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I'm sad to say that I didn't make to a record store this year. And I have one just a mile away from my house. I do plan to go here soon as I have a few CDs that I want to check out.
Toggle Commented May 12, 2015 on Records... at kapgar
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That varsity haircut. And the Joker pullover is a nice recreation.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on Joker... at kapgar
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Congrats on the weight loss. I think it's related to a lot of the steps you take, since your goal is more than the default. Consuming regular quantities of any booze will add weight. And maybe not weight so much as added noticeability to those that see you on a regular basis. FWIW, I'm not willing to reduce my booze consumption.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on Losing... at kapgar
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I missed it this year since I was in Cabo. I doubt they had any comic book stores there, let alone if there were, any that participated in FCBD. Next year for sure. Curious what issues you found and ended up with.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on FCBD... at kapgar
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Damn... that's brutal. I had this happen, not to me, but to my wife's brother in law when he got a new phone on our AT&T plan. And we had 10gb shared at the time (now have 30gb, which gives a lot more breathing room, mostly for me). Turns out he never connected his phone to their home wifi. He was downloading his music and all sorts of stuff. Got 6gb into the 10gb for the month in the first 4 days of the billing cycle. I was watching the data like a hawk the rest of the month.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on Data... at kapgar
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No to any geddon, gate or ghazi. Just over them all and they have no place anymore. Now palooza... that's not so bad since it makes me think of music and concerts.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on -geddon... at kapgar
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Looking really good. I like the dark color and how it compliments the room and decor. I know that sounds all designer fancy, but it really does look great. Project well executed.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2015 on Floor, trois... at kapgar
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Oh yes. Which leads to the physical media being king, meaning you own it and it can't be pulled from you (with the exception of DRM'd digital content downloaded to your computer, which has a remote possibility of being turned off if the servers you connect to go away)
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on InDirect... at kapgar
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Comparing to other artists that have been inducted multiple times like John Lennon and Paul McCartney, which from a solo career perspective, were much more prolific than Ringo. Someone like Peter Gabriel, who's solo work was more popular than his work with Genesis, seems more worthy of being a multi-inductee.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Tu(n)esday: Hall... at kapgar
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That's a tough one to answer. He's quite the musical legend, regardless of what path he took to make his music. But Hall worthy... I think it's questionable, but not uncalled for.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Tu(n)esday: Hall... at kapgar
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My username is: martymankins. I will have to look at the lower level cards you have.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Trader... at kapgar
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I'm mixed about watching. Even though I loved the original show. With Lynch gone, unless they can get him back, this might be a deal breaker for me.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on UnLynched... at kapgar
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That was A LOT of work.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Floor... at kapgar
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My friend, who is a huge Star Wars fan, dropped the $90 on iTunes for the movies. I still watch the 1997 released versions on DVD. In fact, my wife and I started at Episode I and are holding at Ep V (Empire Strikes Back is my favorite of all 6 movies) until after we get back from vacation the week after next. I thought about the digital versions, but I already have them ripped down from the DVDs. I owned the Laserdiscs and actually have a Laserdisc player, but it's not in a workable form. I had VHS copies of these movies (used to have multiple VHS stereo decks to record and copy)
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Wars... at kapgar
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Even though we have no DVR, I can sympathize on losing the recorded shows. I go through the same thing when episodes of shows I want to watch expire on Hulu (I don't watch them often enough). Waiting for Netflix or Amazon seems to be the thing now.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on InDirect... at kapgar
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I really like those ariel shots. The floor looks like it's coming together rather nicely.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Floor, deux... at kapgar
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I joined up and added you. Now to actually use the app more often than every other day.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Trader... at kapgar
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I still get chills after 20+ times watching this. And of course, you get major props for being RTd by Mark Hamill. That was pretty major cool.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Trailer... at kapgar
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Another great Story Sunday. If you haven't guessed, I'm playing catchup with these tonight. I remember 52-card pickup always being the last card game played as a kid amongst other kids. Crazy Eights was a favorite of mine.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Story Sunday 2015.14... at kapgar
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I like this one. Cute and calling out the dad.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Story Sunday 2015.13... at kapgar
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Ringo's biggest song "It Don't Come Easy" is the one that I remember from him as a big standout and garnering heavy radio airplay back when it came out in the 70's. His other hits were pretty off-beat. So I'm there with you on his songwriting. Catchy, but not stellar.
Toggle Commented Apr 23, 2015 on Tu(n)esday: Hall... at kapgar
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Corn beef in a crockpot. Now that's something I need to try someday. That crockpot chicken taco recipe sounds super easy. No problem on the lack of ABV.es posts for March. And congrats on the Fitbit goal buster.
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2015 on 2015 Goals: March Recap... at kapgar
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AppleCare is a must for laptops. For all of my iPads and iPhones, I never get it. As Ren mentioned above with the batteries, my late 2008 MacBook Pro 15" had AppleCare and I got 3 batteries replaced (on top of the battery that came with the MBP) under it (they all never made it to 300 charges without dying around the 40% full capacity mark). Stupidity does require AppleCare for many people that I know that have shattered their iPads and iPhones on a semi regular basis.
Toggle Commented Apr 7, 2015 on Story Sunday 2015.11... at kapgar
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I just posted my Burger Quiz post. It starts with a good old fashioned cheeseburger.
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2015 on Burgers... at kapgar
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"Anyone can be a terrorist" Such a very correct and true statement. This guy, whatever was wrong with him, committed an act of terrorism. A very sad act that took innocent lives with him.
Toggle Commented Mar 30, 2015 on Terrorist... at kapgar
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