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World Cup, Season 3, Match 1C: Hungary vs South Korea vs Romania vs Uruguay

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World Cup, Season 3, Match 1C: Hungary vs South Korea vs Rom

#121

Post by joachimt » March 5th, 2018, 7:54 am

4 hours left. I won't be online at the deadline. Here's the score so far.

Image Padurea spânzuratilor: 1.895 (80-34)
Image Megáll az idö: 2.105 (72-42)
Image 25 Watts: 2.342 (63-51)
Image Splash Splash Love: 3.658 (13-101)
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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » March 5th, 2018, 8:57 am

1. Padurea spânzuratilor
2. Megáll az idö
3. Splash Splash Love
4. 25 Watts

Megáll az idö: I feel like I've seen all of this before with better acting, direction, writing, everything. But on its own terms it's a perfectly decent movie.
Splash Splash Love: Not very good, at times straight up bad, but it was at least engaging.
25 Watts: I could not care about anyone or anything in the film. A real disappointment since I very much liked Whisky from the same directors

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#123

Post by funkybusiness » March 5th, 2018, 9:03 am

1. Megáll az idö
2. Padurea spânzuratilor
3. Splash Splash Love
4. 25 Watts

but I was real close to putting Splish Splash at 2.

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#124

Post by sebby » March 5th, 2018, 9:53 am

1. 25 Watts - 5/10
2. Forest of the Hanged - 4/10
3. Time Stands Still - 3.5/10
4. Splash Splash Love - 1/10

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Post by mjf314 » March 5th, 2018, 11:50 am

1. Splash Splash Love
2. 25 Watts
3. Padurea spânzuratilor
4. Megáll az idö

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#126

Post by RogerTheMovieManiac88 » March 5th, 2018, 11:57 am

'Splash Splash Love' is making a late charge, notwithstanding sebby's harsh 1/10!
That's all, folks!

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#127

Post by joachimt » March 5th, 2018, 4:31 pm

sebby on Mar 5 2018, 02:53:06 AM wrote:1. 25 Watts - 5/10
2. Forest of the Hanged - 4/10
3. Time Stands Still - 3.5/10
4. Splash Splash Love - 1/10
:o I hope this doesn't discourage you from watching more WC-matches.
mjf314 on Mar 5 2018, 04:50:55 AM wrote:1. Splash Splash Love
2. 25 Watts
3. Padurea spânzuratilor
4. Megáll az idö
First #1-vote for SSL.

Deadline over. Final result:

Image Padurea spânzuratilor: 1.905 (88-38)
Image Megáll az idö: 2.143 (78-48)
Image 25 Watts: 2.381 (68-58)
Image Splash Splash Love: 3.571 (18-108)

A European victory this match. Romania and Hungary proceed to round 2. Congratulations to clemmetarey and tarr. Also thanks to mjf314 and toro913 for playing and to the 42 people who voted this round.

Winners so far:
1A1: Croatia (Ne okreci se sine, Mochard)
1A2: Burkina Faso (Buud Yam, hurluberlu )
1B1: China (Mang jing, hurluberlu)
1B2: Spain (Arrebato, beavis)
1C1: Romania (Padurea spânzuratilor, clemmetarey)
1C2: Hungary (Megáll az idö, tarr)

40 people voted in all three matches so far. That's quite a lot considering a participation of 47, 43 and 42 per match. Most voters seem to play the whole game completely. :thumbsup:
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#128

Post by Nopros » March 5th, 2018, 6:15 pm

joachimt on Mar 5 2018, 09:31:48 AM wrote:Most voters seem to play the whole game completely. :thumbsup:
The only way!

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#129

Post by Armoreska » March 5th, 2018, 8:18 pm

41 people took on a challenge of watching SSL just to be able to vote, that's impressive. I would have bet on less than 30.
By the way, it has 41 checks. I guess a few people just won't check a series even if it's basically a movie?
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Post by Nathan Treadway » March 6th, 2018, 1:06 am

Armoreska on Mar 5 2018, 01:18:57 PM wrote:41 people took on a challenge of watching SSL just to be able to vote, that's impressive. I would have bet on less than 30.
By the way, it has 41 checks. I guess a few people just won't check a series even if it's basically a movie?
I dunno. Until a couple months ago, there was only 2 checks (mjf and one other person). There's also a few people playing along that I don't think use icm.
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“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:37-40)

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#131

Post by sebby » March 6th, 2018, 1:19 am

joachimt on Mar 5 2018, 09:31:48 AM wrote:
sebby on Mar 5 2018, 02:53:06 AM wrote:1. 25 Watts - 5/10
2. Forest of the Hanged - 4/10
3. Time Stands Still - 3.5/10
4. Splash Splash Love - 1/10
:o I hope this doesn't discourage you from watching more WC-matches.
I think these were almost exactly your same words after I posted my rankings for the previous round. :teehee:

I'll keep pace, as I'm sure at some point something will click with me. I have a feeling 1D will be much more pleasant to my palette; 3 of the 4 films were already in my watchlist before the cup started.

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Post by Gershwin » March 6th, 2018, 11:07 am

sebby on Mar 5 2018, 06:19:57 PM wrote:
joachimt on Mar 5 2018, 09:31:48 AM wrote:
sebby on Mar 5 2018, 02:53:06 AM wrote:1. 25 Watts - 5/10
2. Forest of the Hanged - 4/10
3. Time Stands Still - 3.5/10
4. Splash Splash Love - 1/10
:o I hope this doesn't discourage you from watching more WC-matches.
I think these were almost exactly your same words after I posted my rankings for the previous round. :teehee:

I'll keep pace, as I'm sure at some point something will click with me. I have a feeling 1D will be much more pleasant to my palette; 3 of the 4 films were already in my watchlist before the cup started.
If you ask me, 1D is a much, much better round.
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#133

Post by joachimt » March 6th, 2018, 2:33 pm

sebby on Mar 5 2018, 06:19:57 PM wrote:
joachimt on Mar 5 2018, 09:31:48 AM wrote:
sebby on Mar 5 2018, 02:53:06 AM wrote:1. 25 Watts - 5/10
2. Forest of the Hanged - 4/10
3. Time Stands Still - 3.5/10
4. Splash Splash Love - 1/10
:o I hope this doesn't discourage you from watching more WC-matches.
I think these were almost exactly your same words after I posted my rankings for the previous round. :teehee:
Haha, seriously?! You just hate movies then. :lol:
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