The Random Post Thread

Discussion in 'The Studio Lounge' started by JHDK, May 19, 2015.

  1. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    I'm assuming Doc Severinsen was a guess. My brother was a music major in college, a trumpet player. We saw Doc's band at William Paterson college in NJ.

    Keep guessing.
  2. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

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  3. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    Don't tell me what to do.
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  4. semipenguin

    semipenguin Cheeseburger Connoisseur

  5. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    That's bad-assed.
  6. memebag

    memebag Top Brass, ADVP

    That's stupid. He was going to win anyway. Diving didn't make him move forward faster.
  7. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    But it did make him go viral.
  8. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Congrats Aaron!

    It's Chicago, my absolute first favorite band. The first 3 double-albums are monumental achievements. My older brother saw them live, but by the time I was old enough to go to a concert, they were doing pussy-whipped soft-rock love songs, so I had no interest in seeing them. Of course they still tour, but aside from 3 or 4 members, it's like a cover band.

    And speaking of cover bands, I'll be seeing these guys this summer!

    They're an extremely talented group of Russian musicians, who do a kick-ass tribute to Chicago. I feel better about this than seeing the original band with a bunch of substitutes.

    And these are the other bands on this list that I did see:

    Doobie Brothers - Seen them twice, both times in NJ area when I was young. The Belmont Park concert was the loudest thing I'd ever experienced, as we were standing 10 feet from the stage, where a stack of speakers was blasting sound to the outdoor crowd.

    David Bowie - Sullivan (Gillette/ Patriots) stadium in Foxboro Mass, glass spider tour, Stevie Ray Vaughn on guitar. About 1986?

    Patty Griffin - Just her and her guitar, at a place called the Backstage in Haverhill Mass. Imagine a local bar having a stage where about 100 people can stand right in front of the performer. The best concert performance I've ever seen. She was phenomenal.

    Now you no longer have to worry about it. :)
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  9. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    So this is not exactly what we saw back almost 20 years ago, but it's the closest thing I can find that provides a flavor of a Patty Griffin performance, here with Flaming Red. Just hang in there.
  10. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing Sherbert is not and never will be ice cream

    They did a study on baseball players sliding into first or running through. Running was faster each time.

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  11. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    I've watched quite a few of that Russian group's songs on YouTube. It's phenomenal how great and closely they play the classic songs of Chicago.
    Dude nails the guitar solo in 25 or 6 to 4.
    Very impressive.
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  12. JHDK

    JHDK Release Robin's Bra

  13. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    I pray to god that this thread goes to a new page soon.
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  14. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

  15. JHDK

    JHDK Release Robin's Bra

    I usually to my dad's laundry on my weekends but wasn't feeling so great so I'm doing it now before work. For some reason the dumb thing didn't spin and I loaded the dryer up with soaking wet clothes. It's going to take forever to dry. Hopefully it's done before I have to go.
  16. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing Sherbert is not and never will be ice cream

    Isn’t there an adventures in koopland thread for this? Or perhaps a laundry adventure thread?

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  17. JHDK

    JHDK Release Robin's Bra

    Oh yea, I forgot about that laundry machine thread.
  18. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    That's only for discussing positioning of the washer and dryer. If you want to discuss how well they work, you're SOL.

    By the way, my wife had been sensing that something was wet or leaking in our laundry room, and a week ago, the tub on our (I think) 8 year old LG washer cracked. It had been having some balance issues, which turned out to be a faulty board that was covered by a recall. But it probably did some damage before it got fixed. It was one of those "no agitator" designs, which we now realize was a bad idea.

    We just got a replacement washer on Friday, so it's kind-of funny that you're having washer issues too.
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  19. scotchandcigar

    scotchandcigar arrogant bastard

    Composting of humans legalized in Washington state - CNN

    The body is covered in natural materials, like straw or wood chips, and over the course of about three to seven weeks, thanks to microbial activity, it breaks down into soil.

    While the body is being broken down, families of the deceased can visit the facility and will ultimately receive the soil that remains. It's up to the family to determine how they want to use that soil.
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  20. Channel98

    Channel98 Don't yell or hit.

    Maybe that soil could be infused with life and be turned into another Swamp Thing.

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