February 18, 2019, 02:30:32 AM

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Elegy for a Master Chef: A Poem - Alex Hormann
2 (4.2%)
The Prince's Promise - SJBudd
2 (4.2%)
The Emperor's 100% Cotton Clothes - Henry Dale
2 (4.2%)
Peter and James Learn How to Fly - Mr.J
3 (6.3%)
The Wolf of Tales - Nora
5 (10.4%)
How I Met Your Mother - Jmack
5 (10.4%)
Sweet Release - m3mnoch
7 (14.6%)
The Strangled Heart - tebakutis
7 (14.6%)
The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Anonymous
3 (6.3%)
What's the Harm in One Little Drink? - Rukaio_Alter
3 (6.3%)
The Magical Lamp - Lanko
9 (18.8%)

Total Members Voted: 20

Voting closed: July 01, 2016, 12:30:04 PM

Author Topic: [May 2016] - Well known fairy tales from a different POV - Voting Thread  (Read 16332 times)

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Done. Pretty hard on a phone. ;)
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Just voted!  :)

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Does anyone vote for themselves btw? Just asking for a friend...

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Does anyone vote for themselves btw? Just asking for a friend...
I'm fairly certain that's against the rules...  ;D
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Does anyone vote for themselves btw? Just asking for a friend...
I'm fairly certain that's against the rules...  ;D
Hey I never really would, I'm not that sad and desperate.

;) Do the mods get to see who voted for what though? Or is it completely anonymous?

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Does anyone vote for themselves btw? Just asking for a friend...
I'm fairly certain that's against the rules...  ;D
Hey I never really would, I'm not that sad and desperate.

 ;) Do the mods get to see who voted for what though? Or is it completely anonymous?
I never said you would!  :P


No idea, wouldn't be surprised either way to be honest. It'd kinda suck if people did vote for themselves though. Doesn't seem to fit the spirit of the contest.  :-\
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And I've voted for two and realised after you could vote for three...

Presumed it was less cos there weren't as many this time. Oh well. :P

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And I've voted for two and realised after you could vote for three...

Presumed it was less cos there weren't as many this time. Oh well. :P
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I can't see who voted for which story, just total votes, but then again I'm only a 3rd (or maybe 4th) rate mod ;D
I don't think even the 'big bosses' can see those details, though

And Mr.J, yes, 3 votes - Lanko's 11th entry made us jump the fence to the next level, that's why I thank him in post 1 hehe
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What better way to spend an afternoon when it's pouring with rain and been dark all day, than reading fairy tales? My, my, some of you have gruesome but impressive imaginations and following faithfully in the steps of The Brothers Grimm :o
Very enjoyable reading, but I found three that stood out this month, so not hard to vote for once.
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Voted  ;D
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I have read the stories but can't decide how to vote.  :-\
I don't really want to tell the reason to my indecisiveness here/yet (so that my idiocy doesn't end up affecting people who haven't voted yet), but... yeah, I really don't know how to cast my votes.  :(
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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Not sure why you're calling yourself an idiot... Could it be that all these stories are not well known to you?  :P

Seriously man, just vote for the ones you enjoyed the most that also fit the topic. If you have too many of those, it's harder I assume, but you've got more than 2 weeks to make up your mind.
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Not sure why you're calling yourself an idiot...
Because... I am one? Maybe?  ;)

Could it be that all these stories are not well known to you?  :P

Seriously man, just vote for the ones you enjoyed the most that also fit the topic. If you have too many of those, it's harder I assume, but you've got more than 2 weeks to make up your mind.
I know at least some version of all the stories (and have checked wikipedia/internet for the original plot of the ones I wasn't sure about) and I did enjoy most of the stories very much. I guess my problem is (without going too deep into my idiocy) where to draw the line when it comes to the "fits the topic" part.
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

I'm a perfectionist but not very good at anything. That's why I rarely finish things.

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I think I know what you mean, some of them didn't completely twist to the different perspective enough for my liking. Hey perhaps mine was one of them too? If struggling you should just go for the one's you liked the most really, simpler that way. :)