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« Reply #1275 on: March 18, 2020, 11:01:38 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoTPmX0WItg

i think i only had a vague notion of the jammin' bassline in this song when I was a kid (sexy MTV videos though)  :beer:

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« Reply #1276 on: March 18, 2020, 11:18:11 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6EDlOp-NA4

this is from the cd that came out in 99 when i very first started playing q2...i been listening to it alot lately.. it's off: Front Line Assembly - Implode ( the cd )
so it reallllllllly reminds me quake2. it got played alot!
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« Reply #1277 on: April 09, 2020, 01:13:32 PM »
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« Reply #1278 on: April 09, 2020, 03:36:10 PM »
1:56 - 2:12 =  :yessign: :bravo:
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« Reply #1279 on: April 15, 2020, 10:48:12 AM »
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« Reply #1280 on: April 15, 2020, 05:18:08 PM »
 :bananaw00t: :righteous:
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« Reply #1281 on: May 01, 2020, 12:29:33 AM »
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« Reply #1282 on: May 01, 2020, 06:43:10 AM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibFkJwomL_4  ;)

I finally listened to the original version of this (the live cover performed for Sirius radio). Man, did they not listen to it first before agreeing to release it? Sooooo bad.
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« Reply #1283 on: May 01, 2020, 10:36:38 AM »
That's just what happens when you get old and you smoke. You lose lung capacity, and it makes you have to make constipation faces to try to hit notes that you're never gonna reach anyway.
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« Reply #1284 on: May 01, 2020, 06:18:30 PM »

https://youtu.be/VBTRtL-OcPQ

No words do it justice.
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« Reply #1285 on: May 03, 2020, 09:19:06 PM »
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« Reply #1286 on: May 25, 2020, 09:04:44 AM »
The Allman Brothers had 2 drummers.

Apparently John Lennon had 2 bassists? :WTF:

And for once, someone had the good sense to make Yoko just sit there and knit.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLy2SaSQAtA

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« Reply #1287 on: June 09, 2020, 04:26:31 PM »
Free, probably late 1970 or early 1971.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOr1stg9lds

I spy Paul Kossoff playing through an early 70's Orange Matamp OR100. I think these amps were first designed for Peter Green and Danny Kirwan of Fleetwood Mac in 1969, and quickly caught on and put Orange on the map in the British amp business, competing with Marshall, Selmer, and Vox (and later Laney). There's still many of these Orange "Matamp" amps floating around there, and most of them fetch 5 to 6 grand, maybe even more if they're in exceptional shape.

I saw one online a while back for pretty cheap which instantly caught my eye, but then I found out what the catch was... for some ridiculous reason, someone had torn most of the guts out of it and tried to turn it into a solid state fake. It ended up selling for almost £740, which I think is around 900 dollars American. :D That's ridiculous TIMES TWO. Even if you have someone capable restore it and re-build the missing portions from scratch to original spec, it's still little more than a modern clone.
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« Reply #1288 on: July 22, 2020, 12:44:12 PM »
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« Reply #1289 on: July 26, 2020, 11:26:29 AM »
Peter Green
1946 - 2020

Peter Green passed away yesterday at age 73. He was one of many of the later-to-be great guitarists who was once in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. After which, he was one the original founding members of Fleetwood Mac, back when it was actually called Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac. Most people think of Fleetwood Mac from the later period when they released albums like Rumors with Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie. Not my favorite version of the band at all. Buncha radio pop crap. In their early days with Peter Green, they were purely blues rock. He kinda got kicked out of Fleetwood Mac though. Much like Syd Barrett from Pink Floyd, Green was a HUGE fan of taking a steady regiment of LSD. And the brain isn't built to handle that shit. So he got really unreliable, would neglect to show up on time (or AT ALL) for rehearsals, gigs, recording sessions, and eventually the rest of the band had to sack him and move on. Meanwhile, he went fucking insane from all the acid he was taking. And a few years later, he re-emerged as a sort of Jesus freak and had a solo career with at least one decent album, In The Skies.

He doesn't have a very large catalog of work, but what little he's done has been very influential to many musicians and guitar players.

They're not saying anything about cause of death so far from what I've seen. I'd imagine it was heart related, as he's been quite overweight since the 80's.


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Nice. I didn't know there was such a thread. Thanks :)
 

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August 03, 2020, 11:37:31 AM
Shoutbox isn't the place for rehashing this. Here's the thread about DM server spawn farthest from 2006/2007:

http://forum.tastyspleen.net/quake/index.php?topic=2932.0

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August 03, 2020, 11:21:37 AM
but that's *NOT what the DM server is supposed to cater to

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August 03, 2020, 11:21:09 AM
It's not ideal for 1v1 situations, but that's what the DM server is supposed to cater to. Also, there are 7 other maps besides DM4 (actually 8 for the automatic mymap map between dm8 and dm1). I think there are more positives than negatives.

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August 03, 2020, 11:20:06 AM
It happens to better players too. I know I've been in first, or second place, only to die and spawn right next to the other leading player multiple times in a row, and having to dodge rockets in a narrow corridor without any weapons myself (other than blaster).

It's not the best for 1v1 situation

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August 03, 2020, 11:17:56 AM
I saw a clearly-new player earlier, and it spawned him like 3 or 4 times in a row right next to a better player. Instant death each time they spawned. I imagine that can be discouraging and frustrating, particularly when someone is trying to get a handle on the game. Spawn farthest would avoid this.
 

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August 03, 2020, 10:29:41 AM
Might be interesting to code a hybrid spawn function that doesn't focus on "farthest" so much as avoiding the few most congested spawn points?

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