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Post by puddledumpling on Wed May 01, 2013 12:20 am

Duff only has one beer named after him but Uli's got a whole brewery.
Prosit Uli!
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Post by Uli on Wed May 01, 2013 11:17 am

Not really, sorry it's been unclear. The brewery is called Berg Bier, it's only one brand of beer called "Ulrichsbier".
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http://www.bergbier.de/ulrichsbier.html
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Post by puddledumpling on Thu May 02, 2013 12:40 am

OK. Still not bad. So Yourself, Duff and Former US Prez Jimmy Carter's notorious brother Billy all have something in common. I can't think of any more people with beer brands named after them. At least yours doesn't suck. Duff's is only in cartoons?
I never tried Billy Beer - I was only 11 years old when it was around. My father was a beer snob and only had an occasional German beer especially May Bock's and Octoberfest limited batches and I told him it smelled like skunk pee.
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Post by Uli on Thu May 02, 2013 11:26 am

Well it wasn't named after me to be honest (apparently there was a "St. Ulrichs Party" or something)...
Maibock can be nice if you enjoy darker beers! Smile
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Post by Soulmonster on Thu May 02, 2013 11:32 am

I have a whole city named after me, Trondheim.
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Post by Uli on Thu May 02, 2013 3:05 pm

It's Trondheim, not Trollheim... Razz Wink

So your name is Trond or Heim? Smile
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Post by Soulmonster on Thu May 02, 2013 3:23 pm

@Uli wrote:It's Trondheim, not Trollheim... Razz Wink

So your name is Trond or Heim? Smile

Trond, yes. And "heim" means "home", so it is very fitting Smile
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Post by Johan on Thu May 02, 2013 3:47 pm

I already concluded that 2 years ago Razz

Uli should know the meaning of heim. He is German and contrary to Norway, in Germany you have like 200 cities and villages ending with 'heim'.

Linguistically, Heim is also close related to my local Limburg dialect word for home.
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Post by Uli on Thu May 02, 2013 5:32 pm

Yes, indeed the word "heim" is basically the same in german.
But sometimes it's also a name, e.g. in our school was a teacher named Mr. "Heim".
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Post by Uli on Fri May 17, 2013 7:53 pm

Money is low, weather is awful (grey & cold in mid May). Sad
Not everything is bad, but I think tomorrow's going to be a better day (more sunny at least). Will have some wine later, so the day is going to end nicely I hope... Smile
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Post by Soulmonster on Fri May 17, 2013 8:13 pm

It's a national holiday here today, and the weather's been nice with 24 degrees. Sitting on my porch drinking beer and talking with family. Nice day so far.
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Post by Uli on Sat May 18, 2013 7:10 pm

As expected, I think today is a much better day than yesterday. Very Happy
Sunny & warm, had a great trekking tour in a peaceful valley (see random picture thread)...
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Post by Soulmonster on Sun May 19, 2013 9:52 pm

29 degrees Celsius today. Wow. This could very well have been our summer.
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Post by puddledumpling on Sun May 19, 2013 11:55 pm

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I ordered two tickets...

to see/hear Walking Papers live twice in August! I am so psyched!



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Post by Soulmonster on Mon May 20, 2013 8:23 am

That's great! Very Happy
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Post by Uli on Mon May 20, 2013 11:23 am

@puddledumpling wrote:
I ordered two tickets...

to see/hear Walking Papers live twice in August!

Good news. Let us have some extensive reviews then! Very Happy
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Post by puddledumpling on Tue May 21, 2013 1:03 am

YES! just remember you asked for it. I often type posts stream-of-conciousness style and then prune them down so I don't get known for writing meandering essays in the forum so that no one bothers to read them. I've got a bit of a problem, maybe because my invisible friends in forums can't interrupt me when I am talking..... but for Walking Papers I will not hold back.

I plan to bring cd case for Walking Papers and one I am going to make for my copy of Beautiful Disease and a sharpie just in case I can get some autographs. I'm not much of a collector of that sort of thing and I've never been to any kind of meet n' greet thing but I would especially love Duff's scrawl on a homemade Beautiful Disease cover and Barrett is my new favorite drummer so I don't want to miss any opportunity.
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Post by Soulmonster on Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:31 pm

Just finished with two weeks of diseases! Back to work!!
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Post by Uli on Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:14 pm

"The sh*t has hit the fan" is what I'm thinking when looking at the car repair bill I just received. Silent Cry
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Post by Soulmonster on Wed Jun 19, 2013 7:29 pm

@Uli wrote:"The sh*t has hit the fan" is what I'm thinking when looking at the car repair bill I just received. Silent Cry

Ouch. We had a large car repair bill earlier this year, too. Our car has run 100k now and we changed some parts in the engine.
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Post by Uli on Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:34 am

My car is quite old (end of last century), hope I can drive it for 2 more years or so...
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Post by Uli on Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:14 pm

@Uli wrote:"The sh*t has hit the fan" is what I'm thinking

And now I think the same, upon hearing the rumour that Walking Papers' gig in Munich is being cancelled. (Only a rumour so far, but if true I'm sure Ingolstadt will be off too.)
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Post by puddledumpling on Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:06 pm

The dates are still on their FB page - I hope you get to go. Three members of fan messageboard for Izzy Stradlin, shuffleitall.proboards.com have seen Walking Papers at club gigs and all said they were fantastic.

update: they are in Frankfurt right now. this from Walking Papers' twitter in the Uproar Festival link to their home page
Walking Papers @WalkingPapers1
Playing Frankfurt tonight! If your around we'd sure love to see you

update 9 minutes ago on their FB page
"unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control the shows in Munich and Ingolstadt will have to be cancled. our appologies."

Crying or Very sad


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Post by puddledumpling on Fri Jun 21, 2013 12:57 am

Wow. I'm really hungry. I am behind at work but maybe I should blow it off and go home for supper.....What are you thinking? - Page 13 1606431904
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Post by Uli on Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:04 am


update 9 minutes ago on their FB page
"unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control the shows in Munich and Ingolstadt will have to be cancled. our appologies."

Crying or Very sad

I don't know, this week had nice, hot weather and all, but it still sucks big time.
(Of course it was way too late to plan any kind of travel to Frankfurt.)
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Post by Soulmonster on Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:09 pm

Only 8 more shows to add and the show database will be complete Razz

That calls for celebration this weekend.
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Post by Soulmonster on Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:09 am

It is done. Very Happy
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Post by Soulmonster on Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:09 pm

My wife came home from a business trip today and brought me a.............trilobite fossil!!!! Very Happy
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Post by puddledumpling on Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:04 pm

@Soulmonster wrote:My wife came home from a business trip today and brought me a.............trilobite fossil!!!! Very Happy
Aah. You married a woman who knows how to please you - lucky guy.
Gonna post a pic?
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Post by Soulmonster on Thu Jun 27, 2013 7:03 am

@puddledumpling wrote:
@Soulmonster wrote:My wife came home from a business trip today and brought me a.............trilobite fossil!!!! Very Happy

Aah. You married a woman who knows how to please you - lucky guy.
Gonna post a pic?
Yes, I will take pictures later for a fossil identification forum, and post them here, too.
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