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 Please vote for two of the following "Night Drive" poems.

#1
8 (26.7%)
#2
6 (20%)
#3
7 (23.3%)
#4
4 (13.3%)
#5
5 (16.7%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closed: June 07, 2017, 03:54:26 PM

Author Topic: Post-Napo Poetry Challenge #1 - Winner!!  (Read 7441 times)

Offline Tom 10

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« Reply #15 on: June 06, 2017, 09:20:33 AM »
Never seen one this close among so many contenders, among all of the contenders.   8)

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #16 on: June 06, 2017, 01:17:18 PM »

Thanks Tom, and Gyppo. Any suggestions for a tie-break method if it comes to that?

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #17 on: June 06, 2017, 01:22:16 PM »

PS. Bracing for a major storm here, wind's already gusting. If I remain offline, it's because the power's out. Will finalize challenge in due course, if necessary.

 

Offline Tom 10

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« Reply #18 on: June 06, 2017, 04:13:25 PM »
Thanks Tom, and Gyppo. Any suggestions for a tie-break method if it comes to that?

There are several acceptable methods.  Extend the voting.  Do a new poll with just the top tied entrants.  Sio would sometimes just flip a coin when she hosted a tie.

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #19 on: June 06, 2017, 05:13:17 PM »

Cool. I'll try and get creative.  8)

Offline Simple Things

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« Reply #20 on: June 06, 2017, 07:08:08 PM »
all excellent pieces. Thank you for the reads. - voted - hard choices.

Offline Tom 10

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« Reply #21 on: June 06, 2017, 11:51:16 PM »
There are several acceptable methods.  Extend the voting.  Do a new poll with just the top tied entrants.  Sio would sometimes just flip a coin when she hosted a tie.
Sometimes a contestant volunteers to be second.  I have done that when hosting isn't convenient or when  i think the other poem is better. 

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #22 on: June 07, 2017, 08:50:19 AM »
all excellent pieces. Thank you for the reads. - voted - hard choices.

Thanks for voting, ST.

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2017, 12:31:04 PM »

Alright poetry fans - just a few hours to go - last chance to vote for those who haven't done so. Many thanks to all who have participated in this challenge - the contributing poets, the readers, the voters, all striking a blow against the tyranny of apathy. Cool stuff. 

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #24 on: June 07, 2017, 12:44:37 PM »

My choice for the sidebar award, Comment of the Thread - goes to Tom 10 who summed it all up nicely:

Good poems, writers.  Lots of wonderful writing on display. :)

Tom 10 wins the Bottomless Wine Goblet award at the forthcoming CorneliusPoe banquet.     


Offline Tom 10

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« Reply #25 on: June 07, 2017, 01:54:57 PM »
Thank you, thank you, Mark - I shall begin preparing my speech at once - and Poe will of course have the Bottomless Goblet awaiting, I am sure. What could go wrong with that, right?? 8)

Seriously - what an excellent poetry contest go-round.   :)

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #26 on: June 07, 2017, 03:34:07 PM »

Thanks Ty. Think I'm going to close it now and announce the winner. Last chance to vote, anyone? Going, going, gone.

Offline Catherine F

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« Reply #27 on: June 07, 2017, 03:53:40 PM »
Wait a bit longer... ;D

Offline Mark T

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« Reply #28 on: June 07, 2017, 04:00:24 PM »
Wait a bit longer... ;D

Too late - congratulations!  ;D ;D

Offline kateD

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« Reply #29 on: June 07, 2017, 04:53:02 PM »
Too late - congratulations!  ;D ;D

Catherine? YAY!
Congrats my friend!