PJXtra 18 - Life In Retro - Both Lists Out!! Side Theme Reveals DONE, MAIN Reveals DONE <3 | The Popjustice Forum

PJXtra 18 - Life In Retro - Both Lists Out!! Side Theme Reveals DONE, MAIN Reveals DONE <3

Discussion in 'Charts, rates etc' started by berserkboi, Nov 5, 2022.

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    (Merci to the amazing @Doodvid for the Smash Hits Art!)

    Welcome to PJXtra 18 - celebrating your Second Annual Round where you can send us songs that have indeed cracked the Top 3 in a non UK/US Market!

    Or to put it in the words of our beautiful @If You Go (who hosted the first one):

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    LANGUAGE CRITERIA
    • Must be sung in any language other than English.
    • French-language songs will not be allowed, due to Requin Chagrin’s victory in the last round.
    • Features less than approx 20% English lyrics.
    NOTORIETY CRITERIA
    • No Eurovision Song Contest entries (non-qualifying national final songs are eligible).
    • Performed by an artist with 30 pages or less of dedicated discussion on the PJ forum.
    • Artist didn’t participate in most recent PJXtra, or win the past 5 contests.
    • If a cover, will be subject to criteria including if original is already famous/successful.
    PJ CONTESTS CRITERIA
    • Hasn’t previously been entered into either PJSC, PJ00s, PJ Retro or PJXtra.
    • For PJXtra songlist, look here. For other contests, view at the hub.
    • Released after the year 2000


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    For this special edition of the contest - we are celebrating with a double! On top of your PJXtra Submission - I would like you to also send a Foreign Language Song from pre-2000 (French is allowed here!), and I want the hits!!​

    PARAMETERS

    • This has to be a song that would not pass PJ Retro Veto! (if it is too obscure, I am vetoing it so you can use it and win RETRO in the future!)
    • No EUROVISION songs allowed (soz to Poupée de cire, Poupée de son but you have a whole sub-forum that already celebrates how iconic you are)
    • If you are sending a song by a massive PJ Artist who predominantly releases in English (say Madonna), please use a little known track by them instead of something like a Spanish version of Ray Of Light. If you want to send a Madonna Hit, just have it be sung by another artist (@invertedbutterfly can hook you up with an artist that has an album of just Madonna covers too!)
    • Act like Namie Amuro, Celine Dion, Mylene Farmer, Dalida etc can still have their FL Hits here since they predominantly (or at least evenly in Celine's case) sing in FL!
    • FL Covers on famous English songs are allowed - send me Bang Bang or Nothing Compares To You in Thai anytime!!

    Please send both options to @Doodvid and @berserkboi in a PM!

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    SUBMISSIONS: Til November 12
    VOTING: Side Theme - Til November 25, Main Theme - Til December 9​
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2022
  2. I was expecting an Easy round but the thread title had me startled that this is a pre-2000 PJXtra themed round ff
    Obviously I love the side theme!

    And the veto panel better be ready after the mess we had with this type of round last year ddd
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2022
  3. I love this, it's like a 90s (80s?) computer game and I wanna go play Oregon Trail.
     
  4. Oh wow, Dalida wearing a jukebox as a fascinator probably to this years racing season.
     
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  5. You guys I was like two clicks away from almost entering a side theme bop from 2000 by accident.
     
  6. Invited Kath & Kim Queen! <3333
     
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  7. I had my suspicions when I saw the word "expansion" that Retro would be involved!
     
  8. Is the thread title a reference to "Life in Mono", a song by my first PJ Retro winner? Either way, I'll pretend it is.
     
  9. I remember when I brought a knife to a gunfight in last year's easy round. Won't be making that mistake again.
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  10. The pagecount rule still makes the main round pretty restrictive by ruling out most of the major crossovers that would smash here. But the bonus will be a bloodbath (and one hell of a playlist)!
     
  11. Am I worthy of using this gif to represent myself?

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  12. I was one player short of 40 in PJSC where were you?
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  13. Clearly there is just one thing I can do in response.
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    (For @WoW73 xxx)

    Alright - some VETOES to report!


    Samples a little song that invented homosexuality!


    Sent *titled* in English to PJSC previously!


    Way over page limit with their regular thread + rate!

    Many ineligibles as well this round, but not posting those <3333​
     
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  15. Awww, that is a cute google logo!
     
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  16. It's been an absolute mess at the veto panel this week. Stay tuned for more!
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