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Old 12-15-2004, 02:00 PM   #1
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Is Edge's opening riff in ABOY "morse code"?

Does anyone here know morse code? I swear that Edge's opening riff at the beginning of All Because of You (and later in the bridge) sounds an awful lot like morse code. Granted, I don't know morse code...it just sounds like it to me.

I'm not trying to give this any deeper meaning than just the great rock tune that it is, but it could be an interesting angle. Hmmm.
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yes... it's morse code for "unos, dos, tres, catorce" which in actuallity is a reference to bono's favorite lottery numbers.
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yes... it's morse code for "unos, dos, tres, catorce" which in actuallity is a reference to bono's favorite lottery numbers.
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Let's not result to name-calling here - the ABOY question was interesting and relevant.
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I agree that you shouldn't name call....... but interesting and relevant? I don't think I'd agree with that.
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Two great things about the internet and forums:

1. Freedom of speech. You can excercise freedom of speech anonymously (like I did). It's a great way to exchange ideas.

2. The anonymity of the internet allows people like pittTodd up there to say things to people that they'd never have the guts to say in person.

Enough said. I hope.
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Re: Is Edge's opening riff in ABOY "morse code"?

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Does anyone here know morse code? I swear that Edge's opening riff at the beginning of All Because of You (and later in the bridge) sounds an awful lot like morse code. Granted, I don't know morse code...it just sounds like it to me.

I'm not trying to give this any deeper meaning than just the great rock tune that it is, but it could be an interesting angle. Hmmm.
Yuup! It's morse code for "A-W-E-S-O-M-E-I-N-T-R-0"!
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word on the street is...edge got together with jack black for the intro (imagining jack black air guitaring and making crazy faces and noises that sound like ABOY )

"edge, make a song that'll MELT THEIR FACES!!!"
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I thought it was Morse Code for "W-E-L-O-V-E-T-H-E-W-H-O"!

I swear that's what I translated.
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To me, that guitar part resembles the sound Fred Flintstone's toes make when he's kick starting his car.
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I reckon its morse code for "how the fuc# did we steal this riff and get away with it"
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To me, that guitar part resembles the sound Fred Flintstone's toes make when he's kick starting his car.
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I thought it was Morse Code for "W-E-L-O-V-E-T-H-E-W-H-O"!

I swear that's what I translated.

Are you being serious? I don't know.... But if you are that's interesting because Bono says "A love song for The Who" in the Brooklyn performance. Now if you were joking I'll look like a jackass
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