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Offline ZG

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #495 on: February 09, 2012, 09:15:27 pm »

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #496 on: February 10, 2012, 04:10:31 am »
Never heard of a Plasma bed.  Is it like an LCD bed?
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #497 on: February 10, 2012, 09:30:37 am »
Never heard of a Plasma bed.  Is it like an LCD bed?

Could be just really, really hot.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #498 on: February 10, 2012, 09:46:06 am »
I think it leaves him with a tingly feeling :D  I hear that is what they are calling them coin operated beds in some roadside hotels ;)

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #499 on: February 10, 2012, 06:15:41 pm »
Never heard of a Plasma bed.  Is it like an LCD bed?

It's like a memory foam bed only better. You know, an LED bed.

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #500 on: February 12, 2012, 05:12:31 pm »
Saw an eagle in an unexpected place today coming up i95 south of Richmond.  It was just south of the 288 interchange.  Very industrial area.  Strange to see one there.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #501 on: February 12, 2012, 05:33:49 pm »
Jim's mention of the eagle reminded me of something that happened last year. My brother, my wife, and I took a week long vacation in snowmobile country up in northern Wisconsin. This was in January. We were out on a great groomed trail, my brother in the lead, me next, and my wife last. The trail was lined by trees and it was almost like being in a tunnel becasue of the way the trees hung over the trail, it was beautiful. All of a sudden a bald eagle flew up from behind me and started pacing my brother. The eagle was flying ~3 feet above my bro's head and matched his speed. The eagle did this for 10 mins or so. It was amazing to watch and my bro didn't even know that he was there! All of a sudden the eagle accelerated, pulled up, and landed in one of the trees. My bro saw him at that point but had no idea that the eagle was right above him for so long.

I do miss those trails up there... :(

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #502 on: February 13, 2012, 04:30:28 am »
I do miss those trails up there... :(

Sledding is fun, no doubt.

Yep, it sure is! We've only been able to get out once this year so far. Locally we've not had that much snow, only the one time is it.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #503 on: February 21, 2012, 10:38:44 am »
Around when I was learning about baselines of songs, I found that if the bass played the same thing as the lead guitar only an octave lower, it made for a powerful song. WHOA!
"Love Stinks"- J. Geils
"Smoke on the Water" Deep Puple
"Back in Black" AC/DC
"I Love Rock & Roll" Joan Jett

This technique isn't new at all
"In the Mood" Glenn Miller Orchestra

Then I learned some bands did't even have a bass player!

Doors
Rush
 Then some songs even featured the bass
"Oya Como Va" Santana
"Bennie and the Jetts" Elton John

When I'd go to church, I'd listen to all the parts of the song when the organ played and pick them out, I wasn't much of a singer but could hum the part exactly in tune,strange huh?
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #504 on: February 21, 2012, 09:54:02 pm »
Around when I was learning about baselines of songs, I found that if the bass played the same thing as the lead guitar only an octave lower, it made for a powerful song. WHOA!
"Love Stinks"- J. Geils
"Smoke on the Water" Deep Puple
"Back in Black" AC/DC
"I Love Rock & Roll" Joan Jett

This technique isn't new at all
"In the Mood" Glenn Miller Orchestra

Then I learned some bands did't even have a bass player!

Doors
Rush
 Then some songs even featured the bass
"Oya Como Va" Santana
"Bennie and the Jetts" Elton John

When I'd go to church, I'd listen to all the parts of the song when the organ played and pick them out, I wasn't much of a singer but could hum the part exactly in tune,strange huh?

I would have sworn Getty Lee plays the bass in Rush........

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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #505 on: February 23, 2012, 11:38:08 am »
Then after awhile, like in high school, 1975-79, I heard jazz and improvisation, and I thought, well, thats silly, they just play anything, anybody could do that right? WRONG. You just can't play anything. I learned you have to play in the same key that everyone else is in or it will just sound like, well, anything and wrong. If you play anything as long as its in the same key as everyone else, then it sounds great, but its REALLY difficult, for me it was at least.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #506 on: February 23, 2012, 02:32:47 pm »
I've been riding to work all week; it's nice out.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #507 on: February 23, 2012, 02:59:08 pm »
4 to 8 inches of heavy wet snow predicted for tonight into tomorrow morn, along with the possibility of thundersnow. I may be playing hooky form work tomorrow and taking the snowmobiles out.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #508 on: February 23, 2012, 06:45:04 pm »
70 today at the south end of the state.
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Re: A thread about nothing at all....
« Reply #509 on: February 24, 2012, 04:41:58 am »
Wah Wooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Snow day baby! 8 inches of heavy wet snow and it's still coming down. The schools are closed and I'm staying home and getting some sled time in. Oh yeah!
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