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    Earworms

    I'm curious as to how others are affected by earworms, tunes and song fragments that get stuck in your head. I'm a musician and the experts say musicians are more susceptible to earworms than most people. But I pretty much have a tune in my head from the moment I wakeup to when I go to bed, everyday. I'm used to it, and when I get a particularly annoying one I can usually replace it by listening to one of my favorite songs. How about you?



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    Re: Earworms

    I get them from video game music, particularly if I play something with repetitive music for a long time, right before bed.



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    Re: Earworms

    I have had Daft Punk "Get Lucky" stuck in my head for 4 days now



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    Re: Earworms

    I'm most susceptible to them when I run. I ran middle distance in HS and I would always have one during a race. I still run regularly before work and I get one every time. They aren't usually songs I've recently heard...don't know where they come from. I'll bet tomorrows will be that Daft Punk song though...thanks CF.


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    Re: Earworms

    I hardly ever listen to music because of earworms.



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    Re: Earworms

    I thought this was about a new parasitic disease....songs don't cause worms!



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    Re: Earworms

    Damn.

    Somewhere in the last few days I heard, Diana by Paul Anka.

    That damn "uh uh... uh uh.. uh uh uh uh uh uh uh uh!" part has been stuck in my head waaaaay too long.


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    Re: Earworms

    I clicked on this thinking it was going to be one of those "Please help identify" threads...


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    Re: Earworms

    Nothing worse than this kind:



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    Re: Earworms

    I think I called this "brain worms" or something in another thread once upon a time!

    I get songs stuck in my head daily. It can be anything, but once something is in there, it doesn't leave for several days.


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    Re: Earworms

    Thanks guys. Now I've got "Soft Kitty" from 'The Big Bang Theory" stuck in my head...


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    Re: Earworms

    the next episode.



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