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General Board / Re:Hello all
« on: November 24, 2003, 02:50:52 PM »
Hey Lowdre-

Aren't you a Vast fan? I think we chatted a few times. My AIM name is Romanov151...but Im hardly on anymore. Tooooo Muuuuch Woooork.  :-\

General Board / Re:What do you think?
« on: August 30, 2003, 01:39:15 PM »
Thanks dude! Ahhh my eyes are so much better now.  ;)

General Board / Re:What do you think?
« on: August 29, 2003, 11:55:24 AM »
I don't know if its an option but If you could make the difference between the thread color of New thread's vs Threads with no new topics more definate it would be easier for us "old folks" hehe.

Am I making sense? the Icon that is grey vs darker grey. If you could have it change color instead of shade it would be great.

News / Re:NEW BOARD!
« on: August 29, 2003, 11:47:25 AM »
Cool Dude...It looks great!

Thanks for all your hard work.  :)

Transcription / Re: Barrytown?
« on: March 11, 2002, 03:16:52 PM »
This is how I play it.

A I'm not one to Bm7 look behind, ID know that D/E times must A change
But A over there in Bm7 Barrytown they D do things D/E pretty A strange

And F#m7 though you're not my C#m enemy
I D like things C#m like they Bm7 used to E be
And A though you'd like some Bm7 company
I'm D standing C#m by myBm7 self
Go D play with C#m someone Bm7 else

I can Bm7/F# see by A/E what you D carry C#m that you Bm7 come from
E Barry A town

Don't believe I'm taken in by stories I have heard
I just read the daily news and swear by every word

And don't think that I'm out of line
For speaking out for what is mine
I'd like to see you do just fine
But look at what you wear
And the way you cut your hair

I can see by what you carry that you come from Barrytown

F In the be Am7 ginning we recall that the BbMaj7 world was hurled
F  Barrytown Am7 people got to be from a BbMaj7 nother world A

Lift me or I'll be just like the others you will meet
They won't act as kindly if they see you on the street

And don't you scream or make a shout
There's nothing you can do about
It was there when you came out
It's a special lack of grace
I can see it in your face

I can see by what you carry that you come from Barrytown

Hope this works for you. I play guitar mostly so you might need to mess with the cords a little bit. Oh...and the Steely Dan version is what I play. The BFF version really...ahem...isn't that great. I was looking foward to it for a long time. I wasn't impressed.  :-/ I think they could have done a much better job if they were getting along at the time. Meh...great song just the same. :)

Transcription / Re: Musicians Here
« on: February 08, 2002, 11:42:31 AM »
Ummm...sometimes I'm John but most of the time I'm more like Ringo.

Transcription / Re: Musicians Here
« on: February 06, 2002, 07:37:53 PM »
Thanks P-I have to say I subscribe to the philosophy of Homer as much as the philosophy of Ben <gasp>

OH BEN WHAT HAVE I DONE! <crosses chest>

<goes to corner to say ten hail-bens and 100 glory-be-to Bens>

Transcription / Re: Musicians Here
« on: February 06, 2002, 04:53:36 PM »
Ohhhhh...I love bagpipes. They have a highlands fest every year about an hour away from me. I always go! Drink Guiness, eat meat pies, and shortbread. Cheer on the Caber Toss and listen to bag pipes all day long...

ahhh...can't wait for summer.

Transcription / Re: drum/guitar?
« on: August 28, 2002, 06:13:30 PM »


Some Neil Peart stuff is difficult but doesn't neccessarily sound that good.  

AWWWWWW shit...runs for cover....

Ben's Old Five / Re: It's going to be a good day
« on: March 05, 2002, 05:16:50 PM »
Hey, everyone knows that you have to drink to have fun. I mean what is life without drinking? Pfft...I'll tell ya: It's a sucky ass life. It's the suckiest suck that ever sucked a suck. That's no puffy gumball either! That's straight up snickerdoodle.


Ben's Old Five / Re: elvin bishop...
« on: April 05, 2002, 01:40:54 PM »
Hey I like that tune too!. I just don't want to hear it in my head 24/7.  Am I the only one who has a problem with this?

Ok Try this...



Pissing away with no wiskey, lager or anything else to help him <g>

Ben's Old Five / Re: elvin bishop...
« on: April 05, 2002, 12:38:40 PM »
The sad thing is that as soon as you said the name of the song it popped into my head and now it won't go away.

Argh! Stop the maddness!  ;D

Ben's Old Five / Re: Where's Robert S?
« on: October 15, 2002, 07:13:34 PM »
I want Robbie to produce MY disk for Petes sake!



Ben's Old Five / Re: "And you were not the same after that..."
« on: October 25, 2002, 01:51:15 PM »


mea culpa

Nice...kickin' "My Bad" old skool style.  ;)

Ben's Old Five / Re: "And you were not the same after that..."
« on: October 17, 2002, 07:27:21 PM »
Oooo...nice catch...way to bring it back on/off topic...

know what I mean...nudge nugde wink wink...say no more say no more  ;)

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