Crown of Thorns Debate

Jpatano617Jpatano617 Posts: 2
edited August 2013 in The Porch
My buddy and I have a bet and we need your help. I thought the lyrics were "he who rides above it must some day fall"
As we know the lyric is: "he who rides a pony must someday fall". I contend that although my lyric is wrong, it's better.

We'd like to hear from 100 people and see what you think.

A: He who rides above it
B: He who rides a pony

Please answer A or B
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  • dimitrispearljamdimitrispearljam NINUNINOPROPosts: 124,233
    A

    i like yours better
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  • jethrojam420jethrojam420 Posts: 1,061
    Welcome to the Board.

    B
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  • B

    pony = horse = heroin
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  • C. you have an act
    and
    d. not having an act is your act.
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  • eeriepadaveeeriepadave West Chester, PAPosts: 16,977
    edited August 2013
    Yours makes sense, but i still think the pony one makes more sense.
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  • YLed2YLed2 Des Moines, IAPosts: 5,019
    B
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  • AzWickerAzWicker Posts: 1,162
    B

    Since pony is slang for heroin and taken in context and being prophetic, It has to be pony.
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  • Yield98Yield98 Posts: 144
    DriftingByTheStorm" said:
    C. you have an act
    and
    d. not having an act is your act.
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  • dimitrispearljamdimitrispearljam NINUNINOPROPosts: 124,233
    well,i haver the excuse,didnt know the pony slug!! :lol: :lol:
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  • SVRDhand13SVRDhand13 Posts: 17,098
    I thought they said unicorn :?
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  • jmuscatellojmuscatello ColoradoPosts: 330
    B. Heroin reference is significant
  • jethrojam420jethrojam420 Posts: 1,061
    Yield98" said:
    [quote="DriftingByTheStorm"]C. you have an act
    and
    d. not having an act is your act.
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  • slightofjeffslightofjeff Posts: 7,118
    It's pony. Hope you didn't bet too much.
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    for the least they could possibly do
  • TunnelThroughDenial" said:
    B

    pony = horse = heroin
    that's it right there
    b
  • KimmiebyromKimmiebyrom Posts: 1,805
    Yeah, I have to go with B because the reference is significant.
    Also, isn't it "the pony" and not "a pony" because the semantics in this line would make it more relevant to the drug reference?
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  • F5AgainstOneF5AgainstOne New Hampshire, USAPosts: 1,458
    jackrabbit slim" said:
    [quote="TunnelThroughDenial"]B

    pony = horse = heroin
    that's it right there
    b[/quote]
    I know Andy was using Heroin, but I thought pony was cocaine, no?
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  • F5AgainstOne" said:
    [quote="jackrabbit slim"][quote="TunnelThroughDenial"]B

    pony = horse = heroin
    that's it right there
    b[/quote]
    I know Andy was using Heroin, but I thought pony was cocaine, no?[/quote]

    it can be crack. And meth is called the white pony. not sure what andy was aiming at. maybe just a drug of abuse.
    and maybe in seattle heroin=pony. the meaning can change city to city.
  • Context wasn't even an issue, sadly. I agree, in context, pony makes sense. We hadn't even put that together. On it's own- what's the better lyric? Take the heroin out of it.
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    NHiding" said:
    Some things you just don't fuck with.
    Mine is mine and yours won't take its place.

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  • F5AgainstOneF5AgainstOne New Hampshire, USAPosts: 1,458
    Jpatano617" said:
    Context wasn't even an issue, sadly. I agree, in context, pony makes sense. We hadn't even put that together. On it's own- what's the better lyric? Take the heroin out of it.
    Any song lyric is about the context... So what you are asking is like asking "what tastes better, blue or 9?"
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  • AzWicker" said:
    B

    Since pony is slang for heroin and taken in context and being prophetic, It has to be pony.
    +1
    Keep this up and Andy will visit you in your sleep and tell you to leave his lyrics alone.
  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 18,857
    F5AgainstOne" said:
    [quote="Jpatano617"]Context wasn't even an issue, sadly. I agree, in context, pony makes sense. We hadn't even put that together. On it's own- what's the better lyric? Take the heroin out of it.
    Any song lyric is about the context... So what you are asking is like asking "what tastes better, blue or 9?"[/quote]
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  • It's pony. The reference comes from the fact the whole band were keen horse riders and Andy had recently took a tumble attempting a tricky jump. The name Mother Love Bone actually refers to the fact that horses have big penises.

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