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The best video interpretation of this song I've seen on You Tube.  Kudos.  Faved.
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Brad Paisley has said if he gets to Heaven and the angels don't sing as well as Alison Krauss, he's going to ask to come back.  If I was there I'd be right behind him.
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Wow.
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Brilliant.  Your voice is flawless--vibrato, phrasing, timbre, all super.  And the video clip editing adds depth, context, and humor.  Faved.  Kudos.
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The last time these two fought, Obi Wan dismembered Vader and left him for dead.  You can bet that Vader has that experience foremost in his mind, though of course he knows Obi Wan is older and weaker than in their last fight.  That spin is lame, yes; Sir Alec Guinness was old, let's face it.  But Vader would be wary of any tactic or technique Obi Wan threw at him.

And I agree that Obi Wan's primary goal in this duel was to give Luke time to escape, to fulfill his destiny.  Also, by becoming one with the Force, Ben could continue as Luke's mentor without having to physically accompany him on his quest. I don't believe Obi Wan thought truly he could kill Vader in a lightsaber fight.  This duel was more psychological and spiritual than martial.

Watch a tournament fight or exhibition duel between kenjutsu masters.  They are very similar to this fight.  In real combat, the goal isn't to demonstrate cross-training in gymnastic tumbling--it's to kill your opponent as quickly as possible.  Don't make a mistake; cause your opponent to make one and murder him.  This fight reflects that philosophy and style very well.

An advisory: Lucasfilm announced in April 2014 that only the films and the Clone Wars are established Star Wars canon, and that any new material, like Rebels and the book, "A New Dawn," will be incorporated officially under Lucasfilm's and Disney's guidance.  Anything from the EU is now considered a Star Wars "legend."  So all discussion of character backgrounds, galactic history, story arcs, lightsaber training, etc.from the EU is interesting, but non-canonical.
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The compact design is a big plus for me.  I'll be putting an i7 version on the desk in my loft with a large, high quality HDMI (maybe 4K) monitor, a wireless keyboard and wireless mouse.  I'll be using it as a PC and for streaming video too--my wife likes to watch video in the loft.  I don't need a custom built, high-end gaming rig anymore; I play on PS4 and Xbox One now as well.  Good stuff here, for what it is.
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These models perform some of the best lip syncing ever, especially Linda Evangelista.  They're even better than Britney Spears...oh wait...that's not a very high bar.

Before a flame war begins, I'm poking fun at Britney.  Last year Britney's publicist confirmed Britney has lip synced.  She's not the only one.

And I'm a Britney fan.  It should be illegal for anyone other than Britney to sing the phrase, "Oh baby baby."  Damn...now that ear worm will be plaguing me all day.
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Classic and contemporary smooth jazz.
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Great test drive and narration, Matt.  You hit all the key technical points and still gave us a sense of your own enjoyment (or disappointment).  Plus, I really admire your honesty; you admitted you were in the wrong gear for one of the turns.

I'm 59 years old, a grandfather, and have physical maladies which make motorcycling increasingly difficult for me, even though I've been riding since 1970.  These circumstances make my wife increasingly apprehensive when i ride, if not downright afraid.  I ride a 2014 CB1100 Deluxe "cafe" bike now--a Polaris Slingshot SL will be my next "motorcycle."  It has seat belts, ESC, ABS, a reverse gear, a back-up camera, and side-by-side seating.  These features will make both my wife and my daughter-in-law much more comfortable when I "ride,"  especially with my granddaughters.  And that will increase my quality of life much more than owning a fine "traditional" bike.

Watch Jessica's face and you'll see what this vehicle is all about.  Yes, for experts like Matt, and for those of us who've been riding bikes for decades, or who simply love the two-wheel essence, the Slingshot will most definitely not provide the same experience we find on a capable motorcycle.  But for those who don't like the "instability" of a two-wheeled vehicle, especially at low speeds, or who aren't physically capable of handling a large motorcycle anymore (which this thing approximates), then this is a great choice.
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Must be the companion video to "The Test," by The Chemical Brothers.  Except Wang Rong Rollin failed the test.
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How cruel to pair Jacquie with Haley Freakin' Williams.  I commend Jacquie for doing as well as she did.
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