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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #45 on: May 02, 2016, 09:34:08 AM »
Direct link to rukaio's image:
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/quivering_eyes_3109.png

Not sure why it's not showing. Can't see it in-post either.

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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #46 on: May 02, 2016, 09:39:14 AM »
Direct link to rukaio's image:
http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/quivering_eyes_3109.png

Not sure why it's not showing. Can't see it in-post either.

lol. Probably isn't showing because it links to a 403 forbidden page...
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #47 on: May 02, 2016, 09:54:56 AM »
Yep, got the same message hehe
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #48 on: May 02, 2016, 10:46:17 AM »
These bumps reminded me that I still need to read this list.
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #49 on: May 02, 2016, 11:07:34 AM »
These bumps reminded me that I still need to read this list.

you have 5h30 to do so.  :o
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #50 on: May 02, 2016, 11:20:36 AM »
These bumps reminded me that I still need to read this list.
Really??
REALLY?
What have you been doing after all the bumps of the last couple of weeks? ;D

5 hours left now...
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #51 on: May 02, 2016, 11:35:48 AM »
These bumps reminded me that I still need to read this list.
Really??
REALLY?
What have you been doing after all the bumps of the last couple of weeks? ;D

5 hours left now...

Man... I'd stay up to see it, but I have no real hopes of winning, so might as well go to bed.
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #52 on: May 02, 2016, 12:56:01 PM »
These bumps reminded me that I still need to read this list.
Really??
REALLY?
What have you been doing after all the bumps of the last couple of weeks? ;D

5 hours left now...

Pff, more than enough time! In fact, I'm just done!
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #53 on: May 02, 2016, 01:51:50 PM »
I have to go to bed, but I know I shall wake up in the night and reach for my phone - just have to know the result here. They were all a pleasure to read so Good Luck everyone up there on the list, you are all our champion writers. :)
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #54 on: May 02, 2016, 04:30:22 PM »
Wahey!
Congratulations @Jmack! :D :D

I voted for yours, @Saraband and @Rukaio_Alter's Mighty Beasts one (my favourite funny one ;D )
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #55 on: May 02, 2016, 04:31:46 PM »
Congrats @Jmack!
You're stealing the emperor's crown there! Nice victory.  :P

I voted for the stories Junk Mail, Last Regrets, and Adrift. Liked all of them a lot. So congrats to you three as well, and many thanks to the two people who genuinely thought I wrote one of the three best stories of the year, it's very flattering!!
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #56 on: May 02, 2016, 04:54:13 PM »
Congratulations, Jmack! Really wonderful story.  :)
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #57 on: May 02, 2016, 04:58:51 PM »
Jmack ascended to godhood and now reigns supreme over all the land, all the oceans and all the stars of this corner of Fantasy-Faction.
Emperor Rukaio has no choice but to submit and give offerings, last he incurs Jmack's wrath.

I voted for Science Fiction, Rogues and Politics.With a little more help my almost last minute vote could have set-up a quadruple tie  ::) I wonder what would have happened.

Wished for more votes, as I really, really wanted to vote for Nora's Exorcist and Fairy Tales as well. Hm, I guess then Jmack would win anyway.
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #58 on: May 02, 2016, 05:04:33 PM »
I have to say I'm pretty tickled for that story to win.  ;D Thank you to the 6 who voted for it!

Meanwhile, is there a lot of quality in here, or what? So many 5s and 4s, plus great stuff that didn;t get as many votes but easily deserved them. Personally, I went back and forth between OneHighlander's story and Nora's.

Here's to good stories in 2016.
But in the meantime, I'll take the bragging rights!  ;D ;D
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Re: The best story of 2015 - Vote now!
« Reply #59 on: May 02, 2016, 05:49:32 PM »
Grats @Jmack  :D
You're the goat king of the writing contest!