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Minkin wrote: April 26th, 2022, 9:41 pm I think I'm happily resigned to no longer caring about ICM rankings - given the snail pace at which we watch things, and how few new official checks we actually watch. I say quality over quantity.
Yea, definitely. If you can only see a limited amount of films each week, it's the sane thing to do. I'm in the opposite situation, where I have some gaps to fill, so ICM is perfect for that, certainly because canon is something I've largely ignored in the years before :)
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Had a little setback with the IMDb mini-series list, other than that, good progress.

Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1125 T1250 Overshoot
2022/04 21 242991 140 173 198 21443201
2022/03 20 232991 134 168 188 21447169
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1250 T1500 Overshoot
2022/02 18 202786 128 163 199 21451955
2022/01 16 172587 122 160 192 21455617
2021/12 16 172886 121 156 184 21459432
2021/11 16 172785 121 153 180 21462543
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1500 T2000 Overshoot
2021/10 15 162681 115 149 206 21471057
2021/09 14 152777 113 143 191 21478054
2021/08 15 162677 111 137 184 21282917
2021/07 18 192575 102 128 176 21293856
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2021/06 18 192575 96 127 204 212103905
2021/05 17 182573 95 121 200 212108195


The Archive
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2021/04 15 162269 90 113 191 210117319
2021/03 15 162267 88 109 187 210122455
2021/02 13 142064 84 105 184 210127129
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3000 Overshoot
2021/01 12 132163 81 105 182 210133912
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3500 Overshoot
2020/12 11 121857 78 104 173 208147607
2020/11 11 121854 77 100 169 208161387
2020/10 10 111650 67 89 166 208175200
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T5000 Overshoot
2020/09 10 111548 64 82 156 206???
Month T1 T10 T100 T500 T1000 T5000 T10000 UnlistedOvershoot
2020/08 10 11 15 46 78 201 202 3 ???
2020/07 7 8 11 42 75 199 201 4 ???
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Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2022/4 16 182466 99 126 183 196 148644
2022/2 6 71349 78 107 171 184


Pretty good progress so far. I plan to work on it some more over the next couple of months before concentrating on Unofficial films in July.
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I should come back to this..... at least get myself back to 1 away (TSZ). Every time I disappear from the site for a year, I come back with like 10 that are 500+. Currently exactly 10, with 1 over rank 1000.

The problem is that these are the same 10-ish lists that I always have to grind down when I come back, and I'm just not really that interested in them. Plus they are, for the most part, really old lists on the site... meaning they were targeted a lot more back in the day, so it's harder to rank on them.

2 Noir lists, LATAM 2010s list, Spaghet Western, one of the Russian, Guildbagge, B-Movies, Euro Horror, Turkey, and Shoot Zombies. I especially don't want to work on the Turkey list, and I just don't watch enough horror (or Noirs) to keep up with folks on the site. I need to see 5 more Turkish films to get under rank 500 (24 total), and I just... ugh. Don't want to. Most of the others only need 1 film. And then Zombies needs 100+ lol.
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I need 275 for Top 500 on TSZDT. That's going to be pretty hard for me and will likely be last, if at all. I need 100+ on a few others, but there are enough films on those lists that I am at least somewhat interested in that it should be doable, especially with a number of films being on multiple lists.
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Tasselfoot wrote: May 1st, 2022, 12:07 pm I should come back to this..... at least get myself back to 1 away (TSZ). Every time I disappear from the site for a year, I come back with like 10 that are 500+. Currently exactly 10, with 1 over rank 1000.

The problem is that these are the same 10-ish lists that I always have to grind down when I come back, and I'm just not really that interested in them. Plus they are, for the most part, really old lists on the site... meaning they were targeted a lot more back in the day, so it's harder to rank on them.

2 Noir lists, LATAM 2010s list, Spaghet Western, one of the Russian, Guildbagge, B-Movies, Euro Horror, Turkey, and Shoot Zombies. I especially don't want to work on the Turkey list, and I just don't watch enough horror (or Noirs) to keep up with folks on the site. I need to see 5 more Turkish films to get under rank 500 (24 total), and I just... ugh. Don't want to. Most of the others only need 1 film. And then Zombies needs 100+ lol.
I feel you, foot. Everything of this, and almost the same lists (except B-Movies :innocent: ).
Also a true observation for old lists. The newer the lists - and the more exotic (non-American) - the easier they are to rank.

The problem with hunting for ranks is how ultimately unsatisfying it is, especially the overall user rank. Let's say you need 100 checks to reach your aimed ranking of #300 or something and plan to do it for the rest of year. You make those 100 checks ... but in the same time, someone else also watched 100 films. Someone else even 200. And many others on the way 50. To make things worse, people may register with even more checks, so the goal drifts further away. And when you've finally done it and chilled for a year (kids, gaming, you know), you're back to where you started. Ouch! :lol:
Only masochists and true addicted checkwhores can keep up with the ranking games and elite clubs.
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I definitely don't care about my overall rank. But I've had a goal in the back of my mind for a few years now to get Plat/Rank-1 on half the lists. I have a lot more enjoyment binging and finishing a list vs cherry picking lists (especially for rank).

Currently need 22 more Plats for that goal. But each remaining list is 20+ movies away. So it's still a pretty long-term goal. And gets harder with each new batch of lists (usually). I think it'd be a super cool goal to hit, though.
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It is cool ;)
Try to use the films on multiple lists as good as possible.
Do you have the ICM enhanced script ? It can help you choose the better films to achievr your goals.
Battling for the list ranks is really hard and it Takes commit ment... I know thé hard way... Watching noirs and zombies filmd for 6 months now. My goal is the top 25 club... Very close to it now un less more lists arrived... And it will happens eventually soon..
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Tim2460 wrote: May 1st, 2022, 8:43 pm It is cool ;)
Try to use the films on multiple lists as good as possible.
Do you have the ICM enhanced script ? It can help you choose the better films to achievr your goals.
Battling for the list ranks is really hard and it Takes commit ment... I know thé hard way... Watching noirs and zombies filmd for 6 months now. My goal is the top 25 club... Very close to it now un less more lists arrived... And it will happens eventually soon..
I have iCM Enhanced, yeah. But i've also seen almost every film on 6+ lists already, so the overlap on the lists I have "close" to finishing is minimal. At this point, the big overlaps are mostly across the various 1000+ film lists and then maybe 1-2 of the more niche ones.

OK... ran it across 27 lists that I could Plat, and there's 1 film on 3 and 46 on 2. Meaning something like 700ish on 1.
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After more than 9 months @mostly 3 Noir's a day finaly reached my 2022 Goal :

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Just need my Walk of Fame tag and i'll be back to the Dark Side ;)

PS : 3 noirs a day, doctor's away
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"Raincoat and hat companies in France thriving, nobody knows why"
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Great Tim !

As for me, my next goal is the Top 400 Club. Shouldn't be long to get there, I'm only 7 movies away.
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TOP 400 CLUB HERE I AM !!!
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tourdesb 2022/05 36 42 64 110 131 150 182 201 214 214
tourdesb 2020/11 37 42 - - - 120 176 181 194 208


Top 300 will not be very soon as I need to watch 35 films noirs and 25 movies on each of the box office lists
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Congratz. Wow, 150 placements at least in the Top 100 is also impressive!
You collected 35 checks in the Turkish list and that while lacking a couple of the more known ones. :o Any special hints and hidden gems in that for us folks in the 1000-rankings?
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Congrats :cheers:
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Torgo wrote: May 23rd, 2022, 10:09 pm Congratz. Wow, 150 placements at least in the Top 100 is also impressive!
You collected 35 checks in the Turkish list and that while lacking a couple of the more known ones. :o Any special hints and hidden gems in that for us folks in the 1000-rankings?
You should definitely watch the ones directed by Yilmaz Güney (Umut is my favourite, Duvar and Agit are pretty good as well)

But, most important, avoid any movie directed by Ertem Egilmez.
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tourdesb wrote: May 24th, 2022, 9:56 am
Torgo wrote: May 23rd, 2022, 10:09 pm Congratz. Wow, 150 placements at least in the Top 100 is also impressive!
You collected 35 checks in the Turkish list and that while lacking a couple of the more known ones. :o Any special hints and hidden gems in that for us folks in the 1000-rankings?
You should definitely watch the ones directed by Yilmaz Güney (Umut is my favourite, Duvar and Agit are pretty good as well)

But, most important, avoid any movie directed by Ertem Egilmez.
Ertem Egilmez is the most important director in cinema history, any true cinephile needs to finish his filmography :folded:
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mightysparks wrote: May 24th, 2022, 10:16 am
tourdesb wrote: May 24th, 2022, 9:56 am
Torgo wrote: May 23rd, 2022, 10:09 pm Congratz. Wow, 150 placements at least in the Top 100 is also impressive!
You collected 35 checks in the Turkish list and that while lacking a couple of the more known ones. :o Any special hints and hidden gems in that for us folks in the 1000-rankings?
You should definitely watch the ones directed by Yilmaz Güney (Umut is my favourite, Duvar and Agit are pretty good as well)

But, most important, avoid any movie directed by Ertem Egilmez.
Ertem Egilmez is the most important director in cinema history, any true cinephile needs to finish his filmography :folded:
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tourdesb wrote: May 24th, 2022, 9:56 am
Torgo wrote: May 23rd, 2022, 10:09 pm Congratz. Wow, 150 placements at least in the Top 100 is also impressive!
You collected 35 checks in the Turkish list and that while lacking a couple of the more known ones. :o Any special hints and hidden gems in that for us folks in the 1000-rankings?
You should definitely watch the ones directed by Yilmaz Güney (Umut is my favourite, Duvar and Agit are pretty good as well)

But, most important, avoid any movie directed by Ertem Egilmez.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan is another solid director. I also quite liked Ivy and Time for Love.
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I've been slowing working my way through this large list.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/larg ... /orhan+tv/
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Damn. Take my upvote!
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Onderhond wrote: May 9th, 2022, 12:37 pm "Raincoat and hat companies in France thriving, nobody knows why"
Yo, I noticed this a while ago but too lazy to bring it up (idk if I mentioned it before actually) but T2000 & T2250 don't seem to display the correct counts. I have two lists that have rankings 2500+ but it says I have 213 lists for 2000 and 214 for 2250...
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Ebbywebby wrote: May 26th, 2022, 9:08 pm I've been slowing working my way through this large list.

https://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/larg ... /orhan+tv/
Hm... That looks like a good one to work on. Favorited :thumbsup:
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Made some good progress this month. Top 1000 by the end of the year seems doable at this point.

Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1050 T1125 Overshoot
2022/05 21 232994 143 181 195 21439318
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1125 T1250 Overshoot
2022/04 21 242991 140 173 198 21443201
2022/03 20 232991 134 168 188 21447169
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1250 T1500 Overshoot
2022/02 18 202786 128 163 199 21451955
2022/01 16 172587 122 160 192 21455617
2021/12 16 172886 121 156 184 21459432
2021/11 16 172785 121 153 180 21462543
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1500 T2000 Overshoot
2021/10 15 162681 115 149 206 21471057
2021/09 14 152777 113 143 191 21478054
2021/08 15 162677 111 137 184 21282917
2021/07 18 192575 102 128 176 21293856
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2021/06 18 192575 96 127 204 212103905


The Archive
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2021/05 17 182573 95 121 200 212108195
2021/04 15 162269 90 113 191 210117319
2021/03 15 162267 88 109 187 210122455
2021/02 13 142064 84 105 184 210127129
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3000 Overshoot
2021/01 12 132163 81 105 182 210133912
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3500 Overshoot
2020/12 11 121857 78 104 173 208147607
2020/11 11 121854 77 100 169 208161387
2020/10 10 111650 67 89 166 208175200
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T5000 Overshoot
2020/09 10 111548 64 82 156 206???
Month T1 T10 T100 T500 T1000 T5000 T10000 UnlistedOvershoot
2020/08 10 11 15 46 78 201 202 3 ???
2020/07 7 8 11 42 75 199 201 4 ???
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Anyone else in the top 400 club? Lowest ranked list is TSZDT at #352
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Torgo wrote: April 25th, 2022, 8:58 pm Ok so I STOLE Onder's formula and legitimately can be called a haxx0r and script kiddie for that. Amazing!
This is what the Torgometer looks like:

Month T1T50 T100 T250 T400T500T600 T800 T1000Overshoot
April 2022 17 182365 120 150 172 197 21412173
2 months later, I'm the Top 500 for 160 lists, 194 in Top 600, 206 in 800 (and of course all in the 1000). You see, for a casually involved ICManiac, it wouldn't be impossible to settle this until the end of the year.
The funny thing is that in the meantime, 2 certain lists could throw me out:
- Leonard Maltin, 99/100, #472
- AFI 100 Thrills, 99/100, #483
I developed this odd affection for seeing them almost complete for years now .. sad to see them "go". :lol:

Another funny one, although I have long finished it: ICM Most Checked puts you at #682 with 249/250 checks and you sharply not make the Top 1000 anymore with 247/250 checks. THIS is mainstream, my guys!
And I'm still negatively impressed by the hunger for Academy averageness: Best Picture Winners -> 90/95 #515, 91/95 #475, 92 #430 93 #346 .. why do people do this :unsure:
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Kinda surreal to view the rankings for RonJensen .. he's in the Top 10 Club except for 3 lists (#13, #26 and #50 respectively), in the Top 5 for all but 8 lists and well he's #1st for almost everything anyway. :shrug:
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Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2022/6 31 334088 124 160 200 209 100345
2022/4 16 182466 99 126 183 196 148644
2022/2 6 71349 78 107 171 184


Progress continues. Next month will mostly be an off month for this chase with the Unofficial Challenge being my primary focus, but I should get back to it a bit in August.
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Top 1000 by the end of the year looks like a certainty at this point.

Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1050 T1125 Overshoot
2022/06 21 2330100 149 193 210 21836983
2022/05 21 232994 143 181 195 21439318
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1125 T1250 Overshoot
2022/04 21 242991 140 173 198 21443201
2022/03 20 232991 134 168 188 21447169
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1250 T1500 Overshoot
2022/02 18 202786 128 163 199 21451955
2022/01 16 172587 122 160 192 21455617
2021/12 16 172886 121 156 184 21459432
2021/11 16 172785 121 153 180 21462543
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T1500 T2000 Overshoot
2021/10 15 162681 115 149 206 21471057
2021/09 14 152777 113 143 191 21478054
2021/08 15 162677 111 137 184 21282917
2021/07 18 192575 102 128 176 21293856

The Archive
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T2500 Overshoot
2021/06 18 192575 96 127 204 212103905
2021/05 17 182573 95 121 200 212108195
2021/04 15 162269 90 113 191 210117319
2021/03 15 162267 88 109 187 210122455
2021/02 13 142064 84 105 184 210127129
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3000 Overshoot
2021/01 12 132163 81 105 182 210133912
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T3500 Overshoot
2020/12 11 121857 78 104 173 208147607
2020/11 11 121854 77 100 169 208161387
2020/10 10 111650 67 89 166 208175200
Month T1T10 T100 T500 T750T1000T2000 T5000 Overshoot
2020/09 10 111548 64 82 156 206???
Month T1 T10 T100 T500 T1000 T5000 T10000 UnlistedOvershoot
2020/08 10 11 15 46 78 201 202 3 ???
2020/07 7 8 11 42 75 199 201 4 ???
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MMDan wrote: June 23rd, 2022, 2:42 am Anyone else in the top 400 club? Lowest ranked list is TSZDT at #352
I'm one list away from being in the 400 club... That damn Turkish list...
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There must some mass migration from IMDb to ICM have taken place at some time. Otherwise I can't explain the amounts of Turkish films we have to watch for rankings in the Top 1000, 666, 400 and so on. Compare it to other country lists, it's just conspicuous.
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