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Anybody notice this about "Ebay"? (spoils the last

Postby DrewBoo » Tue May 20, 2003 2:28 pm

At the end of "Ebay", when he sings the last note, he does this:

"EEEEEEbbaaaaayyyyyy ee ee ee ee e e e......ee............ee...........ee..............................................ee."

He wavers his pitch and the exaggerates it hilariously.
There are so many people who inspired me in my career. I'd like to sit down with each one of them and thank them personally. But of course, that'd be a complete waste of my free time.

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Postby shoedogg » Tue May 20, 2003 5:15 pm

I noticed that too, it's a very subtle yet funny add on at the end.
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Postby weirdalison » Wed May 21, 2003 2:07 am

yeah. that was hilarious. i think that's the funniest part of the whole song.
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Postby weirdallie27 » Wed May 21, 2003 4:05 am

Ja! I have to agree with that one- That's the funniest part! (I also liked the rest of it, of course.)

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Postby stapledhand2face » Wed May 21, 2003 4:52 am

One thing I thought was funny on ebay is when he says "my house" followed by a pause as if he's listing more stuff. It sounds like he bought his house on ebay then it goes "..is filled" did anyone else think that?
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Postby DrewBoo » Thu May 22, 2003 10:19 pm

Yeah I noticed that too. :D
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Postby jerrymustbeslaughtered » Fri May 23, 2003 12:23 am

that didn't really stand out to me, because I am unfortunately acquainted with the rhythm of the original song, and the lyrics don't indicate a pause.
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Postby mewrio » Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:52 am

Well they could have somehow got the instrumental and phased it into the full version, thereby making an a capella version. Or maybe someone leaked the full mix to them.

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You're right, there are only a handful of Weird Al pellas out there, and they came from the bonus material on the latest CD. But those are only from Al's original songs, not the parodies, and in deliberately 'fair' quality mp3s. I'm affiliated with Weird Al, so I have the .wav pellas to the parodies as well. :)


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Postby Insert Coin(s) to Continue » Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:08 am

spacedingo @ Mar 29 2005, 10:07 PM wrote: This topic should be changed to "Ebay, I Need Your Lovin'"....not much talking about Ebay in here.....or any, for that matter :lol:


Well, it is never too late to begin. So, what are your opinions on the song?
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Postby algonacchick » Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:11 am

I love it! Mostly, because I can relate. Favorite line? "A++ they all say. They love me on eBay".

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