Now for some fun: Pick Your Band Name / Album Name / Album Cover

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  1. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    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:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random

    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)
    http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3

    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:
    http://www.flickr.com/explore/interesting/7days/

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

    (At this point, going to a place like http://imageshack.us 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. :bolian:


    Some I came up with:

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

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

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



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

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  3. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    I wasn't around for much of last year, and I missed it first time around. Plus, thread necro policy is pretty stringent, so... let's do it again! :D
     
  4. Locutus of Bored

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    ^^^ Yeah, that thread was a lot of fun, so we should definitely do it again.

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  5. Geckothan

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    "All quote our mothers" by Hungarian State Railways
     
  6. auntiehill

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    Mine worked out oddly well.
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  7. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    Had another go and came up with:

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    "I Want To Be" - Michael Gudinski
    (interestingly, if the album name rule is extended to the last 6 words, it becomes "How Rich I Want To Be" by Michael Gudinski. :guffaw:)
     
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    "...than to be correct" - Henry Cárdenas

    Hm.
     
  12. ITL

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    This is fun!

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  13. ShamelessMcBundy

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  14. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    I think it's fun to see the combination of band, album and cover and to imagine what sort of music they'd be playing... :lol:

    in your case, Shameless I can picture a Cure tribute band somehow. :D
     
  15. ShamelessMcBundy

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    I had to do this again, so let's see what i can come up with this time round.


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    Is Nature's Inexorable Imperative
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  16. ITL

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    For mine, I'd say that Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait has got a Val Doonican Chunky Jumper Rocking Chair By The Fire With Optional Pipe And Slippers easy-listening vibe going on. And he knows how to wear a nice pair of slacks.
     
  17. Kommander

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    This was my favorite. The title ties in with the image and the name in different ways.

    Probably some kind of indie band.

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    Obviously a very conservative-leaning country band.

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    Gothic rock.

    This one was from the last thread like this. It just worked on so many levels:

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  18. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    and now it's multiple Grammy-nominated alt-country album:

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    "Endeavour To Understand Him" by Jen Kamerman
     
  19. ShamelessMcBundy

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    I think that album will end up depressing me. :p
     
  20. Zulu Romeo

    Zulu Romeo World Famous Starship Captain Admiral

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    Alt-Country always depresses me. :p :p


    This inspirational modern classical album, by Akiko Kobayashi, entitled "By Performing Brave Actions", however, is nothing short of invigorating:
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