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About dmway

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  • Location
    : Zoo Station
  • Interests
    MUSIC (live whenever possible), writing, reading, movies, walking
  • Favourite U2 Album
    Achtung Baby, SOE, NLOTH, HTDAAB, War
  • Favourite U2 Single
    The Fly, All I Want Is You, The Little Things That Give You Away (tie)
  • First U2 Gig
    June 15, 1986 - "Conspiracy of Hope" tour - Giants Stadium
  • Recent U2 Gig
    July 1, 2018 - Madison Square Garden, NYC, NY
  • Best U2 Gig
    Apr. 7, 1992 - Frank Erwin Center - Austin, TX (...but that most recent MSG show...hmmm...)
  • Favourite U2 Person
    I love them all...
  • Fav. Other Bands
    Led Zeppelin, The Who, Genesis, The Beatles, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Yes, Pink Floyd, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Dire Straits, The Fixx, Stone Temple Pilots, Bauhaus, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, Interpol, Suede, Metallica, Rush, Porcupine Tree, New Order, Joy Division, Roxy Music, The Cure, R.E.M., The Police

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  1. Yes! I have that too. Wim just doesn't do short. I have owned a few movies that have required more than one DVD to contain the whole film; however, UTEOTW establishes a record for my owning a film that requires more than one BluRay just for the film itself. With our current predicament, I bet I'll easily be able to find the time to watch it - I was more concerned about that when I first got it. Little did I (or most anyone) know what we were in store for...
  2. Yes, R&H I think we could definitely do. I hope we could do any of the others - we’ll need to create a poll to see if enough people have any of the others to make such an effort worthwhile. Good thing we still have a few of the mainstream shows to last us for a bit. The movies are a mixed bag to be sure - Mich’s comment below is good. Yes, once is about enough for The Million Dollar Hotel (which pains me to say - Wim Wenders directed it, it has plenty of stars, Bono had the original idea and was involved in the screenplay - it should have been a knockout; it’s just a bit less than that though). ”Wings” was mentioned as the setup to “Faraway” - if you plan on seeing the second, you really have to have seen the first.
  3. I’m glad that you and Larry have a good sense of humor. 😄
  4. 😄 This film was part of the “etc.” I wrote in my last post. (I wonder how high a percentage you are of all the people in the world who own this film - you might be 10-20% (or more) all by yourself. 😆)
  5. I don't want to be overly premature, however, there will come a time when we run through all of the live shows. ...BUT... It is important to remember that that time won't be the end of U2-related video to potentially watch together. I was thinking of other such things to watch. I think I can safely say that most/all U2 fans worthy of their title would also have at least "Rattle and Hum" as well. That could be watched after we watch all of the officially-released shows. There are also others that many (most?) may have: "From The Sky Down" (documentary on the making of "Achtung Baby") "It Might Get Loud" (documentary on three guitarists: Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White) Then there are some that fewer may have, but possibly enough will have them to make a collective viewing worth doing: The JT tour show from Paris included in the super-deluxe of the 20th Anniversary set of JT (also, the "Wide Awake In America" documentary on the same disc) The bonus DVD included in the equivalent set for "The Unforgettable Fire" The 3rd DVD of the AB super deluxe which has all of the ZooTV-related documentaries. "Linear" (the Anton Corbijn-made DVD version of NLOTH) After watching all of the shows listed in the poll, shall we watch any/all of these? (There are other movies that are more tangentially U2-related (e.g., "The Million Dollar Hotel", "Wings Of Desire, "Faraway, So Close", etc.) - however, these are harder to find and probably less-widely owned - and some are better than others. I'll mention them here for the sake of completeness; I'm not necessarily advocating watching these together because such an effort may not be practical logistically.)
  6. Let's hear it (again) for Ireland. The Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, who was a junior doctor until 2013 (and then became Minister of Health) before becoming Prime Minister, has volunteered himself to be on the medical register again - that means he's going to work combating the COVID-19 pandemic until it is over in Ireland. More news here: https://news.yahoo.com/irish-prime-minister-doctor-during-145909267.html
  7. ...and the ever-lovely, Bowie-esque “Soon”. Yes, it’s difficult when the health challenges of a loved one coincide with a U2 tour. I had the same experience with my mother and the i&e tour. That’s when you reconnect with the truth that music is very healing for grief.
  8. ...and it wasn’t a success after all. 🙄 A new update came out this week, so another test is coming...
  9. dmway

    R.I.P. Thread

    R.I.P., John Prine. A legendary American performer and songwriter. Younger generations may not be familiar with his work, but he is very worthy of discovering. He beat two different forms of cancer 15 years apart; unfortunately, those two battles took their toll enough to make his final battle with coronavirus too difficult to overcome. R.I.P. again, John...
  10. P.P.S. Here is another link which confirms that the setlist for this show is not known (for now, possibly forever) : https://u2start.com/shows/339/
  11. P.S. Here is another site that gives the songs they played during the “Boy” tour during that time (Loughborough is on Leg 3) : https://www.u2gigs.com/Boy_Tour.html (Keep in mind that exact setlists for dates that early are most likely unknown, unless there is a recording of the show somewhere.)
  12. On the site here, there is no setlist, but one person comments on the thread: https://www.u2.com/tour/date/id/3858 You may have already seen this and wanted more info; if not, at least you know the date and the site ID of a person who was there. 🤷‍♂️
  13. OK - I think we're saying the same thing with different terminology. The main thing is that @Madfl3a is working it out and she'll let us know the right time. (I explained the difference the way I did from my experience living in the UK for 7 years. After the last weekend in March, people there always used "BST" in relating times; they never used "GMT" again until the last weekend in October. That's what I was getting at above.)
  14. Since there was confusion last week, and since I hope to be helping to eliminate confusion with this post, let me run the risk of being a "smart ass" and make a couple of observations: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) and London time are the same thing (Greenwich being a neighborhood of greater London). Also, as of the last weekend of March, both the UK and Europe (Eastern and Western) switched to their summer time schedules, did they not? If I am remembering the time change correctly, that means what we are trying to agree to synchronizing to is either: 9 p.m. BST (British Summer Time - this is the same as 10 p.m. Western European Summer Time; 5 and 6 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time in the US, respectively - thus, 4 p.m. EDT) or 9 p.m. Western European Summer Time (the same as 8 p.m. BST; 3 p.m. EDT). This is the choice we are trying to decide on, right?
  15. dmway

    R.I.P. Thread

    Oh my - I hope it was from natural causes and not coronavirus. She was good in her time in “The Avengers” too (although Diana Rigg will always be the definitive female lead for that show). (I also hope we won’t be adding Boris Johnson to this list soon - I just saw that he was admitted to Intensive Care this afternoon. He’s far from my favorite politician, but I don’t want anyone dying from this virus.)
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