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MrDayCee
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A lot of people have been asking me when the new edition of the 'CRBWC' would finally start (and I'm sorry it took me so long...), but I wanted to make the second edition even better and more fun than the first one!
(In case you wonder what the first one looked like: this is the 'CRBWC 2010'.)

After hours of fun (and stress!) in figuring out the new CRBWC schematics, the gathering of info on the participating bands and fabricating the additional pictures to it all, I'm proud of the final outcome and so, without further delay, let's kick off the 2011 edition of the


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Now, some changes have been made to the second edition of this competition, so reading the rules and guidelines is something everyone needs to do, even the voters from last year's edition are advised to...


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The format of this World Cup for Classical Rock Bands is based upon the organisation schematics of the Soccer World Cup. It has the same rules as the Soccer World Cup in terms of competitors proceeding through it, but it will follow a few rules of its own too.
Below is a short guide to elaborate the >binding rules< for this competition:


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-The 'CRBWC' consist of a total of 24 rounds being presented one at a time.
-Each round will be open for voting for a maximum of 2 weeks or untill a band reaches the points limit.


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-Each user of ArmorGames who wants to give a vote has the possibility to vote only once per round.
-All votes given by users are obligated to consist of an elaborated reasoning as to 'why' you choose these two bands. Votes lacking a proper elaborated reasoning, for example: "I like them" or "They rule", will not be counted. Elaborate on why you like them and talk about them, that's the main goal of this competition!
-Different to last year's edition, this time each vote in the group stage of this competition will consist of naming a "First choice" with with a value of 3 points and a "Second choice" with a value of 1 point.
-You only get to vote for two bands in a group. NO double voting for a single band and/or NO voting for more than two bands per group. No exceptions will be made in this matter.
-If two bands reach the limit of 30 points at the same time, the band with the most "First choices" will be declared as the winner of that round.
-The rule explained above, also applies if two bands reach a similar point count for second place at the same time in the 'Group Stage'.
-If, for any reason, two bands reach the limit of 30 points simultaniously and both have an equal amount of first and second choices, the band getting it's 'winning vote' first will be declared the winner.
-Further rounds after the group stage will have a 1 point count for each vote given and an according 10 points limit. Rules for declaring a winner will be applied according to the group stage rules.
-No discussions about the ruling on the outcome of a round are allowed.


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# THE GROUP STAGE:
-This stage will behold 8 different groups (A to H) consisting of 7 Classical Rock Bands to choose from.
-After closure, both the 'group winner' and the 'runner up' band will proceed to the knockout stage.
-All other remaining bands are eliminated from the competition.

THE KNOCKOUT STAGE:
-After completing the Group stage, the 'group winner' of the first group will be up against the 'runner up' of the second group. The 'group winner' of the second group will be up against the 'runner up' of the first group. This schedule will be followed for the rest of the groups, to clarify:
#1 Group A vs. #2 Group B (Winning band is called 'Winner I'
#1 Group B vs. #2 Group A (Winning band is called 'Winner II'
#1 Group C vs. #2 Group D (Winning band is called 'Winner III'
#1 Group D vs. #2 Group C (Winning band is called 'Winner IV'
#1 Group E vs. #2 Group F (Winning band is called 'Winner V'
#1 Group F vs. #2 Group E (Winning band is called 'Winner VI'
#1 Group G vs. #2 Group H (Winning band is called 'Winner VII'
#1 Group H vs. #2 Group G (Winning band is called 'Winner VIII'

THE 1/4 FINALS:
-The next stage, the 1/4 finals, will be held in this order:
# Winner I vs. Winner V
# Winner II vs. Winner VI
# Winner III vs. Winner VII
# Winner IV vs. Winner VIII

THE SEMI FINALS:
-The semi finals will be held in the order of:
# Winner I/V vs. Winner II/VI
# Winner III/VII vs. Winner IV/VIII

THE 'SHADOW FINAL':
-A number three and four is decided in a match between both 'losing' bands from the semi finals.
-Ranking of third and fourth place in this Final is decided upon the band that reaches the 10 points limit first.

THE FINAL MATCH:
-The Final match is held between both winning bands from the semi finals.
-When one of the bands in the Final reaches the limit of 10 points first, that band is declared the winner of the competition and is crowned The 'CRBWC' Champion 2011.
-The remaining band is ranked #2 in this competition.


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-There will be NO playoffs held in this competition.
-You don't get to complain when 'your band' is eliminated from the competition. "Take the pain..."
-Swearing and obscene language is not tolerated. Always respect the opinion(s) of the other users participating in this thread, even if you disagree with their reasoning.
-If any situation should occur that is not explained and/or guided by the thread's rules, the 'Armor Games Community Forum Rules and Regulations' and the 'Popular Media Rules ("Read these rules or else...&quot' apply and are to be followed for this 'Classic Rock Bands World Cup'. They will be referred to when needed.
You can find them here:
Armor Games Community Forum Rules and Regulations
Popular Media Rules ("Read these rules, or else...&quot

Since this year's 'CRBWC' competition has a little more stuff to work with, I will start off as the sole Moderator for it, but there might be other moderators assigned over time if/when I see fit. Don't ask me for an assignment, since I will only assign people I know to have the same devotion to this competition and they will be revealed when the time comes, ok?

And last, but certainly not least... take heed:
!!! OFFICIAL AG ADMINISTRATORS AND MODERATORS WILL ALWAYS HAVE A BINDING WORD !!!
So, whenever an AG administrator or moderator visits this thread and decides to alter/delete a user's post or take action on an item or discussion, listen and obide to them as you would throughout the rest of the ArmorGames website.

I hope the AG users will like and participate in this 'Classic Rock Bands World Cup'!
So my main advice to all participants is to simply... ENJOY!!!

Now... enough with the talk... shove everything aside and...

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MrDayCee
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Activity has almost come to a stand-still for this group as it seems... O.O
I wonder whether the new 'Crush The Castle 2 Players Pack' has got something to do with that... LOL =P

Anyway... the score update shows a lot of promise for this group! AC/DC has surpassed Guns n' Roses for 3rd place and is even starting to make a run for the top 2 bands! =)

Still sad to see Meat Loaf and Rose Tattoo without a single vote/point in this group... =/
I guess they are not viable and might not be included for next year's edition, but we'll see...

Time for another update as promised!
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# Votes counted Group B: #

Ozzy Osbourne : 17 (3+1+3+1+3+3+3)
Aerosmith____ : 17 (3+3+3+1+3+3+1)
AC/DC________ : 11 (1+1+1+1+1+3+3)
Guns n' Roses : 10 (1+1+3+1+1+3)
Motorhead____ : 5 (3+1+1)
Meat Loaf____ : 0
Rose Tattoo__ : 0
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Now, let's give this group the credit they deserve and start bringing in them votes people!!!
It's a shame that it softens after such a great start with the first group... let's keep up the pace and cast your votes!! =D

cowmaster1
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This was a hard one but i think i am going for Guns n' Roses. I really like aerosmith too but i think i have to choose GnR over them

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cow master you have two votes in this world cup, your first vote is worth 3 points and your second is worth 1 point. so you can vote for both if you like. and please post a reason as to why you vote for them so that we can actually count them :P

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Im, i forgot to read the rules. Im a noob today lolz.

Well, 3 goes to GnR because i like how they are alot heavier than aerosmith. Ive also never taken a likely to other bands on this list which is why i didn't choose them. Classics like Sweet Child o Mine and November Rain also help my choice. Power Ballad W00T! I love their guitar sound and the way Slash played in the first album. Too bad egos collided in this band too. Im not a huge fan of the newest album but i like Better so its all good.


My 1 goes to Aerosmith. I highly respect this band. They did have a jazz sound at time which i like because it is different. Dream On is an all time great. They had great success, but some of their later stuff i didn't like as much. Nonetheless, they are a great band.

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Daycee, I think it has more to do with spring break, just saying

MrDayCee
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Guess you can't call me a 'Spring Break Enthusiast' then tehpwner... =P

Only a single user stating his votes for this group over the course of 4 days is PREEEEEETTY thin guys! O.o
Come on people?! Where are all those votes?!?! Keep them coming in or we won't even make it to the vote limit before closure of this group!!! And that would be a sad thing... =/

Oh well... let's hope for the best and make the next score roundup! =D
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# Votes counted Group B: #

Aerosmith____ : 18 (3+3+3+1+3+3+1+1)
Ozzy Osbourne : 17 (3+1+3+1+3+3+3)
Guns n' Roses : 13 (1+1+3+1+1+3+3)
AC/DC________ : 11 (1+1+1+1+1+3+3)
Motorhead____ : 5 (3+1+1)
Meat Loaf____ : 0
Rose Tattoo__ : 0
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I'll be waiting for that next batch of votes coming in real soon!

*puts his feet up and sits back*

I'm patient... =)

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That group is even harder to decide!

1st vote: AC/DC
Out of all the old bands that I know, these are the only guys who still do good work, respecting their origins while making it sound good, just like Black Ice album, which awesomeness is compared to Back In Black. Guns N' Roses, for example,have turned into a cover of themselves... Chinese Democracy is like... blergh!

2nd vote: Ozzy Osbourne
This guy is incredible, after years of alcohol and drugs he is still alive! And doing great shows! Ozzy Osboune's band sounds just like how would it be the modern Black Sabbath, every instrument part looks more modern. I still prefer the good and old Black Sabbath though haha!

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Wow, AC/DC and Guns 'N' Roses are really catching up to Aerosmith and Ozzy. AC/DC is 3 points away from second.

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This seems like to be difficult for me, just because I love all of them with the exception of one.

1st vote: Aerosmith because they're definitely one of my favorite rock bands.
There are several of their songs that are just flawless, three of my favorites would have to be Cryin', Dream On and Dude Looks Like a Lady.
They're a brilliant band.

It took me a while to decide on which one to vote for, but after a while of thinking, I settled with..

Vote 2: Guns 'N' Roses, some of their albums I didn't like but then some of there songs I fell in love with such as great classics like, Sweet Child Of Mine & Paradise City.

I'll keep in tune to this topic to see what the vote statistics look like.

iamnotironman
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C'mon guys get some votes here.Spring break is over.By the way day cee whens the deadline?

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My first choice would be Aerosmith. They have the widest variety of all the groups you've posted, and I find their music to be the most listenable.

My second choice is AC/DC. They have some great songs, which are also catchy. Catchiness is something I look for in songs, because otherwise I just forget the song altogether.

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@ Stinger_Maniac : Hey! A new voter joined the ranks! Welcome! And thanx for the vote of confidence to keep track of this competition! =)

@ iamnotironman : Officially (according to thread rules) this group closes at midnight 04/14/2011, buuuut... since I'll be attending a concert that night (tommorow) and I won't be back home untill the middle of the night, it will be open for voting untill midnight 04/15/2011! One more day to get your votes in people!

@ Armpit : Welcome back man! And thanx for voting in this year's edition! Good to see last year's participants return here! =D

With 3 more people stating their votes, a little shift has occured! AC/DC is now back in 3rd, passing Guns n' Roses, and Aerosmith has made a small gap of 6 points to second place runner-up Ozzy!
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# Votes counted Group B: #

Aerosmith____ : 24 (3+3+3+1+3+3+1+1+3+3)
Ozzy Osbourne : 18 (3+1+3+1+3+3+3+1)
AC/DC________ : 15 (1+1+1+1+1+3+3+3+1)
Guns n' Roses : 14 (1+1+3+1+1+3+3+1)
Motorhead____ : 5 (3+1+1)
Meat Loaf____ : 0
Rose Tattoo__ : 0
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So, with only 2 more full days to state your votes... let's see if Aerosmith can make it through this year (even in 1st place!!!) and whether AC/DC can gain enough points to throw Ozzy of the podium for second!

Your choices... your votes... your decisions! VOTE!!! =D

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MrDayCee, I'm sorry for posting in the wrong thread :P And thanks for telling me for this one
I'll vote for Guns n' Roses 'cause they ROCK They have awesome songs and they are just perfect!

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Hey Luksy, you gotta pick one band to give 3 points and another to give 1 point. PLZ PLZ CHOOSE AC/DC!!!

lol jk, just choose whatever you like

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I think the second round ended so I'm not sure but I think Aeorsmith and ozzy move on.

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