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    True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    So I am sitting in Burgies in Ames right now waiting for a meeting to start and guess what comes on the loud speaker...THE CF THEME SONG!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ]YouTube - Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up[/ame]



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll

    Denim + epic hand movements = gold


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    Re: True story about Rick Roll

    I wonder why Rick Astley was picked? Why not Nickelback or Celine Dion, or Kenny G?



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll

    You should have started this thread with

    So there I was....minding my own business........


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    Re: True story about Rick Roll

    I don't get the video. Was he in prison when they filmed this?


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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gj7_E5Tpdhs]YouTube - We Built Sioux City[/ame]



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    that was painful



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post

    NOOOOOO!!!

    Hey Chamber of Commerce, I have a great idea! Let's promote Sioux City using a song that is regularly voted as one of the worst songs of the 1980's!


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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    NOOOOOO!!!

    Hey Chamber of Commerce, I have a great idea! Let's promote Sioux City using a song that is regularly voted as one of the worst songs of the 1980's!

    The 80's? I thought it was of all time.



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    NOOOOOO!!!

    Hey Chamber of Commerce, I have a great idea! Let's promote Sioux City using a song that is regularly voted as one of the worst songs of the 1980's!
    I don't even think the song is the problem there...just the "changes" to it.



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    So I am sitting in Burgies in Ames right now waiting for a meeting to start and guess what comes on the loud speaker...THE CF THEME SONG!

    YouTube - Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
    I think Rick defined the "white guy" dance moves.


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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-A-05wPlQQ4]YouTube - Hey KSU - 1989 called, they want their promotional video back![/ame]



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    Re: True story about Rick Roll

    Quote Originally Posted by Grok View Post
    I wonder why Rick Astley was picked? Why not Nickelback or Celine Dion, or Kenny G?
    I heard somewhere (not sure if it's true or not) that the origin is based on the fact that when radio listeners first heard Rick Astley, they thought they were hearing a soulful black man sing, but when they actually saw him, he was a skinny white dude. The premise of the Rick Roll is you think you're clicking on a link for one thing, but it's actually something else. See the parallels? Kind of a stretch, but who knows...


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    Re: True story about Rick Roll (while I was minding my own business)

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I think Rick defined the "white guy" dance moves.
    After being Rick Rolled many times my favorite dance move is the scene where the black guy in really short shorts just randomly jumps up against a fence.

    Also the Rick Roll has now revitalized Rick Astley's career (well at least for one single)...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMau-DXAeMU]YouTube - Rick Astley Lights Out Official Video[/ame]



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