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Barry Hufker

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Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« on: December 11, 2010, 05:25:22 pm »

http://www.theonion.com/video/excitement-growing-among-beatl es-fans-for-paul-mcc,18590/

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010, 11:49:06 am »

It must suck to be famous...

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2010, 11:17:52 pm »

Fortunately, I'll never know.

I assume it also sucks to be talented.


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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2010, 02:16:18 am »

Nah, it's not so bad. Pretty sucks though, I'll tell ya.
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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2010, 10:35:29 am »

I played in a popular band in high school and strangers would sometimes recognize me on the street - I found that kind of creepy.  I prefer just being another guy in the crowd.

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2010, 01:08:10 pm »

I've played in bands, but never popular ones.  I've never been recognized on the street -- or in a lineup.  I count my blessings.

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2010, 07:12:06 am »

Oh yeah. I stopped going places and doing things.

I hate talking to drunks.
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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2010, 02:34:38 pm »

Tidewater wrote on Thu, 16 December 2010 03:12

Oh yeah. I stopped going places and doing things.

I hate talking to drunks.


Reminds me of a great line i heard in a Magnetic Fields song...
"I no longer drink enough to think you're witty"

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2010, 07:21:54 pm »

Jay Kadis wrote on Mon, 13 December 2010 10:35

I played in a popular band in high school and strangers would sometimes recognize me on the street - I found that kind of creepy.  I prefer just being another guy in the crowd.



Menudo, right? You were in Menudo. I knew it!
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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2010, 08:48:08 pm »

omg I just thought of something I would never say (and get away with it totally scot free) but like remind me about today in a few years, and if I don't remember use key word "arethafranklin".
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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2010, 11:22:56 pm »

No one here is going to remember "today" tomorrow let alone in a few years.  Just say it and be done with it.  And if it's about Aretha Franklin's cancer, then maybe you shouldn't... you know, so you don't feel badly immediately after.


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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2010, 07:50:34 am »

Why did you bring Aretha Frankin up?
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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #13 on: December 17, 2010, 10:21:35 am »

arconaut wrote on Thu, 16 December 2010 16:21

Jay Kadis wrote on Mon, 13 December 2010 10:35

I played in a popular band in high school and strangers would sometimes recognize me on the street - I found that kind of creepy.  I prefer just being another guy in the crowd.



Menudo, right? You were in Menudo. I knew it!
Nope. Off by about 2 generations.  The band did start with "M" however.

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Re: Excitement Building For Paul McCartney's Funeral
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2010, 12:50:55 pm »

"Nope. Off by about 2 generations. The band did start with "M" however."

Let's play "Hangman" until we get it.  I'll start.


M__ __ __ __ (OK, I don't know how many spaces to put).


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