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      05-22-2012 09:05 AM #32062
      Quote Originally Posted by chuckoslovakia View Post
      Pretty good lineup. Not a fan of the head liner but that's only b/c 101X has burned me out on Red Hot Chili Peppers songs being played every hour it seems We usually go every year so I'll get a feel from Lauren and what she thinks. Maybe we'll get free 3 day passes again

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      05-22-2012 09:05 AM #32063
      while there are a handfull of bands I wouldn't mind seeing, I'll be staying away like it's an epidemic, just not my scene anymore.

      I saw the Boxer Rebellion when they were in town a month or so ago, definetely a good show, I recommend catching them if you go.

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      05-22-2012 09:47 AM #32064
      Hmm will probably just take our two free tickets and do all day Saturday. Nothing REALLY jumps off the list at me, although I agree with mark about 101 I still have never seen them play live so that would be cool.

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      05-22-2012 09:51 AM #32065
      Pretty decent lineup, if the Roots and the black keys are playing on the same day though....I won't go for a three day pass. Seen the chili peppers a few times, but every radio station has played them into the ground.

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      05-22-2012 10:15 AM #32066
      I can dig some bassnectar, haven't heard them in afewyears? How do you getfree tickets? Work I assume?

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      05-22-2012 10:20 AM #32067
      Quote Originally Posted by younganimater35 View Post
      I can dig some bassnectar, haven't heard them in afewyears? How do you getfree tickets? Work I assume?

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      Bassnectar is from Cedar Park? He plays in Austin all the time.

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      05-22-2012 10:25 AM #32068
      I got the e mail at 5am and was hyped saw RHCP and was like okay... Then I saw weezer and got excited. I've seen them like 4 times live but not in the past 10yrs(I'm getting old)
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      05-22-2012 10:32 AM #32069
      Quote Originally Posted by arethirdytwo View Post
      Hmm will probably just take our two free tickets and do all day Saturday. Nothing REALLY jumps off the list at me, although I agree with mark about 101 I still have never seen them play live so that would be cool.
      You're not missing much Kyle when it comes to the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I mean they're a great band when I saw em live but it wasn't like "OMG!!! THIS IS SO AWESOME!" I will side with alcohol and other medicinal drugs that will bring that excitement to the forefront when watching them perform

      I must also say that I don't think last year's final act by Arcade Fire can be beaten for a while. It was truly an amazing show and I've seen them several times before.

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      05-22-2012 10:44 AM #32070
      Quote Originally Posted by beachball6 View Post
      I got the e mail at 5am and was hyped saw RHCP and was like okay... Then I saw weezer and got excited. I've seen them like 4 times live but not in the past 10yrs(I'm getting old)
      You're getting old, I just got my 20 year high school reunion invite in the mail. Mind you you, it went straight into the recycling bin.

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      05-22-2012 11:04 AM #32071
      Still do some weekends at Mellow Johnny's and we are owned partially by Bart Knags who owns CSE which created ACL. Bart is a good friend to have.

      Mark I will be enjoying a decent amount of mind bending that day

      Quote Originally Posted by younganimater35 View Post
      I can dig some bassnectar, haven't heard them in afewyears? How do you getfree tickets? Work I assume?

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      05-22-2012 11:19 AM #32072
      Quote Originally Posted by arethirdytwo View Post
      Still do some weekends at Mellow Johnny's and we are owned partially by Bart Knags who owns CSE which created ACL. Bart is a good friend to have.

      Mark I will be enjoying a decent amount of mind bending that day
      Haha indeed my friend. That's the only way I can put up with the stupid people in the crowds at ACL (aka the ones who barge their way up to the front during the middle of the show having no respect for those sitting on the ground or simply enjoying a little personal space in a very tight spot )

      So DH tonight? Who's coming ? Anybody wanna pre-game? Just Text me.

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      05-22-2012 11:37 AM #32073
      Great news guys! We have a flag company using our software and they let me know they can produce any flag you want including automotive flags if they are not used for reselling purposes.

      They are not live yet but plan to be by May 31st. here is a link to the site being built in case you want to buy a flag down the road!

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      05-22-2012 12:07 PM #32074
      Screw acl and their limited release of tickets. 3 day sold out in less than 50mins. Wtf!!!
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      05-22-2012 12:11 PM #32075
      http://vimeo.com/42601857

      Some of what (most of) y'all missed.

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      05-22-2012 12:28 PM #32076
      Quote Originally Posted by Cort View Post
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      05-22-2012 12:41 PM #32077
      For the next car show that we all do as a group or photoshoot we need to get these for our front!
      Texas Euro plate good idea? They run $45 a piece but would be sweet!



      Or with this plate design

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      05-22-2012 12:51 PM #32078
      Quote Originally Posted by chuckoslovakia View Post
      For the next car show that we all do as a group or photoshoot we need to get these for our front!
      Texas Euro plate good idea? They run $45 a piece but would be sweet!



      Or with this plate design

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      05-22-2012 12:55 PM #32079
      We found a good system to be just posting up just outside the main crowd. That way we just pivot the chairs and don't even move. The one thing I like about ACL is that when you bring out the safety tools instead of snagging yours EVERYONE suddenly has safe things to share.

      I owe ya and am off at 4 but am headed right out the door to look at of all things a boat, maybe after? I have been wanting a nice old ski boat for a long time and came across what I think may be my new boat yesterday. Just what I needed and now it is time to work a deal. It has a 454 in it!


      Quote Originally Posted by TXR32 View Post
      Haha indeed my friend. That's the only way I can put up with the stupid people in the crowds at ACL (aka the ones who barge their way up to the front during the middle of the show having no respect for those sitting on the ground or simply enjoying a little personal space in a very tight spot )

      So H tonight? Who's coming ? Anybody wanna pre-game? Just Text me.
      Last edited by arethirdytwo; 05-22-2012 at 12:58 PM.

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      05-22-2012 01:54 PM #32080
      Quote Originally Posted by Cort View Post
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      Some of what (most of) y'all missed.
      The white e36 at around ~1:00

      Mark: How you liking the GFX card?
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      05-22-2012 03:28 PM #32081
      Quote Originally Posted by Lolasaurus_Rex View Post

      Mark: How you liking the GFX card?
      Its doing good John. I had some issues with Battlefield using some Nvidia beta drivers that were newer than the 296.10 drivers, but have since then switched back and all is well man. Fast card and I'm really considering putting my GTS 450 in as a physx card which is showing some amazing benchmarks for games that support it.

      Thanks again.

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      05-22-2012 03:41 PM #32082
      Someone go snatch this up

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      05-22-2012 03:44 PM #32083
      Awesome but that is an $800 car. I love these people, I was looking at another benz last week and these two hipster girls are trying to tell me their none running car is really worth a grand. I will give you $500, that's it. "Runs great except cycling 3 is dead"....

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      05-22-2012 03:57 PM #32084
      Quote Originally Posted by arethirdytwo View Post
      Awesome but that is an $800 car. I love these people, I was looking at another benz last week and these two hipster girls are trying to tell me their none running car is really worth a grand. I will give you $500, that's it. "Runs great except cycling 3 is dead"....


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      05-22-2012 04:01 PM #32085
      Quote Originally Posted by TXR32 View Post
      Its doing good John. I had some issues with Battlefield using some Nvidia beta drivers that were newer than the 296.10 drivers, but have since then switched back and all is well man. Fast card and I'm really considering putting my GTS 450 in as a physx card which is showing some amazing benchmarks for games that support it.

      Thanks again.
      Yeah i was having trouble with the older drivers. Some youtube videos on certain settings would green screen. I updated to the latest drivers and all was well. Loved the card. But its time to upgrade card and monitor

      Going to mod my h100 and put in a resevoir
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      05-22-2012 04:07 PM #32087
      Quote Originally Posted by arethirdytwo View Post
      headed right out the door to look at of all things a boat, maybe after? I have been wanting a nice old ski boat for a long time and came across what I think may be my new boat yesterday. Just what I needed and now it is time to work a deal. It has a 454 in it!
      this has my attention, i spent alot of time on the water growing up, my dad has a Centurion something, and he just got rid of his Danzi, but if you need some help/support, moral or actual lol, with anything, let me know, ill help with anything you need, as long as we can take it out wakeboarding a few times

      Lolsauras, i just picked up a H60, nothing fancy, but ya know lol
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      05-22-2012 04:23 PM #32088
      So going to hit you up man. Surprising the lady friend with it for our wedding. I have two boats I am looking at. An 86 Supra and a 76 Master Craft. Both boats will need work but they are easy to work on (incredibly basic when you have been doing what I have for the last six years). All I will need to pay for is interior wrap which should be under $1500. We will see, all depends on how the hulls look.

      Quote Originally Posted by younganimater35 View Post
      this has my attention, i spent alot of time on the water growing up, my dad has a Centurion something, and he just got rid of his Danzi, but if you need some help/support, moral or actual lol, with anything, let me know, ill help with anything you need, as long as we can take it out wakeboarding a few times

      Lolsauras, i just picked up a H60, nothing fancy, but ya know lol

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      05-22-2012 04:24 PM #32089
      Quote Originally Posted by Lolasaurus_Rex View Post
      Yeah i was having trouble with the older drivers. Some youtube videos on certain settings would green screen. I updated to the latest drivers and all was well. Loved the card. But its time to upgrade card and monitor

      Going to mod my h100 and put in a resevoir
      Nice man. I got away from pumps and reservoirs from the last build I did. Just too much isht to manage, but what you've got planned sounds awesome Good luck!

      Quote Originally Posted by younganimater35 View Post

      Lolsauras, i just picked up a H60, nothing fancy, but ya know lol
      H60's are the isht!!! I hope mine inspired you to pick one up. They are super cheap now.

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      05-22-2012 09:18 PM #32090
      Quote Originally Posted by Cort View Post
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      Sick video! Thanks for sharing Cort!

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      05-22-2012 09:36 PM #32091
      Quote Originally Posted by younganimater35 View Post

      Lolsauras, i just picked up a H60, nothing fancy, but ya know lol
      I actually bought an H60 first. It was perfect at stock speeds and a slight overclock. But I wanted more and was able to push my i5 K to 5.0ghz at 1.424v and it wasn't enough to keep it cool. Really, even the H100 didn't keep it as cool as I wanted. But I think there was a few variables preventing maximum "coolage" Lol. So with a few mods to the heatsink and addition of a reservoir should bring temps down a good deal.
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      05-22-2012 09:37 PM #32092
      **** balls those are some nice cars.
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      05-22-2012 10:35 PM #32093
      Just wanted to drop in and say hey to Jessie from Waco and the crew from Austin that made it to SoWo . Was great meeting you and hope to see you guys again .
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      05-22-2012 11:32 PM #32094
      Sorry I didn't make it out this evening. Work is owning me for the next couple of weeks. We've been rebranding and remodeling our stores, so between mine and helping others, plus all my usual work, I've been way busy. Looking forward to seeing y'all in a couple of weeks.
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