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  1. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I'm kinda with you. I sampled them for about 20 minutes to see what the fuss was about. It was interesting and you can tell they are talented but it didn't hold me. I did like the cylinder laser,...
  2. Thread: FYF 2014

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    It sounded good while standing in line on MLK and Hoover.
  3. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I really did have too much stout, then.:)
  4. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Yeah, I made a weary, sober walk down the ramp expecting to chill with a nice IPA or Hef and was greeted with Shock Top and Stella as my only choices. Disappointed but still thirsty and not wanting...
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    It was nice you finally, Jorge, CaseSensitive and Drinkey. My son and I sat with one other very nice boardie and his equally nice friends, but his user name (and real name) drowned in the stout that...
  6. Thread: FYF 2014

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    1. Tycho
    2. Mac DeMarco
    3. Real Estate
    4. POTUSA
    5. Future Islands

    The music was very good this year. The vibe of the festival diminished the overall experience and emphasized to me how...
  7. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Stay somewhere near the expo line toward Culver City, or the Red line in Hollywood. There should be plenty of availability.
  8. Thread: FYF 2014

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    I would strongly recommend parking at 7th and Figueroa for about 8-10 bucks and taking the Metro Expo Line to the Vermont stop, as the entrance to the venue is off of Vermont.
  9. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Maybe longer. The Coliseum is smack in between, so you have to walk around it. It depends on whether they let you in the Coliseum grounds.
  10. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Yes, driving on MLK. I have to think they'll cover up the fence. There may be a few yellow-shirted folks saying "move along, nothing to see here."

    Btw, it's a haul from the lawn to the main, or...
  11. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Main Stage: http://i60.tinypic.com/vxlt3m.jpg

    Trees: http://i60.tinypic.com/nbutqp.jpg
  12. Thread: FYF 2014

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    See you guys at City Tavern. I may recognize a few of you. I'll likely be in my tie-dye and Man Utd hat with my son who will either be wearing a Yes or Slayer shirt.
  13. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Wouldn't it be easier to walk down to 7th and Fig and take the Expo line?
  14. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Yeah, in '12, some overly-officious security supervisor thought that normal school-type backpacks were too big. Thankfully, we skated to a line where she wouldn't notice.
  15. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Yeah, it looks like it catches the freeway just south of the 10 and the first stop is the coliseum and lets you off above the freeway on the same level as the HOV lane.
  16. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Coming from Pasadena/Glendale, it looks like park downtown (my office is at 1st/Fig) and then Silver Line is my best option. Can anyone share their experiences on this as an option?
  17. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Thank you. I had forgotten to do this.
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    Re: Arcade Fire - 8/4 - SB Bowl - 2 tix

    I'll take just about any reasonable offer. Send me a PM.
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    Re: Arcade Fire - 8/4 - SB Bowl - 2 tix

    Sent you a PM. Please respond if you're still game.
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    Re: Arcade Fire - 8/4 - SB Bowl - 2 tix

    Thanks for the response. Big help.

    http://i58.tinypic.com/2cqnne1.jpg
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    Arcade Fire - 8/4 - SB Bowl - 2 tix

    I had a work thing come up and can't go on 8/4 (now going on 8/2). I have 2 tix in section D, Row R, Seat 6-8 for face value at $187 for the pair. Please PM if you are interested.
  22. Re: SANTA BARBARA ARCADE FIRE @ S.B. BOWL AUGUST 4th.

    I had a work thing come up and can't go on 8/4 (now going on 8/2). I have 2 tix in section D, Row R, Seat 6-8 for face value at $187 for the pair. Please PM if you are interested.
  23. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Mac Demarco is wayyyyy better live than on record.
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    Re: Swedish Invasion 2015 - First Aid Kit

    They were magical in 2012. One of my favorite sets ever.
  25. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    These guys have all played a long season and now they get to play an even more grueling stretch of as many as 7 games in as little as 26 days.
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    Re: It's NBA time

    Magic, MJ, Lebron and two guys from the lawyers' league.
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    Re: The NHL Thread

    Tough loss last night. Silver lining is that we got the 'Hawks' best game and they needed 82 minutes to beat us. Plus, JQ exploited some matchups that he won't be able to do with the Kings having...
  28. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    Get there early, though, especially if the 3 Lions are playing.
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    Re: SNL makes fun of Big Room EDM music

    I'll just stop thinking then.
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    Re: SNL makes fun of Big Room EDM music

    That's what I was thinking.
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    Re: Coachella Countdown!

    http://i61.tinypic.com/302ujjb.jpg
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    Re: Jeff Lynne for 2015

    How many of this year's crowd would be at this show (plus me and definitely my son)? 8? 12?
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    Re: Jeff Lynne for 2015

    Curses. Foiled.
  34. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    His form with the Galaxy had slipped considerably. He looked terrible in the game I saw him play recently.
  35. Re: JAY Z's 2014 Made In America Festival ~ LOS ANGELES EDITION!

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  36. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Done.
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    Re: Jeff Lynne for 2015

    Only if all of the Wilburys show up
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    Re: Outside Lands 2014

    I'm thinking of a signature phrase from a certain AZ Cardinals' fan.
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    Poll: Re: Thoughts on Bruce Springsteen @ Coachella?

    make that 26
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    Re: Fuck the Republican Party.

    I love the biker dude. Discrimination against bikers is a big deal.
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    Doheny Blues Festival

    I went to this festival on Saturday and really enjoyed it. The demographic is, well, a little different that Coachella's, to say the least. I think the average age was twice the average age of...
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    Re: THE BLACK KEYS

    I would hope they come back with single-day tickets, then.
  43. Thread: FYF 2014

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    That area is usually filled with SC tailgaters on game days, which is a lot of people and RVs. The footprint is a little bigger than LASHP in terms of acreage, assuming they stay to the east of the...
  44. Thread: FYF 2014

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    No "strokefest" comment from GPS or kvnty yet. I would've bet the under at 4:00 for sure.
  45. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    Not wide enough for this guy, apparently. Thankfully I got in the "old-fashioned" way.
  46. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    It looks like the scalpers came back in force this year after largely sitting last year's presale out.
  47. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    It was strange that I got in W1 within 6 minutes but it took 33 minutes for W2. Maybe they devoted more server space for W1.
  48. Thread: FYF 2014

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    Great lineup. Curious what the set-up will be. Looks like they're thinking Sport Arena,the grass just north of the arena and a small stage outside the NE edge of the Coliseum. They could also put...
  49. Re: *** OFFICIAL *** Front Gate FAILURE Thread, Presale 2015 Edition

    $425 next year.
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    Re: Who Else is In The ''Waiting Room''?

    shuttle + W1 is available.
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