These are comments or responses I’ve made in the chat that the neighborhood finds interesting, funny, noteworthy or newsworthy. Anyone is welcome to add quotes, but please take care to avoid paraphrasing or misquoting, even if it’s just one word. Also this isn’t intended as a vessel to log everything I say in the chat. Let’s just note the highlights.
“Yeah the paraphrasing drives me nuts. Even if they change one word.”
"Sometimes I get fascinated by things I don't like. And then start using them. And then I almost kind of like them. It happens with music all the time period".
"The first days of chatting here are pretty frustrating. Or so I've heard. It's a rite of passage."
"I haven't cut my hair since this all started. I'm giving Brian a run for his money."
"I think I meant that the lyrics just came off the top of my head or the bottom of my head, I don't know. I didn't set off to say anything in particular. It's crazy that sometimes songs can end up having a specific meaning that way." [In reference 'My Brain is Working Overtime']
"The stereotype of a record label is about as accurate as the stereotype of a rock star, which is to say not at all."
"Rivers delivers. That's what Michael Enzinger said."
"marriage is good."
"I am a 'white belt' at sleeping."
"One trick I like for writing melodies is to try and write a bad melody. I guess that could be applied to any creative pursuit".
"I am a perfect fig mint"
"Pigs were my favorite animal when I was a kid."
"I thought you guys were just being all internetty"
"Thank you guys. You're all very excellent people."
"We were doing a meet and greet when the album came out. A couple came up to us and said their son had been a huge Weezer fan. He committed s**cide. When they heard the new album was called 'Everything Will Be Alright in the End', it was a great consolation to them. I knew then that we had made the right move in changing the title. It was a real lesson for me. Choose positivity when you can. And you always can."
"I wonder what would happen if I deep faked myself. I would never have to be in any videos or photo shoots again."
"bet you there are more "dan's" in the weezer fandom per capita, than any other fandom."
"playing my piano sounds like an euphemism."
“I never understood why guys swim topless. It’s so icky to put sunscreen all over your torso.”
“this song in fall called francesca is so amazing"
“doing research for Tastes Like Pain: [provides Wikipedia link for “brown rat torture”]. did not know about that one.”
"The reason I stopped moving around [as much onstage during shows] was because I started playing guitar again. Therefore I couldn't carry the microphone."
“In I need some of that? Oh, I know what [the conversation after the song] is. They had to chop off the end of the song. But they left that bit. That's from 2014. I think we couldn't get clearance for Ric's verse. We had him singing a whole verse. Well just his verse is from 2014.”
“Hot pictures of Rivers Cuomo seems a bit redundant.”
“I guess I’m just bigger than you’d expect.”
"one of my songwriting rules is to not say I'm sorry. Because I tend to see it too much."
"That would be cool only because I like the name oscar." [In regards to the idea of winning an Oscar someday]