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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #120 on: September 23, 2015, 07:40:00 PM »



I am so going to overuse this.
I don't think that's possible.

This one is also pretty awesome:

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #121 on: September 24, 2015, 09:41:11 PM »
In these quarter finals, the 2 I really wanted to go through are losing, and the 2 I'm not that bothered about are winning.
I wish it was the other way around....
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #122 on: September 24, 2015, 10:29:08 PM »
In these quarter finals, the 2 I really wanted to go through are losing, and the 2 I'm not that bothered about are winning.
I wish it was the other way around....
Looks like all three of the ones I voted for this round are going out!  :(
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #123 on: September 24, 2015, 10:34:47 PM »
In these quarter finals, the 2 I really wanted to go through are losing, and the 2 I'm not that bothered about are winning.
I wish it was the other way around....
Looks like all three of the ones I voted for this round are going out!  :(

I don't think there is anything that I am going to feel strongly about left.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #124 on: September 24, 2015, 11:49:09 PM »
In these quarter finals, the 2 I really wanted to go through are losing, and the 2 I'm not that bothered about are winning.
I wish it was the other way around....
Looks like all three of the ones I voted for this round are going out!  :(

I don't think there is anything that I am going to feel strongly about left.
Yup, exactly. It'll be interesting to see how it pans out, but I'll probably have to abstain from here on!  :P
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #125 on: September 25, 2015, 01:37:28 PM »
Somewhat interesting given how tight things have been in the last two weeks that this week it's not tight at all.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #126 on: September 25, 2015, 02:01:22 PM »
So...

Lord of the Rings
Gentlemen Bastards
Discworld
A Song of Ice and Fire

... You couldn't ask for four more contrasting series for our semi-finals!

I'm really not sure which way this will go.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #127 on: September 25, 2015, 02:02:45 PM »
So...

Lord of the Rings
Gentlemen Bastards
Discworld
A Song of Ice and Fire

... You couldn't ask for four more contrasting series for our semi-finals!

I'm really not sure which way this will go.

I think Lord of the Rings will narrowly beat ASOIAF.  The Discworld block has been strong but Gentlemen Bastards has been a powerhouse throughout this whole process.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #128 on: September 25, 2015, 02:13:37 PM »
Pretty solid final four -- not a clunker in there, and I've actually read them all.  (Well, read some of them all... does anyone ever actually finish Discworld?  Calculating the number of books requires some form of higher math.)

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #129 on: September 27, 2015, 07:53:53 PM »
So...

Lord of the Rings
Gentlemen Bastards
Discworld
A Song of Ice and Fire

... You couldn't ask for four more contrasting series for our semi-finals!

I'm really not sure which way this will go.
 

Ooohh. I love all four of those. Shame Hobb didn't make it though. I can see a ASoIaF v Discworld final actually. ASOIAF is Germany. Ruthless and efficient in its prose. Discworld is the sheer brilliance and invention of Brazil.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #130 on: September 28, 2015, 03:45:54 AM »
Semifinals are up.  As of right now for the final I am thinking about not revealing the votes until the poll is closed unless anyone has a strong opinion and can convince me otherwise. 

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #131 on: September 28, 2015, 07:04:17 AM »
I think that's a good idea, no reason to show the results until after!  :)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #132 on: September 28, 2015, 08:17:23 AM »
Yes, I'm for it too.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #133 on: September 28, 2015, 08:29:51 AM »
Agree, keep us in suspense fromnow on. ;)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #134 on: September 28, 2015, 01:17:26 PM »
I hate suspense -- but it's a good idea.

Interesting that after all of the agonizing votes to get here -- Two easy votes in the semifinals.

Discworld vs Lord of the Rings.

Great classics.
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