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#21 RushDoggie

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:03 AM

Posted 26 February 2015 - 05:55 PM

Sometimes I try to do things and it just doesn't work out the way I wanted too
And I get real frustrated, and its like
And I try hard to do it and take my time
And it just doesn't work out the way I want it too
It's like I concentrate on it real hard but it just doesn't work out
And everything I do and everything I try, it never turns out
It's like I need time to figure these things out
But there's always someone there going



Hey Mike: You know we've been noticing you've been having a lot of problems lately
You know, maybe you get away, and like maybe you should talk about it,
You'll feel a lot better



And I go: No it's okay, you know I'll figure it out
Just leave me alone I'll figure it out
You know I'll just work it on myself,



And they go: Well you know if you want to talk about it I'll be here, you know
And you'll probably feel a lot better if you talk about it, so want don't you talk about it



And I go: No I don't want to, I'm okay, I'll figure it out myself
And they just keep bugging me and they just keep bugging me
And it builds up inside



So you're gonna be institutionalized
You'll come out brainwashed with bloodshot eyes
You won't have any say
They'll brainwash you until you see their way



I'm not crazy - institution
You're the one who's crazy - institution
You're driving me crazy - institution
They stuck me in an institution
Said it was the only solution
To give me the needed professional help
To protect me from the enemy - myself



I was in my room and I was just like staring at the wall thinking about everything
But then again I was thinking about nothing
And then my mom came in and I didn't even know she was there she called my name
And I didn't even hear it, and then she started screaming: MIKE! MIKE!
And I go: What, what's the matter?
And she goes: What's the matter with you?
I go: There's nothing wrong mom
And she goes: Don't tell me that, you're on drugs!
And I go: No mom I'm not on drugs I'm okay, I was just thinking you know,
Why don't you get me a Pepsi
And she goes: No you're on drugs!
I go: Mom I'm okay, I'm just thinking
She goes: No you're not thinking, you're on drugs! Normal people don't act that way!
I go: Mom just give me a Pepsi, please
All I want is a Pepsi, and she wouldn't give it to me
All I wanted was a Pepsi, just one Pepsi, and she wouldn't give it to me
Just a Pepsi



They give you a white shirt with long sleeves
Tied around you're back, you're treated like thieves
Drug you up because they're lazy
It's too much work to help a crazy



I'm not crazy - institution
You're the one who's crazy - institution
You're driving me crazy - institution
They stuck me in an institution
Said it was the only solution
To give me the needed professional help
To protect me from the enemy - myself



I was sitting in my room and my mom and my dad came in
And they pulled up a chair and they sat down, they go:
Mike, we need to talk to you
And I go: Okay what's the matter
They go:
Me and your mom have been noticing lately that you've been having a lot of problems,
You've been going off for no reason and we're afraid you're gonna hurt somebody,
We're afraid you're gonna hurt yourself
So we decided that it would be in your interest if we put you somewhere
Where you could get the help that you need
And I go: Wait, what are you talking about, we decided!?
My best interest?! How do you know what's my best interest is?
How can you say what my best interest is? What are you trying to say, I'm crazy?
When I went to your schools, I went to your churches,
I went to your institutional learning facilities?! So how can you say I'm crazy?



They say they're gonna fix my brain
Alleviate my suffering and my pain
But by the time they fix my head
Mentally I'll be dead



I'm not crazy - institution
You're the one who's crazy - institution
You're driving me crazy - institution
They stuck me in an institution
Said it was the only solution
To give me the needed professional help
To protect me from the enemy - myself



It doesn't matter, I'll probably get hit by a car anyway

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Where was that posted?


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#22 Greg

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:09 AM

Here...  :(

 

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#23 Pressure/Hopenosis

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:10 AM

Where was that posted?

Suicidal Tendencies song lyrics...


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#24 KMH

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:11 AM

This sucks.  RIP Fly.  :(



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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:13 AM

Wow, what a punch to the gut.  One of my absolute favorite CPeeps.  Gah!!  


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#26 RushDoggie

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:13 AM

Here...   :(

 

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oh crap.


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:29 AM

I don't believe it. This is really sad.


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#28 chemistry1973

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:34 AM

Here... :(

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Goddammit.

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:45 AM

Here we were thinking we were posting deep lyrics. Sigh. If that was a cry for help it went right over my damn head. He was so clever. Too clever in this case. :(

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:53 AM

Josh and I just had tacos at La Super Rica in Santa Barbara with him about 5-6 weeks ago. We made a point of gathering there every couple of months. He was our traveling buddy most of the time when we headed up North for BARFs and for a couple of trips to Vegas for shows. We're heartbroken. He was so clever and kind. He'd had a pretty rough year or so. I regret not reaching out to him more over this period to see if he was okay. RIP Fly. I hope they have plenty of Steve Poltz and Richard Thompson bootlegs and lots of cold Steele Reserve for you wherever you are.
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#31 RushDoggie

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:56 AM

Here we were thinking we were posting deep lyrics. Sigh. If that was a cry for help it went right over my damn head. He was so clever. Too clever in this case. :(

 

It went over everyone's head.


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 01:57 AM

So sad. I never met Fly, but I had many laughs at the crazy and clever shit he'd say.
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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:01 AM

The last "version" of him on CP was atypical.


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:07 AM

I remember a few years ago when I heard that he couldn't afford to get to a Rush show, so I led a clandestine effort to raise the funds to get him there.  I wanted him not to find out that it was me, like some random Rush fan just helping out.  To this day, I don't know if he knows it was me or not.  Doesn't matter, he got to the show.  That's all that really counted...

 

I wonder if even his username wasn't some kind of call for help.  Never thought about it until now...I guess we'll never know.  :(


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:08 AM

Feeling terrible right now....

 

He probably hated me but I laughed at a lot of his posts.

 

R.I.P. Fly, third line.



#36 Wandering Pixie

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:20 AM

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:24 AM

I remember a few years ago when I heard that he couldn't afford to get to a Rush show, so I led a clandestine effort to raise the funds to get him there.  I wanted him not to find out that it was me, like some random Rush fan just helping out.  To this day, I don't know if he knows it was me or not.  Doesn't matter, he got to the show.  That's all that really counted...

 

I wonder if even his username wasn't some kind of call for help.  Never thought about it until now...I guess we'll never know.   :(

 

 

The last "version" of him on CP was atypical.

 

You know...I hate to say it but I had mcm blocked. I had no idea it was him.... but I thought the posts were kind of off the wall. Not like Fly at all....


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:28 AM

Having a beer and a bourbon tonight for fly.  Thinking about how I remembered him in Portland, laughing, smiling all that time.


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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:35 AM

Wow, what a punch to the gut.  One of my absolute favorite CPeeps.  Gah!!  

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Posted 16 March 2015 - 02:38 AM

I remember a few years ago when I heard that he couldn't afford to get to a Rush show, so I led a clandestine effort to raise the funds to get him there.  I wanted him not to find out that it was me, like some random Rush fan just helping out.  To this day, I don't know if he knows it was me or not.  Doesn't matter, he got to the show.  That's all that really counted...

 

I wonder if even his username wasn't some kind of call for help.  Never thought about it until now...I guess we'll never know.   :(

 

His user name is just 2112 in Roman numerals.


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