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The TF Pick The Best Song Game – Game Twenty-Two – Songs That Inspire You The Most
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OK here we go with Game Number Twenty-Two - The game is very easy to play:

1. Send me a PM with any song that inspires you with a You Tube link if possible.

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The song category would be "Songs That Inspire You The Most"

So basically, the songs must have a message within the lyrics that move you, motivates you to do better, or maybe inspire you literally in different aspects of life
2. When the deadline is over, I'll post all the songs in the thread (without the name of the user who sent it) for everyone to vote.

3. The song that gets the most points wins the game. In the event of a tie the song with the most 12 points will win, if that number is the same then it's the most 10 and so on.
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For those who haven’t played before – here’s a link to previous games to see how it works :-


GAME ONE
GAME TWO
GAME THREE
GAME FOUR
GAME FIVE
GAME SIX
GAME SEVEN
GAME EIGHT
GAME NINE
GAME TEN
GAME ELEVEN
GAME TWELVE
GAME THIRTEEN
GAME FOURTEEN
GAME FIFTEEN
GAME SIXTEEN
GAME SEVENTEEN
GAME EIGHTEEN
GAME NINETEEN
GAME TWENTY
GAME TWENTY-ONE



- You can send your song until WEDNESDAY 14th MAY
- I'll publish all songs received on THURSDAY 15th MAY
- You can vote your 10 favourite songs (which will be given 12, 10, 8-1 points respectively – the good old Eurovision format) from the published list

SEMI FINAL VOTING DEADLINE - Friday 23rd May 2014

FINAL VOTING DEADLINE - Wednesday 28th May 2014

Semi-Final – One

Song One – Five For Fighting – 100 Years
Song Two– John Legend and Lindsey Stirling – All Of Me
Song Three – Sarah McLachlan - Angel
Song Four – Elli & Jacno – Anne cherchiat l’amour
Song Five - Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Song Six – The Mamas and The Papas – California Dreamin’
Song Seven – Dolly Parton – Coat Of Many Colours
Song Eight – Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Song Nine – Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
Song Ten – Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
Song Eleven - Imogen Heap – Getting Scared
Song Twelve – Kina – Girl From The Gutter
Song Thirteen– One Republic – Good Life
Song Fourteen – Jewel - Hands
Song Fifteen – Intwine - Happy
Song Sixteen – Fantasia – I Believe
Song Seventeen – Nickelback – If Today Was Your Last Day


Semi-Final – Two

Song Eighteen – Diana Ross – If We Hold On Together
Song Nineteen – Louis Armstrng – La vie en rose
Song Twenty – Roxette – Listen To Your Heart
Song Twenty-One – The Orb – Little Fluffy Clouds
Song Twenty-Two – Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa – Musialas Ty dziewce
Song Twenty-Three – Billy Joel – My Life
Song Twenty-Four – Anthony and The Johnsons – One Dove
Song Twenty-Five – The Doors – People Are Strange
Song Twenty-Six – Shakira – Poen To A Horse
Song Twenty-Seven – Heather Small - Proud
Song Twenty-Eight – White Hinterland – Ring The Bell
Song Twenty-Nine – The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner
Song Thirty– M People – Search For The Hero
Song Thirty-One – 20 Fingers – Short Dick Man
Song Thirty-Two – Morcheeba - Slowdown
Song Thirty-Three – Nat King Cole - Smile
Song Thirty-Four – Cyndi Lauper – True Colours
Song Thirty-Five– Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World



Final

Song One – Five For Fighting – 100 Years
Song Two – Sarah McLachlan - Angel
Song Three – Elli & Jacno – Anne cherchiat l’amour
Song Four - Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Song Five – The Mamas and The Papas – California Dreamin’
Song Six – Dolly Parton – Coat Of Many Colours
Song Seven – Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Song Eight – Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
Song Nine– Survivor – Eye Of The Tiger
Song Ten – Jewel - Hands
Song Eleven – Louis Armstrong – La vie en rose
Song Twelve – Roxette – Listen To Your Heart
Song Thirteen – Kapela ze Wsi Warszawa – Musialas Ty dziewce
Song Fourteen – Anthony and The Johnsons – One Dove
Song Fifteen – The Doors – People Are Strange
Song Sixteen – Heather Small - Proud
Song Seventeen – Morcheeba - Slowdown
Song Eighteen – Nat King Cole - Smile
Song Nineteen – Cyndi Lauper – True Colours
Song Twenty – Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World




DEADLINES FOR EVERYTHING IS 7PM UK TIME – UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED – Here’s a link to what the time is in the UK :-
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HOW TO SEND VOTES

You pick your ten favourite songs, you cannot vote for the song you have nominated yourself – 
you award 12 points to your favourite, 10 points to your second favourite, 8 points to your third favourite, 
7 points to your fourth favourite and so on up to your tenth favourite.

Your votes should look like this

SEMI FINAL - ONE

12 – Song Title
10 – Song Title
8 – Song Title
7 – Song Title
6 – Song Title
5 – Song Title
4 – Song Title
3 – Song Title
2 – Song Title
1 – Song Title

SEMI FINAL - TWO

12 – Song Title
10 – Song Title
8 – Song Title
7 – Song Title
6 – Song Title
5 – Song Title
4 – Song Title
3 – Song Title
2 – Song Title
1 – Song Title

The winner of the game will also be awarded this magnificent Fish Trophy, which has been designed and created by the finest craftsmen on the planet and is a widely sought item which will look good on any shelf and also gets to choose a Category for Game Twenty-Five if they wish to (with the proviso that if I think of something special for the 25th – it will be the 26th)







Here's the link to the songs in MP3 format :-

The TF Pick The Best Song Game - Game Twenty-Two

Markus (Litotes) has set up a thread for Stats here :-

THE TF PICK THE BEST SONG GAME STATS THREAD

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Song Game Schedules




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Doubles - (Rank : 2) (High : 1 - 32 weeks)
Titles - (25) - 2010 - Bogota, Bad Gastein, Karuizawa, Montpellier, 2011 - Bogota, Birmingham, Poitiers, Bratislava, 2012 - Opole, 2013 - Bad Gastein, Bertioga, 2014 - WIMBLEDON, Bad Gastein, 2015 - Nottingham, Ortisei, 2016 - Brisbane, Glasgow, St Petersburg, Toyota, 2017 - Contrexeville, Bastad, Stanford, Balatonboglar, Hammamet, 2018 - Eastbourne, Antayla, 2019 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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Songs That Have Already Been Used and Cannot Be Chosen Again – Games One - Twenty



Song Game – Songs Already Used – up to and including Game 20



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Singles (Rank : 18) (High : 1 - 11 weeks)

Titles (13) - 2012 - New Haven, SF - WIMBLEDON, 2013 - Beijing, GB Fed Cup, 2014 - Brisbane, Dubai, Stuttgart, Rome, YEC Singapore, 2015 - Stanford, GB Fed Cup, Antayla, 2016 - Bogota, Olympics, 2017 - Nurnberg, QF - FRENCH OPEN, Milovice, 2018 - Stuttgart
Doubles - (Rank : 2) (High : 1 - 32 weeks)
Titles - (25) - 2010 - Bogota, Bad Gastein, Karuizawa, Montpellier, 2011 - Bogota, Birmingham, Poitiers, Bratislava, 2012 - Opole, 2013 - Bad Gastein, Bertioga, 2014 - WIMBLEDON, Bad Gastein, 2015 - Nottingham, Ortisei, 2016 - Brisbane, Glasgow, St Petersburg, Toyota, 2017 - Contrexeville, Bastad, Stanford, Balatonboglar, Hammamet, 2018 - Eastbourne, Antayla, 2019 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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Titles (13) - 2012 - New Haven, SF - WIMBLEDON, 2013 - Beijing, GB Fed Cup, 2014 - Brisbane, Dubai, Stuttgart, Rome, YEC Singapore, 2015 - Stanford, GB Fed Cup, Antayla, 2016 - Bogota, Olympics, 2017 - Nurnberg, QF - FRENCH OPEN, Milovice, 2018 - Stuttgart
Doubles - (Rank : 2) (High : 1 - 32 weeks)
Titles - (25) - 2010 - Bogota, Bad Gastein, Karuizawa, Montpellier, 2011 - Bogota, Birmingham, Poitiers, Bratislava, 2012 - Opole, 2013 - Bad Gastein, Bertioga, 2014 - WIMBLEDON, Bad Gastein, 2015 - Nottingham, Ortisei, 2016 - Brisbane, Glasgow, St Petersburg, Toyota, 2017 - Contrexeville, Bastad, Stanford, Balatonboglar, Hammamet, 2018 - Eastbourne, Antayla, 2019 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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Song Nominations Revealed






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Doubles - (Rank : 2) (High : 1 - 32 weeks)
Titles - (25) - 2010 - Bogota, Bad Gastein, Karuizawa, Montpellier, 2011 - Bogota, Birmingham, Poitiers, Bratislava, 2012 - Opole, 2013 - Bad Gastein, Bertioga, 2014 - WIMBLEDON, Bad Gastein, 2015 - Nottingham, Ortisei, 2016 - Brisbane, Glasgow, St Petersburg, Toyota, 2017 - Contrexeville, Bastad, Stanford, Balatonboglar, Hammamet, 2018 - Eastbourne, Antayla, 2019 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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Voting Tables


Semi-Final – One






Semi-Final – Two






Final Voting Table






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Titles - (25) - 2010 - Bogota, Bad Gastein, Karuizawa, Montpellier, 2011 - Bogota, Birmingham, Poitiers, Bratislava, 2012 - Opole, 2013 - Bad Gastein, Bertioga, 2014 - WIMBLEDON, Bad Gastein, 2015 - Nottingham, Ortisei, 2016 - Brisbane, Glasgow, St Petersburg, Toyota, 2017 - Contrexeville, Bastad, Stanford, Balatonboglar, Hammamet, 2018 - Eastbourne, Antayla, 2019 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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Pick The Best Song Game Roll Of Honour



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Pick The Best Song Game - History

Games 1-8 :-




Games 9-16 :-




Games 17- :-






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geeze this will be tough category to choose one for

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i already used one of my songs though looks like I'll have to chose another! Really creative category though
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Interesting category - no idea what I will choose off the top of my head.

I wonder what everyone will make out of the notion of "inspirational" songs. Hopefully not *too* many Whitney/Mariah/Celine ballads

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Challenging topic. Very thought provoking indeed.

As I have said before The Kinks are the band that have inspired me the most by a big margin. Ray Davies is absolutely a hero to me. But I selected a Kinks song in game 18 and that game just concluded so I feel it is a little to early to select another Kinks song.

So what shall I do? I guess I will have to select what I probably regard as (excluding The Kinks) my number one favourite rock song of all time. Yeah, that would do it.... It does happen to be a very life affirming song too so that's a plus as well.
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Voted.

There was only one song in my iTunes list that I would describe as "inspirational" so it made my pretty straightforward in the end.

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My God. There are thousands of songs inspiring me in so different ways.
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Nice topic and very subjective. Will have to think about it.
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