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Has This Place Changed? Or Have I?

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by JayFreddy, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. JayFreddy

    JayFreddy Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
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    Nov 6, 2006
    Dallas TX USA
    I imagine it's a little of both.

    Huge threads about what you dislike or cargo shorts aren't the things that initially drew me to TDPRI...

    I suppose they were always there, but at least in my memory, they tended to have far fewer replies. I guess that's the price of success.

    For my part, I'm getting more curmudgeonly. People who insist that what works for them is what everyone should use are really annoying.

    Remember when we had threads about the Hubble Telescope? Or quantum physics? And female artists with actual talent like Doris Day?

    I know I know...

    Get off my lawn, and don't let the door hit me on the way out.
     

  2. RetroTeleRod

    RetroTeleRod Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    53
    Oct 24, 2012
    Oklahoma, USA
    I've been thinking about starting a thread about how on a clear Doris Day you might see Schrodinger's cat using the Hubble telescope. Would that help?
     

  3. Anode100

    Anode100 Friend of Leo's

    May 9, 2014
    Behind my beard.
    Probably.

    Or not....
     
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  4. dsutton24

    dsutton24 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

    Dec 29, 2010
    Illinois
    I'm not sure what you're talking about, the Hubble and quantum physics? That stuff drew you to a forum dedicated to a 50 year old guitar?

    A glance at the New Posts page right now has a thread about a member's daughter and her volleyball team, lots of discussion about music, instruments, and related topics, and some old guy with the blues. Seems pretty typical to me.
     

  5. LutherBurger

    LutherBurger Friend of Leo's

    Oct 29, 2013
    NYC
    I don't always create threads to whine about threads, but when I do...

    I choose TDPRI.
     
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  6. jhundt

    jhundt Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    64
    Mar 23, 2003
    Netherlands
    well I know what you mean about "huge threads". I'll see an interesting new title, but there will already be 4 or 5 pages of responses, and I figure they don't need any input from me. I guess that's the change that comes with increased membership.
     

  7. heltershelton

    heltershelton Tele-Holic

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    Sep 14, 2016
    not houston
    on a forum like this, eventually everything under the sun gets talked about. it was just a matter of time before cargo shorts was the subject.
     
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  8. Toto'sDad

    Toto'sDad Telefied Ad Free Member

    Jun 21, 2011
    Bakersfield
    Doris Day turned 95 in April, she might have been overheard, though we can't confirm this, saying she sure wish JayFreddy would start a thread and mention her name on the TDPRI, especially the Bad Dog Café. She was (maybe) overheard to say just today that "it could happen to you, dreams can come true."
     
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  9. JayFreddy

    JayFreddy Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Age:
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    Nov 6, 2006
    Dallas TX USA
    Sorry if it seemed like whining. I thought I was waxing nostalgic. Goes to show, one man's wax is another man's whine.

    Yes, I came here because I like Telecasters, but I also like other things too. Many of which were discussed here... And I suppose still are, but it requires more patience... Something I have less of.

    I'd love if there was a thread with Doris Day and the Hubble telescope.

    And I like threads about dogs too.

    [​IMG]
     

  10. soulman969

    soulman969 Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 20, 2011
    Englewood, CO
    Flash News; US Govt. Uses Hubble Telescope To Spy On Doris Day!
     

  11. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO

  12. Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob Tele-Meister

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    Mar 5, 2017
    West Virginia
    Maybe this will help - yesterday they finished testing the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at Johnson Space Center (JSC) and are in process of boxing it up for return shipment. I'm not on site but received the following photo from a cow-orker today.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     

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  14. drf64

    drf64 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
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    Jul 24, 2009
    Ada, MI
    I blame Chet for this.
     

  15. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    maybe if we're vewy vewy quiet, the animals will weturn
     
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  16. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Sep 21, 2012
    Tennessee
    .... Yes
     
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  17. Lupo

    Lupo Tele-Holic

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    May 19, 2014
    Genova-Italy
    I cannot talk about "the good old times" as I was not here. I agree there are a lot of "dislike thread" and "if you would have a good ear you should use what I just bought"... but about "quantum physics" is up to us. The Einstein thread was funny and apparently nit a few liked. The only way to change things is... starting the thread you like more and try to gather people together around those threads
     
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  18. O- Fender

    O- Fender Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 25, 2003
    Canada
    Until you start the thread, it is simultaneously helpful and not helpful.
     

  19. brogh

    brogh Super Moderator Staff Member

    Jun 26, 2010
    italy
    agreed :)
     
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  20. notmyusualuserid

    notmyusualuserid Tele-Afflicted

    May 3, 2016
    In the South
    A pedant writes: That would be a 67 year old guitar ;)
     

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