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Old 11-08-2018, 11:45 PM   #1
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Got a spam e-mail from B0lly

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SMASHING PUMPKINS ZERO STATUE CANDLE $15 + $6 shipping

https://store.smashingpumpkins.com/s...-candle-e.html



This shit is out of control

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 12:32 AM   #2
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lol who does this guy think he is?


 
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Old 11-09-2018, 04:07 AM   #3
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:15 AM   #4
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child support aint cheap.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:22 AM   #5
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billy corgan prayer candles. what the hell

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:28 AM   #6
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:29 AM   #7
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oh man, my first reaction was laughing, "perfectly photoshopped", and then I clicked on the link. saint-figure-candle

will look pretty next to the fanmade christmas decoration with the face of Auggie Juppie on it



 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:41 AM   #8
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This will be next. He already posted it twice on Instagram:




 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:57 AM   #9
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aging inconsequential has-been compares himself to god of 2 billion ppl

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Old 11-09-2018, 10:07 AM   #10
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:13 AM   #11
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It’s like watching a car crash in slow motion.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:14 AM   #12
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I get it (I think!) that this entire god cult figure thing is supposed to be a joke, but it's not particularly funny to me.
besides the fact that I find it somewhat odd that a 50 year old claiming to be spiritual and oh so godly actively ridicules faith, he could have done this shit with his solo tour or hell SP 2012-2016. why the theme has to be a one-person-cult now that Iha and JC are back is what I really do not get.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:17 AM   #13
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:17 AM   #14
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I get it (I think!) that this entire god cult figure thing is supposed to be a joke, but it's not particularly funny to me.
besides the fact that I find it somewhat odd that a 50 year old claiming to be spiritual and oh so godly actively ridicules faith, he could have done this shit with his solo tour or hell SP 2012-2016. why the theme has to be a one-person-cult now that Iha and JC are back is what I really do not get.
Yeah, it's hard to get away with "I'm just being ironic" when he's actually on record as a known egotist who routinely diminishes the role of his colleagues in his music.

It's like when people who are actually sincerely sexist try to get away with that "ironic" sexist joke or whatever.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:20 AM   #15
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I like stripes, though, so the prison jumper isn't all that bad.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:48 AM   #16
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I get it (I think!) that this entire god cult figure thing is supposed to be a joke, but it's not particularly funny to me.
besides the fact that I find it somewhat odd that a 50 year old claiming to be spiritual and oh so godly actively ridicules faith, he could have done this shit with his solo tour or hell SP 2012-2016. why the theme has to be a one-person-cult now that Iha and JC are back is what I really do not get.
Same here. This Knights of Columbus business is freaky and I'm bummed out James and Jimmy are along for the ride.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:58 AM   #17
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It's hilarious how in 2016 it was "We won't do the band again unless it's for the right reasons" and in 2018 it's Billy deified on a t-shirt and prayer candles.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:00 AM   #18
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he's playing the heel, man. like lou reed and the drummer from judas priest.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 11:25 AM   #19
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It's understandible that D'arcy didn't want to be on their tour shirts.

But how does it come that Corgan didn't even release a shirt of the actual band...?

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:27 PM   #20
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Corgan's lame Messiah jokes may be a reaction on D'arcy Wretzky's rants about his megalomania:

"Billy spends %100 of his time and energy trying to prove to the world how much smarter he is about everything than anyone else is.
His communiques are full of false humility, condescension, misused words, MADE-UP words and a whole lot of bs, psycho-babble; & pseudo-spiritual bullshit to try to cover up the fact that he literally thinks he is the Messiah."

"So, Billy?
Are you saying that you don't think that you're the Messiah anymore?"

He spent even money for a sculpture to tell her she was wrong. Very convincing...

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 07:33 PM   #21
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darcy hit the nail on the head. that is precisely the way he comes across on social media.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:48 PM   #22
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oh man, my first reaction was laughing, "perfectly photoshopped", and then I clicked on the link. saint-figure-candle

will look pretty next to the fanmade christmas decoration with the face of Auggie Juppie on it


Man, what kinda person would wanna walk around wearing that? lol

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:50 PM   #23
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why the theme has to be a one-person-cult now that Iha and JC are back is what I really do not get.
That's the whole point.

***News flash*** Billy is an egomaniac narcissistic.

In other news, the sky remains blue!

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:55 PM   #24
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Holy shit, is the guy on the top right Sportsnet Baseball Central host, Jamie Campbell?!?




 
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Old 11-09-2018, 08:55 PM   #25
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Man, what kinda person would wanna walk around wearing that? lol
yeah how the fuck do you explain that to your friends?

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:35 PM   #26
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he even has a fashion designer underage girlfriend..

and these are the designs they come up with lol

 
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yeah how the fuck do you explain that to your friends?
You operate like Sad Machines (or how Billy wants you to operate - 100% loyalty) and eliminate any friends that would dare have an opinion that doesn't match yours before you even wear the shirt.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:44 PM   #28
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Man, what kinda person would wanna walk around wearing that? lol
my knee jerk reaction is "i'd totally wear that" but the more i think about it, i would probably just get a little poster of it. i kinda like it, in a way, but then again i'm all about a little sacrilege every now and then.

 
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Old 11-09-2018, 10:06 PM   #29
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then get a baphomet shirt or something

but bElly jesus? really? what the fuck does that even mean? i mean when lennon said the beatles were bigger than jesus they were huge. so it was funny. nobody gives a shit about billy. this is just sad.

 
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then get a baphomet shirt or something
i actually do have one hahaha. i feel a little self-conscious wearing it, as a 36 year old dad, but that's my own hangup.

 
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