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    06-30-2022, 09:27 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles Pt 1 in Drum Videos
    In my head there is a lot of free space so I fill it by thinking of teaching Brie Larson and/or Jennifer Lawrence how to play drums and various other...
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    06-30-2022, 01:12 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Last One in Off Topic
    I had 2 future uncles that fought on Iwo Jima. The fight went on for 26 days and at the end there were 26,000 dead on that island that was barely...
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    06-29-2022, 11:21 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles Pt 1 in Drum Videos
    Thanks Rick, I really appreciate that. At the same time, I've been playing these damn fool things since 1956 so I should be fairly decent at it.
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    06-29-2022, 07:22 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles Pt 1 in Drum Videos
    Thanks Tom, I appreciate that. I can go a long time without playing and still be able to play at a reasonable level. Why that is, I haven't a clue.
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    06-29-2022, 03:17 PM
    rickthedrummer started a thread Last One in Off Topic
    Hershel "Woody" Williams died early today at 98. He was the last living Medal of Honor winner from WWII. CITATION: For conspicuous...
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    06-29-2022, 08:52 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    I'm not sure as to who he is but isn't he a kid?
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    06-29-2022, 08:46 AM
    I hadn't played for almost 2 months so I figured why not play and record it. It was worse than I had hoped for but better than what I...
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    06-27-2022, 05:33 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    I can get mine through the VA, but I believe that some of the chain stores have it for free.
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    06-26-2022, 01:22 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    Consider the shot Rick ( talk to your doctor 1st.) Believe me, you don't want this crap.
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    06-24-2022, 07:30 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    2 to 4 weeks is what it usually lasts. I'm hoping to get in under the 2 week mark. I'll probably get the vaccine when this is over. No...
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    06-23-2022, 10:16 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    At least you got the vaccine. I saw the sign for the shot almost every day and ignored it.
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    06-23-2022, 09:07 PM
    Hate to read that. Sorry Rick. I went through that in 1991. My best friend, bass player, and just an all around good guy. ...
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    06-23-2022, 02:22 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    Thanks Kevin, I appreciate that. It's a lot better than it was 5 days ago. Just keep in mind that if you had chickenpox as a kid, that virus is...
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    06-23-2022, 12:01 AM
    rickthedrummer started a thread Shingles in Off Topic
    For the last week I have been dealing with Shingles. It's caused by a virus that if you had chickenpox as a kid, can sit dormant in your system for...
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    06-16-2022, 05:11 AM
    Play along to Take 5.
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    06-15-2022, 04:35 PM
    I haven't touched my drums in about 6 weeks. That's par for the course.
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    06-15-2022, 02:54 PM
    " We're heading to Va Beach in July" My youngest daughter lives in VB with her family. They have been there for almost 30 years.
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    06-11-2022, 02:00 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Time Flies in Off Topic
    Snow, Rick, did you say snow????? Surely you jest.
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    06-11-2022, 01:41 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Time Flies in Off Topic
    You should have taken the hint from your mother. I'm from Bayonne. Growing up in the '50's and '60's it was a nice place to live. After being...
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    06-09-2022, 06:29 PM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread Time Flies in Off Topic
    I'm the $4.98 man, available at K-Mart. Seriously, it was nowhere near as bad as I thought it would be. They sent me home with 90 Oxycodone pills...
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    06-09-2022, 10:16 AM
    rickthedrummer started a thread Time Flies in Off Topic
    Right around this time 8 years ago (June 9th,2014) 2 doctors were ready to close me up when they realized that there were some extra parts laying...
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    06-09-2022, 09:19 AM
    Maybe if we start putting some pics of the ladies, we might get more of a response. I'm tired of going to DC, scrolling down to see if...
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    06-06-2022, 09:41 AM
    rickthedrummer replied to a thread 78 Years in Off Topic
    Thanks Rick, I appreciate that. I was technically never shot but I did get grazed once. Medic said that if it was a 1/2" lower it would...
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    06-06-2022, 01:53 AM
    rickthedrummer started a thread 78 Years in Off Topic
    78 years ago at just about 2:00 AM, the paratroopers were jumping out of their planes to start D-Day. A young lady went to Normandy with a...
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    06-05-2022, 07:45 AM
    rickthedrummer started a thread Slow Stuff in Drum Videos
    This was not made for DC but for an friend of mine who would have played drums except for a hand that was hurt when he was a kid. I met him at a gig...
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December 14, 1946 (75)
About rickthedrummer
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I'm a 65 year old retired drummer
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Drums, pool (9 ball), bowling
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Totally retired

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YOU MESS WITH THE DEVIL YOU KNOW.

YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE DEVIL YOU DON'T KNOW.

VAE VICTIS

ONCE YOU HIT A CERTAIN AGE, YOU BECOME PERMANENTLY UNIMPRESSED BY A LOT OF CRAP.

I HIT THAT AGE 20 YEARS AGO.

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