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Jokes / Re: Funny Pictures
« on: January 29, 2019, 04:07:27 PM »

/dev/random / Re: why is better to live in Europe
« on: January 29, 2019, 04:02:58 PM »
Well I should also mention hydrogen. There's a lot of it in the atmosphere. And people have skin. And this apparently is the no point to anything thread. And robots are nice to have. Sometimes I poot.

Jokes / Re: Funny Pictures
« on: January 27, 2019, 09:47:32 PM »

Jokes / Re: Funny Pictures
« on: January 27, 2019, 10:26:48 AM »

art, music, etc. / Re: Post Musical Equipment Here....
« on: January 24, 2019, 09:01:08 PM »
Dunno what to think of this amp.

Marshall has a very interesting new little 20 watt JCM800 ($1,299.99) which costs more than any of the DSL's or any of the JCM800's, JCM900's, or JCM2000's did when they were current from what I remember. Fuckin' inflation and greed for ya. ::)

JCM 800's sound great if you want a no bullshit 1 channel Marshall amp for playing hard rock and classic rock. But I dunno how confident I am in this thing to sound right. Or to last. It's the size of their little 15 watt DSL portable heads, but it's actually made in England rather than in Vietnam like all the DSL series.

My head scratching starts here: It's got 2 EL34's in the power section. Not EL84's like I expected, and that's good because EL84's tend to overdrive sooner and sound a little mushier with less clarity in the midrange than EL34's. But usually you see 1 EL34 for every 20 to 25 watts of power, and all the old 50 watt JCM800's have 2 EL34's. So... how does a "20 watt" amp possess 2 EL34's in it's power section and run them hot enough to achieve the right sound? If tubes run too cold, they probably don't compress the signal like they're supposed to, and they certainly don't overdrive.

If they'd just price their fucking JCM800 reissues at something god damned REASONABLE, they wouldn't HAVE to make these cheaper lunchbox heads to rake in business, they'd just sell more of the fucking full sized JCM800's. $2,599.99 they have JCM800 100w reissues priced at right now. Fucking INSANE.

Jokes / Re: Funny Pictures
« on: January 24, 2019, 06:50:39 AM »

/dev/random / Re: Whatcha listening to?
« on: January 22, 2019, 11:18:02 AM »

@2:30 - Guitar Pro 2 has stopped working

 :smiley_acbs: That was brilliant. :thumbsup:

art, music, etc. / Re: Live Performances
« on: January 22, 2019, 08:34:52 AM »
Been listening to these guys a good bit lately. You probably remember The Black Crowes. Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson parted ways and vocalist Chris started his own band. Chris actually plays guitar now, and is pretty good at it too. More on the lighter side than Black Crowes were, and very 70's sounding. I love bands that can sound as good live as they do on their albums.

LOVE the lead guitarists guitar too. There's another video online by Premier Guitar where he talks about how it was somewhat modeled after Jerry Garcia's old "Wolf" guitar. I guess that peculiar sound he and Jerry Garcia got might've had a lot to do with the brass plate that the pickups are mounted in.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Narcissus Soaking Wet

/dev/random / Re: The Official 2018-2019 Season Football Thread
« on: January 20, 2019, 07:41:55 PM »
Focalor's prediction was lame enough to imagine, but now it's the team who got to the Superbowl on a no call vs the team who picked heads in OT as well.


I know. It's fucking awesome, isn't it. :D

If you didn't stop watching NFL because of the "taking a knee" bullshit, you can stop watching it because it's so fucking predictable.

/dev/random / Re: What games are you playing ?
« on: January 19, 2019, 07:13:15 PM »
I don't know what game this is, but this video is so fun.

Politics / Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« on: January 19, 2019, 05:31:20 PM »
What a bunch of douchebags. I'd rather stub my barefooted toe on a brick stair step and rip half my toenail off than hang out with any of those lame fuckers for any length of time. What a bunch of lame fucking whiney buzzkills. Ugh. Get the fuck away!

Yeah, Iron Curtain dude hit the nail on the head. These fucking morons don't realize that FORCED diversity (rather than genuine diversity), white shaming, etc, just helps push more white folks away and some instead move closer towards attitudes of racism BECAUSE of this social movement bullshit.

God, I sure did like the late 90's. Racism came to the forefront in the Rodney King thing, people went fucking nuts and burned down half of LA and Atlanta, and then we finally got some god damned justice when they re-tried those pieces of shit and found them guilty. But on the whole, by the late 90's, open and obvious racism was totally uncool and unacceptable. It looked for a while like maybe we were heading towards a place where color honestly didn't matter and was never even talked about anymore,... and I kinda THOUGHT that was the goal of civil rights, for everyone to be equal and color to be a non-issue.  But I guess... color MUST matter for some people. And it's really fuckin' peculiar to me that these people who insist on talking about how people are not color blind... are the only ones bringing up the subject of color to begin with.

And I guess this is where white people get pushed back into racist sentiments and attitudes. Because it's my opinion that this movement is largely driven by those who wish to see the institution of racist policies against whites as a "fuck you" for all the shit they've read in history books about whites concerning slavery and native americans. But... I guess that's just my racism talking. ::)

/dev/random / Re: The Official 2018-2019 Season Football Thread
« on: January 19, 2019, 11:08:23 AM »
The devil told me the Rams will lose to the Patriots in the Superbowl.

Bot Drop / Re: Someone spoofing and being a general twat
« on: January 18, 2019, 03:48:03 PM »
I notice in the daily frag counter gizmo...

.:SLuGz:.{KEA}    479    471    1.02

479 kills to 471 deaths sounds like someone who's been playing on an FFA server for an hour or two. Pretty sure (ENTIRELY sure) the real Slugz{KEA} wouldn't be posting stats that bad. I played with Slugz plenty on railz back in the day, and even played in an insta tourney against him. He's a pretty decent player. There's no way he'd post a KDR under 1.50. This dudes spoofing his own clan members now too I guess.

Thing is, from what I can tell, after DeathInc and AnalGasses disappeared, the clan pretty much died right there. They were the known leaders of the clan. I don't think Bob and this Beaver guy were members back then. Maybe they were and I just don't remember. Point being, I don't think anyone is actually LEADING the clan and saying who joins or doesn't. Looks to me like this dork just showed up one day with the tag and the other KEA's didn't know enough about the roster to tell him to fuck off.

Not my clan, not my problem really. Just my perspective on the situation, and maybe other KEA members aren't really aware of this guy and what he does.

Jokes / Re: Funny videos
« on: January 18, 2019, 02:31:34 PM »
I haven't shaved my face in probably 10 years or more, so I wasn't really a Gillette customer anyway. But after watching THAT crap, I'm not gonna become one in the future either.

The following video after that LOreal one was the Ozzyman reaction to the Gillette commercial. Normally his videos are pretty great. But even he couldn't make that trainwreck of a "commercial" funny.

Bot Drop / Re: Someone spoofing and being a general twat
« on: January 17, 2019, 05:31:09 PM »
Would've been at the same time that this fake joe and I were on the same server, at which time I began making comments about how much they suck, and then either them or someone else was using a BTF tag. I dunno, perhaps I wasn't paying real close attention and it actually was someone in BTF, either Fatknitty or Peenchy, saw both of them on later I think. But like I said, I didn't condump it, so I don't precisely remember what name was being used after the BTF part, but it seemed like one I hadn't ever seen before.

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