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Reply #50 on: March 17, 2013, 05:28:09 AM
Grab your torches and pitchforks, Group 8 is terrorizing the hillside!

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Reply #51 on: March 19, 2013, 01:15:35 AM
You've been doing a great job with this. Thank you - off to read more entries now!



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Reply #52 on: March 22, 2013, 04:28:27 PM
Group 7 has a third place tiebreaker poll!  Go vote for your favorite of the two!

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Reply #53 on: March 23, 2013, 04:07:30 AM
Group 11 just kicked me in the groin and ran away.  It hurts.

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Reply #54 on: March 24, 2013, 07:02:52 PM
I've moved Group 8's stories into the Semifinal Dungeon, where I will be moving other stories as well.  This dungeon will be the waiting pool for all of the semifinal stories to chill out and share war tales with each other until they are plucked and thrown into battle.  Think Gladiator at the first battle, where that kid is pissing himself in terror.

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Reply #55 on: March 25, 2013, 03:08:01 PM
Group 12 is on the loose!

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Reply #56 on: March 29, 2013, 07:03:08 AM
Group 14 is out, but it's afraid of fire, so keep a lighter on hand or something.

And while you're voting, head on over to the About Pseudopod board for the Best of Pseudopod 2012 final round poll!  Six stories have made it to the final round, and we need your votes to find out which stories were enjoyed the most from last year!

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Reply #57 on: April 11, 2013, 05:13:35 PM
When/where does semifinal voting begin?!


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Reply #58 on: April 11, 2013, 09:11:36 PM

When/where does semifinal voting begin?!


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Well group 14 has to end first, which is on the 11th.  I'm thinking I'll work on all of the semifinal groupings over the weekend and post them all at once either Sunday or Monday.


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Reply #59 on: April 16, 2013, 06:55:34 AM
Alrighty!  All semifinal polls are posted and open for voting for 10 days!  If it seems everyone has voted before then, I'll end them early.  Just want to be sure that everyone can do any catching up, refreshing memories, etc.

The criteria for forming the groups was A. No author has two stories in the same group and B. No semifinal group houses two stories from the same initial group, these are all new matchups! 

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Reply #60 on: April 16, 2013, 07:59:57 AM
Yay! It's very exciting.



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Reply #61 on: April 16, 2013, 11:01:29 AM
I wish there were 'I Voted' stickers.



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Reply #62 on: April 16, 2013, 04:12:20 PM
It's been a few weeks and I was afraid I wouldn't remember the stories enough to vote on them without revisiting them all.  It turns out, some of them really stuck in my brainmatter and I suddenly realized, those are the ones that might be most worthy of my votes.  Good turnout of good stories!



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Reply #63 on: April 21, 2013, 04:55:02 PM
5 days left for semifinal voting!  Get your votes in! :)

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Reply #64 on: April 25, 2013, 04:02:54 PM
Last day to ring in the votes for the semifinal round!

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Reply #65 on: April 29, 2013, 03:37:39 PM
The Final Round Poll is up!

You know, I let people change their votes in the other polls, because I like to change my mind a lot, especially after discussion.  I might have just missed a theme or was too hasty on my first impressions of a story, so I like being able to change my vote.  I didn't think that such a feature would be used to change votes to vote for a winning story.  That seems pretty pointless to me...

Shrug.  The final round has no such allowance.  Minds should be made up by this point.  Choose your votes carefully.  :)

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Reply #66 on: April 29, 2013, 10:31:46 PM
I may love these contests too much.
I already have my entries ready for PodCastle's contest


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Reply #67 on: April 29, 2013, 10:32:50 PM
I'm looking forward to the podcastle contest too.  ;D



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Reply #68 on: April 30, 2013, 12:55:09 AM
I need to write my Podcastle entry.  I have a story in mind, but it has yet to find paper/keyboard

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Reply #69 on: April 30, 2013, 01:10:30 AM
Do we have educated guesses about what the word limit will be?



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Reply #70 on: April 30, 2013, 01:23:34 AM
Do we have educated guesses about what the word limit will be?
'Cause God knows I'll need the extra time to cut mine down...



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Reply #71 on: April 30, 2013, 01:30:49 AM
Do we have educated guesses about what the word limit will be?

I was actually going to start a petition to set the word count for the podcastle contest back up to 750. I get that setting it at 500 makes it easier for everyone to read that many stories, but how many stories in this contest have comment after comment about how they suffered from the lower word count? I, for one, vote for a limit of 750 like Escapepod's. (This opinion has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that I already have two stories written for the Podcastle contest that currently weigh in at 750  :P)

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Reply #72 on: April 30, 2013, 02:31:39 AM
Yeah, I'm voting for 750 as well... although, imagine an epic fantasy 750 word short story.
I see your 750 and raise it to 1000.



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Reply #73 on: April 30, 2013, 03:26:10 AM
Tis up to the editors, I didn't choose the wordcount :P

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