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    Broke up, what the hell! everytime I like a band they break up!?
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    It's been damn near 15 years ain't it? That's a long enough run. Reunion tour in 2017.
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    Jack White went looking for someone who could actually play drums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
    It's been damn near 15 years ain't it? That's a long enough run. Reunion tour in 2017.
    I was kinda hoping they'da followed the Rollin' Stones and Aerosmith.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20grit View Post
    Jack White went looking for someone who could actually play drums.
    So did he find you? ;0)
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    So did he find you? ;0)
    Nah, I don't do much percussion. Give me something with strings that doesn't require a bow to be played and we're set though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I was kinda hoping they'da followed the Rollin' Stones and Aerosmith.
    What? Not die gracefully?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    ...everytime I like a band they break up!?
    So, then, I should blame you for Kajagoogoo breaking up in the 80's?
    There's nothing for you to see here...just move along, now...

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    I still blame my brother for killing Stevie Ray Vaughan. He worked for the company that flew the helicopter. He was in IT creating the systems that handled maintenance records and the crash was pilot error, but brothers can find a way to blame each other. Right?

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    A whole 8 replies and nobody bothers to make the useful suggestion that OP should stop liking good bands, or to like band <insert a band you really hate and think is awful> a lot.

    I am severely disappointed in the new Foo crowd.
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy View Post
    A whole 8 replies and nobody bothers to make the useful suggestion that OP should stop liking good bands, or to like band <insert a band you really hate and think is awful> a lot.

    I am severely disappointed in the new Foo crowd.
    Actually, when I saw the topic I thought the discussion was going to be about skunks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steve0257 View Post
    Actually, when I saw the topic I thought the discussion was going to be about skunks.
    Haha. That made me lol a bit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy View Post
    A whole 8 replies and nobody bothers to make the useful suggestion that OP should stop liking good bands, or to like band <insert a band you really hate and think is awful> a lot.

    I am severely disappointed in the new Foo crowd.

    <sigh> OK, ilikebikes: Please start liking Justin Beiber, so we can see him break up. Into thousands of little pieces...

    That better, Texas?
    There's nothing for you to see here...just move along, now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RunningPirate View Post
    <sigh> OK, ilikebikes: Please start liking Justin Beiber, so we can see him break up. Into thousands of little pieces...

    That better, Texas?
    Much better. :-p
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    Bands should break up before they start to suck. Beatles are the perfect example. Stones are the warning.

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    Linkin Park
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying Merkel View Post
    Bands should break up before they start to suck. Beatles are the perfect example. Stones are the warning.
    Or when half the members have died. Looking at you Pete and Roger.

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