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A.K. Fest Internet News Column

Discussion in 'AK Fest 2006' started by bigmacc, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. bigmacc

    bigmacc AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    I happen to write a twice weekly column for an internet news service in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. I write about anything that comes to mind. A lot of time my columns deal with local or national politics etc.

    I also write about things that happen in my life. These columns are posted. on Tuesdays and Saturdays. This weeks column deals with A.K. Fest 2006. I will post the link below. I thought you might enjoy it.



    http://www.sootoday.com/content/editorials/details.asp?c=13522
     

     

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  2. cabinover

    cabinover Dazed and Confused

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    That's fantastic Mac. A great read that indeed captures the essence of AK and it's goodwill towards everyone involved with either the site or AKFest.

    I hadn't really thought about it much as I missed this year's fest but last year I didn't hear sports or politics mentioned either.

    I'll be sure to look you and Linda up next year with a beer or two from VT.
     
  3. Sandy G

    Sandy G Spiteful Old Cuss Staff Member Moderator Subscriber

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    Excellent read, Mac. Sure did enjoy meeting you & the missus.
     
  4. Punker X

    Punker X Moderator Moderator Subscriber

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    Nice write up Mac, but what no mention of "Box of Frogs"..

    X
     
  5. bigmacc

    bigmacc AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Box of Frogs

    Couldn't find the lp at Street Corner Records bought it off e-bay yesterday.
     
  6. gonzp

    gonzp Klipschophile

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    Very nice article mac, even though the words bestowed upon Craig were far too generous :D :D :D
     

     

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  7. ARguy

    ARguy AR Collector

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    Nice read Mac! It mirrors my own experience with many of the folks this past weekend! :thmbsp:
     
  8. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Aggie! Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    <blushing> Aww, gee, macc. Thanks for the mention.

    How'd the trip to Streetcorner go? Get any good stuff? Linda like the CD's we found?
     
  9. BlackSwamp

    BlackSwamp Previously DingusBoy

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    Nice write up Macc.

    The Box of Frogs was a highlight of the weekend!
     
  10. tentoze

    tentoze Twangophile

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    Well done, Mac.
     
  11. Grumpy

    Grumpy Krusty old SOB! Yes, I own Audiokarma Staff Member Admin Sponsor Subscriber

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    Thanks for the write up Macc.
     

     

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  12. NOSValves

    NOSValves AK Subscriber Subscriber

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    Wow Mac I'm all choked up. I know your dying for a pair of tube amps.........i managed to force that out through my choked emotions
     
  13. Andyman

    Andyman Scroungus Stereophilus Subscriber

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    Kool beans, Mac!

    But they must have edited out the part where you generously offer to store gear for the folks???????????
     
  14. Army

    Army Addicted Member

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    Great read Mac :thmbsp:

    I'll be up for some more of the Canadian brewmeister education next year Buddy!

    I think between the Molsons and the Sleemans Cream Ale you and Ernie made a convert, it was a blast! :tresbon:
     
  15. Strawman

    Strawman Moderator

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    That is so cool, I guess the secret is really out now. :D
     
  16. Urizen

    Urizen Lunatic Member

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    Nice reading, thanks! :tresbon:
     

     

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  17. dmax99

    dmax99 Lookin' For Live

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    Misguided tube advocates? Methinks its envy.
     
  18. PakProtector

    PakProtector AK member

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    Hey-Hey!!!,
    Well Mac, seems we have a year to get you into a proper tube set up. Shouldn't be too hard, there's lots of it laying around waiting to be picked up.

    Or we can teach you to build something cool. Being one of the DIY crowd is certainly more affordable....:) the difficulty lies in figuring out what to build...which leads me to the next thread.
    cheers,
    Douglas
     
  19. Army

    Army Addicted Member

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    :lmao:


    Not a fricking chance, Big Mac's one of the guys with good ears and knows better :D

    Warmth comes from great brew and a good woman, not rolling the next tube ;)
     
  20. Retro Stereo

    Retro Stereo Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Army, did you notice Mac didn't write anything about his favorite room at the Fest? Oh well, it was a great article anyway! :thmbsp:


    Retro
     

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