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The "Incredibly Impossible to Derail This Thread" thread
2 March 2014
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Yesterday, I went to a meetup for foodies. I don't usually join these unless they go somewhere cheap/moderate, and yesterday was a dim sum gathering in Chinatown. I was thinking of this thread because someone was telling me about another, more expensive, foodie group he belongs to where tipping turns into a competition of douchebag proportions. "Oh, you only tipped 30%? Well, I tipped 40." I imagine waiters secretly rolling their eyes as they pocket their cash.

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2 March 2014
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I have my iTunes set to crossfade songs when I'm shuffling, so there's not 5 seconds of silence between each songs, right?

So I was shuffling some songs, and I Want You came on, so at the end, I'm waiting... and then it goes into I'm Looking Through You instead of stopping! That's one of the times when crossfade sucks, the good thing is most songs don't have that kind of thing.

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2 March 2014
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I can't imagine tipping an extra 30%-40%. What must the waiter or waitress do to/for you to deserve that? Eating out is expensive enough without that on top. People that tip that much just to prove they have the most money should find better things to do with it.

''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.''

2 March 2014
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This site is such a troll! I went on to the homepage and low and behold it said "Paul McCartney announces UK and Ireland summer tour"- cue me squealing and then I see the date is from 2010! ....bastard site a-hard-days-night-george-10

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2 March 2014
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AppleScruffJunior said
This site is such a troll! I went on to the homepage and low and behold it said "Paul McCartney announces UK and Ireland summer tour"- cue me squealing and then I see the date is from 2010! ....bastard site a-hard-days-night-george-10

How annoying. I feel for you :(

 

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2 March 2014
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Which to any one who is planning what to do for April Fool's 2014 on this site, I will probably fall for that ^ again

 

Don't worry Emily, I'll build a bridge and get over it....maybe

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2 March 2014
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Why did it say that though, if it was from 2010?

''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.''

2 March 2014
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fabfouremily said
I can't imagine tipping an extra 30%-40%. What must the waiter or waitress do to/for you to deserve that?

Agreed. I think at that point it's less about the service and all about the ego.

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2 March 2014
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AppleScruffJunior said
This site is such a troll! I went on to the homepage and low and behold it said "Paul McCartney announces UK and Ireland summer tour"- cue me squealing and then I see the date is from 2010! ....bastard site a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

Chin up, Katie.

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2 March 2014
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fabfouremily said
Why did it say that though, if it was from 2010?

 

It's an 'On This Day In Beatles History' post

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2 March 2014
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parlance said

AppleScruffJunior said
This site is such a troll! I went on to the homepage and low and behold it said "Paul McCartney announces UK and Ireland summer tour"- cue me squealing and then I see the date is from 2010! ....bastard site a-hard-days-night-george-10

 

Chin up, Katie.

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Actual reason to squeal, yay! If I have to buy a ticket to England*, I will fecking do it, €15 won't hurt my pocket!
That and I can fly Ryanair now yayyyy

 

Edit: Damn it they've increased their prices, if I have to swim across the Irish sea I will! I don't care about the radioactivity!!!!

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Oh okay :)

Have you gone over to the link parlance posted? 'tis good news!

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2 March 2014
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I like the way the blog refers to him as "Wings legend Paul McCartney"! I agree, obviously, that JPM is definitely a legend, and Wings were a great band on their day, but I think Paul's legend status has a lot more to do with another band he was in!

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2 March 2014
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He's a Beatle fan, so I think he was being facetious.

It reminds me, when I was a kid, there was a TV ad for a classic rock radio station in Chicago in which a child approaches her father and says, "Dad, was Paul McCartney in a band before Wings?" Cue deadpan look.

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2 March 2014
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mja6758 said
I like the way the blog refers to him as "Wings legend Paul McCartney"! I agree, obviously, that JPM is definitely a legend, and Wings were a great band on their day, but I think Paul's legend status has a lot more to do with another band he was in!

He was in another band? I didn't know that! Were they any good? I hear he used to hang around with that guy from the Traveling Wilburys a lot.a-hard-days-night-george-10

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2 March 2014
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IveJustSeenAFaceo said

mja6758 said
I like the way the blog refers to him as "Wings legend Paul McCartney"! I agree, obviously, that JPM is definitely a legend, and Wings were a great band on their day, but I think Paul's legend status has a lot more to do with another band he was in!

He was in another band? I didn't know that! Were they any good? I hear he used to hang around with that guy from the Traveling Wilburys a lot.a-hard-days-night-george-10

Jeff Lynne? Didn't think they saw each other much since ELO suck.

 

Have felt like crap all day. How can you go to bed not tired and wake up feeling knackered, drained and energy-less?

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2 March 2014
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meanmistermustard said

IveJustSeenAFaceo said

mja6758 said
I like the way the blog refers to him as "Wings legend Paul McCartney"! I agree, obviously, that JPM is definitely a legend, and Wings were a great band on their day, but I think Paul's legend status has a lot more to do with another band he was in!

He was in another band? I didn't know that! Were they any good? I hear he used to hang around with that guy from the Traveling Wilburys a lot.a-hard-days-night-george-10

Jeff Lynne? Didn't think they saw each other much since ELO suck.

 

Have felt like crap all day. How can you go to bed not tired and wake up feeling knackered, drained and energy-less?

No no, the Dylan fellow. He's got some great albums.

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IveJustSeenAFaceo said

meanmistermustard said

IveJustSeenAFaceo said

mja6758 said
I like the way the blog refers to him as "Wings legend Paul McCartney"! I agree, obviously, that JPM is definitely a legend, and Wings were a great band on their day, but I think Paul's legend status has a lot more to do with another band he was in!

He was in another band? I didn't know that! Were they any good? I hear he used to hang around with that guy from the Traveling Wilburys a lot.a-hard-days-night-george-10

Jeff Lynne? Didn't think they saw each other much since ELO suck.

 

Have felt like crap all day. How can you go to bed not tired and wake up feeling knackered, drained and energy-less?

No no, the Dylan fellow. He's got some great albums.

Dylan Thomas? He died in 1953. Paul would have been 13!

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Was he in The Traveling Wilburys? No, no he wasn't. Pay attention, man!

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IveJustSeenAFaceo said
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Was he in The Traveling Wilburys? No, no he wasn't. Pay attention, man!

He travelled a lot and had a hamster and a mouse both called Wilbury who went with him. The Traveling Wilburys. Any other entity with that name is a copyright issue. 

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