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Poll: DEW/Afterim vs TBM/GD vs F10/TSS (21 member(s) have cast votes)

Which mid-80s pair do you like the most?

  1. Distant Early Warning / Afterimage (12 votes [57.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 57.14%

  2. The Big Money / Grand Designs (2 votes [9.52%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.52%

  3. Force 10 / Time Stand Still (7 votes [33.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 33.33%

Which is your LEAST liked song?

  1. Distant Early Warning (1 votes [4.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.76%

  2. Afterimage (4 votes [19.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.05%

  3. The Big Money (4 votes [19.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.05%

  4. Grand Designs (7 votes [33.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 33.33%

  5. Force 10 (1 votes [4.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.76%

  6. Time Stand Still (4 votes [19.05%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.05%

Which ones would you give a B- grade or LOWER?

  1. Distant Early Warning (2 votes [5.41%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.41%

  2. Afterimage (4 votes [10.81%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.81%

  3. The Big Money (2 votes [5.41%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.41%

  4. Grand Designs (9 votes [24.32%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.32%

  5. Force 10 (6 votes [16.22%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 16.22%

  6. Time Stand Still (5 votes [13.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 13.51%

  7. None. They're all at least a B or better. (9 votes [24.32%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.32%

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#1 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 09:00 AM

Let's try questions 2 & 3 in the opposite direction from yesterday's thread.

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#2 vaportrailer

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 10:47 AM

Hey, you read/controlled my mind!
...but I should've known. :(

#3 treeduck

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 11:08 AM

This is interesting because my least favourite album of these is GuP but these two opening songs are two of the best on the album for me, along with Kid Gloves and Between the Wheels, and they win this poll handily. In the case of HYF and Power Windows I like the opening songs but I like the later songs better and overall they're consistent. GuP has too many songs that offend my ear like The Body Electric, Red Lenses and The Enemy Within. These three songs are what ruin GuP and bring it down below lots of other albums, including the other two albums in the poll.

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#4 Lucas

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 12:00 PM

Distant Early Warning and Afterimage are good songs, and they are the winning pair here ... But even though I like them and they're enjoyable enough, all the songs here grade out at a B- or less, with Big Money and Grand Designs at the bottom of this barrel

#5 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 12:00 PM

View Postvaportrailer, on 30 August 2017 - 10:47 AM, said:

Hey, you read/controlled my mind!
...but I should've known. :(

Where's Steve Smith to prove the legitimacy of your post?

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#6 ReRushed

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 12:00 PM

View Posttreeduck, on 30 August 2017 - 11:08 AM, said:

This is interesting because my least favourite album of these is GuP but these two opening songs are two of the best on the album for me, along with Kid Gloves and Between the Wheels, and they win this poll handily. In the case of HYF and Power Windows I like the opening songs but I like the later songs better and overall they're consistent. GuP has too many songs that offend my ear like The Body Electric, Red Lenses and The Enemy Within. These three songs are what ruin GuP and bring it down below lots of other albums, including the other two albums in the poll.
I pretty much agree.

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 01:06 PM

I went with the GUP duo over my favorite out of the bunch...Time Stand Still.

Grand Designs is the bottom dweller here.

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 05:34 PM

First duo is my choice here easily.
Least fave song - a lame tune called The Big Money!
TBM, Force 10 and TST are rated lower than B in my book.

BTW, Keep polling here, JohnnyBlaze!  :)

#9 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 06:18 PM

View PostTexas King, on 30 August 2017 - 05:34 PM, said:

First duo is my choice here easily.
Least fave song - a lame tune called The Big Money!
TBM, Force 10 and TST are rated lower than B in my book.

BTW, Keep polling here, JohnnyBlaze!  :)

:cheers: TK
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But have no fear, I've got another idea or two coming in the next 48 hours. :blaze:

#10 JohnnyBlaze

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Posted 30 August 2017 - 06:22 PM

DEW/Afterimage win. DEW's just too strong and Afterimage's lyrics help.

GD was my answer for questions 2 & 3. It's not a bad song and parts of it I really like but I'd probably give it an overall grade of C+.





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