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Date: 09/07/11 07:45 AM

63 Responses to Worst Songs Of The Nineties

  1. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 6:01 am
    Link: Worst Songs Of The Nineties - Rolling Stone poll showing what their readers see as the worst songs of the nineties. Admit it, you loved at least one.
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    KeePay Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 7:51 am
    In fact, I`d say all of these are pretty terrible. I`m surprised Who Let The Dogs Out isn`t higher, that song make me want to blow my brains out.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    September 7, 2011 at 7:55 am

    Oh great! FU cobrakiller! Now I`ll have that
    stupid song stuck in my head all day.

    "I`m too sexy for my shirt
    too sexy for my shirt
    so sexy it huuuuuuuuuurts"
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    tedgp Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 7:56 am
    Rolling stone magazine. The music magazine for hipsters.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:01 am
    The 90s was the worst decade for music.
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:01 am
    I still like Barbie Girl and Tubthumping, there were amusing songs. This list failed to mention all the sickening garbage by N`Sync, Britney Spears, Spice Girls, and Backstreet Boys that made my childhood a living hell.
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    coffeekoneko Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:17 am
    Bullpoo. I still think tubthumping is a great song. In fact I was just listening to the album, tubthumper, on saturday.
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    krisley Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:17 am
    Oh screw you RS, Tubthumpin, Who Let the Dogs Out and My Heart Will Go On were amazing :P Overplayed is not synonymous with horrible.
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    Brassbull Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:21 am
    A list that leaves out Two Princess by the Spin Doctors isn`t a valid list imo.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:31 am
    Kids these days have no appreciation for the glorious 90`s.
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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:37 am
    @tedgp, No. Its entirely too mainstream.

    @Crakerjak, For pop music, yes. But the grunge/alternative bands were amazing.
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:37 am
    Yup, could have done without Right Said Fred.

    8-) LJ
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    beternal Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:38 am
    F@@@@@@@@@@@@@ck... this is my entire album collection!
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    Toider Male 18-29
    452 posts
    September 7, 2011 at 8:39 am
    Will Smith`s musical abortions were worthy of a mention. The hard rock and early gangster rap scene is where the 90`s pulled it`s weight as I remember it, everything else was a terrifying failure.
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    beternal Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:44 am
    One of my favourites was this one: Help! I`m a fish

    Yes, I`m so amazingly uncool...
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    skypirate Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 8:59 am
    why isnt `blue` on this list!
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    edana42 Female 50-59
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:22 am
    yep, pretty much sums up what I was listening to.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:27 am
    Its sad how many of the supposedly worst songs were some of the biggest hits
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    HIPCAT Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:53 am
    Left off so many horrible songs for example Rednex-Cotton Eye Joe!
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    Aedran Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:57 am
    In my defense, by the end of the 90s I was 9...
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    kj36 Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:01 am
    That is a list of the best songs from the 90s. jeez.
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    panth753 Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:08 am
    Some of the songs weren`t that bad. Cheesy, yes, but not bad.
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    Ant0n Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:08 am
    @HIPCAT
    "Left off so many horrible songs for example Rednex-Cotton Eye Joe!"

    You must be joking, that song was amazing! the closest thing to country music that I`ve ever liked!
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    uhmerikin Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:19 am
    I first heard "Tubthumping" back in late `97 at a football game in Aberdeen, Scotland. Nothing like a couple thousand drunk Scots singing this at the top of their lungs. Loved it ever since.
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    Kickan Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:22 am
    Aah come on Whats Up sholdnt be on that list! That was somewhat a good tune...
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    Thetas Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:30 am
    I can`t say I agree these are the worst songs of the 90`s. There are much, much worse songs out there and these clearly aren`t the worst since they became so incredibly popular.
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    Ripper398 Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:33 am
    I agree hipcat. And the majority of the Butthole Surfers hits as well.
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    IRockYeah Male 40-49
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:35 am
    "They remain somewhat popular in England"

    Let me assure you...they do FUC*ING not!! We hated that dirge as much as everyone, and they are no more famous than a poodles fresh daily pavement delivery.
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    Yawn-Man Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:50 am
    It doesn`t really work doing a poll to find the worst song, because the actually worst songs, nobody knows about. Instead you end up with the most popular polarising songs, and the most catchy ones, that get annoying (for many) really fast.

    I think most of these, if you`re objective, you`d have to say are either average or pretty good.
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    Oblivia Female 18-29
    812 posts
    September 7, 2011 at 10:51 am
    ALL CLASSICS!!!
    Except for Celine Dion (for me that is, because I do not like the song) and Billy Ray - you know I saw/heard that song in one episode of Hannah Montana and never knew that it was real untill noe....
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    Authentic187 Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 11:38 am
    worst songs, yet they were and still are pretty popular. fail list.
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    ashyboomstik Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 12:31 pm
    This list is a fail!!! More than likely asked snot-nosed teenagers who never even listened to these songs in the first place... except for "My heart will go on" and "Achy Breaky Heart"
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    evanbartlett Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 1:20 pm
    The issue with some of the songs is that they were simply overplayed. (My Heart Will Go On, Macarena) Others I always hated both because they were just "too easy" and didn`t bring anything interesting to the table. (Who Let the Dogs Out, My Achy Breaky Heart) Then the songs that I loved to hate (I`m Too Sexy, MMMBop, Barbie Girl, Ice Ice Baby) But there are a few songs that I loved then, and love now. (What`s Up, Tubthumping) Tubthumping is a great running song. I don`t care what you think of me...
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    onoffonoffon Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    Aqua is pure genius. Sorry if you don`t get it:(
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 1:55 pm
    if anything aqua`s barbie girl is a parody song about plastic girls who emulate the "barbie life" i dont think its supposed to be a serious song.
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    vegascartman Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:09 pm
    Aqua ROCKS! They had some really creative videos, a great sound, and their music was always fun. Back To The 80s is also a great oomeback hit too!
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:11 pm
    4 Non Blondes, `What`s Up?` was good despite the poo video. See them live, it was much more raw.

    Chumbawamba, `Tubthumping` was a catchy song, but way overplayed. Of course, overexposure doesn`t make a song bad, and I don;t really think it deserves a spot on this list.

    Other than that, all of the songs on this list were pretty crappy, IMHO. Worst songs of the 90`s? Probably not, but still pretty bad.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:16 pm
    These are all catchy songs that occasionally people listen to for Sh*ts and giggles. Nothing wrong with that but seriously barbie girl was the worst? there were many more terrible ones. btw for the lazy the list goes as follows -

    The Worst Songs of the Nineties

    10. 4 Non Blondes, `What`s Up?`
    9. Right Said Fred, `I`m Too Sexy`
    8. Baha Men, `Who Let The Dogs Out?`
    7. Celine Dion, `My Heart Will Go On`
    6. Hanson, `MMMBop`
    5. Chumbawamba, `Tubthumping`
    4. Vanilla Ice, `Ice Ice Baby`
    3. Billy Ray Cyrus, `Achy Breaky Heart`
    2. Los Del Rio, `Macarena`
    1. Aqua, `Barbie Girl`

    for the record i feel this is the worst music that was done in the 90`s
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    phoneybone Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:16 pm
    barbie girl is still a good/funny song, and i don`t get the hate for chumbawumba, they`re not the greatest but certainly not the worst
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    Skythe Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    Goddammit I knew every single one of these songs.
    And now they`re all stuck in my head, I didn`t even listen to them =/
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    angelo0317 Male 18-29
    331 posts
    September 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm
    Whoa, these are really some catchy songs. I like some of these though, :(
  42. Profile photo of cyborg
    cyborg Male 13-17
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    September 7, 2011 at 2:57 pm
    i didn`t know that song was called `Tubthumping`...


    and no, i don`t like any of those
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    Jowsh Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 3:58 pm
    if you mean, `songs that made people incredibly rich`, then...yeah..
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    Ok im sorry, but I rather enjoyed Whats up? by 4 non blonds.
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    crash665 Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    4 non blondes. Worst fracking song EVER!
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    mitha Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 5:07 pm
    4 non blondes: Not really bad imho.
    I`m too sexy: well, the whole song is a joke ^^
    Baha Men: trashy fun :)
    Titanic theme: I didn`t like the movie, but the song is still great.
    Hanson: not so great...
    Tubthumping: Well, the name says it all, doesn`t it?
    Ice Ice baby: no, just no.
    Achy Breaky Heart: Never heard of this before. Generic country to me.
    macarena: has hot babes, i see nothing bad :P It`s a harmless funny song (and the video just rocks!)
    Barbie Girl: YES! Definitely a worthy #1. Works as a parody, but not as a "real" song.


    Overall: The worst music didn`t get into the charts. And we had some crap like Hyper Hyper, which isn`t mentioned at all. Really crappy list to be honest.
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    mitha Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 5:08 pm
    Oh and I wouldn`t be surprised to see Candle in the Wind on this list, judging by the general direction it took.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
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    September 7, 2011 at 5:13 pm
    Yeah, I liked the 4 non blondes song. I... I smoked A LOT of weed back then. Oh, and of course Chumbawamba... that lovely female voice, "pissing the niiight awayyyyy..." Plus, it was a great party song. The rest truly do suck.

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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 5:20 pm
    I loved tubthumping!
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    DShephard Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 6:00 pm
    In the (naughts? 2000-2010), I could not stand hearing any Brittany Spears ever, it was in every commercial and every website until about 2006.
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    The-Brit Male 50-59
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    September 7, 2011 at 6:56 pm
    K, so it is a list but compiled by who? People of a relevant age to the decade? I AM relevant to that decade and can remember that most of them were ground breaking at the time. Some ARE duds but a lot opened doors that are the structure of today`s music,
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    mytbozak Male 30-39
    489 posts
    September 7, 2011 at 7:16 pm
    shiii, i loved em all
  53. Profile photo of CodeJockey
    CodeJockey Male 40-49
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    September 7, 2011 at 7:54 pm
    "Mattel... ...were less than pleased that their product was being presented in such an overtly sexual way and filed a lawsuit... ...ruled that the song was a parody and thus permissible... ...Mattel took it all the way to the Supreme Court...
    ...change of heart in 2009, when they changed the lyrics and
    >>>used the song in an ad campaign.<<<

    Is that song about stripping a Barbie?
    o_O
  54. Profile photo of RdDan
    RdDan Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:20 pm
    Anyone Can Play Guitar by Radiohead.
    Terrible song
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    September 7, 2011 at 9:43 pm
    I haven`t paid attention to pop music since the mid 60s so I can`t argue with their choices. I have to agree, though, that these were all consistently awful.
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    coedog Male 30-39
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:14 pm
    Yeah, who picked these songs? They were all frigging awesome for the 90`s.
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    herouk87 Male 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 10:42 pm
    F*CK Rolling Stone.

    They need to get their heads out their arses and realise that Coldplay, Nirvana and Radiohead are not Gods.

    Just cos the singers aren`t "artists" they try and make them out as failures and jokes
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    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    September 7, 2011 at 10:57 pm
    Well these are just about the worst. Except "I`m to Sexy" maybe moved to #11. Celine Dion needs to have the "Titanic" song as #1. Therefore she has two songs as the worst.
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    hansonrocks Female 18-29
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    September 7, 2011 at 11:50 pm
    My Heart Will Go On should be number 1 on this list.
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    paddy215 Male 18-29
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    September 8, 2011 at 6:42 am
    Very few of these songs are serious songs. Most of them are just a bit of fun, whoever compiled this list must be some craic at party`s.
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    RdDan Male 30-39
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    September 8, 2011 at 4:36 pm
    Anyone Can Play Guitar by Radiohead.
    Terrible song
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    G_Hack Male 18-29
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    September 12, 2011 at 8:42 am
    Yes, I`ll admit it. EIGHT of my favorites are on this list. Good times...
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    thecupholder Female 18-29
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    September 16, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    Tubthumping... my victory song for life.

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