Last week, we unveiled J-Card Mode on Phish.net. The response was overwhelmingly positive, especially given that it was a "throwaway" feature - meant more for entertainment than utility. It didn't add anything new to the experience, it was solely intended for fun. We didn't expect to receive the amount of feedback we did, and we certainly didn't anticipate the number of requests for a true "J-Card" view of setlists.
In retrospect, it only made sense for us to follow through on the concept. We should have anticipated the demand for the throwback tape inserts. Alas, a few days later, we're delivering it. Today I'm releasing "J-Card Setlists." Yes, the name is similar to J-Card Mode and perhaps even a bit confusing. The challenge here is that some will want shorter song titles but not the altered setlist view, so we're making them optional. Starting right now, you'll see a new option on the setlist page called "Show J-Card Setlists." When you click this link, individual setlists will now display as follows:
This feature is new and still in unofficial testing. It does some weird things when you're viewing incomplete sets and only approximates an actual j-card so much. But we hope you find it as entertaining as we do, if only for the novelty.
Note: This feature currently is disabled in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and below. The styling requires features that do not work.
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August 19, 1989
28 years ago
Collis Center, Dartmouth College
Set 1: The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > Suzy Greenberg > The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu, AC/DC Bag, Punch You In the Eye, Rocky Top, Bold As Love, The Mango Song, The Lizards, Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove
Set 2: Split Open and Melt, Take the 'A' Train, Divided Sky, Bathtub Gin, Funky Bitch, The Ballad of Curtis Loew, David Bowie, Undun, Alumni Blues > Letter to Jimmy Page > Alumni Blues, You Enjoy Myself, Harry Hood
 Fish on trumpet.
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