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05-22-2003, 12:12 PM
I'm thinking about buying Ruben's CD next week. Not because of
the music, because the music blows. But because that 20 years
from now it'll be worth something on ebay. I hope Ruben and Kelly
understand that the CDs they put out will never be be anything
more than TV memorabilia; you know, kind of like an I Love Lucy
lunch box or something.

Am I the only person that's bothered by how pop-stars get credit
for songs that they don't write? Saying that Clarkson is responsible
for A Moment Like This because she sings it, is like saying I'm
responsible for Lord of the Flies because I read it. Personally,
I don't think that pop-stars should receive any royalties (or awards)
that come from the albums they sing on.

Okay, so technically I didn't read LotF. I checked it out on tape
from the library. But I listened to it! Well, the first tape anyway.

I'm pretentious. I write the same things over and over again
because I'm not witty or clever enough to come up with anything
original. I'm an un-american, self-centered troll that writes "retardedly
long" posts...

All that being acknowledged (if anybody has anything else they'd
like to contribute, go ahead. I suggest also calling me narcissistic),
I'm going to quote myself anyway. I will continue to reuse this
quote at every American Idol finale until the show is cancelled. I
don't care, either. It's a very insightful comment made by a very
insightful person (ethic).

These people aren't going to become "American Idols." When
Kelly Clarkson's single sold 300,000 copies in its first week --
people considered that a success. But when you consider that
20,000,000 people saw her win the competition, and 19,700,000
people obviously didn't like her enough to spend the $1.99 for
her single -- I think that's more a sign of failure than success.

05-22-2003, 12:30 PM
i think american idol is crap thats wasting tv time.

05-22-2003, 03:12 PM
I haven't watched TV in months because there is nothing with any redeeming value left on the thing. I can learn more by staring at the wall, and probably be more entertained.

05-22-2003, 03:24 PM
What the hell is American Idol? (Sorry, I only go to the theatre or rent DVD's... why buy cable/sat when you can actually PICK the shows you want to watch from a rental store?)

05-22-2003, 05:12 PM
Originally posted by Xei
why buy cable/sat when you can actually PICK the shows you want to watch from a rental store?) Couldn;t agree more. But i haven't watched shows on TV in a while either except 4 the simpsons, can't miss that :D...

PS. i hate AI as well, sadly they r in the process of making a canadian idol, but i've decided to hate it b4 it even airs.

windoze victim
05-25-2003, 07:35 PM
AI-Artificial Intelligence-American Idol-oxymoron

Hows for this. I never watch TV. We just recently got an antenna for the tv because my sister wanted to watch something or other. But even with that, we only get the 3 or so local channels. Oh, wait, I watched it when we were on the verge of declaring war on sodamninsane(saddamhousain).

05-25-2003, 09:26 PM
TV? what's that?

yeah, i dont' watch tv either... i'm either playing games, watching the halo2 trailer again, programming, sleeping, eating, or talking to my gf... yep... that's my life... oh yeah, and school.

05-26-2003, 06:03 AM
I think, that American Idol sucks.

In Germany we have "Deutschland sucht den Superstar" -> Germany searchs the superstar

It's boring and the most singers bring out a cd or two and after it you don't hear anything.

windoze victim
05-26-2003, 06:18 AM
major-small, I dont even play games with any frequency. They are all getting to similar.

05-26-2003, 07:53 PM
i usually don't either, but this halo 2 stuff has gotten me back into halo 1...

05-28-2003, 07:17 PM
Originally posted by blackrat364
I haven't watched TV in months because there is nothing with any redeeming value left on the thing. I can learn more by staring at the wall, and probably be more entertained.

i second that. parents offered me the old 36 inch tv when they upgraded. i passed it up and we sold it and i bought a 19 inch moniter instead :D

Theres couple shows i watch, mainly Family Guy and The Simpson, for the pure comedy of em. "Reality TV" my ass, if i want reality i'll go out my door and live real life... as long as my wireless network extend within the range of my walk :D No but seriously most TV blows

My life consist of School , Programing, and Part Time job at Mc D ( :S )

Canadian idol is a joke. As a canuck i am offend by the way we are americanizing our selves, OH LOOK America had a popular TV idiocy that made mega money.... I will comply, all inteligence shall be assimilated and deemed unworthy of the colective.

05-28-2003, 08:14 PM
Originally posted by Iamien
..........as a cannuck i am ......

A what?

05-28-2003, 08:28 PM
Canuck = slang for Canadian.

05-28-2003, 09:00 PM
Originally posted by XSquared
Canuck = slang for Canadian. Canuck == slang for Canadian.

Fixed. :D

the Wookie
05-30-2003, 04:03 PM
the cable company decided to cut off all of our channels above 25 for some reason. i only watched the xfiles occasionally, and "comedy central presents...", "premium blend", and the daily show. oh and sometimes some shows on the history/discovery/learning channel. they often had some good stuff. oh well.

05-30-2003, 09:02 PM
history/discovery/TLC are pretty much the only things i watch... sometimes comedy central or cartoon network...

Zach L.
05-30-2003, 09:07 PM
Junkyard Wars is pretty much the only thing I watch anymore.

Occassionally, I find something interesting on History or BBC America, though.