DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

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Which is/are the better episode(s)?

Poll runs till June 20th, 2051, 2:39 pm

11 (Moonlight Sonata)
18
53%
176-178 (Meeting with the BO)
16
47%
 
Total votes: 34
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DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby dilbertschalter » September 24th, 2010, 12:33 am

Last time, in the last faceoff of the second round, 345 triumphed over 516-517. This time, in this first contest of the quarterfinals, we have my sig against my avatar:

Episode 11: Moonlight Sonata Murder Case

vs

Episode 176: Meeting with the Black Organization Again (Haibara Part)
Episode 177: Meeting with the Black Organization Again (Conan Part)
Episode 178: Meeting with the Black Organization Again (Resolution)


For info on the current bracket/past and future contests, go to the info thread

edit: Forgot to put this in the OP, but there's a new tiebreak procedure- if the voting ends in a tie, whichever episode got more posts in favor wins. If both have the same number of posts, then the tiebreak will revert to the original arcane procedure I thought of.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby PT » September 24th, 2010, 12:51 am

Went with Moonlight Sonata.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby dilbertschalter » September 24th, 2010, 12:57 am

This is a tough one, probably the toughest of the contest so far for me. 176-178 is probably the best the entire series has to offer in terms in terms of sustained gripping action; it's tight, intense, and moves quite quickly, unlike certain other *cough 345/Clash cough* BO episodes; as usual there are a few logical inconsistencies, but they aren't particularly egregious.

Moonlight Sonata, though is in a class of its own. It's just so... ridiculously good... (not a very imaginative phrasing, I know). The case is very good and does a great job of setting the tone for the first 60 episodes or so. It was after watching this episode (technically, episodes, as I watched the dub) that I became truly hooked on the series. The power of nostalgia compels me to vote for it.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Conia » September 24th, 2010, 1:18 am

dilbertschalter wrote:This is a tough one, probably the toughest of the contest so far for me.

Agreed :( :(

hmmmmmmmmmm......mmmmmmmmmmm........mmmmmmmmmm...............
Moonlight Sonata is my vote :)
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby dilbertschalter » September 24th, 2010, 2:54 am

3 people saying they voted for Moonlight Sonata and two votes for it in the poll????
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby ShiraKiryuu » September 24th, 2010, 3:33 am

Meeting with the BO 8)
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Natasya » September 24th, 2010, 5:26 am

Moonlight Sonata
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby hiten22 » September 24th, 2010, 7:48 am

The Main enemy  8)... BO
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Sakina » September 24th, 2010, 8:30 am

Moonlight Sonata.  Definitely.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Akonyl » September 24th, 2010, 9:26 am

voted sonata.

It seems we're just the more vocal ones though, because the BO episode's winning D:
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Wakarimashita » September 24th, 2010, 11:04 am

Moonlight.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby ProfParanoia » September 24th, 2010, 11:05 am

176-178.

Moonlight has MUCH more nostalgia for me. However, my nostalgia can go f**k itself.
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby ShiraKiryuu » September 24th, 2010, 11:06 am

It's a tie now...
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby Kaitokidfan » September 24th, 2010, 12:30 pm

Moonlight Sonata!
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Re: DC Specials Contest: 11 vs 176-178

Postby AICHAN » September 24th, 2010, 5:40 pm

definitly episode 176/178...Shiho almost killed by Gin win my vote :)
seriously,ep 176/178 are the best BO episodes in DC...So much action and suspense...^^
if it was Clash of the Red and black, instead of ep 176,I would have voted for Moonlight Sonata. ::)
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