Sentimental yet sardonic (booster17) wrote,
Sentimental yet sardonic

The Results!!!

The Great Lyrics Challenge is offically closed now. Congratulations go to wildcate who triumphed over speakr2customrs by a single point. *applauds madly*

The Final Standings
140 (22+21+22+21+16+38) : wildecate
139 (18+28+19+17+20+37) : speakr2customrs
117 (15+14+22+14+18+34) : empressvesica
112 (10+16+20+18+18+30) : d_tepes
110 (11+22+17+11+17+32) : whiskyinmind
100 (14+16+14+17+12+27) : tthjinni
92 (11+15+15+12+12+27) : uninvitedcat
89 (8+13+11+14+14+29) : curiouswombat
72 (17+14+18+10+7) : humbleminion
67 (5+6+8+4+12+32) : southerndave
63 (12+13+24+14) : brendanm720
61 (9+9+16+12+0+15) : lea_hazel
45 (12+14+19) : mynuet
41 (4+8+10+9+10) : shehasathree
24 (0+5+2+0+2+15) : larinzia
6 : goddessvicky

1) I'm a million different people from one day to the next
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
2) It's calling you my dear, out of reach
Pure Shores - All Saints
3) Everything going jackanory, in touch with his own mortality
Country House – Blur
4) As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I take a look at my life
Gangsta's Paradise – Coolio
5) But if your mind's neglected, stumble you might fall
Connected - Stereo MCs
6) We don't talk about love, we only want to get drunk
Design For Life - Manic Street Preachers
7) Stepping through the door like a troubadour whiling just an hour away
The Day We Caught The Train - Ocean Colour Scene
8) Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?
Why Does It Always Rain On Me – Travis
9) Mesdames, Messieurs, le disk-jockey est de retour
Encore Un fois - Sash!
10) So give me your heart, make it real or else forget about it
Smooth – Santana
11) Did you ever stop to notice the crying earth, the weeping shore?
Earth Song - Michael Jackson
12) And you know it ain't fiction just a natural fact
Opposites attract - Paula Abdul
13) Right about now, the funk soul brother
The Rockafeller Skank - Fatboy Slim
14) Sometimes the snow comes down in June, sometimes the sun goes round the moon
Save The Best for Last - Vanessa Williams
15) She's into superstitions, black cats and voodoo dolls
Living La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

16) I'm your hell, I'm your dream, I'm nothing in between
Bitch - Meredith Brooks
17) She leads a lonely life
All That She Wants - Ace Of Base
18) It's that little souvenir of a terrible year which makes me wonder why
Here's where the story ends - Tin Tin Out
19) So when I'm lying in my bed, thoughts running through my head
Angels - Robbie Williams or Jessica Simpson.
20) Don't believe in love, don't believe in hate, don't believe in anything
Stupid Girl – Garbage
21) Things ain't cooking, in my kitchen
Weather With You - Crowded House
22) Don't cry for me next door neighbour
Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
23) Honey came in and she caught me red-handed creepin' with the girl next door
It Wasn't Me – Shaggy
24) And we'll all be lonely tonight and lonely tomorrow
Nothing Ever Happens - Del Amitri
25) Though that was a good solution, hanging with the raisin girls
Cornflake Girl - Tori Amos
26) From the rooftop shout it out
Ready To Go – Republica
27) They had style, they had grace. Rita Hayworth gave good face
Vogue – Madonna
28) Move in, now move out. Hands up, now hands down
Rollin' - Limp Bizkit
29) But then the sound of my desperate calls echo off these dungeon walls
Chains - Tina Arena
30) So hurry up and bring your jukebox money
Love Shack - B52s

31) I know just what you're saying so please stop explaining
Don't Speak - No Doubt
32) With the lights out, it's less dangerous. Here we are now, entertain us
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
33) I could put my arms around every boy I see
Nothing compares 2 U - Sinead O'Connor or Prince
34) When you coming home, dad? I don't know when, we'll get together then
Cats in the Cradle - Ugly Kid Joe or Harry Chapin
35) You got me wrapped around your finger
Linger - The Cranberries
36) Lift your open hand, strike up the band and make the fireflies dance
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
37) I don't know where my soul is, I don't know where my home is
I'm Like A Bird - Nellie Furtado
38) Shake your head to the sound, put your hands on the ground
Mambo Number 5 - Lou Bega
39) Show me how you want it to be. Tell me baby 'cause I need to know now
Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
40) You gotta rub me the right way if you wanna be with me
Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera
41) So let's do it like they do on the Discovery channel
The Bad Touch - Bloodhound Gang
42) I blame you for the moonlit sky and the dream that died with the eagle's flight
Sleeping Satellite - Tasmin Archer
43) At least you'll know you can always go on Ricki Lake
Pretty Fly For A White Guy – Offspring
44) I'm the one to take you on, don't underestimate me boy, I'll make you sorry you were born
Don't Call Me Baby - Madison Avenue
45) Too many protest singers, not enough protest songs
A Girl Like You - Edwyn Collins

46) Now don't go wasting my precious time. Get your act together, we could be just fine
Wannabe - Spice Girls
47) I took her to a supermarket
Common People – Pulp
48) Don't try to tell me what I already know. Don't criticise me 'cause I'm running the show
Because We Want To – Billie
49) Hanging out the passenger side of his best friend's ride
No Scrubs – TLC
50) You think I'm gonna spend your cash, I won't
Love Don't Cost A Thing - Jennifer Lopez
51) It's a one-way ticket to a madman situation
Overload – Sugababes
52) Nobody calling on the 'phone, 'cept for the Pope, maybe, in Rome
One of Us - Joan Osborne
53) Get back you flea infested mongerel
Who Let The Dogs Out - Baha Men
54) The things you say. Your purple prose just gives you away
Unbelievable – EMF
55) I've got two tickets for Iron Maiden baby
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
56) Where did you run to? Where did you go?
Cotton Eyed Jo – Rednex
57) You know your culture from your trash, you know your plastic from your cash
Steam - Peter Gabriel
58) All you people can't you see, can't you see? How your love's affecting our reality
Larger Than Life - Backstreet Boys
59) It was a slap in the face how quickly I was replaced
You Oughtta Know - Alanis Morrisette
60) Yo, listen up, here's a story about a little guy
Blue - Eiffel 65

61) My world crumbles when you are not near
I Try - Macy Gray
62) Walk in shadow, move in silence. Guard against extra-terrestrial violence
Men In Black - Will Smith
63) I'm pushing an elephant up the stairs
The Great Beyond – REM
64) He's very much maligned and misunderstood
Ebenezer Goode - The Shamen
65) You hear the thunder of stampeding rhinos, elephants and tacky tigers
This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us – Sparx
66) She likes 'em with a mustache, race track, season pass, drivin' in a trans am
Girl All The Bad Guys Want – Bowling For Soup
67) I've got to, run away from the pain you drive into the heart of me
Tainted Love - Soft Cell, or the Marilyn Manson "cover"
68) If you got the money honey we got your disease
Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses
69) And mama always told me be careful what you do, don't go around breaking young girls' hearts
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
70) My baby may not be rich, he's watchin every dime
Let's Hear it for the Boy - Deniece Williams
71) I think they got the alias, that you been livin under
Gloria - Laura Branigan
72) Don't drink, Don't smoke, what do ya do?
Goody Two Shoes - Adam Ant
73) Strange voices are saying, ah what did they say? Things. I can't understand
Cruel Summer - Bananarama, or Ace of Base
74) It's gonna take a lot to drag me away from you, it's nothing that a hundred men or more could ever do
Africa - Toto
75) So when you call up that shrink in Beverly Hills, you know the one, Dr. Everything-Be-All-Right
Let's Go Crazy - Prince

76) You're givin me the chills baby please baby don't
Mickey - Toni Basil
77) I, I was standing, you were there
Never Tear Us Apart - INXS
78) This is the world we live in, and these are the hands were given
Land of Confusion - Genesis
79) And you may say to yourself, My god, what have I done?
Once In a Lifetime - Talking Heads
80) Sailed away to China, in a little row boat to find ya, you said you had to get your laundry done
Break My Stride - Matthew Wilder
81) Now every time I go for the mailbox, gotta hold myself down
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
82) I'm lying in the rain, but I never wave bye bye, but I try
Modern Love - David Bowie
83) Have a banana, have a whole bunch, It doesn't matter what you had for lunch
Eat It - "Weird Al" Yankovic
84) All the cops in the donut Shop say way-o way-o
Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles
85) An invisible man sleepin' in your bed...
Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr.
86) Some of them want to use you. Some of them want to get used by you.
Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This - Eurythmics or Marilyn Manson (*shudder*)
87) By order of the prophet, we ban that boogie sound.
Rock The Casbah - The Clash
88) The history book on the shelf, Is always repeating itself
Waterloo – Abba
89) This kettle is boiling over, I think I'm a banana tree
I’m Going Slightly Mad - Queen
90) Will Smith don't gotta cuss in his raps to sell his records; Well I do, so fuck him and fuck you too!
The Real Slim Shady – Eminem
91) Everyone’s a silver hero, everyone's a Captain Kirk, with orders to identify, to clarify and classify
99 Red Balloons – Nena
(I always thought it was "Superhero" too, but when I checked the lyrics out it definitely said silver. *scratches head*)
92) I'm having trouble saying what I mean, With dead poets and drum machines
These Words - Natasha Bedingfield
93) I’m a model you know what I mean, And I do my little turn on the catwalk
I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred
94) Sail away, Sail away, Sail away
Orinoco Flow – Enya
95) Giuchie, Giuchie, ya ya here (here), Mocha Chocalata ya ya (oh yea)
Lady Marmalade - All Saints, or the Christina, Lil Kim, Pink and Mya version, or Labelle
96) Sorry girl, but you missed out, Well tough luck that boy's mine now
We are more than just good friends, This is how the story ends
Skater Boy – Avril Lavigne
97) The good old boys were drinking whiskey and rye
American Pie – Don McLean or Madonna, (though some people HATED her version)
98) Oooh baby do you know what that's worth?
Heaven is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle
99) Pictures came and broke your heart
Video Killed The Radio Star - Buggles
100) I've known a few guys who thought they were pretty smart,But you've got bein' right down to an art
That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain

Answers to the previous rounds will be unscreened now, so you can laugh at see all the guesses, or discover who the Jessica Simpson fan is. :P

Thanks for playing everyone - it's been great fun.
Tags: lyrics quiz

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