What does KMFDM stand for?

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What does KMFDM stand for?


-stark- [...and that one is a flame]

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oh look, wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
>What does KMFDM stand for?
>

Damn Canandians Are Always Assless.

but see, it's in french, and only readable properly in quebec. everywhere else
it looks like "You Want Fries With That?"


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mark bartlam

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On 10 Nov 1997 19:44:02 GMT, wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:

>What does KMFDM stand for?

"Kill the next motherfucker who asks what KMFDM means".

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Drachen

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wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:

> What does KMFDM stand for?

Shit. It's that time of the year already?

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Macheezz

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killer monkey finds dead man,

Stoopid

Tristin Harling

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No Pity For The Majority

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Don Muerte

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Tristin Harling wrote:

> Drachen (dra...@worldnet.att.net) writes:
> > wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
> >
> >> What does KMFDM stand for?
> >
> > Shit. It's that time of the year already?
> >
> > --
> > -Drachen
> > remove "spamless" to flame
> >
> >
>
> No Pity For The Majority

In all honesty, it's really "No Majority For The Pity"...but you would've known
that if you were around for the swelling abscess of a thread this has been in the
past.
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> On 10 Nov 1997 19:44:02 GMT, wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
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> >What does KMFDM stand for?


Ask that in alt.music.kmfdm. I dare you.


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Theo Peter Kavadias

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Nov 11, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/11/97
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wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
: What does KMFDM stand for?

I'm almost _certain_ it stands for "Don't end sentences with
prepositions"

JAn

ryan mcmenamin

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It stands for: I'm not going to humor you, nor should anyone else.

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Seven of Thirteen

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In article <649ic6$q...@freenet-news.carleton.ca>, db...@FreeNet.Carleton.CA (Tristin Harling) wrote:
>>> What does KMFDM stand for?
>No Pity For The Majority
It would be kind of funny if, in 20 years, there comes along a KMFDM tribute band
which calls itself NPFTM.

Ken

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Skarekroe

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Nov 11, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/11/97
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KMFDM stands for revolution, baby!
rip the system, oh yeah!
(to be read in a macho-man randy savage voice)

sk

Aaron T-W

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Nov 12, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/12/97
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> > No Pity For The Majority
>
> In all honesty, it's really "No Majority For The Pity"...

That's correct, it does mean 'no majority for the pity', which is why
Sascha sings 'Kein Mitleid Für Die Mehrheit' in the song Megalomaniac
(notice that Mitleid and Mehrheit had switched places to make grammar
correctŠ)

atw

Fraggle

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Nov 12, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/12/97
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I thought it stood for "Kill Mother Fuckers Depeche Mode"

BadBird

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Nov 12, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/12/97
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For the children's sake!

Don't add on to this growing... thread... oops. Whoops.


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Skarekroe

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Nov 12, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/12/97
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:> KMFDM is the German acronym for Kein Merheit Fur Die Mitleid, which is
:german
:> for No pity for the Majority. This is improper german though.

:You'd think that the band would at least check with someone who speaks
:German before they picked their name. If you're going to give your band
:a name in a language you don't speak, at least get it right.

:(Just kidding - Sascha, En Esch, Udo Sturm and (I think) Gunter Schulz
:are all German and speak the language fluently. Sascha says that the
:name is grammatically correct, and his German is better than mine, so
:I'll take his word for it.)

what's really interesting is how good sascha's ENGLISH lyrics are. project
pitchfork and :wumpscut: should take lessons.

sk

der Nils

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Nov 13, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/13/97
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On Mon, 10 Nov 97 20:46:25 GMT, stark23...@yahoo.com (-stark-
[...and that one is a flame]) wrote:

>oh look, wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
>>What does KMFDM stand for?

It does either stand for _Wilhelm Schroeder_ or for _Collapsing New
Buildings_

der "Kill this fucking thread"-Nils

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Tim Kaiser

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Nov 13, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/13/97
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InqHQ wrote in message
<19971111234...@ladder02.news.aol.com>...


>KMFDM is the German acronym for Kein Merheit Fur Die Mitleid, which is
german
> for No pity for the Majority. This is improper german though.
>

>Some people also think that it stands for Keiner Macht Fur Dich Mehr,
which
> means No one does more for You.

Not quite correct. A quote from the r.m.i.-FAQ:

>* KMFDM stands for Kein Mitleid fuer die Mehrheit which in English
> means "No pity For The Majority." It has been argued that the
name
> really means nothing because the liner notes for their album,
WHAT
> DO YOU KNOW, DEUTSCHLAND (WaxTrax! Records) have it listed as
> meaning: "Kein Mehrheit fuer die Mitleid"
> however, the proper use of the prhase would be:
> "Kein Mitleid fuer die Mehrheit"
> (mit=with,leid=pain -> Pity; Mehr=more,heit=-ness -> Majority)
> which also uses the genders correctly.

German is my first language, and "Kein Mehrheit fuer die Mitleid" in
fact doesn't make any sense and is grammatically incorrect.

"Keine Macht Fuer Dich Mehr" sounds new to me, it is a correct German
sentence, but it means "No power for you any longer!". Basically, I
think "Kein Mitleid Fuer die Mehrheit" is the correct interpretation of
KMFDM. Heck, of course I'm not sure, but at least it does make sense.

--Tim

Locke

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Nov 14, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/14/97
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Tim Kaiser wrote:
> Not quite correct. A quote from the r.m.i.-FAQ:
> ... [stuff deleted]

Please, somebody should update the FAQ and add the following:

Everybody who responds to a thread about the meaning of KMFDM
will automatically killfiled by the RMI community.

Oh wait ... not me !

Not me, dammit !

NOT ME !!!

Anybody still reading my posts ?

CU,
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Gabriele Giuliani

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Nov 14, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/14/97
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Oh, I thought it was Kill MotherFuckin' Depeche Mode.
Anybody knows about this one????
-G

foe

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Nov 18, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/18/97
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Locke <lo...@some.spam.free.place> writes:

> Anybody still reading my posts ?

Yep!



> NP: Mouse On Mars "Autoditacker"

That album is very weak. It's a ripp off the "richard d james" album.
Anyways i'm very deceived with this MoM release : (

Dimitri

Don Muerte

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Nov 18, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/18/97
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Aaron T-W wrote:

> Ok - don't forget that the traslation of Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid is
> supposed to be interpretted 'loosely' as No Pity For The Majority,
> according to KMFDM, so fuck all grammar German constraints.

You can't 'fuck' the grammar restraints. They were intentional. Kein Mitleid
Fur Die Mehrheit is what KMFDM stands for. It was something Sascha thought
he'd do to twist around an historic German phrase.

firefox

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Nov 21, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/21/97
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Kein Mehrheit Fur Die Mitleid is what KMFDM stands for. Means "No pity for the
majority.
Now lets stop this thread before it goes nuts AGAIN.

firefox


Chaz Allerton

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Nov 24, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/24/97
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Gabriele Giuliani wrote:
>
> Oh, I thought it was Kill MotherFuckin' Depeche Mode.
> Anybody knows about this one????

It's German (I forget the exact German words) for "No mercy for the
masses/majority".
-Chaz

TOM DC

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Nov 24, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/24/97
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Chaz Allerton wrote:

check out the KMFDM page! It has 1001 possible answers (e.g. Kylie Minogue
Fans Don't Masturbate)

tom


WeiBTeufel

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Nov 25, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/25/97
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>Oh, I thought it was Kill MotherFuckin' Depeche Mode.
>Anybody knows about this one????

Let's rephrase that. Anyone NOT know this one??

Paenitans

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Nov 25, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/25/97
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AIGH?!?! Does everyone forget every couple of months? Keine mitleid fur die
mehrheit. And that's not spelled right, but I don't care.
Paenitans

Romek Szczesniak CMP

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Nov 25, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/25/97
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PLEASE, write it down and remember it. We are so bored of this thread.
It's not that I don't like them, I happen to think that they're one of
the best bands around, it's just, it's not important what KMFDM stands
for, it's what they play that matters.

Please, please, please remember this time.

Ta!

The Purple Munchkin of Doom

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Matt Walter Krzeminski

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Nov 26, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/26/97
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In article <347544F2...@ykt0.attnet.or.jp>,
firefox <plu...@ykt0.attnet.or.jp> wrote:

It also stands for Keine Macht fur Dich Mehr. Which also in a loos translation stands for no
Pity for the Majority.

Peter Burka

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Matt Walter Krzeminski wrote:
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> In article <347544F2...@ykt0.attnet.or.jp>,
> firefox <plu...@ykt0.attnet.or.jp> wrote:
>
> >Kein Mehrheit Fur Die Mitleid is what KMFDM stands for. Means "No pity for the
> >majority.
> >Now lets stop this thread before it goes nuts AGAIN.
> >
>
> It also stands for Keine Macht fur Dich Mehr. Which also in a loos translation stands for no
> Pity for the Majority.

No it doesn't.
Keine = none or no-one
Macht = does
Fur = for
Dich = you
Mehr = more
No one does more for you.

This thread's getting very boring.

peter
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foe

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Nov 26, 1997, 3:00:00 AM11/26/97
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TOM DC <tom.de...@innet.be> writes:

> check out the KMFDM page! It has 1001 possible answers (e.g. Kylie Minogue
> Fans Don't Masturbate)

Beste Tom hier is het

The list was first sent by Ben Colborn on RMI in March 97.
It was supposely taking part of a press kit KMFDM used to send.

Kylie Minogue Fans Don't Masturbate

Keep Madonna From Doing Music
Kill Me For Drug Money
Kaleidoscopes Make For Daily Magic,
Konietzko Makes Fine Dance Music,
Killer Mushrooms Fuck Da Mind
Kill Mother Fucking Dumbass M(fill in)
Koresh Made Fifty Die Miserably
Kiss My French Derrieres Monsieur
Kryptic Messages From Deranged Music Directors
King Missile Favors Detachable Members
Ketchup Makes Fries Deliciously Munchy
Koresh Masturbated Frequently During Mass
Karaoke Music For Deranged Misogynists
Killing Machines From Detroit Michigan
Kill Madonna For Destroying Music
Kill Metallica For Dominating Metal
Keep Madonna From Dildo Madness
Keep Madonna From Doing Music
Kool Men Fuck During Menstruation
Kansas Men Fondle Dying Muskrats
Kosher Meat Fries During March
Killer Mosquitos Fly Delivering Malaria
Kept My Fathers Damn Mastercard
Kiss My Faithful Dog Max
Kind Monkeys Filleted Doug's Mother
Kissing Mudskippers Fried Dad's Mind
Klingons Made Frank's Dog Murder
Kooky Masqueraders Find Drunk Moose
KMFDM Kicks My Friends Dead Mother (doesn't work but was in the list)
Karl Marx Felt Damn Macho
Karl Marx Fought Drunkeness Mostly
Kittens Mutilated For Demonstrational Media
Kult Murders Follow December Meetings
Keep Morons From Doing Mescaline
Klan Members Fuck Dogs Magnificently
Killer Mushrooms Fuck Dee Mind
Kill Mother Fucking Dumbass MTV
Kill Mother Fucking Dumbass Megadeth
Kill Mother Fucking Dumbass Metallica
Kool Mother Fuckers Do Mothers
Kids Minds Fly During Masturbation
Konietzco Makes Fine Dance Music
Kings Made Faux-Pas During Marriage
Karl Marx Fucked Danii Minogue
Keep Michael From Daily Molestations
Keep Michael From Doing Maculae
Koresh's Mad Followers Died Miserably
Klansmen Might Fry Dark Men
Klingons Marry Flighty Detroit Maidens
Kiss Me, Forget Damn Marriages
Ketchup Millionaires Forcefully Down Mustard
Kill Mother Fucking Death Metal
Klingons Mean Fucking Destructive Monsters
Kiss Massive Funky Doobies Maturely
King Midas Fucked Ditchess Midget
Kinky Mothers Fuck Dumb Mailmen
Kiss Madonna's Fat Distended Mamaries
Kirsty Maccoll Found Dead Murdered
Kirsty Maccoll's Fingers Dont Match
Killer Menstruation Formed Dirty Mess
Kajagoogoo's Music Felt Damn Meaningful
Klaas' Murderers' Fingers Didn't Malfunction
Koolaid Moms For Death Metal
Kleenex Manufacturers Favor Dirty Magazines
Karl Malden Fucks Dead Monkeys
Kill Misygonists For Dear Mom
Killing Mortification Forever Destroys Morality
Kink's Many Fans Deemed Morons
Keep Moaning For Demi Moore
Kurds Make Fine DoorMats
Karma Man From Distant Mars
Krisp Meatloaf For Dinner Ma
Keep Me From Dad's Money
Kavorkian Means Finally Dying Mercifully
Kiss Makes Forgettable Dismal Music
Kill Murder Fight Destroy Maim
Kyle McLaughlin Felched Demi Moore
Knuckleheaded Multitudes find Death Meaningful
Kalideoscope Mind Frmo Dosing Mescaline
Karl Malden's Favorite Dildo Machine
KMFDM Makes Fine Decadent Music
KMFDM Makes Fine Dance Music
Keep Madness From Deranged Minds
Kiss My Furious Dog Mister
Kelp Makes Fortifying Delicious Meals
Kitchen Maids Fry Diseased Meat
Kick Madonna For Dirty Money
Killing Mainly For Drugs & Marijuana
Kiss Manson's Family Dog Mike
Kitty Made Fat Donkeys Multiply
Kinetic Moods Force Dramatic Motion
Keep Morrissey From Doing Masturbation
Kill Madonna For Doing Marilyn
Kangaroo's Make Fetishes Doing Mudhoney
Killed Myself For Doing Monsters
Kidnap Mad Fat Dead Milkmen
Korrupt Men Fight Defiant Mothers
Kitty Made Fat Monkeys Multiply (doesn't work but was in the list)
Kill My Friendly Deutsch Mark
Krazy Menudo Fans Don't Mosh
Keep Mork From Doing Mindy
Klinger Makes Females Dig Miniskirts
Keep Me From Dinner Mom
Kitchens Make Fantastic Dog Mattresses
Keep Mormons From Doing Mules
Kids Make Feet Dance Magnificently
Kooky Mormons Fry Donkeys More
Kinky Mormons Fuck Donkeys Monthly
Kiss My Freakin' Dick Man
Kick My Foolishly Derranged Mother
Kill Me For Doing Mom
Ketchup Might Flavor Dull Meat
Kites Manage Flying During Murders
Kill Most Fords During Making
Kitty Means Fun Devoted Mammal
Kids Make Fun Durable Models
Knights Molested Females During March
Kinky Martian Fools Dumb Monkey
Kiss Me For Downing Mom
Kazoos Make Fun Delerious Music
Kennedy Makes Fresh Dirt Manure
Kazoo Music For Demonic Mice
Killing My Faith Disarms Me
Knights Make Females Dance More
Kindergardeners Might Find Delicious Munchies
King Midas Fondled Decapitated Midgets
Killer Music For Deepening Minds
Kool Mo Fo Daddy Mac
Kindly Must Fondle During Masturbation
Kindly Make Four Desserts Monday
Kinetic Machines Fire Disintegrated Missiles
King Missile Fucks Dead Milkmen
Kangaroos Make Fucking Delicate Matter
Killing Madonna Frees Desperate Minds
Keep Me From Doing Marijuana
Keep Making Freaky Dance Music
Kids Mate Frogs During March
Killing Minds For Destructive Means
Kate Might Forgo Dumb Men
Karate Masters Find Ducks Menacing
Knowing Means Faking Dumb Matters
Kalideiscope Magic For Daily Mischief
Kalideiscopes Make For Daily Magic
Keeping Mankind From Devious Machines
Kraftwerk Makes Funky Dance Music
Koresh Masturbates For Dumb Martians
Kill Me For Drug Money

foe

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Romek Szczesniak CMP <r...@sys.uea.ac.uk> writes:

> PLEASE, write it down and remember it.

PPL won't remember.... back in time... two years ago a guy on RMI
suggested to create a special software that kills every message with
the subject "what does KMFDM means?". I think that nowadays, Usenet
apps support filters. Not sure of. But you know that was TWO years ago
and things didn't change and i don't see why they would. Cuz there's
always newbies that might be interested in.

Dimitri
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Don Muerte

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Romek Szczesniak CMP wrote:

> Paenitans wrote:
> >
> > AIGH?!?! Does everyone forget every couple of months? Keine mitleid fur die
> > mehrheit. And that's not spelled right, but I don't care.
> > Paenitans
>
> PLEASE, write it down and remember it. We are so bored of this thread.
> It's not that I don't like them, I happen to think that they're one of
> the best bands around, it's just, it's not important what KMFDM stands
> for, it's what they play that matters.
>
> Please, please, please remember this time.

The problem is that every time a new album is released, more brainless fans flock
to the net to figure out what their new favorite band's name stands for. We'll
never be able to completely avoid this unless you intentionally pass these
threads by. I won't add any more to the festering mass. Good night.


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Ernest

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Bla bla bla. KEIN MEHRHEIT FÜR DIE MITLEID!
Over and out…

blue.ey...@gmail.com

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Kill Mother Fucking Depeche Mode!!! Lmfao!!!

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El lunes, 10 de noviembre de 1997, 5:00:00 (UTC-3), wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for escribió:
> What does KMFDM stand for?

It should stand for "Keep Money From Doing Money". I think the band will be agrre with this ;)
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On Monday, November 10, 1997 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-5, wh...@does.kfmdm.stand.for wrote:
> What does KMFDM stand for?

Lose translation from German Keiner Macht für dich mehr meaning no pity for the majority.

wolfma...@gmail.com

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Depeche mode means to up grade your stile. So go from there.

Industisi

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On Tuesday, 18 November 1997 03:00:00 UTC-5, foe wrote:

> That album is very weak. It's a ripp off the "richard d james" album.
> Anyways i'm very deceived with this MoM release : (

Completely different from RDJA, the only similarities is the overall bright tones and cartoonish sound.

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