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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 09 May 2016 5:25 pm

I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
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Post by JR8 » Mon, 09 May 2016 5:32 pm

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Post by Brah » Tue, 10 May 2016 8:19 pm

Classic move followed by a classic follow-up - they blurred out the name of the company on the right, and left the name of the person on the left.
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Post by nakatago » Wed, 11 May 2016 7:38 am

Brah wrote:Classic move followed by a classic follow-up - they blurred out the name of the company on the right, and left the name of the person on the left.

You just need to zoom in on the reflection, undo blur, clean it up and enhance. Then search for a matching entry in the florists database for any purchases made based on the image's metadata, cross referencing the name against the banks' credit card transactions history on that day.
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Post by Brah » Wed, 11 May 2016 9:41 am

How to undo a blurred-out section?
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Post by nakatago » Wed, 11 May 2016 10:49 am

Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
You hold left CTRL*+right ALT+SysRq+Fn F11 as you middle click the "enhance" button.

*on Macs, use command instead of CTRL and 7-finger swipe/pinch on the touchpad instead of middle click.
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Post by The Ref » Wed, 11 May 2016 11:14 am

Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
Why bother. It is a classic misunderstanding probably based on a second language and can just be treated as funny.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 11 May 2016 11:19 am

nakatago wrote:
Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
You hold left CTRL*+right ALT+SysRq+Fn F11 as you middle click the "enhance" button.

*on Macs, use command instead of CTRL and 7-finger swipe/pinch on the touchpad instead of middle click.
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Post by nakatago » Wed, 11 May 2016 11:34 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
nakatago wrote:
Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
You hold left CTRL*+right ALT+SysRq+Fn F11 as you middle click the "enhance" button.

*on Macs, use command instead of CTRL and 7-finger swipe/pinch on the touchpad instead of middle click.
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Post by Brah » Wed, 11 May 2016 11:35 am

The Ref wrote:
Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
Why bother. It is a classic misunderstanding probably based on a second language and can just be treated as funny.
a. why not?
b. it is useful to know for other photos, and why I asked
c. no one asked you for your opinion
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Post by x9200 » Wed, 11 May 2016 12:20 pm

Brah wrote:How to undo a blurred-out section?
For most cases it is not really possible (that easily). Blurring is based on an averaging algorithms so unless you know the equations and it is based on "reversible" principles the original image can't be restored.

You may try to enhance (e.g. sharpen) the image based on the present gradients (e.g. finding edges). but if the information is not there then it is just not there and nothing can be done about.

original (single line, 6 pixels, single 8 bit channel): 100 150 254 50 5 0
blurred (based on an algorithm I just made up): 113 201 241 102 16 1

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