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by saxmaniac1987
Wed Oct 06, 2010 3:37 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Oh hey everyone. It's been a few days.

M/M/M: Long term sub music job? You bet your ass I'm going to click "I'm Interested"
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1541043

Re: Today I Learned

Chai Kovsky wrote:It's okay; fewer than half my classes have exams that aren't take-home, and only my music history class really invites cramming. Not so bad as these things go. I just forgot to stock up on extra sleep this week.


Oh, cramming for music history. Gooood times. What style period are you on?
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2546880

Re: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out

Fess: I've been in a super pissy mood for the past few days. Work is a waste of my fucking time (I can elaborate if you wish), I can't stand living at home, and I'm stuck in the biggest rut of my life musically. Even good opportunities that do come up just seem like such a hassle--I really don't wan...
by saxmaniac1987
Tue Sep 28, 2010 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Nooooooooooooooooooo, no Christmas songs yet, pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

Definitely almost spit out some water at the name Stabby McDisembowler. Well played.
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:49 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

MMM: It feels like the gang's all here because it's usually the same people lurking/posting 'round these parts every weekday. I enjoy it, even if I don't always have stuff to talk about it.
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:06 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Momentary/Meandering/Meditations (Random like the plague

There's a couple different banks around me that offer coin counting machines (even for non-customers) for free. It's pretty awesome.
by saxmaniac1987
Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:22 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Education, why don´t we fund it more?
Replies: 59
Views: 8295

Re: Education, why don´t we fund it more?

What do you define as intensive teacher training? Because, like another poster noted, you can learn all the theory you want, but unless you have quality class time you're not going to be the best teacher you can. I had a fantastic experience student teaching--my cooperating teacher was himself alrea...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Wow, hey....let's piss off the guy who is solely responsible for making sure our IT systems remain functional. Yeah....I wouldn't recommend that. I may not seem it, but if you really piss me off, I make Chernobyl look like a whoopsie. I thought Chernobyl WAS a whoopsie? As in, "whoopsie, we di...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Lady Gaga, anyone?
Replies: 132
Views: 36045

Re: Lady Gaga, anyone?

So, my report: Visually and theatrically, it was fucking ridiculous. Basically the kind of set and costume changing you'd expect from, oh, a rock opera. And Philadelphia concertgoers are self-centered enough that every single time she mentioned the word Philly, the place went nuts. I will say, thoug...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I'm tiiiiiiiiiiiiired. Lady GaGa was last night. Visually and theatrically stunning/awesome. Aurally... that's another story. Both me and my friend had major headaches after being blasted with highs and high-mids all night, and at times there was some pretty significant delay between the subs and th...
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:39 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Lady Gaga, anyone?
Replies: 132
Views: 36045

Re: Lady Gaga, anyone?

TONIGHT!



(just a little excited)
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

My alarm clock *is* my phone, so this isn't all that uncommon for me. I think when I have a bad dream, the sound of that ringtone (ah, Mystic Tone) comes as a relief even for my dreaming brain. This reminds me. One of the default tones on my phone (Samsung Solstice) is called "Moonlight" ...
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Sep 13, 2010 5:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Midnight wrote:i hate ticketmaster with a passion unequalled in dramatic literature. They're absurd and my hatred for them is absurd. If tickets say $46, why am I paying $60? A $14 markup that's 99.9% profit? fuckin assholes.


AGREEEEEEEEED. RAWWWRRRRR.
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

It's Monday. Buhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

BUT, BUT! It's all about perception! If they felt like they were being harassed by your fake proclamation of love, it doesn't matter that it was fake! Proclamations of love make them feel uneasy and create an unwelcome work environment where the possibility of being told you are loved lurks around e...
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

So I need to post this before it disappears in the intertubes. From the Philadelphia craigslist page for musicians: RE: Truth in advertising... [Name of band] will be at [venue] TONIGHT! With our semi-professional equipment, we plan to reproduce what took us a day to learn and the original artist mo...
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Yup, going to see it in Philly at the Wells-Fargo Center (a venue that is on it's... fourth different name. Oh banks).
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Sep 10, 2010 4:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Aaaah all this Lady Gaga talk is making me super excited for next Wednesday night!

I'm convinced that it will probably the most ridiculous spectacle I've ever seen. Both the intended show and the audience itself.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I just had a conversation with a deaf woman. She could read my lips, and she could speak (although a bit awkward of course). I was thrilled. It was exiting somehow. She said she had had an act with an orchestra a while back. She would use sign language to tell the story of the Spring Sacrifice of S...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Zarq wrote:Agree to disagree?


And this, folks, is why I still keep coming back to the xkcd fora.

You're all awesome :wink:
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Mavketl wrote:
saxmaniac1987 wrote:...demanding that their child be of a certain race.

That would be impressive, if they determined the race of their child with sheer willpower.


Heh. Whoops.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:14 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

I also suspect that parents who are looking for their child to be with someone intelligent are more willing to let the child decide what's right for them on their own (while maintaining high standards), as opposed to demanding that their child's partner be of a certain race.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Hopefully I'll have brought my unlikely future children up in such a way that they'll self-select their mates to match their intellectual level. If not...well, I'll probably disapprove, or at least ask them what other traits are compensating. But I guess it's their life, whatever. They're free to r...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

Zarq wrote:
podbaydoor wrote:I will be judging their dates on their intelligence


How is this different?


It's not racist?
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Ugh. I'm feeling very uninspired in my life. What do you guys/gals do to get the spark?
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:50 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28546
Views: 3149792

Re: Rant Thread - The Spies of Faith

(On a related note - Dear person to whom these guys have been directing their inquiries, You know for a fact that I'm in a relationship, because my mother has been complaining to you about it for months. Please stop pretending this is a nonexistent or unimportant fact, and do the guys a favour and ...
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Sep 03, 2010 5:24 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Not-So-Fleeting thought:

It'd be cool if someone along the way actually explained the process and what exactly you need to do to start paying back student loans in an intelligent manner. Because, fuck, I'm lost.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:04 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your boat race.
Replies: 20908
Views: 2710868

Re: Postify your facerity

So, here's me being beardtastic:

Photo on 2010-09-02 at 09.41.jpg

(If you notice, I'm wearing the same blue shirt as in the last picture. That's because it's my terribly lame work uniform. Boooo.
by saxmaniac1987
Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:51 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I'm playing 41 songs on a gig Sunday afternoon. Gotta get the chops ready.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

According to wikipedia, Intercourse is so named possibly because it was a crossroads for some major byways, and Bird-in-Hand and Blue Ball were both names of hotels. Hm.
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:10 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

Yeah, unfortunately most Americans are too prissy to give "saucy" names to places. The best we have is Hell, which is used in something like 20 states. Not really that impressive. Some of the town names in Pennsylvania: Intercourse Blue Ball Bird-In-Hand Oh, and these are all in the heart...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:30 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Antipostify Your Facerity - For The Aesthetically Unpleasing
Replies: 490
Views: 53138

Re: Antipostify Your Facerity - For The Aesthetically Unplea

Oh man I totally had a funny picture in this thread but now the link is broken. Oh well. Let's go with one more recent, eh? Spring 2009, playing a game (can anyone figure it out?) I wish i had the un-censored version of this, because the other two people's faces are hysterical. Alas, I can't find it...
by saxmaniac1987
Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Are you Ready for some "Football"!!! NFL Discussion
Replies: 804
Views: 155233

Re: Are you Ready for some Football!!! NFL Discussion

As a bitter Eagles fan, I'm torn. As much as I'd like to see McNabb get obliterated on someone else's dime, I don't want it to be at the hands of Dallas.
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:50 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hard-To-Find Music Request Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 5702

Re: Hard-To-Find Music Request Thread

Win. I love the internet. Also, this is hilarious.
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Aug 25, 2010 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Hard-To-Find Music Request Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 5702

Re: Hard-To-Find Music Request Thread

Working on it. I messaged a user on last.fm who 'loved' the track, so we'll see if he/she has it. Or will even read the message.
by saxmaniac1987
Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:14 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Post your handwriting!
Replies: 330
Views: 122944

Re: Post your handwriting!

Here you go!

Writing sample.png
by saxmaniac1987
Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I had one of those on my desk, brought to me by someone who thought to garner my regard after a trip to the World Cup. I spent the proper time admiring it, and then set it down as a display piece to be admired and not sounded. The person a few cubicles down who sounds like a mix between a cow and a...
by saxmaniac1987
Tue Aug 24, 2010 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90050
Views: 8146005

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (Random like the plague)

I feel like we need a few completely random wordfilters on not-as-common words that just filter to BZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

Or maybe I just found the vuvuzela button on Youtube way too funny.
by saxmaniac1987
Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10916
Views: 2187639

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

hey everyone... 19/m/pennsylvania here. i live in the suburbs of philly and go to school in the hershey area. i'm studying music education with a second degree in jazz studies, and as you can probably guess, i play the sax. yeah. Aww my very first post. Apparently I wasn't a fan of capitalization b...

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