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Offline wheelee

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2040 on: March 27, 2022, 08:55:06 PM »
golly! still sounds the same after 37 years


even more significant now
https://youtu.be/Pkgd3tER1yI

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2041 on: April 06, 2022, 07:39:50 AM »
I would actually daily drive this


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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2042 on: April 06, 2022, 10:15:00 AM »
^nobody would bully you, you can just ram them out of the road, but i've driven those and my whole body aches after less than 1hr drive, it's not fun.
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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2043 on: April 16, 2022, 10:05:03 PM »
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Offline lahar

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« Reply #2044 on: May 26, 2022, 01:50:29 PM »
https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgdnnk/how-the-offsprings-lead-singer-went-from-punk-to-phd?fbclid=IwAR08cPDpw-gYxcr7aP-hpNzJuLltFbvO_LQp0Jy4-3GfSktGjb67qDx-fSM

Growing up in the ’90s, I knew a bit about The Offspring. They formed in Orange County in 1984 and toiled for a decade in the SoCal punk scene before blowing up with their 1994 LP, Smash, released on Epitaph Records. Led by the singles “Come Out and Play” and “Self Esteem,” Smash sold more than 11 million copies, making it the all-time best selling record released by an independent label. Five of The Offspring’s albums have attained platinum status, and their singles still play in heavy rotation on modern rock radio.

As soon as I got off the road, I did some Googling. Sure enough, Holland earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology in 2017 from the University of Southern California. This brought up another peculiar fact: Holland is one of several punk singers who came up in the 1980s SoCal hardcore scene who have a Ph.D. What was in the beer at those ’80s hardcore shows that made so many punks pursue advanced degrees? I decided to find out and check in with Holland as he prepared for his big speech.

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2045 on: May 26, 2022, 08:50:10 PM »
^Reminds me of Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson. Dude's a commercial pilot for a time. From the few clips I've seen, a fairly good presenter as well.

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« Reply #2046 on: May 26, 2022, 09:46:15 PM »
^Reminds me of Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson. Dude's a commercial pilot for a time. From the few clips I've seen, a fairly good presenter as well.

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Lots of smart shaming going on, gotten even more so lately. Before it was just the half-joke "ikaw na ang matalino". Now its "feeling sikat/pasikat", "kulang sa pansin" by just posting a grad pic.

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2047 on: June 18, 2022, 04:17:40 PM »
https://youtu.be/EMUlCaca9ak

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2048 on: June 18, 2022, 10:37:30 PM »
^ looks like a tank from Battlefield_2042

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Re: The Awesome Thread
« Reply #2049 on: June 29, 2022, 01:55:46 AM »
On-board an F16 flying an airshow routine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IY8BHSPhv90
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