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The TF Pick The Best Song Game – Game 275 – Film Noir - Congrats to The Crow




Game No : 275


Category : Film Noir


(based on an original idea by sfar)





Category Chosen By : Mauriac / Poll in Thread



I've had two suggestions for the next theme: Classical and things that remind you of Film Noir. I'm happy to go with either so I thought I'd put it to the vote. The one with the most votes by the deadline will be the next theme. Just reply in the thread with your choice.
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Film Noir - pick a song that you feel represents some of the qualities or thematic concerns of film noir/neo noir. This can be in the atmosphere of the song or its lyrical content.

Film Noir is a cinema art style focused a lot on darkness and shadows popularised in the 1940s. Modern elements of the genre are considered neo-noir. Common themes of noir involve: crime, gangs, the hardboiled police detective, personal quests fir revenge, heroes with demons, loneliness, persistent rain, smokiness/haziness, the femme fatale (attractive, but dangerous woman). Unlike in Westerns where justice tends to prevail, in noir, chaos and feelings of uncertainty are conveyed. The good guys rarely win, or the win isn't that clearcut and comes at a cost (actually kind of like the difference between CSI vs Law and Order :lol:).

Batman, Bladerunner, The Godfather, Watchmen, Sin City and even Law and Order are some examples where the style is alluded to. It is easier explained in pictures than in words:











THE ORIGINS OF THE GAME

Some time ago one of the nicest guys on the forum Sergio (sfar) tested out an idea he had for a Song Game, which involved people nominating a song – then at the end of it the songs were listed and people voted on their top three songs.

A few months later, as a Eurovision Song Contest nut, I had the thought of bringing the Eurovision element into it along with the voting system used there. We jointly once did some TT Olympic and TT Football specials and always made a great team so I checked with Sergio that he was OK for me to expand on his original idea, which he was, along with adding an interactive element of an interview with all participants about the songs and the game in general where everyone could put forward ideas and suggestions about the game, it's all really thanks to Sergio that this game started :worship: .

I once did a TT Eurovision special and gave the winner a heart-attack when I informed him that the Eurovision tradition is that the winner hosts the following year - instead the winner picks the next category.

Following that on 14th November 2013, the first ever TF Pick The Best Song Game was started.





HOW TO JOIN IN AND PLAY THE GAME


1. Send me a PM with any song that relates to the category above - along with the You Tube link if possible – MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THE SONGS USED LIST TO CHECK THAT THE SONG HASN’T BEEN USED BEFORE

2. Make clear which is the song title and which is the artist.

3. 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.

4.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.


For those who haven’t played before, anyone is welcome to play – here’s a link to all previous games which are housed at the TF Pick The Best Song Game Sub-Forum to see how it works :-


The TF Pick The Best Song Game Forum


- You can send your song until WEDNESDAY 22nd MAY 2019

- I'll publish all songs received on THURSDAY 23rd MAY 2019

- 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 – One


Song One – Hooverphonic - 2WIcky
Song Two – Luna feat. Lætitia Sadier - Bonnie & Clyde
Song Three – The Afghan Whigs - Crime Scene Part One
Song Four – Joanna Kulig - Dwa Serduszka
Song Five – Lhase De Sela - El Desierto
Song Six – Les Porte Mentaux - Elsa Fraulein
Song Seven – Miles Davis - Generique
Song Eight – Beverly Copeland - Good Morning Blues
Song Nine – Micatone - Handbrake
Song Ten - Gin Wigmore - Hey Ho
Song Eleven – Kuedo - In Your Sleep
Song Twelve – Grand Blanc - L'amour fou


Semi Final – Two


Song Thirteen – Meczup - Limbo
Song Fourteen – Ramiro Lopez - On Your Face
Song Fifteen - The Aloof - One Night Stand
Song Sixteen - Darkside - Paper Trials
Song Seventeen - Grimes - Pretty Dark
Song Eighteen - Juliette Greco - Souls le ciel de Paris
Song Nineteen - Max Richter - The Departure Suite
Song Twenty - Miklos Rozsa - The Killers : Prelude
Song Twenty-One - Boy Harsher - Fate
Song Twenty-Two – The Beach Boys - Til' I Die
Song Twenty-Three - Tommy Cash - Winaloto
Song Twenty-Four - Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker


Final


Song One – Hooverphonic - 2WIcky
Song Two – Luna feat. Lætitia Sadier - Bonnie & Clyde
Song Three – The Afghan Whigs - Crime Scene Part One
Song Four – Joanna Kulig - Dwa Serduszka
Song Five – Lhase De Sela - El Desierto
Song Six – Miles Davis - Generique
Song Seven – Beverly Copeland - Good Morning Blues
Song Eight - Gin Wigmore - Hey Ho
Song Nine – Kuedo - In Your Sleep
Song Ten – Grand Blanc - L'amour fou
Song Eleven – Meczup - Limbo
Song Twelve - The Aloof - One Night Stand
Song Thirteen - Darkside - Paper Trials
Song Fourteen - Grimes - Pretty Dark
Song Fifteen - Juliette Greco - Souls le ciel de Paris
Song Sixteen - Max Richter - The Departure Suite
Song Seventeen - Miklos Rozsa - The Killers : Prelude
Song Eighteen - Boy Harsher - Fate
Song Nineteen – The Beach Boys - Til' I Die
Song Twenty - Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker





SEMI FINAL VOTING DEADLINE - FRIDAY 31st MAY 2019

FINAL VOTING DEADLINE - WEDNESDAY 5th JUNE 2019

VOTING CEREMONY – THURSDAY 6TH JUNE 2019

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


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[U]HOW TO SEND VOTES[/U]

You pick your ten favourite songs, TEN IN EACH OF THEIR OWN SEMI-FINALS [U]you cannot vote for the song you have nominated yourself[/U] – 
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

PLEASE VOTE FOR SONG TITLES

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

In case forum ever goes down or my inbox gets full my E mail is [adriancollins email] @hotmail.com[/email]

The winner of the game will also be awarded this magnificent Vintage Movie Camera 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 277 if they wish to







Heres the songs in list format for those who use Florin's sheet to rank the songs at :

https://www.dropbox.com/s/kihtk84tfk5mvld/bsg-rank%20songs.xlsx?dl=0

SEMI FINAL - ONE
2WIcky
Bonnie & Clyde
Crime Scene Part One
Dwa Serduszka
El Desierto
Elsa Fraulein
Generique
Good Morning Blues
Handbrake
Hey Ho
In Your Sleep
L'amour fou
SEMI FINAL – TWO
Limbo
On Your Face
One Night Stand
Paper Trials
Pretty Dark
Souls le ciel de Paris
The Departure Suite
The Killers : Prelude
Fate
Til' I Die
Winaloto
You Want It Darker


There you go guys, there's the link to the MP3's

The TF Pick The Best Song Game - Game 275



 

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A song can only ever picked once in the game (the same song sung by a different artist can be chosen) - below is a link to a listing of all of the songs chosen so far in Song Title order and also in Artist Order


Song Game - Songs Already Used - Up to and including Game 273


 

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The TF Pick The Best Song Game Roll Of Honour
















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Song Nominations



Song 21 replaced with Boy Harsher - Fate

 

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Semi Final – One


Song One – Hooverphonic - 2WIcky

Song Two – Luna feat. Lætitia Sadier - Bonnie & Clyde

Song Three – The Afghan Whigs - Crime Scene Part One

Song Four – Joanna Kulig - Dwa Serduszka

Song Five – Lhase De Sela - El Desierto

Song Six – Les Porte Mentaux - Elsa Fraulein

Song Seven – Miles Davis - Generique

Song Eight – Beverly Copeland - Good Morning Blues

Song Nine – Micatone - Handbrake

Song Ten - Gin Wigmore - Hey Ho

Song Eleven – Kuedo - In Your Sleep

Song Twelve – Grand Blanc - L'amour fou


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 [B][U]HOW TO SEND VOTES[/U][/B]

You pick your ten favourite songs, [B][U]you cannot vote for the song you have nominated yourself[/U][/B] – 
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 X
10 – Song X
8 – Song X
7 – Song X
6 – Song X
5 – Song X
4 – Song X
3 – Song X
2 – Song X
1 – Song X

Semi-Final Two

12 – Song X
10 – Song X
8 – Song X
7 – Song X
6 – Song X
5 – Song X
4 – Song X
3 – Song X
2 – Song X
1 – Song X
Deadline for receiving your votes is FRIDAY 31ST MAY 2019 - 7pm UK TIME (TBC)
Please send your votes to AdeyC
PLEASE VOTE FOR THE SONG TITLE
 

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Semi Final – Two


Song Thirteen – Meczup - Limbo

Song Fourteen – Ramiro Lopez - On Your Face

Song Fifteen - The Aloof - One Night Stand

Song Sixteen - Darkside - Paper Trials

Song Seventeen - Grimes - Pretty Dark

Song Eighteen - Juliette Greco - Souls le ciel de Paris

Song Nineteen - Max Richter - The Departure Suite

Song Twenty - Miklos Rozsa - The Killers : Prelude

Song Twenty-One - Boy Harsher - Fate

Song Twenty-Two – The Beach Boys - Til' I Die

Song Twenty-Three - Tommy Cash - Winaloto

Song Twenty-Four - Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker



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  [B][U]HOW TO SEND VOTES[/U][/B]

You pick your ten favourite songs, [B][U]you cannot vote for the song you have nominated yourself[/U][/B] – 
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 X
10 – Song X
8 – Song X
7 – Song X
6 – Song X
5 – Song X
4 – Song X
3 – Song X
2 – Song X
1 – Song X

Semi-Final Two

12 – Song X
10 – Song X
8 – Song X
7 – Song X
6 – Song X
5 – Song X
4 – Song X
3 – Song X
2 – Song X
1 – Song X
Deadline for receiving your votes is Friday 31ST MAY 2019 - 7pm UK TIME
Please send your votes to AdeyC
PLEASE VOTE FOR THE SONG TITLE
 

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Final


Song One – Hooverphonic - 2WIcky

Song Two – Luna feat. Lætitia Sadier - Bonnie & Clyde

Song Three – The Afghan Whigs - Crime Scene Part One

Song Four – Joanna Kulig - Dwa Serduszka

Song Five – Lhase De Sela - El Desierto

Song Six – Miles Davis - Generique

Song Seven – Beverly Copeland - Good Morning Blues

Song Eight - Gin Wigmore - Hey Ho

Song Nine – Kuedo - In Your Sleep

Song Ten – Grand Blanc - L'amour fou

Song Eleven – Meczup - Limbo

Song Twelve - The Aloof - One Night Stand

Song Thirteen - Darkside - Paper Trials

Song Fourteen - Grimes - Pretty Dark

Song Fifteen - Juliette Greco - Souls le ciel de Paris

Song Sixteen - Max Richter - The Departure Suite

Song Seventeen - Miklos Rozsa - The Killers : Prelude

Song Eighteen - Boy Harsher - Fate

Song Nineteen – The Beach Boys - Til' I Die

Song Twenty - Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker



Code:
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[B][U]HOW TO SEND VOTES[/U][/B]

You pick your ten favourite songs [B][U]you cannot vote for the song you have nominated yourself[/U][/B] – 
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

[B]
PLEASE VOTE FOR SONG TITLES


[/B]


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

PLEASE VOTE FOR THE SONG TITLE

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

Deadline for receiving your votes is WEDNESDAY 5th JUNE 2019 7pm UK Time

Voting Ceremony will be THURSDAY 6th JUNE 2019 – 8pm
PLEASE VOTE FOR THE SONG TITLE
Please send your votes to AdeyC
 

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Voting Tables


Semi-Final – One





Semi-Final – Two





Final Voting Table





The Winning Song


Lhase De Sela - El Desierto





Final Placements









 

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RANKINGS POINTS

The following rankings points are given at the end of each game :





Although the game didn't immediately start at one every week, it was fairly early in the run of games that it became a weekly game, so to make things simple I've counted every game as one week.

Rankings are compiled from the last 52 games - the best 16 scores during the last 52 games count to the players total ranking.

With huge thanks and acknowledgement to Markus for doing a lot of the inputting of and clearing the then backlog :worship:

 

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Rankings – After Game 271




Code:
RKG (PRE) NAME................  .PTS ..# 16th next off (220)
001 (001) Beat................  1240 .50 ..55 ..10
002 (002) histery.............  1125 .39 ..50 .100
003 (003) Adam................  1100 .48 ..45 ...0
004 (004) Silent Bird.........  1075 .45 ..45 ..50
005 (005) Random Run..........  1065 .40 ..35 ...0
006 (008) Mauriac.............  1040 .41 ..30 ...0
007 (006) SRB Analyst.........  .995 .51 ..35 ...8
008 (007) aerosmash...........  .990 .44 ..35 ...1
009 (012) wayitis.............  .935 .26 ..20 ...0
010 (010) The Crow............  .925 .48 ..35 ..35
011 (009) Matmagix............  .905 .45 ..25 ...0
012 (011) Shvedbarilescu......  .900 .36 ..40 ..55
013 (013) TIEFSEE.............  .860 .34 ..30 ...0
014 (015) TennisFan102........  .815 .50 ..30 ..60
015 (014) drg.................  .813 .31 ..18 ..70
016 (017) Queen Vika..........  .755 .39 ..25 ..20
017 (018) AdeyC...............  .755 .52 ..25 ...1
018 (016) SilverPersian.......  .751 .43 ..18 ..30
019 (020) Perun...............  .739 .38 ..18 ...0
020 (021) John................  .722 .38 ..14 ...4
021 (019) JMG.................  .698 .29 ...6 ..18
022 (022) Whitlinger Jones....  .684 .44 ..16 ...1
023 (023) Leif................  .670 .34 ..14 ..14
024 (024) DropShotAce.........  .651 .29 ..10 ...0
025 (026) Laurent Moy.........  .630 .51 ..20 ...1
026 (028) Litotes.............  .622 .52 ..14 ...6
027 (027) Sam L...............  .588 .52 ..16 ..12
028 (025) Alycia..............  .542 .23 ..12 ..16
029 (029) Boreas..............  .540 .23 ...1 ...0
030 (031) Milan...............  .470 .21 ...1 ...0
031 (032) Wanderer............  .430 .14 ...0 ..85
032 (035) Lord Choc Ice.......  .429 .20 ...1 ...0
033 (030) ArturJFC............  .408 .21 ...1 ..45
034 (033) Northstar...........  .390 .17 ...1 ...1
035 (036) Owl-on-speed........  .385 .17 ...1 ...0
036 (034) fufuqifuqishahah....  .349 .29 ...1 ...1
037 (037) Maddox..............  .283 .13 ...0 ...0
038 (038) Slazorin............  .269 ..9 ...0 ...0
039 (039) Monzanator..........  .266 ..5 ...0 ...0
040 (040) bud887..............  .226 .10 ...0 ...0
041 (041) zvonarevarulz.......  .219 .37 ...1 ...0
042 (042) to paradise.........  .217 .14 ...0 ...0
043 (043) N.M.................  .199 ..6 ...0 ...0
044 (044) Hugues Daniel.......  .165 ..8 ...0 ...0
045 (045) Mustafina...........  .162 ..7 ...0 ..40
046 (046) Poltergeist.........  .152 .10 ...0 ...0
047 (047) Rob & Stephen.......  .135 ..8 ...0 ...0
048 (048) Pierre..............  .125 ..2 ...0 ...0
049 (049) Vercingetorix.......  .116 ..4 ...0 ...0
050 (050) Cesare Borgia.......  .114 ..9 ...0 ...0
051 (054) Coco Hero...........  .110 ..5 ...0 ...0
052 (051) MrPeanutButter......  .103 .27 ...1 ...1
053 (052) G3cko...............  ..89 ..5 ...0 ..25
054 (053) ThomieK.............  ..86 ..2 ...0 ...0
055 (055) stromatolite........  ..72 ..3 ...0 ...0
056 (056) Lazar...............  ..63 ..4 ...0 ...0
057 (057) salmon pants........  ..62 ..5 ...0 ...0
058 (058) NEKØ................  ..50 ..1 ...0 ...0
059 (059) resident_bizarre....  ..46 ..3 ...0 ...0
060 (060) skinnylegend........  ..35 ..1 ...0 ...0
061 (061) Chastainiac.........  ..26 ..2 ...0 ...0
062 (064) WhoAmI?.............  ..24 ..2 ...0 ...0
063 (062) dogwonder24.........  ..20 ..3 ...0 ...1
064 (063) Wozzy!..............  ..12 ..1 ...0 ...0
065 (065) Haseo...............  ..10 ..3 ...0 ...0
066 (066) Poldo...............  ..10 ..3 ...0 ...0
067 (067) traddles............  ...8 ..1 ...0 ...0
068 (068) Utautai.............  ...5 ..5 ...0 ...0
069 (069) ElusiveChanteuse....  ...2 ..2 ...0 ...1
070 (070) Javi................  ...2 ..2 ...0 ...0
071 (071) ^bibi^..............  ...1 ..1 ...0 ...0
072 (072) Igorche.............  ...1 ..1 ...0 ...0
073 (073) Mikulescu...........  ...1 ..1 ...0 ...0
074 (074) Punky...............  ...1 ..1 ...0 ...0
075 (075) Serg................  ...1 ..1 ...0 ...0
Weeks At Number One

Code:
histery         98      (74, 76-145, 147-174)
Beat            59      (75, 175-176, 210-211, 213-216, 220-254, 256-271)
Adam            37      (177-209, 212, 217-219)
^bibi^  	29	(30-58)
NeKo    	24	(6-29)
dogwonder24	11	(59-69)
Mustafina       4       (70-73)
John    	3	(1-3)
AdeyC   	1	(4)
Gadis Desa	1	(5)
Silent Bird     1       (146)
Random Run	1	(255)
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I don't get it.
 

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Can somebody please post the detailed description for this category? It was written in thread 272
 

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Done
 

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I sent Adey the description so he will append it.

Actually there's many songs that could work from previously submitted tracks from a mix of genres. One way to consider is to think about whether your song could feature on a noir esque style film.


Btw I hope @Shvedbarilescu might consider playing.
 
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