Talk:1091: Curiosity

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I've already used that excuse today because I was up at 5:30 am (UK time) to watch it! Amazing. --SteveBell (talk) 11:50, 6 August 2012‎ (UTC)

I think the torrent name may also allude to the possibility of ambush porn...? Zzyss (talk) 12:35, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

The following text was in the explanation, but was removed as vandalism: "Additionally, since this seems to be 256px_x_256px and has a "jpg" file extension it can be assumed that this is low quality image, not a video, and in all likelihood this is a reference to some sort of colonoscopy photo or something much much worse." Perhaps it has a point, but we could be seeing too far into it. --Waldir (talk) 15:59, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

The presence of video-related data in the filename of an image (jpg) suggests it's a screenshot of a video. That, along with the Swedish subtitles, does seem to suggest that it is not in fact the mars lander "curiosity" but is perhaps an alternative "rear camera" that has been made available for people's "curiosity". --Mbread (talk) 14:21, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

There does seem to be a hint of a pornography reference in there.... --Jeff (talk) 16:01, 6 August 2012 (UTC)
Seems like if Randall tries that Torrent he's going to get a LOT more than he bargained for. --Jeff (talk) 16:02, 6 August 2012 (UTC)
The torrent itself, listed at seems to have a baker's dozen files of black and white images that look to be "legit" and not pornography related. J-beda (talk) 17:52, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

The actual filename for the first image is not as colorful :-) mem (talk) 15:33, 6 August 2012 (UTC)

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