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Reply #50 on: February 21, 2011, 07:48:52 AM
-1 to The Getalong Gang because nothing actually happened.  I'd have liked it better if the guy actually killed his kids and then maybe wasn't sure, instead of just ending it by deciding to go along with everything.

+1 to Set Down This, to help stem the point-bleed.



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Reply #51 on: February 21, 2011, 03:07:05 PM
Another day, another... something.

Set Down This [-1] (you know, most stories your age die... why don't you?)

The Hand You're Dealt [+1]

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Reply #52 on: February 21, 2011, 03:45:17 PM
Isn't that what this is all about?? Vocal minorities??

what this is about is whatever you make it about.
if you want to be a vocal minority and feed one pet story then no one's saying you're wrong to do it, but other people may make this about stopping you.

today i turn to turning the apples (a solid story that added a nice touch of scifi to pseudopod, but not top of the list material) and use its gifts to strengthen set down this.


[ 7] Acceptable Losses (191)
[ 7] The Nimble Men (210)
+1[ 6] Spirit of Nationalism (181)
+1[ 6] The Hand You're Dealt (196)
[ 6] Oil of Dog (200)
[ 6] Is This a Horror Story? (206)
[ 5] Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage (175)
[ 5] The Dreaming Way (182)
+1[ 5] Set Down This (197)
[ 4] The Blessed Days (176)
[ 4] Papa Was a Gypsy (207)
[ 3] The Dark Level (188)
[ 3] Fading Light (179)
[ 3] Her Collection of Intimacy (204)
-1[ 2] The Getalong Gang (180)
[ 2] Ankor Sabat (186)
[ 2] Man, You Gotta See This! (215)
-1[ 1] Turning the Apples (177)

-1[ 1] The Evil-Eater (208)



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Reply #53 on: February 21, 2011, 04:02:12 PM
I'm going to take a portion of The Hand You're Dealt [-1] and render it into Oil of Dog [+1]. It's got more than enough spare parts.

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Reply #54 on: February 22, 2011, 01:47:30 AM
what this is about is whatever you make it about.
if you want to be a vocal minority and feed one pet story then no one's saying you're wrong to do it, but other people may make this about stopping you.

Guess I should have put in a smiley. I wasn't saying I was going to do that.

I'll give [-1] to "Is This A Horror Story?" There's no doubt it's a good piece but I'd rather something else win. And so [+1] to "The Dark Level".


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Reply #55 on: February 22, 2011, 01:38:22 PM
The Dark Level is the scariest tale of Man's search for Parking that I've ever heard, I was about to give it some love myself, just for solidarity, but I'm worried about the top pulling too far ahead of the pack as I keep focusing on the bottom.  Maybe tomorrow.

[+1] Papa Was a Gypsy, the best Southern Gothic Horror since Pigeons From Hell.

And I'll counteract some of the top-end boosterism I've been complaining about here:
[-1] The Nimble Men to level off the top (I prefer Acceptable Losses, I don't hate Nimble Men, but I don't think it needs to be significantly out front).

Note to whoever chooses stories: podcasting Pigeons From Hell would be a great 300th episode special.  Ideally with Ben Phillips' lovely accented reading from Gypsy and Ol. can. [/sucking up]

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Reply #56 on: February 22, 2011, 03:35:03 PM
Another day, another... something.

Set Down This [-1] (haven't they killed you yet?)

The Hand You're Dealt [+1]

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Reply #57 on: February 22, 2011, 04:00:25 PM
The Hand You're Dealt [-1]
The Dreaming Way [+1]

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Reply #58 on: February 22, 2011, 04:15:54 PM
-1 to turning the apples for the kill and +1 to set down this to hold position.


[ 7] Acceptable Losses (191)
+1[ 7] Oil of Dog (200)
[ 6] Spirit of Nationalism (181)
+1[ 6] The Dreaming Way (182)
-1[ 6] The Nimble Men (210)
[ 5] Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage (175)
-1[ 5] The Hand You're Dealt (196)
[ 5] Set Down This (197)
-1[ 5] Is This a Horror Story? (206)
+1[ 5] Papa Was a Gypsy (207)
[ 4] The Blessed Days (176)
+1[ 4] The Dark Level (188)
[ 3] Fading Light (179)
[ 3] Her Collection of Intimacy (204)
[ 2] The Getalong Gang (180)
[ 2] Ankor Sabat (186)
[ 2] Man, You Gotta See This! (215)

-1[ 0] Turning the Apples (177)



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Reply #59 on: February 22, 2011, 04:17:14 PM
Ankor Sabat [-1]
Her Collection  of Intimacy [+1]



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Reply #60 on: February 23, 2011, 02:34:44 PM
[-1] Ankor Sabat
[+1] The Blessed Days



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Reply #61 on: February 23, 2011, 02:44:51 PM
[-1] Blessed Days
[+1] Papa Was a Gypsy


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Reply #62 on: February 23, 2011, 04:23:19 PM
when points get to the bottom they go to the top, from man, you gotta see this! to acceptable losses.


+1[ 8] Acceptable Losses (191)
[ 7] Oil of Dog (200)
[ 6] Spirit of Nationalism (181)
[ 6] The Dreaming Way (182)
+1[ 6] Papa Was a Gypsy (207)
[ 6] The Nimble Men (210)
[ 5] Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage (175)
[ 5] The Hand You're Dealt (196)
[ 5] Set Down This (197)
[ 5] Is This a Horror Story? (206)
[ 4] The Blessed Days (176)
[ 4] The Dark Level (188)
+1[ 4] Her Collection of Intimacy (204)
[ 3] Fading Light (179)
[ 2] The Getalong Gang (180)
-1[ 1] Man, You Gotta See This! (215)

-2[ 0] Ankor Sabat (186)



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Reply #63 on: February 23, 2011, 04:32:45 PM
[-1] Papa Was a Gypsy
[+1] The Nimble Men

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Reply #64 on: February 23, 2011, 06:13:34 PM
Another day, another... something.

Set Down This [-1]

The Hand You're Dealt [+1]

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Reply #65 on: February 24, 2011, 08:52:00 AM
-1 to Is This A Horror Story
+1 to Papa Was a Gypsy



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Reply #66 on: February 24, 2011, 03:40:47 PM
Another day, another... oh, you get the idea.

Set Down This [-1] (shhh... there, there, it will be over soon)

The Hand You're Dealt [+1]

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Reply #67 on: February 24, 2011, 04:00:22 PM
-1 The Hand You're Dealt
+1 Oil of Dog

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Reply #68 on: February 24, 2011, 04:39:46 PM
man, you gotta see this! is gone (one of those stories where the plot hinges around a logical error: how does a mezmerizing picture spread accross a computer network to the point it ends civilization?) to shore up set down this.

[ 8] Acceptable Losses (191)
+1[ 8] Oil of Dog (200)
+1[ 7] The Nimble Men (210)
[ 6] Spirit of Nationalism (181)
[ 6] The Dreaming Way (182)
+1[ 6] The Hand You're Dealt (196)
[ 6] Papa Was a Gypsy (207)
[ 5] Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage (175)
[ 4] The Blessed Days (176)
[ 4] The Dark Level (188)
-1[ 4] Set Down This (197)
[ 4] Her Collection of Intimacy (204)
-1[ 4] Is This a Horror Story? (206)
[ 3] Fading Light (179)
[ 2] The Getalong Gang (180)

-1[ 0] Man, You Gotta See This! (215)



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Reply #69 on: February 25, 2011, 02:05:43 AM
-1 Acceptable Losses
+1 Spirit of Nationalism


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Reply #70 on: February 25, 2011, 02:56:40 PM
Another day, another... something.

Set Down This [-1] (don't struggle, it's for the best)

The Hand You're Dealt [+1]

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Reply #71 on: February 25, 2011, 04:04:36 PM
Set Down This -1
The Dreaming Way +1

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Reply #72 on: February 25, 2011, 04:47:54 PM
one from fading light to set down this

[ 8] Oil of Dog (200)
+1[ 7] Spirit of Nationalism (181)
+1[ 7] The Dreaming Way (182)
-1[ 7] Acceptable Losses (191)
+1[ 7] The Hand You're Dealt (196)
[ 7] The Nimble Men (210)
[ 6] Papa Was a Gypsy (207)
[ 5] Bird in a Wrought Iron Cage (175)
[ 4] The Blessed Days (176)
[ 4] The Dark Level (188)
[ 4] Her Collection of Intimacy (204)
[ 4] Is This a Horror Story? (206)
-1[ 3] Set Down This (197)
-1[ 2] Fading Light (179)
[ 2] The Getalong Gang (180)
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Reply #73 on: February 25, 2011, 04:48:51 PM
-1 Spirit of Nationalism
+1 Set Down This

Maybe we should post about this fight in the Set Down This thread and try to get wider participation for or against it.



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Reply #74 on: February 25, 2011, 06:03:21 PM
-1 The hand you're dealt
+1 The dreaming way