History YMMV / SexPistols

6th Apr '17 3:56:47 AM beergood
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-->Oh bollocks, why should I carry on? (...) [[CreepyMonotone No fun. This is no fun. No fun.]] [[SuspiciouslyAproposMusic It is no fun at all.]] (...) Ever get the feeling you've been cheated? Goodnight.

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-->Oh bollocks, why should I carry on? (...) [[CreepyMonotone No fun. This is no fun. No fun.]] [[SuspiciouslyAproposMusic It is no fun at all.]] (...) Ever get the feeling you've been cheated? Goodnight. (MicDrop)
6th Apr '17 3:54:41 AM beergood
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* TearJerker: The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K3uAlyNL5o performance of "No Fun" as the last song of their last show]] (pre-reunion) is pretty heartbreaking, as you get to both see and hear Johnny Rotten realise it's all over mid-song.
-->Oh bollocks, why should I carry on? (...) [[CreepyMonotone No fun. This is no fun. No fun.]] [[SuspiciouslyAproposMusic It is no fun at all.]] (...) Ever get the feeling you've been cheated? Goodnight.
15th Oct '16 3:23:58 PM thelivingtoad
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* {{Misblamed}}: The Pistols for the Bill Grundy controversy. The band were angry that Grundy refused to take them seriously, was drunk on live television and tried to goad them into saying something controversial. While John Lydon, played coy and muttered "shit" under his breath, the most famous swearing during the broadcast actually seemed to be unintentional. Steve Jones only swore at Grundy after he made a sexually explicit pass at the band's friend [[SiouxsieAndTheBanshees Siouxsie Sioux]], who was also present in the studio and only gave Grundy [[PrecisionFStrike exactly what he wanted all night]] at the spur of the moment.

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* {{Misblamed}}: The Pistols for the Bill Grundy controversy. The band were angry that Grundy refused to take them seriously, was drunk on live television and tried to goad them into saying something controversial. While John Lydon, played coy and muttered "shit" under his breath, the most famous swearing during the broadcast actually seemed to be unintentional. Steve Jones only swore at Grundy after he made a sexually explicit pass at the band's friend [[SiouxsieAndTheBanshees Siouxsie Sioux]], who was also present in the studio and studio. Jones only gave Grundy [[PrecisionFStrike exactly what he wanted all night]] out of rage, at the spur of the moment.
15th Oct '16 3:23:33 PM thelivingtoad
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* ((Misblamed}}: The Pistols for the Bill Grundy controversy. The band were angry that Grundy refused to take them seriously, was drunk on live television and tried to goad them into saying something controversial. While John Lydon, played coy and muttered "shit" under his breath, the most famous swearing during the broadcast actually seemed to be unintentional. Steve Jones only swore at Grundy after he made a sexually explicit pass at the band's friend [[SiouxsieAndTheBanshees Siouxsie Sioux]], who was also present in the studio and only gave Grundy [[PrecisionFStrike exactly what he wanted all night]] at the spur of the moment.

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* ((Misblamed}}: {{Misblamed}}: The Pistols for the Bill Grundy controversy. The band were angry that Grundy refused to take them seriously, was drunk on live television and tried to goad them into saying something controversial. While John Lydon, played coy and muttered "shit" under his breath, the most famous swearing during the broadcast actually seemed to be unintentional. Steve Jones only swore at Grundy after he made a sexually explicit pass at the band's friend [[SiouxsieAndTheBanshees Siouxsie Sioux]], who was also present in the studio and only gave Grundy [[PrecisionFStrike exactly what he wanted all night]] at the spur of the moment.
15th Oct '16 3:23:22 PM thelivingtoad
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* ((Misblamed}}: The Pistols for the Bill Grundy controversy. The band were angry that Grundy refused to take them seriously, was drunk on live television and tried to goad them into saying something controversial. While John Lydon, played coy and muttered "shit" under his breath, the most famous swearing during the broadcast actually seemed to be unintentional. Steve Jones only swore at Grundy after he made a sexually explicit pass at the band's friend [[SiouxsieAndTheBanshees Siouxsie Sioux]], who was also present in the studio and only gave Grundy [[PrecisionFStrike exactly what he wanted all night]] at the spur of the moment.
28th Aug '16 5:18:48 AM lilithmercy
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* SeinfeldIsUnfunny: They'd barely be a blip on the radar of shocking the masses today, but back in the day they started a revolution.
28th Aug '16 5:10:20 AM lilithmercy
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* FunnyMoments: They were banned by police from performing "God Save the Queen" [[ExactWords on British soil]], so they performed it [[LoopholeAbuse on a boat]] instead.
31st Jul '16 8:48:33 AM JamesAustin
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* AwardSnub: Inverted. The band snubbed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, calling it a "piss stain."
** [[http://www.lettersofnote.com/2010/09/rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-is-piss.html The entire letter, for those who are interested]].

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* AwardSnub: Inverted. The band snubbed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, calling it a "piss stain."
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" [[http://www.lettersofnote.com/2010/09/rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-is-piss.html The entire letter, for those who are interested]].



* LoveItOrHateIt: For all their fame and influence, there are still many people out there who hate the band.
** Let's face it folks: The Sex Pistols are either one of the greatest bands to form and influence [[Music/JoyDivision certain]] [[Music/TheSmiths bands]] to become big ''or'' are just a very painful band to listen to, complete with their assumed [[TheGadfly Gadfly]] personalities. Especially Rotten.
* PainfulRhyme: "I am an antichrist! I am an anarch-eye-st!"
** Made on purpose. The way he sang was the equivalent of sneering.

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* LoveItOrHateIt: For all their fame and influence, there are still many people out there who hate the band.
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band. Let's face it folks: The Sex Pistols are either one of the greatest bands to form and influence [[Music/JoyDivision certain]] [[Music/TheSmiths bands]] to become big ''or'' are just a very painful band to listen to, complete with their assumed [[TheGadfly Gadfly]] personalities. Especially Rotten.
* PainfulRhyme: "I am an antichrist! I am an anarch-eye-st!"
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anarch-eye-st!" Made on purpose. The way he sang was the equivalent of sneering.
23rd Jan '16 8:41:54 PM CassandraLeo
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* AwardSnub: Inverted. The band snubbed The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, calling it a "piss stain."

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* AwardSnub: Inverted. The band snubbed The the Rock And and Roll Hall Of of Fame, calling it a "piss stain."
8th Dec '15 6:39:31 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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** Let's face it folks: The Sex Pistols are either one of the greatest bands to form and influence [[Music/JoyDivision certain]] [[Music/TheSmiths bands]] to become big ''or'' are just a very painful band to listen to, complete with their assumed [[TheGadfly Gadfly]] personalities. Especially Rotten.
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