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Old February 20 2013, 10:25 PM   #1786
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I'm still pissed that the site that used to host non-stop streaming video of TJOP was taken down. Bob Ross 24 hours a day is the bomb.
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Old February 20 2013, 10:29 PM   #1787
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Bob Ross Inc. is pretty hardcore when it comes to shutting down what it sees as a improper, unauthorized use of the old shows. They routinely have TJOP episodes pulled from YouTube whenever somebody dares to post them, and to be frank one of the only places I've seen where entire uncut episodes of the series are posted is Vimeo....and even then there are just a select handful.
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Old February 20 2013, 10:45 PM   #1788
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^So they won't let those shows be seen anymore?
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Old February 20 2013, 10:46 PM   #1789
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^ I think it's more like, they want to control how those shows are distributed. If TJOP is ever released on home video, it'll be 'diluted' if people are allowed to get it for free. So the company just wants to make money off of it.
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Old February 20 2013, 10:55 PM   #1790
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I'm trying to imagine my childhood without Bob Ross and Justin Wilson. It's a dreary world.
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Old February 20 2013, 10:58 PM   #1791
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There are special DVD sets released by Bob Ross Inc., each with a particular theme (Seascapes, Mountain Vistas, Forests, etc.) and they have multiple uncut episodes on each disc, but aside from those sets it can be very hard to find complete shows online.

Oh, if you're lucky someone will post some episodes and they might remain on YouTube for a few days or even a week or two, but sooner or later the Ross people will catch wind and have them pulled. Now, brief four-or-five-minute clips? No issues. Those are all over the place and you can find them just about anywhere.
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Old February 20 2013, 11:16 PM   #1792
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^I think that defeats the spirit of being an artist
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Old February 20 2013, 11:21 PM   #1793
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It definitely does. But Bob died in 1995 and he's no longer around to put a more friendly face on things.
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Old February 21 2013, 02:27 AM   #1794
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I would love for them to cut a deal to put all the eps up on Netflix.
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Old February 21 2013, 02:41 AM   #1795
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My hands have some callouses on them.

What I did Super Bowl Sunday:



And a lovely shot of my friends and me:
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Old February 21 2013, 02:59 AM   #1796
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Looks dirty

Glad we're getting back to pictures everyone
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Old February 21 2013, 03:01 AM   #1797
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Caving and spelunking have never been my thing....I have too many bad claustrophobia issues to engage in those sports, but have boundless respect for people who can pull it off. Great pics.
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Old February 21 2013, 07:25 AM   #1798
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mimic wrote: View Post
My hands have some callouses on them.

What I did Super Bowl Sunday:



And a lovely shot of my friends and me:
I'm reminded of The Descent.
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Old February 21 2013, 01:48 PM   #1799
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Here's me striking a pose to get my girlfriend to laugh.

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How you doin'?


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