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  1. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Finally, a Yankee game that wasn't a thumping for...

    Finally, a Yankee game that wasn't a thumping for one of the teams. A well played game with good pitching and very good defense. Puig has a cannon for an arm, both center fielders ran down some...
  2. Have heard most all of these before on various...

    Have heard most all of these before on various live albums, Iím looking forward to SH having a different take on these with the orchestra. Some bands make a mess of things but I believe Hackett and...
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    The Sox were the team of the 20th century too by...

    The Sox were the team of the 20th century too by 1919, then something happened...
    OK cheap shot. It is really going to be tough for teams to have dynasties with all of the player movement.
  4. Thread: MLB 2019

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    If only the Yanks could play the O's every other...

    If only the Yanks could play the O's every other week :D Torres is the real deal but his numbers vs the AAAA Orioles are staggering.
  5. I believe you are correct. But Banks lack of...

    I believe you are correct. But Banks lack of commercial success had more to do with his lack of decent videos and promotion. I donít think being the face of a band is something he felt comfortable...
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    My guess is that it would push the number of...

    My guess is that it would push the number of minutes past the vinyl limit. Rated PG was already 50 minutes long.
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    I just downloaded Peter Gabriel's Rated PG from...

    I just downloaded Peter Gabriel's Rated PG from iTunes. As far as the music itself, its kind of a mixed bag. Some of the songs can stand by themselves and others are just OK. Not essential by any...
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    PG released recordings from multiple dates on...

    PG released recordings from multiple dates on some of his tours. For his summer tour in 2003 he recorded and released CD's from 19 shows. I don't know how long he continued doing it.
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    4 3 2 Up New Blood So 1 Passion Birdy Us

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    I didnít know that. Learn something new and...

    I didnít know that. Learn something new and interesting everyday. Thanks
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    The Best of Miles Davis and Gil Evans. Had it...

    The Best of Miles Davis and Gil Evans. Had it for years and never listened to it before. I had bought several Miles cds and wasnít as thrilled as his reputation would suggest. So there the sat...
  12. Would be interested to hear what his version of...

    Would be interested to hear what his version of the album would be because I itís my fav Yes album since 90125.
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    PG doesn't make bad albums IMHO, and I was very...

    PG doesn't make bad albums IMHO, and I was very happy immediately with UP when it was released. That's not always the case as some albums take a while to warm up to. An improvement over US.
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  14. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Definitely don't like the 3 batter rule. Hope it...

    Definitely don't like the 3 batter rule. Hope it gets voted down. Want to fix the game? First, make a ball that doesn't says Titleist on it. Second, expand the strike zone up above the belt. And...
  15. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Seemed like the MLB version of slow pitch...

    Seemed like the MLB version of slow pitch softball where to balls are flying out and the and the teams were seemingly scoring almost at will. On the whole, it was ugly
  16. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Ronmac for commissioner!

    Ronmac for commissioner!
  17. Thread: MLB 2019

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    To a point. Pitchers still have to throw hard...

    To a point. Pitchers still have to throw hard and they are the ones who seem to get hurt the most. Basketball and hockey used to have respectable games, but I have no interest in watching a...
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    Big fan of Elton's music but with all of the talk...

    Big fan of Elton's music but with all of the talk of misleading facts, I'm not interested in seeing the movie.
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    ...and Reg was considered for King Crimson's 'In...

    ...and Reg was considered for King Crimson's 'In the Wake of Poseidon'.
  20. Thread: MLB 2019

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    I couldn't take it anymore. Between the miked...

    I couldn't take it anymore. Between the miked players and Buck's constant need to have crap come out of his mouth, I turned off the game. A shame as it is really the only good All-star game.
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    Yes, that's Rick Wakeman on Madman.

    Yes, that's Rick Wakeman on Madman.
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    Yeah this one hurt, made worse by where he went.

    Yeah this one hurt, made worse by where he went.
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    Paul Buckmaster worked his magic over many of...

    Paul Buckmaster worked his magic over many of Elton's early albums and the songs you picked were great. A few more standouts are


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

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  24. Thread: MLB 2019

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    The NFL had an exhibition game (Broncos vs...

    The NFL had an exhibition game (Broncos vs Chargers) twenty years ago in Australia. I was working there at the time and the team was looking for something to do. I'm thinking Australian rules...
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    Excellent player but he's getting crazy money for...

    Excellent player but he's getting crazy money for seven years. Oh wait, maybe I need a different adjective because the NBA already has the lock on crazy stupid money (see Kevin Durant)
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    Rangers an Devils didn't get flashy and took the...

    Rangers an Devils didn't get flashy and took the two best players. The Isles already turned the corner this year. All three teams good at the same time? Is it October yet?
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    Really good to see on the part of Golden State....

    Really good to see on the part of Golden State. Sportsmanship, mostly a thing of the past.

    The less said about Ball the better.
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    Kareem is a good one. LA gave up a lot but it...

    Kareem is a good one. LA gave up a lot but it definitely worked for them.

    LA gave up a lot for Gretzky and Edmonton did win a cup 2 years later. But Gretzky greatly helped bring hockey to the...
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    Robbie was traded for a good pitcher (Milt...

    Robbie was traded for a good pitcher (Milt Pappas) and two part timers. Ruth was traded for cash. I was thinking more along the lines of teams that gave up significant players and / or draft picks....
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    Was a big Viking fan when the Walker trade went...

    Was a big Viking fan when the Walker trade went down. And a Laker fan for the last 40 years. Iím starting to break out in a cold sweat. Has this type of trade ever worked for the team that got the...
  31. Thread: MLB 2019

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    The bailing started in the offseason when they...

    The bailing started in the offseason when they got rid of Cano for a bag of baseballs.

    Now they are in full on dumpster dive zone.

    The Yankees are collecting a lot of chips for a trade...
  32. Thread: CD Rot

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    Nah. I think weíre good.

    Nah. I think weíre good.
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    Jon Anderson - Olias of Sunhillow. Take this out...

    Jon Anderson - Olias of Sunhillow. Take this out every couple of years to see if it clicks. Still nope, Iím done with it.
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    After crapping on a couple of the singles and...

    After crapping on a couple of the singles and holding out for about 2 months, I broke down and bought the album. Well, you can dump my first impressions. I agree almost completely with squonkdukes...
  35. If you want to hear Spedding doing Gilmour, check...

    If you want to hear Spedding doing Gilmour, check out the song Hot River from Nick Masonís Fictitious Sports.
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    I canít handle the walking and especially the...

    I canít handle the walking and especially the palming. Always entertaining when the uncles(me included) watch a game with the nephews. Itís about 15 of us. A player palms the ball and takes 4...
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    Nobodyís playing the blues in St Louis tonight!

    Nobodyís playing the blues in St Louis tonight!
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    Marchand got caught. Canít believe Blues up by...

    Marchand got caught. Canít believe Blues up by two after that period, but Iíll take it
  39. Thread: CD Rot

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    I have about 1,000 CDs and only 1 ever quit...

    I have about 1,000 CDs and only 1 ever quit playing. It was the Moody Blues 'The Other Side of Life'.
  40. I have all of TB's music but only have LP's of...

    I have all of TB's music but only have LP's of Wicked Lady and Soundtracks so I would be interested in the separates. I don't have much of Bruford except for his Earthworks stuff, so that is...
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    The Bruins didnít let the Blues breathe tonight....

    The Bruins didnít let the Blues breathe tonight. Looking forward to Wednesday.
  42. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Had to double check to make sure Glavine wasn't...

    Had to double check to make sure Glavine wasn't pitching
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    :lol You're on to something here. If...

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    You're on to something here. If the fans were told they were getting a mega final season of 13 episodes with some of them being extra long, the knives might have been in the draw where...
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    I'm severely in the minority, and I'm not saying...

    I'm severely in the minority, and I'm not saying that the last season was great but I have watched it all twice, and some episodes three times. I don't understand all of the really bad reviews. ...
  45. The type of music has changed more than my...

    The type of music has changed more than my listening habits. I listen to a lot more classical music than anything else these days. There is so much of that out there that is new to me, that its...
  46. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Reminds me of the quote from GM Branch Rickey...

    Reminds me of the quote from GM Branch Rickey when slugger Ralph Kiner wanted a raise for leading the league in homers. "We finished last with you, we can finish last without you."
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    Alan Parsons - The Secret

    Alan Parsons - The Secret
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    Holst: The Planets

    Holst: The Planets
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    I had heard friends talk of Al Di Meola's chops...

    I had heard friends talk of Al Di Meola's chops before, but this was the first time I had heard him. Jan Hammer, Bill Bruford, Tony Levin and Phil Collins are onboard so it seemed time to buy on of...
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    Just as long as it comeback is better than the...

    Just as long as it comeback is better than the Laserdisc comeback. :D
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    Been a weird playoff season to see teams going...

    Been a weird playoff season to see teams going from sweeps to swept. Going with the sentimental pick of St Louis because, well they have never done anything in the playoffs before.

    Nice seeing...
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    I only caught one of the Canes/Bruins games but...

    I only caught one of the Canes/Bruins games but what the hell happened? The Canes looked real good in their 1st round, excellent in the sweep of the Isles. How did they get swept?
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    Still haven't heard a good explanation on why its...

    Still haven't heard a good explanation on why its not reviewable. They can have a play that is offsides by an inch, play continues for a minute before a team scores. And then they review it.

    I...
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    Damn that was good. Cersei got housed like the...

    Damn that was good. Cersei got housed like the wicked witch that she was. The Hound / Mountain had the battle thatís been in the works since childhood. Dany completely lost it tonight and totally...
  55. Thread: MLB 2019

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    Welcome to the MLB version of slow pitch...

    Welcome to the MLB version of slow pitch softball. Each team always has that big guy who can knock it out but nothing else
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    Louís got his work cut out for him this...

    Louís got his work cut out for him this off-season. A bunch of UFAís including Lehner, Nelson , Eberle, Filppula and captain Lee. If the opportunity arises, we have an abundance of d-men to bundle...
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    Canes earned it. Isles had a better season than...

    Canes earned it. Isles had a better season than anyone expected. But wasnít expecting to get swept out. Wait til next year
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    Last two games the Isles had a tough time in the...

    Last two games the Isles had a tough time in the 3rd period. Thought after the Canes hit the post a couple of times early that the Isles may catch a break.

    Time to channel some 1975 hockey...
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    Gotten late pretty early for the Isles.

    Gotten late pretty early for the Isles.
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    Great player. Always fun watching Hondo and Bill...

    Great player. Always fun watching Hondo and Bill Bradley trying to run each other into the ground.
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