The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4

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The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« on: February 26, 2023, 11:51:24 AM »
Rd 1 - Fixture 4

The Smiths v U2

Poll will be open for 5 days - all fixtures will run for 5 days.

Who do you prefer?

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2023, 12:17:15 PM »
U2

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2023, 12:41:40 PM »
U2

Who voted Smiths?

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2023, 12:53:20 PM »
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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2023, 01:02:47 PM »
U2, although I do love The Smiths too.

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2023, 01:03:15 PM »
U2 have written some tunes but arenít fit to lick The Smiths vegan slippers.
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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2023, 01:18:52 PM »
If U2 had called it a day in 1986, we'd have a close contest. But come on, Smiths have been easily surpassed here.
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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2023, 01:23:50 PM »
If U2 had called it a day in 1986, we'd have a close contest. But come on, Smiths have been easily surpassed here.

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2023, 01:28:43 PM »
If U2 had called it a day in 1986, we'd have a close contest. But come on, Smiths have been easily surpassed here.

I see it somewhat differently.

For me it is a band with 4 top shelf albums from the 80's v a band with 4 top shelf albums (1 from the 80's and 3 from the 90's)

Pretty tight.

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2023, 01:49:38 PM »
I like the Smiths but still U2 by far

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2023, 02:04:40 PM »
20th Century U2 are my favorite band of all time,  therefore i chose U2. 


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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #11 on: February 26, 2023, 02:05:54 PM »
If U2 had called it a day in 1986, we'd have a close contest. But come on, Smiths have been easily surpassed here.

This.

No, I donít think he stated your position.

But he did state mine.

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #12 on: February 26, 2023, 03:51:51 PM »
If U2 had called it a day in 1986, we'd have a close contest. But come on, Smiths have been easily surpassed here.

This.

No, I donít think he stated your position.

But he did state mine.

My mistake.

U2 have written some tunes but arenít fit to lick The Smiths vegan slippers.
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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2023, 05:24:17 PM »
If it were 21st Century U2 we were talking about i would have voted for the Smiths

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Re: The 2023 Talku2 Best Act Tournament - Rd 1 Fixture 4
« Reply #14 on: February 26, 2023, 05:35:24 PM »
There is an argument IMO for saying The Smiths have one of the tightest discographies in history.

4 brilliant records released in space of just 3 and a half years - all highly critically acclaimed and highly influential.
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