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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby dai bread » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:33 pm

I'm very happy with Amazon so far. As I said above, they have audition tracks, and this is a huge plus as far as I'm concerned. I must have gone through the best part of a dozen recordings of the Beethoven piano concertos before I settled on the Brendel set. I would have spent hours in a record shop doing that, and trying to sort out Beethoven from ambient shop noise.

When they accept the order, Amazon say it will be here in 4 to 6 weeks. It usually turns up in under 3.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:16 am

I've had good luck with Amazon. The ordering part is easy and as Dai says, the previews are good. I both, order CD's and download music. I find that their music downloads are not as restricted to use as iTunes. Frankly, I've given up on iTunes due to limited libraries and the non-copy coding that they use.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Shapley » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:08 am

I order from both Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and have good luck with both. The selection varies. Sometimes I find a greater selection at Amazon, other times at Barnes & Noble, depending on what I am looking for.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby BigJon » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:22 pm

All right, no thread hijacks.

Here's one for the space geek in all of us. http://www.wimp.com/apollolaunch/
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:22 pm

BigJon wrote:All right, no thread hijacks.

Here's one for the space geek in all of us. http://www.wimp.com/apollolaunch/



Hella cool!
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby dai bread » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:30 pm

Hot, surely? I've downloaded it for my grandson to watch.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Haggis@wk » Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:09 am

George Carlin Earth Day seems appropriate for today.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:13 am

Hey...all you BBB posters...I know embedding the weblink in your text is cool and neat and all, but you guys often link to sites that are verboten to our IT police here at my company...therefore, when I click on the link, I get directed to a big blue "Violation" screen, that I am sure someone is logging. Is there any way that we can see what we are about to link to on those embedded links? Thanks for any help you can give. (PS...I just got the "violation" screen on your link Haggis....not that there is anything remotely improper with it...it's just a forbidden site for us here at work)
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Shapley » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:37 am

Jamie,

Right-click on the link (if you're using Window's explorer). They you can check the link on the 'properties' tab that comes up. That'll tell you what the link is without having to access it.

I would guess other browsers operate in a similar manner, but I'm not familiar with them.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:50 pm

Shapley wrote:Jamie,

Right-click on the link (if you're using Window's explorer). They you can check the link on the 'properties' tab that comes up. That'll tell you what the link is without having to access it.

I would guess other browsers operate in a similar manner, but I'm not familiar with them.

Thx Shap
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Haggis@wk » Thu Apr 22, 2010 3:50 pm

jamiebk wrote:Hey...all you BBB posters...I know embedding the weblink in your text is cool and neat and all, but you guys often link to sites that are verboten to our IT police here at my company...therefore, when I click on the link, I get directed to a big blue "Violation" screen, that I am sure someone is logging. Is there any way that we can see what we are about to link to on those embedded links? Thanks for any help you can give. (PS...I just got the "violation" screen on your link Haggis....not that there is anything remotely improper with it...it's just a forbidden site for us here at work)



Good point, the link was to a Youtube video with George Carlin making fun of Earth Day. The language was definitely NSFW and I should have mentioned it, sorry.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:09 pm

It only takes 4 chords to be a rock star....This is pretty funny, but it requires a bit of knowledge of pop music. I stopped counting at around 20 songs...all based on the 4 same chords. Give a listen:

http://www.wimp.com/songchords/
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Tue Apr 27, 2010 10:39 pm

No view from your window? No problem: http://www.wimp.com/windowmonitor/
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Trumpetmaster » Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:08 am

I just loved the end of this report :rofl:

http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-438126?hpt=C2
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Trumpetmaster » Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:12 am

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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Haggis@wk » Wed May 05, 2010 11:03 am

Trumpetmaster wrote:You can't make this up... :-)

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/offbea ... cnn?hpt=C2



maybe OT wants to go this way?? Piq?? :rofl:
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby piqaboo » Wed May 05, 2010 5:33 pm

Oh my. Maybe. More likely, in a singing pose.
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Haggis@wk » Wed May 12, 2010 12:56 pm

HDTV

Selma, swallow your tea before watching this. I haven't laughed so hard since the pig ate my baby brother!!!
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby Trumpetmaster » Wed May 12, 2010 1:13 pm

Haggis@wk wrote:HDTV

Selma, swallow your tea before watching this. I haven't laughed so hard since the pig ate my baby brother!!!




that is fabulous!
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Just For Fun - Neat Videos

Postby jamiebk » Wed May 19, 2010 8:05 pm

On a more serious note...take 2 minutes and watch this: http://embracethis.co.uk//
(it seems to take a bit to connect...hang in there)
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