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  • [Game] Guess the album! Fifth week: Instant hit!

    Hey guys,

    I've got an idea for a new and fun game. It basically goes like this: You post an album's chart run in the UK (You can find them on www.officialcharts.com) and the others have to guess the album. You got it correct? Well, then it's your turn now!

    RULES:
    1. The album has to be known and that means that it must have reached multiplatinum status (= 2x platinum and higher) in the UK.
    2. No album is allowed to be taken twice. Once it's played, it's eliminated for further rounds.
    3. If it is not solved after a day, you may give hints (e.g. 'It's the artist's 3rd album.', 'It's an R&B album.', etc.).

    It would be cool if you picked albums with unusual chart runs, e.g. an album that took 60 weeks to reach No. 1, an album that peaked at No. 3 for 8 weeks or an album that spent 2 weeks in the top 10 - in its 1st and 57th week.

    -----------------------------------------

    Here comes the first chart run:
    1 / 1 / 3 / 3 / 2 / 5 / 4 / 4 / 3 / 4 / 3 / 2 / 4 / 5 / 1 / 1 / 3 / 3 / 2 / 3 / 3 / 6 / 3 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 4 / 4 / 2 / 2 / 2 / 3 / 1 / 3 / 4 / 4 / 4 / 1 / 2 / 1/ 2 / 1 / 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 4 / 4 / 8 / 3 / 2 / 5 / 5 / 7 / 5 / 9 / 9 / 6 / 7 / 4 / 5 / 4 / 5 / 5 / 6 / 6 / 5 / 4 / 7 / 11 / 10 / 7 / 6 / 9 / 9 / 10 / 7 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 19 / 18 / 16 / 11 / 15 / 21 / 28 / 29 / 27 / 22 / 23 / 27 / 34 / 29 / 31 / 34 / 31 / 41 / 42 / 44 / 46 / 41 / 41 / 42 / 45 / 49 / 45 / 50 / 46 / 54 / 43 / 42 / 38 / 31 / 26 / 32 / 22 / 29 / 33 / 37 / 42 / 45 / 49 / 45 / 44 / 64 / 63 / 73 / 79 / 89 / 89 / - / 89 / 87 / 88 / 76 / 63 / 70 / 73 / 73 / - / 69 / 70 / 67 / 62 / 78 / 93 / - / 95 / 99 / 77 / 82 / 96 / 89 / 80 / 79 / 75 / 85 / 71 / 20 / 21 / 28 / 35 / 25 / 26 / 31 / 21 / 15 / 22 / 32 / 44 / 37 / 38 / 40 / 28 / 21 / 19 / 22 / 19 / 30 / 31 / 32 / 31 / 25 / 29 / 30 / 30 / 26 / 33 / 36 / 39 / 49 / 48 / 51 / 52 / 57 / 39 / 50 / 68 / 73 / 64 / 68 / 58 / 60 / 60 / 56 / 46 / 56 / 51 / 50 / 55 / 55 / 62 / 61 / 63 / 64 / 60 / 66 / 75 / 71 / 82 / 92 / 94 / - / 81 / 64 / 51 / 64 / 53 / 55 / 54 / 53 / 55 / 62 / 58 / 64 / 61 / 61 / 52 / 66 / 63 / 66 / 63 / 60 / 58 / 71 / 65 / 71 / 73 / 75 / 85 / 75 / 80 / 51 / 52 / 56 / 53 / 59 / 58 / 65 / 67 / 61 / 62 / 67 / 70 / 66 / 67 / 83 / 87 / 87 / 96 / 97 / - / 84 / 66 / 71 / 75 / 79 / 74 / 71 / 57 / 67 / 61 / 63 / 69 / 67 / 56 / 63 / 63 / 66 / 61 / 61 / 68 / 71 / 71 / 73 / 73
    Last edited by theMathematician; Mon June 15, 2020, 22:59.
    You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
    I should walk away.
    Oh, I should walk away.
    But I think I'll stay.
    (Miley Cyrus)

  • #2
    Adele's 21?
    Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2020: [#1!]
    Akini's Top 25 Albums of 2020: [#1!]
    Akini's Top 25 Artists of 2020: [#1!]

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    • #3
      No, it's another album.

      So, here comes the hint: It won at least one award in the Grammy Awards' major categories.
      You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
      I should walk away.
      Oh, I should walk away.
      But I think I'll stay.
      (Miley Cyrus)

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      • #4
        Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep?

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        • #5
          No, it's another album.

          Here comes the next hint: The artist was born in 1992.
          You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
          I should walk away.
          Oh, I should walk away.
          But I think I'll stay.
          (Miley Cyrus)

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          • #6
            thank u next?

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            • #7
              Well, Ariana Grande's album was successful, not that successful though ^^ . The artist won not only a Grammy but also an Oscar.
              You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
              I should walk away.
              Oh, I should walk away.
              But I think I'll stay.
              (Miley Cyrus)

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              • #8
                Sam Smith - In The Lonely Hour

                was thinking Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez are all '92-ers... hmmm no oscars Ah..... Sam Smith.
                UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                • #9
                  Yeah, you got it, Affillate ^^ ! Now you can pick an album - you can choose the link in the first post to choose the album and then just quote the chart run.
                  You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
                  I should walk away.
                  Oh, I should walk away.
                  But I think I'll stay.
                  (Miley Cyrus)

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Quick question How do I figure out if it's reached multiplatinum on the UK chart site? EDIT wait can just use wikipedia. The ARIA chart usually lists the certififications in the chart pages alongside but cant figure out to view that on the UK chart site. Anyways...
                    Last edited by Affillate; Fri June 19, 2020, 14:19.
                    UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                    • #11
                      Next album (excuse the sloppy format in spoiler tag, may edit later just about to go to bed and cant be bothered haha).


                      Spoiler!
                      UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                      • #12
                        Yeah, just use Wikipedia to check out its cert!
                        You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
                        I should walk away.
                        Oh, I should walk away.
                        But I think I'll stay.
                        (Miley Cyrus)

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                        • #13
                          Clue: its the artists 5th Studio Album
                          UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                          • #14
                            theMathematician I think maybe we might need to open this up to question style to generate some interest like the 'Guess the Song' game perhaps? As it is there's nothing to go on for guessing other than the Chart run and a clue per day unless you really know the chart runs. haha.

                            Next Clue: It has a title track which was also a single from the album.
                            UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                            • #15
                              Good point, Affillate . I initially wanted it to have a focus on charts, but I'll think about revising it by tomorrow!
                              You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
                              I should walk away.
                              Oh, I should walk away.
                              But I think I'll stay.
                              (Miley Cyrus)

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                              • #16
                                HIStory by MJ?
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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by RayRay View Post
                                  HIStory by MJ?

                                  Nope. another clue it's a 00's album.
                                  UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Affillate View Post
                                    Nope. another clue it's a 00's album.
                                    P!nk - Funhouse
                                    Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2020: [#1!]
                                    Akini's Top 25 Albums of 2020: [#1!]
                                    Akini's Top 25 Artists of 2020: [#1!]

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by JSparksFan View Post

                                      P!nk - Funhouse
                                      Yep thats the one Your Turn JSparksFan
                                      UKMIXtapes Vol.3 | ROUND 9!

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                                      • #20
                                        Chart Run: 27 36 51 56 55 54 71 62 57 51 60 56 58 37 22 10 5 13 17 16 22 30 30 31 29 27 18 10 13 10 9 6 5 5 4 4 5 6 6 10 12 15 14 18 25 8 30 25 34 39 57 57 55 62 48 32 28 27 18 18 18 19 30 44 55 65 76 65 77 72

                                        Clue No. 1: The album was released in the 90s.
                                        Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2020: [#1!]
                                        Akini's Top 25 Albums of 2020: [#1!]
                                        Akini's Top 25 Artists of 2020: [#1!]

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                                        • #21
                                          Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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                                          • #22
                                            Guys, what would you say if I edited the rules in the following way:
                                            1. I would pick a certain criterion for the choice of albums for each week (e.g. best of albums, 90s divas, big comebacks, etc.)
                                            2. There would be a scaling of points, so it would be like that: 1 hint = 5 points, 2 hints = 3 points, 3 hints = 1 point. If it cant be solved after 3 hints, it would be revealed.
                                            ?
                                            You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
                                            I should walk away.
                                            Oh, I should walk away.
                                            But I think I'll stay.
                                            (Miley Cyrus)

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                                            • #23
                                              Originally posted by RayRay View Post
                                              Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
                                              No.

                                              Originally posted by theMathematician View Post
                                              Guys, what would you say if I edited the rules in the following way:
                                              1. I would pick a certain criterion for the choice of albums for each week (e.g. best of albums, 90s divas, big comebacks, etc.)
                                              2. There would be a scaling of points, so it would be like that: 1 hint = 5 points, 2 hints = 3 points, 3 hints = 1 point. If it cant be solved after 3 hints, it would be revealed.
                                              ?
                                              This works! And maybe we could do a clue a day, so that if it's not solved within three days, the mystery album is revealed.
                                              Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2020: [#1!]
                                              Akini's Top 25 Albums of 2020: [#1!]
                                              Akini's Top 25 Artists of 2020: [#1!]

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                                              • #24
                                                Thanks for your feedback. Considering that you gave the clue about 90s, this will be the motto of this week up to Sunday .
                                                You dare to call me crazy, have you looked around this place?
                                                I should walk away.
                                                Oh, I should walk away.
                                                But I think I'll stay.
                                                (Miley Cyrus)

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                                                • #25
                                                  Clue No. 2: The album is an R&B LP.
                                                  Akini's Top 100 Songs of 2020: [#1!]
                                                  Akini's Top 25 Albums of 2020: [#1!]
                                                  Akini's Top 25 Artists of 2020: [#1!]

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