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YaYaYaYa Decent.Registered User regular
edited October 2010 in Social Entropy++
so guys

KARAOKE


motherfuckers this ain't no Rock Band, this is you on stage in front of the drunkest people you know, ruining the hell out of all your favourite songs

and it is awesome

I just did some last night, did a little Piano Man, decided that was too easy, threw on Total Eclipse of the Heart and brought the damn house down

to finish up I got totally amped up and gave em all some Tenacious D, Tribute

now I know all you guys love it

so tell us all about your favourite karaoke songs and stories

YaYa on
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  • crwthcrwth THAT'S IT Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    i sing

    ace of spades and rock lobster

    they are my favorite songs to sing

    crwth on
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  • B.C.B.C. is a bee! remember me?Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I lost my vocal chords in an karaoke accident three years ago.
    Thank you for bringing up horrible memories

    B.C. on
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  • SquallSquall hap cloud Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Squall on
  • YaYaYaYa Decent. Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Squall wrote: »

    oh man I was really tempted to do this

    need to practice it on Rock Band first, make sure I've got the falsetto chops

    also I got so buddy-buddy with the hostesses and they liked me so much they offered me a card and told them to call their boss to see if they were hiring! wheeee

    YaYa on
  • The Otaku SuppositoryThe Otaku Suppository Bawstan New EnglandRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Bitches be wishin they had my falsetto.

    Also, I think it be required that karaoke occurs sometime during PAX East

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  • FlatEricFlatEric Leaves from the vine, Falling so slow Like fragile, tiny shells, Drifting in the foamRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I don't see how people can do this, ever

    Man only time I sing is when I'm alone and sound can't escape the room I'm in

    Also I have a pretty bad fear of public speaking

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  • iusehappymodiusehappymod Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Killer Queen and Lets Stay Together makes the ladies go DAMMNNNNN

    iusehappymod on

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  • DE?ADDE?AD Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    IpseDixit's girl works at a karaoke bar.

    Whenever I go there, it is pretty much a foregone conclusion that I will be doing Get Back.

    Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet is fun, but fucking wrecks my throat.

    Really tempted to do Usher's Yeah! at some point.

    DE?AD on
  • Bad-BeatBad-Beat Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    FlatEric wrote: »
    I don't see how people can do this, ever

    have you met my friend... alcohol?

    Bad-Beat on
  • NogsNogs Crap, crap, mega crap. Crap, crap, mega crap.Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    i always get karaoke and kele okereke mixed up.

    Nogs on
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  • FlatEricFlatEric Leaves from the vine, Falling so slow Like fragile, tiny shells, Drifting in the foamRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    DE?AD are you a portly, foul-mouthed studio exec with smooth moves and a fiery temper?

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  • LanglyLangly Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    there was this bar at UA that would do karaoke on tuesdays. This one summer, while I was gone, my friends made it their thing to do that night. When I got back later that summer, they insisted that I go so I could see "3 AM Guy"

    See, this bar, to get people in the door, would do a penny pitcher deal that same day (if you don't know what that is, it's a five dollar cover to get in, and then you get free pitchers all night. They call it penny pitcher to get around the fact that it is illegal to give away free alcohol).

    Anyway, this one guy would get a table to himself, way before the karaoke would start. He would drink pitcher after pitcher of bud light, and then when karaoke started, he immediately got on the list first, and started things off by singing 3 AM by Matchbox 20. Then he would return to his table, keep drinking into the night, alone, and never sing again.

    He did this every Tuesday. I have never seen the phrase "broken man" portrayed so aptly.

    Langly on
  • IpseDixitIpseDixit Treat me like a pirate And give me that bootyRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    DE?AD wrote: »
    IpseDixit's girl works at a karaoke bar.

    Whenever I go there, it is pretty much a foregone conclusion that I will be doing Get Back.

    Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet is fun, but fucking wrecks my throat.

    Really tempted to do Usher's Yeah! at some point.

    Although we did just figure out we could pretty easily do Get Low since we all know the song by heart

    IpseDixit on
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  • DE?ADDE?AD Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    FlatEric wrote: »
    DE?AD are you a portly, foul-mouthed studio exec with smooth moves and a fiery temper?

    Well, one out of four.

    E: Yes, Ipse, we must.

    DE?AD on
  • IpseDixitIpseDixit Treat me like a pirate And give me that bootyRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    The only song I will actually sing at karaoke is Tequilla

    IpseDixit on
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  • LednehLedneh shinesquawk Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I am far too nervous and fat to get on stage

    But if I did I would sing the HELL out of some Tribute

    I have the best demon voice

    Ledneh on
  • FlatEricFlatEric Leaves from the vine, Falling so slow Like fragile, tiny shells, Drifting in the foamRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    DE?AD wrote: »
    FlatEric wrote: »
    DE?AD are you a portly, foul-mouthed studio exec with smooth moves and a fiery temper?

    Well, one out of four.

    E: Yes, Ipse, we must.

    Show us your smooth moves DE?AD

    @Ipse I really hope you've actually done that

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  • #pipe#pipe Cocky Stride, Musky odours Pope of Chili TownRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Killer Queen and Lets Stay Together makes the ladies go DAMMNNNNN

    Let's Stay Together is such a great song and so fun to sing.

    #pipe on
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Oh my Christ this thread was made for me

    In Columbia we have this rad place called the Art Bar and they go all the fuck out every Wednesday for some karaoke; great song selection, cheap booze, everyone goes fucking crazy and it's fairly likely that someone (read: everyone) will do a song shirtless by the end of the night

    Me and Cos did Total Eclipse of The Heart, which was less than a rousing success, but later performances of London Calling and Tribute were much better

    I miss it so much

    Grey Ghost on
  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited September 2010
    i would love to do karaoke but i have the most horrible singing voice in the world

    no joke

    it's not even entertainingly bad

    also i couldn't sing a song because everyone sings the same songs

    Garlic Bread on
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I really wanna do Careless Whisper
    and Because The Night
    and I Drove All Night
    and maybe Mr. Roboto

    and also Faithfully (which is actually the best Journey song, tied with Separate Ways)

    Grey Ghost on
  • Zombies Tossed My Salad!Zombies Tossed My Salad! Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I sang Gin and Juice that night.

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  • HellaJeffHellaJeff FAB FRESH RAIIINBOOWWWWWRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I can't wait to be old and drunk enough for this.

    HellaJeff on
  • ascotascot Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Glad to say the first, and hopefully laat, time I did Karaoke I was ridiculously drunk and in tokyo.
    So yeah, it's crossed off my to do list. Needn't bother again.

    ascot on
  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    The first karaoke night after Dio died my roommate and I were gonna sing Holy Diver in tribute

    But he couldn't make it so we didn't
    Which is just as well because some dude did Rainbow in the Dark and sounded like he was channeling Dio himself; the man was spot on, fucking perfect

    Grey Ghost on
  • ProprietyPropriety PAX Pokemon League Leader! Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I would love to do karaoke. There are two problems, though.

    1. My singing voice is not bad, but it is not good either. It is okay. Thus people are neither awed by my amazingness nor amused by my terribleness. My singing provides no form of entertainment. I am just... boring.

    2. I don't drink, so fact number 1 is inescapable.

    What do I do?

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  • Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    What are your reasons for not drinking?

    Grey Ghost on
  • lostwordslostwords Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    my go-to karaoke song is Save Tonight by Eagle Eye Cherry, if the place has it

    i also do mean renditions of backstreet boys and n'sync classics

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  • TalkcTalkc Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
  • I Win SwordfightsI Win Swordfights all the traits of greatness starlight at my feetRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    So many threads

    I Win Swordfights on
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  • ProprietyPropriety PAX Pokemon League Leader! Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    What are your reasons for not drinking?

    Tastes awful. I can't stomach it.

    Combined with an underlying insecurity about losing control of my actions.

    Propriety on
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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited September 2010
    because of this i just tried singing a song in rock band

    i passed a song for the first time. granted it was weezer - say it ain't so (on medium) but this is new for me

    then i tried what's my age again on expert and failed. i think it's because i'm trying not to be loud

    i'm not owning it

    Garlic Bread on
  • Kuribo's ShoeKuribo's Shoe Kuribo's Stocking North PoleRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I don't know where to put this so here

    108 year old lens + new fangled camera = neat pictures

    Kuribo's Shoe on
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  • I Win SwordfightsI Win Swordfights all the traits of greatness starlight at my feetRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    I love being the singer on rock band

    My mom and my sister and I all have very good voices

    We all love rock band

    Rock Band 3 is going to be a hoot

    I Win Swordfights on
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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew, Omeganaut Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited September 2010
    Propriety wrote: »
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    What are your reasons for not drinking?

    Tastes awful. I can't stomach it.

    Combined with an underlying insecurity about losing control of my actions.

    That's petty much me too. The only drink I've ever tried so far that didn't have that terrible bitter burning alcohol taste was something called a Bay Breeze.

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  • The GeekThe Geek Oh-Two Crew, Omeganaut Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited September 2010
    Karaoke is hella fun. I like to mix it up, going from one style to another. Sinatra, Journey, Metallica, Weird Al, Bee Gees, it's all good times.

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  • Garlic BreadGarlic Bread i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a bitch i'm a Registered User, Disagreeable regular
    edited September 2010
    The Geek wrote: »
    Propriety wrote: »
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    What are your reasons for not drinking?

    Tastes awful. I can't stomach it.

    Combined with an underlying insecurity about losing control of my actions.

    That's petty much me too. The only drink I've ever tried so far that didn't have that terrible bitter burning alcohol taste was something called a Bay Breeze.

    what about cider

    Garlic Bread on
  • CosCos Registered User regular
    edited September 2010
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    I really wanna do Careless Whisper
    and Because The Night
    and I Drove All Night
    and maybe Mr. Roboto

    and also Faithfully (which is actually the best Journey song, tied with Separate Ways)

    If Mr B doesn't have it listed as Roy Orbison, we must demand it be changed before we will return to Karaoke Explosion. Though, I can't go at all this semester because of my damn 8am class.

    Total Eclipse of the Heart proved that there is a limit to how drunk you should be to do karaoke. Still fun, at least.

    Cos on
  • IpseDixitIpseDixit Treat me like a pirate And give me that bootyRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    The Geek wrote: »
    Propriety wrote: »
    Grey Ghost wrote: »
    What are your reasons for not drinking?

    Tastes awful. I can't stomach it.

    Combined with an underlying insecurity about losing control of my actions.

    That's petty much me too. The only drink I've ever tried so far that didn't have that terrible bitter burning alcohol taste was something called a Bay Breeze.

    Here is the solution for both of you

    Sunny D mixed with Vanilla flavored vodka

    Tastes like you're drinking an orange cream soda, and you have to add a lot in order to really taste the vodka

    IpseDixit on
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  • IpseDixitIpseDixit Treat me like a pirate And give me that bootyRegistered User regular
    edited September 2010
    FlatEric wrote: »
    DE?AD wrote: »
    FlatEric wrote: »
    DE?AD are you a portly, foul-mouthed studio exec with smooth moves and a fiery temper?

    Well, one out of four.

    E: Yes, Ipse, we must.

    Show us your smooth moves DE?AD

    @Ipse I really hope you've actually done that

    I will record DE?AD next time we go do Karaoke

    And yes I sing Tequilla with my girlfriend pretty regularly, complete with Pee Wee dancing (except not on the tables because we'd get thrown out)

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