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Posted Mar 5, '10 at 5:41am

kingryan

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I'm not really around at this moment, I just dropped in to check on things. Have to pick my sister up from the airport now! kthnxbai


Was not going to comment on...

STROP HAS A SISTER? IS SHE PRETTIEZ?
 

Posted Mar 5, '10 at 3:29pm

whimsyboy

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Was not going to comment on...

STROP HAS A SISTER? IS SHE PRETTIEZ?


Is she a ninja horse too? And if so, what would her name be...
 

Posted Mar 6, '10 at 10:21pm

kingryan

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Hmm....the name of Strop's sister...

It would be 'Fly.'

 

Posted Mar 6, '10 at 10:30pm

Kirby998

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More like Strep.

And not Strepococklyous or what ever it's called.

 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 12:55am

Strop

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STROP HAS A SISTER? IS SHE PRETTIEZ?


Oh crap, I said too much again <_<

Unlike Strop, Strop's sister does not exist on internetland.

More like Strep.


Strep's already taken, by Strop's "Dr Horrible" alter-ego.

There was a super-severe storm that literally blew through the southern half of Australia, and as a result I had next-to-no internet for that time. Since this constitutes a delay, allow me to tell you a story:

Back in the days when I attended high school, as a senior (or year 12 if you live in Australia, Form VI if you live in the UK or equivalent), the school was experimenting with a new student council whose role it was to organise student-run events. Such as a Battle of the Bands, since the popular music scene was branching off from the already burgeoning but classically-oriented music department. One of my friends from way back (primary/elementary school) appointed himself as the spokesperson for this council. This guy's a bit of a ratbag, so at a school assembly, he took the liberty of announcing that the battle of the bands would feature me performing a freestyle rap.

That was the first I knew about it!

My friends stared at me. Then, as other people caught onto the focus, the group of people staring at me widened radially until nearly eight hundred pairs of eyes were staring at me. That is to say, the whole hall. Awkward.

I had a reputation as a classical musician, and a nerd to boot. There was not a trace of rapper in me. But it was too late: suddenly the whole school knew I was going to rap and it didn't matter what I said about it, if I didn't represent, the shame, man, oh the shame it would bring!

So I didn't have much of a choice. I scribbled down some lines, did some research, and come that fateful day, I stepped into the circle of a hundred odd people on the playground and was handed the mic. I can tell you now, I'm used to performing but this time I was just about bricking my pants! But nothing for it, I busted a few verses about how terrible a rapper I was (and made fun of some of the staff). And beatboxed. And got one of my beatboxing friends to give a preview for a performance he was to give. Before the beatboxing phenomenon reached mainstream media, I might add. Pioneering, yo.

It worked (or, should I say, I got away with it). People were even trying to compare my style to various rappers. More embarrassingly, people were trying to imitate me, though probably more to make fun of me >_> BUT I GOT RESPECT!

I think D:

Thus lies the inspiration behind this round. If you're well-known enough, you need to be prepared to weather unexpected s*** other people will say about you, and this may involve stepping out of your comfort zone. Considerably.
 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 1:41am

the_manta

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Strep's already taken, by Strop's "Dr Horrible" alter-ego.


Strup?

I remember being pulled into a rap battle at school one time.

Everyone was surprised by how good I was. They all know I' a rock and Ska sort of guy. :/

All in all, I enjoyed it though.
 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 1:58am

thisisnotanalt

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I've never actually rapped live, except for one time when I was a volunteer for a summer camp as a staff, and the usual rapper was sick . . . I had to rap about lunchtime(bssh skeekeekakshksh, uh, I eat a banana, a citrus bonanza, ham sandwich, swiss cheese, that's the lunch for lil' Hannah). It was awesome. Of course, I had a former St. Louis hood rat kid providing the beatboxing in the background, so that helped a lot.

 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 4:55am

Cenere

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Knight

Strup

I think that is the child version.
There was a super-severe sto[...]

I just thought that was going to be a good story:<
 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 12:54pm

Gantic

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Unlike Strop, Strop's sister does not exist on internetland.


I think you just like stating the obvious. Of course, what you say also depends on whether or not that's your older or younger sister (I'm guessing older) and how many other brothers she has (I'm guessing one, older than you, making you the youngest).

If you're well-known enough, you need to be prepared to weather unexpected s*** other people will say about you, and this may involve stepping out of your comfort zone. Considerably.


Yeah, well, it's not like you got friends that got people thinking you're some kind of genius. Yeah. WTF?!?! How are you supposed to solve this??? And then get huffy because they thought you would know.

Hence, everyone should lower their expectations of me, considerably. Of course, no one is proclaiming my prowess at anything here, hopefully. On the other hand, the Bullman is totally as awesome as he thinks he is.
 

Posted Mar 7, '10 at 5:37pm

Xzeno

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Cool story, bro! (People say that on the Internet, right?) A performance being announced without the performer's knowledge or consent is a classic story line (usually used for laughs). I suppose that makes you the protagonist, then.


I think you just like stating the obvious. Of course, what you say also depends on whether or not that's your older or younger sister (I'm guessing older) and how many other brothers she has (I'm guessing one, older than you, making you the youngest).
I wanna speculate on Strop's personal life! Baseless speculation: What Gantic said (I trust his judgment due to his prowess at anything), plus the brother is closer to Strop in age, making the sister the oldest. Maybe I'm just projecting.

Anyway, the point I'm trying to make is: I'm not going to be able to edit my rap until the middle of this week, which means I probably won't do it at all, due to WoM updates.
 
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