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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #35 on: November 21, 2013, 10:18:02 PM »
I'll go ahead and put you on the waiting list because it will be at least a few months before we get to you.
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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #36 on: November 21, 2013, 11:11:58 PM »
I think I might have a list ready.


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« Reply #37 on: November 21, 2013, 11:41:42 PM »
sweet!

Mladen is also ready and we have Lolzeez and Ruba getting close to the end of their lists.  Once one of them finishes, you and Mladen can arm wrestle to see who wants to go first.
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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #38 on: November 22, 2013, 02:39:49 AM »
I'll go ahead and put you on the waiting list because it will be at least a few months before we get to you.

Thanks - works in with my timetable.  I've only just begun groundwork and realised I'm going to have to re-listen to the best few hundred and rate with a more critical ear to have a hope of narrowing down to 50.  I've been too liberal with my 5 star iTunes ratings.
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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #39 on: November 22, 2013, 04:49:38 AM »
I'll go ahead and put you on the waiting list because it will be at least a few months before we get to you.

Thanks - works in with my timetable.  I've only just begun groundwork and realised I'm going to have to re-listen to the best few hundred and rate with a more critical ear to have a hope of narrowing down to 50.  I've been too liberal with my 5 star iTunes ratings.

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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #40 on: November 22, 2013, 05:09:22 AM »
Not really............and in the end I'll think as hard as I think .....which is pretty hard when it comes to things I'm as passionate about as my music :P     I was going to do an exercise like this anyway - over time I've wanted to have a Playlist of all my top shelf tracks which I can (now I've finally got my Sonos set up) play through my main hifi via Sonos/iPad and ditch CDs,  but I've been far too generous with 5 star ratings to the point that the "5-star playlist" is too large and almost meaningless.  So this is just going to give me a kick along for what I intended doing eventually anyway........re-doing ratings with less generosity.    I'm in front of a PC all day every day listening to music so it shouldn't be too hard.

 
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« Reply #41 on: November 22, 2013, 02:06:43 PM »
Chad's right, you're thinking too much.  It shouldnt just be about 5 star ratings, it should be albums that share a pinnicle moment in your life, or an album that simply changed your life.  That's how I came up with mine and it was rather easy and I still probably wouldn't change that much of it now.  I think you are treating it to seriously too.  Man, it's not really a top priority in life, don't you have work or something?

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« Reply #42 on: November 23, 2013, 05:14:44 AM »
 I'm glad we've agreed on Talisman and Harem Scarem or I might start to think you take the task of critiquing my posts/thought processes a bit too seriously  :laugh:    I appreciate the ongoing interest in my life , my sanity and my Top 50 selection process but you're jumping to some conclusions here . 

I work my arse off mate - it just so happens that during the 12 hours a day I sit in front of a PC/on the road running my own business that I have music cranking much of the time and I'm enjoying rating my collection.............sorry if that's too intense?  Without my music I probably would go nutty.

Like I keep saying I'd be doing the ratings anyway so as to create some cool playlists (or just for fun :eek) and the 5 star rating bit will have nothing to do with the final rankings really. It may not be a huge collection compared to many here but from 2500+ albums (two thirds of which I really rate) down to 50   takes a little thought and yes............I'm the sort of bloke who , when taking on even such an insignificant task in an area I'm passionate about,  will enjoy it more if I do it semi-seriously.

The whole idea is that they will all have similar album ratings  (v high) and then I can rank based on the whole album experience, time spent with them , their influence on me (mostly) and others.   The process of listening to my top 100-200 over a few months will refresh the memory and make the task of deciding the group of 50 a bit easier.   The top 20-30 are easy after some thought - the 31-50 slots (many of which I won't have listened to in quite some time) not so much.  I'd be listening to stuff all day anyway so why not all my all time faves and kill two birds with one stone?

Hoping we can get back to talking music rather than analysing  huge world issues like whether I'm taking my top 50 list too seriously ............

Off to get my fix of Blacklist for the week..........:)

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« Reply #43 on: December 27, 2013, 10:47:42 AM »
I am ready. Mladen seems to be next.
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« Reply #44 on: January 20, 2014, 02:50:41 PM »
I'm finally done.
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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #45 on: January 20, 2014, 02:59:54 PM »
hey zook, why don'y you go ahead and go with your v2?  Let's get the second waiting list cleaned up a bit.
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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #46 on: January 22, 2014, 08:23:49 AM »
Sorry, I'm procrastinating like a mother fucker. Just put me on the bottom of the list. I don't know if I'll ever be satisfied with my Top 50. It's way harder to rank them this time around...


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« Reply #47 on: January 23, 2014, 07:18:14 PM »
I might be ready after all. The ordering isn't completely concrete though. Tough...

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« Reply #48 on: January 23, 2014, 09:10:00 PM »
ok, cool.  I say go ahead and start whenever you are ready.  Puffy and Mladen are into their top 10s now.
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« Reply #49 on: February 20, 2014, 09:36:33 PM »
Jaq, are you ready to go?  Looks like puffy is about to finish his list.
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« Reply #50 on: March 05, 2014, 02:07:30 PM »
FlyingBIZKIT has indicated he is ready.  I moved him back to the regular list and he will start once one of the current rankers has finished.
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« Reply #51 on: April 11, 2014, 09:24:37 PM »
ok, looks like zook's list is now DOA.  FlyingBIZKIT, you ready to go?
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« Reply #52 on: April 11, 2014, 09:30:37 PM »
If I do decide to do the list again, I'll make sure I do all the write ups first before posting.

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« Reply #53 on: April 11, 2014, 09:33:48 PM »
you want me to put you back on the "may go" list?
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« Reply #54 on: April 11, 2014, 09:35:39 PM »
you want me to put you back on the "may go" list?

Sure why not.

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Re: DTF Top 50 Albums Tracker Thread v2 - Now With Composite Rankings!
« Reply #55 on: April 12, 2014, 11:35:22 AM »
And I'm done.

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« Reply #56 on: April 14, 2014, 10:03:08 PM »
Put me down. I'm making my list and i'll be ready to go whenever it is my turn

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« Reply #57 on: April 16, 2014, 11:02:12 PM »
Jaq's finished and SoundscapeMN (who puts a huge effort into each album)  has said he will finish over the rest of 2014 , so maybe we could bend the rules and get another 2 up and running so we (hopefully) have some regular activity ?  :-*    Just me being selfish - I miss the Top 50's when things go quiet.  :angel:
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« Reply #58 on: April 17, 2014, 11:30:45 AM »
yeah, if someone wants to get going, they should. I should get back into the swing of things this weekend as I am finally over the cold I had recently and I don't have any OT available at work right now.

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« Reply #59 on: April 17, 2014, 12:51:33 PM »
So...I sent a note to Big Hath and asked if I'm good to go.  Far as I can tell I'm next.  Just waiting on an official blessing  :hat

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« Reply #60 on: April 17, 2014, 01:58:36 PM »
yeah man, go for it!
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« Reply #61 on: April 17, 2014, 07:18:58 PM »
I'm also ready to go, if you want me to go ahead and start. :)
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« Reply #62 on: April 17, 2014, 07:24:48 PM »
we've got three going at the moment, but don't stray too far as FlyingBIZKIT is going though his list quickly.


Soundscape, you still out there?
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« Reply #63 on: April 17, 2014, 07:28:28 PM »
we've got three going at the moment, but don't stray too far as FlyingBIZKIT is going though his list quickly.


Soundscape, you still out there?

Roger that. I just looked at the OP for the first time in quite awhile and realized that I was next in line, so I felt like asking. :lol
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« Reply #64 on: May 01, 2014, 11:47:34 AM »
with SoundscapeMN on hold, Mister Gold is up, PM sent.
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« Reply #65 on: May 01, 2014, 01:31:09 PM »
not sure how this works exactly, but in an effort to clean up the OP, could a mod move the non-2014 threads from the "recently completed" section of the OP to the archive, and also add the individual thread links to the archive thread (this one: http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=33261.0)

so it would involve moving the ones from adace down to PuffyPat
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« Reply #66 on: May 01, 2014, 02:37:55 PM »
Looks like it's time to prepare myself  :azn:
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« Reply #67 on: May 01, 2014, 08:10:14 PM »
Yeah... still working on mine (and probably overthinking it).  I have a good chunk of time of coming up later this month, and I'm going to try to devote some time to polishing it/cleaning it up/etc.

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« Reply #68 on: May 17, 2014, 02:49:08 AM »
Kinda debating doing a third... My tastes have expanded even more from last time.

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« Reply #69 on: May 20, 2014, 08:43:52 PM »
Would you add me to the waiting list? I'll have to wait a few months to start it, though.