Greatest Album of 1979 - Preliminary Round 3

Which albums deserve to move on?

Poll ended at 15 May 2021, 8:52am

Blondie, Eat to the Beat
3
3%
The Clash, London Calling
12
13%
Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Armed Forces
6
7%
The Damned, Machine Gun Etiquette
3
3%
Gang of Four, Entertainment!
8
9%
The Germs, (GI)
3
3%
The Jam, Setting Sons
8
9%
Joy Division, Unknown Pleasures
5
6%
KISS, Dynasty
2
2%
Madness, One Step Beyond …
3
3%
Magazine, Secondhand Daylight
4
4%
The Ruts, The Crack
3
3%
The Skids, Scared to Dance
4
4%
The Slits, Cut
5
6%
The Specials, The Specials
11
12%
Stiff Little Fingers, Inflammable Material
9
10%
 
Total votes: 89

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So, what did round 2 of the preliminaries tell us? That collectively you think Dynasty is better than Lodger, Stations of the Crass, Three Imaginary Boys, Metal Box, Fear of Music, and 154. Have you people actually heard Dynasty? Jesus Christ, this board …

This should be the last prelim round. We're down to sixteen albums. I'm going to keep everyone's number of votes at four, but the threshold to survive is now also at four. I'm hoping that'll knock off four to six more, so that on Monday we can switch to survivor mode.
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We can have 4 people crazy enough to vote for Dynasty.

Its funny on the initial first round lost you posted I voted for PiL but subsequent offerings (SLF, Germs, Ruts) got my vote.

Im surprised the Germs have made it this far as this is a Kagajaroo board.

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revbob wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:05am
We can have 4 people crazy enough to vote for Dynasty.
The only good thing from that would be in the first proper elimination round, I'd hope it would receive every vote but Heston's. That kind of trouncing would be somewhat therapeutic. But still, looking at what's already been tossed over instead, you start to understand how QAnon took off.
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Egads man, someone is still posting votes for Dynasty.....totally stumped. :question:
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Sparky wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:22am
Egads man, someone is still posting votes for Dynasty.....totally stumped. :question:
What if the voting wasnt anonymous??

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Joy Division, Magazine, Skids, SLF, same as last round.
Who pfaffed the pfaff? Who got pfaffed tonight?

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revbob wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:23am
Sparky wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:22am
Egads man, someone is still posting votes for Dynasty.....totally stumped. :question:
What if the voting wasnt anonymous??
Even though I'm fairly new to this board, I've got a hunch who cast the vote.
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Sparky wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:26am
revbob wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:23am
Sparky wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:22am
Egads man, someone is still posting votes for Dynasty.....totally stumped. :question:
What if the voting wasnt anonymous??
Even though I'm fairly new to this board, I've got a hunch who cast the vote.
Right but there's one more out there.
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There are just too many good choices, I can't pick one. Obviously the KISS album is meant as a joke but the others are all very prominent in my collection and I still listen to them on a regular basis.

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coffeepotman wrote:
14 May 2021, 9:59am
There are just too many good choices, I can't pick one. Obviously the KISS album is meant as a joke but the others are all very prominent in my collection and I still listen to them on a regular basis.
Obviously the KISS album is meant as a joke
Shit, might want to edit this before Heston sees it! :mrgreen:
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There’s literally only one shitty album on this list. This poll is going to be hard.
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Ok 2 votes for Kiss again? WTF people this is why democracy doesn't work.

I want non anonymous polling

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revbob wrote:
14 May 2021, 10:39am
Ok 2 votes for Kiss again? WTF people this is why democracy doesn't work.

I want non anonymous polling
This explains so much about all of these polls: everyone sucks.
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This corroborates my musing the other day about the Clash being hoisted out of the punk category and into the general rock category. They attract more than just people with good taste.
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revbob wrote:
14 May 2021, 10:39am
Ok 2 votes for Kiss again? WTF people this is why democracy doesn't work.

I want non anonymous polling
Either that or voting and not knowing the results until the poll expires. That could complicate where people distribute their votes.
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