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Postby MidnightStar » Wed Mar 18, 2009 5:10 pm

Still, what is the point of adding those words in at all? It doesn't really privide much of an extra laugh!? Even though the words themselves aren't that bad, the fact that Al feels the need to add them in that makes him lose a bit of esteem in my eyes. It's immature, and very unnecessary. :(
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Postby TheLazenby » Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:50 pm

Oh, come on! "JUST BUY IT! YA CHEAP BASTARD!" was funny! :-P
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Postby weirdojace » Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:27 pm

Oh good grief.

It's just words people.
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Postby MidnightStar » Wed Mar 18, 2009 10:03 pm

I know, but it just sounds wrong when Al says it....
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Postby Wizzerkat » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:53 am

weirdojace @ March 18, 2009 01:27 pm wrote: Oh good grief.

It's just words people.


QFT!

I have never gotten the shock over a cuss word or two. Like TheLazenby said, it isn't like Al is doing this sort of thing on a regular basis. For me, I am uncomfortable with people putting Al (or any celeb) on such a pedestal that they can't occasionally say "ass" or make some mistake without people putting them down or losing respect for them. Look at the body or work/life IMO to get the whole picture and let folks make mistakes. It makes us all human.

Oh, is this thread about Phony Calls? :) The song is not fantastic, not horrible. I have never really been a Simpsons fanatic so the main part of this song loses its appeal after the first couple of listens.
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Postby weirdalrocks » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:16 pm

weirdojace @ March 18, 2009 11:27 am wrote: Oh good grief.

It's just words people.


i know but all the swearing is this topic is unnecessary
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Postby weirdalfan1000000 » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:53 pm

If you don't like it, just ignore it. It doesn't matter.
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Postby OneWAY » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:35 pm

True, no one is forcing you to turn your volume up all the way. This is coming from someone that thought that it was an unnecessary addition to the song.

To me, swearing is should never be deemed as something acceptable in regular conversation, even though I will admit it can sometimes be funny. I've never done it once, and I've never been tempted to.

I do think that Al was just trying to have some fun and what he did wasn't wrong. It's not like he's serious or that he actually uses those words when confronting people. His music and live shows can still easily be geared towards families. The only song that could easily be labeled as "suggestive" is Jerry Springer. Even then the swearing is a complete joke. I mean, the fake portion of the show during the song uses a certain word that's accurate (and not an actual swear word) since the subject was a female dog.

If you hear him swear loudly, it's probably used in an appropriate form.
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Postby sataneatscheezwhiz » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:55 pm

OneWAY @ March 19, 2009 07:35 pm wrote: I mean, the fake portion of the show during the song uses a certain word that's accurate (and not an actual swear word) since the subject was a female dog.


:lol: i never realized that! wow, that makes the song a lot funnier.

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Postby MidnightStar » Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:11 pm

Lol! I never got the irony about the dog/the word the girl called it until just now! Thats funny!!! :lol:
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