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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:57 pm 
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As the title says the wife wont allow me to play frank loud, any suggestions on how I can over come this conundrum ?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:16 pm 
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tupong wrote:
As the title says the wife wont allow me to play frank loud, any suggestions on how I can over come this conundrum ?


Dump her. NOW. There's no excuse for this.

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tupong wrote:
As the title says the wife wont allow me to play frank loud, any suggestions on how I can over come this conundrum ?


Dump her. NOW. There's no excuse for this.



I've thought about that but she has a really good sense of direction.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:04 pm 
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A common problem... I solve this by playing my music mostly in the car and when I'm alone - apart from the stuff that we both like, like Wilco or Neil Young, Bach at moderate volume. When I'm alone - Zappa, Keiji Haino, Faust etc. at full blast 8)

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There's this new invention, called "headphones." I believe they even work in the southern hemisphere...

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MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
There's this new invention, called "headphones." I believe they even work in the southern hemisphere...



Yes they do work up here in the Southeren hemisphere but they drastically reduce my ability to dance which is an essential part of listening.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:17 am 
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tupong wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
There's this new invention, called "headphones." I believe they even work in the southern hemisphere...



Yes they do work up here in the Southeren hemisphere but they drastically reduce my ability to dance which is an essential part of listening.


Actually, in the southern hemisphere, the stero channels are switched in relation to the northern hemisphere, due to the infamous Coriolis effect that makes your toilet water spin in an antigravity fashion. Many things are inverted down here. we are all with our feet on the ceiling. Yoza!

Do you take your clothers out when you dance?

Don't worry though, the wife-Zappa issue is indeed universal, as you can see...

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Sennheiser make Wi-Fi headphones (no wires) you might check them out.

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ream out her ear drums with a rusty flat head screwdriver then throw her in a river with a cinder block tied to her legs!!!

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ream out her ear drums with a rusty flat head screwdriver then throw her in a river with a cinder block tied to her legs!!!


A skosh overboard.

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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
tupong wrote:
MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
There's this new invention, called "headphones." I believe they even work in the southern hemisphere...



Yes they do work up here in the Southeren hemisphere but they drastically reduce my ability to dance which is an essential part of listening.




Do you take your clothers out when you dance?




I have been known too


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Sennheiser make Wi-Fi headphones (no wires) you might check them out.

The kero record player may not be powerful enuff


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ream out her ear drums with a rusty flat head screwdriver then throw her in a river with a cinder block tied to her legs!!!



I'd try that but then I'd have grow some titties and learn to breast feed the youngest child


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 4:38 am 
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I'd try that but then I'd have grow some titties and learn to breast feed the youngest child

Well, if you do manage to grow some titties let us know what kind of fertiliser you used and whether they prefer full sun or partial shade.
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Just to raise us up a crop of titties (and beer)
:mrgreen:

My wife is not a huge fan either but I've been callously indoctrinating her via her mp3 player over the last few years. And as long as at least one song out of ten on my mp3 player in the van is something else we're pretty much good. It helps that she's got a damn decent taste in music to start with; she immediately got my Tom Waits reference 'the ground's soft for digging' when the subject of club/rave/80's/top 40 music originally came up when we were first getting to know one another. And 17 years later that phrase still shows up every now and then when one of us is mildly pissed with the other...

Call me shallow, but a shit taste in music would have been a deal-breaker. :)

And welcome to here by the way.

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Two words...Pavlov's Dog...fuck her unconscious while loud music is playing a few times and she will always want the music loud...good idea, I've been around... :smoke:


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Two words...Pavlov's Dog...fuck her unconscious while loud music is playing a few times and she will always want the music loud...good idea, I've been around... :smoke:

Please tell us that ain't how you became a fan... :P

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Plook wrote:
Two words...Pavlov's Dog...fuck her unconscious while loud music is playing a few times and she will always want the music loud...good idea, I've been around... :smoke:

Please tell us that ain't how you became a fan... :P



No my wife... :mrgreen:


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You need to issue yourself a musical hall-pass for 2hr.40min daily which you can call My Time. This will do more to improve the situation rather than being asked to turn down the volume a tad lower each time until its either inaudible or you become so whipped in this matter that you begin taking up some music which is diametrically opposed to your likes and volumetric proportions. Ya dig?

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I told my wife that if she wanted to choose what we listen to when driving somewhere that she'd have to learn to drive and get a licence. That lasted about two trips before I caved and let her plug in her mp3 player. Granted, she tells me what she wants on her player, but I always throw in a few subversive tracks just to make it worthwhile. :)

As for volume, I have my computer running into my old Teac amp and out of my even older PA speakers in the basement, and as long as I don't drown out the tv or the stereo upstairs we have a truce. :mrgreen:

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Plook wrote:
Two words...Pavlov's Dog...fuck her unconscious while loud music is playing a few times and she will always want the music loud...good idea, I've been around... :smoke:



The sad thing is that she used to like Frank and would let me turn it up loud, she also used to like getting ferociously plooked while listening to Frank.
That was back when she used to help me steal hubcaps but now she likes gentle plooking and easy listening and wouldnt think of stealing anything :cry:

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tupong wrote:
I'd try that but then I'd have grow some titties and learn to breast feed the youngest child

Well, if you do manage to grow some titties let us know what kind of fertiliser you used and whether they prefer full sun or partial shade.
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And welcome to here by the way.


If I work out how to grow the titties on men thing, I'll be patenting the process and retiring after selling it to the german's


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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
Actually, in the southern hemisphere, the stero channels are switched in relation to the northern hemisphere, due to the infamous Coriolis effect that makes your toilet water spin in an antigravity fashion.
Hi man,

Sorry but I have tested this in OZ and back to the northern hemisphere.

Now I can tell this is an urban legend.

The Wikipedia page on the Coriolis effect says the following :

"water rotation in home bathrooms under normal circumstances is not related to the Coriolis effect or to the rotation of the earth, and no consistent difference in rotation direction between toilets in the northern and southern hemispheres can be observed. The formation of a vortex over the plug hole may be explained by the conservation of angular momentum"

Have a nice weekend


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Turn it down. Your only resort, since you won't take our well meaning advice.

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Cal, you're such a hoot. :mrgreen:


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I'm glad my girlfriend have the same musical taste as I. We love to play Zappa really loud. :mrgreen:

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