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WootBot


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Most of us have some favorite lyrical snippet that we've slapped all over our high school yearbooks and MySpace pages. Now it's time to slap it on your chest, in graphic form. Illustrate a choice line, or verse, or more. You should be reasonably certain that more than ten people will have heard the song. Claiming that your little brother's band does a song about Calvinball isn't going to fool the moderators.

The title of your entry should be "Inspired By (Insert Song Title)". This will make it easier on voters and moderators. It's ugly, but if your shirt wins, we're going to have to change the title before we sell it anyway. Also, make sure you tell us in the entry discussion thread specifically what lyrics you're talking about.

No text this week. Putting actual lyrics on your shirt is stealing somebody else's work. Illustrating those lyrics is being "inspired by" someone else's work. See how that works?

 




superspryte


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This week's Derby Cyberpub. If we aren't chatting it up here, try over there. All are welcome.

First time here? Want to submit an entry and maybe forgot something? Think you're good to go? Read these rules for rejection compiled by derekfilley anyway.

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SkekTek


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Nice idea for a derby

klswoot


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Oh boy...I expect this to be a great derby. Get to work designers!

Bryan818


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wow i was just working on something inspired by a song... thats crazy

Please check it out

Zenne


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LUCY IN THE SKYYYY WITH DIAMONDS

...or Helter Skelter. Hmmmm.

AdderXYU


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This derby makes me swoon

Bryan818


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andddd i'm resubbing the ducky... get over it

Please check it out

Andy47240


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Hooray!! This derby should be the best one yet.
-Andy



ansharp


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Whoa, awesome! Oh, there are so many wonderful lyrics! How will I ever choose?!?!

no1


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This is great! My little brother's band does a song about Calvinball!

SkekTek


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Bryan818 wrote:andddd i'm resubbing the ducky... get over it



Okay, Ern... uh, Bryan...

thatrobert


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Pretty nice since almost every idea I have seems to be inspired by lyrics anyway!

artulo


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Hrm. Good luck to everyone! This will produce some creative work I'm sure. Now to think of a good tune.

JadenKale


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Zenne wrote:LUCY IN THE SKYYYY WITH DIAMONDS

...or Helter Skelter. Hmmmm.



Lucy is taken baby!! XD I have a sketch piece I've been working on Sketch

AttilaTheMom


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that wuz teh funneh! Do I get a special prize for having suggested this one? Just kidding. Another great derby theme. I can't wait to see the entries for these. Takes away just a little of the bitterness for having no dragon shirt this week.

AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH........ whatever.

Myztri


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holy cow how happy am i?!

eyeslikesugar


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=D !! Thanks, woot.

-James Cho -EdgarRMcherly Shirt.Woot.Com - Ye Oldest Sucker - 2009

SkekTek


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I just realized that many of my old entries could be teamed together with a song title... this could end up being filled with resubmits...

superspryte


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no1 wrote:This is great! My little brother's band does a song about Calvinball!



WootBot wrote:You should be reasonably certain that more than ten people will have heard the song.


^_~

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jwink


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Zenne wrote:LUCY IN THE SKYYYY WITH DIAMONDS

...or Helter Skelter. Hmmmm.



Yes anything Beatles or U2 (St. Pat's is coming up) will sell nicely! Yellow Submarine...Good Day Sunshie....Here Comes The Sun...Hey Jude....Octoupus's Garden...etc.. Good luck trying to do ob-la-di ob-la-da.

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AdderXYU


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I think I'm going to submit a couple smooth yet meaningless lines, and call it "inspired by Dumb by Nirvana"

superspryte


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Zenne wrote:LUCY IN THE SKYYYY WITH DIAMONDS

...or Helter Skelter. Hmmmm.


Awww, I was going to do that.

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JadenKale


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jwink wrote:Yes anything Beatles or U2 (St. Pat's is coming up) will sell nicely! Yellow Submarine...Good Day Sunshie....Here Comes The Sun...Hey Jude....Octoupus's Garden...etc.. Good luck trying to do ob-la-di ob-la-da.



Cho's gonna reresubmit his Octo with flowers... Octoupus's Garden *giggles*

AttilaTheMom


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You know what I want? What I really really want? I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want...


I want to see what edgar would do with 'make a little birdhouse in your soul'.

AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH........ whatever.

AdderXYU


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AttilaTheMom wrote:You know what I want? What I really really want? I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want...


I want to see what edgar would do with 'make a little birdhouse in your soul'.



They might be giants, in general, is a great place to start, I'd say

eyeslikesugar


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AdderXYU wrote:They might be giants, in general, is a great place to start, I'd say



"I Palindrome I" =D I'd buy it.

-James Cho -EdgarRMcherly Shirt.Woot.Com - Ye Oldest Sucker - 2009

amgoodreau


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Oh...I AM the Walrus.

This should be an awesome derby.

SkekTek


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AdderXYU wrote:They might be giants, in general, is a great place to start, I'd say



Especially since they sing kid's songs now... a lot of them are easily convertible to images. Of course, Particle Man is the seminal one..

superspryte


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Bryan818 wrote:andddd i'm resubbing the ducky... get over it


From Bert & Ernie's Rubber Ducky?

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JadenKale


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AdderXYU wrote:They might be giants, in general, is a great place to start, I'd say



Anything by Bare Naked Ladies would be funny. Or Dave Matthews Band

superspryte


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Does the song have to be in English if I provide a translation and a link to a video?

EDIT - I promise not to use anything I can't translate myself.

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AdderXYU


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Mods,

Can we, for the record and before we waste time, get an official ruling whether punning off the title is allowed or disallowed? I can imagine many people working the title alone otherwise.

JadenKale


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AttilaTheMom wrote:You know what I want? What I really really want? I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want...


I want to see what edgar would do with 'make a little birdhouse in your soul'.



raiding the spice cabinet for your models? that wuz teh funneh

Bryan818


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superspryte wrote:From Bert & Ernie's Rubber Ducky?



yup my original title was a lyric from that song...

Please check it out

AdderXYU


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eyeslikesugar wrote:"I Palindrome I" =D I'd buy it.



I was personally thinking "dead". Lots of fun images there

superspryte


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AdderXYU wrote:Mods,

Can we, for the record and before we waste time, get an official ruling whether punning off the title is allowed or disallowed? I can imagine many people working the title alone otherwise.


That's a staff question, not a mod question. I have no idea. ^_~

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ansharp


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AttilaTheMom wrote:You know what I want? What I really really want? I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want...


I want to see what edgar would do with 'make a little birdhouse in your soul'.



I'd buy a "make a little birdhouse in your soul" shirt, straight up.

Straight up now tell me...

Oh crap, I'm gonna be singing all day now...

AdderXYU


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superspryte wrote:That's a staff question, not a mod question. I have no idea. ^_~



You know what I meant. Pffffffft

artulo


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AttilaTheMom wrote:You know what I want? What I really really want? I'll tell you what I want, what I really really want...


I want to see what edgar would do with 'make a little birdhouse in your soul'.



Actually, that was the first song that popped into my head to do something for...maybe I should think of something else now.