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    Re: Shingles

    Consider the shot Rick ( talk to your doctor 1st.) Believe me, you don't want this crap.
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    Re: Shingles

    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 sense pushing my luck.
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    Re: Shingles

    At least you got the vaccine. I saw the sign for the shot almost every day and ignored it.
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    Re: My Bandmate Died Last Night

    Hate to read that. Sorry Rick.

    I went through that in 1991. My best friend, bass player, and just an all around good guy.

    Heart attack.............41 years old.
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    Re: Shingles

    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 still in you and can pop up at anytime (usually...
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    Shingles

    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 decades. In my case it's been 67 years. Once...
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Play along to Take 5.
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    I haven't touched my drums in about 6 weeks. That's par for the course.
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    Re: What's everyone doing for Summer?

    " 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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    Re: Time Flies

    Snow, Rick, did you say snow????? Surely you jest.
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    Re: Time Flies

    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 gone for 4 years in the USAF with a side trip to the...
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    Re: Time Flies

    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 and the container is still in the corner of my...
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    Time Flies

    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 around. Probably wound up on E-Bay.

    They...
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    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 anybody else is here but all I see is that there are...
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    Re: 78 Years

    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 have shattered my shoulder bone and 1/2" higher...
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    78 Years

    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 101 year old man who made that jump into history....
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    Slow Stuff

    https://youtu.be/2LX3CsES518


    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 about 25+...
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    Re: Danger Zone - metal drum cover

    "you guys are great lol"

    Yes, we are. I'm surprised that it took so long to realize it.
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    Re: Danger Zone - metal drum cover

    Could have used a little more drums, especially some double bass, and, jeez, could you try to get at least a little more emotion in there.
    Come on Zack, that was like watching paint dry. ...
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    Re: Battle of the Bands

    Back in the early '60's, there were battles of the bands a lot. Too young for the bars so what you had were church and school dances. They always took place in the schools because the schools had...
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    ??Something???

    https://youtu.be/Dboms3qikaE


    This is something that I did in my 1st couple of months in North Carolina before I moved my drums to the center of the wall and got rid of most of that echo. ...
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    Re: Retuned???????

    WILL DO!!!

    I do want to see you do it so I'll know if I have it right.
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    Retuned???????

    https://youtu.be/U-8Exz2u1Yc

    Is there a difference?????
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    Re: Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4

    I had more than a few conversations with Buddy at his club (we had a lot in common, being in the service, fast cars, and martial arts) but he only mentioned drums or drummers once or twice. He told...
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    Re: Chicago: 25 or 6 to 4

    They busted my chops with "Go Your Own Way" for at least a month. I have a drumless version of "West Side Story" from a Buddy Rich DVD. I don't even bother because they will never let me put that...
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