What Can't You Find On The Internet?

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Notoriously a complete tracklisting for the British Now That's What I Call Music albums is not available on the 'net. (Or it might be but I've never found it). What can't YOU find online, and maybe WE can help?

Tom, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Now that's what I call a website.
I can't seem to find websites that collect articles on art and philosophy. Maybe I haven't looked hard enough.

Helen Fordsdale, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Ah, but that be the Amurrican NTWICM.

Richard Tunnicliffe, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I can't find the chords for Embassy Row by Pavement.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

A copy of 'Evening with Wild Man Fischer'

dave q, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Sam - Embassy Row tabs

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Nope, those are bass tabs. I've found those before.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

But thank you.

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Dave Q - An Evening With Wild Man Fischer

Sam - sorry.

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Dastoor = the new Google. As in "I Dastoored for transcripts of Eddie Murphy's Raw and came up with bugger-all."

Sam, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

ok dammit, where can i find a list of pokemon so i can choose which one i want to be?

Menelaus Darcy, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

ooooh, hoorah! i found something without having to wade through pictorials and flashing text!

Menelaus Darcy, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Complete historical records for football league clubs. You'd think you'd be able to find out just how Derby County fared in the second half of the 75-76 season, or the details of Everton's thrilling winning sequence early in 80-81, but, somewhere between sites trying to cover everything (that Austrian site with its list of Andorran post-war Cup finals) and club sites maintained by fans (last update: 3-1-97), this info seems lost.

Michael Jones, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

A site containing full transcripts of French movie screenplays (in French). There's hundreds of scripts on the web for American and British films but the only French one I've ever managed to find is Les Demoiselles de Rochefort.

scott, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Love.

Which is a real bitch cos every other fucker does.

Pete, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I'm with Pete. I can't find love neither.

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Pokemon Data

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

but now you have found each other!!

(heh)

mark s, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Some philosophy links for Helen (i don't know if this is the kind of thing you meant):

http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World/philsys.html

http://link.bubl.ac.uk/ISC2365

scott, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Thanks Mark. I don't think it works like that though.

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

A transcript of "The Troggs Tapes".

fritz, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Nuclear Missiles Top Trumps

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

B-but he even shaves his legs?!¡¿

mark s, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Unless the Barnet Ape's reputation is such that even Australians regularly sacrifice small animals to huge statues of him in the Outback, I fear Toraneko will need to reserve judgment on him until later, dear Mark.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Mark, I do hope you are not suggesting that I have evah evah shaved my legs. They are apelike and hirsuite and will continue to be so. I think you is thinking of the Devil Dastoor - removeing the fur on his goatlike Pan cloven hoofie-woofies.

Pete, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I don't understand any of this. What's going on?

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

To Toraneko: Pete = Barnet Ape. Encounters with him directly prove this, usually when lubricated by drink.

Ned Raggett, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Does that mean he's hairy?

toraneko, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Barnet Ape is an anagram of Pete Baran.

Richard Tunnicliffe, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

English language translations of Serge Gainsbourg songs.

Andrew L, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Barnet Ape is an anagram of Pete Baran.

My God - I never realised this! And it seemed such an apt monker anyway (he is from Barnet, he is ape-like). How extraordinary!

Nick, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

i thought i wouldn't be able to find a profile for swarm but there it was.

ethan, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

A good frankenstein stencil for pumpkin carving.

Samantha, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I couldn't find proper information for my report on blacks in the first two decades of the twentieth century in relation to Coalhouse Walker in Ragtime, so I had to go use BOOKS. !

Maria, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I just can't find any pictures of Gunter Netzer when playing for Real Madrid. Although plenty from his Borussia Monchengladbach period. :( They should pass a law that every footie club on its official webpage has teamphoto's of every season, hell plus portraits of every player who ever played for them. Ah one can dream.

Also moving pictures (say Real Video) of Mazinger Z are unfindable.

Omar, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Re Sam and his quest for Embassy Row tab: I'm fairly sure this was on the magnificent Through The Woods (Everything Paved) page which disappeared about a year ago and has recently returned at http://www.deerspotters.com/pavement/, but there seems to be a server problem there right now. Sigh. I hope it gets sorted, because it was a fine site.

In the meantime, it's part of the zip file of Pavement tabs you can get here (click on "All Pavement Tabs!!"), though it doesn't seem to be available separately. It's only an 84k zip file, so it won't take long to download, but if you'd rather not get the whole zip then let me know and I'll send you the individual file.

Rebecca, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

The infamous library regulations at a very well-known private school once frequented by a certain contributor to this forum, which haven't been available for universal ridicule and worry about their implications for at least a year.

Also, from what I've seen, full details of exactly which seats changed hands in UK general elections up to 1970, though I might just not have looked hard enough.

Robin Carmody, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Whilst it's not a transcript, you can hear a copy of the Troggs tapes at http://www2.bitstream.net/tgg/index.html

Stephen, Monday, 15 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

THe lyrics for "Miss Money Jane" by Kardinal Offishall. The second line in the chorus.

Tracer Hand, Tuesday, 16 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Oh yes. What I can't find on the internet = information about reggae artist Ras Ibuna, and what else he's done besides the magnificent Diverse Doctrine + version 7" on Grove records, which I already have. There's a handful of shops selling that and that's about it, as far as I can find. If anyone knows anything else about Ras Ibuna, get in touch, I'd be grateful for the info.

In fact, information on 60s-70s ska and reggae seems to be pretty sparse in general, sadly. I also can't find mp3s of a couple of dancehall tracks I'm looking for, but I should probably stop being a cheapskate and buy them, except I have no idea where I'd buy them.

I'm having one of my intermittent reggae obsessions, as you can probably tell...

Rebecca, Tuesday, 16 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

A website with info on Cartoon Sushi.

palpable, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Do you mean the legendary Sushi Seals?

RickyT, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Cos there's loads of stuff if you google for them

Richard Tunnicliffe, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

pornography starring people I know.

hans, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I can't find the email addresses of several former friends who I'd like to try to contact, what is that about?

Ally, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

I can't find loads of slanderous but humorous ancedotes about my guy's ex. What's up with that ?!?!?

Sam-at-home, Wednesday, 17 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Rebecca - there maybe info on Ras Ibuna on the sleeve for Rodigans Roots and Culture Vol 1 - will check tonight. he also did a track called 'Want to Know'. i imagine the rest of their work was under other names - pretty unlikely for any Jamaican artist to just record 2 sides

m jemmeson, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Rebecca (again) - if you're in London then i recommend Dub Vendor (branches in Ladbroke Grove and S.London, either Brixton or Clapham, I can't remember), Sounds of the Universe (Ingestre Place, nr Selectadisc), and Daddy Kool (downstairs from second hand shop, Berwick St). Daddy Kool aren't as helpful though, and won't play tracks for you, but have a big stock if you know what you want. you're talking Jamaican 7"s for dancehall (between 2.50 and 4.00 each), except for the occasional albums (e.g. Sizzla, Mr Vegas) or the Greensleeves 'riddim' albums (10 tracks all on the same rhythm)

downstairs at Ray's Jazz Shop (Covent Garden) has plenty of 7" represses of JA stuff, and a turntable to listen on

m jemmeson, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Steady Mike has a point. Lots of Euro info is there, but less League - I think. How about Manchester United's 10-ame run c. late 1985 - does the record stop at game 11?

I can't find a resolution for the www contradiction between Lloyd Cole, on the Lloyd site, saying he loves Robert Quine and they're going for NYC Chinese food next week, and Quine, on the Quine site, saying, "Lloyd Cole just wants to make MOR records for the commercial radio" etc.

Most importantly, I can't find 'Ask And He'll Answer' Nicky D answering my question of a while back, namely: why are there two different versions of the Magnetic Fields' GET LOST LP?

the pinefox, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

Yay! Thank you m jemmeson. I am not in London but I'm just about close enough to go shopping there one afternoon (transport between nearest city and London = cheap, fast and easy, 24 hours a day; transport along the 18 miles of A-road from here to nearest city and back = overpriced, slow and complicated, and stops at 6pm, sigh). I'll try to get to some of the shops you mention at some point.

Do you have to go and buy tracks while they're still reasonably new, or is there a fair bit of back stock? And are the Greensleeves riddim compilations mixed or do they feature full-length tracks? I'm mainly looking for "Money To Burn" (don't know who this is by but it rocks) and Mr Easy's "Crazy", both of which are based on the Buy Out riddim, but I'd be interested in any other Buy Out tracks or, well, anything, really. (Cue lots of dancehall connoisseurs laughing at me - as you can see, I don't really know what I'm talking about at all. I feel far too white and middle-class to say "riddim", as well, but it seems fairly unavoidable.)

Anyway, thanks very much for your help, much appreciated, you rock. And an excuse for a record-shopping trip to the Berwick Street area is always appreciated, even if I haven't dared venture into the non- indie shops before :)

Rebecca, Thursday, 18 October 2001 00:00 (eighteen years ago) link

hmm, maybe investigators learned that their prime suspect was a McDonald/Doobies completist, so they used the "Among the Missing" artwork to notify him that they were on his trail and that it would be in his best interests to "ride like the wind" to the nearest police station and turn himself in. "Ching" might be the name of the abductor's first childhood pet, XXX-10-2895 might be his social security number, and the girl in the photo might have gone missing after getting off a Sun Tran bus.

by the same turn, law enforcement will probably be alerted the moment someone selects "Among the Missing" at a karaoke night anywhere in the US. the perp has held out for 20 years, but I doubt he can hold out forever.

I think I have a pretty solid case here, probably gonna post a writeup on r/unresolvedmysteries in a bit

deepchord presents echosmith (unregistered), Monday, 25 November 2019 15:38 (eight months ago) link

That is weird, because the three other kids pictured are very easy to find.

This is a real stretch but the only thing I can think of is that her name suggests that she may be of mixed heritage (Vietnamese & presumably Southern Chinese) and her parents had different ways of romanizing her legal name which may have been quite different from her common name.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 25 November 2019 17:23 (eight months ago) link

("very easy to find" was an unfortunate choice of words, please forgive me.)

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 25 November 2019 17:24 (eight months ago) link

one month passes...

Video of Regis Philbin completely screwing up the New Year’s Eve countdown. Does anybody else remember this? I don't remember what year it was, probably mid-2000s. His earpiece was on a delay so the countdown was delayed and he got confused, so he was like “Eight! Seven! Six!... Five!..... Six!” and by that time he realizes the ball has already dropped and he finishes “Five-Four-Three-Two- One!!” It's amazing how evidence of this incident has completely vanished from the internet. Can't find it on youtube, can't find any article mentioning it. But it definitely happened. We all were watching it live and we kept rewinding it because we couldn't believe how badly he screwed it up. Happy New Year, everyone.

Mr. Snrub, Wednesday, 1 January 2020 09:41 (seven months ago) link

Wow, it sounds like Regis really .... ... dropped the ball.

pplains, Wednesday, 1 January 2020 15:42 (seven months ago) link

saw it on twitter maybe a year ago, it was a video of the azerbaijani (?) president on state TV making a speech and he had like a giant golden hammer. it was absurd and kind of awesome. google is no help of course

global tetrahedron, Wednesday, 15 January 2020 14:47 (six months ago) link

That could be gold-loving madman Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic.

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 15 January 2020 14:55 (six months ago) link

google is no help of course


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lefal junglist platton (wtev), Thursday, 16 January 2020 13:28 (six months ago) link

Any means of acquiring a digital copy of Saw Mill Man by Cast King. Someone help!

Evan, Sunday, 26 January 2020 00:27 (six months ago) link

it's on soulseek

chet san telmo (alomar lines), Sunday, 26 January 2020 02:32 (six months ago) link

what "tbrr" means

anatol_merklich, Thursday, 30 January 2020 16:48 (six months ago) link

i have always wondered too

i have decided on "to be really real"

But guess what? Nobody gives a toot!😂 (Karl Malone), Thursday, 30 January 2020 16:49 (six months ago) link

That is correct

GK Chessington's World of Adventure (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 30 January 2020 16:53 (six months ago) link

good to know! this is why i occasionally use tbrrrrr, to emphasize my point

But guess what? Nobody gives a toot!😂 (Karl Malone), Thursday, 30 January 2020 16:54 (six months ago) link

Can't have too many rs tbrrrrrrrrrr with you

GK Chessington's World of Adventure (Noodle Vague), Thursday, 30 January 2020 16:56 (six months ago) link

Ah, thanks, I was considering "to be right real", which wasn't too far off then.

anatol_merklich, Thursday, 30 January 2020 17:00 (six months ago) link

i can't believe i was right about "to be really real" - that's always been a wild guess that i never bothered to confirm

but the proof is in the pudding: ABBREVS

But guess what? Nobody gives a toot!😂 (Karl Malone), Thursday, 30 January 2020 17:02 (six months ago) link

one month passes...

A good-quality image of the painting from Ghostbusters II without Vigo in it? I'd settle for an Amazon Prime screenshot from anyone who subscribes to it.

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Wednesday, 18 March 2020 19:47 (four months ago) link

two weeks pass...

I have no idea if anything of the kind exists but if it does and anyone can hip me: a relatively comprehensive/obsessive discography of '60s girl group singles?

Unparalleled Elegance (Old Lunch), Thursday, 2 April 2020 14:31 (four months ago) link

it seems like the kind of thing that should be there

Karl Malone, Thursday, 2 April 2020 14:34 (four months ago) link

evidence of that thing they had in the shopko music department in the 90s, where you could press a button and cue up the latest alernative nation-y video of your choice. I think tmbg's "snail shell" may have been one of them?

geoffreyess, Thursday, 2 April 2020 15:55 (four months ago) link

Old Lunch, this article scratches the surface but also has a pretty extensive list of sources:

https://www.pophistorydig.com/topics/1960s-girl-groups/

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 2 April 2020 16:01 (four months ago) link

wow! i've never seen that website. just skimmed that article now, and it seems decent!

Karl Malone, Thursday, 2 April 2020 16:13 (four months ago) link

Whoa, thanks Albert! Yeah, there's some opportunities for deep digging in there.

Unparalleled Elegance (Old Lunch), Thursday, 2 April 2020 16:31 (four months ago) link

the ads for Joker rolling papers they used to play on 96 Rock back in the day

Joey Corona (Euler), Thursday, 2 April 2020 20:03 (four months ago) link

there was a box set of girl group singles released on cd in the early 00s? i think a friend copied it for me but i don't remember what it's called

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Thursday, 2 April 2020 21:19 (four months ago) link

that was not very helpful but i know what you are looking for exists!

weird woman in a bar (La Lechera), Thursday, 2 April 2020 21:19 (four months ago) link

oh yeah! i was working in a cd store when that came out! i was too young and dumb to realize how good it would be, so i never put it on to listen to at the time! i probably sold it to some cool person though

time to learn from the mistakes of my past and listen now!

Karl Malone, Thursday, 2 April 2020 23:30 (four months ago) link

When I was a college DJ several thousand years ago, these Romulan comps were pretty fun (at least the early ones were, I had no idea there were so many editions):

https://www.discogs.com/label/568602-Girls-In-The-Garage

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 2 April 2020 23:39 (four months ago) link

Yes, One Kiss Can Lead to Another is pretty much my favorite compilation of all time. But thank you for evoking it!

This period of isolation might be the time for me to finally compile my tracklisting for the unofficial follow-up, This Would Be the Second Kiss I Alluded to Previously. I'm certain that I have enough top-notch material on-hand. The world of girl groups is bottomless and almost entirely wonderful!

Unparalleled Elegance (Old Lunch), Thursday, 2 April 2020 23:41 (four months ago) link

The Girls in the Garage comps are likewise great.

I have hundreds of these things but I know that thousands exist. I'm looking for the hundreds and hundreds that I don't have.

Unparalleled Elegance (Old Lunch), Thursday, 2 April 2020 23:42 (four months ago) link

Where is the Paul K & The Weathermen thread on ILM?

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Friday, 10 April 2020 03:19 (four months ago) link

A CD EP of electronic ambient music from around 1993 that had maybe three tracks on it including one long (20-30 minute) song called something like Rainbows Over The Happiest Man On Earth. Purchased for £1 in Mr. CD on Berwick St. IIRC.

It was in a standard jewel case and had a red cover with perhaps a yellow oval design in the center. I can't recall the artist's name.

Ummon, you slags (Noel Emits), Tuesday, 21 April 2020 11:37 (three months ago) link

this incredibly detailed and engrossing account of a european guy who took the trans-siberian railway to pyongyang, it was one of my favorite things online and i fear it's gone

global tetrahedron, Sunday, 26 April 2020 17:49 (three months ago) link

This one? http://vienna-pyongyang.blogspot.com.

Alba, Thursday, 30 April 2020 00:34 (three months ago) link

sorry - what's the best all-purpose Garden/plants thread on ILX?

(this is one of those situations where it would be so nice to be able to see the total number of posts per thread in the Search Results, or to see the last date that they were updated. there are so many threads related to plants and gardens)

let me be your friend on the other end! (Karl Malone), Sunday, 3 May 2020 15:44 (three months ago) link

There's a rolling one each year


Gardening 2020

Alba, Sunday, 3 May 2020 16:54 (three months ago) link

Thanks Alba!

let me be your friend on the other end! (Karl Malone), Sunday, 3 May 2020 17:09 (three months ago) link

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/fat-boy-taunts-turned-me-into-a-killer-563701

there was a TV documentary about this case but I can't find any trace of it online, does anyone have any suggestions as to how I might go about finding it?

soref, Saturday, 9 May 2020 19:22 (three months ago) link

a calculator that specifically uses assembly language rules/quirks; this is the thing a computer was designed made to do

like, I’m eating an elephant head (katherine), Saturday, 9 May 2020 19:39 (three months ago) link

two weeks pass...

I think it was posted here. There was a good story about an indie band playing with Marilyn Manson in the early 90s before he was thing and the weirdness that went with it.

circa1916, Monday, 25 May 2020 20:37 (two months ago) link

Lol monster voodoo machine being meathead jocks.

Boring, Maryland, Monday, 25 May 2020 22:04 (two months ago) link

So many shitty jock bands rebranding themselves as “industrial”.

Boring, Maryland, Monday, 25 May 2020 22:05 (two months ago) link

two weeks pass...

A video of the Rotating Kitchen by Zeger Reyers, but it was filmed from inside the kitchen, so from the camera's POV everything in the room was just inexplicably hurling itself around

Tsar Bombadil (James Morrison), Thursday, 11 June 2020 06:54 (two months ago) link

four weeks pass...

can anybody tell me who wrote this:

Any invective to paint is as good as any other.

i have a feeling that it's breton but i can't find anything online. maybe it was my own translation, and the "official" translation is worded differently ? i'm at a total loss.

budo jeru, Friday, 10 July 2020 23:51 (one month ago) link

It's not invective, it's incentive. Google has a few hits; seems most likely to be Robert Rauschenberg.

joni mitchell jarre (anagram), Saturday, 11 July 2020 00:06 (one month ago) link

two weeks pass...

there is one goofy tv commercial actor I don’t know the name of... he was in a credit card commercial that took place in an airport, with him bragging to his colleague that he knows where in the airport to find a three prong plug... he looks kinda like a really dumb Harrison Ford. I don’t know why I care about this.

brimstead, Tuesday, 28 July 2020 18:31 (two weeks ago) link

I don’t know why I care about this.

The best kind of questions for this thread!

Alba, Tuesday, 28 July 2020 19:20 (two weeks ago) link


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