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Old 02-04-2018, 08:03 PM   #1
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Default The "reunion" album

https://www.stereogum.com/1980812/sm...bin/news?amp=1

Is anyone excited about this at all??

Rick "Ogilala" Rubin and the original band (minus Darcy, plus Jeff) featuring FAT BILL up front.

I mean given Billy's track record over the past....I dunno...18 years?????....is there any hope of this being anything less than a total disaster and embarrassment??? The fact that they are still calling it a "reunion" is evidence enough that Old Bill is still completely separated from reality. Any human being in their right mind would know intuitively that's just going to alienate the fan base even more.

Am I too cynical??? Is there really still hope? Anyone....prove me wrong, please. I created this thread in the hopes that someone would really give me a good reason to not be bitter about this whole thing. Please, have at it. Give me your best shot.

-a fan who is just sick of this shit

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:10 PM   #2
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I can only offer an opinion once Burt Buchanan confirms this via copy/paste.

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:27 PM   #3
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https://www.stereogum.com/1980812/sm...bin/news?amp=1

Is anyone excited about this at all??

Rick "Ogilala" Rubin and the original band (minus Darcy, plus Jeff) featuring FAT BILL up front.

I mean given Billy's track record over the past....I dunno...18 years?????....is there any hope of this being anything less than a total disaster and embarrassment??? The fact that they are still calling it a "reunion" is evidence enough that Old Bill is still completely separated from reality. Any human being in their right mind would know intuitively that's just going to alienate the fan base even more.

Am I too cynical??? Is there really still hope? Anyone....prove me wrong, please. I created this thread in the hopes that someone would really give me a good reason to not be bitter about this whole thing. Please, have at it. Give me your best shot.

-a fan who is just sick of this shit
the chances of you being a living person that exists is so infinitesimally small that it might as well be non-existent. and yet, here you are. the chances of you living at the same time as billy corgan, james iha, et al., yet more improbable.

hopefully it's good but who cares. it's novel, something you were not guaranteed to ever see, and something that matters enough to you to make you feel something emotionally. so stop being a whiny bitch and enjoy the variety of stimuli that being alive has to offer you, including the chance to hear james iha be a smashing pumpkin again.

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:42 PM   #4
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the chances of you being a living person that exists is so infinitesimally small that it might as well be non-existent. and yet, here you are. the chances of you living at the same time as billy corgan, james iha, et al., yet more improbable.

hopefully it's good but who cares. it's novel, something you were not guaranteed to ever see, and something that matters enough to you to make you feel something emotionally. so stop being a whiny bitch and enjoy the variety of stimuli that being alive has to offer you, including the chance to hear james iha be a smashing pumpkin again.
Not bad. Well played. Though I will say that this argument basically comes down to, "everything in existence is a miracle, therefore this album is a miracle too." Which is true enough. But by that logic a huge steaming pile of shit is wonderful special miracle too. And that's exactly what this whole reunion is turning out to be: a steaming pile of SHIT!!!!!!!!

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:44 PM   #5
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well good thing you are in the clubhouse for polishing turds.

we even rank them every other month. the one you hate the least wins. welcome to SP 4.0.

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:54 PM   #6
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even my threads aren't this bad.

 
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Old 02-04-2018, 08:57 PM   #7
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Not bad. Well played. Though I will say that this argument basically comes down to, "everything in existence is a miracle, therefore this album is a miracle too." Which is true enough. But by that logic a huge steaming pile of shit is wonderful special miracle too. And that's exactly what this whole reunion is turning out to be: a steaming pile of SHIT!!!!!!!!
yeah this was definitely the argument of last resort

and you know what, shits are pretty miraculous. like the digestive system, you know? ever taken a college level anatomy course? shit's crazy

 
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Old 02-05-2018, 08:27 AM   #8
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I really have lost hope in anything billy does. I mean Ogilala - it´s the better than any album after machina 2 - as long as the production will be dirtier, more lo fi and not polished billy choirs up in the front, there´s a chance that the album will be in the top 180 billboard in the fisrt week,

 
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Old 02-05-2018, 09:44 AM   #9
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Old 02-05-2018, 12:44 PM   #10
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Old 02-05-2018, 12:46 PM   #11
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Butt Cannon

Exactly What It Says on the Tin; a ranged weapon integrated within the character's buttocks. Often used as a surprise attack.

Compare Shoulder Cannon,Leg Cannon, Arm Cannon,and Chest Blaster. See also Ass Kicks You. Not to be confused with Fartillery.

 
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Old 02-05-2018, 12:49 PM   #12
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Old 02-05-2018, 12:59 PM   #13
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Old 02-05-2018, 01:16 PM   #15
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ew that's seriously unpleasant

 
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you heard it here first



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Sorry guys. I must collect some bonus points before I can desperately beg for a remorseful return to the SAD MACHINES Facebook group...



 
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cool way to destroy a hotdog. onion and relish dog

 
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oh, he changed the pic. the old one was a hotdog with one side covered with onions and the other with relish as thick as the hotdog itself.

 
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i feel like i've never really had a proper hotdog prepared the best way. i usually only add ketchup

 
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Sao Paulo style: bread, hot dog sausage, salad, corn, peas, shoestring potatoes, mashed potatoes, cheese! It's usually pressed using a kind of a grill.

It's just amazing.

 
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Sao Paulo style: bread, hot dog sausage, salad, corn, peas, shoestring potatoes, mashed potatoes, cheese! It's usually pressed using a kind of a grill.

It's just amazing.
I want this.

 
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