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The 'Paul is dead' myth
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I never knew that Liverpool accents were so granularized that they could be that distinct.  It also takes an ear and culture to detect it, I suspect.  They all sound alike to me! 

Mostly you need to pay attention. I'm American, but I always have an ear peeled for accents of all kinds. I've long noticed the difference between the Beatles' accents -- it's one way I can always tell their voices apart. Paul's accent is certainly the poshest and least Scouse, and what Liverpool he had has gotten a bit worn away over the years. (Ringo as well: he speaks a slightly jarring combination of Scouse and Los Angeles, but his accent was more Scousey to begin with.) 

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I find it endlessly amusing when people cite the change in Paul's accent as evidence for this conspiracy. Accents develop over time depending on where you live or the people you talk to the most. Personally I find Scouse very easy to understand, and actually have some trouble understanding Ringo now that he sounds a bit more American-ish. I'm not sure what I'd call Paul's accent now, but I certainly wouldn't call it evidence.

I definitely don't believe this theory to be true, but it can be fun to keep up with just to see how dedicated people are to it. Some of the "clues" are just too silly (or show a fundamental lack of understanding of how humans develop as they age) for me to take seriously at all. 

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Living in London and spending the majority of his time with Americans definitely changed his accent. I've noticed the Scouse has been making a comeback these past years, though. It's especially noticeable in the hard, drawn out g at the end of some words, which gives them that typical Northern sound. But yeah, accents do change and I've often wondered why people put so much emphasis on it.

What I love, though, is how you can watch an interview with 'old' Paul, and then out of nowhere you see 'young' Paul popping up in something he says, or a smile, or a gesture. No matter how old the man gets, 'our kid' is still in there somewhere and it's always fun to get a glimpse of him. Funnily, those PID folk never appear to notice that...

Then again, they also can't explain how James ended up with eyes that are the exact same shape as Paul's. Even those little wrinkles and his eyelashes are identical. But then, those people have a habit of ignoring the countless identical features and prefer to get hysterical over a different facial expression.... a-hard-days-night-ringo-6 

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But @Mademoiselle Kitty >^..^<, Paul is Dead! Accept the truth!

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My close friend's girlfriend convinced him that Paul is dead. He just broke up with her, so i'll have to revisit that topic with him...

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sir walter raleigh said
My close friend's girlfriend convinced him that Paul is dead. He just broke up with her, so i'll have to revisit that topic with him...  

Ah, yes, young grasshopper. Your job is to rehabilitate him.

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@owenladner Maybe this YT channel can help. Just don't let him read the comments, especially the snarky ones I made (CdePausNL)... paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif 

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Well, it's official, lads. Paul was replaced. We've actually been seeing photos of the man who became Paul ever since they arrived in New York. That's right: he's right there, in one of the most famous Beatles photos. So, who is he? See for yourselves:

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I bet that engineer or whatever he was at JFK (the one behind George) never imagined he'd one day become Paul's stand-in, but there you have it. time to pack it in, everyone. Paul is dead, and that bloke right there replaced him. Well, according to some foul-mouthed nutter who goes by 'frank facts', anyway... paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif

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I don't know why some people take this so seriously. It is obviously a joke to pretty much everybody, and I guarantee you that most of the people who waste their time making PID clues are just doing it for a laugh. Like the George Harrison tapes... do you really think that the person who made that really believed it? It is most definitely satire... No need to get so worked up, fam. 

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Mademoiselle Kitty >^..^< said
@owenladner Maybe this YT channel can help. Just don't let him read the comments, especially the snarky ones I made (CdePausNL)... paul-mccartney-facepalm_gif   

His new @name is stupidget, not owenladner.

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His new @name is stupidget, not owenladner.

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All @sir walter raleigh's old username @tts have been turned into that. It's because the old account was deleted.
You can't expect a post that was made before the old account got deleted to contain the new @tt name.

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I don't know why some people take this so seriously. It is obviously a joke to pretty much everybody, and I guarantee you that most of the people who waste their time making PID clues are just doing it for a laugh. Like the George Harrison tapes... do you really think that the person who made that really believed it? It is most definitely satire... No need to get so worked up, fam.   

I don't know why you care so much about what other people do in their free time, but I guarantee you, there are plenty of people out there who seriously think Paul is dead, and who harbour an intense hatred for Sir Paul (or, as they call him, Faul). 

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8That is true. I personally know some that actually think he's dead, but like both Pauls. I've seen others in the Youtube comment section that think Faul is the spawn of Satan. 

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If the myth was true, shouldn't they be mad at Rita, or Heather Mills since she's the one responsible for his death. Faul is just the one who replaced Paul, he didn't do anything.

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Guy's I found cold hard evidence that Paul is actually dead!!!1!1!

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As you can see the person on the right has no mustache and shorter hair that does not cover his ears. However the person on the right has longer hair that covers his ears and a mustache. These are definitely two different people. The differences are obvious, and if this doesn't convince you of the truth, you are just stubborn and unwilling to climb out of your hole of lies!

In all reality, this picture is from a joke Paul is Dead wiki page. I suggest checking it out for a good laugh.

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FINALLY we have some cold, hard evidence. Paul is dead miss him, miss him! a-hard-days-night-john-7

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I laughed so hard at that my lamington was almost knocked on the floor...paul-mccartney-facepalm_gifahdn_george_06ahdn_george_06ahdn_george_06ahdn_george_06ahdn_george_06

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William Shears Campbell said
Guy's I found cold hard evidence that Paul is actually dead!!!1!1!

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As you can see the person on the right has no mustache and shorter hair that does not cover his ears. However the person on the right has longer hair that covers his ears and a mustache. These are definitely two different people. The differences are obvious, and if this doesn't convince you of the truth, you are just stubborn and unwilling to climb out of your hole of lies!

In all reality, this picture is from a joke Paul is Dead wiki page. I suggest checking it out for a good laugh.

 

The sad part is that some people actually take that seriously. In fact, I've seen that exact same comp appear in PID discussions! 

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@Mademoiselle Kitty >^..^< said
The sad part is that some people actually take that seriously. In fact, I've seen that exact same comp appear in PID discussions!   

I actually recommend reading the article in the spoiler. It is quite hilarious. And I think you'll agree with some of it.(especially the clue in Lovely Rita). I'm sure @Ahhh Girl will agree as well.

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The Abbey Road cover was my favorite part of the article.

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