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Old 03-07-2019, 06:29 AM
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Derailed song lyrics: the game


A simple and diverting little game here - start with some real song lyrics and then, at a suitably amusing point, continue the lyrics in a way that you (and hopefully others) find funny.

The continuation doesn't have to be (and probably won't be) in verse or rhyme, but it would be helpful to differentiate between the actual lyrics and your continuation so I suggest putting the real lyrics in italics. Also, the game will likely work better if you choose more popular songs, but if you pick something really obscure it might be worth identifying the song.

Here's an example.

I believe I can fly
I believe I can touch the sky
I think about it every night and day...


...but the medication is really helping, and the doctor thinks I'll be able to go home soon.

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Old 03-07-2019, 06:30 AM
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Loving you is easy 'cause you're beautiful...

...If you were ugly, I'd have to work at it. I might even need paying. I'm just saying, here.
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Old 03-07-2019, 06:53 AM
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Your butt is mine
Gonna tell you right
Just show your face
In broad daylight
I'm telling you
On how I feel
Gonna hurt your mind
Don't shoot to kill
Come on


... Ain't that Leaving Neverland doc nailed my ass, who's bad?
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Since this is a game played in the thread itself, rather than commentary on some other game, it fits better in the Thread Games forum. Moving.
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I've got you under my skin

I've seen several doctors about you, but you're still there.
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Old 03-07-2019, 04:58 PM
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I'm looking through you, where did you go
I thought I knew you, what did I know
You don't look different, but you have changed
I'm looking through you, you're not the same


Featuring Johnny Depp as the Invisible Man.
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"I wanna hold your hand..."

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But I don't know where it's been...
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Old 03-07-2019, 05:08 PM
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"Oh, bury me not on the lone prairie"
These words came low and mournfully
From the pallid lips of a youth who lay
On the bloody ground at the close of day


...Prop me up beside the jukebox when I die.

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Old 03-07-2019, 05:31 PM
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Where the deer and the antelope play.

Watch where you're walking.
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Old 03-07-2019, 05:48 PM
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Police walked in for Jimmy Jazz ...

... they shot him forty-one times, then saw he only had a cell phone.

The Clash, "Jimmy Jazz" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShCSuFSauzU

ETA: derail inspired by Le Tigre, "Bang Bang!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcMthlb1jlo

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Old 03-08-2019, 03:55 AM
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Since this is a game played in the thread itself, rather than commentary on some other game, it fits better in the Thread Games forum. Moving.
Oops - my bad. That's where I meant to put it. Thank you.


What it all comes down to
Is that everything's gonna be fine, fine, fine
'Cause I've got one hand in my pocket, and...


...eurgh, I've put a tissue through the wash...
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Old 03-08-2019, 04:55 AM
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Baby, this is what you came for
Lightning strikes every time she moves
And everybody's watching her...


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cue - ooo - ted
cue - ooo - ted
cue - ooo - ted
cue - ooo - ted
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Old 03-08-2019, 07:17 AM
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I see the bad moon arising
I see trouble on the way
I see earthquakes and lightnin'
I see bad times today

Don't go around tonight
Well, it's bound to take your life
There's a bathroom on the right
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Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner that I...

...can't afford a house.
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Old 03-08-2019, 01:25 PM
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All we are is dust in the wind
All we are is dust in the wind


But it's a dry dust, so we have that going for us, which is nice.
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There’s a lady who’s sure
All that glitters is gold


And her name is Mrs. Thurston Howell, III
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Sun is shinin' in the sky
There ain't a cloud in sight
It's stopped rainin' everybody's in a play


But this is Florida and that will all be changing in five minutes

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Old 03-08-2019, 10:21 PM
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Gee, it's great after bein' out late
Walkin' my baby back home
Arm in arm over meadow and farm


Stalking my ex-old lady back home.
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Old 03-12-2019, 07:27 AM
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I got two turn tables and a microphone.
I got two turn tables and a microphone.
I got two turn tables and a microphone.
I got two turn tables and a microphone.


Yep, an 8-pack of turn tables and a 4-pack of mics. It was such a good deal I couldn't pass it up. Costco had a coupon.
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Old 03-12-2019, 08:25 AM
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Take me out to the ballgame
Take me out with the crowd
Buy me some peanuts and Crackerjack


...but remember to bring my epipen because, seriously, I can't actually have the peanuts because I'm totally allergic.
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Tan me hide when I'm dead, Fred
Tan me hide when I'm dead


Glad to, if it will make you stop singing that insipid song.
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I've been through the desert on a horse with no name.
Poor horse, at !east you could have given him a name.

The heat was hot.
Congratulations, Captain Obvious.
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Old 03-18-2019, 12:32 AM
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Everybody have you heard?
He's gonna buy me a mockingbird
And if that mockingbird won't sing
He's gonna buy me a diamond ring

Anybody know how to give a mockingbird laryngitis?

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I've been through the desert on a horse with no name.
Poor horse, at !east you could have given him a name.

The heat was hot.
Congratulations, Captain Obvious.
On the first part of the journey
I was looking at all the life
There were plants and birds and rocks and things


THINGS, ken ye? Horrible things! Things no mortal man should ever see! Mark my words, laddie, and stay out of the desert!
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Why do birds suddenly appear everytime you walk near?
*******
Just like me, they long to be,
In a Hitchcock flick...
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I've been through the desert on a horse with no name.
Poor horse, at !east you could have given him a name.

The heat was hot.
Congratulations, Captain Obvious.
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On the first part of the journey
I was looking at all the life
There were plants and birds and rocks and things


THINGS, ken ye? Horrible things! Things no mortal man should ever see! Mark my words, laddie, and stay out of the desert!
After nine days, I let the horse run free

Five days later, I found its buzzard-picked carcass; Oops!
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It ain't me, babe
No, no, no, it ain't me, babe
It ain't me you're lookin' for, babe


An' these ain't the droids you're lookin' for, babe
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Come together, right now,
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You"re making a mess on the rug...
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Something in the way she moos
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Old 03-20-2019, 05:08 AM
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Baby, you look happier, you do
I knew one day you'd fall for someone new
But if he breaks your heart like lovers do...


try some counselling to figure out why you keep falling for jerks
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Old 03-20-2019, 08:46 PM
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I talk to the wind
My words are all carried away
I talk to the wind
The wind does not hear


But it doesn't argue with me all the time, so I'm fine with it.
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Old 03-20-2019, 08:52 PM
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...Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band
We'd like to thank you once again
Sergeant Pepper's one and only Lonely Heart Club Band
It's getting very near the end


In fact, half of us are dead, so really near the end.
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Why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near.
Introducing Avian, the world's newest super hero.
Why do stars fall from the sky every time you walk by?
Can even Avian defeat the incredibly powerful Stellos, Master of the Stars?
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Old 03-21-2019, 04:46 PM
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You gotta go where you want to go
Do what you want to do
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The determinist approach proposes that all behavior is caused by preceding factors and is thus predictable. The causal laws of determinism form the basis of science. Free will is the idea that we are able to have some choice in how we act and assumes that we are free to choose our behavior, in other words, we are self determined.
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It's not in the words that you told me, girl
It's not in the way you say you're mine, ooh
It's not in the way that you came back to me
It's not in the way that your love set me free
It's not in the way you look or the things that you say that you'll do


It's not in anything. Now that I think about, I don't like you very much.
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Old 03-22-2019, 05:12 AM
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I am he as you are he as you are me
And we are all together


Transporter malfunctions suck.

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Old 03-22-2019, 03:49 PM
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I am he as you are he as you are me
And we are all together


Transporter malfunctions suck.
I am the eggman, I am the eggman...
1. Eggland's Best workers favorite song.
2. Dr. Eggman's favorite song.
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On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air


Okay, once again, WTF is colitas?
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What goes up must come down

except for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2.
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I heat up, I can't cool down ...

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The thigh bone is connected to the hip bone,
The hip bone is connected to the trombone,
The trombone is connected to the ham bone...
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Old 03-29-2019, 12:23 AM
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'Scuse me, while I kiss the sky!
Oh wait, the sky's not solid or even liquid, so I guess I can't kiss it.

All along the watchtower
I keep throwing them out, but there's always some jerk who gives me another one.
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Old 03-29-2019, 07:03 AM
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All the women who are independent
Throw your hands up at me


but make sure they're properly labelled or we'll have the same problem getting them all back to their correct owners we had last time.
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So goodbye yellow brick road
Where the munchkins of society squeal
You can't plant me in your witch tower
I'm going back to my meal
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Old 03-29-2019, 10:23 AM
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Well East coast girls are hip
I really dig those styles they wear
And the Southern girls with the way they talk
They knock me out when I'm down there
The Midwest farmer's daughters really make you feel alright
And the Northern girls with the way they kiss
They keep their boyfriends warm at night.

In one verse, you've revealed yourself to judge women by the way they dress, talk, related to men, and have physical contact. And your use of "girls" for grown up women reveals you to be a pedophile or only interested in very young women.

You need help.
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Like a drum Baby don't stop beating.

Oh wait. Drums stop beating all the time. And actually drums are the object and the drummer is actually the one who beats. So never mind, Baby.
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The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last-chance power drive
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Old 04-13-2019, 11:58 PM
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I'm going home
And when I want to go home, I'm going mobile
Well I'm gonna find a home on wheels, see how it feels,

To act like a square retiree
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