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Opening heading[edit]

LMFAO!LMFAO= MEANS: Laugh My Friends Attic On!! :)

Yeah I think it is what they had in mind when they founded the group. The story behind it is, that they were looking for a band name and one of the band members had an internet chat conversation with his grandma and after he told her one of his ideas about a possible band name (I don't actually remember what was his first idea) his grandma responded with "*lmfao*" which you can call chat-code or chat-slang. And the band members found that so funny that an elder lady had used that chat-slang, that they descided to take this as their band name.

Has anybody have a bitchy hoe that never listens. reference for that? We should put this fact to the artice. Actually I already expected it there. lmfao rox — Preceding unsigned comment added by Queenhope10 (talkcontribs) 01:32, 29 February 2012 (UTC)

JLitSays (talk) 09:10, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

This group also has no wiki page :P and i spent a good amount of time searching for them on wikipedia before creating this page.

JLitSays (talk) 09:13, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Hi. You may be missing the point of why I suggested deletion - Wikipedia is not designed for advertising up and coming groups, regardless of how good you personally may think they are. Wikipedia is here to provide information about sarahs mum in bed. (amongst other things) groups that are already notable. There are a basic set of criteria that groups are expected to meet before they can be considered for inclusion - these are detailed here :WP:BAND, and I can see nothing that indicates that this group currently meets these criteria - that's not to say they won't in the future. If you can provide evidence that they meet one of the criteria listed on that page, I'll happily remove the deletion tag. CultureDrone (talk) 10:11, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Origination contradiction[edit]

In the intro, it states that LMFAO comes from LA, but the info box says they come from the Central California Coast. LA is not part of the Central Ca coast, so one of these is wrong.

97.113.74.232 (talk) 14:16, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

Skhnhy Bhyhlu vs. SkgffgyggtBlbggu[edit]

In the official video for Party Rock Anthem, "Sky Blu" is spelled with a space. In this article, it is "SkyBlu" everywhere. Should it be changed to "Sky Blu"?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ6zr6kCPj8#t=12s — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ccheever (talkcontribs) 05:39, 25 June 2011 (UTC)

It's SkyBsaas, Rwedfoo told me himself. -- SpongePappy (talk) 18:39, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

Best Night[edit]

On what date will Best Night be released? -- SpongePappy (talk) 20:55, 12 July 2011 (UTC)

Move 2011[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: no consensus for move. Favonian (talk) 14:55, 28 September 2011 (UTC)


LMFAO (group)LMFAO – This is the only thing on the wiki with the exact name LMFAO. Anyone looking for the "variant of LOL" can be guided there with a hatnote. Also, 1.) there are several inbound links to LMFAO meant to refer to the band, and 2.) "(group)" is not a valid disambiguator. Since this is the only thing with that exact name, let's not beat around the bush. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 04:43, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

Rename. Straightforward. Neutralitytalk 20:30, 21 September 2011 (UTC)
  • Oppose; the subject of the article "LOL" is the primary topic for this name. Powers T 00:11, 22 September 2011 (UTC)
  • Oppose per Powers. We have an article with information about the primary usage, it should therefore redirect there. Or are you saying that every single primary topic should be a separate article, such as articles whose subjects have multiple names, so we should have a copy of that article at each name variant? 70.24.247.40 (talk) 07:01, 22 September 2011 (UTC)
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Can you move to LMFAO?[edit]

Create a new article about the variant of LOL and move LMFAO (group) to LMFAO. I belive refering to the band is the most common use of the term LMFAO. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hillcrest98 (talkcontribs) 00:42, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

That idea was rejected in the section immediately above. Powers T 18:57, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

I support that idea so I made this section due to guidelines that I should do any further comments for another section. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hillcrest98 (talkcontribs) 02:54, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

Move or otherwise disambiguate[edit]

I strongly agree with the sentiments expressed in the move petition above. LMFAO_(group) is a primary subject and the recipient of significant media attention. Searching for "LMFAO" results only in "variant of LOL" - in order to reach LMFAO (group), one must know to append "(group)", which many users may not. If a move is not the right action, a disambiguation page should be created.Ekips (talk) 14:50, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

No, one must not know any such thing, since this article is prominently linked at the top of the "Variants of LOL" section. Powers T 18:00, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

I prefer that a disambugation page be created. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hillcrest98 (talkcontribs) 01:53, 1 October 2011 (UTC) like hello do you no who this is ( hahahahahahahaha) Lmfao is an american electro pop rapper song writer dancer xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo I LOVE LMFAO HAHA

definitely should be moved[edit]

This Group's success should be a reason for a move. Everyone who disagrees is just trolling in my opinion Aryattack (talk) 09:33, 9 October 2011 (UTC)

It's not very helpful to accuse anyone who disagrees with you of operating in bad faith. Powers T 23:13, 10 October 2011 (UTC)

Time for a reality check?[edit]

I've read all of the preceding posts, and while I don't disagree with the logic, the current implementation is just silly.

Imagine I come to Wikipedia looking to read about my new favorite band LMFAO.

I type LMFAO into the search bar and hit enter, and I'm taken to:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LMFAO

the page for LOL, which tells me I've been redirected from LMFAO and does not link to a LMFAO disambiguation page, only a LOL disambiguation page, which does not contain any link to LMFAO the band:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LOL_%28disambiguation%29

I have to scroll down past the intro, Analysis, Spread from written to spoken communication, Acceptance, and Lexical Form sections before I get to something that, oh by the way, tells me that if I want the music group I should click here.

Guys (and dolls), that's simply too much.

Either put an immediate link at the top of the LOL page to LMFAO band, or link LMFAO directly to the band and add a disambig link BACK to LOL if people wanted that. If I google "LMFAO" I don't get the acronym or pages and pages about laughing out loud, I get the band. Why can't Wikipedia get it right as well? The Masked Booby (talk) 12:32, 16 October 2011 (UTC)

Normal browser behavior should mean that the LMFAO redirect goes directly to the "Variants" section of the LOL page, where there is a hatnote that says "'LMFAO' redirects here. For the music group, see LMFAO (group)." It doesn't get much more immediate than that. Powers T 17:28, 16 October 2011 (UTC)
I was looking for information about the group. I initially assumed there was no article about, since I was redirected to LOL. I eventually found this page by happy accident. --193.160.157.241 (talk) 14:27, 28 November 2011 (UTC)
I'm not sure how much more prominent we could make the "For the music group, see LMFAO (group)" phrasing. Powers T 19:20, 28 November 2011 (UTC)

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Change name[edit]

I think we should change it from LMFAO (group) to LMFAO (duo) because they're not a group they only have two people, unless LMFAO also consist of Q and Shuffle Bot. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Marioluigi98 (talkcontribs) 17:18, 23 January 2012 (UTC)

You need to go to WP:RM for this and also, a duo is a group. • GunMetal Angel 14:29, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

Explanation of group's name[edit]

The article is currently deficient in offering any explanation of the group's name. I'm adding a brief mention & link to LOL variant. Brad (talk) 19:53, 5 February 2012 (UTC) watz wroung with the name?????? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cliffordbutts1998 (talkcontribs) 14:16, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

Yeah but there is more people in it when you watch the videos and stuff i think lmfao is a ganstered name loll  — Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.173.234.10 (talk) 05:41, 29 March 2012 (UTC) 

Incorrect meaning[edit]

The page (1st paragraph in fact) says that the abbreviation that the bands name refers to stands for "Laughing My Four Apes Out," when in fact it means "Laughing My Fucking Ass Off." Please fix, thanks you.

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i'ame a big fan of u guys i like the songs and wen i'ame at my house i dance to them and i sing it wen i'ame dancing by the way my name is Natalie. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.71.66.176 (talk) 15:49, 13 March 2012 (UTC)

First paragraph... if RedFoo is Sky Blu's uncle, that would make Berry Gordy his great uncle, not his grandfather. You might want to review how lineage works.

Sexy and I Know It[edit]

In the final paragraph of the Career section, the song is referred to as "I'm Sexy and I Know It" while the actual song is just "Sexy and I Know It." 76.106.31.75 (talk) 00:09, 3 July 2012 (UTC) i think they are sexy and chloe mcnorton is a cow!

This has been corrected. --P123cat1 (talk) 21:46, 3 May 2014 (UTC)

Move request 2012[edit]

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The result of the proposal was move. Cúchullain t/c 21:21, 30 July 2012 (UTC)


LMFAO (group)LMFAO – Yeah, this is really what we have hatnotes for, no need for a dab. --The Evil IP address (talk) 13:39, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

  • Support - articles take precedence over dicdefs. Interplanet Janet (talk) 17:58, 13 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support per Janet. --BDD (talk) 17:59, 13 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Oppose, as last time. I agree the dab page is unnecessary, but the result of removing it should be a return to the status quo, which was a redirect to LOL#Variants_of_LOL. That's still the primary topic, no matter how many bands appropriate the use for their name. Powers T 18:18, 13 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Oppose per 2011 move request. -- 76.65.131.160 (talk) 02:19, 14 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support. This is really a WP:TWODABS issue. Although the term happens to be one of many examples of Internet speak, the primary actual thing to which it refers is the band. Readers will be no more inconvenienced going to the band page and following a hatnote there than they would be coming to a disambig page. bd2412 T 17:44, 14 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support per BD2412. Unreal7 (talk) 18:18, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support on the basis of WP:TWODABS, and because it seems far more reasonable to cater to users who are looking up an encyclopedic topic about which we have an appropriately large amount of information, than to a presumably smaller group of users who are looking in Wikipedia for a dictionary definition and will find, again appropriately, only that definition and nothing else. Just because in common parlance people may be USING the term "LMFAO" as an acronym more than in reference to the group, doesn't mean that the acronym is the topic more likely and reasonably sought in an encyclopedia. Theoldsparkle (talk) 14:47, 18 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support - these guys are still around, and only more well-known compared to the last time this came up. It's time to give up the fight, folks. Times have changed. The Masked Booby (talk) 03:26, 19 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Oppose per prior request. μηδείς (talk) 17:17, 19 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support - A hatnote will suffice. Marcus Qwertyus 17:37, 20 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Support also per the handful of incoming mainspace Wikilinks, which all intend the band. Note that the edit history at LFMAO might need to be split; there was an article on the band there that ended up redirecting per the 2008 AFD. -- JHunterJ (talk) 11:16, 23 July 2012 (UTC)
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Edit request on 26 July 2012[edit]

i would like to add some taxt about RedFoo source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berry_Gordy The freese (talk) 01:58, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Not done: Wikipedia itself can't be used as a source. Floating Boat A boat that can float! 10:43, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Incorrect explaination of group name[edit]

It states that the groups name is internet slang for Laughing My F*cking Ass Off, then states that the group said the initials stand for "Loving My Friends And Others". This does not make grammatical sense. LMFAO may also mean something else to others, but the band has clearly stated what it means and I fail to understand why it still states that their name "means" something different. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.7.158.28 (talk) 10:01, 13 August 2012 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Unreal7 (talk) 14:15, 8 September 2012 (UTC)

Because it doesn't. ¦ Reisio (talk) 22:35, 18 September 2012 (UTC)

The band has not broken up. Please edit.[edit]

http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1694249/lmfao-breakup-rumors.jhtml

108.89.68.120 (talk) 05:45, 22 September 2012 (UTC)

I agree, saying they are on 'hiatus' might mislead people. Perhaps better wording would be "On the September 21, 2012, the duo announced that they will be taking some time apart to work on solo projects, but denied they were breaking up." — Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.107.82.191 (talk) 23:49, 26 September 2012 (UTC)

Shufflebot[edit]

Shufflebot, who appears in "Sexy and I Know It", is described as being played by a playwright in one paragraph, but by someone else in the section "Shufflebot". Does anyone know who did play Shufflebot in this video? --P123cat1 (talk) 21:44, 3 May 2014 (UTC)