Talk:Overlapping Voices

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[edit] Interesting Enough?

Is this really an interesting page? I mean, none of these things seem noteworthy. So what if the voices overlap? We don't note every time the letters T and I are in a word or why Titanic isn't mentioned in this cartoon. I'm truly sorry to say this, I really am, but this page just screams spoon to me. MichaelXX2 mail_icon.gif link_icon.gif 21:50, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

Um... I'm not sure what planet you've been living on where it doesn't defy the laws of physics for someone to say two separate words out of their mouth at the same time, but here on Earth, it's considerably less common than the letters T and I.--.Johnny Jupiter! talk cont 22:31, 18 January 2011 (UTC)
I'm on the fence with this one, mainly because all the examples are singing, when it's used as a fancy effect. If someone was just having a regular conversation and they started speaking different words at once, I'd be okay with that. But I don't believe that that has ever happened. StrongAwesome 23:42, 18 January 2011 (UTC)
Well, I know there's more instances of this.... somewhere... I think. I could have sworn there were, but I just can't seem to think of any. But anyway, even if it is singing, it's still a very specific type of breaking the laws of physics. Which is the kind of thing that usually warrants an article when it happens three or more times, right?--.Johnny Jupiter! talk cont 01:33, 19 January 2011 (UTC)
I disagree. When I first read about this page being conceived on the techno talk page, I had my doubts. Now, those doubts are confirmed. Much like Duplicate Characters doesn't apply in artistic situations (like music videos and Powered by The Cheat), this page should ignore musical instances of Overlapping Voices. Since all appearances are musical, this page seems a bit extraneous. Unless, of course, someone can pull at least three non-musical sources out of their craw.--Jellote wuz here 01:44, 19 January 2011 (UTC)
But the thing that makes them noteworthy is that they really aren't in artistic situations. In music videos and PBTC, we're seeing/hearing an artistic creation made by someone in the H*R universe, who used sequencing/animation/whatever to create the special effect of duplicate characters or overlapping voices (there is a overlapping voice instance like this with Coach Z at the end of Rap Song, which I agree should not be included here.) But in all the instances on this page, there's nothing artistic or fancy or special effecty about the situation. They're just talking casually and normally and all of the sudden they're singing and their voice is somehow doubled for no good reason.--.Johnny Jupiter! talk cont 02:05, 19 January 2011 (UTC)
I agree with Mr. Jupiter, except perhaps when it comes to techno. OptimisticFool 03:07, 19 January 2011 (UTC)
Nicely played, Jupiter and Fool. If we axe the techno instance, which is blatantly a song, I think this page may work. I have been swayed by your arguments.--Jellote wuz here 01:19, 21 February 2011 (UTC)

[edit] pop-up

*Email pop-up — In the email song, "I was born to check email and eat lots of cake", there is a very slight overlap of the words "email" and "and".

I know there will be people who don't agree with this one, so I'm starting a discussion now to avoid a revert war. It's not super-obvious, but I listened to it slowed down, and they definitely overlap. It is noticeable to the naked ear, I just slowed it down to confirm. And I know people might think it should just be considered an audio glitch. I would agree, because it is small enough, if it were just randomly in the middle of talking. But given the rhythmic style of the email song, and the way it fits perfectly between the two phrases, it seems obvious that it was intentional.--.Johnny Jupiter! talk cont 23:41, 24 January 2011 (UTC)

[edit] I'm buying you a pizza

I don't hear Strong Bad's line "I'm buying you a pizza" in Fish Eye Lens as overlapping his babbling. I hear the line come straight out of the babbling with no space in between the two, but with no overlap. The beat The Cheat is dropping continues for a split second, but that's not the same thing. — It's dot com 04:22, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

I'm with you on this one, Dot Com. I don't hear an overlap. --Jay o'Lantern (Haunt) 04:55, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
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