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i quit energy drinks

Nobody my age should be drinking this stuff.

My energy drink of choice was Monster Lo-Carb. I liked the taste, and it is truly low on Calories at under 50 per can.

I started drinking Lo-Carb years ago in my 30s and didn't stop until recently because I finally found a substitute that actually works for me.

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Weirdest 2024 Fender Stratocaster guitar color

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Oh, do you have to pay a pretty penny just to get this.

Above is the Fender 70th Anniversary Ultra Stratocaster HSS. It's expensive, and it only comes in one color. That color is called Amethyst.

Actual amethyst is quartz with a violet color to it. And yeah, I think Fender did translate that to a finish fairly well. The color does "move" as far as I can tell and definitely looks like something upscale. And yes, this is the kind of finish that does change color depending on how you look at it.

Is this guitar all about the paint? Of course not, and there's certainly more to it.

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Pearloid pick guards are dopey but cool

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I think pearloid a.k.a. "mother of toilet seat" has come around to the point where it's cool again. It's still dopey due to it being an obvious fake fancy. But when I look at it now, I think yeah, not bad and I like it again. As you see on the Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster (only on the black one), it can work.

What do I mean by fake fancy? Let's talk about that.

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