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Poll closed Jul 10, 2007.
  1. The Party by WhiteJD

    2 vote(s)
    15.4%
  2. The Night of My Life by Heaher

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  3. Tiny by Freshmaker

    1 vote(s)
    7.7%
  4. Ring in the new year by Cogito

    2 vote(s)
    15.4%
  5. Untitled by PAWriter

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. The wild Party by Crazy Ivan.

    3 vote(s)
    23.1%
  7. Life is funny that way by Ferret

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. The Tea Party, by Domoviye

    4 vote(s)
    30.8%
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  1. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    SS Comp 3 Voting

    Discussion in 'Bi-Weekly Short Story Contest Archives' started by Daniel, Jul 3, 2007.

    The Party, by WhiteJD
    Writing Forums - View Single Post - SS Comp 03


    The Night of My Life, by Heather
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=56354&postcount=17


    Tiny, Freshmaker
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=56562&postcount=20


    Ring in the new year, by Cogito
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=56598&postcount=21

    Untitled, by PAWriter
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=57186&postcount=22

    The wild Party, by Crazy Ivan.
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=57490&postcount=23

    Life is funny that way, by Ferret.
    https://www.writingforums.org/showpost.php?p=57669&postcount=26

    The Tea Party, by Domoviye.
    Writing Forums - View Single Post - SS Comp 03

    Theme and Challenge Ideas should be posted in this thread. Please read all entries before voting.
     
  2. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Note: I'm running this for Ferret this week. Hopefully I didn't screw it up. :eek:
     
  3. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Thanks muchly, Daniel
     
  4. Crazy Ivan

    Crazy Ivan Contributing Member

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    Domoviye's isn't in it! o_O I was gonna vote for his!
     
  5. Domoviye

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    I thought I had posted my story with a few hours to spare?
    I was actually hoping to get a vote this time around.
     
  6. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    PM Lpspider - I'm sure it was an accidental omission.
     
  7. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Domoviye, I'm very sorry. I misread your title/username. Sorry.

    I had to make a new thread so one person lost one vote that was already made. :( Hopefully they'll vote again.

    Again, sorry guys. My bad.
     
  8. Domoviye

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    No worries. You fixed the problem once it was pointed out, and kept it as fair as possible.
    Thanks.
     
  9. Gannon

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    Is it just me or do most of those links all direct to Heather's piece? I smell a bias rat! :)
     
  10. Heather Louise

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    haha, jelous are we :p it's just 'cos mines amazing :) lol, good luck everyone :)
     
  11. Heather Louise

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    whey hey, they doo all lead to my peice!! haha. i like this :p
     
  12. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    The postcount in each URL should be the number of the post in the thread (currently correct), but the p parameter should be the correct post ID for that story.

    Someone edited the URLs by hand, methinks :D

    Fortunately, Daniel should be able to fix them the same way.
     
  13. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    That's really wierd. The URL's were copy and pasted so it shouldn't do that. I'll fix it, give me a minute.
     
  14. Daniel

    Daniel I'm sure you've heard the rumors. Founder Staff Contributor

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    Okay guys, I fixed it.

    Terribly sorry.
     
  15. Crazy Ivan

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    Annnnndddd....is anyone else gonna vote?
     
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    Will do Ivan - just gotta read them all through properly first - wouldn't want to throw my vote away. :)
     
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    Crazy Ivan Contributing Member

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    Uh-oh. It's end-day, and there's a tie! (And I voted for Domoviye! o_O)
     
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    rock the vote, peeps.
     
  19. Crazy Ivan

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    w00t, Domoviye won! Next competition! *spins writing tires*
     
  20. Ferret

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    The parts of your soul you refuse to recognize.
    Theme Idea: Conflict.
     
  21. Cogito

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    Polls are still open, though. It ain't over 'til the wide woman wails.
     
  22. Crazy Ivan

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    No...every good short story ever has conflict in it. That's like saying "Water: Wet." Try something more specific, like:

    -A bottle
    -Snow
    -Heat
    -Money
     
  23. Ferret

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    Fine, a water bottle versus a twenty.
    I was thinking along the lines of confrontation, as in a fight of some nature.
     
  24. Cogito

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    Yes, conflict is considered an essential element of plot, so conflict as a theme pretty much means "Write a story with a plot."

    Still, it may be a good exercise to have the writers pay attention to the conflict element, to develop the conflict, internal or external, and decide whether or not to resolve it.
     
  25. Heather Louise

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    how are they conflicts?? i don't follow so if you do decide this one can you please explain it for me :)
    Heather
     
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