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16 minutes ago, kristof65 said:

25 years ago, I would have found that surprising. 

But when I worked at Jim Dunlop fixing guitar pedals, I worked with four "rock stars" - in the USA they were playing club gigs and working full time factory jobs. But a couple times a year they would go on tour overseas.   Three of them were part of a four man band that was huge in the Philippines and a couple other island nations. It was always such a let down for them to come back to work the ol' 9 to 5 after spending a month in high class hotels being chauffeured in limos and such.  Their popularity there was short lived though - only lasted for a couple of years. 

The other guy was part of a trio that was becoming huge in Italy. He left the job to move to Europe with his bandmates to try to capitalize on it. 

 

 Actually, the whole Japan thing was due to the renewed interest in vinyl in the early 2000's combined with Japan's punk obsession and The Reducers having opened for a lot of big names that came through the Northeast back in the day such as The Ramones.

Once upon a time you used to be able to find the Reducers' vinyl albums in used record stores for a decent price, but now they're so damn scarce you'd think they were pristine copies of the Beatles' White Album, lol.

 

 

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May I take this opportunity to thank @OneBoot for introducing me to a ridiculous time waster called  Cookie Clicker?

I'm making 22.798 trillion cookies per second and it's taking a "long time" to produce enough goods to get the next upgrade or building.

It's worse than potato chips.

GEM

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Randomness XVII: That coronal mass ejection was surprisingly violent.

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I'm tired, but kinda jazzed after the livestream.

 

Guess it's time to walk the dogs.

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59 minutes ago, Crowley said:

I just received a notification that I have a package arriving tomorrow...

 

I have no memory of ordering anything...

 

Checking the tracking history, it arrived to the post office today. In Brooklyn.

 

*confused hamster noises

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15 minutes ago, TripleH said:

 

You manages to get a pic of @Green Eyed Monster teaching at ReaperCon?

 

 

The syllabus is designed to teach how to more efficiently sacrifice to the Gods of Miniature Painting.

The ash from the burned paper note is collected and used as a pigment for dark shading.

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