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9/6/2013

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Max The Magnificent
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More Rube Goldberg Videos?
Max The Magnificent   9/6/2013 4:32:24 PM
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Please let me know what you thought of this week's "Cool Beans" items.

Also, if you have your own favorite Rube Goldberg video(s), then please share them with the rest of us by posting a comment here.

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Another one bites the dust!!
Garcia-Lasheras   9/6/2013 5:53:01 PM
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Really cool beans!!

I love the Honda commercial, it was true love at first sight when I first saw it on Spanish TV.

My favourite moment is when the battery gets connected and the stereo starts to play "Another one bites the dust".

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Re: Another one bites the dust!!
Max The Magnificent   9/6/2013 5:57:48 PM
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@Garcia: I love the Honda commercial, it was true love at first sight when I first saw it on Spanish TV.

My favourite moment is when the battery gets connected and the stereo starts to play "Another one bites the dust".

I agree -- I love that one too, but what did you think about the "This Too Shall Pass" music video? I have to say that I don't listen to much modern music -- I'm sort of trapped in a time loop with Pink Floyd, Genesis, Led Zepplin, and so forth (plus I also like Church Organ Music :-)  ... but I have to say that this tune really sticks in my head...

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Re: Another one bites the dust!!
Garcia-Lasheras   9/6/2013 6:11:09 PM
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@Max: "what did you think about the "This Too Shall Pass" music video?"

Some months ago, you recommended me the videoclip, but when I searched for it I saw the "music band version" official video, not the Rube-Goldberg one...

This is really cool!! Now I understand it all!!

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Re: Another one bites the dust!!
Max The Magnificent   9/7/2013 12:31:06 PM
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@Garcia: So, did you arrive at CERN yet? I cannot wait to hear about your adventures there. Make sure you take lots of photos.

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Re: Another one bites the dust!!
Garcia-Lasheras   9/8/2013 3:51:51 PM
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Hi Max!! I've arrived to Geneve this evening. Now, I need to sleep as much as possible -- this week has been very hard and tomorrow an exciting adventure starts!! I'll keep you informed ;-)

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Re: Another one bites the dust!!
Max The Magnificent   9/9/2013 11:28:03 AM
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@Garcia: I've arrived to Geneve this evening [...] tomorrow an exciting adventure starts!! I'll keep you informed ;-)

You are so lucky to be visiting/working at CERN -- remember to take lots of pictures :-)

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Cute puppy videos
kfield   9/6/2013 5:19:45 PM
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The Rube Goldberg/puppy video was a caliber higher (or two) than all of the other cute puppy videos out there. They have to be highly trained dogs, don't you think, to sit still in a wagon, catch a frisbee at the exact right moment, and more?

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Re: Cute puppy videos
Max The Magnificent   9/6/2013 5:55:02 PM
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@kfield: They have to be highly trained dogs, don't you think, to sit still in a wagon, catch a frisbee at the exact right moment, and more?

You could train me to do that with just a couple of beers :-)

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