Showing logs for date: 2019-03-30
22:20:33 <ynpvisitor71> hduedydpcfhh7gy
03:22:37 <ynpvisitor65> Thank goodness the winds are from the east.
03:26:31 <ynpvisitor23> OF
04:13:21 <ynpvisitorCC> Morning Everyone
04:13:43 <ynpvisitor72> Daisy
04:13:47 <LindaG> Hi CC
04:13:48 <ynpvisitor72> Hi CC
04:13:52 <ynpvisitorCC> daisy
04:14:07 <ynpvisitorCC> Hi Linda andJoe
04:15:47 <Joe> cannot hide any more :)
04:16:09 <ynpvisitorCC> How are you Joe
04:17:02 <Joe> I am doing well, better than expected with the shoulder, thanks
04:17:16 <LindaG> Lol been watching you change names, wondering
04:18:03 <Joe> I am not good at hiding :)
04:18:51 <ynpvisitorCC> No reason to hide...you are too good at what you do!!!!
04:18:56 <Joe> sprinkler
04:20:40 <Joe> Thanks CC I try but I'll never be as good as DaveM (my goal)
04:22:53 <Joe> We need that bear to give us a show.
04:23:19 <ynpvisitorCC> I can't believe I missed it by 1 minute
04:23:35 <ynpvisitorCC> Did see the video though
04:24:06 <Joe> Yes I posted the video
04:25:45 <Joe> Bee steam
04:25:58 <Joe> And bubblers
04:26:24 <ynpvisitorCC> yeph
04:26:44 <LindaG> Didnt see it listed overnight, maybe its leaving the darkside
04:27:24 <ynpvisitorCC> Anyone know why my stream on chat keeps freezing?
04:28:09 <Joe> mine is doing the same
04:28:40 <ynpvisitorCC> so annoying
04:30:14 <Joe> I saw two Lions? last night hoping they were not BH and now I know they were not, waiting for the overnight to see if the Lions were real
04:31:32 <Joe> Very dark is difficult, and I do not like to post a maybe.
04:33:47 <Joe> If the last lion was real there may be another soon
04:33:55 <LindaG> Did someone sneak in during the night and clean dome?
04:34:32 <GO GIANT> morning
04:34:42 <LindaG> Morning
04:34:43 <GO GIANT> joe did you see Lion ... not on GT :(
04:34:46 <Joe> It is clean, did not notice it being done
04:35:37 <LindaG> Last night at sunset I noticed it was clean but thought it was the lighting
04:35:41 <Joe> I took them off Graham, waiting for the overnight
04:35:48 <ynpvisitorCC> Lion
04:36:31 <ynpvisitorCC> may not
04:36:54 <GO GIANT> ok. when did you see them?
04:36:57 <GO GIANT> approx
04:37:04 <ynpvisitorCC> definitely Lion
04:37:15 <LindaG> Lion
04:37:21 <Joe> 0536, just posted
04:37:28 <ynpvisitorCC> good
04:38:29 <Joe> The other was~0314 but not sure on it at all
04:38:45 <LindaG> Nice
04:40:20 <GO GIANT> ok, thanks Joe. i think its good to post a questionable Lion so people can watch for another
04:40:50 <GO GIANT> maybe the seiries keeps going for NG
04:40:55 <Joe> This and the others did not look ini so there will be a Lion hunt soon :)
04:42:23 <Joe> I'll do that Graham, I was not wanting to mess up the database with maybes
04:43:04 <GO GIANT> yeah, but they can be cleaned up with the overnight when it happens
04:43:33 <Joe> Ok
04:44:19 <GO GIANT> and Dave and others can know what time to search around too
04:45:17 <ynpvisitor67> LC ie
04:45:33 <Joe> I just posted the 0314?
04:45:51 <Joe> Sprinkler
04:45:53 <ynpvisitor67> And so it begins...😊
04:47:17 <GO GIANT> you will get to 1000 in no time Linda
04:47:50 <LindaG> 😊
04:48:56 <LindaG> Strong bubblers
04:49:22 <ynpvisitorCC> I keep thinking that and then it stops
04:49:49 <LindaG> Oh
04:50:05 <Joe> Just 10 easy posts a day Linda will give you 3650 more in just a year :)
04:51:28 <LindaG> 😏👍
04:52:22 <LindaG> Just imagine what we'll be able to post with new cam
04:53:47 <Joe> our fingers will be tired and we will have to replace our keyboards often
04:54:37 <ynpvisitorCC> OF
04:55:23 <LindaG> Nice light
04:57:54 <GO GIANT> dont worry, Dave has lots of keyboards in stock
04:58:24 <LindaG> 😋
04:59:10 <LindaG> Amazing the difference when the dome is clean
05:09:12 <Joe> lc,Linda
05:10:33 <LindaG> Ok
05:10:40 <Joe> Sprinkler
05:12:53 <LindaG> Dome on static, think its erupting? Or just steaming
05:13:18 <LindaG> I think eruption g
05:13:19 <GO GIANT> i would say steaming
05:13:27 <LindaG> Ok
05:13:31 <Joe> looks weak
05:13:35 <GO GIANT> at 7F thats not enough steam
05:13:42 <GO GIANT> on a warm day it would be erupting
05:14:02 <LindaG> 👍
05:18:51 <Joe> Linda, do you communicate with Kat?
05:21:13 <LindaG> I can
05:22:10 <Joe> Would you let her know her Castle yesterday was a major, please
05:22:41 <LindaG> Ok
05:29:54 <LindaG> So that's weird now the dome is dirty. I guess it was the lighting. How strange.
05:33:14 <ynpvisitor41> West mystery solved. Restraining order male had gun in his car leading to his house being search and 6 guns including ak 47 found
05:34:39 <Kat> Beautiful Sunshine!
05:35:39 <Kat> Joe, thanks for the heads up! Changed to major Castle yesterday! Hadn't had time to check intervals this morning! :)
05:35:45 <LindaG> Hi kat and craig
05:36:10 <Kat> Hey Linda - thanks for the text!
05:36:24 <CraigC> hey Linda
05:36:30 <CraigC> hey Kay and Joe
05:36:33 <CraigC> Kat
05:36:39 <Kat> Morning Craig!
05:37:06 <LindaG> 👍
05:39:40 <Joe> Hi Craig
05:39:59 <Kat> Sunny and cold there - Sunny and 70 here - going to be 83 today!
05:40:13 <Kat> lion
05:41:37 <CraigC> bubblers?
05:41:50 <Joe> there was a Lion at 0316 last night, but at 0320 there was a camera stream interuption so could not tell if it was ini
05:42:42 <LindaG> Yes bubblers bee is getting ready I think
05:42:55 <Kat> Bubblers for sure..
05:43:13 <ynpvisitorCC> Hi Craig.....bubblers have been going for a while
05:43:24 <LindaG> Hopefully it will wait for better light
05:43:54 <Kat> I like this light!
05:44:03 <CraigC> hey CC
05:44:05 <GO GIANT> so no 0435 Lion visible?
05:44:23 <Kat> Hi CC!
05:44:29 <Joe> havn't got there yet
05:44:33 <ynpvisitorCC> Hey Cathy
05:44:46 <ynpvisitorCC> Kathy
05:45:11 <Kat> :)
05:46:01 <LindaG> Oh I have to do taxes, gotta stop watching, I'll listen for bee text
05:46:34 <CraigC> in the GG group on FB, there were some cool historical photos posted yesterday. I spent most of the evening googling stuff looking at old photos at YNP
05:46:51 <GO GIANT> good luck Linda...my taxes were painful
05:47:54 <LindaG> Thx, yeah mine might also
05:48:28 <Joe> Graham, Lion at 0434
05:50:46 <GO GIANT> nice, thanks for searching
05:50:58 <GO GIANT> so the 03xx was probably the initial
05:52:03 <Joe> Yes but could not prove because of cam loss, but interval says yes
05:52:10 <Kat> My taxes were awful! Hope you get done today Linda!
06:07:23 <Joe> we have 5 Lions this series and hopefully more to come
06:36:43 <ynpvisitorCC> OF
06:41:56 <Joe> Daisy ie ?
06:44:01 <Joe> maybe in a few
06:49:13 <LindaG> Lion purr
06:49:39 <LindaG> Oops supposed to be doing taxes
06:53:00 <ynpvisitorCC> Lio
06:53:06 <ynpvisitorCC> Lion
06:53:14 <Joe> Lion, sprinkler daisy soon
06:53:29 <ynpvisitorCC> Joe sent PM
06:53:53 <Kat> :)
06:58:31 <ynpvisitorCC> Have a nice day everyone
07:00:56 <Joe> bye CC
07:05:13 <Joe> daisy
07:06:44 <ynpvisitor22> giving up on Giant?
07:07:10 <GO GOGGLE> no .. but focussing my energy on the more likely one :)
07:07:29 <GO GOGGLE> i will probably miss it, going out soon. no recent NG reports tho :(
07:07:54 <GO GOGGLE> have to get Linda recording Bank too
07:07:57 <GO GOGGLE> its ie
07:08:33 <GO GOGGLE> hi Kevin ..... congrats to Knights, i see they clinched a playoff spot ... even tho they they lost
07:11:27 <Kevin L™🌵> I sure wish it was because we won not because someone lost.
07:20:24 <Joe> Lots of Bee steam can"t tell if indy though
07:22:07 <Joe> not indy yet
07:23:13 <GO STEAMBOAT> Good morning everyone!
07:23:37 <GO STEAMBOAT> Dream big Graham!
07:23:39 <Joe> Grand?
07:24:12 <Dave from B™> Who's responsible for decorating the cam?
07:24:48 <Dave from B™> Don't try to blame on a geyser, either
07:25:24 <Kevin L™🌵> You slinging mud again Dave?
07:25:44 <Dave from B™> You know me...always trying to stir things up
07:26:51 <Joe> Don't pay attention to the Grand prediction I jumped the gun :(
07:27:24 <Dave from B™> Should be on the next Turban
07:29:57 <Dave from B™> Anyone have anything exciting going on this weekend?
07:30:53 <CraigC> is yardwork exciting?
07:31:09 <Dave from B™> How do you feel afterwards?
07:31:30 <Kevin L™🌵> Training and racing.
07:32:20 <Dave from B™> Kevin, could you tell Kyle to quit picking on the Truck Series drivers? Isn't like like a All Star pitcher going down to AA minors to pitch?
07:34:05 <Kevin L™🌵> I think he is only doing one more truck race this year. Many do like to race him since they can see what he is doing out there. He also has several of his own trucks that are developing new drivers.
07:34:25 <Joe> Grand
07:34:28 <Dave from B™> I did see he has his own team
07:34:33 <Dave from B™> Nice
07:35:24 <Kevin L™🌵> And he also uses crews for the trucks to help train them.
07:37:11 <Dave from B™> Does he develop drivers in in the Infinity Series as well?
07:38:16 <Kevin L™🌵> He does not have ownership in the Xfinity series but he works with Joe Gibbs with his development program.
07:39:18 <Dave from B™> haha. I didn't think Infinity sounded right
07:41:18 <Dave from B™> Humidity must be high again today
07:41:31 <Dave from B™> 64%
07:42:00 <Kevin L™🌵> But it is cold.
07:44:23 <Joe> steam from MGB on static?
07:45:26 <Dave from B™> could be a lonely cloud
07:45:51 <Joe> don't think so
07:47:50 <ynpvisitor97> MGB?
07:48:11 <Joe> Midway geyser Basin
07:53:58 <Kevin L™🌵> Lion
07:55:33 <Joe> 7th Lion in series
07:59:09 <Kevin L™🌵> BH in the next 2h
08:00:41 <ynpvisitor2> Joe -- Grotto was in eruption at 0242 but I don't see Riverside. DaveM
08:01:37 <Joe> Thanks Dave, I'll delete
08:02:12 <Joe> done
08:03:11 <ynpvisitor2> It was really hard to see down basin last night.
08:04:03 <Joe> Yes, I'm still sketchy on my 0315 lion
08:04:28 <ynpvisitor2> That was correct. I saw it too.
08:04:39 <Joe> thanks
08:05:33 <Dave from B™> Hey, Dave. I know you didn't make it to YNP last year. Are you able to make it this year?
08:06:06 <Joe> of
08:06:46 <ynpvisitor2> I'm hopeful. It depends on whether they ask me to teach again next year. It looks likely but it will depend on how many sign up for my class.
08:07:57 <Dave from B™> I had heard that you were teaching. Where and what are you teaching?
08:09:11 <ynpvisitor2> A freind asked me to teach computer programming at her high school. I'm having a ball.
08:11:57 <Dave from B™> That's great. My wife taught for 9 years. It is very rewarding. I hope you can swing a trip. Lots of fun things happening in the basins.
08:12:25 <ynpvisitor2> I agree
08:14:40 <ynpvisitor999®> what a mess on that dome
08:14:50 <ynpvisitor999®> morning all
08:15:11 <Joe> Hi Jarno
08:30:09 <Dave from B™> Joe, when does attempt #2 for the new cam start?
08:33:01 <Joe> April 10th
08:33:54 <Dave from B™> I hope it goes well. They must want it up and going by Opening Day.
08:34:10 <Joe> It will probably go well this time
08:34:32 <Dave from B™> Nicer weather should help
08:34:39 <ynpvisitor999®> I hope it'll be done within hours rather than a whole working week
08:35:53 <ynpvisitor2> I wonder how many geysers we'll be able to see. I'm concerned we'll miss a lot.
08:36:15 <Joe> I hope I get all my problems taken care of so I can start operating the cam again.
08:36:33 <ynpvisitor999®> we should be able to see more of Geyser Hill from the new view, but I'm more worried about back basin
08:37:08 <ynpvisitor2> I don't think we'll be able to see Gesyer Hill when the camera is focussed on OF.
08:38:02 <Joe> The cam ops are going to have a "sixth sense" about the down basin geysers
08:38:03 <Dave from B™> My main concern is also the 20-30 minutes we are focused on OF every 90 minutes
08:38:10 <ynpvisitor999®> Might be able to see something of the Myriad Group if it can rotate 360° and there's nothing in the way
08:39:47 <ynpvisitor2> Not certain about Myriad but the housing hangs down so the top of the building may be in the way. Also we'll probably miss overnight times once the camera moves.
08:40:22 <Dave from B™> It's going to be a different perspective for sure. More aerial view will be different
08:40:52 <Dave from B™> We might need full time overnight drivers:)
08:40:55 <ynpvisitor2> We'll be able to see individual features better but we will lose the wide angle view
08:41:51 <ynpvisitor2> The current stance is that it is not possible to see anything after dark so no camera movement is allowed at night.
08:41:56 <ynpvisitor999®> would be nice if there will be a static which permanently looks at the back basin
08:43:23 <Joe> From what I remember when I was on top of the Inn years ago, in wide I think the cam will see all of Geyser hill and OF, but when focused on OF not many as Dave said
08:43:53 <ynpvisitor2> Tried to get a static but too expensive to connect it. Part of the reason the streaming cam is moving is that they are removing the power and internet connections to its current location.
08:44:48 <ynpvisitor2> I mapped out the wide agle of the current camera, and it is not wide enough to get geyser hill and Old Faithful at the same time.
08:44:56 <Dave from B™> I didn't know that about the power in current location
08:45:44 <Dave from B™> Dave, what do you mean by tried to get a static? What kind of expense are we talking about?
08:46:06 <Joe> Yes Dave, i forgot the 60 degree angle
08:46:40 <ynpvisitor999®> what's the angle going to be on the new cam?
08:46:46 <ynpvisitor2> I mean we talked to the NPS about a static camera for down basin. Their response is what I wrote above.
08:47:02 <ynpvisitor999®> :(
08:47:10 <ynpvisitor2> The new cam was supposed to be the same model as the current camera.
08:48:18 <Dave from B™> Ok. I was just curious if money would solve the problem
08:50:05 <ynpvisitor999®> hmm... maybe we could convince Bill to put loggers on more back basin features, so that we at least have some monitoring down there while the cam is off of there
08:50:24 <ynpvisitor2> Tried but there was no interest. They are very proud of the new location and believe it will better serve the needs of their audience. Since most people jsut want to see OF, they are probably correct.
08:50:50 <ynpvisitor999®> unfortunate
08:51:20 <ynpvisitor2> Monitors exist. It will probably fall to interp to collect the data and post it for us.
08:51:47 <Dave from B™> Yep, unfortunately gazers are the minority when we are talking about this cam
08:51:51 <Joe> Lion
08:52:16 <Dave from B™> I hope we get an NG today
08:52:18 <ynpvisitor999®> Lion's definitely performing better than yesterday afternoon :)
08:52:36 <ynpvisitor2> BH is the big problem. No way to get the data from the baordwalk yet. There si a solution but we are waiting to see the new view before approaching the NPS with a possible solution.
08:52:45 <ynpvisitor2> for the monitor at BH that is
08:53:34 <ynpvisitor999®> nice tall one
08:53:56 <LindaG> Bubblers still buv
08:54:02 <LindaG> Bubbling
08:54:51 <LindaG> ynpvisitor999®, see that hole is steaming
08:55:03 <ynpvisitor999®> ah, I see
08:55:39 <Dave from B™> Dave, thanks for sharing the info and thank you for ALL you do to help gazing. I know you probably don't get thanked enough. I sure appreciate the work you do.
08:56:41 <ynpvisitor999®> Indy?
08:56:43 <LindaG> 😊
08:57:05 <LindaG> Bee is really steaming
08:57:15 <ynpvisitor999®> Indy
08:57:15 <LindaG> Indy
08:57:15 <ynpvisitor999®> .
08:57:16 <LindaG> .
08:57:16 <ynpvisitor999®> .
08:57:16 <LindaG> .
08:57:17 <ynpvisitor999®> .
08:57:17 <ynpvisitor999®> .
08:57:18 <ynpvisitor999®> .
08:57:27 <Joe> Looks like
08:57:36 <ynpvisitor999®> I'm sure the dings will wake someone up :D
08:57:36 <LindaG> Lol we alternated jarno
08:59:02 <ynpvisitorCC> I took the cam because I did''think we had a cam operator
08:59:14 <Casey> Thanks for the text
08:59:22 <LindaG> Yw
09:00:30 <Dave from B™> Craig, are you biking today?
09:00:49 <Kitt> yay indy
09:01:13 <ynpvisitor999®> Linda, that hole that was steaming is most likely Roof - the more unlikely one is UNNG-GHG-8, which only erupted between 1983 (after the Borah Peak earthquake) and 1986
09:02:30 <LindaG> Great thanks. I'll have to read about it
09:05:29 <ynpvisitor35> Checked log, I agree with the part about if we are forced to look at OF, we will not see much else from the new location.
09:06:16 <Dave from B™> I was just wondering how the public will feel if the cam is never on OF when it is not due
09:06:31 <Dave from B™> That could cause more problems
09:06:34 <Kitt> go Beehive
09:06:36 <ynpvisitor999®> :bee:
09:06:37 <Kitt> yay
09:06:39 <Dave from B™> woohoo
09:06:42 <ynpvisitor35> The public will think what it is told
09:06:57 <Kitt> climb bee
09:07:02 <LindaG> Go bee
09:07:08 <ynpvisitor999®> quite the rocket start
09:07:20 <Casey> Boom
09:07:58 <ynpvisitor35> One thing we may miss, people running from the shower at be. I think be will be in the way
09:08:45 <ynpvisitor118> Rainbow bottom
09:08:47 <Dave from B™> Will we be able to see indy from the new location?
09:09:07 <Dave from B™> or will it be partially hidden behind the cone
09:09:13 <ynpvisitor35> WOul dhave to look at my picture, but I think we have a great view of the hill
09:09:45 <ynpvisitor118> Nice to see bee in daylight again
09:10:05 <ynpvisitor35> It will be shorter though
09:10:52 <Joe> Yes contrary to what Dave from B thinks I think
09:11:09 <Joe> Daylight Bees are great
09:11:16 <Dave from B™> Joe, say what?
09:11:38 <ynpvisitor118> 😆
09:11:52 <Joe> Some one said "it is nice to see BEE in the daylight
09:12:10 <Dave from B™> haha
09:12:58 <ynpvisitor72> need to turn the hose on the cam for a quick wipe, g
09:13:52 <Dave from B™> That was fun
09:14:27 <Dave from B™> I do thing the new cam view for GH will be great but how often will we be pointed in that direction is the big issue.
09:14:29 <ynpvisitor72> hi Dave from B
09:14:31 <Dave from B™> think*
09:14:32 <ynpvisitor35> Yes we will be able to see indy. What will take getting used to is be is way farther right then what we are used to. No more be lion duels. More likely be pump duels.
09:14:37 <LindaG> Now I really have to do taxes. I'm just not feeling this month. Haha
09:14:51 <Dave from B™> Hi, 72
09:15:13 <Dave from B™> Aurum BH duels
09:15:24 <CraigC> dang, just missed BH
09:15:26 <Dave from B™> About 2 per year:)
09:15:29 <ynpvisitor35> Possible, it is right of be in the view
09:15:49 <ynpvisitor72> has pump re activared?
09:16:15 <ynpvisitor35> Follow link to castle. The hill loks different from that direction
09:17:57 <ynpvisitor35> You will also see from the inn, all that is visible will be spit cone and the princess.
09:18:27 <ynpvisitor35> This view will be no longer possible
09:18:41 <Dave from B™> We will also be able to see what flavor of ice cream Jillian is eating while waiting for OF
09:19:10 <ynpvisitor35> I believe the crowds will be gone from the new view
09:19:32 <Dave from B™> And how many dogs wait for an eruption of OF. Have you ever counted the number of dogs in the trees by the outer bw during a busy summer midday eruption?
09:22:17 <ynpvisitor35> I think the only thing we will see besides ground will be the trees back by the bridge and left of the day lodge
09:22:26 <Joe> Sprinkler
09:23:43 <ynpvisitor35> Maybe if the crowds are not visible, we can present the case to let the static take care of the princess watch and let people see other geysers. You know spread the crowds out over then entire area?
09:25:01 <ynpvisitor35> I do not think I took a picture of just the princess. I took other pictures.
09:25:16 <Dave from B™> I'm more nervous about the move for us than ever before. Hopefully things work out
09:27:07 <ynpvisitor35> Well, not much we can do about it. Schedule your day around cam down time every hour and a quarter. Hope for the best the other hour we have a chance to see things.
09:27:40 <ynpvisitor35> Back basin will improve, when we can see it.
09:27:53 <LindaG> Depression?
09:27:53 <Kitt> Depression
09:27:58 <Dave from B™> Entries from the field will be even more important
09:28:17 <LindaG> Kitt, 👍
09:28:49 <Kitt> :):)
09:28:52 <CraigC> when is the cam change scheduled?
09:28:58 <ynpvisitor35> I still think the best option is to move the current cam to where the static is, run it in static mode, update more often, and use night mode.
09:29:04 <Dave from B™> April 10
09:29:10 <CraigC> thanks
09:29:16 <Joe1> here is a screenshot of a video taken from the top of theInn behind the pole that the camera is mounted on https://imgur.com/a/1VuvId2
09:29:37 <ynpvisitor35> Don't hold your breath?
09:31:06 <Dave from B™> Too bad we can't get a pic of flag raisers everyday
09:33:45 <ynpvisitor35> We will get a good look at obrong
09:34:07 <ynpvisitor35> Castle' Daisy' duels
09:34:19 <Sam - laptop> I'm seeing talk about the cam move. Can someone fill me in where exactly it's supposedly going?
09:34:40 <ynpvisitor35> It is under the US flag pole on top of the inn
09:34:53 <Sam - laptop> Thank you.
09:35:03 <ynpvisitor35> Or the flag closest to OF
09:35:39 <Joe> Look at the link posted above, Sam
09:35:45 <ynpvisitor35> It is a great view. Just can not see everything like we can now in this view.
09:35:51 <Sam - laptop> Thanks Joe, I'll do that.
09:36:45 <Sam - laptop> And that's OF being illuminated by the sun?
09:36:54 <Dave from B™> sunrise
09:36:59 <Joe> yes
09:37:03 <ynpvisitor35> We will have 3 different general views (in my opinion based on being up there in May) All of Geyser hill, all of the back basin with some of the and Spit cone /of'meadow,
09:37:46 <Sam - laptop> Cool! For some reason, I was under the impression that OF was no longer going to be in view as per a conversation I had with someone a few weeks ago.
09:37:50 <ynpvisitor35> sorry for inserting in the middle. put spit cone/of' at the end
09:37:53 <Casey> Change happens. I'm sure there will be a lot of positives and negatives when comparing it to this view. One thing I know for sure is I'm going to watch, enjoy and appreciate it (even when watching "princess").
09:38:13 <Sam - laptop> And that only the back basin was going to be the view
09:39:06 <Dave from B™> No, we will be starting at only the princess for too much of the time. At least a third of the time
09:39:06 <ynpvisitor35> That could have been my suggestion for night time. If they upgraded the static to have night vision as I have suggested today.
09:39:33 <ynpvisitor35> That way we would see most of the hill, and back basin at night.
09:39:38 <Sam - laptop> Guess we'll just have to wait and see.
09:40:11 <Sam - laptop> OF on static right now
09:40:40 <ynpvisitor35> One thing, we will have the chance to see more water in things like dome and giantess. Notice the term chance
09:41:11 <ynpvisitor35> Depression not dome, though dome too.
09:41:18 <LindaG> Whenwhen I'm driving cam I find it helpful to be reminded of what's coming up. Joe does a great job of that. So I think if that continues it will be help ul.
09:41:33 <LindaG> Us stay on top of things.
09:41:46 <Joe1> another from same location https://imgur.com/a/RuL5I1l
09:41:47 <ynpvisitor35> Well, I saw be, so off to do other things.
09:42:29 <Sam - laptop> Interesting.
09:42:54 <ynpvisitor35> I do believe that is much wider angle lens.
09:43:30 <Dave from B™> Linda, we can definitely help with that. Here's to OF staying CONSISTENT. I hate to see NPS put all their eggs in the OF basket. God forbid, it something happens to OF. I wish they would promote other big geysers more
09:44:04 <Dave from B™> but there entire infrastructure is built around 1 geyser
09:44:20 <ynpvisitor35> Cut out a 60 degree triangle and follow the link to any of the geysers. Put the triangle on the map from the top of the inn.
09:44:21 <Joe> Yes it is, just trying to give an idea of what can bee seen
09:45:05 <Joe> be*
09:45:05 <Dave from B™> Have a great Saturday everyone! Time to go sweat
09:45:18 <LindaG> When I watched cam before driving, if it were only OF I think I would have been bored. But most people probably just visit quickly.
09:45:32 <ynpvisitor35> I have no way to post pictures. I sent some to Kevin last year. Not sure if he ever got them as I never heard.
09:46:34 <Joe> Daisy
09:53:43 <Joe> 35 do you have the pictures on your computer?
09:55:09 <CraigC> I made an account on Imgur after seeing people here use it
09:55:53 <Joe> Castle
09:55:55 <ynpvisitor999®> Castle
09:57:11 <Joe> I don't have an imjur account but I do use Imjur
09:58:46 <Joe> 35 must have left
09:59:51 <Joe> looking very minor
10:02:26 <Joe> Imgur* correcting my post above
10:07:05 <Joe> /
10:17:48 <GO GOGGLE> a peep
10:18:04 <LindaG> Yeah
10:18:32 <Kevin L™🌵> How can you tell. Looks like geyserite to me.
10:19:07 <GO GOGGLE> i saw Mara post from northern range on FB, not sure if she is going to OF as part of her research?
10:23:35 <LindaG> No NGs yet?
10:32:51 <GO GOGGLE> NG must be waiting for my shift
10:34:53 <LindaGp> 😊 lucky me
10:35:54 <Joe> In 20 min or so we will know if lion is done, last one might have been missied while watching other geysers
10:43:27 <Joe> We may get a Castle early on your shift Graham that was the shortest minor I have ever seen, about 4 min of water
10:48:25 <GO GOGGLE> probably happen at the start of an OF window so we cant watch it close up
10:48:26 <ynpvisitor18> cam cleaning should be coming this afternoon
10:49:11 <Kevin L™🌵> Brought to you by the fine folks at Windex®
10:49:49 <Joe> Great! are the people coming off of furlough?
10:50:11 <ynpvisitor18> no, there are some folks working now
10:50:25 <ynpvisitor18> so maybe yes, they are off furlough
10:50:27 <Joe> Good
10:50:56 <ynpvisitor18> I have a friend there and asked if they could clean it. She said she would leave a note for person working today
10:51:08 <GO GOGGLE> theres no furlough now, just an end of seasn gap for some
10:51:24 <ynpvisitor18> still called furlough to them
10:51:46 <Joe> thanks 18
10:51:59 <GO GOGGLE> really?
10:52:03 <ynpvisitor18> they have no choice, they are off work until season begins again.
10:52:27 <Kevin L™🌵> Sort of like a school teacher.
10:54:06 <GO GOGGLE> isnt it that they are only hired for a fixed period?
10:55:05 <GO GOGGLE> agree theres not much difference in reality although people on fed govt furlough got paid for the time whereas the season change gap people dont get paid for
10:56:45 <Joe> Lion may be getting ready
11:00:56 <ynpvisitor18> well maybe NPS people call it furlough even though it isn't
11:01:04 <ynpvisitor18> that was the term they used
11:01:35 <GO GOGGLE> ok, it is one of the uses of the term
11:01:41 <Kevin L™🌵> At NDOT we disn't get paid for furloughs.
11:02:42 <Casey> Isn't the purpose of furloughs to save money by not having to pay?
11:04:13 <GO GOGGLE> haha not for Fed Govt, furloughs cost more money
11:04:14 <ynpvisitor18> I thought so Casey
11:04:34 <Kevin L™🌵> We always used the phrase "They got the gold mine, we got the shaft".
11:04:48 <ynpvisitor18> I have been around NPS folks for years, they always use furlough and it always means NOT GETTING PAID
11:04:48 <GO GOGGLE> its a lack of authorization to spend money
11:05:32 <GO GOGGLE> the furlough this winter was paid after it was over
11:05:50 <ynpvisitor18> I thought that was a shut down
11:05:56 <GO GOGGLE> theres a big difference in furlough due to lack of authorization to spend money and furlough due t seasonl closing
11:06:17 <Casey> With the government they choose to pay backpay because they didn't want to face the political consequences otherwise, but let's be honest, that was political positioning, not an attempt to make money.
11:06:18 <ynpvisitor18> anyway, they are not getting paid during this time off, they call if furlough, and maybe they just have always used the wrong term
11:06:23 <GO GOGGLE> federal employees were furloughed
11:07:06 <GO GOGGLE> i am not saying its wrong, just not what i thought it was called
11:07:09 <Kevin L™🌵> In the United States, a furlough (/ˈfɜːrloʊ/; from Dutch: verlof, "leave of absence") is a temporary leave of employees due to special needs of a company or employer, which may be due to economic conditions at the specific employer or in the economy as a whole. These involuntary furloughs may be short or long term, and many of those affected may seek other temporary employment during that time
11:08:46 <Casey> At the time the federal employees were furloughed (without pay). Whether or not we should retroactively say they weren't furloughed since they were later paid is a completely different debate.
11:09:03 <Casey> They weren't furloughed... they just thought they were.
11:09:32 <GO GOGGLE> ok....but everyonein the DC area called it a furlough ... haha
11:09:50 <Casey> At the time it was a furlough for sure.
11:10:05 <GO GOGGLE> and it fit Kevins definition too
11:10:23 <ynpvisitor18> let's just hope this non furloughed person cleans the cam for us
11:10:48 <Kevin L™🌵> :thumbsup:
11:11:20 <Casey> Apparently there is a "partially paid" furlough
11:12:06 <Kevin L™🌵> Military uses the term furlough for a paid leave.
11:14:33 <Casey> Yes. The military use of the word "furlough" is also an excepted definition.
11:15:30 <Casey> "Employee furloughs are mandatory time off work with no pay. The goal is to save money for the company by lowering employee salary expenses."
11:16:48 <Casey> If you are furloughed and answer an email, you are entitled to a full days pay that day legally. That could be good to know.
11:17:24 <GO GOGGLE> the feds were not allowed to check email
11:19:12 <ynpvisitor18> bikes allowed in park now
11:20:05 <GO GOGGLE> DaveM just entered a NG minor
11:20:40 <ynpvisitor18> not on my GT yet
11:21:26 <GO GOGGLE> Feds have Admin and SHutdown furloughs https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/
11:23:40 <ynpvisitor18> oh, NG from 1118
11:25:03 <Casey> Nice link Graham. "A furlough is the placing of an employee in a temporary nonduty, nonpay status because of lack of work or funds, or other nondisciplinary reasons."
11:26:43 <GO GOGGLE> they also have a definition of seasonal employee as opposed to furloughed. but net is that people arent working
11:31:25 <ynpvisitor95> If volunteer works while furloughed, do they get paid double time?
11:32:26 <GO GOGGLE> dont now. the only volunteers i know that were furloughed were not allowed to work
11:33:18 <GO GOGGLE> its a breack of their volunteer agreement so likely docked double pay
11:51:24 <Kevin L™🌵> Well that is 2 for 2 for Kyle this weekend.
11:55:47 <LindaG> Oh how I hate I'm fillng out forms, this is much more fun
12:06:49 <ynpvisitor51> Use turbo tax
12:08:07 <Kevin L™🌵> Tell the IRS you are taking a furlough
12:17:20 <GO GOGGLE> i just entered the numbers into the computer and it sat out 18 pages and demanded money
12:17:30 <GO GOGGLE> spat
12:18:04 <ynpvisitor46> Daisy
12:18:14 <Kevin L™🌵> Sort of like having kids Graham.
12:38:09 <Betty> hi all
12:39:04 <ynpvisitor999®> evening Betty
12:39:52 <Betty> evening Jarno
12:40:08 <LindaGp> Hi betty
12:40:11 <Kevin L™🌵> Hi
12:41:14 <LindaGp> I think the worst part is over bit taking the afternoon off. High 60s here ah. What's it by you graham?
12:41:14 <Betty> hi Linda and Kevin
12:44:12 <ynpvisitor999®> fluffy
12:44:12 <Betty> OF
12:44:34 <GO GOGGLE> i am in Richmon, high getting close to 80 today
12:45:46 <LindaGp> Oh that sounds nice
12:46:07 <LindaGp> We're still working on it up here.
12:48:24 <ynpvisitor999®> NG
12:48:32 <Betty> yeah
12:50:43 <LindaG> Uh, I missed it, just walked from porch to house
12:57:23 <LindaG> There is a spot right over LC cant tell what its doing
13:05:00 <Betty> Lake looks beautiful
13:05:50 <LindaG> It does
13:06:40 <LindaG> It very minimalist 😊
13:07:03 <ynpvisitor999®> hello cleaning stick
13:07:04 <GO GOGGLE> woo wiper
13:07:20 <Betty> woooooot
13:07:21 <ynpvisitor51> Nice
13:07:25 <LindaG> On delay, I excit3d
13:07:43 <Casey> Hi!
13:07:47 <Casey> Thank you!
13:08:00 <LindaG> Yay
13:08:25 <LindaG> Himthere
13:09:56 <GO GOGGLE> top part is still dirty
13:10:08 <GO GOGGLE> but it is better
13:10:37 <LindaG> I thinkmits really stuck on
13:11:05 <LindaG> I think it's really stuck on
13:11:26 <ynpvisitor18> drat, the cleaning did not go as I had hoped
13:11:30 <ynpvisitor18> Grand
13:11:49 <LindaG> Its better
13:11:56 <ynpvisitor18> at least they tried
13:12:19 <GO GOGGLE> this view is better now
13:12:38 <ynpvisitor18> streamers on Grand
13:12:51 <LindaG> Nice
13:15:09 <LindaG> I'm not seeing spikes
13:15:27 <ynpvisitor18> too much steam
13:15:52 <ynpvisitor18> I assure you, it is erupting
13:16:18 <ynpvisitor18> there are a few, in the back
13:16:43 <ynpvisitor31> Spikes are there
13:17:06 <LindaG> Yay
13:19:23 <ynpvisitor18> hoping we get a proper pause soon
13:19:41 <ynpvisitor18> and there, the 0 mph wind changed direction
13:21:31 <ynpvisitor18> yeah, come on 2nd
13:22:03 <ynpvisitor31> one burst
13:22:08 <ynpvisitor18> noooo
13:23:02 <ynpvisitor18> very poor cleaning job, good help is hard to find
13:23:59 <Kevin L™🌵> You can't fix a blowout with a patch.
13:24:10 <GO GOGGLE> i think you meant very hard cleaning job but its good that its better than before
13:24:26 <ynpvisitor18> yeah for the attempt
13:24:40 <GO GOGGLE> yes, thank them for it
13:25:16 <ynpvisitor18> I will, yet I will also ask them to check out the cam on line and see what is still there
13:28:01 <GO GOGGLE> i expec they can see the result themselves, bottom part is better but top part not so much
13:30:30 <LindaG> Marmot cave
13:30:32 <GO GOGGLE> the Lion/BH view is much better
13:32:32 <LindaG> Marmot cave was steaming some need to see water to list it
13:32:56 <LindaG> *do we
13:33:59 <GO GOGGLE> heavy steam is enough for me to post
13:34:23 <LindaG> Ok
13:52:14 <LindaG> Looks like bulger
13:55:13 <Betty> Riverside
13:56:50 <LindaG> That time already wow
14:19:26 <LindaG> OF
14:20:48 <Kat> :)
14:21:02 <LindaG> Hi Kat,
14:24:17 <GO GOGGLE> off to dinner, bbl
14:24:29 <LindaG> Ok take your time
14:25:16 <ynpvisitor999®> bye Graham
14:29:14 <ynpvisitor999®> some steam at NG, probably at high water levels or in an extended overflow
14:31:01 <LindaGp> Bulger
14:31:03 <ynpvisitor999®> splash splash Spasmodic
14:31:49 <LindaGp> Oops u r right
14:31:59 <ynpvisitor999®> Castle action?
14:32:30 <ynpvisitor999®> darn Crested Pool
14:39:58 <LindaGp> Daisy
14:43:32 <LindaGp> Kind of a weak daisy
14:43:49 <ynpvisitor999®> GO SPLENDID
14:44:13 <LindaGp> Of ie
14:47:20 <LindaGp> Not of
14:47:34 <LindaGp> LC ie
15:00:44 <ynpvisitor999®> maybe an Aurum soon-ish
15:02:03 <LindaGp> 🤞
15:02:29 <ynpvisitor999®> 'soon-ish' being the keyword :)
15:02:49 <LindaGp> 😊
15:02:51 <Kevin L™🌵> Does that mean within 24 hours?
15:03:01 <ynpvisitor999®> most likely
15:03:20 <LindaGp> Hehe
15:03:59 <ynpvisitor999®> can we have a zoom on SC?
15:05:21 <ynpvisitor999®> interesting
15:05:23 <LindaGp> Close enough?
15:06:10 <ynpvisitor999®> really hoped it went aboveground, but apparantly it has either a second vent or some fissure emitting steam on the left side from cam perspective
15:06:40 <ynpvisitor999®> thanks :)
15:07:03 <LindaGp> I'VE
15:07:37 <LindaGp> I've seen water splash out top
15:08:15 <ynpvisitor999®> during this eruption?
15:08:42 <LindaGp> No, in past
15:09:00 <ynpvisitor999®> oh, thought already :(
15:09:19 <ynpvisitor999®> it's a nice little geyser - one of my favorites
15:11:54 <LindaGp> LC ie
15:13:59 <LindaGp> I like it., most don't notice
15:39:29 <ynpvisitor999®> Lc ie
15:42:04 <LindaGp> Marmot cave steaming heavily
15:43:04 <LindaGp> Of ie
16:14:00 <ynpvisitor18> It is nice to have a cleaner cam...45 in the basin, what a day there.
16:20:42 <LindaGp> Looks nice now
16:21:00 <ynpvisitor999®> it does
16:23:08 <LindaGp> Aurim
16:23:08 <LindaGp> .
16:23:09 <LindaGp> .
16:24:10 <LindaGp> ynpvisitor999®, did you see Aurum?
16:24:23 <ynpvisitor999®> the latter part of it
16:24:41 <LindaGp> Old Faithful wasn't helping
16:39:49 <ynpvisitor999®> I'm off for today. Have fun watching NG and Castle
16:40:17 <LindaGp> Thanks. Have a goodnight
16:46:41 <ynpvisitor117> Benches are sprouting.
16:47:44 <LindaGp> Slowly but surely
16:47:59 <ynpvisitor117> I think they will be up by the 1st
16:49:23 <LindaGp> Think so? A lot of snow there
16:50:22 <ynpvisitor117> They will poke out just like Crocus.
16:50:36 <ynpvisitor117> The be benches are out already
16:51:50 <LindaGp> 😊⚘ didnt have a crocus
16:54:13 <ynpvisitor117> Giant' puff
16:55:18 <LindaGp> I was thinking same thing
16:55:51 <EmilyW> hi
16:56:06 <LindaGp> EmilyW, hi
16:56:59 <LindaGp> EmilyW, Things are pretty quiet right now
16:57:23 <EmilyW> Oh they are
16:57:35 <EmilyW> saw Giant poof and was crossing my fingers for a bigger poof
16:58:21 <LindaGp> Me too! Hasnt been seen for a while
17:02:05 <LindaGp> Marmot cabe
17:02:23 <LindaGp> Cave
17:05:18 <GO GOGGLE> i am stuffed
17:05:49 <GO GOGGLE> i didnt miss Giant or NG?
17:06:03 <GO GOGGLE> grotto ie
17:06:06 <ynpvisitor117> Left over steam
17:06:36 <GO GOGGLE> thanks
17:07:12 <GO GOGGLE> dep
17:07:19 <LindaGp> I guess your back
17:07:49 <LindaGp> Didnt miss giant or NG
17:08:20 <LindaGp> Yw
17:08:45 <GO GOGGLE> good dinner with my mom and her friend
17:09:16 <LindaGp> That is Nice! What'd you have?
17:09:54 <LindaGp> OF soon
17:11:23 <GO GOGGLE> shrimp and scallops followed by an apple and peach tart
17:11:49 <LindaG> Yum!
17:12:01 <GO GOGGLE> mom had DOver SOle and chocolate souflee
17:12:47 <GO GOGGLE> friend had flounder stuffed with crab meat and creme brulee
17:12:58 <LindaG> Nice. You know I live at the shore and they dont get Dover or grey sole! Makes no sense.
17:13:43 <LindaG> Used to get in NNJ
17:14:02 <GO GOGGLE> haha yeah, its an expensive fish
17:14:18 <LindaG> True
17:14:47 <GO GOGGLE> of
17:14:53 <LindaG> Steamy
17:15:40 <GO GOGGLE> daisy
17:19:52 <LindaG> Well forest fire a little west of me, going out to sniff the air and look west. Have a good night.
17:20:33 <LindaG> Marmot cave steaming alot
17:21:21 <LindaG> A peep
17:59:00 <ynpvisitor23> ,mppppp
17:59:29 <GO GOGGLE> webcam down
18:06:55 <ynpvisitor23> How did the camera stop?
18:13:26 <LindaGp> It's up
18:18:00 <ynpvisitor92> You all must have just dozed off.
18:45:42 <ynpvisitor100> Is that grand?
19:37:17 <kcmule> ufo