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Old 19 June 2010, 07:36 AM
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Icon81 'Paul Is Dead' Rumor Not Dead (And Neither Is Paul)

June 18 marks the 68th anniversary of Paul McCartney's birth -- if he had lived.

Yes, that's right, if he had lived.

Because while that old "Paul is dead" urban legend was supposedly killed when McCartney himself did a news conference in 1969 announcing that the rumors of his death had been "greatly exaggerated," an upcoming new documentary is hoping to exhume it -- with the alleged help of George Harrison.

http://www.aolnews.com/weird-news/ar...-1966/19519306
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Old 19 June 2010, 07:58 AM
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Why on earth would MI5 be called to a car crash even if it was somebody famous?
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Old 19 June 2010, 10:49 AM
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Who calls MI5 "Maxwell" anyway? Do I just not know it well enough?

It seems as though you probably aren't meant to take it as seriously as it seems to be presented there...

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DeCurtis, a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, hasn't seen the documentary, but he has interviewed both McCartney and Harrison. After watching the trailer, he came to one inescapable conclusion: "That's not George Harrison's voice!"
It's not even a real Liverpool accent, it's somebody doing a dodgy imitation!
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Old 19 June 2010, 05:32 PM
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Definitely not George.

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"Either Paul is dead or the Beatles were in on it as an elaborate practical joke," he said. "Still, people have found hundreds of clues and it's hard for all this to be coincidental. There is no doubt that when you look at the albums and play the songs forward -- not just backwards -- that it can't just be random."
Yeah, it can. And you can find such "clues" with any artist if you try hard enough and there is enough material by them to allow it. I even made a Britney Spears Is Dead page as a joke, using quotes from her songs (and, yeah, a lot of stuff I just made up...)

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Old 19 June 2010, 05:41 PM
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"Still, people have found hundreds of clues and it's hard for all this to be coincidental."
Apparently someone is unfamiliar with the meaning of the word 'coincidence'...
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Old 19 June 2010, 09:33 PM
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No one still believes that do they...? (Several ongoing rumors flash before her eyes such as ; Fake Moon Landing, Obama being born in another country, countless conspiracy theories ) Never mind, I withdraw the question.
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Yes, there's actually a site called "The King is Naked" or something, run by people who obsessively believe that Paul is dead. The details on the page are, surprise surprise, supposedly culled from a testimony by George Harrison.

Only one problem though...

They've revised the page several times. The story has changed drastically. I think they even tried to say that Paul, Vivian Stanshall, and Neil Aspinall are the same person.
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Who calls MI5 "Maxwell" anyway? Do I just not know it well enough?

Despite the fact that I think, the "Paul is dead"-rumour is kind of nuts, I understood from the article that the "member of MI5" was called "Maxwell", not MI5 itself.


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Reportedly, he was carrying around a silver hammer.
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Old 22 June 2010, 08:52 AM
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Yes, there's actually a site called "The King is Naked" or something,
So what Elvis is alive and he is Naked!!!!..... oh wait
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Finally! Proof that Paul is alive! And all the other Beatles had died and were replaced.
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""Still, people have found hundreds of clues and it's hard for all this to be coincidental."
*nods* Yes, and I have to say, I keep finding more and more clues, the harder I look.

My theory is a bit different, though. The Paul giving concerts now is the real Paul McCartney; it's just that there was an impersonator pretending to be him until 1966.

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Old 22 June 2010, 03:12 PM
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Reportedly, he was carrying around a silver hammer.
Tea through the nose - I don't recommend it.
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