Well in my opinion Spring Snow is definitely literature and I am glad 10 people have expressed agreement.
There will always be those who will not agree. If you can't even get the horse up to the water you sure as hell won't be able to get it to drink.
Only three people stepped up to offer their name in the lottery. Anyone who meets the criteria (John F.?) well be able to offer there names at the next lottery month. I won't be eligible to participate.
Having a poll set-up for this confirmation process in the future sounds like a pretty good idea actually. Clear about each person's intent, easy to track, and those who want to actually post comments would still be able to do so.