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Will you be downloading Ode to Joy as a ringtone?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Jan 29, 2020.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/to...gs-in-the-uk-charts-ahead-of-brexit-1-6486031

    "Remainers are on a mission to get European Union anthem Ode to Joy to Number 1 in the next official chart - which is revealed on January 31st, the date of the UK's departure.

    Pro-European activists have chosen a live version performed by Dutch conductor Andre Rieu, and accompanied by the Johann Strauss Orchestra, as the track they are encouraging Remainers to download.

    The song has already jumped from #48 in the downloads chart on Sunday, to #24 on Monday, to #2 early on Tuesday morning.

    It has already topped the Amazon downloads chart."


    I think if everyone who voted remain downloaded it as a ringtone and called called each other at the moment Brexiters wanted Big Ben to chime, it would drown out any cheers.
     
  2. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I already have it. But the Wendy Carlos version.
     
    Jamvic likes this.
  3. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    People still use ringtones?
     
    CraigCarterSmith likes this.
  4. Doitforfree

    Doitforfree Star commenter

    How else will you know when your phone is ringing?

    Mine is a recording of my barbershop chorus singing a song what I wrote. It scares the bejesus out of me when it goes off.
     
    Jamvic likes this.
  5. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

  6. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    I have the opening bars of Hey Joe.
     
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  7. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    Ernie Wise and the ‘plays wot he wrote’ :D Good memory, thanks.
     
  8. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    Very popular tune throughout Europe. Here is the Furtwangler version for a special birthday
     
  9. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

  10. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Seems like it's got more of a chance than the Big Ben bongs.

    I did hear the swivel eyed loons are planning a p**s up in a brewery to celebrate now, it's on Friday (or maybe Thursday) at 6 (or 7.30) pm (maybe am), meet in the Kings/Queens Head/Arms. If you can't find anyone then head to the nearest bus shelter with a big bottle of White Lightning.
     
  11. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    As an early adopter, I have the Walter Carlos version
     
  12. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    How puerile!
    FWIW my phone rings with a traditional telephone ring. I'm more likely to answer if it sounds like a phone.....anything else and I'm more likely to burst into song or do a little dance.
     
  13. sadscientist

    sadscientist Senior commenter

  14. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    We've had the bongs to get remainers upset
    We've had the 50p and the Oxford comma to get both sides upset
    Now the ringtone to get leavers upset.

    Only 2 days to create another pre-Brexit outrage
     
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  15. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Ring tones?

    Idiots are so easily parted from their money.
     
  16. sadscientist

    sadscientist Senior commenter

    I’m still pondering the logistics of this. We’d all be engaged, surely? ;)
     
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  17. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    It's not being downloaded as a ringtone. it's being downloaded as a music track.
    There would be no ringtone noise as all the phones would be engaged.
     
    colpee likes this.
  18. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I know, but it's available as a ringtone. https://www.zedge.net/find/ringtones/ode%20to%20joy
    Having it as a ringtone rather than a music track allows others to enjoy it, wherever you are.
     
  19. artboyusa

    artboyusa Star commenter

    Remainers...gotta have that hot fix of...
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

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