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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:43 pm

I blame the weight of Meph's expectations.
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:43 pm

ConstableRabbit wrote:The first 5 sec on loop sounds kinda cool. The rest is... not a good walkup song. Or a particularly good song period.


I concur.

I also thought most christian music tried to be a little less on the nose than that. It was basically a sunday school story sung.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Derwood » Wed Mar 30, 2016 4:54 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:The first 5 sec on loop sounds kinda cool. The rest is... not a good walkup song. Or a particularly good song period.


I concur.

I also thought most christian music tried to be a little less on the nose than that. It was basically a sunday school story sung.


The worst thing about Modern Christian music is how lazy the songwriting is.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:34 pm

Derwood wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:The first 5 sec on loop sounds kinda cool. The rest is... not a good walkup song. Or a particularly good song period.


I concur.

I also thought most christian music tried to be a little less on the nose than that. It was basically a sunday school story sung.


The worst thing about Modern Christian music is how lazy the songwriting is.


In my day they took creative risks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzaLqn2Qtgo
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby ConstableRabbit » Wed Mar 30, 2016 5:59 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
Derwood wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
I concur.

I also thought most christian music tried to be a little less on the nose than that. It was basically a sunday school story sung.


The worst thing about Modern Christian music is how lazy the songwriting is.


In my day they took creative risks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzaLqn2Qtgo

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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Bull » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:40 pm

Derwood wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:
ConstableRabbit wrote:The first 5 sec on loop sounds kinda cool. The rest is... not a good walkup song. Or a particularly good song period.


I concur.

I also thought most christian music tried to be a little less on the nose than that. It was basically a sunday school story sung.


The worst thing about Modern Christian music is how lazy the songwriting is.


Most of what is played on Christian radio is pretty awful, but there is some more niche-ey stuff that is very good. It's just that it a niche within a niche, so few people know about it that aren't looking for it.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Bull » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:43 pm

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PosterToBeNamedLater wrote:Zobrist uses his wife's Christian songs--so yeah, be worried.

Because everyone should be encouraged to express themselves except Christians. This is getting tired. :roll:

I missed where anyone of other religions was being encouraged to push their beliefs on others.

Really?!?
I don't see how playing your favorite song in the same way your teammates are playing theirs is pushing anything.
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Postby David » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:46 pm

Bull wrote:
Tim wrote:
Bull wrote:Because everyone should be encouraged to express themselves except Christians. This is getting tired. :roll:

I missed where anyone of other religions was being encouraged to push their beliefs on others.

Really?!?
1. I don't see how playing your favorite song in the same way your teammates are playing theirs is pushing anything.
2. http://www.ijreview.com/2015/02/251741-isis-terrorists/


i have no idea what point you think you're making with that link
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Postby Banedon » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:48 pm

Bull wrote:Most of what is played on Christian radio is pretty awful, but there is some more niche-ey stuff that is very good. It's just that it a niche within a niche, so few people know about it that aren't looking for it.


Ok...cool I guess. But calling Christian music bad (or being fearful of it being walkup music) is hardly an attack on Christianity. It's at best a generalization of a genre of music.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:50 pm

Bull wrote:
Tim wrote:
Bull wrote:Because everyone should be encouraged to express themselves except Christians. This is getting tired. :roll:

I missed where anyone of other religions was being encouraged to push their beliefs on others.

Really?!?
1. I don't see how playing your favorite song in the same way your teammates are playing theirs is pushing anything.
2. http://www.ijreview.com/2015/02/251741-isis-terrorists/


What in the ever loving crap does that isis story have to do with Tim's comment about people not being encouraged to push their beliefs on others on this forum?

Also, it's really doubtful that is his favorite song. If he's playing his wife's (awful) music he's trying to promote his wife's (awful) music. Like if one of these guys was married to One Direction and played their music in their walk up, that would suck.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Banedon » Wed Mar 30, 2016 6:54 pm

ROFL, I don't know how I missed that link....what on earth

"Christian music is kinda bad"

"Why do you hate Christians?!?!?!"

"I wasn't saying anything about Christi..."

"ISIS!!!"
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Postby Duke Silver » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:02 pm

As someone who is often offended by Christianity, let me just say that I am much more offended that he is playing his wife's music than I am offended that it is Christian music.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby sneakypower » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:10 pm

Castro to Zobrist is probably the biggest dropoff in walk-up songs conceivable
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Postby ConstableRabbit » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:14 pm

sneakypower wrote:Castro to Zobrist is probably the biggest dropoff in walk-up songs conceivable

It'd be like if Trevor Cahill became our closer.
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby Smack » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:16 pm

Not liking Christian music = ISIS beheading people. That's top notch.
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Postby David » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:27 pm

sneakypower wrote:Castro to Zobrist is probably the biggest dropoff in walk-up songs conceivable


bigger net drop/gain between castro to zobrist and coghlan to fowler?

as much as i want to say it's close to a wash just because i hated that coghlan song so much, really castro to zobrist is a considerably bigger loss than the other gain
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Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Postby David » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:28 pm

Smack wrote:Not liking Christian music = ISIS beheading people. That's top notch.


plus nobody here was encouraging ISIS beheading people
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Postby Transmogrified Tiger » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:35 pm

where do I go to unsubscribe from snobbery about 10 second music clips
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Postby Banedon » Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:40 pm

Transmogrified Tiger wrote:where do I go to unsubscribe from snobbery about 10 second music clips


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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:09 pm

Duke Silver wrote:As someone who is often offended by Christianity, let me just say that I am much more offended that he is playing his wife's music than I am offended that it is Christian music.


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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:50 pm

David wrote:
Smack wrote:Not liking Christian music = ISIS beheading people. That's top notch.


plus nobody here was encouraging ISIS beheading people

If I knew I only had like 2 months to live, I would sign up to be beahead by ISIS, assuming I would be assured that no being would ever be forced to listen to Christian Rock again. Hell, I'd settle for no baseball fan being forced to listen to Christian rock for 10 seconds at a time. Tis a far, far better better thing that I do now, than I have ever done; tis a far, far better entrance song you'll hear, than Christ has ever known.
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Postby Andy » Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:50 pm

David wrote:
sneakypower wrote:Castro to Zobrist is probably the biggest dropoff in walk-up songs conceivable


bigger net drop/gain between castro to zobrist and coghlan to fowler?

as much as i want to say it's close to a wash just because i hated that coghlan song so much, really castro to zobrist is a considerably bigger loss than the other gain

Castro to anything is a major step down to be fair
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