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Linux chaser theme. Let it rest.

by punterjoe / September 21, 2007 10:43 PM PDT

I appreciate the work that the creator put into it. He/She clearly is the next Paul Shaffer. But sometimes less is more.
It just seems to stall the inertia of the show, kind of like when a dramatic storyline screeches to a halt when it suddenly turns into a song/dance number. (Viva Laughlin anyone?)
Just one opinion.
What does everyone else think?

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by dmdzine / September 21, 2007 11:08 PM PDT

keep the linux chaser....weluvit

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Less is more...but none is to little...
by shawnlin / September 22, 2007 12:04 AM PDT

I appreciate the musically inclined creator of it as well, but I think it would be nice to have something shorter - maybe a Linux ringtone of sorts?


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(NT) don't do that weird thing at the end:)
by alex_smurf / September 22, 2007 1:56 AM PDT
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Creative..but nah
by Kev50027 / September 22, 2007 6:22 AM PDT

I agree, it's creative, and funny, but it was good once or twice. Maybe a 1 or 2 second clip would be better.

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Stinging it
by chuym / September 22, 2007 8:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Creative..but nah

YES INDEED! 2 second sting is all it needs, not a 5 second buildup.

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Not that often...
by kcoppock / September 22, 2007 10:22 AM PDT

They've only played it like three times, that I've heard, anyway. It's not like they're playing it abusively.

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I agree,
by warrenrichards10 / September 22, 2007 11:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Not that often...

I recon it adds to the "quirky" nature of the show, maybe add "the imperial march" from Star Wars for Vista stories and "Pretty Fly for a White Guy" for OSX Tiger, you know?, tounge in cheek mini satire kinda thing,

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Whatever this song is
by Nicholas Buenk / September 23, 2007 9:34 AM PDT
In reply to: I agree,
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The Linux Chaser...
by navsimpson / September 22, 2007 2:34 PM PDT

... is the single most important piece of music of the past twenty years. It is unsurpassed, unmatched work of genius and all those who disparage it should be cast into fire.

Ummm... soooo... I like it is what I guess I'm sayin'.

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love it
by mementh / September 22, 2007 3:41 PM PDT

its like a mini daily giz wiz deal Happy keep it Happy

don't over use it and be carefull of too much creep of these.. 90% of leo's & dicks Daily Giz Wiz is Jingles... Happy

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by warrenrichards10 / September 23, 2007 8:43 AM PDT
In reply to: love it

What if after 6 months they change it to the Mousecateers theme song with different wording?, "L-I-N-U-X",instead of kiddies sing it you could get Tom and Molly to do the "Geek" version, (gotta make Molly wear the ears though),

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Stop That!!!!
by mementh / September 23, 2007 1:05 PM PDT
In reply to: "I GOT AN IDEA!"


I Nearly LAUGHED OUT LOUD at that comment...

I am at work around people on the phones and that woulda been EMBARRISING!!1

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by warrenrichards10 / September 23, 2007 8:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Stop That!!!!

OR PREHAPS THE LINUX MACCARINA!!!,or HIGHWAY TO LINUX!!,(delete hell),or even Rihanna, "UNDER MY LINUX!!, (delete umbrella), my GOD!!, the possibilities!!,

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Does satire get around the copyright?
by punterjoe / September 23, 2007 9:51 PM PDT
In reply to: "I GOT AN IDEA!"

Because I'm sure it's copyrighted until at least 3052AD. Wink
Maybe to assuage Richard Stallman, they could sing "G-N-U/L-I-N/U-X-cuz it's free! speech"
meh. I'd get sick of that too, after hearing it twice. Happy

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Keep the Linux Chaser Theme Song
by teddkg / September 22, 2007 11:03 PM PDT

I for one, say keep it for now. Maybe in 6months to a year it will get old, but hey, its only been played three times. I think it is amusing and hats of to the creator.

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Keep it!
by paintguru / September 23, 2007 9:17 AM PDT

But I agree to skip the ending after the story is over.

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by Exnie / September 23, 2007 9:21 AM PDT

Well... No actually. I think that the amount they play it right now is good.

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+1 for the Linux Chaser
by JegroVzla / September 28, 2007 12:49 AM PDT

Keep it, and I guess it?s GPL v2 or v3 so please make it downloadable somewhere Grin

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It's a beatiful song
by wthomas1h / September 28, 2007 2:22 AM PDT

Please keep it intact! I'm not even a Linux hippie, but I enjoy it very much.

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