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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #385 on: October 11, 2016, 08:56:46 PM »
Unfortunately it seems that Scar is not interested in continuing their roulette. I haven't gotten any response to my posts in their thread or to PMs even though they are actively posting, and some of you passed on a PM you got from Scar about a perceived lack of interest in it (which appears to be mutual) and a wish to stop the roulette. I see no reason why the next person shouldn't get started so I have sent a PM to the next person on the list.

I thought I'd better post here letting you all know so that there was no confusion when the next person started their roulette without any of the current roulettes having properly ended.

If Scar later chooses to continue their roulette they will be able to, but I'm personally not holding my breath.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #386 on: October 11, 2016, 09:07:20 PM »
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #387 on: October 11, 2016, 09:29:28 PM »
So did I win Scar's roulette since I'm tied with Scorp but Sacul comes before Scorpion? :neverusethis:

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #388 on: October 11, 2016, 10:01:28 PM »
deep down, i think we're all losers
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #389 on: October 12, 2016, 08:14:33 AM »
So did I win Scar's roulette since I'm tied with Scorp but Sacul comes before Scorpion? :neverusethis:

Sure, go ahead. I don't really care. :lol
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #390 on: October 21, 2016, 02:42:47 PM »
I just started my last round, so whoever's next can probably go. :)
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #391 on: October 24, 2016, 06:06:04 AM »
Apparently it's my turn. I'll Post the link to the thread later today

Join if you'd like

http://www.dreamtheaterforums.org/boards/index.php?topic=48693.new#new
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #392 on: November 01, 2016, 12:26:11 PM »
....been a while since I participated.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #393 on: December 11, 2016, 02:35:50 PM »
The final round of my roulette just started so I believe the next person can go right?
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #394 on: December 11, 2016, 08:05:51 PM »
Correct, they have been informed. :tup

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #395 on: December 30, 2016, 05:14:38 PM »
bolsters or evermind or someone you should do a roulette so I can get cut in prelims again
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #396 on: December 30, 2016, 05:18:33 PM »
Alright, so this might be a first: I've reached the end of the waiting list. :lol There's a few still in waiting as I'm sure you all know but none of them have informed me that they are ready to begin their roulettes just yet. I suspected that this might happen some time ago so I've already got a few contingency plans that I'd like your input on.

1. If someone not on the waiting list wants to start a roulette without the wait, they can do so right now.
2. If no one wants to do that but there is interest in another roulette being hosted, I can run a mini-roulette and fill in some time until someone else is ready.
3. If people are a bit burnt out on roulettes at the moment, no new roulette will begin immediately; we will wait for someone on the list to be ready or for someone to show interest in option #1.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #397 on: December 30, 2016, 06:39:20 PM »
This seems really interesting. I've been lightly following some roulette's to grasp how they work, but it's still pretty confusing. I read the introduction post and all I got was that roulette's are to know bands better? If that's the case, I may show interest in this.

Sorry for not fully understanding how this works.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #398 on: December 30, 2016, 06:43:26 PM »
roulette short version:
players send the host songs
the host rates the songs (either ranking or scoring, usually)
whoever has the most points at the end wins
and the host gets a ton of cool music to check out (hopefully)
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #399 on: December 30, 2016, 06:46:11 PM »
Ah, I think I might understand. That's why there are many rounds.

I guess I will check out other roulette's, but thanks for the info. Parama. :tup

Edit: I read over Home's roulette and I guess I can use this as an opportunity to broaden my tastes....count me in! ^.^
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #400 on: December 30, 2016, 08:38:55 PM »
I would actually strongly recommend that you join at least one roulette as a participant before running one yourself. We've had people run roulettes without ever having been a participant before and they're almost always a trainwreck, to the point where the roulette ends up being abandoned and never finished. That happened only a few weeks ago with someone, infact. :-\ It's not an actual rule or anything that someone has to have participated in a roulette before they can run one, but I think it's a better way to go.

425 did an excellent job but he seems to be an exception.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #401 on: December 30, 2016, 08:42:06 PM »
That's totally fine! I understand and agree with all your points. :)

I'll do that so I can learn more about roulettes. Thank you!

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #402 on: December 31, 2016, 03:14:12 AM »
 :yeahright

I vote option 3. Well I won't be holding anyone from hosting roulettes ofc, but I probably won't participate for a while.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #403 on: January 26, 2017, 07:07:20 AM »
So I've had 2 Roulettes that did not finish.  One in the final round which I was one point back and another on the second last round I was in the lead by 5 points.  WTFlagnar.  I could have 1 to 2 wins there.
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #404 on: January 26, 2017, 07:08:01 PM »
Sounds like a Song Roulette screw job for King.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #405 on: January 26, 2017, 07:19:08 PM »
So I've had 2 Roulettes that did not finish.  One in the final round which I was one point back and another on the second last round I was in the lead by 5 points.  WTFlagnar.  I could have 1 to 2 wins there.

would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #406 on: January 27, 2017, 07:08:10 AM »
I'm bitching not crying! :lol



I was killing it with both and you know Tim since you were at the bottom of both roulettes.

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #407 on: January 27, 2017, 12:51:15 PM »
Give a crotch chop before you drop the mic

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Re: The Song Roulette Tracker Thread 3.0 - v. Betting on red just this once
« Reply #408 on: January 27, 2017, 02:16:29 PM »
Give a crotch chop before you drop the mic


Like Chris Farley lol.
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