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  1. Sticky: My brother-in-law just died 2 hours ago. He...

    My brother-in-law just died 2 hours ago.

    He had severe cancer and the sad truth is that he probably wouldn't have survived it. Then he picked up Covid in the hospital!

    Impossible (and...
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    :lol@Chris :)

    :lol@Chris :)
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    I agree. She's my age (I think) - and I'm...

    I agree. She's my age (I think) - and I'm damn-sure not as good looking or sexy. It's good to see them letting loose.

    And by "them" I meant Robert and Toyah :p
  4. Sticky: Depends on how Bandcamp sets it up. Every...

    Depends on how Bandcamp sets it up.

    Every album is supposed to have a number, and every track is supposed to have a number. If they get lazy and only put the track no. in the URL, we're SOL :(
    ...
  5. Sticky: I can make it work if I change the logic. ...

    I can make it work if I change the logic.

    Specifically :

    If everyone now enters "album=xxxxxxxx" instead of just xxxxxxxx - then entering "track=yyyyyyyy" would work. BUT - then all of the...
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    Fripp & Toyah Video

    Some interesting points about Toyah:
    1) She keeps fit by riding a stationary bike indoors
    2) She can sing
    3)
    4)

    (watch the video and feel free to fill in points 3 and 4 if you like

    ...
  7. Sticky: Can you send me the URL for that album / track?

    Can you send me the URL for that album / track?
  8. Sticky: Can be done, but iot's more complicated. Eg :...

    Can be done, but iot's more complicated.

    Eg : This album:

    https://stevekatsikas.bandcamp.com/track/sleep-is-for-longer-days


    1621278328

    I took one track:
  9. Sticky: My heart is filled with pride! LOL

    My heart is filled with pride!

    LOL
  10. Sticky: I'm sure someone will correct me - or -agree -...

    I'm sure someone will correct me - or -agree - but as I understand it, not all Bandcamp artists agree to allow their music be streamed. This album (Singularity by RAIN) is only available from...
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    Will definitely give it a try, John - thanks for...

    Will definitely give it a try, John - thanks for the recommendation.

    I see it's on Bandcamp:

    2418906544
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    No. But I didn't expect one.

    No. But I didn't expect one.
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    In a similar vein, several people here praised...

    In a similar vein, several people here praised the latest Fiona Apple album. I gave it a spin - not my taste, but good. I characterized it as Ani diFranco Mark-II ... which is not necessarily a bad...
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    Once again, Battema shows his ability to make up...

    Once again, Battema shows his ability to make up weird band names ;)






    Remember - this is a guy who actually likes Sun0))) :O
  15. My Dad was conned. "Microsoft" called him, and...

    My Dad was conned.

    "Microsoft" called him, and for just $400, they "fixed" his laptop so it would stop spamming everyone on the Interweb. It was "Microsoft", so of course he gave them his security...
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    :( :(

    :( :(
  17. Yep - that Marianna van Zeller series of TV shows...

    Yep - that Marianna van Zeller series of TV shows is very impressive - if disturbing



    There are companies that help with this. My neighbor works for one - I'll see if I can find details, if...
  18. Sticky: Sorry to read about your loss, Gary :(

    Sorry to read about your loss, Gary :(
  19. Thread: Birders

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    Great pictures! ^^^

    Great pictures! ^^^
  20. So sorry to hear that, Renate. Best wishes -...

    So sorry to hear that, Renate.

    Best wishes - and I hope you find comfort soon.
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    Quite agree, Ian. I really Hope Perez doesn't...

    Quite agree, Ian. I really Hope Perez doesn't fall victim the the Red Bull #2 driver curse (Kvyyat, Albon, Gasly...) and that he starts showing Verstappen some real competition.

    I'm thrilled for...
  22. Steve, it was an excellent movie - in its day. ...

    Steve, it was an excellent movie - in its day. It hasn't aged well, though the racing scenes and teh on-track competition are still classic, and a lot of fun.

    But the acting... :meh
  23. Probably the best ever auto racing movie was "Le...

    Probably the best ever auto racing movie was "Le Mans" (Steve McQueen).

    I was able to watch it again recently - big excitement, I would be re-kindling great memories, and enjoying a classic.

    Oh...
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    My whole collection fits on a 2 by 4 by 1/4-inch...

    My whole collection fits on a 2 by 4 by 1/4-inch device.

    So because I'm extravagant, I have 4 of them, copied, just in case one or more of them die.

    So my whole (duplicated) collection is the...
  25. Sticky: We're all hoping for the best for her!

    We're all hoping for the best for her!
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    Fiona Apple- i gave her a listen on...

    Fiona Apple-





    i gave her a listen on YouTube.

    I'd describe it as Ani DiFranco Mark-II. Not exactly, obviously, but it's in the same kind of genre.
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    I've seen this mentioned a number of times. My...

    I've seen this mentioned a number of times.

    My normal instinct is to roll my eyes and gloss over it, but it's appeared so many times on this thread that I'll have to give it a try...
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    All in all, I'm surprised there's so LITTLE...

    All in all, I'm surprised there's so LITTLE posted in this thread.

    Was 2020 as bad for music as it was for the rest of society?

    I don't have a 'favorite' of 2020 yet - nothing I've heard stood...
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    So Alpha Tauri is dropping Kvyyat, and replacing...

    So Alpha Tauri is dropping Kvyyat, and replacing him with ... no, not Perez, but an F2 driver :(
  30. Sticky: Oh Jeez, Dan, I hope she'll be okay. I have no...

    Oh Jeez, Dan, I hope she'll be okay. I have no idea what Covid does to late-term pregnancies, but I hope your daughter and (soon) grandchild will be okay.

    Please keep us posted.

    I know it's...
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    @rofl ^^^^

    @rofl ^^^^
  32. Sticky: Good luck, Ed! I hope she recovers quickly and...

    Good luck, Ed! I hope she recovers quickly and completely.
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    Had to laugh at Sainz - on his first lap in FP1,...

    Had to laugh at Sainz - on his first lap in FP1, when going around the modified circuit:

    "So I turn left here, no?" Like he's calling in for directions.

    Race engineer, not sure if this was a...
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    We just watched Sakhir. What A Race! ...

    We just watched Sakhir.

    What

    A

    Race!

    Holy ****
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    Cool video, thanks, Scott! I need to watch it...

    Cool video, thanks, Scott!

    I need to watch it again - there's always a lot going on at the same time in DT's music.
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    Yah - I paid hundreds for 2 tickets, and the show...

    Yah - I paid hundreds for 2 tickets, and the show in my area was canceled about 3 days before show-date.

    They still have my $$.



    Best album of 2019, IMHO
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    I sort of agree. I certainly hope he does well,...

    I sort of agree. I certainly hope he does well, and beats Bottas. But a win would only "prove" to the Hamilton-haters that it's not the driver, it's the car.

    I like Russell, and hope whatever...
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    I used to dislike Verstappen - he came across as...

    I used to dislike Verstappen - he came across as a spoiled brat.

    Then he matured a lot, and his driving improved, and I started to like him.

    But his comments in the past few weeks are turning...
  39. My Dad had multiple repeated bouts of shingles on...

    My Dad had multiple repeated bouts of shingles on the scalp and forehead and face. This was many decades ago, when he was younger than I am now. (He's 93 now.) Very unpleasant, and not pretty :(
  40. Sorry to hear this, Jim. It sounds like your...

    Sorry to hear this, Jim. It sounds like your shingles is similar to what I had - i.e. not much breakout and scabbing etc., but the pain is the same. My dermatologist told me it's quite a rare...
  41. Sticky: By-and-large, the only people using Zoom or Skype...

    By-and-large, the only people using Zoom or Skype on camera are those companies for whom remote work is new.

    Both before and after Covid, I've spent 3 to 6 hours a day on conference calls - and...
  42. Sticky: A pre-Covid surveys showed that that 1 in 8 men...

    A pre-Covid surveys showed that that 1 in 8 men and 1 in 12 women working from home are naked.

    Another survey showed 19% of people working from home were nude, and there were twice as many men as...
  43. Sticky: As a management consultant I work at various...

    As a management consultant I work at various levels of management - depending on the client engagement at the time. Sometimes I'm operating at VP level, sometimes director or senior manager - but...
  44. Sticky: I've worked from home for 20+ years (when I'm not...

    I've worked from home for 20+ years (when I'm not traveling - though travel is obviously down to zero at preset).

    My home office is very well set up, comfortable, nice window view, excellent...
  45. There's a theater in my area with full-on...

    There's a theater in my area with full-on recliners in the theater, and a full-on restaurant and bar outside - which allows you to take your food and drinks into the movie.

    Pretty cool - though...
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    That was my wife's reaction as well ... "I...

    That was my wife's reaction as well ... "I thought we were having another Lauda moment"
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    Here's an interesting read. Drivers salaries in...

    Here's an interesting read. Drivers salaries in 2020:


    Lewis Hamilton, $47 million
    Sebastian Vettel, $35 million
    Daniel Ricciardo, $20 million
    Max Verstappen, $16 million
    Valtteri Bottas, $9...
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    Agree No question about it, IMO! ...

    Agree



    No question about it, IMO!




    I didn't see the whole race. I always extend the recording by an hour, but with all the stoppages that wasn't enough. A few highlights on Youtube...
  49. Falling asleep in theaters: Wake up, little...

    Falling asleep in theaters:


    Wake up, little Susie, wake up
    Wake up, little Susie, wake up
    We've both been sound asleep, wake up, little Susie, and weep
    The movie's over, it's four o'clock,...
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    Please include me. I've socialized with Steve...

    Please include me. I've socialized with Steve many times, and when I was in Madison on business trips, I'd see him and Kay quite often.
  51. LOOKIT TRANE - Using the new Bandcamp embed...

    LOOKIT TRANE - Using the new Bandcamp embed function!! :up







    (Trane was the person who prompted us to make that available in PE :) )
  52. Just for fun: 14589

    Just for fun:

    14589
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    My mistake - I missed a "0". It's 100k. ...

    My mistake - I missed a "0".

    It's 100k.

    From the setup system:

    14586
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    Max file size is 2k for most file types, though I...

    Max file size is 2k for most file types, though I created an override for JPG file types, and allowed 10k - with no specific limit to height and width.
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    Wow - I've never seen that error here. That's...

    Wow - I've never seen that error here.

    That's an Apache error, from deep in the bowels of your (or our) web server's software.

    Were you just uploading a regular file, from a regular PC..? And...
  56. Sticky: Fair point. I've edited the original instructions

    Fair point. I've edited the original instructions
  57. Sticky: The advanced tags only show when you "go...

    The advanced tags only show when you "go advanced" :)

    On a more serious note - any special tags I create will only appear on the advanced toolbar. The non-advanced toolbar is not editable.
  58. Sticky: I thought you might approve ;)

    I thought you might approve ;)
  59. Sticky: And another... 1039769125

    And another...

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    And another:

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