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View Poll Results: What is your least favorite song?
Zooropa 1 1.89%
Until the End of the World 1 1.89%
Lady With the Spinning Head 20 37.74%
The Fly 0 0%
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me 1 1.89%
One 0 0%
Your Blue Room 2 3.77%
Stay (Faraway, So Close!) 0 0%
Gone 6 11.32%
Mofo 2 3.77%
Lemon 1 1.89%
Please 17 32.08%
Ultraviolet (Light My Way) 2 3.77%
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:17 PM   #1
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Best Song Survivor: 1990s Quarterfinal, Round Three

Miss Sarajevo was eliminated in the last round, leaving thirteen songs competing for nine slots in 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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My vote goes to LWTSH.
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Gone is a good song, but I wouldn't rate it as one of their top 8 from the whole decade.

Gone should be gone.
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Holding on to my vote to protect LWTSH, one of the best songs of the decade.

I'm happy to pile into anything that's not Gone, Zooropa, or The Fly - though One or UV really should be next to go.
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My vote went to UTEOTW - won't make a difference. I do think this song is over-revered on this forum though - a great rocky song that probably isn't in the top 10 of the 90's.
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My vote went to UTEOTW - won't make a difference. I do think this song is over-revered on this forum though - a great rocky song that probably isn't in the top 10 of the 90's.
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a great rocky song
Like "Eye Of The Tiger"?
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My vote went to UTEOTW - won't make a difference. I do think this song is over-revered on this forum though - a great rocky song that probably isn't in the top 10 of the 90's.
i agree.
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I think this might be it for Larry With The Spinning Head.

I'd be sad to see it go, but on the other hand, we should be happy that a b-side lasted as long as it did against such strong competition.
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Like "Eye Of The Tiger"?
More like 'No Easy Way Out'
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I still have the vinyl album for Rocky 4.
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My vote went to UTEOTW - won't make a difference. I do think this song is over-revered on this forum though - a great rocky song that probably isn't in the top 10 of the 90's.
I don't entirely disagree. It's incredible live, but the studio version is wanting. The guitar is mixed horribly - the one great part of the song, neutered.

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I think this might be it for Larry With The Spinning Head.

I'd be sad to see it go, but on the other hand, we should be happy that a b-side lasted as long as it did against such strong competition.
Interestingly, it lasted longer back in the previous tournament in 2009. It was the seventh song to depart from the nineties finals, outliving Slug, Miss Sarajevo, YBR, LNOE, Lemon, and Mysterious Ways.
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I still have the vinyl album for Rocky 4.
You get 10000+ awesome points.

I have the Robert Tepper - No Easy Way Out vinyl album because I could never find the Rocky IV soundtrack.
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A small tear is shed for Lady With the Spinning Head .

Voted for Please.
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Yea I don't think LWTSH can be protected no longer, so I'll go back to my regular voting for Please.
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Yea I don't think LWTSH can be protected no longer, so I'll go back to my regular voting for Please.
Me too.
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Disappointed to see Please under threat. Hopefully it can hang in there...
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I'll go with Please, since as much as I love it, I love LWTSH more.
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Disappointed to see Please under threat. Hopefully it can hang in there...
Yeah, really wtf? I didn't vote strategically up 'till now, but I definitely want Please to stay, so my vote goes to Lady With The Spinning Head.
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