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I was listening to Bat out of Hell today, and realized that I was in grade school when it came out, but I was engaged to be married and in graduate school when the sequel came out.
Feb 15 2019 3:34 PM
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    cybercylon
    "That" is in the lyrics. I think it refers to the last statement in the block of lyrics that come before, but I am not looking them up
    Feb 15 2019 5:41 PM
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    HoshiChiri
    The majority of the song is innuendos preceding "I would do anything for love", with "But I won't do that" having no context- BUT! The one verse sung as a duet has "I won't do that" as the reply to her suggesting someday he'll get bored and leave her.

    Basic gist: "I love you, I'll do anything if you'll sleep with me right now, and I'll never leave you."

    Yesterday, 8:16 AM
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    Flojomojo
    I prefer to think "That" is left for the audience to decide. Each person's "That" is unique to him or herself.

    Like the Ironic Punishment Division. So, you like donuts, eh?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtEFEdrrXc4
    Yesterday, 10:07 AM
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cybercylon

All I have to say about the last two weeks... donkey balls (The Expanse reference)
Feb 1 2019 3:24 PM
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cybercylon

Ever get so tired of having telemarketers call your house that one day, you actually do pick up the phone and start ordering a pizza or my favorite..."Graveside Mortuary. How may I assist?"
Jan 11 2019 8:55 PM
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    chue
    I just send every unknown number to voicemail
    Jan 12 2019 12:08 PM
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    Flojomojo
    We use NOMOROBO on the land line (it's cheaper to keep it with our plan) and I use MrNumber in my mobile. I wish I had options like that on my work line, where I get solicitations all day long.
    Jan 12 2019 3:02 PM
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    SoundGammon
    I have an old Visa gift card that I give to the telemarketers and after I give them the numbers, they say it doesn't work and then I say: "Really? I just stole it yesterday!" Then they hang up.
    Jan 12 2019 3:19 PM
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cybercylon

So what is this "Mad Box" console I heard about today. Scant details? Another one to add to the growing list? How long before the crowd funding starts?
Jan 2 2019 7:49 PM
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    GoldLeader
    виновный ... nutari vcs will have competition it seems ;)
    Jan 3 2019 4:35 AM
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    youxia
    "Mad Box" sounds like a name The Onion would come up with. Or perhaps they would be more subtle.
    Jan 3 2019 8:19 AM
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cybercylon

I am making an announcement that I will be announcing something soon. Stay tuned.
Dec 21 2018 5:15 PM
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    GoldLeader
    I'm waiting for one that just says "Here's an announcement for ya...We Already have your money!"
    Dec 22 2018 12:24 PM
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    jaybird3rd
    So, does this mean that "there will be nothing BUT good news moving forward"?
    Dec 22 2018 1:33 PM
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    retrorussell
    Announcements, announcements, annoooouncements. A terrible death to die. A terrible death to die. A terrible death to be talked to death, a terrible death to die. Announcements, announcements, annoooouncements. (Scouts song)
    Dec 22 2018 2:35 PM
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Aside from the VGA modded colecovision, which I am keeping for now, my pre-crash stuff is gone. And I feel relieved...
Dec 15 2018 3:06 PM
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    Jess Ragan
    VGA modded ColecoVision? Dang, that sounds promising! Did it cost a lot of money?
    Dec 15 2018 5:07 PM
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    Keatah
    Beautiful! The pre-crash stuff being gone.. I'm all for stylish and modern minimalism. Or full-on Rustic. Never had good luck integrating vintage gaming stuff into those decor schemes in a usable & functional way.
    Dec 15 2018 6:19 PM
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    cybercylon
    This was a second purge. A somewhat smaller one went to my son earlier in the fall. Probably another purge coming , but that will probably be sometime early next year.
    Dec 15 2018 9:23 PM
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cybercylon

I have been cramming MatLab programming as there is a problem I need to get working on. It is nice to learn something new, but I am too old to be cramming like that. Now I have no energy for the problem!
Dec 13 2018 5:24 PM
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cybercylon

These days, I am trying to justify keeping a Retrofreak around, but my short lived fascination with these rom dumper consoles ended.
Nov 20 2018 7:07 PM
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    Keatah
    RomDumpers. Yeah about that..
    Nov 20 2018 10:14 PM
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    GoldLeader
    I had such high hopes for the RetroFreak, but when I got one it was broke :(
    Nov 21 2018 2:49 AM
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    GoldLeader
    ^So I sent it back! But I just figured out how to run ROMs on the RetroN 5 so that's pretty cool!
    Nov 21 2018 2:50 AM
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cybercylon

Ughhh! 5200 controllers. I just need you to work so I can sell my console. I would lose money buying parts from Best...
Nov 16 2018 7:52 PM
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    save2600
    This hobby certainly isn't always about making money! :-(
    Nov 16 2018 8:20 PM
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    cybercylon
    I've been unloading my pre-crash stuff except for the colecovision (for now).
    Nov 16 2018 10:55 PM
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cybercylon

For a school project, my daughter has to make her own country. The name... Rocinante :-)
Sep 22 2018 1:53 PM
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    DZ-Jay
    Ah, Don Quixote's "stallion."
    Sep 23 2018 4:17 AM
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    cybercylon
    lol... while that is true, I have her hooked on The Expanse.
    Sep 23 2018 3:49 PM