dleonard wrote:You're right though, I have never seen Jerry. I was only 10 in 95....bummer. However, I did own American Beauty, In the Dark, Workingman's Dead, and Without a Net that my uncle taped for me, at the time.
There will be no more hostilities from me though.
Jeff, if you're ever in NE Philly and have a hankering, I will suggest Steve's Prince of Steaks, and get American (melted). Of the South Philly joints though, I agree on Pat's.
That's cool by me. Ya didn't see 'em; and the reason I asked in the first place wasn't to "pull rank", but to try to understand your perspective vis a vis DSO.
And, yeah well, I'm a Steve's fan as well... so life can't be all that bad, huh?
Now, all we need to do is hear from the knucklehead who called me out by name, and maybe we can discuss this like adults. Like I said... ball's now in his court.
Oh, and D... maybe we can start that PGA/Seniors thread in here?
And... I'm not quite 50 (44), but a Jerry wanna-be? In guitar playing, sure - but I got a loooooong way to go. Meanwhile, I'll accept the "no more hostilities" as your way of saying "sorry".
If, that is, you'll accept mine.
I will point out one thing in the interest of discussing this civilly: when you said I was a dick toward people I don't know... do you understand that that's the way I thought you were treating Lesh and Weir? That's where the context of "have you ever seen them" comes into play. A lot of folks on these boards actually did grow up seeing/touring/worshiping/spinning to the Grateful Dead. There's nothing that anyone can say that asserts they are "as much of a fan"... not when they weren't there. They may love the music - and that is, after all, what we're all here about - but there's no comparison. Your love for DSO is multiplied a thousand-fold in those of us who gave their blood, sweat, tears, allowance and lunch money to tour with the Dead. I hope this makes some sense to you. You simply can't diss the Dead and expect people to give you a pass on it. Not here. Not ever. And what you did - "heat of the moment" or not - was precisely that. You'd done it before too. I'd ask that you understand the audience you are addressing and choose your comments accordingly. Again, not trying to "pull rank", but rather to have you understand why you got the reaction you did.
As for Pat... I guess I'll drop him a PM.
In the meantime, you guys might want to drop the "heat of the moment" defense. It does not absolve you from what you have posted, no matter how fucked up or angry you might have been.
Meanwhile, cheesesteaks are on me!