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Old 11-13-2019, 07:27 PM   #1
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It did shock me to find out that Michael Jackson was a pedophile

But possibly even more shocking was the announcement that Sir Rod Stewart has spent the last 23 YEARS building an unbelievable, massive, and wildly intricate model railway.

I am completely in favor. Well done Sir.
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Old 11-13-2019, 07:50 PM   #2
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Epic clickbait title Dude.
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Old 11-13-2019, 09:12 PM   #3
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Thank you for not ruining Sir Rod for me.
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
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Old 11-13-2019, 11:26 PM   #4
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"I enjoyed the building more than I did the running."
I'll buy that. Running the trains isn't much of a challenge, but building the set is great. It's something new all the time, finish one piece and if you're satisfied with it move on to the next. Always looking at the trash to see if there's a soup can that might become a water tower, or a piece of foil to incorporate.
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Old 11-14-2019, 12:45 PM   #5
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Running the trains is harder than you might think. At least my teenage self thought so when I broke a friend's train set by confusing the controls and rear-ending one car with the engine. The little plastic bumper and latch snapped right off.
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Old 11-14-2019, 02:06 PM   #6
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Epic clickbait title Dude.

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Old 11-15-2019, 05:45 PM   #7
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these models are amazing

Speaking of, the guy who built the sets for Bladerunner died.
There's a level of facility that everyone needs to accomplish, and from there
it's a matter of deciding for yourself how important ultra-facility is to your
expression. ... I found, like Joseph Campbell said, if you just follow whatever
gives you a little joy or excitement or awe, then you're on the right track.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Terry Bozzio
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Old 11-15-2019, 06:46 PM   #8
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More a model world with rail side order.
Good for him!
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