Living La Vida Coco
Posted by: koogles ()
Date: January 17, 2001 12:02AM

Coco... must be nice in your world. Don't have to worry about the messy task of buying CDs. Let someone else do that, right? Then borrow, burn and return... all under the self-righteous guise that "everybody's doing it, so what's the problem?"

Here's the problem... if everyone did that, there would be no more record labels, no more bands, no more of what little is left of the scene! And this whole "he who hasn't sinned cast the first stone" shit is the biggest line of cowardice I have ever read! If you must traffick in replicas, at least stand up and admit your true intentions! Don't pass the buck. Face it: you're too cheap/lazy to buy CDs so you cherry-pick the best tracks off someone else's discs or trade with someone as equally as opportunistic as you are.

As I said, I have burned CDs for people. I'm not going to lie about it. But the CDs that I burned were WAYYY out-of-print. Stuff like Giuffria's "Silk + Steel" (before the re-issue), Buck Dharma's "Flat Out" etc. And sure, it's piracy all the same. But it's a victimless crime when the out-of-print CD is no longer trying to afford an artist or its label/distributor a living. When you burn a CD that's still in print for someone who would have bought it had it not been for your CD-R, that's wrong, my friend. And just because it's widespread practice, doesn't make it right. If anything, it makes it even MORE wrong.

koogs






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My CD-R Trade Site 153 coco 01/15/2001 07:30AM
CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 koogles 01/16/2001 07:44AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 128 coco 01/16/2001 08:20AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 155 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 11:02AM
Trading still cripples the artist, label 140 koogles 01/16/2001 01:01PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 121 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:46PM
RE: Trading still cripples the artist, label 107 koogles 01/17/2001 12:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 121 koogles 01/16/2001 12:47PM
Koogles ur only half right 129 mike 01/16/2001 02:24PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 134 koogles 01/16/2001 03:04PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 125Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 130Drewness01/16/2001 03:59PM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 130 koogles 01/17/2001 12:15AM
RE: Koogles ur only half right 125 DantheCDman 01/16/2001 07:50PM
Koogles is completely right - this is theft 129 Mister Pomp 01/16/2001 05:59PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 147 coco 01/16/2001 08:04PM
RE: Koogles is completely right - this is theft 113 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:50AM
Mr Pomp your right and so am i 128 mike 01/17/2001 05:51AM
RE: Mr Pomp your right and so am i 138 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:46PM
That slippery slope ... 146 Copious K9 01/18/2001 01:39AM
RE: That slippery slope ... 162 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 04:45AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 119 coco 01/16/2001 05:55PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 123 Eric Abrahamsen 01/16/2001 09:39PM
RE: Coco- the Artist Desicion maker 149 coco 01/16/2001 10:35PM
Living La Vida Coco125 koogles 01/17/2001 12:02AM
RE: Living La Vida Coco 144 coco 01/17/2001 02:24AM
There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 129 koogles 01/17/2001 05:32AM
RE: There's smoke comin' outta yer ears, coco! 131 coco 01/17/2001 06:16AM
Cuckoo for coco puffs 122 koogles 01/17/2001 09:02AM
Cuckoo for Koogles 182 coco 01/17/2001 09:37AM
Coco...nuts! 124 koogles 01/17/2001 10:40AM
John Parr 130 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 11:05AM
RE: John Parr 120 capt kaos 01/17/2001 09:05PM
RE: John Parr 126 koogles 01/18/2001 12:36AM
RE: Coco...nuts! 115 coco 01/17/2001 05:45PM
Burn bitch burn 129 koogles 01/18/2001 12:32AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 127 koogles 01/17/2001 12:28AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 147 Dave 01/17/2001 04:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 145 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 04:54AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 coco 01/17/2001 05:39AM
RE: Coco and being Stupid 136 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 08:14AM
you're not your (np) 120 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:57PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 137Bighair01/17/2001 05:16AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 105 coco 01/17/2001 05:47AM
Where are you buying your CDS? 138 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:39PM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 151 koogles 01/17/2001 05:49AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 116 coco 01/17/2001 06:22AM
Can I just say... 147Chris01/17/2001 06:36AM
Yes you can.. 111 Mister Pomp 01/17/2001 05:56PM
Fine... 140Chris01/18/2001 09:12AM
Were you paid for it? 142 Mister Pomp 01/18/2001 05:47PM
RE: Were you paid for it? 146Chris01/19/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 116 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 08:11AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 128 koogles 01/17/2001 09:18AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 139 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:30AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 124 koogles 01/17/2001 10:46AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 koogles 01/17/2001 09:06AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 133 DantheCDman 01/17/2001 09:31AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 146 coco 01/17/2001 09:44AM
Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 115 koogles 01/17/2001 10:10AM
RE: Uh-oh...the little pirate's getting angry! 114 Eric Abrahamsen 01/17/2001 10:27AM
RE: CDRs are bad for the artists, labels 126Bigair01/18/2001 04:50AM


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