@clive Some of the tech changes in live music have served to reduce by an order of magnitude the volume on stage. Put your guitars straight into the desk via digital pre-amp (assuming you even have a desk...), get rid of the wedge monitors and use buds. Look after those wiggies! I know it's not going to 11 but it's for the best.

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@SirCandinavian I don't doubt it. Norfolk Southern had an apartment in my last place, I spoke to them a lot. Most were a long way from home.

@SirCandinavian That's about what the man took out of my last bonus

I told my son I might be looking for another job and he suggested I become a train driver, which cheered me up no end. I love that life can be so simple to a kid.

@clive It's horribly common, Clive. Hope all goes well with your hearing.

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Today in 1884, 139 years ago: On the night of 23-24 September, the steamship Arctique runs aground near Cape Virgenes leading to the discovery of nearby placer gold, beginning the Tierra del Fuego gold rush.


@mrsaturday @Moon There's definitely a lot more misery in cubicle work. Better to be physically tired than mentally.

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Today in 1909, 114 years ago: the novel by Gastón Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera (original: Le Fantôme de l'Opéra), is published for the first time by fascicles.


@vriska Well's first I run a bath, light some candles, and put on some Simply Red

CW: Joe biden (old) as a femboy twitch streamer in very revealing attire 

@lebronjames75 UWU etc

A neighbor's elderly Crown Vic. He's from California and collects these.

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