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Re: Strummservations

Post by Mimi » 26 May 2019, 9:05pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 May 2019, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:59pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:56pm
Marky Dread wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:49pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 May 2019, 3:28pm


Agreed to both points. Joe got by on charisma and an audience just enjoying seeing him in a movie. Still, he was better than Lydon in Corrupt.
Deserves an oscar just for the bit where he runs.
I love the bland delivery of the line, "Me," while pointing at a newspaper.
In fairness to Lydon he admits to being no actor. But boy it's so comical when he runs in that movie I just burst out laughing.
Oh certainly. He plays Johnny Rotten very well, but beyond that, stick to your day job, kid.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 26 May 2019, 9:06pm

Silent Majority wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:44pm
I don't think he was bad in Mystery Train.
No, he was terrible. I remember cringing when I saw it back in the day. I can only imagine it has worsened over time.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Dr. Medulla » 26 May 2019, 9:16pm

Mimi wrote:
26 May 2019, 9:05pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 May 2019, 6:00pm
Marky Dread wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:59pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:56pm
Marky Dread wrote:
26 May 2019, 5:49pm


Deserves an oscar just for the bit where he runs.
I love the bland delivery of the line, "Me," while pointing at a newspaper.
In fairness to Lydon he admits to being no actor. But boy it's so comical when he runs in that movie I just burst out laughing.
Oh certainly. He plays Johnny Rotten very well, but beyond that, stick to your day job, kid.
Oh dear.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Flex » 04 Jun 2019, 10:18am

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23 May 2019, 2:25pm
Silent Majority wrote:
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I'd like a solo Strummer one, but we need someone to volunteer to run it.
I'm probably in for it once the BAD polling concludes.
Just to be clear, as I've been thinking in the shower about how ill structure it, I'm volunteering to run the Strummer elimination poll after BAD concludes. I'll probably give at least a little breathing time and start it in the Monday following the conclusion of the BAD poll.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 04 Jun 2019, 10:56am

Flex wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 10:18am
Flex wrote:
23 May 2019, 2:25pm
Silent Majority wrote:
23 May 2019, 2:24pm
I'd like a solo Strummer one, but we need someone to volunteer to run it.
I'm probably in for it once the BAD polling concludes.
Just to be clear, as I've been thinking in the shower about how ill structure it, I'm volunteering to run the Strummer elimination poll after BAD concludes. I'll probably give at least a little breathing time and start it in the Monday following the conclusion of the BAD poll.
Guess my KISS Survivor poll will have to wait a little longer.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Dr. Medulla » 04 Jun 2019, 12:20pm

Heston wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 10:56am
Guess my KISS Survivor poll will have to wait a little longer.
Prediction: Eric Carr won't win.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by WestwayKid » 04 Jun 2019, 12:50pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 12:20pm
Heston wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 10:56am
Guess my KISS Survivor poll will have to wait a little longer.
Prediction: Eric Carr won't win.
I have my money on Vinnie Vincent.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by Flex » 10 Jun 2019, 9:26am

Flex wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 10:18am
Just to be clear, as I've been thinking in the shower about how ill structure it, I'm volunteering to run the Strummer elimination poll after BAD concludes. I'll probably give at least a little breathing time and start it in the Monday following the conclusion of the BAD poll.
Would folks like to see this start today or prefer a short break in the polling to properly celebrate eet week and get a little breather? I'm inclined towards the latter myself, but don't want anyone to feel they've been cheated...
YOU MADE ONE MISTAKE, LENNON, YOU DOUBLE CROSSED MIKE LOVE AND LEFT HIM ALIVE

Sous les pavés, la plage.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 10 Jun 2019, 9:33am

Flex wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 9:26am
Flex wrote:
04 Jun 2019, 10:18am
Just to be clear, as I've been thinking in the shower about how ill structure it, I'm volunteering to run the Strummer elimination poll after BAD concludes. I'll probably give at least a little breathing time and start it in the Monday following the conclusion of the BAD poll.
Would folks like to see this start today or prefer a short break in the polling to properly celebrate eet week and get a little breather? I'm inclined towards the latter myself, but don't want anyone to feel they've been cheated...
EET WEEK MUST TAKE PRECEDENCE.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Flex » 10 Jun 2019, 11:34am

Okay, the Strummer polling begins next week. I'd never suggest anyone listen to something that isn't BERNIETIME for eetweek, but I'll just say that I'm gonna structure this to include pretty much all his non-Clash material (101ers, Wilderness, Meskies) so plan and refresh yourself accordingly.
YOU MADE ONE MISTAKE, LENNON, YOU DOUBLE CROSSED MIKE LOVE AND LEFT HIM ALIVE

Sous les pavés, la plage.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 10 Jun 2019, 11:37am

Flex wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:34am
Okay, the Strummer polling begins next week. I'd never suggest anyone listen to something that isn't BERNIETIME for eetweek, but I'll just say that I'm gonna structure this to include pretty much all his non-Clash material (101ers, Wilderness, Meskies) so plan and refresh yourself accordingly.
This pleases me.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Marky Dread » 10 Jun 2019, 11:40am

Heston wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:37am
Flex wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:34am
Okay, the Strummer polling begins next week. I'd never suggest anyone listen to something that isn't BERNIETIME for eetweek, but I'll just say that I'm gonna structure this to include pretty much all his non-Clash material (101ers, Wilderness, Meskies) so plan and refresh yourself accordingly.
This pleases me.
Yes excellent.
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Re: Strummservations

Post by BitterTom » 10 Jun 2019, 11:58am

It'd be unfair for me to vote given I'm not too familiar with a lot of the material but I'm really looking forward to listening and delving into mostly unheard music and of course a good old discussion.

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Kory » 10 Jun 2019, 12:35pm

Marky Dread wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:40am
Heston wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:37am
Flex wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 11:34am
Okay, the Strummer polling begins next week. I'd never suggest anyone listen to something that isn't BERNIETIME for eetweek, but I'll just say that I'm gonna structure this to include pretty much all his non-Clash material (101ers, Wilderness, Meskies) so plan and refresh yourself accordingly.
This pleases me.
Yes excellent.
Yes, additional confirmation of anticipation.
Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
Boogie With Your Children

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Re: Strummservations

Post by Heston » 17 Jun 2019, 6:44pm

This was posted on FB, some great pics...

http://www.bobgruen.com/joe-strummer-me ... veGzcSBMEE
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