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Old 12-25-2007, 09:41 AM
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What's your favorite "12 Days of Christmas" parody? Post lyrics here!

The 12 Days of Phantom

On the 12th Day of Christmas, The Phantom gave to me:

12 years in Phantom
11 pyrotechnics
10,000 cast changes
9 cameras flashing
8 tone deaf dancers
7 candelabras
6,6,6 a chandelier in pieces
5 high DDDDDDDDDDDDDD's
4 fog machines
3 pretty harmonies
2 Christines (and the understudy)
and a sweaty piece of porcelain on his face.

Only post the 12th day cause you know how the Mods are about these things.
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Old 12-25-2007, 06:31 PM
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My favorite is "The Twelve Pains of Christmas" by Bob Rivers, which I'm sure many Dopers are familiar with. Since each verse differs from the previous, I'll post a link to the entire lyrics.

The Twelve Pains of Christmas

I also love Allan Sherman's treatment of the 12 days.

"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me...a Japanese transistor radio.It's a Nakashuma. It's the Mark 4 model - that's the one that's discontinued."

The 12 days by Allan Sherman

And let's not forget the 12 days of Christmas by Bob and Doug MacKenzie. "On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a beer...in a tree."

Bob and Doug's 12 days

Merry Christmas, eh?
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Old 12-25-2007, 07:40 PM
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I have zero shame in admiting I truly love A Twisted Christmas by Twisted Sister. (My sister took me to see them live a couple of days before Christmas last year and they rocked many of the songs from this album as well as my old favorites.)

From their version: (A Heavy Metal Christmas)

12 Silver crosses

11 Black mascaras

10 Pairs of platforms

9 Tattered t-shirts

8 Pentagrams

7 Leather jackets

6 Cans of hairspray

5 Skull earrings

4 Quarts of Jack

3 Studded belts

2 Pairs of spandex pants

And a tattoo of Ozzy!
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:04 PM
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Janice Dickinson's fagulous version:

twelve boyfriends begging

eleven charges pending

ten gays a-primping

nine models prancing

eight techs a-waxing

seven docs injecting

six paparazzi

five naked men

four italian suits

three former husbands

two giant breasts

and a fledgling modeling agency
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:06 PM
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I like Fay McKay's version, as an increasingly drunk woman. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjFMBsppBVc
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Old 12-25-2007, 08:28 PM
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I came in here to mention the Allan Sherman version, but I distinctly remember the 5th day of Christmas as "A naked lady with a clock where her navel ought to be."

My mom was an Allan Sherman devotee, and we listened to all those albums numerous times.

I readily acknowledge that my sibs and I just remembered it incorrectly.
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Old 12-26-2007, 02:01 AM
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I came in here to mention the Allan Sherman version, but I distinctly remember the 5th day of Christmas as "A naked lady with a clock where her navel ought to be."

My mom was an Allan Sherman devotee, and we listened to all those albums numerous times.

I readily acknowledge that my sibs and I just remembered it incorrectly.
No, the 5th day is definitely "A statue of a lady with a clock where her stomach ought to be." I have the recording on my computer and just listened to it again right after reading your post. Unless Sherman recorded a more risque version I'm not familiar with.

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Old 12-26-2007, 12:30 PM
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Council of Doom: On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me
Black Widow: Leonard Nimoy Sings!
Tansit: Four quesadillas!
Lokar: Three reruns of "What's Happening".
Metallus: Two plus eight is ten.
Brak: Hi, my name is Brak!
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Old 12-26-2007, 01:36 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fe11OlMiz8
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Old 12-26-2007, 02:08 PM
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That was genius.

Rather than give it away, I'll just say that the last change of melody had me laughing until there were tears in my eyes.
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Old 12-26-2007, 02:59 PM
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That was genius.

Rather than give it away, I'll just say that the last change of melody had me laughing until there were tears in my eyes.
Yeah & the guy that puts his fist in the air with the great big smile on his face. That was great. I forwarded that link to my daughter's high school choir director. They could pull that one off next year for sure!
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:08 PM
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That was genius.
It makes more sense when the singers are holding sheet music.
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Old 12-26-2007, 03:15 PM
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They could pull that one off next year for sure!
They should use the version I saw by the US Navy Chorus. One guy was late with the sheet music, ran up the stairs to the stage, tripped, and dropped all his pages. The other guys gathered the pages, then they all proceeded singing as if the pages were put together in the wrong order and some other stuff got mixed in.
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Old 12-26-2007, 04:30 PM
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Anone who's ever played Starcraft will appreciate this.
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Old 12-26-2007, 11:41 PM
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I really enjoy the BoyMongoose version: http://youtube.com/watch?v=owK5tHjL0aE

And I wrote this one last week:

The 12 Days of Christmas, D&D Style
("Wizards" is Wizards of the Coast, publisher of Dungeons & Dragons)

On the twelfth day of Christmas, Wizards gave to me
Twelve hungry dragons
Eleven revised classes
Ten thousand new feats
Ninth-level spells
Eight-headed hydras
Seven polyhedrals
Six brand new splatbooks
Five magic rings
Fourth Edition
Three henchmen
Two purple worms
And a Dungeon Master trying to kill me
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Old 07-18-2011, 12:03 AM
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Here's a new parody of this song! You can even buy it on iTunes, Amazon, etc. if you like

Metaphysical 12 Days of Christmas c 2010 Peter Anderson

1st… On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…. The Gift of Universal Prophecy

2nd Two Ouija Boards
3rd Three Pendulums
4th Four Tarot Decks
5th Five Pyramids
6th Six Hidden Records
7th Seven Revelations
8th Eight Mystic Symbols
9th Nine Psychic Readings
10th Ten Visitations
11th Eleven Dancing Devas
12th Twelve Healing Crystals
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:54 AM
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Zombie Christmas thread in July? Man, I love this place!

2009 Carols for a Cure had an absolute gem from the cast of Jersey Boys. from what I remember:

One the 12th day of Christmas, my pisan gave to me:


Seven fresh cannoli
Six bowls of ziti
Five golden chains*
Four Seasons singing
Three muscle shirts
Two pinkie rings
And a ride in a Lamborgini

*("Why would you wear five at once?" "Why wouldn't you")
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And let's not forget the 12 days of Christmas by Bob and Doug MacKenzie. "On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a beer...in a tree."

Bob and Doug's 12 days

Merry Christmas, eh?
You beat me to it, eh!

And the bumper might be a Yooper, as I believe the Christmas-in-July thingy is revving up.

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Old 07-18-2011, 01:25 PM
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A guilty pleasure: The Twelve Redneck Days of Christmas:

On the twelfth day of Christmas my old lady gave to me,

12 pack of Bud
11 rasslin' tickets
tin of Copenhagen
9 years probation
8 table dancers
7 packs of Red Man
6 cans of Spam
5 flannel shirts
4 big mud tires
3 shotgun shells
2 huntin' dawgs
and some parts to a Mustang GT.
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Old 07-18-2011, 01:41 PM
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Here's a cool animated video of Bob and Doug MacKenzie singing their version of the 12 Days.
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Old 07-19-2011, 10:32 AM
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My Favorite 12 days related humor
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Old 07-19-2011, 04:12 PM
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Benny Grunch and the Bunch's "12 Yats of Christmas"! (Warning: none of these will make any sense unless you've lived in New Orleans.)


12. On the twelfth day of Christmas my
true love gave to me a Dozen Manuel's Tamales

11. On the eleventh day at Vetran's
Highway try'ta cross the street with Eleven Schwegmann Bags

10. I used'ta be at Kaiser now I'm woikin
down'da street at'da Tenneco Chalmette Refinery

9. On the ninth day of Christmas we drove
down Delery in'da Lower Ninth Ward

8. On'da eighth day of Christmas me and
Rosalie Ate By'ya Mama's

7. Cemetery traffic got backed up to
Metairie at the Seventeenth Street Canal

6. On'da sixth day'a Christmas we
stopped at K&B's for a Six Pack'a Dixie

5. On the fifth day of Christmas we
stopped at A&G for Frrried Onion Rrrings

4. On the fourth day I said OK let's get a
Christmas tree Before'ya Drive Me Nuts

3. On'da thoid day' a Christmas we
Stopped at McKenzie for Three French Breads

2. In'da Christmas Picayune I seen it
Dere'n Section E, Tujaque's Recipe

1. On'da foist day'a Christmas mah
Mawmaw gave to me a Crawfish dey
Caught in Arabi
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They should use the version I saw by the US Navy Chorus. One guy was late with the sheet music, ran up the stairs to the stage, tripped, and dropped all his pages. The other guys gathered the pages, then they all proceeded singing as if the pages were put together in the wrong order and some other stuff got mixed in.
Over four years later, I finally found it on YouTube!
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I've enjoyed several of them, but none of them are funny more than once or twice.
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:32 PM
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That was genius.

Rather than give it away, I'll just say that the last change of melody had me laughing until there were tears in my eyes.
Seconded! This was awesome!
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:16 PM
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My eight-year-old asks for the Straight No Chaser video, and also Vi Hart's Christmath special.
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Old 04-08-2013, 06:48 PM
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A little bit different than the others posted here (in the 2x Zombie Thread!), but this one had the folks at work in hysterics... The Twelve Stages of Deployment. I found it first and sent it off to everyone else, but I was literally in tears at my desk laughing.

I don't want to ruin it, but because they're a little harder to decipher, number seven is "Wine's not a food group either" and number nine is "Are you renovating?"
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