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On 3/7/2019 at 4:32 PM, RelentlessOblivion said:

See Vamps I'm not so sure about Huxley. We're far more likely to wind up in an Orwellian world (see 1984 for details). One thing we can all agree on though is that humanity has gotten things very wrong as of late.

1984 is the red herring whilst a depraved new world slips in silently. Beware the Fabian wolves in sheeps' clothing!

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2 minutes ago, Vampyrique said:

1984 is the red herring whilst a depraved new world slips in silently. Beware the Fabian wolves in sheeps' clothing!

Yet the so-called smart technology surrounds us, Big Brother has eyes and ears on all people at all times, the media spin everything we watch and read so one may never tell who the "Good guys and bad guys"are. 'Tis complacency not any mind-bending substance which is the opiate of the masses.

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16 minutes ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

Yet the so-called smart technology surrounds us, Big Brother has eyes and ears on all people at all times, the media spin everything we watch and read so one may never tell who the "Good guys and bad guys"are. 'Tis complacency not any mind-bending substance which is the opiate of the masses.

This is all preparation, nothing more than a beta-test.

But speaking of which, alphas are slowly being replaced by betas. Spectrum deltas and epsilons are on the rise. Modification of food and people, drug dependency. The Orwellian move is too obvious. Insidious is Huxley's new world blueprint led by noble science and technocrats. 

 

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9 minutes ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

They're both red herrings, distractions intended to shift our focus from the true threat, all fear Skynet.

That, too, is a red herring. A small fish in the ocean, nothing next to .... fear the impending wrath of Cthulhu!

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8 minutes ago, Vampyrique said:

That, too, is a red herring. A small fish in the ocean, nothing next to .... fear the impending wrath of Cthulhu!

The dead city of R'Lyeh shall rise dripping from the depths to awaken the world's doom. Ph'nglui Mglw'nath Cthulhu R'Lyeh Wgah'nagl Fhtagn.

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I'm only now recovering from the wicked weekend of wretchedness. 

Partied with @True Belief on Saturday night then caught up with @Will at the Download festival on Monday, albeit for too short a time. It's a colonial nightmare with Metal Forum members everywhere. 

Next time, a photo with Evil Will for sure. 

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Had some problems with my car today, I was going to another city meet a friend and some heavy rain showers came up in the way and for some reason the Air wasn't blowing to the windshield so my vision got all blurry. The rearview mirror was impossible to see also so I got worried and decided to come back because there was still a lot of road. Better safe than sorry.

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19 hours ago, Athame said:

Had some problems with my car today, I was going to another city meet a friend and some heavy rain showers came up in the way and for some reason the Air wasn't blowing to the windshield so my vision got all blurry. The rearview mirror was impossible to see also so I got worried and decided to come back because there was still a lot of road. Better safe than sorry.

Absolutely.  I had to drive through some very heavy rain and strong winds on Tuesday night in a fully functioning car and that was scary enough.

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On 3/17/2019 at 6:43 AM, Athame said:

Had some problems with my car today, I was going to another city meet a friend and some heavy rain showers came up in the way and for some reason the Air wasn't blowing to the windshield so my vision got all blurry. The rearview mirror was impossible to see also so I got worried and decided to come back because there was still a lot of road. Better safe than sorry.

Good decision, too many drivers don't think about whether it's safe for them to be on the road in bad weather.

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On 3/17/2019 at 7:13 AM, Athame said:

Had some problems with my car today, I was going to another city meet a friend and some heavy rain showers came up in the way and for some reason the Air wasn't blowing to the windshield so my vision got all blurry. The rearview mirror was impossible to see also so I got worried and decided to come back because there was still a lot of road. Better safe than sorry.

A branch out the front of the Castle fell on my car a couple of weeks ago and wrought havoc. Council still haven’t got back to me the fuckers. I pay my rates, where’s the service!? I know they won’t pay a cent anyway but damn. 

Also where have all the Americans gone from the forum? 

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9 hours ago, Requiem said:

Also where have all the Americans gone from the forum? 

I am still around, just not posting too much lately due to life circumstances and general business.  I will have some free time soon to contribute more (and hopefully finally get some of my own music written/recorded).

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On 3/19/2019 at 7:35 AM, Balor said:

I am still around, just not posting too much lately due to life circumstances and general business.  I will have some free time soon to contribute more (and hopefully finally get some of my own music written/recorded).

Good to see you still here Balers. 

But what happened to @FatherAlabaster, @BlutAusNerd and @deathstorm? It's like they've slipped, eerily, into the ocean, never to be seen again. At one stage they were the dominant species - now only their fossilised posts remain. 

Praise be to the weekend. Hail. 

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4 hours ago, Requiem said:

Good to see you still here Balers. 

But what happened to @FatherAlabaster, @BlutAusNerd and @deathstorm? It's like they've slipped, eerily, into the ocean, never to be seen again. At one stage they were the dominant species - now only their fossilised posts remain. 

Praise be to the weekend. Hail. 

That's all behind-the-scenes stuff mate. nothing sinister I might add.

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13 minutes ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

That's all behind-the-scenes stuff mate. nothing sinister I might add.

Behind-the-scenes! Sounds juicy. Come on old buddy, you can spill a little to your old Victorian pal, Req. You know I've always been a big fan of South Australia. 

What could a midlands Brit, a Salt Laker and a Bostonian possibly be doing "behind-the-scenes" that would see them suddenly, and without a word of explanation, leave a forum they would previously post at up to a dozen times a day for years? 

@Vampyrique, what do you make of this mystery - a mystery ripe for Baker Street itself? There's only one man we can call in: 

Hercule Poirot. 

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13 minutes ago, Requiem said:

Behind-the-scenes! Sounds juicy. Come on old buddy, you can spill a little to your old Victorian pal, Req. You know I've always been a big fan of South Australia. 

What could a midlands Brit, a Salt Laker and a Bostonian possibly be doing "behind-the-scenes" that would see them suddenly, and without a word of explanation, leave a forum they would previously post at up to a dozen times a day for years? 

@Vampyrique, what do you make of this mystery - a mystery ripe for Baker Street itself? There's only one man we can call in: 

Hercule Poirot. 

Nothing juicy or interesting I'm afraid just forum burnoout for two of the three and the third left for reasons the mods are well aware of. We'll see our old fiends again when the time is right.

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3 minutes ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

Nothing juicy or interesting I'm afraid just forum burnoout for two of the three and the third left for reasons the mods are well aware of. We'll see our old fiends again when the time is right.

You've murdered them, haven't you, Restless. Admit it. The jig's up. 

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10 hours ago, Requiem said:

Good to see you still here Balers. 

But what happened to @FatherAlabaster, @BlutAusNerd and @deathstorm? It's like they've slipped, eerily, into the ocean, never to be seen again. At one stage they were the dominant species - now only their fossilised posts remain. 

Praise be to the weekend. Hail. 

Strange, its been a while since they have even visited the forum - let alone posted.

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