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Watching the Robert John documentary, and I'm reminded how funny Axl is. The comment about "where's my enima bag?!" reminds me of comments like "because she's smart" at the end of the live version of So Fine. Or the comment at the end of Cornshucker "now lick it". He has impeccable timing and the guy can be a laugh riot.

Its sad he has such a public as an asshole. I mean, he is, but it really is just one side of him. He used to be so funny in the old days. I'm sure he still is, we just don't see it as much, on stage or off. I guess I can't say its because he isn't happy these days, because I don't know if thats true, but its just sad no one gets to see that anymore and thinks he's a dick. I wonder if that pisses him off.

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huhuhuhuhu

He always came across as a poser and that guy that tells other people's jokes until they're not funny anymore.

Even then he was called a pussy or an asshole or a poser. :shrugs:

His theme parties were apparently a laugh riot

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Damn Rusty, why so bitter?

He's always had kind of a corny sense of humour but that's what makes him likable when he's not smashing people in the face and whatnot. He had a great energy and charisma on stage - that's why he's one of the best frontmen to ever live.

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I'm not bitter. That's what I remember from those days. Having lived during it, it was the norm to call him those things and those are the impressions he gave off. Even Beavis and Butthead made the occasional jab at him by calling him a puss. Common perception that started long before the Slash and Axl war and etc.

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Of course, Axl was a huge target back then for a variety of reasons. A lot of metalheads seemed to hate him - probably because GN'R was the biggest band in the world at the time and came off as 'fake' metal to purists, but they were never really a metal band anyway. You know, I see Metallica fans all the time diss them on YouTube and stuff, and Axl being as bratty as he was in his prime gets a lot of flak - so saying he was called a poser or whatever, sure, but to say that he wasn't funny at all? Nah, he's definitely charismatic and had his moments in interviews and on stage.

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The Eddie Trunk radio show is a good example of Axl being funny and entertaining, I always enjoy listening to that every once in a while

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Of course, Axl was a huge target back then for a variety of reasons. A lot of metalheads seemed to hate him - probably because GN'R was the biggest band in the world at the time and came off as 'fake' metal to purists, but they were never really a metal band anyway. You know, I see Metallica fans all the time diss them on YouTube and stuff, and Axl being as bratty as he was in his prime gets a lot of flak - so saying he was called a poser or whatever, sure, but to say that he wasn't funny at all? Nah, he's definitely charismatic and had his moments in interviews and on stage.

Meh. I guess his humor is very hit and miss because he just looks like a guy trying to be cutesy. In that documentary, during his whole interview he just screamed self-centered ass.

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A lot of old footage shows him as very soft-spoken and often delivering funny one-liners in an off the cuff kind of way. I always thought it was kind of endearing.

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He doesn't talk much at concerts anymore, but in Lubbock when he found the quarter on the ground and bumblefoot held out his hand Axl said "Fuck you, it's my quarter" haha just simple liners like that brought out tons of laughter. So I could see Axl being a cool person to be around.

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Yeah, Axl doesn't talk much during his concerts, but he sure was having a blast at both Dallas shows I went to and even the Vegas one. He seems to be very comfortable onstage with this band and seems to be having fun. I think that's cool.

I think when Axl was younger between the drugs and drinking and the pressure to headline was a lot to handle. I think most of the pressure was on Axl because he wanted things just so and Slash was mostly drunk those times. It always surprised me how drunk or high some musicians can be and still do a bad ass performance. lol

I understand how stressful it must have been to do show after show and want them done a certain way. God, I'm like that in my personal life and I just have a regular life. Imagine having to play in front of thousands of fans every night and make sure your voice is awesome and you feel well enough to rock for 3 hours and still worrying about the band.

I know it's their job, but when things don't go well, it just screws up everything else.

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He has a cool laugh. I'm not so sure if he's that funny though, but yeah he had and still has his moments.

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