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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 11 Oct 2017, 16:26

Rayge wrote:
PENK wrote:Since 2000 that is.

Have we done this? I helmed a "...since 1990" one a few years ago but times change and all that...


How about since 2001, when the century started... :)

I'd be hard pressed to come up with more than a couple of dozen, so probably would not join in

Since 2000 could mean since the completion of 2000... ;)
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Rayge » 11 Oct 2017, 16:30

Darryl Strawberry wrote:
Rayge wrote:
PENK wrote:Since 2000 that is.

Have we done this? I helmed a "...since 1990" one a few years ago but times change and all that...


How about since 2001, when the century started... :)


Since 2000 could mean since the completion of 2000... ;)


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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby PENK » 11 Oct 2017, 16:41

No it doesn't, and for many people the century began on January 1st 2000.

And as common usage is the only real standard we have in the English language...

That'll be the cutoff date because I think it is what feels familiar to most people.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Rayge » 11 Oct 2017, 17:01

PENK wrote:No it doesn't, and for many people the century began on January 1st 2000.

And as common usage is the only real standard we have in the English language...

That'll be the cutoff date because I think it is what feels familiar to most people.


Technically, every second of every day is the start of a century, but whatever the mavens of three-ring-circus no-zero dying-god-notional-birthday gimmick tell you, the 21st century, and third millennium started, like all previous in the Xtian era on 1/1/01. And common usage isn't the only 'real' (whatever that means) standard. There's history and maths, for instance. Nobody disputes that the 19th century CE ended in 1900, for instance, and no-one suggest they started counting the first century at 0, as the concept of zero didn't exist when that monk magicked up X's birthday by counting back.
Not that any of this matters a damn in great scheme of things, I just had a Pedanticus attack and fancied a ride on a hobby horse :D .

But why call it albums of 'the century' anyway, if we only had just under 17 years of it? Why not Top 100 albums since 2000 (leaving aside K's footling)?

Anyhow, ducking out now, didn't mean to cause a fuss, sorry.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Fonz » 11 Oct 2017, 17:13

Darkness_Fish wrote:I'd join in, because I don't think my taste gets enough of a kicking every single day on here.


You should try being me! :cry:
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby The Modernist » 11 Oct 2017, 17:20

I'll be interested in seeing the results of this, but I'd be surprised if you get enough of a consensus to make a meaningful list.

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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby joels344 » 11 Oct 2017, 17:49

Count Machuki wrote:
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PENK wrote:Coan's list:

Is This It
A Beyonce single
The last three Fall albums


Add the Ariel Pink album and that's it


:lol:

could be worse
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Oct 2017, 18:16

Would consider it a challenge. I'm the innest of the in.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Darkness_Fish » 11 Oct 2017, 18:18

Fonz wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:I'd join in, because I don't think my taste gets enough of a kicking every single day on here.


You should try being me! :cry:

Yeah, but your taste sucks! :P
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Moleskin » 11 Oct 2017, 19:32

I'm in
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby PENK » 11 Oct 2017, 20:53

I've put some basic instructions in the first post now. Get cracking on your lists!
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby Ranking Ted » 11 Oct 2017, 20:57

Yep, I'll get something together for this.

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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby pcqgod » 11 Oct 2017, 21:00

Rayge wrote:
pcqgod wrote:Why not?


Not sure if you are talking to me or penk, but if the former, because that's a couple of dozen albums this century that I know of, rather than ones I would vote for.


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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the Century

Postby Fonz » 11 Oct 2017, 21:06

Darkness_Fish wrote:
Fonz wrote:
Darkness_Fish wrote:I'd join in, because I don't think my taste gets enough of a kicking every single day on here.


You should try being me! :cry:

Yeah, but your taste sucks! :P


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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby slightbreeze » 11 Oct 2017, 23:47

I'll give it a go

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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby algroth » 11 Oct 2017, 23:51

I'll start working on my list. Only 30 though? :(

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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby The Red Heifer » 11 Oct 2017, 23:53

I'm in too, it'll be nice to focus on music in a positive light, be good for the mind.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby algroth » 12 Oct 2017, 01:33

Sent my list.

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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby fange » 12 Oct 2017, 02:13

I'll try do this too. Good idea, Penky baby.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - lists to Penk!

Postby joels344 » 12 Oct 2017, 05:00

My list is in.