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Postby Well, Well, Well » Thu Nov 16, 2006 9:01 am

I just thought I'd say it appears that the success of SOL has got people buying his other cds, too. My amazon review for the Greatest Hits cd went from having two helpful votes to 11 since the last time I checked...I thought that was kind of cool.
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Postby Big Spoon » Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:41 pm

I just relized something. On Mystery Science Theater 3000, the characters were trapped on the Satellite of Love, often abbreviated SOL. I'm sure that this is just a random coincidense, but just thought I would mention it.
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Postby WeirdAbbott » Mon Jan 22, 2007 5:22 pm

Hey guys, I just noticed this not too long ago and I still don't know the answer to it, maybe you guys do..

In the liner notes for SOL, he thanks Nickelback and T-Pain. They weren't parodied and neither of them were in the polka, so why'd he thank them?
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Postby Kevbo1987 » Mon Jan 22, 2007 5:37 pm

I remember hearing that Nickelback was originally going to be in the polka, but Al didn't like how it sounded, so he took their song out. He still thanked them because they gave him permission. Maybe it was the same case with T-Pain.
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Postby Yankovic Farley » Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:36 pm

Yeah, I knew about the Nickleback story but not T-Pain. Interesting. On a side note, I'd love to hear the Nickleback portion of the polka.
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Postby WeirdAbbott » Mon Jan 22, 2007 11:47 pm

Man, to hear "I'm In Love With A Stripper" polkafied...would be HILLARIOUS!!! :lol:
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Postby Big Spoon » Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:13 am

The past few posts are all really ironic considering one of the songs in the set list.
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Postby weird user » Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:01 am

You know, I think that White and Nerdy and Do I Creep You Out were both replacements for You're Pitiful. The album booklet mentions where the various tracks were recorded. Both of those songs were recorded in the same studio, while the other songs were recorded elsewhere (though not all of the other songs were recorded elsewhere).
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Postby Well, Well, Well » Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:04 am

weird user @ Apr 19 2007, 05:01 PM wrote: ... while the other songs were recorded elsewhere (though not all of the other songs were recorded elsewhere).


That may violate the law of non-contradiction. Or something.
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Postby Bruce the Duck » Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:43 am

Barney Slayer @ Apr 18 2007, 12:13 AM wrote: The past few posts are all really ironic considering one of the songs in the set list.


Why is it ironic? Al reads this board. He obviously just stole the idea from whoever posted it first. We are talking about a guy who just copies other people's songs, after all.

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