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Forum: Music 16-07-2014, 12:14
Replies: 69
Views: 2,843
Posted By shankly123
There's not another rock band that can touch Led...

There's not another rock band that can touch Led Zeppelin. Good as their albums are though, you had to see them live to really see them at their best. The first gig I ever went to was Led Zeppelin in...
Forum: Music 15-07-2014, 12:09
Replies: 30
Views: 982
Posted By shankly123
I'd go along with this - the first 2 post Gabriel...

I'd go along with this - the first 2 post Gabriel albums weren't too bad, but after that...

The Gabriel era Genesis is still some of my favourite music ever made - I love 'Foxtrot' and was lucky...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-05-2014, 12:18
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By shankly123
This was well timed as we had tickets to see...

This was well timed as we had tickets to see 'Under Milk Wood' on Monday night and put us nicely in the mood. If you get the chance to see the touring production, starring Owen Teale, go along - it's...
Forum: General Discussion 22-05-2014, 12:09
Replies: 55
Views: 2,827
Posted By shankly123
We had an enormous storm on Monday night -...

We had an enormous storm on Monday night - unfortunately, I was in a theatre at the time, so missed it, but could hear the thunder as clearly as if it was a sound effect in the play!
Forum: Music 22-05-2014, 12:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,369
Posted By shankly123
Within the blues tradition, artists have always...

Within the blues tradition, artists have always 'borrowed' from other songs and Zep were no different. You could probably argue that they should have credited the original source, when known, but in...
Forum: General Discussion 16-05-2014, 12:14
Replies: 57
Views: 1,589
Posted By shankly123
As long as it's not so open that your brains fall...

As long as it's not so open that your brains fall out.

A discussion over the possible existence of life in the universe isn't the same thing at all. We have insufficient evidence to know this and...
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2014, 15:08
Replies: 57
Views: 1,589
Posted By shankly123
These 'once or twice' in a lifetime experiences...

These 'once or twice' in a lifetime experiences are nearly always down to coincidence. For example, someone dreams about a person they haven't seen in ages, then next day hears that they've died, or...
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2014, 14:13
Replies: 57
Views: 1,589
Posted By shankly123
Sorry - not 100% sure what you mean. If you mean...

Sorry - not 100% sure what you mean. If you mean that the so called ability doesn't work when tested, I think that's just a cop out on the part of the psychic. It's quite a coincidence that this...
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2014, 14:06
Replies: 129
Views: 4,073
Posted By shankly123
Yes - whose is possessive. You are asking 'To...

Yes - whose is possessive. You are asking 'To whom do these shoes belong?'.
Who's is a contraction - you could say who is instead.
Forum: General Discussion 15-05-2014, 13:57
Replies: 57
Views: 1,589
Posted By shankly123
The mechanism of 'psychic experiences' doesn't...

The mechanism of 'psychic experiences' doesn't need to be scientifically proven - all it requires is someone to show irrefutably that they have these abilities. the mechanism can be determined later....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-05-2014, 11:59
Replies: 39
Views: 3,388
Posted By shankly123
My wife and I and the kids often discuss what we...

My wife and I and the kids often discuss what we want at our funerals. I do agree though that it's good to see someone like Billy giving the subject a funny yet respectful treatment.
Forum: Music 15-05-2014, 11:52
Replies: 2,539
Views: 121,812
Posted By shankly123
I'm looking forward to this one - I really like...

I'm looking forward to this one - I really like Sabaton.
Forum: Music 14-05-2014, 07:43
Replies: 66
Views: 2,476
Posted By shankly123
Driftin' back - 27.36 Ramada Inn - 16.49 Walk...

Driftin' back - 27.36
Ramada Inn - 16.49
Walk like a giant - 16.27

all three from Neil Young's 'Psychedelic pill' album

Also by Neil -

Like a hurricane
Southern man
Forum: Music 13-05-2014, 11:46
Replies: 66
Views: 2,476
Posted By shankly123
'Supper's ready' - Genesis 'Close to the edge' -...

'Supper's ready' - Genesis
'Close to the edge' - Yes
'Echoes' - Pink Floyd
'A sailor's life' - Fairport Convention
Forum: General Discussion 09-05-2014, 11:58
Replies: 49
Views: 2,603
Posted By shankly123
It doesn't really surprise me - after all, as the...

It doesn't really surprise me - after all, as the old saying goes 'Think how stupid the average person is, then remember that half of the population are stupider than that!'
On a more serious note,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 12:08
Replies: 117
Views: 4,834
Posted By shankly123
I would say that most tests show that there is no...

I would say that most tests show that there is no noticable difference between vinyl and digital recordings - in most cases people simply cannot tell the difference. The quality of the equipment used...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2014, 19:15
Replies: 117
Views: 4,834
Posted By shankly123
i think you mean 'Larks' tongues in aspic'!

i think you mean 'Larks' tongues in aspic'!
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2014, 14:22
Replies: 117
Views: 4,834
Posted By shankly123
I've still got my old vinyl, although I no longer...

I've still got my old vinyl, although I no longer have a functioning turntable - I've taken to mounting and displaying the albums and sleeves.
My ears aren't keen enough to tell the difference in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-05-2014, 13:44
Replies: 117
Views: 4,834
Posted By shankly123
nostalgia mostly and the fact that the artwork is...

nostalgia mostly and the fact that the artwork is better on vinyl? Some people will say that sound quality is better on vinyl, but the vast majority of people can't tell the difference and tests have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 13:11
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By shankly123
I used to simply hang up, but we now get so many,...

I used to simply hang up, but we now get so many, often several a day and always at awkward times like tea time, that I have started to become a bit rude, especially when they ask me how I am, then...
Forum: Politics 06-05-2014, 12:02
Replies: 172
Views: 5,187
Posted By shankly123
As I sometimes cycle and sometimes drive, I see...

As I sometimes cycle and sometimes drive, I see both sides of this. There are too many idiot cyclists who ride on pavements, ignore traffic lights or don't have lights in the dark - as a cyclist, I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 19:47
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By shankly123
'cos obviously, violent TV programmes have only...

'cos obviously, violent TV programmes have only been on for the last 5 years.
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2014, 08:16
Replies: 171
Views: 5,238
Posted By shankly123
I think that saying spelling and punctuation...

I think that saying spelling and punctuation don't matter as long as the meaning is understood is the thin end of the wedge. Spelling and punctuation are there for a reason and that is to ensure that...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2014, 11:26
Replies: 94
Views: 5,586
Posted By shankly123
I would imagine it would include virtually every...

I would imagine it would include virtually every worthwhile musician of the last 50 years!

Bill Hicks summed it up - "You see, I think drugs have done some good things for us. I really do. And if...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2014, 07:29
Replies: 94
Views: 5,586
Posted By shankly123
Peter is my real name - my wife, who speaks...

Peter is my real name - my wife, who speaks French fluently, is fond of telling me that!

I'm a Civil Servant, so in the course of my job, see many names. My favourite was someone called Richard Head...
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