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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Andrew Solovay <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 17 May 1994 18:03:31 PDT
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From: [log in to unmask] (Andrew Solovay)
Subject: RESULT: passes 270:34
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           unmoderated group passes 270:34
There were 270 YES votes and 34 NO votes, for a total of 304 valid votes.
There were 2 abstains and 6 invalid ballots.
For group passage, YES votes must be at least 2/3 of all valid (YES and NO)
votes.   There also must be at least 100 more YES votes than NO votes.
There is a five day discussion period after these results are posted.  If no
serious allegations of voting irregularities are raised, the moderator of
news.announce.newgroups will create the group shortly thereafter.
Voting closed at 23:59:59 GMT, 10 May 1994.
This vote was conducted by a neutral third party.
Vote-taker's address:           [log in to unmask] (Andrew Solovay)
Group proponent's address:      [log in to unmask] (Ellen Edgerton)
Newsgroups line:    Music for movies and television.
CHARTER (culled from the Call for Votes) is an unmoderated newsgroup welcoming discussion
  and information on all aspects of music as it is used in motion
  pictures and television, including:
  --Film/television score collecting and appreciation, whether it be
    serious or casual
  --Film/television music history
  --Film/television music composers or artists
  --Reviews of film music soundtrack releases on CD or LP
  --Reviews/discussion of music used in TV series or miniseries
  --The aesthetics of the use of music in film and television
  --The film/television music industry
  Discussion will not be limited to any certain type of music (i.e.,
  orchestral, pop-rock, original or adapted); exchanges on ALL types
  of music used in motion pictures and television are encouraged.
  Have you found a copy of "The Caine Mutiny" LP in your basement and
  don't know what to do with it?  Who's your favorite film music
  composer?  What song did you think should have won Best Original
  Song at the Oscars?  Just what IS "diegetic music," anyway?  What's
  the name of that song you heard in that movie you just saw?  What's
  your favorite TV theme song?  Are you wondering if your favorite
  movie music is out on CD?  Which film music CDs do you recommend?
  How do you think music should be used in films and on TV? is the place for these questions (and answers). Final Vote Ack
[The full list of voters can be found in the RESULT posting in