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by Dexter
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I see you're fond of animated films. Have you seen Skazka Skazok (Tale of Tales) by Yuri Norstein? It's my fifth favorite film of 1979.
by Dexter
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

1. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola/USA/War) 2. Alien (Ridley Scott/USA/Sci-Fi) 3. Manhattan (Woody Allen/USA/Comedy Drama) 4. Die Ehe Der Maria Braun [The Marriage of Maria Braun] (Rainer Werner Fassbinder/West Germany/Drama) 5. Skazka Skazok [Tale of Tales] (Yuri Norstein/USSR/experimental ani...
by Dexter
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Congratulations! Only a question: Why the female members of Fleetwood Mac have separated positions on the list? It was an option to list people separately; I ultimately decided to combine other bands, but both from Fleetwood Mac consistently got separate votes, even within lists, so I decided to ke...
by Dexter
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

Another list that I think is relevant to this thread. I assume AOL’s not claiming all these songs are bad, just wussy; and considering that this forum is overwhelmingly male, I can see liking some of the songs below might be considered as guilty pleasure, though there are quiet a few questionable ch...
by Dexter
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 138

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)

1. The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino/Drama/USA) 2. National Lampoon's Animal House (John Landis/Comedy/USA) 3. Halloween (John Carpenter/Horror/USA) 4. The Last Waltz [doc] (Martin Scorsese/Music/USA) 5. Höstsonaten [Autumn Sonata] (Ingmar Bergman/Drama/Sweden) 6. Gates of Heaven [doc] (Errol Morris/C...
by Dexter
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 51
Views: 2348

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Hymie wrote:No offense, zombeels, but I have to say, the lack of black music in your top 1,000 is quite shocking to me.

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by Dexter
Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 45
Views: 737

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

1. R.E.M. | Automatic for the People 2. Dr. Dre | The Chronic 3. Alice in Chains | Dirt 4. Rage Against the Machine | Rage Against the Machine 5. Tori Amos | Little Earthquakes 6. Pavement | Slanted and Enchanted 7. Beastie Boys | Check Your Head 8. Mary J. Blige | What's the 411? 9. En Vogue | Funk...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 798

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread

I don't think AM inclusion is a disqualification from guilty-pleasureness. A lot of really good songs are really stupid. Yup, though I am very happy with Henrik expanding the all time songs to 10000, I saw what I think are some very/awesomely bad (stupid, earwormily annoying) songs in the 8000-1000...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Wow! Gorgeous pictures! I agree mostly. Though Liz Phair was a total babe in the 90's, you couldn't figure it out with the picture. Secondly, Mary J. Blige is one of those artists I'm a little confused about. I've definitely liked what I heard from her, but she's never struck me as an artist with e...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Fabulous Films (my new video series)

What a coincidence, saw this as the staff pick of the day at the allmovie website before stumbling on your review. I haven't seen this movie and allmovie provided no review (although it gave it 4 stars, which is not a must-watch on my part) but I'll make time for it in the future when I'm in the moo...
by Dexter
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

The bashing of "low-brow" Celine Dion and Britney Spears is nothing new for AMF regulars, especially artists polls. Check-out the 2016 AMF Top Artists Poll. A specific example, regulars were bashing those who voted Bee Gees very high (2 put them at #1), mostly new comers: Karla, Kaue, prof...
by Dexter
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 798

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2008) Submissions Thread

StevieFan13 wrote:Typo in the thread title - it's 2018, not 2008.

Corrected. Thanks StevieFan13! Btw, great list.
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

Weird seeing "I Will Survive" referred to as a guilty pleasure. At least that version of it. Might as well call Respect a guilty pleasure. I could see how "I Will Survive" would be a guilty pleasure to the 15-year old me whose ingrained societal machismo stereotype of being a he...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

another one... 50 top guilty pleasures – bands and writers confess http://www.nme.com/photos/50-top-guilty-pleasures-bands-and-writers-confess-1409620 Today we’re taking a look at the guilty pleasures of musicians and critics. Turns out they all have very different ideas of the concept. Slash on Rih...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

[Edit = double post]
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

Q - Guilty Pleasures! (from Rocklist.net) Essential Playlist Of The 115 Records It’s OK To Love (September 2006) “Made Up Of: 50 Q-Approved Tracks, 25 Q-Approved Albums (And 25 Extra Recommended Purchases), Five [Four] Celebrity Picks And A 10-Track Playlist From The Original Guilty Pleasures DJ: Se...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 798

AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread

The AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Welcome to the first ever all-time guilty pleasure songs poll! As to the rules: 1. Minimum 20 and maximum 100 songs (of course, you can post more but it will not count) 2. Any song is fair game. "Guilty pleasure" is after all highly...
by Dexter
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

2. Post your list in another thread I'll be opening. I will have a list of 100 (with brief commentary) ready to submit soon. I haven't seen a thread for posting yet? I planned on creating one after Bleu is done with the Women Artists result. I expected more discussion on the idea of a "guilty ...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

"He's a Rebel" ought to be recognized as a ranked song of Darlene Love .
by Dexter
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What All Time polls would you like to see AcclaimedMusic do in the future?
Replies: 6
Views: 276

Re: What All Time polls would you like to see AcclaimedMusic do in the future?

I second the greatest TV shows of all time and also the greatest movie performances, movie songs, and TV theme songs.
by Dexter
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 343

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)

1. Star Wars [George Lucas/USA/Sci-Fi Action] 2. Annie Hall [Woody Allen/USA/Comedy] 3. Saturday Night Fever [Johnny Badham/USA/Drama] 4. Close Enncounters of the Third Kind [Steven Spielberg/USA/Sci-Fi] 5. Eraserhead [David Lynch/USA/Surrealist] 6. The Last Wave [Peter Weir/Australia/Drama Mystery]...
by Dexter
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition)
Replies: 27
Views: 1158

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition)

1 | The Godfather Part II | Francis Ford Coppola | 1974 | USA 2 | Casablanca | Michael Curtiz | 1942 | USA 3 | Citizen Kane | Orson Welles | 1941 | USA 4 | The Godfather | Francis Ford Coppola | 1972 | USA 5 | The Rules of the Game | Jean Renoir | 1939 | France 6 | Seven Samurai | Akira Kurosawa | 1...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 51
Views: 2348

Re: The AM Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Unlike AM, however, this poll allows for sections of classical pieces as well; for those, you can simply list the composer rather than a recording artist. Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and their ilk are eligible? and you can vote by movement? This will radically change my list :o ; probably more than hal...
by Dexter
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 18)
Replies: 219
Views: 10408

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)

1. Joni Mitchell 2. Aretha Franklin 3. Billie Holiday 4. Ella Fitzgerald 5. Carole King (The City/Goffin & King/solo) 6. Diana Ross (The Supremes/solo) 7. Janis Joplin (Big Brother & the Holding Company/solo) 8. Björk (The Sugarcubes/solo) 9. Patsy Cline 10. Etta James 11. Nina Simone 12. Éd...
by Dexter
Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 8370

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

"Be My Baby" is a deserving no. 1, a song I discovered through AM since I've only looked at MTV and VH1 countdowns before. (Oddly, the song is nowhere to be found in VH1's 100 Greatest Rock Songs) I'm also happy for "Nothing Compares 2U" as the song that tied with the most votes....
by Dexter
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

OMG, now I have "All that she wants is an Aryan baby, she's gone tomorrow boy" in my head! :angry-banghead: I also don't think any Ace of Base songs have hidden messages. Don't destroy my guilty pleasure. :mrgreen:
by Dexter
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 8370

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Scent of magnolia, clean and fresh, then the sudden smell of burnin' flesh 360. Nina Simone - Strange Fruit (1965) Score: 203.67 (Votes: 3) 2015 AMF Rank: unranked AM Rank: unranked The Nina Simone version, which is also excellent, split the "Strange Fruit" votes. Even if we combine the t...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

A question about the ranking, though: Does #1 represent our favorite guilty pleasure, or the overall song we feel guiltiest about? (For example, by far the song I feel the guiltiest for loving is an old high school favorite, "Heartbeat" by Don Johnson. However, if I was ranking guilty ple...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for the all-time songs poll!
Replies: 42
Views: 960

Re: Planning for the all-time songs poll!

I support 250 or 200 at the minimum and 1,000 maximum. With this poll I don't believe we'll have to worry about lack of submissions.
by Dexter
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 48
Views: 1059

All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

Hello AMFers! I have decided to run a survey of the "guilty pleasure" songs of all-time. I have long been intrigued with the concept. We live in a time where music is available in a few taps and clicks. We also live in a time where all these lists by critics can be easily found and referen...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for the all-time songs poll!
Replies: 42
Views: 960

Re: Planning for the all-time songs poll!

Sorry about that Sweepstakes Ron. There appears to be some interest in the concept so I'll create another thread to discuss how we define the term "guilty pleasure" in the context of the planned AMF poll.
by Dexter
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for the all-time songs poll!
Replies: 42
Views: 960

Re: Planning for the all-time songs poll!

Can't wait for the all-time songs poll to start but I'm also interested in an all-time guilty pleasure songs. For me, it will be interesting to know what are the AMFers' guilty pleasure songs, sort of like a counter program to the main poll, and I will be willing to conduct it. Do you think it's a g...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 346

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)

1. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese/USA/Drama) 2. Network (Sidney Lumet/USA/Comedy Drama) 3. All the President's Men (Alan J. Pakula/USA/Drama) 4. Rocky (John G. Avildsen/USA/Drama) 5. Harlan County, USA (Barbara Kopple/USA/Historical documentary) 6. Cría cuervos (Carlos Saura/Spain/Drama) 7. Ai no corr...
by Dexter
Mon Mar 05, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscar Nominations (and Winners) 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 539

Re: Oscar Nominations 2018

***LIST OF WINNERS*** Actor in a Supporting Role: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Makeup and Hairstyling: Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski, and Lucy Sibbick, Darkest Hour Costume Design: Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread Documentary Feature: Icarus Sound Editing: Richard King and ...
by Dexter
Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 2192

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

IMO, the best year in music. ALBUMS: 1 | Metallica | Metallica 2 | Nirvana | Nevermind 3 | Pearl Jam | Ten 4 | U2 | Achtung Baby 5 | Red Hot Chili Peppers | Blood Sugar Sex Magik 6 | Bonnie Raitt | Luck of the Draw 7 | Soundgarden | Badmotorfinger 8 | Cypress Hill | Cypress Hill 9 | Temple of the Do...
by Dexter
Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 48
Views: 2382

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Henrik, with the number of volunteers for spreadsheet work, you need longer than a weekend trip to visit AMFers to go through everything in detail. What better reason to travel the world? You also get to immerse in the local culture and music.
Btw, you're welcome to come over to SEAsia anytime. :)
by Dexter
Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 378

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)

1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Milos Forman/USA/Comedy Drama) 2. Jaws (Steven Spielberg/USA/Thriller) 3. Nashville (Robert Altman/USA/Drama) 4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones/UK/Comedy) 5. Zerkalo [The Mirror] (Andrei Tarkovsky/USSR/Experimental) 6. Barry Lyndon (St...
by Dexter
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:27 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

I agree with "Russian Roulette" being a gross oversight on RS' part. Same goes to "Unfaithful." "Where Have You Been" is ranked way low. I honestly thought "Where Have You Been" shouldn't have been on the list at all. To each his own, I guess. https://media.g...
by Dexter
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 8370

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Did Umm Kulthum, "Enta Omri"/Oum Kalthoum, "Inta Omri" enter the top 1000?
It's the same artist and song. I had it at #61 and Honorio had it at #191.
by Dexter
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

I agree with "Russian Roulette" being a gross oversight on RS' part. Same goes to "Unfaithful." "Where Have You Been" is ranked way low.
by Dexter
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 01
Replies: 32
Views: 848

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 01

To explain myself, I'm not meaning to troll as much as lighten the mood with joke song choices. If we're going with a concept as intense as us discussing 20 favorite songs each week, I think it's fun to shove in something with no actual chance of taking a winning spot - and I've always enjoyed so b...
by Dexter
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Rolling Stone: Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked By Jon Dolan, Brittany Spanos, Mosi Reeves, Maura Johnston, Andy Greene, Rob Sheffield, Justin Ravitz February 20, 2018 https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/rihannas-30-greatest-songs-ranked-w516720 Rihanna's tossed-off vibe and DGAF openness disguise both her...
by Dexter
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 01
Replies: 32
Views: 848

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 01

My next nomination:
"I got my hands up
They're playin' my song
You know I'm gonna be okay"

Miley Cyrus - Party in the U.S.A. (again not even a bubbling under song)
by Dexter
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 58
Views: 2546

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

Thanks notbrianeno for the excellent rollout for both songs and albums of 2017! I believed that if DAMN. is not #1 then MASSEDUCTION would be it, but then with 6 songs in the top 100, American Dream is also worthy.
by Dexter
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Weekly Chart - The Classics Edition - Nominations wanted !
Replies: 31
Views: 634

Re: The Weekly Chart - The Classics Edition - Nominations wanted !

"Everything has chains absolutely nothing's changed..."

Pearl Jam - Corduroy (not even bubbling under in AM)
by Dexter
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 94
Views: 2759

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

I read that 1991's 'Nevermind' saved rock from the then current musical malaise but while making the list it doesn't look like it to me. Heck, 1990 is better than any year in this current millennium IMHO. SONGS 1 Sinéad O'Connor | Nothing Compares 2 U 2 Depeche Mode | Enjoy the Silence 3 Soda Stereo...
by Dexter
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 18)
Replies: 219
Views: 10408

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)

1 | Édith Piaf | La vie en rose 2 | Billie Holiday | Strange Fruit 3 | Judy Garland | Over the Rainbow 4 | Aretha Franklin | Respect 5 | Etta James | At Last 6 | The Ronettes | Be My Baby 7 | Miriam Makeba | Pata pata 8 | Lydia Mendoza | Mal Hombre 9 | Édith Piaf | Non, je ne regrette rien 10 | Ofra...
by Dexter
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's In Utero (1993)
Replies: 9
Views: 343

Re: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's In Utero (1993)

12 | All Apologies
03 | Heart-Shaped Box
06 | Dumb
09 | Pennyroyal Tea
01 | Serve the Servants
02 | Scentless Apprentice
07 | Very Ape
08 | Milk It
05 | Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle
11 | tourette's
10 | Radio Friendly Unit Shifter
04 | Rape Me
by Dexter
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 126
Views: 4314

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

AMFers really love their Bjork!

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