re: U2 Live: How was your experience? - DoctorTechnical on 1/18/17 at 7:25 pm
Saw them in 1981 at Ol' Man Rivers in Avondale. My impression from meeting them backstage was that they all were about 18 years old :lol: I had always remembered them playing about eight songs, then playing them again for an encore. [link=(http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/u2/1981/ol-man-rivers-new...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: This BlackBerry Mercury with Android platform has me excited. - DoctorTechnical on 1/16/17 at 3:41 pm
[quote]ease of use with BB10[/quote]Reviews I have seen -- OK, to be honest they seem to come from the one person covering it -- say that the "all-messages-in-one-place" Blackberry Hub is still there. I'm sold, shaddap and take my money already :lol:...
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re: Coax cable tracing - DoctorTechnical on 12/28/16 at 7:40 pm
Specific answer to your question:[quote]Is there a way to trace the other end of the cable so I can hook up my antenna to it?[/quote]Yes. You may have seen phone techs use a tone generator and speaker-probe to identify unlabeled wires. One nickname for the equipment is also a model name: [link=(h...
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re: Jim James - Nola tonight - DoctorTechnical on 12/18/16 at 9:53 am
JJ is here in BHM tonight*. Was on the fence about going -- really only want to see opener Margaret Glaspy -- but if you say so, I'll go. *he might appear on Bham Mountain Radio sometime today or tomorrow morning. They are big supporters & the morning jock was in a skit with him on Conan. [link=(...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: How do you shop Restaurant Depot? - DoctorTechnical on 12/12/16 at 9:45 pm
Serious question: Are there two flavors of Restaurant Depots? After years of reading the tempting reviews of RD here (hat-tip to JasonL) I recently found out that the Birmingham RD near me is membership-free and open to the public... & visited this weekend. What. A. Dump....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (3)
re: Can someone link the Election Night thread please - DoctorTechnical on 12/10/16 at 7:40 am
[link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/election-2016/election-2016-thread---president-donald-j-trump/66766291/)]Election Night[/link]...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Most random Louisiana towns? - DoctorTechnical on 12/9/16 at 6:39 pm
[quote]There's no actual town of Duty any more[/quote]Related story: over the past year we folks who drive I-20 east in/out of Birmingham watched the "town" of Brompton die, as manifested by the signs for the Brompton exit being first papered over, then finally replaced by signs for the real town of...
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re: Jackson, MS dinner suggestion -- is Parlor Market still on the A-list? - DoctorTechnical on 11/25/16 at 8:06 pm
Story as we 70's Jackson Prep kids understood it: POET'S proprietor was turned down for a (TGI)Friday's franchise (remember this is early 70's Jackson; TGIF was one of them new-fangled **[i]fancy[/i]** places). POET'S owner started his own place, giving it the F-U name standing for "Piss On Ever...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Jackson, MS dinner suggestion -- is Parlor Market still on the A-list? - DoctorTechnical on 11/25/16 at 7:26 pm
Damn strong suggestions, Coater. Thanks! This line in Lou's webpage really brought back the memories ...[quote]Louis secured a job as a dishwasher at the original POET'S location[/quote] Jackson trivia: know what phrase "POET'S" allegedly stood for?...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
Jackson, MS dinner suggestion -- is Parlor Market still on the A-list? - DoctorTechnical on 11/25/16 at 6:39 pm
Crechale's is top of my list, but my buddy might not get the Highway-80 / old-school vibe. His loss, but he's paying. Looking through a Google search I was reminded of Parlor Market. Did it survive and/or grow past the unfortunate 2011 death of its owner? Anything other similar "new-Mississippi-...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Birmingham Watch Location? Update: Avondale Brewing is open - DoctorTechnical on 11/24/16 at 1:06 pm
Hopefully a few LSU folks will join me at Avondale tonight -- no connection to the place other than I've seen a lot of music and drank a lot of beer there. Seen a lot of P&G at prior Avondale events, too....
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re: Daily Tucker in game thread - DoctorTechnical on 11/23/16 at 6:45 pm
[quote]These guys are boring. [/quote]You do realize you are watching the free-market heir-apparent to PBS NewsHour being born right before your eyes, right? See ya, PBS/NPR/CPB....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Form. Sanders spokes: "We Don't Need White People Leading The Democratic Party" - DoctorTechnical on 11/23/16 at 6:31 pm
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Birmingham Watch Location? Update: Avondale Brewing is open - DoctorTechnical on 11/23/16 at 11:15 am
Checked all the places listed below - closed for the entire day. BUT: Avondale Brewery just posted that they'll open at 5pm today! Hipsters, beer and LSU football here I come. ---- OP ---- Any know of a Birmingham bar/brewery/restaurant that will be open tomorrow night where we can watch th...
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