History YMMV / OingoBoingo

5th Aug '17 6:49:04 PM Rockah12
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I can't wait until their dull, dead eyes meet mine!"\\

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I can't wait until their dull, dead eyes meet mine!"\\mine!"
5th Aug '17 6:48:53 PM Rockah12
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** "Pedestrian Wolves" in its entirety, from the [[BigYes "Yeah! (Yeah!) Yeah! (Yeah!)"]] "chorus" to the EpicRiff to this awesome verse:
--> "I'm so excit'''''eeee'''''d about the prospects of meeting with a stranger in an alleeeey\\
I'm so excit'''''eeee'''''d...\\
I hope they're rough, I hope their skin is tough like Spanish leather, [[BigYes yeeeeeeeeeeah!]]\\
Can't wait until their dull, dead eyes meet mine!\\
I can't wait until their dull, dead eyes meet mine!"\\
23rd Jun '17 9:41:03 PM coinneach
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** "Mary". Young woman decides to leave her stultifying family and hometown, sees things out in the wider world that completely change her, and when she comes home to visit... she's rejected as a stranger.
19th Jun '17 10:03:36 AM Rockah12
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* TearJerker: The lyrics of ''Private Life'', especially the repeated pleas of [[DespairEventHorizon "Get me out of here!"]]

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* TearJerker: The lyrics of ''Private Life'', "Private Life", especially the repeated pleas of [[DespairEventHorizon "Get me out of here!"]]
19th Jun '17 10:03:23 AM Rockah12
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* TearJerker: The lyrics of ''Private Life'', especially the repeated pleas of [[DespairEventHorizon "Get me out of here!"]]
26th Dec '16 11:51:48 PM NWolfman
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* FaceOfTheBand: The lead singer is [[Creator/DannyElfman one of the most famous film composers of all time]]. We challenge you to name one other.

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* FaceOfTheBand: The lead singer is [[Creator/DannyElfman one of the most famous film composers of all time]]. We challenge you to name one other.other member off the top of your head.
26th Oct '16 10:08:56 AM bt8257
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* CoveredUp: "Violent Love". Even people who know the song don't usually know it was written by Wille Dixon in the 1950's.
** An example for the band's music, "We Close Our Eyes" is probably more well known for the version by Music/NinjaSexParty from Under The Covers.

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* CoveredUp: "Violent Love". Even people who know the song don't usually know it was written by Wille Dixon in the 1950's.
** An example for the band's music, "We Close Our Eyes" is probably more well known for the version by Music/NinjaSexParty from Under The Covers.
TheFifties.



* HarsherInHindsight: The defenses of the antagonist's actions in "Only a Lad" were later used in the [[RealitySubtext real-life trial]] of [[http://rt.com/usa/rich-teen-probation-killing-friends-086/ Ethan Couch]], a teenager who was given a relatively tame punishment for killing four people in a drunk driving accident after a judge ruled his actions the result of his privileged lifestyle.

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* HarsherInHindsight: The defenses of the antagonist's actions in "Only a Lad" were later used in the [[RealitySubtext real-life trial]] of [[http://rt.com/usa/rich-teen-probation-killing-friends-086/ Ethan Couch]], a teenager who was given a relatively rather tame punishment for killing four people in a drunk driving accident after a judge ruled his actions the result of his privileged lifestyle.
26th Oct '16 10:05:59 AM bt8257
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** An example for the band's music, "We Close Our Eyes" is probably more well known for the version by {{Music/Ninja Sex Party}} from Under The Covers.
* CrossesTheLineTwice: "Little Girls" crosses the line roughly about twenty three times the entire song.
* EarWorm: So much. “Little Girls” and the trumpets in “No One Lives Forever” spring to mind. "Dead Man's Party" is also likely to stick in your head like glue, especially ''that'' instrumental bridge.

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** An example for the band's music, "We Close Our Eyes" is probably more well known for the version by {{Music/Ninja Sex Party}} Music/NinjaSexParty from Under The Covers.
* CrossesTheLineTwice: "Little Girls" crosses the line roughly about twenty three 23 times the entire song.
* EarWorm: So much. “Little Girls” and the trumpets in “No One Lives Forever” spring to mind. "Dead Man's Party" is also likely to stick in your head like glue, especially ''that'' ''especially'' the instrumental bridge.



* HarsherInHindsight: The defenses of the antagonist's actions in "Only A Lad" were later used in the [[RealitySubtext real-life trial]] of [[http://rt.com/usa/rich-teen-probation-killing-friends-086/ Ethan Couch]], a teenager who was given a relatively tame punishment for killing four people in a drunk driving accident after a judge ruled his actions the result of his privileged lifestyle.
* HilariousInHindsight: "Dead Man's Party" [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UbGtjnluyY takes on a whole new level]] when you realize the fellow singing is [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington's singing voice]] and [[WesternAnimation/CorpseBride Bonejangles]]
* MemeticMutation: “Little Girls” has become quite popular as a theme for {{Memetic Molester}}s.
* {{Squick}}: Some of the lyrics to "Nasty Habits". Read them [[http://www.lyricsfreak.com/o/oingo+boingo/nasty+habits_20102818.html here]], but make sure you've got plenty of BrainBleach on you.

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* HarsherInHindsight: The defenses of the antagonist's actions in "Only A a Lad" were later used in the [[RealitySubtext real-life trial]] of [[http://rt.com/usa/rich-teen-probation-killing-friends-086/ Ethan Couch]], a teenager who was given a relatively tame punishment for killing four people in a drunk driving accident after a judge ruled his actions the result of his privileged lifestyle.
* HilariousInHindsight: "Dead Man's Party" [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UbGtjnluyY takes on a whole new level]] when you realize realize/know the fellow singing lead singer is [[WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas Jack Skellington's singing voice]] and [[WesternAnimation/CorpseBride Bonejangles]]
Bonejangles]].
* MemeticMutation: “Little Girls” has become quite popular as a theme for {{Memetic Molester}}s.
{{memetic molester}}s.
* {{Squick}}: Some of the lyrics to "Nasty Habits". Read them [[http://www.lyricsfreak.com/o/oingo+boingo/nasty+habits_20102818.html here]], but make sure you've got plenty of BrainBleach on you.handy.
16th Oct '16 9:12:08 PM NWolfman
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* FaceOfTheBand: Danny Elfman.

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* FaceOfTheBand: Danny Elfman.The lead singer is [[Creator/DannyElfman one of the most famous film composers of all time]]. We challenge you to name one other.
12th Sep '16 1:26:13 PM NWolfman
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* OldShame: Danny Elfman has gone on record as saying that recording the video for "Weird Science" was quite an ordeal. In [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeFZtXPUCxs an interview]], he pretty much disavows his involvement with it.
-->Interviewer: Was is miserable shooting it?
-->Danny: Yeah, and I deserved it...it's the one video that I did that I had nothing to do with.
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