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by Rebel
Sun Oct 11, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Which former Stratovarius bassist, guitarist, drummer or keyboard player was/is the most confused by this forum
Replies: 8
Views: 660

Re: Which former Stratovarius bassist, guitarist, drummer or keyboard player was/is the most confused by this forum

What do you mean by "most confused"? :? I know of everybody in the poll, so I don't feel I'd misrepresent any of them. Staffan Stråhlman was the original guitarist for Stratovarius. That's all I really know about him. :lol: I've left off anyone you may have strong feelings about. I feel very strong...
by Rebel
Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: What are you playing?
Replies: 59
Views: 616

Re: What are you playing?

There's only one video game anyone should be playing in 2020

Pathologic 2.
by Rebel
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Timo Tolkki's Avalon Pt. 3 and tour
Replies: 379
Views: 21849

Re: Timo Tolkki's Avalon Pt. 3 and tour

Is it worth $50 to ask him to teach me how to play the solo from "Crossing the Rubicon" or can I get an "oh fuck" meme reaction image cheaper than that
by Rebel
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 139
Views: 7479

Re: Coffee

has Zenith always been here?
by Rebel
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Coffee
Replies: 139
Views: 7479

Re: Coffee

So is it just NEA, Robocop and A10 holding this fort down from the old crew?
by Rebel
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

I have to admit, this is hysterical! Of all the things... :rotflmao1: My fondest memory of his shit was when the first Gloryhammer album got sent out to press and he was in love with it, and then it came out and everyone else loved it and his opinion flipped on its head. "Oh yeah, it was good the f...
by Rebel
Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

he was always the type of person who had to believe he was better than people and he had to be able to PROVE it. For years that manifested as knowing more about power metal than anyone else I have to admit, this is hysterical! Of all the things... :rotflmao1: My fondest memory of his shit was when ...
by Rebel
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

he was always the type of person who had to believe he was better than people and he had to be able to PROVE it. For years that manifested as knowing more about power metal than anyone else LMAO! :lol: What an incredibly stupid yardstick. Human egos kind of remind me of the "look-elsewhere effect" ...
by Rebel
Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

It's funny too because the editor I worked with for almost my entire active career radicalized into a bigoted piece of shit over the last few years and I cut contact Considering you're a hardcore lefty that could mean almost anything :lol: But i'm sorry that this didn't work out. We are all very po...
by Rebel
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

I can hardly understand what Tolkki is saying because of the crappy microphone he's speaking into I did a 30 minute phone interview with Jens once where I was on the phone with someone at EarMusic who just turned on speakerphone in the same room where they had Jens on cellphone. I think he understo...
by Rebel
Wed Apr 15, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Dreamspace weird?
Replies: 122
Views: 7205

Re: Is Dreamspace weird?

I can hardly understand what Tolkki is saying because of the crappy microphone he's speaking into I did a 30 minute phone interview with Jens once where I was on the phone with someone at EarMusic who just turned on speakerphone in the same room where they had Jens on cellphone. I think he understo...
by Rebel
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: 2008 statements, Wayback Machine and the old.stratovarius.com stuff
Replies: 46
Views: 3268

Re: 2008 statements, Wayback Machine and the old.stratovarius.com stuff

I'm still pretty pissed Tolkki stalked this forum close enough to cancel an interview with the site I used to write for just to avoid me. He made his record company lie about opening a lawsuit
by Rebel
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: 2008 statements, Wayback Machine and the old.stratovarius.com stuff
Replies: 46
Views: 3268

Re: 2008 statements, Wayback Machine and the old.stratovarius.com stuff

I'm sure the existing members of the band love having all this bullshit dredged up. :lol: :lol: :lol: Someone could make a really good movie about all of this! I sometimes wonder what peculiar strain of autism I have that makes me so fascinated with all this... :oops: I have definitely tossed aroun...
by Rebel
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Rolf a twink?
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Is Rolf a twink?

I'll bet this is what the announcement is about I thought all day about making a sarcastic comment about you being Sherlock. Not going to go there. There is an explanation to my spam problem: It is mental illness, no sleep and way too much caffeine. In case you wondered. If not, there you go anyway...
by Rebel
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

I see you’re a fan of Yang. I used to have you on Facebook and found you again but didn’t want to add you on my new account because I haven’t seen you in so long. So, did Flavio kill the forum? The forum is undead. It cannot be killed! :twisted: Flavio certainly killed my enjoyment of the forum lol
by Rebel
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Could you all please ..
Replies: 38
Views: 2635

Re: Could you all please ..

If you really need a mod Jens, I still check this forum on a near daily basis out of muscle memory and I managed to steer the social media department for a presidential campaign out of complete anonymity into the national stage without getting dragged down by dumbass alt/accelerationist trolls, so I...
by Rebel
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

Oh it goes. Just got done with a 6 month job working on a presidential campaign, trying to figure out what's next Politics have gotten so tiring. I don’t have the will to keep up with the bull. Politics is dominated by idealists who think that the road forward is a greater pursuit of ideological pu...
by Rebel
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Is Rolf a twink?
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: Is Rolf a twink?

I'll bet this is what the announcement is about
by Rebel
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Could you all please ..
Replies: 38
Views: 2635

Re: Could you all please ..

There are babies who were born the year this forum was made who are old enough to find its humor immature.
by Rebel
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

Oh it goes. Just got done with a 6 month job working on a presidential campaign, trying to figure out what's next
by Rebel
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

holy shit, robocop AND NEA both responding quickly? Damn.
by Rebel
Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

NeverendingAbyss wrote:Biggest problem is Icecar not posting from Seattle. :(
COME BACK TO US ICECAR
by Rebel
Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Did Flavio kill the forum?
Replies: 78
Views: 19043

Re: Did Flavio kill the forum?

Liberty wrote:You all know that the real problem was the lack of a moderator doing his job.

Anyways, this forum is still alive and doing well.
haaaaaaa. Someone doesn't understand the first or second rule of Stratoforum.
by Rebel
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Helloween - Pumpkins United
Replies: 20
Views: 8281

Re: Helloween - Pumpkins United

Kai Hansen is hardly Kai Hansen anymore and Deris still kicks Kiske's ass on the Keepers era stuff. Wish they'd have done this 10 years ago when the fogeys could still sing
by Rebel
Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Top 10 Stratovarius songs of the new era
Replies: 18
Views: 9825

Re: Top 10 Stratovarius songs of the new era

1. Out of the Fog
2. The Lost Saga
3. Infernal Maze
4. Nemesis
5. Under Flaming Skies
6. My Eternal Dream
7. Deep Unknown
8. Event Horizon
9. Blind
10. Abandon
by Rebel
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Timo Tolkki to perform Strato/RR songs
Replies: 62
Views: 34671

Re: Timo Tolkki to perform Strato/RR songs

I feel like Trinity was the pivotal moment of Timo Tolkki's career. That's the best collection of songs he put together this Millennium (Assuming that "Millennium and the rest of that album were written in 1999), and what does Tolkki do? Raids the bands remaining fund to try and launch an (admitted...
by Rebel
Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Timo Tolkki to perform Strato/RR songs
Replies: 62
Views: 34671

Re: Timo Tolkki to perform Strato/RR songs

I feel like Trinity was the pivotal moment of Timo Tolkki's career. That's the best collection of songs he put together this Millennium (Assuming that "Millennium and the rest of that album were written in 1999), and what does Tolkki do? Raids the bands remaining fund to try and launch an (admittedl...