17 definitions by johnjf

A song by DragonForce that epitomizes everything that is wrong with rock music at this time. Because of its presence in Guitar Hero III (and its unprecedented complexity), some have construed it as a good song. This effect has also made genuine rock classics (Sunshine of Your Love, Smoke on the Water, Paranoid) seem inferior, when they are actually just more pleasing to listen to.
Person 1: I can beat Through the Fire and Flames on Expert! I rule!

Person 2: Congratulations, you can use a guitar-shaped video game controller to hit a lot of buttons and as a result, crappy music comes from the TV. What an accomplishment!
by JohnJF April 11, 2008
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Slang for one whose own accomplishments are exaggerated as a result of a strong supporting cast. Originates from Ringo Starr, an above average drummer who is more famous than most of the greatest drummers in history because he worked in a band with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison.
Person #1: John Salley was sure a great NBA player. Look at how many championships he won!
Person #2: But he wasn't that big of a contributer. He was a Ringo Starr.
by JohnJF February 17, 2008
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A terrible excuse for an organization fighting for people's rights. As a civil libertarian myself, I find it repulsive that an organization that only supports free speech for liberals and never fights for gun rights is tagged a supporter of liberty. While bad, it is not, as Michael Savage is fond of saying, a bigger threat to America than al-Qaeda.
To say the ACLU fights for civil rights is like saying Christian Coalition fights for Christianity: it may be true some times, but not nearly enough to be considered a definitive source of fighting.
by JohnJF July 21, 2008
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