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Old 07-18-2006, 12:20 PM
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Lessons I've learned from pop music

1.) If you refer to someone as "baby", inevitably there will come a time when they will drive you crazy. That's just par for the course.

2.) Love comes from one place and one place only - up above. If you think you've found love and it didn't come from up above, then you don't have the genuine article.

3.) If you really, honestly, truly don't care, the best way to show this is to throw your arms into the air and wave them around. Don't worry, everyone will know what you mean.

What else have you learned from pop music?
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:27 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:33 PM
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Anyone who has "arms" will inevitabley also have "charms."
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:37 PM
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If somethone makes you sad, it's even odds on whether they'll soon be making you mad, or glad.

...and dancinc is often followed by romancing. Or vice-versa
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:38 PM
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There's more than one way to leave a lover.

Oh, and tugging on Superman's cape is a bad idea.
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:41 PM
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If you want a thrill you're going to have to deal with a hill in some fashion.

It's almost impossible to have the blues unless you have (or want to get) some shoes.

Anybody killed in a wreck involving a teenager will become an angel.
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Old 07-19-2006, 01:12 PM
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Anyone who has "arms" will inevitabley also have "charms."
Unless they are Dinner Lady Arms .
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Old 07-19-2006, 01:21 PM
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For all we've learned there are a few questions still outstanding:

Who put the ram in the rama-lama-ding-dong?
Who wrote the book of love?
How many roads must a man walk down?
For the love of god, who let the dogs out?
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Old 07-19-2006, 01:48 PM
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For all we've learned there are a few questions still outstanding:


How many roads must a man walk down?







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Old 07-19-2006, 02:35 PM
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Who wrote the book of love?
I know who wrote the Book of Love,
It was an idiot!
It was a fool!
A slobbering fool with a speech defect and a shaking hand!
And he wrote my name
Next to yours...

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Old 07-18-2006, 12:53 PM
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A mountain is something you don't want to f*ck with...
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:19 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:12 PM
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A mountain is something you don't want to f*ck with...
Unless you happen to be a Voodoo Chile, of course, in which case all you'll need is the back of your hand.


Also, lyin' is often a precursor to cryin' and, if left untreated, can ultimately result in dyin'.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:15 PM
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If you are "insane", it will quite probably be in your "brain". If you have a "honey", the subject of "money" is about to crop up.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:21 PM
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If you have a "honey", the subject of "money" is about to crop up.
Not to mention "funny".

Also, the Blues ain't nuthin but a good man feelin bad.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:29 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:50 PM
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If there is a source of joy, it will often be extended to every girl and boy.

Despite the many risky behaviors one can engage in, it seems rock stars are most concerned with warning people about the dangers of playing with fire and the potential for getting burned.

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That if anything bad ever happens to your eyes as a result of some sort of conflict with anyone named Nanook, the only way you can get it fixed up is to trudgin' across the tundra, mile after mile, nudgin' across the tundra, right down to the parish of St. Alfonzo.
Great googly moogly!!
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:39 PM
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Zeldar alluded to the teen into "teen angel" metamophisis. As idyllic as this transformation may be, it does have its downside:

Just sweet sixteen, and now you're gone
They've taken you away.
I'll never kiss your lips again
They buried you today

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Old 07-18-2006, 04:51 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:09 PM
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Just sweet sixteen, and now you're gone
They've taken you away.
I'll never kiss your lips again
They buried you today
That has been one of my favorite songs since the first time I heard it when I was about six years old. Dad seemed a little perturbed that I found that line so hilarious, but he's adjusted since.

If you drive your Chevy to the levee, you will not find it wet.

Apparently, fuzzy trees itch.
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:40 PM
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That if anything bad ever happens to your eyes as a result of some sort of conflict with anyone named Nanook, the only way you can get it fixed up is to trudgin' across the tundra, mile after mile, nudgin' across the tundra, right down to the parish of St. Alfonzo.
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:32 PM
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The moon seems to be out on nights in June the most.
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:46 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:13 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:16 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:50 PM
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Everything's about love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love.
All you need is love, love
Love is all you need
Love is all you need...
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:07 PM
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I am yours, you are mine, you are what you are.
There's a lady who knows all that glitters is gold. And she's buying a stairway to heaven.
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:45 PM
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Wow.

New York, London, Paris, Munich..., everybody's talkin bout

POP MUZIK
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:49 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:52 PM
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Wow.

New York, London, Paris, Munich..., everybody's talkin bout

POP MUZIK
I just wanted to thank you for the memory of that one. That's one of my kareoke favorites.
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:03 PM
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You can't hurry love. No, you just have to wait. Love don't come easy; it's a game of give-and-take.

When you fight the law, law wins.

When you're in love with a beautiful woman, you gotta watch your friends.

If you go carrying pictures of Chairman Mao, you ain't gonna make it with anyone anyhow.

Don't you ever ask them why; if they told you you would cry.
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:03 PM
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Global warming was caused by a creature in the sky who opened up a hole.

Deciding not to go to the disco with your friends makes you a Punk Rocker and you suddenly have it all.

If you end up in hell and Satan offers to let you sit in a chair, don't because it'll be an electric chair.

The story of Abraham and Isaac actually took place in the US, on highway 61.
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:21 PM
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Global warming was caused by a creature in the sky who opened up a hole.

Deciding not to go to the disco with your friends makes you a Punk Rocker and you suddenly have it all.

If you end up in hell and Satan offers to let you sit in a chair, don't because it'll be an electric chair.

The story of Abraham and Isaac actually took place in the US, on highway 61.
Maybe this stuff was before my time, or I'm out of the loop, but I'm going to have to ask what you mean by these. I'm completely baffled.
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:33 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:41 PM
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Video killed the radio star. (Until MTV killed video.)

It's OK to leave your friends if you want to dance.

Billie Jean was actually a 12 year old boy and the pregnancy was a front.

Don't fly an assload of balloons near any military defense position.

If you smoke enough pot people will come to your castle and steal your garden.

And the most important lesson I've learned in my life:

Christina Amphlett thinks about me when she touches herself.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:41 PM
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Maybe this stuff was before my time, or I'm out of the loop, but I'm going to have to ask what you mean by these. I'm completely baffled.
The songs:
Pixies- Monkey Gone to Heaven
The Ramones- Sheena is a Punk Rocker
Daniel Johnston- Never Relaxed
Bob Dylan- Highway 61
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:37 PM
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If you love me, you're thinking of me.

Nashville cats play clean as country water.

Sometimes, all I need is the air that I breathe and to love you.

If a girl tempts you with her charms Tell her no no no no no-no-no-no No no no no no-no-no-no No no no no no.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:51 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:07 PM
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Now, crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good.
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:01 PM
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She threw the letter away.

The god of hellfire wants me to burn.

Unmarked helicopters are hovering, proof that the Lord is coming soon.

Morris is cooler than Santa Claus.

She loves to love me, baby.

In her absence, sunlight seldom penetrates my windows.

The boogie wasn't funky.

The "Big D" doesn't mean Dallas.

She believed in me.

Bippy bop. Bop. Mmm, bop.

Bill needs to lay off pursuing that one girl, because she isn't his girlfriend. She's my girl, mmkay?

Might as well jump.
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:08 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:11 PM
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In her absence, sunlight seldom penetrates my windows.


Nicely done.
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:24 PM
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Here are some of the things "you've got to" do...
...try a little tenderness
...hide your love away
...hold on for one more day
...go
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:39 PM
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If you find yourself at a dance and are also looking for romance there's a good possibility you may have to choose whether or not to take a chance.
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:49 PM
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Also, when going out on--or coming off of--the street, there will be people you'll meet, you're likely to feel some heat, hear a beat, and should be prepared to move your feet.
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Old 07-19-2006, 09:19 AM
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Old 07-19-2006, 09:58 AM
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Temporary housing for those with romantic difficulties can be located at the terminus of Lonely Street.
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Old 07-19-2006, 10:03 AM
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Old 07-18-2006, 07:42 PM
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Istanbul is no longer called Constantinople.

If I get fired from my job, the bank repos my car, I get disowned by my family, and my daughter gets taken away by CPS....I will have discovered what it means to be free.

Should Toni Braxton's significant other decide to end their relationship, she will die of asphyxiation.

Though nobody has ever bothered to point it out until now, apparently, well, I'm a dog. And because I've never utilized my canine abilities to apprehend a rabbit, Elvis has declared me persona non grata.
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Old 07-18-2006, 08:11 PM
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Though nobody has ever bothered to point it out until now, apparently, well, I'm a dog. And because I've never utilized my canine abilities to apprehend a rabbit, Elvis has declared me persona non grata.
Standing ovation! Bravo!
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