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[MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« on: May 01, 2017, 08:55:51 PM »
Not as spectacular as the first time but may yield some surprises. :)

The Chain Golem
Spoiler for Hiden:
The Gem Cutter

The wind through the trees
Spoiler for Hiden:
asphodel

Understanding Dragons
Spoiler for Hiden:
Jeff Pryor

The Dance
Spoiler for Hiden:
TOMunro

The Rye Mother
Spoiler for Hiden:
Jmack


The Shuck
Spoiler for Hiden:
Alex Hormann


Trophic Cascade
Spoiler for Hiden:
DracoMurdock

Hellhound
Spoiler for Hiden:
Raptori
Spoiler for Hiden:
Nah, who am I kidding. It's of course the Dog Emperor of the Lurking Contest or someone similar.

Just a Simulation
Spoiler for Hiden:
tebakutis

Different Wavelengths
Spoiler for Hiden:
Lightrunner

The Final Kingdom
Spoiler for Hiden:
m3mnoch

Skin of the Jaguar God
Spoiler for Hiden:
Nora

A Taste of Humanity
Spoiler for Hiden:
Lanko
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 09:11:30 PM »
So what were your guesses? Mine were:

The Chain Golem: m3mnoch
the wind through the trees: Roelor
Understanding Dragons:ScarletBea Alex Hormann
The Dance: The Gem Cutter
The Rye Mother: Jmack
The Shuck: Chuck Norris Shuck Norris Bradley Darewood
Hellhound: Rukaio_Alter
Trophic Cascade: DracoMurdock (he didn't know right away how to post anonymously and I saw it  ::))
Just a Simulation: TOMunro
Different Wavelengths: LightRunner
The Final Kingdom: Donald Trump tebakutis
Skin of the Jaguar God: Nora
A Taste of Humanity: Lanko  ::)
Slow and steady wins the race.

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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2017, 09:32:14 PM »
Hellhound
Spoiler for Hiden:
Raptori
Spoiler for Hiden:
Nah, who am I kidding. It's of course the Dog Emperor of the Lurking Contest or someone similar.
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2017, 10:53:50 PM »
What's you colour code for Lanko? If you don't explain it...
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2017, 12:38:19 AM »
What's you colour code for Lanko? If you don't explain it...
Green - things he got right.
Right?
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2017, 12:45:34 AM »
So who was it that guessed me for The Shuck?

And what gave me away?
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2017, 12:47:44 AM »
What's you colour code for Lanko? If you don't explain it...
Green - things he got right.
Right?

Lanko, being the only one guessing correctly I wrote skin of the jaguar god, just because he so vehemently argued I wrote his own damned story? That would bite me in the ass. And I was 100% sure it was him all along too. No one else could have swooped in like that after me, while I was two days late!!
I knew it!
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2017, 04:23:41 AM »
My guesses:
The Dance: tebakutis
The Rye Mother: Jmack
Hellhound: M3mnoch
Just a Simulation: TOMunro
The Final Kingdom: Lanko
A Taste of Humanity: Nora

Not a very good guesser :(
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Re: [MAR 2017] - Though the Beast's Eye - THE GREAT REVEAL
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2017, 05:25:26 AM »
 5/12 not very good score this time. Ashamed I got TOMunro wrong and yes, swapped Lanko with Nora because  I thought Lanko was in a steamy jungle and Nora was eating people again. Fooled   :-[

The Chain Golem: The Gem Cutter
The Rye Mother: Jmack
The Shuck: Alex Hormann
Hellhound: Rukaio_Alter
Different Wavelengths: LightRunner

@Alex Hormann I can't tell you what in particular makes your stories distinctive, except your English language use and style stands out for me, in a good way of course. Sometimes the way your story reflects or approaches a theme has your hall mark, but I've never analysed it closely enough to be able to explain. Always enjoy your stories even, if I vote otherwise.  I just checked and I got you right last time.  ;D   

One cheaty kind of clue is telling difference between English and Americans writers here as well, just little turns of phrase or usage, (not obvious ones like no 'u'  ;)) so that's first step of guessing.

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