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  • lightman1
    lightman1 Posts: 10,649
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    Dan doing his thing
  • EndersShadow
    EndersShadow Posts: 17,217
    lightman1 wrote: »
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    Dan doing his thing

    Damn straight!
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,993
    Hermitism wrote: »
    There once was a man named Tony
    Some dude called him an Italian phony
    now the guys dead
    From a bashed in head
    He will swim with fishies in the morning
    Were you beatboxing when you wrote that?

    More like hot-boxing...
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    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • EndersShadow
    EndersShadow Posts: 17,217
    Tony why can’t you sign into your old account?

    What’s it doing?
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • Hermitism
    Hermitism Posts: 3,513
    Tony why can’t you sign into your old account?

    What’s it doing?
    https://forum.polkaudio.com/discussion/185440/ken-help/p1
  • GlennDog
    GlennDog Posts: 2,365
    He pulled up to the toll booth and the attendant disappeared and bing... the SHTF. If he only had EZPass...



    OMG, I've never heard anything so . . . stupid.

    Are those sound effects for the snowflakes?
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  • mrbiron
    mrbiron Posts: 5,597
    With tonyb gone, @msg now has the smallest third thumb on the forum...

    I guess a congrats is in order... >:)
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,993
    Come on guys... It costs the government millions of dollars to get someone into witness protection. Why do you guys insist on outing Tony like that? If his cover gets blown one more time, he's gonna end up looking like Dustin Hoffman in "Tootsie".
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    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered…History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right” — George Orwell

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • BlueFox
    BlueFox Posts: 14,289
    Shall he be reincarnated as a college educated liberal.

    Or just educated. :)

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  • Tony M
    Tony M Posts: 9,640
    He pulled up to the toll booth and the attendant disappeared and bing... the SHTF. If he only had EZPass...



    It always amazes me in these movies that nobody ever aims for the head. :s

    One bullet, right? ;)
    Most people just listen to music and watch movies. I EXPERIENCE them.
  • tonyp063
    tonyp063 Posts: 870
    Tony M wrote: »

    It always amazes me in these movies that nobody ever aims for the head. :s

    One bullet, right? ;)

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    *Always* double-tap.
  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,993
    Wonder if TonyB finally met up Bad Bad Leroy Brown from the Southside.

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    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered…History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right” — George Orwell

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • Now what you folks fail to realize is that Vanilla is a very, very complicated program !
    Sure, it can ban someone within 1 hour if that person says "Booger Eater", but recovering a user's name and password ?
    It's a Herculean task that can only be rectified by magic !!
    .... probably want to throw in a little Vodoo, too, as that really isn't magic.
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  • audioluvr
    audioluvr Posts: 3,182
    edited February 2019
    Did Tony piss off the Russians? Chinese? They're just down the street...
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  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 14,448
    Do you yield?

    I repeat.....DO YOU YIELD???!!!???

    TOM
    In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

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  • boston1450
    boston1450 Posts: 6,722
    dago wrote: »
    Some of my comments have put a bullseye on my back. The Mueller investigation has subpoenaed all my records from Vanilla, so I must be in Vanilla purgatory.

    That's all I can think of.....the only person that knows where I buried things was my dog, and she's dead too. :)

    As a side note, there has been a white plumbers van parked down the street for a few days now. Coincidence ??

    I dunno man, My sonos is fubared, my Netflix is having fits, and my Polk account is fooked up, and I've had Jehovah witnesses come to the door, someone is **** with me.

    That there is funny. Thats why Jehovah witnesses have inverted nipples. Get off my doorstep.
    .(Thats a joke Vanilla).
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    ...
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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,993
    It’s when those Girl Scout cookie kids come knocking that you have to worry. Lay low Tony, and you will get by.... unless they are already in the house.
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    “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered…History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right” — George Orwell

    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • BlueFox wrote: »
    Shall he be reincarnated as a college educated liberal.

    Or just educated. :)

    Tony drinks lots of things, but Kool Aide will never happen.

    Its kool aide all the same, just a different flavor.
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    Tony said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    the substitution of politics for existence is the supreme betrayal of the subjective otherness of man.
  • deronb1
    deronb1 Posts: 5,041
    There once was a man named Tony
    Some dude called him an Italian phony
    now the guys dead
    From a bashed in head
    He will swim with fishies in the morning

    Do you tink TonyB is funny? Does TonyB anuse yous?
  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 14,448
    Its kool aide all the same, just a different flavor.

    Especially this new Green Kool Aide...yowzers!

    Tom

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  • F1nut
    F1nut Posts: 45,623
    I ain't sayin' nutin'.
    Political Correctness'.........defined

    "A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a t-u-r-d by the clean end."


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  • txcoastal1
    txcoastal1 Posts: 11,558
    F1nut wrote: »
    I ain't sayin' nutin'.

    Say what :/

    Maybe TonyB got lost with that Jesse dude...just sayin'

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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 22,993
    Or he’s got himself a condo on the Northside next to Jimmy Hoffa.
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    “If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.”
  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,164
    dago wrote: »
    Some of my comments have put a bullseye on my back. The Mueller investigation has subpoenaed all my records from Vanilla, so I must be in Vanilla purgatory.

    That's all I can think of.....the only person that knows where I buried things was my dog, and she's dead too. :)

    As a side note, there has been a white plumbers van parked down the street for a few days now. Coincidence ??

    I dunno man, My sonos is fubared, my Netflix is having fits, and my Polk account is fooked up, and I've had Jehovah witnesses come to the door, someone is **** with me.

    My understanding is Vanilla Purgatory was one of the performing names that didn't test well in focus groups held on behalf of this guy.

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  • mhardy6647
    mhardy6647 Posts: 27,164
    edited February 2019
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    F1nut wrote: »
    I ain't sayin' nutin'.

    Say what :/

    Maybe TonyB got lost with that Jesse dude...just sayin'



    You know I musta...

    I mean I musta...

    I MUSTA GOT LOST!
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