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    THE ACORN

    I seem to remember Ed saying something bout an acorn and a tree and constant change, I think that is what it is all about so Viva Van Halen lets continue to branch out.

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    Ed says a lot of things.

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    [QUOTE=MEANBEE;710481]I seem to remember Ed saying something bout an acorn and a tree and constant change, I think that is what it is all about so Viva Van Halen lets continue to branch out.[/

    i can see being pissed at ed for kicking mike out,but i like the fact of FINALLY getting dave back,after years of mediocrity.

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    I think the point that is trying to presented here is this.

    As musician Eddie doesn't want to do the same old song and dance. He wants to challenge himself and enjoy what he is doing (which is his right as it is with all of us).

    I would love to see Mikey involved in this upcoming tour and anything/everything that may be in the future but...

    If having Wolfgang play with the band is something that gets Ed fired up and puts a smile on his face and inspires him, then I'm all for it. I gave Sammy the chance when he helped save VH. I gave Gary the chance when he was brought on board and now I'm going to give Wolfie the chance to shut up all the naysayers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicpunk5150 View Post
    I think the point that is trying to presented here is this.

    As musician Eddie doesn't want to do the same old song and dance. He wants to challenge himself and enjoy what he is doing (which is his right as it is with all of us).
    I dont see anything new and challenging about a back to the future tour to hawk this new Charvel relic. I watched the video and felt that it was nothing more than a Charvel infomercial. I couldn't help but think that this tour would be nothing more. Look at the new guitar, hear the new guitar...You can have one too this time around. For only 25 THOUSAND dollars....What you say a new bass player? Oh sure playing all the old songs on a guitar that is a replica of Eds first from 1972. If thats not the same old song and dance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MEANBEE View Post
    I seem to remember Ed saying something bout an acorn and a tree and constant change
    He was probably drunk at the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicpunk5150 View Post
    I think the point that is trying to presented here is this.

    As musician Eddie doesn't want to do the same old song and dance. He wants to challenge himself and enjoy what he is doing (which is his right as it is with all of us).

    If it was something new that's on the way, I'd be open to it. But come on. A 3/4th reunion tour, no new music? How in the hell does that represent a new challenge? It's the same old song and dance.

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    Keep in mind that Ed said all this (I think) around the time Gary came into the band.

    That's what I was trying to point out anyway. Sorry for the confusion .

    Besides, on some level it makes perfect sense for Ed to see how things go with Dave before commiting to new music with him on the mic. Doesn't anyone remember the Best of Vol. I fiasco?
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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicpunk5150 View Post
    Keep in mind that Ed said all this (I think) around the time Gary came into the band.

    That's what I was trying to point out anyway. Sorry for the confusion .

    Besides, on some level it makes perfect sense for Ed to see how things go with Dave before commiting to new music with him on the mic. Doesn't anyone remember the Best of Vol. I fiasco?

    they'll never be able to work together on a regular basis. i don't get why everybody doesn't get that. that won't do it with sam either. these guys really dislike each other, that's evident.
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    Ok I think that covers everything." Ziggysmalls

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    It's not a reunion.

    To somes of you maybe, that's what they're hopin.

    Almost forgot: Most guitarists pluck a string. Edward plays his guitar like a keyboard.
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    Ed's lost credibility with a lot of diehard fans. He's a passionate and impulsive guy who very much lives in the moment, and he talks big about it while it's going on. He's made a lot of amazing stuff in his career, and he's made some bad calls. Since there's been minimal credible stuff happen with him in the last ten years, we are by default quite cynical about anything new we hear about--especially when that involves major change with the band. So we'll file all this Wolfgang on bass and '07 tour stuff under "We'll See."

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewThomas.net View Post
    So we'll file all this Wolfgang on bass and '07 tour stuff under "We'll See."

    No we won't.

    We'll argue that it sucks donkey balls until we hear differently ! And even if it doesn't....we'll still say it does, just to avoid being labeled a flip-flopper !
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