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  1. Thread: MLB 2022

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    yippee

    yippee
  2. Thread: MLB 2022

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    Or $13,000 per pitch on a 100-pitch effort. It...

    Or $13,000 per pitch on a 100-pitch effort.

    It looked like Verlander might have run out of gas in the playoffs. Can that geezer go a full season?
  3. Thread: MLB 2022

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    Mets just replaced Jacob deGrom with Verlander...

    Mets just replaced Jacob deGrom with Verlander for two years at $86 million.

    WTHF!
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    This doesn't seem right to me. It's mostly...

    This doesn't seem right to me.

    It's mostly about the name being used or not in an official capacity. A registered trademark protects the owner from market confusion. If another band uses the same...
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    Tons of inconsistencies. Hell, look at Mattingly....

    Tons of inconsistencies. Hell, look at Mattingly. People talk about his length of dominance, and total numbers, which are a fair concerns. But, then you see Sandy Koufax who basically got elected...
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    That's not true. They don't need to tour to keep...

    That's not true. They don't need to tour to keep their trademark from expiring. They can do any commerce, like selling T-Shirts, or even keeping a website published.
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    My daughter uses a dongle on her Macbook Pro for...

    My daughter uses a dongle on her Macbook Pro for USB with no problem. This will depend on your OS, equipment and which USB technology, most likely.
  8. Thread: The Guess Who

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    Yes, he became more of a crooner in his solo...

    Yes, he became more of a crooner in his solo years, and some might argue borderline schmaltz. But if one can take the mellower stuff, it's really really great.
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    Looks like the Rangers are going to try to...

    Looks like the Rangers are going to try to salvage their disastrous 2021-22 off-season of huge signings that yielded nothing.

    They just signed Jacob deGrom to a 5-year $185 million deal.
    ...
  10. Thread: The Guess Who

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    This song simply cannot be played loud enough. ...

    This song simply cannot be played loud enough.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpYqxQImaN8
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    Everyone should spit on his grave out of respect.

    Everyone should spit on his grave out of respect.
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    There are plenty of well-recorded shows that they...

    There are plenty of well-recorded shows that they could release. The 1970 Berkley show would be one off the top of my head. The great San Diego Sports Arena show from 69 was released years ago by the...
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    nope.

    nope.
  14. Thread: The Guess Who

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    Well, that changed it, that's for sure. But there...

    Well, that changed it, that's for sure. But there were still some really great tunes after he bolted.
  15. Thread: The Guess Who

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    Great, GREAT band and should absolutely be in the...

    Great, GREAT band and should absolutely be in the R&R HOF. The Peterson band has deceiving people all over the place for decades. Burton is truly one of the great singers and songwriters of all time,...
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    Well, the Isle of Wight, Atlanta Pop Festival,...

    Well, the Isle of Wight, Atlanta Pop Festival, and the new LA Forum release that just came out are not particularly great. I mean, it's still Jimi. But there are definitely better shows to put out.
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    "The General" is on TCM tonight at 10:15. If...

    "The General" is on TCM tonight at 10:15. If you've never seen it, you are unworthy of this thread.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EcZPcFfjqY
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    It's far better than the original movie. By...

    It's far better than the original movie. By miles, in fact.
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    It's also a great performance, unlike some of the...

    It's also a great performance, unlike some of the less-inspired ones they've recently released.
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    So sorry to read bout this, Greg. The good...

    So sorry to read bout this, Greg. The good memories will help the healing.
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    USB adapters are certainly available.

    USB adapters are certainly available.
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    Second concert I ever saw. Front row, center,...

    Second concert I ever saw. Front row, center, literally leaning on the stage.
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    Best version of Voodoo Chile (Slight Return). Or...

    Best version of Voodoo Chile (Slight Return). Or you can back up and watch the full video which is as good as it gets. Some day, this will get released, assuming they can sort things out with the...
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    Even that would taste better than experiencing...

    Even that would taste better than experiencing that event.
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    There's a video of the Moscow performance from...

    There's a video of the Moscow performance from '79. But, that, too, is only about 60 minutes. The full audio is available, though. He seems to be a pretty rough shape physically; quite a bit...
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    This is a great 2-CD set. ...

    This is a great 2-CD set.

    https://www.discogs.com/release/1208856-Steppenwolf-Featuring-John-Kay-Born-To-Be-Wild-A-Retrospective
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    I saw EJ twice. The first time was '89 and it was...

    I saw EJ twice. The first time was '89 and it was incredible. Just a freaking great show.

    Then I saw him with Billy Joel, which was also great, They each did a song from the other's catalog. Billy...
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    Yeah, that Moscow recording is amazing.

    Yeah, that Moscow recording is amazing.
  29. Great reply. The Lennon comparison is...

    Great reply. The Lennon comparison is interesting. Although, his song was more therapeutic.
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    One of my desert island discs

    One of my desert island discs
  31. Thread: MLB 2022

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    He's not going anywhere. BTW, if any other...

    He's not going anywhere.

    BTW, if any other team has an edge, it would be the Seattle Pilots.
  32. Accidentally posted on the wrong thread. I always...

    Accidentally posted on the wrong thread. I always liked this one. it's the most Beatlesque.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6pFRHNzcAc
  33. Thread: Missed shows?

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    I could SWEAR I was in the correct thread. Oh...

    I could SWEAR I was in the correct thread. Oh well... ;)
  34. Thread: Missed shows?

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    I always liked this track. It's the most...

    I always liked this track. It's the most Beatlesque.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6pFRHNzcAc
  35. Thread: MLB 2022

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    Cody Bellinger was non-tendered by the Dodgers....

    Cody Bellinger was non-tendered by the Dodgers. Boy has his star fallen quickly.
  36. Mine, too.

    Mine, too.
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    I'm 61 and have a bald spot. But, I never see it,...

    I'm 61 and have a bald spot. But, I never see it, so it doesn't exist. I am lucky that my hair is still brown. My facial hair, not so much. If I shaved, I would easily look ten years younger.
  38. I don't ever recall this being a critics darling....

    I don't ever recall this being a critics darling. I like it, but, it's a soundtrack. So we need to keep that in mind.

    Electronic Music is purely experimental. In fact a lot of the recording is...
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    Considering that some computers don't even come...

    Considering that some computers don't even come with USB ports, that would be pretty dumb.
  40. Thread: MLB 2022

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    Apparently, either does Manfred.

    Apparently, either does Manfred.
  41. Thread: MLB 2022

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    ^^ Seems like a non-story to me.

    ^^ Seems like a non-story to me.
  42. Gotta love the fact that a bunch of Jewish actors...

    Gotta love the fact that a bunch of Jewish actors got to satirize and mock Nazis like that.
  43. I remember him on the Mike Douglas show showing...

    I remember him on the Mike Douglas show showing the tattoos had had from the concentration camps.

    I had no idea he was still alive. RIP.
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    ^^ Best wishes, Rich!

    ^^ Best wishes, Rich!
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    Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky
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    ^^ Sorry, bro. I'm glad she was able to go as she...

    ^^ Sorry, bro. I'm glad she was able to go as she wished. Most people don't get that opportunity.
  47. I just listened to it and loved it. Much less of...

    I just listened to it and loved it. Much less of a patchwork feel. It really flows.
  48. FWIW, I did just grab a nice fan-made unofficial...

    FWIW, I did just grab a nice fan-made unofficial Yellow Submarine two-disc special edition. It even includes the original comic book!

    Disc 1 - Main Album
    01. Pepperland
    02. March Of The...
  49. Agreed. Being a long-time bootleg collector, I...

    Agreed. Being a long-time bootleg collector, I have absolutely no problem with flawed sound if that's all that's available. I'm just thankful that people were there to capture history in any form.
  50. That sounds better than I recall my vinyl...

    That sounds better than I recall my vinyl sounding, which was a bit hissy. Of course, I bought that long before software made it easy to clean up. Yes, that's the one with the 90125 lineup on the...
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    :lol

    :lol
  52. Some call it warmth. ;) Seriously, though,...

    Some call it warmth. ;)

    Seriously, though, there are recordings earlier than The Beatles that sound tremendous. A lot of Buddy Holly studio tracks are just stunning.
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    Well, elections help. :lol. Agent Orange...

    Well, elections help.



    :lol. Agent Orange was a weed killer before Vietnam.
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    It was just on TCM last night, BTW.

    It was just on TCM last night, BTW.
  55. you just did

    you just did
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    Same house was use in Father Knows Best, too.

    Same house was use in Father Knows Best, too.
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    ^^ Nice. Did you work with John at all on this?...

    ^^ Nice. Did you work with John at all on this? Was he involved?
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    It's hard to pick one, but I always seem to come...

    It's hard to pick one, but I always seem to come back to "Metropolis."
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    Well, you still need furniture. But, yes, it...

    Well, you still need furniture. But, yes, it should never be considered an investment unless it's a period piece. And that means paying $8,000 for a dresser instead of $350.
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    I'm pretty sure "A Face in the Crowd" came up...

    I'm pretty sure "A Face in the Crowd" came up early on this site. So, you're right on target.

    As much as I love "The General," I think arguments could be made for a number of movies.
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