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    Not sure if this has been mentioned here before, but there is a new "Ask Eddie" page on evhgear.com. Apparently, Ed wants to hear from everyone and they'll post his answers every month. This is a great idea from Ed.. I wonder how many times Oakland '81 will be mentioned...

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    Love it! Sent through a question, fingers crossed it doesn't come off totally douchey....but it probably will, haha. I'm dying to know if he got the poster (of one of my drawings) I left with someone backstage at the Sydney gig, but I thought that would just be silly to ask!

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    I'm going to ask him if he lights his farts on fire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutchie5150 View Post
    I wonder how many times Oakland '81 will be mentioned.
    Everyone is obsessed with the idea of seeing more from Oakland '81, but rarely ever mention the 1979 pro-shot footage with the 3 video's from VH II, which is equally important. I should know but don't. What city was that filmed in ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    Everyone is obsessed with the idea of seeing more from Oakland '81, but rarely ever mention the 1979 pro-shot footage with the 3 video's from VH II, which is equally important. I should know but don't. What city was that filmed in ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Punch View Post
    Fresno
    Actually just found out at VH Boots.com that they were filmed in Rochester, N.Y. 5-18-79, so maybe they have more footage from that show.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    Everyone is obsessed with the idea of seeing more from Oakland '81, but rarely ever mention the 1979 pro-shot footage with the 3 video's from VH II, which is equally important. I should know but don't. What city was that filmed in ?
    I totally agree. I actually prefer the '79 footage over the '81 stuff... Only just though.

    The question I asked is if there are plans to release old & or new footage in the future. I'm sure I wont be the only person to ask that one.
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    does anyone here really think that it will be him that answers? come on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tommytom11 View Post
    does anyone here really think that it will be him that answers? come on.
    Totally agree. It won't be him. Whomever takes a question is only going to take the softball types as well. Nothing of a more serious nature will ever be answered.

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    more than likely Matt Bruck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dick Punch View Post
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    For real? Always wondered that. I thought I heard it, too, was filmed in Oakland. Guess I heard wrong.
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    I'm gonna ask when they plan on adding more ADKOT tunes to the set. At least "Frosty."
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    I'd imagine, given that the Q&A forum is on evhgear.com, that the questions chosen will revolve around his, errr, gear...(And by that I mean his guitars, amps and stuff, rather than anything more revealing).

    Why is that the above sounds a bit dodgy to my ear?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tommytom11 View Post
    does anyone here really think that it will be him that answers?
    Yes. No doubt.
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