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A Proud Son - Mr.J
1 (2.2%)
Winter Regrets - m3mnoch
2 (4.4%)
The Next Great Adventure - tebakutis
2 (4.4%)
Marked - Nora
5 (11.1%)
The Scourge - wakarimasen
1 (2.2%)
Leviathan - Jmack
1 (2.2%)
Cloud Eaters - Henry Dale
6 (13.3%)
The Magnificent Mythical Zoo (No Refunds) - Rukaio_Alter
9 (20%)
The Anonymous Hero - Elfy
4 (8.9%)
100 Seconds to Poison - night_wrtr
6 (13.3%)
Not As Empty As We Think - Poppa Fred
1 (2.2%)
Waste - ArcaneArtsVelho
4 (8.9%)
The Discovery - Raptori & Saurus
3 (6.7%)

Total Members Voted: 16

Voting closed: January 01, 2016, 06:56:25 PM

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #45 on: January 01, 2016, 07:32:00 PM »
Congrats Rukaio_Alter I voted for you and  tebakutis and night_wrtr ;D
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #46 on: January 01, 2016, 07:42:34 PM »
Oh, I got a shared second place. That's awesome  :)

Grats Rukaio_Alter for winning!
I was one of the maaaaaaany people voting for you.

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #47 on: January 01, 2016, 07:43:53 PM »
Who didn't vote for him  :D
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #48 on: January 01, 2016, 07:44:23 PM »
Who didn't vote for him  :D

Good question  :P

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #49 on: January 01, 2016, 07:48:20 PM »
Who didn't vote for him  :D

Good question  :P

This guy, but then again, I didn't vote at all. ;)
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #50 on: January 01, 2016, 08:11:50 PM »
Yay, congrats RA!
Your story made me laugh so much ;D

I also voted for night_wrt and Nora.
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #51 on: January 01, 2016, 08:28:26 PM »
Congrats, Rukaio! Lovely, funny stuff.
I voted for Arcane, Nora and night_writr this month.
Lots of fun stories.
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #52 on: January 01, 2016, 09:25:22 PM »
Nicely done, Mr Alter! Definitely one of the stories I voted for. :)

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #53 on: January 02, 2016, 01:34:46 AM »
i totally knew ra would win.  his story was great.  congrats, man!

i voted for not only @Rukaio_Alter, but also henry.  my odd one this time was my vote for @Raptori & @Saurus

this was my first time reading the stories totally blind -- meaning without author names on the ebook and without peeking throughout the month.  it was fun trying to guess which story went with which author.  for example, i would have sworn nora wrote cloud eaters.  when i actually clicked my votes, there was lots of "oh!  that's fun!" when i discovered who wrote what.  i only guessed 3 or 4 of them correctly  ra's being one of them.

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #54 on: January 02, 2016, 01:49:51 AM »
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Congrats! You pretty much led from the beginning and nobody was ever able to catch up.
It's hard to beat your stories when you go full-on comedic.  :D

^This is why I didn't vote for you Rukaio, but I loved your story, many congratulations.

Your sense of humour is hard to resist and I was almost certain you would win, so I decided to vote for others that I'd enjoyed as well.  Like m3m I read without knowing the authors but I can guess several of you now. ;)

I voted for @m3mnoch, Henry Dale and Poppa Fred this time. It was a fascinating theme, thoroughly enjoyed all the stories, brought out some wonderful creations ;D.

Henry I have a suspicion you are going to get a shredding from Nora -we'll see ;D
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #55 on: January 02, 2016, 02:13:33 AM »
Congrats Rukaio!
This was a fun topic. Enjoyed all the stories this month. I voted for Jmack, Henry and Rukaio. Great work all.

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #56 on: January 02, 2016, 02:17:39 AM »
Why would Henry get a shredding from me? I'm lost... I voted for his story though. It's the one I really hesitated for, because a few things really gritted and didn't work, but I really liked it still.  ::)

Also voted for Rukaio, hardly a crazy move, that. Congrats man, your story managed to have a pleasant twist at the end, great job!

@ArcaneArtsVelho had my third vote this time.

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #57 on: January 02, 2016, 02:22:46 AM »
Why would Henry get a shredding from me? I'm lost... I voted for his story though. It's the one I really hesitated for, because a few things really gritted and didn't work, but I really liked it still.  ::)

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One I voted for I really liked but has bad flaws - you'll get a whipping in critics - but still liked too much to not vote for it,

I thought you might be going for Henry's  climbing techniques  ;D ;D
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #58 on: January 02, 2016, 02:35:42 AM »
Why would Henry get a shredding from me? I'm lost... I voted for his story though. It's the one I really hesitated for, because a few things really gritted and didn't work, but I really liked it still.  ::)

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One I voted for I really liked but has bad flaws - you'll get a whipping in critics - but still liked too much to not vote for it,

I thought you might be going for Henry's  climbing techniques  ;D ;D

Oh! And you're absolutely correct. The entire story would never happen like this if she had an once of sense in the organization of her beast's climbing set up - she still could fall, but not like she did.
It was confusing.
I also found some fault with the ending, in its delivery, but overall liked the idea too much to not vote.
Lashing to come later!  :P
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #59 on: January 02, 2016, 03:42:04 AM »
Big thanks Jmack, you were such a rebel by liking my story this month!
And me! I also voted for you ;) (see above!)
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