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Song Parodies -> "Y2k And All That(2)_"

Original Song Title:

"I Will Survive"

Original Performer:

Gloria Gaynor

Parody Song Title:

"Y2k And All That(2)_"

Parody Written by:


The Lyrics

This a slightly amended version of an exisiting song
Those techies said the world would end with Y2K
And so I built this little bunker just to hide away
But then no planes fell from the sky
And I began to wonder why
Was it a lie?
A scam to keep those wages high?

I felt quite down
Why should that be?
Why did I yearn for global chaos?
Could it really set me free?
Because I knew I would survive
I could keep myself alive
In my bunker which is really well equipped and fortified.

It would be great
I'd have it sussed
I could enjoy the thrill of seeing all those techies bite the dust
They were the ones who said they didn't need me anymore
But did I just give up?
Do you see me on the floor?

Oh no not I
I will survive
As long as I am safe in here I know I'll stay alive
No body's gonna mess with me
An my armour plated SUV
And I'll survive, I will survive

Hey Hey Hey

Now we've set the wheels in motion
Just you wait and see
I've imput a virus that's much worse than HIV
And soon the Internet will overload and be destroyed
It has to be
The world will soon belong to me

And now you see
Somebody new
I'm not that washed up banker trying to make a deal with you
If you come knocking at my door I just won't know you anymore
Now I'm saving everything I've got to win this cyberwar

Repeat 3

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Pacing: 5.0
How Funny: 5.0
Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 8

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Birgitta - February 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Wow Martha! Your pacing is perfection here-and the phrasing very clever.I REALLY like this one. WD!
Adagio - February 22, 2004 - Report this comment
Really good, Martha! 5's
Johnny D - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Sharp, smart, and funny. Well done. 5's
Martha - February 23, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks for tyhe feed back!
Ethan Mawyer - February 28, 2004 - Report this comment
i didn't quite follow this (i'm not very computer literate) and the pacing seemed a little off sometimes but it seemed interesting and well written i gave you all 4s
Johnny D - February 28, 2004 - Report this comment
See above.
MysteryGoat - February 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Great song! And really, I must commend you on your pacing. To me it seemed flawless.
Jack Wilson - February 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Great job, Marrha! 5's!
Old Comedywriter - February 29, 2004 - Report this comment
I like Y2K humor. Unfortunately, all we have left to parody now are election years. Damn, I miss that old millenium!
neminem - February 29, 2004 - Report this comment
Wow. Another absolutely perfect on humor, just slightly off on timing, parody. Could be my sense of timing's just off, as I've been giving out a lot of 4/5/5s recently, but I don't think so.
Jeff Reuben - March 02, 2004 - Report this comment
A good song, I liked this one.
2nz - March 02, 2004 - Report this comment
Good way to make the conspiracy a reality. I really liked it.
Diva - March 03, 2004 - Report this comment
Great Job , Martha! =D I loved it!
Claude Prez - March 05, 2004 - Report this comment
Lots of fun, loved the literalness of the "I will survive" part
John Jenkins - March 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Good plot, Excellent parody.
Melhi - March 09, 2004 - Report this comment
You painted a believable character and brought it to life.
martha - March 11, 2004 - Report this comment
Thanks for the comments!
Adagio - February 06, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) Glad I read it again and laughed again and *muahahaha*. So funny! restored vote.
Jake A Ralphing (Luke Brattoni) - February 07, 2005 - Report this comment
This was utterly brilliant. I'd click on the 5s, but they appear to be a matrix-eque bundle of hypertext at the moment.
Rick D - February 09, 2005 - Report this comment
I liked it also
Johnny D - February 10, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) See above.
Jeff Reuben - February 11, 2005 - Report this comment
Excellent, see above =)
Stuart McArthur - February 11, 2005 - Report this comment
(ABC) loved it - pacing perfection - and nostalgic too - 555
Phil Alexander - February 12, 2005 - Report this comment
Would that it was a scam to keep the wages high... I might have a bit more money, were that the case ;-) Excellent parody, Martha.
2nz - February 13, 2005 - Report this comment
Hello. My name is Professor Badlydrawn (and I was defeated by a Bylaw). Will you marry me? I know my ad says 'Single Female' but if your husband was a techie, that's not a problem anymore.

Excellent Martha.
martha - February 16, 2005 - Report this comment
thanks for all the comments .. wow a proposal of marriage Professor I am speechless!
ABC's OF PARODIES ROUND "Y" SILVER MEDAL - March 02, 2005 - Report this comment;topic=3010.0;id=3858;image

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