RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers!
Posted by: Whynot_Canada ()
Date: December 30, 2000 12:43PM

Andrew - I've been reading this board for two or three years. I am admittedly a lurker although I do find the term somewhat offensive. I just feel that I don't need to post only to see "my name in lights". I will post when I feel I can add something to the thread. Over the years, I have been involved in some of the more controversial threads, ie. Steve Perry/Journey (I'm a huge fan of both) and the Van Halen fiasco, only because I felt it necessary to say something. I have also enjoyed posting questions and comments on more obscure North American bands (and some of my faves) like Black 'n' Blue, Shooting Star, Rik Emmett, etc.

Being Canadian and living only 30 minutes outside of Detroit Michigan, I have constant access to great rock radio. The only problem is that the majority of the bands you all talk about on this board I have never heard of. But I am learning about them and LOVING IT. You have opened up a whole new world of music and for that I am very grateful.

I now know of, and own many CDs of, among others, Hugo, Johnny Lima, Danger Danger, The Storm, Babylon AD, Frontline, House of Lords, House of Shakira, Millenium, Steelhouse Lane, Ten, Two Fires, etc., etc., etc. And most embarrassingly, I know own the complete works of Harem Scarem (plus Rubber) and Emerald Rain, two Canadian bands based a few hours away from me, whom I had never heard of before your site. Thank-you!!!

I run a small site myself (my other passion, it's hockey related, not music) and every once in a while, my messageboard on that site causes me grief and I begin to wonder if it is all worth it too. The fact is that IT IS WORTH IT. If you love what you're doing, damn the opinions and negativity of a few. Don't let them spoil the whole thing. There are many more who appreciate all your hard work and quite frankly, would miss you and your site immensely if you ever left us.

Thanks for the introduction to the many new bands and I hope I will be able to continue to rely upon your awesome site for my future listening pleasure.

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Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers!) 141 Andrew 12/30/2000 10:45AM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 110 sfk kurt 12/30/2000 11:18AM
RE:YOU'VE MOVED , BROTHER !! 139 Melodic Lover ( SPAIN) 12/30/2000 11:43AM
Good grief...;) 120 Andrew 12/30/2000 11:54AM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 118 John Taglieri 12/30/2000 12:09PM
Great post John. 128 Andrew 12/30/2000 12:18PM
RE: Thank You Andrew 119 John Taglieri 12/30/2000 12:24PM
Well .. yes and no.... 77 Mister Pomp 12/30/2000 06:22PM
But... 112 sfk kurt 12/30/2000 11:22PM
Gods 90 Kieran 12/31/2000 05:48AM
Sorry to nitpick... 86 Mister Pomp 12/31/2000 06:18AM
RE: But... 80 John Taglieri 12/31/2000 01:30PM
RE: But... 95 sfk kurt 12/31/2000 11:44PM
RE: I couldn't agree more, Kieran... 96 Dave Tedder 12/31/2000 05:18AM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers!147 Whynot_Canada 12/30/2000 12:43PM
Thanks again... 113 Andrew 12/30/2000 01:18PM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 117John Q12/30/2000 03:43PM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 77 Ron (Holland) 12/30/2000 08:06PM
All right .. no more 83 Mister Pomp 12/30/2000 06:38PM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 131 Kieran 12/30/2000 11:09PM
I couldn't agree more, Kieran... 92 Alan 12/31/2000 02:39AM
Re:Carry the Torch, Andrew!!!!!! 106 Lil Al 12/31/2000 12:12AM
RE: Well...what do you think? (Everyone + Lurkers! 102 Bladesian 01/01/2001 02:00AM


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