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Jeff Watkins
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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

And The Winner Is...


So, I bought 80 records or so from a guy here in New Orleans for $161.25 (nevermind the odd amount) a couple months ago. I listed about 40 of them on eBay (a few were things I bought and tried to resell), and had great success. They mostly all sold and I still have half to get rid of I sold 35 of 40 things, and the five were all my junk not this dude's records. I chose to keep a few gems, obviously. And remember, if you're counting, I paid less than $3 for each of them:

Yes, I'm bragging. Here are the hits. Click the link to see what the record sold for. Everything started for $4.99:

At The Drive In - "Vaya" on White vinyl

Bright Eyes - There Is No Beginning To The Story LP - 1st Pressing

The Get Up Kids - "Two EP's" LP - Rare Import

Hey Mercedes - "Everything Fireworks" - First Pressing

Joy Division - "Still" LP - Original 1981

Kid Dynamite - "Kid Dynamite" - First Pressing x/500

Lifetime - "Hello Bastards" - First Pressing on Purple Vinyl x/500

Owls - "Owls" LP - Rare Blue Wax

Piebald - "We Are The Only Friends We Have" - First Pressing on Green Vinyl

Pedro the Lion - "Control" LP - Clear vinyl

These Arms Are Snakes - "This Is Meant To Hurt You" LP - x/300

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Monday, March 15, 2010

The Shining: Recut

I found this via Chase. This horror film turns feel good. Hilarious.

posted by Jeff Watkins at 1:19 AM

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010


I didn't get a chance to watch it, but this is so flippin' funny.

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Sunday, March 07, 2010

What I Did Last Week

So, you don't know this, but the street I live on is very narrow down both sides of the four-lane thoroughfare. As I was driving last week, I needed to get into the left-hand lane to make the U-turn to get to my house. An older lady driving adjacent to me suddenly came very close to my car. I don't think she was over the line, but it was close, and I was yelling explicatives at her. Paying attention to her rather than my position on the road, I heard a loud bang.

I hit my side mirror against a side mirror of a stationary car on the side of the road. And, I completely took it off.

I hesitated for a moment, thinking it might be better to not go back. But my conscience compelled me. I'm glad I did. The people were so nice. I hit a pest control's company vehicle and we both have State Farm, so it might have alleviated some of the technical issues in resolving this mess.

While I completely removed that car's side mirror, mine was still intact. I was missing the mirror itself, but it didn't shatter. I think I can just put it back on. The motor still works on the side-mirror, so I will need to get the front piece of the mirror that matches the gray paint of my car.

It is annoying. I wish it could have been avoided. But I'm glad it's not severe.

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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

A Week After Mardi Gras, I'm Still Purging

Beads, beads, beads.

Beads, beads, beads.

Beads, beads, beads.

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