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>> No. 10582 Anonymous
17th May 2017
Wednesday 12:20 pm
10582 What you feeling right now? - Part IV, The Revenge of the Feeling.
The last thread ate all of my ram and crashed my browser when I tried to open it, so here is a new thread.

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>> No. 11027 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 3:55 am
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>> No. 11028 Anonymous
16th May 2018
Wednesday 11:21 pm
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My music taste complete changes during exam period. I don't like jungle normally.
>> No. 11030 Anonymous
22nd May 2018
Tuesday 1:24 am
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The guy behind Ratboy Genius is great.
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23rd May 2018
Wednesday 9:24 pm
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23rd May 2018
Wednesday 10:00 pm
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>> No. 11016 Anonymous
4th May 2018
Friday 2:34 am
11016 Jon Hopkins - Singularity
This album came out today. I highly, highly recommend you download it, take an hour to sit down with good headphones and enjoy it.

Quite the journey indeed.
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>> No. 11017 Anonymous
4th May 2018
Friday 9:16 am
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>> No. 11018 Anonymous
4th May 2018
Friday 8:07 pm
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Everything Connected.
>> No. 11029 Anonymous
20th May 2018
Sunday 4:05 am
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I wasn't sure at first but this album...

Christ, it's a real journey of the mind. I nearly cried at Feel First Life.

>> No. 11007 Anonymous
28th April 2018
Saturday 12:18 pm
11007 TV Themes
An otherlad suggested a TV themes thread, so let's have 'em.

Soul Limbo as used for the Test Match Cricket is a personal favourite.

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>> No. 11013 Anonymous
3rd May 2018
Thursday 12:52 am
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>> No. 11014 Anonymous
3rd May 2018
Thursday 1:34 am
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>> No. 11015 Anonymous
3rd May 2018
Thursday 8:36 am
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Now you’re talking!


>> No. 9214 Anonymous
21st April 2015
Tuesday 5:37 pm
9214 Post stuff that you made
Here is a dumb cover thing that I did, unfinished but I stopped working on it and figured that this wouldn't set the bar too high for the rest of you lads.

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>> No. 10746 Anonymous
8th August 2017
Tuesday 8:39 pm
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Thanks for the feedback lad, even if it has been so long that I forgot about posting either track. I'm glad you picked up the Gilmour vibe too, that's pretty much exactly what I was going for.

>The work you've put into your production techniques between the two is evident.

What you're hearing there is actually a stark demonstration of the difference between digital amp modelling, and a real valve amp properly mic'd up. I've been at this for years, but I live in a first floor flat, so sometimes "silent recording" is my only option.


I got a decent chuckle out of this one. Very nice gritty vocals I must say. Do I detect perhaps a touch of Half Man Half Biscuit?
>> No. 10765 Anonymous
14th August 2017
Monday 11:32 am
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Something I made years ago.

>> No. 10857 Anonymous
22nd October 2017
Sunday 6:50 pm
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I know it's been a couple of months, but the thing was recorded on, then hastily mastered on, a cheap Aldi headset in an echoey loft.

The guitar is tuned to the chimes, hence why it's out of tune.

I've finally got time to sit down with my monitors and have another go.

Here's a (more, I'm not an audio expert) properly mastered version:
>> No. 10898 Anonymous
16th November 2017
Thursday 11:23 pm
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I sometimes get carried away with really daft ideas.

>> No. 11006 Anonymous
27th April 2018
Friday 2:14 am
11006 sorry for being a yank
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Just finished this track today. I'm not very good at mixing and still trying to find my original sound/niche. Really appreciate any listens or feedback though.

>trap rap with death metal/black metal screams, super edgy lyrics, and a few samples of dialog from The Sopranos

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>> No. 10986 Anonymous
12th April 2018
Thursday 6:06 pm
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Musicianlads, what's the best way to go about learning this music theory malarkey, particularly how to apply it to the guitar? Are there any books/videos/instructional software that you could recommend?
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>> No. 10987 Anonymous
12th April 2018
Thursday 6:32 pm
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If you want to do things the hard way:


That image has really given me pause for thought. The guitar he's holding is shockingly awful, even for a battered old student guitar. The bloody norks can't even get rosewood or a properly quartered bit of spruce. There's no saddle on that bridge, probably because it's plastic. You'd think that they could at least scavenge a bit of bone from the mass graves in their death camps.
>> No. 10988 Anonymous
17th April 2018
Tuesday 9:16 am
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Adam Neely on YouTube is quite interesting. He's a bassist, but his theory is solid and he seems like a nice chap.
>> No. 10989 Anonymous
17th April 2018
Tuesday 5:26 pm
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Thanks, I didn't manage to 'obtain' Guitar Theory for Dummies but I got a hold of Desi Sarna's "Fretboard Theory" books and videos where he covers the same concepts. He's a pretty good teacher and breaks things down quite well.


I've been a fan of his channel for a while but he's more about entertainment than education. Rick Beato is another good music youtuber to check out, but a lot of his stuff flies way over my head.
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19th April 2018
Thursday 9:33 am
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Oh, and 12tone


>> No. 8707 Anonymous
27th October 2014
Monday 6:03 pm
8707 Cover songs
The Pet Shop Boys' Always On My Mind has been voted the top cover version of all time in a BBC Music vote.

The song, written by John Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, was first made famous by Brenda Lee and Elvis Presley in 1972.

Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' Hurt came in second place, followed by The Stranglers' version of Dionne Warwick's Walk On By. Jimi Hendrix's take on Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower came fourth. Jeff Buckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's classic Hallelujah completed the top five.


Not keen on that version of Walk On By but I like the rest. I reckon I'd have to have a good think about my favourite covers and I'm sure I'd still forget some.
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>> No. 10949 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 7:54 pm
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>> No. 10950 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 8:33 pm
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Did you post >>8709 back in 2014?
>> No. 10951 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 9:42 pm
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I must have done. >>10947's posting of Goldfinger reminded me of ska-punk in general, something I haven't really listened to since Streetlight's The Hand(s) that Thieve(s), about the same time.
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23rd February 2018
Friday 9:16 pm
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>> No. 10984 Anonymous
10th April 2018
Tuesday 7:54 pm
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>> No. 8980 Anonymous
22nd January 2015
Thursday 10:10 pm
8980 ITT: Songs in a foreign language
Ásgeir Trausti - Heimförin (Icelandic folk music)


Kaizers Orchestra - Knekker Deg Til Sist (Norwegian alt-rock)


Chetes - Camino a Casa (apparently this counts as pop rock in Mexico)


I guess songs in English by non-native speaking artists are fine too.
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>> No. 10929 Anonymous
11th January 2018
Thursday 10:15 pm
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>> No. 10945 Anonymous
2nd February 2018
Friday 10:10 pm
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You'll want to turn on the subtitles and note that Sonotone is a French brand of hearing aid. The gist is that getting old sucks.
>> No. 10946 Anonymous
3rd February 2018
Saturday 1:08 pm
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I didn't think MC Solaar was that old, but then I realised Cinquième As was released in 2001...

Guess I'm getting old, too.
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3rd February 2018
Saturday 3:41 pm
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>> No. 10954 Anonymous
6th March 2018
Tuesday 7:33 pm
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>> No. 10890 Anonymous
16th November 2017
Thursday 10:06 am
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What's some good music to listen to whilst running?

Something that will keep me pumped when I want to stop the torture.
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>> No. 10910 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 10:37 pm
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And what's more Disney actually makes Eurobeat songs in house. So there are Eurobeat versions of all of your favourite songs!




>> No. 10911 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 11:46 pm
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....what the fuck? Japan is a truly unfathomable place.
>> No. 10912 Anonymous
23rd November 2017
Thursday 10:54 am
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This is fucking beautifully bizarre, what a rabbit hole to fall down.
>> No. 10913 Anonymous
23rd November 2017
Thursday 11:16 am
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Disney actually has quite an impressive output in multiple genres. I guess they have no shortage of musicians willing to appear on their compilation albums.




Although it's obvious when they get somewhat successful names in they tend to phone it in. The Bare Necessities Quintet is a better example of jazz covers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKJf-dEhbQg[/spoiler]
>> No. 10914 Anonymous
23rd November 2017
Thursday 8:59 pm
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Why not download the Zombies, Run app


>> No. 8744 Anonymous
5th November 2014
Wednesday 11:55 pm
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> all I ever wanted was to pick apart the day, put the pieces back together my way

I cry every time.

I really enjoy listening to Aesop Rock, even though I barely understand most of the lyrics. He has a pretty soothing flow, and trying to decipher his convoluted lyrics makes the music more interesting, especially when you're going through the drudgery of a daily commute. What I love most is the production quality: if you got rid of the rapping you'd still end up with awesome tracks that would stand up on their own as instrumentals. None Shall Pass is one of those rare albums where I love almost every single track; on most rap albums there's usually only a handful of tracks that stand out amongst a load of shite.

What are some good rapsters and hippity hoopers that released albums in the noughties/2010s? Apart from Aesop Rock, I pretty much stopped keeping myself up to date with the scene sometime around 2001. What are the essential albums from 2000-2014? I'm particularly curious if there are any British rappers worth listening to; preferably ones who don't rap in a repulsive Jafaican patois where they talk about theirs beefs with da mandems in da ends.
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>> No. 9154 Anonymous
23rd March 2015
Monday 2:47 am
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Surprised no one has mentioned this gem.
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23rd March 2015
Monday 3:55 pm
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>> No. 10040 Anonymous
19th May 2016
Thursday 11:17 pm
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What do you think of the new album lads?

I really like it. Been listening to Beastiary by HMM a lot as well.
>> No. 10877 Anonymous
4th November 2017
Saturday 11:21 am
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In case either of you two missed it.
>> No. 10880 Anonymous
4th November 2017
Saturday 9:12 pm
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>Run the Jewels
Top tag team for two three summers.

>> No. 9915 Anonymous
13th March 2016
Sunday 1:29 am
9915 Bedtime Beats
I like to listen to some relaxing music as I lay in bed to help me drift off into a comfortable and happy sleep. I was wondering what you lads would have to recommend in this area?

At the moment I'm wrapped up in my duvet with a nice mug of hot chocolate listening to La Notte. I know that lyrically its more of a song for longing but I find her voice incredibly peaceful.


Yes I sleep with my laptop next to me. Its a constant companion and I feel uneasy when I walk to the shops without that reassuring feeling of the weight of my laptop strap on my shoulder.
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>> No. 10014 Anonymous
24th April 2016
Sunday 1:49 am
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Goodnight lads.

Aye its a shame there are always more applicants than places for Antarctic expeditions and the like. I guess the Orkneys are the best you can get for some peace and quiet.

Maybe city life is getting to me. The cars going by a few metres away is driving me mad.
>> No. 10015 Anonymous
24th April 2016
Sunday 10:10 am
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I've stopped caffeine after 12pm. Definitely made the difference for me.
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9th May 2016
Monday 1:15 am
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>> No. 10855 Anonymous
21st October 2017
Saturday 8:43 pm
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I guess I'm having an early night tonight but I thought I would bump this thread again with what I'm listening to as I've found it perfect for relaxing me before bedtime.


It might seem a little energetic at first but the album image and the way the tracks blend together gives an atmosphere of sitting by a riverbank on a summers day watching the ships sail on by as you start to sail off to sleep yourself under a tree. Maybe I will throw out a fishing line and reel in some supper if it bites or just conveniently forget.

Goodnight, lads.
>> No. 10856 Anonymous
21st October 2017
Saturday 9:35 pm
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Goodnight, la.


>> No. 10837 Anonymous
16th October 2017
Monday 10:13 pm
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Evening, lads.

What's the best way to learn to play guitar? I'm guessing these days it's YouTube tutorials or something like that.
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>> No. 10838 Anonymous
16th October 2017
Monday 11:17 pm
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>> No. 10839 Anonymous
16th October 2017
Monday 11:35 pm
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When starting out, it's extremely easy to pick up bad habits, and much harder to break them. The most obvious would be to only strum downwards with the plectrum. I imagine most youtube beginner tutorials will advise against something as obvious as that, and there are plenty of self-taught guitarists out there who are exceptional musicians and highly competent, but getting lessons is a good idea if you can afford it and can find one you click with reasonably well. Most importantly, any half-decent teacher will pick up on what you're doing wrong, and correct you on the spot, which a youtube video can't do. They'll also set you "homework" of some kind, which forces you to pick it up and actually play it, playing things you probably wouldn't have otherwise bothered with but which nevertheless teach important concepts/techniques, and you might find you like some of that music.

Also, lessons aren't cheap, and if you're paying with your own cash there's a significant incentive to make the most of them. Most lads I've known have picked up a guitar at some point, learned a few tunes from tabs, and then given up. Learning an instrument like guitar involves climbing a learning curve like a rock face, and you need some serious motivation to scale it. Having a teacher can be a powerful motivating factor, and you will very likely learn more, and more quickly, than left to your own devices.

Failing that, if you've got a mate who's a decent guitarist, bribe them with some beer every once in a while and get them to show you the ropes. Again, they should notice if you're venturing down a bad path with your technique.

Play with others if you can.
>> No. 10840 Anonymous
17th October 2017
Tuesday 12:59 am
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I've been playing guitar for almost 15 years and I've lately had the same question running through my mind. I was never particularly dedicated to practicing or learning, so my technical ability is decent but nothing special, and I have very minimal theory knowledge.

I figure the best way to get back on the path is to start out as if I'm a beginner and work up from there. I've heard good things about Justin Guitar (linked to above) and the Learn and Master Guitar series (easily 'obtainable').

As a complete beginner, a teacher is definitely going to accelerate your progress quicker than self-teaching will, but make sure you try out a few and find someone who will set you goals and teach you the fundamentals in a logical and progressive manner. A lot of teachers will just teach you songs and jam with you, which is fun, but it won't take you very far.

>> No. 10794 Anonymous
23rd September 2017
Saturday 9:14 pm
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I like listening to podcasts in the car. Trouble is they get drowned out when I do 70 mph. So I crank up the volume to compensate which is that unfortunate side effect of amplifying some low frequency reverberation as people talk which I think is the bass.

In the manual the radio does have have settings, which may be able to be tweaked so that this noise goes away. I have already selected the 'vocal' equalizer preset which has helped a little bit.

I'll put the stuff I think might be more relevant in bold.
Network mode - 2-way + SW MULTI-AMP reproduction of bands (high/middle/low)
Standard mode:4 or 6 speaker system
Cut-off frequency/Slope (this may be useful...)
Equalizer band:50Hz to 12.5KHz
EQ level -6 to +6
EQ Setting - super bass, powerful, natural, vocal, custom, flat
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>> No. 10813 Anonymous
1st October 2017
Sunday 7:01 pm
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His Revolutions one is better I think.
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1st October 2017
Sunday 8:40 pm
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Athletico Mince.

If you like Bob Mortimer talking nonsense with another bloke.
>> No. 10815 Anonymous
1st October 2017
Sunday 8:41 pm
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Wasn't that one of the teams named by the sports desk on Chanel 9 Neus?
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1st October 2017
Sunday 8:49 pm
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No idea, possibly? The podcast is seriously good though if it clicks. It might not. I have to be in the right mood for it but when I am it's just pure joy pouring forth from headphones into my brain.

I love Bob Mortimer more than is healthy though.
>> No. 10817 Anonymous
2nd October 2017
Monday 3:56 pm
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I'll probably move on to it once I've finished the Rome one.

>> No. 10778 Anonymous
23rd August 2017
Wednesday 12:25 pm
10778 The KLF are back

this time in an ice-cream truck; no Fnord Timelord.
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>> No. 10779 Anonymous
23rd August 2017
Wednesday 5:35 pm
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I like them and appreciate their brand of lunacy but I fear they're going to just get lost in the informational maelstrom that is contemporary culture.

The book they're releasing sounds sort of interesting but I don't think there's anyway they'll be able to impact upon popular culture the way they did a couple of decades ago (although maybe that's not their aim anyway). Feel like they'll just get mulched by the internet, some people will read their book and go the events up in Liverpool but I don't think counter culture really exists in the way it did before the wide world of web took over everything.

Who knows though, maybe they'll manage to evoke something interesting. Maybe.
>> No. 10780 Anonymous
23rd August 2017
Wednesday 5:42 pm
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A friend of a friend on facebook revealed a funny K Foundation secret the other day to the annoyance of one of their team.

They really did burn a million quid. But they were notes about to be removed from circulation and destroyed by the Bank of England, and the cost was just their solicitor's fee for managing to arrange this.
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23rd August 2017
Wednesday 6:18 pm
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>But they were notes about to be removed from circulation and destroyed by the Bank of England, and the cost was just their solicitor's fee for managing to arrange this.

I would love this to be true. EVIDENCE.
>> No. 10782 Anonymous
23rd August 2017
Wednesday 6:26 pm
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They were burning £50 Series D months after the Series E were issued.

>> No. 10694 Anonymous
1st August 2017
Tuesday 5:48 pm
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What radio stations do you listen to?

I hop between Virgin, Radio X and Magic.
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>> No. 10757 Anonymous
9th August 2017
Wednesday 5:18 pm
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>Maajid Nawaz is really good and normally very sensible.
Really? He's an obnoxious child.

>> No. 10758 Anonymous
9th August 2017
Wednesday 5:59 pm
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You're the exact opposite of me. I think O'Brien is brilliant, and enjoy Nick Abbot (the soundboard guy). Can't stand Ferarri (Establishment-worshipping blowhard) or Dale (sinisterballs).

Nawaz reminds me of Sam Harris: a stupid person's idea of what a smart person is like. That whole Tommy Robinson affair shows how he is little more than publicity-seeking showman. That said Hasan is fucking awful, too.
>> No. 10759 Anonymous
10th August 2017
Thursday 10:04 pm
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Here's part of the reason I can't stand him.

>> No. 10760 Anonymous
10th August 2017
Thursday 10:09 pm
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There isn't much wrong with what he said. These kids need help. They aren't a crutch for your racist worldview. Have a word with yourself.
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10th August 2017
Thursday 10:23 pm
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What's wrong with that? Is it because he didn't set himself up as a defender of capital C Civilisation like Ferrari would, and go on to opine about the eskimo Problem?

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