Everafter Talk Thread v2

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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:04 am

hmm?
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Eggnog » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:41 am

Tuor, your avi reminds me of an album cover from Tool.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:48 am

Probably because that's what it is from ;)
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Eggnog » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:55 am

Oh crap it is! "1000 Days". The only album I've heard of them is Lateralus, but a song I do like in their 1st album is Sober. Damn depressing but a strong song.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 1:59 am

Lateralus was the first album of their's listened to as well. Their earlier stuff is good too, but it tends to be quite raw and emotional. Lateralus is more technical and nifty sounding. 10,000 Days is not as good, but it's still decent.
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Eggnog » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:06 am

I think what got everyone's attention towards the band was Schism. Song was pretty catchy, and won an award or two.
I like Lateralus, but I feel as though the album is a bit too long. Maybe it's just me, but almost all the songs are pretty long. Maybe it is just me.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:09 am

A lot of the songs are longer than most mainstream tracks, ya. Totally worth it though. Watch the music video for schism.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Eggnog » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:18 am

"What the fuck did I just watch?"
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:19 am

Basically
"Suddenly Frodo noticed that a strange-looking weather-beaten man, sitting in the shadows near the wall, was also listening intently to the hobbit-talk. He had a tall tankard in front of him, and was smoking a long-stemmed pipe curiously carved. His legs were stretched out before him, showing high boots of supple leather that fitted him well, but had seen much wear and were now caked with mud. A travel-stained cloak of heavy dark-green cloth was drawn close about him, and in spite of the heat of the room he wore a hood that overshadowed his face; but the gleam of his eyes could be seen as he watched the hobbits."
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Eggnog » Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:25 am

That's what I love about most music videos: the use of creativity to bring the song to the seeing eye. It just gives you chills, like bringing sound to sight. Such an example:
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:12 am

Tuor's icon reminded me of the olmec head from that Nickelodeon Indina Jones game show.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby top gear tony » Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:50 pm

I really don't like Tool, their songs are so boring. Like really, really boring. From what I've heard anyway.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Blood Lord » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:03 pm

I haven't listened to Tool since... This morning when Schism was on the radio.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Tuor » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:32 pm

top gear tony 666 wrote:I really don't like Tool, their songs are so boring. Like really, really boring. From what I've heard anyway.

Hearsay seems like a silly reason to dislike something. Unless you're saying that from the bits you've heard it's boring, in which case I'd like to know what you've heard, because I think they have some songs that are quite technically nifty.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby top gear tony » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:51 am

I honestly can't remember, I just heard a few of their songs on the music channel and some really weird music videos.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Blood Lord » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:27 am

Weird music videos?

Dude, I can show you some weird music videos that will destroy all faith you had in humanity... again.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby top gear tony » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:24 pm

I've lost faith it comes with living in Britain.

But on a better note. PONIES on Xbox. Like gamer pics and themes and stuff.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Hiryu » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:29 pm

How is that on a better note? It sounds like it is on a worse note.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Blood Lord » Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:01 pm

wat?

Are you speaking of the Pet Shop thing or MLP is invading Xbox Live?
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Hiryu » Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:11 pm

Oh lawd, there's another poney thing now?
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:48 pm

Well that's... different. Do they do that sort of thing? Like, are other cartoon characters icons too, or this a special thing that hasn't been done before? I'm not much of an xbox online person...
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby top gear tony » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:11 pm

Blood Lord wrote:wat?

Are you speaking of the Pet Shop thing or MLP is invading Xbox Live?


My Little Pony. Character icons and themes.

Mr. Sefrol wrote:Well that's... different. Do they do that sort of thing? Like, are other cartoon characters icons too, or this a special thing that hasn't been done before? I'm not much of an xbox online person...

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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Hiryu » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:33 pm

So I was right, it was on a worse note.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby Mr. Sefrol » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:35 pm

Remember, I'm a big fan :U I'm just curious if it's been done for fans of other cartoons. Like, are there FLCL icons? Adventure Time? Spongebob? (you know there'd be people who'd want a Squidward icon...)

And that's only a personal opinion, both it being positive or negative. It's just a thing that happened.
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Re: Everafter Talk Thread v2

Postby top gear tony » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:59 pm

Just take the good as it comes you gloomy sods.

So is anyone psyched about Dragons Crown?
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