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Date: Wed, 3 May 1995 17:09:40 -0500
From: colemani[at]-remove-mcs.com (Ian Coleman)
Subject: A survey of everyone's favorite bands?

>
>It sucks, by the way. Whatever the statistical methods they use, are, they
>don't work, even if you input 100's of preferences. In fact, I think it
>gets worse. The problem is that someone with eclectic tastes, which span
>the available dataspace, gets reduced to a middle-of-the-road vector. i.e.
>a combination of Bauhaus, Young Gods, Jazz Butcher, The Pogues and Babes in
>Toyland averages out at Barry Manilow.
>
* Totally agree. When I queried "Wire" [sorry :~)] The HOMR server
helpfully recommended:

Guthrie, Woody
Fear
Smithereens
Midnight Oil
Nico
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions
Timbuk3
Rolling Stones, The
Talk Talk
Morrison, Van
Enigma
Lanois, Daniel
Cruise, Julee
Kid Creole And The Coconuts
O'Connor, Sinead
Living Colour
Morrissey
Mother Love Bone
Motorhead
Roches, The

* "You fall somewhere between Woody Guthrie and Motorhead...or maybe
the Rolling Stones." "The Rolling what?" I ask. Next time I'll try
tyromancy--or maybe the Magic 8-Ball.

* Ian


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