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  1. Sorry to hear that. Tomorrow, we'll be...

    Sorry to hear that.

    Tomorrow, we'll be attending the "celebration of life" via Zoom for a family member who died similarly last week.

    Aged 50 (i.e. a youngster, like your friend) - he had a...
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    I wrote this in 2005: As mentioned above,...

    I wrote this in 2005:



    As mentioned above, and with reference to the comments about "Quits", I said :
    "...and while "TÚa" will rock the kids to sleep, "Quits" will have them waking up with...
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    Nicely captured!

    Nicely captured!
  4. She's brilliant! and hot :)

    She's brilliant!







    and hot :)
  5. Thread: Birders

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    Education for me tonight - I heard this call...

    Education for me tonight - I heard this call (below) and could not figure out what it was. I even tried listening to coyote calls on YouTube, but that wasn't it.

    My wife finally nailed it - it...
  6. NO SPOILERS! I'm still about 3 episodes...

    NO SPOILERS!

    I'm still about 3 episodes behind in Killing Eve (one of the best TV shows in years!)

    But I'll look forward to hearing that soundtrack.
  7. I'm enjoying this!

    I'm enjoying this!
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    It's been fun browsing and researching items in...

    It's been fun browsing and researching items in this thread so far.

    Any newer new 2020 albums worth review?
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    :up I hated her and "twinnie" in The...

    :up



    I hated her and "twinnie" in The Amazing Race, but she was excellent in this game, and we were pulling for her to do well.



    I was glad there was no reunion show - those are usually a...
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    Does this title change make sense? Let me know...

    Does this title change make sense? Let me know if you'd like further edits. (Your thread - you get to decide on the title :) )
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    I'm surprised by this - I passed on his prior...

    I'm surprised by this - I passed on his prior releases. I assumed he would sound something like the bass he plays in his brother's band, but this is completely different. I need to explore...


    ...
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    I'll line that up for a re-listen today.

    I'll line that up for a re-listen today.
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    Doomsday Afternoon is (almost) a desert island...

    Doomsday Afternoon is (almost) a desert island album for me - especially after seeing them playing it live at ROSfest.
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    Sticky: Greg, yes - you should have received a reminder...

    Greg, yes - you should have received a reminder on or around last weekend (5/3). Unfortunately, the system that sends automatic reminders can be a bit unreliable.

    Also - has your email address...
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    Sticky: Hugues, Your profile star should be shining...

    Hugues, Your profile star should be shining brightly now. :up

    Many Thanks,
  16. Agreed - let's keep Covid out of here. I'm...

    Agreed - let's keep Covid out of here.

    I'm glad there's a lighthearted thread - I hope no one takes it seriously and gets all offended and causes us to close it...
  17. I almost NEVER watch live TV. My DVR allows me...

    I almost NEVER watch live TV. My DVR allows me to skip commercials, and I hardly ever see / her one.
  18. https://i.imgflip.com/3vgbfh.jpg :D

    https://i.imgflip.com/3vgbfh.jpg

    :D
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    Prog: Phideaux : Doomsday Afternoon

    Prog:

    Phideaux : Doomsday Afternoon
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    Non-prog: ...

    Non-prog:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0GFRcFm-aY

    It's the end of the world as we know it...
  21. Thread: Birders

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    Nice pics :O

    Nice pics :O
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    And the American bird scene pales in comparison...

    And the American bird scene pales in comparison with the Australian, or (particularly) the African.
  23. Thread: Birders

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    Damned Orioles. Never around when you want...

    Damned Orioles.

    Never around when you want them.

    The pride of Baltimore, yet a successful viewing is rare.

    t's hard to understand why Marylanders are so proud of them.
  24. Metal? :O I listened to several samples on...

    Metal? :O

    I listened to several samples on YouTube. There is not an ounce of metal in the whole thing. There may be some hard-edged elements from time to time - but Pure Reason Revolution is...
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    Why is he never a target ?!? He was the...

    Why is he never a target ?!?



    He was the first one to change the target - and he pulled it off. When they say he's "controlling the game" - they're right.
  26. Thread: Birders

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    This is significant for me as a Marylander: ...

    This is significant for me as a Marylander:

    Someone in my neighborhood proudly posted that he'd seen his first Oriole of the season, and took a picture with his phone:

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    I didn't...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Please clear your PE cookie.

    Please clear your PE cookie.
  29. Sticky: "The mods" don't read every post in every thread,...

    "The mods" don't read every post in every thread, in real time! There aren't many of us, and we have lives outside PE :O

    If someone reports a post, we'll investigate when we have a few spare...
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    Maybe you've heard of this before, but someone...

    Maybe you've heard of this before, but someone just brought it to my attention:

    Vivaldi Metal Project : Four Seasons



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUcWVCkqlW0

    I wouldn't call it...
  31. Really? In 14 weeks of basics, in an...

    Really?

    In 14 weeks of basics, in an artillery battery of over 200 recruits, I never saw anyone who could hold this for more than 10 minutes. All I ever saw and felt was agony.

    'Course, we...
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    Best Releases Of 2020 - So Far

    I don't recall seeing a thread like this yet ... let me know if there is one. If not -

    That 2020 releases are already available that we should be buying?
  33. Here's an article from a super-athlete who is a...

    Here's an article from a super-athlete who is a "Level-1 cycling coach" who occasionally rides with our local cycling group, with top-flight cardio vascular conditioning, and ... who HAD Covid-19.
    ...
  34. I've been lazy, and haven't done them for a...

    I've been lazy, and haven't done them for a while. 2 Minutes takes for f***ing ever! LOL

    For variety, try:
    - Plank for 30 seconds.
    - Raise your right leg a few inches (keeping the knee straight)...
  35. I'd suggest you're doing the right thing. Two...

    I'd suggest you're doing the right thing.

    Two other approaches:

    1)

    - Do a (fake) pull-up, using your legs. I.e. no effort - just lift up all the way.
    - Now lift your feet, and do a...
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    Gives new meaning to "whisky on the rocks" ! :lol...

    Gives new meaning to "whisky on the rocks" ! :lol

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0238/3415/products/disp_1024x1024.jpg
  37. To a point, yes. Prior to the Covid-days, I...

    To a point, yes.

    Prior to the Covid-days, I was traveling for a full week, every 2nd week. I had a routine very similar to this, that I did in the hotel room in the mornings.

    I started with a...
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    :up:up
  39. Sticky: I saw that LOL Er - higher.

    I saw that LOL



    Er - higher.
  40. Sticky: 14002 :LOL

    14002

    :LOL
  41. Sticky: Per RonMac's post above - this is true. A good...

    Per RonMac's post above - this is true.

    A good friend of mine is on a 4-year contract in Thailand. They've been hammered with the virus - and it hasn't gone below 90 degrees (F) for 2 months.
    ...
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    I'm moving this to the main board, as Keith was a...

    I'm moving this to the main board, as Keith was a long-standing friend on PE.

    Also - see here:

    https://www.givesendgo.com/keithlingcancer
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    So sorry to read this, Kelly. Keith was a...

    So sorry to read this, Kelly.

    Keith was a friend, and we had a lot in common and held many conversations over the years. We hadn't communicated much in the last 2 years, though he mentioned his...
  44. Sticky: Sheesh, Ed, she's going through a tough time! I...

    Sheesh, Ed, she's going through a tough time! I hope they get to the bottom of it soon.
  45. Sticky: Big scare, Ed! I hope she continues to recover. ...

    Big scare, Ed! I hope she continues to recover. Stay healthy, old friend.
  46. Sticky: I now know someone, personally, who has died from...

    I now know someone, personally, who has died from COVID-19.

    He's my daughter's friend's dad - I only met him a few times, but knew the family. The saddest thing is that because of the COVID...
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    Thanks, John - I'll "spin" it in the morning,...

    Thanks, John - I'll "spin" it in the morning, while I'm working.
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    The only real advantages I've heard are: -...

    The only real advantages I've heard are:

    - Don't have to lift the glass as high as you do with a Glencairn, and

    - Can get the nose when sipping - whereas a Glencairn is too narrow for that.
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    Has anyone tried the new "Norlan" glass? ...

    Has anyone tried the new "Norlan" glass?

    Supposed to be better than the Glencairn..?
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    Bill was on the old PE, as "bp". He joined...

    Bill was on the old PE, as "bp".

    He joined here in 2013, also as "bp", but wasn't active from 2016 onward.

    Nice guy.

    RIP
  51. RIP Chain (George) - A Long-Standing PE Friend

    Putting this in the main board.

    George "Chain" was a well known, very long-standing friend of Progressive Ears. His reports from Townsville, Australia were always interesting - whether he was...
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    And this right after she'd been told that she was...

    And this right after she'd been told that she was a minor league player :D
  53. Jerol, Nice work! IMHO - the answer is...

    Jerol,

    Nice work!

    IMHO - the answer is both. I.e:

    Having made half an hour, now push the distance a little (say 5% to 10%).

    When you've achieved that, stay at that level for a while,...
  54. Sticky: Scroll to the bottom and click on the Terms Of...

    Scroll to the bottom and click on the Terms Of Service that everyone agreed to when joining PE.

    We WILL censor EVERY political post. That has been PE's position for 20 years.

    We cannot allow...
  55. Sticky: Courtesy of my friend Battema's Facebook post: ...

    Courtesy of my friend Battema's Facebook post:

    13854

    (Or substitute your favorite prog band...)
  56. Sticky: But on the up-side, my client has canceled all...

    But on the up-side, my client has canceled all business travel!

    So my week-long out-of-state trip every 2nd week now turns into a long-term work-from-home stint!

    Works for me...
  57. Sticky: F U Corona virus. My Devin Townsend show next...

    F U Corona virus.

    My Devin Townsend show next Monday has been "postponed" :mad
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    F U Corona virus. My Devin Townsend show next...

    F U Corona virus.

    My Devin Townsend show next Monday has been "postponed". :mad
  59. Jerol, I can give you a lot of info on that. I...

    Jerol, I can give you a lot of info on that.

    I exercise hard, regularly, and usually wear a heart rate monitor during the whole workout. E.g. when cycling, my computer provides me 9 different...
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    One of the most haunting sounds you'll ever hear:...

    One of the most haunting sounds you'll ever hear:

    The African Fish Eagle. It's like a first cousin to the American Bald Eagle - the main differences:
    - Bald eagle is about 3 inches taller
    -...
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