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ABBA GOLD: SURVIVOR
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Leonardo
post Apr 10 2018, 04:56 PM
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ABBA GOLD: SURVIVOR

I’ve taken it upon myself to launch my own survivor poll type thing, this one is for one of the biggest selling album of all times and also (sort of) coincides with the buzz around Mamma Mia again. The rules are simple please vote for YOUR LEAST FAVOURITE and every couple of days I will eliminate the song with the most votes until we have a winner.


LATEST ELIMINATED



10th Place - Waterloo (8/34 votes, 23.53%)

11th Place - Fernando (14/31 votes, 45.16%)
12th Place - Money Money Money (11/34 votes, 32.35%)
13th Place - Super Trouper (8/39 votes, 20.51% FLASH VOTE: 12/22 votes, 54.55%)
14th Place - Chiquitita (6/34 votes, 17.65%)
15th Place - Thank You For The Music (16/36 votes, 44.44%)

16th Place - One of Us (11/32 votes, 34.38%)
17th Place - Does Your Mother Know (9/29 votes, 31.03%)
18th Place - The Name Of The Game (10/28 votes, 37.04%)
19th Place - I Have A Dream (6/23 votes, 26.09%)

Starting the top ten off is ABBA's first hit in the UK and the song that propelled them to superstardom. 'Waterloo' was the the winning entry of the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest. It stayed at #1 for two weeks, keeping Mud's "The Cat Crept In" from the top spot and holding off The Rubette's "Sugar Baby Love" for a week.


This was a closer round than the last couple. Both "Knowing Me, Knowing You" and "Lay All Your Love On Me" gained 6 votes, "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme" was one behind with 5 votes and "SOS" recieved 4. "Dancing Queen" had two voters, "Take A Chance On Me", "The Winner Takes It All" and "Mamma Mia" all had a soliatary vote, and "Voulez-Vous" had no votes for the third consecutive round.



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post Apr 10 2018, 04:57 PM
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SOS, a bit surprised it's still in tbh.
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post Apr 10 2018, 05:15 PM
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I have a feeling this round may be traumatic.
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post Apr 10 2018, 05:22 PM
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Again voting 'Knowing Me Knowing You'
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Jade
post Apr 10 2018, 06:22 PM
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Surprised but pleased that 'Waterloo' is out already, that was second in line for the chopping block. But first in line is 'Dancing Queen' so I've gone for that again.
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post Apr 10 2018, 06:54 PM
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I will have to think about this one. So far I voted for Super Trouper until it went out and then Waterloo. As there are no contests going on this week,I should have time to listen to the remaining songs to remind me.
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post Apr 10 2018, 07:31 PM
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SOS is classic, in fact all the remaining tracks are epic - there are 2 that are less epic than the others though, and one of them was sampled by Madonna and used as a TV sitcom title....
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post Apr 10 2018, 07:56 PM
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Tough! Went for Knowing Me, Knowing You. Though all left are great tracks!
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post Apr 11 2018, 12:48 PM
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Waterloo out already, u wot?

Voted Knowing Me, Knowing You

QUOTE(Jade @ Apr 10 2018, 07:22 PM) *
Surprised but pleased that 'Waterloo' is out already, that was second in line for the chopping block. But first in line is 'Dancing Queen' so I've gone for that again.


Please just stop voting
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Jade
post Apr 11 2018, 01:25 PM
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It's super overrated! kink.gif
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post Apr 11 2018, 06:42 PM
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Aw no I forgot to vote in the last round (not that my vote for 'Dancing Queen' would have made any difference). You people better not be having the cheek to vote 'Lay All Your Love On Me' out before some of the shit still on the list.

I voted for 'Dancing Queen'. x
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post Apr 12 2018, 12:59 AM
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'Lay All Your Love On Me' again for me, easily the weakest one left, although it's still a fantastic song
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post Apr 12 2018, 09:02 AM
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Knowing Me, Knowing You
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post Apr 14 2018, 05:08 PM
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SOS.
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post Apr 15 2018, 03:00 AM
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Voulez voux

This post has been edited by Feel_The_Fever: Apr 15 2018, 03:01 AM
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post Apr 15 2018, 03:19 AM
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QUOTE(Popchartfreak @ Apr 11 2018, 03:31 AM) *
SOS is classic, in fact all the remaining tracks are epic - there are 2 that are less epic than the others though, and one of them was sampled by Madonna and used as a TV sitcom title....


Madonna slaughtered the sample tbh, like Vanilla Ice level of sampling a 10/10 song to create something drab
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HarryEzra
post Apr 15 2018, 12:00 PM
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Voulez-Vous
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bigwiglaf
post Apr 18 2018, 02:48 AM
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Dame! Dame! Dame! again for me....(Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!)
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Bré
post Apr 27 2018, 12:05 PM
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So apparently there's actually going to be a new ABBA single ohmy.gif
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