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** This troper is fully convinced she can only retain four things in her brain at one time. Thus, only four days of the week.
*** Are you saying Rebecca Black is a [[Pokémon]]?


* Millions of people are gathering to make fun of...a thirteen year old girl. Eh, good for her. Most folks don't release a single, quality or otherwise, at that age. Boo to all the adults in her life who said this was a good idea.
** Yeah, people really shouldn't hate her. That hate should be directed at the label and the people who should have known better but thought this was a good idea and let it happen.
** I don't think anyone really hates her. Everyone I met (including myself) really enjoy the video - [[SoBadItsGood just not for the reasons she expected.]] Nobody hates [[Film/TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]] or Creator/EdWood either - they've just created something so hilariously bad it wraps right around back to awesome and we love them for it.
** Now that she has her own Twitter account, she's getting '''death threats'''. We get that it's a bad song, but does a 13-year old girl really deserve to get death threats from complete strangers]?
*** Well shit. I take back my previous comment.
*** [[WideEyedIdealist She seems to take them all well.]]
* Come on, really? People take death threats seriously? It's the internet. Justin Bieber gets death threats, but is he dead? No. No one ever killed anyone over a terrible song.
** [[SarcasmMode Gee, I can't figure out why]] telling a thirteen year old girl to kill herself might not be considered funny. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_of_Megan_Meier It's not like people haven't ]] [[http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1847437,00.html actually killed themselves because of Internet harassment.]]
*** Hrm. I apologize. That was a little over generalized, but really, she isn't that bad of a singer, the lyrics are just terrible, is all. And the overuse of auto tune did not help. I'm not a malicious person. Personally, 13 year olds should not be trying to get into a career like that this early in life.
*** That is true, but any parent who puts a song of their child's on the Internet or has it published by a recording company and isn't ready for a possible shitstorm from idiots and trolls is being GenreBlind. I'm not saying idiots and trolls are justified - '''they aren't''' - but we see young people's lives ruined by media overexposure and by trolls and idiots ''every day'' in the news. Parents, and anyone seeking a little fame need to take note and prepare themselves. Once you go public and have a hit, you've lost the rights to privacy pretty much. Here, see - ARK offered to take the video down, [[http://www.metro.co.uk/music/858451-rebecca-black-lashes-out-at-friday-haters-and-refuses-to-quit-as-singer but Black said that doing so would make the haters win]]. So she's got some balls, and that's good.
** It is something of an over generalization. That said, while it's true (and sad) that the Internet automatically means the home of trolls, at the same time, shouldn't we at least be willing to allow people to express their creativity and share it without every little thing becoming a shit storm?
** I'd just like to mention that both of the above examples of suicides aren't necessarily the best. Megan was diagnosed with depression and had emotional struggles before the harassment even occured, and Choi Jin Sil already had to deal with the stresses of being a single mother. Rebecca Black, as far as we know at least, is a mentally stable young girl.
*** [[AccidentalAesop So we should only tell 13 year olds to kill themselves]] [[FamilyUnfriendlyAesop if they don't look like they're suicidal?]]
*** No, what I mean to say is that if [[JerkAss Jerkasses]] send death threats to 13 year old girls, they should be able to handle them with proper support.
* Who the hell is this girl, and why do people want her dead?
** "Death threats" are taken seriously because the implications are serious and there really are wackos out there - however ''any teenager or adult troll'' with the ability to make a phone call or send a letter anonymously could and would do it just to play a prank.
** She's a 13-year-old, whose parents paid a couple of thousand bucks for her to star in a music video for a terrible song over the weekend. And now she'll make more money off of it than most people see in a year (or a lifetime if she gets a record deal, which is almost guaranteed at this point). I can see why people with actual talent that have spend years unsuccessfully trying to get noticed are not amused. That being said, the kid seems to be having the time of her life right now and will likely be missing her haters when her 15 minutes of fame are over.



* Is this song really THAT bad? Yes, it's irritatingly catchy. Isn't pop music designed to be catchy? She uses a lot of Auto-Tune, but so do many accepted pop artists like Ke$ha. Yes, the lyrics are rather silly and meaningless, but so are most pop lyrics. I'll bet that if the song had been sung by a celebrity like Selena Gomez or Miley Cyrus, preteens would love it.
** You say that as if Ke$ha's any good...
** "Is this song really THAT bad?" [[BluntYes Yes.]] [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Yes it is.]]
* Okay, I'll forgive Rebecca for Friday because she didn't write it, but why does Prom Night exist?
** To cash in on her success? Not to mention, the person who did it USED REBECCA'S NAME in it.
** Now that you bring up "she didn't write it": How did she file a successful copyright claim against the people who ''did'' write it...and who produced it...and who directed the video...and who distributed both the song and video?


** Now that she has her own Twitter account, she's getting '''death threats'''. We get that it's a bad song, but does a 13-year old girl really deserve to get death threats from [[HateDumb complete strangers]]?
*** [[MoralEventHorizon Well shit.]] I take back my previous comment.

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** Now that she has her own Twitter account, she's getting '''death threats'''. We get that it's a bad song, but does a 13-year old girl really deserve to get death threats from [[HateDumb complete strangers]]?
strangers]?
*** [[MoralEventHorizon Well shit.]] shit. I take back my previous comment.



** [[SarcasmMode Gee, I can't figure out why]] [[DudeNotFunny people telling a thirteen year old girl to kill herself might not be considered funny.]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_of_Megan_Meier It's not like people haven't ]] [[http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1847437,00.html actually killed themselves because of Internet harassment.]]

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** [[SarcasmMode Gee, I can't figure out why]] [[DudeNotFunny people telling a thirteen year old girl to kill herself might not be considered funny.]] funny. [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_of_Megan_Meier It's not like people haven't ]] [[http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1847437,00.html actually killed themselves because of Internet harassment.]]


** Nothing comes after Sunday if [[FridgeBrilliance the weekend never ends]]. Unless Monday is added to the idea of "weekend." Or maybe there's a [[{{Doug}} Funday...]]

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** Nothing comes after Sunday if [[FridgeBrilliance the weekend never ends]]. Unless Monday is added to the idea of "weekend." Or maybe there's a [[{{Doug}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Doug}} Funday...]]


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** "Is this song really THAT bad?" [[BluntYes Yes.]] [[PhineasAndFerb Yes it is.]]

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** "Is this song really THAT bad?" [[BluntYes Yes.]] [[PhineasAndFerb [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb Yes it is.]]

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*** Are you saying Rebecca Black is a [[Pokémon]]?


** I don't think anyone really hates her. Everyone I met (including myself) really enjoy the video - [[SoBadItsGood just not for the reasons she expected.]] Nobody hates [Film/[TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]] or Creator/EdWood either - they've just created something so hilariously bad it wraps right around back to awesome and we love them for it.

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** I don't think anyone really hates her. Everyone I met (including myself) really enjoy the video - [[SoBadItsGood just not for the reasons she expected.]] Nobody hates [Film/[TheRoom [[Film/TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]] or Creator/EdWood either - they've just created something so hilariously bad it wraps right around back to awesome and we love them for it.


** I don't think anyone really hates her. Everyone I met (including myself) really enjoy the video - [[SoBadItsGood just not for the reasons she expected.]] Nobody hates [[TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]] or EdWood either - they've just created something so hilariously bad it wraps right around back to awesome and we love them for it.

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** I don't think anyone really hates her. Everyone I met (including myself) really enjoy the video - [[SoBadItsGood just not for the reasons she expected.]] Nobody hates [[TheRoom [Film/[TheRoom Tommy Wiseau]] or EdWood Creator/EdWood either - they've just created something so hilariously bad it wraps right around back to awesome and we love them for it.


* Why do people actually LIKE that song?



* Ok, so not ''totally'' related, but how come Friday became a meme for its [[SoBadItsGood So Bad Its Good-ness]], horrible lyrics, crummy video and such, but [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unDB3y1jW1U THIS]] didn't for the same reasons? I mean, Kiely Williams is an ''ex-cheetah-girl''! Spectacular really should('ve) be(en) a meme.
** Because Friday is SoBadItsGood, but that is just bad. Friday has a poorly made video and enough auto-tone to kill a small village. Spectacular's video actually looks professional and Williams's voice isn't bad. But what really did it for Friday is the lyrics. They're trying to be serious lyrics, but they're impossible to take seriously. Spectacular's lyrics aren't good either, but you can still take them seriously. What it all comes down to is that Spectacular is just a bad song, and there are plenty of bad songs out there so it's nothing special. But Friday stands out from the other songs because it's [[SoBadItsGood so bad it's funny]]. It just can't be taken seriously at all.
*** How ''do'' you take lyrics like "Said he was built like a stallion, and the man wasn't lying" "I think he pulled a track out, when he was blowing my back out" "Last I remember I was face down, ass up, clothes off, broke off, dozed off. Even though I'm not sure of his name he could get it again if he wanted" "I hope he used a rubber, Or I'mma be in trouble. Problem is I don't remember, cept' for rollin' over" '''''SERIOUSLY''''' ?? And "Spectacular" is far from a professional video... if you want a professional video (or good music, for that matter), just go watch [[LadyGaga Lady Gaga]]. But I suppose it really does come down to {{YMMV}} on whether Spectacular is [[SoBadItsGood So Bad It's Good]] or So Bad It's Horrible.
**** Definitely So Bad, It's Horrible. It felt like such an obvious "I'm not a Disney good girl!" act and failed ''spectacularly'' to the point where Williams went on Youtube to apologize for it. Never mind that she wasn't exactly squeaky clean before Cheetah Girls.
**** ''Spectacular'' is just plain disgusting, is what the problem is. Much like HogwartsExposed, instead of having its obscenity wrapping around to hilarity, instead all it was was a bunch of forced "edgy" themes. It's a song about a woman getting so wasted she has unprotected sex with a stranger, and because that sex was so "spectacular", she'll happily do it again. Contrast the just plain dull vapidity of ''Friday''...
**** Comparing the two videos, "Friday" looks pretty amateur-ish with its [[WraparoundBackground wraparound backgrounds]] and especially when Rebecca's friends are obviously not actually driving the cars. "Spectacular" doesn't have a great video, but it looked like it at least looked like it was above a high school level. As for the lyrics, "Friday's" are bad in a silly sort of way, but "Spectacular's" just sound poorly written. And I guess that upbeat pop songs make better memes than whatever "Spectacular" is.
** There is no reason for why certain things become memes and others don't. You may as well ask "What's the logic behind using RickAstley as a tool for trolling?"
** Well, THIS song became viral because it is, by almost anyone's standards, so obviously, aggressively bad. But on that note, I similarly don't understand how this song got so much attention while Jenna Rose's ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DwT_2QQU64 My Jeans]]'' slipped under the radar (I mean, not completely, most of us have heard of it by now, but it really didn't attain the memetic status of ''Friday''). It's got everything ''Friday'' has - idiotic subject matter, vapid lyrics, retarded music video, Autotune for ''everything'', a young girl being robbed of a normal childhood so some tool can make money doing the singing...why didn't it get the attention ''Friday'' did?
*** Is My Jeans for real? It looks like an intentional parody of Friday. That might just be PoesLaw at work, though.
*** Apparently My Jeans came out before Friday did. Oh dear.



* Why?
** Why not? If Rebecca Black wants to make a stupid music video, she has the right to.
*** It is a basic human right to make a terrible music video. This has been acknowledged in Rebecca Black's Rights of the People of the Sovereign Nation of [[{{Egopolis}} Rebeccatopia]], and nowhere else. In Rebeccatopia, there are no weeks. Only weekends.
*** ...can we declare all-out war on Rebeccatopia?



* Is Rebecca Black supposed to be the next Music/JustinBieber once his career starts plummeting down the drain? If so, will this pattern continue once her career starts coming to a finish and they have to look for another untalented singer in the music industry for the world to mock? (For the record I hate her song, but I'm not an angry basher since it's not partially her fault for the song).


* Is Rebecca Black supposed to be the next JustinBieber once his career starts plummeting down the drain? If so, will this pattern continue once her career starts coming to a finish and they have to look for another untalented singer in the music industry for the world to mock? (For the record I hate her song, but I'm not an angry basher since it's not partially her fault for the song).

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* Is Rebecca Black supposed to be the next JustinBieber Music/JustinBieber once his career starts plummeting down the drain? If so, will this pattern continue once her career starts coming to a finish and they have to look for another untalented singer in the music industry for the world to mock? (For the record I hate her song, but I'm not an angry basher since it's not partially her fault for the song).

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** Whoever wrote the song was told to appeal to teens and tried to make it sound [[TotallyRadical "street."]]

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*** No, what I mean to say is that if [[JerkAss Jerkasses]] send death threats to 13 year old girls, they should be able to handle them with proper support.

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** This troper is fully convinced she can only retain four things in her brain at one time. Thus, only four days of the week.


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*** ...can we declare all-out war on Rebeccatopia?


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** "Is this song really THAT bad?" [[BluntYes Yes.]] [[PhineasAndFerb Yes it is.]]


* I know she didn't write the lyrics, so how come they made her ditch school within a minute of the song just to hang out with her friends, who are also apparently ditching school. I thought she had to "catch her bus" but then she changes her mind once she "sees her friends"? Talk about {{Moral Dissonance}}.

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* I know she didn't write the lyrics, so how come they made her ditch school within a minute of the song just to hang out with her friends, who are also apparently ditching school. I thought she had to "catch her bus" but then she changes her mind once she "sees her friends"? Talk about {{Moral Dissonance}}.

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