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Unlock Your Inner Underthinker: 7 Lighthearted Tips to Embrace the Chaos

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Ed Sheeran's Courtroom Serenade: How to (Unintentionally) Woo Judges with Marvin Gaye's Greatest Hits

Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round and lend me your ears, because I've got a little story to tell you about Ed Sheeran and the most romantic lawsuit of our time! Now, I'm sure you've all heard of this multi-talented, ginger-haired crooner, right? You know, the guy who can make a room full of people cry with just a few strums of his guitar. But it turns out, even he couldn't escape the long arm of the law – or, more accurately, the long arm of Marvin Gaye's estate!

So, yesterday, our beloved Mr. Sheeran found himself in court, accused of plagiarizing Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" in his song "Thinking Out Loud." Now, as sales and marketing experts, I'm sure we've all felt that deja vu moment when we stumble upon an idea that's just a little too similar to someone else's. But let me tell you, folks, it's a whole new ball game when you're accused of stealing from the King of Soul!

You've got to hand it to Ed, though – he sure knows how to pick his inspiration. I mean, Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On" is like the ultimate sales pitch, isn't it? It's smooth, persuasive, and makes you want to say "yes" to whatever's on offer. I mean, who among us hasn't used a little bit of that Marvin Gaye magic to close a deal? You know, dim the lights, put on some smooth tunes, and suddenly, that client is signing on the dotted line.

But back to our friend Ed – I can't help but imagine him sitting in that courtroom, guitar in hand, trying to explain himself. "Your Honor, I swear, it was an accident! I was just strumming away, thinking out loud, and before I knew it, I had written a multi-platinum hit that sounded like a classic!" If only our marketing mishaps could be so profitable, am I right?

In all seriousness, though, the whole situation just makes me think: if Ed Sheeran can accidentally plagiarize one of the greatest songs of all time, maybe we're all just a few notes away from marketing genius! So, next time you're stuck on a campaign, just remember: when in doubt, think out loud – and maybe, just maybe, you'll strike gold... or at least, avoid a lawsuit!



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💀 Issue #100-and-something 💀

Unlock Your Inner Underthinker: 7 Lighthearted Tips to Embrace the Chaos

Overthinking is overrated.

Underthinking is underrated.

Here's how to become an underthinker:

Embrace the chaos.

Life is unpredictable, so why not lean into the uncertainty?

It's like a rollercoaster without a seatbelt.

What could possibly go wrong? 😜

Trust your gut.

Your instincts are like a built-in GPS, but for life decisions.

Sure, sometimes it leads you to a sketchy alley, but other times you find the best taco joint ever. 🌮

Procrastinate with purpose.

Why do today what you can do tomorrow?

There's a certain charm in that last-minute panic.

It's like a free adrenaline rush. Who needs skydiving, am I right? 🤷

Be a risk-taker.

Remember that one time I tried to skateboard down a flight of stairs?

Yeah, didn't end well, but it was legendary.

Go big or go home, folks. 🛹

Say "yes" more often.

Like that time I agreed to take a salsa class and accidentally stepped on my partner's toes 20 times.

Still, I laughed so hard I cried.

Good times. 💃

Ditch perfection.

Perfection is like that friend who's always late.

Time to move on!

Let's celebrate the beauty of the messy, the imperfect, and the "good enough." 👏

Live in the moment.

No better time than the present, right?

Like when I impulsively bought that ukulele and serenaded my puppy.

She wasn't impressed, but I had a blast. 🎶

Remember, friends, underthinking is a journey.

Start small, and before you know it, you'll be living life in the fast lane.

Enjoy the ride! 🚀


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What did you think of today’s edition? (anonymous)


First timer - won't be my only time. This shit is nice & spicy. Kudos to you!

thank you amigo :)