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Song Parodies -> "Try to Write Code"

Original Song Title:

"One For the Road"

Original Performer:

Judas Priest

Parody Song Title:

"Try to Write Code"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

They said that I should try BASIC
And just ignore Prolog and SMALL
Avoid Python, Pascal, and Lisp now
And Java, C, and COBOL

I'm not too old
Or so I'm told --
It's child's play

These data types are a hindrance
And subroutines make me annoyed
These variables are a nuisance
I think that I'm lost in the Void

A treeview node?
Compiled code?
Jagged arrays?

This programming's so aggravating
It's just like a tangle of twine
I don't know just what I'm creating
I think it just said "I'm alive!"

I run the code
PCs explode
This bytes my A

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Pacing: 5.0
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Overall Rating: 5.0

Total Votes: 8

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Matthias - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I didn't even know that Judas Priest had any songs in the 70's... I probably understood about 3 words in your parody because I'm not computer savvy at all.
AFW - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
A little to Techie for my grasp, but it flows well..555
TJC - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
Your 'puter parodies are always recursive loop-y! Great codin' daVinci!
Mark Scotti - May 19, 2009 - Report this comment
As a programmer by profession, I took a byte out of this binary masterpiece! Suppose to only recognize one's and zeros, but will enter fives anyway...
Leo Keough - May 20, 2009 - Report this comment
Giving you 0011 0101's for this fine write!!!
Agrimorfee - May 22, 2009 - Report this comment
(Artistry) Once again, Rex, you pull a deep cut out that gives a fresh look at the artist. Here for your parody, it works...but it's simply just not a laugh grabber for me.
bobpiecheese - June 02, 2009 - Report this comment
(Artistry) I recognise a few of the terms, but other than that this was an over-the-head parody. Kinda short, but that's not your fault really. Interesting idea, 555.
Red Ant - June 03, 2009 - Report this comment
There's a code called "Lisp"? lol. I tried a long time ago with Basic - anyway, I've seen Dave do enough scripting to know I don't want to do it - don't have the typing speed or accuracy anyway.

10 Start
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Below Average Dave - June 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Hmmm, well I got it (as Jack mentioned I like scripting) and can relate, won't say I got any big laughs out of it, but it was a solid write.

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