June 16, 2019, 04:42:58 PM

Poll

Please vote:

Summoning Circle - tebakutis
2 (10%)
Armchair Philosophy - Jmack
3 (15%)
Foundation and Final Empire - Alex Hormann
4 (20%)
The Woman from Oxford - LightRunner
0 (0%)
Covenant's Need - gennerik
0 (0%)
The Significantly More Destructive Wizard of Oz - Rukaio_Alter
3 (15%)
A Song of Rings and Thrones - Lanko
5 (25%)
Shiny People - m3mnoch
3 (15%)

Total Members Voted: 12

Voting closed: April 01, 2017, 09:09:47 PM

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[Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« on: March 02, 2017, 10:03:28 AM »
It's time to vote on February's Writing Contest: Fanfic!

We got just 8 entries this month - 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: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2017, 10:05:18 AM »
One day I'll get the counting of the days right... ::)
@xiagan, could you please reduce one day for voting (ending on April 1)?
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 03:01:54 AM »
Voted.
God, these were so much FUN to read!!!!!!!!!
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2017, 03:07:27 AM »
Only one stood out for me this month. Though that's more a reflection on my view of FanFiction than a comment on writing quality.

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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2017, 04:21:48 AM »
Voted. some mind-boggling meetings  ;D

 Please what does this mean?

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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2017, 07:54:28 AM »
Just another Bea mistake don't worry about it, it's becoming traditional it wouldn't be the monthly contest without them ;-)
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2017, 08:00:09 AM »
Half hoping that we could watch the progress once we had voted in some secret way, if we promised not to tell those who hadn't voted ;D ;D
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2017, 10:18:33 AM »
Please what does this mean?

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Just another Bea mistake don't worry about it, it's becoming traditional it wouldn't be the monthly contest without them ;-)
:P :P

This is a new thing, might come from some upgrade. I'm not sure, but I think it means at the end you'll all be able to see how many votes each story got, instead of just me who created the thread.

But if you think that's a mistake and don't want to see votes, just take my word for who won, I might be able to change it... ;D
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2017, 07:17:41 PM »
There's another new thing. We can allow vote comments. Should we try this? No idea how it will be.
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2017, 07:22:33 PM »
There's another new thing. We can allow vote comments. Should we try this? No idea how it will be.

fancy!

are they anonymous too?

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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2017, 08:32:07 PM »
There's another new thing. We can allow vote comments. Should we try this? No idea how it will be.

fancy!

are they anonymous too?
No idea, we have to try it out somewhere. :)

Another more important thing:
With the new options we now can see who voted for what (thanks for finding out, @Eclipse).
I do not want that for the writing contests. People are allowed and free to share their votes but the possibility to remain anonymous should be there.
Problem is, it's only possible to change this when setting up the poll. It's the only part of it that can't be edited later.
So, regarding this month's voting, I'm of a mind to remove the poll and make a new one, pming all the voters who voted already to please vote again.
What do you think?
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2017, 08:40:59 PM »
Another more important thing:
With the new options we now can see who voted for what (thanks for finding out, @Eclipse).

i don't understand.  i can't see who voted for what.  not even when i'm signed out.  or am i looking at the wrong thing?

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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2017, 08:50:34 PM »
Another more important thing:
With the new options we now can see who voted for what (thanks for finding out, @Eclipse).

i don't understand.  i can't see who voted for what.  not even when i'm signed out.  or am i looking at the wrong thing?

Nor me. I voted but it's the same as usual, can't see any other votes.
NOW seen polls w results on Eclipse's read next poll and see what you mean. Not a good  idea for writing contest. We choose or not to tell who we voted for. Some people take trouble to vote but remain otherwise uninvolved and prefer it that way.
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Re: [Feb 2017] - Fanfic - Voting Thread
« Reply #14 on: March 06, 2017, 09:50:16 PM »
Yep, I agree too. Should be private.
I didn't know what that option was when I set this poll.
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