December 10, 2019, 02:37:45 AM

Poll

Please choose 2

Negative Effects - Jmack
8 (27.6%)
A special box for a special gift - Cell18
4 (13.8%)
Last will - Slaykomimi
1 (3.4%)
Matthias and the Ring - Jake Baelish
2 (6.9%)
Bwca - Alex Hormann
4 (13.8%)
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Carter
7 (24.1%)
The Marquis of Greenwood and The Advisor General - Anonymous
3 (10.3%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closed: February 01, 2019, 04:26:07 PM

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[Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« on: January 02, 2019, 04:26:07 PM »
It's time to vote on the December Writing Contest: "Unwanted Gifts"

This time we got 7 entries - thanks to all who participated.

Please read through all of the entries in the submission thread and place your votes for your two favourite entries in this thread. You won't be able to see the vote breakdown until the vote closes, so spread the word for others to come and vote! We do ask that if you entered, to vote for someone else.

The key for the numbers of votes is this: 1-5 entries: 1 vote, 5-10 entries: 2 votes, 11-15 entries: 3 votes, 16-19: 4 votes, 20-25: 5 votes, 26+: 6 votes

Remember that the winning entry will be posted on the main Fantasy-Faction site in a few months.

Good luck to all our entrants and thank you for taking the time to read the stories and vote! :)
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 09:31:25 PM »
Read them all. All interesting; three particularly engaging for me.
I know one of my votes, but not quite sure about the other. I really want three votes.  >:(
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2019, 08:07:52 PM »
I really want three votes.  >:(
Convince more people to enter stories. :)
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 07:17:10 AM »
Voted. Not easy to choose only 2 from since there was probably the biggest disparity in terms of story types I've read in one contest so far. Interesting how these things pan out  :)

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2019, 08:59:07 PM »
Voted. Just like @JMack I have a preference for three of the entries, and had a hard time narrowing it down to two.

Thank you to all who participated. Fascinating to see how diverse the stories are this month.

Thanks @xiagan for getting my story out there. It's a shame I couldn't submit it in time for the contest, but I still hope you guys will enjoy it.

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2019, 05:43:40 PM »
About 1 week to go, so it's time to start reading - and voting!
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2019, 09:44:12 PM »
Already done  :)

I tend to forget how much I enjoy reading the contest entries when I haven't been here for a while.
Well done everyone  :D

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2019, 06:22:51 PM »
Voted!
Chose my 2, but there were 2 others I could also have chosen, really enjoyed them :)

At the moment there are 2 stories tied in first place, with a couple more just behind - anything can happen!
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2019, 05:38:42 PM »
Voted :-)
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2019, 08:54:48 PM »
Voted, though it was a hard choice- I really liked four, all very different.

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2019, 09:52:35 PM »
Voted.  As ever, really good contributions from everyone and a broad spectrum of approaches. 

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2019, 06:34:32 AM »
I haven't finished reading yet but so far these are really great!

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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2019, 08:03:48 AM »
1.5 days left to vote, and we still have the same tie in first place (now with more votes)!
13 people have voted

To be honest, I hope it remains, because they're my 2 favourites and I couldn't really choose between the 2, hehe
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2019, 03:22:54 PM »
Nearly missed this. For some reason thought it was still the 31st. Nevertheless, my vote is now in.
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Re: [Dec 2018] - Unwanted Gifts - Voting Thread
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2019, 05:53:29 PM »
Congrats @JMack, you did it again ;D

I loved your dialogue-only story!
I also voted for @Carter, another super interesting story.

I could have used a couple more votes, to be honest, so many great stories :D
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