About a quarter of a century ago, I was on several metal related
mailing lists, they’d come and go and new ones would take their place.
Sometimes the cast of characters was pretty much the same, but of
course also people came and went. With few exceptions I’ve lost track
of everyone I barely knew there. Fast forward 25 years and I’m on a
zoom with some fellow metal folks and the new Amon Amarth album came
up, and suddenly I’m thinking back to a post on one of those mailing
lists and I remember someone had carefully crafted a spoof of Dr.
Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham called I do not like Amon Amarth, I
should pause here and say that I personally have nothing against Amon
Amarth, while I’m not a huge fan I can enjoy especially some of the
early material, regardless I couldn’t imagine that I could track this
down, but after searching some of my archives I managed to find that
I’d saved a copy. I think he posted this on the mailing list (it’s
entirely possible the person who posted it on the mailing list wasn’t
the person who wrote it and he had found it somewhere else) and
that’s it. However reading it makes me chuckle so I thought I’d
re-post this here for posterity.
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