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Song Parodies -> "You Can't What Techs Can Do"

Original Song Title:

"I Can't Get Next To You"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

The Temptations

Parody Song Title:

"You Can't What Techs Can Do"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

They can turn your display blue,
Configure your domain, to whatever they want it to.
They can deal with hassles that no one can understand,
They can make your chips fail and fry LANs.
So you know you can't complete the work you do,
'Cause you can't what techs can do.
Techs can do, You can't do what techs can do.

You can try be a nerd fix up guy,
But you will fry anything that's able to fry.
They can trace a fragger through a virus mire,
And they can set forever a login to expire.
Route a COMM port so there's nothing can get through,
'Cause you can't what techs can do.
No matter what you do.

If a worm hacks your LAN online,
You wanna be callin' this man.
He can fix your mail exchange,
Or make your scanner scan.
He can change data strings and screens of blue,
But when you try to fix your host, your disabled and screwed.
When MAPI * gets fried and power users gettin' stressed,
Your world, he's the key to end your distress.
And you, no, you can't what techs can do.

(Fade)

World is goin' online, but you can't what (techs can do)
You can't free the gears, stop tryin'. You can't what (techs can do)
Techs is what you do need, you gotta call (techs for you)

* MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface) Microsoft's standard for the interface to e-mail.

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Adagio - December 10, 2004 - Report this comment
Favorite verse..."But you will fry anything that's able to fry." I'm glad you know the rest of those terms, 'cause I would probably be the one frying. :) 5's
Tim Hall - December 10, 2004 - Report this comment
This is a great tribute to the overworked IT people at any company. BTW, i was trying to sing some of the lyrics to Eddie Kendricks, Melvin Franklin, etc....
alvin rhodes - December 10, 2004 - Report this comment
excellent job as usual...5s

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