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  • February 4, 2020 - 6:34am
    Cotter_Smart
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    AP Research 2020 survey

    Hey guys, I'm a senior at McLean High School completing a year long research project about if the Grateful Dead's following could be recreated in todays social climate. I'm conducting the bulk of my data through surveys so any responses would be tremendously helpful! Thank you all!!
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  • May 27, 2008 - 10:16am
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    and on that note
    let's roll this topic over. Please continue the free-form in spinnin' spinnin' free, the sequel
  • May 27, 2008 - 1:05am
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    Sydney Pollack
    Sydney Pollack passed away on May 26. a hell of a nice guy, really down to earth. I met him once at a party I crashed on the upper east side round about the time just before or just after Tootsie came out. We talked for a long while, mostly about gangster stuff and the yakuza, and when I held up an extra ticket for the next night's show at MSG, and said "dude, you ever been to a Grateful Dead concert?" and this, I will never forget, he looked at me for like a full minute, and he said: "The Grateful Dead? those people never bathe" RIP, Syd, may the 4 winds blow you safely home. peace.
  • May 23, 2008 - 11:50am
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    And now for something completely different...
    The Mütter Museum at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.We went there today for my girls anatomy class trip and what a trip it was, Wow this place is freaky, full of collections of medical monstrosities. You can check it out on line if you can't get there!! Really freaked me out!
  • May 20, 2008 - 11:03am
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  • May 19, 2008 - 7:15am
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    Awesome weekend
    Had an AMAZING weekend. Went to a battle of the bands in willamantic supporting wildlife conservation and the conservation of the river. four amazing bands (well, at least three, one had a terrrrrible vocalist) great BBQ, dead heads galore. One band was a tribute band though they also wrote their own stuff. Also bought tons of books in providence. check out the band that won the battle, a band called "The Line" also, there was this amazing girl there named Desiree who is on youtube and the like. check her out as she is very young but an amazing player.Peace, The Kid
  • May 18, 2008 - 2:56pm
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    badger
    badger, have fun with that Täze Elipbiýi over there in Whereverthefuckitisstan! safe travels. Turkmen Proverbs Words of Wisdom for Life by Gazanfar Pashayev http://azer.com/aiweb/categories/magazine/ai111_folder/111_articles/111… 3 from that page: Blood is dripping from his pen. (His actions hurt others.) Don't swear in the name of my grandfather who was a slave, And I won't swear in the name of your grandfather who was a wealthy landowner. (A person's ancestry is sacred, no matter what reputation they had.) A donkey with a load is still a donkey. (The true character of human beings who are evil is still evident even if presented as respectable. The proverb is used in a negative way about people of bad character.)
  • May 18, 2008 - 6:48am
    cosmicbadger
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    my oh my
    things have been getting hot round the site! Spring fever? Cabin fever? Cat fever? Fever rolled up to one hundred and five? Must be because you have been without my calming influence for a bit!!??!! greetings friends from Ashgabat Turkmenistan! I am on TV tomorrow so tune in to the government station to watch the special performing badger show! Its after the repeat of the 3 hour documentary about cotton harvesting machines and before the sychronised stadium flag waving telethon. take care everyone!
  • May 16, 2008 - 8:54pm
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    more on old school
    more on old school I think the another big thing about being old school, or the old school heads on tours and the touch heads, was the general policy of 'self-policing' the community. as an example, nobody gave a shit if people were dringking themselves silly in the parking lots, BUT once someone threw a bottle and broke it, the older heads would chide the dude who did that. then, the 'old school' heads would go clean up the mess. being old school has nothing to do with age, mind you. sure, I was fucking around on the board one day and posting lots of crap, I did kind of fuck up because I did think I was in the chat room thread and not the news thread; bt that is not the point, once someone, in this case, marye said, dude, chill out with this, I stopped. I apologised, and that was that. end of story. end of issue. Door # 3??? clearly that would be marye up-loading a digi copy of her old cassette tapes of her interview with jerry which I really hope to 'hear' someday. peace
  • May 16, 2008 - 6:52pm
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    monty,monty,monty
    whats behind door number 3. marye, hold out for 1 more that is still unwritten;)
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"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die."
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Come back to us safe and sound with stories to tell.
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GRTUD that should be poetry...I like it... Lossless
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....unfortunately I can't take credit for that quote, which comes from my literary hero, Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas". One day though, I do hope to be a Doctor of Journalism. The Dude Abides!
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a favorite quite of mine too, but only used on the rare occasion. waht did you think of WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM? nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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ok so one of my clients just came in with a dr teeth and the electric mayhem tour 79 tee shirt. i really liked it. things like that make my day. i seemed to recall the rumor that the bus used for dr teeth and the electric mayhem was on dead tour. im not sure if that rumor can ever be verified, but i have a foggy memory seeing the bus on tour. anyways, cool t shirt.
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There are some good websites in cyberspace that offer excellent concerts. I am somewhat computer illiterate. My sister and brother in law sent me great live pre-recorded downloads for my 50th birthday. Can someone send me any live shows from the Fillmore. All Dead music is great, but as anyone who has been to a live show understands that's where the music never stops. My e mail is rvmswii@hotmail.com.
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Terrapin Flyer, Chicago's liaison to the spirit of the GD, will be performing two special shows on the day of birth and the day of passing of Jerry Garcia at the Kinetic Playground. The August 1st show will feature Wavy Dave from Cornmeal and Chicago jazz legend Pat Mallinger and the August 9th show will feature former Dark Star Orchestra bassist Michael Hazdra. Hope you can make it and if not help spread the good word!! Dead to the Core www.myspace.com/bongwizard
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I'm back, although I never really went away. I was kind of sidelined most of July working through a little bout with Lyme disease. A lot of sleeping and disorientation. I was checking in and reading posts and managed to type out a couple of short posts but that was about it. I was really just getting dialed in from the old "construction" site. It feels great to be up and about with some energy to participate and just in time to celebratethe birthday of one Jerry Garcia. I'm cuing up JG ten of diamonds first solo as we speak and look forward to jamming some more with all and making more friends going furthur!*! "The sun was sreaming hey you"
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glad you're feeling better. That Lyme Disease is no joke!
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Terrapin Family should be given a high-five "FukenGruven" for their efforts to promote a 4 day musical festival that was huge, but intimate. A couple of minor points for the organizers: Limit the crowd to about 5000 less for that venue. Raise VIP prices! Not "the people's" tix More Port-A-Potties everywhere! Better organization - all organizers on the same page Said that... It was definitely a psychedelic spectacle worthy of the 35-50 age crowd of white, upper-middle heads with old-style hippie vales.
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"It Must've Been The Jurassic Blueberries" Pie 1 cup Blueberry Pie filling 1 cup Cherry Pie filling 1 10" Pie shell 2 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup heavy cream Preheat the oven to 420...umm I mean 350 degrees. Beat the cream cheese on low speed until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally. Add sugar and eggs, alternating, beating well after each addition until smooth. Add vanilla and cream, and beat until just combined. Pour the filling in the crust. Add the fillings, in bits across the pie, and stir with the handle of a wooden spoon until it is just swirled. Cover the crust edge of the pie with aluminum foil, and bake in the middle of the oven for 35 to 45 minutes..pie will be not be set in the center, but will set as it chills. Cool in the Fridge for at least 8 hours (overnight is best) and ENJOY! Peace on Earth thru cultivation of massive JurassicBlueberries,"Thank you Jerry" Smile, Smile, Smile ^^^;-)
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hey now, folks! just a quick "hola campers" before I jump on the next plane. see you in another month or so.... love and peace!
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glad to hear from you-we miss you nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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We miss you! Come back soon!
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CC Joe looks anixously from the window while at 30,000 + feet, nervously raising and lowering the shade. Finally he lowers the shade one last time, then turns to the other passengers in his isle. His face is dotted with sweat dropplets and pale when he says, "There's someone on the wing.........some..........THING!"We'll "see" you when you get back, CC Joe. Look, we all know who is at fault here, what the fuck are you talking about?
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thanks folks, nice to be back for a few days... actually -- got really lucky on the last few flights, between Tokyo and Bangkok (about a 7 hour flight) there were rows of seats empty so we could lay down and crash. (I guess I should say 'sleep' since it might be bad luck to say "crash") and on the flight from Bangkok to Tokyo the plane was really crowded and got that 'MIRACLE' ticket with free business class upgrades!! there is nothing like having a couple of loopy looking heads mixing with the suits in first cabin! plenty of sideways glances from the other passengers settling into the seats... of course the flight out of Bangkok leaves at 6am, so you gotta check in by 4am leaving the hotel downtown at 3am... didn't go to sleep at all the night before, up partying all night, and so so so very happy when the gate agent handed over the boarding pass which said Row 2 instead of Row 29! kind of reminded me of that show way back, when I was standing in the rain holding one finger up, and a lovely lass looks into my eyes, smiles, reaches into her pack, palming me the miracle, and simply saying 'have a great show' next week is the whopper 12 hour flight to Mo-Town, so with a bit of luck I will get a row to lay down or an upgrade! keep those good vibes coming! love and peace!
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we are not going to India on this trip, but will do if I ever see him again. Thanks, grayfolded, but no 'dead' related tales to tell yet. no shows. unfortunately this road that we are on is not a "tour" but rather a journey. (I am still trying to figure out the difference between tour and journey myself) I will be back in a few days when I have some time to kill at airports in between planes again. do I win the award for getting the most Frequent Flyer miles?? I happen to be a NorthWorst "Gold Member" (Beavis and Butthead voice: "uhhh, huh huh huh, he said Gold Member, uhh huh huh huh" so I get double miles! probably in the neighborhood of 60,000 miles including all of the bonus miles! and that, is a pretty respectable neighborhood. I've been kicking ass playing pool, too. Plenty of Ex-Pat busines type suits in Bangkok are gonna have to put in a few more hours wearing a suit and tie for the MAN after I gave them a good fleecing on the tables. off to Za-Zen out for a while. peace.
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hi all. i was just combing through old posts on this topic looking for that terrific video of the band w/heads asking the questions to the band(gotta love GUS!!), and i just wanted to say how great this family is and how much i love you guys. I wish we could all get together someday!! peace i'm feelin' the love today! nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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Always a treat to "see" you gypsy soul.... I also think this site and community is way cool on many levels. The Dude Abides!
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We need to raise a bunch more bajillion dollars to find those very, very cleverly hidden weapons of mass destruction. Bush to request $50 billion more for Iraq war: report on Yahoo! WHAT???????????????????????????????????????????????
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no way man. no more money for killing and being killed. i can't even go there man. i think we should all come up with a way for zane kesey to raise the $100,000+ he needs to restore the original, one and only FURTHUR!!! I think i may have brought this up on the old site. come on, we're a bunch of freakin' geniuses here. there has to be something we can come up with. anybody>????? nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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50 billion more? for a fucking war? total bummer. that fucking sucks. see you all next month or so. peace.
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You folks just don't get the rational reasoning behind this unique situation. Please watch this insightful video that will help explain EVERYTHING. "All energy flows according to the whims of the Great Magnet. What a fool I was to defy him."
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I always wondered why we invaded China in 1941.... The Dude Abides!
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don't even get me started!!!!! damn, bush is such an idiot!!! nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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most politicians, when they try to tell jokes, are only funny about 50% of the time... that is why they are all "half wits"
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or is it, "good grief, Charlie Brown" ??!! damn, this forum has grown exponentially as well as in bounds and leaps. I will never be able to catch up. I feel like Charlie Brown (or was it Linus??) waiting until the last night of summer vacation to read the book he had to read and write a book report on it. even those two words, "Book Report" send shivers of fear and paranoia down my spine... ******** OK, back to BUSH. (Busch beer and pussy, that is) did I just say that out loud??!! ahh, hemmm haw, hemm haw... hamuna hamuna hamuna (Ralph Kramden voice) ( -; peace.
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nice to see you still lurking while out on the road. still missing you. please check the section with the garden thread-i'm stumped on a pumpkin reference peace and be safe out there nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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"One of these days, Alice, straight to the moon!" "From day to day, just lettin' it ride, You get so far away from how it feels inside, You can't let go, 'cause you're afraid to fall, But the day may come when you can't feel at all."
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welcome back man.
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...as I was still by the side of the road, bound to my load... I met "The Dude" He looked, walked, and talked like "The Dude" The Big Lebowski dude, I mean, of course. We rapped about this and that for a few hours, shared a meal together of ka pow gai and pa ki mau and a few other tasty delectables... turns out, this "Dude" saw the Warlocks back in 64, or so the story went. Even at Altamont, he was witness to what many have only seen on film. We shot a game of pool, I taking the game with only the 8 left on the table. When I mentioned, after great pause; that he was "The Dude" in my eyes, and when I mentioned the film the Big Lebowski, he rose from his seat, quietly excused himself, and faded into the mystic. An experience I shant easily forget.
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I had one of those "it just dawned on me" moments myself. I teach at a girls private school and I have, of course, a homeroom. There's a girl named Jasmine who rises somewhere around 6' 2" or so, is big-boned, and never says a word. She has intrigued me from the get-go and I just figured out why. I was gazing outside my classroom when she happened to pass by and - Bing! - it hit me. Big Chief from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest"! Picture him making those huge strides with totally upright posture. I shant see Jasmine the in the same way. "From day to day, just lettin' it ride, You get so far away from how it feels inside, You can't let go, 'cause you're afraid to fall, But the day may come when you can't feel at all."
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the dude abides indeed. i have a few of those people in my day to day dealings as well. kinda makes ya wonder..... nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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everyone knows what "French" kissing is... who knows what "Australian" kissing is? wild guesses welcome.
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You asked for it, Joe. My wild guesses are:1.) something involving sheep (whoops, that would be New Zealand) 2.) bashing heads together, rugby style 3.) some physical contortion where both parties are upside down, as Australia is in the other half of the world from some of us am out of wild guesses for the moment, but will add more should they occur to me ********************************** Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you will still exist, but you have ceased to live. Samuel Clemens
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think "passion" in trying to guess what an Australian kiss, as we all know a French kiss is more passionate than a regular kiss... so please, in defference to not abusing animals, forget about the sheep! ( -: LOL the question remains: What is an Australian kiss?
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But do I dare be so crass as to write it? HmmmHow can I put this delicately-similar to a "French kiss" but in the other half of the body perhaps (for one party at least)? ********************************** Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you will still exist, but you have ceased to live. Samuel Clemens
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yup! An Australian kiss is a "kiss" down under.