Side B of Cecil Taylor's 1966 free jazz album Conquistador! consists of one song, for Super Long Saturday #290 we present With (Exit) for your listening pleasure [19:20]…
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📰︎ r/longerjams
📅︎ Jan 09 2021
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[SONG] Devices - Conquistador…
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👤︎ u/ajsvrema
📅︎ Sep 18 2019
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Spanish/ Swedish > English: Viking conquistador - goto80(song)

I’m fluent in Spanish and I understand some of the first verse and he talks about how he likes to rape people and light them on fire. He also talks about like contracting/ or spreading sexual diseases. I’d like a better translation tho, thank you. Also I think the second verse is in Swedish, could be Norwegian or something but the artist is Swedish so I assume it’s that.

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📰︎ r/translator
👤︎ u/Pluvieux
📅︎ Nov 04 2017
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First song off of Dylan Carlson's new solo record ‘Conquistador’…
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📰︎ r/doommetal
👤︎ u/c6030315
📅︎ Mar 08 2018
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Modern day Progressive Rock song by The Conquistadors.…
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📰︎ r/Music
📅︎ May 31 2013
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[FRESH] MF DOOM & BADBADNOTGOOD - The Chocolate Conquistadores (new GTA song)…
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👤︎ u/masonrb500
📅︎ Dec 12 2020
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[FRESH] MF DOOM & BADBADNOTGOOD - The Chocolate Conquistadores (new GTA song)…
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👤︎ u/HHHBot
📅︎ Dec 12 2020
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That’s 33% Of The Entire Roster
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📅︎ Feb 01 2021
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[For Sale] 500 vinyl records, shipping within the EU

Hey folks,

I'm new to this sub. If myposting should violate any guidelines, please comment or contact me and I'll change accordingly asap.

That said here's what this post is about: I'm selling 500+ vinyl records. Nearly all of them are 12", most of them albums. The great majority is Rock & Pop but there's also Jazz, Funk, Soul, Gospel, Electronic, ...

I made a huge google sheet with all the details of the records like country, label, number, with grading of record and sleeve and of course with a price for each record. Also titles are linked to discogs and colored according to the grading. The list can be found here:

However, since it seems plain text is required here, I'm also providing exactly this below.

For the shipping: I'm based in Germany and shipping within the EU is no problem at all. Unfortunately with COVID-19 still ravaging around the globe I cannot ship to the US (it would cost about 53.00€ to ship a record).

Since I'm a private seller I exclude warranty of any kind. All records are excluded from change and return.

So, enough talking, here's the list with grading of sleeve first and record second:

0,50 €

  • Lisa Stansfield - This Is The Right Time (1989) VG+ VG
  • Mirage - The Jack Mixes (1987) VG VG
  • Peter Hofmann - Rock Classics (1982) VG+ VG+
  • Various Artists - Street Sounds Edition 19 (1986) G+ VG

1 €

  • 101 Strings - Play Million Seller Hits Composed By Jim Webb And Burt Bacharach (1969) G+ G+
  • Alan Stivell - Ian Morrisson Reel (?) VG G+
  • Christian Kaiser & Hans Kemner - Bin So In Lieb Zu Ihr Versunken, Als Hätt Ich Von Ihrem Blut Getrunken (?) NM VG
  • De Bläck Fööss - Bei Uns Doheim (1977) VG+ NM
  • Dyyva - La Wally (1991) VG VG
  • Ed Sullivan - Ed Sullivan Presents Songs And Music Of Pal Joey (1959) F G+
  • Firehouse Charleston Band - Mit Bubikopf Und Vatermörder (1969) VG G+
  • Francis Lai - Bilitis (1975) VG VG
  • Guesch Patti - Labyrinthe (1988) VG VG
  • Hannae Nakajima, Ludwig van Beethoven - Klavierkonzert Nr.5 (1979) VG VG+
  • Hanne Haller - Augenblicke (1982) VG+ VG
  • Hanne Haller - Na Und (1980) VG+ VG+
  • Hermann Löns & Fritz Jöde - Der Kleine Rosengarten (?) VG NM
  • Jan Hammer - Escape From Television (1987) VG+ VG+
  • Johnny Hates Jazz - Turn Back The Clock (1988) VG G+
  • Joseph Anderson & His Broadway Pops Orchestra - Evergreens USA II (?) G+ VG
  • Juliane Werding - Niemand Hat Zeit
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📅︎ Feb 13 2021
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[Award Ceremony] Painting With More Rhythm

Ciao, musical amateurs, instrument players, and people with awful, no-good musical taste!

What a great musical adventure it was! When choosing this theme based on its immense popularity a few years ago, we expected it to fair pretty well this time around too. However, we didn't expect to absolutely drown in sound. With an unprecedented 95 entries, this contest more than doubled the previous record for most entries held by the Cinematic Arts contest at 42 entries. It was an exceptionally hard time for our reviewers to pick out the funkiest grooves, the nastiest riffs, the catchiest hooks and the tightest drumbreaks. But after days of thorough listening and genre whiplash, here we are presenting our albums of the year.

The winners of this month's contest, Painting With More Rhythm are:

  • The first place with 9.40 points goes to /u/amiral_zheng and her piece Misplaced in Time. She is therefore awarded with a Golden Beret and permanent golden medal! Her piece will decorate the sidebar of the subreddit until next contest, and she can crosspost her winning artwork to r/polandball. She has also been bestowed the title of Fochloc and an added golden paintbrush to her flair so she can show off in front of her artist friends.

  • With 9.20 points, second place goes to /u/paulionm and their piece St. Helena - When Will I Finally Get My Long-Awaited Peace And Quiet?. He is therefore awarded with a Silver Beret and permanent silver medal!

  • Finally, with 9.17 points, the third place goes to /u/DinoTzarr and their piece Walestorm - No Clay But the Sea. They are therefore awarded with a Bronze Beret and permanent bronze medal!

Here are the full results:

Score Author Entry σ
9.40 /u/amiral_zheng Misplaced in Time 0.49
9.20 /u/paulionm St. Helena - When Will I Finally Get My Long-Awaited Peace And Quiet? 0.98
9.17 /u/DinoTzarr Walestorm - No Clay But the Sea 0.69
8.83 /u/Lars2703 Anger Upon the Oppression - Self-Titled Album 1.07
8.80 /u/paulionm Zanj - Kaleidoscope 0.40
8.67 /u/Mr___Somebody Iron Clay - Yellow 0.75
8.67 /u/American_HillBilly The Conquistador - Atlas 1.11
8.67 /u/blackbear
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👤︎ u/pbartmod
📅︎ Feb 07 2021
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63 Overlooked/Underrated Pop Songs From 2020 (with write-ups)

Over the month of December I posted two songs per day in the Daily Discussion threads (one single and one album track (mostly)) that I felt went unnoticed by most people but would potentially be enjoyed, and this is a compilation of those write-ups.

There’s a definite pop focus but I picked these tracks with an ear for diversity of sound/artistry so there’s quite a few different things going on here and some picks that might make you roll your eyes, but I think there’s something for everyone!

Here is a Spotify playlist that compiles all the songs but a walkthrough of the playlist is below.

FFO = "For Fans Of"


> “Pink Pony Club” by Chappell Roan

  • FFO: Taylor Swift

This an excellent example of using music to further storytelling: it begins with this almost old-western sounding piano line that slowly climbs as Chappell describes her small-town dreams, which are abruptly cut off by sparse, pulsing synths as she describes her apprehensions, only for the thrilling full arrangement to kick in once she overcomes her fears during the chorus. And all of this slaps, of course, the production on this track is fantastic and there’s even two triumphant electric guitar solos!

> ”Dirty Nikes” by Ruth B.

  • FFO: Alessia Cara

Ruth B.’s first foray into r&b the song is strikingly minimalist, it’s mostly just a drum beat with some sparse piano chords and Ruth’s ghostly voice lilting gently. It’s a total vibe that fits the melancholy air she’s going for and helps put the focus on the melody, which is packed with unassuming hooks and a lot of simple but memorable lines.

> “Boys!” by Bronze Avery

  • FFO: Troye Sivan

On the off-chance that any of you are into dudes you might relate to this track, which is a sun kissed synthpop ode to boy craziness. It’s a short song (only about two and a half minutes long) but it does exactly what it sets out to do, which is provide a nice little jolt of gayness to your day. The synth pads and sleepy melody are easy on the ears, Bronze brings a bit of steaminess to the track with his coy delivery, and if you can hold back from shouting out “BOYS!” with the chorus then you’re a stronger person than I am.

> “Love You Less” by tv room

  • FFO: Selene Gomez

There’s a fairly str

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📰︎ r/popheads
📅︎ Jan 05 2021
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Hi all,

I don’t care if you knew who he was or if you like his music or not, just thought it was worth mentioning that DOOM’s final project was a song by The Chocolate Conquistadors and was made specifically for the Cayo Perico heist update. In fact, given that he apparently died at the end of October, it was released after his death whilst no one knew he had died.

If you’d like to hear it you’ll hear it on Worldwide FM in game and another song of his is on Flylo too. Just wanted to let you all know.

ALL CAPS my guys

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📰︎ r/gtaonline
📅︎ Jan 03 2021
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[SHARE] "VILLAIN GUEST APPEARANCES" 80-Track Fan Compilation | Solo Edits of MF DOOM Features (.FLAC, .ALAC, .320KBPS)

Looking back, Unexpected Guests could've been a multiple-volume series. DOOM was prolific as a featured artist, consistently giving others quality verses that could've been used for his own albums (Despite the lyric: "I sell them bums a scrap verse that's so-so nice / Ya get what ya pays for, raps for the low-low price"). My VILLAIN GUEST APPEARANCES fan project began as an EP called LOOSIES, and I gradually kept adding songs until it snowballed into eighty tracks. I'm guessing there's about ten or eleven songs that I'm missing, and I invite the /r/mfdoom community to help contribute to completing this project. Think of this compilation as an open document that anyone can edit. The goal is for this to be an extension of the subreddit's discography guide (a resource much better than Wikipedia's page), and hopefully more people will hear some of DOOM's lesser-known gems.

Files, artwork and tracks have all been tagged manually. Please share with other fans, on file-sharing sites, whatever. Just enjoy and celebrate his genius.


  1. The Gas Face (KMD) (Solo Edit) (1989) [0:44]
  2. Put Your Quarter Up (Solo Edit) (2001) [0:47]
  3. Black List (Solo Edit) (2001) [1:15]
  4. Fondle 'Em Fossils (Solo Edit) (2001) [0:51]
  5. Make a Buck (Solo Edit) (2002) [0:35]
  6. Quite Buttery (2002) [1:03]
  7. A Word of Advice (2002) [1:38]
  8. Foolish (Solo Edit) (2002) [0:57]
  9. YIKES! (Edit) (2002) [0:42]
  10. Strange Universe (Solo Edit) (2002) [0:35]
  11. Songs in the Key of Tryfe (Solo Edit) (2003) [1:33]
  12. The Line Up (Solo Edit) (2003) [0:42]
  13. Chubb Rock Can You Please Pay Paul the $2200 You Owe Him (Solo Edit) [1:39]
  14. Stepping Into Tomorrow (Madvillain) (Solo Edit) [0:30]
  15. World War III (Solo Edit) [1:05]
  16. Run the Sphere (King Geedorah) (Solo Edit) [0:18]
  17. Yee Haw (2003) [3:07]
  18. Is He Ill? ("Yee Haw" B-Side) (2003) [3:16]
  19. The Mic Sounds Nice (Solo Edit/No DJ) (2003) [1:20]
  20. RockCo.Kane Flow (Solo Edit) (2004) [1:07]
  21. Social Distortion (Solo Edit) (2004) [1:00]
  22. Somersault (Viktor Vaughn) (Solo Edit) (2004) [1:29]
  23. Da Superfriendz (Solo Edit) (2004) [1:24]
  24. Depuis que j'etais enfant (Solo Edit) (2004) [1:12]
  25. This is Dedicated to... (Solo Edit) (2004) [0:49]
  26. November Has Come (Solo Edit) (2005) [1:19]
  27. Fly That Knot (Solo Edit) (2005) [0:42]
  28. Impending DOOM (So
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📰︎ r/mfdoom
📅︎ Jan 28 2021
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Japanese Music Spreadsheet | See what's coming out this month (February)!

For those interested in what's coming out this February here is a spreadsheet of release dates.

Here's the link [\_wuwtiExqZK9Ahj2R4jqwDIgL4O7xPBKAIs/edit?usp=sharing]

If you want to help I have a submission form you can use here []

If you see any errors please pm me.

Also, thanks to everyone who helped submit new things! I couldn't do it without you! Feel free to share this in communities that are related to Japanese music.

The linked spreadsheet is the most up to date resource as well. I won't update the table here if there are any changes.

Artist name (romaji) Artist name (original/kanji/etc) Release title Date of release Type of release
Suda Masaki 菅田将暉 星を仰ぐ 2/1/2021 single
Adachi Kana 足立佳奈 まちぼうけ 2/3/2021 single
Aina The End アイナ・ジ・エンド THE END 2/3/2021 album
BALLISTIK BOYZ from EXILE TRIBE Animal 2/3/2021 single
BridgE BE 2/3/2021 album
DIALOGUE+ 人生イージー? 2/3/2021 single
dongurizu どんぐりず 4EP1 2/3/2021 ep
Fujifabric フジファブリック 楽園 2/3/2021 single
Hikarinonakani ひかりのなかに まっすぐなままでいい 2/3/2021 mini album
illiomote Teen Trip Into The Future 2/3/2021 ep
Junretsu 純烈 君がそばにいるから 2/3/2021 single
Kitazono Ryo 北園涼 Frontier 2/3/2021 album
MADKID REBOOT 2/3/2021 ep
MAMAMOO TRAVEL -Japan Edition- 2/3/2021 album
Nakajima Megumi 中島愛 green diary 2/3/2021 album
Niji No Conquistador 虹のコンキスタドール 恋・ホワイトアウト 2/3/2021 single
Otsuka Ai 大塚愛 犬塚愛 One on One Collaboration 2/3/2021 album
Ryokuoushoku Shakai 緑黄色社会 結証 2/3/2021 single
SKE48 恋落ちフラグ 2/3/2021 single
Suda Keina 須田景凪 Billow 2/3/2021 album
SUPER BEAVER アイラヴユー 2/3/2021 album
THE CHARM PARK Bedroom Revelations 2/3/2021 album
THE YELLOW MONKEY Live Loud 2/3/2021 live album
Tsumiki ツミキ SAKKAC CRAFT 2/3/2021 album
Gospellers ゴスペラーズ 風が聴こえる 2/5/2021 single
YOAKE Sunny 2/8/2021 single
Qumali Depart クマリデパート セカデパ! 2/9/2021 album
Anzai Kalen 安斉かれん キミとボクの歌 2/10/2021 single
Awesome City Club Grower 2/10/2021 album
BREAKERZ I love my daughter 2/10/2021 single
ENJIN 円神-エンジン- Say Your Name / ENJIN 2/10/2021 single
GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE 雨のち晴れ 2/10/2021 single
HIRAI DAI Life goes on 2/10/2021 single
Honjitsu Kyuen 本日休演 MOOD 2/10/2021 album
Hosono Haruomi 細野晴臣 あめりか / Hosono Haruomi Live in
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👤︎ u/Paul2p
📅︎ Jan 30 2021
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Ranking my favourite entries from each year.

Y'all phones bout to crash!

65. 1957 - Netherlands - "Net als toen" by Corry Brokken (winner of 1957).

The winning entry of the very second Eurovision contest. The first couple years were pretty dull, to be honest, but this seems like a logical winner, even if I'm not sure what was the standard of quality at the time. The violin part is sort of nice, but that's the most I can say about this little lullaby. Score: 4/10

64. 1956 - Germany - "So geht das jede Nacht" by Freddy Quinn (placement unknown).

I'm almost ready to call anyone who says "50s Eurovision had great songs" a liar. At least in the first two years it's filled with boring songs, and even knowing the titles for at least 10 years and going through every song every once in a while, I still struggle to hum the melody of about half of these songs from memory. This song, at the very least, is fast paced and you can actually say that this is the only song of its kind. I respect this, but I don't necessarily love this. Score: 4/10

63. 1960 - United Kingdom - "Looking High High High" by Bryan Johnson (2nd place).

A memorable tune in a largely unmemorable contest. UK were the saviour in the 60s Eurovision, usually sending a song that's easy to sing along to, and this one has some little charm to it. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll be done with rants about the boring years for a while. Score: 5/10

62. 1962 - Spain - "Llamame" by Victor Balaguer (nul points).

While this song has a nice tune, and some Spanish charm, it registers as "just ok" for me and is just the best song in a very poor year. Still - pretty shocking that this song wasn't good enough for at least some points. Score: 5/10

61. 1964 - Luxembourg - "Des que le printemps revient" by Hugues Aufray (4th place).

One thing I like to look for in Eurovision songs is some cultural signatures. And call me cray-cray, but I kind of hear a little bit of Johnny Cash, a little bit of US country ballads, and I get the picture of a guy sitting in saloon, playing this guitar, drinking sasparilla in the breaks, and a bar fight is abo

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📰︎ r/eurovision
📅︎ Dec 26 2020
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Some recommended listening..

Some of these may have had a mention already, but definitely worth checking out:

-A couple of Gilles Peterson shows from the past few days - one full near 2.5 hour DOOM tribute show and a tribute section in the other show - plenty of deep cuts, some great records sampled by DOOM thrown in as well: (from 1h.41m)

-just listening again to an excellent DOOM interview posted a couple of years ago but recorded in 2003:

Interesting that Gilles Peterson mentions DOOM was largely ignored on UK hip-hop shows - it was on GPs shows in the early 2000s I heard DOOM, Madlib, Dilla & various other Stones Throw related acts, for which I will always be grateful for the introduction to these artists.

Tracklist from the full tribute show, I noticed a few others thrown in too that aren't listed:

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📰︎ r/mfdoom
📅︎ Jan 03 2021
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OK FINE. I'll write about the Costco essay

First thoughts: It's aight. I see why she got in places. My biggest negative towards the whole thing was actually how calculated and polished the piece was. Yes, it's a wacky essay about Costco. But to a trained eye, it's the work of a professional writer expertly crafting a work that will make a student come off well. One of the greatest magic tricks we as consultants play is making it seem like we were never there at all. The much rougher version of this type of essay is the essay I can tell a parent wrote. Those tend to be calculated as hell but never polished and usually really bad. This is a much higher level of touch-up.

Or maybe it wasn't! I don't know; perhaps she's just both extraordinarily talented and knows how to professionally craft college work. And hey, she got in. Maybe I should take this as a bit of advice for myself.

Because of that, I'm less interested in giving this piece a grade (8.5. Needs more believable substance in the middle. See notes.) and more diving into what kind of thought process went into making the piece in the first place. I also start doing that editor thing halfway through where I say an essay is good only to then tear it to shreds line by line. Sorry. The doctor says it's incurable.

Take this as an analysis of what I think goes into a top-tier college essay. As well as the type of feedback and advice I tend to give when doing my editing. Spoiler: It's a lot more about strategy than talent.

Prompt 1: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.

Managing to break free from my mother's grasp, I charged. With arms flailing and chubby legs fluttering beneath me, I was the ferocious two year old rampaging through Costco on a Saturday morning.

This, students, is what we call a "hook." A hook is a way of starting a piece of writing by presenting ongoing events immediately, live, as if the reader were an onlooker in the store themselves. The goal is to create intrigue and excitement by jumping right into the action before explaini

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📅︎ Aug 02 2020
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[For Sale] Steely Dan MFSL, Doors, Zappa, B-52's, Rush, Def Leppard, Dwight Yoakam, Dave Brubeck, Donald Byrd + other Jazz and Rock...

If you live in the USA it is a flat $5 for shipping (regardless of how many you order).

At this time (due to the current situation) I am only shipping addresses within the USA. Apologies to anyone outside the USA.

All records include a 3 mil. clear outer sleeve (unless in some sort of special packaging). I ship using cardboard record mailers with cardboard inserts.

The money is going toward my wife's ongoing medical bills, so I'm not really interested trading or serious haggling. I try to keep the prices as reasonable as possible. Thanks in advance for your understanding.



If you would like to place an order, reply to this post, then send me a message. I prefer that you use the mail/message function (the envelope icon) and NOT chat. Mention where you live and your Paypal e-mail address. That will expedite the process. Please note that I do not reserve items until I receive a mail with that information, so please only serious inquiries.


Please read the grading for each record carefully, and PM me if you have any questions. I visually grade AND play grade every record. I try to grade conservatively.

(Graded by record first, then jacket / U.S. pressings unless noted otherwise)


The B-52's - self-titled (Warner Bros.) Original 1979 "Los Angeles" pressing. With original printed inner sleeve. VG+/VG $20

Luiz Bonfa - Amor! The Fabulous Guitar Of Luiz Bonfa (Atlantic) Original 1958 mono pressing with black "deep groove" Atlantic label. Bossa Nova/Brazilian Jazz. VG+/VG+ $20

Luiz Bonfa - The New Face Of Bonfa (RCA) Original 1970 pressing. Brazilian guitar Jazz. VG+/VG+ $6

SOLD~~The Dave Brubeck Quartet - At Carnegie Hall (Columbia) Double album. Original 1963 stereo pressing. Red "2-Eye" Columbia labels. Gatefold jacket has a taped over seam split on the front/top. VG+/VG+/VG $15~~

SOLD~~Donald Byrd - Donald Byrd And 125th Street, N.Y.C. Love Byrd (Elektra) Original 1981 pressing. Soul/Funk Jazz. VG+/VG+ $10~~

SOLD~~Creedence Clearwater Revival - Creedence Gold (Fantasy) Original 1972 compilation with die-cut jacket. VG+/VG $8~~

Def Leppard - High 'N' Dry (Mercury) Early 1980's second press with black Mercury label. No bar code on jacket. Vinyl visually grades VG, but play grease VG+. Jacket VG+ $7

SOLD~~The Doors - Strange Days (Elektra) 1974 repress with Elektra "butterfly" label. VG+/VG $13~~

SOLD~~The Doors

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📅︎ Oct 09 2020
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Japanese Music Spreadsheet | See what's coming out this month (September)!

For those interested in whats coming out this September here is a spreadsheet of release dates.

Here's the link [\_wuwtiExqZK9Ahj2R4jqwDIgL4O7xPBKAIs/edit?usp=sharing]

If you want to help I have a submission form you can use here []

If you see any errors please pm me.

Also, thanks to everyone who helped submit new things! I couldn't do it without you!

If you see any errors please pm me. The linked spreadsheet is the most up to date resource as well. I won't update the table here if there are any changes.

Artist name (romanji) Artist name (original) Release title Date of release Type of release
add Not Enough 9/2/2020 ep
Amamiya Sora 雨宮天 Paint it, BLUE 9/2/2020 album
BBHF BBHF1 -南下する青年- 9/2/2020 album
BBY NABE Himawari 9/2/2020 single
Couple COME ALIVE 9/2/2020 single
DENIMS I'm 9/2/2020 single
Gakugei Dai Junes 学芸大青春 HERE WE ARE! 9/2/2020 album
Group2 Group2 II 9/2/2020 album
Hayami Saori 早見沙織 GARDEN 9/2/2020 mini album
Higuchi Ai ヒグチアイ 樋口愛 9/2/2020 compilation
ikkubaru コード・アンド・メロディーズ 9/2/2020 album
jizue Seeds 9/2/2020 album
Kano なだめスかし Negotiation 9/2/2020 single
King & Prince L& 9/2/2020 album
Kotaro 虎太朗 夏茜 9/2/2020 single
Little Glee Monster 足跡 9/2/2020 single
Maki RINNE 9/2/2020 album
Matsuo Takashi 松尾太陽 うたうたい 9/2/2020 mini album
Nanjo Yoshino 南條愛乃 Acoustic for you. 9/2/2020 album
penguinrush ペンギンラッシュ 皆空色 9/2/2020 album
RADWIMPS 夏のせい ep 9/2/2020 ep
Saucy Dog テイクミー 9/2/2020 mini album
SPARK!!SOUND!!SHOW!! スサ死 e.p. 9/2/2020 ep
STU48 思い出せる恋をしよう 9/2/2020 single
Tak Matsumoto 松本孝弘 Bluesman 9/2/2020 album
TOPHAMHAT-KYO トップハムハット狂 Jewerly Fish 9/2/2020 ep
ACIDMAN Rebirth 9/4/2020 single
LAZYgunsBRISKY I'm Here. 9/4/2020 single
MIYAVI Holy Nights(Lockdown 2020) 9/4/2020 ep
tofubeats RUN REMIXES 9/4/2020 album
Nanawo Akari ナナヲアカリ 完全放棄宣言 9/7/2020 single
Kaede 秋の惑星、ハートはナイトブルー。 9/8/2020 mini album
9mm Parabellum Bullet CHAOSMOLOGY 9/9/2020 album
Aimer SPARK-AGAIN 9/9/2020 single
Aimyon あいみょん おいしいパスタがあると聞いて 9/9/2020 album
ARCANA PROJECT カンパネラ響く空で 9/9/2020 single
BOYS AND MEN Oh Yeah 9/9/2020 single
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👤︎ u/Paul2p
📅︎ Aug 30 2020
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The Vietnamese language used in the game, rated by a Vietnamese person. Part 1: Units

Inspired by this post, I have decided to make a table of the Vietnamese words, phrases and such used for units, techs and buildings when the game language is set to Vietnamese. I like to believe this is an unexplored topic on here, but I will give a preemptive apology here if someone has already written a post about it

At first I thought I could cram in everything in one post, then I look back and realise how long I have already gone with just the units 11. So this one will be just that: all the units on the tech tree (so no Xolotl Warriors or Dismounted Konniks... for now)

I recognize that this is a weird and totally-not-gameplay-related topic, but I have a lot of fun with this game and want to express my love for it. So this is how I will do it, since I suck at MP haha

So I hope this will be a fun read, and have a wonderful weekend! Part 2 will come soon, maybe next week, maybe next day, maybe next hour... I haven't decided yet

P.S. Some of y'all might have switched the game language to Vietnamese out of curiousity, and noticed that many instances of <y> in names are <i> in my post. Vietnamese treats <i> and <y> very interchangeably with only a few rules, so I tend to use <i> at all times unless preceded by <qu>, as <quy> sounds closer to <uy> than <qui> to <ui>

Unit Vietnamese term Translation of the Vietnamese term into English My thoughts
Militia Dân binh literal
Man-at-Arms Quân binh literal
Long Swordsman Lính gươm dài literal, "soldier with a long sword" This one broke the Sino-Vietnamese streak of its unit's previous 2 stages, while failing to convey the "swordsman" part like its 2 upgrades below will do. I think using "Kiếm sĩ" (lit. swordsman) would work here given that longswords are not well-known in Vietnam anyway
Two-Handed Swordsman Song thủ kiếm sĩ literal
Champion Kiếm sĩ vô địch literal, "invincible swordsman"
Spearman Lính giáo literal
Pikeman Lính mác literal
Halberdier Lính kích literal
Eagle Scout Lính do thám đại bàng literal This translation is a little too literal IMO, and not able to convey the meaning of "eagle warrior that scouts". It fits with the "Warrior" structure though
(Elite) Eagle Warrior Chiến binh đại bàng (siêu cấp) literal
Archer Cung thủ literal
Crossbowman Nỏ binh literal
Arbalester Lính siêu nỏ literal,
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📅︎ Jul 03 2020
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67 new released tracks curated this week 38 on Spotify

Hello everyone,

As every week, I curated new releases from Japan available on Spotify.


  • Da-iCE
  • Hiroji Miyamoto
  • Kenichi Asai
  • Mika Nakashima
  • Niji no Conquistador
  • Perfume

Jpop, jrock, anime songs, hip-hop, electro and much more!

Please enjoy :)

New Sounds of Japan

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📅︎ Sep 20 2020
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Confessions of a Recovering Nice Guy

Hey Moonhorse. I love your channel. I like the way you tell stories, and I’d like for you to tell mine if you want to. It’s about my journey out of the kneckbeard mindset. Honestly, I could write a whole book about this that would bury Scott Pilgrim for eternity, but I’ll give you the short version. It starts kind of light, but I’m gonna get pretty deep with it, so I might pour a drink if I were you.

At the time, I was your typical internet role playing, cargo shorts wearing, its-not-cartoons-its-anime nice guy. I liked beer, cigarettes, Chinese food, hentai, and not much else. I didn’t have a personality beyond the media I consumed and a festering bog of depression and anxiety. I had no idea how to dress or groom myself and I brushed my teeth little enough to make my dear uncle Moonhorse gag. One of my favorite t-shirts was from Walmart and featured a wolf howling at a full moon. It was pretty bad.

I met my best friend when I was 20. She showed up at a mutual friend’s 420 party with a rich white kid on a $4,000 monthly allowance. The type that drives through the suburbs bumping Gucci Mane on the way to the neo-confederate manufacturing center otherwise known as “private Christian College in the South”. He was playing metal this time, which I later learned was a song she was showing him. This was Jax, at the time known by many as The Jackal. She had pixie cut pink hair and a goth ravergirl outfit that could turn a saint into a pagan. You’d think I would’ve been stricken, but I was such an edgelord that my brain said “player two has entered the arena”. I immediately switched the conversation to what obscure black metal I was listening to, and she asked me if I’d ever heard Polkadot Cadaver. I talked about the wild parties and massive bonfires we had out in the country, she regaled us with a tale of going nuts in a warehouse while a dj laid down the law. We were toe to toe, evenly matched, stoned out of our minds and locked in the ancient duel of the edgy goth kid.

But then she busted out the big guns. A joke about eating babies. The fucking nuclear bomb of edgelord cringe.

Somehow, I managed a riposte and narrowly escaped with my head, “Do you eat yours with ketchup or mustard?”

And she chuckled and said, “Barbecue sauce!”

We shared a genuine laugh and our first joke. That was the spark of our friendship and my immense crush on her. I didn’t see her for a while besides on Facebook, but we met again at some asshole’s apartment. I’m not calling him an

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📅︎ Sep 30 2020
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Need new music

Hello everyone,

I'm currently updating my playlist and I'm looking for recommandations.

I don't have "a" favorite artist and usually will only buy one or two songs that I really like from each artist/album. My playlist usually consist of about 150 songs I'm really into. I just shuffle my playlist and not skip any songs until it is over.

I was brought into music in the years 2005 and really enjoyed metalcore/emo such has Bullet for my Valentine and Avenged Sevenfold which I still listen to. I really enjoy when the song has a darkish feel but also has fast/hype beat

Songs I really enjoy currently are: heathens - twenty one pilots, drug in me is you - falling in reverse, believer - imagine dragons, conquistador - thirty seconds to mars, cynics and critics - icon for ire, all i want - a day to remember, rap god - eminem, another way out - hollywood undead, emperors new clothes - panic at the disco, the show - since october, my demons - starset, pretty handsome awkward - the used, bad guy - billie eilish.

I already went through the entire library of the artist mentionned above so no need to mention songs from them.

TLDR: looking for new songs. Like metal/emo/pop with upbeat.

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📅︎ Jul 23 2020
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help for attempt error in Quest 1

I run my code in X code, visualStudio and other online C++ complier and they all show my code is right, but no matter how many times i have tried and tried and debugged, it always shows the following errors, and i can't move forward. Anyone can help with this debug?

Test Output

Hooray! 4 Overhead Goals scored before the match even started (Song_Entry) (This time, remember to score during the match also)

Hooray! 2 Twuboggen Turtles twirled with your thumbtip (Node insertions)

Hooray! 3 Curmudgeonous Conquistadors swore allegiance to the Crown of Kindness (Node removal) Hooray! 3 Quarterdyne dispatches arrived with good news (insert at cursor)

Hooray! 2 Knudsacks of Sucrebones stashed away in secret cellars (push back)

Hooray! 1 Tumbleweed Sandeater keeps following you around (push front)

Alas! After 100 steps, one of our lists ran out before the other. To help you debug, at the time the error happened, my reference playlist was: 'Playlist: 100 entries.

{ id: 0, name: the hwarad hoilily crasported from every cooliferrous gramonid }

{ id: 1, name: no flooferly barsh crasported in no lauting taikeman }

{ id: 2, name: every slurrying lokai shalked from no sopper briet }

{ id: 3, name: the hwarad wincomar toptood at a flooferly taikeman }

{ id: 4, name: every hoighfer catgril floinked at the hwarad squiller }

{ id: 5, name: every hont wincomar rovered with every glowly taikeman }

{ id: 6, name: the grastom squiller loared on no toppyred hrat }

{ id: 7, name: a lauting kinnear srat in no bluexi briet }

{ id: 8, name: a sopper barsh crasported with every bluexi ymon a wis } { id: 9, name: the lauting wincomar samalized over no oughy taikeman }

{ id: 10, name: a lauting wincomar bleened under a hwarad raumbiew }

{ id: 11, name: every hont catgril rovered from a oughy akiripa }

{ id: 12, name: a fulstry torry crasported in the yatty matoar }

{ id: 13, name: no hont torry rakenned under the oughy ymon a wis }

{ id: 14, name: the flooferly lokai bleened with every glowly taikeman }

{ id: 15, name: the cooliferrous raumbiew spulmended with every flooferly akiripa }

{ id: 16, name: a slurrying taikeman lauboarked at a hoighfer barsh }

{ id: 17, name: no glowly torry samalized without a yatty briet }

{ id: 18, name: no bluexi wogramonid crasported in every lauting akiripa }

{ id: 19, name: every droving chirry lauboarked from every toppyred catgril }

{ id: 20, name: a grastom pinth rakenned in a cooliferrous ymon a wis }

{ id: 21, nam

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👤︎ u/na_ma_
📅︎ Jul 14 2020
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Latino Pantheon (idea for a new pantheon)

¿What could be a Latino pantheon?

So to start, when i talk about a Latino pantheon, I’m not proposing an umbrella term for other pre-Hispanic religion that aren’t in the game (examples like Aztec ,Mapuche ,Guarani); that’s not the intend with this rather different pantheon.

If you are from a Latino country something that most countries have “mitos y leyendas” which means myths and legends in Spanish; but when talking about this “mitos y leyendas”, latinos usually don’t mean about myths from their indigenous ancestor; the creatures and entities that appear under this term are beings created from the syncretism between the various aboriginal beliefs, African slave beliefs and Catholicism, a lot of this creatures come specifically from post-colony times and are part of foundation myths of South Americans country, they could be compared to entities like the yokai from the Japanese, but the people who study a lot of this beings as cultural phenomenon of the Latino identity usually compared to other similar beliefs like Voodoo. A lot of this folk creatures do have big cultural impacts as national patrimony to some countries, and are still believed to exist in rural areas of those countries (a lot of them even have statues on their honor)

¿But using the term Latino can be generalizing?

This is point is where one interesting about this creatures comes into play; a lot of them are shared by multiples countries, yeah sometimes the story has little changes depending on the country, but they are still depicted in the same way. The best and most well-known example of this is La Llorona, it’s possible that you may have heard of her before; but something interesting of her as myth is that she is present all Latino America as part of common folks; for example in Mexico she is considered national patrimony, but in other countries La Llorona is very tied up to their identity as much to the Mexican, and not even that, both the story and the appearance of La Llorona are always very similar to each other, she is always represented as the ghostly figure of mother with skull as a head (a common motif on a lot of Latino legends), her lore always been is of the spirit of mother eternally looking for their child and her cries disturb people from villages. But this aspect of been shared by almost all Latino America is not unique to La Llorona, of courses there some cases of myths that are exclusive to individual countries, but a lot of them are usually shared between a

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📅︎ May 23 2020
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Chasing Ponce de Leon's phantom

So I've been listening to this new album...about as much as you guys are. I try to figure out the visuals in my head on this song of "when" he's describing and I keep coming back to that line. Is this kinda like a NIN - Dead Souls situation where he's talking conquistadors? Or is it a call to the fountain of youth that the warrior is seeking?

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📅︎ Aug 05 2020
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PRRD ushers new age: a world without death

MANILA, Philippines, Province of China--Amidst corona virus pandemic, humanity has now achieved "immortality" as Pres. Rodrigo Duterte shared a rather vulgar yet potent phrase in one of his late night shows.

"Putang ina ka umalis ka diyan, may hinihintay ako na vaccine," were the words, according to Pres. Duterte, that will ward off death from anyone who utters it.

Other than blessing the world with immortality, the 75-year-old president has also served 46 years as lawyer, nine years prosecutor, 23 years mayor, 3 years vice mayor, and 3 years congressman, turned Davao City from a warzone into a liveable, highly urbanized city, cleanest and safest city, etc. ctto.

In a presscon, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque explained that the phrase is only useful to those who have sworn allegiance to Pres. Duterte.

"Simply saying the words will not grant its powers. You have to swore allegiance to the flag and President Duterte as your personal lord and savior. Hindi ito tatalab sa quarantine violators, dilawan, NPA, government critics, Joseph Morong, and Triciah Terada... especially you Trish," said Roque.

Philippine folk wisdom and medicine

In a race to develop COVID-19 vaccine, medical experts started to look into traditional wisdom and medicine to fight against the deadly virus.

Earlier this April, the Rajesh Koothrappali Pandemic Research Institute in Mumbai reported to have developed a vaccine derived from ancient ayurvedic medicine. However, it failed human trials as the midichlorians reacted violently to the human FOX-P2 gene.

Compared to India's ayurveda, Philippines' traditional medicine is thousands of years younger when barred from further developments by the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in 1521.

Ancient texts and rituals were erased from the consciousness of the indigenous population, luckily, several Spanish records by early friars resurfaced in several convent libraries in Madrid.

In his book, Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Philippine Culture and Society, William Henry Scott explained that the islands' precolonial society understood the universe not as different realms coinciding but a unitary plane populated by beings of different dimensions.

"Precolonial deities were beings contacted by the babaylan through language, transcending the human plane," wrote Scott.

A similar belief is in "An Asuwang: A Bikol Belief," a anthropological study by Jesuit priest Francis Lynch. In this text, Lynch wrote that there were phrases uttered

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📅︎ May 20 2020
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An animated show from the 80s about kids exploring South America.

There was an episode with a tribe who made everything from reeds. I think the main characters were like a teenage boy and girl.

I remember there was a song for the intro.

One episode had a giant metal bird. I think it was a giant condor.

The setting might have been in the time of conquistadors.

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📅︎ Jul 05 2020
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Europa Universalis IV [v 1.30.3 + DLCs] (2013) PC | RePack by xatab

"The release from CODEX is taken as a basis
" Nothing is cut / recoded
"Patched to version 1.30.3
" Installed crack from GEKS (Lite)
"The language is selected when installing in the installation
" Additions:
241360 = Europa Universalis IV: 100 Years War Unit Pack
241361 = Europa Universalis IV: Horsemen of the Crescent Unit Pack
241362 = Europa Universalis IV: Winged Hussars Unit Pack
241363 = Europa Universalis IV: Star and Crescent DLC
241364 = Europa Universalis IV: American Dream DLC
241365 = Europa Universalis IV: Purple Phoenix
241366 = Europa Universalis IV: National Monuments
241367 = Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Constantinople Music Pack
241368 = Europa Universalis IV: National Monuments II
241369 = Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
241370 = Europa Universalis IV: Conquistadors Unit pack
241371 = Europa Universalis IV: Native Americans Unit Pack
241372 = Europa Universalis IV: Songs of the New World
241373 = Europa Universalis IV: Songs of Yuletide
278710 = Europa Universalis IV: Native Americans II Unit Pack
278711 = Europa Universalis IV: Colonial British and French Unit Pack
278712 = Europa Universalis IV: Muslim Advisor Portraits
279620 = Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
279621 = Europa Universalis IV: Muslim Ships Unit Pack
279622 = Europa Universalis IV: Trade Nations Unit Pack
279623 = Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
295220 = Europa Universalis IV: Anthology of Alternate History
295221 = Europa Universalis IV: Indian Subcontinent Unit Pack
295222 = Europa Universalis IV: Indian Ships Unit Pack
310030 = Europa Universalis IV: Republican Music Pack
310031 = Europa Universalis IV: Art of War
310032 = Europa Universalis IV: Evangelical Union Unit Pack
310033 = Europa Universalis IV: Catholic League Unit Pack
310034 = Europa Universalis IV: Songs of War Music Pack
327830 = Europa Universalis IV: Guns, Drums and Steel Music Pack
338160 = Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado
338161 = Europa Universalis IV: El Dorado Content Pack
338162 = Europa Universalis IV: Guns, Drums and Steel Volume 2
338163 = Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense
354790 = Europa Universalis IV: Women in History
373150 = Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense Content Pack
373370 = Europa Universalis IV: The Cossacks
373380 = Europa Universalis IV: The Cossacks Content Pack
373400 = Europa Universalis IV: Sounds from the community - Kairis Soundtrack
414301 = Europa Un

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📅︎ Aug 10 2020
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Writing Prompts 20/20 Contest - Round 1 Entry

This was my entry for the first round of the 20/20 contest, based on This Image here!

Through crashing waves, the frigid steel prow of the HMS Innsmouth continued to plow through the churning desolation of the North Atlantic. Rocking and rolling, the ocean spat and boiled as if in a grand cauldron. White caps and endless foam, constant spray drenched many of the men wandering the deck, on constant lookout for their designated prey.

The HMS Innsmouth was in deadly pursuit. A German U-Boat had surfaced further south, sinking a commercial liner carrying ammunition and supplies to the besieged British Isles. Most destroyers in the North Atlantic existed solely to hunt down U-Boats, and curb the terror experienced by vessels unlucky enough to find themselves stranded and lost, away from their protective convoy. Such a duty did little to assuage the anxieties of the men themselves, who often thought of their ships as grim steel coffins, waiting for wolf packs of German submarines to surface and fire their torpedos in the dead of night.

Jamie stood on the deck, watching the waves rise and fall. The ocean undulated, hinting at a dark and cruel nature. He’d escaped Dunkirk to now be trapped in this new assignment, though he never kept his rifle far from his grasp. It was reassuring to hold. Ahead, he watched a low and fast approaching obstacle, a strange and mysterious thing to come on so suddenly and so late in the day. He shivered slightly at the oncoming wall of fog, impenetrable and thick. It stretched, boundless, to either horizon. Jamie’s friend, Douglas, muttered something vaguely Scottish. Probably some kind of curse, or a prayer. It was difficult to tell with men like him.

The vessel relentlessly sliced through the sea, the wind picking up and beginning to whistle and roar. Not a storm, but something else, something that sent many a superstitious crew to turn around and race in the other direction. Not the Royal Navy, apparently. They played a game of cat and mouse where the mouse would dive into the depths, or turn around and attack in a surprise maneuver. Either way, Jamie hated it. He hated the sea, the smell, the salt, the waves, the inability to ever remain dry. The cold that gnawed at his bones, the weariness and pervasive boredom spiced with an incessant terror.

There was something unnatural abou

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📅︎ Jul 01 2020
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Post Raw 10/8/2018 Show Discussion Thread


Winner Match Finish Loser Stipulation
Bobby Lashely w/ Lio Rush Dominator Kevin Owens
Ronda Rousey and The Bellas Armbar The Riott Squad
Finn Balor and Bayley Coup de Grace Jinder Mahal and Alicia Fox w/ Sunil Singh
Conquistador (Kurt Angle) Dominator Baton Corbin The United Nations of Jobbers World Cup Qualifier Battle Royal
Ember Moon Count Out Nia Jax
Gable and Roode Honestly don't know, stream died The Ascencion
Drew McIntyre, Ziggler, and Strowman Claymore The Shield


  • Kick off the COO of WWE, the cerebral assassin, the game, Jean Paul Levesque, Terra Ryzing, Triple H, and Bald Bull Shawn Michaels is there too. Hunter says 25 years is a lot of time to climb a mountain but you do it because it's the deadliest in the world and that he and Shawn should be at the summit right now. However an avalanche fell on them afterwards made them wonder if the mountain was just a lie this whole time. He says that respect is a word thrown a round a lot but today but to him it meant something to him and that he saved that word for people who fought with him for years. Shawn says that for the past eight years he was retired out of respect but when he stepped off the plane in Chicago Hunter asked him three words. Are you ready? Triple H says the question isn't for Shawn, it's for Undertaker and Kane at Crown Jewel. Shawn tells the Brothers Destruction that he says it with no respect that they have two words for them, Suck-It. The DX theme plays and Hunter and Shawn do the DX poses.

  • After the match Lashley is instructed by Lio to continue attacking Owens which he does by picking apart his legs, wrapping them around the ring post and then gloating about it.

  • Balor and Bayley are interviewed and say that Jinder and Alicia Fox aren't even on the same planet now and can never be focused when they team together. As they are hyping each other up Lio Rush and Bobby walk by and Rush gloat's about Lashley's win. Bobby asks why they're talking about hugs when when he just ripped Owens apart. Lio says with his man's power and the fact that he's the man of the hour, it'll be too sweet.

  • Elias comes out and says legends who speak of WWE they are talking about him whether they admit it or not. One man who know's this is John Cena and that the way things ended in Australia were not his fault so h

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The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country consisting of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.[g] At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total area[c]. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country in the world. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City.

Paleo-Indians migrated from Siberia to the North American mainland at least 12,000 years ago.[19] European colonization began in the 16th century. The United States emerged from the thirteen British colonies established along the East Coast. Numerous disputes between Great Britain and the colonies led to the American Revolutionary War lasting between 1775 and 1783, leading to independence.[20] The United States embarked on a vigorous expansion across North America throughout the 19th century—gradually acquiring new territories,[21] displacing Native Americans, and admitting new states—until 1848 when it spanned the continent.[21] During the second half of the 19th century, the American Civil War led to the abolition of slavery in the United States.[22][23] The Spanish–American War and World War I confirmed the country's status as a global military power.

The United States emerged from World War II as a global superpower. It was the first country to develop nuclear weapons and is the only country to have used them in warfare. During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union competed in the Space Race, culminating with the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. The end of the Cold War and collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 left the United States as the world's sole superpower.[24]

The United States is a federal republic and a representative democracy. It is a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization of American States (OAS), NATO, and other international organizations. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

A highly developed country, the United States is the world's largest economy by nominal GDP, the second-largest by purchasing power parity, and accounts for approximately a quarter of global GDP.[25] The United States is the wor

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My AoEII:DE Beta Experience with Some Testing and Data like FPS Development or CPU Usage

My experience with the beta, with some actual data, if anybody is interested:

  • Got handed Store version. I don't have the 4k graphic set.

  • My computer: i5-3570 3.40 GHz quad-core, 8GB RAM, playing off normal HDD, system on SSD, GPU AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB (should be similar to Nvidia 1060), 1920x1200 resolution, 60Hz display.

  • Streaming with OBS, 720p, 30 FPS, 2000 kb/s, veryfast preset, Genette's optimisation code (for those who don't know, simply custom coding improving performance).

For detailed look you can check out the stream (links in section titles), want to give some summary/description here, because it's many hours. Still a longer text, so if you're interested in something more than "this runs fine" or "this runs bad." Absolutely do look for other sources of opinions, this is my personal account with the game, so obviously, others will have different experience, it's all over.

Tried installing on Thursday, but couldn't download because the Store page wasn't working (Insider part went fine) - probably some temporary issue, but to put the whole story. Started working only later, things fine with install. First launching all right, just signing into Xbox multiplayer bugged and had to restart to properly get the sign-in window and permission prompt, was fine after.

First version:

I started with OBS recording for the non-stream test to potentially help the game better determine settings, it gave me Medium graphics settings, which means almost everything turned off. Resolution is tied to desktop, so for example cannot do 1080, even in windowed mode, which gives me biggest size 1366x768 - it's almost as if the game is trying to tell me I shouldn't even play at 1920x*, or not sure what's up with the options. Game benchmark test (needed to play ranked games, so basically game deciding if you have potato performance or not - threshold is 1000), already on stream, succeeded with 1037.4. I left the settings as were defaulted, as I first like to playtest games with what the designers want me to experience.

Went into MP, not too many games, actually literally just a handful, even for spectating, which seemed weird, it was at about midnight GMT on Friday, so was expecting more, especially since others were streaming, and not only the gated bigger streamers. But okay, went into a ranked 1v1, which seemed to play fine, but I'm not an active player, I have much more experience with the game

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📅︎ Nov 11 2019
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Silas Watkins fights the Reaper

This Passage is taken from A History of America: Great Men and Failed Men, published in 1956. The book was pulled from stores after selling only 23 copies, when readers discovered a passage describing Abraham Lincoln in not-very-favorable terms that implied America would be better if John Wilkes Booth had acted 5 years earlier. I was ‘lucky’ enough to inherit the book from my grandfather, who himself described the book as an “utter piece of trash, only read it if you want to lose a few brain cells." The following passage concerns a brief history of the Rocky Mountains and the life of one Silas Watkins, who the author described as “a quintessential failure of a human being.” The only critic to ever read the book described this section in particular as “Lies and meaningless balderdash ... nothing more than the delusions of a raving-mad author.”

Many miles west of Denver in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, there is an overgrown dirt trail, beginning at the edge of the Great American Desert, winding many miles through the thick pine forests into the heart of the mountain range, at times plunging down into gorges carved by once-magnificent rivers reduced to muddy streams, or reaching into the sparse shrubbery above the treeline, and finally terminating west of the mountain range near the Utah border. The trail gained prominence in the late 1830s when missionaries traversed the rocky, barren mountains to reach the fertile lands of the Pacific Northwest. However, they quickly decided to move north to Oregon trail, finding that dysentery and Indian raids were preferable to a slow death by starvation while trapped high in the Rocky Mountains. The trail regained prominence during Colorado’s gold rush due to a number of lucrative mines located along the trail. It became a bustling route, wide enough to fit two wagons, with a number of camp towns along the way for the young men mining the mountains to rest, drink at one of the boisterous saloons, and perhaps spend some “private time” with the notorious women of these camps. However, by the 1880s the trail had once again fallen into disuse due to competition from the transcontinental railroads. A four-month, often lethal journey through the Rocky mountains on foot simply didn’t have the same charm as a four-day trip on the technological wonder of the iron horse. By the turn of the century, the trail had all but disappeared, the Colorado wilderness devouring the camp-towns and leaving behind a few lonely ghost tow

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📅︎ Apr 09 2020
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Fantasy Booking NXT week 3

CM Punk walks out to his signature Cult of Personality Song.

CM Punk: Last Week I Attacked Cody Rhodes and busted his face, I was told why I did it by Michael Cole and do you want the Answer Michael, I’m tired of Kissing Corporates Ass, Cody if your seeing this Hope you get well soon before No Mercy, Because you’ll be in that Hospital Again.

Drew Gulak vs. Dustin Rhodes (Cruiserweight Tournament)

Drew pins Dustin after a superkick.

Winner: Drew Gulak

Drew Gulak: Ali Get Ready for No Mercy!

Tiger Mask IV vs. HoHo Lun (Light-Heavyweight Tournament)

After a Distraction from KUSHIDA, Tiger Mask rolled up Lun for the pin.

Winner: Tiger Mask IV

Tony Nese vs. Ariya Davari (Light-Heavyweight tournament)

Tony Nese hits a frog splash and goes for the pin.

Winner: Tony Nese

Tony grabs the Microphone from JoJo’s hands.

Tony: Listen here Tiger Mask, want to make things more fun, let’s have a Hell in a cell match at No Mercy.

Tiger Mask IV jumps on Tony Nese from behind.

Tiger Mask IV: Yeah Fun......

Motor City Machine Guns vs. Jurassic Express La Parka Tag Team Classic

After a Sharpshooter Jungle Boy taps out to Chris Sabin.

Winners: Motor City Machine Guns

Dustin Rhodes demands to be in the United States Championship Number One Contenders match, Hurricane agreed but only if he can win the next match.

Dustin Rhodes vs. Big Cass

After 2 Superkicks Dustin Rhodes pins Big Cass.

Winner: Dustin Rhodes

Los Conquistadores vs. James Drake and Zack Gibson La Parka tag team Classic

After a Frog Splash The Los Conquistadores win.

Winners: Los Conquistadores

Zack Ryder vs. Jeff Cobb vs. Dustin Rhodes Number One Contenders Match

Dustin pins Jeff Cobb after a superkick.

Winner: Dustin Rhodes

CM Punk walks out to the ring with a microphone in his hand.

CM Punk: Just 3 Days and that NXT Championship will be Mine The Crowd Cheer and Boo as a Mixed Reaction I am the Voice of the Voiceless, The Best in the worl-Cody comes from behind and starts punching Punk, Cody does a Cross Rhodes to Punk on the Ramp.

The License pops up at the bottom of the screen as Punk falls towards the camera.

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📅︎ May 09 2020
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[Progress] Just clearing out the backlog with smaller games this month.


Hope everyone is staying safe from the situation out there thesedays. I've been stuck at home, so lots of gaming time and no real work to do.

Last month's progress report;

So, this month I got through 15 games, but I'm reviewing 17 today. If you make it through, huzzah! :)

  • February last minute completion

I finished one game after I made my February report, that's why I've left this month's report so late.

  • Expeditions: Viking
  • Steam
  • Genre: Turn based RPG
  • Rating: 7/10 Good.
  • Completion: 20

The second game in the Expeditions series, these games have two key factors;

Firstly, they are phenomenal role-playing experiences. Secondly, they provide average gameplay experiences.

That’s been my experience of the series so far, both Vikings and the first game Conquistador, are great games if you’re into RPGs where you jump in and immerse yourself into the lore, history and time period.

Viking, like its predecessor Conquistador, does not downplay the barbarism present in the time period. The major conflict is over religion, the story takes place in the time where Catholicism was taking off and the old world of paganism was dying. Being Vikings, you can imagine what they got up to.

Often, you are encouraged to liberally spill blood. Very often, it is of monks and nuns and indeed, children. Many dialogue options are centred around aggressive dick-waving, repaying any insults to your honour with death and more death. It is glorious and it really gets you in the mindset of a Viking raider.

The storyline presents you as newly appointed Thane of Skjern; your father having died raiding. He has also neglected his home politically and militarily, so you have the job of cleaning up your internal power struggles and batting off external Viking invaders.

There are two parts to the story; The first taking place in Denmark serves as a tutorial, and has you consolidating your home power-base. The second part, sees you raid the north of England and Scotland with impunity as you try to amass power and/or prosperity in order to gain allies to defeat any future political invasions of your lands in Denmark.

You can go either way, try and be a trading type of Viking, or go the typical strength-based warrior of legend and do your own invasion. That’s the beauty of the role-playing experience, dialogue is rich and well researched, conflicts are brutal, religion is at the foref

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📰︎ r/12in12
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📅︎ Mar 31 2020
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Coming to Netflix, May 2020

Welcome to May, which means a new list of Netflix shows to watch while we're still staying home.

Full article here

Available May 1

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

All Day and a Night – Netflix Film

Almost Happy – Netflix Original

Back to the Future**

Back to the Future Part II

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory**

Cracked Up, The Darrell Hammond Story

Den of Thieves

For Colored Girls

Fun With Dick & Jane**

Get In – Netflix Film

Go! Go! Cory Carson: The Chrissy – Netflix Family

The Half Of It – Netflix Film

Hollywood – Netflix Original

I Am Divine

Into the Night – Netflix Original


Jarhead 2: Field of Fire

Jarhead 3: The Siege

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Masha and the Bear: Season 4


Medici: The Magnificent: Part 2 – Netflix Original

Monthly Girls’ Nozaki Kun: Season 1

Mrs. Serial Killer – Netflix Film

Reckoning: Season 1 – Exclusively on Netflix


Song of the Sea

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Heartbreak Kid

The Patriot

Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: A New Arrival

Thomas & Friends: Marvelous Machinery: World of Tomorrow

Thomas & Friends: Thomas and the Royal Engine


Underworld: Evolution**

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Urban Cowboy

What a Girl Wants

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Available May 4

Arctic Dogs

Available May 5

Jerry Seinfeld: 23 Hours To Kill – Netflix Comedy Special

Available May 6

Workin’ Moms: Season 4 – Netflix Original

Available May 7

Scissor Seven: Season 2 – Netflix Anime

Available May 8

18 regali – Netflix Film

Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt – Netflix Family

Dead to Me: Season 2 – Netflix Original

The Eddy – Netflix Original

The Hollow: Season 2 – Netflix Family

House at the End of the Street

Restaurants on the Edge: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Rust Valley Restorers: Season 2 – Netflix Original

Valeria – Netflix Original

Available May 9

Charmed: Season 2

Grey’s Anatomy: Season 16

Available May 11

Bordertown: Season 3 – Netflix Original

Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics – Netflix Documentary

Trial By Media – Netflix Documentary

Available May 12

True: Terrific Tales – Netflix Family

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Vs. the Reverend – Netflix Interactive Special

Available May 13

The Wrong Missy – Netflix Film

Available May 14

Riverdale: Season 4


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📅︎ May 02 2020
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Can someone who knows EU4 and the DLC tell me what is missing from this list please?

Please leave out any fluff/cosmetic DLC's and just those that impact decisions, mechanics etc. Thanks in advance. I missed out on the Humble Bundle sale and am so annoyed because I only just missed it.

  • Europa Universalis IV: Pre-Order Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The 100 Years War Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The Purple Phoenix Expansion
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Digital Extreme Edition Upgrade Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The Stars and Crescent Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The Horsemen of the Crescent Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The Conquest of Constantinople Music Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Call-to-Arms Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The Winged Hussars Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: The National Monuments Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: American Dream
  • • Europa Universalis IV: National Monuments II
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Conquistadors Unit pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Native Americans Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Songs of the New World
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Conquest of Paradise
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Native Americans II Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Colonial British and French Unit pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Muslim Advisor Portraits
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Wealth of Nations
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Muslim Ships Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Trade Nations Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Indian Subcontinent Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Indian Ships Unit Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Republican Music Pack
  • • Europa Universalis IV: Songs of Yuletide
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📅︎ Feb 22 2020
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Silas Watkins Fights the Reaper

Many miles west of Denver in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, there is an overgrown dirt trail, beginning at the edge of the Great American Desert, winding many miles through the thick pine forests into the heart of the mountain range, at times plunging down into gorges carved by once-magnificent rivers reduced to muddy streams, or reaching into the sparse shrubbery above the treeline, and finally terminating west of the mountain range near the Utah border. The trail gained prominence in the late 1830s when missionaries traversed the rocky, barren mountains to reach the fertile lands of the Pacific Northwest. However, they quickly decided to move north to Oregon trail, finding that dysentery and Indian raids were preferable to a slow death by starvation while trapped high in the Rocky Mountains. The trail regained prominence during Colorado’s gold rush due to a number of lucrative mines located along the trail. It had become a bustling route, wide enough to fit two and a half wagons, with a number of camp towns along the way for the young men mining the mountains to rest, purchase alcohol at one of the boisterous saloons, and perhaps spend a little “private time” with the notorious women of these camps. However, by the 1880s the trail had once again fallen into disuse due to competition from the transcontinental railroads. A four-month, often lethal journey through the Rocky mountains on foot simply didn’t have the same charm as a four-day trip on the technological wonder of the iron horse. By the turn of the century, the trail had all but disappeared, the Colorado wilderness devouring the camp-towns and leaving behind a few lonely ghost towns nestled high in the Rocky Mountain.

Overall, the history of the Rocky Mountain trail would not have been anything to note, except the origin of the trail eluded the early settlers of the West. America’s earliest pioneers of the West, the Mountain Men, were more concerned with destroying local beaver populations than recording detailed histories of Western settlement; however, quite a few journals from that period provide insight into the overland routes through the Rocky Mountains, and all point to this dirt trail as an enigma, a trail already well-traveled when the first Mountain Men hadn’t even crossed the entire mountain range yet. Of course speculation was rampant among early settlers about the mystery of the eternal trail. Some believed that Spanish Conquistadors, fresh from conquering the great civilization

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