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by whuntva
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

Re: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread

Last call for votes!

Poll will remain open all day today, and rollout begins Tuesday as soon as possible. I will be off on some personal matters that day, but I should still have time for at least part of it.
by whuntva
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 14990

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

8 | Latin Rascals | Arabian Knights | 1987 I have researched this song extensively, and heard many different releases and recordings, including the official video, and the majority of them have the song title as "Nights". The only version with the K is a remix from 1994, which is not the one nomina...
by whuntva
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 115822

Re: Songs of 2019

Andrew Bird--Sisyphus Broods--Hospitalized Dream Theater--Fall Into the Light Gesaffelstein feat. The Weeknd--Lost in the Fire Hozier--Almost (Sweet Music) Hozier--Dinner and Diatribes It Makes a Sound/Wim Faros--Sad But Not Depressed King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard--Cyboogie The Mountain Goats--Youn...
by whuntva
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 14990

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

Latin Rascals-Arabian Nights (USA) Chris Bell-You and Your Sister (USA) Andres Calamaro-El Cantante (ARG) Eurythmics-Julia (AUS) Nadine Shah-Fool (UK) T Power v. MK Ultra-Mutant Jazz (UK) Cafe Tacvba-Ojala que llueva cafe (MEX) Donovan-Get Thy Bearings (UK) Favorite Discovery this week: "Fool"
by whuntva
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

Re: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread

Alright, we just have the weekend to go, and there are quite a few ties.

I would like to have at least one more vote break some ties down ballot, but overall this went over better than I expected. I already know how the rollout will be.

Thank you everyone for participating!
by whuntva
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 187
Views: 86288

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

I think this is a strong contender for the best year in pop music history. Songs: 1) Joy Division-Love Will Tear Us Apart 2) Talking Heads-Once in a Lifetime 3) Motorhead-Ace of Spades 4) Devo-Whip It 5) Queen-Another One Bites the Dust 6) Go-Go's-We Got the Beat 7) Blondie-Call Me 8) Joy Division-A...
by whuntva
Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 21115

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

Aldous Harding-Elation (NZL) Monkey Mafia-Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix) (UK) Alanis Morissette-The Couch (CAN) Joydrop-Beautiful (CAN) Little River Band-It's a Long Way There (AUS) Rodriguez-Hate Street Dialogue (USA) The Cookies-I Never Dreamed (USA) Aaliyah-Miss You (USA) Favorite New Disco...
by whuntva
Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

Re: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread

Alright, with one week in the books, I seem somewhat satisfied with the turnout.

I knew Cold Butterfly was interested, so I might try tracking them down. But otherwise, things are pretty nice for this silly little poll. Two more Mondays and it should be done.
by whuntva
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

Re: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread

1. "Chocolate with Nuts" 2. "Band Geeks" 3. "As Seen on TV" 4. "Krusty Krab Training Video" 5. "Mid-Life Crustacean" 6. "Neptune's Spatula" 7. "The Great Snail Race" 8. "The Camping Episode" 9. "Christmas Who?" 10. "Can You Spare a Dime?" 11. "Pressure" 12. "Krusty Towers" 13. "Plankton's Army" 14. ...
by whuntva
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

Favorite SpongeBob Episodes Voting Thread

I gauged interest, and it seems some people were willing to have a SpongeBob Poll. SpongeBob SquarePants is one of the longest-running American animated shows. With 515 segments across 244 episodes (and counting!), there is no shortage of material for a poll. While Seasons 1-3 (and maybe 4) are gene...
by whuntva
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpongeBob Poll?
Replies: 6
Views: 8012

Re: SpongeBob Poll?

Alright, so with my votes of confidence, I think I might give this a go. But I am unsure when to try. Though I am going to relate a bit of administrivia here. For this poll, "episode" is defined as "11-minute segment OR 22-minute special". I know Nickelodeon included package episodes with two segmen...
by whuntva
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpongeBob Poll?
Replies: 6
Views: 8012

Re: SpongeBob Poll?

Well, that's four. Matches the Simpsons poll, but I want to see who else might want to take a stab.

Anyone who can come up with a list of about ten I say could work. I'd like to see who else answers but it's great to see at least some interest already.
by whuntva
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpongeBob Poll?
Replies: 6
Views: 8012

Re: SpongeBob Poll?

I’m only really familiar with seasons 1-4, but the first 3 seasons basically defined my childhood and are generally considered the best of the show (by a long shot), so I feel as if I have enough knowledge to join in. I can probably make a top 20 episodes. Alright, that works. Those seasons were th...
by whuntva
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SpongeBob Poll?
Replies: 6
Views: 8012

SpongeBob Poll?

I have been thinking about doing this for awhile, but I would like to gauge interest first. Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob SquarePants, died in October, and I have been thinking of doing a poll of our favorite 11-minute segments for awhile. While it is the most popular show of my generatio...
by whuntva
Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 36
Views: 16867

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2

The Heavy-Short Change Hero (UK) Stevie Wonder-Do I Do (USA) Iggy Pop feat. Sum 41-Little Know it All (USA/CAN) LaVern Baker-Saved (USA) This group was STACKED though! Cage the Elephant-Ain't No Rest for the Wicked (USA) Gilberto Gil-Quilombo, o el Dorado Negro (BRA) Ennio Morricone-Chi Mai (ITA) Mi...
by whuntva
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1960 (2019 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 11455

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1960 (2019 Edition)

1) Psycho
2) Breathless
3) La Dolce Vita
4) L'Avventura
5) Inherit the Wind
6) The Apartment
7) Rocco and His Brothers
8) The Magnificent Seven
9) Peeping Tom
by whuntva
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 17257

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1

David Axelrod-Holy Thursday (USA)
Woods-The Other Side (USA)
Max Coveri-Running in the 90s (ITA)
Rita Lee-Ovalha Negra (BRA)


BØRNS-Electric Love (USA)
Gemini Eye-The Doula's Tulpa (UK)
Kimio Eto-Midare (JPN)
Wilson Pickett-Hey Jude (USA)

Favorite Discovery this Week: "Electric Love"
by whuntva
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New Led Zeppelin
Replies: 11
Views: 6958

Re: The New Led Zeppelin

They remind me more of Boston honestly.
by whuntva
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 335
Views: 199756

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Puddle of Mudd - Blurry: 9
Queen - Good Company: 8
Muddy Waters - Good News: 8
Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This: 7
Stooges - Fun House: 7
by whuntva
Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 3892

Re: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?

I'm fine with whatever you choose. I would agree that it would be safe to continue since two updates have passed, but would also advise against using any 2018 songs. Or at least, none you would be sure to make the next update.

I already have a list that I've been saving for this occasion.
by whuntva
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 83499

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

2) Shame-Dust on Trial I suspect you mean Songs of Praise, of which Dust on Trial is the opening track ;) Fixed. Also, I decided Rainier Fog might be my true favorite. Weird to have only one track from Dirty Computer make the list. So I guess I like AIC better overall. Weird how this works out.
by whuntva
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 83499

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

I was a bit out of touch with music this year, but still feel semi-confident in my picks. ALBUMS: 1) Alice in Chains-Rainier Fog 2) Shame-Songs of Praise 3) Janelle Monae-Dirty Computer 4) Mike Shinoda-Post Traumatic 5) Shinedown-ATTENTION ATTENTION 6) Kamasi Washington-Heaven And Earth 7) Low-Doubl...
by whuntva
Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 4354

Re: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan

On the spreadsheet, why are some songs highlighted in green? It just seems a bit odd to me.
by whuntva
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 4354

Re: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan

Works for me!
by whuntva
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 33456

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I should also state Stevie Nicks is the first woman inducted into the Hall of Fame more than once (the others to hold this distinction were all men).

Someone had to be the first, and I am glad it is her. She has the talent and the ability, so she feels worthy of holding that distinction to me.
by whuntva
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 33456

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Motorhead, XTC, Swans, Can, The Birthday Party/Nick Cave, Nick Drake, The Smiths, Joy Division, Sisters of Mercy, UFO, there's tons more. No black acts? Most of the ones I could think of were ineligible. But if you want those, how about Outkast? Or J...
by whuntva
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 33456

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Individual 666 @WhiskeyTangoHo1 @StevieVanZandt Stevie...may I ask what band, above all others, do u think should already been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? 8:35 AM - 30 Nov 2018 from Denver, CO Stevie Van Zandt Procol Harum, closely followed by the J Geils Band, Johnny Burnette & Rock And Rol...
by whuntva
Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: History of AM Forum Polls
Replies: 43
Views: 110003

Re: History of AM Forum Polls

StevieFan13 wrote:Is there a film poll going on or am I misinformed?
There is an all-time one, but it was put on hold until the Songs rolled out. Should be coming soon.

There's a 70's poll too, but it's also on-hold.
by whuntva
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite bridges! Who else loves a great bridge?
Replies: 14
Views: 7651

Re: Favorite bridges! Who else loves a great bridge?

Big Data feat. Joywave-Dangerous
Dessa-Skeleton Key
The Police-Every Breath you Take
Tears for Fears-Everybody Wants to Rule the World
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 242487

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks so much for running this, Sweepstakes Ron. It’s been a wild and crazy ride and it’s hard to believe it’s all over. LARS is fantastic and I’m happy seeing it at number 1. Interesting note: neither our number 1 nor number 2 song got a single first place vote! That is actually a pretty common o...
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 242487

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks for all the hard work, Ron! This was the wildest poll I've ever seen. Glad I could be a part of it.
by whuntva
Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 242487

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Same Top 2 as 2012? But in the same order?
by whuntva
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 242487

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Well at least this means Bohemian Rhapsody is in the Top 20. Where it belongs!

I'm surprised to see Good Vibrations fall, as I believed it to be an outside contender for #1. But such is the nature of the poll.
by whuntva
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 44614

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

1 The Beatles - A Day in the Life 2 Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone 3 The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations 4 Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run 5 Otis Redding - (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay 6 Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven 7 The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter 8 Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit 9 ...
by whuntva
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 44614

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I say either Like a Rolling Stone or Teen Spirit could win this. With the new rules and high turnout, "A Day in the Life" is unlikely to repeat.

Of course, I COULD be completely wrong. Who knows. I'm terrible at predicting these things.
by whuntva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 33456

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Here are my picks. Radiohead / The most deserving of the group, I was so surprised when they were not a first year induction. A shame really! Janet Jackson / Yeah, not Rock but look at the body of work this woman has put out over four decades. Totally deserving! The Cure / Consistent, great, come o...
by whuntva
Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 33456

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I voted: Radiohead Roxy Music Todd Rundgren Chaka Khan Kraftwerk We have three AM Top 100 artists nominated, but no first-eligibles like Outkast or Beck (which were trendy picks this time around). They may cave to popular consensus and induct Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks, but I would be surprised if...
by whuntva
Tue Sep 18, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 242487

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Wait? "Nutshell" actually charted? Granted in the 1800's, but for this poll, I'm content with that!
by whuntva
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 73028

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

"Separate Ways" ended up making it to the Round of 32 in Unacclaimed IV, so having that come to light made it less surprising.

I tried reading Blender's list, stopped at "The End". Besides, "We Built this City" wasn't all that bad. Glad to see it place on here. Starship I feel is pretty underrated.
by whuntva
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 73028

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

You're off on the release year of "All About That Bass" by about a decade.

Pretty good list so far. I didn't vote because I have no shame in any of my tastes, but it is good to see something like this come around.
by whuntva
Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 164903

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Rob wrote:Regarding Moon River, I specifically did not vote for the Audrey Hepburn version, as I don't like her singing, but I'm fine if people prefer to combine them as they are variations of a song that originally all appeared in the same movie.
Me too. I singled out Andy Williams' version.
by whuntva
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 58799

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition)

notbrianeno wrote:
whuntva wrote:Here we go with my very fluid list.
...
125) Forbidden Planet
...
219) Forbidden Planet
Please correct this duplication.

Also, for those who have not already, please include director and year of release in your lists, as it greatly speeds up the tabulation process
Fixed
by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 3079

Re: "Modern Standards"

If we're talking songs from musicals (60-present this time, nothing mentioned before): - Waving Through a Window and You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen - If I Were a Rich Man and Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof - Wig in a Box from Hedwig and the Angry Inch - I Believe from The Book of...
by whuntva
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 3079

"Modern Standards"

Looking through The Great American Songbook had me thinking about "pop standards". The definition of "standard" is ever-changing, but the Songbook defines most of their picks as oft-covered songs from 1919-1959 (basically everything pre-Beatles). Most are American, but some aren't. So I was thinking...
by whuntva
Wed May 30, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 7283

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That's awesome! I am so jealous of you all. You seem so worldly, all you AMers. I just wish a few of you would hang out in America from time to time.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 48
Views: 34842

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

Oh, and also Rick and Morty would break this because they cross over into EVERY universe.
by whuntva
Tue May 29, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 48
Views: 34842

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

This might interest some of you. The Sopranos, Mad Men, and The Wire are the only TV shows in the top 10 that aren't connected. Although it's not listed The Simpsons are connected through The X-Files. The Simpsons would connect The Critic, Futurama, Family Guy, King of the Hill, etc. I've debunked ...
by whuntva
Sat May 19, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors
Replies: 19
Views: 13022

Re: POLL: Favorite movies by female directors

It was hard to think of movies from my list that were made by women, but I will try. 1) Beau Travail 2) Awakenings 3) Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels 4) The Prince of Egypt 5) Lost in Translation 6) American Psycho 7) Cloud Atlas 8) The Adventures of Prince Achmed 9) The Matrix 10) L...
by whuntva
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 10795

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

1) Apocalypse Now
2) Stalker
3) Alien
4) The Muppet Movie
5) The Warriors
6) Life of Brian
7) The Castle of Cagliostro
8) Mad Max