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CHAIRTHROWER
Metal newbie

Joined: Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:10 pm
Posts: 156
Location: Canada
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:13 am 
 

Yay, I reached my goal of 10 VRs am now aiming for a baker's dozen (including a Bucket(head)view) by Sunday...jolly good show to the bigwigs rocking the 20 + already...I know myself though, if I get too hungry, I flounder and start getting lost in my own words!

So here's a wingding challenge for y'all:

Who's up for writing a pangram/ holoalphabetic review??

It's a real gas, I tell ya (but be careful, once you start with the 'ol pangrammin', it's easy to get carried away and get stuck in a vicious pangram loop!

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gasmask_colostomy
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Joined: Thu May 27, 2010 5:38 am
Posts: 126
Location: Behind the wall of fire
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:58 am 
 

CHAIRTHROWER wrote:
So here's a wingding challenge for y'all:

Who's up for writing a pangram/ holoalphabetic review??

It's a real gas, I tell ya


Don't do this to me, you know I'll want to if you suggest it! Although, if I say I'll do it in one review, will you read them all until you find it?


Guys, keep putting out the great reviews, the weekend's coming!

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Derigin
The Mountain Man

Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:25 am
Posts: 4921
Location: Canada
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:00 pm 
 

Daily Tally for December 7th 2017
Total Reviews: 51 / 222
Total Virgin Reviews: 45 / 203
Percentage (VIRGINS/TOTAL): 88.2% / 91.4%

Participant List for December 7th 2017
Total Participants: 23 / 45
Today's Totals per Individual:
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Azgeyst = 1
backtonorth = 1
CHAIRTHROWER = 2
Diamhea = 2
DwightSchrute = 1
dystopia4 = 10
flexodus = 1
gasmask_colostomy = 6
hells_unicorn = 3
Jophelerx = 3
Liquid_Braino = 1
MorbidAtheist666 = 1
MrMetalpants = 1
NausikaDalazBlindaz = 1
ReverseTracheotomy = 1
S9NE = 1
tahu157 = 1
Tanuki = 1
televiper11 = 1
TheStormIRide = 2
TheWaltzer = 2
timothybarnes = 1
tomcat_ha = 1


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autothrall
Blizzard Beast
Cat III
Detestor2796
dismember_marcin
EvinJelin
Felix 1666
felix headbanger
Five_Nails
Freyawolf
kluseba
LycanthropeMoon
Metal4Blood
Napero
raspberrysoda
Spider_X
SweetLeaf95
T_HORROR
The Crazy Old School Music Fan
Twisted_Psychology
Wilytank
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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:23 pm 
 

Haven't contributed thus far because this challenge was plopped right in the middle of dead week for me, but now I have a period of five days where I basically sit on my ass and wait for the next exams, so I'll try to contribute a little over the next few days to fulfill my obligation to METAL. \MMMMM///////
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CHAIRTHROWER
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Joined: Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:10 pm
Posts: 156
Location: Canada
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:15 pm 
 

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CHAIRTHROWER wrote:
So here's a wingding challenge for y'all:

Who's up for writing a pangram/ holoalphabetic review??

It's a real gas, I tell ya


Don't do this to me, you know I'll want to if you suggest it! Although, if I say I'll do it in one review, will you read them all until you find it?

Well, could you at least lodge a clue in the title of the review?
I've been duly checking out a number of your (SAGacious) write-ups but you write 'em faster than I can glean 'em!
Tip: Keep a nose/ear out for a toothsome Bucketgram...

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hells_unicorn
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:07 pm 
 

MutantClannfear wrote:
Haven't contributed thus far because this challenge was plopped right in the middle of dead week for me, but now I have a period of five days where I basically sit on my ass and wait for the next exams, so I'll try to contribute a little over the next few days to fulfill my obligation to METAL. \MMMMM///////


I enjoyed the Against The Plagues review you just put up. :thumbsup: That one was actually on my short-list of albums to try and hit this weekend. I'm on the fence regarding whether or not I'll do it as it has already been tapped, though I've heard their entire discography so I may be able to provide a different perspective on how their sound evolved between Decoding The Mainframe and their latest. We shall see.
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Liquid_Braino
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:35 pm 
 

I can't believe Cat III (cool username by the way) dropped a review for that Yellow Machinegun album early today. I've listening to that thing quite a few times this week to review...and BAM, I see it there. What are the chances?
My opinion wouldn't have been that much different. Shit, Night Viper and then this...gotta find something else I guess.

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tahu157
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 8:46 pm 
 

Liquid_Braino wrote:
I can't believe Cat III (cool username by the way) dropped a review for that Yellow Machinegun album early today. I've listening to that thing quite a few times this week to review...and BAM, I see it there. What are the chances?
My opinion wouldn't have been that much different. Shit, Night Viper and then this...gotta find something else I guess.

P sure you can double-review something and have it count so long as it was unreviewed at the beginning of the week.

EDIT: Yeah, check rule 3

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Liquid_Braino
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:25 pm 
 

Hmm yeah thanks, I should pay more attention.
I might just stick to pure ones though since a couple of other virgins are looking for attention. Depends on how much time I have

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hells_unicorn
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:31 am 
 

Now it looks like kluseba managed to nab the latest Elvenking out from under me, I may still end up hitting it as I have a somewhat different take on it than him (I think it's the best thing they've done since Wyrd), but there's plenty of other stuff still in my arsenal that I'll probably hit first.
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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:05 am 
 

@anybody: Consider covering this album if you're bored! A friend of mine made it: https://flowerstothewelshmanatdusk.band ... etal-songs

MA page: https://www.metal-archives.com/albums/F ... ngs/631395

hells_unicorn wrote:
I enjoyed the Against The Plagues review you just put up. :thumbsup: That one was actually on my short-list of albums to try and hit this weekend. I'm on the fence regarding whether or not I'll do it as it has already been tapped, though I've heard their entire discography so I may be able to provide a different perspective on how their sound evolved between Decoding The Mainframe and their latest. We shall see.

Thanks! You should definitely cover it if you get time, I'd be interested in hearing somebody else's perspective.
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CHAIRTHROWER
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Location: Canada
PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:46 pm 
 

Double duly dug TheStormIRide's Behind Enemy Lines & Hexenizor reviews; dig this lasts' oh-so-ribald and chthonic cover art!

And thanks to gasmask_colostomy for The Skull review...I take it it's a must for any self-respecting Trouble/doomite?

May have to eschew reviews today (sniffling emoji) as I need to catch up on "homework" (not the fun kind) I've been relegating to the backburner all week and is "due" tomorrow...although I've one more at least up my sleeve for tomorrow for sure...it'll be a doozy!

Props to all participants!

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dystopia4
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:02 pm 
 

Yeah, good Behind Enemy Lines review. An underrated band for sure. Also, it's good to see Rapethedead and MutantClannfear participating in some capacity.
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RapeTheDead
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:16 pm 
 

I honestly have no excuse. I try and save up a bit of energy for these challenges but it was Friday and I realized it had already started. Hoping to get a couple more in before the weekend's up but I have no idea where to start and most of the things I've been listening to lately already have reviews :(
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TheStormIRide
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:19 pm 
 

Thanks Chairs and Clam. Behind Enemy Lines has been on my backburner for quite sometime, but I finally got the motivation I needed this summer when they played Skullfest. I figured challenge time was the perfect time to finally get it done.

That Hexenizer album completely caught me off guard. I was expecting pure Moto-rocking/Venometal but instead got some shreddy speed/thrash. Production was rough, but I'll certainly be watching for anything else they put out.
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Derigin
The Mountain Man

Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:25 am
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Location: Canada
PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:25 pm 
 

Daily Tally for December 8th 2017
Total Reviews: 61 / 283
Total Virgin Reviews: 51 / 254
Percentage (VIRGINS/TOTAL): 83.6% / 89.7%

Participant List for December 8th 2017
Total Participants: 25 / 53
Today's Totals per Individual:
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2DHumanity = 1
Andreas_Hansen = 1
autothrall = 1
Cat III = 1
cetacean = 1
CHAIRTHROWER = 2
DwightSchrute = 3
dystopia4 = 10
flexodus = 1
gasmask_colostomy = 5
GrungierNine0 = 1
hells_unicorn = 3
kluseba = 2
Liquid_Braino = 1
MrMetalpants = 1
MutantClannfear = 4
primalconcretesludge = 1
RapeTheDead = 1
ReverseTracheotomy = 2
S9NE = 2
Tanuki = 1
televiper11 = 1
TheStormIRide = 2
TheWaltzer = 2
Zodijackyl = 1


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AddWittyUsername
Azgeyst
backtonorth
Blizzard Beast
Detestor2796
Diamhea
dismember_marcin
EvinJelin
Felix 1666
felix headbanger
Five_Nails
Freyawolf
Jophelerx
LycanthropeMoon
Metal4Blood
MorbidAtheist666
Napero
NausikaDalazBlindaz
raspberrysoda
Spider_X
SweetLeaf95
T_HORROR
tahu157
The Crazy Old School Music Fan
timothybarnes
tomcat_ha
Twisted_Psychology
Wilytank
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Cat III
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Joined: Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:44 am
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:56 pm 
 

Liquid_Braino wrote:
I can't believe Cat III (cool username by the way)...

Thanks. I thought the same when I saw your name on the reviews for those other Yellow Machinegun albums.

Liquid_Braino wrote:
...dropped a review for that Yellow Machinegun album early today. I've listening to that thing quite a few times this week to review...and BAM, I see it there. What are the chances?
My opinion wouldn't have been that much different. Shit, Night Viper and then this...gotta find something else I guess.

Haha, sorry dude. I plan on reviewing their entire discography (the full-lengths at least), though I'll finish off the virgins first. I was going to mention Spot Remover in the underrated thrash albums thread when I saw you had already mentioned it.

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tahu157
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:35 am 
 

I think Mutantclannfear's Sloth review might one of my all time favorite reviews. Joking or not that was really interesting to read.

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MutantClannfear
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:08 pm 
 

tahu157 wrote:
I think Mutantclannfear's Sloth review might one of my all time favorite reviews. Joking or not that was really interesting to read.

Hey, thanks! I didn't know if other people would actually care to read it, but I'm glad at least one person found it interesting. Thanks for your Wędrujący Wiatr review, and hopefully you were satisfied with the two reviews I did for Secret Satan. :D
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TheStormIRide
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:23 pm 
 

MutantClannfear wrote:
Hey, thanks! I didn't know if other people would actually care to read it, but I'm glad at least one person found it interesting. Thanks for your Wędrujący Wiatr review, and hopefully you were satisfied with the two reviews I did for Secret Satan. :D


I loved the links you provided. What a fucking nutjob.
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Derigin
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:06 pm 
 

Daily Tally for December 9th 2017
Total Reviews: 43 / 326
Total Virgin Reviews: 40 / 294
Percentage (VIRGINS/TOTAL): 93.0% / 90.2%

Participant List for December 9th 2017
Total Participants: 22 / 58
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Apteronotus = 1
BastardHead = 3
CHAIRTHROWER = 1
Darvulia666 = 1
DwightSchrute = 3
dystopia4 = 5
Felix 1666 = 1
flexodus = 1
gasmask_colostomy = 2
hells_unicorn = 4
Jophelerx = 1
kluseba = 2
KornelKontros = 1
Liquid_Braino = 1
MutantClannfear = 4
PorcupineOfDoom = 1
RapeTheDead = 1
tahu157 = 1
Tanuki = 1
TheStormIRide = 2
TheWaltzer = 2
Wilytank = 1


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AddWittyUsername
Andreas_Hansen
autothrall
Azgeyst
backtonorth
Blizzard Beast
Cat III
cetacean
Detestor2796
Diamhea
dismember_marcin
EvinJelin
felix headbanger
Five_Nails
Freyawolf
GrungierNine0
LycanthropeMoon
Metal4Blood
MorbidAtheist666
MrMetalpants
Napero
NausikaDalazBlindaz
primalconcretesludge
raspberrysoda
ReverseTracheotomy
S9NE
Spider_X
SweetLeaf95
T_HORROR
televiper11
The Crazy Old School Music Fan
timothybarnes
tomcat_ha
Twisted_Psychology
Zodijackyl
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tomcat_ha
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Joined: Fri Oct 27, 2006 8:05 am
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Location: Netherlands
PostPosted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:39 pm 
 

alright, i'm done even though i missed 2 days i still managed to put out 10 reviews including my secret satan which was the Vaabnet review i did.

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gasmask_colostomy
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Joined: Thu May 27, 2010 5:38 am
Posts: 126
Location: Behind the wall of fire
PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:04 am 
 

Wow, that was an exhausting week that produced some great reviews! I love how there are three reviewers frantically submitting all the way up to midnight (midday for me, but whatever), so thanks to hells_unicorn and dystopia4 for giving that extra push that was needed to make me try my best too. Well done guys.

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hells_unicorn
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:16 am 
 

gasmask_colostomy wrote:
Wow, that was an exhausting week that produced some great reviews! I love how there are three reviewers frantically submitting all the way up to midnight (midday for me, but whatever), so thanks to hells_unicorn and dystopia4 for giving that extra push that was needed to make me try my best too. Well done guys.


No problem man, you and dystopia4 have me beat on total numbers, I ended up having a whole bunch of unexpected things come up at work (one of the benefits of being self-employed) and had a very limited amount of time each day to actually write, not to mention I'm getting over a nasty cold. The last final push at the end was me trying to get myself reasonably close to what I got last time, which I still fell short of by about 15 reviews, though in my defense more than half of what I reviewed last challenge were EPs. lol

Next time around I'll be better prepped and will take a stab at breaking my old record of 93. Great job everyone!
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dystopia4
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:23 am 
 

Yeah that race at the end was pretty cool, don't recall that happening before in a challenge I've participated in. Good job to the other dudes who participated, some pretty sweet reviews this time around. MutantClannfear's Sloth review is my favourite from this challenge and honestly one of the all time greatest reviews on the archives.

Anyone else feel kind of burnt out on metal at this point? Think I'll go explore other genres for a few weeks, haha.
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gasmask_colostomy
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:27 am 
 

dystopia4 wrote:
Anyone else feel kind of burnt out on metal at this point? Think I'll go explore other genres for a few weeks, haha.


As I believe I said after the summer challenge, "Time to go and listen to Amy Winehouse."

I don't want to put anything in my ears for a month at least.

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hells_unicorn
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:33 am 
 

dystopia4 wrote:
Anyone else feel kind of burnt out on metal at this point? Think I'll go explore other genres for a few weeks, haha.


That's how I felt after the last challenge, though given I ended up not having much time free this time around, I'll be cutting my extreme metal listening for a few days and listening to my collection of Keldian albums, they're kind of the lightest thing you can listen to on the power metal spectrum without it turning into pop rock. :lol:
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CHAIRTHROWER
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Location: Canada
PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:06 am 
 

Wow, that was a serious run of reviewing legerdemain...haha! I was sick of using the word "magic" and felt like a refresher was needed,

You maniacs killed it! I can't even begin imagining to what your extent your ears must be ringing!

Metal or Death! (to quote Terrifier)...

I'll have to check out that review for the batty Sloth...again, a tip of my scrunched hat to 3 particular grindstoners...

Collapsed Chair,

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TheWaltzer
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:36 am 
 

I just read that Sloth review, I needed to stop and laugh three times. Brilliant stuff.

I've managed to pen down 15, and I have notes written down for 2 more albums, but I just couldn't manage more with work and travelling to my folks' place over the weekend. I did more than last year, though, and I did at least one every day, so at least I'm improving.
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raspberrysoda
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:57 am 
 

This has been my worst challenge yet- but life comes first after all, eh?
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TheStormIRide
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:44 am 
 

Nowhere near my best, but I still beat my one review a day goal. The youngest got the stomach flu and the eldest ended up with a 102.6F fever during the week, but I still made it well into double digits.

Cheers to everyone for the hard work! And thanks to Chairs for a great Secret Satan this go around.
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Derigin
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:28 pm 
 

Daily Tally for December 10th 2017
Total Reviews: 65 / 391
Total Virgin Reviews: 59 / 353
Percentage (VIRGINS/TOTAL): 90.8% / 90.3%

Participant List for December 10th 2017
Total Participants: 16 / 62
Today's Totals per Individual:
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CHAIRTHROWER = 3
dipym666 = 1
dystopia4 = 15
ElitheProphet = 1
Felix 1666 = 1
flexodus = 1
gasmask_colostomy = 15
hells_unicorn = 8
KornelKontros = 1
MutantClannfear = 1
SlayerDeath666 = 1
Spider_X = 1
TheStormIRide = 4
TheWaltzer = 1
tomcat_ha = 4
WenchesAndMead = 1


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2DHumanity
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Andreas_Hansen
Apteronotus
autothrall
Azgeyst
backtonorth
BastardHead
Blizzard Beast
Cat III
cetacean
Darvulia666
Detestor2796
Diamhea
dismember_marcin
DwightSchrute
EvinJelin
felix headbanger
Five_Nails
Freyawolf
GrungierNine0
Jophelerx
kluseba
Liquid_Braino
LycanthropeMoon
Metal4Blood
MorbidAtheist666
MrMetalpants
Napero
NausikaDalazBlindaz
PorcupineOfDoom
primalconcretesludge
raspberrysoda
RapeTheDead
ReverseTracheotomy
S9NE
SweetLeaf95
T_HORROR
tahu157
Tanuki
televiper11
The Crazy Old School Music Fan
timothybarnes
Twisted_Psychology
Wilytank
Zodijackyl
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Derigin
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:29 pm 
 

TOTAL VIRGINS: 353
On average, 90% of all reviews from the week were virgins! This was higher than last challenge!

Compared to previous challenges, we surpassed June 2016 by 6 reviews, but sadly were 133 reviews below December 2016, and 130 reviews below June 2017.

In spite of this, we had more participants this December than we did last December, at 62.

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dystopia4 = 56 (1st Place)
gasmask_colostomy = 51 (2nd Place)
hells_unicorn = 35 (3rd Place)
DwightSchrute = 25
TheStormIRide = 18
CHAIRTHROWER = 16
TheWaltzer = 16
televiper11 = 11
tomcat_ha = 10
MutantClannfear = 9
flexodus = 7
Jophelerx = 7
Liquid_Braino = 6
Tanuki = 6
kluseba = 5
BastardHead = 3
Diamhea = 3
Felix 1666 = 3
felix headbanger = 3
Napero = 3
ReverseTracheotomy = 3
S9NE = 3
tahu157 = 3
autothrall = 2
backtonorth = 2
Cat III = 2
dismember_marcin = 2
Five_Nails = 2
KornelKontros = 2
MrMetalpants = 2
NausikaDalazBlindaz = 2
RapeTheDead = 2
Spider_X = 2
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Congratulations dystopia4 on 1st place, gasmask_colostomy on 2nd place, and hells_unicorn on 3rd! This was a tight race between the top two contenders!

Individuals who participated for all 7 days:
CHAIRTHROWER
dystopia4
flexodus
gasmask_colostomy
hells_unicorn
TheStormIRide
TheWaltzer

Individuals who participated for 6 days:
DwightSchrute
Liquid_Braino
Tanuki

Individuals who participated for 5 days:
televiper11
tomcat_ha

Great job, everyone! The next challenge will be held in June 2018!
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:49 pm 
 

I should've paid closer attention: I forgot to account for time zones and my last review was submitted an hour or two after the deadline. Oh well. Two is still, and this is no exaggeration, over 300,000,000,000,000 times as many as I submitted for all previous challenges combined.

gasmask_colostomy wrote:
dystopia4 wrote:
Anyone else feel kind of burnt out on metal at this point? Think I'll go explore other genres for a few weeks, haha.


As I believe I said after the summer challenge, "Time to go and listen to Amy Winehouse."

That's always a good idea. Back to Black is one the greatest albums released since the millennium (Frank is no slouch, either).

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Liquid_Braino
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Joined: Wed Jun 17, 2009 10:25 am
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:57 pm 
 

Cat III wrote:
Haha, sorry dude. I plan on reviewing their entire discography (the full-lengths at least), though I'll finish off the virgins first. I was going to mention Spot Remover in the underrated thrash albums thread when I saw you had already mentioned it.

Looking forward to your Yellow Machinegun reviews...I got screwed on Sunday; apparently my wife's PhD studies were more important than busting out some reviews (including Father's Golden Fish). I'll get around to them eventually.

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flexodus
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:53 pm 
 

this is my 3rd or 4th time participating and my first finally managing to participate every day!! stoked to finally make that goal. I managed to submit 9 reviews last winter but one of them missed the nightly deadline. On that note, RIP to the guy whose Cruciamentum review was 7 minutes too late.

Props to the mods for reading all this shit!! take a freakin break
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tahu157
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Joined: Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:22 pm
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:58 pm 
 

MutantClannfear wrote:
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I think Mutantclannfear's Sloth review might one of my all time favorite reviews. Joking or not that was really interesting to read.

Hey, thanks! I didn't know if other people would actually care to read it, but I'm glad at least one person found it interesting. Thanks for your Wędrujący Wiatr review, and hopefully you were satisfied with the two reviews I did for Secret Satan. :D

I definitely went into it thinking Sloth was pretty low hanging fruit but you turned it around real quick.

Thanks for the two SS reviews too. Not gonna lie I was kinda disappointed by your opinion of Ephemerality but oh well it was a great review nonetheless.

Re: the challenge in general, this was the first time I participated but it was definitely fun to keep track of things and read the reviews as they were published. I'm looking forward to the next one and hopefully I can write more reviews next time.

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Derigin
The Mountain Man

Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2006 6:25 am
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Location: Canada
PostPosted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:02 pm 
 

flexodus wrote:
this is my 3rd or 4th time participating and my first finally managing to participate every day!! stoked to finally make that goal. I managed to submit 9 reviews last winter but one of them missed the nightly deadline. On that note, RIP to the guy whose Cruciamentum review was 7 minutes too late.

Props to the mods for reading all this shit!! take a freakin break

I ended up counting the Curciamentum review. He submitted it on time, we just didn't get to it until after midnight. It's our fault, not his, so I made an exception here.
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gasmask_colostomy
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:39 am 
 

Well done to dystopia4 for finishing top this time around. He always seems to have a couple more reviews than me on any given challenge, plus I really liked the one for Hell's eponymous album. Next time it'll be even closer, I promise.

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dystopia4
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:40 pm 
 

Ha, I'm sure next time you'll have me beat. Two 50+ challenges is more than enough for me.

Glad you liked the Hell review, I thought it was one of my better ones this time.
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