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#1 Slime

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:14 PM

Inspired by watching a bit of "The Boys in Brazil" the other day

Whether in interviews, live shows, albums, documentaries, writing or any other source....

Where can we see the best funny Neil Peart moments?


Also, please don't forget links!

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#2 BowlCity

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:17 PM

One of my personal favorites:

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:18 PM

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:20 PM

View PostBowlCity, on 08 January 2016 - 07:17 PM, said:

One of my personal favorites:

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:28 PM

My favorite is the time he went bike riding in Africa.  My second is when they pulled the bus over and sent an armed security guy to scare off a fan.

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:33 PM

Funniest Neil moment:  When he repaid the folks who helped him out when his bike broke down during the second leg of the CA tour with a pair of tickets to a Rush show that night.  The men that he gave them to told him they never heard of Rush.  

I would have loved to have seen the look on Neil's face when they said that to him.  It would have been one of his funniest moments for sure.  :)

Edit:  Neil told the story himself in one of his blog entries during the last part of the CA tour.  If I had high speed, I'd find it and post a link, but, I don't have high speed.

Edited by Lorraine, 08 January 2016 - 07:44 PM.


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Posted 08 January 2016 - 07:57 PM

That time when Neil said he is retired...LOL. Such a jokester.

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:07 PM

View PostSlime, on 08 January 2016 - 07:14 PM, said:

Inspired by watching a bit of "The Boys in Brazil" the other day

Whether in interviews, live shows, albums, documentaries, writing or any other source....

Where can we see the best funny Neil Peart moments?


Also, please don't forget links!
Btw Slime, you still in Korea? Haven't seen you here for ages.

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:10 PM

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:13 PM

View PostTombstone Mountain, on 08 January 2016 - 08:10 PM, said:

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Thank you for sharing your personal moment.

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:26 PM

At one I paused for a minute before opening it, because a huge black bull, with a massive pendulous scrotum, was standing on the other side, regarding me

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:33 PM

View PostLucas, on 08 January 2016 - 08:26 PM, said:

At one I paused for a minute before opening it, because a huge black bull, with a massive pendulous scrotum, was standing on the other side, regarding me
ahhh yes the pendulous scrotum discussion. The less eloquent among us would just describe them as socks with rocks.

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 08:59 PM

View PostLucas, on 08 January 2016 - 08:26 PM, said:

At one I paused for a minute before opening it, because a huge black bull, with a massive pendulous scrotum, was standing on the other side, regarding me
The moment just before he clicked on the Lex Steele video. :lol:

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Posted 08 January 2016 - 11:17 PM

Writing the lyrics for Dog Years

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 04:01 AM

That time he gave the finger to all Rush fans

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 07:03 AM

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 07:10 AM

Drunk Neil, during the dinner at the hunting lodge, on Beyond the Lighted Stage.
All three are on great form:


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Posted 09 January 2016 - 09:22 AM

Randomly throwing a drumstick at Alex's foot accidentally on purpose during the S&A backstage footage for the Beyond The Lighted Stage doc was pretty funny :)

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 10:37 AM

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Posted 09 January 2016 - 12:29 PM

View PostGeddy, on 09 January 2016 - 04:01 AM, said:

That time he gave the finger to all Rush fans

Did he literally do that?





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