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page load times

It's not the UK...it's very slow to load in New Jersey, too.

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store log in

...is separate for everyone so far. That's in the works to be fixed, so make sure you use the same email address for both sign-ins. I wonder why the load from UK is so slow?

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Site too slow and too elaborate

Browsing from the UK the site is way tooo slow ( and I do have a fast connection) and clunky. Navigating is a really painful activity. Even the login screen goes black for quite a time as it checks my password. The previous site was much much more responsive.

The design is far too elaborate for me too - to much of a page is taken up with graphics, borders , pretty edging, and a lot of blackness down the sides ( no reference to Dark Stars etc... please). All these graphics really weight the site down - both in design and responsiveness.

And I seem to have to log in to the store separately to my initial login to the site ( whci is does correctly remember.

Sorry to moan, but the Dead site was always a haven for me - but sadly not so at the moment, although I'm sure it will improve.

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New store - postage to the UK

OUTRAGEOUS prices - about three times what they used to be. So now I have to get what I buy sent to my brother in SF (for ONE DOLLAR!), and he can then send it on using a sensible postage rate. Bit pissed about THAT change :-( - I buy most everything, but this makes life harder!

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copy and paste!

C & P is your friend.... and you'll need it later to copy your friends' comments into your posts...

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hmmm

how the #$^%&%&@$% am i supposed to remember this 10 character password?

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Hi everyone

Nice to see the old names on the new site. Looks pretty cool so far, let's make it real nice.

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"When I was a boy I watched

"When I was a boy I watched the wolves

When I was a boy I watched the wolf pack

RUN

I watched the wolves

'Til the mornin' sun..."

--PAUL KANTNER & GRACE SLICK

From:

"SUNFIGHTER" 1971

The Planet Earth Rock 'n' Roll Orchestra @ Wally Heider's Pacific High studios...

With JERRY GARCIA playing some of the BEST lead guitar EVER recorded....

Anyways... this is my first post. I just found this place.

And I am SO GRATEFUL...

Just to BE HERE NOW.

Peace & Love,

-- Eric.

GRATEFUL DEAD is a REASON TO LIVE

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Please get the real story,

Please get the real story, Greg!

your secretary is fucking Columbo! ( -:

I for one, would do my utmost to get to China for any dead related shows (have to have at least Weir, Lesh, Hart, Kreutzman, or TC) for me to really consider it dead related. ( -:

I might even mosey over there in the next year or so... my old lady has been getting a Peking Duck jones like you wouldn't believe... so the question is: is there a really GOOD authentic peking duck restaurant in Shanghai?? (though she prefers the capital city generally speaking) As far as vacation destinations, and other important thangs in life, I am the Boss in the house, but SHE is the decision maker.

enjoy the rest of your travels!!
peace,
CC Joe

"The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence"

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Boston Garden 1994

Very nice quote. I was actually just listening to Bye Bye Baby Blue from Fall at the Boston Garden. Those were great shows!

About the China shows. I don't know but this agent sold me Roots tickets and others in the past and so from experience they have followed through. There are big acts coming to China and have played China. Anyway Steve may know them better than i, but i like the under dog so lets see what happens. I will send my secretary to their office when i return to China. Being China you always get the real story when meeting face to face.

Cheers

Greg

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