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by whuntva
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite bridges! Who else loves a great bridge?
Replies: 9
Views: 179

Re: Favorite bridges! Who else loves a great bridge?

Big Data feat. Joywave-Dangerous
Dessa-Skeleton Key
The Police-Every Breath you Take
Tears for Fears-Everybody Wants to Rule the World
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 580
Views: 70918

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks so much for running this, Sweepstakes Ron. It’s been a wild and crazy ride and it’s hard to believe it’s all over. LARS is fantastic and I’m happy seeing it at number 1. Interesting note: neither our number 1 nor number 2 song got a single first place vote! That is actually a pretty common o...
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 580
Views: 70918

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks for all the hard work, Ron! This was the wildest poll I've ever seen. Glad I could be a part of it.
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 580
Views: 70918

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Same Top 2 as 2012? But in the same order?
by whuntva
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 580
Views: 70918

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Well at least this means Bohemian Rhapsody is in the Top 20. Where it belongs!

I'm surprised to see Good Vibrations fall, as I believed it to be an outside contender for #1. But such is the nature of the poll.
by whuntva
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 14726

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

1 The Beatles - A Day in the Life 2 Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone 3 The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations 4 Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run 5 Otis Redding - (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay 6 Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven 7 The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter 8 Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit 9 ...
by whuntva
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 14726

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I say either Like a Rolling Stone or Teen Spirit could win this. With the new rules and high turnout, "A Day in the Life" is unlikely to repeat.

Of course, I COULD be completely wrong. Who knows. I'm terrible at predicting these things.
by whuntva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 6432

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Here are my picks. Radiohead / The most deserving of the group, I was so surprised when they were not a first year induction. A shame really! Janet Jackson / Yeah, not Rock but look at the body of work this woman has put out over four decades. Totally deserving! The Cure / Consistent, great, come o...
by whuntva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 6432

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I voted: Radiohead Roxy Music Todd Rundgren Chaka Khan Kraftwerk We have three AM Top 100 artists nominated, but no first-eligibles like Outkast or Beck (which were trendy picks this time around). They may cave to popular consensus and induct Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks, but I would be surprised if...
by whuntva
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 580
Views: 70918

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Wait? "Nutshell" actually charted? Granted in the 1800's, but for this poll, I'm content with that!
by whuntva
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 19199

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

"Separate Ways" ended up making it to the Round of 32 in Unacclaimed IV, so having that come to light made it less surprising. I tried reading Blender's list, stopped at "The End". Besides, "We Built this City" wasn't all that bad. Glad to see it place on here. Starship...
by whuntva
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 19199

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

You're off on the release year of "All About That Bass" by about a decade.

Pretty good list so far. I didn't vote because I have no shame in any of my tastes, but it is good to see something like this come around.
by whuntva
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 509
Views: 58886

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Rob wrote:Regarding Moon River, I specifically did not vote for the Audrey Hepburn version, as I don't like her singing, but I'm fine if people prefer to combine them as they are variations of a song that originally all appeared in the same movie.


Me too. I singled out Andy Williams' version.
by whuntva
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 12737

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

notbrianeno wrote:
whuntva wrote:Here we go with my very fluid list.
...
125) Forbidden Planet
...
219) Forbidden Planet


Please correct this duplication.

Also, for those who have not already, please include director and year of release in your lists, as it greatly speeds up the tabulation process


Fixed
by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 2104

Re: "Modern Standards"

If we're talking songs from musicals (60-present this time, nothing mentioned before): - Waving Through a Window and You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen - If I Were a Rich Man and Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof - Wig in a Box from Hedwig and the Angry Inch - I Believe from The Book of...
by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 2104

"Modern Standards"

Looking through The Great American Songbook had me thinking about "pop standards". The definition of "standard" is ever-changing, but the Songbook defines most of their picks as oft-covered songs from 1919-1959 (basically everything pre-Beatles). Most are American, but some aren'...
by whuntva
Wed May 30, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 3741

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That's awesome! I am so jealous of you all. You seem so worldly, all you AMers. I just wish a few of you would hang out in America from time to time.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 28
Views: 5585

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

Oh, and also Rick and Morty would break this because they cross over into EVERY universe.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 28
Views: 5585

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

This might interest some of you. The Sopranos, Mad Men, and The Wire are the only TV shows in the top 10 that aren't connected. Although it's not listed The Simpsons are connected through The X-Files. The Simpsons would connect The Critic, Futurama, Family Guy, King of the Hill, etc. I've debunked ...
by whuntva
Sat May 19, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors
Replies: 19
Views: 3356

Re: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors

It was hard to think of movies from my list that were made by women, but I will try. 1) Beau Travail 2) Awakenings 3) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels 4) The Prince of Egypt 5) Lost in Translation 6) American Psycho 7) Cloud Atlas 8) The Adventures of Prince Achmed 9) The Matrix 10) L...
by whuntva
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 2244

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

1) Apocalypse Now
2) Stalker
3) Alien
4) The Muppet Movie
5) The Warriors
6) Life of Brian
7) The Castle of Cagliostro
8) Mad Max
by whuntva
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2557

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

1) The Deer Hunter
2) Halloween
3) Superman
4) Watership Down
by whuntva
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 2579

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

1) Star Wars
2) Close Encounters of the Third Kind
3) The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
4) Annie Hall
5) 21 UP
by whuntva
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2304

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

1) Taxi Driver
2) Network
3) Rocky
4) Allegro non Troppo
5) The Man who Fell to Earth
by whuntva
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2474

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

1) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
2) Barry Lyndon
3) Jaws
4) The Man Who Would be King
5) Nashville
6) Monty Python and the Holy Grail
7) Dog Day Afternoon
8) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
9) The Mirror
by whuntva
Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 2756

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)

I edited my list. Parallex View is my new #16. 1) The Godfather Part II 2) Chinatown 3) Blazing Saddles 4) Scenes from a Marriage 5) Murder on the Orient Express Scenes from a Marriage is already in the final (We decided it is a 1973 movie). A bit late now, but if that's the case, just scratch it.
by whuntva
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 12737

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

Here we go with my very fluid list. I just included names for now. I only put in years when there were cases of ambiguity with remakes and/or similarly named films. If I need to reformat anything, just let me know. 1) WALL-E 2) Aguirre, Wrath of God 3) Vertigo 4) Amadeus 5) Casablanca 6) Great Expec...
by whuntva
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 2756

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1974

1) The Godfather Part II
2) Chinatown
3) Blazing Saddles
4) Scenes from a Marriage
5) Murder on the Orient Express
by whuntva
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscar Nominations (and Winners) 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2343

Re: Oscar Nominations 2018

1) Dunkirk 2) The Shape of Water 3) Get Out 4) Phantom Thread 5) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 6) Darkest Hour 7) Call me by Your Name 8) The Post 9) Lady Bird This year's nominees were actually pretty good. I say on the whole stronger than last year. Get Out I feel is interesting becaus...
by whuntva
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)
Replies: 19
Views: 2700

Re: Rank the Tracks: Fleetwood Mac's Rumours (1977)

1) Go Your Own Way
2) Songbird
3) The Chain
4) Gold Dust Woman
5) Dreams
6) Don't Stop
7) Never Going Back Again
8) Oh, Daddy
9) I Don't Want to Know
10) You Make Loving Fun
11) Second Hand News
by whuntva
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 2908

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)

1) The Holy Mountain
2) The Mother and the Whore
3) Mean Streets
4) The Sting
5) Fantastic Planet
5) Amarcord
6) The Wicker Man
7) The Spirit of the Beehive
8) A Doll's House (8 points)
9) Day for Night (7 points)
10) Badlands (6 points)
by whuntva
Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscars 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

Re: Oscars 2018

I don't see a clear favorite either. Usually they are easy to call, but even having a clear favorite is no guarantee (look at La La Land last year). I'm surprised Shape of Water is doing so well in other ceremonies. The Oscars don't usually like fantasy. Get Out looked like it would win for awhile. ...
by whuntva
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 946

Re: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)

I never got too much into the Cranberries. But when they were good, they were REALLY good. This is a sad loss indeed.
by whuntva
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 2762

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)

So few films I saw this year, though fortunately I gave all above an 8.

1) Aguirre, Wrath of God
2) The Godfather
3) The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
4) Solaris

Again, subject to change.
by whuntva
Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2716

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)

Revised my list. Last Picture Show is my new #1.
by whuntva
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 24
Views: 3959

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

Blackstar
Lazarus
Dollar Days
Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
Tis a Pity She was a Whore
Girl Loves Me
I can't give Everything Away
by whuntva
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 9603

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

ALBUMS: 1) The National-Sleep Well Beast 2) Tyler, the Creator-Flower Boy 3) Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit-The Nashville Sound 4) King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard-Flying Microtonal Banana 5) Kendrick Lamar-DAMN. 6) Lorde-Melodrama 7) LCD Soundsystem-American Dream 8) The xx-I See You 9) Kesha-Rainbow ...
by whuntva
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 9603

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

SONGS: 1. Hot Thoughts, Spoon 2. Love is Mystical, Cold War Kids 3. The Man, The Killers 4. Don’t Matter Now, George Ezra 5. Everything, Strand of Oaks 6. Rattlesnake, King Gizzard & Lizard Wizard 7. The Way you Used to Do, Queens of the Stone Age 8. Blood on Me, Sampha 9. Who Dat Boy, Tyler, Th...
by whuntva
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 2716

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)

List subject to change. But this is where it stands now. 1) The Last Picture Show 2) Clockwork Orange 3) Fiddler on the Roof 4) The French Connection 6) And Now For Something Completely Different 7) Walkabout 8) Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 9) McCabe and Mrs. Miller 10) The Devils 11) Bedkn...
by whuntva
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 2941

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

1) Patton
2) Woodstock
3) The Conformist
4) Five Easy Pieces
5) The Railway Children
6) El Topo
7) Scrooge
8) Le Boucher
by whuntva
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 23
Views: 3837

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

Fake Plastic Trees
Just
High and Dry
The Bends
Black Star
Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Sulk
My Iron Lung
Bones
Bullet Proof...I Wish I Was
(Nice Dream)
Planet Telex
by whuntva
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 14544

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Alright! Cool!

I think Unacclaimed V can wait until the Greatest Hits poll ends. But this looks good. Thank you.
by whuntva
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 8905

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

This year was terrible, I will not mince words. Nonetheless, I do have enough picks I can in full confidence vote for. 9) Florence + The Machine-Dog Days are Over Well 2009 just got worse, because you voted for this one in our 2008 poll (along with 7 other folks). Will fix. I do have a backup.
by whuntva
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 8905

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

This year was terrible, I will not mince words. Nonetheless, I do have enough picks I can in full confidence vote for. Albums: 1) Mastodon-Crack the Skye 2) Florence + The Machine-Lungs 3) 30 Seconds to Mars-This is War 4) Kasabian-West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum 5) The XX-[self-titled] 6) Animal C...
by whuntva
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 119105

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Impressive. A bit expected but great to see OK Computer back on top! I think even more impressive is The Beatles in the Top 2. It would have been cool to see a Beatles sweep, no matter how unlikely it may be, but Abbey Road is a fine enough album to take second place. Well done and great poll as alw...
by whuntva
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 28194

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

10) Dark Side 9) White Album 8) Abbey Road 7) Sgt. Pepper 6) Nevermind 5) Revolver 4) Pet Sounds 3) Velvet Underground and Nico 2) Ziggy Stardust 1) OK Computer It's possible OK Computer doesn't win, but I think the younger, newer members will skew the vote in that direction. Esp. considering how Ki...
by whuntva
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 28194

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

Glad to see LZIV and Dark Side hit the Top 20. Where they belong! If I had to guess, I say OK Computer wins and VU still in Top 5 but around #3. #2 goes to Purple Rain or Ziggy due to recent deaths. 4 of the Beatles' "Big Five" will be in the Top 10. Revolver the highest among them. Would ...
by whuntva
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 8054

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

No Soundgarden? I know in this ceremony--unlike other award shows--a recent death does not increase chances per se. But considering how many people on the panel knew Chris personally, I am shocked Soundgarden wasn't nominated. Radiohead's a no-brainer, though. I won't take the Hall seriously if Radi...
by whuntva
Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 11819

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Fixed my vote.

If anything else is wrong, please let me know.
by whuntva
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 11819

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

ALBUMS: 1) TV on the Radio-Dear Science 2) Duffy-Rockferry 3) Kings of Leon-Only by the Night 4) Portishead-Third 5) Metallica-Death Magnetic 6) Vampire Weekend-[self-titled] 7) Coldplay-Viva la Vida or Death and All his Friends 8) Rise Against-Appeal to Reason 9) Fleet Foxes-[self-titled] 10) Distu...

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