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Old November 6 2009, 07:20 PM   #1
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Now for some fun: Pick Your Band Name / Album Name / Album Cover

Something I happened upon today, shamelessly nicked off another forum (which was in itself shamelessly nicked off another forum)... how to pick your band name, first album name, and album cover:

1 - Go to Wikipedia and select a random page, or use this link:

The title (ignoring any disambiguation suffixes) of the first random Wikipedia article you get is the name of your band.

2 - Get a random quotation from this page (NB it may produce pop-up ads)

The last four words of the very last quotation of the page is the title of your first album.

3 - Go to flickr and click on "explore the last seven days" as per below:

The THIRD picture along, no matter what it is, will be your album cover.

(At this point, going to a place like and linking the front page thumbnail works best. Alternatively, just paste the link to that page.)

Put it all together, that's your first album.

Some I came up with:

"A Contest of Principles" by Viktoria Postnikova
(who is actually a real musician, funnily enough - maybe she wants to do something avant garde? )

"Go There You Are" by TWINS (Knock Out)
(sounds like some form of dance or funk album )

"Preparation For Human Contacts" by Creator
(yup, definitely prog-rock and a hint of Finnish Gothic folk-metal there by the sound of things )

This might not catch on. But who cares. Have a go yourselves. In fact, have a few goes.
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