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[Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« on: March 03, 2018, 11:04:42 AM »
It's time to vote on the February Writing Contest: "Write a story in a subgenre you normally don't like!"

We got 11 entries this month - almost all at the end, you never let me down, thanks to all who participated.

Please read through all of the entries in the submission thread and place your votes for your three 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! :)



You're probably wondering where the poll is... but there's a problem currently with all polls (and profiles) :(
So please send your votes via Personal Message to me and I will consolidate them all manually.
And don't worry, your secret is safe ;)

Here's the list of all stories:
  • Mount of Eagles - Jmack
  • The Mummy - Nora
  • Journal of the Keeper of the Queen’s Key - The Gem Cutter
  • Donkey's Destiny - D_Bates
  • Fury - MrTea
  • Squirrel! - Elfy
  • On Opening a Gate at Terras - tebakutis
  • Ripples in the Waters - Carter
  • Combat Encounter: A LitRPG Tale - Alex Hormann
  • RED DEATH UNDER RED SKIES - Jonathan Ryan
  • Blade Therapy, A Choose Your Own Adventure Story - NightWrite

DEADLINE = 1 APRIL --> it's no joke, hehe (it's also Easter)
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2018, 06:33:27 PM »
People have started voting (funnily enough, the australians ;))
I haven't even started reading :-[

I'm not opening the messages yet, to avoid being influenced, hehe
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 01:20:42 PM »
Voted!

An interesting month. A caboodle of varying styles and unique ideas. Will do the positives post once the voting's closed so as not to inadvertently influence people beforehand.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2018, 01:27:36 PM by D_Bates »
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2018, 10:58:48 AM »
I've voted too. Changed my mind 3 times during the process. It was a really interesting (and varied) set of stories.


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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2018, 03:56:41 PM »
One week to go!!!
Reminder to read and vote (self... ::) )
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2018, 11:07:40 PM »
@ScarletBea, just confirming you got my vote. Did I send?
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2018, 08:20:10 AM »
@ScarletBea, just confirming you got my vote. Did I send?
Yep :)

I haven't finished reading the stories yet, so I haven't looked at people's votes, but the message is there in my inbox.
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2018, 01:09:26 PM »
Without a specific theme this month, one of the usual criteria to check the stories has gone - I can't say "this one doesn't really fit the theme".
Totally going with my instinct and immediate reaction to the stories, at least for the first 2 votes.

4 DAYS LEFT TO VOTE, GUYS!
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2018, 05:21:13 PM »
I will be voting tonight so please wait for my pm!
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2018, 05:22:18 PM »
Oh no worries, I'm only going to read my last story now :-[

I'll be waiting for votes until Sunday, hehe

Edit: just voted, and started organising the votes spreadsheet - 7 people voted so far and it's very evenly distributed :)
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2018, 02:47:00 PM »
Voted earlier this morning.  As ever, not an easy choice, especially with such a varied and potentially difficult topic. 

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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2018, 03:21:24 PM »
Oh no worries, I'm only going to read my last story now :-[

I'll be waiting for votes until Sunday, hehe

Edit: just voted, and started organising the votes spreadsheet - 7 people voted so far and it's very evenly distributed :)

Cripes!
Only 7?  :'(
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2018, 03:22:07 PM »
Well I voted since and carter as well, so that's 9.
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2018, 03:49:32 PM »
Plus Alex, 10.
Not that many people vote, I think...
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Re: [Feb 2018] - WASIASGYNDL - Voting Thread
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2018, 03:55:41 PM »
I always get confused between voting on last months and submitting on this month's. Need more sleep.
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