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    marye
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    Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one. The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May. If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up! (A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.) Thanks and welcome!

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  • November 15, 2019 - 4:02pm
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    Hi

    Hi,I grew up in a southern town too. Mechanicsville Virginia. About 20 minutes from Richmond Virginia. I graduated high school in 94 and saw the dead on 10-9-94. It was crazy seeing jerry and Phil and everyone. So fun. The only thing I have seen from them since was in 1999 I saw Phil and friends at the mosque in Richmond. They played strawberry fields forever. And a lot of dead. It was great. Now I am living in cocoa Florida and am a professional illustrator. Just wanted to say hi.

  • September 29, 2019 - 6:48pm
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    Hi!

    Hey everyone! New to the Dead here with a recent mind blowing revelation of how great this band truly is. I watched the amazon special and now exploring on Tidal a lot of there stuff. I grew up listening to best hits but could never get into their other stuff. Fast forward 25 years and with regular mj use the dead is really opening my mind. This looks like a great site to learn about this epic band !

  • January 14, 2019 - 3:46pm
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    Hi everyone

    Hi. I'm Eirik, originally from Sweden but now living in the US.

    Been a deadhead for almost 25 years. My dad would play vinyl's of their classics and it didn't take me long to pick up on it. Really love the design of this site and looking forward to contribute more. I see that the introduction section has been "dead" for a while, but I'll still give it a go. As for my private life I'm married with 2 kids, and work as a database programmer. I also run my own personal economics blog - https://www.refinansiere.net/. Might have to add another section on the GD soon though :)

  • June 29, 2015 - 7:56pm
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    I is gonna try put words on
    I is gonna try put words on magic screen to make friends and have all kinds of fun.
  • June 29, 2015 - 7:54pm
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    Let's see if I can get this
    Let's see if I can get this up here hey y'all what's swingin?!
  • October 5, 2013 - 9:58pm
    tennessee john
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    Thanks for the welcome!
    PonchoBillThe jury is probably still out on whether I'm ok or not. It was certainly weird being that young, and having no guide for my first trip. I guess that's why I used to try to help first timers at some of the later shows I attended. Anna My ex-spouse was a non Head. It did not work because she aspires to have lots of possessions. I just want good music, and a space to get my head right. That's all I need. And... I am looking for a little community. Solitary Dead Head where I live.
  • October 5, 2013 - 12:10pm
    marye
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    the mixed-marriage thread
    They Love Each Other, But...
  • October 5, 2013 - 11:50am
    Anna rRxia
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    Welcome Hockey John!
    I have enjoyed your posts and wish you and your son the best. Was your spouse a deadhead? I'm betting not. My spouse and I aren't, and though we make it work, there is a substantial piece missing, fairly important. There is a whole thread devoted to that on this website (I forget the name at the moment). We hope you stick around and find some community. We're all changing leaves on the tree...
  • October 5, 2013 - 10:33am
    PonchoBill
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    Holy smokes, Johnny
    Dosed at 12 years old. I'm happy you're experience turned out o.k.
  • September 29, 2013 - 10:45am
    marye
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    hey, welcome
    so glad you made it here.
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Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one. The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May. If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up! (A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.) Thanks and welcome!
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Always career driven, for this reason I never had the pleasure to see Jerry in action. One day a few of my friend went to a bonfire party, and someone out loud asked me if I had ever seen aGRATEFUL DEAD concert? My reply was no. Suddenly for an instant, Phatmoye shows me these 5 binders of shows , camping , and the faces of all genuine friends he has met with his travels. Two months have passed, a group of us met at several Ratdog shows, DSO, and even THE DEAD. My only regret is that I couldn't drop everything twelve to fifteen years ago and live in the moment to see Jerry. With a little help from my friends, the Phili. show will be something to try to remember. To the ones from the valley, God Bless. You were the true inspiration. Growing up is a quick process, but every once in a while, we need to take a second and go back to our roots. THANKS FOR MAKING IT HAPPEN !!!! Kottonmouthjeff
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Call me a new kid on the block, although time has a way of carrying even the youngest at heart through the years. I was a neighbor of beloved Brent; we went to both church and school together as children. He was the first person to introduce me to music way back in the day. He played trumpet for the school band, but I can even remember him toting a coronet as we walked from the school bus. I lost touch with him as he began his career with the Dead, and my family and I grieved his death. I never listened to the Grateful Dead until later, actually it was 2001, when I began to open up. I am grateful for the music and that in some small token, I have a connection to a friend who taught me about so much more than music. A quote I can remember when he and I would talk about doing homework and reading, "You can go anywhere you want in the world when you open a book." Today cyber-space serves as such a Grand Venue. Thank you for giving me the pleasure to reminisce, as well as maybe settle some roots... Peace and Joyous Love.
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Thank's for sharing your memories of Brent. I love that qoute, "You can go anywhere you want in the world when you open a book." If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
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to see all the new folks getting it, The Music Never Stopped!enjoy the shows, see you at the Gorge If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
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aargh! If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
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Just found this site a few months ago when looking for tour info and only recently worked up the courage to join, it's great to find such a welcoming community. I'm Courtney, I'm 19 now and was just 5 when Jerry passed. I was raised on the dead, my parents have been fans since the 70s. Just this last week I finally got to see the band in their current form, I was lucky enough to catch both the Greensboro opener and the DC show, and it felt like coming home. I knew I had to join this community in celebration of the music I love so much.It's wonderful to meet you all, and to discover such a wealth of love and care. In today's cynical world there is far too little of that! I hope I will get the chance to meet some of you in person at a dead show, maybe I'll see some of you at Rothbury this summer!
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Hey now folks, Promised Planet here in Cincinnati OH USA. Attended about 50 Dead shows (very rough guess, I should've saved the ticket stubs) between '87 and '95. Haven't seen any since Jerry died, but have been hearing good things about the recent shows and am getting that feeling once again ... hope to see them sometime again soon. That's it for now!
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Hi, we are a couple of heads making a break for the Final Four on the West Coast after whetting our appetites on RD last summer and DSO a few weeks back. We have a solar-and-biodiesel powered bus and some space for riders, send a message if you want show-to-show transport. You can also read our Dead-ish work of fiction @ www.blues4kali.com In Joy, Amana & Indi Need Riders For West Coast Dead Tour! PM To Get On The Bus The Forum--->Shoreline--->Gorge
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greetings from my little corner of The Great Mojave Desert. i've seen a couple of shows back in the 70s. didn't really get into the music until recently (slow learner). now i'm a devoted listener.
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I"m a Dead fan and always wanted to purchase the famed GD movie that came out in '77. I thought the GD had re-released this in DVD format with extensive new footage. Now it's gone!!! What T F-ck?????? Amazon says the product has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Why??? Where can I buy this???? Somebody please help me!!!!
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I recently saw it at Fye or Borders. It may be discontinued and all I'm seeing is a copy that has been kicking around for a long time. The price was like $26. On this subject, I've picked up all but the most recent Pure Jerry release for between $12-$15 at Borders with all their sales and coupons. They were the exclusive distributor till the latest release. Just get their frequent flyer card and they'll e-mail you savings out the yin-yang. Enjoying the sound!
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What I saw was the GD movie soundtrack for sale: 5 discs, $35.Was this all recorded live from Winterland?
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It's all live at Winterland october 16-20 1974. Enjoy!
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If you or anyone you know may have witnessed ABUSE by the Chicago police the evening of 05-05-09 at (night of Allstate Arena show in Rosemont), you are urged to call attorney Goeffrey Fieger at 248-355-5555 and leave info with Robert Giroux. You can also call the Chicago division of the FBI at 312-421-6700. This is Rabbit and I can be reached at 419-215-0577.
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Have to say we were a little law enforcement-shy when we went out to Worcester, but the only cops we met were actually mother-hennish about trying to keep us all safe and happy:Hey guys, let's get this line up ont the sidewalk, we don't want anyone to get hurt. . .And I've read a lot of posts about cops putting up with a lot of crap and just trying to keep us on our merry way... must be a sucky job, but would love the retirement after 20 yrs!
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Hi everyone, I saw my first show in San Diego on 11/23/79. Seen about 75 shows total. I saw the 2 Dead shows in Chicago and the experience has left me a bit sad. The shows were pretty good but I realized that I have kind of let my life slip off track. Been so focused on career & family since Jerry died that I realize I've become a uptight old fart. We moved to Tampa from Chicago about 5 years ago and I have no friends down here to see live music with. I still haven't seen Uncle John's Band at Skippers which really bums me out. So I made myself a promise that I would try to make some friends down here that love the GD like I do. I'm a 48 year old guy with wife & kids and really have no idea on how to make friends over the net, but I figured here is a great place to try. Anybody near Tampa who is looking for a buddy to play guitar with or see live music with, shoot me a message! :-)
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Hi, I posted here a lot in the late '90s and some in the early '00s. Haven't been around in a while, and I'm trying to navigate around the new site. I guess I'm looking for the discussions of what people say are the best GD shows from particular years, overrated/underrated shows, favorite versions of Dark Star, that kind of stuff. That was basically what I cared about (and the vines). Or do people not even talk about that stuff anymore?
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My name is Chris and I currently live in Monterey County. I am originally from The City By The Bay. 33 years old and what can I say? I love the Dead! My first concert was in 94 - Oakland. But most of all, I love all the beautiful people. How can we keep these get togethers going? My e-mail is maionchi_crowley@yahoo.com. Peace and love to you all!
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To all the new and old heads here!!!This place is getting hot!!! Love & Peace,Gigi Photobucket
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Welcome pg60!!I used to live down there, and it looks like you've already found the best place to hang... Unfortunately for me when I was down there, I had also strayed from the path, and only got out to Skippers a couple of times. One of my big regrets from that period. Take advantage of your proximity and enjoy the good times to be had there. Good to know you got shoes to wear when you find the floor.
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welcome to all the new folks....its nice to see the bus get crowded nice pic gigi
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Hi everyone, I've been reading and chatting a bit here gearing up for Spring Tour, but after a bit of poking around I realize that I've never properly introduced myself. My name is Kirsten, I'm a 35yr-old musician, teacher, and step-mom living in beautiful Peterborough, Ontario. I hopped on the bus just in time to catch a few great shows before the fat man stepped out. My first shows from Hamilton, ON in '92 are still among my favourites. Been playing GDead music since my first band in '96 - I hold down the low end - mostly playing reggae and funk now but I still break out the grateful tunes at home and around the campfire. It's been great meeting everybody here so far - love everyone's playful outlook and sense of humour. Thanks for forming a beautiful, diverse and eclectic community around one of my favourite things: music!! See you in the Canadian Deadheads forum, on chat, or AT ROTHBURY!!! (where we will jam and boogie down for 4 days.... yum... look for the Canadian flag =) Peace, K
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its nice to watch the community grow.....those hamilton shows were hot........ the hotel accross the street was out of hand.... peace and hugs
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Thanks noonie, I know that I speak for others when I say that I definitely feel the warm welcome in this great online community. As for the Hamilton shows, maybe it was you I played elevator tag with at the hotel? We went up & down random floors and weaved in & out of many rooms that night... Mucho Kindness all!! K
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My name is Mari and I'm a single mom of two daughters. I live in Connecticut. I like the Dead, but love the community even more. I am looking forward to meeting others who love live music and want to go to some fests this year. I'm new to the festival scene and want to meet some kind people who will show me the ropes. Peace.
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are you going to gathering of the vibes its right in connecticut? if your looking at festivals i highly recomend this one very family frienldy. We are coming down from N.H...well peace and hugs to you and your family
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I would love to go, but I'm looking for some people to camp with, not sure if any of my friends are going, most don't do music fests.
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Been listening to the Dead since I was in high school. My first album was Skeleton's In the Closet, the greatest hits album and instantly fell in love. It only took me ten years after that to see them live with Bob Dylan and recognize the love and other positive vibes in the air. Never saw Jerry, unfortunately. I live in Canton, Ohio and have a beautiful daughter and wife who both tolerate me rather well. My family at home usually bitches about something, but once at a fest with my genuine family it's nothing but goodness. Dead heads everywhere thank you for all my distorted memories. If ever at Nelsons Ledges during the 4th of July weekend just say high and enjoy the 54 wrecking crew hospitality. Stay grateful all of you. Kottonmouthjeff
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hey so why do you have kottonmouth ;)....i allways seem to get cotton mouth after the kids go to bed hee hee hee. have fun at the festivals this summer
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Hi everyone I am new to dead net web site. I've been to a handful of shows growing up. My husband ~Stuman~ As many of you all know ... has been on dead net for some time now. I have heard soo many wonderful things about so many of the people on here. He has recently told me of the Mother Earth & Gardening Forums. I'll admit it ... I'm a plant a holic :D I Do Love the Dead and Jerry ... I enjoy all the music that comes in through the vines. What I do ... I Locate, Find & Sell plants, seeds, garden equipment & garden furniture to people who are looking for them that can't find them in their immediate areas. All the while listening to the dead ... jgb ... etc ... etc ... :D I hope I'll enjoy being here as much as my hubby ~Stuman~ does :D Its been nice meeting everyone ... Have a Grateful Day :D B.
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welcome to our happy home! Can't wait to hear from you in the garden topic!
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Another new one here. I was slightly hesitant about signing up at first because I've only gotten into the Dead fairly recently and wasn't too sure what the general age group would be. I just turned 23 so... fairly sure I'm down the young end. I happen to be one of the unfortunate ones, born too late to catch all of my favourite bands in their prime, but then I have quite a varied taste in music so it's not as if I have no shows to go to. No doubt I like a ton of stuff most of you guys and gals wouldn't even spit on but hey, I'm not here to talk about them =) Anyway, I feel a little out of my depth here having never seen a Dead show (and feeling rather depressed about it already) so maybe I haven't quite found "that feeling" a lot of other people have. Maybe I never will, but if it's possible to get there through home listening alone then I'll make it a personal mission to reach it. I've known about the Grateful Dead for years, but I've never known anyone that was into them, and I'd never heard a song, so they remained nothing more than a name until about a month ago (yep, that recent... I suck) when I played 'Alabama Getaway' on the PS3 game 'Rock Band 2'. See, computer games can be useful! It's easily one of the best songs on the game, and led me to download the other GD track packs giving me 13 songs in total. More than enough to convince me I love these guys. Strangely, this wouldn't usually be my kind of music at all, I've never been interested in any country, bluegrass, folk, blues etc... so for this band to have such an impact on me really shows how unique they are. So! (damn this is long) I've been working my way through the albums. I decided to start with Aoxomoxoa and go from there, currently I'm only up to Skull & Roses but what I've heard so far can only be described as perfect, and I can't wait to see what comes next! When I fall in love with a bands music I tend to read as much as I can about their history because the people behind the tunes are always just as fascinating. It's an exciting adventure I'm heading out on, and one I'm not sure I'll ever come home from! Peace people!
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Sounds like you have some catching up tp do . Hey no worries your in the right place . Poke around the site you`ll learn quite a bit about the Dead and their history . For more music check out the vineyard , there is more music in the vineyard then you`ll know what to do with at first ! Just copy the tunes and send them to the next person, my collection has grown exponentioally !! So welcome aboard kick back and enjoy the ride , it`s never too late !! if you have any questions just feel free to ask someone . " The wheel is turnin and you can`t slow down can`t let go and you can`t hold on everytime that wheel goes round your bound to cover just a little more ground "
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Welcome to our family! No worries Midian, we're all about quality here, NOT quantity! Seems that you have all that is necessary to hang with us here-interest in the music and a kind heart. The common thread is that we all like the music, but we talk about everything under the sun. Like Stuman said so well, anything you wanna know? Just ask. BSGardens, I am envious of your job. It sounds wonderful :) ********************************** Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society. Mark Twain
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hey, we all started somewhere, and you're very welcome here.
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to BSG (ms. stuman),,, how does your garden grow? and also to midian, you started at a good place to start, the beginning! i can just feel the anticipation building for terrapin : )so glad your here and anyone else i might have missed! peacenlove4all
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to the new comers there is allways room on the bus.....
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I've been a member for over 2 years but don't think I ever officially introduced myself here! I want to send a shout out to midian. I am 30 years older than you and have seen some shows but I used to feel a little bit out of step because I discovered the Dead so late relative to my age. Let me assure you that there is always room for those who appreciate the music regardless of when you discover it! I was introduced to the Dead in 1987 by a very dear friend. Went to my first and second shows on successive nights in Hampton, VA in March of 1988. I saw a total of 8 shows, 5 at Hampton, 1 at the Capitol Center in Landover, MD, and 2 at RFK in DC. I never got to really tour just caught shows relatively near home when I could. I really became hooked when my friend played a recording of the Eyes of the World from 9-3-77. I was completely swept away! I've been on the bus ever since! My experience of the Dead has always been a family event for me. My then 8 year old son, Paul, was with me at my first show in Hampton and he's grown up on the bus. This spring he and I got to take his 12 year old brother, Joshua, to see the Dead in Charlottesville. It was great to keep the tradition going! Joshua has autism and music has had a wonderful impact on him. He falls asleep many nights listening to a live show on the Grateful Dead Channel! I live in Shenandoah, VA. I have 2 adult children, a son and a daughter. They have both been to Dead shows and it has had a positive effect on them. My daughter presented me with my first grandson in March. Can't wait to introduce him to the music. I have 2 children from my second marriage, Joshua, whom you've already met and Rachel age 9. Rachel has Down Syndrome (our life at home is both challenging and rewarding!) She has not had any live exposure, but thinks Bob Weir is the coolest guy on the planet (like she's the first female to have that reaction)! She seems to think the band is billed as "Bob Weir and the Grateful Dead"! She loves the music and that's way cool! The reason for my online handle is that I attended VA Tech and both of my older kids are Tech grads, so VA Tech is a central part of our family life as well. I work in a residential facility for adults with developmental disabilities, the same type of disabilities as my younger children have, although I don't think disabilities is an accurate description of these awesome individuals. These folks see the world in their own unique ways and have much to teach the rest of us. Glad to be a part of the community. Love all the input on various topics in this forum. Peace to you all!
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Finally decided to sign up here, as my name says I only saw the GD three times, first in 6/27/85 at Saratoga Springs, via my lovely gf, tripping and camping, wonderful. Then Buffalo 7/86 and finally Foxboro 7/89--still remember the FOTD, Dear Mr. Fantasy, and Quinn--very magical. Had plenty of other chances (my bro went to like 200 shows from 80-95) but I was trying to define myself in my own way. Didn't really "get" the dead until around 2002, now love them and write to them constantly (I mean I'm a writer, and use them for inspiration, not that I write them letters constantly, which would be weird :) Anyway, listening to the 4/23/77 matrix on archive and had to sign up and say hello. So, hello! --- http://timhallbooks.com
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its so nice to see your happy faces....take a look around at the different forums and feel free to post your opinion on all subject matter...well see you around
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boarded the bus sometime in '87 after listening to aoxomoxoa missed the '88 shows in atlanta, no money atlanta '89 first show, after that, 'no money' was never a good enough excuse to miss a show santa clara fall '89 to fall '95, saw as much as i possibly could back to home town spartanburg, sc damn... "nothing lasts" been too long now the cobwebs are collecting in the brain greensboro '09! yes! finally my people! So here I am... Borderline desperate for find some locals who share the same path as myself. If you are in my area, let me know! If you know how I can connect to the local scene, let me know! I work as an audio/video professional at a local college. I'm a geek into computers, Dungeons & Dragons, amateur rocketry (ok, I was into amateur rocketry before 9/11, I'm pretty much regulated out of a hobby now.) I play guitar on and off.
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I usually live in the Vineyard, and posted there as well, but I just want to say that you to all that contribute to this site as it is constantly improving and evolving. Thank you Rhino for making this happen. A big thanks to Marye our peaceful curator who basically lets the members run the site with a little tug on the reigns from time to time. Thanks to all I have connected with here. The biggest thanks goes to the Grateful Dead who helped me map my path, expand my reality, and basically rock the fuck out! Love to all- geoff "Say you'll come back when you can Whenever your airplane happens to land Maybe I'll be back here too It all depends on what's with you."
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glad you landed here and found a happy home!
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i stumbled onto this sight looking for an old friend....lost count of number of shows..tried looking at the lists and i can't even remeber all of the venues..all i know is that there is no other place or feeling of this earth like being at a show...it is really not something i can describe with words..sadly, i have not found anything to replace that feeling..it is the music and the experience i remember..not the numbers or the venues...the music will never leave my soul..neither will the friends i made along the journey
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this isn't exactly like being at a show, but there are good folks here. Make yourself at home!
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what Marye said , Make yourself at home ! We`r glad to have you !!
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I am the one the bus got its new set of tires for in 88 and the reason the orange got cooked. Bobby and Mountain girl please pay attention to my poem and I hope you read and like it. Thank You Bobby for staying so healthy and clean to keep the strongest hand on the torch all these years. What a great trip it was.... Two 357 magnums, barely able to stand, the astrologer saw him from far away and when the young boy came to the crossroads she knocked over tables to bear witness to the crowd of many the glory of the golden light only she could see and the look in her scared eyes was that she knew he had finally found his people and that meant the end was in sight. Sage filled the air as the skirted rainbow warrior walked across the lawn and the Jew dropped a bag of gold on the ground as he said his goodbyes. When the young boy jumped the fence, a bear walked out of the woods with a yellow flower behind his ear and without a word spoken, the lady laid on me his rose and that's when it truly all began....for everyone. The deer all fled in despair after the dust settled the morning after and the girl from the mountain knew she had been right all along and the orange sky reminded her of why her family had came so prepared. When she finally heard from the boy again, twenty years had went by but they boy had never left the hill. As he sat on the final hump on the hill, the girl from the mountain asked him, "you now understand they gave you everything you ever wanted, you know everything is right on time, and you are relaxed knowing you'll still get pushed back out one more time, so why is it you are crying so hard my dear? "I already cry for the future little ones. I came back out this year and I can't get any of these kids to appreciate my stories so if it always takes me this long to remember who I am, how will I get the little ones down under to appreciate what it was like to have high times on the green grass, a blessing from God even for the short time it was? Oh well, I'm ready anyway so let's get this peace started once and for all......bye everyone..." they're never gonna miss us.... I love you all...stay high, keep movin, give everything away....
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Hi, thank you for the warm welcomes ... I have been a deadhead most of my life. I grew up around my deadhead uncles. I've been to 3 shows in Orlando. As you all probably know the dead didn;t like coming to florida. At the time I was in a 'different world'. But I always have enjoyed the dead. I went on and experienced different types of music to see what it was all about. Next thing you know ... Here comes my knight in shiny tye die armor. Sweeps me off my feet. And re-interduced the dead to me. Its nice to be back ... Even though I've been a back seat dead.net member for over a year. lol ... I hope to get to know you all ... oh wait I already do ... lol ... j/k ... Sorry I like to joke around a lot so don't take me too seriously except when it comes to gardening & my love for the Dead. I was glad to hear when the hubbyman (aka Stuman) suggested to Ms Marye about the Mother Earth forum. I'll be there soon. I have read alot of the post .. Great Forum ... Thank you Ms Marye :D I'll see you all around in the different forums.
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Hi everyone,The name is jay and im from the washington dc area. Im 22 years old im libertarian, and i am a huge fanatic of music. I listen to all kinds of music but my favorite genres are 60s rock/psychedelic rock, jam bands, 90s hiphop, grunge rock and 90s rock in general, and jazz (especially miles davis, dave brubeck, john coltrane). I work for a company that makes flight simulators for the government and its ok but i have to tend to tone myself down at work because im brutally honest and say whats on my mind and some people may think my views may be radical so i tend to wear chaps at work and be productive yet when im home i jam with my bluegrass band, shoot shotguns at targets (yes im a gun owner but no i dont hunt, weird huh?), and love just having a good time just as long as everyone respects keepin the noise down for my neighbors. I am a psychonaut and occasionally use psychedelics but only once or twice a year and with serious spiritual responsible intent. I love people and i love expressing my freedom of speech by protesting and being a activist for many causes (i do live in dc afterall!). Today is my first day on the board and i look forward to coming on here often. Peace and love!
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Hello family/friends, I do consider myself to be a deadhead. I've been listening to the dead ever since I could safely say 4-5 years old. I am currently 18 years of age, and my love only grows stronger for them. When I can recount my youngest memories of being a child, like first learning how to tie my shoes, or learning how to swim. Or, even just being around the people I loved as a child. The Grateful Dead was always playing, and I believed they are the reason why I am today. I am a person who just wants to share love, and happiness to the people around me. And, if I can do that in my days work. My day is complete. The man that introduced me to The Dead when I was a child, I do not speak much with anymore, he seemed to grow away from my close family. And, what I would do now since I haven't seen him in so long. And, just to give him the biggest hug, and looking at him. And saying, I thank you for showing me the music that changed my life. And, it has and always will....Wellp, I could keep rambling on, and on for an introduction. But, I hope to get too know you all more, and ill be around posting some comments. Peace and love