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benjamin gibbard = john r?

Postby dear_prudence » Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:12 pm

So recently (today) I was in Barnes, yeah?
And a completely smiling beam when I was surprised to find WIPtF...
Can you imagine just coming across it one day and the lovely things that could happen to someone?
However, you know the sticker things (is there a term for those?) well, the sticker part (at the top that keeps the case closed and lists the artist and title), mind you, said Death Cab for Cutie...When I pretend to Fall
Should I have pointed it out to someone? (this could be a crime)
Was it wrong for me to scrunch my nose and frown?
How does everyone else feel? Do I just sound like an asshole?

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Postby Forrest » Fri Jul 22, 2005 5:40 am

more like ben gibbard > john r.

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Postby Unremarkable » Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:11 am

Forrest wrote:more like ben gibbard > john r.


*shock*

Pistols at dawn, sir!

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Postby No You Are » Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:17 am

Is Ben still rockin the beard? Maybe they just got the two of them mixed up. Maybe the stocker-person is one of those beardists that think they all look alike.

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Postby Forrest » Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:38 am

Neither of them is currently sporting any facial hair of note.

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Postby dchris » Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:17 am

more like ben gibbard <3 john r.

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Postby Squid » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:30 am

i think i mentioned the stickers to john. i'm sure i wasn't the first...just some printing goof, i guess?

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Re: benjamin gibbard = john r?

Postby Laura Suzanne » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:31 am

dear_prudence wrote:However, you know the sticker things (is there a term for those?) well, the sticker part (at the top that keeps the case closed and lists the artist and title), mind you, said Death Cab for Cutie...When I pretend to Fall


I have actually encountered this exact set of circumstances,
except I was in some other music store. I can't remember
which, but it made me uneasy.

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Postby Karousme » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:40 am

Those stickers aren't the record store's fault. In most cases, they are put on by the manufacturer, when the CD is printed and pressed. Maybe there was a batch that got out with bad labels. If you look at the underside of the disc, you can tell who made it... DiscMakers, CDForge, Crave Dog, Oasis, etc.

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Postby sour29 » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:45 am

Forrest wrote:Neither of them is currently sporting any facial hair of note.
Oh, John! Why hath thou foresaken me and thine bearded brethren?

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Postby dchris » Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:16 am

It's summer, s29. I imagine it got pretty hot.


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Yes, yes. I said John's beard was hot.

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Postby John » Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:16 pm

The best part about it is that those CD's actually contain Sublime's first record, with the lyric sheets from Mr. Bungle's all covers record. But don't open the packaging, because they're super collectable.

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Postby Forrest » Fri Jul 22, 2005 12:29 pm

John wrote:The best part about it is that those CD's actually contain Sublime's first record, with the lyric sheets from Mr. Bungle's all covers record. But don't open the packaging, because they're super collectable.


Even better: The UPC still runs Bark31, so really this can only help your scans, Hotrod.

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Postby John » Fri Jul 22, 2005 6:25 pm

Why don't you guys go ahead and fuck up in a way that MAKES ME SOME MONEY?

For once.

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Postby Forrest » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:43 pm

John wrote:Why don't you guys go ahead and fuck up in a way that MAKES ME SOME MONEY?

For once.


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Everything's cool, right?

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Postby the new math » Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:52 pm

wow....wile e. coyote totally looks like corson. totally.

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Postby nwheather » Fri Jul 22, 2005 9:02 pm

If I were to shout 'SING IT, FOGHORN!!' at a show, would I be ejected?

dchris wrote:...ben gibbard <3 john r.


Oh my. Does he enjoy that, then?

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Postby John » Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:01 pm

Foghorn quit the band.

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Postby sour29 » Sat Jul 23, 2005 6:34 am

the new math wrote:wow....wile e. coyote totally looks like corson. totally.
I'm really glad I'm not the only one that thought that. I thought the resemblance was uncanny. :O


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