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31 August 2013
8.39am
fabfouremily
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Haha yeah, I've had that funny look time and time again. Used to care, now I just don't :D

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

31 August 2013
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trcanberra
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fabfouremily said
Haha yeah, I've had that funny look time and time again. Used to care, now I just don't :D

I'm a book sniffer from way back too *wave*

I have a collection of old Encyclopedias / Encyclopaedias dating from 1875 to the present day and each has its own characteristic and distinctive odour.  I can't pick up a volume without checking that the smell is still safely there – I find it oddly comforting!

 

31 August 2013
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^ *wave back* :D
1875? Wow. I'd love to own something that old. I think the oldest book I own is my great-grandmother's copy of a book called 'Ballet Shoes' – printed in 1917 if I remember correctly. That one smells divine, and yes, oddly comforting.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

31 August 2013
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Libraries are very cool places, love the smell of an old library building, very welcoming and soothing (the new ones are normally odourless). Shamefully there are ongoing plans to reduce the number of libraries in the UK due to finance, its seemingly dropped off the media radar at the moment. A ridiculous idea that would be detrimental to local communities and take so much away from those who get so much benefit from them (eg the elderly). I loved going to the local library as a kid and having all these wonderful books to read, so many options.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
31 August 2013
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My town has been debating for years whether to get rid of the youth club or the library. It's sad that either has to go as both places have played a big part in the local comunity for years (the dos at the YC in the late 70s/80s are somewhat notorious), but the reality is that neither are used very much – the library unfortunately isn't that big so everyone goes to another one that's further away.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

13 September 2013
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alexx23
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Hallo, I'm Alessio, 43, from Cerveteri, near Roma (and very near to the sea), Italia. I'm a P'liceman and I like to play bass and sing in my free time. I love the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Janis, Jimi, Pink Floyd, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Aretha, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and other 100…

I love all the Fabs' albums, anyway my favourite ones are "Revolver" (that is my all-time-ever n. 1 lp) and "Abbey Road".

…have a nice day you all!

13 September 2013
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WeLCOME TO THA FORUM ALESsIo!!!! ahdn_george_08

Revolver's my favorite Beatles album, too. 

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13 September 2013
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AppleScruffJunior
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fabfouremily said
^ *wave back* :D
1875? Wow. I'd love to own something that old. I think the oldest book I own is my great-grandmother's copy of a book called 'Ballet Shoes' – printed in 1917 if I remember correctly. That one smells divine, and yes, oddly comforting.

Sweet Ballet Shoes! One of the books I used to read as a young sprite and may/may not read at least once a year a-hard-days-night-john-7 (It's a great book to read when you're sick and if you have a spare 2 hours you can get it read then). I always wanted to be like Pauline…..

Benvenuto to the forum Alessio! I've never been to the mainland in Italy- I've only been to Sicily but I think I'm flying into to Venice next year and moving on to Austria so that should be good!

 

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13 September 2013
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LadyBay
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Welcome Alessio! Hope you enjoy it here!     apple01apple01apple01

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14 September 2013
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Alessio, thank you for joining us. I hope you enjoy the conversations you find here. I'm really having a good time with this group.

Italy…I'm going next year for the first time with my mom. Can't wait!

14 September 2013
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G'day all – just found this forum and I thought I'd join.  When I was thirteen my mum bought me the blue double album for Christmas 1976 and I was hooked.  Still have my original vinyl records which get an airing from time to time (there's nothing like opening up a 12 inch gatefold cover) and I've repeated everything on CD too.  I'm not so bothered about the new digital stuff though.  Wish I'd been born fifteen years earlier in Liverpool so that I could have seen them live! 

14 September 2013
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Welcome, borisb. I look forward to all the information and fun you can add to our happy little forum.

14 September 2013
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It's been great to see the boom in new members lately.

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14 September 2013
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Welcome aboard to Alessio and borisb *wave*

14 September 2013
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Ron Nasty
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Yes, welcome Alessio and borisb, along with anyone else I may have missed. It's good to see so many people joining us.

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty
15 September 2013
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Wow – I'm so glad this forum exists!!  Looking forward to some great Beatles conversations!!

15 September 2013
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Welcome, Corporation T-shirt. Make yourself at home. Let the good times roll.

15 September 2013
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CorporationT-shirt said
Wow – I'm so glad this forum exists!!  Looking forward to some great Beatles conversations!!

Welcome aboard!

 

 

15 September 2013
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Welcome, new folks! :D

I just want to play. I’d like to think I could work opposite Sinatra, B.B. King, the Beatles, or a polka band... - Jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, 1967
16 September 2013
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Hi, I'm Bungalow Bob. I have posted a bunch of comments on the main page of the Beatles Bible, and I thought I'd join the forum. When I was a kid, I spent countless hours trying to perfect the Spanish guitar intro to "Bungalow Bill," and I never got much faster than half-speed. And I always wondered which Beatle was skilled enough to play that slick intro. I've checked everywhere, even in Gideon's Bible. Now, I'm sure I'll find that answer here in the Beatles Bible. 

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