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M.Luther
05-13-2006, 08:43 PM
BLAIR, I mean come on...

"you are the chosen one" - blair'ian grandeur

"I didn't even graduate fucking high school" - no parallel needs to be explained.

"you believe me, donít you?
please believe what i just said" - blair asking for acceptance from the tool community

"This is so real
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
Cause this shit never happens to me" - blair has obviously always been a loser.

"And invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin" - Blair's reaction when he first went on set maybe?

"can't remember what they said to me"-i think it's obvious the mother fucker has a good hookup

"Such a heavy burden now to be the one
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see" - a reference to this being the bands last album? and blair transcribing it all but he's a fuck up, per se.

M.Luther
05-13-2006, 08:55 PM
this is also why blair hasnt posted an update in two months, he realized this song is making fun of him and left toolband. either that or he leaked the album using the cable jacks in the back of his head and telekinesis.

FloydTheCat
05-13-2006, 11:14 PM
by george, i think he's got it!




;)





-FloydTheCat

M.Luther
05-14-2006, 07:30 AM
by george, i think he's got it!




;)





-FloydTheCat

I guess it's only me and you on this one...no else will contribute.

AlphaGeek
05-14-2006, 07:58 AM
I guess it's only me and you on this one...no else will contribute.
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Very god postulation by the way...

M.Luther
05-14-2006, 01:41 PM
i think mjk is speaking through blair in this song, then bouncing back and forth.

OGT from back in the day
05-14-2006, 07:18 PM
ya that might be right, it probably is

OGT from back in the day
05-14-2006, 07:19 PM
hey i dont want to get anybody mad but i want to get my level up so i might be talking to myself with these posts

OGT from back in the day
05-14-2006, 07:19 PM
i would either say that this is about blair or mjk's first time getting stoned

OGT from back in the day
05-14-2006, 07:20 PM
just three more posts until i get a level three, i feel like a newbie, im so low, in halo 2 i am a level 47...just incase anybody plays halo

M.Luther
05-15-2006, 04:10 AM
glad my thread could make it possible for you.

10000 eyes
05-15-2006, 04:17 AM
good idea, last album though? unsure

ersatz
05-15-2006, 08:09 AM
Just one question - who the fuck is Blair?

Nate-Dogg85
05-15-2006, 08:21 AM
Blair is that guy nobody likes, but hes always around. You kinda just keep him around to make fun of him, and hes ALWAYS there man. Everybody's got a blair in their group, oh, and if you dont, thats cuz YOU'RE THE GUY MAN!!!

Paradigm619
05-15-2006, 09:08 AM
Just one question - who the fuck is Blair?

President of NAMBLA

Nate-Dogg85
05-15-2006, 09:44 AM
lmao.

jugheadsjonesin
05-15-2006, 10:03 AM
BLAIR, I mean come on...



who's blair?

jugheadsjonesin
05-15-2006, 10:06 AM
just three more posts until i get a level three, i feel like a newbie, im so low, in halo 2 i am a level 47...just incase anybody plays halo

wow cool. "i'm so into my forum levels, I actually count how many posts to my next level and post as much as possible to get it up" - that's what you sound like.

M.Luther
05-15-2006, 01:39 PM
yea thats what i was thinking too.

remember_forget
05-15-2006, 02:09 PM
Hahah, people say this song is immediate compared to other Tool, but I think you've just found the hidden meaning.

foursixandtwo
05-15-2006, 03:54 PM
BLAIR, I mean come on...

"you are the chosen one" - blair'ian grandeur

"I didn't even graduate fucking high school" - no parallel needs to be explained.

"you believe me, donít you?
please believe what i just said" - blair asking for acceptance from the tool community

"This is so real
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
Cause this shit never happens to me" - blair has obviously always been a loser.

"And invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin" - Blair's reaction when he first went on set maybe?

"can't remember what they said to me"-i think it's obvious the mother fucker has a good hookup

"Such a heavy burden now to be the one
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see" - a reference to this being the bands last album? and blair transcribing it all but he's a fuck up, per se.


Funniest (and maybe most accurate) interpretation of Rosetta Stoned..ever :)

M.Luther
05-15-2006, 04:15 PM
Funniest (and maybe most accurate) interpretation of Rosetta Stoned..ever :)

I still believe this song has SOME KIND of connection to the sudden introduction of Blair. If this is the case, and this is some kind of surreal ode to Blair then this COULD be the last tool album(aside from a final live dvd/cd compelation, hopefully).
But if this isnt the end. then im wrong. only time will tell.

it is time to close the rosetta stoned forums and sticky this thread j.k

OGT from back in the day
05-15-2006, 05:05 PM
ok i might count the posts until my next level but atleast i dont get a woody from thinking about my interpretation of a song like u guys do

M.Luther
05-15-2006, 05:15 PM
i've drained enough seed to birth an army because of this interpretation.

ersatz
05-15-2006, 05:17 PM
It sounded like Blair was some new guy Tool added to the band... I've been in Iraq for the past 8 months so I really have no fucking clue what's going on with my favorite bands. The whole "getting shot at" thing kind of distracted me.

M.Luther
05-15-2006, 05:29 PM
ersatz- go to toolband.com and read the newsletters. thats blair. he's a loveable psychotic.

Apollo's third eye
05-15-2006, 11:34 PM
Did Blair really shit the bed though?

M.Luther
05-16-2006, 12:53 PM
quick answer: maybe
long answer: yes

Agent_202
05-16-2006, 01:14 PM
Blair is that guy nobody likes, but hes always around. You kinda just keep him around to make fun of him, and hes ALWAYS there man. Everybody's got a blair in their group, oh, and if you dont, thats cuz YOU'RE THE GUY MAN!!!


omg-lmao YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

MisterMudd
05-16-2006, 01:39 PM
Blair is that guy nobody likes, but hes always around. You kinda just keep him around to make fun of him, and hes ALWAYS there man. Everybody's got a blair in their group, oh, and if you dont, thats cuz YOU'RE THE GUY MAN!!!

Nice use of a Dane Cook-ism :-)

OGT from back in the day
05-16-2006, 04:55 PM
ok at first i thought it was about blair but now i change my mind, now i think it is about a guy that found aliens and they told him to do something because he is the "chosen one" and he was gonna write it down so he could tell everybody but when he went to write it down he forgot what it was because he is an idiot

blackandwhite
05-16-2006, 05:00 PM
If you're an idiot. Way to be.

OGT from back in the day
05-16-2006, 05:05 PM
look at my last post, this helps explain it
"you are the chosen one"-self explanatory
"I didn't even graduate fucking high school"-self explanatory once again
"you believe me, donít you?
please believe what i just said"-no one believes him
"This is so real
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
Cause this shit never happens to me"-the aliens came to him
"And invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin"-aliens once again
"can't remember what they said to me"-he cant remember what the aliens said to him
"Such a heavy burden now to be the one
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see"-he tried writing it down but forgot what it was they had said to him

larass on the kit
05-16-2006, 08:17 PM
welll... mj does mention shitting the bed and waking up in wonderland whic could be the sureal, so maybe it was just someone who shared a dream that they had, got real detailed with and he just fucking exaggerated a little bit made fun of them and got everyone thinking that this is the last album that the world will be through in 2010 no more tool. ima go watch them play tommrowo night so ill let you know if theyre layin down probly not because they know this was deffinetly not enough tool to satisfy a follower of every word and beat

Get_Ya_Wicked_On
05-16-2006, 08:27 PM
look at my last post, this helps explain it
"you are the chosen one"-self explanatory
"I didn't even graduate fucking high school"-self explanatory once again
"you believe me, donít you?
please believe what i just said"-no one believes him
"This is so real
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
Cause this shit never happens to me"-the aliens came to him
"And invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin"-aliens once again
"can't remember what they said to me"-he cant remember what the aliens said to him
"Such a heavy burden now to be the one
Born to bear and read to all the details of our ending
To write it down for all the world to see"-he tried writing it down but forgot what it was they had said to him

It's funny how this guy thinks his interpretation is one that no-one else has already stated. Not to mention it's pretty obvious by reading the lyrics.

ProfoundHaytred
05-16-2006, 09:56 PM
Wow I dont know what to think.

resonance.
05-16-2006, 10:00 PM
This is what I thought initally, but the whole "straped down in my bed.." part doesn't really fit

theprosperone
05-16-2006, 10:08 PM
I really think its about a dude that was tripping out in the desert. Blair even mentioned something about someone shitting themself and I believe another member alluded to it being about a friend of theirs freakin' out trippin' in the desert. I mean, the story goes right along with the introduction in Lost Keys, its simply the tripped out dude telling the doctor everything in on big stream of conciousness.

Yard Man
05-17-2006, 07:01 AM
ok i might count the posts until my next level but atleast i dont get a woody from thinking about my interpretation of a song like u guys do

Yeah because wasting your time caring about the number of posts you have and what your level is at is WAY cooler and 1337 than actually using your fucking brain to make an interpretation of song that obviously has more meaning to it than just "a guy found aliens and they told him to do something because he is the "chosen one" and he was gonna write it down so he could tell everybody but when he went to write it down he forgot what it was because he is an idiot".

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 11:17 AM
It's funny how this guy thinks his interpretation is one that no-one else has already stated. Not to mention it's pretty obvious by reading the lyrics.
hey numbnuts, no one else already stated it in this forum which is why i put it here

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 11:21 AM
Yeah because wasting your time caring about the number of posts you have and what your level is at is WAY cooler and 1337 than actually using your fucking brain to make an interpretation of song that obviously has more meaning to it than just "a guy found aliens and they told him to do something because he is the "chosen one" and he was gonna write it down so he could tell everybody but when he went to write it down he forgot what it was because he is an idiot".
why do you think this song has more meaning to it?it might be a self explanatory song like hooker with a penis

blackandwhite
05-17-2006, 11:27 AM
why do you think this song has more meaning to it?it might be a self explanatory song like hooker with a penis

You know, I don't think I've ever seen you make an interpretation of a song that wasn't copying down the lyrics an putting it in the third person omniscient narrative.

LabRat404
05-17-2006, 11:28 AM
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Very god postulation by the way...

Nice Avatar ;-p

edit:

P.S.

nice occupation too :-D

euthanasia
05-17-2006, 02:39 PM
this song is obviously about.... eyemaware.

Get_Ya_Wicked_On
05-17-2006, 03:19 PM
check up on toolband...

foursixandtwo
05-17-2006, 03:32 PM
looks like this theory...is

squashed :-/

blackandwhite
05-17-2006, 03:44 PM
duh duh duuuuuh

M.Luther
05-17-2006, 04:02 PM
blair is just covering his ass

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 04:10 PM
You know, I don't think I've ever seen you make an interpretation of a song that wasn't copying down the lyrics an putting it in the third person omniscient narrative.
if u were to make an interpretation about hooker with a penis, it would probably be the same as the lyrics except in third person

RiaN_the_Great
05-17-2006, 04:13 PM
this song is obviously about.... eyemaware.

Hhahahhaahha YES!!! God I miss fighting with him! Its been two years now. Jeez.

blackandwhite
05-17-2006, 04:13 PM
Whatever you say O wise third-peson-omniscient narrator of lyrics!

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 04:17 PM
blackandwhite~then go into a hooker with a penis forum right now and give me your interpretation of that song, i gurantee u if it is a good interpretation then it will be the lyrics in third person

RiaN_the_Great
05-17-2006, 04:18 PM
At face value, isn't the song about some dude who is completely fucked up (on LSD?) and ends up in the hospital (Lost Keys), and when the doctor finally gets him to tell him what's going on, he opens up, "Alright(y) then. Picture this if you will..."

The way the voice sounds seems like you're hearing what he, the speaker hears. So the guy had some crazy trip, and aliens picked him up (it happened to Bill Hicks, too) and told him the secrets (keys?) of the universe, which he lost, unable to write the information down, or even remember it.

By the end of the song, he's likely in a hospital bed. And seems he's let his bowels go, like a true champion would.

I'd laugh if this WAS about Blair. I don't like him.

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 04:25 PM
At face value, isn't the song about some dude who is completely fucked up (on LSD?) and ends up in the hospital (Lost Keys), and when the doctor finally gets him to tell him what's going on, he opens up, "Alright(y) then. Picture this if you will..."

The way the voice sounds seems like you're hearing what he, the speaker hears. So the guy had some crazy trip, and aliens picked him up (it happened to Bill Hicks, too) and told him the secrets (keys?) of the universe, which he lost, unable to write the information down, or even remember it.

By the end of the song, he's likely in a hospital bed. And seems he's let his bowels go, like a true champion would.

I'd laugh if this WAS about Blair. I don't like him.
thank you rian the great, finally someone else besides me thinks this is about a guy that cant remember what the aliens said to him

blackandwhite
05-17-2006, 04:46 PM
Notice how Rian says "At face value" meaning taking it literally. Also, check out hooker with a penis OGT if you havent already.

foursixandtwo
05-17-2006, 05:35 PM
blair is just covering his ass
lol...true dat

RiaN_the_Great
05-17-2006, 05:40 PM
I vote we get together and beat the living PISS out of Blair until he learns to stop rambling and talk like a normal human being. What he fails to understand, is that if it weren't for Tool, none of us would even know his name. People from Toolarmy will reply to his posts (in the cracked out TA version of forums...don't ask) and worship him, thanking him for an update (a vague one that makes no sense) or a newsletter (a long one that could be summarized in a paragraph). And even then, they only care about him because he writes about Tool.

No one likes Blair for Blair.

foursixandtwo
05-17-2006, 05:44 PM
I vote we get together and beat the living PISS out of Blair until he learns to stop rambling and talk like a normal human being. What he fails to understand, is that if it weren't for Tool, none of us would even know his name. People from Toolarmy will reply to his posts (in the cracked out TA version of forums...don't ask) and worship him, thanking him for an update (a vague one that makes no sense) or a newsletter (a long one that could be summarized in a paragraph). And even then, they only care about him because he writes about Tool.

No one likes Blair for Blair.


si si. Today was the first time I was actually able to make it through an entire newsletter in a long time. wtf. I mean I get that he must do something they like or they wouldnt keep him doing it, but why? I mean it is a Tool site, is it too much to ask that we get some relevant info now and again?

OGT from back in the day
05-17-2006, 05:49 PM
blair sucks

foursixandtwo
05-17-2006, 05:50 PM
blair sucks
sweet...your posts just went up one...

oh brother.

RiaN_the_Great
05-17-2006, 06:02 PM
Who was it, someone put a spin on a Dane Cook joke. About how every group has one guy in it thats completely lame, and they keep him around to rip on him and have fun at his expense, and Blair is that guy. I like that theory a lot.

M.Luther
05-17-2006, 07:44 PM
dont get me wrong i dont have nothing against blair, but yea he's that guy.

Spiral Into Nothing
05-17-2006, 08:16 PM
Check toolband.... its not Blair, he says so himself.

foursixandtwo
05-17-2006, 09:05 PM
Check toolband.... its not Blair, he says so himself.
I believe that has already been stated.

RiaN_the_Great
05-17-2006, 09:08 PM
Blair is the dude who writes on the website the most.

"He who controls the past controls the future."

Oh my god, you tool, listen to Rage and realize the oppression and disinformation that is your education system. (Oh, and to demonstrate that I AM in fact kidding: lol u n00b)

M.Luther
05-17-2006, 09:27 PM
i think whoever mailed blair that question read this thread.
or blair made that question up after he read this thread.
either way, best thread ever.

M.Luther
05-18-2006, 02:36 AM
who would mail blair and use the word 'protaganist'
i mean what the fuck...think about it.
everyone would use 'retard,nut,loser' etc..

LoKi
05-18-2006, 02:42 AM
you just hate him because he hangs out with tool and doesn't tell you every single thing about them.

i guess you're going to have to cry into your tissues hoping it's the same brand maynard uses.

M.Luther
05-18-2006, 02:48 AM
i posted earlier ago that i dont have anything against blair, and i have taken the position of defending him numerous times on the forums.
but he's the guy.

OGT from back in the day
05-18-2006, 10:59 AM
i dont like him because he sucks

M.Luther
05-18-2006, 02:23 PM
nice observation

spiralout11235
05-18-2006, 03:20 PM
So I was reading through the March newsletter out of boredom (and because I enjoyed reading it last time), and I found some interesting things regarding the protagonist of Rosetta Stoned.

After reading the news update about Blair being the subject of Rosetta Stoned, I had begun to notice some parallels. Keep in mind that the March newsletter is also the one where you run your mouse over the Answer and watch it turn into Rosetta Stoned. Here are some interesting things I noticed that might or might not have any significance.

"And then I saw Dave. At first I thought it was just a mirage, but there he was in his van with the Phish sticker, door beads, and embroidered tapestries. I recognized him by his frizzy hair, dressed in a tie-dye tee, Baja hoodie and hemp pants, with the familiar Birkenstocks..."

I know Blair said that Maynard was the subject of Rosetta Stoned, but I thought I'd throw that out there anyways. O.o Also in the Feb. Newsletter where Blair uses a Ouija Board to ask a "spirit" or whatever some questions he asks:

Q:"With regards to this same song, what does the letter "d" that you pointed to stand for?"

A: Dave.

The last line of the newsletter also caught my attention:"But I had to wonder whether or not if he ever managed to separate the true vibrations from the discords if someone would have to change him like a baby."

God damn shit the bed?

I haven't really searched for any other parallels or allusions, I wasn't intending to in the first place, I just happened to notice those things. I could just be noticing things because I have Rosetta Stoned in mind, or they could actually be allusions. Who knows. I just thought I'd throw this out there.

Also Blair says "Therefore, the identity of the person unfortunate (or fortunate, depending on your feelings about these things) enough to have the encounter as described in "Rosetta Stoned" is only known by MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN (and perhaps a few others)." I had previously read that to mean that MJK was the protagonist of Rosetta Stoned, but now I read it as saying "MJK also knows who the protagonist is." Interesting.

M.Luther
05-18-2006, 05:30 PM
Blair is good at this type of thing, he is a bard and speaks in riddles.

spiralout11235
05-18-2006, 06:09 PM
He's clever.

RiaN_the_Great
05-18-2006, 09:07 PM
i dont like him because he sucks

HAHAHHAAHA! Word for WORD, that is EXACTLY what I was going to say to Loki. Hahahahah. Blair is like Richard Simmons cool.

M.Luther
05-19-2006, 03:29 AM
without all the homoerotic undertones.

RiaN_the_Great
05-19-2006, 11:01 AM
I think Blair really needs to get laid.

M.Luther
05-19-2006, 05:59 PM
don't we all though??

wags
05-21-2006, 07:40 PM
hey numbnuts, no one else already stated it in this forum which is why i put it here

actually there are at least 3 or 4 threads with this subject, but who's counting?

Amirite?
Amirite?
Amirite?

M.Luther
05-21-2006, 10:04 PM
no, this was the original blair/rosetta stoned connection thread.

BlanketEffect
05-21-2006, 11:12 PM
I think he was refering to OGT's interpretation and not yours, ML.

bawb
05-22-2006, 01:52 AM
Here is a snip of a reply Blair wrote

BUT I HAVE NEVER EATEN A KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUT AT AREA 51 or anywhere else (and I don't own a pair of Birkenstock sandals, shoes, clogs or otherwise). Therefore, the identity of the person unfortunate (or fortunate, depending on your feelings about these things) enough to have the encounter as described in "Rosetta Stoned" is only known by MAYNARD JAMES KEENAN (and perhaps a few others). It was not I, although I once saw a similar type out by "Campfire Hill"? a good place to get gassed if that's your thing. Anyway, it's all about the boron.

M.Luther
05-22-2006, 01:16 PM
yea i still say he knows more.

RiaN_the_Great
05-22-2006, 08:26 PM
I still say he sucks.

M.Luther
05-23-2006, 03:27 PM
click the link in my sig, join the club because blair is a rightgeous guy.

OGT from back in the day
05-23-2006, 04:43 PM
blair has no life, he has to type these huge answers, he should get laid, he sucks

RiaN_the_Great
05-23-2006, 09:25 PM
Actually, he's probably a pretty cool guy once you get to know him. I just can't ever figure out what the hell he's talking about because he rambles, and likely embeds minor little gems in his writing that are almost inconsequential, and I don't like to feel stupid.

Still...he seems pretty goofy. I think "goon" is a good word for him.

M.Luther
05-23-2006, 09:28 PM
yea blairs alright, just remember people he's doing what he does on toolband- for the benefit of the readers.

TheNothingOrchid
05-24-2006, 05:02 AM
Blair seems like a pretty cool dude to me.

And I enjoyed that little rant of his. As I enjoy most of his rants.

Some of them DO suck, though.

But lay off the dude.

Unless he owes you money, or fucked your girlfriend or something.

Schwann
05-24-2006, 06:18 AM
Well Blair wrote on the mainpage this long winded Blair-like post saying he'd been through all kinds of crazy things up there at the base that doesn't exist, and says the only thing he's never done was eat a Krispy Kreme donut that got on his non-existant Birkenstocks...which I think is bullshit. Have you ever seen that guy? He's hip to dem Krispy Kremes probably cuz he likes donuts and probably because there's a hole in the middle...figure it out! By the way, just kidding Blair! We know its not you.

Schwann
05-24-2006, 06:22 AM
Actually, he's probably a pretty cool guy once you get to know him. I just can't ever figure out what the hell he's talking about because he rambles, and likely embeds minor little gems in his writing that are almost inconsequential, and I don't like to feel stupid.

Still...he seems pretty goofy. I think "goon" is a good word for him.

Blair ain't a bad guy, just intelligent. Sometimes intelligent people are a little quirky, odd, or different because they're too smart to be "cool" like all the other moronic monkeys running around, fucking shit all up.

RiaN_the_Great
05-24-2006, 07:42 AM
He probably DID fuck your girlfriends and take your money. That's probably the secret that he embeds in his posts.

M.Luther
05-25-2006, 03:19 PM
if you take the first letter of every 5th word and combine them, thats the message.

RiaN_the_Great
05-25-2006, 03:39 PM
About him fucking girlfriends and taking money?

M.Luther
05-25-2006, 03:57 PM
i think he does have a girlfriend.

M.Luther
05-26-2006, 10:46 PM
Blair ain't a bad guy, just intelligent. Sometimes intelligent people are a little quirky, odd, or different because they're too smart to be "cool" like all the other moronic monkeys running around, fucking shit all up.

yes, he is very quirky too.

śmoebaēį∑.
05-26-2006, 11:00 PM
Blair dismayed any recolection of portraying a cuase drawn into this song in one of the "newsletters". Is he, or was he lying? i do not know...but i can be sure that his point was only made over the whole "Krispy-Kreams" lyric through an entire page of writing.....So, M.Luther, your "bouncing back-and-fourth" theory might actually be what's happening in the song, or we also could be stretching the whole idea in the story of the "main character" brought into the song....

BlanketEffect
05-27-2006, 08:37 AM
And honestly, does it matter *who* it's about? The point of the song really has nothing to do with knowing who it's about. Nor, do I think, knowing who it was about would help the listener.

You might get in your mind the notion that the song is about one thing, or one particular point of view and never hear anything else you might have gotten out of it.

Remember, even if Maynard writes a song with one specific meaning in mind, if that's not what you get out of it, then that's not what it's about. Indeed, songs are only about what they're about to the people that think of them in that way. It doesn't matter who writes it, that doesn't make that song about *that*. It only makes it about that to the writer.

Everything is about perspective, and I think that's what Tool likes to emphasize. So stop trying to strip all of the mystery out of a song and thereby limiting your view on the various new meanings that perhaps now you won't think of because now "you know" what the song is about (or at least, you think it's about what Maynard thinks it's about... assuming you're right about Maynard's meaning in the first place which you're probably not.) - and even then, it's still about everything that any listener of it has thought it was about.

I hope that made sense.

RiaN_the_Great
05-27-2006, 09:24 AM
Jesus Blanket... Why don't you just piss on his parade and shit in his cheerios? =P

I still say its a funny notion that there'd be a song on the album just to poke fun at Blair, which is a pretty fruity name.

BlanketEffect
05-27-2006, 09:59 PM
Just trying to keep things in the flavor of open-mindedness and that 'we are one' philosophy... can't shake it... not since Lateralus... Pissing logic and reason onto parades is just a sideline.

"Even the words of the Enlightened can become deadly paths for the too deluded. Cling not to words. Cling not to your perceptions of them. Words are afterall just words. Guides and not the goal"

BlanketEffect
05-27-2006, 10:01 PM
Also, Raisin Bran > Cheerios

M.Luther
05-27-2006, 10:04 PM
nah CTC owns them both, i dont get where you're going with this though.

BlanketEffect
05-27-2006, 10:28 PM
Don't spend too much of your cathexis on it.

M.Luther
05-30-2006, 09:18 AM
oh we will, because this is a song worth figuring out.