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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 02:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OK Guys,
I could not help dedicating an entire thread to the latest "EgoMayniacal" atrocity! So I guess that Brian May is too important to appear along with people like Elton John at the Princess Diana tribute concert. What in the world makes him think that he is so important?

Let me give you an example here to illustrate what I am talking about: a link to the www.biography.com webpage. Let me remind you that the search engine here has 25,000 people listed in it (Freddie being there, of course). Do you see Brian May listed there? No! And why not? Because he is simply not that famous in the first place! He should be honored that someone like Joss Stone would want him around. Let's face it, he is basically a third-tier celebrity who should be honored at the opportunity to make an appearance here.


So what makes him think that he is so great as to fail Joss Stone (who IS listed in www.biography.com and who IS quite famous)? My theory: He is jealous that Princess Diana apparently was a “ massive Freddie Mercury Fan.” We all know about how poorly he handles this sort of thing.

By the way, did you pick up on the apparent reason: He is frantically trying to "finish a Ph.D." that he started 30 years ago. Did I hear that right? Guys, as a Ph.D. candidate myself (chemistry), this make no sense at all. What a joke! Even if he were to get a Ph.D. at some point, what in the world is the hurry? I can assure you that he is WAY too old to ever be considered for any kind of academic position (such as an Assistant Professor position). I can also assure you that if Brian May does in fact receive a Ph.D., it will be a consolation prize handed out by the school in hopes that he will donate money, rather than something that has to do with any “contributions” made to science. It is utterly sleazy to me, a hard-working young scientist, to see this kind of thing.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 02:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Stage fright? Too emotional of a setting?

Or....maybe he had set aside that time from world travels to meet a deadline?

jayzus, he gave enough notice. It's not like he pulled an Axl and failed to show up or cancelled the hour of the performance.

The man has a life, ya know.

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 02:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Are you telling me that Brian May is not on biography.com!!?

My God...

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 02:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian May is NOT listed on www.biography.com! On the other hand, 25,000 other people are.

He is also not listed in any of the major almanacs or biographical dictionaries. Most of these listings are also made up of living people, by the way. Guess what, Brian May? You are not very famous and should be honored that someone would even want to let you go up there in front of such a large audience. You should be honored, but instead you are sulking about the fact that Diana was a "Freddie Mercury Fan"! Boo hoo hoo!

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 02:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

and to think...I once respected a man that was not listed on biography.com

I'm going to go throw up now.

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 05:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

As well you should, you sick bastard!


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 05:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie's #1 Fan Forever wrote:

OK Guys,
I could not help dedicating an entire thread to the latest "EgoMayniacal" atrocity! So I guess that Brian May is too important to appear along with people like Elton John at the Princess Diana tribute concert. What in the world makes him think that he is so important?

Let me give you an example here to illustrate what I am talking about: a link to the www.biography.com webpage. Let me remind you that the search engine here has 25,000 people listed in it (Freddie being there, of course). Do you see Brian May listed there? No! And why not? Because he is simply not that famous in the first place! He should be honored that someone like Joss Stone would want him around. Let's face it, he is basically a third-tier celebrity who should be honored at the opportunity to make an appearance here.


So what makes him think that he is so great as to fail Joss Stone (who IS listed in www.biography.com and who IS quite famous)? My theory: He is jealous that Princess Diana apparently was a “ massive Freddie Mercury Fan.” We all know about how poorly he handles this sort of thing.

By the way, did you pick up on the apparent reason: He is frantically trying to "finish a Ph.D." that he started 30 years ago. Did I hear that right? Guys, as a Ph.D. candidate myself (chemistry), this make no sense at all. What a joke! Even if he were to get a Ph.D. at some point, what in the world is the hurry? I can assure you that he is WAY too old to ever be considered for any kind of academic position (such as an Assistant Professor position). I can also assure you that if Brian May does in fact receive a Ph.D., it will be a consolation prize handed out by the school in hopes that he will donate money, rather than something that has to do with any “contributions” made to science. It is utterly sleazy to me, a hard-working young scientist, to see this kind of thing.


You were a fuckwit before, and you're still a fuckwit now. Nice to see some consistency on this forum!


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 06:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

why the hell are you being mean about dear Bri??

sheesh - I may not be a big Bri fan or anything, but give the guy a break - you wouldn't to do EVERY bloody concert (Actually I doubt you'd even be ABLE to do a fucking concert)
and so what if She was a Fred fan?
It doesn't even fucking matter, and why the fuck did I read this shit anyways??
my birthday night is ruined because I'm now in the mood to hate you - good job on starting a nice enemy!

and while I'm swearing,Repeating myself, probably not making any fucking sense and most likely making an arse of myself (Which I do anyways so I don't see why I'm bringing it to anyone's immediate attention) - you really need to get over every bloody thing, so what if he's not on some stupid website, and so what if he doesn't want to do that fucking concert?? I mean at least he's not wasting all his time on this website (I can because I'm not allowed to have a life for another three days) and with that I kick sand and dirt in your face, fart and sneeze in your general direction and spit at your feet - Have a nice day.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 06:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If Princes William and Harry had wanted Brian to appear on the concert they could have invited him. Brian posted a message on his soap box explaining the situation. He is not a session musician you can hire per hour. If you want him to play his own work you have to accept his wishes.

I do not see that Brian has been arrogant or unhelpful. It's just a tabloid making a story out of this.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 06:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

K here's the thing , if you are a true Queen fan u do not go around dissing other members of the band, these guys were all part of a band that soared to the top dispite what all the critics predicted, and they did it all Together!

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 06:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie's #1 Fan Forever wrote:

OK Guys,
I could not help dedicating an entire thread to the latest "EgoMayniacal" atrocity! So I guess that Brian May is too important to appear along with people like Elton John at the Princess Diana tribute concert. What in the world makes him think that he is so important?

Let me give you an example here to illustrate what I am talking about: a link to the www.biography.com webpage. Let me remind you that the search engine here has 25,000 people listed in it (Freddie being there, of course). Do you see Brian May listed there? No! And why not? Because he is simply not that famous in the first place! He should be honored that someone like Joss Stone would want him around. Let's face it, he is basically a third-tier celebrity who should be honored at the opportunity to make an appearance here.


So what makes him think that he is so great as to fail Joss Stone (who IS listed in www.biography.com and who IS quite famous)? My theory: He is jealous that Princess Diana apparently was a “ massive Freddie Mercury Fan.” We all know about how poorly he handles this sort of thing.

By the way, did you pick up on the apparent reason: He is frantically trying to "finish a Ph.D." that he started 30 years ago. Did I hear that right? Guys, as a Ph.D. candidate myself (chemistry), this make no sense at all. What a joke! Even if he were to get a Ph.D. at some point, what in the world is the hurry? I can assure you that he is WAY too old to ever be considered for any kind of academic position (such as an Assistant Professor position). I can also assure you that if Brian May does in fact receive a Ph.D., it will be a consolation prize handed out by the school in hopes that he will donate money, rather than something that has to do with any “contributions” made to science. It is utterly sleazy to me, a hard-working young scientist, to see this kind of thing.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 07:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Gee whiz, leave Brian alone. If he wants to finish his Ph.D. let him finish his damned Ph.D. Thank God you are not on his thesis review committee!


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 07:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The guy just want to finish something he's begun, it's his passion, let him be.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 08:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Who gives a toss if his name is in some list of famous people? Or if he can't make time to appear with Joss Stone? Or if he does not want to appear at some celebrideeeeeeeee bash to honour a woman who did sod all with her pampered life except moan about how tough it was being rich, famous and a member of the monarchy? And please don't say it's for charity cos he has given thousands of hours of his time previously to help needy causes.

Brian stated that he did not have time to prepare properly for the concert but that he & Joss Stone will work together in the near future. Good luck to him if he wants to continue with his personal interests in astronomy or anything else for that matter.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 08:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

[sarcasm] Yes, that Brian May is a horrible human being, isn't he??!?!?!?!!![/sarcasm]

Whatever.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 09:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sheesh.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 09:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You are a loser.


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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 10:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie's #1 Fan Forever wrote:

OK Guys,
I could not help dedicating an entire thread to the latest "EgoMayniacal" atrocity! So I guess that Brian May is too important to appear along with people like Elton John at the Princess Diana tribute concert. What in the world makes him think that he is so important?

Let me give you an example here to illustrate what I am talking about: a link to the www.biography.com webpage. Let me remind you that the search engine here has 25,000 people listed in it (Freddie being there, of course). Do you see Brian May listed there? No! And why not? Because he is simply not that famous in the first place! He should be honored that someone like Joss Stone would want him around. Let's face it, he is basically a third-tier celebrity who should be honored at the opportunity to make an appearance here.


So what makes him think that he is so great as to fail Joss Stone (who IS listed in www.biography.com and who IS quite famous)? My theory: He is jealous that Princess Diana apparently was a “ massive Freddie Mercury Fan.” We all know about how poorly he handles this sort of thing.

By the way, did you pick up on the apparent reason: He is frantically trying to "finish a Ph.D." that he started 30 years ago. Did I hear that right? Guys, as a Ph.D. candidate myself (chemistry), this make no sense at all. What a joke! Even if he were to get a Ph.D. at some point, what in the world is the hurry? I can assure you that he is WAY too old to ever be considered for any kind of academic position (such as an Assistant Professor position). I can also assure you that if Brian May does in fact receive a Ph.D., it will be a consolation prize handed out by the school in hopes that he will donate money, rather than something that has to do with any “contributions” made to science. It is utterly sleazy to me, a hard-working young scientist, to see this kind of thing.


Brian May may not be a star but at least he pisses you off for not playing. Not vey congruent from you!

And even though he´s not listed on that site (whathever that is!) every musician from all genres would love to work with him. This is success!!

Important or not, what do you care about his live? Just because there´s going to be a concert doesn´t mean he has to play there. He´s probably fed up with charity concerts that in the end only promotes the artists who play there. He is the Queen+Paul Rodgers guitarrist right now, so i think it would be more polite to ask Queen to do a set of their own instead of hiring Joss Stone to sing other artists songs when she has great songs of her own and then ask Brian to join in and do a version that he didn´t choose to play in the first place. This means that he´s not a sell out! But we´ll hear the version very soon. What do you think about this? Shurelly this shows respect for Brian don´t you think?

And i´m not going to comment your words on his Phd thing. It was disrespectfull to say the least. He´s working with very important people right now on that field, and his friends have stated over the years that he´s above average when it comes to intelligence.
And if they compare him with some Queenzoners then i think he´s up a few levels!

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 10:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Freddie's #1 Fan Forever wrote:

OK Guys,

By the way, did you pick up on the apparent reason: He is frantically trying to "finish a Ph.D." that he started 30 years ago. Did I hear that right? Guys, as a Ph.D. candidate myself (chemistry), this make no sense at all. What a joke! Even if he were to get a Ph.D. at some point, what in the world is the hurry? I can assure you that he is WAY too old to ever be considered for any kind of academic position (such as an Assistant Professor position). I can also assure you that if Brian May does in fact receive a Ph.D., it will be a consolation prize handed out by the school in hopes that he will donate money, rather than something that has to do with any “contributions” made to science. It is utterly sleazy to me, a hard-working young scientist, to see this kind of thing.


As you say, you are young. Brian May is not. Neither am I. As we age, and you will experience this one day, we begin to sense our mortality and feel pressure to complete the things in our life that are important to us. As friends and family pass away around us, we begin to ask " when me?"
I doubt Brian intends to pursue a career in astronomy, but getting his PHD is important to him. And after a lifetime of doing the celebrity thing, perhaps it's just not that important to him.
As far as the "consolation prize", you don't know that.
You need to not be so judgmental. Perhaps you chose chemistry because it does not require you to understand humanity. Let the man do his thing, you do your thing and be happy.
And good luck with your studies, I knoe how long and hard it can be. My distractions were women, booze and pot. I don't know what yours are. Brian seems to have a lot going on. It's hard for us all.

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Posted: 30 Jun 07, 10:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think the people slagging Brian off, and accusing him of having a big ego, really have big egos themselves. I doubt the few of you who constantly moan about him will ever reach his level of success. You sad lonely people


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