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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #45 on: August 28, 2015, 10:21:55 PM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\
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« Reply #46 on: August 28, 2015, 10:31:42 PM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\

that'd be my vote.  i've had lots of work getting in my way, for sure.

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« Reply #47 on: August 28, 2015, 10:43:55 PM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\

that'd be my vote.  i've had lots of work getting in my way, for sure.

What is this holiday thing you all speak of?   You mean people don't work 52 weeks each year?

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #48 on: August 28, 2015, 11:36:09 PM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\

that'd be my vote.  i've had lots of work getting in my way, for sure.

What is this holiday thing you all speak of?   You mean people don't work 52 weeks each year?
Well, if @m3mnoch or @Raptori would just say intersting things or post interesting links to art and stuff, it might be a bit more energized around here. ;)
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #49 on: August 28, 2015, 11:43:52 PM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\

that'd be my vote.  i've had lots of work getting in my way, for sure.

What is this holiday thing you all speak of?   You mean people don't work 52 weeks each year?
Well, if @m3mnoch or @Raptori would just say intersting things or post interesting links to art and stuff, it might be a bit more energized around here. ;)
Me? Post something interesting:o
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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #50 on: August 29, 2015, 01:11:38 AM »
The whole forum has been marginally quieter, I think. Could be people starting back at work after holidays or something?  :-\

that'd be my vote.  i've had lots of work getting in my way, for sure.

What is this holiday thing you all speak of?   You mean people don't work 52 weeks each year?
Well, if @m3mnoch or @Raptori would just say intersting things or post interesting links to art and stuff, it might be a bit more energized around here. ;)
Me? Post something interesting:o

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« Reply #51 on: August 30, 2015, 05:55:48 PM »
Feeling a bit bad about voting in cases where I haven't read one of the series, because I know I can't say for sure that I wouldn't like the unread series more. It does feel unfair. But I can't NOT vote for my beloved series just because I haven't read the one it's up against! I want them to get through!!

So I've decided that in cases where I vote when I haven't read the other series, I will add it to my TBR and make sure that I do read that other series soon. And if I like it I will recommend it to others. It seems like the right thing to do, and will hopefully also help me discover some new great books! I wanted to mention it in case others want to join me in this (no pressure to, of course, if you'd rather not). This way, there is a positive outcome for the non-winners too.  :)

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« Reply #52 on: August 30, 2015, 08:19:22 PM »
I have my fantasy football draft tonight so it may be a little late before I get the next set up tonight but they will be up at some point.

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« Reply #53 on: August 31, 2015, 04:03:42 AM »
Well we had our first two upsets (by seeding anyways).  The major one was Stormlight beating Wheel of Time which was #21 taking down #12.  Dresden also trounced Riyria but that was a #15 v #18 so less of an upset there.

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« Reply #54 on: August 31, 2015, 04:11:57 PM »
Wow. I feel like a poor fantasy reader this week. I've only read Harry Potter out of all the series up there. Lots on my TBR list though.

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #55 on: August 31, 2015, 04:36:31 PM »
Wow. I feel like a poor fantasy reader this week. I've only read Harry Potter out of all the series up there. Lots on my TBR list though.
Up until last December, I had only read two - Harry Potter and His Dark Materials. I've read five more since then (plus half of one Malazan book). Wish I still had some of them to look forward to, since some of them are great - you're lucky really!  :P
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« Reply #56 on: September 07, 2015, 05:17:18 AM »
I think the votes are going to start getting really close and tough this round.   We probably won't have near the number of abstains going forward which will probably tighten up the voting some. 

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« Reply #57 on: September 11, 2015, 02:48:13 AM »
I don't know how many more votes are going to come in but these are some tight races.

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« Reply #58 on: September 13, 2015, 01:26:04 AM »
So we might need to start discussing tiebreakers....

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Re: Fantasy-Faction Book Battles: Favourite Series Bracket
« Reply #59 on: September 13, 2015, 02:19:40 AM »
Oh eeek you're right! Farseer and First Law have the same at the moment.

I'm not sure what to do to to find a winner, though... it's not as if we can put Robin against Joe in a race or something :D
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