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    Re: Jeff Lynne for 2015

    Nah...Pet Shop Boys spot closing a tent.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Shoegazer...I'd be interested in knowing when you arrived and where you parked. Parking was great on Saturday when I arrived at 11:30. Parking was awful on Friday afternoon (5PM) and worse yet on...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    The Pussy Riot panel was totally worthless at Riot Fest. Their participation was probably about 10% of the panel, otherwise it was Henry Rollins listening to himself talk (instead of moderating).
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    Re: U2 Discussion 2014

    I don't think so.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Much bigger space, same number of tickets sold = Higher expectations.
  6. Re: Coachella 2015 first timer, have some questions

    Avenue 52 and Clinton. Day Parking 14 in one of the booklets.

    I don't have the long-term experience you guys have, but I've never waited at all to exit after the last act of the night, and we...
  7. Re: Coachella 2015 first timer, have some questions

    OK...take the shuttle then...one less car on the road means even less traffic than the next-to-nothing already there.
  8. Re: Coachella 2015 first timer, have some questions

    This is not accurate. If you're drinking, then absolutely shuttle. If you're not drinking, you'll get back to the hotel much much quicker (like....an hour or more) if you drive. In the past 3...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    I see in your later post that you may be dismissing the idea of a rental anyway, but as someone that has to drive to this festival, I strongly recommend against it if you can avoid it. There are no...
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    Re: White. Jack White.

    Ummm...register on the website in the link? (Assuming you are talking about the Guardian article)
  11. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    FIFA said in post-match discussion that he would have been ruled offside (even though he clearly wasn't). The goal wouldn't have counted, which probably would have made it that much worse for him...
  12. Re: FIFA World Cup 2014 Boardies Predictions Contest

    Brazil, Croatia, Spain, Netherlands, Columbia, Ivory Coast, Uruguay, England, Switzerland, Ecuador, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Russia

    Netherlands, England, Ecuador,...
  13. Re: Ask Archie Bunker about gambling or Las Vegas

    Is there a reason for this? I'm not a familiar with any of the Bourdain shows.
  14. Re: Ask Archie Bunker about gambling or Las Vegas

    VG...it really looks like you and I are looking at very similar setups for our Vegas trips. We're hitting Lotus this time around as well.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Sorry Drinkey...I'm pretty picky about what I'd call "good" food. I'm saying if I want good food, I'll eat in the city and I won't expect much from a tent or a truck.
  16. Re: Ask Archie Bunker about gambling or Las Vegas

    Drinkey (or anyone else weighing in on the steak/fine dining discussion) have you ever done Craftsteak?

    I just have a hard time believing that anything can touch Colicchio's place in terms of...
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    Re: EDC Las Vegas 2014

    Is there a summarized list of aftershows/preshows/club appearances (like the Bassrush thing) anywhere handy? I'll be in Vegas, but am not interested in spending whole days at this thing. Chromeo or...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    The food is OK, but I doubt that you'll find anything that really stands out. I would still recommend that you eat a hearty lunch before going in and just eat at the fest to keep yourself nourished....
  19. Re: The Official Soccer, Football, Futbol, and Footie Thread

    +1.
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    Re: Halo - LED headband

    It was my guess. If they are offering the product for $59 for people willing to pony up now, I would expect the retail price to be higher....guessed $75.

    Who cares, though? If it was $7.50, it...
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    Re: Halo - LED headband

    $59 will get you one from the campaign. Gotta figure the eventual price point will be closer to $75.
  22. Re: Ask Archie Bunker about gambling or Las Vegas

    I know I'm 2 weeks behind on responding here, but I would give THEhotel a pass at this time. The place had been a go-to spot for my family 5 years baco or so. It has become pretty threadbare in...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    I believe that what most people dependent upon public transport do is walk to/from the subway/el stop. It is about 2k from the Division el (on the Blue Line) to park entry.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    I can't comment on the lodging situation other than to echo GBVF's note that there really aren't any hotels in that part of town. As for AirBnB, you might be able to find a residence that is close...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Parking is absolutely dreadful. Worst parking of any fest I've ever been to. There are ZERO paid lots within 2 miles of the park. There are ZERO el stations within more than a mile of the park. ...
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    I'm in the same boat you are (non-drinking). We bought VIP last year, sold the drink tickets to random people that were drinking for $1 less than the beer cost, and were perfectly happy. You could...
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    Re: Courtney's Guide to Etiquette

    I'll concede on elevators (although I was always taught that a gentleman steps forward to prevent the door from closing and then allows all females leaving the elevator to precede him, which is not...
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    Re: Courtney's Guide to Etiquette

    I believe this is incorrect. Elevators and Revolving doors are treated different from regular doorways (where the male approaches the door and then holds it ope for women). A man should always...
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    Re: Hoop Ban?

    OK...so next year I'll give this a shot with the lounge chair and cooler full of drinks. Sweet. (Actually...I did see people with camp chairs this year, couldn't figure out how they got them in).
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    Re: Coachella 2015 Fake Posters Thread

    I'm certainly looking forward to Gary Newman in 2015.
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    Re: Artist Signings?

    Whatever happened with this? Have there been any signings? If so, did anyone get a photo of the schedule?

    (Although it may differ for W2, it would be nice to know if there've been any signings)
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    Re: FRIDAY- 2014 Set Times Prediction Thread

    I don't think this is true, BTW (The empty part...not the "Tollet realizes" part). I expect there to be a lot of people looking for something else.
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    Not gonna get Arcade Fire because they're playing Jazz Fest. I don't think there's ever been any top line crossover.
    Outkast...sure. That's quite likely.
    Motley Crue does fit the "at least one...
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2014

    I will be back for my fourth.

    And, I think it merits discussion that a likely headliner is the Motley Crue/Alice Cooper tour. On their farewell trip, no NOLA date, and in Biloxi/Southhaven...
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    Re: Gary Numan

    FWIW, I'll be there.
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    Re: 2014 Rumors/Confirmations/Whatever/Etc.

    Lily Allen? I must have missed the board discussion of that possibility.
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    Re: Riot Fest Chicago 2013 On sale NOW!

    Not sure whether this is worth a new thread for 2014 dates, but Riot Fest (Chicago) tickets went on sale today.

    Cheapest options gone, but the price increase is only ten bucks from those low...
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    AF would be a "get" worthy of the totally inexplicable delay in announcing acts. Will cross my fingers, but doubt Rehage can pull that off. I'll stick with the expectation that it'll be Jay-Z once...
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    Love the Gary Numan rumor, but fuck Kings of Leon.
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    Re: Lollapalooza 2013

    More likely to be at the Metro since (if my memory serves me right) that's where they played their first Chicago show (opening for Peter Murphy). Still not happening.
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    At the festival, you get the occasional band dressing up, but last year the dates missed halloween completely and I don't remember anyone dressing up. This year, the fest will also miss the 31st, so...
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    Re: Travel from LAX to Palm Springs

    You can Priceline bid a car for next to nothing out of LAX. In 2012, my day rate was $9. In 2013, I paid all of $11/day. At that rate, fuck the bus/train/cab bullshit.
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    Damn...June? Why did it seem so late to me last year?
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    No Voodoo forum.

    Stage announcements September 6 last year. Can't find the interim date when all acts were announced. August? I know they ran REALLY late last year with getting anything out.
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

    Any chance you're willing to share the name of a rental outfit in NOLA that you've found to be reliable? I wouldn't mind pursuing this option as well (don't worry, I'm not looking for 4BR, so I...
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    Re: Voodoo Music Experience 2013

    I know I'm way late to the party on this, but I don't see any other responses. Last year was the first year they had VIP at all stages. At the small stages, the VIP is VERY small (like 10-15 people...
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    Re: Bracelet on my LEFT WRIST.

    BTW....I don't think so. This year's model is "improved" to prevent the removal technique that worked last year. If there's a removal technique for this year, I haven't seen it yet (or I'm awful at...
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    Wait...what? I think that's precisely where I parked last year, all 3 days.
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    Re: palm springs shuttle vs driving in

    Even if I was right on the shuttle route, I'd still drive to the fest.

    2 things that might impact your decision, though.
    1) Will you be drunk? If so...take the shuttle.
    2) Will you already have...
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    Re: Voodoo Fest 2013

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