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    Hang 'Em High Stuff No More's Avatar
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    About a year ago someone at this board held an elimination tournament to pick a single "best" song. Since things look like we won't be hearing anything new from the band for a long time, if you're game, I say we do another one. Of course this will be a bit more standardized [img]smilies/wink.gif[/img]

    The basic note is if no one is game, Glenn or paradiddle should close this thing.

    So, week one is nominations for the tourney. Here's the process. Everyone should pick FIVE songs they feel should be involved in the tourney. These don't have to be your favorites, just songs you think are deserving. Number them 1 to 5, obviously with 1 being what you feel is most deserving on down to 5 being least of your choices.

    Based on your rankings, the song will earn between 1 to 5 points (5 for rank 1, 4 for rank 2, and so on). The sixteen songs with the most points will advance to the tournament and be bracketed randomly.

    Every song on every album is fair game with one exception. Since instrumentals are usually just lead-ins to the next song, they will all be considered part of that following song (i.e. 1984/Jump, Primary/Ballot or the Bullet) except for Baluchitherium (or however it's spelled).

    So, for the next week, if you're game, pick five songs. Try to mix things up a bit so we have 16 when we're finished (remember, not necessarily your favorites, just songs you think are deserving). If anyone actually cares, I'll keep you updated.

    First, my nominations:

    1. Dreams
    2. Aftershock
    3. Little Guitars
    4. Why Can't This Be Love
    5. In a Simple Rhyme
    "Just once I'd like to do the right thing and not get punished for it."

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    OK...I'll give this thing a shot.

    1. Unchained
    2. On Fire
    3. Humans Being
    4. Panama
    5. Judgement Day
    "Once the final BAN has been completed I will ban myself." -OLO, March 21, 2002
    "The price of the steak sandwich over there is ridiculous!!" -Glenn, March 3, 2003
    "Hang on, I'll go ask everybody and be right back." -seenbad, March 11, 2003

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    "Dance The Night Away"
    "Hear About It Later"
    "Little Dreamer"
    "Romeo Delight"
    "The Full Bug"

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    1. Dreams
    2. Unchained
    3. "5150"
    4. Outta Love (Again)
    5. Humans Being
    "These are not them, you've captured one of their stunt doubles"

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    Sounds good to me, here's my list:

    1. Aftershock
    2. Unchained
    3. Light Up The Sky
    4. Humans Being
    5. Dreams
    "It's so damn hot... milk was a bad choice." --Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

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    1. Unchained
    2. Light Up The Sky
    3. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    4. Romeo Delight
    5. Summer Nights
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    I think you are referring to the tourney I did last year in which "Unchained" won to take the title of best VH song. I'm predicting that "Unchained" will repeat as champion, but you never know. Let's get started!

    1.Unchained
    2.Feel Your Love Tonight
    3.In a Simple Rhyme
    4.Poundcake
    5.Eruption/You Really Got Me
    You can twist perceptions
    Reality won't budge

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    1. Light Up The Sky
    2. Dirty Movies
    3. Unchained
    4. Humans Being
    5. Me Wise Magic
    I am awesome

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    Day 1 & 2 Update:

    Here are the standings for nominations after 2 days. Anyone interested that hasn't voted, do so, as it's pretty close between a lot of songs.

    Song (Points)
    01. Unchained (26)
    02. Light Up the Sky (12)
    03. Dreams (11)
    04. Little Guitars (10)
    05. Aftershock (9)
    06. Humans Being (8)
    07. 5150 (7)
    07. Dance the Night Away (7)
    09. Everybody Wants Some!! (5)
    09. Jump (5)
    09. Runnin' With the Devil (5)
    12. Atomic Punk (4)
    12. Dirty Movies (4)
    12. Feel Your Love Tonight (4)
    12. Hear About it Later (4)
    12. In a Simple Rhyme (4)
    12. On Fire (4)
    18. Little Dreamer (3)
    18. Mean Street (3)
    18. Sinner's Swing (3)
    18. Somebody Get Me a Doctor (3)
    22. Feels So Good (2)
    22. Girl Gone Bad (2)
    22. Outta Love (Again) (2)
    22. Panama (2)
    22. Poundcake (2)
    22. Why Can't This Be Love (2)
    28. Drop Dead Legs (1)
    28. The Full Bug (1)
    28. Judgement Day (1)
    28. Me Wise Magic (1)
    28. Mine All Mine (1)
    28. Seventh Seal (1)
    28. Summer Nights (1)
    28. Eruption/You Really Got Me (1)

    [ May 09, 2001 at 05:07 AM: Message edited by: Stuff No More ]
    "Just once I'd like to do the right thing and not get punished for it."

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    Everybody Wants Some!!
    "5150"
    Little Guitars
    Girl Gone Bad
    Mine All Mine

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    Hmmm.... think I'd give good ol' Jump a vote too

    1. Jump
    2. Atomic Punk
    3. Mean Street
    4. Feels So Good
    5. The Seventh Seal

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    I'm a Dirty-Faced Kid... so could some cute female do me the favor and lick me clean, please?!<br /><br />"Nobody rules these streets at night but me... the ATOMIC PUNK!" - DLR (1978)<br /><br />"This must be just like living in paradise... and I don't wanna go home" - DLR (1988)<br /><br />"So put it off until judgment day... I bear the cross on judgment day" - Sammy Hagar (1991)<br /><br />Obey the DFK!<br /><br /><b>IF YOU'RE DFK... YOU'RE DFK 4 LIFE!</b>

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    1. Runnin' With The Devil
    2. Little Guitars
    3. Sinner's Swing!
    4. Dance The Night Away
    5. Drop Dead Legs
    "My belligerent enthusiasm is as optimistic as ever" - DLR

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    I've updated the list up above. It still could be pretty much anybody's game as far as which 16 songs carry over - if you're interested and haven't nominated anyone yet, don't hesitate.
    "Just once I'd like to do the right thing and not get punished for it."

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    Unchained
    Ain't Talkin Bout Love
    Beautiful Girls
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    Little Guitars

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    Okay...

    Why Can't This Be Love

    When It's Love

    Judgement Day

    The Seventh Seal

    Feels So Good

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    [ May 10, 2001 at 06:46 PM: Message edited by: YankeeRose ]
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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