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7 July 2011
8.19pm
Desmond Jones
The Marketplace
Casbah Coffee Club
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Yay! Hi Jello and John. 

7 July 2011
10.41pm
Georgie
An English garden
The Indra
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I think I'm going to like it here.a-hard-days-night-john-6

"We don't die completely until the last person on Earth who remembers us has also died."                                           – John Lennon
8 July 2011
11.02am
Blue Nicey
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Desmond Jones said:

Hi! My name's Jayme, I'm 17 (18 in September), and I live in a small town in Wyoming (a place of God-forsaken musical taste. And cold, can't forget the cold.) Oh, and I love The Beatles, of course! I'm generally a very introverted person; I spend a lot of time thinking, writing, and drawing. I have always been much more interested in the past than the present, the stories and histories of things and people fascinate me. Because of this I am considering majoring in history when I go to college in a year or so. Now, at the risk of being boring, here's my story about how I came to love The Beatles:

 

Back in February of 1964 my mother had just turned seven. She turned on her tiny black and white T.V. to The Ed Sullivan Show, and saw The Beatles for the very first time, instantly falling in love. To quote her, "They sang 'I Want To Hold Your Hand', and I wanted to hold their hands." After that The Beatles, along with The Beach Boys and Elvis, became the soundtrack of her teenage years, providing an escape from a less than happy childhood. 

My brother and I grew up hearing this story, and my mother certainly made it her mission to pass her love of music on to us. Strangely, though, while we could sing every word of every Beach Boys song ever made, she never really listened to the Beatles very much. I knew a few of their songs, but I wasn't really a fan. Then, last year, I bought Beatles Rockband. My brother and I played it for hours every day for a week. I count it among the best purchases I've ever made, because that was what it took to spark my interest. However late a start, now I'm a die-hard Beatles fan!

My birthday is also in September! High five. And you sound similar to me! All I do is draw and think, lol. But I generally get more lost in thoughts about the future rather than the past, unless I’m daydreaming about being Paul’s girlfriend.

Welcome! apple01 So, which Beatle is your “favorite”?

Favorite Starbucks drink: Chai, baby, Chai.
8 July 2011
3.46pm
mithveaen
Sitarday's room
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Welcome Desmond!! My name is Mith, here's an apple to you. We always welcome newbies with an apple apple01

 

So say guys which Beatle albums is your favorite so far? Don't worry, the answer to this question changes a lot. 1 year ago my favorite was Revolver. Now I'm again in an Abbey Road kick.

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
9 July 2011
12.31am
Desmond Jones
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Thanks for the apple. My favorite album at the moment is Magical Mystery Tour, for whatever reason.

9 July 2011
7.49am
ImOnlyDreaming
Strawberry Fields.... it's nothing to get hung about
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Hi guys, and welcome to the forum!

I'm Dreamer.apple01

 

My favorite album right now.... Revolver. I don't know why.

9 July 2011
10.33am
AdmiralHalsey
By the banks of his own lagoon
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Hello everyone!

My name is Declan, and I'm a seventeen (well, sixteen until this Tuesday) year old lad living in Melbourne, Australia.

I started listening to the Beatles obsessively when I was about fourteen, something that was triggered by a conversation with my parents about this 60's band that I had only really heard of. Over the next year or so I managed to gather all the albums as mp3s, and am in currently in the process of collecting all of the albums on vinyl. Woo!

This is the first time I've ever really been involved in any kind of forum, apart from the occasional Beatles group on our dear friend Facebook. However, no one seems to use them very much, on my favourite forum I seem to be one of only three active users... Ugh.

I've proudly managed to covert a few of my friends to Beatlemaniacs, which is nice because it means I actually have people to discuss Beatles things with. However, they tend to tire of my constant ramblings, so I have now turned my obsession onto the Internet! Hurrah!

So, yeah. That's me. I hope to post as much as I can, because I love to talk about all kinds of Beatles crap. Oh, and while I'm at it, I might as well get your people's help on something... I'm currently making a sort of Beatles timeline for my wall, mainly made up of photographs with little captions here and there, but I need some sort of Beatley phrase to start the timeline. In contrast to 'The End' at, well, the end. So what phrase should I use? I thought about 'A Beginning,' but I don't really like it... sort of too obscure, I guess?

Anyway, I'm sure you will all treat me kindly and make me feel welcome, and I hope I can be a valuable contributor to the forum!

P.S. I love all these emoticons at the bottom - such a range to choose from! Only, I can't seem to post them...

Will Paul be back as Superman?
9 July 2011
11.33am
Paulrus
Rishikesh
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Hey, another Melburnian! Welcome to the forum! a-hard-days-night-john-6

AdmiralHalsey said:

 

I've proudly managed to covert a few of my friends to Beatlemaniacs, which is nice because it means I actually have people to discuss Beatles things with. However, they tend to tire of my constant ramblings, so I have now turned my obsession onto the Internet! Hurrah!

That's what I love about the internet. It's easy to find people who are as obsessed as yourself. a-hard-days-night-john-1

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
9 July 2011
11.58am
AdmiralHalsey
By the banks of his own lagoon
The Indra
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Yes, I figure I can continue to output my fandom here until it runs out... Which I'm sure it never will.

Now, allow me to resemble a technologically disabled grandmother for a moment as I ask - how do you quote people, like you did me? As I said, I'm really very new to this forum business. Also, I still can't attach those little smileys... Gosh, I'm hopeless.

Will Paul be back as Superman?
9 July 2011
12.12pm
Paulrus
Rishikesh
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There'll be a button that says 'Quote' above each post on here. If you want to quote someone, click the 'Quote' button above the post that you want.
The smileys should just attach to the message when you click on them. If that's not working, it might be a problem with your browser. mal-evans

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
9 July 2011
12.17pm
AdmiralHalsey
By the banks of his own lagoon
The Indra
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Paulrus said:

There'll be a button that says 'Quote' above each post on here. If you want to quote someone, click the 'Quote' button above the post that you want.

Ah, there we go. I saw that button, but it didn't want to work for me... 

 

And it seems those emoticons have decided to make me look like an idiot by spontaneously working... a-hard-days-night-paul-3

Will Paul be back as Superman?
9 July 2011
10.55pm
mithveaen
Sitarday's room
Apple rooftop
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Hey welcome Admiral!! I'm Mith from Mexico and I hope you enjoy BBF. Here's an apple for you. apple01

 

ABout your question ....

 

AdmiralHalsey said:

I'm currently making a sort of Beatles timeline for my wall, mainly made up of photographs with little captions here and there, but I need some sort of Beatley phrase to start the timeline. In contrast to 'The End' at, well, the end. So what phrase should I use? I thought about 'A Beginning,' but I don't really like it... sort of too obscure, I guess?

Well how about with the beginning of I Saw Her Standing There?? "One .. two.. three.. four!!"

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
9 July 2011
10.56pm
Jello
CT
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Welcome Declan/Admiral Halsey!!  I'm Jello/Jill!!!  I'm sure you'll love the forum here.  I too had never been on a forum before when i first got here, but it's awesome, especially when there are tons of other Beatles obsessed people on here just like me!!  Welcome!!apple01

Paul says hi tooa-hard-days-night-paul-8

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"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?" –John Lennon
9 July 2011
11.22pm
MeanMrsMustard
Nowhere Land
Apple rooftop
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Hi Declan! See my signature. a-hard-days-night-george-10
I'd give you an apple, but I can't on my iPod.
I live in Utah, which is in the United States. I turned 16 on the 10th of June.
Regarding the favorite album thing... just look at my avatar.

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

10 July 2011
12.55am
mr. Sun king coming together
Nowhere Land
Apple rooftop
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Hi Declan! Here are two apples, 1 for me and 1 for M3.apple01apple01

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
10 July 2011
2.46am
AdmiralHalsey
By the banks of his own lagoon
The Indra
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mithveaen said:

Well how about with the beginning of I Saw Her Standing There?? "One .. two.. three.. four!!"

Mith, you genius! a-hard-days-night-john-6 That's perfect! And thank you all (including Paulie a-hard-days-night-paul-8), for the kind welcomes and the apples too! And speaking of Paul - which Beatle is all of you people's favourite? I'm a McCartney man meself. a-hard-days-night-paul-11

Will Paul be back as Superman?
10 July 2011
2.53am
mr. Sun king coming together
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I'm a bit of an anomaly, I suppose, but I don't really have a favourite. I might be the only one (M3, now that I think about it as well). But I'm seeing McCartney in 17 days, so I can't say he ain't high on my list right now. Oh, and Declan, love the screen name!!

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
10 July 2011
3.31am
MeanMrsMustard
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I'm with Sun king. I really don't have a favorite.

If I seem to act unkind, it's only me, it's not my mind that is confusing things.

10 July 2011
3.43am
AdmiralHalsey
By the banks of his own lagoon
The Indra
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Thank you kindly, Mr. Sun, regarding the screen name... Isn't Ram a great album? I really love it...

 

But I know what both of you mean about not having a favourite... I used to be overly fanatic about Paul, when I started off liking the Beatles, but as I've come to love them more and more I see them much more equally than I used to... 

 

And you're seeing Sir Paul? Ugh, I'm incredibly jealous. Where are you seeing him? I've pretty much given up on any chance of him ever coming to Australia - I'm just going to have to travel to Europe or the US to see him, I suppose. 

Will Paul be back as Superman?
10 July 2011
12.53pm
mr. Sun king coming together
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Yes, I'm seeing Sir Paul in Canada, Montreal specifically. I saw him once last year, but he was going there again and well, you can't see Macca to many times. (I actually don't own Ram, shame on me. But I love what I've heard of it). Well, you seem like someone who will fit right in here.

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
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