Monday, September 17, 2007

I'm Not Making This Up

I feel like I've posted before about some of the eerie strings of songs my Ipod has come up with on shuffle before...but even so, this one beats all.

As of today, I have 12,250 songs on my 80 GB Ipod. I was on the train today with the Ipod on shuffle. It was shuffling the whole library - not just a playlist - it could pick any song out of 12,250. I was also doing the Chicago Tribune Sunday Magazine Crossword. I read the clue "_ Robinson". Checked the squares, saw that is was 3 letters, and as my pen hit the paper to start filling in "Mrs", my IPod pulled up and started playing the Simon and Garfunkel song. I was seriously freaked. It's kind of got this long fade in intro that was a bit hard to hear at the level I had it on, so at first I was like "no...there's no's something else"...but then, sure enough. I didn't know whether to perform an exorcism, throw the IPod out the train doors, or make sacrifices to it.

Now it would have been funnier if I couldn't figure out what the answer to the crossword clue was, with the song playing in my headphones the whole time.

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