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  1. The good news is since you're vaxxed, you're...

    The good news is since you're vaxxed, you're highly unlikely to have a breathing tube shoved down your throat.



    No bleach or rectal lights?[/QUOTE]

    Or de-worming medication for horses?
  2. And they're priced similarly to the vinyl...

    And they're priced similarly to the vinyl reissues. The difference being with the vinyl, one gets something to hold.
  3. My brother's second ex-wife made the best brisket...

    My brother's second ex-wife made the best brisket for our combined Christmas/Hanukah dinner. It was so tender, it fell apart when my dad tried to slice it.
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    One could call the Cards the most surprising team...

    One could call the Cards the most surprising team in the NFL. From absolutely sucking in the preseason to 6-0.
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    Haven't you heard? The vaccine enlarges one's...

    Haven't you heard? The vaccine enlarges one's testicles. That would make it difficult to wear an athletic supporter. Now excuse me while I do more "research."
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    ^^ The entire episode was great. In one sketch,...

    ^^ The entire episode was great. In one sketch, Pete Davidson played Rami, and Rami played Pete. The premise of course being the 2 of them are often mistaken for the other.
  7. A Jewish coworker cleared it up for me. The...

    A Jewish coworker cleared it up for me. The grains of Kosher salt are just the right size for curing meat. He said it's specifically the size of the grains. That of course would be the way it's...
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    If the Cards win tomorrow and remain undefeated,...

    If the Cards win tomorrow and remain undefeated, it will be a miracle. A couple of injuries, and many positive Covid tests including Coach Kingsbury.....and just when the Browns decide to be a good...
  9. Don't get me started on "Himalayan Salt." I...

    Don't get me started on "Himalayan Salt." I guess the Sodium and Chlorine atoms are different in the Himalayas.
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    Perhaps the most touching moment in the final...

    Perhaps the most touching moment in the final episode is when Luger calls Officer Levitt "Little Levitt" one time too many. Levitt yells at him, "It's not 'Little Levitt,' it's 'Officer Levitt.'" ...
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    Many people conflated punk with new wave. The...

    Many people conflated punk with new wave. The Police were among the latter.



    ....and having to perform in a cage. So as to not be hit by bottles and such, thrown by the audience.
  12. A few years ago, somebody at work put an...

    A few years ago, somebody at work put an "organic" sticker on the water cooler. I said water contains no carbon, so it's an inorganic compound.
  13. ^^ I have to laugh when I see "Gluten Free Potato...

    ^^ I have to laugh when I see "Gluten Free Potato Chips" on the store shelves. I would hope potato chips are gluten free, unless they're Pringles.
  14. ^^ Since I was able to quit smoking nearly 9...

    ^^ Since I was able to quit smoking nearly 9 years ago, the ONLY time I've had cravings for a cigarette was while waiting for car service and/or repairs to be completed.
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    A couple of years ago just before the pandemic, a...

    A couple of years ago just before the pandemic, a coworker dressed in a 70s disco outfit. I told her back then, men wore platform shoes. She didn't believe me.
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    Back in the day, most bands performed 90 minute...

    Back in the day, most bands performed 90 minute shows. Able to fit nicely on a double LP.
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    I loved it when in the Beverly Hillbillies movie,...

    I loved it when in the Beverly Hillbillies movie, Buddy Ebsen starred as Barnaby Jones.
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    I'd rather see that than Steve doing handstands...

    I'd rather see that than Steve doing handstands wearing nothing but a pair of shorts.
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    Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Oh!...

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Oh! Sorry!................wrong Kansas.
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    He's keeping Paice....on his Paiste cymbals.

    He's keeping Paice....on his Paiste cymbals.
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    A couple of nights ago on the Seth Meyers show,...

    A couple of nights ago on the Seth Meyers show, head writer Colin Jost said they hired a bunch of new writers. Sounds promising for the rest of the season.
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    Or ask Roger the Shrubber. He'll tell you...

    Or ask Roger the Shrubber. He'll tell you everything you need to know about shrubberies.
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    After reading the description, I decided to pass...

    After reading the description, I decided to pass on it. In addition to LOST, it sounds like that Saturday morning show in which Marshall, Will and Holly ended up in the Land of the Lost.


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    Indeed. Rail thin women with big boobs simply...

    Indeed. Rail thin women with big boobs simply isn't found in nature. It only occurs in a plastic surgeon's O.R.
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    Yesterday I was in a record store whose specialty...

    Yesterday I was in a record store whose specialty is affordable music. The proprietor told a customer on the phone they were considering buying used CDs again. Used vinyl is becoming too expensive,...
  26. The original vinyl sounds fantastic. If it ain't...

    The original vinyl sounds fantastic. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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    The Cards surprised the hell out of all of us...

    The Cards surprised the hell out of all of us here in Phoenix. Blowing the hell out of the Titans last week, then just squeaking by Vikes yesterday. In their second preseason game, the Cards stunk...
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    ^^(et al)^^ I believe it was a documentary on the...

    ^^(et al)^^ I believe it was a documentary on the history of rock'n'roll, up to that point. In one such doc, my mom commented on how the Rolling Stones, and David Bowie looked like women during...
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    Antony Kalugin's many bands and projects feature...

    Antony Kalugin's many bands and projects feature an accordion player as part of the lineup.
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    The more generous one is with one's autograph,...

    The more generous one is with one's autograph, the less valuable that autograph becomes. Supply and demand.
  31. The entire Wagner Ring cycle. Putting death off...

    The entire Wagner Ring cycle. Putting death off for as long as possible.
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    When he convinced David Hasselhoff to say,...

    When he convinced David Hasselhoff to say, "Germans love me." Classic.
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    If you have a chance to watch the video, or hear...

    I don't own any Blood Sweat & Tears albums, but I think I should.[/QUOTE]

    If you have a chance to watch the video, or hear the recording from the Chicago/Blood Sweat and Tears joint tour, do so. ...
  34. My point was the entire premise of the Bell Curve...

    My point was the entire premise of the Bell Curve book was an attempt to prove the superiority of the white "race." Simply stating there's a curve of intelligence, in which there's a massive bulge...
  35. For relatively short classical pieces, there's...

    For relatively short classical pieces, there's Mussorgsky's Night On Bald Mountain, and Orff's O Fortuna.
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    His impression of David Letterman was funny as...

    His impression of David Letterman was funny as hell. Sad loss.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaanNNI0WAE
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    Cockatiels are great at whistling.

    Cockatiels are great at whistling.
  38. Radio overplay is what killed Hootie and the...

    Radio overplay is what killed Hootie and the Blowfish. Darius and Co. watched their career flush down the toilet in real time, but they were powerless to make it stop.
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    Dick Cavett was the reason Joni Mitchell canceled...

    Dick Cavett was the reason Joni Mitchell canceled Woodstock at the last minute. After it turned into the zoo that it was, her manager advised her if she went to Woodstock, she may not make it to NYC...
  40. BOA had the misfortune of being caught up in the...

    BOA had the misfortune of being caught up in the "Satanic" scare of the early 80s. Along with Zeppelin, ELO, the Beatles among others. Nobody deserves that.
  41. The part where there are a handful a super...

    The part where there are a handful a super geniuses at the high end, a handful of profoundly developmentally disabled at the low end, and everyone else falling somewhere in between is true. The part...
  42. I once knew a guy who listened to Metallica's...

    I once knew a guy who listened to Metallica's Black Album every day. Even more than a decade after it came out. When he came to my house and I was playing something other than that, he asked why I...
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    CD quality audio doesn't have the same headroom...

    CD quality audio doesn't have the same headroom as Hi-Res audio. It maxes out at 0dB. Here's what the Audacity Find Clipping tool found in the Hi-Res file....

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    When I play the Hi-Res tracks downloaded from...

    When I play the Hi-Res tracks downloaded from HDTracks in the Acoustica audio editor, it clearly shows peaks crossing the 0dB threshold, into positive territory. 24/96 Hi-Res has more headroom, able...
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    And of course, there's the movie scene with John...

    And of course, there's the movie scene with John Cusack standing outside his love interest's window, holding a boom box over his head, playing In Your Eyes.
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    Richard Wagner was also a militant antisemite. ...

    Richard Wagner was also a militant antisemite. That doesn't stop us from enjoying his operas.
  47. NBC has been airing a game show called College...

    NBC has been airing a game show called College Bowl. As the name implies, teams of 3 students form each school engage in an academic competition. One student on one team is heavily into music, and...
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    The new music videos were made with avatars of...

    The new music videos were made with avatars of themselves, using motion capture. As if we care they all look older. Don't we all?
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    The Cards absolutely sucked in their last...

    The Cards absolutely sucked in their last preseason game. On the plane flying to New Orleans for their 3rd and final game, they had to turn around in the air and come home due to Ida. They...
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    Normally, a digital file will have blank space at...

    Normally, a digital file will have blank space at the end.....

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    Beyond the Years looks more like this. It looks like I'm viewing the middle of the file, but it is in fact the end.....
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    Beyond the Years doesn't just end abruptly, the...

    Beyond the Years doesn't just end abruptly, the entire digital file is cut short. That combined with the many peaks crossing the 0dB threshold indicates whomever mastered it was asleep on the job.
  52. Listening later in life, those 2 albums sounded...

    Listening later in life, those 2 albums sounded like something a junior high schooler would like.
  53. When I was in 6th and 7th grade, I played the...

    When I was in 6th and 7th grade, I played the hell out of KISS Destroyer and Alive I.
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    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was probably the first album I...

    In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida was probably the first album I bought with a side long epic. Thanks for the memories Ron.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1bAaNOZUlQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1bAaNOZUlQ
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    I took the plunge and bought it from HDTracks. I...

    I took the plunge and bought it from HDTracks. I can report there are indeed many peaks in positive dB territory...never a good thing. I was able to easily fix it by running the tracks through the...
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    NBC brings it back every spring for a short...

    NBC brings it back every spring for a short season. Well worth the watch.
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    Is it really a cover if the original vocalist...

    Is it really a cover if the original vocalist sings it?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvAf9bQIpU0
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    It's available in Hi-Res on HDTracks. Playing...

    It's available in Hi-Res on HDTracks. Playing the camples causes clipping sounds in my speakers every time the snare hits, so I'm a little hesitant to buy it.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT4jSM96Ebo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DT4jSM96Ebo
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