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UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by slick » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:16 am

The final round of the head to head portion of the Tournament. Pick your winners in each matchup. The results from last round are in parenthesis.

The Beatles (295) vs. Neil Diamond (52)
Sly & The Family Stone (120) vs. Red Hot Chili Peppers (102)
The Beach Boys (162) vs. Curtis Mayfield (84)
Simon & Garfunkel (163) vs. The Killers (63)
The Kinks (169) vs. Sigur Ros (59)
Depeche Mode (138) vs. Parliament/Funkadelic (96)
New Order (132) vs. The Flaming Lips (102)
James Brown (170) vs. My Bloody Valentine (59)

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by slick » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:18 am

The Beatles (I want to vote against them, but I can not do it here)
Sly & The Family Stone
Curtis Mayfield
The Killers
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Greg » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:41 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Kingoftonga » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:51 am

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
The Flaming Lips
(Abstain)

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Moonbeam » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:52 am

Lots of unfortunate pairings today. I have to vote for some real duds and not vote for some real favorites.

The Beatles: 0 vs. Neil Diamond: 3
Sly & The Family Stone: 13 vs. Red Hot Chili Peppers: 14
The Beach Boys: 13 vs. Curtis Mayfield: 13
Simon & Garfunkel: 5 vs. The Killers: 4
The Kinks: 16 vs. Sigur Ros: 15
Depeche Mode: 19 vs. Parliament/Funkadelic: 18 (ouch)
New Order: 19 vs. The Flaming Lips: 12
James Brown: 13 vs. My Bloody Valentine: 12

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by John » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:19 am

The Beatles- Neil's got a bunch of good singles, but have you ever tried listening to a full album of his? Don't.
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
New Order
James Brown

Not much to say on all the rest of them. Most of them weren't close.

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Jackson » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:26 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
The Killers
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
The Flaming Lips
My Bloody Valentine

3 of my five favorite artists ever.

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Nassim » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:32 am

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers (I might be on the "non AMers" side on this one)
pass
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
New Order
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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Otisredding » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:51 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
Curtis Mayfield
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by sonofsamiam » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:54 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone (if Peppers win this I'll be very sad)
Curtis Mayfield (2 of my top 5 ever! So unfair that Curtis couldn't match up against Simon & Garfunkel)
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
The Flaming Lips
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Henry » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:04 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Nick » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:15 am

The Beatles
Sly and The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon and Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Jirin » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:16 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
The Flaming Lips
My Bloody Valentine

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Evan » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:45 am

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
Sigur Ros
Depeche Mode
The Flaming Lips
My Bloody Valentine

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Ailurus » Wed Apr 11, 2012 4:30 am

The Beatles
Sly and the Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
Sigur Ros
Parliament/Funkadelic (one of my all time favourites)
The Flaming Lips
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Midaso » Wed Apr 11, 2012 5:37 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
The Flaming Lips - very tough choice
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Romain » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:00 am

The Beatles (295)
Sly & The Family Stone (120)
Curtis Mayfield (84)
Simon & Garfunkel (163)
The Kinks (169)
Depeche Mode (138)
The Flaming Lips (102)
James Brown (170)

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Stephan » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:14 am

Damn. Goodbye Curtis. :(

1. The Beach Boys (15)
2. Simon & Garfunkel (18)
3. The Kinks (23)
4. Curtis Mayfield (28)
5. Sly & The Family Stone (67)
6. Parliament/Funkadelic (71)
7. Depeche Mode (73)
8. The Beatles (92)
9. James Brown (95)
10. Sigur Ros (~130)
11. New Order (~150)
12. The Killers (~200)
13. The Flaming Lips (~200)
14. My Bloody Valentine (~250)
15. Neil Diamond (?)
16. Red Hot Chili Peppers (?)

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Henrik » Wed Apr 11, 2012 6:26 am

The Beatles #4 vs. Neil Diamond
Sly & The Family Stone #19 vs. Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys #43 vs. Curtis Mayfield #16 - tough draw for Curtis
Simon & Garfunkel #13 vs. The Killers
The Kinks vs. Sigur Ros - I don't know...it was funnier to vote this way
Depeche Mode #2 vs. Parliament/Funkadelic
New Order vs. The Flaming Lips - FL have one amazing album (Yoshimi) but NO had a whole decade of gems
James Brown #38 vs. My Bloody Valentine
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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Michel » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:19 am

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Curtis Mayfield
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Spaz » Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:56 am

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
New Order
My Bloody Valentine

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by nicolas » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:00 am

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
The Flaming Lips
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Gillingham » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:16 am

The Beatles
pass
Curtis Mayfield
Simon & Garfunkel
Sigur Ros
pass
The Flaming Lips
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Schwah » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:00 am

The Beatles (295)
Sly & The Family Stone (120)
Curtis Mayfield (84)
Simon & Garfunkel (163)
The Kinks (169)
Parliament/Funkadelic (96)
New Order (132)
James Brown (170)

Not a single one of these matchups was close for me... though I still got love for Neil Diamond.

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Greg Rumpff » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:18 pm

1) The Beatles...not even close
2) Sly and the Family Stone...not even close
3) The Beach Boys...not even close
4) I like The Killers but I like Simon and Garfunkel more.
5) The Kinks
6) Depeche Mode
7) The Flaming Lips
8) James Brown..not even close

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Brad » Wed Apr 11, 2012 1:41 pm

The Beatles
Sly & The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Depeche Mode
The Flaming Lips
My Bloody Valentine

Thanks!

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by SuperFurry » Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:08 pm

The Beatles
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Beach Boys
Simon & Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
Flaming Order The New Lips (I can't choose - these are my two favourites from this round) :angry-banghead:
My Bloody Valentine

Hate to vote against Sigur Ros and Sly.

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Listyguy » Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:51 pm

Beatles
Sly
Beach Boys
Simon and Garfunkel
Kinks
P-Funk
New Order
James Brown

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by slick » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:36 am

RESULTS... (46) voters...

The Beatles over Neil Diamond (43-3)
Sly & The Family Stone over Red Hot Chili Peppers (28-17)
The Beach Boys over Curtis Mayfield (34-11)
Simon & Garfunkel over The Killers (38-8)
The Kinks over Sigur Ros (42-4)
Depeche Mode over Parliament/Funkadelic (25-20)
New Order over The Flaming Lips (28-17)
James Brown over My Bloody Valentine (37-7)

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Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

Post by Jirin » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:18 pm

I'm not surprised James Brown beat MBV, but I'm surprised by the margin. I would have expected something more like 26-18 or something.

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