Here's a Friday afternoon time waster that I first ran into on the "I Love Music" discussion group. Pick a favorite musical act that you think has made (at least) five truly great albums, and rank those albums in order of preference. Lists cannot exceed five albums! There won't actually be any consequences for exceeding five, but just play fair. Also, greatest-hits albums don't count, which I realize punishes all sorts of great pre-album artists and singles specialists, but let's cover those folks in another time-wasting exercise.
Also, if someone does, say, the Rolling Stones, and you also want to do the Rolling Stones, that's fine.
I'll start, with the Rolling Stones:
1. Let It Bleed
3. Exile on Main St.
4. Sticky Fingers
5. Beggar's Banquet