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I just got my E-P2 and I'm pissed...

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by suprgnat, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. suprgnat

    suprgnat New to Mu-43

    May 30, 2010
    ...that I have to wait for the battery to charge before I can play with it more. What a brilliant piece of kit!
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  2. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr, poor guy ,lol
  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    We've all been there - many times for some of us.
  4. rssarma

    rssarma Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 1, 2010
    You should complain!

    Mine came with some charge in it! :redface:
  5. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman Subscribing Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    little note on the subtleties of the english/american language

    in the US pissed means annoyed - in Scotland where i hail from pissed means drunk :) 

  6. photoSmart42

    photoSmart42 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 12, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Perhaps he got drunk while being annoyed from the wait for the battery to charge =).
  7. In either case, it's probably best not to think too hard about the etymology of the metaphor.
  8. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    Have you got a 20mm f1.7
  9. blackSP

    blackSP Mu-43 Regular

    Apr 9, 2010
    The Panny 20mm!
  10. suprgnat

    suprgnat New to Mu-43

    May 30, 2010

    I may have had a few Sierra Nevada Pale Ales while enjoying what miniscule charge was on the battery. :smile:

    (The 20-1.7, a spare battery and 16GB card arrive today)
  11. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Phila, Pa USA
    boy, someone's in fer a good weekend........
  12. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    I thought he meant he was drunk - and I thought what a strange posting

    he was clearly "p1ssed off" as we would say in England, (giving respect to Kevin's posting)
  13. suprgnat

    suprgnat New to Mu-43

    May 30, 2010
    When my relatives from England visited, they brought an Engllish to American, American to English dictionary :biggrin:
  14. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    To knock someone up doesn't translate so well either. As an old acquaintance of mine found out whilst studying in England and meeting a guy in a bar who asked if it would be right if he came by and knocked her up sometime? While he may have subconsciously hoped for both possible meanings, his question was, at least on the surface, toward the more innocent British interpretation of the term.

    I'm not sure whether he ever knocked her up or not...

  15. Reflex439

    Reflex439 Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 2, 2010
    Massachussets, USA
    Poor guy! I picked up mine, left the store, opened the package, popped in the battery, and it was more than half full. I shot all the way home, while the spare battery I bought was on charge in the car off an inverter.

    I think I had 50 shots by the time I arrived at my front door, including a shot OF the front door :) 
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