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by whuntva
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV 64.3
Replies: 24
Views: 3468

Re: Unacclaimed IV 64.3

Last call!

There are currently two ties.
by whuntva
Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1999 (2016 edition)
Replies: 18
Views: 4077

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1999 (2016 edition)

Great year for movies and a strong contender for best year ever! Four films in my Top 100 and Three in the Top 20! Were it not for a certain film in hidden text below, there would be no debate. 1) Fight Club (#10) 2) The Iron Giant (#14) 3) Magnolia (#16) 4) The Straight Story (#68) 5) Galaxy Quest ...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed 64.2 TIEBREAKER
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Re: Unacclaimed 64.2 TIEBREAKER

By sheer coincidence, Nassim's votes went to the three who won when I missed a vote last week!


But anyway, time to move on.
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed 64.2 TIEBREAKER
Replies: 5
Views: 1096

Unacclaimed 64.2 TIEBREAKER

And by recount, the closest week in Unacclaimed history continues. We need someone who did NOT vote last week to break all three of these ties. A fourth may be added, but that one looks good. Only one vote is needed to send a song through. Iamamiwhoami - Sever vs. Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie T...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

However, Even with this new vote, I still have Lula & Ze winning. Lula and Ze: 8 Sonofsamiam Sweepstakes Ron Toni Porsecutorgodot Bang Jan Emiliendelrey Spiritualized Myself Fleetwood Mac: 6 DaveC Romain JamieW Krurze Moonbeam Henrik Otherwise, the tiebreaker will begin with three matchups.
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

Henrik wrote:I counted all four 7-6 games to 7-7!!!


Forgot Sonofsamiam's vote. Thank you.
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV 64.3
Replies: 24
Views: 3468

Re: Unacclaimed IV 64.3

Angélique Kidjo - Olofoofo (BEN)
Heather Nova - Walk This World (BER)
Rodriguez - Cause (USA)
Ali Chukwuma - Ezi Okwu Bu Ndu (NGA)
Nujabes-Feather (JPN)
Archie Shepp-Attica Blues (USA)
Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) (USA)
David Lynch & Lykke Li - I'm Waiting Here (USA/SWE)
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV 64.3
Replies: 24
Views: 3468

Unacclaimed IV 64.3

Next Round coming at you! These elimination rounds just get better and better. Here, votes are worth only one point. Pick the song from each pairing you want to see advance. Ties broken now by sudden-death overtime. Due to the sheer volume of songs, only sixteen per week will be unveiled. The Round ...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

Sweepstakes Ron ended a thrilling week. Fleetwood Mac - I've Got A Mind To Give Up Living/ All Over Again: 6 Lula Côrtes & Zé Ramalho - Nas Paredes Da Pedra Encantada: 7 One of three ties broken at the eleventh hour. This went back and forth after they led 2-0. Deodato - Super Strut: 9 Snowmine ...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

About 40 minutes left, and one more vote needed to break this gridlock.
by whuntva
Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

Might I hasten to remind everyone we have not one, not two, but THREE ties at the moment.
by whuntva
Tue Dec 06, 2016 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 2000: Finals ~New Rules~
Replies: 21
Views: 3262

Re: Music of the Year 2000: Finals ~New Rules~

Radiohead - Kid A PJ Harvey - Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven Air - The Virgin Suicides Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man Doves - Lost Souls Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 Da...
by whuntva
Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO
Replies: 17
Views: 2911

Re: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO

You're gonna hate me for this... I recounted because I found it hard to believe that three songs could be tied for second and the result changed! Diana still won with the same score, but now I have: Journey (29, 3) Sagan (28, 1) KT Tunstall (27, 4) Can somebody please help and either affirm or refut...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)
Replies: 22
Views: 4088

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)

I just now realized this was another list I had to expand. 1) The Big Lebowski 2) American History X 3) The Terrorist 4) Saving Private Ryan 5) The Truman Show 6) Pi 7) A Bug's Life 8) Shakespeare in Love 9) Lock, Stock and To Smoking Barrels 10) The Prince of Egypt 11) Fear and Loathing in Las Vega...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs 2016
Replies: 75
Views: 14774

Re: Songs 2016

I'm saving my hand for the poll. I do have a tentative Top 10 Songs and Albums though. 1) Radiohead-Burn the Witch 2) ANOHNI-Drone Bomb Me 3) Volbeat-The Devil's Bleeding Crown 4) Stone Roses-All for One 5) Birds of Tokyo-Brace 6) Kaleo-Way Down we Go (2015 song off 2016 album; is eligible for the E...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)
Replies: 22
Views: 4088

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1998 (2016 edition)

I have an ambiguity.

Some sources say Santosh Sivan's The Terrorist is 1997 and some say '98.

I don't know which is correct.

This is really the only holdup for my ballot right now.
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

Lula Côrtes & Zé Ramalho - Nas Paredes Da Pedra Encantada (BRA) It took awhile to grow on me, but I have decided I like this track. Deodato - Super Strut (BRA) Deodato rocks it to give us a potential all-Brazil matchup next round. Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie To You (USA) Both songs need to...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2
Replies: 23
Views: 3131

Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.2

Here we have another group of sixteen. After a somewhat contentious week, this one should be even better! Here, votes are worth only one point. Pick the song from each pairing you want to see advance. Ties broken now by sudden-death overtime. Due to the sheer volume of songs, only sixteen per week w...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV 64.1 Tiebreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 419

Unacclaimed IV 64.1 Tiebreaker

You know the drill. In our first elimination stage tie, we take it to overtime. To break the tie, we need someone who did NOT vote for this matchup specifically to cast ONE vote. It is sudden-death, so the minute the vote is cast, the match is up. Henrik and Luney6 cast ballots but not for this pair...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1
Replies: 20
Views: 3282

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1

We have a tie. We shall rectify it posthaste, but for now, here come the results. This is my favorite quadrant of the bracket. It's a shame that four tournament favorites had to be matched up right here. Most were decisive, though there were close calls. Once again, ten was the magic number; the fir...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 2000: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 3476

Re: Music of the Year 2000: Round 2 Week 2

American III
Lost Souls
White Pony
All that You Can't Leave Behind

Playground Love
How does it Feel?
The Time is Now
National Anthem
One More Time
BOB
Yellow
Everything in its Right Place
by whuntva
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1
Replies: 20
Views: 3282

Re: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1

Hozier-Arsonist’s Lullabye (IRL) This is my favorite Hozier song, even over "Take me to Church". I think it stands little chance against possible favorite Mari Boine, but I'm voting here anyway. Eliza Rickman-Pretty Little Head (USA) A true original. Not to be discounted anywhere. Wax Tayl...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1
Replies: 20
Views: 3282

Unacclaimed IV Elimination 64.1

We now move on to the win-or-go-home round. Here, votes are worth only one point. Pick the song from each pairing you want to see adcance. Ties broken now by sudden-death overtime. Due to the sheer volume of songs, only sixteen per week will be unveiled. The Round of 64 will last for four weeks. The...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8

A lot of flip flopping between leaders this group. Whoever led on Wednesday ended up losing on Sunday. URIEL Iamamiwhoami - Sever (43, 5) Wax Taylor - Our Dance (40, 4) --- Erik Truffaz - Siegfried (39, 5) Stevie Wonder - Ribbon In The Sky (28, 1) I called the game for Truffaz right at the start whe...
by whuntva
Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Leon Russell
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: R.I.P. Leon Russell

How am I just finding out about this now, scrolling through the forums?! :( 10 Hall of Famers this year? That's crazy. Did I miss out on any? 1/10 - David Bowie (HOF '96) 1/18 - Glenn Frey (HOF '98) 1/28 - Paul Kantner (HOF '96) 2/3 - Maurice White (HOF '00) 3/8 - George Martin (HOF '99) 4/21 - Pri...
by whuntva
Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8

URIEL Erik Truffaz - Siegfried (FRA) Iamamiwhoami - Sever (SWE) Wax Taylor - Our Dance (FRA) Stevie Wonder - Ribbon In The Sky (USA) Not a fan of Stevie's "easy-listening" phase. When he's good, he's excellent, but this is not the case here. CALLISTO Seinabo Sey - Hard Time (SWE) Syd Matte...
by whuntva
Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:16 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1997 (2016 edition)
Replies: 22
Views: 3837

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1997 (2016 edition)

1) Gattaca (#78) 2) Princess Mononoke (#90) 3) The End of Evangelion (#97) 4) Children of Heaven 5) Perfect Blue 6) Life is Beautiful 7) LA Confidential 8) Starship Troopers 9) Fifth Element 10) Good Will Hunting Pretty good year overall. Other years I struggled to find ten really good films. This y...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 2000: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 3371

Re: Music of the Year 2000: Round 2 Week 1

Kid A
Stories from the City, Stories From the Sea
Marshall Mathers LP
Stankonia

Sleep
Ai Vida
Stand Inside your Love
Nutmeg
The Mercy Seat
Optimistic
by whuntva
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Week 7 TIEBREAKER
Replies: 1
Views: 507

Unacclaimed IV Week 7 TIEBREAKER

Seeing as it has been a day and no objections were voiced, I am going to hold this tiebreaker now. If there was an error, just let me know and we can just scrap this. The following songs received an identical score and number of first place votes. They both received enough points to advance; this is...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 21, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8
Replies: 21
Views: 3167

Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 8

I guess I have enough in the tank for one more group tonight. This is the final week of the opening round. After this, we move on to the elimination stage, with a four week round of 64! I'm also holding off on a tiebreaker for Week 7 until we can confirm it is a tie! Rank songs from 1-4 with top son...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7
Replies: 29
Views: 4152

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7

HYPERION Deodato - Super Strut (50, 5) Cuts - Bunsen Burner (49, 7) --- Phish - Guelah Papyrus (32, 1) Michael Jackson - Butterflies (29, 2) PHOBOS James Fountain - Seven Day Lover (46 5) Strawbs - Medley: Ghosts (Sweet Dreams/Night Light/Guardian Angel) (46, 5) --- LAKE - Christmas Island (40, 5) T...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 21, 2016 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO
Replies: 17
Views: 2911

Re: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO

Poll is now closed. Please let me know if these counts are even a little bit wrong! For the recount, Moonbeam's vote from last week was carried over here. So please take that into consideration with your numbers. Diana Ross-The Boss (36, 4) KT Tunstall - Saving My Face (28, 4) --- Journey - Separate...
by whuntva
Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO
Replies: 17
Views: 2911

Re: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO

Last call to vote!

Deadline will be postponed due to a prior scheduled event. Votes will be accepted until around 10 pm my time.
by whuntva
Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7
Replies: 29
Views: 4152

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7

I am going to be out of the house at the deadline. Expected to be back home around 10 pm EST.

Any votes submitted after the normal deadline will be counted.
by whuntva
Thu Nov 17, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7
Replies: 29
Views: 4152

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7

Hyperion Cuts - Bunsen Burner (USA) Deodato - Super Strut (BRA) Phish - Guelah Papyrus (USA) Michael Jackson - Butterflies (USA) Two great instrumental tracks. Hard to choose but the eerie atmosphere of Cuts gets the slightest edge here. Phobos James Fountain - Seven Day Lover (USA) Strawbs - Medley...
by whuntva
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

DaveC. Moonbeam was not entirely up to date.

DaveC's results are the official ones. Moving on!
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

Duly noted and corrected.

I took Sweepstakes Ron's vote and added them to Moonbeam's Numbers he gave me, becuase I didn't know how up to date he was.
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 2000: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 4957

Re: Music of the Year 2000: Round 1 Week 4

White Pony Virgin Suicides All That You Can't Leave Behind Deltron 3030 One More Time Hate to Say I Told you So Ms Jackson Beautiful Day (tight, though) Stan Yellow Frontier Psychiatrist Everything in its Right Place First seven in my Top 500, as well as "B.O.B". This is the best of the be...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO
Replies: 17
Views: 2911

Re: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO

Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
Diana Ross-The Boss
Carl Sagan / Symphony of Science - A Glorious Dawn
KT Tunstall - Saving My Face

I feel a little guilty now, as "The Boss" kinda rocks and would have been a worthy winner had I picked the right link.
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7
Replies: 29
Views: 4152

Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 7

We begin another week of sixteen songs. But while voting, please do not forget about rectifying the error in last week's group. Rank songs from 1-4 with top song receiving 4 points, bottom receiving 1 point. Ties are broken by the number of #1 votes. Top TWO songs advance. Voting ends 11/20 at 11:59...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV: The Draw
Replies: 13
Views: 2299

Re: Unacclaimed IV: The Draw

Bump one last time for the final two weeks
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO
Replies: 17
Views: 2911

Unacclaimed IV Io Group REDO

This has never happened before, but due to an error in nominating on both the nominator's part and my own, it has been decided that we should do this whole group over again. Last week's Io group tally has been erased. So if you would like to amend your ballot for the new song or even if you did not ...
by whuntva
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

Voting is kind of closed. PLEASE RECOUNT the first three groups! Varuna: Disco Inferno-The Long Dance (38, 4) Univers zero-La Faulx (35, 3) --- Charles & Eddie-Would I Lie to You (34, 4) Earth-Even Hell has its Heroes (32, 3) La Faulx and Disco Inferno traded places often but were always 1-2. Th...
by whuntva
Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

Don't worry Hector. It was an understandable mistake from both of us. The way I see it, we have two options: 1) Disqualify "C.C Rider" and move on. 2) Allow people to amend their ballots for the duration of next week, I think the latter is more fair to Hector and the voters. Since it is on...
by whuntva
Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Leon Russell
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: R.I.P. Leon Russell

The tenth Hall of Famer this year.
by whuntva
Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

I PM'd Hector.

If we don;t hear back from him, please adjust votes for both sides.

I just don't know what's going on. This scenario is so unusual.
by whuntva
Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

Busy week coupled with big election and finishing Luke Cage on Netflix are why my usually very prompt vote has been delayed. VARUNA Univers zéro - La Faulx (BEL) Disco Inferno - The Long Dance (UK) Earth - Even Hell Has Its Heroes (USA) Charles & Eddie - Would I Lie To You (USA) "La Faulx&q...
by whuntva
Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 4419

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

Favourite discovery: There is a celestial object named Rama of which I am profoundly ignorant. Actually, no. Rama is a fictional planet. My love for astronomy got me carried away, but I also wanted to throw in a fictional planet as a bonus to see who would catch on. The name comes from Arthur C. Cl...
by whuntva
Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)
Replies: 30
Views: 5234

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)

Half the maximum total for those spaces
by whuntva
Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)
Replies: 30
Views: 5234

Re: Films of the 1990s: 1996 (2016 edition)

1) Trainspotting (#12)
2) Fargo
3) Hamlet
4) Breaking the Waves
5) James and the Giant Peach
6) The English Patient

The rest get half points.

7) That Thing you Do!
8) The Hunchback of Notre Dame
9) Star Trek First Contact
10) Secrets and Lies

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