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Nirvana The Band
October 1, 2010 10:38 AM   Subscribe

"We are Nirvana The Band, the live musical that will never play the same show twice. To not let us play on your stage would be a terrible mistake. We are Nirvana The Band. For now; forever; for better; for worse. Four -- times four -- is sixteen."
posted by JohnMarston (17 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
The videos are entertaining so far, but I'm confused about the post. Where's information about the stage show?
posted by roll truck roll at 10:58 AM on October 1, 2010


aka "it's always cloudy in canada"

(this is funny tho)
posted by Potomac Avenue at 11:03 AM on October 1, 2010


Not to be confused with Nirvana 2: The Sequel.
posted by LSK at 11:29 AM on October 1, 2010


All I can say is, thank god for Google Chrome and their awesome 'hold shift and scrollwheel to scroll right' thingie. Because if I were stuck in IE or even Firefox on this site, I'd have to do that annoying 'click scrollwheel and then move mouse vaguely in the direction you want to go, but not too fast -- wait, that was too fast, now you're at the end of the page -- nope, that's the beginning again -- slowly this time... nearly there -- wait, that's the end again -- fuck it, I'm done here' thingie.

Or - heaven forbid - click the actual friggin' scrollbar and drag it. Does anybody under the age of 90 actually do that anymore?
posted by koeselitz at 12:00 PM on October 1, 2010


koeselitz - you have to hold shift? All I have to do is scroll with my little scrollwheel. Nothing fancy - ancient USB Intellimouse 1.1 - but in this case, Firefox 4 beta + OSX for the win!

Thank god for the combo, 'cause if I was on Chrome I'd have to hold down a modifier key...
posted by caution live frogs at 12:02 PM on October 1, 2010 [1 favorite]


(Testing - yep, both Safari and Chrome make me hold down shift to scroll horizontally. Fx4 apparently detects pages that only scroll in one direction and just scrolls with no modifier. Sweet.)
posted by caution live frogs at 12:05 PM on October 1, 2010


Or have an apple mouse.
posted by georg_cantor at 12:16 PM on October 1, 2010


OSX? Who uses OSX? Heh. The behavior I'm describing seems (in my experience) to be the same in WinXP, Win7, Gnome (Ubuntu & Fedora), and KDE (Ubuntu). (Of course I haven't test IE on Linux, but...)

Not to extend this little derail to far, but it's always really, really annoyed me what Firefox and IE do when I hold 'shift' and scroll – they scroll through my page history. So I go to scroll and suddenly I'm loading the last ten pages I've visited in succession – it's a mess. Seriously, why would anyone think that's a useful behavior? Are people in the habit of scrolling backwards in their history to a page they visited half an hour ago? You don't even know what you're scrolling to until the page finishes loading! I'll bet OSX doesn't allow that little annoyance, however.

posted by koeselitz at 12:17 PM on October 1, 2010


Wow, you're right. FF autodetects scroll-right-only pages. That's nice. So why isn't there any way at all in Firefox to scroll to the right otherwise?
posted by koeselitz at 12:20 PM on October 1, 2010


On my mac, I just use touchpad gestures to scroll. Two finger swipes down to scroll down, two fingers swipe to the right to scroll right. Its seamless.
posted by i less than three nsima at 12:23 PM on October 1, 2010


All I can say is, thank god for Google Chrome and their awesome 'hold shift and scrollwheel to scroll right' thingie. Because if I were stuck in IE or even Firefox on this site, I'd have to do that annoying 'click scrollwheel and then move mouse vaguely in the direction you want to go, but not too fast
You don't know how scrollbars work?
OSX? Who uses OSX? Heh. The behavior I'm describing seems (in my experience) to be the same in WinXP, Win7, Gnome (Ubuntu & Fedora), and KDE (Ubuntu). (Of course I haven't test IE on Linux, but...)
Also the scrollwheel on my mouse also works fine for me on firefox on windows.
posted by delmoi at 12:44 PM on October 1, 2010


This show is one of the funniest, most creative shows I have seen in a long time. I particularly like how each episode plays off of other shows. And... the extra stuff is almost as funny as the episodes. I hope these guys come out with more stuff.
posted by useyourmachinegunarm at 12:47 PM on October 1, 2010


hiiiiiiiiiiipsters!
posted by keratacon at 12:49 PM on October 1, 2010


You know what we can deduce from all this off-topic scrolling talk?

That side scrolling websites are stupid.
posted by toekneebullard at 2:26 PM on October 1, 2010 [1 favorite]


Jesus Christ. This is why we can't have nice things.
posted by JohnMarston at 2:27 PM on October 1, 2010


hiiiiiiiiiiipsters!

No, not hipsters you stupid idiot. Funny, though. This is amazing.
posted by rbf1138 at 2:51 PM on October 1, 2010


Wow, funny. Good work boys!
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