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    Season 2 finale of Big Little Lies in T-minus 16...

    Season 2 finale of Big Little Lies in T-minus 16 minutes... seriously looking forward to this!
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    So I've had two more bottles of the Meiomi Pinot....

    So I've had two more bottles of the Meiomi Pinot. It's been a while since I've gone into repeats so quickly! But I really do love it.

    Also enjoyed a big, bold, juicy Monastrell by Finca Bacara...
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    Good one. Based on a novel written by Edward...

    Good one. Based on a novel written by Edward Bunker (later Mr. Blue in Reservoir Dogs), written while he was serving time, if I recall correctly. Interesting that you mention the surprising and...
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    Last night during a crazy storm, we watched...

    Last night during a crazy storm, we watched Wreckers, a solid drama with Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy as a young married couple in a small farm town in England. When his brother turns up...
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    Watched Magic In The Moonlight today, a charming...

    Watched Magic In The Moonlight today, a charming little Woody Allen film with Colin Firth and Emma Stone in the lead roles. In typical fashion, it's all about the characters and the dialogue, and...
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    Just fake that stuff, that's what I do with...

    Just fake that stuff, that's what I do with unnecessary info.
  7. Yes, that is certainly noteworthy. It's got to be...

    Yes, that is certainly noteworthy. It's got to be more than a simple 'lost' verse that's been restored (as on A Passion Play), or an extended fadeout or something. That's more than twice its album...
  8. Steven Wilson posted: 18th October will see...

    Steven Wilson posted:

    18th October will see the release on RHINO / Parlophone of another in the series of remixed Jethro Tull deluxe editions. Stormwatch: The 40th Anniversary Force 10 Edition is...
  9. http://jethrotull.com/stormwatch-40th-anniversary-...

    http://jethrotull.com/stormwatch-40th-anniversary-edition-announced/
  10. Well, people often cite the three as some sort of...

    Well, people often cite the three as some sort of trilogy, but I don't know why. I think perhaps they feel a need to lump groups of Tull albums together to form 'phases' or 'eras' of their career,...
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    She was also the killer. Jason didn't become the...

    She was also the killer. Jason didn't become the killer until part 2! I'm sure most people know that already, of course. :p
  12. Extraordinarily gorgeous track. And a top album...

    Extraordinarily gorgeous track. And a top album as well! I remember hearing it for the first time and being utterly enthralled, it was like hearing Foxtrot for the first time or something.

    I...
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    Fortunately for me, they've hit Canada a few...

    Fortunately for me, they've hit Canada a few times in recent years. Same with a few other bands... Wobbler, for example. And yes, they are certainly a strong live band!
  14. A week shy of three months... I think that's...

    A week shy of three months... I think that's roughly on par with the rest of these sets if I recall. I don't want to wait either, but I'm glad it will be October, because the fall is easily my...
  15. JETHRO TULL - Stormwatch - 40th anniversary Force 10 Edition October 11th

    Finally this one is on its way! :cool And yet again, numerous completely unheard songs. I can't get over what is still being unearthed in the Tull vaults!


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    Thanks for this, I've just added the first two to...

    Thanks for this, I've just added the first two to the DVR list to record (last three aren't listed yet). Looking forward to them! :cool
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    Yes, and the chemistry between her and Nicole...

    Yes, and the chemistry between her and Nicole Kidman is amazing. This is such an excellent show!
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    The officially released The Wake (Live At De...

    The officially released The Wake (Live At De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Holland June 19 2010) sort of suits this purpose, if you don't mind that it's not studio. Likewise with the recent live Ever from...
  19. I'm in for the 3CD/Blu-ray set for sure.

    I'm in for the 3CD/Blu-ray set for sure.
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    LOL! Not one of Brando's better choices. Better...

    LOL! Not one of Brando's better choices. Better than Island Of Dr. Moreau, perhaps.
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    Oh, absolutely! I get my mouse's scroll wheel...

    Oh, absolutely! I get my mouse's scroll wheel good and greased up before coming to this thread. Granted, it's a very vague and broad topic when it's just called "Movies", so obviously for some people...
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    Huge classic! Better late than never! :cool

    Huge classic! Better late than never! :cool
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    Well, you're all about the movie fandom, one...

    Well, you're all about the movie fandom, one would think you'd want to watch one of the most celebrated films in history, with one of the greatest casts. And director. And story. And famous...
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    So have you seen Godfather II yet?

    So have you seen Godfather II yet?
  25. Ahhh, that could be - although it was on par with...

    Ahhh, that could be - although it was on par with the average prices I saw on other sites. I wasn't getting any kind of a deal, I don't think.
  26. Did something go wrong with this release? Here's...

    Did something go wrong with this release? Here's the e-mail I got from Amazon this morning:

    Hello from Amazon.ca.

    We're sorry to report the release of the following item has been cancelled:

    ...
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    Love/like them all (with Nicholls)... my order...

    Love/like them all (with Nicholls)... my order would probably be:

    The Wake
    Ever
    Frequency
    Dark Matter
    Lush Attic
    Road Of Bones
    Subterranea
    Seventh House (although the title track is way up...
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    Here's a bit of info on the prequel series: ...

    Here's a bit of info on the prequel series:


    https://globalnews.ca/news/5480306/game-of-thrones-prequel-details/?utm_source=GlobalToronto&utm_medium=Facebook


    George R. R. Martin, acclaimed...
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    That's all excellent stuff, but I've got every...

    That's all excellent stuff, but I've got every one of those CDs already. Great set for newcomers though! Or anyone who has collection holes to fill in. And looks beautiful too! :cool
  30. Went to visit my Dad on Monday, to take him to...

    Went to visit my Dad on Monday, to take him to the bank (since he thinks he needs to withdraw cash instead of using his debit card) and to his two stores, where he loads up on insane amounts of...
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    ...and there it is, right on cue. They should do...

    ...and there it is, right on cue. They should do what you want, because to you, the dollars you shelled out for past albums and concerts somehow entitle you to make demands on what they do in the...
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    Plenty of people do. But in this case, you're...

    Plenty of people do. But in this case, you're dealing with someone who is not exactly world-renowned for thinking and speaking sensibly or reasonably. Forum guidelines suggest not getting into the...
  33. Sadly, this is where I'm at as well. I just saw...

    Sadly, this is where I'm at as well. I just saw an ad for it today, and seeing the CD spines all lined up looks exactly like my shelf! :D
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    Quite true. Just ask Ray Wilson, who now even...

    Quite true. Just ask Ray Wilson, who now even covers Collins, Gabriel and Mechanics songs in his live set... in fact, his live set is entirely covers except one Stiltskin song he plays at the very...
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    I'm so glad to have caught them in Montreal last...

    I'm so glad to have caught them in Montreal last fall, it was a great show and I'd always wanted to see them! Scoring the second-to-last copy of the Ever 25th anniversary edition from the merch table...
  36. I rather doubt it, Strictly Inc. was the lowest...

    I rather doubt it, Strictly Inc. was the lowest selling title in his catalogue, following years of steady decline where each title sold worse than its predecessor. I bought it though! :) Still there...
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    Fantastic! A new 2-CD IQ album in the fall. Now...

    Fantastic! A new 2-CD IQ album in the fall. Now that's something to be excited about! :cool
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    Big Little Lies was excellent last night, with a...

    Big Little Lies was excellent last night, with a major "WOAH" moment right at the end.
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    Gotta love Tony leaping on to the stage at the...

    Gotta love Tony leaping on to the stage at the end! :cool
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    My wife went to the "Muddy Paws" wine festival...

    My wife went to the "Muddy Paws" wine festival today in Niagara, an outdoor wine lovers festival where people are encouraged to bring their (well behaved) dogs. There's also a small forested hike...
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    ... and now we know (and it's wonderful!)...

    ... and now we know (and it's wonderful!) Enjoy... :cool


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxKDXb01GpI
  42. He sounds like the annoying drunk guy behind you...

    He sounds like the annoying drunk guy behind you in the audience, not the guy who should be on stage. Wow! It's... really awful.
  43. $50 of $75,000 donated so far. C'mon guys, we're...

    $50 of $75,000 donated so far. C'mon guys, we're almost there! Get donating!
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    Oh damn. It's just OneDrive, I'm not sure what...

    Oh damn. It's just OneDrive, I'm not sure what other easy ways there are to share videos here, I can't upload them directly.
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    ^^^ LOL! I should make that my profile picture......

    ^^^ LOL! I should make that my profile picture... I have buddies like that following me everywhere! Yes, it's tricky to film these things, the best ones happen when I don't have my camera ready of...
  46. Thread: Birders

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    July morning hike among the newly bloomed wild...

    July morning hike among the newly bloomed wild flowers, it was an intoxicating aroma that reminded me a bit of coconut sun tan lotion. Unfortunately it was also very humid, which I hate. But I had...
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    We finished up Flowers tonight, 12 episodes...

    We finished up Flowers tonight, 12 episodes total. Incredibly strange and quirky British series which can probably best be described as dark comedic modern fairytale. The acting is fantastic and...
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    No, they didn't do a video for that one!

    No, they didn't do a video for that one!
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    You can say in a dozen words what it takes GG...

    You can say in a dozen words what it takes GG seven paragraphs to say. Amazing!
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    Yep, this was on fairly regular rotation in...

    Yep, this was on fairly regular rotation in Canada in the mid-80s. They never were very good at making videos IMO. The ones where they're just playing ended up being the only ones with staying power...
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    Is Pick Up records ever coming back online? Their...

    Is Pick Up records ever coming back online? Their site has been down for a year or more, but they were supposed to be coming back with a new one.
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    Now listed on Amazon with an August 30 release date. Can't wait!

    And what's this I hear about a Hot Rats 50th anniversary deluxe release? That would also be a must-have! :cool
  53. MINE!

    MINE!
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    Finished up this box today, what a great few days...

    Finished up this box today, what a great few days of live Hammill that was! :cool

    Pretty amazing the way he jumped around his entire career like that. And I'm always a sucker for Over tracks, of...
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    That was very good. I still need to watch the...

    That was very good. I still need to watch the second series.
  56. You guys are trying to talk reason to someone who...

    You guys are trying to talk reason to someone who "hates" a song that dreams of an end to wars, murder, hunger and greed, and describes the pursuit of living in peace as a "contemptible idea".
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    Well, this morning a female red-wing decided she...

    Well, this morning a female red-wing decided she would come to me for seeds, and she wouldn't leave! Her pecking also hurt a bit - not a lot, but with the other birds you barely notice.
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  58. You guys are wasting your breath on this one....

    You guys are wasting your breath on this one. Pigeons and chessboards.
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    I sure hope season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale...

    I sure hope season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale improves. So far I've found it excruciatingly dull in comparison to the first two excellent seasons.
  60. Thread: NP

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    Nope. :D That title has to go to Miss Baker, IMO.

    Nope. :D That title has to go to Miss Baker, IMO.
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