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Daemon
Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 12:00:00 AM
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Earworms

Known scientifically as "involuntary musical imagery," an earworm is a fragment of music that compulsively replays in one's head. The phenomenon, which is distinct from auditory hallucination and is believed to affect nearly everyone to some degree, has been studied by psychologists and neurologists alike. Some notable science fiction stories have concerned fictional songs so catchy that they get stuck in everyone's head, destroying civilization. Do earworms last longer for men or women? More...
TYSON
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 8:35:24 AM
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I have it all the time it seems. It's usually a different song every couple of days.
The latest one (which continues still after a week and a half) is Run to me
Luftmarque
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 9:57:28 AM

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I always know I've gone to a strange place in my mental processing when someone points out that I've started humming the Baby Elephant Walk Theme from Hatari.
excaelis
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:06:52 PM

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Dominique is the worst one for me. On the other hand, DJ Earworm is awesome.
Luftmarque
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 12:52:55 PM

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excaelis wrote:
Dominique is the worst one for me. On the other hand, DJ Earworm is awesome.

Well, at least Dominique manages to drive the Baby Elephant Walk Theme out of my head! (for a while…)
excaelis
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 1:04:52 PM

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When you choose the lesser of two evils you're still choosing evil, my friend.
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