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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

Author Topic: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread  (Read 23204 times)

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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #60 on: January 02, 2016, 05:39:05 AM »


I have to admit, I'm kinda surprised that everyone had apparently already guessed I would win this round, because I was the furthest thing from sure about the results. There were a lot of really good entries. Considering how many jokes I make about my own ego, I think it's fairly ironic that I had no idea people liked my entry so much.

My dodgy instincts aside though, thanks a ton to everyone who voted for me and/or considered voting for me. In fact, thanks to everyone who voted and entered period. Like I said, this was a really good round with a lot of great stories. My personal favourites were Elfy's and ArcaneArtsVelho's, but it was good stuff all round.

Still, what a great way to start the year off, with my third contest win here. Now I just need one more to take the current win record and then I can once more declare myself as the GOD EMPEROR OF THE WRITING CONTEST!!!

(Come on, you all knew that joke was coming.)
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #61 on: January 02, 2016, 08:47:57 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 #62 on: January 02, 2016, 08:53:41 AM »
Should this be in young love  :D
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #63 on: January 02, 2016, 09:46:58 AM »
Big thanks Jmack, you were such a rebel by liking my story this month!
And me! I also voted for you ;) (see above!)

Oooooh!!! Holy Molly! I saw all that this morning and actually red my score as one vote only! Damn, I'm actually 3rd place behind tied seconds... Never realised!  :o
Well... Ahem. Thanks a lot y'all!  :-[
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Re: [Nov 2015] - Mighty Beasts - Voting Thread
« Reply #64 on: January 02, 2016, 01:25:56 PM »
Well, I had been saying I don't care all that much about winning the monthly contest; just want to write well and please some folks, blah blah blah blah.

But no.

@Rukaio_Alter went and laid down the gauntlet. So I have to out do him.
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It will have to be 4th Wall.

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