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Are You A Mod or Rocker ????
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-orcjatL9ZXY/Tco8IF-UdiI/AAAAAAAABZY/n_fUsJLPnhk/s1600/mod_vs_rocker_1.jpg ^ | 19 DEC 1963 | MIKE Evans

Posted on 09/28/2012 9:14:02 PM PDT by djone

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Without teachers, every generation would have to start by discovering fire and inventing the wheel.
1 posted on 09/28/2012 9:14:05 PM PDT by djone
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To: djone

I’m a mocker.


2 posted on 09/28/2012 9:15:24 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: djone
...Mod here
3 posted on 09/28/2012 9:18:32 PM PDT by djone (they dont ......, we fire them.)
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To: djone

That article was stupid when it was printed and even more stupid today, in my opinion. I remember seeing articles like that back in the 60’s, and they were way off base, still are.


4 posted on 09/28/2012 9:18:32 PM PDT by EggsAckley ("There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply!")
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To: windcliff

I’m a Rod!


5 posted on 09/28/2012 9:19:21 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: djone

Oh, but dig that far-out cartoon, man.

~</;o


6 posted on 09/28/2012 9:19:41 PM PDT by EggsAckley ("There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply!")
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To: djone
Rocker here
7 posted on 09/28/2012 9:20:18 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them.)
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To: djone

I drive a 1966 Triumph. Rocker.


8 posted on 09/28/2012 9:22:36 PM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: djone

I’m a fleabit peanut monkey. All my friends are junkies.


9 posted on 09/28/2012 9:22:51 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: djone
rocker vs. mod here
10 posted on 09/28/2012 9:23:40 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them.)
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11 posted on 09/28/2012 9:23:44 PM PDT by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: running_dog_lackey

Rocker here too. I ride a re-creation of the Triumph Bonnie.

Mods were preppy, liberals. Sort of like now. Who rides Vespas?


12 posted on 09/28/2012 9:24:32 PM PDT by Betis70 ("Leading from Behind" gets your Ambassador killed)
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To: capydick
Hipsters VS Douchebags
13 posted on 09/28/2012 9:25:56 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them.)
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To: EggsAckley
It's "dig that crazy cartoon, man."

"Far out" came in with "dude."

15 posted on 09/28/2012 9:26:56 PM PDT by FredZarguna (When a first-rate intellectual like Samuel L. Jackson makes this kind of a video ... well ...)
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To: running_dog_lackey
???Triumph???
16 posted on 09/28/2012 9:28:51 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them.)
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To: djone

There are, indeed, two types of people in this world: those who divide people into two categories, and those who don’t.

Hank


17 posted on 09/28/2012 9:28:57 PM PDT by County Agent Hank Kimball (Myth Romney is a vile Fabian Socialist - his opponent is infinitely worse. How did it come to this?)
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To: djone
Rockers for the 60s rockers.


18 posted on 09/28/2012 9:29:59 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Betis70
You can fix a Vespa up like this ... huh varooom
19 posted on 09/28/2012 9:34:19 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them.)
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To: djone


20 posted on 09/28/2012 9:36:53 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: djone
Or this stupidscooter/A>
21 posted on 09/28/2012 9:37:22 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them O'B.)
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To: djone

I was a Marine. Had no hair to play with either way.....


22 posted on 09/28/2012 9:38:27 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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I am the sea.

(click the pic)

24 posted on 09/28/2012 9:40:57 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: djone

I must be a Rocker, mines a 46 Harley Knuckle Head. Wouldn’t own anything I would call a dirt bike or a motorized skate board.


25 posted on 09/28/2012 9:42:33 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Slump Tester
Who you calling pussys look at us... Pussys
26 posted on 09/28/2012 9:42:44 PM PDT by djone ( ......, we fire them O'B.)
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To: Betis70

“Who rides Vespas?”

Vespas are like fat girls.
They’re both a lot of fun to ride but you don’t want your buddies to find out.


27 posted on 09/28/2012 9:49:47 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Ignorance is bliss- I'm stoked)
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To: TigersEye

Quadrophenia was the most depressing movie. I saw it when I was a young, sweet, idealistic college student. I had such a headache and was so sad when it was over that I couldn’t stay for the second feature, which was Pink Floyd’s The Wall. My friend on the other hand, bounced out of the theater saying”I know, it’s sad... but weren’t those scooters so cool?”

I guess I must be a rocker, because I sure as H-E-double toothpicks aint a mod.


28 posted on 09/28/2012 10:00:13 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: djone

96 Triumph Thunderbird here..rocker


29 posted on 09/28/2012 10:03:13 PM PDT by demsux (Obama: THE job destroyer)
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To: Revolting cat!

You got it. I was a rocker in the 1960s but now that I’m in my 60s, I need to sit in a rocker.


30 posted on 09/28/2012 10:14:32 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: IYellAtMyTV

I would SO stop and throw that kid money!


31 posted on 09/28/2012 10:21:19 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: married21
I was a WHO fan before they even did Quadrophenia. The album nearly became anthemic for me in my twenties. Went through a lot of depression in those days so it fit me to a T.

Just saw the movie for the first time about a month ago. Glad I didn't see it back in the day as it would have spoiled the images in my mind that the music created for me. I may have been a mess in my youth but that kid was pathetic.

32 posted on 09/28/2012 10:21:51 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: married21

Oh, and I always considered myself a rocker in regards to empathy with those two Brit subcultures.


33 posted on 09/28/2012 10:24:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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I wasn't alive in the 60’s, but I'd consider myself a rocker that really likes The Who and I'm seeing them in Pittsburgh in November!

I saw them in ‘89 as a teen in Buffalo and it was THE BEST live show ever! I'm not sure what to expect this many years later with no John Entwistle... :(

34 posted on 09/28/2012 10:32:43 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: TigersEye
The Who is on tour featuring Quadrophenia. I'm seeing them in November!
35 posted on 09/28/2012 10:35:58 PM PDT by MacMattico
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If it Aint Pink Floyd it isn’t SH__!


36 posted on 09/28/2012 10:40:41 PM PDT by crazydad (-` sd)
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To: MacMattico

Sounds great! Last concert I went to was the WHO, IIRC, and that was about ‘88 or ‘89. Enjoy!!!


37 posted on 09/28/2012 10:45:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: djone

“We are the Mods....We are the Mods....We are....We are...We are the Mods.”


38 posted on 09/28/2012 10:46:16 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: djone

Nice post. 15 points. Total rocker.


39 posted on 09/28/2012 10:50:28 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: TigersEye

Pete’s autobiography comes out this month, can’t wait to read it.

This is one of the songs that got left off of the album, which was a shame because I thought it was great, and really explained the character of Jimmy better than anything.

Four Faces
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VASCeLokLk


40 posted on 09/28/2012 10:51:25 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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I had never heard that song before. Thanks!

Don't know if I'll read the biography. Just not a reader. (other than 10 hours of news a day on the net, WTF?)

I heard Townshend in an interview a long long time ago describing the band meeting Keith Moon. Pete said he, Roger and John were mods then and when Moon showed up to try out for the open drummer's spot he looked like a rocker so they were thinking 'oh, s#!t, this isn't going to work.' Then Moon started tying his drum kit down and they really thought they had a wacko on their hands. Of course he played, blew their minds and the need to tie down his kit became obvious. And he was in!

41 posted on 09/28/2012 11:13:28 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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My favorite Moonie story was when they were headed to the airport, and Keith said, “I gotta go back to the hotel, I forgot something.” So they go back, and when Keith returned they asked what it was that was so urgent, and Keith said, “I forgot to blow up the toilet.”


42 posted on 09/28/2012 11:39:26 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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I have owned a BSA,A Triumph Bonneville,3 Nortons,and 3 Harleys...I’m A Rocker!...I’m A Roller too!


43 posted on 09/28/2012 11:43:20 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: djone

I’m before both of them!


44 posted on 09/28/2012 11:56:10 PM PDT by dalereed
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It was a different thing in america. the mod vs rocker thing did not exist in america.

Here it was greaser vs preppie. Greasers were blue collar boys who worked their way through high school. They worked evenings at a trade while going to school in the day. The preppies went for all the sports and didnt’ work. After highschool preppies either went to college or they went to west point.

A greaser was a boy who worked in a trade that got him greasy fingernails. A preppie was a boy who was preparing for college. their wheels were not so disimilar in america as they were in england.

preppies had newer cars and did not ride motorcycles.

greasers had old cars, heavily modified...and harley motorcycles heavily modified, and english motorcycles heavily modified.

Both greasers and preppies were equally adept at fighting. Both greasers and preppies were equally adept at racing. Both greasers and preppies were equally adept at scoring chicks.

The rivalry was not like that in england.


45 posted on 09/29/2012 12:48:53 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: dfwgator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E4znu82XhE


46 posted on 09/29/2012 12:49:01 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: Delta 21
I would SO stop and throw that kid money!

I don't think anybody said you wouldn't!

47 posted on 09/29/2012 1:09:33 AM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: TigersEye

Probably my favorite album ever. I’m going to see them in November. It ought to be interesting.


48 posted on 09/29/2012 1:16:54 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: dfwgator

Pete’s autobiography comes out this month, can’t wait to read it.

This is one of the songs that got left off of the album, which was a shame because I thought it was great, and really explained the character of Jimmy better than anything.

Four Faces
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VASCeLokLk

Four Faces made it onto the Movie Soundtrack version of Quad. That and some of the cool period music that was in the film like Green Onions, Be My Baby, highly recommended, check it out

http://www.amazon.com/Quadrophenia-The-Who/dp/tracks/B000059N1S/ref=dp_tracks_all_1#disc_1


49 posted on 09/29/2012 2:02:54 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: married21
"The Wall"

I saw "The Wall," and take my word for it, you didn't miss anything. "Quadrophenia" was hugely better.

50 posted on 09/29/2012 3:48:33 AM PDT by driftless2
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