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Cerebus
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#1 Posted on 3.3.03 0012.48
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Ok, this is gonna sound odd.

I need some song that will tell someone you are not interested in them but I don't want the somgs to be too obvious, cause I've already got some of THOSE for the cd. This is what I've got so far...

Cheap Trick - Born To Raise Hell
Ben Folds Five - Breakup Song
The Monroes - What Do All The People Know
Wilco - I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
Talking Heads - Girlfriend Is Better
Squeeze - Tempted By The Fruit Of Another
Greg Khin Band - The Breakup Song
Third Eye Blind - God Of Wine
Sarah McLachlan - Do What You Have To Do

As I had said, I already got the OBVIOUS ones, any other suggestions would be greatly apprecieated, Thanks.

Edit: adding songs...

(edited by Cerebus on 2.3.03 2220)
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#2 Posted on 3.3.03 0235.20
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Just show the Person You Don't Like In That Way your thread about making lists of deaths each day. Smiley face.

Hmm, Godsmack- "Whatever"... the "GO AWAY" over and over should get the point across, but might step over the line of being obvious. (And what the hell? You want this person to stop pursuing you, yet you want to let them know that as subtly as possible? Guh?) Or do you like this person as a friend and don't want to piss them off?

Nothing says "I don't like you in that way" like making somebody a CD.

YOU ARE ON MY LIST! THE "CREEPY" LIST!





(edited by Ubermonkeys on 3.3.03 0429)
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#3 Posted on 3.3.03 0840.39
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    Originally posted by Ubermonkeys
    Hmm, Godsmack- "Whatever"... the "GO AWAY" over and over should get the point across, but might step over the line of being obvious.


Why not just the entire album, since "Go Away" is on nearly every track.

I'm thinking Hallmark makes a ton of cash off of you, soggy shrub. Anyways, I'll try to be helpful, but the subtlety factor is a bitch and a half. Perhaps "Let It Be" by the Beatles. Definately end the thing with "Killing Me Softly with His Song" Flack or Fugee version, your choice.
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#4 Posted on 3.3.03 0847.51
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Weird Al Yankovic - One More Minute

Unless you consider lines like "I'd rather clean all the bathroom in Grand Central Station with my tongue
Than spend one more minute with you" a wee bit too obvious.
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#5 Posted on 3.3.03 0934.13
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    Originally posted by HomerJFong
    Weird Al Yankovic - One More Minute

    Unless you consider lines like "I'd rather clean all the bathroom in Grand Central Station with my tongue
    Than spend one more minute with you" a wee bit too obvious.



'Cause I'm stranded all alone in the Gas Station of Love and I have to use the self-service pump.
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#6 Posted on 3.3.03 1027.35
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Would NIN "Reptile" be too mean?

"She spreads herself wide open to let the insects in.
She leaves a trail of honey to show me where she's been.
She has the blood of reptile just underneath the skin.
Seed from a thousand lovers drips down from within.
Oh, my beautiful liar.
Oh, my precious whore.
My disease. My infection.
I am so unpure."
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#7 Posted on 3.3.03 1139.30
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All I know is if "don't go away mad, just go away" by Motley Crue is not on this disc, then it is not complete.
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#8 Posted on 3.3.03 1453.01
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How about:

"Get the Fuck Away" - Kill-A-Watts
"Eat Shit and Die" - Broke Americans
"Why Won't You Leave Me?" - Home Grown
"I Want You To Die" - The Dwarves (or Mondo Generator)
"I Don't Want You" - Untamed Youth
"Piss Off" - The Unseen
"Fuck Off and Die" - Chaotic Discord

Are these too subtle?
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#9 Posted on 3.3.03 1639.00
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(sigh!)

It seems that the word 'subtlety' is lost on you people. Yes, I do still want to keep her as a friend... she's useful at the moment and even after that, she's a nice kid who doesn't get that I do not LIKE her THAT way. It seems that my poor judgement in presupposing that people on a message board could grasp that concept was my shortcomming.

Ubermonkeys: The CD was her idea, I have a problem expressing my feeling because when I open my mouth, I sound like an ass most of the time. I have a hard time saying what I mean or I say what I mean but it's NOT what I meant to say. I'm a guy, I can be an ass sometimes without meaning to be an ass.

Thanks for the (NON)help, but I guess I'll have to keep searching on my own.
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#10 Posted on 3.3.03 1815.43
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If you want to keep her as a friend, and don't want her as a gf, you could try a little country.
Please Remeber Me by Tim McGraw is a song about messing up a relationship with a woman and telling her she will find someone good someday.
More Ben Folds Five is always good too.
Solitary Man by Neil Diamond is pretty subtle and could get the point across as to what you want to remain.
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#11 Posted on 3.3.03 1817.06
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    Originally posted by Cerebus
    Ok, this is gonna sound odd.

    I need some song that will tell someone you are not interested in them but I don't want the somgs to be too obvious, cause I've already got some of THOSE for the cd. This is what I've got so far...

    Cheap Trick - Born To Raise Hell
    Ben Folds Five - Breakup Song
    The Monroes - What Do All The People Know
    Wilco - I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
    Talking Heads - Girlfriend Is Better
    Squeeze - Tempted By The Fruit Of Another
    Greg Khin Band - The Breakup Song
    Third Eye Blind - God Of Wine
    Sarah McLachlan - Do What You Have To Do

    As I had said, I already got the OBVIOUS ones, any other suggestions would be greatly apprecieated, Thanks.

    Edit: adding songs...

    (edited by Cerebus on 2.3.03 2220)

.

To be fair, you never said you wanted to keep her as a friend and you were looking for subtle songs.

Try, That Dog - "Ms. Wrong" (different gender, but same idea)



(edited by astrobstrd on 3.3.03 2159)
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#12 Posted on 3.3.03 1841.09
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But if she's so into you, won't you just be encouraging her by giving her the mix CD? I'd back way off of her rather than giving her gifts. Especially homemade gifts.

(edited by count olaf on 3.3.03 1941)
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#13 Posted on 3.3.03 2008.09
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she's useful at the moment

WHAAA? Did you really say that?
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#14 Posted on 3.3.03 2137.37
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    Originally posted by Ubermonkeys
    she's useful at the moment

    WHAAA? Did you really say that?



Not to HER; I may be an ass, but I'm not STUPID!
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#15 Posted on 3.3.03 2250.10
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REM "The One I Love"

Crowded house "Mean To Me"
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#16 Posted on 3.3.03 2318.29
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Queen: "I Want to Break Free"

Maybe skip over the opening part that reads...

I want to break free from your lies
You're so self-satisfied
I don't need you
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#17 Posted on 3.3.03 2352.50
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astrobstrd is very correct in his assessment. The original post made it sound like you wanted us to avoid the obvious choices for "leave me alone" songs. One that comes to mind for the "it's just not meant to be in THAT way" sort of vibe is "A Sorta Fairytale" by Tori Amos.
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#18 Posted on 4.3.03 1301.40
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I just noticed that even that initial post there from me proves that I am not good at saying what I mean and meaning what I say. Sometimes, you need to just spell it out to people, but that's not me, so I suffer.
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#19 Posted on 4.3.03 1741.45
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Dead Kennedys "Holiday Inn Cambodia"
Police "Invisible Sun"
Johnny Cash "Long Black Veil"
Donna Fargo "US of A"
Waitresses "I Know What Boys Like"
Bongos "Numbers With Wings"
Belle Stars "Iko Iko"
Judas Priest "Living After Midnight"
James Brown "Living In America"
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#20 Posted on 4.3.03 1857.25
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If you've already slept with her, something from Afghan Whigs' Gentleman might be a thought.

If you're not opposed to allowing her to maintain some kind of glimmer of hope, Mayonnaise by Smashing Pumpkins works well.

Or you could go all schizoid and put on more Wilco (She's a Jar is sufficiently unnerving, I think), maybe some Tom Waits (Dirt in the Ground, or Misery is the River of the World), Tragically Hip's Scared, Leonard Cohen's Suzanne, and then Closer by Nine Inch Nails. Cap it off with something like Tomorrow from Annie and you're there...
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