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May 1st, 2024 at 10:29:58 AM permalink
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I remember very well immediately after this there were A LOT OF PEOPLE who claimed it never actually happened - no way humans got to the Moon and walked on it

they claimed it was all faked by the Big Bad U.S. Government

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Such a stupid conspiracy theory.....LOL
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enjoy_____________LOL

from the link:

the book "We Never Went to the Moon, America's Thirty Billion Dollar Swindle" by Bill Kaysing, a former U.S. Naval Officer

also, from the link: "In 1980, The Flat Earth Society accused Nasa of faking the landings, arguing that they were staged by Hollywood with Walt Disney sponsorship"

and " opinion polls in various locations showed that between 6 and 20% of Americans, 25% of Britons and 28% of Russians believed that the crewed landings were faked"


.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing_conspiracy_theories


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May 1st, 2024 at 10:50:36 AM permalink
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I remember very well immediately after this there were A LOT OF PEOPLE who claimed it never actually happened - no way humans got to the Moon and walked on it

they claimed it was all faked by the Big Bad U.S. Government

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Such a stupid conspiracy theory.....LOL



also, from the link: "In 1980, The Flat Earth Society accused Nasa of faking the landings, arguing that they were staged by Hollywood with Walt Disney sponsorship"




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Talk about stupid! We all know it was sponsored by Paramount.
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teenager girls (and some boys too) totally freak out as the Beatles arrive in America

quote - "oh, Paul, Paul, Ardrian from Brooklyn loves you with all her heart. I love you and I want you"

quote - "we came here 5:30 in the morning (boo hoo hoo) and all they do is push you farther and farther away (boo hoo hoo) they don't even let you see them (boo hoo hoo)





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May 1st, 2024 at 2:31:26 PM permalink
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teenager girls (and some boys too) totally freak out as the Beatles arrive in America



I never understood the screaming young girls do about that kind of thing. Its a rock and roll band, yet you lose control like that? They say you could barely hear the music when they played for all the screaming girls.
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May 1st, 2024 at 3:09:14 PM permalink
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teenager girls (and some boys too) totally freak out as the Beatles arrive in America



I never understood the screaming young girls do about that kind of thing. Its a rock and roll band, yet you lose control like that? They say you could barely hear the music when they played for all the screaming girls.
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It started with Frank Sinatra 1940s. In the beginning it was staged, they had girls planted in the audience that started screaming and it caught on like wildfire. Then they did it for Elvis and then the Beatles on their own. At a Sinatra event in New York City they would have a couple ambulances outside the theater and attendents inside to help girls that got too carried away. That was also a publicity stunt.
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<snip>I remember very well immediately after this there were A LOT OF PEOPLE who claimed it never actually happened - no way humans got to the Moon and walked on it

they claimed it was all faked by the Big Bad U.S. Government

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OJ DID IT!

No, wait... OJ did the fake Mars landing...



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May 2nd, 2024 at 5:03:30 AM permalink
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I've always been amazed by this guy
sticks so fast they're just a blur - truly incredible
he is I believe the greatest drummer who ever lived
21 million views on this baby
one of the comments - "Buddy Rich - the man 99% of drummers strive to half as good as"





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Music is just noise to me. Not once in my life have I just turned on some music to sit and listen to.
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May 2nd, 2024 at 10:49:01 AM permalink
This is my favorite drum solo. Starts going off rails about a minute in.

https://youtu.be/TfML1WEWfwk?si=wOJwnHBLEWagmxQy
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deleted - I originally put it here - the wrong place - moved to miscellaneous
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May 3rd, 2024 at 5:46:15 AM permalink
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one of the greatest scenes of all time from the movies imho - before my time but I saw it on video - Rod Steiger and Marlon Brandon

"you was my brother Charlie you should have looked out for me a little bit so I didn't have to take them dives for the short end money. I could have had class. I could have been somebody. I could have been a contender. Instead of a bum. Which is what I am."

and in the 2nd vid Terry Molloy confronts the Big Boss Johnny Friendly played by Lee J. Cobb and tells him -

"You think you're God almighty but you know what you are? You're a cheap, lousy, dirty stinkin mug. And I'm glad what I done to you. You hear that. I'm glad what I done."

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May 20th, 2024 at 1:09:44 PM permalink
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in the late 50s and early 60s the white kids rocked to the beat of to some black musicians - Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Bo Diddley

teenage girls were screamin' their heads off for Bo Diddley

Johnny B. Goode - by Chuck Berry - "many people come from miles around. to hear you play your music when the sun goes down."

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May 22nd, 2024 at 11:01:23 PM permalink
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I'm starting this thread because there are so many old fogeys
like me on here, and we constantly hijack threads with 'remember
this'. Maybe we can go here when that urge hits us.

Remember how scared we were of the atomic bomb
in the 50's? My dad even built an underground bomb
shelter. He called it a tornado shelter but we found
out later what it was. I realize now how useless it
would have been, but peace of mind was hard to
come by. They had us hiding under our desks with
our hands over our heads at school, do you know how
terrifying that is to a little kid?


Insane story XD
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May 23rd, 2024 at 10:24:26 AM permalink
Bloodrock - D.O.A. (1971) - FULL VERSION - MIKE MUNROW'S RETRO (see description on video page)


Just got my car NYS inspected, my insurance renewed, changed the oil, got new front windshield wipers, new engine & cabin filters, rotated the tires, and I'll get a new rear windshield wiper soon.
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May 23rd, 2024 at 3:29:47 PM permalink
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Just got my car NYS inspected, my insurance renewed, changed the oil, got new front windshield wipers, new engine & cabin filters, rotated the tires, and I'll get a new rear windshield wiper soon.



It takes less time to just buy a new car.
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May 23rd, 2024 at 7:34:35 PM permalink
It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
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May 24th, 2024 at 10:16:36 AM permalink
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It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
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Very nice and reasonably priced. The only thing missing for me is cup holders in the arm rest, otherwise, go for it.

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May 24th, 2024 at 10:43:22 AM permalink
I think I need a second person to help put it together and haul it around from the front door and to help remove my old chair to who knows where. It's not allowed to go out to the dumpster anymore. I strictly don't have a second person. The store where I bought my current chair put it together and removed my old one for disposal. I asked another far away store that actually carries the same brand of my chair at double the price and they said they can only help carry the chair out to the dumpster or curb on delivery. There was a lot of furniture inflation going on at that store.
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May 24th, 2024 at 11:37:49 AM permalink
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It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
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Forget the recliner, put all your effort into losing weight. As you get older it will be the greatest gift you've ever given yourself. Extra weight as you get older will affect you and slow you down and will make your life miserable in ways you can't even imagine. I'll be 75 next month and I've got about 22 lb to go before I'm at my ideal weight of about 170 and I'm hell bent to get there because every pound makes a difference. I want to die eventually a skinny old man.
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May 24th, 2024 at 1:15:11 PM permalink
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I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.



On a separate note, I recently saw that Spirit Airlines is widening their seats on their new planes. I believe it is going from 17.5" to 18".
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May 24th, 2024 at 1:17:30 PM permalink
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Quote: ChumpChange

It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
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Forget the recliner, put all your effort into losing weight. As you get older it will be the greatest gift you've ever given yourself. Extra weight as you get older will affect you and slow you down and will make your life miserable in ways you can't even imagine. I'll be 75 next month and I've got about 22 lb to go before I'm at my ideal weight of about 170 and I'm hell bent to get there because every pound makes a difference. I want to die eventually a skinny old man.
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I would guess tha165 is probably my ideal weight. I have been between 160 and 170ish for about 15 years. Sadly I am creeping back up towards the 170 number again.
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May 24th, 2024 at 3:37:08 PM permalink
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It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
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Forget the recliner, put all your effort into losing weight. As you get older it will be the greatest gift you've ever given yourself. Extra weight as you get older will affect you and slow you down and will make your life miserable in ways you can't even imagine. I'll be 75 next month and I've got about 22 lb to go before I'm at my ideal weight of about 170 and I'm hell bent to get there because every pound makes a difference. I want to die eventually a skinny old man.
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I have heard that weight gain in your 30s and 40s is a nature defense mechanism as after your late 50s you tend to lose about a pound a year unless you are they type to force feed yourself. Also don't lose muscle. I lost probably 20 pounds of muscle when I was laid up 2 years back. I am now back to near my old weight. But I look back at how weak I was and amazing I was able to function at all.
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May 25th, 2024 at 12:48:05 AM permalink
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It took me a year to catch the learning curve to get from 2006 to 2021. I may have found the only suitable car for me that's in the new category. I don't fit in 99%+ of the cars due to the center divider. I'm used to a big bench seat in front, not bucket seats that aren't wide enough. I've lost 20 pounds since getting the car a year ago but that's barely an inch off my waist. I've gotta lose 100+ pounds to get with the rest of the theater seating public. Yes, my new car has a bucket seat in front, but it's just wide enough for me.

My recliner is falling apart after over a decade of heavy use. Ran across this ad in a video this week.
https://www.flexispot.com/power-lift-recliner-with-massage-heat-headrest-xl6?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=KOL&utm_campaign=Steve+lehto_XL6
I could get the Tall/Wide Size that has a 24.4" wide seat instead of 22.8" and it holds over 400 pounds.
link to original post



Forget the recliner, put all your effort into losing weight. As you get older it will be the greatest gift you've ever given yourself. Extra weight as you get older will affect you and slow you down and will make your life miserable in ways you can't even imagine. I'll be 75 next month and I've got about 22 lb to go before I'm at my ideal weight of about 170 and I'm hell bent to get there because every pound makes a difference. I want to die eventually a skinny old man.
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I dislike agreeing, but this is probably good advice.

I picked up about 12 pounds since going back to work after surgery, and I feel woefully sluggish.
Self-motivation to exercise is lacking, and I just hate wasting the generous food comps.
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May 25th, 2024 at 2:32:18 AM permalink
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The Rolling Stones are still a rockin'

they drew tens of thousands of fans who rocked along with them Thursday night in Met Life Stadium

the link says the fans were lovin' it - many young fans who weren't even born when the band started were there

Mick Jagger is now 80

Ronnie Wood, guitarist, is the baby of the band - just 76

pics are before and after - 1962 and 2 days ago______________________:)
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pretty amazing that they still have the energy to tour


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