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    When you heard about it in the 90's, it was the...

    When you heard about it in the 90's, it was the second referendum (51/49), the first in 1980 was 60/40.

    still not realy confirmed but the US massed +/- 1 000 000 soldiers along their border with...
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    in a band with three women in its latest line-up,...

    in a band with three women in its latest line-up, shagging must've been a factor in the possible downfall of the band



    Yup, in rock book a bit of T&A is always nice to spice things up.
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    Sticky: The idiot claiming that (the Vitamin C thing) is...

    The idiot claiming that (the Vitamin C thing) is also French (his name is Gendrok or sumthin' to that effect) and posts his hour-long rants on YT four the lasr couple of weeks mixing...
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    that was indeed one of the two main factors, but ...

    that was indeed one of the two main factors, but with the extreme rivalry between the Habs & the Leafs, saying Bonsoir to Montréal in the MLG was definitely a another no-no as well.
    Fortunately...
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    Sticky: Belgian confinement (lockdown) extended until...

    Belgian confinement (lockdown) extended until April 18.
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    I just looked it up, and yes, given the line-up,...

    I just looked it up, and yes, given the line-up, it shoulda been one, indeed.

    Other Q: does it follow Slapp Happy's pre-HC stuff (amazingly enough, I never heard it) or not?
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    I know you weren't but if I'd been writing a HC...

    I know you weren't but if I'd been writing a HC book, I'd have included at lest AB and NFB because of FF, CC, DK and LC

    Now as a reader, I'd be interested in reading what they were up to until...
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    I'd like to think that both AB and NFB (despite...

    I'd like to think that both AB and NFB (despite the latter's later creation date) are essential...
    maybe less so for Cassiber or Skelleton Crew (both swiss-based)
  9. Sticky: yek yek :p ;) nah, you're about right...

    yek yek :p ;)



    nah, you're about right (well it's average, not as bad as I was fearing either). Nothing to write home about, though the title track is reminiscent of Low Spark. A couple tunes...
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    Sticky: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52060791 if only...

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52060791

    if only Nigel Farrage could too... :D
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    You're the only one at the rear of the pack about...

    You're the only one at the rear of the pack about this.

    I tried ordering on Amazon UK (along with Syd Smith's Crimson book, which appears OOP), but since Brexit is official begun, Amazon has...
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    RIP. I saw him twice live with Crims I...

    RIP. I saw him twice live with Crims



    I guess I'll visit the other thread to know more. I'd always assumed he came from the REM crowd only, but apparently I was mistaken.




    Had wondered...
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    though my first Genesis album was Selling (circa...

    though my first Genesis album was Selling (circa 74, and I was barely 12), it wasn't an instant hit, and I was WTF on some tracks, partly because of the odd sounds >> next to Dark Side of Crime ot...
  14. Sticky: Yeah, agreed, but I'm not really a fan of those...

    Yeah, agreed, but I'm not really a fan of those See-Emily-Play type of odd-ditties (not a fan of those Syd-era floyd pop stuff either). Even in those early album, I usually select the longer more...
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    Sticky: How about those topless car wash? :O Carwashes...

    How about those topless car wash? :O

    Carwashes are closed in some lands because of the amazing aount od spittles produced.
    I've started to clean my driving wheel, stickshift and mains levers...
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    Sticky: Haha, had written a Pt2-thrashing post that...

    Haha, funny. Of course, I did none of that. But, if you want me to...[/QUOTE]

    Haha, had written a Pt2-thrashing post that would've got me banned, because posted just after Coz' post. But I saw it...
  17. Sticky: I'm aware that some are really not up for Fantasy...

    I'm aware that some are really not up for Fantasy Factory. I was going to make that one the featured album, but I changed at last minute.

    You're about RRS (stones, not"bones") ;) being a bit...
  18. Sticky: my own trilogy is Barleycorn, Sparks and the...

    my own trilogy is Barleycorn, Sparks and the very-much underated Shootout, but hard to tell in which order.
    Bubbling under are Canteen and the debut (Road as well, of course).

    However, I could...
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    Sticky: I think there is some sense in BoJo The Clown's...

    I think there is some sense in BoJo The Clown's collective immunity policy, but that goes for kids only, whose immunity system is daily challenged and constantly fighting aggressors. But it's...
  20. Sticky: Featured album: TRAFFIC - The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys

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    TRAFFIC - The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys

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    Sticky: Yup I had all of these diseases. back then it was...

    Yup I had all of these diseases. back then it was actually thought it was better to contract them as a kid to develop you antibody, so you wouldn't catch it later on in life (when it could have much...
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    Sticky: Thanks ;) Absolutely... just saw some...

    Thanks ;)


    Absolutely... just saw some unusually empty shelves, and I'm not talking of TP and dried pasta



    problem is that among many younger couples, vaccine has become a dirty word, and...
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    Sticky: Seriously?? I thought it was common knowledge...

    Seriously??
    I thought it was common knowledge that SRAS and SERS came from there.
    I'll look for some links then tonight.



    Absolutely
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    Sticky: Naah, but the reality of chinese market places is...

    Naah, but the reality of chinese market places is that most of the animals are still alive and get killed at the moment of getting sold to be eaten. This in chinese minds ebnsures the meat is fresh...
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    I just Binged and Qwanted on french sites and...

    I just Binged and Qwanted on french sites and still nothing

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    https://www.francedimanche.fr/actualites/catherine-ribeiro-terrassee-par-un-avc

    I understand that she is up dire straits...
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    I think Aymeric made a good point about speed...

    I think Aymeric made a good point about speed correction, but let's not forget that many bands unwillingly/involuntarily sped up their music on stage (usually out of nervousness), so a correction (to...
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    Sticky: Chuckie is positive ...

    Chuckie is positive

    https://www.msn.com/fr-be/divertissement/familles-royales/le-prince-charles-a-été-testé-positif-au-coronavirus/ar-BB11Gi6K?ocid=spartanntp
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    Sticky: I agree... and hope Belgium will ctually do both...

    I agree... and hope Belgium will ctually do both confinement (already in place) and total individual testing, moving street by street (since almost everyone is supposedly home). Trouble is that those...
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    Sticky: That should wake the dead in Wuhan and Northern...

    That should wake the dead in Wuhan and Northern Italy :O ;)



    Thoughts to you

    My brother in Luxembourg and his teenage son have been positive (11 and 9 days ago)

    But toda, it's my brother...
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    Sticky: About being bored at home after raiding the...

    About being bored at home after raiding the supermarkets and hoarding pasta and TP

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    Sticky: Sorry, they're inFrench, but most of them cracked...

    Sorry, they're inFrench, but most of them cracked me up

    They're about being confined, France forcing a paper justification for exit the home

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    Sticky: Last week, I went back twice to the institute to...

    Last week, I went back twice to the institute to get some work to do at home (and check out if my lab experiments are doing ok) and was denied a third time. Not that I'm proud of it, but the...
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    Actually, I didn't do any research at all on the...

    Actually, I didn't do any research at all on the subject - either on the prohibition itself or suffregette's call on it. FTM, I'm not even sure I read your post right. So I'm not going into details...
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    Cozy's list is excellent, I wouldn't change a...

    Cozy's list is excellent, I wouldn't change a thing in it.
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    Sticky: most of the jokes abounding in french are more...

    most of the jokes abounding in french are more about confinement and the rush for pasta and TP, not about the virus itself.



    Indeed, but then again, a lot of people are not taking this...
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    Well, that's so evident/obvious that I'm not sure...

    Well, that's so evident/obvious that I'm not sure there is a need to write up new articles about this side of history, unless there are newly discovered elements never thought of before.


    ...
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    One of my best buddies never really fully...

    One of my best buddies never really fully recovered when I made him listen to Nature's Way. I mean, he was shattered to pieces.
    Almost 30 years later, he actually refuses to lisyen to it when there...
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    Sticky: OK, I get it, but I was mostly speaking of...

    OK, I get it, but I was mostly speaking of highly-trained employees (generally trained by the employer) and of companies not interested in losing them when things go back to normal. I'd hate to be...
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    Sticky: Abusive as illegal.... Massive laying off (if...

    Abusive as illegal....
    Massive laying off (if legal) are generally framed by the law (at least in Europe) and must be done with severence or compensation indemnities.

    In most European countries,...
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    First quick samples make this a must investigate...

    First quick samples make this a must investigate further.
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    Sticky: Chris, you may want to check if your termination...

    Chris, you may want to check if your termination is abusive or not. And sue if you deem it necessary.

    Such case of Force Majeure is probably not enough a good reason to lay off people.

    In...
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    Second album in 13 months (after 18 years silence), but this is the other part of Drift Code's sessions , so this new Clockdust album sounds much like it
    ...
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    Sticky: no we know!! :mad :yell 13894

    no we know!! :mad :yell

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    Sticky: In Belgium, despite the stupid early rush on...

    In Belgium, despite the stupid early rush on pasta and toilet paper, everything is back to +/- normal stocks in supermarkets. Dito in the Netherlands, Southern France is a litlle more iffier, but...
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    I guess Rollie (quit in 80) and Dunbar (fired in...

    I guess Rollie (quit in 80) and Dunbar (fired in 78) didn't either, but no chiming in on their part, Rollie was probably afraid for his royalty revenues (probably paid through Journey) and Dunbar's...
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    I don't know which Herbie is that (I assume it's...

    I don't know which Herbie is that (I assume it's neither Hancock or Dalovebug), but none of this surprises me.

    The only ones I do have sympathy for are Rollie and Dunbar (who was also too...
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    Sticky: More like Rossini. ;) I dislike the right-wing...

    More like Rossini. ;)
    I dislike the right-wing tone of their (Figaro) reporting, but I mainly trust their seriousness almost as much as I do as Le Monde (which is mre left-wing)



    Don't...
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    Sticky: Just like in our generation, when the 70's...

    Just like in our generation, when the 70's hippies became parents and gradually turned into convertible BMW-driving yuppies during the 80's.

    The young generation is vegan (nuance, mon cher ;) ),...
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    Sticky: Well it's definitely a sizeable part of that new...

    That is one of the most callous and insensitive things to make a joke about. Most of those who succumb to the virus are someone's parent, grandparent or great grandparent to these kids.

    I really...
  50. Straight Ahead Pop-Rock?? :O I do say that...

    Straight Ahead Pop-Rock?? :O



    I do say that along with MTC, indeed their second album (AKA Circus) is the core of the band's music. The later two albums with Graham Smith as leader (future VdG...
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    Spirogyra's St Radiguns as well.

    Spirogyra's St Radiguns as well.
  52. ^^^^ the last two 70's albums really have...

    ^^^^

    the last two 70's albums really have nothing to do with the sizzling progressive folk rock of their first three albums.

    I'm not surprized that PMYH didn't stick with you as it is bland...
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    Yeah, I guess that the well-established neo-prog...

    Yeah, I guess that the well-established neo-prog bands and their neo-symphonic descendants (like Big Big Train, for ex) probably sell more albums worldwide than in any other genre, bar maybe...
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    Interesting post, though somewhat dangerous as it...

    Interesting post, though somewhat dangerous as it flirts with the anti-politics policy of the site, but I started it :oops.

    western-central Europe was no different as some communists were rooting...
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    Too bad I don't read Danish, for it looks like an...

    Too bad I don't read Danish, for it looks like an interesting article ;)



    Ho Chi Minh was a Viet communist that lead to modern Vietnam (can't say it's worse off if it had remained French or...
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    Love their political side as one of the tracks is...

    Love their political side as one of the tracks is Ho Chi Minh



    I suspect that it remains largely unknown vecause Vernon Joynson and (to a lesser extent) DE Asbjornsen usually stopped their...
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    Sticky: fat chance of that happening When the Gv'ts...

    fat chance of that happening

    When the Gv'ts bailed them out following the subprime crisis, a lot of them didn't repay the help and ended up laying off hundreds of employees in the ensuing years,...
  58. Featured Album: String Driven Thing - The Machine That Cried

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    String Driven Thing - The Machine That Cried


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    Cheap man's Ozric Tentacles.

    Cheap man's Ozric Tentacles.
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    I dug out a bunch of 70's Argentinian prog and a...

    I dug out a bunch of 70's Argentinian prog and a bunch of Prog Folk (including Pererin) to last the week

    what I'll be playing in the coming weeks could produce a weeding-out of dead-wood sawing to...
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