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Poll: Favorite or not? (79 member(s) have cast votes)

When did Rush stop being your favorite band?

  1. They were never my favorite (8 votes [10.13%])

    Percentage of vote: 10.13%

  2. 1970's (2 votes [2.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.53%

  3. 1980's (1 votes [1.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.27%

  4. 1990's (1 votes [1.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 1.27%

  5. 2000's (2 votes [2.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.53%

  6. 2010's (2 votes [2.53%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.53%

  7. They are still my favorite (49 votes [62.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 62.03%

  8. How dare you even ask such a ridiculous and disgusting question? (14 votes [17.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.72%

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#21 Mr. JD

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 07:34 PM

Rush will always be my favorite.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:45 PM

View PostJohnRogers, on 02 April 2017 - 05:45 PM, said:

How dare you even ask such a ridiculous and disgusting question???

That was for the intense fanboys who believe (erroneously) that Rush can do no wrong. The people that say Rush has "written the soundtrack for my life". Those types.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 08:59 PM

They've never been my favorite. As long as I've been invested in music (minus a very short and obscure discovery period where Kiss held the top spot out of respect for my dad), Queen has been number one, and that will never change. However, not too long after Queen, there was Rush, and Rush have held that number two spot about ever since I heard 2112. Side note, I'm actually much more of a Rush expert than I am a Queen expert, though I attribute a lot of that to a few things: beyond the lighted stage, this forum, writing a research paper about 2112, my dad introducing me to Rush (found Queen amongst the various classic rock bands dad got me listening to, though they were never one of his big favorites before I got into them), and seeing them in concert last year.

When that Freddie doc finally comes around, and after I see Queen + AL in August (EEEEEEEEEEEEE!), maybe my knowledge of Queen will start climbing to match my knowledge of Rush, but you never know. I haven't read a ton of Queen books. The albums however, are my lifeblood.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:00 PM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 02 April 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

View PostJohnRogers, on 02 April 2017 - 05:45 PM, said:

How dare you even ask such a ridiculous and disgusting question???

That was for the intense fanboys who believe (erroneously) that Rush can do no wrong. The people that say Rush has "written the soundtrack for my life". Those types.


Rush has written (a great deal of) the soundtrack for my life.

Still second place.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:12 PM

Top band yes. Top musician(s) no. Clapton will always be number one there. I have gone through a lot of "favourite bands" over the years but I don't think any band ticks all the boxes the way Rush does. I know more about them than I ever tried about anyone but the Beatles when I was a teenager. I admire them as human beings as much as I admire George Harrison (and that's saying a lot). Their songs run through my head constantly. I'm now older than they are and still love them

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:16 PM

I dont even really like Rush, but  was banned from all the elvis costello forums...

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:23 PM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 02 April 2017 - 04:06 PM, said:

Taste in many things change as we go through life, including music. What say ye?

They will be my number one until the day I die.  Y&T is second.

Yup!  I am fuckking weird!

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 09:38 PM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 02 April 2017 - 09:23 PM, said:

View PostFordgalaxy, on 02 April 2017 - 04:06 PM, said:

Taste in many things change as we go through life, including music. What say ye?

They will be my number one until the day I die.  Y&T is second.

Yup!  I am fuckking weird!
One band has forty years of great music, the other has Summertime Girls.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 10:31 PM

they've been my favorite for the past 4 and a half years. i go through phases where im hooked on a certain band but rush is always my favorite.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 10:36 PM

View Postprolix, on 02 April 2017 - 04:34 PM, said:

Always and forever.
This.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 11:32 PM

View PostILSnwdog, on 02 April 2017 - 10:36 PM, said:

View Postprolix, on 02 April 2017 - 04:34 PM, said:

Always and forever.
This.


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Posted 02 April 2017 - 11:55 PM

Never were never will be.

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Posted 02 April 2017 - 11:59 PM

View PostFordgalaxy, on 02 April 2017 - 08:45 PM, said:

View PostJohnRogers, on 02 April 2017 - 05:45 PM, said:

How dare you even ask such a ridiculous and disgusting question???

That was for the intense fanboys who believe (erroneously) that Rush can do no wrong. The people that say Rush has "written the soundtrack for my life". Those types.
Well no one is infallible not even El Papa as for the rest. GUILTY AS CHARGED!

:rush: is rock 'n roll and ROCK IS THE SOUNDTRACK OF MY LIFE...and a little jazz.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 12:39 AM

Queen have always been my favorite but Rush have been a closed second, but I am not sure anymore....

After R40 Tour ended, I have almost not listen to Rush at all. I have been listening to a lot of other stuff. I think they are still a top band for me, I just think I need a break from them.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 12:41 AM

View PostYYZumbi, on 03 April 2017 - 12:39 AM, said:

Queen have always been my favorite but Rush have been a closed second, but I am not sure anymore....

After R40 Tour ended, I have almost not listen to Rush at all. I have been listening to a lot of other stuff. I think they are still a top band for me, I just think I need a break from them.

Queen are right up there with the all time great bands

This may be sacrilege to say but I don't think Rush are, cant explain why

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 12:48 AM

View PostYYZumbi, on 03 April 2017 - 12:39 AM, said:

Queen have always been my favorite but Rush have been a closed second, but I am not sure anymore....

After R40 Tour ended, I have almost not listen to Rush at all. I have been listening to a lot of other stuff. I think they are still a top band for me, I just think I need a break from them.

Truly great band in the era since 1960 are :finbar:

The Beatles
Led Zeppelin
Beach Boys
The Who
Eagles
Van Halen
Genesis
Journey
BM & TW
Doobie Brothers
Steely Dan
Chas and Dave

I know that I am going to get so much flak for this but at the end of the day :finbar: :finbar:

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 12:51 AM

Sorry Queen should have been on the list, as should Metallica, Nirvana and many others including Skid Row and Cinderella and Kajagoogoo

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 01:29 AM

View PostSegue Myles, on 02 April 2017 - 11:55 PM, said:

Never were never will be.

You are such an attractive troll.....

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 01:33 AM

A lot of Queen mentions here. I like them too but NOT close to :rush: a distant eight or nine.

You know who comes close??? Pre-drama Queesr├┐che.

Now Geoff Tate makes wine and dresses like a hipster.

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Posted 03 April 2017 - 01:34 AM

View PostSteve Smith, on 03 April 2017 - 12:51 AM, said:

Kajagoogoo
You should be bann for that.




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