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Old 12-18-2015, 01:21 PM   #106
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I most likely will, even if honorable mention.

I'm glad I hear it, it's my most listened to album this year.
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Hadn't heard the new one, but liked their older releases (not so much the Disco things) and have seen them live. Will have to give it a shot.

Definitely should, it's quite a bit different (quite a bit better, in my opinion) than their past albums. It's sort of a concept album as well, which is interesting for them. Quite a bit more vocals and almost poppy sounding songs compared to a lot of the noise stuff they did before. The subject matter is extremely bleak and dark though, which is a cool contrast to how the poppier songs sound. It's pretty diverse as well, which I like.

Great album.
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Old 12-18-2015, 03:05 PM   #108
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I gave up the ghost on that when I started smoking weed again.

Well if that's the case, I think we collectively agreed that all lists need to be approved by me before acceptance.
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Old 12-18-2015, 03:42 PM   #109
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Sorry I'm pretty new to this forum outside of Even Better Than The real Thing??? thread but how does this point system work?
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Old 12-18-2015, 03:53 PM   #110
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Rank 15 albums and assign them points based on the ranking. Make sure that the points add up to 100. There are a few examples in here.
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Old 12-18-2015, 05:03 PM   #111
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Yours was actually fine, because we encourage people who haven't listened to that many albums to still post in here even if they aren't assigning points. I was referring to BigMacPhisto and Tourist, who both submitted lists where they were able to divy up 100 points to fewer than 15 albums, which kind of doesn't work mathematically.
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Oh good. I was hoping I could still do that.


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Am I the only person who's going to even mention HEALTH in their year end list? Sad.

It will be in mine, and pretty high up.
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It will be in mine, and pretty high up.


With our points combined, we are Captain Death Magic.
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Am I the only person who's going to even mention HEALTH in their year end list? Sad.
I'm not sure if it will make my list, but "Stonefist" is one of the songs of the year.
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Yours was actually fine, because we encourage people who haven't listened to that many albums to still post in here even if they aren't assigning points. I was referring to BigMacPhisto and Tourist, who both submitted lists where they were able to divy up 100 points to fewer than 15 albums, which kind of doesn't work mathematically.
I could put in 6 more albums and give them all zero points....
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Occam's razor, did you guys forget?
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I could put in 6 more albums and give them all zero points....
Or listen to more than 9 albums a year
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Or listen to more than 9 albums a year
I listened to 14 new albums this year, but I didn't want to give points to the other 5. I discovered a ton of music this year from 2012-2014 that I like, though, so there's that.
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I've listened to hundreds of albums this year, like any other year. Just being strategic and also had a ton of "proper" releases that I handed out an 80/100 on AOTY, so a bit hard to distinguish between a few dozen albums of that caliber.
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