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> Robbie Robinson - real or hoax?, He has a pic so he must be for realz
milowent
post Wed 15th September 2010, 3:30am
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The great minds here are well-attuned to BLP shenanigans when they are not perpetrating them. Does this article appear to be a hoax or what?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Robinson_(drummer)

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post Wed 15th September 2010, 4:07am
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QUOTE(milowent @ Tue 14th September 2010, 8:30pm) *

The great minds here are well-attuned to BLP shenanigans when the are not perpetrating them. Does this article appear to be a hoax or what?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Robinson_(drummer)

Utterly, yes. Clearly someone from Maynooth College is having a good ol' laugh here. And yeah, I know local Irish music reasonably well ...
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post Wed 15th September 2010, 4:13am
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QUOTE(milowent @ Tue 14th September 2010, 11:30pm) *

The great minds here are well-attuned to BLP shenanigans when they are not perpetrating them. Does this article appear to be a hoax or what?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Robinson_(drummer)


A cursory Google search for this guy yields zilch. I'm finding some mentions of his former band "Bad Habitz" but no official websites or fan sites. I think they are a local Irish band that plays at clubs or something. Nothing big and certainly not worthy enough as an encyclopedic subject.
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post Wed 15th September 2010, 4:20am
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QUOTE(The Joy @ Wed 15th September 2010, 5:13am) *

QUOTE(milowent @ Tue 14th September 2010, 11:30pm) *

The great minds here are well-attuned to BLP shenanigans when they are not perpetrating them. Does this article appear to be a hoax or what?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Robinson_(drummer)


A cursory Google search for this guy yields zilch. I'm finding some mentions of his former band "Bad Habitz" but no official websites or fan sites. I think they are a local Irish band that plays at clubs or something. Nothing big and certainly not worthy enough as an encyclopedic subject.



yes, there appear to be a few "bad habitz" cover bands out there, not sure if one connects to someone by this name or not. User Upkildaire was more thorough than most hoaxers by creating/modifying supporting articles.

thanks for confirming what i thought.
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QUOTE(The Joy @ Tue 14th September 2010, 9:13pm) *

A cursory Google search for this guy yields zilch. I'm finding some mentions of his former band "Bad Habitz" but no official websites or fan sites.

Well, of course they're well known - they have a Wikipedia article, too!! rolleyes.gif tongue.gif
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Supposedly Upkildare (T-C-L-K-R-D) is Robbie Robinson. He uploaded his picture and wrote the BLP on himself.

Someone trying to gain fame?
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post Wed 15th September 2010, 4:37am
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QUOTE(The Joy @ Wed 15th September 2010, 5:34am) *

Supposedly Upkildare (T-C-L-K-R-D) is Robbie Robinson. He uploaded his picture and wrote the BLP on himself.

Someone trying to gain fame?


hoax articles doesn't generally earn much fame, because very few people stumble across these articles. i only found it as part of a project to source BLPs. so more likely its just goofing around.
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post Thu 16th September 2010, 2:19pm
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I found one cursory mention...
http://www.leinsterleader.ie/news/Kildare-...s-in.5832493.jp
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The author is at pains to point out and highlight that Kildare has a number of famous natives with singers Damien Rice and former No Sweat drummer Robbie Robinson also featuring on the list. The latter is a somewhat surprise entry but the author provided justification for his inclusion.

"Robbie Robinson was included as he is a very influential musician and a very well-known drummer, so I thought he deserved to make the final 15 ,above politicians etc. I sought a representative cross section," said Mr Montague.

Robbie currently plays with the Smugglers Blues Band. In 2007, he joined White Flag Films, where he was a screen writer for the movie Seer starring Tara O'Neill released last year.


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post Mon 20th September 2010, 5:42am
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QUOTE(Zoloft @ Thu 16th September 2010, 3:19pm) *

I found one cursory mention...
http://www.leinsterleader.ie/news/Kildare-...s-in.5832493.jp
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The author is at pains to point out and highlight that Kildare has a number of famous natives with singers Damien Rice and former No Sweat drummer Robbie Robinson also featuring on the list. The latter is a somewhat surprise entry but the author provided justification for his inclusion.

"Robbie Robinson was included as he is a very influential musician and a very well-known drummer, so I thought he deserved to make the final 15 ,above politicians etc. I sought a representative cross section," said Mr Montague.

Robbie currently plays with the Smugglers Blues Band. In 2007, he joined White Flag Films, where he was a screen writer for the movie Seer starring Tara O'Neill released last year.



even this mention seems suspicious!
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