[Trash-talk] Re: Trash-talk Digest, Vol 15, Issue 6

Ian Abbott iabbott at ruiner.demon.co.uk
Wed Mar 10 20:08:34 PST 2004

True, but the thing is that they (as in Curve) have NEVER SAID that 
Garbage ripped them off, so you're doing them an injustice by 
continually - whether you are intending to or not - implying that they 
did, allowing you to then go on with your own immature "boo hoo" 
statements... :)

Give it a rest, mate

On 10 Mar 2004, at 20:00, trash-talk-request at tcp.com wrote:

> From: bathtub gin <garbagebase at yahoo.com>
> Date: 9 March 2004 22:33:12 GMT
> To: trash-talk at tcp.com
> Subject: Re: [Trash-talk] Re: Curve
> Well I wouldn't have a problem with a statement that Garbage copied
> Curve, that they were influenced by Curve, that they incorporate
> elements of Curve's sound, that they borrowed from Curve, etc...
> I just don't like the phrase "rip off" applied to something that by
> definition cannot be owned. To me, it makes them sound like babies,
> "they ripped us off, boo hoo hoo..."
> Imitation, after all, is often called the highest form of flattery.

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