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  1. Thread: DEEP CUT Thread

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    IMHO, this is their best album, That's my...

    IMHO, this is their best album, That's my favorite song of theirs and the album is a desert island disc of mine.

    I was actually going to point out the drumming, which stays the same throughout the...
  2. Thread: DEEP CUT Thread

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfRJqBQ5eTM

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfRJqBQ5eTM
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    Popeye is always a good primer, as long as it's...

    Popeye is always a good primer, as long as it's the Fleischer cartoons.
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    People need to understand that none of the...

    People need to understand that none of the vaccines stop COVID. They merely help prevent or minimize infection. You can still get it, carry it and spread it after vaccination.
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    I guess he had his market. Just ask him. ...

    I guess he had his market.



    Just ask him.

    Personally, I don't find him very bright. And boy does he like to laugh at his own jokes.
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    I've certainly received my neighbor's mail on...

    I've certainly received my neighbor's mail on occasion. And, yes, it's an inconvenience. But, considering how many pieces are being handled, I try to cut them some slack. I try to keep some...
  7. Thread: Union 30 Live

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    I missed this tour, because I was on vacation in...

    I missed this tour, because I was on vacation in Nova Scotia when they played locally. Looks like I'll miss it again.
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    I think their library is one of those DVD sets...

    I think their library is one of those DVD sets you can get at Half-Price Books where there's like 50 movies on three discs for twenty bucks.
  9. Thread: MLB 2021

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    Listened to my first Spring training game today....

    Listened to my first Spring training game today. Meaningless result, but hearing that crack of the bat and fans in the stands restarts my heart.
  10. Congrats, Duncan!

    Congrats, Duncan!
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    Not a bad movie, but not a great one, either....

    Not a bad movie, but not a great one, either. Still entertaining enough. Just about anything with one of the Barrymore brothers is worth watching.

    I just saw it not long ago, so I decided to watch...
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    It can also be a thankless job, right? People...

    It can also be a thankless job, right? People would blame you for damage or late delivery, right? Maybe even the price of a stamp.

    Personally, I'm thankful for mail carriers. I know it's a...
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    I didn't realize crossed fingers was a known...

    I didn't realize crossed fingers was a known symptom of the vaccine.
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    I was referring to comparable public and private...

    I was referring to comparable public and private sector jobs, in general. I was not being specific to postal carriers. You decided to equate them with pizza deliveries.

    Mail Carrier Duties &...
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    Yes and you twisted my statement into claiming...

    Yes and you twisted my statement into claiming that postal workers earn 25% less than pizza delivery guys.

    There's nothing comparable to delivering the mail and delivering pizzas, aside from the...
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    I wasn't the one who compared them to pizza...

    I wasn't the one who compared them to pizza delivery guys. That was out Highly Evolved Orangutan friend who somehow made the leap to that.

    To be clear, the comment I made was about salaries of...
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    BTW, the average US mail carrier salary is $17.44...

    BTW, the average US mail carrier salary is $17.44 per hour.
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    Do you think apples taste like oranges?

    Do you think apples taste like oranges?
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    I always wanted to see Johnny and Edgar together,...

    I always wanted to see Johnny and Edgar together, but never did. That's a dream show I never got to see. Rick with them would be awesome.

    I did see Edgar, maybe, three times, plus twice when he...
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    Except for the fact that Federal employees earn...

    Except for the fact that Federal employees earn about 25% less than private sector employees.
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    I haven't had a paid vacation since 2008.

    I haven't had a paid vacation since 2008.
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    I forgot to add that, in Derringer's absence,...

    I forgot to add that, in Derringer's absence, Triumph's stage crew, who had their own band, opened. They were great.
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    There are actually three. Some of the reporting...

    There are actually three. Some of the reporting has stated four, which is incorrect. Biden actually nominated the three today.
  24. Thread: MLB 2021

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    +1

    +1
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    HEY!!!

    HEY!!!
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    Indeed. I believe there are currently three...

    Indeed. I believe there are currently three vacancies. Is he hesitating or prioritizing? He has a steaming pile of shit on his plate.
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    Not to me. It sounds to me like their legs were...

    Not to me. It sounds to me like their legs were cut out from underneath them by the pre-election assault on equipment, and they're still trying to get caught up. I'm seeing delivery trucks more often...
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    Mine is at 68.

    Mine is at 68.
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    I'm curious why you think that. I see no reason...

    I'm curious why you think that. I see no reason why they should be paid less. It's not like an employer ever took into consideration the money it costs for an employee to commute when determining...
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    Not me. In fact, I've been working from home...

    Not me. In fact, I've been working from home since late 2008 (after getting shit-canned during the Great recession). The worst part was dealing with selfish, irresponsible corporate assholes and...
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    Go to post #34 in this thread. There's a Youtube...

    Go to post #34 in this thread. There's a Youtube link to the audio
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    I've seen numerous reports about the declines....

    I've seen numerous reports about the declines. What's lacking is perspective

    Those relying on and predicting herd immunity are being reckless. There's still not enough data about how long the...
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    I saw them three times back in the day. This one...

    I saw them three times back in the day. This one would have been Maiden's first US tour, so that was Summer of '81. I saw them twice before that in '78 and '79 or '80 (I'll have to look at my ticket...
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    Johnny Winter opening for George Thorobad, whom...

    Johnny Winter opening for George Thorobad, whom I've always hated. Johnny blew him away, of course.

    Iron Maiden ("Killers" tour) opening for Judas Priest. Joe Perry Project played, too, but, as...
  35. World's biggest heron, it seems. Does he live in...

    World's biggest heron, it seems. Does he live in the former estate of Edgar Rice Burroughs?
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    Clem Clemson played guitar on the tour, right?

    Clem Clemson played guitar on the tour, right?
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    +1. I love this album and was just thinking of it...

    +1. I love this album and was just thinking of it last night. The tour was great with a great band. That Asbury Park show is really good, too.
  38. Thread: MLB 2021

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    Seems like a worse thing for San Diego than it...

    Seems like a worse thing for San Diego than it does for baseball.

    And here's a thing that bugs me that I forgot to mention. Last week, it was announced that MLB teams have opened up THEIR stadiums...
  39. Thread: MLB 2021

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    Without creating my own list, I don't necessarily...

    Without creating my own list, I don't necessarily have a problem with the length of the games, except when they are on major networks, which have long commercial breaks. I have no problem with the...
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    I have a home-made live comp of the entire album...

    I have a home-made live comp of the entire album from the glory days. That's good enough for me. Saw them on my 20th birthday on the MP tour, too.
  41. Thread: Frankensnow!

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    And deregulation.

    And deregulation.
  42. Thread: MLB 2021

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    I like the shootout a hell of a lot better than...

    I like the shootout a hell of a lot better than that stupid extra inning rule.
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    It was all for ratings. The almighty dollar.

    It was all for ratings. The almighty dollar.
  44. Thread: MLB 2021

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    There's always room in the Bronx for new fans....

    There's always room in the Bronx for new fans. Then again, they have their own domestic abuser coming back.
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    Once. Compare it to a sports HOF. One great...

    Once.

    Compare it to a sports HOF. One great season never got any player an induction.
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    UPS and FEDEX don't deliver to PO boxes.

    UPS and FEDEX don't deliver to PO boxes.
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    I'm betting he paid for more than a few...

    I'm betting he paid for more than a few abortions. Well, he probably didn't actually pay.
  48. Thread: RIP Larry Flynt

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    You have nothing to apologize for. Although it is...

    You have nothing to apologize for. Although it is a noble gesture.
  49. Thread: MLB 2021

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    Looks like the dumbest rule in decades will be in...

    Looks like the dumbest rule in decades will be in place again this season. That's having a runner at second to begin the extra innings. So, that means a reliever can do his job by getting the first...
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    Not HOF-worthy. Well, maybe this hall.

    Not HOF-worthy. Well, maybe this hall.
  51. Thread: RIP Larry Flynt

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    No, it's just ignorant.

    No, it's just ignorant.
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    I'm pretty sure there's a one-hit wonders section...

    I'm pretty sure there's a one-hit wonders section of the R&R HOF. Did they just tear down the walls between that section and the others?
  53. Thread: RIP Larry Flynt

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    Was that truly a political statement? Hmmm. ...

    Was that truly a political statement? Hmmm.

    Does mentioning a former politician automatically qualify a statement as being political?

    Are you always the first to complain?
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    huh?

    huh?
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    Great minds...

    Great minds...
  56. Thread: RIP Larry Flynt

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    I'm surprised he wasn't older. It would have...

    I'm surprised he wasn't older.

    It would have been ironic if he was 69.

    I still have a copy of the parody ad he did for Smirnoff that featured Jerry Fallwell. It sparked a landmark free speech...
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    I think Chris, the dick, needs to be reported to...

    I think Chris, the dick, needs to be reported to the FBI for taking part in the insurrection.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Go-Go%27s_discog...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Go-Go%27s_discography

    Uh, no fucking way.
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    Zappa's first performance 1963

    I just saw this recording posted and have never seen it before. Any insights would be appreciated.

    Frank Zappa
    May 19, 1963
    Mount St. Mary's
    Los Angeles, CA

    lineage
    Mics and Recorder...
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    It doesn't even have to be very long. Certainly...

    It doesn't even have to be very long. Certainly makes more sense than closing and reopening too soon and closing and reopening too soon over and over again.



    Drives. Me. Fucking. Nuts.

    Or...
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