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12-02-2020, 15:11   #1
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Boardsies Decide The Greatest Music Album Of All-Time

Greetings travellers,

So I have this idea:

People send me their top 10 favourite albums of all-time via PM in numbered order of preference. Then, with a scoring system ( 10 points for number 1, 9 points for number 9, down to 1 point for number 10 etc.) I will add up the totals and run a countdown of the top 50/100 albums of all-time here on boards according to its members.

Alternately, I could run a tournament, but I don't think that would work at all? Let me know what you think.

So if you're on-board, PM me your choice of favourite album of all-time or a number of your favourite albums of all-time (top 2, top 3, top 4, top 10-it doesn't matter)-just make sure it's no more than 10 and in numbered order of preference.

You can also provide reasons for your choices and I will include all or some of those commentaries in the countdown, along with a video of a song from the album, its placings and points total, a list of members who chose it, its chart peak etc.

I know it's quite hard to decide favourites but it's worth a go, and if all goes to plan, I will do a countdown of the top 50/100 someday in the very distant future. I intend on starting a thread in the music forum too, and maybe even After Hours, in order to notify people and get more on board as we have quite a small group here on FG.

I will leave sign-ups open for a quite a while so no rush and we'll see how it goes...if it doesn't work, it just means less work for me.

Remember send me a private message with your top 10 of all-time in numbered order, or alternately, just your favourite album or your top 3 etc.

Oh, and no Greatest Hits Albums allowed! I'm looking at you, Alan Partridge.




Everything else is fair game.

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12-02-2020, 15:37   #2
 
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No prizes on offer?? boo...
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Ooh I like this idea more than a tournament. Not sure any of mine will make anyone else's list but that's because I'm right and everyone else is just a filthy philistine.
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Done. Hope I back a winner!
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Done. Was tough narrowing it down to 10 albums.
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14-02-2020, 21:26   #6
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Sent mine, came up with ten surprisingly easily!
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18-02-2020, 19:23   #7
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I'm going to need a lot of contributions for a countdown so get working on it forum games regulars! So far, there is a winner and about 50 joint second places. That's not gonna do.
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Entry sent there now.
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8 submissions so far and we have a clear 1-2. Reveal won't be for a few months at least-maybe even a few years at this rate.
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I will get a list to you in the next few days. Need to think about a few more albums
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23-02-2020, 19:44   #12
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We've got a 1,2,3 now. All I need is about 100 more submissions for a top 50 countdown.

Participation is appreciated. I might even throw a prize in for the person who picks the highest placers on average! But I probably won't bother my arse.
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Need to have a proper think about this, but I'll definitely get a list to you in the next few days
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OK, I had a look through my CD collection and have it narrowed down to 19... I think

No idea how to trim it further, let alone rank them

And then should it be tactical? Should I drop albums I'm almost certain no one else will pick in favour of adding points to better known ones that I may not love as much personally, but would be happy to see win...?
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Oh, and no Greatest Hits Albums allowed!
Do live albums fall under the greatest hits banner?
I can think of one, very obvious, example...
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