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Re: Earworms!

Postby black bart on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:00 am

Heartache Avenue by the Maisonettes! Popped into my head this morning and can't get rid of the backing vocals.
The smoke wafted gently in the breeze across the poop deck and all seemed right in the world.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Ham Nox on Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:40 am

I've had "God help the Outcasts" from the hunchback of Notre Dame stuck in my head the last couple of days. Not sure what to think about it, exactly. On the one hand, it's got some really sweet sentiment about asking for the right things in life. On the other hand, it's terribly depressing to realize that if humanity doesn't wake up and get over itself those outcasts are screwed.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby black bart on Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:43 am

Ham Nox wrote:I've had "God help the Outcasts" from the hunchback of Notre Dame stuck in my head the last couple of days. Not sure what to think about it, exactly. On the one hand, it's got some really sweet sentiment about asking for the right things in life. On the other hand, it's terribly depressing to realize that if humanity doesn't wake up and get over itself those outcasts are screwed.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame? That rings a bell.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Julius Aurora on Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:43 pm

And our next winner of the worst pun competition is Bart. Congratulations.

I ipod played Scarborough Fair on the bus this morning. Now it is in my head.
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Diabolus fecit, ut id facerem!
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:29 pm

worlds away
by strange advance
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cabin boy fir hyer. jyint hat no hextra charj.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby daftbeaker on Thu Aug 25, 2011 6:54 am

Julius Aurora wrote:And our next winner of the worst pun competition is Bart. Congratulations.

Bart's won it the last 3 dozen times in a row :haha:
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Roy Hunter on Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:54 am

"I don't mean to sound bitter, cynical or cruel; but I am, so that's how it comes out." ~ Bill Hicks.
"To argue with a person who has renounced reason is like administering medicine to the dead." ~ Thomas Paine.
"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Rainswept on Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:44 am

I believe it's time for mankind to set aside the crutch of religion and embrace morality born of reason and truth. Those crutches have long since proven treacherous when the ground gets slippery.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Arkaeon on Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:18 pm

"Straight to Video", by Mindless Self Indulgence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM6elRs7F5k

and "May It Be" by Enya

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ww8wqEgFIA8

BOTH RUNNING SIMULTANEOUSLY. On one hand it's kinda fun. Open two windows and play both in synch. Welcome to my world. On the other hand....

gorramit!

I'm only supposed to have 1 channel in my head running jukebox, not 2. I need another thing to think about to shut one down.
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Earworm or Symptom? You decide...

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:04 pm

Chuck Berry is duckwalking round in my head, playing the solo from 'No Particular Place To Go'. Every time I shut my eyes, there he is wearing a silver suit, playing a cherry-red Gibson ES-335 Dot, duckwalking. When I have my eyes open, he's riffing, occasionally playing the solo. When he starts singing, when the voices appear in my head, I'm heading straight off to the doctor for a change of medication.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby pieces o'nine on Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:50 am

Louie Louie, oh no, me gotta go,
yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, baby.
Louie Louie, oh baby, me gotta go.
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
~Charles "Darwin" Dickens
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Arkaeon on Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:18 pm

You're banned for the rest of the 1960's... oh, wait, wrong thread for that.

Been listening to a bunch of YouTube stuff, have a lot of Alan Parsons and Pink Floyd floating around the noggin. Here's a good one with dolphins (and cool stuff):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPiVOxIGFBs

That's dolphin hospitality for you :)
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"I'm not in the ship. I am the ship." -- River Tam
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Roy Hunter on Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:03 pm

Good news! Chuck Berry has finally buggered off out of my brain.

Bad news. He has been replaced by the bass player from Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.
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"One should not believe everything one reads on the internet." ~ Abraham Lincoln.
"If you're making a political point wearing a balaclava, you're a c***. It was true for the IRA and it's true now." ~ daftbeaker.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Roy Hunter on Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:24 pm

So I'm driving into Glasgow on Friday afternoon. The traffic is getting heavier and slower, and eventually the motorway stops entirely. I look around at all the other drivers, and then it pops into my head:
Dionne Warwick sang / Burt Bacharach wrote:LA is a great big freeway,
Put a hundred down and buy a car...

And there it has remained ever since. Do I know the way to San Jose? Do I ever.
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Re: Earworms!

Postby Roland Deschain on Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:24 pm

I like Burt Bacharach, although i'm not sure how much after having one of his songs as an earworm. I've had a few today, including some Apocalyptica and Led Zeppelin. It could have been worse, though. This morning I found that I was Rick Rolling myself. I had to give that up in a hurry... :shocked: :whistle:
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