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Unacclaimed V: Grand Final

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The way this game works is that you will be given a set of six songs, your job is to rank the set from best to worst. First place gets 6 points, second gets 5 etc.

The song with the most points will become the Unacclaimed V champion. If there is a tie for points, then the song with more first place votes will win. If they are tied on first place votes as well, there will be a sudden death tiebreak.

Feel free to ask any questions, deadline is next Wednesday at 15:00 UTC.

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Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday



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1. Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 8
2. Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 7
3. David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 7
4. Jeff Buckley | Forget Her 6.5
5. Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 6
6. Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) 5.5

I just got into Fishmans and I really like the band.
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Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
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1. Jeff Buckley - Forget Her (8)
2. Fishmans - Walking In The Rhythm (7.5)
3. Jaga Jazzist - Tocatta (7)
4. Delia Gartrell - See What You Done (Hymn No. 9) (6)
5. David Axelrod - Holy Thursday (6)
6. Jenny Wilson - Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) (4.5)
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Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her: 5

I really like all of the top 5! The hardest choice was in choosing among positions 3-5.
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A great group of songs here!

Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
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Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) 9
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 8
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her 8
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 8
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 8
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday 7

I agree with the consensus that this is a terrific group of songs!
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Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
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Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her

Great final! An eclectic mix of genres and a nice mix of old and new as well.
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Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
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Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
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Don't forget to vote!
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Bang Jan wrote:Don't forget to vote!
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1 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done, Done (Hymn No. 9) | 1971
2 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday | 1968
3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta | 2010
4 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her | 2004
5 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm | 1997
6 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) | 2013

None of these songs were #1 for me on the first and second round. Anyway it's a great group of songs, deserving to be on the final.
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A very hard ranking. Excellents finalists (minus Jeff Bucklet for me a little below), I'd be very happy if one of my first four choices was the winner. good jobs guys.


Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
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Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her

I don't care much about the Jeff Buckley track, but the other five are great and were hard to rank.
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24 hours remain!
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Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
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1 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
2 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
3 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
4 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
5 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
6 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
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1 | Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)
2 | Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
3 | David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
4 | Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
5 | Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
6 | Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
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David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)

Excellent final group of songs and also sort of unexpected-there were some picks during the preliminary rounds which seemed like more obvious finalist material, not in terms of quality but more like in terms of general appeal. Ranking the Fishmans-Jeff Buckley-Delia Gartrell triad was especially hard.
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FINAL RESULTS:

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Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta | 81 | 5
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm | 61 | 3
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday | 60 | 1
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) | 59 | 3
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) | 56 | 4
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her | 40 | 1

Thanks to everyone who voted, nominated, or otherwise participated in this tournament! A full nominations list will be posted to the draw thread shortly.
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This has been a truly great game. Thanks Bang Jan!

A very interesting lineup in the final...that ended up in a blowout victory. It will be interesting to see if to what extent Toccata will compete with wellknown acclaimed songs in future polls.
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Thank you so much for hosting, Bang Jan! This was a super-fun game as always.
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I fell off the game because of switching jobs. Shame, because I liked this field and wanted to play more.

"Toccata" was a worthy winner and I am glad you all had fun.
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Tocatta is almost a stealth winner. I felt like Jenny Wilson, Fishmans and Delia Gartrell had more talk about them, which made them seem more likely victors.
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Excellent game, lots of discoveries... Thank you very much, Bang Jan!
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