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    You hit the nail on the head. Pretty much...

    You hit the nail on the head. Pretty much exactly how I thought about it.
  2. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    I tried with Sonic Youth, but could never get...

    I tried with Sonic Youth, but could never get into them even though I realize they are cited as an influence by many bands. Monster Magnet, I like a few of their songs, but have tried a few albums...
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    Looking forward to "Drive To Survive". I...

    Looking forward to "Drive To Survive". I couldn't make it through the last season of "Dead To Me". I tried........
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    As person, he does seem to be a good egg. It is...

    As person, he does seem to be a good egg. It is just his acting that I have a hard time with.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ke8_8qLDMQ8
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    Never got into the "Wick" films. I thought he...

    Never got into the "Wick" films. I thought he was ok in "The Matrix", but still pretty stiff.
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    Jack Black has done some stinkers, but sometimes...

    Jack Black has done some stinkers, but sometimes I think he is really funny. We happened to watch "School Of Rock" a few weeks ago when we were down in Florida with our friends son, and I still...
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    Agree, Bates and Winkler do bring a lot to the...

    Agree, Bates and Winkler do bring a lot to the table in this one. The rest of the cast is all strong too.
  8. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    The Motorpsycho albums I have don't sound like...

    The Motorpsycho albums I have don't sound like either of those bands IMO.
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    "The Waterboy" was on TV when we were in Florida...

    "The Waterboy" was on TV when we were in Florida and watched it again with our friends son. I still maintain that is a funny movie. "Happy Gilmour" is another funny Sandler flick. Most of what...
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    First actor that popped into my head was Keanu...

    First actor that popped into my head was Keanu Reeves. I have always found his "acting' stilted and stiff. Nicholas Cage is not far behind for me.
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    MSB were pretty big in Michigan too. They never...

    MSB were pretty big in Michigan too. They never quite "made it", but certainly had a cult following.
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    The couple that they featured who had drank the...

    The couple that they featured who had drank the water, I don't know how they kept from puking (maybe they did off camera). That was really gross. More hotel history would have been ok, but for me...
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    Great picture!

    Great picture!
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    Exactly! Although I am very active on Facebook I...

    Exactly! Although I am very active on Facebook I pretty much stick to discussions of music, beer, & sports. Politics and religion I avoid like the plague.
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    Mask compliance in Michigan is still good. ...

    Mask compliance in Michigan is still good. People still following the rules pretty much everywhere I go. The gov just announced that people over 50 with no pre-existing conditions can start getting...
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    Watched the documentary “Crime Scene: The...

    Watched the documentary “Crime Scene: The Vanishing At The Cecil Hotel” on Netflix last night. The story is interesting, but what might have made a decent 90-minute doc. Is dragged out over 4...
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    It has been years since I read it, but I remember...

    It has been years since I read it, but I remember really liking "Light Of Other Days" as well.
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    I DVR'd it last night, but have not watched it. ...

    I DVR'd it last night, but have not watched it. I was hoping it would be good.
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    Have bit seen "Mr. Mercedes". How was it?

    Have bit seen "Mr. Mercedes". How was it?
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    This is just my opinion from inside the company I...

    This is just my opinion from inside the company I worked for, but I don’t think the collaboration that we have seen between Pharma companies has anything to do with government intervention. ...
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    Some pretty cool news this morning: ...

    Some pretty cool news this morning:
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    Although what you say is true, the vaccines are...

    Although what you say is true, the vaccines are close to 100% at preventing severe cases of COVID that would include hospitalization and / or death. Yes, it is possible to catch COVID after having...
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    Dr. Fauci can explain it better than I can. ...

    Dr. Fauci can explain it better than I can.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nG3HHkZrFhI
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    My wife and I both enjoyed it. I never read the...

    My wife and I both enjoyed it. I never read the Stephen King novel it is based on, so don't know how it compares. Apparently HBO has passed on doing a 2nd season although the producers are trying...
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    It just won the Golden Globe for best picture of...

    It just won the Golden Globe for best picture of the year last night.
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    It does seem to be all over the place. Hopefully...

    It does seem to be all over the place. Hopefully now that the J & J vaccine is up and running that will help out availability. Talking to friends at the Pfizer plant, they are pumping it out as...
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    We saw this at The Dali Museum in Florida a few...

    We saw this at The Dali Museum in Florida a few weeks ago. It was very cool, and worth checking out.
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    Watched “The Lady And The Dale” tonight on HBO. ...

    Watched “The Lady And The Dale” tonight on HBO. Interesting documentary. I was not all that found of the way they used the animation though, in fact my wife and I both found it quickly became...
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    Awesome!
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    We started watching Firefly Lane on Netflix last...

    We started watching Firefly Lane on Netflix last night and really digging it. The story skips around in time a lot, so it gets a little bit confusing at times, but 4 episodes in both my wife and I...
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    Thanks for the heads up. I dig it!

    Thanks for the heads up. I dig it!
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    J & J vaccine should be approved today. ...

    J & J vaccine should be approved today. Apparently they are contracting with an aseptic manufacturing company about 45 minutes from me in Grand Rapids Michigan to make it. That makes 2 vaccines...
  33. Thread: Kraan

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    Good question. I just finished the new Romantic...

    Good question. I just finished the new Romantic Warriors film today and was wondering the same thing.
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    We finished season 3 of "The Sinner". It was not...

    We finished season 3 of "The Sinner". It was not quite as good as the first two seasons, mainly because the story was a bit far fetched, but I still enjoyed it and will check out season 4 when it...
  35. Thread: MLB 2021

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    After reading Bud Selig's autobiography recently...

    After reading Bud Selig's autobiography recently it gave me a different perspective on many of the disputes in baseball. As Extreme once said, there are 3 sides to every story, yours, mine, and the...
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    Looks like the J & J Vaccine will also be made...

    Looks like the J & J Vaccine will also be made here in the Southwest Michigan area: ...
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    I have a friend who works for the FAA (he does...

    I have a friend who works for the FAA (he does maintenance at several small airports in Southwest Michigan. They have a system where vacation and sick time are all rolled into one and there are no...
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    That is kind of standard practice though. With...

    That is kind of standard practice though. With Pfizer they normally allow a maximum of 5 days’ vacation carryover. Those 5 days must be used first, before you use any accrued vacation for that...
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    Currently reading "These Truths" by Jill Lepore. ...

    Currently reading "These Truths" by Jill Lepore. It is a history of the United States written from a more current perspective. Although I am pretty familiar with U.S. history this book focuses a...
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    I agree, but things did not work out that way. I...

    I agree, but things did not work out that way. I will say that the company did pay a 1-time bonus for essential workers coming into the plant back in the Spring which was a very cool thing to do. ...
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    Another new interview with Alice: ...

    Another new interview with Alice:


    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycucxR5s1uE
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    So here is the other side of the coin from before...

    So here is the other side of the coin from before I retired. Back about this time last year was when my company started enforcing all the COVID protocols. At that time, they started forcing about...
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    Those all 3 sound interesting to me. I will have...

    Those all 3 sound interesting to me. I will have to check into them.
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    I have the book loaded into my Kindle, but have...

    I have the book loaded into my Kindle, but have not had the chance to read it yet. Too bad it looks like there will not be a 3rd season. I thought the show took a while to grow on me, but ended up...
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    I was just a little bit young for that and lived...

    I was just a little bit young for that and lived on the west side of the state, but I am sure it was a very cool time for sure!
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    All good points, and I agree that for many jobs,...

    All good points, and I agree that for many jobs, actual human interaction can't be replace by doing everything by computer. That being said, I still think this will be a game changer, and I think...
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    Have you ever seen the series “Mindhunter” on...

    Have you ever seen the series “Mindhunter” on Netflix? It is about two guys who pretty much developed psychological profiling of psychopaths / sociopaths in the 1970’s. It is an exceptionally good...
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    I can’t speak for other companies, but for sure...

    I can’t speak for other companies, but for sure Pfizer is continuing research on both modifying the vaccine against new strains and variants, but also improvements to the current vaccine storage and...
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    I don’t think on site offices are going to be...

    I don’t think on site offices are going to be completely obsolete, but COVID is certainly a game changer in many ways. Here in Kalamazoo, we have a company called Stryker who was founded here and...
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    I actually just picked this one up on CD fairly...

    I actually just picked this one up on CD fairly recently. Fantastic album and a true concept album that needs to be listened to as a whole work.
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    Interesting article. This was talked about on...

    Interesting article. This was talked about on some of the Sunday morning news shows today (Face The Nation & Meet The Press) with Fauci and others and they all seemed to think the article was way...
  52. Thread: Motorpsycho

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    "The Crucible" is a great one for sure.

    "The Crucible" is a great one for sure.
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    We burned through the rest of season 2 of "The...

    We burned through the rest of season 2 of "The Sinner" tonight. I thought it was a slight step down from season 1, but still very good. Slight spoiler ahead, so don't scroll down if you don't want...
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    Agree, he does a nice job with the interviews. ...

    Agree, he does a nice job with the interviews. Joe also appears on Alice Cooper's new album that comes out next week.
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    We got a few episodes into season 2 tonight, and...

    We got a few episodes into season 2 tonight, and so far I think it is excellent. Carrie Coon is such an incredible actress. We will check out season 3 when we get there and give it a chance.
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    We are probably going to start season 2 later...

    We are probably going to start season 2 later tonight.
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    I saw on Rotten Tomatoes season 3 audience score...

    I saw on Rotten Tomatoes season 3 audience score is only a 49 compared to the other seasons getting excellent ratings.
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    I thought the same thing. It was like they just...

    I thought the same thing. It was like they just put it in the show for shock value and it served no real purpose.
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    Air Force 1 landed at our little airport about an...

    Air Force 1 landed at our little airport about an hour ago and Biden is currently at our Pfizer plant where I used to work. Very cool day for the facility and our town!
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    Yes, so Indy had to do something to cover their...

    Yes, so Indy had to do something to cover their QB position. When it was announced that Matt Stafford was going to be traded, almost all of the pundits had him going to Indy. Once he ended up going...
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