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"Back when Mark Walhberg was Marky Mark/
This is how we used to make the party start/
We used to, mix Hen' with Bacardi Dark/
And when it, kicks in you can hardly talk/
And by the, sixth gin you're gon' probably crawl/
And you'll be, sick then and you'll probably barf/
And my pre-diction is you're gon' probably fall/
either somewhere in the lobby or the hallway wall/
And every-thing's spinnin', you're beginnin' to think women/
are swimmin in pink linen again in the sink/
Then in a couple of minutes that bottle of Guinness is finished/
You are now allowed to officially slap bitches/
You have the right to remain violent and start wilin'/
And start a fight with the same guy that was smart eyein' you/
Get in your car, start it, and start drivin'/
over the island and cause a 42 car pile-up/
{*spaceman voice*} Earth calling, pilot to co-pilot/
Lookin' for life on this planet sir, no sign of it/
All I can see is a bunch of smoke flyin'/
And I'm so high that I might die if I go by it/
Let me out of this place, I'm outta place/
I'm in outer space, I've just vanished without a trace/
I'm going to a pretty place now where the flowers grow/
I'll be back in an hour or so"

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