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Title: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:11:47 PM
So, I have to split my 8 hours of "Never Gonna Give You Up" over two days.

4 hours start now, 4 hours tomorrow.

It's going to be a long, sad account of a guy in a trenchcoat, skanky backup dancers, and a wigged out bartender.

Yu_moia-oVI

And so I press play and begin the loop.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:15:25 PM
And so that we're on the same page:

We're no strangers to love
You know the rules and so do I
A full commitment's what I'm thinking of
You wouldn't get this from any other guy

I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand

Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry, never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it

And if you ask me how I'm feeling
Don't tell me you're too blind to see

Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry, never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry, never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you

(Ooh give you up)
(Ooh give you up)
(Ooh) never gonna give, never gonna give (give you up)
(Ooh) never gonna give, never gonna give (give you up)

We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it

I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:27:00 PM
You must be really desperate to have to tell someone that you're never gonna do bad things to them over and over again in a song.

This should be titled "I Screwed Up".

Ooooooh... I screwed up.
Never gonna screw, never gonna screw,
Screw you up
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: kcneon on October 29, 2008, 12:31:36 PM
Did you know Astley's been nominated for BEST ACT EVER (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7646807.stm) at this year's MTV Europe Awards????

Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:32:55 PM
(http://pitumbo.com/rickastley_choice.jpg)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: kcneon on October 29, 2008, 12:36:46 PM
Now that is a political platform I could stand behind  ;)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:36:58 PM
Did you know Astley's been nominated for BEST ACT EVER (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7646807.stm) at this year's MTV Europe Awards????

"Eighties pop singer Rick Astley has become the surprise contender for best act ever at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards in Liverpool.

The star, who has never been nominated in the history of the event, is up against U2, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Green Day and Tokio Hotel."

Tokio Hotel? Really?

Granted these are prepubescent teens voting for garbage, but, best act ever?

Just having released one song (Monsoon) to do well outside of Germany is not a good enough reason. Then again, most of the other acts on that list aren't that deserving either...
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: foolsgold on October 29, 2008, 12:38:51 PM
You know, Rick wouldn't be bad if he...

ummm...

ummmmm...



Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:42:48 PM
You know, Rick wouldn't be bad if he...

ummm...

ummmmm...


I know your game, and I'm... not gonna play it.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 12:56:07 PM
Now that is a political platform I could stand behind  ;)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/IcePagoda/mccain.jpg)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Butter on October 29, 2008, 12:57:09 PM
Can't figure out which is more grating:

the song on an 8 hour loop

OR

the people who think Rickrolling is amusing.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Butter on October 29, 2008, 12:57:46 PM
I will admit that I thought Astley was black the first time I heard this song start up.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 01:03:22 PM
Can't figure out which is more grating:

the song on an 8 hour loop

OR

the people who think Rickrolling is amusing.

A, since B was amusing at least the first time it happens to you.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 01:18:43 PM
65I0HNvTDH4
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 01:44:46 PM
You wouldn't get this torture from any other guy.

 :ninja: is getting ready to maim computer.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 02:08:44 PM
Rick Astley is listed in the Guiness Book of World Records for being the first male solo artist to have his first 8 singles reach the Top 10 in the UK. This feat has never been repeated since.

Really?
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 02:45:44 PM
Almost three hours in and I think I'm about to break one of the Astley Commandments.

Specifically the "Thou shalt never hurt you." one...
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: rva on October 29, 2008, 02:59:06 PM
Hey, you should check out this awesome link for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" video! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu_moia-oVI)

Wait... I think I did that wrong.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Butter on October 29, 2008, 03:03:40 PM
A, since B was amusing at least the first time it happens to you.

You're right, the first time was amusing.

The 4th hour of listening to this song, not so much.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: foolsgold on October 29, 2008, 03:16:00 PM
Wait... I think I did that wrong.

You sure did. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iveTJXcp6k)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 03:28:03 PM
Aaaaaaaaaaand if you ask me how I'm feeling....

I'd tell you I'm ready to smash my hard drive.

1/2 hour to go for today. Thank God.

BTW, hopefully tomorrow there'll be video as today I had to listen in my non-default location.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 29, 2008, 04:01:19 PM
Day one is in the can! My ears have never been happier.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Cockney Rebel on October 29, 2008, 04:58:48 PM
"Rick Astley" is an anagram of "KY is Rectal"
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: trixi on October 29, 2008, 06:32:30 PM
I'm hoping the video will be of you doing Rick's dance!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Bronzetree on October 29, 2008, 08:00:31 PM
I'd pay to see that!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 11:59:41 AM
And the fun resumes.... NOW.

We're no strangers to love...
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: trixi on October 30, 2008, 12:10:05 PM
(http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk93/Managergreg/rick-astley-nature-reserve.jpg)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 12:50:31 PM
Get ready...  ;)
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 01:00:53 PM
I'd pay to see that!

It'll cost you a quarter an hour...

Or you can watch Kraak and Smaak's "Squeeze Me" video (http://www.youtube.com/v/ogovhEvblyA) for more information. (when it becomes available) :D
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 01:27:15 PM
I love watching the VH1 "pop up" interpretation of this video.

Apparently the dancing girl in the background on the right couldn't remember the steps and they keep pointing it out over and over again.

And the bartender was drunk for the duration of the shoot.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 01:56:33 PM
I'm surprised how much can be tuned out when you're working on other things while this song is playing in the background.

I narrowly got my Fed Ex package on the last door knock. Thanks Rick for never letting me down.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 02:43:51 PM
My ears are aching... but I'm too shy to say it.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 03:04:16 PM
One hour of torture left! Yippee!

And if you missed it, the props were on page 2 near the bottom.

Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: kcneon on October 30, 2008, 03:07:58 PM
My ears are aching... but I'm too shy to say it.
Hang in there...it's downhill from here!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: foolsgold on October 30, 2008, 03:41:38 PM
Hang in there...it's downhill from here!

You should quit.  Give it up as it were.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Butter on October 30, 2008, 03:46:46 PM
I would think doing that would have little chance of disappointing anyone here.  Or even "letting us down", as one might say.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Cockney Rebel on October 30, 2008, 03:48:44 PM
I might feel deserted
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 03:49:56 PM
Still going. I've got this strange mix of Rick Astley and Dr. Phil going on.

It's like Rick's in a therapy session with him.

10 minutes and counting.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 03:52:00 PM
I'm surprised how much can be tuned out when you're working on other things while this song is playing in the background.

I narrowly got my Fed Ex package on the last door knock. Thanks Rick for never letting me down.

BTW, that awesome package was my new $149 remanufactured Dyson vacuum cleaner.

It's sucking power surpasses this song.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 03:57:12 PM
And the last spin begins.... now.

Thanks all for the bashings! Resuming normal listening choices in 2 minutes 30 seconds.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Hell Toupee on October 30, 2008, 04:00:27 PM
(http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/files/bush-mission.jpg)

Who's next?
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: whigsgeek on October 30, 2008, 04:14:34 PM
Well done, Hell To-tha'-pee! Congrats!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Butter on October 30, 2008, 04:18:58 PM
Now that it's all over, I feel so... lost.  Or something.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: cuddlyevil on October 30, 2008, 04:19:24 PM
(http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/files/bush-mission.jpg)

Who's next?

I believe Poolio is taking on Everlast's tomorrow.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: va-vacious on October 30, 2008, 11:06:22 PM
Well done!!!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: trixi on October 30, 2008, 11:21:32 PM
Excellent work.  I've contacted Harmonix to see about getting Rick added to the next versions of Guitar Hero and Rock Band.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Ella Minnow Pea on October 30, 2008, 11:35:00 PM
Good job!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: JohnnyRoyale on October 30, 2008, 11:56:04 PM
Truly terrible song.

Nice work!
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: foolsgold on October 31, 2008, 08:41:15 AM
Nice work, sport!  You masterfully handled an epically bad song.
Title: Re: Rick'n'Rolla 10/29/08 + 10/30/08
Post by: Cockney Rebel on November 17, 2008, 08:39:22 AM
(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_MyJxR98UJ-8/SRuTGxljCPI/AAAAAAAAEcc/HyKcbS_o5C0/s400/cake.jpg)