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Re: Fat

Postby Muldernscully » Mon Aug 24, 2015 11:31 pm

Fat is just awesome. And, as many have already said, this is one of his best music videos, from a parody standpoint. Al may not have made up the fat jokes, but his ability to fit common fat jokes into the melody of Michael Jackson's Bad, makes them all the better. 5 out of 5!
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Re: Fat

Postby mellow weasel » Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:18 am

I thought that "more chins than China town" pun was made up by Al, then I heard a similar one in another song ("more chins than Chinese phonebook") and thought "it's "Fat" refernce, how cool!", but then I googled it and it turns out it's an old and widespread joke...
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I had a similar situation with "Wanna B Ur Lovr" pick up lines, where I wrongly assumed they're all created by Al.
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Re: Fat

Postby Yankomaniac » Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:47 pm

I thought Al invented it too for a long time, when I was a kid, I figured it did come out in the 80's, he probably came up with it. Nooope, people have been making fun of fat people for a long time.
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Re: Fat

Postby TMBJon » Tue Sep 08, 2015 9:54 am

Yankomaniac wrote:people have been making fun of fat people for a long time.

If those older people are so funny, why didn't they thinking of setting their jokes to Michael Jackson's "Bad"?????? :good:
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Re: Fat

Postby Yankomaniac » Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:46 pm

Truthfully they aren't very funny, whereas they are also not pure genius and talent like Al. It appears that way anyway.
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Re: Fat

Postby Muppetboy09 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:21 pm

Al just tweeted the original concept art for the "Fat" outfit from the music video.
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Re: Fat

Postby Yankomaniac » Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:51 pm

That's pretty cool!
What a racket they're makin', Jack, they keep me up at night playin' their electric guitars!!
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Re: Fat

Postby Muppetboy09 » Sat May 06, 2017 4:48 am


Youtube

Wow. Has this footage ever been seen before?
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Re: Fat

Postby YankoSwag 8888 » Sat May 06, 2017 4:40 pm

That's awesome
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