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#1 Posted on 6.11.02 1015.34
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Does his little ditty on Raw mean he's going to that roster or have they been showing similar things on Smackdown (I don't get UPN)?
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#2 Posted on 6.11.02 1049.35
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They'll probably play it on SD as well since they appear to be playing up the "Free Agent" angle with him.
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#3 Posted on 6.11.02 1201.18
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My second favorite stupid tidbit: The reason the siren in BPP's entrance music sounds kind of off is because it's in 7/4 time. I can't think of any other wrestler's entrance music that isn't in 4/4.

(edited by MoeGates on 6.11.02 1301)
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#4 Posted on 6.11.02 1216.54
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Did you figure that out on your own free time?

(So what you're saying is although his music is 4/4, the siren's in 7/4?)
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#5 Posted on 6.11.02 1245.36
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    Originally posted by TheCow
    Did you figure that out on your own free time?

    (So what you're saying is although his music is 4/4, the siren's in 7/4?)



No, the siren is in 7/4 and the beat is following the siren. So the whole thing is in 7/4.

I don't know if it still is, I wasn't paying attention to it completely the other night. It definitely isn't the same thing he was using as an entrance in WCW, they souped it up a bit.
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#6 Posted on 6.11.02 1529.36
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this may sound dumb, but what does 7/4 mean?
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#7 Posted on 6.11.02 2226.26
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4/4 means four quarter notes per measure, so you can count along with the song: 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4. Most popular music these days is in 4/4.

7/4 means seven quarter notes per measure, so if you were counting along, it'd go: 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3. If you're used to 4/4, it would sound like it was dropping one beat every other measure.

I haven't noticed that about BPP's theme, but now I'm all excited!

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#8 Posted on 7.11.02 0219.10
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The fact that the crowd seemingly makes absolutely no sound at all during those vignettes should make it easy to count the time too.

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#9 Posted on 7.11.02 0234.08
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What WWE needs is more 6/8 music--besides Chris Harvard's theme, of course. Considering how slow Big Show is sometimes, his music could be in 3/4. I played saxophone in band for 6 years--nice to see I've retained something. :)
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#10 Posted on 7.11.02 0525.55
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    Originally posted by DarrylTheHitman
    What WWE needs is more 6/8 music--besides Chris Harvard's theme, of course. Considering how slow Big Show is sometimes, his music could be in 3/4. I played saxophone in band for 6 years--nice to see I've retained something. :)
The only thing I retained from band is a fierce hatred of memories of attempting anything outside 4/4, 3/4, and 6/8 (if I was concentrating)

Those damn sirens are REALLY annoying. Hopefully they tweak the theme to move them to the background.
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#11 Posted on 7.11.02 0947.10
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    Originally posted by LennyAaronRoxx
    this may sound dumb, but what does 7/4 mean?


Listen to "Money" by Pink Floyd. That intro just feels all weeeiiirrddd. It's cause it's in 7/4.
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#12 Posted on 7.11.02 1529.25
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Or the intro to "Spoonman" from soundgarden. I can't think of any others offhand.
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#13 Posted on 8.11.02 0159.13
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Them Bones, ALice in Chains..
Go by Pearl Jam


are all not in 4/4..either 3/4 or 7/8

I *like* the sirens..totally adds to the freak Steiner idea.
I saw Steiner's entrance once, in Germany and with a whole lotta flashlights and cop like lights I thought it was an amazing entrance..
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#14 Posted on 8.11.02 0504.02
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I listened to BPP's theme during his vignette tonight; it's definitely in 4/4. The siren's out of sync, but the basic theme's 4/4.

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#15 Posted on 8.11.02 0832.20
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No way. I listened to it too. Becuase it's a really basic beat (thump THUMP thump THUMP) it could be in any time, which most people subconciously hear as 4/4 becuase it's so common. But start counting the beats between the sirens and it's 7 beats, start over. Since the siren and the beat were the only things in the old intro, that's definitely 7/4. Now that there's other stuff in the intro, maybe they've switched it, but I don't think so.
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#16 Posted on 8.11.02 1744.31
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    Originally posted by AngryJohnny
The only thing I retained from band is a fierce hatred of memories of attempting anything outside 4/4, 3/4, and 6/8 (if I was concentrating)

Those damn sirens are REALLY annoying. Hopefully they tweak the theme to move them to the background.



Is this why you're Angry Johnny? :)
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#17 Posted on 8.11.02 2341.54
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Moe, ignore the siren completely and listen to the theme; listen to the guitar and stuff. That stuff is 4/4.

Now that there's other stuff in the intro, maybe they've switched it

Yeah, you may be right about that.

Although it seems that a thump THUMP beat is going to be an even-numbered tempo, or you'd have to toss in a thump THUMP THUMP in there, no?

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#18 Posted on 9.11.02 0025.52
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I would like to formally interrupt this musical thread to state that Scott Steiner is a broken-down clod who can't string two coherent sentences together, and I'm sad he's coming in. I hope he just jobs to Triple H and leaves.
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#19 Posted on 9.11.02 0121.26
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And to think, I thought I'd never see anyone rooting for HHH to go over anyone ever again.
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#20 Posted on 9.11.02 0127.01
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Not being coherent is part of Steiner's charm, IMO. Trying to decipher what he was saying was my highlight of Nitro every week.
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