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Scabrous Birdseed
23-11-2009, 16:14:40
Ahhh. All that "behead an eskimo" stuff, I get it now.

Tizzy
23-11-2009, 16:19:57
There was something to get?

Funko
23-11-2009, 17:02:15
... and pretend your name is Keith.

Funko
23-11-2009, 17:03:01
First single I ever bought, on 12 inch. I hadn't realised it had influenced my creation of the RC AE or Mr_B though.

MDA
23-11-2009, 17:20:22
now you can download the ringtone!

Japher
23-11-2009, 18:54:15
You know when people say "See you later." and they reply "Not if I see you first".

I only recently realized that this reply is an insult.

Greg W
24-11-2009, 00:35:49
:lol:

Greg W
24-11-2009, 01:54:32
Ahhh. All that "behead an eskimo" stuff, I get it now.Please explain? :drekkus:

Never heard that one before...

Koshko
24-11-2009, 02:46:11
I never heard of that reference before. Damn Brits.

JM^3
24-11-2009, 12:54:06
I thought I knew what was going on before.

Now I am pretty sure I don't.

JM

Scabrous Birdseed
24-11-2009, 13:22:59
Please explain? :drekkus:

Never heard that one before...

It's from a comedy track satirising bad chart pop, which in a confusing ironic twist was bad and got to number one in the charts.

Funko
24-11-2009, 13:36:32
Bad but unbelievably catchy.

Lazarus and the Gimp
24-11-2009, 13:36:44
Click here to understand- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vUVJsfG3eA

Funko
24-11-2009, 13:37:51
And probably bought by lots of other 10 year olds like me.

Here's one for fact fans, the lyrics were written by the Red Dwarf writers Grant and Naylor.

Greg W
24-11-2009, 14:27:15
And "behead an Eskimo" became a cultural reference based on that song? :eek:

Kinda reminds me of "Star Trekkin" by The Firm. Except that was good. Or not. :nervous:

Star Trekkin' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE)!!!

Funko
24-11-2009, 15:53:04
Well I dunno, the eskimo thing also had varying roots at CG based around PH, Canadians and Seal Clubbing and Mr_B having a few beers I think...

tjop tjop

MDA
24-11-2009, 16:23:04
I had to look it up before I got it. I thought it was just Dutch craziness back then.

those look like Sid and Marty Kroft puppets in the video

Koshko
25-11-2009, 02:08:54
Click here to understand- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vUVJsfG3eA

Land of Confusion!

Lazarus and the Gimp
25-11-2009, 06:38:26
It's from "Spitting Image"- a political satire show featuring puppets. It was a really good show.

Greg W
25-11-2009, 06:42:30
We had one of those shows in Australia too. Now what was it called (he asks, trying to remember)? :confused:

Ah, that was it: Rubbery Figures (http://www.abc.net.au/gnt/history/Transcripts/s1213162.htm).

Oerdin
25-11-2009, 06:53:08
Click here to understand- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vUVJsfG3eA

I like how the airline names. "Aero Dago" and "Frogaire".

So the whole behead and Eskimo thing came from that song? Talk about a strange cultural reference.

Greg W
25-11-2009, 06:54:50
Rubbery figures!

BVzvUvoBKkk

Seemed funnier when I was younger...

mr_B
25-11-2009, 07:19:37
Well I dunno, the eskimo thing also had varying roots at CG based around PH, Canadians and Seal Clubbing and Mr_B having a few beers I think...

tjop tjop

tjop tjop wipey wipey

mr_B
25-11-2009, 07:27:45
Ahhh. All that "behead an eskimo" stuff, I get it now.

:lol: