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by andyd1010
Thu Feb 27, 2020 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 134
Views: 5862

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Songs 12 | Norman Greenbaum | Spirit in the Sky 122 | The Chairmen of the Board | Give Me Just a Little More Time 140 | Joe South | Walk a Mile in My Shoes (with the Believers) These are 1969. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/norman-greenbaum/spirit-in-the-sky-milk-cow/ https://rateyourmusi...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!
Replies: 26
Views: 2652

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-February '20, The Rolling Stones!

Albums 1 | Let It Bleed 2 | Exile on Main St. 3 | Sticky Fingers 4 | Beggars Banquet 5 | Out of Our Heads 6 | Goats Head Soup 7 | It's Only Rock 'n Roll 8 | Aftermath 9 | Some Girls Songs 1 | Gimme Shelter 2 | Sympathy for the Devil 3 | (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 4 | Paint It, Black 5 | Jumpin' J...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 134
Views: 5862

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Albums 1 | Van Morrison | Moondance 2 | Simon & Garfunkel | Bridge Over Troubled Water 3 | Creedence Clearwater Revival | Cosmo's Factory 4 | Nick Drake | Bryter Layter 5 | Derek and the Dominos | Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs 6 | The Velvet Underground | Loaded 7 | Led Zeppelin | Led Zeppelin...
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas

I feel like in this specific instance, yes, that is valid, but I also feel like comparing other songs might yield different results. Maybe try comparing other highly ranked albums next to each other? I went through and applied the formula to the whole list, and this is the result. I don't see anyth...
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Favorite albums/songs
Replies: 8
Views: 216

Re: Question about Favorite albums/songs

Recently, one song that I didn't like at first and now love is i by Kendrick Lamar. I'm hoping I have the same eureka moment with the critics' favorite, Alright, but at this point I still think it's nowhere near i, or The Blacker the Berry, which immediately stood out back in 2015.
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Favorite albums/songs
Replies: 8
Views: 216

Re: Question about Favorite albums/songs

Songs that blew my mind on first listen: Thrice - Words in the Water FKA twigs - cellophane Those are the two that really stand out. I listened to them so much when they first came out. I wasn't alive when most of the AM top 50 came out, so it's different. A lot of them I vaguely remember having hea...
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with Aggregating and Statistics
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Help with Aggregating and Statistics

You should talk to Holden! I posted a bunch of NBA lists on one of his threads.

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by andyd1010
Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 738

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

Might not get to the other one but want to at least get this one in.

INGMAR BERGMAN GROUP
1. Dispatch | The General
2. Carl Perkins | All Mama's Children
3. MGMT | I Love You Too, Death
4. Westwood/Cash | Psycho for Your Love
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 342
Views: 6460

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

I'm curious to see the full polarization index if you have that readily available, Moonbeam.
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Couldn't procure a full list from him, but he said that Messi is a clear #1 - that Ronaldo is the best finisher in the history of the game, but that Messi is a better all-around player. He thinks there's a sizable gap between Messi and Ronaldo, then another sizable gap before Pele and Maradona, abou...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:15 am
I prefer the formula acroamor & Holden have been using. In my opinion, it's able to represent the tastes of this forum better when conducting these kind of polls.
Do you think Juice deserved to beat cellophane based on the votes listed above?
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019 Failed Results Thread
Replies: 29
Views: 977

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:58 pm
I find it very interesting that all the votes for "1000 gecs" were in the top ten. It's one of those things which show that it's an album you either really love or really hate :whistle:
All top-5! I’m guessing most voters didn’t listen to it... I only heard the one acclaimed song, which I liked.
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ideal weighting of ranking formulas
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Ideal weighting of ranking formulas

After the results of the 2019 songs poll, I wanted to have a broader discussion of the formulas used in ranking songs. First of all, I don't blame acroamor at all for the formula he chose. He did an awesome job with the rollout, and like I said before, it's a great list. I've mentioned the biggest m...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1944

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

That’s awesome. Fitting first poll for you to run! She’s a deserving winner. I would choose a slightly steeper curve for EOY than EOD or all-time, since there’s likely to be a bigger difference between the top and bottom of a list with a smaller set of songs to choose from, but it’s always a debate ...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1944

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Nice job with the rollout, acroamor! This is a fantastic top 15. What was the formula used? In my prediction, the only thing I got wrong was overestimating my favorite (cellophane), but looking at the results here, I feel like it does deserve the rank I guessed! Four #1s and two #2s! 10 top-5s compa...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 342
Views: 6460

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

No songs with the bottom three deciles empty, but there are four instances with a lone wolf in those sections. New Year's Day - babydoll The Killing Moon - FrankLotion Sweet Child o' Mine - mileswide Once in a Lifetime - Moonbeam Explain yourselves! And the most polarizing song in the top 30 (at lea...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1944

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

My prediction
1. Seventeen
2. bad guy
3. cellophane
4. Not
5. Juice

I'll be pumped if cellophane gets #2 though.
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1944

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

That last section was a huge step up from the previous two, in my opinion. As usual, I already like our list more than the critics' list.
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 500

Re: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread

Fred wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:03 pm
Hey! You got the wrong Arcade Fire song!

My nomination is:

Arcade Fire - Intervention
I fully support this nomination too!
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 6834

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Future, featuring Pharrell Williams, Pusha T & Casino – Move That Dope: 3 Also changing this from 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 9 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 TV on the Radio – Golden Age: 9 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I S...
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 500

Re: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread

I'll give two points each to

Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) (2004); Wake Up (2004); Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) (2004); Reflektor (feat. David Bowie) (2013)
FKA twigs - Cellophane (2019)
by andyd1010
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1B: Radiohead: OK Computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1286

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1B: Radiohead: OK Computer

madzong wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:12 am
1. Airbag
2. Karma Police
3. No Surprises
4. Lucky
5. Let Down
6. Paranoid Android
7. The Tourist
8. Electioneering
9. Climbing Up The Walls
10. Exit Music For A Film
11. Fitter Happier
Subterranean Homesick Alien?
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Anyone have any thoughts on the album version of Borderline by Tame Impala, as opposed to last year's single? I like them both, but they're pretty different. The world would've still kept turning if it hadn't been remixed but I do prefer the album version by a matter of margins- even though the dru...
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 80s poll predictions and speculation
Replies: 14
Views: 509

80s poll predictions and speculation

I think one of the three songs in the top 50 that didn't make it last time is Under Pressure. I built the 300-song playlist starting with the top 120 from the previous poll and was shocked when that one wasn't on it.
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

On a similar note, is there any difference between the "Art Mix" of My Name Is Dark on the album, compared to the single that came out in November? I didn't notice a difference on first listen.
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 18, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 764

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Anyone have any thoughts on the album version of Borderline by Tame Impala, as opposed to last year's single? I like them both, but they're pretty different.
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1944

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Nice job acroamor! I'm surprised Everybody Here Hates You by Courtney Barnett got completely ignored. I like it better than anything on her last album. Also surprised that Drunk II didn't make the top 50.
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 17, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 184
Views: 6834

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Lorde - Team: 8.5 Moby - Flower - 5 Also changing these from 8 The Heavy – How You Like Me Now: 8.5 Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue: 8.5 And this from a 7.5 Big Thief – Mythological Beauty: 8.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 TV on the Ra...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 22749

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

I'm starting to prepare the songs rollout to begin tomorrow. I know both Toni and Moonbeam will be submitting album lists still - are either of y'all submitting songs lists? Or anyone else before I start finalizing things? I just bumped home with you up from 9 to 7 and kept everything else the same.
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

I'm guessing he won't feel like taking the time to make an extensive one, but maybe next week I could get a top 10 out of him.
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 342
Views: 6460

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Loving the presentation, Moonbeam - especially the graphs and quotes. The negative quote for Hallelujah is too good.
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Not a commentary on your list, as I have almost no expertise in sports, but Lionel Messi so high will make a Big shakeup! My roommate is one of the preeminent soccer (football) researchers in the country and considers him the greatest player of all time, and I think it's fair to argue that soccer h...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Alright, here's my first attempt at a list of the greatest athletes of all time. I haven't consulted anyone else's opinion on this yet, and it's hard to narrow it down to 100, so I have 118 at the moment. I wouldn't enter this one into your aggregation quite yet, since I think it could probably use ...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 342
Views: 6460

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

The AC/DC graph is hilarious. One person in the middle two sections. I also never thought when I joined this forum that I would be by far the biggest fan of a Smiths song! I used to hate The Smiths, but that song is so good. What really got me into it was an episode of Black Mirror called Hang the D...
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

When you are discussing greatest athletes, popularity is way down on the list of determining who is a greater athlete. Popularity just means .. you're popular. OK great that has nothing to do with an athletic skill. All I'm saying is that popularity tends to draw skilled athletes into the sport. Th...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

What jumps out the most at first glance is Pele at 4 with Messi and Ronaldo absent entirely. Serena, Nadal, and Djokovic absent with other tennis players above them is questionable too (besides Federer - that's understandable).
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

My list. Rod Laver would be 4th if I expanded to all time, and Ken Rosewall would also be in the top 10. The greatest men's singles tennis players of the Open Era (since 1968) 1 | Rafael Nadal 2 | Novak Djokovic 3 | Roger Federer 4 | Bjorn Borg 5 | Pete Sampras 6 | Jimmy Connors 7 | Ivan Lendl 8 | J...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Not sure if you want to include any purely statistical lists, but if so: as of right now not sure, but I figure that each individual statistics compiling list uses different methods so maybe that makes it borderline similar to having a couple people chose a list? Basically I’m going to probably end...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Not sure if you want to include any purely statistical lists, but if so: https://www.ultimatetennisstatistics.com/goatList http://harvardsportsanalysis.org/2017/03/quantifying-tennis-greatest-of-all-time/ https://www.hockey-reference.com/leaders/ps_career.html https://www.basketball-reference.com/le...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

A bunch of hockey lists https://nhl.nbcsports.com/2019/12/23/nhl-power-rankings-best-nhl-players-of-decade/ https://www.reddit.com/r/hockey/comments/ef4imh/nbcs_top_10_nhl_players_of_the_decade/ https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2771078-ranking-the-top-10-nhl-hockey-players-of-all-time#slide10 htt...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Another one. I'll transcribe because it's a tweet with all nicknames, but this is from Brad Gilbert, a former pro, current commentator, and former coach of Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick. Brad Gilbert - Best tennis players of the Open Era (2019) 1. Roger Federer 2. Rafael Nadal 3. Novak Djokovic 4. P...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

A couple more tennis ones from 2012 International Business Times - Top 10 Tennis Players of All Time (2012) https://www.ibtimes.com/top-10-tennis-players-all-time-704359 Sports Illustrated - Top 10 Men's Tennis Players of All Time (2012) https://www.si.com/tennis/2012/07/09/09top-10-mens-tennis-play...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

More lists. ESPN - The Dominant 20 - "the most formidable, awe-inspiring and downright dominant athletes of the past two decades" http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story?_slug_=tiger-woods-lebron-james-most-dominant-athletes-last-20-years&id=22765432&redirected=true ESPN - Tennis' Top 20 of All Time ...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

https://www.nfl.com/100/all-time-team/roster

90 players if you take out the 10 coaches
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

Some Guy on the Internet: The Best Men's Singles Tennis Players of the 21st Century

Good question. I shouldn't attribute it to my company, and I just found out if I type my name and title it goes right to a page with my phone number, so I should probably do something else... I'll think on it.
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Athlete Lists
Replies: 31
Views: 2619

Re: Athlete Lists

I'll start with my bread and butter: The best men's singles tennis players of the 21st century. Other lists will require more research. After the previous discussion about popularity, my ordering of the top three here is pretty unpopular. The margins between the three are extremely small. I think Na...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

When you are discussing greatest athletes, popularity is way down on the list of determining who is a greater athlete. Popularity just means .. you're popular. OK great that has nothing to do with an athletic skill. All I'm saying is that popularity tends to draw skilled athletes into the sport. Th...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

Another major surprise is how low Serena Williams is It seems like the list does not properly weight for recent athletes (or else the lists are all just suffering from the same phenomenon as the EOD music lists that neglect 2019). Serena's career had just begun when the best-of-the-20th-century lis...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

How do you balance across sports, I curious? Level of popularity? Level of celebrity? How do we know the greatest athlete of all time isn't some badminton player nobody has heard of? I wouldn't recognize any Cricket players' names, but it is the second most popular sport in the world so if populari...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Greatest Athletes
Replies: 42
Views: 3739

Re: Greatest Athletes

Holden, I had seen you mention this project on the music forum, but I hardly ever go to this side of the forum, so I’m just seeing it! I’d be happy to submit a list soon. I’m not a famous writer or historian or anything, but I’ve interviewed hundreds of Olympians, written scripts for the biggest spo...