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Thread #60803   Message #3343441
Posted By: JohnInKansas
26-Apr-12 - 06:36 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Barney Song - I Love You (bawdy parodies)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Barney Song - I Love You (bawdy parodies)
For the ancient and wise only -

When Windows 95 appeared (seems like centuries ago) a new feature was the ability to change the bleeps and burps associated with things your computer did.

There was also a small utility allowing you to splice sound clips together to exercise your creative inclinations.

Popularity of the little kit exploded briefly about the time Win98 appeared, when some people got a set of "clips" not too widely distributed, but rumored to have come from a lunatic band of microserfs, that included:

[voice of Barney]

I love you, You love me, We're a ...

[Sound of machine gun]

[Voice of Bones]

"He's dead, Jim!"

(a classic cliche, for those who remember)

[Voice of Jim (the fat boy?)]

"You grab his tricorder, I'll get his wallet."

(Or something like that)