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by Ogbar
September 18, 2013, 1:10 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Shots Fired at DC Naval Yard
Replies: 11
Views: 2930

Re: Shots Fired at DC Naval Yard

The shooter was in my office area last month working on one of our computers. I didn't talk to him, but a couple of my colleagues did: they said there was nothing of significance to report on his behavior, and if anything, he was quite helpful and professional. Yay me, I now get to say I've been in ...
by Ogbar
February 6, 2013, 3:27 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Farewell City of Heroes
Replies: 10
Views: 2310

Re: Farewell City of Heroes

I played it, from beta 'til the bitter end. It's the first MMO that I ever got a character to the highest level - and I did it 15 times there. The last night was more than a little emotional, I can tell you. It really is a shame, as they fixed all the major problems with the game and they were still...
by Ogbar
September 13, 2011, 12:42 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Awesome sports highlights
Replies: 24
Views: 10918

Re: Awesome sports highlights

by Ogbar
July 14, 2011, 9:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm fighting in an amateur MMA cage match!
Replies: 125
Views: 24090

Re: I'm fighting in an amateur MMA cage match!

Congratulations on the improved fitness and conditioning, and best of luck with the upcoming event: I'm sure all of your hard work will pay off with a positive result.
by Ogbar
April 20, 2011, 2:33 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Gotta love X - here's "The Have Nots"
by Ogbar
March 5, 2011, 1:30 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

InXS, doing a retake on one of there classics: "Don't Change" oh man, I don't know about that version Oggy. Nice visuals. The original is well paced IMO. (go 80's!) Here's a nice tribute to InXS with multple concert footage of the song, Don't Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxnq8w-6IRQ It's ...
by Ogbar
March 4, 2011, 6:04 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

InXS, doing a retake on one of there classics:
"Don't Change"
by Ogbar
May 20, 2010, 1:23 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio
Replies: 2
Views: 1049

Re: R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio

RIP, Ronnie James
by Ogbar
April 24, 2010, 1:07 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

Maybe the coolest cover I've ever heard:

Kat Edmonson doing the Cure's "Just Like Heaven"
by Ogbar
November 25, 2009, 4:42 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: 25 years ago this week
Replies: 0
Views: 22349

25 years ago this week

Boston College beats Miami It might be that I'm from New England (and therefore biased), but that play is still the most amazing finish I've ever seen to a college football game. I still remember when Miami was driving for their go ahead score. At one point, Bernie Kosar hit Eddie Brown and the BC ...
by Ogbar
November 25, 2009, 4:27 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

Wow, how cool is this:

The Pretenders doing "Creep"
by Ogbar
September 3, 2009, 8:35 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Who are you?
Replies: 140
Views: 60993

Re:

Name: Ogbar Class: Warrior (Dwarf) Level: 53ish Guild: Fluffy Bunnies Status: Retired for good sometime after the Frogloks expansion came out: had been sputtering the two years prior to that. Played full time on Gaheris DAoC (and loved it) after EQ, but I love City of Heroes more, and have played t...
by Ogbar
September 3, 2009, 8:18 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: If anyone remembers / played with Etain
Replies: 17
Views: 5886

Re: If anyone remembers / played with Etain

Wow, I can't believe I'm almost a year late with a reply to this: I guess that's what happens when you're barely around... I was very sad to read this, needless to say. My relationship with Etain actually pre-dated EQ. We were on the same Quake team, Kablooie: I knew him then, as always, as Drago, s...
by Ogbar
September 1, 2009, 4:38 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

One of the best covers ever: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ekta6EKhb2g Joe Cocker's cover of "With a Little Help From My Friends" by The Beatles. Not many voices out there carry as much emotion as Joe. Great cover - but I like this one even more: Joe Cocker doing "Feelin' Alright" Here's a video I...
by Ogbar
July 30, 2009, 2:41 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Covers

by Ogbar
July 7, 2008, 4:55 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: Legendary Wimbledon Final - Nadal v Federer
Replies: 21
Views: 4015

Re: Legendary Wimbledon Final - Nadal v Federer

I sadly missed most of the match, but I did catch everything after the last rain delay (was 2-2 in the 5th at that point). Wow. I could not believe the energy those guys had so late in the match. I was quickly reminded of that great match years ago between Borg and Mac (their epic tie-breaker), but ...
by Ogbar
June 19, 2008, 7:34 am
Forum: Sports
Topic: NBA Discussion Thread*
Replies: 625
Views: 88344

Re: NBA Discussion Thread*

I confess I don't follow basketball all that closely, and missed almost all of the playoffs except for some of the finals games, so forgive this question if it reeks of ignorance ... but I just have to ask it anyway: how in the world did that piece of shit Lakers team get past San Antonio?
by Ogbar
May 8, 2008, 4:22 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

King Crimson - cool beans

How about a 'little' Yes:

Yes - "Heart of the Sunrise"

Great intro that will forever on now always remind me of the strip bar scene from the movie "Buffalo 66"
by Ogbar
May 1, 2008, 10:01 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Reaching back to the '60s for this one:

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - "A Taste Of Honey"

We listened to the "Whipped Cream" album all the time when I was a kid. By the way, one of the great album covers of all time:

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by Ogbar
April 22, 2008, 9:39 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re:

Ogbar wrote:I've always been a Kristin Hersh/Throwing Muses fan. Here she is in a more recent venture, 50 Foot Wave:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQFgq6WVUyo
Here's a few more from the great Kristin Hersh:

Throwing Muses - "Firepile"
Kristin Hersh - "Sundrops" (live from TV)
Kristin Hersh - "Echo"
by Ogbar
April 20, 2008, 1:02 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Kitchens of Distinction - "Drive That Fast" - one of those many damn cool songs from the early 90s that can't quite fit on Winnow's 80's thread
by Ogbar
April 16, 2008, 8:56 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Iggy Pop - "Lust for Life": Strangely, after listening to this, I almost feel like taking a cruise now ...
by Ogbar
April 6, 2008, 5:26 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Only 80's Videos
Replies: 61
Views: 7250

Re: Only 80's Videos

by Ogbar
April 6, 2008, 3:18 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Only 80's Videos
Replies: 61
Views: 7250

Re: Only 80's Videos

Here's a few: Voice of the Beehive, "I Say Nothing" Every time I watch this video (and many of their others, frankly), I can't help but wonder how may pairs of shoes those girls go through with all their stomping around. Zowie! Rubber Rodeo, "Anywhere With You" I'm sure I've posted this before, but ...
by Ogbar
April 1, 2008, 11:53 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Aabidano wrote:Julia Nunes - First Impressions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk5L0-SIceg

Ran across her looking for Ukulele music, I like what I've heard so far.
Wow, is she ever good. Very talented, and what a personality! Thanks for posting
by Ogbar
March 24, 2008, 4:04 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

First, another cartoon theme cover:

Butthole Surfers - "Underdog"

Next, a couple of awesome covers by Allison Kraus & Robert Plant:

"When the Levee Breaks"
"Black Dog"
by Ogbar
January 22, 2008, 10:55 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Breeders - Cannonball Spitting in a wishing well Blown to hell... crash I'm the last splash I'll be you're whatever you want The bong in this Reggae Song One of those songs that gets me fired up every time. Would be a great song for Rock Band, especially the bass! That's two chick bands in a row (e...
by Ogbar
January 4, 2008, 8:37 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Radiohead 52 minute long Youtube In Rainbows set
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Radiohead 52 minute long Youtube In Rainbows set

Winnow wrote:I think Ogbar spends 10 hours a day on youtube!
Lol - 10 hours

It's 3, max ... maybe 5 ... :shock:
by Ogbar
January 4, 2008, 7:56 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Radiohead 52 minute long Youtube In Rainbows set
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Radiohead 52 minute long Youtube In Rainbows set

Wow - that really is quite good First off, that was my first listen to that album - and I liked it very much Secondly, I really like the composite film they put together. I know in this ADD world we live in most folks will hate such long, steady shots of musicians playing or singing, but it is my ab...
by Ogbar
January 2, 2008, 12:26 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

More: The Sundays - "Wild Horses" 10000 Maniacs - "More Than This" Cowboy Junkies - "Sweet Jane" Steve & Eydie - "Black Hole Sun" (I shit you not) Not sure if this one counts or not, but what the hey. Roger Daltry had a hit with this from his solo album in the early 80s. It was written by Pete Towns...
by Ogbar
December 31, 2007, 2:20 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Classic Pretenders:

"Tatooed Love Boys"
"Message of Love"

A couple of my favorite all-time videos, too. It still pisses me off I didn't go see them when I had a chance back in the early 80's (the original lineup). Ah well ...
by Ogbar
December 8, 2007, 2:47 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool movie score
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

Add a cool movie score

Add something cool from the movies. Here's a few:

"Collateral" - music from the club scene
"Last of the Mohicans"
"Cinema Paridiso" - "Love Theme"
"Bladerunner" - I always liked the stuff Vangelis did in the early '80s, including the work he did on "Chariots of Fire" and "The Bounty"
by Ogbar
December 6, 2007, 1:28 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

PJ Harvey - "Kamikaze"

It's also a pretty neat "Battlestar Galactica" video
by Ogbar
December 4, 2007, 9:27 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

Hindu Love Gods - Raspberry Beret One of my all time favorite covers. Still waiting patiently for someone to post it on Youtube You think "Wild Thing"'s ever been covered?: Jimi Hendrix X - as heard in "Major League" Divinyls - the band that did "I Touch Myself" Sam Kinison, et al - that's Jessica ...
by Ogbar
December 4, 2007, 9:03 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Does this method of playing have a name?
Replies: 8
Views: 1473

Re: Does this method of playing have a name?

Reminds me of the stuff Kaki King does: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbJnwk3GBiM
by Ogbar
November 30, 2007, 7:15 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

by Ogbar
November 30, 2007, 7:11 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

by Ogbar
November 29, 2007, 8:00 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

The irony is, when I made that post, I was tempted to start a separate 'covers' thread but chose not to. Good call on starting this one. :)

More:

Voice of the Beehive - "I Think I Love You"

Metalica - "Whiskey in a Jar"

The Flying Lizards - "Money (That's What I Want)"
by Ogbar
November 29, 2007, 7:08 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool cover
Replies: 78
Views: 14644

Re: Add a cool cover

From the "Add a Cool Song" thread: Hey, how about some cool covers: Johnny Cash doing "Hurt" Live doing "Walk the Line" Elvis Costello and Emmylou Harris doing "Love Hurts" Sonic Youth doing "Superstar" Apocalyptica and Nina Hagen doing "Seemann" - How's that for an odd pairing Björk and PJ Harvey d...
by Ogbar
November 20, 2007, 1:33 am
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: The Worst Videos Ever
Replies: 18
Views: 2495

Re: The Worst Videos Ever

Truant wrote:
miir wrote:ps: I actually like that White Stripes video.
me too.
Wow - to each his own, I guess. I find the constant zoom-in painfully monotonous. After I saw this video (to a song I liked a lot, I might add), I found I couldn't listen to the song anymore because it reminded me too much of the video.
by Ogbar
November 17, 2007, 11:23 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Since HBO's been playing "The Departed" a lot lately I thought I'd post this:
Roger Waters - "Comfortably Numb". Imagine being able to summon Van Morrison and The Band to back you up. A very cool version of the Pink Floyd classic
by Ogbar
November 17, 2007, 10:47 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: The Worst Videos Ever
Replies: 18
Views: 2495

The Worst Videos Ever

The song may be good, the song may be bad, but for sure the video absolutely sucks. Post your worst! My submissions: White Stripes - "Seven Nation Army" - aka, ever-zoom-in Asia - "Heat of the Moment" - video tiles from hell and last but not least, the one that I think will be the hardest for any of...
by Ogbar
November 12, 2007, 3:25 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

I dig those Rasputina clips. As for Fiona Apple, well, I played the you know what out of her "Tidal" album - I rather dig her stuff, too.

Here's a classic from Joan Armatrading - "I Love It When You Call Me Names"
by Ogbar
November 4, 2007, 1:09 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

What more do you need? Drums, rockabilly stand-up bass, and the Reverend Reverend Horton Heat - Baddest of the Bad (Live) Reverend Horton Heat - Galaxy 500 (Live) Now that's good stuff - thanks for the links :) Here's a song we just don't seem to get enough of these days here in New England: Dropki...
by Ogbar
October 26, 2007, 8:16 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Son of 80's Videos
Replies: 15
Views: 2019

Re: Son of 80's Videos

Big fan of both INXs and U2 - can't take any sides on that debate The Go-go's - "Head Over Heels" - my favorite Go-go's song Devo - "Peek-A-Boo" Toto - "Stranger in Town" - one of the best videos made in the '80s .... and yes, that is Brad Dourif, who played Grima Wormtongue in the LotR movies David...
by Ogbar
October 26, 2007, 7:32 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Add a cool song
Replies: 451
Views: 178308

Re: Add a cool song

Don't hate me for posting this: http://youtube.com/watch?v=_sj_U6vObUA Heh, I love that tune. Here's a couple of random tracks: Warren Zevon - "Searchin' for a Heart" - Great tune, performed on the Letterman show X - "Johnny Hit and Run Pauline" - gotta love X Gerry Rafferty - "Baker Street" - one ...
by Ogbar
October 9, 2007, 2:19 pm
Forum: Audiophilia
Topic: Son of 80's Videos
Replies: 15
Views: 2019

Son of 80's Videos

The original thread is here but features mostly dead links, so I started this new one. Heaven 17 - "Let Me Go" The English Beat - "Save it for Later" The Church - "Under the Milky Way" Bow Wow Wow - "Do You Want to Hold Me" Donald Fagen - "New Frontier" Kim Wilde - "Kids in America" Thomas Dolby - "...