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All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Flex » 19 Jul 2019, 11:33am



20 Rounds, a LOT of songs that we had to refresh ourselves with from the Wilderness Years, and some intense disagreement on what Joe's Canon is all about. You folks weren't just religitating an artist's historical catalog reputation, you were creating it. Well done.

Lot's of fun, this one. I really didn't know what to expect going in and looking back at how it all went down I'm still surprised by a fair bit of it. Wild times.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by matedog » 19 Jul 2019, 11:37am

Flex wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 11:33am


20 Rounds, a LOT of songs that we had to refresh ourselves with from the Wilderness Years, and some intense disagreement on what Joe's Canon is all about. You folks weren't just religitating an artist's historical catalog reputation, you were creating it. Well done.

Lot's of fun, this one. I really didn't know what to expect going in and looking back at how it all went down I'm still surprised by a fair bit of it. Wild times.
Definitely the most interesting of the assessments we've done.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Wolter » 19 Jul 2019, 11:49am

I feel vindicated after the early, crushing loss of the Unkown Immortal.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Silent Majority » 19 Jul 2019, 11:50am

Wolter wrote:
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I feel vindicated after the early, crushing loss of the Unkown Immortal.
I'm just pleased Tennessee Rain won, as I hoped it would
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Heston » 19 Jul 2019, 11:57am

I'm still in shock.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Jul 2019, 12:10pm

Most lopsided of the final rounds, too.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Wolter » 19 Jul 2019, 12:19pm

Silent Majority wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 11:50am
Wolter wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 11:49am
I feel vindicated after the early, crushing loss of the Unkown Immortal.
I'm just pleased Tennessee Rain won, as I hoped it would
Another great song.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Kory » 19 Jul 2019, 1:01pm

Thanks for all the work Flex, it was fun.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by JennyB » 19 Jul 2019, 1:01pm

Thank you, Flex. This was a lot of work on your part for us to have such fun!
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Jul 2019, 1:14pm

Thirding the thanks to Flex (and SM and Westway) for emceeing the shenaningans.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Heston » 19 Jul 2019, 4:36pm

Yeah, big ups to the three of you for hosting these survivor polls. I know how hard it is to get a poll together.
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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by BitterTom » 19 Jul 2019, 4:47pm

Heston wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 4:36pm
Yeah, big ups to the three of you for hosting these survivor polls. I know how hard it is to get a poll together.
Bring back Friday Poll!

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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Heston » 19 Jul 2019, 4:48pm

BitterTom wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 4:47pm
Heston wrote:
19 Jul 2019, 4:36pm
Yeah, big ups to the three of you for hosting these survivor polls. I know how hard it is to get a poll together.
Bring back Friday Poll!
It may be on the agenda! :shifty:
Why should I plan for the future? Let the future make plans for me.

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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by 101Walterton » 19 Jul 2019, 5:32pm

I think it is apt that one of the last songs Joe wrote won the poll shows he was still on the up and a master of his craft when he died.
Thanks to Flex for the effort put in to this and also credit for the one liners that opened each new poll after elimination 😂

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Re: All Hail Get Down Moses

Post by Marky Dread » 20 Jul 2019, 5:59pm

Rabies from the Dogs of Flex.

Great work Mr. Flex.
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