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About rm2551

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    BrisVegas, Oz
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    The Mighty Zeppelin. Politics. My wife. (not particularly in that order)

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  1. rm2551

    Random Thoughts v.3

    Mate, seriously, try all boots with speakers and then with headphones. Good cans (like my Sennheiser Momentum 2) can be a totally different listening experience. Sometimes better with speakers, sometimes cans. I'm not sure what makes what better, but there is definitely a distinction. LTTE for me is better through loud speakers. Stuff like TUF from 1980 - a thousand times better with my headphones on.
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    Today In Led Zeppelin History

    I'd bet it does, and in the possession of one James Patrick Page. And I doubt it will ever be made public within his lifetime.
  3. rm2551

    Random Thoughts v.3

    That's gold. It sounds exactly like something the late, great Groucho Marx would say.
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    Phrases that make your blood boil.

    "our prayers are with (subject name)" Shove your prayers up your ass - they are useless. They may help you feel better about pretending you've done something, but is pointless to the targeted people. It is far better (and important) to state 'you stand with' people or sympathise with them. At least that's real.
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    Led Zeppelin 50 Years Later - The Economist (Article)

    " They hardly make for easy listening, but the songs have retained their fame" says who? I don't know more easy to listen to music than theirs. Funny byline for an article.....
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    Random Thoughts v.3

    Such a I'd add, never grow up, just grow old. Be responsible, yeah. Be serious when required, but don't lose that cheeky smile, sense of humour, wonder at stuff like space, child like excitement at new adventures/travels/etc. Don't leave it all behind in memories of childhood, keep the best of it firmly in your psyche. Revert to it often. It will keep you young physically as well as balanced mentally.
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    What's the weather like where you are?

    freezing in the early morning and gorgeous during the day. Heading for low of 3c and high of 29c next week. Quite a spread! cmon Spring......
  8. Ive recently been thinking about playlists. But a mix of official studio and live stuff and nice sounding boots. Stuff I could put together for the 1 1/2 hour drive to my parents house and back, much shorter ones for work, 2-3 hour ones for when I very rarely get 'me' time on the weekends to get nice and stoned and put on the headphones in my study in the dark and just get lost in the majesty, 30minute ones for when I take the car to work instead of the bike. I'll get around to it one of these days.....
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    He thought he was using his inner voice, it's just a self-coaching thing.
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    BON APPÉTIT! What Are You Eating?

    Eating healthy now. Apparently the "whatever I want, whenever I want in the quantity I want" is no longer sustainable. Whodathunkit?!?!? I'm now getting used to things like Low GI, heart friendly, low this, low that..... So far it's not too bad actually.
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    Led Zeppelin Clothing and Whatnot.

    I got to the checkout on this, converts to over a hungie with freight and GST. I backed out....
  12. rm2551

    Led Zeppelin Clothing and Whatnot.

    Why doesn't Jimmy reproduce the more iconic and rare shirts? I'd be into them FOR SURE. I'm sure many, many others would as well.
  13. rm2551

    Nitpicking Page 1973

    OTHAFA - Bonham is owning that supreme.
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    Boom!!!!! The principles we try to build into our democratic systems far exceed the intellectual capacities and the current intelligence levels of the general public. Bill Maher hits the nail on the head when he hammers the American public as being stupid - but he misses a key point. It is not just the American public. They are not unique. It is the middle and lower middle classes in all the modern developed countries. So easily lead into the bullshit political reality without any real push back or challenge for our leaders to be better leaders. to actually change/improve the political discourse. Either the best of us and our leaders are incapable of delivering real change, or they do not care to. While political change must be like turning around an Aircraft Carrier, (it takes a lot of time, planning and detailed execution, *not my best analogy, but the only one I can think of right now), you will find most leaders in a 3 to 5 year political cycle are unwilling to sacrifice their political ambition in favour of what they believe to truly be the best thing for their country. It's not a "conspiracy" so much as just human nature and the way the modern free market capitalist 2 party system is structured. The relatively few humans that do possess a far greater intellect and disposition are far too up against it to effect fundamental shifts. It is generational. The best we can do is target our educational systems to churn out students of a generally higher caliber. How we do that is where one of the most crucial debate lies (IMHO). Jettisoning organised religion - when it finally happens, will detach a massive anchor and humanity will start to move forward unlike we have so far. A different focus. Spirituality. Exploration. Ambition. These may come back to the fore. But for now, we wallow in the first half of the 21st century. Not even as "great" as the early second half of the last century. At least then we put almost a dozen humans on the moon! We all knew who the enemy was (totalitarian systems of government). And had the greatest decade in music in human history.
  15. hahahahaaaaaaa. Money is the motivation? NOPE. Great management!!!!