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Here you can find the results of previous votes held at Teenage Wildlife. These votes are usually held over the space of a week, and can only be voted on by registered users.

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These are the final results of the vote (ended Tue, 29 Dec 1998) for the following question:

BowieNet or BowieNot?
It's three months after the launch of BowieNet. Are you:

BowieNet! (I'm a signed up member)
BowieNot! (I've resisted the temptation so far)
BowieNever! (I'm never going to pay to join!)
BowieWot? (What's BowieNet?)
BowieWill (As soon as I get the cash)

The results were:

Total votes cast: 395

BowieNet! 107 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
BowieNot! 147 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
BowieNever! 65 ++++++++++++++
BowieWot? 9 ++
BowieWill 67 +++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 07 Dec 1998) for the following question:

Have you seen the film Velvet Goldmine, and what did you think?
See IMDB for information on Velvet Goldmine

Yes, and I loved it!
Yes, but I wasn't that impressed with it
Yes, and I thought it was one of the worst movies this year
No, it hasn't reached my hick town/country yet
No, and I object to the designation of my domicile as "hick"

The results were:

Total votes cast: 277

Yes, and I loved it! 50 ++++++++++++++++
Yes, but I wasn't that impressed with it 32 ++++++++++
Yes, and I thought it was one of the worst movies this year 15 ++++
No, it hasn't reached my hick town/country yet 101 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
No, and I object to the designation of my domicile as "hick" 79 +++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Thu, 26 Nov 1998) for the following question:

What do you think of the idea of the co-writing song contest for What's Really Happening?
See What's Really Happening contest.

It's such a cool idea I've already written 5 different sets of lyrics!
I like the idea and I'll probably try and submit at least one lyric entry
It's OK, but I don't really think I'll bother entering the contest
It's silly, I'd rather have a real Bowie song, but I guess I'll listen to it
Oh no, Dave's completely run out of ideas now

The results were:

Total votes cast: 396

It's such a cool idea I've already written 5 different sets of lyrics! 34 ++++++
I like the idea and I'll probably try and submit at least one lyric entry 183 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
It's OK, but I don't really think I'll bother entering the contest 102 ++++++++++++++++++
It's silly, I'd rather have a real Bowie song, but I guess I'll listen to it 52 +++++++++
Oh no, Dave's completely run out of ideas now 25 ++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 09 Nov 1998) for the following question:

Will you join BowieNet in order to contribute to the virtual live Earthling Tour release (liveandwell.com)?
See the liveandwell.com news story for more information.

I'm already a member and I plan to send a new contribution every day!
I'm already a member, but I think I'll just watch
I'm not a member yet, but I'll gladly join just for this
I'm not a member, but if it's the only way to get a copy, I'll grudgingly join
I'm never going to join that elitist BowieNet!!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 252

I'm already a member and I plan to send a new contribution every day! 1
I'm already a member, but I think I'll just watch 44 +++++++++++++++
I'm not a member yet, but I'll gladly join just for this 44 +++++++++++++++
I'm not a member, but if it's the only way to get a copy, I'll grudgingly join 91 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
I'm never going to join that elitist BowieNet!! 72 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 26 Oct 1998) for the following question:

How would you like to see Earthling Live and other such tracks released? (assuming that a record company won't issue a standard commercial CD release)

I don't want it at all unless I can buy it at my local record store
On a special CD pressing available to anyone who signs up for it on the Internet
On a CD available only to BowieNet members
In MP3 format on BowieNet so I can download it and burn it to my own CD
RealAudio format on BowieNet like all the other tracks

The results were:

Total votes cast: 472

I don't want it at all unless I can buy it at my local record store 205 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
On a special CD pressing available to anyone who signs up for it on the Internet 192 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
On a CD available only to BowieNet members 34 +++++
In MP3 format on BowieNet so I can download it and burn it to my own CD 35 +++++
RealAudio format on BowieNet like all the other tracks 6

These are the final results of the vote (ended Sun, 11 Oct 1998) for the following question:

Have you bought the Best of Bowie compilation albums? (namely Best of David Bowie 1969-1974 and Best of David Bowie 1974-1979)

No, I don't waste my money on compilation albums
No, but I would if I had the money
I bought Best of 1969-1974
I bought Best of 1974-1979
I've bought both of them... I just can't get enough!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 381

No, I don't waste my money on compilation albums 118 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
No, but I would if I had the money 95 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
I bought Best of 1969-1974 53 ++++++++++++++
I bought Best of 1974-1979 12 +++
I've bought both of them... I just can't get enough! 103 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Tue, 29 Sep 1998) for the following question:

Is BowieNet worth the money?

Yes, I'm going to be there everyday!
Maybe, so long as they keep it updated regularly
No, I don't think there's enough material there
I don't know, I haven't signed up yet
Definitely not... I object to paying for anything on the Internet!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 453

Yes, I'm going to be there everyday! 36 +++++
Maybe, so long as they keep it updated regularly 116 ++++++++++++++++
No, I don't think there's enough material there 28 +++
I don't know, I haven't signed up yet 232 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Definitely not... I object to paying for anything on the Internet! 41 +++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Wed, 09 Sep 1998) for the following question:

Should Bowie play himself as Ziggy in his planned Ziggy Stardust movie?

Yes, with enough makeup they can do anything these days
No, get an up and coming actor to shave off his eyebrows

The results were:

Total votes cast: 565

Yes, with enough makeup they can do anything these days 334 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
No, get an up and coming actor to shave off his eyebrows 231 ++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 24 Aug 1998) for the following question:

Do you care about what Bowie does in his personal life? Or do you just care about the music he produces?

The music and the person are inextricably linked! If he does one thing that offends me, I'll burn all his records!
I'd be disappointed if he did something that I find objectionable but I would still be a fan of the music, just not the man
So long as he doesn't break any laws, I don't care about his beliefs
I don't give a damn about his personal life! He could be an axe-murdering pedophile so long as he produces great music

The results were:

Total votes cast: 623

The music and the person are inextricably linked! 30 +++
I'd be disappointed if he did something that I find objectionable 298 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
So long as he doesn't break any laws, I don't care about his beliefs 147 ++++++++++++++++
I don't give a damn about his personal life! 148 ++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 03 Aug 1998) for the following question:

To Nitsch, or not to Nitsch, that is the question...

The original news story.

To Nitsch
Not to Nitsch

The results were:

Total votes cast: 374

To Nitsch 135 ++++++++++++++++++
Not to Nitsch 239 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Sun, 26 Jul 1998) for the following question:

What kind of format do you prefer for a discussion message board?

I'm shopping around for a replacement for the Teenage Wildlife Message Board, since it seems to have become prone to crashing regularly lately. .

The current version (threaded individual msgs) without bugs is fine
The old davidbowie.com format (all replies in one long page)
Message board? I use the guestbook!
Message board? Guestbook? What are those?

The results were:

Total votes cast: 261

The current version (threaded individual msgs) without bugs is fine 132 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
The old davidbowie.com format (all replies in one long page) 48 ++++++++++++
Message board? I use the guestbook! 27 ++++++
Message board? Guestbook? What are those? 54 +++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 20 Jul 1998) for the following question:

Would you buy a Beatlesque 6 CD anthology of unreleased out takes, demos and obscure live tracks covering the period 1963-1998?

This week's vote suggested by Shadowman. If you have a good vote suggestion, mail it in.

No, I am not really interested in anything before Earthling
I like the period but I am not interested in the cast-off tracks
Yes! The world needs to hear every single note he ever recorded

The results were:

Total votes cast: 404

No, I am not really interested in anything before Earthling 4
I like the period but I am not interested in the cast-off tracks 29 ++
Yes! The world needs to hear every single note he ever recorded 371 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Sun, 12 Jul 1998) for the following question:

Will you sign up with the BowieNet Internet Service as soon as it becomes available?

If you have a good vote suggestion, mail it in.

Yes, I need a bowienet email address and access to unreleased tracks!
No, my current ISP is fine
Maybe, but I'll wait to see the prices and what other users think of it first
I would, but it probably won't be available where I live!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 467

Yes, I need a bowienet email address and access to unreleased tracks! 145 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
No, my current ISP is fine 67 ++++++++++++
Maybe, but I'll wait to see the prices and what other users think of it first 178 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
I would, but it probably won't be available where I live! 77 ++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Wed, 24 Jun 1998) for the following question:

How do you feel about other bands covering Bowie?

This week's question suggested by Dara. If you have a good vote suggestion, mail it in.

No way, only Bowie can do Bowie
Mainly negative, but occasionally a cover is ok, especially if I like the band
Generally positive, in general I like to hear other bands' interpretations
I buy every single cover I can get! The more the merrier!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 506

No way, only Bowie can do Bowie 82 ++++++++++++
Mainly negative, but occasionally a cover is ok, especially if I like the band 199 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Generally positive, in general I like to hear other bands' interpretations 209 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
I buy every single cover I can get! The more the merrier! 16 ++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Sun, 07 Jun 1998) for the following question:

Do you buy music from musicians who have at one time worked with Bowie? e.g. solo works from Reeves Gabrels, Mick Ronson, Adrian Belew, Nine Inch Nails, Gail-Ann Dorsey etc?

Yes, but only because they're associated with Bowie
Yes, because I like the individual artists in their own right
No, I buy only Bowie

The results were:

Total votes cast: 409

Yes, but only because they're associated with Bowie 59 +++++++
Yes, because I like the individual artists in their own right 254 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
No, I buy only Bowie 96 ++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Tue, 26 May 1998) for the following question:

The selection of singles to promote new Bowie albums has often been criticized. For example, The Hearts Filthy Lesson was generally felt not to be the strongest candidate for the first single off Outside. If you were a record company executive, What song would you have chosen to release as the first single for 1. Outside?

This week's vote suggested by babyuniversal.

Outside
A Small Plot Of Land
Hallo Spaceboy
The Motel
I Have Not Been To Oxford Town
No Control
Voyeur of Utter Destruction (As Beauty)
Wishful Beginnings
We Prick You
I'm Deranged
Thru These Architect's Eyes
Strangers When We Meet
Actually, The Hearts Filthy Lesson was fine by me

The results were:

Total votes cast: 515

Outside 18 ++++
A Small Plot Of Land 2
Hallo Spaceboy 140 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
The Motel 6 +
I Have Not Been To Oxford Town 45 ++++++++++
No Control 6 +
Voyeur of Utter Destruction (As Beauty) 15 +++
Wishful Beginnings 4
We Prick You 14 +++
I'm Deranged 49 +++++++++++
Thru These Architect's Eyes 41 +++++++++
Strangers When We Meet 75 +++++++++++++++++
Actually, The Hearts Filthy Lesson was fine by me 100 +++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Sun, 10 May 1998) for the following question:

If Bowie holds a one-off concert in New York during the summer, which day of the week would you prefer it to be?

Doesn't matter to me... I'll be there regardless!
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Doesn't matter to me... there's no way I'll be there

The results were:

Total votes cast: 393

Monday 5 +
Tuesday 4 +
Wednesday 19 +++++
Thursday 16 ++++
Friday 35 +++++++++
Saturday 92 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
Sunday 6 +
Doesn't matter to me... there's no way I'll be there 120 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Doesn't matter... I'll be there regardless! 96 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Fri, 24 Apr 1998) for the following question:

Which song from The Buddha of Suburbia would you most like to hear live?
If you haven't heard the album, how about buying it?

Buddha Of Suburbia
Sex And The Church
South Horizon
The Mysteries
Bleed Like A Craze, Dad
Strangers When We Meet
Dead Against It
Untitled No. 1
Ian Fish, U.K. Heir
Buddha of Suburbia? What is this, an album I've never heard of?

The results were:

Total votes cast: 506

Buddha Of Suburbia 96 +++++++++++++++++++++
Sex And The Church 88 +++++++++++++++++++
South Horizon 14 +++
The Mysteries 20 ++++
Bleed Like A Craze, Dad 32 +++++++
Strangers When We Meet 146 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Dead Against It 58 +++++++++++++
Untitled No. 1 30 ++++++
Ian Fish, U.K. Heir 6 +
Buddha of Suburbia? What is this, an album I've never heard of? 16 +++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Thu, 02 Apr 1998) for the following question:

Is Dara God?
Yes
No
Dara who?


The results were:

Total votes cast: 131

Yes 36 ++++++++++++++++++
No 31 +++++++++++++++
Dara who? 64 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 30 Mar 1998) for the following question:

Which of the three "pop" 80's albums do you consider Bowie's nadir?

Let's Dance
Tonight
Never Let Me Down
None, they're his best work!

The results were:

Total votes cast: 599

Let's Dance 82 +++++++++
Tonight 202 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
Never Let Me Down 276 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
None, they're his best work! 39 ++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 09 Mar 1998) for the following question:

Which version of Strangers When We Meet do you prefer? The Buddha of Suburbia album version, or the 1. Outside album version.

The Buddha of Suburbia
1. Outside
Haven't heard both of them

The results were:

Total votes cast: 499

The Buddha of Suburbia 147 ++++++++++++++++
1. Outside 288 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Haven't heard both of them 64 +++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 23 Feb 1998) for the following question:

Outside or Earthling? Which are you more likely to throw on your stereo?
Note: This week marks the one year anniversary release of Earthling.

1. Outside
Earthling

The results were:

Total votes cast: 613

1. Outside 293 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Earthling 320 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 09 Feb 1998) for the following question:

Given your knowledge and personal experience, which of the following do you consider Bowie's "best" major tour?

Ziggy Stardust (1972-73)
Diamond/Philly Dogs (1974)
Station To Station (1976)
Heroes (1978)
Serious Moonlight (1983)
Glass Spider (1987)
Sound & Vision (1990)
Outside (1995)
Earthling (1997)

The results were:

Total votes cast: 497

Ziggy Stardust (1972-73) 64 ++++++++++
Diamond/Philly Dogs (1974) 39 ++++++
Station To Station (1976) 39 ++++++
Heroes (1978) 16 ++
Serious Moonlight (1983) 18 ++
Glass Spider (1987) 26 ++++
Sound & Vision (1990) 24 +++
Outside (1995) 63 +++++++++
Earthling (1997) 208 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 26 Jan 1998) for the following question:

What's your opinion of Phillip Glass's classical reworking of Low and Heroes (the Low Symphony and Heroes Symphony albums respectively).

Never heard them, so no opinion
Can't stand them
Some of the songs I like, others I'm ambivalent about
They're great! Now I'm waiting for the Lodger Symphony

The results were:

Total votes cast: 392

Never heard them, so no opinion 162 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Can't stand them 15 +++
Some of the songs I like, others I'm ambivalent about 123 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
They're great! Now I'm waiting for the Lodger Symphony 92 ++++++++++++++++++

These are the final results of the vote (ended Mon, 12 Jan 1998) for the following question:

Do you think Bowie should keep his commercial enterprises strictly music-related?
Bowie recently started selling his art on the Internet at www.bowieart.com.

No, I'll buy anything he touches
Maybe, if other fields distract him from his music
Yes, his paintings are worse than mine

The results were:

Total votes cast: 419

No, I'll buy anything he touches 258 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Maybe, if other fields distract him from his music 135 +++++++++++++++++
Yes, his paintings are worse than mine 26 +++
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