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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #30 on: April 28, 2015, 08:35:57 PM »
True. (And it's less work for me. ;))

(and by the way, I've just checked, the last monthly winner published on the main site was August's, posted in December - that's a full 4 stories missed from the main site :-\
I've written them and sent them in but have no influence on the schedule. Maybe I'm writing a reminder mail tomorrow...
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2015, 02:06:53 AM »
It's probably time to end the vote.   Yours and Bea's requests brought me to vote earlier in the month (and even voted for March submissions,  will be doing it regularly now) but if it's only 12 votes there doesn't seem to have much more momentum.
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #32 on: April 29, 2015, 02:11:58 AM »
I could start a new Title War and change the titles of any regulars who haven't voted. That might be fun. ;)
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #33 on: April 29, 2015, 07:40:42 AM »

I voted earlier when Bea reminded, so thanks Bea, we need a bump sometimes. There were a lot to read with the monthly ones as well just lately.
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #34 on: April 29, 2015, 07:47:16 AM »
I could start a new Title War and change the titles of any regulars who haven't voted. That might be fun. ;)

You're just saying that because you want Xia's super-powers and know in advance who voted :P ;D
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #35 on: April 29, 2015, 08:56:44 AM »
I could start a new Title War and change the titles of any regulars who haven't voted. That might be fun. ;)

You're just saying that because you want Xia's super-powers and know in advance who voted :P ;D

Maybe people with super-powers could  Change and Lock certain people's titles. ;)
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #36 on: April 29, 2015, 09:28:34 AM »
I haven't voted, there's just sooo many of them to read, and I still need to read the Rogues ones too...  :-[
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #37 on: April 29, 2015, 10:06:17 AM »
Bad Raptori!! >:(
We've been reminding you for aaaaaages!

(psssst, I could tell you which ones to vote for ;) )

Anyway, vote ends May 2, so you have today, tomorrow and Friday! Get reading!!! :D
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #38 on: April 29, 2015, 10:36:26 AM »
Yeah I know, it's not that I forgot, it's that there's just such a mountain to read. Not sure I'll have much time over the next few days, got a ton of work to do. We were hoping to write a story for the current contest, but can't see how we're even going to fit that in...  :-\
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #39 on: April 29, 2015, 10:52:17 AM »
Yeah I know, it's not that I forgot, it's that there's just such a mountain to read. Not sure I'll have much time over the next few days, got a ton of work to do. We were hoping to write a story for the current contest, but can't see how we're even going to fit that in...  :-\
It's only 14 stories! What's the problem?   :o
Especially since there are really only four you need to read.  8)

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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #40 on: April 29, 2015, 11:09:49 AM »
Yeah I know, it's not that I forgot, it's that there's just such a mountain to read. Not sure I'll have much time over the next few days, got a ton of work to do. We were hoping to write a story for the current contest, but can't see how we're even going to fit that in...  :-\
It's only 14 stories! What's the problem?   :o
Especially since there are really only four you need to read.  8)

Hmmmm...title, Raptori: "the Forum's favorite scapegoat and Writing Contest fail?"   ;) ;D
14 for this, 16 for Rogues; 30 in total. That's roughly a third of a novel...  ???

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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #41 on: April 29, 2015, 11:32:54 AM »
I have voted for Rogues, but reading all the stories for this one will still be a stretch for me. I'm still struggling with my entry for this month's contest. I might not be able to finish it in time.  :(

14 for this, 16 for Rogues; 30 in total. That's roughly a third of a novel...  ???
:o That's A LOT when you think about it like that.  :o

I'm okay with being a scapegoat. Mostly because all the goat worship around here softens the blow a bit.  :P
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #42 on: April 29, 2015, 11:43:41 AM »
I have voted for Rogues, but reading all the stories for this one will still be a stretch for me. I'm still struggling with my entry for this month's contest. I might not be able to finish it in time.  :(

14 for this, 16 for Rogues; 30 in total. That's roughly a third of a novel...  ???
:o That's A LOT when you think about it like that.  :o

I'm okay with being a scapegoat. Mostly because all the goat worship around here softens the blow a bit.  :P
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #43 on: April 29, 2015, 12:32:31 PM »
I are scapegoat no more!  8)
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Re: The best story of 2014 - vote now!
« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2015, 12:48:12 PM »
I have voted for Rogues, but reading all the stories for this one will still be a stretch for me. I'm still struggling with my entry for this month's contest. I might not be able to finish it in time.  :(

14 for this, 16 for Rogues; 30 in total. That's roughly a third of a novel...  ???
:o That's A LOT when you think about it like that.  :o

I'm okay with being a scapegoat. Mostly because all the goat worship around here softens the blow a bit.  :P
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Sorry, @ArcaneArtsVelho, it'll be a minute or three.
OH NOOOOO!

 ;D

I wasn't a regular or even a member last year, so I don't think my votes even count when we are voting for last year's best story.  ;)
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