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Old 12-31-2016, 06:48 PM
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Happy New Year Tapehead Boys and Girls..

I hope everyone here with their family's has a Happy New Year!

2017 can't get here soon enough, hopefully our favorite musicians, actors and other people of interest will be safer than in 2016! Sheeze!
Old 12-31-2016, 06:59 PM
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Happy New Year to all
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Old 12-31-2016, 07:00 PM
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Indeed, Phil, we had a rough 2016 in that regard. Happy New Year 2017!

Old 12-31-2016, 08:30 PM
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Getting close! It's 9:30pm here right now. Good riddance with 2016!

Old 12-31-2016, 11:41 PM
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Wishing everyone & their families a safe & Happy New Year 2017!!!
Old 01-01-2017, 03:08 AM
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Wishing all the best for 2017 to to you all.

As previously said : Good riddance with 2016. I have had enough of it.


Old 01-01-2017, 04:16 AM
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Happy New Year to you all my friends !

I wish you many recorded tapes and that you finally get the machine of your dreams in 2017....
Old 01-01-2017, 04:44 AM
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Old 01-01-2017, 08:38 AM
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Happy New Year!

I rang in 2017 listening to a R2R of Big Big Train... a mixtape I compiled last week

And agreed, it is good seeing 2016 in my rear view mirror.....
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Old 01-01-2017, 11:27 AM
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Happy New Year to all !
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Old 01-01-2017, 11:50 AM
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Happy New Year to everyone out there in TH land

2017 IS going to be great.... Honest!

Whenever I fill out an application, in the part that says, 'In case of emergency, notify:' I put 'DOCTOR.'
Pioneer Spec1 & 4, Pioneer TOTL 1979 stack, and more Pioneer kit...everywhere! Oh and some Danish and English stuff too...and Marantz and Sony..oh and......
Old 01-01-2017, 11:54 AM
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With lots of celebrities and musicians passing this year notwithstanding, I on a personal note didn't find 2016 bad, though I DID make good on one BIG goal, bought a little house so there is that and built a phono preamp from a kit earlier in the year so minus the minor setbacks this fall (financial, election wise, and a forced job change, though it worked in my favor), this year was overall quite good for me.

That all said, I hope this year to build on last year and spent my final day doing errands, and seeing snow flurries and came home with new headlight bulbs, 2 bulbs for my dash and a new ladder with Christmas money and will spend today picking up and putting down some Polyurethane on a hanging shelves that my late father built in the late 60's so my late mother could have a place near the kitchen for cookbooks etc and was given to me in 2000-01 and I've been enjoying it since, but it was never poly'd, just stained and I want it to be easier to clean as it'll go in my kitchen.

In a few is go get the black eye peas on to cook in the crock-pot for dinner later today and while I ate homemade waffles and 2 fried eggs for breakfast, spun Rubber Soul on vinyl while I ate as I looked out at the snow that fell last night (about an inch or so) and got photos of the house in the snow before the sun came out and began to melt it.

One task is redo the Beatles Tapes project by reburning the test CD's with the 2 sec pregap and hope Dr Robert plays fine as the test CD I made a week or so ago now causes the laser to skip ahead on that track for some reason, and it didn't used to do so, and I can't see anything that is causing it.

Eventually, I hope to commit this to cassette (90 minute tapes) to enjoy and have a file copy for the car.

So I hope 2017 turns out to be a good year for y'all.
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