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Old 11-08-2012, 08:32 AM   #1
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Time to Rock the Vote!

Okay, folks - voting is easy. Every AWer potentially gets three votes.

Read the stories posted here (password is holiday)
Pick your favorites.
Vote for three different stories.
PM those three story titles and #s to me.
Accomplish all this before Thanksgiving Day - November 22, 2012.

Winners will be announced after Thanksgiving (USian), before December 1st.

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Old 11-08-2012, 03:31 PM   #2
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Are people who submitted stories allowed to vote?
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:50 PM   #3
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Are people who submitted stories allowed to vote?
I think they have to, right Mac? Now I'm thinking some people may read and vote, unaware of contest parameters.

MacAllister posted this before (assuming nothing's changed. . .)

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CJacobo's Before The Holidays AW Contest

GUIDELINES
  • Entries must primarily consist of: Dialogue
  • Entries must represent substantial interpersonal conflict
  • Entries must be titled
  • Entries must be 3000 words or less (not including the title)
  • Poetry that otherwise fits the guidelines is totally admissible
  • All genres are welcome.
Rules
  • Entrants must be members of AW in good standing since at least September 30, 2012 (members who join later than September 30th will not be eligible for this contest). Limit ONE entry per member.
  • Entries will be posted exactly as submitted. Please make sure your spelling and formatting are exactly as you want them before you submit your entry. We will not proofread or edit the entries.
  • All AW members in good standing since at least October 1, 2012, are eligible to vote.
Entrants must vote to be eligible to win.
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“What are you trying to tell me, Mr. Brandt?”

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Old 11-08-2012, 04:38 PM   #4
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Great!

Will cast my votes this weekend, I hope, once things are a bit less hectic around here and I can concentrate.
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:25 PM   #5
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Okay, awesome, I was pretty sure I could. It might be nice to have actual dates up for when American Thanksgiving is for those of us outside the US.
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:45 PM   #6
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Doesn't Google work in Canada?

Nah, just kidding - you weren't the only one who wondered

US Thanksgiving Day - Thursday 22nd November
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:36 PM   #7
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LOL, I knew I could look it up but I think it might be of more use to have it edited into the first post so people don't have to search for it :P

Also I had no idea US Thanksgiving could be on a Thursday.
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Old 11-08-2012, 10:39 PM   #8
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And the best part is that we don't have to stand in line in freezing rain for three hours to vote here!

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Old 11-08-2012, 10:43 PM   #9
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LOL, I knew I could look it up but I think it might be of more use to have it edited into the first post so people don't have to search for it :P

Also I had no idea US Thanksgiving could be on a Thursday.
Hah - you're absolutely right. How very USian-centric of me. *facepalm* Thanks for the nudge!
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:15 AM   #10
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You're welcome. And don't blame yourself too much, you live in a country that thinks Thanksgiving is in November so it's really to be expected ^_^
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:01 AM   #11
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Getting through them, have two votes, just looking for a third....
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:30 AM   #12
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Took me forever to figure out how my votes would go. Thre were some really great works on here. Well done, all.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:29 PM   #13
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Finally voted - didn't find it easy at all. Quite a variety there.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:13 PM   #14
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Sent mine too. Hope I sent 'em right...
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Voted!

Very, very hard to choose... But, all stories are great! Be proud of yourself

Good luck, everyone!
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:30 AM   #16
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I voted.

'Twas an honor and a privilege, plus I burned 26.5 calories, which means I get to eat that Frito.
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Old 11-22-2012, 05:47 AM   #17
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everyone who votes for me gets a free puppy!

Or unicorn!!
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Old 11-22-2012, 05:58 AM   #18
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everyone who votes for me gets a free puppy!

Or unicorn!!
Oh really? Pffft.

Everyone who votes for me each gets a Porche, a house at their favorite vacation spot, a genie in a bottle, unicorns, puppies, kittens: all supplied in the backyard and umbrella drinks in hand by the pool. Tempted? Yes? Vote for me and I'll--

...oh wait!

Never mind.
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Or unicorn!!
Can I have a puppy corn?
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Eagerly awaiting the results! I'm also really curious about how many votes were cast in total.
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Old 11-24-2012, 10:24 PM   #21
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Vote for me, and you'll get a free PONY (Vermin Supreme reference)
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:38 PM   #22
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Whatever you do, don't vote for me. I'm telling you that you can't. It's not allowed. Don't do it, voting for my story is forbidden.








ya see what I did there, right? Reverse psychology. it always worked on my kids.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:42 AM   #23
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Night Flyer, how many times did it work on your kids?

Mac, how much longer? I have stubs for fingernails.
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Erm, having been on AW for over three years now, and knowing the creative minds that get a little bored sometimes and need a little light relief to fill those pencil-less moments, can I just clarify -- the puppy hasn't been... modified in any way, has it? I mean, it's not a unipup or punicorn, and its... erm, breathing? 'Cause I know what some of the likes of the AW horror lot are like if they got to it first, what they do with puppies and unicorns and anything innocent that's been left wandering about (I've been sent some scary, scary pictures!!).



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Old 11-25-2012, 05:25 AM   #25
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*taps fingers*

...

*checks watch*

...

*observes puppies shaped like unicorns balancing on kittie tails*

...

Oh man, where is that Mac guy?

...

*stuffs face with the most unhealthy food while waiting*

Well, if I don't win, I'll volunteer as the next "Supersize Me!" (...Or not.)
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