On Google News- Morse code hidden in song lyrics

Discussion in 'Straight Keys - CW Enthusiasts' started by KB5ZCR, Jun 17, 2019.

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  1. KB5ZCR

    KB5ZCR Ham Member QRZ Page

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  2. AD0HT

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    Try that w/ FT8.

    Fantastic story and very creative use of punctuation.

    "Red Handed"
     
  3. KF5FEI

    KF5FEI Ham Member QRZ Page

    Phone book publishers did this for years. They put "ringers", people that didn't exist, in their directories, to catch other publishers stealing their data.
     
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  4. KJ7GFW

    KJ7GFW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Remember the old days before GPS and we used paper maps?

    The map makers back then used to put street names on their maps that were named after their children just to see if others were copying their material and profiting off of their work.
     
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  5. WR2E

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    Anyone find the name of the song? I'm curious and wanna look. That would be at least 22 apostrophes in the lyrics. How many can there be?

    I have to confess something. When I worked at a newspaper many years ago, one of my girlfriend's names was hidden in a mattress advertisement. She thought that was pretty cool... didn't help though.
     
  6. W5LZ

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    Getting the lyrics for songs by listening to them really isn't impossible. So if someone has illegally copied lyrics, instead of complaining about it here, why don't you sue them? I would think that if I wrote a song and someone recorded it, I'd enjoy people writing down the lyrics (the correct ones) and publishing them, you know?
    As for there being Morse code in songs, I can certainly see where it's possible. Depending on what it said, I probably wouldn't care (if I even heard it to start with). It's not exactly new by any means. What's the classical one that does a "da-da-da-daaaa" thingy?
     
  7. KE6EE

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    The BBC TV series "Morse" and "Endeavor" have a theme in which the orchestra plays M O R S E.
     
  8. KB5ZCR

    KB5ZCR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Ok, I copied these lyrics from genius.com.
    It is not my property.
    Here is a link to the lyrics on the genius.com web page.
    https://genius.com/Alessia-cara-not-today-lyrics

    If you take the different types of apostropes and convert the straight apostropes to a dit and make the curly apostrope to a dah they will spell "Red Handed".

    I hope the formating stays on this post and it doesn't turn them all into straight apostrophes.


    Verse 1]
    Someday I won't be afraid of my head (dit)
    Someday I will not be chained to my bed

    Someday I’ll forget the day he left (dah)
    But surely not today

    One day I won't need a PhD (dit) (LETTER R)
    To sit me down and tell me what it all means

    Maybe one day it'll be a breeze, ah (dit) (LETTER E)
    But surely not today, but surely not today


    [Chorus]
    Oh, you don’t know what sadness means (dah)
    'Til you're too sad to fall asleep
    (dit)(dit) (LETTER D)
    One day I'll be snoozing peacefully (dit)
    But surely not today, surely not today

    [Verse 2]
    One day I'll swear the pain will be a blip (dit)
    I'll have the hardest time recalling it
    (dit)
    I'll be the king of misery management (dit) (LETTER H)
    But surely not today
    One day that song won't make me cry anymore (Oh no no) (dit)
    One day I’ll get up off the bathroom floor (Hey, yeah) (dah) (LETTER A)
    Oh, piece by piece I’ll be restored (dah)
    But surely not today, surely not
    Eh, not today


    [Chorus]
    Oh, you don't know what happy means (dit) (LETTER N)
    If it’s only in your dreams (dah)
    I'll be acquainted with my jollities (dit)
    But surely not today, yeah, surely not today

    [Bridge]
    Surely not-, surely, surely not-
    Surely not-, surely not today

    [Outro]
    One day the thought of him won't hurt the same (dit) (LETTER D)
    Won't need distractions to get through the day (dit) (LETTER E)
    I guess I hope I’m gonna be okay (dah)
    'Cause I'm not today (dit) (dit) (LETTER D)


    I think this is pretty cool. Perhaps they have a cw operator working in their shop.

    Thanks, Tim
    KB5ZCR
     
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  9. W5BIB

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    "Beethoven's 5th Symphony"
    And...
    ELO's "Roll Over BEETHOVEN"
     
  10. AD5HR

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    "A Fifth of Beethoven"
     

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