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Um, I found a cast-off sextant in the dumpster (!!!!) a few years ago. I learned to use it, and studied the math because I found the solution mathematically elegant (I'm a geek, what can I say?) But when I travel, I use my GPS.

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Re: Where's Your Sextant?

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Um, I found a cast-off sextant in the dumpster (!!!!) a few years ago. I learned to use it, and studied the math because I found the solution mathematically elegant (I'm a geek, what can I say?) But when I travel, I use my GPS.

What can I say? I'm also using the internet, and not a carrier pigeon or a message in a bottle, to communicate my answer to your question.
Sounds like me. Long live the Geeks!
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Re: Where's Your Sextant?

In it's locker with tables and SR forms. Hope I don't have to use them for real!
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