RTH Polls Archive

 

So far, the worst thing about today is:

  • Getting images from Ken Russell movies stuck in my head. (47%, 7 Votes)
  • It's not over. (27%, 4 Votes)
  • Getting Andrea True Connection's "More, More, More" stuck in my head. (20%, 3 Votes)
  • Coming around to the wisdom in Mr. Moderator's selection of "The Seeker" as "The Worst of the Best" of The Who. (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Getting "She Bought a Hat for Princess Marina" stuck in my head. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

Start Date: 11/28/2011 @ 1:37 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What's the most disappointing thing about our "nice" Zwol performance?

  • Zwol's not wearing his mirrored shades. (80%, 4 Votes)
  • The host is speaking German, which I don't understand. (20%, 1 Votes)
  • The performance isn't twice as long. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 5

Start Date: 11/27/2011 @ 12:41 am
End Date: No Expiry

Who is most thankful?

  • Jennifer (55%, 6 Votes)
  • Alanis Morrissette (27%, 3 Votes)
  • Sinead O'Connor (18%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 11

Start Date: 11/22/2011 @ 5:56 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What's your favorite Residents album?

  • Duck Stab/Buster and Glen (29%, 4 Votes)
  • Third Reich 'n Roll (21%, 3 Votes)
  • Commercial Album (14%, 2 Votes)
  • The unreleased one I hope stays that way and that I never happen to hear! (14%, 2 Votes)
  • Other (7%, 1 Votes)
  • Eskimo (7%, 1 Votes)
  • The Tunes of Two Cities (7%, 1 Votes)
  • The Big Bubble: Part Four of the Mole Trilogy (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Meet the Residents (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Mark of the Mole (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Not Available (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Fingerprince (0%, 0 Votes)
  • George and James (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Whatever Happened to Vileness Fats? (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 14

Start Date: 11/21/2011 @ 11:50 am
End Date: No Expiry

Which of the following albums would you most like to hear through Lou Reed's Ultimate Headphones?

  • The Velvet Underground's post-Lou lp, Squeeze (40%, 8 Votes)
  • Lou Reed's Rock 'n Roll Heart (25%, 5 Votes)
  • Loutallica's Lulu (20%, 4 Votes)
  • Lou Reed's Mistrial (15%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 20

Start Date: 11/17/2011 @ 12:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Of the 16 post-punk songs in this week's Saturday Night Shut-In, how many do you own or know well?

  • 5 to 8 (35%, 6 Votes)
  • 9 to 12 (24%, 4 Votes)
  • 13 to 16 (24%, 4 Votes)
  • 1 to 4 (12%, 2 Votes)
  • 0 (5%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 17

Start Date: 11/13/2011 @ 7:51 pm
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN (choose one): Flange or phase shifter?

  • Flange (52%, 11 Votes)
  • Phase shifter (33%, 7 Votes)
  • I don't know one from the other - the one that makes that watery, whooshing sound. (15%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 21

Start Date: 11/10/2011 @ 4:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Why should Townsman misterioso avoid voting for Huntsman?

  • Because he's Republican. (67%, 6 Votes)
  • Because he likes shitty, pretentious Beefheart records. (33%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 9

Start Date: 11/09/2011 @ 9:28 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Which British band has the weakest studio lp catalog (pre-1981)?

  • The Who (32%, 9 Votes)
  • David Bowie (29%, 8 Votes)
  • The Kinks (21%, 6 Votes)
  • Led Zeppelin (7%, 2 Votes)
  • The Beatles (7%, 2 Votes)
  • The Rolling Stones (4%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

Start Date: 11/07/2011 @ 10:18 pm
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN (choose one): Listening to the newly released Smile box set in one sitting or listening to a single spin of "Kokomo"?

  • Smile (60%, 21 Votes)
  • "Kokomo" (40%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 35

Start Date: 11/02/2011 @ 12:56 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What word best describes your reaction to news of Bad Company's Paul Rodgers becoming a Canadian citizen?

  • Hurt (23%, 5 Votes)
  • Relieved (23%, 5 Votes)
  • Psyched (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Stunned (18%, 4 Votes)
  • Mournful (14%, 3 Votes)
  • Shocked (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Angry (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 22

Start Date: 10/26/2011 @ 7:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

The core cast of which of the following TV shows would have made the best rock band?

  • Welcome Back Kotter (35%, 13 Votes)
  • The Bob Newhart Show (27%, 10 Votes)
  • One Day at a Time (14%, 5 Votes)
  • T.J. Hooker (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Gilmore Girls (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Charlie's Angels (5%, 2 Votes)
  • Cheers (6%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 37

Start Date: 10/19/2011 @ 7:15 pm
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN: Which dumb-ass 3-chord song gets chopped, "Rock 'n Me" or "Takin' Care of Business"?

  • "Rock 'n Me" (55%, 18 Votes)
  • "Takin' Care of Business" (45%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 33

Start Date: 10/17/2011 @ 8:07 am
End Date: No Expiry

The part of a song that initially doesn't strike me as anything special that is most likely to "sell me" on the song is the ______.

  • Chorus (31%, 4 Votes)
  • Entrance of a vocal harmony or organ part (23%, 3 Votes)
  • Middle eight (23%, 3 Votes)
  • Coda (15%, 2 Votes)
  • Solo (8%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 13

Start Date: 10/13/2011 @ 7:43 am
End Date: No Expiry

KingEd's review of the new Nick Lowe album is ________.

  • Totally off base; KingEd's a tool! (41%, 7 Votes)
  • Although I have not yet heard the album I generally agree with KingEd. (24%, 4 Votes)
  • Not too far off the mark; KingEd's a tool nevertheless. (18%, 3 Votes)
  • Spot on. (12%, 2 Votes)
  • Although I have not yet heard the album I generally disagree with KingEd. (6%, 1 Votes)
  • Spot on, but really mean to say about a beloved, older music hero. (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 17

Start Date: 10/07/2011 @ 1:06 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Of the following, who made the most revolutionary contributions to music in the last 10 years?

  • Steve Jobs (39%, 9 Votes)
  • All the kidz downloading music illegally (39%, 9 Votes)
  • Loutallica (17%, 4 Votes)
  • Music bloggers (4%, 1 Votes)
  • The Boss (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Satellite radio programmers (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Outkast (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Arcade Fire (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Wilco (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Jay-Z (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 23

Start Date: 10/05/2011 @ 9:18 pm
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN (choose one): Chic's "Good Times" or Sugar Hill Gang's "Rapper's Delight"?

  • Sugar Hill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" (54%, 15 Votes)
  • Chic's "Good Times" (46%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

Start Date: 09/30/2011 @ 11:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

What cliched concertgoer move are you MOST likely to have been caught doing at some point in your life?

  • Buying a tour shirt (36%, 12 Votes)
  • Collecting a copy of the artist's set list after they leave the stage (30%, 10 Votes)
  • Throwing up/passing out mid-show (12%, 4 Votes)
  • Cranking up live bootlegs of the band you're about to see prior to departing for the show (9%, 3 Votes)
  • Shouting out "Freebird!" (6%, 2 Votes)
  • Secretly recording the show (3%, 1 Votes)
  • Playing hacky-sack in the parking lot (3%, 1 Votes)
  • Flashing your lighter (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Flashing your cell phone (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Either supporting a partner on your shoulders while she flashes her breasts or being the supported flasher yourself (1%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 33

Start Date: 09/26/2011 @ 8:43 pm
End Date: No Expiry

My favorite Christina Ricci acting role is:

  • Buffalo '66 (37%, 7 Votes)
  • Black Snake Moan (16%, 3 Votes)
  • The Ice Storm (16%, 3 Votes)
  • The Addams Family (11%, 2 Votes)
  • Pecker (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Penelope (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Speed Racer (5%, 1 Votes)
  • Mermaids (5%, 1 Votes)
  • It's tough to say, but most likely her role on the new tv series, Pan Am (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

Start Date: 09/25/2011 @ 12:59 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How committed are you to the Rock Town Hall community?

  • So much so that I couldn't begin to explain it to you if I tried. (40%, 6 Votes)
  • So much so that I frequently ask fellow Townspeople why any of us bothers. (27%, 4 Votes)
  • So much so that when friends outside the RTH community ask me why I bother, I tell them they have no business asking. (27%, 4 Votes)
  • Uh, this is my first time here. I arrived in search of some Gwen Stefani sex tape. (6%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

Start Date: 09/23/2011 @ 12:26 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Post-Punk as a distinct genre: PRO or CON?

  • PRO, why not? (63%, 12 Votes)
  • CON, says this card-carrying member of the Bad Attitude Club! (37%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 19

Start Date: 09/21/2011 @ 7:55 am
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN (choose one): Remix, remaster, or remake/remodel?

  • Remake/Remodel (58%, 7 Votes)
  • Remaster (33%, 4 Votes)
  • Remix (9%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 12

Start Date: 09/18/2011 @ 9:02 pm
End Date: No Expiry

In all fairness, Mike Love deserves:

  • My grudging respect for his role in the Beach Boys' early achievements (39%, 12 Votes)
  • A machete at the base of the neck (26%, 8 Votes)
  • An offer to serve as Paul McCartney's manservant (19%, 6 Votes)
  • All this and more (16%, 5 Votes)
  • A hug (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 31

Start Date: 09/13/2011 @ 1:46 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What's the best 20th century decade in American music? Not just in rock and roll, but ALL of American music.

  • 1960s (27%, 31 Votes)
  • 1970s (24%, 28 Votes)
  • 1950s (16%, 18 Votes)
  • 1980s (15%, 17 Votes)
  • 1990s (10%, 12 Votes)
  • 1940s (3%, 4 Votes)
  • 1920s (3%, 4 Votes)
  • 1930s (2%, 2 Votes)
  • 1900s (0%, 0 Votes)
  • 1910s (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 116

Start Date: 09/07/2011 @ 8:03 pm
End Date: No Expiry

SHOWDOWN (choose one): Brian Eno or Eno?

  • Brian Eno (50%, 4 Votes)
  • Eno (50%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 8

Start Date: 09/05/2011 @ 11:48 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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