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    Sticky: Forgive me and residents of Canuckistan if we...

    Forgive me and residents of Canuckistan if we scoff at your notion of winter. Actually, unless it's way below zero with high winds, our house stays warm enough that I can walk around nekid in the...
  2. Our clinic strongly suggested that my wife and I...

    Our clinic strongly suggested that my wife and I get the shingles vaccine. It takes two doses. Oddly, the second one left me feverish for one night but after that I was fine.
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    Sticky: I also understand that many have found that a...

    I also understand that many have found that a swimsuit bottom with a more business shirt or blouse is perfect for Zoom meetings. My wife watches cable news in the morning and there's a certain...
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    Sticky: I've heard tales of micro-management types being...

    I've heard tales of micro-management types being driven batshit insane by working from home. It goes against their grain to not be physically on their employees 8 hours a day.
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    I was gonna submit Omega Monkey but I have...

    I was gonna submit Omega Monkey but I have acceded and nominated our Dear Leader.
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    Sticky: I love working from home though I'm slowly...

    I love working from home though I'm slowly slipping into retirement mode. Set my own hours, less distractions, better music, better food, comfortable clothes, and as an introvert, I can do without...
  7. In my house, she-who-must-be-obeyed prefers...

    In my house, she-who-must-be-obeyed prefers horror, dark drama, or thrillers. I tell her every movie she likes is someone having the worst possible day of their life. I am more of a Marvel/Star...
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    The missus and I are over-the-top in love with...

    The missus and I are over-the-top in love with Truth Seekers. The plot worked really well and damn, there were at least two or three big belly laughs per episode.

    Speaking of Anya Taylor Joy....
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    We watched the finale of the mini series The...

    We watched the finale of the mini series The Undoing tonight. Anyone else watching this? Very over-the-top but damn, it was entertaining. The missus is a huge Nicole Kidman fan and she loved the hell...
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    They really didn't get extreme cold weather...

    They really didn't get extreme cold weather survival right either so one can't expect a whole lot of scientific accuracy here. Then again, just about every movie I've seen set in the Arctic or...
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    I remember seeing Ben Mankiewicz saying that...

    I remember seeing Ben Mankiewicz saying that Singin' in the Rain had the best plot of any classic Hollywood musical. I generally hate musicals. A good part of that is the plotless nature of the...
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    I think the smoking/vaping warning would be for...

    I think the smoking/vaping warning would be for the benefit of the parents of a younger demographic than the crusty denizens of PE.

    I wish this warning existed for my house: Warning, this film...
  13. Thread: Headphones

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    My wife had a pair of those for exercise and they...

    My wife had a pair of those for exercise and they weren't bad, especially considering the price.
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    Poll: The only case I've liked additional instruments...

    The only case I've liked additional instruments added was in Steven Wilson remix of The Château d'Hérouville Sessions. Those seemed appropriate. Others, like the edits made to APP's Tales of Mystery...
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    Sticky: One way of cutting back on TP would be to install...

    One way of cutting back on TP would be to install a bidet. Just hose that starfish until it glistens and dry.
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    Sticky: There's a lot of vacant areas in grocery stores....

    There's a lot of vacant areas in grocery stores. Spices now seem hard to come by, I suppose because people are eating at home much more. My wife has taken to ordering online at Penzey's to restock.
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    I would argue that this is yacht rock ...

    I would argue that this is yacht rock


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHL-6cUtZj0
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    Sticky: My wife is an anxious person to begin with and...

    My wife is an anxious person to begin with and COVID (plus the election) lifted her anxiety to historic levels. I've done all I can to reign in some panic buying but damn, you gotta choose your...
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    I can just hear my wife saying "Oh, HELL NO". ...

    I can just hear my wife saying "Oh, HELL NO".

    I remember someone on PE got a new record cleaner and Carlberg was casting his usual shade on it. They went back and forth, with RC ending up sending...
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    Sticky: I went through our local Wal-Hell last week and...

    I went through our local Wal-Hell last week and the toilet paper aisle looked almost as bad as it did in March.
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    Wilder did do Murder in a Small Town for...

    Wilder did do Murder in a Small Town for television. There was one sequel with several more planned but his health issues got in the way. Murder in a Small Town did well in the ratings and got...
  22. Thread: Apple

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    I got it, finally. I had to de-authorize and then...

    I got it, finally. I had to de-authorize and then authorize my PC again. Why? Apple bullshit, as usual.
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    This is odd. And the results I got searching...

    This is odd. And the results I got searching Google were not helpful.

    iTunes (on PC) will allow me to change the music on my phone (8s) but the phone refuses to acknowledge the changes. I suppose...
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    I don't think YF is under-appreciated. It's...

    I don't think YF is under-appreciated. It's considered one of the better comedies of all time.
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    Sticky: We have three packs of Costco toilet paper. One...

    We have three packs of Costco toilet paper. One pack is about the size and weight of a hay bale (90 rolls ea). So though my wife frets and worries, I figure it is about a three month supply.
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    I remember jokes about Air Supply back in the...

    I remember jokes about Air Supply back in the day. "Someone should cut off their air supply" "They're getting a lot of play in hospitals now - usually to induce vomiting"
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    The last thing you watched was.....

    A new thread idea - may it have a decent run. The last concert you watched, be it streamed, watched on cable, DVD, or god forbid, VHS.

    Right now I'm watching on the AXS channel Cream: Live at the...
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    I have never met The Ancient One in person though...

    I have never met The Ancient One in person though we've gone back and forth in PMs for over a decade so, yeah, count me in.
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    Steve Rothery - Ghosts of Pripyat

    Steve Rothery - Ghosts of Pripyat
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    yes, thank you for the update.

    yes, thank you for the update.
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    Sticky: A new tale from the cauldron of COVID stew that...

    A new tale from the cauldron of COVID stew that is North Dakota. OK, so our governor initiated a mask mandate and a few other measures (conveniently after the election). Now, I live in a town of...
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    Sticky: I wonder if the surge in Canada is idiots that...

    I wonder if the surge in Canada is idiots that gathered for the Canadian Thanksgiving
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    Sticky: Bill Gates was on the Daily Show tonight - he...

    Bill Gates was on the Daily Show tonight - he said that there were a couple other companies that were close as well.
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    Ordered it. Gov't Mule is one of my top bands...

    Ordered it.

    Gov't Mule is one of my top bands of the last couple decades. I own everything but the reggae album. Also, Warren's last solo album was a brilliant piece of Americana.
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    I nominate "boy bands"

    I nominate "boy bands"
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    My wife was enthusiastic for season one, was mild...

    My wife was enthusiastic for season one, was mild on season two, and I couldn't get her to watch three or four. I guess I'll have to catch season four on Hulu and I hate Hulu.
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    Tomorrow night is the grand finale for the CW...

    Tomorrow night is the grand finale for the CW series Supernatural. My wife and I have watched most of the seasons though there was a real rut the show fell into a few years ago. I don't know whether...
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    The first two minutes are more of a power...

    The first two minutes are more of a power ballad/lounge lizard thing but the guitars come in with fury at 2:25. No yachts.
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    Show up on the coasts of the British isles with a...

    Show up on the coasts of the British isles with a few of those and the land itself would have violent flashbacks.
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    I had forgotten about this EP until Weasel made a...

    I had forgotten about this EP until Weasel made a joke on Facebook. I forgot how much Eddie burns on this


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqvV7L0RNmw
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    I know that mainstream yacht rock fans might...

    I know that mainstream yacht rock fans might consider Steely Dan to be part of the genre but other than the smooth vibe of Aja and Gaucho, they couldn't be farther it in terms of lyrics and the...
  42. Damn, that would be close call even for a young...

    Damn, that would be close call even for a young man.
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    Got something in my eye, it must be dusty in here

    Got something in my eye, it must be dusty in here
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    I burned through The Mandolorian Season 1. I...

    I burned through The Mandolorian Season 1. I found more enjoyment and resonance in this series than any of the recent Star Wars movies. This is the way. I have spoken.
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    Listening to Symbol on the big rig in the living room while working on the laptop. Boy, I wish the old black and white trilogy were produced with this much muscle and sinew. The bottom end is...
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    Sticky: Our governor has finally acted. Starting today,...

    Our governor has finally acted. Starting today, the state of North Dakota is under a one-month mask mandate, restaurants and bars can't operate at full capacity, and, in a move that will clench many...
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    Ron Wood - Gimme Some Neck

    Ron Wood - Gimme Some Neck
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    Sticky: That hurts. We are 45-50 miles from the border...

    That hurts. We are 45-50 miles from the border and like to run up there every few months for shopping and just experiencing something a little different.
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    Thoughts and prayers! I guess I could do that if...

    Thoughts and prayers! I guess I could do that if I had to but man, it would be AGONY!
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    I just wish HBO would kiss and make up with...

    I just wish HBO would kiss and make up with Amazon so we can get HBO Max on Firestick. There are some ways of loading it depending on your TV but its kinda wonky.
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    Nice. I hope they do some more tunes.

    Nice. I hope they do some more tunes.
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    We watched the documentary My Octopus Teacher on...

    We watched the documentary My Octopus Teacher on Netflix. What a gorgeous and moving film. Maybe too moving because my wife wept for the last five minutes. She's a softie when it comes to animals.
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    A question from the novice. I'm playing this...

    A question from the novice. I'm playing this semi-hollow body now and it's been a bitch trying to get it to roar. My Boss DS-1 didn't do much to it. I checked around and ended up getting an...
  54. Your profile says CA but I'm pretty sure I saw...

    Your profile says CA but I'm pretty sure I saw you in Philly

    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolinehaskins1/furries-four-seasons-total-landscaping?bftwnews&utm_term=4ldqpgc#4ldqpgc
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    Um, which incredible movie are we talking about...

    Um, which incredible movie are we talking about and was she sans pants?
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    Cheers did have a strong last two seasons, a run...

    Cheers did have a strong last two seasons, a run which included "Old Fashioned Wedding". That was basically a one hour classic farce and Burrows' directing was a tour de force.

    Rebecca Howe :...
  57. Albert Bouchard's new video ...

    Albert Bouchard's new video


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axSESBoHC9A
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    Sticky: There's a relief bill waiting but there's an...

    There's a relief bill waiting but there's an ancient turtle blocking it. He's still going to be there come inauguration day. They'll have to sweeten it with some pork for Kentucky or corporate tax...
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    I need to pick up CBS access again to watch...

    I need to pick up CBS access again to watch Discovery. We tried Hulu for a while to binge on X-Files but I cancelled it. Time to pick up another one.
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    Yeah, it was one of CBS' rural series. And then...

    Yeah, it was one of CBS' rural series. And then they purged them all in one brutal sweep of a few years. https://beverlyhillbillies.fandom.com/wiki/Rural_purge
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