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The website is dying because it's just a circlejerk of inside jokes and happy birthdays

Post by Jesus » 19 Oct 2016, 4:32pm

Really, can we get back to talking about the Clash?

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Post by matedog » 19 Oct 2016, 4:35pm

Jesus wrote:Really, can we get back to talking about the Clash?
Solid

Feel free to talk about them. They don't come up too often because they don't release new products too often and revelations and new boots are few and far between.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Post by Rat Patrol » 19 Oct 2016, 4:37pm

That is Deep Clash Theory, guy named after movie bowler who liked 8-year-olds, dude. Don't you recognize your own kind of superfan?
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Post by Heston » 19 Oct 2016, 4:38pm

Have you tried looking in the Last Gang subforum? If you're just seeing happy birthdays you might be in the Right Profile subforum which is for techy issues and birthday announcements.
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Post by Flex » 19 Oct 2016, 4:38pm

You should definitely feel free to start some interesting conversations about The Clash.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Oct 2016, 4:40pm

The best introductions are the ones where the community is insulted. :cool:
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Post by Wolter » 19 Oct 2016, 5:00pm

This website has been dying for years. Let it.

I mean, I love saying the same things about the same 6 albums over and over again, myself.
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Post by Heston » 19 Oct 2016, 5:09pm

Wolter wrote:This website has been dying for years. Let it.

I mean, I love saying the same things about the same 6 albums over and over again, myself.
I actually think this place does okay considering the Clash have been finished for years, and we have the competition of Facebook groups etc. And if there is any big news in Clashworld it usually breaks here first. Still my favourite forum anyway.
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Post by eumaas » 19 Oct 2016, 5:10pm

I'm here to talk to my friends. You might try making some. They're nice to have.
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Post by Heston » 19 Oct 2016, 5:18pm

Jesus wrote:Really, can we get back to talking about the Clash?
Anyway, you've been enrolled here since mid September and you haven't contributed one post. There is a whole subforum full of Clash discussion. The "Clash Observations" thread alone has nearly 2,000 replies. Get involved.

ps. I think this might be Chuck or Kaleb or someone on a wind up.
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Post by BostonBeaneater » 19 Oct 2016, 5:51pm

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Post by Wolter » 19 Oct 2016, 6:44pm

Heston wrote:
Jesus wrote:Really, can we get back to talking about the Clash?
Anyway, you've been enrolled here since mid September and you haven't contributed one post. There is a whole subforum full of Clash discussion. The "Clash Observations" thread alone has nearly 2,000 replies. Get involved.

ps. I think this might be Chuck or Kaleb or someone on a wind up.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Oct 2016, 7:01pm

We haven't really had someone stomp in and tell us we're doing it wrong since Clashy, no? I'm gonna say it: I miss that prep school Stalinist.
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Post by Rat Patrol » 19 Oct 2016, 7:16pm

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Doc Slit-my-throat, 5/18/2010 wrote:IMCT has always trumpeted human degradation over musical discussion. It's what makes this the number one Clash resource on the Internet.
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Post by Inder » 19 Oct 2016, 7:33pm

What a good idea. I'll start —

Madagascar
Guitar Wolf
kidney stones
imitation crabmeat
sequin hobo handbag
cat among the pigeons
the mighty yeti
disco mystic
KORNGOLD!
we built this city on actually good and subversive rock and roll
hoy
hoyston
can't it be both
shamred
sealed pancake
YES THERE IS A FUCKING FACE ON MARS
slit your throat
proto punk
Red Sox Fans Talk About The Clash
dub plates
The Scottish Taper
feet to the fire/owe it to the fans

What else?

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