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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2009, 12:59:40 PM »
1A: Image & Words
1B: Awake
3: Scenes From A Memory
4: Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
5: Train of Thought
6: When Dream And Day Unite
7: Systematic Chaos
8: Octavarium
9: Falling Into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #36 on: May 03, 2009, 01:19:15 PM »
1. Awake
2. Six Degrees Disc 2
3. Octavarium
4. Images And Words
5. Six Degrees Disc 1
6. Falling Into Infinity
7. Scenes From A Memory
8. Systematic Chaos
9. When Dream and Day Unite
10. Train of Thought

Everything from 5 down are pretty much tied.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #37 on: May 03, 2009, 01:24:21 PM »
I think this is my first post, as I am a lurker.


1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Systematic Chaos (possible best song is on eher)
3. Images And Words
4. SDOIT
5. ToT
6. Octavarium (though possible best song is on here)

beyond this its a wash, but I need to listen to Awake and FII more

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #38 on: May 03, 2009, 01:39:08 PM »
1. Images and Words
2. Octavarium
3. Scenes
4. When Dream and Day Unite
5. Awake
6. Six Degrees
7. Train of Thought
8. Falling into Infinity
9. Systematic Chaos
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #39 on: May 04, 2009, 07:28:38 AM »
1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Awake
3. Images and Words
4. Train Of Thought
5. Systematic Chaos
6. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
7. Falling into Infinity
8. When Dream and Day Unite

9. Octavarium
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #40 on: May 04, 2009, 07:48:42 AM »
I thought this would be a good place for my first post.
So... here we go.

1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Train Of Thought
3. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
4. Octavarium
5. Systematic Chaos
6. Images And Words
7. Awake
8. When Dream and Day Unite
9. Falling Into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #41 on: May 04, 2009, 07:51:35 AM »
I thought this would be a good place for my first post.
So... here we go.

1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Train Of Thought
3. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
4. Octavarium
5. Systematic Chaos
6. Images And Words
7. Awake
8. When Dream and Day Unite
9. Falling Into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #42 on: May 04, 2009, 08:58:16 AM »
Images and Words
Awake
Black Clouds & Silver Linings  ;)
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Scenes From a Memory
When Dream & Day Unite
Train of Thought
Systematic Chaos
Octavarium
Falling Into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #43 on: May 04, 2009, 09:17:08 AM »
I thought this would be a good place for my first post.
So... here we go.

1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Train Of Thought
3. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
4. Octavarium
5. Systematic Chaos
6. Images And Words
7. Awake
8. When Dream and Day Unite
9. Falling Into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #44 on: May 04, 2009, 01:16:52 PM »
1. Images and Words (Seriously, Need I say more)
2. Falling Into Infinity (Vastly Underated Trial of Tears is amazing)
3. Scenes From a Memory (Amazing album another classic)
4. Train Of Thought (Great plain and simple)
5. Six Degress Of Inner Turbulence (First Disc is great, second slows down a bit but it is still)
6. Octavarium (The title track is great along with These walls, Root of all evil
7. Awake (Never got into it alot but it still gets plenty of listens)
8. When Dream And Day Unite (Still good but Charlie's voice gets annoying at times)
9. Systematic Chaos (Still some gems but the worst overall)

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #45 on: May 04, 2009, 01:49:33 PM »
1. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence - the title track is definitely one of my top favorites, and every song on the first disc is golden

2. Octavarium - again, the title track here does it for me, as well as "Panic Attack" and "The Root of All Evil" (I'm also very partial to "I Walk Beside You")

3. Images And Words - it just had to be up here in the top 3!

4. Awake - in recent months, I have come to love this album EVEN MORE, and it's just structured and composed so well!

5. Scenes From A Memory - I love concept albums, and this is no exception! Gotta give props to ALL of Act 2 - "Home", "The Dance of Eternity", "One Last Time", "The Spirit Carries On" and "Finally Free"...just an amazing sequence of songs!

6. Train of Thought - like Awake, I have recently come to appreciate this album. It's just pretty good for what it is!

7. Falling Into Infinity - the great songs on here make up for the not-so-great songs, and it balances out pretty well!

8. Systematic Chaos - "In The Presence of Enemies", "The Ministry of Lost Souls" and "Repentance"... I probably could live without the rest, but they're good songs too... I just enjoy those three a lot more.

9. When Dream And Day Unite - my least listened to album (mostly due to production and CD's voice) - I listen to WDADR more often... a LOT... Besides, "The Killing Hand" on WDADR is just killer.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #46 on: May 04, 2009, 02:01:00 PM »
1. Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence
2. Images and Words
3. Scenes From A Memory
4. Octavarium
5. Awake
6. Train Of Though
7. Systematic Chaos
8. Falling Into Infinity
9. When Dream and Day Unite

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #47 on: May 04, 2009, 07:50:45 PM »
The order constantly changes for me, to a certain extent. Also, for WDADU, I ranked it based on the songs, and not the actual album versions. It would probably be last otherwise, for production alone.

1. Awake
2. Images and Words
3. Scenes From A Memory
4. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
5. Octavarium
6. When Dream and Day Unite
7. Falling Into Infinity
8. Systematic Chaos
9. Train of Thought

Considering that I like Train of Thought, it really says a lot about the other albums on here.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #48 on: May 04, 2009, 08:17:38 PM »
1. Scenes
2. Images
3. Awake
4. Octavarium
*Insert ACoS here*
5. Six Degrees
6. TOT
7. FII
8. SC
9. WDADU
But I think BC&SL might take first for me when it's released. I got high hopes.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #49 on: May 05, 2009, 09:52:11 AM »
1. Awake
2. SFAM
3. IaW
4. ToT
5. 6DOIT
6. Octavarium
7. SC
8. FII
9. WDaDU
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #50 on: May 05, 2009, 09:55:18 AM »
1. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
2. Images & Word
3. Train of Thought
4. Scenes from a Memory
5. Awake
6. Systematic Chaos
7. Falling Into Infinity
8. When Dream and Day Unite
9. Octavarium
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #51 on: May 05, 2009, 11:55:34 AM »
Someone made an Excel spreadsheet to answer this very question a while back. Here's the resultant graph of my rankings:




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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #52 on: May 05, 2009, 12:03:11 PM »
I deleted my graph :(
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #53 on: May 05, 2009, 12:07:51 PM »
I made a similar Excel sheet a while back when I was really bored. I graded every DT song from 0-10 (with 1 decimal) and it calculated the average grade for each album and made graphs of it.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #54 on: May 05, 2009, 01:21:33 PM »
  • Sixtease of Inner Turbulence
  • Images and Words
  • Systematic Chaos
  • Awake
  • Train of Thought
  • Scenes from a Memory
  • Octavarium
  • Falling into Infinity
  • When Dream and Day Unite
SfaM, ToT and Awake are pretty tied.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #55 on: May 05, 2009, 03:16:27 PM »
1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Images & Words

3. Train of Thought
4. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
5. Awake

6. Octavarium
7. Systematic Chaos
8. Falling Into Infinity
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #56 on: May 05, 2009, 03:25:22 PM »
Yeah so I just finished listening to SDOIT and it was much better than I remember it being so...new ranking.

Falling Into Infinity
Scenes From a Memory
Awake
Images & Words
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Octavarium
When Dream And Day Unite
Train of Thought
Systematic Chaos

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #57 on: May 05, 2009, 03:55:26 PM »
Awake
Scenes From a Memory
Images & Words
Octavarium
When Dream and Day Unite
Train of Thought
Systematic Chaos
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Falling into Infinity

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #58 on: May 05, 2009, 07:07:02 PM »
Awake
Images & Words
Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
Falling into Infinity
Scenes from a Memory
Octavarium
Train of Thought
When Dream and Day Unite
Systematic Chaos
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #59 on: May 05, 2009, 08:08:33 PM »
1. Scenes from a Memory
2. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
3. Images & Words
4. Octavarium
5. Awake
6. Train of Thought
7. Systematic Chaos
8. Falling into Infinity
9. When Dream and Day Unite

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #60 on: May 06, 2009, 04:01:28 PM »
Someone made an Excel spreadsheet to answer this very question a while back. Here's the resultant graph of my rankings:




That's right. I get a graph. I rule :P

Me being as lazy as I am, could you send me that spreadsheet so that I can put my own values into it? I'm curious...
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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #61 on: May 07, 2009, 11:34:24 PM »
I think this is my first post, as I am a lurker.


1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Systematic Chaos (possible best song is on eher)
3. Images And Words
4. SDOIT
5. ToT
6. Octavarium (though possible best song is on here)

beyond this its a wash, but I need to listen to Awake and FII more

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #62 on: May 08, 2009, 03:46:12 AM »
1.- I&W
2.- SFAM
3.- 6DOIT
4.- Awake
5.- FII
6.- TOT
7.- 8VM
8.- ACOS
8.- SC
9.- WDADU

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #63 on: May 08, 2009, 03:56:07 AM »
ok I'll post mine then

1. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
2. Octavarium
3. Scenes from a Memory
4. Systematic Chaos
5. Images and Words
6. Awake
7. Train of Thought
8. Falling into Infinity
9. When Dream and Day Unite

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #64 on: May 08, 2009, 07:31:07 AM »
1. 6 Degrees
2. SFAM
3. Awake
4. I+W

5. FII
6. TOT


7. 8VM
8. WDADU




9. SC


looks about right

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2009, 07:35:43 AM »
I think this is my first post, as I am a lurker.


1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Systematic Chaos (possible best song is on eher)
3. Images And Words
4. SDOIT
5. ToT
6. Octavarium (though possible best song is on here)

beyond this its a wash, but I need to listen to Awake and FII more

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #66 on: May 08, 2009, 08:34:23 AM »
1. Six Degrees Of Inner Turbulence - Disc 2 alone wins it, but there's some awesome songs on Disc 1 too - along with one or two on which I'm not so keen...
2. Scenes From A Memory
3. Train Of Thought
4. Images And Words
5. Octavarium - Based on the title track alone, this would be much higher - but I find many of the tracks towards the middle of the album a little tedious...
6. Awake
7. Systematic Chaos
8. When Dream & Day Unite
9. Falling Into Infinity - There's a few tracks even here that I really like, but they're hidden beneath a thick veil of mediocrity...

Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #67 on: May 08, 2009, 02:30:14 PM »
1. Octavarium
2. Awake
3. Scenes from a Memory
4. Train of thought
5. Six Degrees
6. Systematic Chaos
7. Falling into infinity
8. ...Images and words...
9. When Day and Dream Unite

I love All those albums (Except WDADU) like children

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #68 on: May 08, 2009, 06:04:55 PM »
1. Images & Words
2. Octavarium
3. Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence
4. Awake
5. Train of Thought
6. Scenes from a Memory
7. Systematic Chaos
8. When Day and Dream Unite
9. Falling Into Infinity

I find the first four albums to be some of the best music I've listened to. The next three are great albums, but don't really stand up to the preceding four. WDaDU and FII aren't bad, just a bit mundane.

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Re: DT album ranking
« Reply #69 on: May 08, 2009, 06:29:10 PM »
I think this is my first post, as I am a lurker.


1. Scenes From A Memory
2. Systematic Chaos (possible best song is on eher)
3. Images And Words
4. SDOIT
5. ToT
6. Octavarium (though possible best song is on here)

beyond this its a wash, but I need to listen to Awake and FII more
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