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RE: To: Drivers From: Bicyclists
Topic: Recreation 11:15 pm EST, Dec 15, 2008

Maco wrote:
A message from a bicyclist to nearby drivers...

AH, gotta love the self righteous cyclist.

Show me one cyclist that actually comes to complete stops at stop signs, doesn't run red lights, and walks their bicycle through a crosswalk. Your laws may vary by municipality but the common theme I hear from the self righteous cyclist is, "WE'RE JUST LIKE VEHICLES!" Sure, usually when it suits you though.

I say this as a cyclist myself: People bitching about cars hogging the road need to get off the high horse.

RE: To: Drivers From: Bicyclists

RE: Rattle's Prius hits (3)1337
Topic: Recreation 11:00 am EDT, Aug 20, 2008

Rattle wrote:

My Prius turned 1337 during it's third tank of gas. It's therefore (3)1337.

Yes, I did try to take a pictures while driving exactly 3 mph, but it was blurry.

How that for k-lame? Beat that!

LOL :)

I will have to dig up my odometer pictures. Yes, I have pictures of 31337 and 44100 from my Civic. I hit 31337 sometime in early 2006 and had the camera ready.

I see your k-lame and raise you one!

RE: Rattle's Prius hits (3)1337

Nophest in Atlanta - Music and Arts festival 4/18 - 4/20 - Free Beer!
Topic: Recreation 10:22 am EDT, Apr 16, 2008

Bands, DJs, performers, bike races, workshops, art, movies, free beer! Nophest is this weekend in Atlanta.

@ Parkgrounds, 142 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

A metric ton of arts and music. I'll be there with fellow Nashville electronic music operative Logickal. Hope to see/meet some of you out there! Feel free to forward on to anyone I missed, I lose track of how many Memestreams folks live in Atlanta.

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Nophest in Atlanta - Music and Arts festival 4/18 - 4/20 - Free Beer!

Disabled Breakdancers (this is not funny, this is inspiring)
Topic: Recreation 11:08 pm EDT, Aug 20, 2007


Disabled Breakdancers (this is not funny, this is inspiring)

RE: Salon Wanderlust | Raving in Goa
Topic: Recreation 1:14 pm EST, Jan  8, 2005

Jello wrote:

] ] is usually doubled by BGW preamps. No one uses
] ] turntables. (If you've ever had to haul hundreds of
] ] pounds of vinyl to a club or a friend's house, then you
] ] understand the impracticality of lugging albums around
] ] the world, not to mention the excess baggage surcharges
] ] airlines will impose.) The DJs who work the Goa raves do
] ] so with cassette or digital audio tape. A trio of Sony
] ] Professional Walkmans or Sony or Aiwa digital audio tape
] ] players are the Goan equivalent to the twin direct-drive
] ] Technics turntables ubiquitous to most nightclubs in the
] ] Western world.
] Goa is good

Goa is okay in moderation. I don't know if I could take 8 hours of 4/4 909 kick drum anymore though. You definately need to be stimulated or just plain hyper to dance to it with any longevity. I seem to gravitate towards Breaks these days. A little slower, chunkier and funkier. Maybe that's an artifact of choosing to maintain a natural chemically balanced nervous system these days :) Or I'm getting old...

I find it interesting they use cassettes. A laptop with a 60 gig harddrive could easily store 500 CD's worth of music in MP3 format (taking out about 10 gig for OS and the one app needed, Traktor.) It also seems like beatmatching would be more of a pain with reels of tape. I'm sure the decks have some sort of variable pitch control and they know what #### to FF or RR to though. Then again they could just be playing mix tapes.

If you don't want to lug vinyl and you don't want to play MP3s with their sonic degredation amplified 1000x over, playing WAV's off a hard drive with Traktor seems to be the logical choice. You could still get away with about 80 hours of tracks.

RE: Salon Wanderlust | Raving in Goa

RE: New Way for Teenagers to See if They Bounce
Topic: Recreation 5:15 pm EST, Mar 28, 2004

Jeremy wrote:
] Six members of two restless clans called the Street
] Ninjas and Gravity Pac circled each other at Grand Central
] Terminal last Sunday. ... Satisfied, they started clasping
] hands, knocking elbows and throwing down French slang.
] The spread of parkour into the woods of Georgia and the
] deserts of Arizona occurred almost entirely through the
] boundlessness
of Internet message boards.
] "The American scene is a sleeping Joe at the moment," he said,
] adding that it is only a matter of time before an American
] leader emerges.
] "You need an open mind, and away you go."

] Transatlantic divide? Says who?

He's pretty much considered the founder of this whole movement. To call this "freestyle walking" as some people call it is really not doing him justice. He's in a league of his own.

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