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    Quote Originally Posted by herbertwest View Post
    Underwhelming in my opinion...
    To be honest, I agree. I was like “meh, this could be on any of their last two albums. Nothing new...” But still with incredible time signatures that are probably based on some Mayan cosmic ritual time clock thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by peripheral View Post
    After 13 years, some new Tool...

    I think it's incredible.

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    ...this could be on any of their last two albums...
    I agree - it fits in with what were two of the best albums I've ever heard.
    I don't know about you all...I'm just here to fight the commies.

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    Anyone like Ted Chiang?

    Waterstones have signed editions of his latest short stories. £16.99.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaq View Post
    Anyone like Ted Chiang?

    Waterstones have signed editions of his latest short stories. £16.99.
    Do you havve a link?
    Found it


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    Quote Originally Posted by peripheral View Post
    After 13 years, some new Tool...

    That's what she said

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cook View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by shaq View Post
    Anyone like Ted Chiang?

    Waterstones have signed editions of his latest short stories. £16.99.
    Do you havve a link?
    Found it
    Cool, glad you found it, my link seemed strange in that I wasn't sure if I was putting my membership details on it, hence just comments, rather than links.

    I think it is the retail version, signed on the title page? Collecting mine this weekend as want to avoid waterstones meager packaging!

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    Back in May I mentioned here that I've been having issues with my company due to a breach in my contract and that the owed me a lot of money. I got a call where the company accepted this and that they were going to pay me. Well, at the end, they cut a big part of that money they owed me (nearly 30%) and they decided to pay the debt as a montly salary. I complained on this, since they were basicaly saying that on that month my salary was huge, instead of declaring it as 2016-2019 debt. Long story short, they didn't care, paid it that way, and I lost 35% as taxes (besides the previous 30% cut).

    And here's were good Karma shows up: the accountant department made a TINY mistake when they paid me: they should have declared it as Non-Remunerative, but they forgot about this. So on the next month, when by local laws the employers have to pay half-a-salary as a plus, they checked my highest salary in the year...and that was May's, when they paid me my salary plus the debt as salary. Since they can't change a previously paid salary (it's against the law), they had to pay me one big half-a-salary that basically covered the tax cut and almost all the amount of the previous cut as well.

    I don't know what's gonna happen from now on, since my company has just been acquired by an US one (Stats, which now is Stats Perform), but well, time will tell. At least I got my money paid.
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    Good for you. Glad the company didn't know the fine print on paying you.

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    Good deal, Ari
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    Back in May I mentioned here that I've been having issues with my company due to a breach in my contract and that the owed me a lot of money. I got a call where the company accepted this and that they were going to pay me. Well, at the end, they cut a big part of that money they owed me (nearly 30%) and they decided to pay the debt as a montly salary. I complained on this, since they were basicaly saying that on that month my salary was huge, instead of declaring it as 2016-2019 debt. Long story short, they didn't care, paid it that way, and I lost 35% as taxes (besides the previous 30% cut).

    And here's were good Karma shows up: the accountant department made a TINY mistake when they paid me: they should have declared it as Non-Remunerative, but they forgot about this. So on the next month, when by local laws the employers have to pay half-a-salary as a plus, they checked my highest salary in the year...and that was May's, when they paid me my salary plus the debt as salary. Since they can't change a previously paid salary (it's against the law), they had to pay me one big half-a-salary that basically covered the tax cut and almost all the amount of the previous cut as well.

    I don't know what's gonna happen from now on, since my company has just been acquired by an US one (Stats, which now is Stats Perform), but well, time will tell. At least I got my money paid.

    Glad you got most of the money back!
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    Thanks, guys!

    I actually saved some money because elections are coming and I know we'll have a crisis after 'em.
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    Glad you got most of what was rightfully yours, Ari!
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    It seems like you did okay, Ari, considering everything. Just not worrying about it anymore is probably a big relief.
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    Thanks, guys! And yes...it's a huge relief for me.
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    Speaking of the new Tool album, the track list is out, and apparently they didn't even put all of the tracks on the CD...3 of them are download only.

    The deluxe CD package - now featuring most of the album!

    (Full disclosure: if you buy the "deluxe CD," you do get the songs via download, just not on the CD).
    I don't know about you all...I'm just here to fight the commies.

    Chris Cuomo is giving Fredo a bad name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by St. Troy View Post
    Speaking of the new Tool album, the track list is out, and apparently they didn't even put all of the tracks on the CD...3 of them are download only.

    The deluxe CD package - now featuring most of the album!

    (Full disclosure: if you buy the "deluxe CD," you do get the songs via download, just not on the CD).
    So this is what I found
    "It should be noted that the interludes on track 3, 5 and 10 will not be on the physical CD and will only be listenable on the digital version of the album."
    OK, I can handle that. Those instrumental interludes are cool but as long as it's not an actual song, I can live with it.
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    Eerily accurate personality test: https://www.16personalities.com/

    I'm this type: https://www.16personalities.com/infp-personality
    On average, Mediators spend more time listening to music than any other personality type.
    Gasp!

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    I’m an “adventurer” apparently. (I really don’t think I am)

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    Saw IT chapter 2 today! Liked it a lot! And I think that all those who enjoyed chapter 1 will like it as well. ❤
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    Saw IT chapter 2 today! Liked it a lot! And I think that all those who enjoyed chapter 1 will like it as well. ❤
    Same, better or worse than the first?
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    I'd same SAME
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    Quote Originally Posted by mae View Post
    Eerily accurate personality test: https://www.16personalities.com/

    I'm this type: https://www.16personalities.com/infp-personality
    On average, Mediators spend more time listening to music than any other personality type.
    Gasp!
    Advocate here. Which I think is on point.
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    It's so accurate, it's mindblowing. At the end of their write-up they say "we didn't spy an you" and I'm like "YES YOU DID"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    I'd same SAME
    I’m good with that!!!


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    Being of the older generation these are the 'classical' musical compilations I am looking forward to if I can scrape enough money up to afford them all (Amazon prices):

    1. Steve Miller, WELCOME TO THE VAULT, 10-11-19, $76.65

    2. ZZ Top, GOIN' 50, 8-16-19, $26.99

    3. Stone Temple Pilots, PURPLE SUPER DELUXE, 9-13-19, $49.76

    4. The Doors, THE SOFT PARADE, 10-18-19, $59.98

    5. Jethro Tull, STORMWATCH 4OTH ANNIVERSARY, 10-18-19, $55.56

    6. The Beatles, ABBEY ROAD SUPER DELUXE (and other versions), 9-17-19, $89.80 (and other prices)

    Please send donations to my 'Keep me in music fund', cash only please.
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