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    The (original) Arrested Development was genius. ...

    The (original) Arrested Development was genius.

    We need a 00s thread.
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    And who lived directly across the hall again...?...

    And who lived directly across the hall again...?

    edit: even accepting the premise that this unlikely group of friends living are lives of leisure in NY, I still didn't connect or sympathize with...
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    So I just googled it. The 80s came in with a...

    So I just googled it. The 80s came in with a bang.

    1980
    - Mount St. Helens erupts
    - the dingo ate Chamberlain's baby
    - Iran Iraq War
    - John Lennon killed

    1981
    - first five aids cases
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    Yeah Culturally, I'd say it started with Alex...

    Yeah

    Culturally, I'd say it started with Alex P Keaton. There's a straight line from there to Bud Fox and Gordon Gekko.
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    The seventies ended November 4, 1980. I came home...

    The seventies ended November 4, 1980. I came home from school and my mom was in the living room, ironing my dad's shirts in front of the tv, and crying.
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    There's a making of Seinfeld documentary where...

    There's a making of Seinfeld documentary where they're interviewing Jerry about how when they got the offer for the pilot, he and Larry met to spitball ideas, wandering around New York doing mundane...
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    Ha! I have never once intentionally watched an...

    Ha! I have never once intentionally watched an episode of Friends. But I learned at a young age, that unless you want a life of celibacy, don't hog the tv remote.
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    I wasn't released until 1980

    I wasn't released until 1980
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    Played a lot of Galaga too. In the 90s, I worked...

    Played a lot of Galaga too. In the 90s, I worked at a place that had a two-player Ms Pac Man in our office. Needless to say, not much work got done.
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    a picker a grinner a finger a sinner

    a picker
    a grinner
    a finger
    a sinner
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    Had to google the timeline: 89-98 I'd seen his...

    Had to google the timeline: 89-98

    I'd seen his standup and although he was good, the material was just glib observations, and petty annoyances. Plus, as you noted, his acting was terrible.

    But...
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    At least he didn't pop the collar. 417065

    At least he didn't pop the collar.

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    I want that go away bear

    I want that go away bear
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    I didn't like Seinfeld when it came out. There. I...

    I didn't like Seinfeld when it came out. There. I said it.
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    What's everybody looking at?!

    What's everybody looking at?!
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    "PREPARE TO QUALIFY!" 417049 "Good driving,...

    "PREPARE TO QUALIFY!"

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    "Good driving, you qualify to race"

    Played a lot of Pole Position II at the local arcade
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    We had one of those Atari consoles. Then my...

    We had one of those Atari consoles. Then my stepdad brought one of these home.

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    ...or this 417039

    ...or this

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    Masks in stores, etc is maybe 1 in 10 here, but...

    Masks in stores, etc is maybe 1 in 10 here, but per my friends with kids, it's still a solid majority at schools in the city. Out in the county, it's zero for both. 100% political.
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    SOP at my wife's firm was a junior agent does the...

    SOP at my wife's firm was a junior agent does the open to 1. help them meet potential clients, and 2. possibly keep both sides of the deal in house. That latter point was big, because dual-agency was...
  21. It's literally shaped like Jeff Bezos

    It's literally shaped like Jeff Bezos
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    Looking at it from the point of view that asking...

    Looking at it from the point of view that asking is generally based on comps, and that the conversation goes something like, "the Joneses got 800 for their house" "yes, but ours is nicer", prices...
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    Oh, I am a dumbass. When I picture David...

    Oh, I am a dumbass.

    When I picture David Cross, it's in Blue Man makeup, but that could just be from seeing bennymac's avatar for so long. If something was funny in the 90s (and beyond) there's a...
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    White Jag, and ruthlessly mocked by Brit.

    White Jag, and ruthlessly mocked by Brit.
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    Completely agree. Even Living in Darkness is a...

    Completely agree. Even Living in Darkness is a little basement studio-ish, but at least it sounds a lot more like a live band.
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    I was riffing on the idea that Mr. Show with Bob...

    I was riffing on the idea that Mr. Show with Bob and David was a silly name, and that they worked together on lots of shows in the 90s (Ben Stiller Show, News Radio...) and and 00s. Plus if you ask...
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    The show so good even Joe Rogan couldn't wreck...

    The show so good even Joe Rogan couldn't wreck it.

    NR trivia: Stephen Root's character is named after Jimi Hendrix
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    My wife said not enough penis. Musta been cold.

    My wife said not enough penis. Musta been cold.
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    Yeah definitely. ILC, Kids in the Hall, that Bob...

    Yeah definitely. ILC, Kids in the Hall, that Bob Odenkirk / David Cross show whatever it was called, Jon Stewart's original show on MTV - although Stewart clearly hadn't honed his online persona, his...
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    Poll: lol @ subtle plague, that's beautiful

    lol @ subtle plague, that's beautiful
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    In reference to my band in high school, someone...

    In reference to my band in high school, someone stated "you guys are new wave. There's a girl in your band and she plays keyboards. Those are the rules"
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    You mean The Feederz? There's a pretty funny...

    You mean The Feederz?

    There's a pretty funny thread where someone here had some kind of issue with Gordon Gano irl.
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    Were you the guy putting "red quarters" in the...

    Were you the guy putting "red quarters" in the arcade games?

    If you were a regular at the pipeline - especially in the early days - you have for sure met my aunt Jeanne. She was at the park most...
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    This sent me down an internet rabbit hole. They...

    This sent me down an internet rabbit hole. They made an album in 96! Probably would've bought it had I known. And it's actually recorded well, unlike their first two albums.



    I only have it on...
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    Holy shit!

    Holy shit!
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    Krist Novoselic has said Nirvana was...

    Krist Novoselic has said Nirvana was simultaneously perceived as "too punk" and "not punk" at all.

    IMO, Black Flag for socal, and Dead Kennedys for norcal would be on the punk end of the scene,...
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    That would be a good name for a 90s cover band. ...

    That would be a good name for a 90s cover band.

    "Like The Village People, only sadder"
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    My parents could tell you exactly where they were...

    My parents could tell you exactly where they were when they heard Kennedy was shot. I could tell you exactly where I was, and who I was with, when I watched the slo-mo-white-bronco.

    As for Dookie,...
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    Poll: Yeah, that's it. A cop car with a dummy in the...

    Yeah, that's it. A cop car with a dummy in the seat parked where people speed is safety/prevention. A camera is pure revenue.
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    Solid list. I'd add Descendents, Minutemen,...

    Solid list. I'd add Descendents, Minutemen, Husker Du, and Replacements.

    Surprised to see you've heard Agent Orange. I'm assuming you haven't always been ECRC adjacent? Or maybe they got bigger...
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    I saw them a few times right around then as well,...

    I saw them a few times right around then as well, although not in the Bay Area - which would've been great, home turf and all. Especially Gilman.

    Pretty sure they're still a band, although I think...
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    Yeah, it was. But I can't take credit for it,...

    Yeah, it was. But I can't take credit for it, because the broth is the make or break.

    Connecting the food and music theme, during the early 90s, I lived in a rented house with the guys from my...
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    Some things never change. Tonight's dinner (that...

    Some things never change. Tonight's dinner (that I'm eating right this minute) consists of my wife's scratch made ramen broth from yesterday, plus stuff I found in the fridge.
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    Not that far north

    Not that far north
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    Hmmm... if you're talking a little north of...

    Hmmm... if you're talking a little north of Tacoma, that is who my guess would've been.
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    I'm kinda amused by him being thought to be both...

    I'm kinda amused by him being thought to be both Benny and Altasnob, considering the former is too old to care about this thread, and the latter was in diapers.
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    In the late 90s I drove this, but with more...

    In the late 90s I drove this, but with more stripes that had been added by the previous owner.
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    When my cousin first saw it, he said it looked like something Beck would drive, thus The...
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