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Song Parodies -> "I Just Want You to Know It's a Scam"

Original Song Title:

"Iris"

Original Performer:

Goo Goo Dolls

Parody Song Title:

"I Just Want You to Know It's a Scam"

Parody Written by:

Rex Ungericht

The Lyrics

I wrote this and then searched AmIRight to discover that the genius who calls himself Phil Alexander has posted "Nigerian Spam" to the tune of "American Pie". So here's another parody on the same subject.
And we thank you for reading this email
We would like to make both of us rich
We are trying to export Nigerian cash
But we’ve run into one tiny hitch

We need an American partner
And you are the one that we choose
We’ll wire you millions of dollars
We just need an account we can use

And we’ll transfer it from our country
And deposit it into your bank
Then you send it on to our agent
And you keep ten percent as our thanks

We’re so happy to hear that you’ll help us
The arrangements are well underway
We’re working to forward the money
It could be there as soon as today

But officials have caused a problem
‘Cause they won’t let the payment go through
Just send us the money to bribe ‘em
And the millions will flow straight to you

And we also need funds for lawyers
And some dollars to help us defray
The charges for documentation
Then the fortune will be on its way

And you say that you’re out of money
‘Cause you’ve given us all that you have
So thanks for your participation
In the famous Nigerian scam

Yes it’s all been a humongous sham
And we led you like you were a lamb
So perhaps you should filter your spam

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Kristof Robertson - April 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Why the hell hasn't this got more support? Great, great stuff Rex...yes, it's similar in theme to Phil's piece, but writing it from the POV of the scammer was a nice touch. 555
Phil Alexander - April 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks for commenting on this, Kristof - I'd not have picked it up, otherwise.. and many thanks for your comment, Rex (I'm kind of pleased with the Nigerian Spam parody, I have to admit). DKTOS, but it flows perfectly and you could easily put it to a few different tunes - don't know if you're into SOTM, but I'd recommend entering this.
Rex - April 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Thanks much, Kristof and Phil.
imacutehotbabe@yahoo.com - April 27, 2007 - Report this comment
Hi, Im from nigrian ryolty nd I ned yu tu send me munny. Pls ignor tha fact that I cant spel "royalty," or Nigeria."
iMermaid - March 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I am starting to like Iris thanks to the parody. Give me da muny. 555

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