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by ordinaryperson
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting

I feel like, in general, we should probably only be reading the first book (except in the case of Discworld where it would probably be better to start with a sub-series - the actual first couple books usually aren't considered representational) - if we want to continue, then we can vote, but it wou...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 2

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 26th of September at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/62/The_Wire.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light vs. Damien Rice - O The Streets - Original Pir...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 288

Re: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1

WINNERS Albums Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel (7) vs. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - Source Tags & Codes (3) Beck - Sea Change (5) vs. Broken Social Scene - You Forgot It in People (6) The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (7) vs. Spoon - Kill the Moonlight (4) Queens of ...
by ordinaryperson
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Pro Wrestling

The G1 Climax started today and I subscribed to NJPW World to watch it. This was the first time I have ever watched a full NJPW event. I'm not the best at critiquing a wrestling match but I did find night 1 to be pretty enjoyable, my favorite match of the night was Jay White vs. Shingo Takagi. In th...
by ordinaryperson
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 4
Views: 145

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:26 pm
Since Dune seems to be leading, a short question: We would only read the first book, right? Getting through a series of six books is quite a task...
We would only be reading the first book, as it was not listed as the Dune series in the results.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting
Replies: 4
Views: 145

AMF Book Club #1 - The Voting

Choose 2 books that you would like to discuss in a book club.
by ordinaryperson
Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations

You have until 11:00 PM UTC tomorrow to get your nomination in.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations

You have until Wednesday to nominate a book if you haven't yet.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pro Wrestling
Replies: 6
Views: 174

Re: Pro Wrestling

I was 9 years old when I started watching wrestling, the first big event I remember watching was WrestleMania 25. Until 2011 I only casually paid attention to wrestling (really just WWE stuff), when CM Punk's 'pipebomb' promo happened that's when I started really following it, looking up old wrestli...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 288

Re: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1

Songs
Ugly Casanova - Cat Faces
Kettcar - Landungsbrücken raus
Vanessa Carlton - A Thousand Miles
Sigur Rós - Untitled 3 (Samskeyti)
Underworld - Two Months Off
Sigur Rós - Untitled 8 (Popplagið)
Bright Eyes - Lover I Don't Have To Love
The Notwist - One with the Freaks
by ordinaryperson
Sat Sep 12, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 288

Music of 2002: Round 1, Week 1

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 19th of September at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/10/CidadedeDeus.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Wilco - Yankee Foxtrot Hotel vs. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead ...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations

I wasn't going to nominate a book since I'm the host of this book club, but I decided against this. I'm going to nominate Frank Herbert's Dune, I attempted to read it earlier this year but I couldn't finish it. I wanted to read it before the movie came out and it's trailer released earlier this week...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 640

Re: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations

Just a thought: If everybody who wants to participate nominates something and then the same people vote for what will be read first, every nomination will receive exactly one vote. To avoid that, people could be forbidden to vote for their own nomination or we could rank the nominations. My plan ri...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Sep 10, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 640

AMF Book Club #1 - The Nominations

Rather than going through a list, randomized or not, I've decided that it would be better if users were able to nominated which book we read. Here are the rules for nominations: 1. The book must be on this list. 2. You can only nominate one book or series. The nomination period will end on Wednesday...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Book Club Proposition
Replies: 2
Views: 301

Re: The Book Club Proposition

2. Voting Starts with: ??? Ends with: ??? Pros: Lets the community decide which book we read, can add the 69 books that received more than 1 vote but didn't make it on to the list. Cons: May not be enough users for it to work, may not give users enough time to prepare. As for this con, we could hop...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Book Club Proposition
Replies: 2
Views: 301

The Book Club Proposition

Hello In the thread asking for predictions on the top 25, I suggested hosting a book club on this forum. Originally I had suggested going from 1-200 or 200-1, and this was met with some enthusiasm. In the results thread I had posted my idea for a schedule starting with 1984. BleuPanda responded to m...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Music of 2002: Nominations

Here are the brackets:
Albums
Songs

The tournament should start this Saturday.
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Music of 2002: Nominations

Total list of users who have submitted nominations:
Acroamor
Akhenaten
Arslan
Bang Jan
DaveC
Edre Peraza
LunarPiper
mileswide
Nassim
Pauler
Rdwdbob
rumpdoll
Schüttelbirne
Wisnu Tirta Aji
by ordinaryperson
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Music of 2002: Nominations

Reminder that tomorrow is the last day to get your nominations in.
by ordinaryperson
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Fictional Books 2020 Edition: The Results
Replies: 59
Views: 1819

Re: AMF Favorite Fictional Books 2020 Edition: The Results

Good job on the roll out BleuPanda. It seems my suggestion of a book club in the guessing thread went over well. I had already assumed that 1984 would top the poll so I already had a schedule in mind. It goes like this: Week 1: Part 1: Chapters 1-7 Week 2: Part 1: Chapter 8-Part 2: Chapter 6 Week 3...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Fictional Books 2020 Edition: The Results
Replies: 59
Views: 1819

Re: AMF Favorite Fictional Books 2020 Edition: The Results

Good job on the roll out BleuPanda. It seems my suggestion of a book club in the guessing thread went over well. I had already assumed that 1984 would top the poll so I already had a schedule in mind. It goes like this: Week 1: Part 1: Chapters 1-7 Week 2: Part 1: Chapter 8-Part 2: Chapter 6 Week 3:...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Predict AMF's Top 25 Novels
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Predict AMF's Top 25 Novels

01 | 1984 02 | Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 03 | Pride and Prejudice 04 | Infinite Jest 05 | Crime and Punishment 06 | Lord of the Rings series 07 | Catcher in the Rye 08 | The Great Gatsby 09 | One Hundred Years of Solitude 10 | The Brothers Karamazov 11 | Fahrenheit 451 12 | Animal Farm 13 | L...
by ordinaryperson
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Music of 2002: Nominations

Some more nominations I've received:
mileswide
Nassim
Pauler
rumpdoll

You have until Sept. 8th at noon UTC to submit your lists.
by ordinaryperson
Sat Sep 05, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hey AMF, Whatcha Reading?
Replies: 21
Views: 678

Re: Hey AMF, Whatcha Reading?

Currently I'm reading two books (well listening to one.) The Divine Invasion by Philip K. Dick, is the first and the one I'm almost finished with. It's a sequel to VALIS, although none of the characters show up in the sequel it still takes place on the same world and the events of VALIS are referenc...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)
Replies: 18
Views: 931

Re: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)

001 | Bjork | Hyperballad 002 | New Order | Bizarre Love Triangle 003 | Nine Inch Nails | Closer 004 | Tom Petty | Free Fallin’ 005 | Tom Petty | Don’t Come Around Here No More 006 | Kate Bush | Running Up That Hill 007 | Bjork | All Is Full of Love 008 | The Smashing Pumpkins | Tonight, Tonight 009...
by ordinaryperson
Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Music of 2002: Nominations

48 hours later I have received nominations from

Acroamor
Akhenaten
Arslan
Bang Jan
DaveC
Edre Peraza
Schüttelbirne
by ordinaryperson
Sun Aug 30, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Nominations
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Music of 2002: Nominations

https://storage.googleapis.com/rhinos/uploads/2019/12/c3259e48-2002.jpg Sorry for the delay which lasted a bit longer than it should've, anyway here are the rules for the nominations. The rules: 1. The 10 highest ranking albums and the 20 highest ranking songs will be automatically included in the ...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 10182

Re: Albums and Songs of 1976 Poll

Songs 01 | Rainbow | Stargazer 02 | Blue Öyster Cult | (Don’t Fear) The Reaper 03 | The Eagles | Hotel California 04 | AC/DC | Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap 05 | The Steve Miller Band | Serenade 06 | Ramones | Blitzkrieg Bop 07 | Electric Light Orchestra | Livin’ Thing 08 | Kiss | Detroit Rock City 09...
by ordinaryperson
Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs with "Savage" in the Title - a poll
Replies: 15
Views: 4009

Re: Songs with "Savage" in the Title - a poll

I was trying to think of a joke involving Randy Savage but sadly his rap album doesn't have a song with Savage in the title.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11
Replies: 18
Views: 2628

Re: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11

Bloodbuzz Ohio wins (9-7)

That's it for the 2010 tournament, the 2002 tournament should start next month.
by ordinaryperson
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11
Replies: 18
Views: 2628

Re: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11

I'm actually going to vote for the first time in this tournament. I had actually done a deep dive into the music of 2010 a short time after the previous year tournament (I didn't think I would do one of these again.), it went from being one of my favorite music years to one of my least favorite so I...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11
Replies: 18
Views: 2628

Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 11

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 15th of July at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/65/Super_Mario_Galaxy_2_Box_Art.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy won the albums bracket. Son...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 19
Views: 2567

Re: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10

WINNERS

Albums
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (11) vs. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz (2)

Songs
The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio (13) vs. The National - England (1)
Gorillaz - On Melancholy Hill (9) vs. LCD Soundsystem - Home (6)

I will post the song finals tomorrow morning.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What's the best decade in music?
Replies: 32
Views: 4116

Re: What's the best decade in music?

From my post on the Spotify thread, though I switched the 10s and 60s
1. 1990s
2. 1980s
3. 2000s
4. 1970s
5. 1960s
6. 2010s
7. 1950s
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 12813

Re: Albums and Songs of 1975 Poll

Songs 01 | Brian Eno | St. Elmo’s Fire 02 | Bob Dylan | Tangled Up in Blue 03 | Neil Young | Cortez the Killer 04 | Pink Floyd | Welcome to the Machine 05 | Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run 06 | Led Zeppelin | Kashmir 07 | Patti Smith | Gloria: In Excelsis Deo 08 | Pink Floyd | Wish You Were Here 09 ...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 19
Views: 2567

Re: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10

mileswide wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:29 am
Thanks for this game ordinaryperson, I'd be well up for the 2002 edition if that's still on the table?
It is still on the table, but I going to take a short break before I start that.
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 19
Views: 2567

Music of 2010: Round 5, Week 10

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 8th of July at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/22/Justified_2010_Intertitle.png The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. Sufjan Stevens - The...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 15
Views: 4326

Re: Music of 2010: Round 4, Week 9

WINNERS Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (7) vs. The National - High Violet (5) Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz (6) vs. Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can (5) Songs The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio (7) vs. Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi - Tightrope (6) LCD Soundsystem - I Can Chan...
by ordinaryperson
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Organize Your Music
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: Spotify Organize Your Music

I'll add mine for fun too. These are taken from my playlist containing my 1000+ favorite songs. Top 10 Genres 1. Rock (642) 2. Permanent Wave (377) 3. Alternative Rock (318) 4. Art Rock (303) 5. Classic Rock (255) 6. Dance Rock (238) 7. Album Rock (188) 8. New Wave (178) 9. Art Pop (131) 10. Psyched...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2020
Replies: 231
Views: 51043

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2020

I guess I need to start paying attention to this again since I had a three day streak. I'll explain how I discovered each of these songs. Tomoya Ohtani – Boss: Solaris Phase 2 (10) I discovered this song from a YouTube channel called Rabbidluigi which used this song for its intro, I don't know if he...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 15
Views: 4326

Music of 2010: Round 4, Week 9

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 1st of July at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8c/The_Social_Network_film_poster.png The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. The National - ...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 16
Views: 6239

Re: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 8

WINNERS Albums Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz (7) vs. Actress - Splazsh (3) Titus Andronicus - The Monitor (3) vs. Laura Marling – I Speak Because I Can (8) Songs Kanye West feat. Pusha T - Runaway (7) vs. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio (8) Janelle Monáe feat. Big Boi - Tightrope (9) vs. Adele - Ro...
by ordinaryperson
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 19278

Re: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

Songs 01 | Kraftwerk | Autobahn 02 | David Bowie | Rebel Rebel 03 | Sweet | Fox on the Run 04 | Queen | Ogre Battle 05 | Sparks | This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us 06 | Joni Mitchell | Help Me 07 | Bob Marley and the Wailers | No Woman No Cry 08 | LaBelle | Lady Marmalade 09 | Steely Dan | R...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 16
Views: 6239

Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 8

Sorry for the delay, since the two ties weren't broken Titus Andronicus and Actress automatically move up in the albums bracket. Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 24th of June at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/78/Jonat...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jun 14, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4710

Re: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7

Matches from last week that have ties that need to be broken: ***TIED*** Actress - Splazsh (4) vs. The Naked And Famous - Passive Me, Agressive You (4) ***NEXT VOTE WINS*** ***TIED*** Titus Andronicus - The Monitor (4) vs. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky (4) ***NEXT VOTE WINS***...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4710

Re: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7

WINNERS Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (9) vs. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening (4) The National - High Violet (8) vs. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid (7) Songs Kanye West - Gorgeous (5) vs. The National - England (7) Jaga Jazzist - Toccata (7) vs. Sleigh Bells - Infinity ...
by ordinaryperson
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RYM Music Usernames
Replies: 7
Views: 4469

Re: RYM Music Usernames

Ordinaryperson, I really wish I came up with a better name. Also I only started using RYM last year which is why my ratings are so thin.
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4710

Music of 2010: Round 3, Week 7

Vote for your favorite out of each of the match ups. Voting for this week will end on the 13th of June at 11:00pm UTC. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a7/Red_Dead_Redemption.jpg The brackets: Albums Songs Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. LCD Soundsystem - This is...
by ordinaryperson
Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 16
Views: 4127

Re: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 6

WINNERS Albums Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz (6) vs. Bonobo - Black Sands (2) ***TIED*** Actress - Splazsh (4) vs. The Naked And Famous - Passive Me, Agressive You (4) ***NEXT VOTE WINS*** ***TIED*** Titus Andronicus - The Monitor (4) vs. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky (4) *...
by ordinaryperson
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Album Cover Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 14321

Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

Here's my top 46, I'm sure you can tell that there are two types of covers I really like. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6e/Pink_Floyd_-_Division_Bell.jpg 01 | Pink Floyd | The Division Bell https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a5/2814_-_Birth_of_a_new_day.jpeg 02 | 2814 | Birth ...