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Old 07-18-2006, 11:20 AM
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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, 11:27 AM
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:33 AM
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Anyone who has "arms" will inevitabley also have "charms."
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Old 07-18-2006, 11:37 AM
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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, 11:38 AM
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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, 11:41 AM
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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 07-18-2006, 11:53 AM
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A mountain is something you don't want to f*ck with...
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:19 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 12:40 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, 01:32 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, 01:46 PM
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If you ever find yourself on your knees, you are obligated to either be A) begging "please", or b) ready to please.
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:13 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:16 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:34 PM
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Jesus was a man. He was a carpenter by hand. He was a hard working man and brave. But the cops and the preachers they nailed him to a cross. And they laid Jesus Christ in his grave.
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:36 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:36 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:37 PM
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That the atmosphere of the planet on the other side of Mars may on occassion condense in someone's locks.

More practical, though: you can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need. Although, on reflection what's Mick really saying, "sometimes you CAN get what you want and sometimes you DON'T get what you need"? True wisdom indeed.
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Old 07-18-2006, 02:50 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, 03:07 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, 03:12 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, 03:15 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, 03:21 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, 03:29 PM
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If you shoot a man in Reno, Nevada (just to watch him die) for some strange reason they'll lock you up in a prison in California!
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:35 PM
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If you shoot a man in Reno, Nevada (just to watch him die) for some strange reason they'll lock you up in a prison in California!
And if a train passes by it will be headed for Texas.
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:39 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, 03:45 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, 03:49 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:50 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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Great googly moogly!!
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:51 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 03:52 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, 04:03 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, 04:03 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, 04:09 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.

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Apparently, fuzzy trees itch.
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:21 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, 04:33 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:41 PM
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Dang it!





I just went out

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the parking lot

and I saw a light

And it came right down

landed on the ground








Man, Dopers! I'm LOVIN these old song references!
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Old 07-18-2006, 04:41 PM
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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, 05:33 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:37 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 05:41 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, 05:51 PM
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:01 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, 06:07 PM
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Crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good,
Now, crying won't help you, praying won't do you no good.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:11 PM
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In her absence, sunlight seldom penetrates my windows.


Nicely done.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:14 PM
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One should not in fact, fear the reaper. Especially if your name is Mary.

Monkeys, if properly trained, can drive trains

If you date a girl named Layla, you will eventually be on your knees

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Old 07-18-2006, 06:20 PM
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It's always night when Bill Withers' SO is absent.

Things are going to improve considerably when an Inuit with the unlikely name of Quinn arrives.

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Jesus was a man. He was a carpenter by hand. He was a hard working man and brave. ...
Jesus was also in Chicago before heading to New Orleans. On the way down, He turned the Mississippi River to wine.

He also builds hot rods.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:23 PM
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They'll hurt me bad but I won't mind.

I know you've had problems, you're not the only one.

Special favors come in 31 flavors.

I hope you know that this will go down on your PERMANENT RECORD.
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Old 07-18-2006, 06:24 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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My good friend Jeremiah? Not a gecko or a toad, that's for damn sure. Not only that, the guy's not really easy to understand. Nevertheless, you know that movie Sideways? He could totally identify with the main character's hobby.
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