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Category: philosophy

12/31/11 05:47 - ID#55825

Foodtrucks=Carnies ?

So One thing I hate about the shower is that it makes you think.... Hot water relaxes you and then thoughts come to mind and this isn't political it is just some thoughts on Food trucks...
  1. I Am a Fan of them
  2. What got me going in the entire debate all over the web was that some people wanted to boycott places that didn't like them, But now would it be ok if say I like say Just Pizza to boycott food Trucks.....NO
  3. Not sure if the laws and rules got made legal I know they where voting but not sure I think they did pass and they seemed fair except The garbage can thing
    > I get it they are mobile and they should keep the place where they part Clean but do you really want that trash back inside a moving Truck?..........Um No........ ---> Also the distance is from the property line so that means where how does one know the property line of a building.....
  4. What I think that I'm the only one talking about is the fact that there is this perception that the trucks aren't regulated and Clean.........
  5. Again it is a perception... Any truck can just roll up and serve and then vanish off into the night like a gypsy
  6. Think of it this way if you where walking to the store and before you got there and someone was selling Bread and Milk what would you think? Would you go hey it is snowy and blowy and cold and this upstanding young man is out here making money .... Doubt it would be more of a milk and bread on the street I don't think so.... It sure would look shady but is it.....
  7. If There was a Well established Theme Park with games that if you play basketball on a team you can win but no one else has the skills or maybe a pro bowler could win that other game..... How would you feel if the on the road leading to your place a Traveling Carnival set up.... Yes with a Freak show and rides and games that are rigged ..... Yes dancing Girls and the Kooch show..... Don't think you would like it very much... Yes the freak show would be great.........

Now to be honest I didn't have a point these where just some thoughts that one of the issues with the food trucks is that they appear to be a fly by night business.... Not that they are... But in theory they could go where ever they want sell what they want then Vanish off into the night... Yes it is true that they being some places will cost some places Business but they will also help get some people Business... But Again some places don't see that.... Say I'm walking down Elmwood there are two kinds of people those that
  1. Plan where they are going to go and that is what they are doing
  2. People who walk and just go to where or what they feel like

Now if you plan and see oh Food truck on elmwood ok I'll make that part of it then yes you are taking food away from where ever you would have planned to go if the truck wasn't there.... But if you get there and the line is 11 people guess what the plan changes even though you really want lloyds "Oh Wait ETS is kinda pricey and Jim's has Tacos ok I'll go there"

Now if you are the person who just walks if you will be on elmwood again soon then you might go... Taco's two days in a row um no.... So you have to pick a Taco Place if the food truck is first then you might go... Cause the food truck won't be there the next time on elmwood......

See that is what the places don't get is that the food trucks do bring more people to where they are and that helps everyone.... But I do get why the people who have worked for years getting there name established don't see this.... I think a big part of that (again not them so I shouldn't be writing for them) is that they see them as kinda the old world gypsy they come here get your money and steal your babies....

Again though just some thoughts.......
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Category: movies

12/31/11 04:55 - ID#55824

Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

I admit that It had (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) had an amazing Opening that was so cool.... Now I never read any of the books so I have no idea where this story is book wise or how it translates... What I thought I heard is that this is a Remake of the Sweedish Movie based on the book but I have no idea.... Yes some of it was a bit brutal to say the least but the chick seems pretty cool to me... Or maybe her being nude help? I also saw some interesting Previews of some cool looking movies.... One of them was just a poster Tim Burton has a movie called "Abraham Lincoln Zombie Hunter" The poster is pretty bad ass.... Now when I last went to a movie it was at the Galleria Mall and gotta say those seats that move didn't like and the cup holders that pull down kinda tough.... But after this long movie maybe those are a good idea my lower back was very tight well it was a good time..... Oh yeah and on the way home got some Champagne and some Flavored Vodka for tonight!
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Category: photos

12/28/11 08:25 - ID#55809

Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2011

So I missed these guys last Year.... If you like Classical Music played with Rock Guitars....Yes it is a bit over the top but fun..... Oh and a nice Christmas Story with Christmas music then you would like this.... Nice write up in today's Buffalo News.... So there was stuff that was new to me.... One thing that I like about how they do a show is that the lighting is also part of the show.... meaning the stuff it is rigged up on has screens and things like that.......
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Thought I would Pause here for a second and say that I sometimes think of this as a light show.... In person you can see the people but I think often times the Camera picks up more of the light... For example what looked purple to me looked blue on the camera screen... Also it is tough to follow everything ... They had this cat walk that lowered and people played on it.... At the end of the show some kid came up on stage.... They had a stage with some pyro .... My point is it is a lot of fun but you can't see it all and the Camera sure can't get it all.... Thurs. Of this week is WWE... Granted it is a house Show and means I'll miss TNA on TV but it will be fun..... Ok back to Pictures from the show......

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Now that being said I wonder does anyone agree with me on a couple things about First Niagara Center that Bother me..... From the outside it says First Niagara Center but the center is like an after thought and is smaller and less bright...Looks trashy to me.... Now maybe at a hockey game I wouldn't think this but Beer Ads hanging from the Rafters..NO! NO! NO! I don't care that Labatt is now in Buffalo! That is for Banners of Players and Championships not an Ad! There is plenty of room for Ad space keep it out of There! Maybe I'll see how it looks During wrestling and still not like it..... Ok few more pix...

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Category: photos

12/28/11 05:47 - ID#55808

Downtown and Christmas Windows

I admit I had no idea about these windows... Cousins where coming in to see them... They do look pretty nice... I don't have the skills to get the close ups through the glass though... See you get reflection of what is around off the glass.... Now though with a flash assuming it doesn't bounce of the glass and make a bright spot shockingly looked like it killed most of the reflection?

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Category: holiday

12/26/11 08:49 - ID#55802

Christmas B-day

So Far Christmas and My Birthday where ok.... Yes there was some Drama a bit... But Mission Impossible was pretty good... Got to see the Christmas Windows Tonight Downtown and see some more Family..... Then Christmas Finishes up with TSO on Tuesday.... And then Thursday is a WWE House show... Not sure about Cameras and TSO so taking the little one... Wish I could take the Zoom but then gotta take it to work and that is a pain and then find out if I can take it in and ARGh..... So hoping to post those and the Christmas Windows and DT on Wends but we shall see... Hope Everyone had a great Holiday and has a great New Year.....
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Category: holiday

12/20/11 08:41 - ID#55778

Christmas 4

So thought I should write something positive and some people might think I am nuts but that is ok.... I know for a fact (now this doesn't prove that there is a god or even if it did that it is the one that you prey to.... )... But I do know for a fact that there is something... Don't know if you would call it a spirit and angel cause I don't know what it was but one night I was touched (not that way) by something..... Now maybe one could say I just enjoy American Horror story to much. But seriously though one night I woke up cause I felt a hand press down on my shoulder.... Yeah it freaked me out a bit... Thinking one hears a voice in an apartment doesn't mean much....

So thought I would list some things that I do like about the holiday....
  1. Christmas Lights what isn't to like about Christmas lights or other holiday lights and huge things on lawns....
  2. Christmas movies: Ok granted when Culkin Had a beard and they had to use his brother it got silly but there are a lot of great movies ok and some bad ones I have never seen all of like A Wonderful life.....
  3. The Fact that people who never give will at this time of year
  4. The Fact that this is (unless you do the out door adventure sports thing) the only time the snow looks nice.....HA
  5. unexpected gifts (this doesn't happen very often)
  6. Did I say the Christmas lights
  7. Oh yeah a Burlesque Performance of A Nightmare Before Christmas
  8. Christmas Specials
  9. Christmas Cookies

Ok not going to push this.......
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Category: holiday

12/19/11 05:24 - ID#55774

Christmas 3 2011 What I need for Christmas....

I still can't really believe how close Christmas is.... I still think there needs to be more time between it and Thanksgiving.... Or maybe Time just goes by really quickly..... I think waking up early going to work coming in going on line for a couple hours then watching some shows then repeat all week makes the time fly buy.... Not to mention then on Saturday catching the stuff on DVR... Then all day Sunday is football and a bit of online and my Sunday night line up..... Then the next week starts..... So I all ways think I have all this time and next thing I know oops didn't get that person a present and oops there are all these nice Charities I never gave a dime to.... Ooops and I think that is part of what weighed on me the other day Some.... So I thought I would just put down some things I need .... For Christmas.....

By the way I'm not asking anyone for anything this is just Kinda a list for me: I'm sure what ever I really get will be good ?
  1. A freezer that keeps things frozen and just runs ... Not this crap that most of them do where the stuff warms up then gets colder so that ice crystals form or the ice cream is rock hard or way to soft ARGH!
  1. 400 or 500 photo Photos albums for some reason recently they have become hard to find about 20-25 of them... Now I don't need that many now But if I had them then I could just keep getting pictures developed kinda mega behind on that
  1. A computer with printer and a slew of memory: Of course still not sure if a PC or Laptop would be better.... This way I could do things like when I go to a show and come home start the download and some up loads then.... And things like that uploading pictures as I watch a show or something....
  1. A women with a big mouth and tight tiny lips....HA had to toss that one in there (A booty call girl?)
  1. Storage for all my fucking clothes
  1. A washer and Dryer... Of course one would need the hookups in their place so........
  1. The Time for some great Blu-Ray movies.......
  1. Another TV so that I It would be easy to Watch The Sabres or some other sport with no sound and see what is going on as I watch a show with a story....
  1. A gangster style Suit and a fun Suit I admit would be nice to have or just some fun clothes .......

Well guess that is it really the Time one implies Movies as well like Star Wars and clone wars and fun stuff like that.....
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Category: music

12/18/11 10:54 - ID#55764

For e:tinypliny and Christmas Music

Thought you would find this 1st Video Funny Wait till they mock out Justin Bieber and at the end.... Ok this video has another bit right after it... Guess cause it is Youtube and not the SNL site.... Besides I wouldn't know how to most from there......



Here is the non mockery and Him singing for non comedy he is pretty good..... Again this is from youtube not SNL's site since I don't know how to share from there on (e:strip).....





Yes Sometimes Dealing with this holiday is tough But I love the music... Now I know some people might not like this guy and I'm not a huge fan but these two songs are great... Wonder if I could handle an entire Album?

Now one thing is I don't want to just go all over youtube and put up like 2hrs of Christmas music..... For examples... I think one reason for liking Christmas music is that many of the songs are a sound you only hear at Christmas.... What I mean is if you as an example of those two videos how often do you see them play violins on the radio... Now granted some songs change cause every time someone covers them they put their flavor on it..... Yes there are some songs that aren't about Christmas but get put into that..... To me the songs aren't ever really about buying stuff it is all about being with friends or family or love and those types of things?

As an example thought I would use Baby It's cold outside Just the dean Martin Version... The Sexuality in this song is so strong... Now of course it is from a different era... But has nothing to do with Christmas but it is the only time you hear it..... Yes love the Glee version from the show but gotta go with the original....



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Category: holiday

12/17/11 07:02 - ID#55761

All I Want For Chirstmas!?EDIT

So thought I would give this a Cat. Of Party not sure where it fits..... It isn't really about the holiday it isn't really a way of thinking ......
Well Slight very slight Edit I thought Well it is kinda about the holiday So I changed the Category to Holiday also after I wrote this I watched SNL that even though all of it wasn't funny was the Christmas Episode? So that kinda changed how I was feeling at the time.... Plus I'm sure my Body's Metabolism lately has been on mega high so that never helps....

So First I'm sorry but Christmas gets here way to fast not really enough pay checks or time to get stuff.... This seems to be like a recent thing of time moving that way So I say Black Friday needs to be ended.... Now I get day after thanksgiving everyone is off so why not shop? Sure ... But see when it is an event it kinda says don't shop till then... So I say lets also make thanksgiving happen one week earlier.... I mean it isn't like we are celebrating a real day... It is ok the guys with guns and Horses who thought they where in spain now can't speak with the people here so how do they make it through winter..... So then once they learn everything the people with the horses and guns take the place over with lots of blood shed and the some would say greatest country in the world comes to be.... So then we see what we are thankful for....

So won't get into the debate about what Christmas is about... Is it Gifts or god or both or some Pegan thing or worshiping the dead or about how Jews killed Jesus or any of that stuff or how ever time you go shopping you should buy a gift for a Charity as well... None of that...

Now what I want for Christmas.... Honestly don't know... Yeah there are movies and CDs that I won't have time to watch and other things that are way to costly to even think about asking for.... See once you start working there becomes a point where I don't know it isn't that you just don't care... It is that like when you can and decide not to or to get something it kinda kills a lot of the magic?

So not to be a downer but what I want is...... Things like world peace are silly really cause it will never happen and even if it did would that mean you couldn't have violent movies and games and sports........

To be in a nice Fancy Apartment watching The Nightmare Before Christmas on a huge screen and maybe some other movies... With lots of lovely (and personalities to match no bitches or people who think they are queen) Tattooed ladies (burlesque girls perhaps ) and non to have fun drugs and watch movies and great crazy and nothing weird after words... Is that to much to ask?
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Category: photos

12/17/11 06:28 - ID#55760

2011 Bandits Open Practice

So Went down to the Bandits Open Practice today.... Now you could also buy Merch and season Tickets but got the tickets and the merch was nice but Have enough of it really.... So here are a good amount of pictures not sure if they are really in order or not..... They had an autograph thing but I didn't feel like waiting around... Whom you get is random you pick and table and then later players show up... There is also I think at Cobblestone tonight where you can pay $5 and meet the players and Bandettes and they are showing game not sure if food is free or what the deal is....
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