when was BCB last great?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

??

it's STILL great!
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32%
about a year ago
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about two years ago
1
3%
about five years ago
10
29%
about ten years ago
5
15%
it was NEVER great!
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Jimbo » 13 Dec 2015, 05:57

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby never/ever » 13 Dec 2015, 09:10

Jimbo wrote:http://www.bcb-board.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=129958

Great.


Glad to see though BCB being great in support...
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby trans-chigley express » 13 Dec 2015, 12:55

Phenomenal Cat wrote:
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Patti Smith?


Not so hairy, but close.

Jamie Oliver?

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby sloopjohnc » 13 Dec 2015, 17:06

Jimbo wrote:I'll tell you when BCB started going down. When the Grinch took the Treasury of Mirth off Nextdoorland is when, which was - hm - about five years ago. Put it back and watch this place flourish again.


Damn straight.

Very few people post in it anymore. I posted a Quaco response so it's not like I have comedy gold to work with.

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby harvey k-tel » 13 Dec 2015, 17:07

Phenomenal Cat wrote:BCB could have been great, but there's always that same problem. Women. Just women getting in the way. Cherchez la femme, you know.


Good thing we've got Matt Wilson to put them in their place.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby harvey k-tel » 13 Dec 2015, 17:11

ConnyOlivetti wrote:It went down the drain after GM was tarred and feathered!


It's a shame. I just came up with (what I thought was) a great seasonal moniker for Googs: Tidings of Kaempfert and Joy
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby sloopjohnc » 13 Dec 2015, 17:19

Harvey K-Tel wrote:
ConnyOlivetti wrote:It went down the drain after GM was tarred and feathered!


It's a shame. I just came up with (what I thought was) a great seasonal moniker for Googs: Tidings of Kaempfert and Joy


More like "Goog tidings of Kaempfert and joy."
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby harvey k-tel » 13 Dec 2015, 17:26

Well, sure. Let's just re-write the whole damn song, why don't we?
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Rayge » 13 Dec 2015, 17:30

Because we don't know the words?
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Rayge » 13 Dec 2015, 17:30

Apart from the title, I mean.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby harvey k-tel » 13 Dec 2015, 20:28

Rayge wrote:Because we don't know the words?


Ancient mystics are granted immediate exemption. ;)
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby zoomboogity » 14 Dec 2015, 07:18

Jimbo wrote:viewtopic.php?f=47&t=129958

Great.


ConnyOlivetti wrote:$3,095 of $3,000
Raised by 40 people in 23 hours!

Wow! :-)


So the answer to the original question posed in this thread would be: this last weekend.

(The grand total doesn't include the money order I'm sending Monday, since I don't like to use my credit card online if I can help it, along with a special Christmas present.)
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Diamond Dog » 14 Dec 2015, 07:33

Yep. I went to send some money to Tony & Debi and was frankly shocked at that figure.

Amazing and really did warm the heart.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby bobzilla77 » 14 Dec 2015, 21:01

Agreed... that is greatness.
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Postby toomanyhatz » 16 Dec 2015, 18:33

I was coming here to post the same thing. That's what we've always been great at. When someone has a genuine need, we come to each other's aid. Every single time, without fail.

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby TG » 16 Dec 2015, 20:29

It's an amazing little community. Even for someone like me who doesn't post as much. The people I've met, the people who helped me when I had a CD to promote (and that was back in the Mojo days, I believe). The folks here in L.A. who will come out to greet a visitor to our fair city. I could go on and on but you all already know. It's something special.
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby dgs » 20 Dec 2015, 23:36

BCB has always been great, it changes and it evolves but it never loses something, the relationships.

back in 2000, these were the folks that contributed to the BCB album project, a roll call as it were. We need more of these things these days, galvanised the community and wore colours on sleeves.


Penk 3:31 Various Artists bcb album bcb
Beenieman 4:15 Various Artists bcb album bcb
Cheepniz 6:31 Various Artists bcb album bcb
Hotsie 3:05 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Jenny Talia 3:42 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
happiness stan 5:20 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
JoeMoody 5:16 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
JumperKBalls 3:00 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Magilla 2:21 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
mentalist (slight return) 4:46 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
mookid 3:51 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Moyno 2:54 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
NotBillyTheKid 1:54 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
The Right Proflie 3:26 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Bosco 1:07 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Slider 2:26 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Sweet Black Angel 2:55 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Marquis De Scarborough 4:07 Marquis De Scarborough bcb album Bcb Album 0
TheFish 2:44 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 AutomaticDrip 4:51 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 DancesWithDifficulty 4:16 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 FunkyNomad 7:07 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Kid Presentable 6:20 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 Jethro 3:05 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 KingFeeb 3:08 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 Sir Henry 3:12 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Mychael 6:00 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Piledriver 5:58 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Slim 3:19 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Solarskope 2:47 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Take5 D 7:25 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Bhoywonder 4:27 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Geoffcowgill 5:15 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Griff 5:31 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 Maryann 4:47 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Shadreck 1:57 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 Smamfy 3:16 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
06 The Neverknows 6:15 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
07 Arthur Crud 4:53 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
07 Cheifwhat 6:35 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
07 Diamonddog 2:06 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
07 Sir Martin 3:16 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 Ced 2:18 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 GhostofHarrySmith 2:46 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 Nikki Gradual 1:16 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 Sensi 4:46 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 The Prof 2:26 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
08 TomahawkKid 4:06 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 GatoNegro 5:43 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
02 Doctor Jimmy 2:09 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
Aloysius 3:45 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 HumanAbstract 4:34 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 IlModernista 2:44 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Lord Belborough 4:20 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Pieter 4:59 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Quaco 3:50 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Raph 4:58 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Slim 10:41 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 The Prez 4:39 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Thesiger 2:13 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
01 Yompy 2:14 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
02 Andy Macandy 2:37 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
02 HughJarse 4:12 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 Gater 7:15 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
02 Meghan 3:27 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
02 Oscar 2:36 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 AtomicLoonybin 2:26 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 DramaQueen 3:41 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
09 Oscar and Drama Queen 3:14 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 HappyLittleElf 3:06 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 Snowdog 4:22 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 The Prof 3:15 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 The Slider 2:30 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
03 Velvis 3:07 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 Dgs 2:33 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
04 Marios 3:55 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
11 tokagetonosama 9:17 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
24 zNeigemont 0:22 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0 1
22 Brotherlouie 3:21 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
05 Livet 4:21 1 bcb album bcb 0
19 Captain Pugwash 0:24 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0 1
18 NeilJung 5:39 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
18 AndyMacAndy 4:26 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
13 Griff 2:29 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
13 Arctic Crap Wombat 4:13 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
13 Beno 2:45 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
12 Footy 3:27 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
12 Diamond Dog 4:21 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
19 Carol Christmas 4:59 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
11 Rorschach 4:52 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
10 Piledriver 3:03 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
10 Rolo 5:05 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
11 MrTapiocaHead 4:08 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
11 Nikki Gradual 0:35 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
10 Midnight Special 2:54 Various Artists bcb album bcb 0
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby dgs » 20 Dec 2015, 23:36

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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby Rayge » 20 Dec 2015, 23:48

dgs wrote:BCB has always been great, it changes and it evolves but it never loses something, the relationships.

back in 2000, these were the folks that contributed to the BCB album project, a roll call as it were. We need more of these things these days, galvanised the community and wore colours on sleeves.


None of this makes any sense to me. Was there a BCB in 2000? And what is that list supposed to represent?
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Re: when was BCB last great?

Postby dgs » 20 Dec 2015, 23:59

Rayge wrote:
dgs wrote:BCB has always been great, it changes and it evolves but it never loses something, the relationships.

back in 2000, these were the folks that contributed to the BCB album project, a roll call as it were. We need more of these things these days, galvanised the community and wore colours on sleeves.


None of this makes any sense to me. Was there a BCB in 2000? And what is that list supposed to represent?


Possibly, maybe not, who knows, only the slider was adept and tagging things.

But to answer your question Ray the essence of the thing is that we shared, we laughed, we had an identity, we drunk and we still have/do. Those identities may change and the roster may vary but at the end of the day it was never about the post or the verbosity, it was the people, and it still is.
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