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shaolin_Z
Hei Hu Quan



Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas, USA: TXTA #102

Still waiting for those sets Zild .


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"The Greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking
"First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a communist;
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist;
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me— and there was no one left to speak out for me." -Martin Niemöller

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Fir3start3r
Armin Acolyte



Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

quote:
Originally posted by LazFX
I did at that point in my life, I knew everything, then I got out into the real world and saw how the rest of the world lived and viewed life, and for some reason everything did not work out the way my hippie professors taught me.......


College/University Life ≠ Real Life

It's great if you're going to stay in that bubble as a teacher or go onto higher learning, but outside that sphere of hippism, different monster entirely...


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"...End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path...one that we all must take.
The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all change to silver glass...and then you see it...
...white shores...and beyond...the far green country under a swift sunrise."

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LazFX
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Registered: Aug 2004
Location: 9th Circle
New Bloc

The New Bloc is out....... pretty friggin diff, this is a good thing for fans that dug em ... looks like the Sophmore slump won't hit these guys

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shaolin_Z
Hei Hu Quan



Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas, USA: TXTA #102

Here's a short but great prog set for you guys

Infusion - Live @ Dance Valley Festival 2005


___________________
"The Greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking
"First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a communist;
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist;
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me— and there was no one left to speak out for me." -Martin Niemöller

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LazFX
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Registered: Aug 2004
Location: 9th Circle

quote:
Originally posted by shaolin_Z
Here's a short but great prog set for you guys

Infusion - Live @ Dance Valley Festival 2005


listening now

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LazFX
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Registered: Aug 2004
Location: 9th Circle

I changed my AVATAR!!!!!! USA USA USA pumps fist in to the air!!


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Fir3start3r
Armin Acolyte



Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

quote:
Originally posted by LazFX
I changed my AVATAR!!!!!! USA USA USA pumps fist in to the air!!




Actually that eagle looks pretty sweet.
Nice Avatar


___________________
"...End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path...one that we all must take.
The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all change to silver glass...and then you see it...
...white shores...and beyond...the far green country under a swift sunrise."

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Armin Acolyte



Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Re: New Bloc

quote:
Originally posted by LazFX
The New Bloc is out....... pretty friggin diff, this is a good thing for fans that dug em ... looks like the Sophmore slump won't hit these guys



Nice!!!

Thanks for the heads up!

I was wondering when they'd be putting something new out....


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"...End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path...one that we all must take.
The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all change to silver glass...and then you see it...
...white shores...and beyond...the far green country under a swift sunrise."

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Zild
Ten City



Registered: Jun 2004
Location: San Antonio, US : TXTA #156

LOL idiots the whole lot


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Kill the women. Eat the children.
It's just one of those days where you want to bend over everyone you know and kiss their ass goodbye with a big sideways boot.

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shaolin_Z
Hei Hu Quan



Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas, USA: TXTA #102

^^^ LOL, that's a part of "chilling out" I guess, at least for some of us . BTW, Armin's A State of Trance 2005 Disc 2 isn't that bad. The rest of his recent sets/compilations are crap though .


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"The Greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking
"First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a communist;
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist;
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me— and there was no one left to speak out for me." -Martin Niemöller

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shaolin_Z
Hei Hu Quan



Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas, USA: TXTA #102

Firecracker, did you check out that set?


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"The Greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking
"First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a communist;
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist;
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me— and there was no one left to speak out for me." -Martin Niemöller

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shaolin_Z
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Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Austin, Texas, USA: TXTA #102

quote:
Originally posted by Lilith

You'll probably find this funny, I found it in the COR of all places and it more or less sums up how I'm starting to feel about PD/D...



I understand why you might feel that way. Here's my explanation of that:

I agree that some guys or certain comments tend to be a bit insensitve at times, especially keeping the "demographics" of PDD in mind. But I think one reason why women tend to get more upset by the language and tone here is because they invest themselves emotionally more than men in whatever topic is being discussed. Whereas guys on the other hand tend to take things less personally and be more relaxed about it. That might sound over simplified but I think that's what it really boils down to. Another thing that I think factors in is that men tend to be alot more direct than women, and also less concerned about people's sensitivties. And whenever you have a disproportionate majority of any type of group anywhere, the sensitivities of others tent to not be taken in consideration as much. I'm not saying it's a good thing, it's just the way it is. Hopefully my generalization there didn't piss you off or anything, but it helps simplify the explanation.

EDIT: I also think that partly explains why women don't tend to participate anywhere near as much in PDD. Plus, this again is a generalization, but I don't think most women are anywhere near as interested in political dicussion eigther. Plus, heated debates and confrontations are sort of common when it comes to politics. Even if it's kept civil (i.e. no foul language), women tend to still take things personally rather than just interpret posts in context of the discussion.

EDIT: Take me and LOL, Firecracker for example, we rip on each other a fair bit but are usually pretty chill in here. No offense Jeff, but Firecracker sounds pretty damn funny .


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"The Greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." -Stephen Hawking
"First they came for the communists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a communist;
Then they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a socialist;
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist;
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— because I was not a Jew;
Then they came for me— and there was no one left to speak out for me." -Martin Niemöller

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