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This was a triumph.
I'm making a note here:
HUGE SUCCESS.
It's hard to overstate
My satisfaction
.
Aperture Science
We do what we must
Because we can
.
For the good of all of us.
Except the ones who are dead
.
But there's no sense crying
Over every mistake.
You just keep on trying
Till you run out of cake.
And the Science gets done.
And you make a neat gun.
For the people who are
Still alive.

I'm not even angry.
I'm being so sincere right now.
Even though you broke my heart.
And killed me.
And tore me to pieces.
And threw every piece into a fire
.
As they burned it hurt because
I was so happy for you
!
Now these points of data
Make a beautiful line.
And we're out of beta.
We're releasing on time
.
So I'm GLaD. I got burned.
Think of all the things we learned
For the people who are
Still alive.

Go ahead and leave me.
I think I prefer to stay inside
.
Maybe you'll find someone else
To help you.
Maybe Black Mesa
...
THAT WAS A JOKE, HA HA, FAT CHANCE.
Anyway this cake is great
It's so delicious and moist

Look at me still talking when there's science to do
When I look out there
It makes me glad I'm not you

I've experiments to be run
There is research to be done
On the people who are
Still alive.

And believe me I am still alive
I'm doing science and I'm still alive
I feel FANTASTIC and I'm still alive
And while you're dying I'll be still alive
And when you're dead I will be still alive
Still alive
Still alive



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  • deathmyfriend
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    deathmyfriendApr 25, 2010 at 12:25 am
    I love this song! It's also on left 4 dead 2! In The Parish in the room with the bus stuck inside there is a jukebox. Get nick to play it. You hit the X button and the jukebox plays a few songs like bad man and re:your brains, the saints will never come, some other song (I can't remember the name), and then still alive. Give it a few tries. It will show up. But, be careful because the zombies will hear you and try to kill everyone in the room. So, watch out but find the song. It's really great! Also, to kill the witch get a chainsaw, sneek up on her and give it the go! She will die within 2-3 seconds. Don't falter or she will kill you.
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    crazieshadoSep 6, 2009 at 10:43 pm
    If you heard the song after playing Portal, JokerDFrei's meaning for the song is correct. The song's other meaning is also technically Gopherz definition. So you are both right! :D!
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    JokerDFreiAug 4, 2009 at 8:10 am
    While that is completely true... kinda. But we all no it's about GLaDOS gloating that it's still alive and the protagonist is dead and no cake for her. You must have never played Portal
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    GopherzJan 24, 2009 at 7:31 am
    as silly as the song may seem, it can be pretty deep. The point is, as bad as it may be, we are still able to live through it to see another day; no matter how much pain we encounter, we can still find happiness in our lives. And also, we need to just continue on with our lives
  • twighlighttime
    -1
    twighlighttimeMay 10, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    This is sad! This person must be sick in the head to think of doing murder just for the __ of it! Insane!

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