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#14888 - 07/15/03 02:31 AM Separated at birth?
spiffnme Offline
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Call me crazy, but doesn't that picture of Ian on the main page look a bit like Gary Busey?




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#14889 - 07/15/03 05:09 AM Re: Separated at birth?
ZeN Offline
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Registered: 07/09/03
Posts: 125
Loc: San Diego, CA
LOL - it sure does... Gary, is that you??

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#14890 - 07/15/03 08:16 AM Re: Separated at birth?
mwc Offline
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Loc: Texas(DFW)..that country to th...
This board is full of celebrities! Yo Yo Ma is here under the moniker of Sushi. Just check out the photo on some of his posts.
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#14891 - 07/15/03 08:27 AM Re: Separated at birth?
twodan19 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/02
Posts: 624
Loc: Pembroke, Massachusetts
who is the slam aimed at, ian or gary?

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#14892 - 07/15/03 11:17 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: western canada
Oh now that's funny.
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#14893 - 07/15/03 11:46 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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Nah. Everybody knows Yo Yo Ma has a Yamaha system. Haven't you seen the ads? I mean, if Yamaha found out their spokesman was a traitor, I think his music career would be doomed!
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#14894 - 07/15/03 12:30 PM Re: Separated at birth?
Amie Offline
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Don't you think Ian's about a million times handsomer than some movie star?

Sigh. It's hard being a newlywed!
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#14895 - 07/15/03 12:44 PM Re: Separated at birth?
MIKEY Offline
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Registered: 07/23/02
Posts: 331
Loc: ORANGE COUNTY CALIF
How much you suppose Gary pays to get his hair to look
like that ??
Come to think of it, I used to look like that every morning just before that 1st cup of coffee.. But that was back when I had hair !! hahahaha..
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#14896 - 07/15/03 02:05 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 03/14/02
Posts: 1351
Loc: Montreal
mwc,

call me naive, but is Sushi really Yo Yo Ma?

you've tickeled my curiosity now!!

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#14897 - 07/15/03 04:28 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Ravi, I don't think that Yo Yo would betray his beloved cello by claiming to play the flute, which sushi plays.
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#14898 - 07/15/03 05:59 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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True, unless he is trying to throw us off, which is entirely possible.

Have you not noticed that sushi, a normally prodigious poster, has conspicuously chosen to abstain from participating in this thread?

Coincidence? I think not.
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#14899 - 07/15/03 09:28 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Peter, his continued silence on this point(surely nothing would be more important at this time)leads me to believe that your suspicion may be well-founded. Certainly from the picture this is either the same person or an identical twin(Masashi Ma?). I think that Mike(mwc)could settle this by inviting sushi over again under the guise of another listening session and then handing him a flute and requesting say, the Debussy Syrinx.
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#14900 - 07/15/03 10:36 PM Re: Separated at birth?
mwc Offline
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I can tell you that when he came over for the listening session he certianly knew his classical music and, out of the corner of my eye, I thought I caught him playing "air" cello a few times. But I could be mistaken?
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#14901 - 07/15/03 10:45 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 388
Loc: Mid-south U.S.
The wife and I have made a bet on how he responds to these accusations. I hope I win...

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#14902 - 07/16/03 03:13 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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I much prefer "The Temples of Syrinx" movement from 2112, by Rush (who happen to be another fine Canadian product)
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#14903 - 07/17/03 03:56 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Do we have any other celebrity look alikes among us?
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#14904 - 07/17/03 12:28 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 1490
Loc: Dallas, TX
Can't believe anything going on here anymore... How dare you say these guys are even distantly look alike each other?





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#14905 - 07/17/03 01:12 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: western canada
I think sushi is the crazy man in the lower left.
That's my guess.
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#14906 - 07/17/03 02:26 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I disagree. I think he's the one on the right in both rows. Or, perhaps HE'S ALL FOUR OF THEM.
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#14907 - 07/17/03 03:34 PM Re: Separated at birth?
mwc Offline
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Registered: 07/21/02
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Loc: Texas(DFW)..that country to th...
Hey YO, er', I mean Sushi,
The next time we get together for a listening session, would you mind bringing your cello?
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#14908 - 07/17/03 04:22 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 05/01/03
Posts: 1951
Loc: Corona, Calif. USA!!!
It is less true now than it was a few years ago, but apparently I am the spitting image of the "Big Boss Man" of WWF fame. I have literally signed dozens of autographs for kids.

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#14909 - 07/17/03 07:09 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Masa, I thought that you would also try to rely on the technicality that Yo-Yo's parents are both Chinese.
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#14910 - 07/17/03 09:53 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: Mid-south U.S.
F.Y.I...I won!!

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#14911 - 07/17/03 10:26 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
What exactly was the bet?
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#14912 - 07/17/03 10:44 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: Mid-south U.S.
The exact bet, or what did I win?

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#14913 - 07/17/03 11:16 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Both.
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#14914 - 07/18/03 11:36 AM Re: Separated at birth?
jbzngowest Offline
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Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 388
Loc: Mid-south U.S.
I bet my wife that Sushi's first response to this thread would include pics and she thought it would be simple denial on his part. I won, therefore I get to purchase a pair of M22's. She wanted some boring scrapbooking drivel if she won. Thank you Sushi...(also...before you ask, the answer is NO...you aren't receiving a cut of the winnings!!)

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#14915 - 07/18/03 11:40 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5214
Loc: Los Angeles
Good bet!
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#14916 - 07/18/03 04:31 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Loc: NoVA
I'm gonna have to remember that one. ;-) Actually, my wife is fine with me purchasing my planned speaker setup--after I pay off my receiver and new computer.
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#14917 - 07/18/03 07:12 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 04/17/03
Posts: 608
Loc: east haven ct
whats up kcarlile. i read youre bio and didnt see any axioms listed,what speaker setup do you have planned-axiom?-,and have you ever heard them?....ron

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#14918 - 07/18/03 07:22 PM Re: Separated at birth?
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Posts: 16259
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
He's heard my M22s on a number of occasions. I now hand him a bib whenever he comes over.





To catch the drool, of course.
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#14919 - 07/19/03 01:25 AM Re: Separated at birth?
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Registered: 02/09/03
Posts: 1490
Loc: Dallas, TX
Jim,

How can you read my mind so accurately? Not once but TWICE!!!

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#14920 - 07/19/03 01:40 AM Re: Separated at birth?
Ken.C Online   content
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Posts: 17741
Loc: NoVA
Thbbbt!

Yes, I plan to get Axioms as soon as I can rationalize it, and after I pay off this lovely space heater (PowerMac G4) underneath my desk. My plan is to get a pair of M22s for mains, a pair of QS8s for surrounds, and a pair of M2s for the center. I probably won't get all of them at anywhere near the same time. It's easier for me to buy in small chunks.
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#14921 - 07/19/03 06:21 AM Re: Separated at birth?
jbzngowest Offline
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Registered: 07/13/02
Posts: 388
Loc: Mid-south U.S.
I'd have to kill you if I told you...

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