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Reply #30 posted 09/30/11 1:37pm

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Timmy84 said:

Seriously, can I have that weed you're smoking? stoned

No, some of us like you the way you are.

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Reply #31 posted 09/30/11 1:48pm

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Nonsense. lock

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Reply #32 posted 09/30/11 1:54pm

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dannyd5050 said:

Nonsense. lock

No way!

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Reply #33 posted 09/30/11 2:04pm

Timmy84

TheDigitalGardener said:

Timmy84 said:

Seriously, can I have that weed you're smoking? stoned

No, some of us like you the way you are.

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Reply #34 posted 09/30/11 2:57pm

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Yes, everyone will have a day off and will spend 30 minutes in the morning singing Jughead and My Name Is Prince in an operatic manner, while kneeling in front of the Lovesexy and New Power Soul album covers. There will then be an 'arseless trousers' parade followed by a handing out of free ear cuffs and Prince scented candles, which will be lit in the evening while everyone parties like it's 1999.

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Reply #35 posted 09/30/11 2:57pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

electricberet said:

Right. Prince is right up there with Jesus. lol

I don't mean we should worship him, I just think in terms of having a holiday just for him. Imagine, instead of opening presents or gathering around a table for dinner, families will rush to open their new Prince playlist, talk about Prince's legacy, share jokes about him, dance to his music.

It would be absolutely brilliant.

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Reply #36 posted 09/30/11 3:18pm

Timmy84

purplemonster04 said:

Yes, everyone will have a day off and will spend 30 minutes in the morning singing Jughead and My Name Is Prince in an operatic manner, while kneeling in front of the Lovesexy and New Power Soul album covers. There will then be an 'arseless trousers' parade followed by a handing out of free ear cuffs and Prince scented candles, which will be lit in the evening while everyone parties like it's 1999.

lol

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Reply #37 posted 09/30/11 3:57pm

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Genesia said:

Nothinbutjoy said:

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But c'mon. It's Prince, it's gotta be commercialized a little bit to have just the right spirit!

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Reply #38 posted 09/30/11 4:26pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

A day when everyone has a day off work so that they can spend it with their loved ones to listen to Prince's discography. To celebrate the gift of music he has given this world.

We can make a petition to get this signed. Or hand out flyers or something...I don't really know how people get national holidays, but I'll look into it.

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Reply #39 posted 09/30/11 4:53pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

A day when everyone has a day off work so that they can spend it with their loved ones to listen to Prince's discography. To celebrate the gift of music he has given this world.

We can make a petition to get this signed. Or hand out flyers or something...I don't really know how people get national holidays, but I'll look into it.

[Edited 9/30/11 8:20am]

You should definitely start that petition. I'd like to see if Prince will send his emissary on here to tell you to knock it off (like he did for the Hollywood Walk of Fame idea).

BTW, I think your thread should be titled "Should Prince's Birthday Be An International Holiday?"

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Reply #40 posted 09/30/11 5:02pm

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It's a shame some posters here are not taking this serious. I honestly am fucking sick of the Justin Bieber's, the Nicki Minaj's and Rebecca Black's that are ruining the music industry right now. A music industry that is infested with nothing but auto-tuning crap on the radio.

It's artist like that make me appreciate Prince, and I think everyone in America, or any part of the world, should embrace his legacy every June 7th.

Whether they are a fan or not, every June 7th should be a day off work and everyone can relax and listen to Prince all day.

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Reply #41 posted 09/30/11 5:03pm

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electricberet said:

Pr1nceQuik said:

A day when everyone has a day off work so that they can spend it with their loved ones to listen to Prince's discography. To celebrate the gift of music he has given this world.

We can make a petition to get this signed. Or hand out flyers or something...I don't really know how people get national holidays, but I'll look into it.

[Edited 9/30/11 8:20am]

You should definitely start that petition. I'd like to see if Prince will send his emissary on here to tell you to knock it off (like he did for the Hollywood Walk of Fame idea).

BTW, I think your thread should be titled "Should Prince's Birthday Be An International Holiday?"

I will do all I can to get this done and I don't think Prince will mind once he sees the millions upon millions of people passionate to have this day in honor of him.

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Reply #42 posted 09/30/11 5:17pm

dJJ

Pr1nceQuik said:

It's a shame some posters here are not taking this serious. I honestly am fucking sick of the Justin Bieber's, the Nicki Minaj's and Rebecca Black's that are ruining the music industry right now. A music industry that is infested with nothing but auto-tuning crap on the radio.

It's artist like that make me appreciate Prince, and I think everyone in America, or any part of the world, should embrace his legacy every June 7th.

Whether they are a fan or not, every June 7th should be a day off work and everyone can relax and listen to Prince all day.

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Reply #43 posted 09/30/11 5:19pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

electricberet said:

You should definitely start that petition. I'd like to see if Prince will send his emissary on here to tell you to knock it off (like he did for the Hollywood Walk of Fame idea).

BTW, I think your thread should be titled "Should Prince's Birthday Be An International Holiday?"

I will do all I can to get this done and I don't think Prince will mind once he sees the millions upon millions of people passionate to have this day in honor of him.

Right on! Don't let the naysayers get you down.

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Reply #44 posted 09/30/11 5:43pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

It's a shame some posters here are not taking this serious. I honestly am fucking sick of the Justin Bieber's, the Nicki Minaj's and Rebecca Black's that are ruining the music industry right now. A music industry that is infested with nothing but auto-tuning crap on the radio.

As a few people have mentioned, Prince does not acknowledge his birthday and, for the reasons why he doesn't do that, he would take major issue with a plan where everyone else did - I guarantee it.

Instead, maybe you could campaign for a "Music Appreciation Day", which encourages everyone to spend at least part of the day listening to music created by musicians with actual instruments, etc.. be it at a live show, listening to vinyl (for those that can) or else just some quality CDs.

If Music Appreciation Day (or MAD, for short) happened to be on June 7th as a nod to the guy that inspired the idea, then all the better.

I'm not sure you'd get a holiday out of it, but you've got a lot more chance of getting support for a broader notion like music appreciation than you would for a national (or international) holiday to celebrate the birthday of a pop star (in the world's eyes), particularly one who doesn't acknowledge the day himself.

Of course, if you really must persist with the original idea though, perhaps you could convince Stevie Wonder to pen a song in support of the idea of giving Prince a national holiday on account of him being a musical genius. No gaping flaws in that plan wink

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Reply #45 posted 09/30/11 5:47pm

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Pr1nceQuik said:

electricberet said:

You should definitely start that petition. I'd like to see if Prince will send his emissary on here to tell you to knock it off (like he did for the Hollywood Walk of Fame idea).

BTW, I think your thread should be titled "Should Prince's Birthday Be An International Holiday?"

I will do all I can to get this done and I don't think Prince will mind once he sees the millions upon millions of people passionate to have this day in honor of him.

Wow, you're really serious aren't you? Prince doesn't even celebrate his birthday or many of the traditional holidays because of his religion, so why would he desire or acknowledge an International holiday of his birthday? I remember someone started a thread about getting Prince's name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame not too long ago, and DrFunkenberry posted a message that Prince respectfully does not desire for that to happen. Fans all over the world already have Prince celebrations, meetups all year 'round at their own leisure. He would probably refuse it based on his religious beliefs and non-acceptance of idolatry/worship, but good luck with that though. smile

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Reply #46 posted 09/30/11 6:22pm

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I know it's a silly idea, but let him/her do what he/she wants. Personally I would love to see a Prince holiday. I think it would be fun, even though it may never happen.

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Reply #47 posted 09/30/11 6:28pm

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I say yes . But I know it will neva happen in a zillion years. lol

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Reply #48 posted 09/30/11 6:36pm

Emancipation89

Chiquetet said:

Pr1nceQuik said:

It's a shame some posters here are not taking this serious. I honestly am fucking sick of the Justin Bieber's, the Nicki Minaj's and Rebecca Black's that are ruining the music industry right now. A music industry that is infested with nothing but auto-tuning crap on the radio.

As a few people have mentioned, Prince does not acknowledge his birthday and, for the reasons why he doesn't do that, he would take major issue with a plan where everyone else did - I guarantee it.

Instead, maybe you could campaign for a "Music Appreciation Day", which encourages everyone to spend at least part of the day listening to music created by musicians with actual instruments, etc.. be it at a live show, listening to vinyl (for those that can) or else just some quality CDs.

If Music Appreciation Day (or MAD, for short) happened to be on June 7th as a nod to the guy that inspired the idea, then all the better.

I'm not sure you'd get a holiday out of it, but you've got a lot more chance of getting support for a broader notion like music appreciation than you would for a national (or international) holiday to celebrate the birthday of a pop star (in the world's eyes), particularly one who doesn't acknowledge the day himself.

Of course, if you really must persist with the original idea though, perhaps you could convince Stevie Wonder to pen a song in support of the idea of giving Prince a national holiday on account of him being a musical genius. No gaping flaws in that plan wink

yes yes I think this is an awesome idea!!!

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Reply #49 posted 09/30/11 6:42pm

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Try for a national (or international) holiday in honor of the arts, not one for a specific artist PrinceQuik. The idea is a bit unrealistic, imo, and Prince is my favorite musician/performer... shrug

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Reply #50 posted 09/30/11 6:43pm

imago

if it's a day off of work, sure...why not?

Arizona probably will try to repeal it though.

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Reply #51 posted 09/30/11 6:51pm

IamFunkay7

confuse and I thought confuse this is bs... why should he have a holiday? thats ridiculous! lol

He should have a month! lol I'm not serious..

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Reply #52 posted 09/30/11 6:53pm

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Emancipation89 said:

No. Let's wake up. There's so much more important things happening in the world smile

Why can't we (fans) just gather together and celebrate his birthday since Prince himself doesn't even celebrate his own wink

Or....hmm. If there was National Music Holiday (not just for Prince, music in general)....it'd be kinda cool

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I like these ideas, this I'd be down with.

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Reply #53 posted 09/30/11 7:22pm

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NOW i remember why I dont come in M&M very often... neutral

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Reply #54 posted 09/30/11 7:57pm

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All it takes are a group of people to "declare" a day and have the word spread.

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Reply #55 posted 09/30/11 8:00pm

IamFunkay7

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NOW i remember why I dont come in M&M very often... neutral

because you don't like chocolate? shrug lol

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Reply #56 posted 09/30/11 9:39pm

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dJJ said:

Pr1nceQuik said:

It's a shame some posters here are not taking this serious. I honestly am fucking sick of the Justin Bieber's, the Nicki Minaj's and Rebecca Black's that are ruining the music industry right now. A music industry that is infested with nothing but auto-tuning crap on the radio.

It's artist like that make me appreciate Prince, and I think everyone in America, or any part of the world, should embrace his legacy every June 7th.

Whether they are a fan or not, every June 7th should be a day off work and everyone can relax and listen to Prince all day.

falloff

lol lol

Has to be smoking that good good!

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Reply #57 posted 09/30/11 9:47pm

bashraka

First, the notion of a singer having a national holiday is preposterous by itself. And as someone already posted there are so many great and more significant musicians that would be considered much more heavily than Prince.

Stevie Wonder

John Lennon

Bob Marley

Bob Dylan

Ella Fitzgerald

Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong

Aretha Franklin

Prince is my favorite musician, but people have to listen to other artists, instead of playing P 24/7, all day, everyday.

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Reply #58 posted 09/30/11 9:50pm

Timmy84

As a Jehovah's Witness, I don't think Prince would be happy looking at this post. lol

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Reply #59 posted 09/30/11 11:13pm

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F' it!! Count me in lol

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