Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/08/08

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Lag for fun and profit
From: David Young <>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 18:26:58 -0700

Larry Z wrote:

>Because human reaction time averages 200 milliseconds, an object will fall 
>7.7 inches before the person can respond. Since a US dollar measures only 
>6.25 inches, you can get a lot of free drinks at a bar by betting that a 
>person  cannot grab a dollar as you let it fall. Maybe you can even get 
>enough to buy that
>ASPH lens you have been coveting.

Dang! I knew that all this talk about lag times had a practical 
application!  Now, maybe I can afford an R9!
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