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On 10/8/2019 at 12:54 PM, Walden Ponderer said:

Weirdest damned thing, really, but it buys me a few minutes peace any time I feel like eating in a real roadside dive.

you should get her up in the equipment room

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When I was a kid I used to make fun of creed and specifically the song “higher” (just like everyone else, because it was the popular thing to do).  But listening to it again as I’ve gotten older and reading along with the lyrics, it’s a great fucking song. Like, not a good song. A great song. 

Jesus titty-fucking christ.

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On 11/2/2019 at 6:20 PM, Dbeasy said:

Sixteen Candles is one of the greatest movies ever made.

I don't know about that but Long Duk Dong is one of the greatest characters in all of film.  

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When I was a kid I used to make fun of creed and specifically the song “higher” (just like everyone else, because it was the popular thing to do).  But listening to it again as I’ve gotten older and reading along with the lyrics, it’s a great fucking song. Like, not a good song. A great song. 
"Can you take me higher. To a place where linemen ski"

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23 hours ago, Whatever said:
On 11/2/2019 at 3:01 PM, youdunnf said:
When I was a kid I used to make fun of creed and specifically the song “higher” (just like everyone else, because it was the popular thing to do).  But listening to it again as I’ve gotten older and reading along with the lyrics, it’s a great fucking song. Like, not a good song. A great song. 

"Can you take me higher. To a place where linemen ski"

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I'm hearing a lot recently about movies, characters etc that are empowering to women. Are they so fragile that they need to be constantly told so? /no sexist...maybe a little. 

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On 11/4/2019 at 11:37 AM, Your Mom said:

I don't know about that but Long Duk Dong is one of the greatest characters in all of film.  

Agreed.  W/out the Donger and Farmer Ted, that movie is horribad. 

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7 hours ago, DigglerontheHoof said:

Agreed.  W/out the Donger and Farmer Ted, that movie is horribad. 

I had to Google it. Weird, given that I was in high school at the time. So, I asked my wife:  "One movie, from when we were in high school... go!" 

I was thinking "Fast Times" but, no, she says "Sixteen Candles" -- must be a chick thing.

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11 hours ago, DigglerontheHoof said:

Agreed.  W/out the Donger and Farmer Ted, that movie is horribad. 

Are you serious?  There's only 2 or 3 scenes with the Ryszczyk family, particularly the great John Kapelos as son-in-law-to-be, Rudy Ryszczk.  Those scenes are gold.  As were all the grandparents scenes.  Other than the date rape(s), the movie holds up really well after 35 years.    

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3 minutes ago, Lobo said:

Are you serious?  There's only 2 or 3 scenes with the Ryszczyk family, particularly the great John Kapelos as son-in-law-to-be, Rudy Ryszczk.  Those scenes are gold.  As were all the grandparents scenes.  Other than the date rape(s), the movie holds up really well after 35 years.    

Yep. Definitely a chick thing.

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12 hours ago, qwertyu1234 said:

Exile on Main Street is very overrated and i don't know why most people think it's the Stones best. The songs all sound the same. 

 

11 hours ago, Scheiss Meister said:

The Rolling Stones are a meh band, at best, so all of their albums are overrated, in my opinion.

 

Well both of your opinions are bad and you should feel bad.

 

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13 hours ago, qwertyu1234 said:

Exile on Main Street is very overrated and i don't know why most people think it's the Stones best. The songs all sound the same. 

I would put Sticky Fingers above Exile on Main Street, and I think a lot of people would as well.

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13 hours ago, Scheiss Meister said:

The Rolling Stones are a meh band, at best, so all of their albums are overrated, in my opinion.

 I’m tired of pretty much all classic rock from that era.  I don’t have any complaints about the music, but if I never heard another classic rock song from that era again I’d be just fine.  There’s some great songs out there and I’ve enjoyed them thoroughly over the years but haven’t you just heard them enough already?  

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1 hour ago, Your Mom said:

 I’m tired of pretty much all classic rock from that era.  I don’t have any complaints about the music, but if I never heard another classic rock song from that era again I’d be just fine.  There’s some great songs out there and I’ve enjoyed them thoroughly over the years but haven’t you just heard them enough already?  

I still listen to a lot of music from that era, I have just never liked the Stones.  Others do, and that's fine, but I've never liked their music.  Well, Satisfaction and Paint It Black work for me, but not much else.

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I would put Sticky Fingers above Exile on Main Street, and I think a lot of people would as well.


Yes.

But Exile is still one of the best albums of all time. It just has a few disposable tracks on the back half.

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I still listen to a lot of music from that era, I have just never liked the Stones.  Others do, and that's fine, but I've never liked their music.  Well, Satisfaction and Paint It Black work for me, but not much else.


I’m a huge Stones fan, and I would be just fine never hearing either of those songs ever again.

Really, I’ve lost interest in their “bad boy Beatles” phase entirely. Beggars Banquet through Some Girls is where it’s at. The stuff before and after those eras are disposable to me.

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4 hours ago, NeverMarryAStripper said:

Yes, they certainly don't hold up well against Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, and Imagine Dragons.  I'm just hoping to go deaf so I don't have to listen to any more KPOP.

Yeah but there’s a pretty big gap between that shit and classic rock and it’s full of music that doesn’t suck. Black Keys, Gary Clark Jr, Cold War Kids, Lumineers,... just to spitball some random names. I’m not saying they’re epic like the old stuff, but at least I haven’t heard them all 1 billion times yet.  

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3 hours ago, Your Mom said:

at least I haven’t heard them all 1 billion times yet.  

This is the crux of the issue. 

We need more variety in our classic rock instead of the same list of standards by each artist. There's more to each catalog than just the top hits off of each album. Not every song is a winner, of course, but the well has run dry on many radio favorites. 

As a bad example (because Steve Miller isn't on the same plane as the Rolling Stones in any dimension) I never need to hear anything by The Steve Miller Band that gets regular air time ever again. Ever. I have extracted all enjoyment from Jet Airliner, The Joker, Take the Money and Run, etc., that I ever will. I will never again be pleased when I hear them start up on the radio. But I would love to hear some of his B-sides and "deep cuts" in regular rotation. 

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One of the first times I got high on weed as a teen was listening to Miller's "Fly Like An Eagle" album. I could see the notes, maaaaaaannnnnnn. 

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This is the crux of the issue. 
We need more variety in our classic rock instead of the same list of standards by each artist. There's more to each catalog than just the top hits off of each album. Not every song is a winner, of course, but the well has run dry on many radio favorites. 
As a bad example (because Steve Miller isn't on the same plane as the Rolling Stones in any dimension) I never need to hear anything by The Steve Miller Band that gets regular air time ever again. Ever. I have extracted all enjoyment from Jet Airliner, The Joker, Take the Money and Run, etc., that I ever will. I will never again be pleased when I hear them start up on the radio. But I would love to hear some of his B-sides and "deep cuts" in regular rotation. 

There is so much quality classic rock that I could never get tired of it. Something made me think of Uriah Heep the other day and I realized that I hadn’t listened to any of their music in a long time so I broke out The Magician’s Birthday and listened to it. Brought back some real fun memories

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On 11/2/2019 at 3:01 PM, youdunnf'dup said:

When I was a kid I used to make fun of creed and specifically the song “higher” (just like everyone else, because it was the popular thing to do).  But listening to it again as I’ve gotten older and reading along with the lyrics, it’s a great fucking song. Like, not a good song. A great song. 

I like higher a lot. It gets stuck in my head sometimes and I'll jam out to it. I don't think I can stand any other creed songs but higher is just fine. 

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14 hours ago, Al_4_ISU said:

 


Yes.

But Exile is still one of the best albums of all time. It just has a few disposable tracks on the back half.

 

what's the back half of an album?

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10 hours ago, NeverMarryAStripper said:


There is so much quality classic rock that I could never get tired of it. Something made me think of Uriah Heep the other day and I realized that I hadn’t listened to any of their music in a long time so I broke out The Magician’s Birthday and listened to it. Brought back some real fun memories

I remember a radio show "back in the day" called "Deep Cuts" (I think XM has something similar). It makes you realize how great Classic Rock was if you got past the "hits".

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31 minutes ago, Al_4_ISU said:

 


The last 50%?

 

What’s an album?Just a shot out there that a crapton of folks on here never lived B sides, rewinding the tape, or whether you listened to the whole album straight through or just played the hits.  Had friends who were both ways.  I was a whole album kind of listener.

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1 hour ago, Cheeseweasel said:

I remember a radio show "back in the day" called "Deep Cuts" (I think XM has something similar). It makes you realize how great Classic Rock was if you got past the "hits".

XM has as a Deep Tracks channel that is like that. 

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On 11/2/2019 at 3:01 PM, youdunnf'dup said:

When I was a kid I used to make fun of creed and specifically the song “higher” (just like everyone else, because it was the popular thing to do).  But listening to it again as I’ve gotten older and reading along with the lyrics, it’s a great fucking song. Like, not a good song. A great song. 

Late to the party but just wanted to say that this post is incredible.

 

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Late to the party but just wanted to say that this post is incredible.

 

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Fuck yes.

 

Greatest cowboy moment in 2 decades i bet... unless that was taken during prime creed back in 2002

 

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2 hours ago, NeverMarryAStripper said:

XM has as a Deep Tracks channel that is like that. 

Do you know the station number? Would love to add it.

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