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[APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« on: April 01, 2018, 10:57:43 AM »
Hi all, this is just to inform you that I won't manage to post a new theme on time. :(

With two more really busy weeks ahead, Bea and I agreed to shift the schedule from the beginning of a month to the 15th. From now on, contests will start and end mid month.
This has some advantages:
- people aren't that busy mid month
- we always have the 15th and not different ending times (the 28th, 30th or 31st)
- we expect more attention mid month because there's nothing else happening at that time

And only one disadvantage:
- you have to wait two weeks now (but only once, while the other points are valid every month)
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2018, 11:44:12 AM »
Sorry @Nora and @JMack  :(
I really thought xia was prepared to post the new theme today, but then we were chatting this morning and agreed this is a better idea, him being so busy and all :-\
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2018, 03:45:07 PM »
And I completely do not believe you.  :P
April foolers, you.  ;)
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2018, 04:01:04 PM »
Some of the arguments make no sense. Mid month doesn't change the length of the month. People's lives aren't regulated by end of months. So aprils fool yo.
Either way I don't care.
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2018, 06:11:02 PM »
Booo, you could have let the newbies believe this :'(
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2018, 06:36:40 PM »
What, no scavenger hunt this year?  ::)
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2018, 06:51:57 PM »
What, no scavenger hunt this year?  ::)
You can only complain when you start writing again, @Lanko !
(we miss your stories....)

And @Rukaio_Alter too!!!
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2018, 07:25:13 PM »
You were right, of course. ;) It's hard to shock or fool with something that has a years long tradition...

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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2018, 07:59:31 PM »
I expected bunnies and lambs as the joke after what Bea said in response to Nora yesterday in the Letters discussion thread.

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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2018, 08:16:44 PM »
That would have been too obvious ;D
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« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2018, 08:30:31 PM »
That would have been too obvious ;D
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2018, 08:45:38 PM »
Aww, I'm disappointed at not having the contest start on the Ides of each month. How about Nones? Kalends? Pridie?
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2018, 08:51:10 PM »
@xiagan, where are the likes in this section?? ;D
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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2018, 06:01:05 AM »
You should have given this a couple of days to marinate :)  Maybe even mentioned a new submission fee!

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Re: [APR 2018] - ??? - Discussion Thread
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2018, 10:44:48 AM »
You should have given this a couple of days to marinate :)  Maybe even mentioned a new submission fee!
Submission fee! You're a genius! And a voting fee of course too!  ;D
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