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The lack of a logo really draws attention to this laptop, Hollywood.
You should have just put a sticker on it, IMO. That would have been verite.
42 inches and 1080i? Was that a good combo back in 2007?
I think not.
My 2011-era 70-incher* from Costco cost less and is much better, obvs. (It will go the distance, it will last for decades, IMO)
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Of course, things such as TVs always get better, but this extremely heavy, extremely thick plasma model for almost $3000 was simply too much, too soon. And now it’s busted but it became obsolete before then.
*Never hooked up to cable. Cable is for suckers. Oh, you have cable? You’re a sucker, sorry, tough love.
The reason is that your old analog CRT TV now has a negative value.
Yes, I know you paid “good money” for it, but that was then and this is now.
These days it’s worth less than zero.
That’s why you put it out on the sidewalks of the Western Addition PJ’s, right?
So if you want to tell tout le monde that your obsolete device still functions, don’t use any exclamation points.
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That is all.
Oh, and where’s the remote?
You’re too young to remember the era before the Internet, but back in the day, MTV was all we had.* So it was a BFD when the MTV came to town to stage a reality show back in 1994.
Pamela Ling was one of the characters. She played a medical student, which wasn’t hard, because, you know, she was a med student at the time.
Anyway, she became a doctor at UCSF and that where she labors some 18 years later.
Oh, and there was Puck, who pretended to be a bike messenger.
Man, some real bike messengers didn’t like him. That’s what I recall.
*Well, not me. Cable’s for suckers, these days and back in the day. I think my friend would videotape this show and then we’d watch it off of the VHS.
All your deets are right here.
“What are we looking for?
We’re looking for solo singers, girl groups, duos, boy bands or vocal groups. Maybe you and your friends have always wanted to form a group? Now is your time!
The competition is open to everyone that is 12 years old (as of January 1, 2012) and above, with no age cap.
Any type of music works – pop, rock, rap, country, R&B, alternative, hip-hop… you name it!
Where are we going?
This could be your first step to competing for the chance to win a $5 Million dollar recording contract with Sony Music. We are only going to six cities, so make your plans now!
Kansas City, MO – Kemper Arena March 14th (registration March 12 &13)
Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center March 22nd (registration March 20 & 21)
San Francisco, CA – Cow Palace April 20th (registration April 18 & 19)
Greensboro, N.C. – Greensboro Coliseum May 1st (registration April 29 & 30)
Providence, Rode Island – Dunkin Donuts Center May 10th (registration May 9)
How does it work?
You MUST register and pick up your wristband the day prior to the audition. The registration is simple – you can stop by anytime within 24 hours prior to the audition day – starting at 6am. If you plan on bringing family and friends to your audition, they must register as well.
You MUST bring two (2) forms of ID to registration day that show proof of your age and a photograph (for example, a birth certificate and driver’s license or a birth certificate and a passport or a birth certificate and a school ID card).
You must be a US citizen, or eligible to work freely in the US, and not currently under a recording contract.
Anyone younger than 18, that will be attending the auditions (auditioning or not) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Minors or those without a driver’s license, who are auditioning or supporters of those auditioning, may use a school ID or acceptable substitute (such as a yearbook page that includes a printed name with photo AND a birth certificate matching the name).
If the minor is too young to have any form of photo ID, then that minor’s parent or guardian should present a photo ID and the child’s birth certificate that includes the parent’s name with the child’s name on the certificate.
Check out the eligibility requirements on http://www.thexfactorusa.com/ and make sure you are eligible to participate!
On the day of the audition, you need to arrive at the venue before 8am. Please prepare a verse and a chorus of 3 songs without tracks or instruments. Pick your song choice wisely as it should represent you as an artist. Whether you are a soloist or a vocal group, remember this is your time to shine, so make sure that you are well rehearsed and dressed to impress!
There will be a long wait so prepare for the day with suitable snacks, drinks and dress appropriately for the weather. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.thexfactorusa.com/.
If successful, you will need to be available the next day
DISCLOSURE: The fact that you have received this message should not be interpreted as a guarantee of eligibility or success in our competition. Response (or lack of response) to this message, and forwarding (or not forwarding) this message will have NO influence on your standing, if you choose to attend auditions. This is merely an attempt to inform the performing community at large of our open auditions.”
Here’s what you’re going to do this weekend. You’re going to register for the America’s Got Talent tryouts in San Francisco’s Civic Center and then you’re going to win a place on the show and then Howard Stern will eventually end up giving you a check for… one million dollars!
Because you’re talented, baby.
Oh, you don’t actually think that you gots talent? Well then you can just go and watch the taping of the show on February 24th or 25th FOR FREE.
Bon courage, talented Bay Areans!
“NBC’s America’s Got Talent, summer’s hottest show, is coming to the Bay Area — and you can be in the live studio audience!
Free tickets are now available to see host Nick Cannon and celebrity judges Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel as they tape shows at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on February 24th and 25th.
Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Simply follow this link to sign up for one of four tapings. All tickets are free! The minimum age to attend is 14.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of a primetime, television event!
America’s Got Talent is a true celebration of the American spirit. It features a unique selection singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all hoping to win America’s hearts — and a $1million prize!
These tickets are to be a part of the live studio audience for America’s Got Talent, not to perform on the show. All performers have been pre-selected.
For information on how to audition for future shows, please follow this link.”
Before your audition, you should read this valuable advice: