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    Very sad news indeed. I saw them live back in the early 90's and they were awesome.

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    I hadn’t heard anything about that until this thread…sorry to hear it, while I was just a moderate fan of Rush, I really enjoyed his motorcycle/travel memoirs, and in them he came across as an exceedingly bright and reflective individual.

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    I just wanted to take this moment to extend a "Hang in there!" to BJF! Holy shit the heat over on TDT singed my eyebrows. It's way more than BJF deserved. Sorry you had to put up with it. I think you handled it like a boss. Better than I would have. Hope all parties had a chance to come back down from the rage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffingoff View Post
    I just wanted to take this moment to extend a "Hang in there!" to BJF! Holy shit the heat over on TDT singed my eyebrows. It's way more than BJF deserved. Sorry you had to put up with it. I think you handled it like a boss. Better than I would have. Hope all parties had a chance to come back down from the rage.
    We've got you covered over here man. Stand your ground!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marmaduke Grigsby View Post
    Devastating news about Neil Peart. Rush has always been one of my favorite bands. I saw them in 1982, 2002 and 2004 and they never failed to impress. The news of Neil's passing came as a complete shock as I didn't even know he was ill.

    I feel fortunate to own this signed copy of his Far and Wide book. I will treasure it even more now. :-(

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    That book is great. I'm have been in a funk since yesterday when I found out Peart had died. Having seen Rush on every tour they did starting in 1980 this is a huge loss . I have every album every DVD every book. Everything. Next to collecting Horror and King related books it's always been about Rush for me. The strive to continue to improve when you are one of the best at what you do always amazed me about Peart. A true loss. My thoughts go out to his wife and young daughter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffingoff View Post
    I just wanted to take this moment to extend a "Hang in there!" to BJF! Holy shit the heat over on TDT singed my eyebrows. It's way more than BJF deserved. Sorry you had to put up with it. I think you handled it like a boss. Better than I would have. Hope all parties had a chance to come back down from the rage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffingoff View Post
    I just wanted to take this moment to extend a "Hang in there!" to BJF! Holy shit the heat over on TDT singed my eyebrows. It's way more than BJF deserved. Sorry you had to put up with it. I think you handled it like a boss. Better than I would have. Hope all parties had a chance to come back down from the rage.
    Quote Originally Posted by mhatchett View Post
    We've got you covered over here man. Stand your ground!
    Thank you both! I truly believe anyone who has ever watched my interactions with angry customers on that board, or here, or on Facebook know that I usually try to be very measured in my responses, don’t take criticism personally, etc... but the guy making things personal, calling Mindy a “peach” and slagging on Richard... ugh... that kind of stuff isn’t necessary. Feel free to say, “CD messed up” all you want. If we did, I will happily reply and say, “yep, we did, how can I fix this for you!”

    But that is also coming from my personal philosophy of how I deal with problems with companies... Ultimately, in the end, I feel like you catch way more flies with honey than vinegar… If there’s a problem, and you as a customer are very polite to the customer service person about it, you’ll get better results. Customer service people who are used to being screamed at and treated like dirt often go the extra mile to make it right for you.

    Of course, Mindy goes the extra mile even for the people who yell at her, call her names, swear so much they’d make a sailor blush…!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian James Freeman View Post
    Thank you both! I truly believe anyone who has ever watched my interactions with angry customers on that board, or here, or on Facebook know that I usually try to be very measured in my responses, don’t take criticism personally, etc... but the guy making things personal, calling Mindy a “peach” and slagging on Richard... ugh... that kind of stuff isn’t necessary. Feel free to say, “CD messed up” all you want. If we did, I will happily reply and say, “yep, we did, how can I fix this for you!”

    But that is also coming from my personal philosophy of how I deal with problems with companies... Ultimately, in the end, I feel like you catch way more flies with honey than vinegar… If there’s a problem, and you as a customer are very polite to the customer service person about it, you’ll get better results. Customer service people who are used to being screamed at and treated like dirt often go the extra mile to make it right for you.

    Of course, Mindy goes the extra mile even for the people who yell at her, call her names, swear so much they’d make a sailor blush…!
    Yeah I should have also mentioned that Mindy didn't deserve it either! He was just way out of line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffingoff View Post
    Yeah I should have also mentioned that Mindy didn't deserve it either! He was just way out of line.
    I think the next CDCC specialty item should be a "Mindy Rocks!!!" or a "Mindy is a badass!!" t-shirt. Or better yet a Mindy coffee mug! The Mindy Mug!!!!

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    Does anyone here know where I can get a dustjacket for the hardcover of Stephen King's Joyland? I only need a dustjacket. ~Cap
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