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Post by Brad » Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:51 pm

I realize there's a lot going on here lately (too much?), but I just gotta squeeze this in here if we want to stay on schedule...

Let's gear up for Moderately Acclaimed Albums - 2020 style!
This will be year 11 and still going strong, with record attendance last year!

Here's the deal:

Best Moderately Acclaimed Albums is a voting game where only albums and EPs not ranked in the top 500 are eligible. This includes all "bubblers" and completely unacclaimed albums and EPs.

There will be a single elimination draw with 128 albums, and now it's time to pick them.

Send me an ordered list of ten nominations via pm. Please include the artist name and album name as they appear on AM, as well as the AM rank (AM rank is important! Please don't make me track all these down!).

You have until Sunday, February 16th to make nominations.

Same drill as in the past -
I will select nominations as follows:
First I will go through and pick all the first place albums
Then, I will go through and pick all the second place albums
Then, the third place albums, etc, until the draw fills up.

No more than 25 will be picked ranked 1000 or higher, no more than 50 ranked 1500 or higher, no more than 75 ranked 2000 or higher, and no more than 100 ranked 2500 or higher, so make sure you spread your picks out through the entire list.

I will then sort the selections into quadrants based on their rankings, and then create a bracket by randomly sorting each quadrant.

During the competition period (which will begin in early March), we will choose one match-up from each quadrant (starting at the top of each quadrant) in the field and square them off against each other in a week-long voting period. (For clarification, week 1 of the competition will include the top match-up from each quadrant; week 2 will include the second match-up from each quadrant, etc.).

Additional rules:
- No one person can nominate more than one album by the same artist.
- Albums that have previously won the tournament are not eligible.
- No albums that qualified for the 2019 Moderate game are eligible.
- No albums that qualified for the 2018 Moderate game are eligible, except those that were eliminated in Round 1.
- No albums that qualified for the 2017 Moderate game are eligible, except those that were eliminated in Round 1 or Round 2.
- From the 2016 Moderate game, only those albums that were eliminated in Rounds 1-3 are eligible.
- From the 2015 Moderate game, only those albums that were eliminated in Rounds 1-4 are eligible.
- From the 2014 Moderate game, only those albums that were eliminated in Rounds 1-5 are eligible.
- From the 2013 Moderate game, only those albums that were eliminated in Rounds 1-6 are eligible.
- No albums from 2019 are eligible (the eventual winner of the Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019 will automatically be entered).

Don't get caught up in all these parameters - I've made it easy for you by including the list of non-eligible albums below!

The actual voting won't start until early March (a couple weeks after the bracket is published - exact date tbd).

Here's a list of the albums that are ineligible per the above stated restrictions (please check your picks!):

4 Non Blondes - Bigger, Better, Faster, More!
Agalloch - The Mantle
Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia
Alabama 3 - Exile On Coldharbour Lane
Ambrose Akinmusire - The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier To Paint
Amon Düül II - Yeti
Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
Animal Collective - Sung Tongs
Anne Clark - Changing Places
Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Astor Piazzolla - LIbertango
Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex
BADBADNOTGOOD - III
Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara
Beach House - Depression Cherry
Bee Gees - Bee Gees' 1st
Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem [London Symphony Orchestra / Benjamin Britten]
Beyoncé - 4
Billy Joel - Piano Man
blink-182 - Enema of the State
Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
Blur - 13
Blur - Modern Life is Rubbish
Bob Dylan - Desire
Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin'
Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever
Brian Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks
Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
C.A. Quintet - Trip Thru Hell
Camel - Mirage
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
Carl Perkins - The Dance Album of Carl Perkins
Charly Bliss - Guppy
Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Clint Boon Experience - The Compact Guide To Pop Music and Space Travel
Coldplay - Parachutes
Colin Stetson - New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges
Crowded House - Crowded House
Crowded House - Woodface
Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Rome
David Bowie - Lodger
David Bowie - The Next Day
David Bowie - Young Americans
Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal 
Deep Purple - Made In Japan
Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra/Kirill Kondrashin)
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra - Masterpieces by Ellington
Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles
Elliott Smith - Figure 8
Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill
Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Elvis Costello - Get Happy!!
Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Enya - Shepherd Moons
Erykah Badu - Baduism
Etta James - At Last!
Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking
Fela Kuti – Original Sufferhead
Fela Kuti-Zombie
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
Fiona Apple - Tidal
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
Fishmans - Long Season 
Floatation Toy Warning - Bluffer's Guide To The Flight Deck
Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel
Fred Pallem - Le sacre du tympan (Le retour)
Game Theory - Lolita Nation
Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles
Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Gemini Eye - The Is of Being
Gene Clark - No Other
George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
Global Communication - 76:14
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F#A#∞
Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
Gong-Flying Teapot - Radio Gnome Invisible
Gorillaz - Demon Days
Grimes - Art Angels
Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
Hedningarna - Hippjokk
Jackson Browne - Running on Empty
Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank 
Jacques Brel - Olympia 1964
Jacques Brel - Jacques Brel [Ces gens-là]
Janet Jackson - janet
Jean-Michel jarre - Oxygène
Jerry Lee Lewis - Live at the Star Club, Hamburg
Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress
Jimmy Cliff - Jimmy Cliff
Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me
Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia
John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
John Fahey - Volume II: Death Chants, Military Waltzes and Breakdowns
Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man
Jon Hassell and Brian Eno - Fourth World, Vol. 1: Possible Musics
Joni Mitchell - Hejira
Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda 
Julee Cruise - Floating into the Night
Julia Holter - Ekstasis
Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen
Kashiwa Daisuke - Program Music 1
Kate Bush - The Dreaming
Kid Kudi - Man on the Moon: The End of Day
Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
Kimio Eto - Koto Music
King Crimson - Red
Kino - Kino (The Black Album)
La Femme - Mystère
Labradford - Mi Media Najanja
Lafayette Afro Rock Band - malik
Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence
Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can
Laurie Spiegel - The Expanding Universe
Le Tigre - Le Tigre
Lorde - Pure Heroine
Loscil - Submers
Lou Reed - Street Hassle
Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs For Drella
M. Ward - Hold Time
Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
Mano Negra - Puta's Fever
Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
Mari Boine - Idjagieđas: In the Hand of the Night
Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis - Cat House Piano
Micachu - Jewellery
Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust
Miles Davis - On the Corner 
Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
Mogwai - Young Team
Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
múm - Finally We Are No One
My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
My Morning Jacket - Z
Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods
Neil Diamond - Hot August Night
Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part
Nilsson - Aerial Ballet
Nina Simone - In Concert 1964 
Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare 
Oval - 94 Diskont
Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista
Paramore - After Laughter
Paul Oakenfold - Goa Mix
Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening
Perfume Genius - Too Bright
Pescado Rabioso - Artaud
Pet Shop Boys - Actually
Pet Shop Boys - Concrete
Peter Gabriel - Us
Philip Glass - Akhnaten
Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps
Pink Floyd - Animals
Pixies - Trompe le Monde
Popcaan - Where We Come From
Portishead - Portishead
Prince - "Love Symbol Album"
Prince & the Revolution - Parade
Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
Rei Kondoh/Masami Ueda/Hiroshi Yamaguchi - Okami Original Soundtrack
Rodriguez - Coming from Reality 
Roxy Music - Country Life
Roy Harper - Stormcock
Rush - Permanent Waves
Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
Saint Etienne - So Tough
Saint Etienne - Tiger Bay 
Santigold - Santogold
Screaming Trees - Dust
Section 25 - From the Hip
Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.
SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH
Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
Sigur Rós - Kveikur 
Simon and Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence
Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra
Sixteen Horsepower - Sackcloth 'n' Ashes
Sky - Sky 2
Sleater Kinney - One Beat
Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
Songs: Ohia - Didn't it Rain
Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
Soulwax - As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2
Spinners - Spinners
St. Vincent - Marry Me
Sting - ...Nothing Like the Sun
Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
Super Furry Animals - Radiator
Super Furry Animals - Rings Around the World
Swans - The Seer
Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort
Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
Tears for Fears - The Hurting
The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators
The Beach Boys - The SMiLE Sessions
The Beatles - Help!
The Bees - Free The Bees
The Black Keys - Brothers
The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
The Coral - Magic & Medicine
The Crocketts - The Great Brain Robbery
The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds
The Jam - Sound Affects
The Kinks - Face To Face
The Knife - Deep Cuts
The Milennium - Begin
The Mutton Birds - Salty
The National - Trouble Will Find Me
The New Pornographers - Electric Version
The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script, Dusk at Cubist Castle
The Original Soundtrack  - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
The Pentangle - Basket of Light
The Replacements - Tim 
The Seatbelts/Yoko Kanno - Cowboy Bebop
The Smiths - Meat is Murder
The Sound - From the Lions Mouth
The Sound - Jeopardy
The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Welcome to the Infant Freebase
The The - Soul Mining
The Velvet Underground - VU
The xx - I See You
Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
Tim Minchin - Ready for This?
Todd Terje - It's Album Time
Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku
Tom Waits - Bone Machine
Tom Waits - Closing Time
Tom Waits - Frank's Wild Years
Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
Tom Waits - Small Change
Townes Van Zandt - The Late Great Townes Van Zandt
Tubeway Army - Replicas
U2 - Boy
Various Artists - I'm Your Fan
Weekend - La Varieté
Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
Wire - Chairs Missing
Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
Youssou N'Dour - The Guide (Wommat)

Again, send your nominations to me via a Personal Message through this site, and include the current AM ranking for each album.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

As always, looking forward to seeing your lists!
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Post by FrankLotion » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:40 pm

Woohoo! If anyone wants to nominate some good 60’s/70’s recommendations ahead of our next decade polls...

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Post by acroamor » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm

Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...

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List sent !

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Post by Listyguy » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:55 am

Hi Brad, how will 2018 albums be considered for this? They don't have AM rankings yet, but are there ranges associated with them that we can reference?

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Post by Sweepstakes Ron » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:34 am

Listyguy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:55 am
Hi Brad, how will 2018 albums be considered for this? They don't have AM rankings yet, but are there ranges associated with them that we can reference?
Well, if we go be Harold's predictions (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7490) then only 3 albums from 2018 would be excluded. But Brad should definitely establish an official rule.
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Post by Brad » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:30 pm

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:34 am
Listyguy wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:55 am
Hi Brad, how will 2018 albums be considered for this? They don't have AM rankings yet, but are there ranges associated with them that we can reference?
Well, if we go be Harold's predictions (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7490) then only 3 albums from 2018 would be excluded. But Brad should definitely establish an official rule.
Sounds good... the following three albums from 2018 are ineligible:
Janelle Monae / Dirty Computer
Low / Double Negative
IDLES / Joy as an Act of Resistance

All other albums from 2018 should be placed at a level according to Harold's predictions; otherwise considered "Unranked".

Thanks guys!

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Post by Rob » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:39 pm

acroamor wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...
You have just cursed it. I wasn't planning on nominating any Tom Waits album, but now I am forced to put Orphans at #1.

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Post by Jirin » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:48 pm

acroamor wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...
Not making any promises. :)

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Post by Brad » Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:06 pm

acroamor wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...
I won't tell!

By the way, about 15 lists already... hoping this much support during the actual tournament!

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Post by Listyguy » Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:47 pm

Has a Waits album actually come into this every year? Is this fact checked?

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Post by acroamor » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:38 pm

Listyguy wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:47 pm
Has a Waits album actually come into this every year? Is this fact checked?
No, not every year as far as I can tell, but by my reckoning he is the most consistently nominated artist in this game.

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Post by Jirin » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:11 pm

Submitted my list.

I did not nominate any Waits albums.

I believe there’s never been a year without a Waits albums because I nominated albums every year. :)

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Post by madzong » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:56 am

Brad wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:06 pm
acroamor wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...
I won't tell!

By the way, about 15 lists already... hoping this much support during the actual tournament!
Hi Brad,

How many lists have you received and who is in for this so far?
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Post by Brad » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:21 pm

I have received 22 including my own. I will list the nominators when I get time to compile.

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Post by Wisnu Tirta Aji » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:17 am

Is my own list on your inbox?
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Post by Brad » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:23 am

Wisnu Tirta Aji wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:17 am
Is my own list on your inbox?
Yes!

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Post by Wisnu Tirta Aji » Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:16 am

Brad wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:23 am
Wisnu Tirta Aji wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:17 am
Is my own list on your inbox?
Yes!
Thanks, Brad.
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Post by Brad » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:29 pm

I've received 23 nominations so far, from:
acroamor
Akhenaten
Bang Jan
bonnielaurel
Brad
Cold Butterfly
DaveC
Edre Peraza
FrankLotion
hectorthbat
Honorio
Jirin
Listyguy
madzong
mileswide
PlasticRam
Rdwdbob
Romain
rumpdoll
Schüttelbirne
spiritualized
StevieFan13
Wisnu Tirta Aji

Only 3 duplicate albums that I can see, one of which has no chance of getting in (yet).
bonnielaurel - you and I have the same #3 (by a much-overlooked German artist who will have two albums in this tournament).

Plenty of time left to submit lists (about a month - 2/16 is the deadline)!

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Post by Sweepstakes Ron » Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:54 pm

Brad wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Again, send your nominations to me via a Personal Message through this site, and include the current AM ranking for each album.
What should I put for 2018 albums?
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Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:54 pm
Brad wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Again, send your nominations to me via a Personal Message through this site, and include the current AM ranking for each album.
What should I put for 2018 albums?
Just note that it's a 2018 album and I'll estimate ranking based on the "Harold Prediction" link you posted. Already several nominators have put in 2018 albums.

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Post by Brad » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:34 pm

27 Nomination Lists now:
acroamor
Akhenaten
andyd1010
Bang Jan
bonnielaurel
Brad
Cold Butterfly
DaveC
Edre Peraza
FrankLotion
hectorthbat
Honorio
Jirin
Listyguy
luney6
madzong
mileswide
PlasticRam
Rdwdbob
Romain
rumpdoll
Safetycat
Schüttelbirne
spiritualized
StevieFan13
Sweepstakes Ron
Wisnu Tirta Aji

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Post by Brad » Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:23 pm

Submissions will close after Sunday 2/16 - time is running down!

28 lists so far (already surpassed last year):
acroamor
Akhenaten
andyd1010
Bang Jan
bonnielaurel
Brad
Cold Butterfly
DaveC
Edre Peraza
FrankLotion
hectorthbat
Honorio
Jirin
Listyguy
luney6
madzong
mileswide
PlasticRam
Rdwdbob
Rob
Romain
rumpdoll
Safetycat
Schüttelbirne
spiritualized
StevieFan13
Sweepstakes Ron
Wisnu Tirta Aji

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Post by Brad » Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:59 pm

Last chance! Deadline for nominations is tomorrow (Sunday).
Draw will be created and published this week!

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Post by Brad » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:27 pm

Deadline has passed - I'll put together the draw over the next day or so.

A record 30 nomination lists this year:
acroamor
Akhenaten
andyd1010
Bang Jan
bonnielaurel
Brad
Cold Butterfly
CupOfDreams
DaveC
Edre Peraza
FrankLotion
hectorthbat
Honorio
Jirin
Kingoftonga
Listyguy
luney6
madzong
mileswide
PlasticRam
Rdwdbob
Rob
Romain
rumpdoll
Safetycat
Schüttelbirne
spiritualized
StevieFan13
Sweepstakes Ron
Wisnu Tirta Aji

Stay tuned...

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Post by Brad » Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:35 pm

ArcadeFire entered a list as well, making it 31 nominations!

I have the draw ready to roll... I won't be able to get it all into BracketMaker until at least tomorrow, but want to provide a little taste here...

First off, NO Tom Waits this year!

Here are the first match-ups (top match-up in each quadrant). This will pretty much constitute Week One of the competition (so go get a head start!):
1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) vs. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert
2. Suede - Coming Up vs. Last Shadow Puppets - The Age Of The Understatement
3. Fennesz - Black Sea vs. Edan - Beauty And The Beat
4. Noir Désir - 666,667 Club vs. Lucy Dacus - Historian

Much more to come!

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Post by madzong » Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:58 am

1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd)
2. Suede - Coming Up
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Post by Rob » Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:11 am

madzong wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:58 am
1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd)
2. Suede - Coming Up
Taking "a head start" very seriously, are we? ;)

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!

Post by Brad » Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:19 pm

Rob wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:11 am
madzong wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:58 am
1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd)
2. Suede - Coming Up
Taking "a head start" very seriously, are we? ;)
lol yeah no need to vote just yet - we'll kick this off March 10th!

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!

Post by Brad » Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:35 pm

Just a note - if you're looking for the Draw for the 2020 tournament, it's pinned to the top of the main forum page!

Thanks!

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Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!

Post by Brad » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:13 pm

Just a friendly reminder to finish up your Predict-It brackets soon, 'cuz the tournament starts next week! I'll likely put Week 1 up on Monday due to obligation Tuesday morning. Subsequent match-ups will begin on Tuesdays (for the most part).

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!

Post by prosecutorgodot » Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:39 pm

Here's the bracket because I couldn't find it: http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=473090
waiting patiently to be able to say "the kids are coming up from behind"

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Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!

Post by Brad » Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:59 pm

Thanks prosecutor!
It's also pinned near the top of the main forum page for future reference!

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