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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #140 on: September 28, 2015, 08:20:22 PM »
Hey how long do these usually take? I am hoping to start mine sometime in mid-December.  I hope I'm not just dreaming lol
There is a 0% chance you will be able to start mid-December, I'm afraid.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #141 on: September 29, 2015, 12:33:54 PM »
Hey how long do these usually take? I am hoping to start mine sometime in mid-December.  I hope I'm not just dreaming lol
There is a 0% chance you will be able to start mid-December, I'm afraid.

Well, crap.

I have an idea and would like to run it Roulette style. I'll shoot you a PM.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #142 on: November 05, 2015, 04:53:18 PM »
my roulette is finally well and truly done

put me on the list to do another but i won't actually start it until 2017 at the earliest  :lol

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #143 on: November 07, 2015, 12:36:08 PM »
Congrats to Seneca for his recent win, and now tie for 1st (though RJ is likely still burning over that 1/2 point loss to Brent).

Suggestion... for those on the sign-up list, perhaps offer the timeframe that you'll be ready/wanting to go?  I know wolfking has suggested Feb/Mar as his go-time.  Maybe the others could offer their timeframes, that way there's a bit of a better idea as to who's gonna go when.  Sacul, Bolsters and Evermind already went a few months ago, so it's unlikely they'll want to fire another one up so soon (as evidenced by Sacul and Evermind putting themselves on hold.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #144 on: November 07, 2015, 01:10:23 PM »
Congrats to Seneca for his recent win, and now tie for 1st (though RJ is likely still burning over that 1/2 point loss to Brent).

Thanks, boy. It feels like I haven't won in a long time. Seems like most of them came in a two month stretch, without any wins since then despite coming close in a couple. Hopefully this'll start me on another little streak.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #145 on: November 07, 2015, 01:18:27 PM »
Congrats to Seneca for his recent win, and now tie for 1st (though RJ is likely still burning over that 1/2 point loss to Brent).

Suggestion... for those on the sign-up list, perhaps offer the timeframe that you'll be ready/wanting to go?  I know wolfking has suggested Feb/Mar as his go-time.  Maybe the others could offer their timeframes, that way there's a bit of a better idea as to who's gonna go when.  Sacul, Bolsters and Evermind already went a few months ago, so it's unlikely they'll want to fire another one up so soon (as evidenced by Sacul and Evermind putting themselves on hold.

Just a thought.

I started at February 2015, and I'm aiming at running another one at February (or maybe later) 2016, to give it at least a year, but after that I won't be hosting my v3 for a few years or so.

I like the timeframes idea though.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #146 on: November 07, 2015, 01:56:20 PM »
If I can pass some exams soon, then I'd like to run mine around January. I could actually start mid-December if everything goes fine, but then we'd have holidays/Christmas and nobody would send for like a week, so... :lol

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #147 on: November 07, 2015, 01:58:53 PM »
I don't mind putting my away till summer if there will be too many participants in winter too.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #148 on: November 07, 2015, 03:22:57 PM »
Suggestion... for those on the sign-up list, perhaps offer the timeframe that you'll be ready/wanting to go?  I know wolfking has suggested Feb/Mar as his go-time.  Maybe the others could offer their timeframes, that way there's a bit of a better idea as to who's gonna go when.  Sacul, Bolsters and Evermind already went a few months ago, so it's unlikely they'll want to fire another one up so soon (as evidenced by Sacul and Evermind putting themselves on hold.
Evermind and Sacul had already given me a rough idea of when they wanted to start, actually.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #149 on: November 07, 2015, 03:46:06 PM »
I have no preference. The sooner the better.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #150 on: November 07, 2015, 05:02:19 PM »
I'm good to go anytime

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #151 on: November 07, 2015, 05:19:16 PM »
I'm good to go anytime

So am I  :xbones  - "short lists" ready for Kade, Ruslan, Jay and David.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #152 on: November 07, 2015, 05:28:50 PM »
I'm good to go anytime

So am I  :xbones  - "short lists" ready for Kade, Ruslan, Jay and David.

Well you've got 400,000 songs in your music library, so it shouldn't be a problem lol

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #153 on: November 07, 2015, 05:55:53 PM »
Still gotta pick em..................sometimes too many options is worse than just enough.   Case in point - I won 2 of my last 4 or 5 (not confident on Chad's) roulettes and the two I won were the ones I was not confident about leading up and probably had fewer options to choose from.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #154 on: November 16, 2015, 08:29:02 PM »
I'm good to go anytime

So am I  :xbones  - "short lists" ready for Kade, Ruslan, Jay and David.

Damn.  :lol

Inrelation to mine, it will definitely not be Feb.  I have a couple of staff moving on around that time which means more work for me towards the end of season.  March/April looks like it, probably even April unfortunately. I want to make sure I am able to invest lots of time in this and do it properly.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #155 on: November 16, 2015, 08:57:23 PM »
Noted.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #156 on: November 16, 2015, 09:05:55 PM »
All the good songs will have been submitted by April.  Damn indeed  ;D
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« Reply #157 on: November 16, 2015, 09:11:50 PM »
All the good songs will have been submitted by April.  Damn indeed  ;D

I'm holding off bro, trust me.  I don't think what you've got lined up will need to be wiped between now and then.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #158 on: November 16, 2015, 09:19:34 PM »
I'm saving Denver/Sherman for you  ;)
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« Reply #159 on: November 16, 2015, 09:20:32 PM »
I'm saving Denver/Sherman for you  ;)

Listened to it last night on spotify.  :metal

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #160 on: November 16, 2015, 09:33:44 PM »
Inrelation to mine, it will definitely not be Feb.  I have a couple of staff moving on around that time which means more work for me towards the end of season.  March/April looks like it, probably even April unfortunately. I want to make sure I am able to invest lots of time in this and do it properly.

Bummer... but, better to do it right, than to do it quick.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #161 on: November 16, 2015, 09:37:38 PM »
Inrelation to mine, it will definitely not be Feb.  I have a couple of staff moving on around that time which means more work for me towards the end of season.  March/April looks like it, probably even April unfortunately. I want to make sure I am able to invest lots of time in this and do it properly.

Bummer... but, better to do it right, than to do it quick.

That's it, if I can wait a bit and have a lot of less distraction, it'll be for the best for everyone.  It'll come around quick as anyway.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #162 on: December 09, 2015, 06:36:38 AM »
I think it's a good time to sign me up for a v2  :biggrin:
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #163 on: December 12, 2015, 03:47:47 PM »
Oh yeah, can you sign me up for another round? It'll probably be a year or so before my turn comes up.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #164 on: December 12, 2015, 07:16:57 PM »
Oh yeah, can you sign me up for another round? It'll probably be a year or so before my turn comes up.
I hope you've checked some of the albums you got on your v2 :P

Oh, and I'm able to run my v2 right after the next roulette is over.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #165 on: December 12, 2015, 07:22:23 PM »
great, i've got so much metal to send you
maybe some ambient/drone
probably some stuff you'll hate

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #166 on: December 12, 2015, 07:25:19 PM »
As long as you don't send some Coheed or Oceansize, you'll do fine  :tup

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #167 on: December 12, 2015, 07:43:31 PM »
Oh yeah, can you sign me up for another round? It'll probably be a year or so before my turn comes up.
Done. :caffeine:

Oh, and I'm able to run my v2 right after the next roulette is over.
Noted.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #168 on: December 16, 2015, 06:46:59 AM »
If anyone is looking for participants count me in, I'm back from my vacation and eager to join the fun once again
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #169 on: December 16, 2015, 07:16:46 AM »
I'll definitely be desperately joining all the roulettes until I find someone whose musical tastes align with mine.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #170 on: December 16, 2015, 07:21:17 AM »
Good luck with that, I have only found 3 people so far that way, and won 2 of their roulettes :lol

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #171 on: January 07, 2016, 06:48:35 AM »
Slowest.  Group.  Of.  Roulettes.

2+ months and we have:
Bizkit - 4 rounds complete (current round - 2 weeks old)
Bombadil - 5 rounds complete (current round - 2 weeks old)
Train - 7 rounds complete (this is a decent pace)

Hopefully now that the holidays are over, the pace will pick up (though not all of the slowness can be blamed on the holidays).

C'mon guys.
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« Reply #172 on: January 07, 2016, 06:55:07 AM »
Yeah I've been saying this too, I shouldn't have done a 10 round roulette in the first place. While I personally think I'm doing my part at a decent pace like you said, I've been a bit too loosy, so even if I deliver results within 2-3 days after I've gotten all my songs, it's a decently slow pace.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #173 on: January 07, 2016, 06:57:29 AM »
To be fair the previous batch of roulettes were smokin'  - things may seem worse than they are for that reason  ;D
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #174 on: January 07, 2016, 07:30:40 AM »
Slowest.  Group.  Of.  Roulettes.

2+ months and we have:
Bizkit - 4 rounds complete (current round - 2 weeks old)
Bombadil - 5 rounds complete (current round - 2 weeks old)
Train - 7 rounds complete (this is a decent pace)

Hopefully now that the holidays are over, the pace will pick up (though not all of the slowness can be blamed on the holidays).

C'mon guys.
Concessions were allowed for the holiday season. Train hasn't been doing too bad and while both Tom and Bizkit have slowed dramatically, Tom at least was actually going at a reasonable pace before mid-december.

Tom's roulette:
- Start date October 28
- Round 1 results November 6 (8 days, acceptable for the first round since they can be a touch longer waiting for people to sign up etc)
- Round 2 results November 15 (9 days, barely acceptable but pushing it)
- Round 3 results November 23 (8 days, barely acceptable)
- Round 4 results December 2 (9 days, barely acceptable but pushing it)
- Round 5 results December 13 (11 days, pushing it more but it's December now, I'll consider this tolerable)
- Round 6 results December 24 (11 days again, tolerable for the time of year)
- Round 7 results forthcoming (currently 14 days, too long but half of that was the end of December and New Years)

Therefore I'm not concerned about Tom's pace just yet. I think he's fine...for now. I was optimistic he could pick it back up himself without me breathing down his neck about it.


Bizkit:
- Start date November 3
- Round 1 results November 12 (9 days, acceptable for the first round)
- Round 2 results November 24 (12 days, yeah this is too much)
- Round 3 results December 7 (13 days, again too much but it's getting into the holiday season. any other time of year unacceptable)
- Round 4 results December 25 (18 days which is unacceptable., but no comment made because of the time of year)
- Round 5 results forthcoming (14 days and counting, pushing it again but half of it was Christmas/New Years)

Verdict: I am concerned about the poor pace of Bizkit's roulette, but I didn't want to be telling peope to speed up during the Christmas/New Year period. Especially because I have literally jack shit to do during this particular time of year, and I can't really empathise with people who do. But if you're reading this dude, you need to start getting your shit together - no more concessions if you're being tardy now, and I do have concerns given the pace of your roulette thus far.
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