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Question: Should records from La Dispute be in the "D" or "L" section?
D   -2 (28.6%)
L   -5 (71.4%)
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« on: May 14, 2012, 11:36:59 pm »
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I don't know, I think the beat-back that happened in the wake of the Inks-Deluge debacle (and the descent of Leip to address it) means that the Mods don't have the standing right now to pull off a ban of a big-name poster.  this place would absolutely erupt, at least for opebo.  jmf maybe a bit less so, but still an outcry.  doesn't mean it could not happen at a future point.
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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2012, 11:56:15 pm »
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So long as you're consistent about how you file records from bands named after 18th century French plays, it doesn't matter too much.  Personally I'd file it under D, but  can see where if someone thought the band was from Los Angeles, it would be filed under L.
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2012, 11:59:52 pm »
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So long as you're consistent about how you file records from bands named after 18th century French plays, it doesn't matter too much.  Personally I'd file it under D, but  can see where if someone thought the band was from Los Angeles, it would be filed under L.

The type of person who would buy a La Dispute double LP (aka me) is not going to look for it in the D section. Luckily the record store did put it under L. Since it's not meaning "The" I'd say that's where it belongs.

They are from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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I don't know, I think the beat-back that happened in the wake of the Inks-Deluge debacle (and the descent of Leip to address it) means that the Mods don't have the standing right now to pull off a ban of a big-name poster.  this place would absolutely erupt, at least for opebo.  jmf maybe a bit less so, but still an outcry.  doesn't mean it could not happen at a future point.
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 03:04:31 am »
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L, as La isn't an English word.
However, in a Quebec store, I would expect it in D, as La is a French word. Same for Spanish.
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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2012, 05:19:44 am »
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L. The only time bands should be classified based on the second word of their name is if the first word is "the" or "a"

See:

A Day To Remember (classified in D)
The Used (classified in U)
The Devil Wears Prada (classified in D)
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