2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby echolalia » 16 Jan 2018, 18:45

8+3

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby Ranking Ted » 16 Jan 2018, 21:20

As long as it’s not the interminable song vs song format, I don’t mind. 8+3 probably if you’re looking for a call.

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby mission » 16 Jan 2018, 22:52

8+3 sounds good.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby The Modernist » 16 Jan 2018, 23:07

This i'll be like one of those BCB ties where you think you're winning quite comfortably and then there'll be 9 votes in a row for 12 + 4 or something!

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby fange » 16 Jan 2018, 23:14

12 + 5 for me please, martha
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby nev harp » 16 Jan 2018, 23:15

So fange will only need to pick 12 then.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby fange » 16 Jan 2018, 23:23

:x


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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby martha » 17 Jan 2018, 07:31

10 + 5 - 4 votes
8 + 3 - 8 votes
5 + 2 - 1 vote
1 v 1 - 1 vote
6 + 3 - 1 vote
12 + 5 - 1 vote

Well it's certainly looking like 8+3. Ugh. I like 5's and 10's. They make my OCD happy and really even 5+5 is better for me, because 3 is really a shite number to add each round...with 5 you can include stuff that the masses approve and stuff that is precious only to you as well without it all being too niche. It's how I make it to round 3 most years. With three tracks I can't go forward unless I just straight up play to the masses. So boring.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby fange » 17 Jan 2018, 07:58

I like the long lists too, but most people have just tired of that sadly, and can't muster the time or energy to go through them properly.

Hopefully, shorter lists means people will listen to all the songs though. That's a good thing.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby nev harp » 17 Jan 2018, 11:40

8+4?
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby fange » 17 Jan 2018, 11:51

I'll go with that.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby Darkness_Fish » 17 Jan 2018, 12:03

martha wrote:10 + 5 - 4 votes
8 + 3 - 8 votes
5 + 2 - 1 vote
1 v 1 - 1 vote
6 + 3 - 1 vote
12 + 5 - 1 vote

Well it's certainly looking like 8+3. Ugh. I like 5's and 10's. They make my OCD happy and really even 5+5 is better for me, because 3 is really a shite number to add each round...with 5 you can include stuff that the masses approve and stuff that is precious only to you as well without it all being too niche. It's how I make it to round 3 most years. With three tracks I can't go forward unless I just straight up play to the masses. So boring.

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby nev harp » 17 Jan 2018, 12:43

Sounds like _Fishy’s making excuses for his first round exit already.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby fange » 17 Jan 2018, 14:12

He's hoping to get martha on his side, so she might throw him a pity vote.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby Darkness_Fish » 17 Jan 2018, 15:36

I don't want your pity, I want your contempt.






Blimey, that was quick.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby Loki » 17 Jan 2018, 19:12

Darkness_Fish wrote:
martha wrote:10 + 5 - 4 votes
8 + 3 - 8 votes
5 + 2 - 1 vote
1 v 1 - 1 vote
6 + 3 - 1 vote
12 + 5 - 1 vote

Well it's certainly looking like 8+3. Ugh. I like 5's and 10's. They make my OCD happy and really even 5+5 is better for me, because 3 is really a shite number to add each round...with 5 you can include stuff that the masses approve and stuff that is precious only to you as well without it all being too niche. It's how I make it to round 3 most years. With three tracks I can't go forward unless I just straight up play to the masses. So boring.

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Right. Would anyone have a fit if we do 10+5?

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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby never/ever » 17 Jan 2018, 19:14

Exactly. Don't let the riff raff decide for you. If anyone has a problem with it, let them run the show.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 17 Jan 2018, 21:40

I'm fine with 10+5. I'm also fine with 8+3 for what it's worth.
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby nev harp » 17 Jan 2018, 21:41

Darkness_Fish wrote:I don't want your pity, I want your contempt.


Lady Gaga will go down very well. Perhaps a couple of tracks?
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Re: 2018 Cup format and rules discussion...

Postby The Modernist » 17 Jan 2018, 21:53

never/ever wrote:Exactly. Don't let the riff raff decide for you. If anyone has a problem with it, let them run the show.


Nonsense. It's not a dictatorship. Getting people to "run the show" is not a problem, I'd do it.