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MexicanDragon

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    Get your game on!

    Get your mic fixed, bitch! Need to hear that sultry voice as I'm passing through your race line as supplemental braking.
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    Happy Birthday Alex (screaming oranges)

    Happy birthday, slacker. Hope you get some new Grados.
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    Happy Birthday mikeymad!

    Happy birthday, neighbor! Great thing about opening a 52 year old bottle is you can do a nice 25 and just claim you're dyslexic.
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    Happy Birthday, Chris!

    Happy belated Thursday, Racer boi! If I can get a machine working, I may even let you beat me in a race once as a gift.
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    MLB playoffs 2014

    Love how much traction MLB got here this year. I think the Nats were my quaternary team in the NL, after Braves, Cubs, Giants, but now that they've won, I guess I'll just care even less. (Mainly, I liked their hats, and seeming, I like their chanting fan base.) Sorry for your loss, Shelly!
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    But they're on sale right now; it's all I can afford. Seattle's bloody expensive, I mean, I have to pay for power for 31 days this month.
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    I already invited him to come up to Seattle and move into Colin's guest room; haven't heard back yet. Will let Colin know once he gets a knock on the door saying "I'm here to drink all your whiskey; where's it at?"
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    Happy 64th Carl!

    When I asked for my first Beatles album, I asked for the Beatles Anthology Vol 1. My mom basically said "that's dumb" and gave me a copy of Sgt. Pepper's. A few years later, I got into The Flaming Lips. Of course, they covered Sgt Pepper in it's entirety, and I wound up with an autographed version of that on vinyl. Gonna spin this version in your honour today. Happy birthday, my fiend!
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    What are you reading now?

    Heh. Thanks to talking to @TMoney last night when I should have been asleep, I got the audiobook of Why We Sleep. Gonna give it a spin at work while I'm up at this un-Satanly hour. 4:30 is too bloody early for this historic night owl.
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    RIP someone or another

    House of 1,000 Corpses was the first movie Zoe ever went to in theatres (at 6 months old.) I wound up watching that movie 50-100 times, and definitely appreciated the Captain. RIP, Sid.
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    Happy Birthday Hopstretch!

    !Feliz cumpleaƱos!
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    Head Case Motorsports

    Today's the day, Stretch! https://jalopnik.com/the-750-hp-2020-porsche-taycan-turbo-s-is-a-stupidly-qu-1837865197?
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    Shelly, I highly recommend getting a buoyant sunglasses retaining system and/or floating sunglasses. My Maui Jims that I used for such things are now residing at the bottom of the Tennessee River after I rolled a waverunner a couple years ago. Glad you're having a blast!
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    Oh man, that's horrible! So sorry to hear, man.
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    Speaker Porn

    I've never seen those before, but Gallo is who I thought made them as I was scrolling through.
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    Happy Birthday Matt!

    Dammit, Matt!
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    RIP someone or another

    I have been thinking about him after I saw reminders of when a lot of us were in Chicago the week after. If I wasn't out of desk whiskey, I'd pour one in remembrance.
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    The Live Music Thread

    Oh man, I wish I would have known about the Herbie/Kamasi show. Just recently introduced to KW but as a sax player, I definitely enjoy hearing people who are near the top of the game.
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    What are you EATING right now?

    Appetizer: Sous-vide ~32 hour ribs, + oven after chilling + finish in cast iron Main: 28oz NY Strip - reverse seared Chef is a bit of a dick, but the food was solid (except for a few bites that were a fatty plasma/liquid ecstasy combo).
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    Happy Birthday Todd!

    Happy Thursday, Todd!
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    Head-Case Darts

    So I've been going out and playing darts quite a bit lately, and I'm sick and tired of getting beaten by my fairer-sexed companions. I'm also sick of shitty house darts, and shitty boards. Since this is HC, and I have the space, I'm contemplating getting a setup for the house to practice, and have some darts to keep with me when I go out so we don't have to play with nylon nonsense. I think I've narrowed my board choices down to either the Winmau Blade 5 (60$) or Blade 5 Dual Core (better, and 85-90$.) The dart board surround, and the darts themselves, however, I'm not sure on. Anyone here throw? Have a recommendation for some mid-level darts I should consider (I'll save the Hammerheads for the Christmas wish list)? What about a surround? I've ruled out the cabinet option, as it seems lacking, but definitely want to protect the walls. **BRENT**
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    Head-Case Darts

    I like those; may need to buy some of your castoffs.
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    Head Case Motorsports

    I thought I mentioned it in here, but turns out it was on FB in a thread with a buddy who just got a 718 Cayman S. I think virtually every angle of this car is great, even rear 3/4 (7/8?), but the tail-on view able is incredibly Camaro-esque, which is a very bad thing, aesthetically. Why the shit did they think that was a good idea?
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    Post what you're watching

    OK, so finished The Wire, and it lived up to the hype. IDK if I'll re-watch unless I watch with someone else, but it was great. Letterkenny - I started on 6/11, and as it seems I posted the above at 4am on 6/12, I finished Letterkenny (6 seasons) sometime in the afternoon on the 12th, completing the final four seasons in one sitting. Such a witty show, and ridiculously progressive; not what I expected from the protagonists being self-identified "hicks." Chernobyl - I had to break this one up into 2 sittings, as after 4+ hours (80% of the way), I realized I needed to get a nap in before work Wednesday. I finished it up before work tonight and I definitely appreciated the story. I'll probably go back and look through what other people were talking about with related videos and articles posted to get some more information; fascinating stuff. Oh, I also watched S3 of Handmaid's Tale. I did that in a sitting up through S3E8, when I realized that S3E9 wasn't coming out until the next day. I didn't realize it wasn't all out there, so now I'm just bored and waiting around for the next 4 episodes. Feels like I'm watching it just for completion's sake, but after a... different... E9, I'm hoping it'll pick up; they have some room to move, I feel. Almost forgot about Stranger Things S3. Another enjoyable romp that wasn't quite as good as S1, but was squarely ahead of S2. I'm a bit frustrated with all of the anti-smoking tirades lobbed at the show, but it's a period piece, and as much as I hate cigarette smoke, it was still quite prevalent in the 80s. It's funny, as Letterkenny above is riddled with it, and it's even part of a tertiary plot during one of the seasons, and this is set in modern times (well, as modern as Canada can be...) I've re-watched Letterkenny a couple times, finished re-watching HIMYM as mentioned above, and I'm sure I started something else. I mean, it has been 5 weeks; making it through ~15 seasons of TV seems light. Oh, saw first showing of the new Spiderman, along with Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse. I caught the first showing of the former, and enjoyed the Tom Holland fronted reimagination, though the latter was easily the best Spiderman movie I've ever seen.
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    RIP someone or another

    Bah... R.I.P. Rip Torn left this mortal coil today at the age of 88. https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/07/r-i-p-rip-torn/amp/
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