phone used and 99% of those dont have the flash enabled because it washes out your face when selfies are taken because what serious photographer uses a cell phone.
Seems everyone in the world is just looking for something to get butthurt over. People really need to get over themselves.

It's against the rules to take photos or film without permission. This is what Momoa did. The frescos were restored only a few years ago and are sensitive to light, so they can be damaged by too many people filming or taking pictures with the flash on. It also gives the Vatican a cash cow as they charge for filming or photographing there and make money off of the professional images. Momoa doing so without permission was against the rules.

"I was very respectful and I asked for permission for what I thought would be okay. I would never want to do anything to disrespect someone's culture. So if I did, I apologize."
"I definitely paid to have that private moment and gave a nice donation to the church," he added.


This sounds almost exactly like what you said they allow people to do, including the reason they allow it.
 
2022-05-16 9:44:50 AM  
Dali's The Persistence Of Memory must get its picture taken a hundred times every day and it hasn't crumbled into dust. These kiddie diddling church assholes don't care one damn about protecting the artwork, the just want to get paid for the pictures.
 
2022-05-16 9:46:57 AM  
LOL, I did the same thing without a flash though...
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2022-05-16 9:52:17 AM  

Gaddiel: BorgiaGinz: Gaddiel: This is the dumbest controversy. Oh no, h took a photo in a building to share art with his followers. The child rape enablers that run that place must be outraged

Taking photographs around paintings can damage them. Imagine thousands of flashes of light  every day for decades. Never, ever do that.

Also, "to share art "? Dude, the Sistine Chapel is one of the most reproduced frescoes in the world. If you had ever been there, you would understand its beauty and why it needs to be preserved. Bring binoculars,. the details are better seen that way.

[througheternity.com image 730x490]

I get why they would frown on flash photography, and why most museums ban it. But banning non flash digital photos seems silly.


Until you realize they also want to sell copies of the art.  Much like many other museums.
 
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