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8 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

This could get tricky because the dude's asking $135k which we think is a bit more than it's worth in the condition it's currently in. It was apparently purchased last in 2017 for $45k and the owner really hasn't done all that much to it that we can see besides laminate floors. So I wouldn't be offering close to asking price, I'd go in at like $94k or something. Problem is some people aren't realistic and simply won't sell at all if they can't get the price they think they deserve. No idea who the seller is but I'm friends with the realator who works in the same office with the listing agent so hopefully we can open lines of communication and come to some kind of an agreement by late winter or spring. But whether I can get this place or not I'm still gonna need somewhere for us to live when we sell this farm house I'm renovating now (with any luck for a shit ton of money) in the spring. So I'm gonna try real hard to get it even if I end up paying a bit more than I think it's worth.

Looks beautiful. I'd live there in a heart beat. Well...no I wouldn't because I couldn't handle being at the mercy of your health system.

 

Do it. Do it. Do it.

 

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That's an amazing-looking house. It reminds me a little bit of my parents' place in North Carolina. They found an old house in a rural area that needed quite a bit of work, which thankfully my dad has been able to do. They just finished installing a very nice new woodburning stove that they use for both cooking and heating. Next up will hopefully be my mom's kiln, so she can get back to her ceramics work.

I haven't listened to Tool in years and I don't miss em - really only liked the first 2 albums - but now that I've said that, I've probably jinxed myself into listening to them again.

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Yet again as usual looks like I'm the odd man out. I fucking hate Tool and I have always hated Tool. I think I must be one of the very few though because almost every metalhead I know in real life loves them and a few have tried to convince me of their greatness. They've even forced me to listen to a couple of their full albums because they said it wasn't fair to Maynard to base my hatred off just the radio singles. So I went ahead and listened to their whiny drivel and now I hate them even more.

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@GoatmasterGeneralThat's a gorgeous house. I wish that I could afford something like that to just hide in, listen to my black metal, and read my books. Maybe if there was a stream nearby, go fishing when the weather permitted it. I live in Florida now but barely do any fishing because I'll be honest: I'm not into saltwater fishing as much as I like freshwater fishing, specifically fly fishing for trout up in flats in the smoky mountains (which is where I would get a cabin if money were no object to me).

My mom and I are moving back to upstate NY in another year or so once I get off of probation. I'm hoping we can get a decent house up there on the outskirts of one of the smaller villages or cities or something & that there is somewhere nearby that I can do some fly fishing at. I have not gone for trout in ages and I am looking forward to catching (and eating) some rainbow trout again. They're smart fish that spook easily, so you really have to play it cool in order to possibly catch one (unlike the dumbass saltwater fish that you can pretty much just yank out of the water at feeding time).

@FatherAlabasterUndertow was the first Tool album I heard so it was (and still is) my favorite one. The guest appearance from Henry Rollins helps it's case a lot even though the longest track on the album is also the most boring/shittiest.

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8 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Yet again as usual looks like I'm the odd man out. I fucking hate Tool and I have always hated Tool. I think I must be one of the very few though because almost every metalhead I know in real life loves them and a few have tried to convince me of their greatness. They've even forced me to listen to a couple of their full albums because they said it wasn't fair to Maynard to base my hatred off just the radio singles. So I went ahead and listened to their whiny drivel and now I hate them even more.

I couldn't say I hate Tool because I never think about them. I thought one of their albums was OK -  but I can't remember which one it was and it was just OK and then they disappeared and who cares about fucking Tool.

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3 hours ago, Thatguy said:

who cares about fucking Tool

I was a kid in the 90s and early 00s, so I definitely cared about Tool for a while. Not enough to pay $60 for a pressing of Aenima though, but I have Undertow and the Lateralus picture disc. Granted Tool may not be everyone's definition of metal, but the two albums I have by them are definitely alternative metal/progressive metal albums.

I haven't bothered to listen to their newest album though, I'm kind of over Tool now because I see them as just making cash-grabs with every album post Lateralus. 10,000 days seemed too made-for-Nu-Rock-radio.

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