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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:13 am

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:57 am

CW McCall. Yeah baby. :)

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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↑ Vid apparently not available.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:15 am

Witness wrote:↑ Vid apparently not available.
Try it now.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:19 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Try it now.
Works.













Alas…

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:36 am

Witness wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Try it now.
Works.













Alas…
I recently learned that C.W. McCall was not a real person (at least not originally) but just a character created by an ad man for that "Old Home Bread" commercial I linked above. But the commercials were very popular at the time so he eventually made a music album in his name and assumed the persona.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._W._McCall
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:43 am

I knew it was a stage name, but not the whole story.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:59 am

Something for Abdul:

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Grammatron » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:52 am

That looks like Mumbai.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:54 pm

Witness wrote:Something for Abdul:

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It was was taken as part of a propaganda campaign by the man who got the L built. :coolspecs:

The colorization is interesting.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:00 pm

Grammatron wrote:That looks like Mumbai.

[img] ... [img]
The entrance to Congress Parkway at about 6pm in the summer. :BigGrin3:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:55 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by shemp » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:16 pm

What could possibly go wrong?
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by sparks » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:10 pm



It's deliciously bad.
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