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Sorry, folks, but the Grateful Dead, at their best, were as good as any group of musicians out there. I suspect that the selection of cuts played on the radio was an elitist attempt to discourage mass popularity. The Fade - Road on the Skull & Roses is without competition as the finest segue in all of rock n' roll. It Hurts Me Too, on the Europe 72 album is a masterpiece which transcended genres. I don't play entire albums of theirs during the long stretches when I am abstaining from drug use, but every one of their recorded concerts has at least one song which doesn't suck when I'm at baseline.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2007 on Of Boys and Men at ShrinkWrapped
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Bob, if a CFL costs 4-5 times as much, and lasts 4-5 times as long, then you are ahead by the labor of 3-4 bulb replacements. I started using screw-in flourescents back when they weren't compact but took ring tubes for that exact reason, in locations where changing them was a problem such as the back stairwell. Back when I was doing industrial sales I found that blindness to replacement labor reduced the attractiveness of long-lasting components.
Toggle Commented May 10, 2007 on The Assault on Reason at ShrinkWrapped
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Caller ID was even more effective back when it was brand new. The fellow who made an obscene phonecall to the mother of someone a coworker was dating back then probably didn't even know it existed until she called him back and asked if she had time for a shower before he came over and [did what he said he would do].
Toggle Commented Oct 30, 2005 on Word of the Day at Everything And Nothing
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