Good post!
Posted by: Misterpomp ()
Date: June 24, 2001 04:41AM

That was an extremely interesting post. I've tried looking for things to disagree with (cos I always do :-) but most of that was extremely persuasively argued, and mostly common sense that couldn't be argued with. I think there are a lot of freeloaders around, and the fact that this "something for nothing at the same time as berating other people for not supporting the scene" attitude has spread from mp3s to gigs is no surprise. I may be an old curmudgeon (you mean there's a doubt?) but I try to pay my way. As for your comments about dancing rather than watching.. there is one thing I'd put forward as a suggestion. I don't know about other Gods attendees (real and prospective) but 35 years, an overexuberant attitude to fielding at cover when younger and too may pizzas since are beginning to make themselves known to my knees and 14 hours of AOR stood up is much better in theory than practice .. especially when the only refuge without masses of forward planning is that damned KFC... maybe shorter Gods would paradoxically be more rather than less? Your last comment on the Gods was rather intriguing. Are you agreeing with me that AOR is now essentially and irretrievably a retro genre? Sorry if I read too much into that comment but in the same way the Hollies and the Kinks aren't going to get to #1 any more - the 60s scene and AOR start to look more and more alike.... but you're very right to point out that having changed preferences within the relatively narrow band of AOR / Nu-Breed (whatever that means!) doesn't make anyone a better or cleverer person. We would not attempt to define everyone on here as bigger/better/cleverer than our counterparts at GeorgeFormbyRocks.com - so why feel the necessity to get snooty among "friends"

Good luck with the Gods, I'll be there if you can get something as good as The Sign on again (do I get a ticket price reduction for only liking one band on the bill? Only joking!).

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A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 153Mark Ashton06/24/2001 02:18AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 119Tony M06/24/2001 03:25AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 121Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:50AM
To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 94Kieran06/24/2001 04:09AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 101TC06/24/2001 04:22AM
Re: To Mark Ashton and Tony Harnell 314 Danny Danzi 06/24/2001 04:21PM
Re:Stick around to what you know you do best !! 97 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/25/2001 09:05AM
AN IDEA.... 133 Tavas 06/25/2001 02:28AM
good point... 111 sfk kurt 06/25/2001 06:51AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 105Tony Harnell06/24/2001 03:40AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 84John Q06/24/2001 05:16AM
Good post!86 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 04:41AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 121Surfpunk06/24/2001 04:56AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 112 Misterpomp 06/24/2001 05:40AM
Return 108Surfpunk06/24/2001 09:24AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 97Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:26PM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 114Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:56PM
the bottom line 114 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 05:48AM
Re: the bottom line 99 Mike Matney 06/24/2001 06:59AM
Re: the bottom line 93Mark Ashton06/24/2001 07:59PM
Hey Mark 101 sfk kurt 06/24/2001 10:51PM
Re: the bottom line 105Tony Harnell06/24/2001 11:59PM
Rebuttle 107 Captain Can Man 06/24/2001 06:43AM
Are you the only 'rocker' left in Atlanta... 101 koogles 06/24/2001 11:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 94Tony Harnell06/24/2001 12:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 114Mark Ashton06/24/2001 08:09PM
Re: Rebuttle 81 Carl1 06/24/2001 08:26PM
Ditto.. (np) 107 Andrew 06/24/2001 08:34PM
Re: Rebuttle 111Tony Harnell06/25/2001 12:06AM
Re: Rebuttle 105Peter M. Bietenholz06/24/2001 11:57PM
Re: Rebuttle 89 Captain Can Man 06/25/2001 04:31AM
Thank You Tony! 105 Ten_K_Lovers_N1 06/26/2001 05:31AM
Re: A couple of points re:Tony Harnell`s post 96Gav06/24/2001 10:29PM
young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 110 Tavas 06/25/2001 03:03AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 113 Danny Danzi 06/25/2001 07:28AM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY YES!! 105 Brian 06/25/2001 01:41PM
indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 87 Tavas 06/25/2001 05:14PM
Re: indeed THIS IS THE TIME !!!! 81 Mike Matney 06/25/2001 09:08PM
Hey Danny! 109Surfpunk06/26/2001 03:54AM
Re: Hey Danny! 106 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 08:21AM
Re: Hey Danny 95Tony Harnell06/26/2001 02:29PM
2 cents worth.... 95 Captain Can Man 06/26/2001 03:33PM
Re: Hey Danny 114 Danny Danzi 06/26/2001 05:16PM
Hey now! 102John Q06/26/2001 08:07PM
Re: Hey now! 96Tony Harnell06/27/2001 02:20AM
Re: Hey now! 129 Fran 06/27/2001 02:49AM
For the record... 115Surfpunk06/27/2001 06:12AM
Question for Tony & Danni........... 91 Mrpool 06/27/2001 08:13AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 103 SegaNinja 06/27/2001 09:31AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 112Tony Harnell06/27/2001 10:21AM
Re: Slightly Off topic 102 ted poley 07/01/2001 01:43PM
Re: Question for Tony & Danni........... 113 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:28PM
Re: Hey now! 113John Q06/27/2001 12:44PM
Re: Hey now! 126 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:52PM
Don't Dream It's Over..... 115 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 01:23PM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 142Tony Harnell06/28/2001 12:47AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 131 Captain Can Man 06/28/2001 04:51AM
Re: Don't Dream It's Over..... 110Tony Harnell06/28/2001 10:42AM
Re: Hey now! 142 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 07:08AM
Dear MLover... 118John Q06/27/2001 11:15AM
Re: Dear John... 142 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:48PM
Re: Hey now! 111 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 11:57AM
Danny! 109 Captain Can Man 06/27/2001 12:49PM
Re: Danny! 102 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 01:00PM
Re: Hey Danny 115 Peter M. Bietenholz 06/27/2001 07:35AM
Peter, 104Surfpunk06/27/2001 08:19AM
Re: Peter, I agree !! . 128 Melodic Lover ( Spain ) 06/27/2001 10:23AM
Re: Hey Danny 113 Danny Danzi 06/27/2001 12:13PM
Re: Hey Danny/Well said (np) 120Darkman06/27/2001 07:03PM
Re: young people ?? ==> AIRPLAY 120 Brian 06/25/2001 01:39PM


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