Showing logs for date: 2016-06-03
03:14:02 <ynpvisitor46> OF
03:14:32 <ynpvisitor75> Great water column
03:15:05 <ynpvisitor75> Unusually little steam during the eruption...
03:59:13 <ynpvisitor100> See you all on the good side of the cam!
04:24:09 <747> lion
05:06:56 <Jimbo Vanadium> This element makes very colorful solutions
05:08:28 <Jimbo Vanadium> Daisy ie
05:39:03 <Jimbo Vanadium> GREAT lighting on Lion!
05:39:09 <Jimbo Vanadium> ie of course
06:05:58 <David A pdx> Good Morning!
06:06:17 <ynpvisitor55> the new cams are aweseome!! I go thru West gate on Wednesday so I'll watch traffic today and see when it backs up
06:09:13 <David A pdx> Sprinkler ie
06:35:10 <ynpvisitor55> .
06:39:14 <ynpvisitor32> 55, Wednesday will be different from Friday-Sunday as far as gate back up times
06:40:21 <ynpvisitor32> Eventually all days will be the same yet next mid week will be calmer than the weekend still
06:40:24 <Biddle> you will have to watch it monday-tuesday to get a sense of the backup times
06:41:53 <ynpvisitor32> Already starting to back up now, I would suggest getting there before 9 if possible
06:42:09 <ynpvisitor55> thanks, 32- I am also able to watch Monday before leaving. Should Monday match Wed more closely? Tuesday = driving, Wed= enter!
06:45:30 <ynpvisitor55> .
06:46:28 <Biddle> monday should match it more closely, still not perfect though
06:47:39 <ynpvisitor55> a lot of schools are out already, more are done this week
06:48:02 <ynpvisitor32> If you can get to the entrance before 9, that is best
06:49:36 <ynpvisitor32> West is very busy already, going to be a crazy summer
06:50:13 <ynpvisitor32> After 1 the gate clears out, sometimes it takes until 2
06:52:10 <ynpvisitor55> ynpvisitor32, thanks
07:04:01 <David A pdx> Lion.
07:04:37 <David A pdx> was it ending, or just a large spout?
07:05:17 <David A pdx> LC ie
07:27:12 <Biddle> oblong ie
08:00:54 <ynpvisitor52> Daisy IE
08:01:24 <ynpvisitor52> Not sure when it started, was on a different page
08:01:33 <ynpvisitor30> 0958
08:01:42 <Biddle> 0958
08:01:54 <Biddle> woops
08:02:07 <ynpvisitor52> At least you agree!
08:02:39 <ynpvisitor52> Well off to go other things before it gets hot.
08:10:01 <Biddle> Hi Jake
08:10:07 <Biddle> OF ie
08:10:13 <Biddle> and Lion ike
08:10:48 <Biddle> did anyone catch the start time on OF or Lion?
08:11:30 <ynpvisitor46> OF was 10:07
08:11:55 <Biddle> cool
08:23:19 <Biddle> .
08:33:17 <ynpvisitor59> Hi, Lion
08:40:50 <Eric> test
08:40:58 <EricTest> test
08:41:04 <Eric> test
08:41:07 <Eric> sorry :-)
08:41:23 <Biddle> hey, ERic
08:41:27 <Eric> Hi Biddle
08:41:33 <Biddle> shift key... :(
08:41:55 <Eric> I was just looking at the code for this chat and realized where I think the nickname change bug is at
08:42:29 <ynpvisitor59> Morning Eric, Biddle, Jenna, Jimbo
08:42:32 <Eric> Anyway, I think you can force a nickname update by type /connect NewUserName
08:42:50 <Eric> Even if the popup is not working to change your name
08:43:31 <Dave> it shortened my name
08:43:59 <Eric> You might have to quote it if it has spaces :-)
08:44:06 <Dave from B> gotcha
08:44:10 <Eric The Great> Test
08:44:13 <Dave from B> :D
08:44:14 <Eric The Great> Yep
08:44:56 <Eric> If anyone gets stuck with a username and the dialog doesn't work, try that out and let me know if it fixes the name.
08:45:20 <Eric> I can update the chat to fix it permanently if it works.
08:54:30 <Biddle the unOr> darn. was going to do 'Biddle the unOriginal
08:55:31 <Biddle> Hi Dave
08:58:58 <Dave from B> Still a limit do characters, Biddle:):)
08:59:08 <Dave from B> do = to*
08:59:25 <Biddle> yup
08:59:53 <Biddle> was hoping the limit was more than my nickname
09:05:19 <The UnBiddle> :-)
09:05:34 <Biddle> hehe!
09:06:21 <Eric> Exactly :-)
09:36:08 <Biddle> .
09:40:55 <Eric> OF ie
10:04:49 <Betty> hello all
10:05:04 <Eric> Hi Betty
10:05:10 <Biddle> Hi Betty
10:05:23 <Betty> hi Eric and Biddle
10:05:31 <Biddle> tilts baby ie?
10:10:07 <ynpvisitor55> ..
10:10:08 <ynpvisitor55> .
10:23:41 <ynpvisitor44> haha lookg like Plume can be New Ballcap now. :D :P
10:26:24 <Dave from B> haha
10:26:29 <ynpvisitor24> Daisy or Grand next?
10:27:03 <ynpvisitor24> Dave, how is the new employee working out?
10:27:35 <ynpvisitor24> I hope better then the convict you hired way back when.
10:28:33 <Dave from B> 24, she starts Tuesday
10:29:04 <ynpvisitor24> I thought she started the first
10:29:43 <ynpvisitor24> Must have fluttered her eye lashes at you and asked for a later start.
10:30:08 <Biddle> going to lunch. bbl
10:31:14 <ynpvisitor24> People must think OF will have a short interval
10:33:39 <ynpvisitor24> Dog is not well trained.
10:34:36 <Eric> and owner can't read
10:34:52 <ynpvisitor24> It was on a leash
10:35:03 <Eric> yes, and on the boardwalk
10:35:30 <Dave from B> Taylor needed time to jam 4 years of stuff into her tiny bedroom.
10:35:32 <ynpvisitor24> Allowed there. Just not on the path to better geysers.
10:36:02 <Eric> Actually, there is a sign right in front of them that has a picture of a dog with a big cross through it.
10:36:07 <ynpvisitor24> Unless they changed it this year.
10:36:09 <Eric> Seen it many times
10:36:36 <Eric> I think the camera can even see the sign :-)
10:37:14 <ynpvisitor44> I thought they could go right there, justnot across the bridge or down towards the overlook
10:39:03 <ynpvisitor24> I have seen more dogs then rangers on the boardwalk.
10:39:34 <Eric> google street view:
10:39:54 <Eric> no smoking/bikes/dogs
10:42:26 <Eric> here is one where you can actually see the cam and the sign at the same time :-)
10:42:46 <ynpvisitor24> I guess the dogs are lucky there are not more Rangers.
10:46:07 <Dave from B> GRAND
10:46:08 <ynpvisitor24> Or people just follow the red tape and get a service dog permit. Not like the park can deny one.
10:46:09 <Betty> Grand
10:46:37 <ynpvisitor24> Gosh Betty, Dave beat you by 2 seconds.
10:46:39 <Dave from B> 24, my wife even wanted to get a service permit for our 6 pound dog. I told her she was crazy!
10:47:01 <Dave from B> Bad eyesight today, Betty?:D
10:47:49 <ynpvisitor24> Just need to answer the question correctly. Have not seen the application, they can only ask what the dog is trained to do.
10:48:10 <Betty> iPad beside :-p
10:48:12 <ynpvisitor24> Dave should not beat people with fish!
10:48:16 <Dave from B> That would be easy...our dog is trained to likc strangers to death.
10:48:21 <Dave from B> lick*
10:48:22 <Biddle> My sister in law has a service dog, it is allowed on the bw
10:48:33 <ynpvisitor24> Wrong answer
10:48:33 <Betty> hi Dave
10:48:36 <Eric> Only with a permit
10:50:41 <Eric> No animal is allowed on BW without a special permit issues by the park service:
10:51:16 <Eric> Emotional and therapeutic animals are not allowed.
10:52:12 <Eric> I was wrong about needing a permit
10:52:26 <Eric> Only if you are going into the back country.
10:52:37 <ynpvisitor24> Beat me to it.
10:52:37 <Biddle> ah
10:52:44 <ynpvisitor44> I find it unsettling that your family would consider it, gazers of all people should not try to bend the rules
10:53:03 <Dave from B> 44, is that comment directed at me?
10:53:14 <ynpvisitor24> Rules are made to be bent.
10:53:35 <Dave from B> We have no intention of getting a permit.
10:53:41 <Eric> Interesting, we had a gentleman last year who got a permit for his wifes seeing eye dog. Guess he didn't really need it.
10:53:51 <Eric> I think Dave was joking :-P
10:54:06 <ynpvisitor44> yes- gazers see too much of people getting away with things, we should be better examples
10:55:41 <Eric> I like this line on their page "Falsely portraying a pet as a service animal is considered fraud and is subject to federal prosecution."
10:55:51 <ynpvisitor24> It is also interesting that the NPS page about Service Animals is not up to date. Horses now qualify as a Service Animal.
10:56:13 <Eric> They need a special boiling pool for these people :-D
10:56:47 <ynpvisitor24> Not sure how they could prosecute, as they can not ask. A person would have to admit it.
10:57:14 <Dave from B> Yes, I do believe we should hold ourselves to a higher standard
10:57:53 <Dave from B> After taking a couple of trips with our dog, we have decided it is best to leave her at home if we can.
10:58:49 <ynpvisitor44> I like that "fraud" quote Eric! Will have to remember that one
10:58:55 <ynpvisitor24> Well the crowd is large so it must be time to go. Enjoy Daisy.
10:58:58 <Eric> ummm, why can't they ask?
10:59:32 <Eric> There is nothing stopping a ranger from asking why they have a service animal if they suspect fraud.
10:59:56 <ynpvisitor24> The law says they can only ask what the dog is trained to do. If you say a correct answer then what can they do about it?
11:00:12 <ynpvisitor44> the fraud charge is scarier than a "no pets" charge
11:02:26 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> when was the last time a dog in Yellowstone caused damage/got killed/did something bad?
11:02:51 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> there was the dog that ran out of the car last year after a car accident and was loose for a month
11:03:06 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> but that story had public sympathy on its side
11:03:38 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> the NPS needs a case that ignites another social media firestorm, but involving a dog to help get the message out
11:04:55 <ynpvisitor24> Speaking of dogs.
11:05:07 <Dave from B> Do you feel the Grand Prismatic incident helped in getting the word out?
11:05:09 <Eric> I don't think there has been any incidents, but the park service does a pretty decent job of keeping pets out of potential problematic situations.
11:05:31 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> Glacier NP had the dogs that were chasing a mountain lion and the ranger shot the mountain lion
11:05:45 <Eric> Bad aim?
11:05:59 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> no.
11:06:08 <Eric> not enough bullets to get owner and dog?
11:06:28 <ynpvisitor44> I think there have been a few cases of boiled dogs, but they don't publicize them
11:06:32 <Eric> Also, here are the details on what you can ask someone with a service animal:
11:08:00 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> Dave, I think the Grand Prismatic incident did get people's attention on it being wrong. I don't know how well the message was received by international visitors
11:08:37 <Dave from B> I hope it helped.
11:08:44 <ynpvisitor44> if someone's dog was boiled to death AND they got a ticket and social media caught t- it would be viral against NPS about the 'poor puppy'
11:09:21 <Betty> UFO
11:09:48 <Eric> alright...gotta go grab lunch. Enjoy the geysers :-)
11:09:52 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> probably. it depends on the circumstances and how it gets spun
11:10:08 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> just look at the gorilla incident this week
11:10:26 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> many people were blaming the parent for not watching their kid
11:11:11 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> Betty that was a UWO
11:13:02 <Dave from B> time to fill in for lunches in the market. bbl
11:13:22 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> I do think YNP does a good job of keeping dogs out of harm's way. There will always be completely clueless people visiting.
11:14:14 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> Rangers at OF respond to "hot dog" calls (dogs in cars in the sun) every day during the summer. I wonder how much resource is spent on that
11:14:22 <Jake ಠ_ಠ> OF
11:19:00 <Dave from B> Guess I jumped the gun.
11:19:11 <Dave from B> Yes, dogs left in cars is a big deal everywhere
11:19:20 <Dave from B> Cars heat up very fast
11:21:25 <Biddle> thats why you leave the car and AC on :P
11:28:38 <Biddle> daisy
11:59:41 <Betty> LC
11:59:57 <Biddle> Hi Brian
12:00:44 <Brian> Hi All
12:01:00 <Brian> another nice looking day in the basin
12:01:02 <Betty> hey Brian
12:01:23 <ynpvisitor14> TIme for BH. Better go in the next 20 or 30!
12:03:07 <Brian> well, I had a good track record going of "bringing it on" for a while there...lately less so... ;)
12:04:26 <Dave from B> 14, you have a couple hours...better sit down
12:05:12 <ynpvisitor14> I looked and it is due for a short one.
12:05:26 <Jake> nice try Dave, but it didn't work ;)
12:36:44 <Biddle> kleaving fgor a bit, BH should go now.
12:37:00 <Brian> prob Giantess too
12:51:37 <Betty> OF
13:11:30 <ynpvisitor14> Well enjoy bh. Betty hope you beat dave to the call.
13:11:55 <Betty> thanks. :-D bye
13:14:59 <Brian> Looks like I'll miss BH as well...bye all...enjoy!
13:15:23 <Betty> bye, Brian
13:28:27 <ynpvisitor48> testing default name
13:28:38 <ynpvisitor48> hoping it gets stuck :-P
13:29:55 <Betty> Riverside ie
13:37:33 <Can I change?> test
13:47:30 <Betty> Oblong ie
13:49:45 <Michael> yup.
13:56:53 <Michael> Have to leave in five minutes. Is it OK to wish for a no-indicator Beehive right now?
13:57:19 <Betty> :-)
14:04:40 <Biddle> be back later
14:05:02 <Dave from B> You saved BH for me?
14:05:04 <Betty> later Biddle
14:06:06 <Betty> looks like
14:12:07 <Dave from B> wow...lots of people
14:12:26 <Betty> in uniform
14:12:28 <Dave from B> military?
14:12:39 <Betty> think so
14:12:41 <Jake> boy scouts
14:13:03 <Jake> and a dog
14:13:05 <Eric> or maybe the new trump youth corp?
14:13:36 <Jake> boardwalk vigilante posse
14:13:53 <ynpvisitor73> No red ballcaps.
14:14:47 <Dave from B> That's right, Jake. Someone stationed every 10 yards?
14:16:15 <Eric> They look like these guys?
14:16:45 <Eric> Just kids out having a good time!
14:31:32 <ynpvisitor76> .
14:33:38 <Jake> O
14:33:39 <Jake> F
14:35:06 <ynpvisitor76> and Beehive next?
14:35:37 <Betty> or Aurum
14:35:58 <Dave from B> Crowd on the hill
14:36:06 <Dave from B> Sure indy isn't going?
14:36:09 <Jake> Daisy next if it hasn't already gone
14:41:09 <Jake> there's some stupid white smudgy pixel things where BHI is when the cam is zoomed out
14:41:52 <Jake> in no way is my brain responsible for seeing BHI every 15 seconds there
14:42:07 <ynpvisitor86> Family waving at the webcam
14:42:29 <Betty> they build letters
14:42:41 <Jake> LOVE
14:42:43 <Betty> love
14:42:48 <Betty> sweet
14:42:50 <Jake> LOYK
14:42:55 <Betty> lol
14:43:30 <Betty> Daisy
14:43:30 <Jake> Daisy ie
14:43:38 <Jake> ns / s
14:44:24 <Jake> good luck with Beehive. I'm out. Go USA vs Colombia tonight
14:45:13 <Betty> bye, Jake
14:46:26 <Eric> ok BH time :-)
14:47:02 <Eric> bhi
14:47:04 <ynpvisitor86> bhi
14:47:04 <ynpvisitor86> .
14:47:04 <ynpvisitor86> .
14:47:05 <ynpvisitor86> .
14:47:05 <Betty> whoooooo
14:47:05 <ynpvisitor86> .
14:47:05 <ynpvisitor86> .
14:47:28 <Betty> do we need a text? I can do
14:48:04 <Eric> nope...2 already :-)
14:48:30 <Betty> I just saw it
14:49:38 <ynpvisitor7> got 2
14:50:28 <Eric> You are special if you got more than one :-P
14:50:52 <ynpvisitor86> sorry sent out pdt first time instead of mdt
14:51:06 <Eric> Lion looks ready
14:51:10 <Betty> Lion ready too
14:51:21 <Eric> :-P
14:52:29 <Eric> That indy seems larger than normal
14:52:59 <Betty> glad we HAVE one
14:53:14 <Eric> meh, I was here and ready :-D
14:54:35 <Betty> now the tree needs to stop shaking
14:56:38 <ynpvisitor51> Larger then the new normal? None!
14:56:42 <Dave from B> Yes
14:57:12 <Eric> maybe it's a false indy?
14:57:19 <ynpvisitor51> I must have esp, cause i do not text and joind to see BH.
14:57:23 <Jake> I will not be claimed as a sacrifice
14:57:28 <Jake> I have a short commute :D
14:57:37 <Eric> false indy..jakes back
14:57:55 <Betty> haha
14:58:00 <ynpvisitor51> Kevin has a short commute!
14:58:11 <David A pdx> good afternoon all! I got home in time for BH!!
14:58:14 <ynpvisitor51> Where is he anyway?
14:58:21 <Betty> is he already there?
14:58:32 <Eric> ohh, good question
14:58:52 <Betty> think he is on the way to the park
14:59:16 <Jake> BH is going to miss the GT Prediction window that ends at 1659
14:59:18 <ynpvisitor51> Is this wen he was skipping out of jury duty and going to the park?
14:59:26 <Eric> maybe
15:00:05 <Eric> yep :-(
15:00:10 <David A pdx> LC ?
15:00:15 <Betty> LC
15:00:16 <ynpvisitor51> What retired guy goes to Yellowstone on a weekend?
15:00:16 <Eric> yes
15:00:16 <David A pdx> LC ie
15:00:28 <Eric> One who has to coordinate with family
15:01:15 <ynpvisitor51> Would be easier to leave them at home.
15:01:42 <ynpvisitor51> To feed the chickens
15:02:44 <David A pdx> Lion looks like it is getting ready too!
15:03:00 <Eric> Lion looks so ready...good chance at a dual
15:03:01 <Betty> not the circle right now! :-(
15:03:11 <Eric> no circle here
15:03:17 <Betty> puh, gone
15:04:38 <Eric> 17 minutes into indy!
15:05:00 <Eric> BH 1705
15:06:00 <ynpvisitor51> BH looks taller. Camera must make things taler today.
15:07:58 <Eric> Nice lookin Bee, surprised we don't have a rainbow
15:10:20 <Eric> Nice camop work whoever is driving :-)
15:11:40 <Betty> yes, thanks :-) time for sleep now. Have a great evening all
15:11:55 <Eric> night betty
15:19:38 <Eric> Trump Youth again
15:20:19 <ynpvisitor86> seem to be lined up by height
15:24:48 <David A pdx> say what Eric?!
15:25:39 <ynpvisitor86> take a look
15:26:14 <David A pdx> boy scouts???
15:26:15 <Eric> Makin merica great :-D
15:26:26 <Eric> Don't think so
15:26:41 <David A pdx> ah gee. I'm being naive i guess.
15:26:44 <Eric> No scouting insignia that I saw
15:26:48 <David A pdx> looks like Sprinkler!
15:26:59 <ynpvisitor86> look too old for boy scouts and wrong uniform
15:27:46 <David A pdx> true... maybe they're trying to keep old folks safe from rabid squirrels???
15:27:55 <David A pdx> another group.
15:28:04 <David A pdx> ROTC?
15:28:38 <Eric> not sure why they would be at OF
15:28:53 <David A pdx> anybody in the basin today? check them out?
15:28:59 <David A pdx> not sure either...
15:29:21 <Eric> They are all uniformed
15:29:46 <David A pdx> ah, homeland security is building a camp in the wilds of yellowstone. waiting for the big blow. they'll send all the illegals there, and when it blows, there they go!
15:29:48 <Eric> maybe they are like that malhuer bunch and are going to take over the park?
15:29:59 <David A pdx> they sure as hell better not...
15:30:20 <David A pdx> they Malheur bunch didn't wear uniforms...
15:30:27 <Eric> Come's our land we should own it not the guberment :-P
15:30:48 <Eric> Give it to the cow herders so they can make a profit!
15:30:49 <David A pdx> it's pubic land after all!
15:30:54 <David A pdx> oops, public
15:31:20 <Eric> I know...just being goofy
15:31:37 <David A pdx> who? moi?
15:31:42 <Eric> me :-)
15:31:44 <David A pdx> LOL
15:31:50 <David A pdx> me too...
15:32:08 <Eric> off they go to march some more
15:32:10 <David A pdx> gotta let off some steam now and then... especially when watching the geyser cam!
15:32:58 <Eric> Rise Up
15:33:19 <David A pdx> sheesh. What the heck is "Rise Up"?
15:34:00 <David A pdx>
15:35:32 <David A pdx> gonna be near 100 in Portland tomorrow...
15:35:54 <David A pdx> on that happy note, I'm signing off for now! back later.
15:36:50 <Eric> cya
15:43:13 <Biddle> I knew it, i leave, and BH goes... :(
15:49:49 <Biddle> castle
15:50:22 <Biddle> wait... daisy?
15:50:48 <Biddle> nope. caslte....
15:51:13 <Eric> no wait giant :-P
15:51:44 <Eric> when it's zoomed sometimes it's hard to tell.
16:20:14 <ynpvisitor76> where have the Aurum watchers gone?
16:27:51 <ynpvisitor76> ..
16:27:53 <ynpvisitor86> lion
16:46:04 <ynpvisitor76> .
16:46:07 <ynpvisitor76> .
17:09:22 <ynpvisitor86> aurum
17:09:57 <ynpvisitor76> yay
17:10:05 <Biddle> nice tall and visible
17:10:15 <Biddle> well, tall for aurum
17:28:42 <ynpvisitor76> /
18:07:11 <ynpvisitor76> .
18:48:27 <ynpvisitor42> Thanks Cam Op for all the great close-ups tonight!
18:49:03 <ynpvisitor86> now if Grand would erupt
18:49:40 <ynpvisitor42> yeah, Oblong sure fooled us there for a minute
19:24:23 <ynpvisitor17> OF
19:26:08 <ynpvisitor42> Grand
19:26:23 <ynpvisitor86> grand -- of course it waited for OF
19:30:06 <ynpvisitor64> At least it went for the peeps there
19:31:05 <ynpvisitor42> love the backlight
19:51:02 <R2D2> Only 1 Aurum today? :p
19:52:17 <ynpvisitor86> bad wind direction for old faithful steam most of the day so couldn't see it much on the webcam
19:53:30 <R2D2> It will be watched tomorrow.
20:29:41 <ynpvisitor31> Riverside maybe
20:58:51 <ynpvisitor86> bright
20:58:56 <ynpvisitor86> of
21:38:45 <ynpvisitor73> Lol ufo?