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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2009, 06:42:45 AM »
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Again, all I posted are excerpts from three far-removed issues of Q magazine.

Those are the bands words, not mine.

Those are the words of the Q writer, not mine.

Don't shoot the messenger.  I am just trying to provide some education and clarity for the post-POP U2 fans who aren't too familiar with POP.

Cheers,

J

please! you posted this to get people's backs up nothing more !!!anybody getting into the band post 1997 like most other fans including myself in 85 will find the back catalogue on there own and make there own opinions of the bands albums to date, they don't need to read this  bollo*ks.

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2009, 06:46:31 AM »
Spaner, i totally agree!! this dude is a TROLL

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #47 on: February 04, 2009, 06:52:49 AM »
Yeah, I mean what the hell is this "I'm trying to educate fans" bs. I found out Pop on my own and so can anyone if they decide to buy the album. I think everyone's getting sick of him, I certainly am.

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #48 on: February 04, 2009, 06:58:40 AM »
He is a DB, says sh**e to get a responce. Dont want to say to much cause the monitor has gotten on me a few times about this guy.

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2009, 07:42:02 AM »
Theres a guy who's strange
In your U2 thread
who ya gonna call          trollbusters!

theres a bon jovi picture
and it dont look good
who ya gonna call          trollbusters!

i aint afraid of no troll



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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #50 on: February 04, 2009, 07:46:29 AM »
hahah

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #51 on: February 04, 2009, 08:00:19 AM »
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I am just trying to provide some education and clarity for the post-POP U2 fans who aren't too familiar with POP.



Bwahahahaha!!!!!!!!!

The way to get familiar with Pop, or any album, is to LISTEN to it, not read about it !


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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #52 on: February 04, 2009, 08:02:25 AM »
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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #53 on: February 04, 2009, 08:11:30 AM »
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Yea but Jick is not up to par when it comes to using the brain

But he feels he's up to helping educate the newbies

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"I feel I can contribute here - especially to the newbies."

And when he says "So I guess it was time I'd join the forum." what he means is "I just kicked off the Interference forums for being a troll"






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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #54 on: February 05, 2009, 04:50:10 AM »
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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #55 on: February 05, 2009, 08:34:53 AM »
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Yea but Jick is not up to par when it comes to using the brain

My post required little brain cell work.  I just copied and typed excerpts from those three Q magazine articles.

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Jick is some loser who has nothing better to do, but to get on fourms and post stupid stuff.

I am sorry if you find Mullen's quotes in Q magazine stupid.

Cheers,

J

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #56 on: February 05, 2009, 05:06:32 PM »
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Theres a guy who's strange
In your U2 thread
who ya gonna call          trollbusters!

theres a bon jovi picture
and it dont look good
who ya gonna call          trollbusters!

i aint afraid of no troll




ROFL! This made me laugh so hard, you have no idea.

 ;D

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #57 on: February 05, 2009, 05:15:30 PM »
Don't we all just LOVE threads like these?  ::)

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Re: POP: The High Watermark Of U2's Frustration and Their Most Turbulent Period
« Reply #58 on: February 06, 2009, 04:09:18 PM »
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Don't we all just LOVE threads like these?  ::)

You know it   :D

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just goes to show how true the old adage about musicians being the worst people to judge their own music is.

Pop routinely beats out atyclb in fan polls.



Worldwide sales and awards garnered are better gauges to me than "fan polls."

Worldwide sales have nothing to do with how real U2 fans felt about either album. ATYCLB was great, but look at the facts. ATYCLB sold more because of "being in the right place at the right time": it was linked to the Tomb Raider movie, the Superbowl performance, etc etc.. it was thrust out there more. Therefore the general public became more familiar with it. It was like ANY "fad" out there. "Hey, that Superbowl performance by them guys was pretty cool, let's check out the album"... "OOH, there's that album with that song from Tomb Raider on it!"... If any of us could find out for certain that anything U2 was selling well because of the way it was promoted instead of just because it was U2, wouldn't we be somewhat disturbed?

Plus, I don't agree with the comment "U2 has done a good job of hiding/concealing POP for the newcomers, while for the old fans U2 have virtually disowned the album by remixing every vital track there.".. I don't really think they've tried to hide or conceal Pop, they just don't do stuff from it very much. They've got 32 years worth of material now, they can't fit everything into the itinerary. They didn't play anything earlier than Pride for many years on the tours, but it didn't mean they hated the earlier stuff. Plus, U2 had remixed several songs in the past, you can't reeeally say they picked on Pop in particular.. Pop certainly wasn't the first time they did remixes.
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