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View Poll Results: What is your least favorite song?
Zooropa 0 0%
Until the End of the World 0 0%
Lady With the Spinning Head 15 30.61%
The Fly 0 0%
Miss Sarajevo 22 44.90%
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me 0 0%
One 0 0%
Your Blue Room 2 4.08%
Stay (Faraway, So Close!) 0 0%
Gone 6 12.24%
Mofo 0 0%
Lemon 0 0%
Please 3 6.12%
Ultraviolet (Light My Way) 1 2.04%
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Old 01-21-2013, 03:35 PM   #1
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Best Song Survivor: 1990s Quarterfinal, Round Two

Because of a vote change, Lady With the Spinning Head just barely escaped from a tie with Dirty Day. The latter was eliminated, and the former remains. Fourteen songs remain in the 1990s quarterfinals, and nine shall progress to the 1990s/2000s semifinal round. You have 24 hours to vote for your least favorite song, the next song to be eliminated from this contest. For anyone just joining us, rules may be found here.
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Miss Sarajevo, for two reasons. One is to save Lady With the Spinning Head, and the other is because it's the least awesome (notice how I don't say worst) song on this list.
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Forgot that Miss Sarajevo was still in, yea, not for long.
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Miss Sarajevo, for two reasons. One is to save Lady With the Spinning Head, and the other is because it's the least awesome (notice how I don't say worst) song on this list.
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The following eight songs I would like to advance:

Zooropa
Until the End of the World
One
Your Blue Room
Stay
Lemon
Please
Ultraviolet

For the ninth slot, I'm between Miss Sarajevo, Mofo, and The Fly. Miss Sarajevo won't be around for very long, and of Mofo or The Fly... I'll go with The Fly.
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The Fly is one of the most important U2 songs of all time, and on the past few tours The Edge has been absolutely on fire while playing it. It's not borderline for me.
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I'll vote for anything here but Zooropa, Stay, Lemon and UTEOTW.

Since I only vote based on studio versions, I guess I'll go with Please. It improved significantly live.
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I guess voting One or UV is a waste of time so I'll help get Miss Sarajevo out of here. They're the three duds of this quarter-final if you ask me. I really want The Fly, LWTSH, Zooropa, and Gone to proceed - those are the big ones for me. Also will be very happy if songs like Your Blue Room, HMTMKMKM, and Mofo go through. Really will be pretty happy with any songs progressing apart from the aforenamed duds.

Still a bummer that some of the nineties' best tracks, like Acrobat, LIB, and LNOE, didn't make it this far.
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Oh, and since Dirty Day departed first, I'm pretty sure this is the first time an album song has perished before a Passengers song in a Survivor finals round. Last time, the three Passengers tracks (Slug, Miss Sarajevo, YBR) perished in the first three rounds, though YBR's elimination as the last of those three was in a draw with LNOE.
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Hmm nine to progress...

1. One
2. The Fly
3. Until the End of the World
4. Zooropa
5. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me
6. Mofo
7. Lemon
8. Ultraviolet (Light My Way)
9. Please or Stay or Gone

My ninth spot will depend on what survives when we get there, as those 3 songs are equally good. But if I have the choice, I think it will be Stay.
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I'll vote Miss S to avoid any further self-mutilation
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Zooropa, UTEOTW, The Fly, One, Lemon, Gone, Ultraviolet, Stay, Mofo and Please are my top 10 here but I can't decide which one I want not to go through

HMTMKMKM is a bit overrated on this forum. Cracking tune but not that good. Inflated status from the tour.

And I have to say I get really annoyed by people calling it 'Batman'.
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And I have to say I get really annoyed by people calling it 'Batman'.
Oh my god yes.
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^ Agreed. That shit is lame.
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