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Bein Green vs. Rainbow Connection

Discussion in 'Classic Muppets' started by Anything Muppet, Nov 21, 2006.

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Bein' Green vs. The Rainbow Connection

Poll closed Dec 23, 2006.
  1. Bein' Green

    11 vote(s)
    31.4%
  2. The Rainbow Connection

    24 vote(s)
    68.6%

  1. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    Unclematt I feel the same way!
  2. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    Both in Illinois, we should make it happen
  3. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    Well I live in Macomb, IL. Home of Western Illinois University. About a 4 hour drive SW from Chicago. Where are u at?
  4. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    I am about 20 minutes outside of the city in Brookfield IL.
  5. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    hmmmm. that town name doesn't ring a bell for me...

    *looking at Mapquest*

    Well it shows here that to get to Brookfield from Macomb I need to head in the direction of Chicago sort of and the trip takes about 4 hours...

    perhaps u can use mapquest or something and see for yourself to see if that's right.
  6. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    That sounds about right. My good friend Scott went to Western. I was there once visiting him.
  7. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    Maybe u otta come visit him again and then we can cross paths and hang out
  8. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    Unfortunately he has since graduated and is now making a career as a profesional wrestler in the town we grew up togeher in, Berwyn. Have you heard of Berwyn?
  9. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    Nope never heard of it...
  10. unclematt

    unclematt Active Member

    Have you heard of Cicero?
  11. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member

    nope. sorry.
  12. Rax

    Rax New Member

    Maybe you guys better discuss this privately. ;)

    Gr, Rax
  13. Quesal

    Quesal Active Member


    oh yea u may be right. thanks Rax
  14. Count von Count

    Count von Count Active Member

    I gusse The Rainbow Connection Won.
    I think there should be some more polls on the forums.
    I can't think of one right now,
    But I will post one here when I do.
  15. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    I've always preferred the Rainbow Connection to Being Green. Being green just always seemed really slow and I could nevere follow it well. When I was a kid I thought it was the most boring songs quite frankly. Rainbow connection is somethng I sing every other day because it has such a nice tune.
  16. lds1987

    lds1987 New Member

    Honestly when I was little I thought both songs were so dull I would instantly get up and leave the room. Now that I'm grown up I love them both, though I'd say it's a tie still. Both are good songs and have so much more meaning to them then it appears.
  17. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Even though Bein' Green was performed on The Muppet Show it originated on Sesame Street so I kind of see program preference as a factor into the song preference. I prefer the Muppet Movie to Sesame Street so Rainbow Connection gets my vote. :)
  18. Puckrox

    Puckrox Well-Known Member

    I love both songs, but Rainbow Connection wins it for me. It's so beautifully worded and it's just a really pretty song. But both songs have really nice messages. :)

    I really love Big Bird's rendition of Bein' Green at Jim Henson's memorial too. It always brings tears to my eyes.
  19. Gonzo's Hobbit

    Gonzo's Hobbit Well-Known Member

    It's kinda funny. I found a book at Borders the other day titled "It's No Easy Bein' Green." It's full of quotes by Henson, Kermit and other people. They quote a bunch of songs but Rainbow Connection's not in it (at least I didn't see it). It could be that the theme of the book didn't fit with the song but it was an intersting thing to see.
  20. Puckrox

    Puckrox Well-Known Member

    What a coincidence. I just bought that book about a week ago. In fact, it's literally only a couple inches away from my laptop. I love just picking it up and flipping through it. There are a lot of really great quotes in there. (My favorite quote is Kermit's on page 56). They do have the quote from the very ending of the Rainbow Connection reprise ("Life's like a movie, make your own ending..."), but yeah, I was surprised they didn't quote more of it.


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