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That's just how I live,  no point having two ends to a candle and only burning one  ajb007/wink

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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ajb007/lol "plenty of time to sleep when your dead , Mr Bond "

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The very words I live by  ajb007/lol

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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I am told this is a true story:

Customer: Got any rubber plants?
Assistant: (Confused) Rubber plants???
Customer: Yes, rubber plants.
Assistant: (Dazed) This is a music shop.
Customer: Yes, I know. Rubber plants, he's one of Led Zeppelin....

10 songs done for next CD- one more started, one being discarded.

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I just finished watching the final episode of Star Trek TNG. The quality of the episodes goes up and down,  but I enjoyed it.  I have ordered the first season of DS9.....  was that a mistake?

Anyway,  I'm ordering a Coke Zero with ice to celebrate. Make it so!

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I never could get into DS9- I've tried, but it just doesn't grab me the way the other series do. Some individual episodes I've enjoyed ("Our Man Bashir" obviously one of them), though.

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Barbel wrote:

I am told this is a true story:

Customer: Got any rubber plants?
Assistant: (Confused) Rubber plants???
Customer: Yes, rubber plants.
Assistant: (Dazed) This is a music shop.
Customer: Yes, I know. Rubber plants, he's one of Led Zeppelin....

Also a true story (apparently) but it works better spoken out loud.

In an exclusive coffee shop:
Customer: How much is a slice of that gattox (gateaux)
Assistant: Do you mean gatto?
Customer: How much is a slice of that gatto?
Assistant £ 4.99 a slice
Customer: Bollo to that.

Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

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ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

This one may not come across in print:

Me to audience: I'd like to sing Elvis's great cake song.
Audience: ????  ajb007/confused
Me: (Sings) "As the snow flies, on a cold and grey Chicago morn, another little baby child is born..."

10 songs done for next CD- one more started, one being discarded.

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One Coke Zero. 24.

Deep Space Nine is Star Trek's novel as a series, like Babylon 5 or it's narrative successor Battllestar Galactica (2004).  Its not all happy and bright like TOS, its not neat and tidy like TNG. It asks difficult questions and the chaeacters are not saints. If you stick with it though, it becomes the most rounded, and certainly the best written of all the Trek series overall. Though season's 1 and 2 can be a bit slow in places.
Characters to watch carefully over time - Commander Sisko, Major Kira, Odo, Quark, Dr Bashir, and later on reoccuring characters Garak, General Martok and Vedek Winn!

Welcome to the planet Bajor. We hope you enjoy your stay!

Right, I have a bottle count to do.  ajb007/rolleyes

This is Thunderbird 2, how can I be of assistance?

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Thunderbird 2 wrote:

Deep Space Nine is Star Trek's novel as a series, like Babylon 5 or it's narrative successor Battllestar Galactica (2004).  Its not all happy and bright like TOS, its not neat and tidy like TNG. It asks difficult questions and the chaeacters are not saints. If you stick with it though, it becomes the most rounded, and certainly the best written of all the Trek series overall. Though season's 1 and 2 can be a bit slow in places.
Characters to watch carefully over time - Commander Sisko, Major Kira, Odo, Quark, Dr Bashir, and later on reoccuring characters Garak, General Martok and Vedek Winn!

Welcome to the planet Bajor. We hope you enjoy your stay!

You know far more about it than I do, TB2! Are you looking forward to the new series "Discovery"?

10 songs done for next CD- one more started, one being discarded.

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Barbel wrote:

ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

This one may not come across in print:

Me to audience: I'd like to sing Elvis's great cake song.
Audience: ????  ajb007/confused
Me: (Sings) "As the snow flies, on a cold and grey Chicago morn, another little baby child is born..."

It took me a few minutes to work out it's the next line in the song... ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

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Exactly!  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol  ajb007/lol

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Barbel wrote:

You know far more about it than I do, TB2! Are you looking forward to the new series "Discovery"?

I'm incredibly ambivilant to tell the truth. I love TOS through to VGR, and there are some good stories in ENT. But since the film Nemesis, the quality of Trek has gone down the pan. Esp the Abrahms films. I still haven't seen Beyond, I was so annoyed at the trite nonsense of Into Darkness. - Even the film titles are meaningless!

  Re Discovery, I'll give it a go, but whether I like it or hate it, it will be completely divorced from any form of exisitng Trek for me, because stylistically and narratively its very different.  I consider the fact its yet another bloddy prequel a serious point against it too. We will see.

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I basically agree, and haven't seen Beyond yet either.

I'm not knocking DS9, there is something there that I'm not getting. VGR was very much hit & miss, and ENT was cut short so never realised its true potential.

I'm happy to give the new series a go, but am dreading the prospect of seeing the same stories we've seen before with a new cast & setting.

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Barbel wrote:

You know far more about it than I do, TB2! Are you looking forward to the new series "Discovery"?

I look forward to Discovery.  I hope they will be able to think even more outside the box in this one. Did you know Michelle Yeoh will play a starship Captain,  but not of the Discovery?

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Coke Zero,  please  ajb007/smile

Since the Easter is drawing near. Are there any Easter traditions (mostly non-religious) where you are from?
Here many go up in the mountains to live in cabins,  ski,  eat oranges, ski,  get a tan and read crime novels.
People who stay at home also read and watch crime fiction.  BTW: A new Harry Hole novel was just publised,  titled "Thirst". The reviews are good as usual.

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Re Michelle Yeoh- no, I didn't know that.

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I think Michelle Yeoh will be a great Captain  ajb007/biggrin

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I saw Disney's Zootropolis on DVD tonight. It's about Judy Hopper who is the first rabbit police officer in the heavily predator-dominated ZPD.  Former predators,  that is.  Mammals now live together in the City and animals don't eat each other anymore. Judy faces prejudices against rabbits in ZPD ("Don't call me cute!  Only rabbits can call another rabbit cute.") instead she terms up with the shadows Mr Fox to solve crime. The movie is more action and humor-driven than Frozen,  a movie much more aimed at little girls. If you are going to watch a movie with a tiny person (or you are in the mood for some light entertainment) this is an excellent movie  ajb007/biggrin

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Some of the more alert members (more than me,  that is)  may have discovered that the above post is in the wrong thread. I don't know how to move it via my smartphones,  so feel free to move it if you want to.

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But while I'm on it -  there is a logical flaw in Zootropolis: Who policed the buildt- to-size suburb Little Rodentia before Judy joined the police force? They couldn't even get through the gate!

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TB2 Pours a huge Coke Zero.

Here 24 drink this.
Its best not to overthink these things. I nearly drove myself insane atrempting to work out how Pixar's Cars get anything done, because thry are Cars. Once I started debating the explotation of the Fork Lifts and the fact there is no logical function for busses and Taxis, I thought - 'Its time to walk carefully away from this!'

I still love Nigel Gearlsey though. Cars 3 is released this summer.

BARBEL!! - Breakfast's ready!

Come on Holly, time for a walk!  (Very loud purring can be heard.)

Last edited by Thunderbird 2 (27th Mar 2017 06:34)

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My head hurts to much if I try to make sense of the basic premise of a Disney movie (other than Frozen,  obviously), but flaws in the internal logic is different. Things should work within the world,  and Little Rodentia can't be policed by rhino police offisers.  It's be nice to be able to discuss all the big questions here at SABS.  ajb007/smile

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Absolutely  ajb007/martini  and on an unrelated matter I see
Little N.Ireland Beat the much bigger Norway at Football. ajb007/wink

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That's no big deal - ANYONE can beat us in football  ajb007/biggrin