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Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 12:39am PT
"My friend say, he can't shout, don't hear you."

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
May 22, 2006 - 12:41am PT
What does that mean anyway?

May 22, 2006 - 12:42am PT
TR will delete this thread when she wakes up.

167 stinking feet above sea level : (
May 22, 2006 - 12:51am PT
what happened to #3: sumthin like...just cuz u know everything doesnt mean u know something...

(edit) Oh, I get it, you're mad because no one listened to you here
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
May 22, 2006 - 01:53am PT
"he can't shout, don't hear you" oddly when I Google it, I come up with a Firesign Theatre hit... only... Jaybro? the lyric?

Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 02:23am PT
Ed, you of all people, I thought would have recognized that one.
It's from the 'all hail (Groucho) Marx & (John) Lennon', Album (How can you be in two places at once when you're not anywhere at all-oops), flip side of Nick Danger. (Isn't it?)

Iíve always taken it as an, about, quadruple entendre, about miscommunication similar to, the sort to which (I thought) TR refered.

Like speaking too loud to a blind person, or someone speaking another language, in hopes that increased volume will somehow help them understand what you mean.

The lesson I've taken from it is a, show don't explain, kind of deal.

Trad climber
May 22, 2006 - 02:56am PT
"Don't feed the trolls." - Chris MacNamara

TR - I know this is a dead issue, but can't you learn to spell your name? Jeez, it's like the Disney version or something, did you misspell it just to copyright it? Are you hooked on phonics or something?
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
May 22, 2006 - 03:39am PT
a quick listen to the first side of THE FIRESIGN THEATRE PRESENTS HOW CAN YOU BE IN TWO PLACES AT ONCE WHEN YOU'RE NOT ANYWHERE AT ALL ? and I didn't come up with the phrase... but I'll try to find it.

sure it not on the second side?

Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 03:51am PT
Ed, actually I've just been looking, now I'm not sure where it's from. I don't haqve the tapes or the song book up here at my fortress of solitude/aka the armbar ranch.

Now I think It's from the one that starts with the Turkish lesson (Don't Crush that Dwarf hand me the pliers (?)) I think it's from the part about being incarcerated in a foreign land; " I started out writing in my own blood but, as this would not make an acceptable carbon, I aguired an electric typewriter."

Hopefully I'll uncover a clip.

IF only Clean Dan was here to help us. -we'd be asleep by now!

Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 04:37am PT
no luck here, either. time to rest my own small brain, but here's a classic lullaby of sorts

May 22, 2006 - 01:05pm PT
you either get it or you don't.

"In the fight between you and the world, back the world."
--Frank Zappa

Trad climber
the south
May 22, 2006 - 01:12pm PT
LOL, among men, a cute young girl can get away with murder, but an old guy can't get away with shyte, unless he is very good or very lucky.

Has it ever been any different?
scuffy b

Chalet Neva-Care
May 22, 2006 - 01:13pm PT
I'm pretty sure it's not on the Marx/Lennon record.
I only know it from the climb name, over by Little Wing.
I assumed the climbers came up with it on their own.
Will be pleased to be proved wrong.
We can't talk here.
Professor Fate

Big Wall climber
May 22, 2006 - 01:50pm PT
2. stop saying things. just walk the talk and shut up.

Isn't there some type of irony in actually posting that? Personally, I like talking AND walking. Often simulatneously. I often enjoy spray and spew, both giving and taking. Is that so wrong?

Desolation Basin, Calif.
May 22, 2006 - 01:51pm PT
Mick, me man't malk mere.

Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 03:32pm PT
Scuff/Gary- "You're right, we can't talk here."

Still looking./

Social climber
Flathead Valley, Montana
May 22, 2006 - 03:38pm PT
Try "Everything You Know Is Wrong"
I believe that might be the one.


Social climber
The West
May 22, 2006 - 03:40pm PT

see the last one
"2.7) Common FT Phrases

Here's a few common ones. See also the Lexicon!

Ah, Canadian!
And there's hamburger all over the highway in Mystic, Connecticut.
Back to the Shadows, Again!
Bear Whiz Beer: It's in the water! That's why it's yellow!
"But... this is a bag of SH#T!"/ "But it's really GREAT sh#t,
Mrs. Presky!"
Dear Friends!
Dr. Memory!
Decision-Making Factor, Absent from Brain!
Eat flaming death, fascist media pigs !
Everything you know is wrong!
Forward into the Past!
Happy Motoring on the Freeway, which is already in Progress!
Hey! Corn! Now we can make whiskey/tortillas!
He says he can shout; don't hear you!"

and much more

still unclear of the original disk and no sound clip, yet.
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
May 23, 2006 - 12:51am PT
Jaybro, you can't knock success, but you still put me through too many changes...

Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him

"Going up!"

-russian question-

"Oh excuse me but my friend would like to know how much you enjoy our city so far"

"Actually I haven't been here too long."

-translated to french-

-russian response-

"Oh, uh, he want to know, yes or no?"

"Well tell him yes, IT'S A BEAUTIFUL CITY"


"He says 'He can shout; don't hear you!'
Have you seen the palace?"

"Not yet, but I certainly intend..."

"Oh you must! You must! It wont be here much longer, you know they are cleaning it."

-russian question-

"Are you alone?"


"No, we are here with you"

"Oh, I see what you mean, ah, no"

"Yes, how many are we?"

"Here? ehh, three"

"You don't want to count the elevator boy?"


"Three or four?"


"But of course there is your family"

"But, but there not traveling with me"


"Where I'm going"

"But you're here! Ahhh, how many?"

"Four, with, with the elevator boy"

"Ahhh, he is in your family"

"No, here"

"And here we are..."

and the clip

Social climber
The West
May 23, 2006 - 01:19am PT
You're the damn man, Ed! I was completly off base on the context.

When I go to restauraunts with either, or both of my brothers' family and the Host asks "how many?"

We ALWAYS get an 'elevator boy' joke in there.

The russian is just what is translated, btw. I would guess the french is dead on, as well.

Please, excuse the drift, T*R.
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