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THE IRS HAS TAKEN MY TRANSACTIONS VIA PAYPAL AND IDENTIFIED THEM AS TAXABLE INCOME
In all seriousness, best of luck with your meeting on Wednesday. After the last year and a half none of us needs any more stress. Best wishes for a quick resolution. 
THE IRS HAS TAKEN MY TRANSACTIONS VIA PAYPAL AND IDENTIFIED THEM AS TAXABLE INCOME
At least they left your caps lock key. 
There us a Worldwide Panic on Availability of Vacuum Tubes
You going to believe a guy that slaps “Mullard”, “Tung-Sol” and “Gold Lion” labels on Russian tubes? 
Member Almarg passed away last night
Al, Rest In Peace. You will be missed. 
It was 20 years ago today...
JD and Andy, you gents are amazing. Between the two of you 13 posts in 44 years, thanks for weighing in and still being around. And it’s great to hear from all of those that joined the community ahead of me. You’re making me feel young....kind of. 
It was 20 years ago today...
Mike, I don’t know if you remember, but several years back you were so gracious to host the Portland contingent lead by Jim Howard, another great friend no longer with us, and the indefatigable Colby Lamb, who is very much, still with us.Thank you... 
It was 20 years ago today...
Thanks to all for the overwhelmingly positive response!Foxy mentions Albert Porter. I have been in the hobby for so long that Albert and I used to trade through Audio Mart, a print publication from before the invention of the internet. Back in tho... 
Overpriced Tube Amps
Those damned Toulouse Lautrec paintings, when he lived over the whore house he would give you one for a good dinner and a glass of Absinthe. Some idiots are paying over a million dollars a piece for these things. When I buy a Lautrec, I don't pay ... 
About Lugnut -- Patrick Malone
It seems like it was yesteday that Pat and Barb came to visit Portland. We knocked around the used record shops and second hand audio stores, had some good meals, told some bad jokes, listened to some good live jazz and enjoyed the camraderie that...