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Re: More Stuff

Postby Alkarii » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:09 am

Okay, so I'm sitting here listening to Leo Moracchioli's cover of the Nine Inch Nails song "Hurt," which was also covered by Mr. Cash shortly before his death. I'd heard the original version, which was okay, but it's kind of strange that of the three different versions I'd heard, the covers are better than the original. I don't usually hear many people say that about covers; usually the original is considered the better version.

Still, I wonder if I should share the video on Facebook, because I know a person or two who could relate (one is recovering from benzo addiction thanks to having been prescribed the stuff in the past).
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Just Old Al » Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:50 am

DO a search on YouTube - it's probably already there. Just share the URL.
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Re: More Stuff

Postby jwhouk » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:49 pm

"Character is what you are in the dark." - D.L. Moody
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Re: More Stuff

Postby lake_wrangler » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:03 pm

WOW! I just found out that GoComics is hosting the whole (?) run of Peanuts comics from the start!

(I have to admit, it's amusing to see the date below the first comic, seeing as it's much, much older than the internet, let alone the GoComics site...)
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Postby Typeminer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:54 pm

Sparky was a deeply twisted guy and a genius cartoonist. Without question one of the 10 best strips of the 20th century. Shame that his work is still pushing younger living artists off the daily print pages, though.
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Typeminer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:59 pm

lake_wrangler wrote:WOW! I just found out that GoComics is hosting the whole (?) run of Peanuts comics from the start!

(I have to admit, it's amusing to see the date below the first comic, seeing as it's much, much older than the internet, let alone the GoComics site...)


Charlie Brown (10/2/1950): "Lucy, am I naive and a pushover?"

**Snerk** :D
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Re: More Stuff

Postby lake_wrangler » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:38 pm

Typeminer wrote:Charlie Brown (10/2/1950): "Lucy, am I naive and a pushover?"

**Snerk** :D
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Dave » Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:25 am

lake_wrangler wrote:WOW! I just found out that GoComics is hosting the whole (?) run of Peanuts comics from the start!

(I have to admit, it's amusing to see the date below the first comic, seeing as it's much, much older than the internet, let alone the GoComics site...)

And, quite amazingly, the first Peanuts strip seems to have been published on my wife's birthday. Not on an anniversary... on the very day she was born.

This explains so much. :D

She was thoroughly delighted when I told her.
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Re: More Stuff

Postby lake_wrangler » Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:24 pm

Another quote from my wallpaper changer:

“Each time that I have felt like I might finally be figuring some things out, life has decided to change the rules and I’ve had to start all over again.” - Jennifer Elisabeth
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Re: More Stuff

Postby ShneekeyTheLost » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:47 pm

lake_wrangler wrote:WOW! I just found out that GoComics is hosting the whole (?) run of Peanuts comics from the start!

(I have to admit, it's amusing to see the date below the first comic, seeing as it's much, much older than the internet, let alone the GoComics site...)

My favorite tribute...

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Postby AnotherFairportfan » Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:03 am

My favourite creator-tribute cartoon has to be "What happened to the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom."
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Re: More Stuff

Postby lake_wrangler » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:11 pm

Here's a quote I need to pay heed to...

“Perfectionism is a disease. Procrastination is a disease. ACTION is the cure.” - Richie Norton
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Just Old Al » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:36 pm

lake_wrangler wrote:Here's a quote I need to pay heed to...

“Perfectionism is a disease. Procrastination is a disease. ACTION is the cure.” - Richie Norton


However..."Err in haste, repent at leisure."

Moderation in everything, including moderation. :)
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Dave » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:32 am

Just Old Al wrote:Moderation in everything, including moderation. :)

And nuclear reactors. ;)
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Re: More Stuff

Postby Alkarii » Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:28 pm

You guys... I found a video that quite a few people here will enjoy.

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Re: More Stuff

Postby jwhouk » Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:01 pm

And something a few more might like:

GyroJet Rocket Guns
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Re: More Stuff

Postby lake_wrangler » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:41 pm

Another wallpaper quote:

“Wagner's music is better than it sounds.” - Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Apparently, he was quoting Edgar Wilson Nye.

History of the quote.
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Re: More Stuff

Postby AnotherFairportfan » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:13 pm

jwhouk wrote:And something a few more might like:

GyroJet Rocket Guns

You can shoot those underwater...
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Re: More Stuff

Postby jwhouk » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:09 pm

I have no idea where to put this.

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Re: More Stuff

Postby TazManiac » Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:19 pm

I am Omnivorous enough to resemble that remark...
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