October 17, 2019, 01:57:30 AM

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Please vote

The Chain Golem
6 (14.6%)
The wind through the trees
1 (2.4%)
Understanding Dragons
5 (12.2%)
The Dance
4 (9.8%)
The Rye Mother
4 (9.8%)
The Shuck
1 (2.4%)
Trophic Cascade
1 (2.4%)
Hellhound
9 (22%)
Just a Simulation
6 (14.6%)
Different Wavelengths
1 (2.4%)
The Final Kingdom
1 (2.4%)
Skin of the Jaguar God
0 (0%)
A Taste of Humanity
2 (4.9%)

Total Members Voted: 14

Voting closed: May 01, 2017, 04:21:54 PM

Author Topic: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread  (Read 17822 times)

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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #76 on: May 01, 2017, 06:17:23 PM »
My bet: disappointment
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #77 on: May 01, 2017, 06:20:14 PM »
Congratulations Hellhound author!

I voted for Hellhound, Understanding Dragons, and Different Wavelengths.

Since the analysis for my stuff is not hard, yeah, the golem story was mine.
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #78 on: May 01, 2017, 06:24:06 PM »
Congratulations Hellhound author!

I voted for Hellhound, Understanding Dragons, and Different Wavelengths.

Since the analysis for my stuff is not hard, yeah, the golem story was mine.

Damn, you tricked me, sir. You posted in the Discussion thread you were having trouble and even posted a story, so I figured you couldn't have been the first, though I did wonder if it was an elaborate ruse. Turns out it was the latter  ::)
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #79 on: May 01, 2017, 06:36:52 PM »
In truth, I was going to replace the Golem story which was sort of a rushed thing, and I was having trouble with it. The idea hit me for a chain golem, and I looked for a picture and amazingly, I found one, and the story followed probably too quickly. But I couldn't think of a better way to get into a non-human head and it be comprehensible and also at least a little entertaining. The tiger story depended too much on humans' interpretations of the animal's behavior and was really, really predictable.
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #80 on: May 01, 2017, 07:32:49 PM »
My bet: disappointment
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #81 on: May 01, 2017, 07:33:57 PM »
My bet: disappointment
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Then be happy, for it was indeed me!

Wonder how well I played it  ::)
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #82 on: May 01, 2017, 08:44:23 PM »
Huge congrats to the anonymous author who is not actually anonymous! (*cough* Rukaio *cough*) Also, thanks for the comments on "Just a Simulation" - those of you who attributed that one to me guessed correctly (I took one look at m3mnoch's guessing page, and apparently, I'm super obvious) but I'm glad some folks enjoyed it! I'll update the Twitter when I get home today.

Sadly, I missed the Omens theme, as it has been just an absurdly busy month all around - including a constant speed grind at work, at home, and in general, including a deadline for some big edits on a charity story I got accepted a couple of months back. This also marks the first time in maybe a year or two I've actually missed submitting a story for a theme, so I'm a little bummed about that. At the least, I know I'll make time to vote for our Omens stories, likely sooner rather than later.

Hopefully, with both work and home craziness dying down this month, I will be on top of things for our Music theme (which is delightfully vague, which should lead to a rather random collection of stories).

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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #83 on: May 02, 2017, 04:47:24 AM »
Congrats Rukaio for the glorious fun of Hellhound - of course it was you, no need for hints about puppies even  ;D You got my vote along with The Dance and A Taste of Humanity, all three great entertainment, so many thanks TOMunro and Lanko. ;D
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #84 on: May 02, 2017, 05:58:36 AM »
My bet: disappointment
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Not transparent at all - I have no idea why you're so nice. What you are is predictable - predictably nice  ;D ;D
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Re: [Mar 2017] - Through the Beast's Eye - Voting Thread
« Reply #85 on: May 02, 2017, 02:48:07 PM »
yay!  congrats to @Rukaio_Alter!

this month, i voted for the top three stories -- they were so good!  nice work, gem, teb, and rk!