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Thread started 05/19/19 8:56pm

EnDoRpHn

Dumbest thing ever written about Prince's lyrics

And no, it wasn't published on this fan site.

10 of the Most Ridiculous Prince Lyrics

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Reply #1 posted 05/20/19 6:48am

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EnDoRpHn said:

And no, it wasn't published on this fan site.

10 of the Most Ridiculous Prince Lyrics

lol lol lol

Yeah, we could have made it thru the week without that article falloff

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[Edited 5/20/19 6:49am]

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Reply #2 posted 05/20/19 11:54am

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For what it’s worth, I always loved the lyric, ‘act your age, not your shoe size’
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Reply #3 posted 05/20/19 11:56am

bsprout

‘...maybe we could do the twirl’ biggrin
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Reply #4 posted 05/20/19 4:02pm

poppys

Could you imagine him reading that? That was the year she got a masters in journalism. lol

Nicole Oran, Author at MedCity News

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Apr 26, 2016 · Nicole Oran Nicole earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 2012 and has since worked as a freelance writer in both the music and healthcare industries.

"people like you"
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Reply #5 posted 05/20/19 5:53pm

LovePaisley

Clearly her journalism training lacked in symbolism and allegory. Prince said it himself: he was a poet. She's missing something really special.
And the MUSIC continues...forever...
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Reply #6 posted 05/21/19 9:02am

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poppys said:

Could you imagine him reading that? That was the year she got a masters in journalism. lol

Nicole Oran, Author at MedCity News

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Apr 26, 2016 · Nicole Oran Nicole earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 2012 and has since worked as a freelance writer in both the music and healthcare industries.


Journalism is the world's most overrated degree. Most j-school grads can't write for shit.

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Reply #7 posted 05/21/19 6:45pm

LovePaisley

Genesia said:



poppys said:


Could you imagine him reading that? That was the year she got a masters in journalism. lol


Nicole Oran, Author at MedCity News



https://medcitynews.com/author/noran

Apr 26, 2016 · Nicole Oran Nicole earned her master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 2012 and has since worked as a freelance writer in both the music and healthcare industries.





Journalism is the world's most overrated degree. Most j-school grads can't write for shit.



Hey, I resemble that remark!! dunce But there's a grain of truth to it depending on subject. I'm a techie, I write tech. Could give a fuck about other subjects and sometimes it shows.
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Reply #8 posted 05/21/19 7:03pm

poppys

Nothing against journalists, but Nicole needs to stick to medical writing. Agree with the OP all day long. That has got to be the dumbest thing ever written about Prince. She probably put 10 whole minutes of effort into it when she got that assignment.

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Reply #9 posted 05/22/19 6:51am

sulls

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She's a complete moron. confused Next...

"I like to watch."
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Reply #10 posted 05/22/19 6:59am

DarkKnight1

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That was absolutely pointless.
(Insert something clever here)
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Reply #11 posted 05/22/19 8:28am

lurker316

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I will concede that Prince had written some horrible lyrics. When you write hundreds of songs, there are bound to be some stinkers. (There are a number of older threads that point these out, so no need to rehashed them.) Nevertheless, this article is absurd.

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Her premise is that she is going to cite lyrics that don't make sense. OK. But then one of her examples is: "Act your age, not your shoe size." I understand (and agree) that is a lame insult, but it makes sense. There's nothing confusing about it, so it doesn't satisfy her premise.

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She also cites the chorus of Starfish and Coffee. Those lyrics are incredibly fun and absolute genuis. I don't see how anyone can be critical of them.

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Reply #12 posted 05/22/19 8:32am

RodeoSchro

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Hey, at least she was somewhat familiar with his catalogue.

My brother tops them all, although his was mis-heard, not written.

When I became a giant Prince fan he said, "You don't do drugs. Why do you like Prince? He's a cokehead!"

When I asked my brother why he thought that, he said, "He admits it in '1999' when he says he has a line in his pocket".

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Reply #13 posted 05/22/19 8:34am

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RodeoSchro said:

Hey, at least she was somewhat familiar with his catalogue.

My brother tops them all, although his was mis-heard, not written.

When I became a giant Prince fan he said, "You don't do drugs. Why do you like Prince? He's a cokehead!"

When I asked my brother why he thought that, he said, "He admits it in '1999' when he says he has a line in his pocket".

falloff

lol lol

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #14 posted 05/22/19 10:40am

sulls

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err

"I like to watch."
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Reply #15 posted 05/23/19 9:41am

jfenster

people who dont "get" him should be banned from writing about him

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Reply #16 posted 05/23/19 12:13pm

Seahorsie

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It was obvious she thought she was being quite humorous when she wrote this crap. Like many other great works of literature or songs, when you don't know the context of when or how it was being written; you just don't get it.

Since she is just dewy fresh out of school and a greenhorn, I will excuse most of it, but YOU really need to have a great understanding of your subject before you write about it. (in this case, too young ssssssssssoooooooooooo should have done more research!

We could tell her how "Starfish and Coffee" was probably written about a child with either developmental problems or autism, and promotes loving everyone around you, even if they are different, but she doesn't care, or she would have found that out!!!

dunce

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Reply #17 posted 05/23/19 8:10pm

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I'm not opposed to someone making jokes about Prince lyrics. I just think her particular jokes are dumb.

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Reply #18 posted 05/24/19 12:54am

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