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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #30 on: August 21, 2015, 04:13:58 PM »
Interesting that none of the battles so far are even close.
But round 2 should be tough, when these easy winners have to start facing off.   :)
Yeah, the closest one - accordinn to the seedings - should've been Powder Mage vs ASOIAF. Just goes to show that the nominations were a bit skewed!  :P

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #31 on: August 21, 2015, 04:42:15 PM »
Interesting that none of the battles so far are even close.
But round 2 should be tough, when these easy winners have to start facing off.   :)

Blood will be spilled in Round 2.  I'm almost giddy just thinking about the possible matchups.  And then I'm really looking for a possible Hobb show off in Round 3 as the nomination totals for those two were really close.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #32 on: August 21, 2015, 05:22:14 PM »
Do you mean round 2/3 as after all the votes on these first 32? Or the next weeks in this first step?
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #33 on: August 21, 2015, 05:27:03 PM »
Do you mean round 2/3 as after all the votes on these first 32? Or the next weeks in this first step?

Yeah, Round of 16 and Round of 8.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #34 on: August 21, 2015, 05:30:28 PM »
Ah ok.
We've only done 4 of the first 16 matches... can you please put a higher number for next week? Otherwise we'll spend ages just doing this first round. I think 8 votes next week is completely feasible.
Or 6 next week and another 6 the next, that's actually better.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #35 on: August 21, 2015, 06:19:38 PM »
Interesting that none of the battles so far are even close.
But round 2 should be tough, when these easy winners have to start facing off.   :)

We both know Eli should have won  ;D
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #36 on: August 23, 2015, 04:17:07 PM »
Hell, why not put all of the match-ups in one week. I guess the page would get cluttered... But still. Maybe 7 this week. That way, we only have a month to go.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #37 on: August 23, 2015, 04:25:55 PM »
Hell, why not put all of the match-ups in one week. I guess the page would get cluttered... But still. Maybe 7 this week. That way, we only have a month to go.

Why rush it though? It's good fun and has got the forum pretty busy this last week.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #38 on: August 23, 2015, 04:38:14 PM »
Hell, why not put all of the match-ups in one week. I guess the page would get cluttered... But still. Maybe 7 this week. That way, we only have a month to go.

Why rush it though? It's good fun and has got the forum pretty busy this last week.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #39 on: August 24, 2015, 04:26:17 AM »
All new polls are up, go vote!

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #40 on: August 24, 2015, 06:05:55 AM »
Thanks for putting up all the covers this round, great idea @Hedin. We seem to have gathered in a fairly good number of votes for the first brackets, hope we'll get more as it get more intense.
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #41 on: August 24, 2015, 06:34:21 AM »
Wow, rounds M and N are going to be painful.   :o

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #42 on: August 24, 2015, 06:21:01 PM »
Wow, I was fully aligned to the majority in the first week, now it seems I'm only with the majority on one!
Great variety! :D
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #43 on: August 28, 2015, 08:41:41 PM »
Been a little quiet in this neck of the woods the past few days.  Sent out another Twitter and Facebook announcement earlier today but not sure if its drawn anyone else in.  I expect things to start picking up in Round 2.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #44 on: August 28, 2015, 09:01:47 PM »
Yes, I hope so.
But there were lots of votes this time, just a little less comments from non-regulars.
Edit: actually, less votes -- around 35 last time, 27 this time. Hmmmm

Just looked at the updated chart on the first post, and I know which ones I'm going to vote for in Round 2 :D - if they win, it'll be an all-Hobb-round 3 hehe
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