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    Re: LOST AND FOUND - OFFICIAL THREAD

    Lost - white, partially transparent sport water bottle with black coachella logo. Dropped between water refill booth and restrooms in the entrance area, ~midnight Sunday. Anyone see it? :p
  2. Re: Any hotels/motels that were good, bad, or ugly?

    I can't stress enough how great it was to have rented a house with friends.

    If you get about 8-10 people (maybe even as few as 6), you can EASILY find a house for rent that 1) will cost less than...
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    Re: Official Coachella 2008 Douche Awards...

    This year was definitely the year of gold lamme. *shudder*
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    Re: Official Coachella 2008 Douche Awards...

    My vote is for the 2 douchebag photographers that shoved their way past me during Portishead. "Don't push me, I've been working for 10 hours!!" Wow, work makes you an asshole? Maybe you should...
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    Re: sons and daughters

    I was really looking forward to them and they ripped. Great show. And they prove once again the indisputable fact that petite chick + bass guitar = sexy. Every. Time.
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    Re: Horn @ sound station

    I blew it (not during Prince) and saw other people doing it, but it was almost impossible to hear with all of the other noise.
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    Re: Coachella during Passover = torture!

    As long as they aren't somehow made with bread, that's not an issue. As a matter of fact, you're pretty much required to get drunk, so as an extension of that it's practically a mandate to do drugs....
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    Re: random pics

    http://www.jenniegreg.com/Gallery/main.php?cmd=image&var1=Chicago+-+Oct+2007%2F040.jpg&var2=0_0Taken last October in Oak Park, IL.
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    It's obviously a combination of factors, but acid most certainly can trigger psychotic episodes and/or permanent psychological changes. My friend went from a little off beat with zero symptoms of...
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    Re: Coachella during Passover = torture!

    Remind me again when they DO sound good? It ain't called the bread of affliction for nothing.
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    Coachella during Passover = torture!

    Where my Jews at?

    It happened in '05, and it happened again this year, Coachella fell during Passover. No bread or bread-like products.

    Of course, it's not like any of the food at Coachella is...
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    Crazy Diamond gets me every time. I have (had?) a friend whose story so totally mirrors Syd's (save for the internationally famous musical revolutionary bit) it's scary. Brilliant creative guy with...
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    Re: coachella 2009 wishlist????/

    Oh yeah, good call on Boingo. That was on my fantasy list as the requisite reunited big-name headliner. I saw their farewell Halloween show, as well as the Halloween show they ear before, and...
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    Re: coachella 2009 wishlist????/

    Woohoo, another Knife fan! Though we gotta stop holding our breaths as they're on a self-imposed 3 year hiatus. Although I'd settle for a visit from Coolof, Olof's solo DJ project.
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    Re: Official Coachella 2008 Douche Awards...

    http://www.jenniegreg.com/Gallery/main.php?cmd=image&var1=Coachella+2008+Day+2%2FDSC_2256.jpg&var2=0_0

    Don't know if he really qualifies as a douche, but he did have me wondering, "Where exactly...
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    Re: What did you look like at Coachella...?

    Hey, at least yours was green. Other than me, I only saw one other dude wearing a green one. So I felt light slightly less of a tool (I forgot to pack my hat, so I was forced to buy one there).
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    Daft Punk was amazing, but in terms of spectacle, nothing holds a candle to the Waters show. Nothing. The very definition of spectacular. Others may have had him beat in other ways to other people...
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    Re: coachella 2009 wishlist????/

    Circulatory System
    Of Montreal
    The Knife
    Man Man again
    Holy F*ck again
    Tom Waits
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    Re: Spiritualized ---WTF?

    We hung out outside the tent for most of Spiritualized's set. That organ was mixed WAY too loud, completely drowned out everything else.
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    Re: Catchiest Song at Coachella '08

    Toss up between Man Machine and "They know what is what, but they don't know what is what. What the fuck?"
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    Re: IF YOU MISS MAN MAN, YOU'RE A FOOL.

    They were high on my list of musts, but I had no idea they would be THAT good. Pure awesome.
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    Re: Coachella Lobby

    It was nice in that it made the whole entereing/exiting experience feel like much less of a clusterfuck. No more "you made it through the chicks' line faster than the dudes you're with, but you...
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    Re: What was with the "F" balloons?

    This amused me, day 3, Sahara:

    http://www.jenniegreg.com/Gallery/main.php?cmd=image&var1=Coachella+2008+Day+3%2FDSC_2709.jpg&var2=0_0

    So were the balloons being sold or was someone just handing...
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    Re: What did you look like at Coachella...?

    Yeah, I'd be pretty surprised if someone else had that shirt.
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    Re: What did you look like at Coachella...?

    Me on day 3:

    http://www.jenniegreg.com/Gallery/main.php?cmd=image&var1=Coachella+2008+Day+3%2FDSC_2844.jpg&var2=0_0

    Me and my wife on day 2:...
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    Re: Coachella 2008 Pictures

    Day 1
    Day 2
    Day 3
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    What was with the "F" balloons?

    Never did get to the bottom of those.
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    Pink Floyd is political, has always been political, always will be political. They are one of the most powerfully moving anti-war voices we have and thank god Waters doesn't cave to idiots who tell...
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    Re: Things you'll do different next year...

    Binoculars. Can't believe I never thought of that before.

    Bring both of my illicit "professional" camera lenses in instead of just the telephoto (hah, if I tried to pass my camera off as...
  30. Thread: Aphex Twin

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    Re: Aphex Twin

    The beginning of the set didn't grab me, so I wandered away. Listening to the recordings I wish I'd wandered back for the second half, sounds like it got much better.
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    Re: why do people camp at this festival?

    I'll keep my air conditioned sleep, morning swims, and night time hot tub soaks at the house we rented with a bunch of friends. A little extra time in the car and a little extra walking is a small...
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    Re: Animal Collective

    I was really looking forward to them, but was pretty disappointed. Maybe their set got stronger, but I bailed after the first couple of songs. Panda Bear sounded like crap live to me which was a...
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    Re: Hope GV didnt lose money on this

    Correction - I stopped a step early, that's $4million/day, so $12million over 3 days on tickets.
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    Re: Hope GV didnt lose money on this

    Actually, while $2/bottle is obviously a big markup over the outside world, it's the best deal on water going for any sort of venue, whether it's an outdoor concert or a club or a stadium. And kudos...
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    Re: Missed Connections 2008

    Hey, if you're that one girl. You know, the really cute one wearing next to nothing, oversized sunglasses, with a great rack, drop me a PM.
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    Re: getting out of the parking lot Sat night

    Our biggest snag was getting IN on Friday. We rolled in around 2PM and traffic was crawling on Monroe starting before Ave. 48. It took at least half an hour to go those 4 blocks.

    But Saturday...
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    So it's not a particularly good photo, but considering I was about 300 yards back (just in front of the rear speaker tower), trying to hold a 200mm lens steady with no tripod and get the shot between...
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    Re: Complaining about Coachella

    Friday night after Fatboy Slim, lot 6 (off Monroe, closest to the venue) was at a complete standstill. We were parked further away in lot 5, and I was pissed off as people who arrived after me were...
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    Re: Complaining about Coachella

    I don't mind a complaint here and there. If something wasn't done right, then it wasn't done right, whether everything else was awesome or not.

    The only thing that gets old for me is people...
  40. Thread: Hot Barf

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    Re: Hot Barf

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v246/gdiddy/coachella%202008/DSC_2829.jpg

    It lied.
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    No. Just off the top of my head, Franz Ferdinand. I'm sure others have.
  42. Re: How can none of you be talking about Gogol Bordello?

    I know, nothing worse than a band that gets people to dance. Worthless bastards have no business at Coachella.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v246/gdiddy/coachella%202008/DSC_2816.jpg
  43. Re: Albums you will now buy after seeing them live?

    Holy Fuck
    new Portishead
    the rest of Man Man's catalog
    Sons and Daughters
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    Re: Roger Waters: Greatest show in Coachella history!

    The last song of the first set was Pigs from Animals, not Sheep.
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    Re: Biggest Favorite Surprise Artist/Set of '08?

    I gotta add Portishead to the list. I was purposely keeping my expectations low, so it was a beautiful surprise when she (and the whole band) got out there and blew me away.
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    Re: Official 2008 Bootleg Thread

    I'll just wait for the Bootleg 2008 Bootleg Thread.
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    Re: Top 10: of weekend

    Impossible to actually rank these:

    Man Man
    Portishead
    Roger Waters
    Gogol Bordello
    Holy Fuck
    Lucent Dosier*
    Sharon Jones
    Sons and Daughters
  48. Re: Gogol Bordello - why were they tryinbg to get them off the stage?

    Nope, I saw exactly what Not Afraid saw, looked like they were trying to get them off stage and then they crammed like 4 songs back to back to keep things going. I also saw people rushing the girl...
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    Re: Biggest Favorite Surprise Artist/Set of '08?

    For total surprise, Holy Fuck. I hadn't really payed attention to them coming in, but we walked past the Gobi and had to stop. They proceeded to kick some serious ass. Brilliant show.

    My...
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    Re: One death confirmed related to festival

    Considering they said he was found unresponsive AT Coachella, then it probably had something to do with being at Coachella. But then, I'm no doctor.
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