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Question for you..

When you get a song stuck in your head, do you have to actually find the song and listen to it to make it go away, do does simply listening to it play over and over in your brain work?

Me, I have to go out and find the song and play it at least once to get my brain radio to reset.

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bluesilverkdg
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:20 pm (UTC)
Typically, the song stays there until it is replaced by another song that I can't get out of my head. There is always, without fail, a song of some sort in my head. It's like I have a constant soundtrack.
pleasant_muse
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:20 pm (UTC)
"Here's a story...."
bluesilverkdg
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:25 pm (UTC)
And now that comment just put Ima Robot's "Dynomite" in my head. It begins "Here's a story for the kids!"

Thank you. :-P
pleasant_muse
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:42 pm (UTC)
"...of a lovely lady!"
elenorerigby
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:53 pm (UTC)
See, until recently I thought I was the only one, but (thanks to the power of the Internets where such people gather to disclose such varying tidbits such as these) I have discovered I'm not alone!
pleasant_muse
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:20 pm (UTC)
I just find the nearest dog and taunt it for a few minutes.
boundandchained
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:43 pm (UTC)
Eh, listening helps. But if I really can't get a song out of my head, I sing La Vie Boheme. It's too long to get stuck in my head, but knocks the other one out, too.
mischief_wa
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:45 pm (UTC)
I sing the Mahna Mahna song...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YevYBsShxNs
elenorerigby
Nov. 8th, 2007 11:52 pm (UTC)
I have to make an mental effort to set my head jukebox to a different song, but if the current song is too persistent, I have to actually listen to something else to get that in my head instead.
(I have a lot of experience with this, because unfortunately my head jukebox is set to Always On.)
sane_syko
Nov. 9th, 2007 03:44 am (UTC)
That never works for me....I either have to think of another song, or hear another one, or get my mind on something else.
kornopolous
Nov. 9th, 2007 02:33 pm (UTC)
I just listen to an endless stream of music 20 hours a day, that way I get at least 10 songs stuck in my head.
valkeakuulas
Nov. 10th, 2007 11:23 am (UTC)
I always have to listen to it. In fact I usually listen to it like, five times on repeat, and then it's stuck in my head again.
ghost_light
Nov. 10th, 2007 04:11 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that's usually the flaw in my strategy too.
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