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    Default The official Van Halen "obscure reference" thread!

    Okay, I obviously have way too much time on my hands but I thought this might be kind of fun. What are some obscure references to Van Halen that have come up?

    Yesterday I noticed something on my cell phone. My password for my voicemail can only be four digits so, of course, I use 5150. Then I have to hit 'pound' to get into the voice mailbox. Then I hit the number one to listen to new messages. So when you look at the screen on the phone, it comes up as 5150#1! I thought that was kind of cool...

    ...or maybe I need some serious help!
    "It doesn't mean that much to me to mean that much to you..." -Neil Young

    "The sun's not yellow, it's chicken." -Bob Dylan

    "If you go out and buy a Van Halen record and put it in your collection, it'll melt your other records." -David Lee Roth, 1981.

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    Sheriff of Nottingham: Because it's DULL, you twit!!! It'll HURT MORE!!!

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    I got $51.50 worth of gas one day
    One noticeable difference between Judas Priest and Metallica...
    ...Judas Priest only has one gay guy in the band.

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    Ace, don't worry you're not alone. I can't really think of anything right now, but it does happen to me all the time.
    Oh, I once was at the grocery store and when I checked out I owed $19.84.
    2-time Fantasy Baseball Champion.

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    I once drove my van in a hail storm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bullwinkle View Post
    I once drove my van in a hail storm.
    Nice one.
    2-time Fantasy Baseball Champion.

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    For over 20 years now that I've had credit cards, ATM cards, my voicemail passwords, etc., my password has always been '1984'.

    I started it when I was really a VH fanatic and got so used to it that I've never felt a reason to change (plus it's so easy to remember).
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    I saw an obscure Vh reference at the RNRHOF induction ceremony. Velvet Revolver was on stage and they just kept singing

    Runaround round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round round

    for about 2 minutes.
    "What we are dealing with here, is a complete lack of respect for the law" - Jackie Gleason, Smokey and the Bandit

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    I ate brown M&M's once....

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    I've occasionally wanted to fuck someone's girlfriend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    I've occasionally wanted to fuck someone's girlfriend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    For over 20 years now that I've had credit cards, ATM cards, my password has always been '1984'.
    Thanks for the info...
    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    I've occasionally wanted to fuck someone's girlfriend.

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    I have never put iced tea into a Jack Daniel's bottle.
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    I paid $51.50 at the store a couple of times, and I also ate some brown m&ms last night after much inner turmoil.
    RIP - Classic Van Halen

    "A lot of people take Van Halen more seriously than we do." The Diamond One



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