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Ur welcome from nirmal and Gordon!

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Lmfaoooo that was gold! I had a grandad who would have actually tried to have a go at it if I’d wanted it. The other was just the opposite. And both parents were too self obsessed.

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Thanks Gordon!! 😄

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Perhaps he was sweating bullets too, pulled out at the last minute, and roared with laughter at pranking you in order to save face? 😆

Sounds like a collective of bullets were sweated that day. I guess the collective would be called a magazine...?

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That sounds about right to me 😁😅

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I was sweating bullets. 😂

love it.

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Thanks Ian! I'm still convinced he actually wanted to steal it. Come to think of it, has anybody seen it?

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there’s something hilarious about the prank being played on the kids and not the museum staff… just crazy.

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The Dead probably based their tune on the folk song as it was- they studied American and world music traditions like they were academic musicologists.

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Interesting. I know the song and like it :) I was pretty young when everything here went down and barely knew what Casey Jones was at the time.

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I assume your father knew that Casey's real name was John, and that he was sung about in the 1960s by The Grateful Dead ("Riding that train, high on cocaine...").

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He was probably only familiar from the original folksong recorded on an original phonograph cylinder haha!! (he was born in the 1930s...)

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