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Weak.... i think....

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Reverend G-Money, Jul 29, 2005.

  1. So i just googled (i guess it's a word now..) my band's name and about 25 pages deep i see us linked to a "Gay Dads" site in the UK.

    i'm all for being yourself, but... this one trips me out... any opinions from you guys? 2 of our guys have kids and we are NOT into that particular lifestyle they are supporting. or at least making us a "poster child" for their cause. any suggestions on what we should do?

    I'm not knocking anyone's sxl. preference. we just don't support this one "lifestyle" in particular nor have we been contacted by them to use us as a "supporting member" with a website link. any advice would be great... :) .
  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    For starters, have a frank discussion with the rest of your bandmates to make absolutely positive that none of them are involved with the link. Once you establish some facts, contact the site and ask how/why you guys are linked on their site.

  3. i'm pretty sure my guys are straight (oh, man that was horrible) and on the level about this... heck 3 of them don't even know how to use email... :eyebrow:
  4. flatwounds


    Apr 22, 2003
    Sydney, Oz
    Isn't GAY DAD a band/musician over in England?
    I was over there about 5 1/2 years ago, and remember seeing it at all the record stores.
    Perhaps it was a link to a site devoted to them?
    I've got no idea.

  5. wow.. i had no idea... I used to dig on the Tar Babies a few years ago and a some people thought i was making a generic reference and being racist... they ripped!!! thanks for any info you guys. i am all for everyone doing their own thing but this wierds me out a little...
  6. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    Did you even go to this "Gay Dads" link? From your last post it sounds like you haven't checked the site out yet. It would be poor form to judge a site because of the text of a google search. You know, judging a book by its cover and all that.
  7. Perhaps they find your music inspirational, and just linked to you without asking your permission??? :confused:


    Lots of straight people like my bass playing, they tell me at my gigs. ....not that there's anything wrong with that..... :D
  8. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ

    Yea, I mean, I don't mind if people are straight, just as long as they act gay in public.
  9. gay dad are a rock n roll band that used to be well known around the UK...
  10. And why not? There's a lotta coin in the Pink Dollar (see Scissor Sisters).

    I wouldn't worry too much, gay dads really don't have heaps of time to come see you boys play anyway. :smug:
  11. wulf


    Apr 11, 2002
    Oxford, UK
    25 pages into the search? If you've not hit any nonsense before that mark, you're doing well. Since your band comes up as the top result when you put the name in (no quotes) you're doing pretty well, especially since "thicker than thieves" is an idiomatic expression rather than a unique name.

    I wouldn't worry about it - try some other band names to put it in perspective. BTW, are you talking about the link at:


    (I googled for "thicker than thieves" gay to find it)? Looks like a random collection of links with no connection made between you and the one that follows.


  12. +1 I was just thinking that. Who googles for 25 pages anyway?

    Thicker Than Thieves is prolly a gay porn movie about prisons.... :D

  13. Answer to question above: sheer boredom. :D

    I saw a few more today, and i was not aware about the UK band... i was kinda drunk when i saw the links so i mighta jumped the gun a little bit.. :p
  14. Hey, at least you weren't in a band called "The Glad Rags."

    Google that for some fun. :scowl: