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Post by Thimon » Sat May 27, 2006 9:26 am

hehehe :lol:

I've been to... After Forever and Within Temptation!
two Gothic-like bands with great female vocals. I love the vocals and the more classical parts.
To bad its always associated with black dresses, thick black make-up and the likes. I'm not into that style. :lol:
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Post by Bnielsen » Sat May 27, 2006 10:40 am

I've been to...

The Radisson Suites and Conference Center in King of Prussia, PA.

Our company just finished the 7th annual Wishlist conference.

Nothing like 4 days of entertainment, food, and training classes with 150 officers of the law that use our program from all over the USA.

It was great, but exhausting.
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Post by yyzmoose » Sun May 28, 2006 10:56 pm

I've been to....

Hell and back. Yeah, someone needed to say this. Actually no, unless you count the 7 years I worked at the Division of Motor Vehicles.
And now for something completly different...

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Post by johnc » Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:20 pm

I've been to The Three Palmettos. Got there late last Saturday night and left yesterday afternoon. My brother co-owns the place along with two other families in South Carolina, hence the name Three Palmettos. (It appears to be a custom in this resort town to name your house.)

My brother and sister, and their families, are spending a full week there. It's the first time that we three siblings have been on a vacation together since, I think, the summer of 1978.
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:12 pm

I've been to DONE WITH SCHOOL!! FINALLY!!

Many of my friends still have to take finals at 8 Friday morning though. Ha ha!!

Oh, i've also just finally made it to Mitsuwa, this huge Japanese supermarket/bookstore/everything outside of Chicago - that was pretty sweet, although we didn't have long to spend.


BUT EVEN COOLER!!!!

I've just been to DE FOREST, WI!! A little town twenty miles outside of Madison that NO ONE would know or care about, except it has the COOLEST ELEPHANT IN EXISTENCE!!!!

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Post by Bnielsen » Thu Jun 08, 2006 7:28 pm

Who's the cute human next to the dorky elephant? =p
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Thu Jun 08, 2006 7:52 pm

*gasp* Did YOU just INSULT the most sagaious, beautiful, and FRIGGIN' AWESOME elephant on EARTH?!
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Post by johnc » Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:03 pm

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Post by Bnielsen » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:11 am

*gasp* Did YOU just INSULT the most sagaious, beautiful, and FRIGGIN' AWESOME elephant on EARTH?!
Apologies:
Who's the dorky human next to the cute elephant? =p


And yes, lol ... that was all a set-up :twisted:
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:23 pm

Yeah, I'll take that. ^_^
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Post by Thimon » Fri Jun 23, 2006 11:40 am

I've been to my granny! :D

She needed some help with the garden and heavy lifting stuff...
Its all worth it for the delicious pancakes she makes :lol:
and I have not seen her in a while. :roll:
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Post by yeshead 777 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 12:21 pm

I've been to riverbend and saw three outstanding performances(Al DiMeola,U I Blue, and Otiel and the Peacemakers)and several other good ones like The allman Bros., and Sam bush. Well worth the 23 bucks, and braving the crowds-and didn't get beer spilled on me once!!!!!C'mon F & S-have a change of heart next year-I bet elric and i would even buy your pins if you'd go!!!!!
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Post by yeshead 777 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 12:23 pm

Oh yea- and Shreddy-and the drunk yelling "Turn the guitarist up"-highlight of the festival for sure!
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Post by Bnielsen » Mon Jun 26, 2006 11:17 am

I've been to NEARFest 06.

Highlights were DEFINATELY the Japanese group KBB, and of course Keith Emerson.

He had a 10 foot high, 6 foot wide analog synth with MANUAL arpeggiator .... when he hit the first bass note on it (think taurus pedal X 10) i nearly wet myself... it was felt more than heard... the room itself resonated and vibrated =)
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Post by johnc » Mon Jul 24, 2006 12:10 am

I've been to see Ian Anderson, frontman for Jethro Tull, perform with members of the Atlanta Symphony. That was last night. He didn't have the Tull band along, having assembled a different band which includes his son James on drums. His onstage patter is as funny and raunchy as ever--I'd give you an example, but there are children present on occasion. :shock:

He's been performing live for forty years, and is still as animated onstage as ever. I missed Tull when they passed through Atlanta last summer, and there's no telling when he'll hang up the flute and retire from live performance.
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