123rd FSC (Aug2017-RETRO): Christchurch, New Zealand RESULTS

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Postby Grybop » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:35 pm

Time to vote!

PM me your favourite songs, using this format:

[Name of country voting]
12 points ___________________(favourite country)
10 points ______________________
08 points ______________________
07 points ______________________
06 points ______________________
05 points ______________________
04 points ______________________
03 points ______________________
02 points ______________________
01 point _______________________(10th favourite country)


I haven't had time to listen to every entry, nor edit the first post, but you are more than welcome to begin voting!
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Postby heppolo » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:05 am

A lot of relatively well-known acts, singers, bands and there are some cases of me preferring other songs of the artists' catalogue to those in the contest.
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Postby Grybop » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:50 pm

cheapthrills wrote:
Magnus wrote:The link to the Finnish song currently leads to a completely different song (Churchill - Change) ?!?
Oops, that would help, wouldn't it? :lol:
I copied from my post last month and didn't change the link. It has been updated.
Same goes for the Divinyls :P Please approve of link in first post.
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Postby Grybop » Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:10 am

Ukraine is in fact a version of an old traditional song and thus ineligible.

If you are unsure about whether a song you plan to enter is ineligible, feel free to PM me about it in advance.
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Postby cheapthrills » Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:05 am

Grybop wrote:
cheapthrills wrote:
Magnus wrote:The link to the Finnish song currently leads to a completely different song (Churchill - Change) ?!?
Oops, that would help, wouldn't it? :lol:
I copied from my post last month and didn't change the link. It has been updated.
Same goes for the Divinyls :P Please approve of link in first post.
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Postby Benny » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:18 am

Voted, good month!
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Postby leomedar » Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:51 pm

voted
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Postby Magnus » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:07 pm

The linked YouTube video for Spain is blocked in my country (Sweden). Here's a working alternative link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzDEAc4uvmY
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Postby Mainshow » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:21 pm

Voted! Diverse month!

Actually, I enjoy Retro month and the 100th anniversary when only official languages ofna country were allowed.
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Postby jio » Wed Aug 23, 2017 5:32 pm

Voted... knew a bit less than half of the songs, some nice discoveries but my 12 and my 10 went to songs I knew very well already...
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Postby trebor » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:16 pm

Still assessing. Three songs are set but not ranked.
What a mixed bag this month. Thought it would be huge but it turns out to be quite sobering in the end.
Will do my best to vote tonight!
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Postby mondflug » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:33 pm

Bad month :(

Still, my favourite song is SUPERB. One of the best song I've ever heard here in more than 9 years.
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Postby trebor » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:43 pm

Mainshow wrote: [....] when only official languages of a country were allowed.
Yeah! :wink: Bring back that rule! :D
(For the most part these songs are trend-chasing copy-cat attempts to mimic some Anglospheric [is this even a word] sound and the command of English is sometimes more than scary and embarrassing)
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Postby Affillate » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:56 pm

Alt link for Spain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L5YJRtvebE

also Japan is once again not working for me, trying to find another link for it.

Still organising my votes. :)
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Postby Frederic » Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:31 pm

Voted.

I enjoyed this month more than usually! :lol:
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Postby grooveboy » Sat Aug 26, 2017 2:55 pm

Voted 8-)

It's unusual for this contest, but male artist were far superior IMO :wink:
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Postby Grybop » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:37 pm

More than half the entrants have voted.

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Postby Magnus » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:07 pm

^ I sent my votes on the 18th.
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Postby Affillate » Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:39 pm

Voted. :)
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Postby trebor » Sun Aug 27, 2017 1:41 pm

Voted!
#Mess Curious to see how this pans out! :D
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Postby Grybop » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:29 pm

Magnus wrote:^ I sent my votes on the 18th.
Yes, you did, thanks.

3 songs are beginning to stand out, because till now the top was changing with every installment. 7 votes to come and the song with the least points can still win - and it doesn't even need to be awarded any 12s to achieve this. :o
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Postby trebor » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:49 pm

Maybe it's appropriate to point out that the deadline is in 18 hours from now!
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Postby Thriller » Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:56 pm

Voted!
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Postby westhammer » Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:23 pm

Voted! A really strong month IMO!
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Postby flopho » Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:48 am

voted, good month, really love my Top 2!
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