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I Dont Like Songs With Profanity In Them

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    Profanity Vs. Vulgarity and the Poets of the Days of Old

    vulgarity and profanity are two different things.  i cuss.  i don't know many adults who don't.  very few in fact.  but i don't believe vulgarity is necessary.  there are other words one could utilize to get the point across and it makes the song that...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2007

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    But I'm Torn

      most of the artists I listen to on a regular basis that do occasionally use profanity use it to convey extreme emotion that other words can't convey. I usually prefer the songs without profanity, but when a song is written a certain way, it is written to be that way, and...
    EntrepGuy EntrepGuy 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    I only like them if I'm alone or with my wife. I've been listening to 2 live crew,and trucker songs since I was a teen.
    zeus77 zeus77 26-30, M Aug 23, 2007

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    Songs With Profanity

    Actually, I usually don't mind those songs, but sometimes it bothers me. For example, in James Blunt's "You're Beautiful", the lyrics are all gentle and full of longing, until in the middle he suddenly says "*******", and it's totally out of place. Ugh.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F Jul 23, 2007

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    Strangely Enough...

    Because I love hip-hop and rap. So I just try to get cleaner versions of songs.
    elliebear22 elliebear22 16-17, F Oct 4, 2010

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    I Like the Beat to Some Songs ...

    I like the beat to some songs with profane language, but I could do without the words themselves.
    blueeyedmom blueeyedmom 21-25, F Apr 13, 2007

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    Filler Words.

    I don't hate curse words because their somehow offensive,but rather that some of them are so topical...Just thinks about how many ways the "f-word" can be used in.I believe that precision of language is the key to a peaceful and successful society.Just imagine if every...
    rpm2004 rpm2004 19-21, M 1 Response Jun 25, 2007

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    How Articulate Are You?

    Profanity is a turn-off. People who use it must not be very articulate.
    graphtheorist graphtheorist 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 8, 2006

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    Some songs...the Profanity Fits i suppose..but still...i dont like listening to songs with Profanity..it makes a Image of tha Song so Wrong when its Sending out a Whole Different Message
    SourLove SourLove 18-21, F Jun 3, 2007

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    Exactly

    Yeah, exactly, man.  Why bother?  It's supposed to be shock value, I suppose, but all it means to me is that you don't have sufficient vocabulary to express what you really want to say.  Take Mysitkal: I LOVE his music; but I can't listen to it, for all the p***y...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 26, 2007

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    Does It Really Matter?  I...

    Does it really matter?  If the song is crap, no amount of swearing will make it any less crap.  I say swear away, if it works within the context of the song.  Just don't play it so loud on your mp3 player that everyone else on the bus, train etc can hear it...
    DarkPhoenix DarkPhoenix 31-35, F May 29, 2007

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    i Dislike Profanit...

    i dislike profanity in ANYTHING. To me it shows a lack of education, you can SO easily get your point across, just as strongly, without swearing. My mother feels the same way UNTIL you put her on a golf course and then i on't know who she is?lol
    AlwaysRemembers AlwaysRemembers 41-45, F May 29, 2007

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    A few cuss words I can handle. When the whole song is made up of one phrase : **** you you **** dirty *** *****,   that's a no go for me!
    Luci Luci 21-25, F May 29, 2007

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    Sometimes a Little Profanity I...

    Sometimes a little profanity is ok, just depends.......but a lot of times its just too much & not really necessary.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M Aug 22, 2007

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    Well, Maybe a Little...

    Certain songs DO make their point more clear with a bit of vulgar descriptions and dirty words. lol. But as a general rule, i DON'T want to hear a CD filled with nasty, filthy, potty mouthed lyrics. And even WORSE, I don't like to hear LITERALLY: bleeeep, bleeeep sounds over the...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F Jun 10, 2008

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    Yes, I Do Not Like Songs With ...

    Yes, I do not like songs with profanity in them.  It detracts from the music.
    rikki60 rikki60 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23, 2007

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    I Don't Neccesarily Like Them,...

    I don't neccesarily like them, but they shoulcn't be censored.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 23, 2007

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    It Irritates Me

    It's rare that I hear a song with dirty or vulgar langauge in it where it isn't overdone or distatefully done. Swearing is meant to convey particularly strong emotion, not to up the "shock value" of one's latest music video. The worst thing to happen to art has been...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Nov 28, 2007

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    I Don't Mind Songs With Pr...

    I don't mind songs with profanity in them. Although, I wouldn't want to hear a curse every 2 seconds throughout the whole thing.
    Vainemion Vainemion 21-25, F Aug 23, 2007

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    I feel like, what is the point of using

    profanity when the English language is so vast that we have so many adjectives and verbs. It's just really silly to me. I'm a nerd.
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F Mar 24, 2014

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    Oh God, I Hate Songs With Prof...

    Oh God, I hate songs with profanity. Of course, sometimes they have nice melodies or so and I listen to them. But I just have to sing when I listen to music. One reason why I can't listen to instrumentals. I just have to sing. All I know is I feel better when I sing. And when I...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 13, 2007

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    I Relly Don't Want to Hear...

    I relly don't want to hear "street" talk in my music
    windy windy 46-50, F Apr 13, 2007

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    Usually I Don't Like It

    Usually I don't like it but there is one exception: **** you from Eamon. The music of this song is very good, so I forgive the words. But the lyrics are important, too. So mostly I don't listen to music with words like this.
    dreamygirl dreamygirl 31-35, F Aug 23, 2007

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    Well...I Guess It Depends On T...

    Well...I guess it depends on the song (lyrics, etc) and just how much profanity is included.
    malloryc malloryc 46-50, F Apr 13, 2007

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    There Goes My Music Collection

    almost all of my favorite songs have profanity in them... what is profanity anyway?... just some words
    ninja ninja 16-18, M Jan 15, 2007

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    I Like Songs That Have Profanity In Them

    I get bugged alot because I refuse to listen to music that has profanity in it. I like my country music ALOT. I get called a Hick or Redneck. One DOES NOT need to have swearing or other stuff like sex or drugs to get the point of the song across. I maybe be oldfashion...
    bilow72 bilow72 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2008

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    I Don't

    I think so much more can be said without. Now, there are some songs, mainly country, where they fit just right and don't sound profane. (A Charlie Daniel's song comes to mind.) I don't like them generally. I don't use them when I talk. Unless I bash my thumb with a hammer or...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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