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Mike Schilling

Mike has been a software engineer far longer than he would like to admit. He has strong opinions on baseball, software, science fiction, comedy, contract bridge, and European history, any of which he's willing to share with almost no prompting whatsoever.

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  1. Avatar Oscar Gordon says:

    Don’t hear it on the radio too often, but it never fails to bring out a smile.

    https://youtu.be/WS3Lkc6Gzlk (Tsk.)

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    • I ain’t scared.
      The brakes are good, tires fair.
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    • Avatar Michael Cain says:

      A neighbor of mine has, after 30 years, finished his hot rod Lincoln. Open front wheels, open engine, dayglow orange paint job, chrome everything. He takes it out and putters around town on sunny days. Everyone who has lived in the neighborhood long enough smiles when he goes by, because we’ve all been out for evening walks and seen him working on it under his garage lights with the doors open.Report

  2. Avatar Mike Dwyer says:

    I really thought a lot about this one and while there are so many good options, I think this is the one that is most guaranteed to make me smile. And I like the Tuskeegee version the best.

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  3. Avatar Mike Dwyer says:

    Also, honorable mention. This is the last one I remember being really into with the youngest daughter when she was still living at home.

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    • Avatar Oscar Gordon says:

      Bug loves this one (and I admit I do too).Report

      • Avatar Mike Dwyer says:

        It is so catchy, and IMO such a respectful and fun homage to the 80s. I can totally picture this one getting played at the skating rink, which is sort of my litmus test for all 80s pop.Report

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  5. Avatar Slade the Leveller says:

    The happiest song ever written.

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  6. Avatar George Turner says:

    The Honeybee Trio started singing big band music when they were twelve.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mch6omtVH0U

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  7. Avatar Fish says:

    This was the “theme song” of the little pub we enlisted guys ran out of our dorm on RAF Feltwell:

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  8. Avatar Ken S says:

    Five different rhymes for “hippopotamus.” How could that not make you happy?

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