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Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:21 pm

Welcome the decadal Rolling Stone best of the decade wagering game. First, the rules.

Listed below are 20 prop bets concerning the assumed upcoming end-of-decade list by Rolling Stone. Of course, if they don’t do one, this will be a colossal waste of time. But anyway, each player has 100 chips to start out. You can wager either five or 10 chips on any of the below propositions. So you can bet five on each one, or you can bet 10 on 10, or any combination between. Any over/under bet is an even odds wager, with a push resulting in the bettor getting their chips back. Other winning bets involving odds will pay out appropriately. If you’re unfamiliar with gambling terminology, please Google it.

Final bets will be taken until Dec. 15 (site time), or the day before the date of release of the list if it comes out sooner than that. Please put a number in front of your wager corresponding with the number of the proposition below. When and if the list is released, I'll tally the results and see who the big winners and losers are. Thanks, and enjoy.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
* This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Over/under: 3

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
If any of the albums finish out of the top 100, over is automatically the winning bet

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds), Lorde (3-1), Courtney Barnett (3-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over/under: 2

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Even odds

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Over/under: 59

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Over/under: 43

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by acroamor » Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:27 am

This is a fun game:

Betting 5 chips on all 20.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Taylor Swift

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
51-100

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over 22 (as in, will not be in the top 22)

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Under 3

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Wide Awake!

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Under 39

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over 35, as in, not in top 35

10) Artist with the top placing album*
Courtney Barnett

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over 2

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
51-100

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Blonde

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Under

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Tribe Called Quest (5-1)

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
Out of Top 100

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
OVer 43

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae

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Post by prosecutorgodot » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:05 am

#6 is hilarious, RR.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Under
10 chips

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Taylor Swift
10 chips

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over 22 (meaning will place at least 23)
10 chips

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Under
10 chips

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar
8 chips

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Wide Awake
5 chips

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over
7 chips

10) Artist with the top placing album*
Lorde
7 chips

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Channel Orange
7 chips

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange
8 chips

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Under
7 chips

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Run the Jewels
6 chips

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beach House and Father John Misty
5 chips
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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:45 am

acroamor wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:27 am
16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5
Is that an over or under for this one?

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Post by FrankLotion » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:00 am

Betting 5 chips on each!

1. Over
2. Adele
3. 51-100
4. Under
5. Over
6. Drake and Kendrick
7. None
8. Over
9. Over
10. Courtney Barnett
11. Under
12. 51-100
13. Channel Orange
14. Under
15. Vampire Weekend and the Black Keys
16. Under
17. Drake
18. Out of top 100
19. Under
20. Grimes and Janelle Monae

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by PlasticRam » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:59 pm

Fun game. Betting 10 on all of them.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
over

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Lana Del Rey

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
under

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
under

10) Artist with the top placing album*
Lorde

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Blonde

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae
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Post by Listyguy » Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:36 pm

I'll put 5 chips on each.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
OVER

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)
Adele

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
Out of top 100

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22
OVER

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Over/under: 3
OVER

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
Drake and Kendrick Lamar

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)
Light Up Gold

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
UNDER

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35
OVER

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds), Lorde (3-1), Courtney Barnett (3-1)
Lorde

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over/under: 2
UNDER

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
51-100

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Even odds
Channel Orange

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Over/under: 59
OVER

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5
UNDER

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)
Tribe Called Quest

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
Out of top 100

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Over/under: 43
OVER

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
Beach House and Father John Misty

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Post by Nick » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:01 pm

5 chips on all questions.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
* This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts

Over

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

Adele

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

51-100

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22

Over (as in, not in the top 22)

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Over/under: 3

Over

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Drake and Kendrick Lamar

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)

Wide Awake!

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
If any of the albums finish out of the top 100, over is automatically the winning bet

Over

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35

Over (as in, not in the top 35)

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds), Lorde (3-1), Courtney Barnett (3-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

Lorde

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over/under: 2

Under

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

out of top 100

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Even odds

Blonde

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Over/under: 59

Over (as in, not in the top 59)

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Beyonce and Solange

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5

Under

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)

Drake

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

51-100

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Over/under: 43

Over (as in, not in the top 43)

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Grimes and Janell Monae

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by acroamor » Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:17 pm

Rocky Raccoon wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:45 am
acroamor wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:27 am
16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5
Is that an over or under for this one?
Sorry, over!

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:28 am

My bets

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds) 10 chips

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
51-100 (3-1) 5 chips

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
(Under 22) 5 chips

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
(Drake and Kendrick Lamar) 10 chips

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Wide Awake! (3-1) 10 chips

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds) 10 chips

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
out of top 100 (3-1) 10 chips

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album
(Channel Orange) 10 chips

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
(Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys) 5 chips

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
(Over 7.5) 5 chips

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Run the Jewels (5-1) 5 chips

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
51-100 (3-1) 5 chips

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
(Over: 43) 10 chips

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by DaveC » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:26 pm

Well conceived game RR.

10 chips on each of these.

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
* This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts

OVER 3

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22

Under 22 (i.e. in the top 22)

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Drake & Kendrick

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)

None

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
If any of the albums finish out of the top 100, over is automatically the winning bet

Over 39

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35

Over (i.e. not in the top 35)

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

51-100

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)

Drake

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Grimes and Janelle Monae

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Post by mileswide » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:48 pm

5 on each

1. Over 3
2. LDR
3. Out of top 100
4. Over (i.e. not in the top) 22
5. Under 3
6. Drake & Kendrick
7. Human Performance
8. Over 39
9. Under (i.e. in the top) 35
10. St. Vincent
11. Over 2
12. 51-100
13. Blonde
14. Over (i.e. not in the top) 59
15. VW + The Black Keys (but it's close)
16. Under 7.5
17. ATCQ
18. 51-100
19. Over (i.e. not in the top) 43
20. Beach House & FJM
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Post by Nassim » Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:54 am

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
* This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts

Should have made a 2.5 or 3.5 over under because 3 seems very likely !

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

5 chips on Adele

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

10 chips on 1-50

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22
5 chips on over

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Over/under: 3

10 chips on over (come on, that is RS we are talking about)

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Good one !
5 chips on U2/Springsteen

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)

Not Sunbathing Animal but which one...
10 chips on Light Up Gold

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
If any of the albums finish out of the top 100, over is automatically the winning bet

5 chips on over

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35

5 chips on over

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds), Lorde (3-1), Courtney Barnett (3-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push

10 chips on Courtney, feels like a pretty safe bet

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over/under: 2

under (no chip, might be 2)

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

5 chips on 1-50

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Even odds

5 chips on Channel Orange

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Over/under: 59

5 chips on over

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

5 chips on VW/BK

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5

5 chips on under

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)

Chance (no chips)

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)

5 chips on 51-100

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Over/under: 43

5 chips on under

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
* In case of a tie, bet is a push

Wow... I'd bet on tie actually !

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by VanillaFire1000 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:01 pm

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adele

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
51-100 (3-1)

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Under

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Under

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Push

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Wide Awake![

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Ove

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Under

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Blonde

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Buried DEEP DEEP UNDER

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Under

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Run the Jewels

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
51-100

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Under

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:12 pm

Looks like the list has been published, so obviously this contest is closed. I'll calculate the winners asap, which might be a day or two.

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Post by mileswide » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:16 pm

Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix!
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Post by Listyguy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:28 am

Looking at that list reminded me why I stopped looking at these kinds of lists. GKMC at 66??? What kind of insanity is this??

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Post by Nick » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:53 am

mileswide wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix!
And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too!

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:37 am

BET RESULTS

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
Over/under: 3
* This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts
RESULT: 3 (PUSH)

2) Artist with the top placing album*
Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push
RESULT: SWIFT NO. 4 (4-1)

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
RESULT: 1-50 (3-1)

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
Over/under: 22
RESULT: 22 (PUSH)

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
Over/under: 3
RESULT: 2 (UNDER)

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Drake and Kendrick Lamar OR U2 and Bruce Springsteen
* In case of a tie, bet is a push
RESULT: DRAKE AND LAMAR 5-2

7) Highest ranked Parquet Courts album
Light Up Gold (6-1 odds), Sunbathing Animal (6-1), Human Performance (5-1), Wide Awake! (3-1), None (3-1)
RESULT: LIGHT UP GOLD (6-1)

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
Over/under: 39
If any of the albums finish out of the top 100, over is automatically the winning bet
RESULT: 96 (OVER)

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35
RESULT: 34 (UNDER)

10) Artist with the top placing album*
St. Vincent (3-1 odds), Lorde (3-1), Courtney Barnett (3-1)
* If none of them place, bet is a push
RESULT: LORDE NO. 7 (3-1)

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
Over/under: 2
RESULT: 0 (UNDER)

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
RESULT: OUT (3-1)

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
Even odds
RESULT: BLONDE 12-37

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
Over/under: 59
RESULT: OUT (OVER)

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Beyonce and Solange OR Vampire Weekend and The Black Keys
* In case of a tie, bet is a push
RESULT: 3-3 (PUSH)

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
Over/under: 7.5
RESULT: 7 (UNDER)
Side note: Courtney Barnett was No. 21

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
Chance the Rapper (4-1 odds), Drake (4-1), Tribe Called Quest (5-1), Run the Jewels (5-1), Other (2-1)
RESULT: DRAKE NO. 6 (4-1)

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
1-50 (3-1 odds), 51-100 (3-1), out of top 100 (3-1)
RESULT: OUT (3-1)

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
Over/under: 43
RESULT: OUT (OVER)

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
Grimes and Janelle Monae OR Beach House and Father John Misty
* In case of a tie, bet is a push
RESULT: GRIMES AND MONAE 2-1

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Rocky Raccoon » Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:46 am

Winners and losers (+/- profit or loss)

1. prosecutorgodot +80
2. Nick +50
3. DaveC +40
4. Listyguy +30
4. Nassim +30
6. PlasticRam +20
7. acroamor 0
7. Frank Lotion 0
9. mileswide -5
10. Rocky Raccoon -25
10. VanillaFire1000 -25

Single biggest winning bet was Nassim putting 10 chips on Light Up Gold to win 60.
Conclusion: I should stick to making odds and not betting on them.

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by mileswide » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:29 pm

Nick wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:53 am
mileswide wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix!
And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too!
RockyRaccoon must've known something we didn't...and still managed to do worse than most of us! Congrats to you and prosecutorgodot by the way, your clairvoyance skills are wasted on a bet with no financial reward :mrgreen:
Until the sky turns green and the grass is several shades of blue...

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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by prosecutorgodot » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:41 pm

mileswide wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:29 pm
Nick wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:53 am
mileswide wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix!
And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too!
RockyRaccoon must've known something we didn't...and still managed to do worse than most of us! Congrats to you and prosecutorgodot by the way, your clairvoyance skills are wasted on a bet with no financial reward :mrgreen:
I too thought it was an amazing coincidence that AMSP is #22. RockyRaccoon must be on the RS committee or something... :mrgreen:
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Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Post by Gillingham » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:43 pm

Fun idea!
[EDIT. Too late, obviously. Don't need to count my points, but didn't see results, so looking forward to comparing them myself.]

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100*
UNDER
5 chips

2) Artist with the top placing album*
LANA DEL REY
5 chips

3) Placement of Car Seat Headrest’s Teens of Denial
51-100
5 chips

4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool
OVER (will not be in top 22)
5 chips

5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stones albums in top 100
UNDER
5 chips

6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
DRAKE AND KENDRICK LAMAR
5 chips

8) Combined added placements of Kendrick Lamar’s three main studio albums*
OVER
10 chips

9) Placement of Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy
Over/under: 35
5 chips

10) Artist with the top placing album*
COURTNEY BARNETT
5 chips

11) Number of The National albums in the top 100
UNDER
5 chips

12) Placement of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor
51-100
5 chips

13) Highest placing Frank Ocean album, Channel Orange or Blonde
CHANNEL ORANGE
5 chips

14) Placement of TuneYards' Whokill
UNDER
5 chips

15) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
VAMPIRE WEEKEND AND THE BLACK KEYS
5 chips

16) Number of solo female artist albums in the top 20
UNDER
5 chips

17) Highest placing male rap artist/group not named Kanye or Kendrick
DRAKE
5 chips

18) Placement of Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities to Love
OUT OF TOP 100
5 chips

19) Placement of Deerhunter’s Halcyon Digest
UNDER (as in in top 43)
5 chips

20) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100*
BEACH HOUSE AND FATHER JOHN MISTY
5 chips

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