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  1. Re: Lets collectively, drunkenly, come to a consensus about the 70s

    Wow... I forgot how good the music was in the '70s.

    ...Not yet mentioned:
    Heart - Dreamboat Annie
    Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    America - America
    Robin Trower - Bridge of Sighs
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    Re: Done with 80's Reunions?

    Dramarama? Vinyl is on rotation in my car--really liking it... Not really a reunion since the "reunion" already happened.
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    Re: 2015 headliner wishlist

    Awesome first post :cat
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    Re: Sunset Strip Music Festival 2013

    Meh
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Yeah, my daughter feels the same way. I was in generation X, or the "lost generation", then they changed the years and lumped me in with the baby boomers, cause social security crisis and all I...
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    Re: The Offspring

    I went to the Holiday Havoc years ago, and a bunch of punk bands were playing. Offspring came on after Pennywise. The crowd for Pennywise was huge, with a constant stream of crowdsurfers. (I was...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    I have tried CDs and DVDs. Have not tried BluRay disks yet. The first time it happened I rebooted and it worked for a short time. It sounds like it isn't spinning up but not sure. It makes noises for...
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    Re: Computer SOS!

    I have a MSI laptop (under warranty) which stopped being able to read disks.

    Found out MSI RMA policy sucks.

    Any suggestions on how to avoid being without my laptop for weeks and chancing it...
  9. Re: Jack White Says The Black Keys Are 'Watered Down Ripoffs' Of The White Stripes

    http://jackwhiteiii.com/an-apology-and-explanation-from-jack-white/

    Not really sure what this is all about anyway...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    I've seen this happen a few times, but only at JRock shows, I think. JRock fans can be crazy...
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    Re: Drink Drank Drunk: A lesson in grammar

    Okay.... that explains it. I'm from SoCal. ;)
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    Re: Drink Drank Drunk: A lesson in grammar

    Some of these depend on regional variations.
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    Re: 2015 wish list

    I have no idea--not my kind of a good time. I prefer actual music myself. But, it did make for a smaller crowd at the acts I wanted to see, and I felt fine leaving before the end of the night so I...
  14. Re: weekend 2 hotels are sold out and i have a shuttle pass what do i do now?

    I just reserved rooms at the Hilton Homewood Suites in Palm Desert for both W1 and W2. Prices are up for W1 but W2 still had the everyday price as of this morning.
  15. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    You could use the random selection from this group. But, do not let people who log in 5 minutes later go ahead. That is how they are *not* doing it.
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    Cool. Will keep checking back then.
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    Re: Coachella 2015 Fake Posters Thread

    You have I Break Horses twice on Sunday
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    A week ago there were still rooms left at the Holiday Inn Express in Indio and Palm Desert for both weekends, both refundable and non-refundable. Now, all rooms are gone from the Indio location and...
  19. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    I am guessing if I had only one computer I would be a sad panda right now.
  20. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    Wow. :(

    I had the weekend 1 and weekend 2 pages open in firefox on my desktop and chrome on my laptop, and refreshed at 9:58, and quickly entered the captcha, which was actually legible. Got W1...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    If I hadn't already used up all my vacation days for this year, and if it wasn't in Chicago.... :(

    I just had to look at the lineup and see what I'll be missing!
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    Re: 2015 Advance Sale Friday May 16th at 10am

    Is it going to be random again this year? I know in previous years some people were waiting for hours, while others logged in later and got through quickly. Also, people with multiple computers found...
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    I really don't want to stay any farther than Rancho Mirage. We stayed in Palm Springs one year, and the drive home was scary--over an hour after getting past the traffic jam near the festival grounds...
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    I guess I will just keep checking, maybe something will come up.
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    Re: Hotels for 2015

    I was thinking this morning I should reserve rooms before the announcement. I didn't. I suck. :(
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    Hotels for 2015

    I checked the hotels we usually stay at (Hilton Homewood Suites and Marriott Shadow Ridge). Both show no rooms available for either weekend of the festival. I don't know if this is because they don't...
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    Re: Security Personnel Incompetence

    Is it possible they use a completely different security crew for weekend 2? Weekend 1 everything seemed under control. We were allowed to sit in the grass at the gates until just before opening time....
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    Re: The Libertines Reuniting

    Would rather see Babyshambles.

    Neither will come to the US due to a certain person's arrest record. :(
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    Re: Please enforce the no flags rule

    The sunflowers did not bother me
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    Re: Nirvana Reunion 2015

    Too soon
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    Re: Overcrowded this year!

    Maybe Sunday night was crowded for Weekend 2? We left around 6pm and there were a *lot* of people just arriving.
  32. Re: Is Coachella Usually This Dangerously Packed?

    I guess it depends on which acts you go see. In general it was less crowded this year than in past years (2005-2013). The only really crowded act I saw was Fatboy Slim, but it did not feel...
  33. Re: Your top five acts of Coachella 2014 (Weekend One Edition)

    Bo Ningen
    Cage the Elephant
    Caravan Palace
    Motorhead
    Pet Shop Boys
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    Re: Traffic on I-10 leaving is a nightmare

    This is the first year I can remember where there was actually enough traffic on the I-10 to cause slowing, and it was bumper to bumper all the way out of the Coachella valley--it didn't clear up...
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    Re: Coachella superlatives

    Best circle pit: Anti-Flag (most of the people in the tent)
    Best crowd surfing moment: Cage the Elephant (Weekend 1 made it to the sound stage, which was asking to be climbed, Weekend 2 flip to a...
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    Re: Win Butler was right about VIP

    And here I thought there might be a thoughtful discussion of the distraction and inconvenience the huge guest access areas to the sides were. It was a lot easier to get a good spot before Coachella...
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    Re: Record Store Day 2014

    The selection was very small compared to last year at Zia. The guy at the record store kept telling people there will be more stock today--but when I asked him specifically he said "maybe". I picked...
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    Re: Weekend one sucks

    I guess you were not at AFI--the mics got cut off several times. I think that the guy is cursed--this happened to him at a KROQ festival a while back--had to go through 3 or 4 mics. During Weekend 1...
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    Re: Did it seem more crowded this year?

    Maybe it's because I didn't go to any of the "party people" acts, but it seemed much less crowded this year. Normally by early afternoon, the Mohave and Gobi tents are packed during any set, with...
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    Re: Paella & Crab Fries

    Yes, there was Paella and crab fries. (What is Paella I wondered but did not check it out... Very short line or no line)
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    Re: Austin Psych Fest 2014

    So I just received the 3-day passes by US mail. It's just one paper ticket per pass. Will there be wristbands, or do I need to be able to hold onto the same paper ticket for 3 days? Also, they are...
  42. Re: Seriously concerned about my height--am i too short to see anything?

    Ha Ha, 5' 1" does not make one a dwarf. Depending on one's racial background it might be average.

    Only advice I can give is to either try to get to the rail or be back far enough that the crowd...
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    Re: Upcoming Shows

    Same experience here. The first night almost nobody left during the show, and it looked like they waited till the end of a song to come sit back down. During the quiet parts you could almost hear a...
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    Re: 10 Years and you're still here!

    I think I made an account in 2004... But I have no idea what the username was.
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    Re: Motörhead!!!!

    Damn! How long till he's removed from the lineup? I hope he doesn't do a Lou Reed and die on us... :(








    ...I am getting older too. Maybe I should start taking care of myself...
  46. Poll: Re: ~~ Official 2014 Lineup Approval Rating ~~ JANUARY

    The LA Times is kind of retarded in it's musical tastes. But, I guess they are right about "mainstream" audiences.

    I have not finished going through the bottom lines with smaller fonts, so I do...
  47. Poll: Re: How many act on the 2014 lineup have you seen live before?

    AFI
    Muse
    QOTSA
    Pet Shop Boys
    MGMT
    Fatboy Slim
    Sleigh Bells
    Cage the Elephant
    Mogwai
    Warpaint
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    Poll: Re: Worst headliner in Coachella history?

    fun. is not headlining as far as I know
    Kings of Leon hurts my ears, and has no soul
    Jack Johnson should not have been a headliner, but his music is not awful
    I liked Coldplay and the Killers at...
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    Re: 2014 Rumors/Confirmations/Whatever/Etc.

    What about the Spare 'Oom?
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    Re: NIN tour dates

    Short people here! :cat Wanting to see stage, not back of heads.

    Wondering if there will be separate lines, or if they will just pull the presale people out of the line when it's time to go in.
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