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Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

I looked this up in Wikipedia.  It started mainly as a rap thing, as "an expression of triumph for a successful event and indicates a boastful attitude toward one's own performance."  I guess it's like the end zone dance.

White performers don't really do this.  Maybe whites are supposed to show more humility or something.


Well, most rap has always been about braggadocio, strutting around and oversized egos. Bragging about their money and their crib and their bling, and their ride and their ho's and their imaginary "talent", etc, etc, etc.

So that kind of thing fits right in with all of that.
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Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

OuchI am SO tired of white people learning an ounce of bling and then feeling free to 'be black', as with this commercial. I would like to shove one of the mics down the pitch man's throat.
 
 
I looked this up in Wikipedia.  It started mainly as a rap thing, as "an expression of triumph for a successful event[1] and indicates a boastful attitude toward one's own performance."  I guess it's like the end zone dance.
 
White performers don't really do this.  Maybe whites are supposed to show more humility or something.
 
 
 
ConfusedI'm thinkin' yer right - we're supposed to 'drop the hammer' when we are done nailing ourselves to crosses...
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Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

White performers don't really do this.  Maybe whites are supposed to show more humility or something.


ConfusedI'm thinkin' yer right - we're supposed to 'drop the hammer' when we are done nailing ourselves to crosses...


I don't think it's a black vs white thing.

I think it's a rap vs real music thing.

Lotta great black musicians with awesome talent who produce real music and none of whom drop their mics after a performance.
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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

Originally posted by PaWolf PaWolf wrote:

Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

White performers don't really do this.  Maybe whites are supposed to show more humility or something.


ConfusedI'm thinkin' yer right - we're supposed to 'drop the hammer' when we are done nailing ourselves to crosses...


I don't think it's a black vs white thing.

I think it's a rap vs real music thing.

Lotta great black musicians with awesome talent who produce real music and none of whom drop their mics after a performance.
ShockedOh my goodness! Who said anything about 'black versus white'? I'm just another awesome talent who produces reals posts and one of the many who do not 'drop the mic' when we log off...EmbarrassedWink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote tikibagger Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 18 Mar 2017 at 3:22am
Just to slightly get back to the 'drop the mic' dooshe..who is surely now taken the TWERPIEST prize away from Progressive Jamie..
'oh that darn MIC is so heavy my stringy ARMS can't hold it for more than 20 SECONDS...'
..Verizon..drop this excrement IMMEDIATELY
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Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

 
I looked this up in Wikipedia.  It started mainly as a rap thing, as "an expression of triumph for a successful event https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic_drop#cite_note-1 - [1] and indicates a boastful attitude toward one's own performance."  I guess it's like the end zone dance.

I'm glad someone figured it out. Googling it brought me to this site.

Really... this ad runs constantly on ABC's and FX's streaming services. I've been completely puzzled why this idiot is dropping microphones constantly. The point was completely lost on me. It's obvious I must not be part of Verizon's target demographics.
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I was tempted to register for an account here just to vent about these commercials. I abstained.

But just now I saw that SPRINT HAS LAMPOONED THIS COMMERCIAL, with that cloying asschicken Paul peddling the same "1 percent difference and 50 percent greater cost" crap shut up shut UP SHUT UP, before saying "Can you hear that?" and dropping the mic like the douche he is.

I was once in a serious relationship with a girl. When I found out she was cheating on me, I moved out and moved on. She was upset that I would do this, so she proceeded to smear my name to a number of our mutual friends, with not really any success. When I see Paul from Sprint, I see my horrible ex.

So now, instead of being annoyed at these irksome Verizon commercials, now I am just pissed at Sprint for having ad execs who sit up all night watching Verizon commercials just so they can shoehorn that Paul douche bag into a half-baked spoof of them.
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"Drop the mic" ... pfft... I've seen other singers do this like 30 years ago. Guys like Billy Idol & Holly Johnson from Frankie Goes To Hollywood. They were trying to look badass. Nowadays it's become a cliché ... rhetorical... 'nuff said ... that kinda thing. It's just lame. Thumbs Down

Speaking of "drop," I'd like to drop that dork in the commercial like a bad habit. Him and that damned "Paul from Sprint" tard.
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Someone should replace the mic with a live hand grenade.
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Originally posted by Triple J Triple J wrote:

Speaking of "drop," I'd like to drop that dork in the commercial like a bad habit.

Dork is right. Such an unlikably bland, milquetoast personality. Irritating to watch. Exactly what audience is supposed to find the guy endearing?
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