July 24, 2019, 01:39:01 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 22190 times)

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Ah, I see what you mean. As far as I've read so far I've had no problem really. The first is a poem from the pov of the villain, same with mine, though I chose to revisit the oral version of the tale rather than the written one, and so is Jmack's, though he's done so many twists to it that I'm not sure it totally fits, but it was still too good to be discounted. Stormwhite as a Dwusband is just spot on!!
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now that i've finished the book club, i've started in on these.  i've read through up to jmack's.  still have the last four to go.

i might actually get to vote early this month!

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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.
That's not exactly the problem I had.  :P

Anyway, I have voted. Used just one vote. Might change my vote (add one or two) later. (I can't change my vote apparently).
Well, at least now I don't forget to vote like I did with the Young Love contest.

Now I'm off to click on a random wikipedia article...
« Last Edit: June 11, 2016, 09:16:57 AM by ArcaneArtsVelho »
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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Anyway, I have voted. Used just one vote. Might change my vote (add one or two) later. (I can't change my vote apparently).
Oh, I did set it up allowing people to change votes!
Another attack from the poll gremlin >:(

@xiagan, help?
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@xiagan, help?
You all have to wait a moment or two, I'm busy getting married.  :D
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@xiagan, help?
You all have to wait a moment or two, I'm busy getting married.  :D

Holy crap, what a way to throw that bit of news in!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
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Congratulations, xiagan!  :)
Everything I wrote above is pure conjecture. I don't know what I'm talking about.

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And more happy congratulations  xiagan  8) ;D 8) ;D Lovely news
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Congratulations @xiagan  :)

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@xiagan, help?
You all have to wait a moment or two, I'm busy getting married.  :D
OH MY GAWD!! YAY!!!  :D :D :D

Lots of congratulations my lovely Chris, and all the best luck in the world!!!!

(no cake photo, I'm not at home...)
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And on topic - but still cheering Christian and the "barracuda" (remember that?) - VOTED!
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@xiagan, help?
You all have to wait a moment or two, I'm busy getting married.  :D

WOOOOOO!!

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CONGRATULATIONS!!

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Congrats
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Wow, congrats xiagan! Super exciting!
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@xiagan, help?
You all have to wait a moment or two, I'm busy getting married.  :D
congrats! Hope you have (had?) a wonderful day for it! (Followed by wonderful lifetimes together)


Anyway, I have voted. Used just one vote. Might change my vote (add one or two) later. (I can't change my vote apparently).
Oh, I did set it up allowing people to change votes!
Another attack from the poll gremlin >:(

@xiagan, help?

Fixed :)
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