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Happy St Pat's!
« on: March 17, 2016, 10:03:26 PM »
I just tapped my Irish Red Ale. Hope your St Pat is as enjoyable!  Sláinte!
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2016, 10:04:34 PM »
Right back at ya , and be careful out there tonight everyone
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2016, 10:45:28 PM »
Do like me: sit on you back deck, tap the homebrew, eat Shepard's Pie, listen to Irish music on Pandora and you won't end up behind bars.

However, the best advice I heard is from a Guinness commercial: drink like a brewer. 
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2016, 10:57:20 PM »
I'm sitting back with my feet up drinking a home brew. It is amber. I ordered pizza. At least dinner is from the right continent.

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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2016, 11:03:32 PM »
Do like me: sit on you back deck, tap the homebrew, eat Shepard's Pie, listen to Irish music on Pandora and you won't end up behind bars.


Great plan. In terms of bar hopping, St Paddy's Day (like New Year's Eve) is another day for amateurs. I always find it funny that many of the people out right now can't stomach a Guinness. Just me. As for the music today, I like :

1/ Clancy Brothers - their drinking songs CD is (very) old school Irish pub drinking music. Pretty cool stuff.

2/ Flogging Molly

3/ Dropkick Murphy's


Rinse. Repeat. Be safe everybody. 
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2016, 11:22:14 PM »
How you leave the Pogues off of your list, I don't know.

Without them, there is no Flogging Molly.  No Dropkick Murphy's.

In my youth, I was in the pit at the Metro and at the Vic.  Front row for the Pogues, but you had to fight to get there.

Home from downtown.  Corn beef is simmering.  Guinness in a glass.  Didn't do like the guy passed out at 3:30 on Chicago Ave.  He looked like a wreck.

EDIT:  Forgot to say Happy St. Pat's back atcha.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2016, 11:25:22 PM »
Of course the Pogues, brain fart. No arguments.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2016, 11:32:32 PM »
How you leave the Pogues off of your list, I don't know.

Without them, there is no Flogging Molly.  No Dropkick Murphy's.

In my youth, I was in the pit at the Metro and at the Vic.  Front row for the Pogues, but you had to fight to get there.

Home from downtown.  Corn beef is simmering.  Guinness in a glass.  Didn't do like the guy passed out at 3:30 on Chicago Ave.  He looked like a wreck.

EDIT:  Forgot to say Happy St. Pat's back atcha.

You are far too cool for school Mr. Sr.

Also, as for 'saint' Paddy Eff that pagan bashing, Roman empire spying for old fart. but here's to Irish pride.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2016, 11:33:34 PM »
It's sad what happened to Shane McGowan.  He was something else back in the early 90s.  But I guess that catches up to you.

Gotta go pour a Bailey's for the MIL.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2016, 11:37:06 PM »
You are far too cool for school Mr. Sr.

I'm not half that.  But we had some fun back in the day.  Life is still fun, just more domesticated.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2016, 11:39:52 PM »
You are far too cool for school Mr. Sr.

I'm not half that.  But we had some fun back in the day.  Life is still fun, just more domesticated.

yeah. I threw some Operation Ivy and NoMeansNo on the radio the other day and while I still got amped listening I can't imagine I'd actually still enjoy being in the pit.
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2016, 11:41:27 PM »
  But we had some fun back in the day.  Life is still fun, just more domesticated.


For sure. Sums it up.


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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2016, 11:50:16 PM »
You are far too cool for school Mr. Sr.

I'm not half that.  But we had some fun back in the day.  Life is still fun, just more domesticated.

yeah. I threw some Operation Ivy and NoMeansNo on the radio the other day and while I still got amped listening I can't imagine I'd actually still enjoy being in the pit.

Pit skills can still pay off.  The wife and I went to see James Brown at the House of Blues a few years back.  Open floor.  I was still able to work through the crowd to get us up close.  It was just a different crowd.  No elbows.  No pushing and shoving. I think its the experience of having been there that lets you say "I can do this."
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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2016, 02:09:06 AM »
Didn't have a Guinness on hand today, but did have one of my porters to go along with the corned beef dinner and soda bread and so this, from Flann O'Brien:

When things go wrong and will not come right,
Though you do the best you can,
When life looks black at the hour of night--
A PINT OF PLAIN IS YOUR ONLY MAN.

When money's tight and is hard to get,
And your horse has also ran,
When all you have is a heap of debt--
A PINT OF PLAIN IS YOUR ONLY MAN.

George

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Re: Happy St Pat's!
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2016, 06:16:44 PM »
Stayed home last night but did crack a couple bottles of Guinness Extra.  Hope everyone had a good night!

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