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Postby Reist » Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:57 am

Just noticed that the Expand Archive button isn't working, same with the Sort By Artist button. Might just be because of the server change.
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Postby Spud » Sat Oct 07, 2006 3:12 pm

jolly roger wrote:Just noticed that the Expand Archive button isn't working, same with the Sort By Artist button. Might just be because of the server change.

Thanks. Will look into it.
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Postby Spud » Mon Oct 09, 2006 12:07 am

FIXED
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Postby Lunkhead » Sat Nov 18, 2006 9:24 pm

This isn't related to the server change, but I thought this might be a good general purpose thread for music archive related posts. Anyway, I noticed that there is a "The Seamus Collective" in the archives, as well as a "the Seamus Collective". The links for both artists go to the same page, but the lower case "the" link shows only 1 entry, and the upper case "The" link shows only 8 entries, when the page they both point to shows 9 entries. I don't want to be too presumptuous and speak for The Seamus Collective but probably there should just be one artist listing, right?
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Postby Reist » Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:45 pm

Lunkhead wrote:This isn't related to the server change, but I thought this might be a good general purpose thread for music archive related posts. Anyway, I noticed that there is a "The Seamus Collective" in the archives, as well as a "the Seamus Collective". The links for both artists go to the same page, but the lower case "the" link shows only 1 entry, and the upper case "The" link shows only 8 entries, when the page they both point to shows 9 entries. I don't want to be too presumptuous and speak for The Seamus Collective but probably there should just be one artist listing, right?

Exact same thing with Jolly Roger and Jolly roger.
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Postby Lunkhead » Sat Nov 18, 2006 11:59 pm

People should use the same case for their band names every time they submit, I suppose, though it's confusing that the artist listing is case sensitive but the artistpage is not. (Note: I'm not a complaining, just making an observation.)
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Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:00 am

All the Del and del Stinko's are together when you open either of them up, but the couple under Stink, minus the o, are seperate. I didn't start the D to d, and although they may stink, I certainly didn't drop the o from Stinko! It would be nice if they were all under one giant blanket of stink, but it is certainly far from being a priority. It appears as though little d del is preferred by people. I have no idea what it means anyway.
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Postby Spud » Sun Nov 19, 2006 10:40 pm

I have recently consolidated as many of these as I could find. If I missed yours, and you still have multiple listings based on spelling, punctuation, capitalization, etc., post it here, and I will try to get to it.

Why does this happen? Either you change the way you spell or capitalize your name in your submission email, or JB misreads it when he types it. Yes, he types it. Someday, there will be a form, and it will be all YOUR fault.

In the meanwhile, bear with us. It will probably happen again, and I do this kind of clean-up from time to time. I have consolidated using the most common spelling of your name. If I have done this in error, please post here. If I have consolidated bands that were really different bands, please post here. I think you get the drill.

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Postby Paco Del Stinko » Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:40 am

Spud - I sure hope that I didn't come across as finger pointing or snively. Hell, I have people come up to me on the street and tell me "it's all your fault." I tend to believe them! Thanks for even considering doing any of it.

Edit - And I just saw all the songs lined up under capital 'D' Del Stinko. That's great , and thank you for scratching any OCD itch that may have been surfacing! Capital D, from me, from now on. You hear that Horshack...Carvelli said capital D! Thanks Spud!
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Postby HeuristicsInc » Mon Nov 20, 2006 7:30 am

Paco Del Stinko wrote:It appears as though little d del is preferred by people. I have no idea what it means anyway.


You don't know what "del" means? It means "of the" (it's a contraction). As such it is usually lowercased, but pick whichever one you prefer!
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Postby Lunkhead » Mon Nov 20, 2006 9:31 am

Thanks, Spud, you're awesome! Once again he FMs go above and beyond. Yay!
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Postby Lunkhead » Tue Jan 01, 2008 4:55 am

This has probably been brought up before, but what's up with the dates for the "It's Charging" fight? From the archive:

03/05/87 - 03/12/87
It's Charging
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Postby frankie big face » Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:45 am

"It's Charging" was an inside joke between Narbotic and Drew. All of the songs were written and performed by Drew under various aliases. It just mysteriously appeared one day. It was never a posted title. I'm pretty sure the dates remain as Narbotic posted them in the archive.
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Postby Lunkhead » Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:09 am

Thanks for the info, Frankie.
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Postby Lunkhead » Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:19 am

The link to frankie's song in the fightmaster summary has some extra characters at the end, breaking it:

http://www.songfight.org/music/glutton/ ... lutton.mp3</a

You can see it here:

http://www.songfight.org/songpage.php?key=glutton
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Postby Spud » Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:33 am

Holy Shit. How did you find that?

(never mind, I think I know)

also: <B>FIXED</B>
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Postby king_arthur » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:05 pm

Start date for "They Control the Weather" is January 2007, should be 2008.
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Postby Spud » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:41 pm

What? Where? :)
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Postby Niveous » Mon Feb 11, 2008 10:51 pm

In the Ten Lies fight, the Country Bumpkins and PiGPEN songs are switched.
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Postby Spud » Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:06 pm

WTF? That's not possible. The FILENAMES were actually swapped. FIXED.
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Postby Märk » Mon Feb 11, 2008 11:43 pm

Could you consolidate Sven Mullet and Sv(umlaut hell, etc) into one artist page? I'm sorry, I'm usually drunk when I send songs in.

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Postby Spud » Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:18 am

OK, look you assholes.

If you want all of your stuff to be under one artist, USE THE SAME FUCKING NAME each time.

Also, if you want me to go to the effort of consolidating the stuff because YOU COULDN'T BE BOTHERED TO REMEMBER HOW YOU TYPED IT LAST TIME, at least please TELL ME WHICH NAME YOU WANT IT CONSOLIDATED UNDER.

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