1) "These lists are silly and I'm not going to do one."
2) "I just looked at the list from Critic X and I can't believe Artist Z made the cut. Artist Y is much better!"
3) "For the sake of Artist Y, I must compile my own list."
4) "I hated having to compromise my principles, so I won't be doing this next year."
Ramsey stretches it out a little bit more than I have, so I provide the link to his blog entry. Have a happy new year, all!
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