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Chris
03-25-2013, 01:12 PM
Scientists claim to have found a way to help anyone plagued by earworms those annoying tunes that lodge themselves inside our heads and repeat on an endless loop.

They are the songs you cannot get out of your head. Now scientists may have found a way to help anyone plagued by those annoying tunes that lodge themselves inside our heads and repeat on an endless loop.

Researchers claim the best way to stopping the phenomenon, sometimes known as earworms where snippets of a catchy song inexplicably play like a broken record in your brain is to solve some tricky anagrams.
This can force the intrusive music out of your working memory, they say, allowing it to be replaced with other more amenable thoughts.

But they also warn not to try anything too difficult as those irritating melodies may wiggle their way back into your consciousness....

@ Get that tune out of your head - scientists find how to get rid of earworms (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/9950143/Get-that-tune-out-of-your-head-scientists-find-how-to-get-rid-of-earworms.html)


At least now you know what to call those danged Christmas Songs you just can't stop playing in your head. Earworms. Yeah, you hear it, Frosty the Snowman....! :evil:

oceanloverOH
03-25-2013, 03:54 PM
I detest earworms! And I get 'em for the STUPIDEST songs (like crap by Olivia Newton-John or Captain and Tenille). I have found that if I go to youtube and force myself to actually listen to the entire song a couple of times....it goes away.

Captain Obvious
03-25-2013, 05:47 PM
My dog gets them all the time.

Private Pickle
03-25-2013, 07:07 PM
I always sing Even Flow by Pearl Jam. For some reason it is to Earworms what Penicillin is to bacterial infection.

Private Pickle
03-25-2013, 07:08 PM
Earworm:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-crgQGdpZR0

Captain Obvious
03-25-2013, 07:27 PM
Closet ABBA fan here, they fucking rock. And the blonde chic was great spank material when I was 12.

Private Pickle
03-25-2013, 07:30 PM
Closet ABBA fan here, they fucking rock. And the blonde chic was great spank material when I was 12.

Dude. That whole scenario was fap material.

oceanloverOH
03-25-2013, 08:05 PM
Closet ABBA fan here, they fucking rock. And the blonde chic was great spank material when I was 12.

Someone else in the world besides me admits to liking ABBA???? Wow! The dark-haired gal, Anni-Frid, married a German prince years ago and is now a Royal Highness Princess. Interesting change of careers.

Dr. Who
03-25-2013, 08:05 PM
Dude. That whole scenario was fap material.
The worst is when you get a commercial stuck in your head!

oceanloverOH
03-25-2013, 08:06 PM
Plop plop fizz fizz........DAMMIT DR. WHO!

Captain Obvious
03-25-2013, 08:11 PM
Someone else in the world besides me admits to liking ABBA???? Wow! The dark-haired gal, Anni-Frid, married a German prince years ago and is now a Royal Highness Princess. Interesting change of careers.

Yeah, I read that somewhere.

The blonde gal married some kooky stalker that was creeping around her house or something like that.

Private Pickle
03-25-2013, 08:19 PM
Earworm:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7hHx7gdN68

Captain Obvious
03-25-2013, 08:28 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwTZ2xpQwpA

Dr. Who
03-25-2013, 08:31 PM
Plop plop fizz fizz........DAMMIT DR. WHO!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxjb2UJZ-5I