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Song Parodies -> "Wrong On The Internet"

Original Song Title:

"Born in the USA"

 (MP3)
Original Performer:

Bruce Springsteen

Parody Song Title:

"Wrong On The Internet"

Parody Written by:

Phil Alexander

The Lyrics

Inspired by one of my favourite of many brilliant XKCD cartoons Duty Calls
One way I get my kicks
Is arguing relig-ee-yun or politics
Especially if I've had a drink or two
And it's always very easy to find someone who
Is

[chorus:]
Wrong on the internet
Wrong on the internet
Wrong on the internet
Wrong on the internet

Man thinks he can use science to show
The world is only six thousand years old
Both of us think, we're gonna win
So we both have to get the last word in
But he's

[chorus]

Guy in a chat-room, he
Was saying it's effective, homeopathy
This one, know I'm gonna win it
His argument is so dilute there's nothing in it
Yeah, he's

[chorus]

I remember some guy who
Said if you argue with a fool
Make sure that he isn't too
He'll drag you down, to his kind of dense
And then he'll beat you with experience

I know it's past the time that I should go to bed
But I gotta write a counter to what that guy said
3am, still going strong
Know that I'm right, and I know that he's wrong

He's a wrong dumb sucker on the internet
Wrong on the internet
Just a stupid wrong cretin on the internet
Wrong on the internet

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Overall Rating: 5.0

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Old Man Ribber - October 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Never invade Russia or China, never call Boomer Essiason "Norman," and NEVER get in flame wars with an idiot on the 'net!
Peter Andersson - October 09, 2009 - Report this comment
The problem with blatantly wrong facts on the internet is that for every one you see through there's an ever weired and harder to belive AFK truth popping up, like today when Obama was rewarded with the Nobel Peace Prize (I just don't get it. For sending more troops to 'Stan? Not closing down Guantanamo? Not lifting a hand to preserve democrazy in Honduras? Pissing of North Korea and Iran even more than before?).
Timmy1000 - October 09, 2009 - Report this comment
I would never get into it with someone on the internet - there are a bunch of crazy people out there - oh, wait a minute, isn't this part of the internet and I'm voicing an opinion. Enough said.
Leo Keough - October 09, 2009 - Report this comment
I would beg to differ with your point here, but I don't have the time to keep thinking up comebacks (just kidding)...very insightful!!!...555!!!...(and lol at T1K's comment!!!)
Fiddlegirl - October 09, 2009 - Report this comment
It's never wrong to be right, no matter how long it takes to prove it! ;)
Isaac Asimov @ FG and PA - October 10, 2009 - Report this comment
"Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig."

Phil, have you tried Wikipedia? Just curious. :-D ... Five flippers up, and TThanks for reminding me that I haven't checked xkcd this week.
Michael Pacholek - October 12, 2009 - Report this comment
I could have ignored this parody and not given it a five, but that would have been wrong.
Phil Alexander - October 12, 2009 - Report this comment
:-) Thanks all. Tried playing this one through, but I think it's going to be a bit boring as a performance piece, to be honest. Too much chorus that you really can't do all that much with. But I could be wrong.

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