April 24, 2019, 07:59:19 PM

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Stillness, or the apathy of others - Henry Dale
1 (2.2%)
The Hound of Arnas - Nora
6 (13%)
Everything in Frame - tebakutis
10 (21.7%)
Border Crossing - Jmack
4 (8.7%)
Axe of Salvation, Blood of Honor - m3mnoch
4 (8.7%)
Romeo is Bleeding - Mr.J
2 (4.3%)
Saviour from the Past! (Kinda) - Rukaio_Alter
4 (8.7%)
The Exile - SugoiMe
3 (6.5%)
Our kind of Watchman - Peat
5 (10.9%)
Little by little, we slipped into the dark - OnlyOneHighlander
2 (4.3%)
Wire in my Soul - Corvus
1 (2.2%)
Four years, six months, and three days after surfacing - ArcaneArtsVelho
2 (4.3%)
The Feline Supremacy - Lanko
2 (4.3%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Voting closed: June 01, 2016, 06:33:11 PM

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #30 on: May 27, 2016, 12:53:16 PM »
Ok, so I've read them all, and I have 2 stories I know I want to vote for.

Then for the 3rd one, I can't decide between:
- one that is very well written, even if I'm not interested in the actual plot?
- one the is very interesting/well written, but I don't think it quite fits the theme?
- another one that I enjoyed, but in terms of writing isn't as good as the previous two?

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #31 on: May 27, 2016, 01:41:25 PM »
For me I vote for the one which you enjoyed the most.
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #32 on: May 27, 2016, 01:51:55 PM »
An enjoyable read is the most well-crafted read to me, although I know there have been occasions when I've been so damn impressed by something that I had to vote for it even if it wasn't my favourite.

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #33 on: May 27, 2016, 03:27:36 PM »
Just vote for mine.

Boom, solved.



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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #34 on: May 27, 2016, 03:47:25 PM »
Just vote for mine.

Boom, solved.



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Stop hounding her ;)

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #35 on: May 27, 2016, 04:09:27 PM »
I widely appreciate your pun. It feels liks having fans, that you'd casually mention my work's title. Keep it going Peat, my ego isn't nowhere near the kings and emperors of the contest, but I can work on it.
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #36 on: May 27, 2016, 10:05:31 PM »
Well, I decided.
Wait until the end to know hehe

At the moment we've got one story with the top points, then 2 stories with less two points, and then 5 stories with one less than the previous, so everything is still open :D
4 more days to vote!
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #37 on: May 27, 2016, 10:17:48 PM »
I had a really hard time voting as I don't much like Apocalypse/Dystopia type stories
« Last Edit: May 27, 2016, 10:21:10 PM by Eclipse »
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #38 on: May 27, 2016, 10:56:35 PM »
I widely appreciate your pun. It feels liks having fans, that you'd casually mention my work's title. Keep it going Peat, my ego isn't nowhere near the kings and emperors of the contest, but I can work on it.

Ach, of course I'm a fan. Of course.

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #39 on: May 28, 2016, 12:06:38 AM »
Well, I decided.
Wait until the end to know hehe

At the moment we've got one story with the top points, then 2 stories with less two points, and then 5 stories with one less than the previous, so everything is still open :D
4 more days to vote!

Hmm. I only voted for two, because I really thought those two stood out.
The question is: if I vote for a third, will it just compress the rankings or move something ahead of the others...
I still have a few days to decide!  8)
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #40 on: May 28, 2016, 08:16:12 AM »
I've been really busy lately but will try to read and vote.
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #41 on: May 29, 2016, 09:28:41 AM »
Voted. As usual not enough votes for the many I enjoyed, such an interesting variety of ways to deal with one theme. Congratulations and thanks to all who wrote this month. :)
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #42 on: May 29, 2016, 06:33:51 PM »
so, here i am, compiling my notes to get my votes in order when i notice my ebook-maker-thing missed parsing out nora's story image.

STOP THE PRESSES!!!!

a) i'm sorry i missed that nora.

b) oh, you KNOW nothing else it happening until i debug and fix that.

...

whew.  all better.

i pushed up new copies with her image!

back to digging through my notes!

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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #43 on: May 29, 2016, 07:19:05 PM »
Ten voters and the most votes a story got is five and every story got at least one vote. So if you haven't voted yet, go and vote! This time a vote may make a huge difference! :)
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Re: [Apr 2016] - The Last Contest - Voting Thread
« Reply #44 on: May 29, 2016, 07:21:53 PM »
Ten voters and the most votes a story got is five and every story got at least one vote. So if you haven't voted yet, go and vote! This time a vote may make a huge difference! :)

that makes total sense.  this theme is very open to flavor and we, as a group, have lots of favorite flavors.