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Post by: jcinbama on January 31, 2008, 11:06:19 pm
sry
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: old_blaggard on January 31, 2008, 11:13:19 pm
Very nice - thanks for sharing this!
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Cyber-Angel on February 01, 2008, 12:43:15 am
Could same one tell me what the difference is between an Organ pipe cactus (Stenocereus thurberi) and the Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) as I'd like to know?

Regards to you.

Cyber-Angel
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: dandelO on February 01, 2008, 05:24:45 am
QuoteCould same one tell me what the difference is between an Organ pipe cactus (Stenocereus thurberi) and the Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) as I'd like to know?

Regards to you.

Cyber-Angel


So, you have the internet, you know the full Latin names of each species, and you still need telling what the difference is? Seems like a strange question, couldn't you fit it all into the search bar or something?  :D
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Cyber-Angel on February 01, 2008, 06:32:53 am
Just need to know from people who live in the particular states where these cacti grow (That look vary similar) what the difference is, call it scientific curiosity or indeed inquiring minds need to know and all that: or as Mr. Eldon Tyrell put it "Indulge me". Think on this an idea remains just an idea until basic knowledge turns that idea into theory, a theory remains a theory until accurate (Repeatable) experimentation, and verifiable data (Ideally tested with the double blind method to exclude bias) turns theory into a hypothesis which in turn remains just that until proved or not as fact, this then is the nature of science I have at this time the kernel of an idea; I asked so that I may either move forward or not and forget the whole thing, and chalk it up as another bad experience.

In the end then I ask things like this because I can not stand wasted time in any portion of my life, weather that be in my on-line or off-line life; one of the key lesions I have learned form many sources including people I've meet, books, history, school and else where is that if there is some thing you don't know find some one or several some one's who do and ask; you can then get the information you require and you can get on with you day. Think of it this way, Imagen a line of traffic  and some thing happens at the head of the line say some one has a flat or touches the brakes what you get is a ripple effect down the line, which causes slow downs or even jams ; once the front of the line gets moving again it takes a while for that line of traffic to start flowing smoothly again: same thing with information if you don't have what you require at the time that cuts into you efficacy and productivity during the day causing you to be behind, this I do not like...At all.

So with the foregone iconoclast out of the way and for the sake of been irreverent a few pointers to the required data will as you fine people from the union say..."Be Real Swell".

I here by close and humbly thank you for your assistance in these matters.

Regards to you.

Cyber-Angel  ;D                     
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Will on February 01, 2008, 06:56:16 am
your a sentient AI who working on controlling the world arn't you?

Anyway I wold tell you if I knew but honestly your probably better off asking a local botanist, though just by looking I'm guessing the difference is primarily in the arrangement of the thorny things (<- technical term there) and maybe growth rates. Minor evolutionary changes based on their local climate.
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Cyber-Angel on February 01, 2008, 07:39:50 am
Quote from: Will on February 01, 2008, 06:56:16 am


Anyway I wold tell you if I knew but honestly your probably better off asking a local botanist, though just by looking I'm guessing the difference is primarily in the arrangement of the thorny things (<- technical term there) and maybe growth rates. Minor evolutionary changes based on their local climate.


Aye, That would seem the logical thing to do, I can get the basic taxonomy from the Internet then a botanist should be able to help from there. When it comes to facts I like to be sure what I'm dealing with, this includes matters pertaining to the natural world; this in turn is put into practice (Software limitations allowing, and the reason for many of my feature requests here) in my digital landscape art.

Thanks for the assistance.

Regards to you.

Cyber-Angel. End of Line.

;D       
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: joshbakr on February 01, 2008, 08:34:50 am
Two Pictures are worth 2000 Words.  ;)

Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: rcallicotte on February 01, 2008, 11:54:32 am
Wonderful, jcinbama!  Thanks!
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: rcallicotte on February 01, 2008, 11:55:14 am
@josh - Are these TG2 renders?
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: joshbakr on February 01, 2008, 12:11:36 pm
Quote from: calico on February 01, 2008, 11:55:14 am
@josh - Are these TG2 renders?


LOL No, I wish though.
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: choronr on February 01, 2008, 02:21:04 pm
@CyberAngel: Horticulturists say that the Saguaro is the only cactus that is considered a tree. The Organ-pipe cactus only grows in southeastern Arizona and northern Mexico; whereas the Saguaro has a wider range.
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Will on February 01, 2008, 03:39:15 pm
Quote from: joshbakr on February 01, 2008, 12:11:36 pm
Quote from: calico on February 01, 2008, 11:55:14 am
@josh - Are these TG2 renders?


LOL No, I wish though.


Your suppose to say "why yes, yes they are".
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: old_blaggard on February 01, 2008, 04:58:54 pm
Wow, those pictures really bring out the realism of the model.  Thanks again for sharing :).
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Will on February 01, 2008, 05:04:24 pm
hehehe ;)
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Mr_Lamppost on February 01, 2008, 05:48:23 pm
HeHe  Very entertaining  ;D

Actually this is all quite helpful as I live in the UK* so have no idea what should go where in a desert.

* Unless I missed one there has been rain (Lots of it), every day for the last two months.  Hence my house is full of damp washing.  :(

Cool model; thanks for sharing I will pop over and grab it immediately  ;D
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: dandelO on February 01, 2008, 06:13:42 pm
QuoteEtc, etc, etc...


Sorry to have cut into your busy workflow, man, I was really just having a light hearted laugh at your question at the start of this thread. Many thanks for such an in-depth and explanatory response though, it was quite unexpected...
I trust spending the time to word a forum reply post so precise and detailed didn't hold you up or waste any resources in your efficiancy and/or productivity this time?

Truly, I mean no harm, I just like amusement occaisionaly, as do most I assume.

dandelO.
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: Will on February 01, 2008, 06:34:52 pm
I mess with you all on a daily if not hourly basis ;)
Title: Re: Organ pipe cactus
Post by: rcallicotte on February 02, 2008, 12:35:54 pm
LOL

Get back to work.   


;D

Quote from: Will on February 01, 2008, 03:39:15 pm
Quote from: joshbakr on February 01, 2008, 12:11:36 pm
Quote from: calico on February 01, 2008, 11:55:14 am
@josh - Are these TG2 renders?


LOL No, I wish though.


Your suppose to say "why yes, yes they are".