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Old 11-09-2012, 03:05 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by sun surfer View Post
LOL, I guess you missed it; I just basically said the post before that knowing Hamlet53 wanted to combine Sci-Fi and Fantasy, it seems...extremely obvious that he meant that as one category. Of course I could be wrong and he could have his reasons for wanting them as one category and then nominating them as two separate categories, but until he makes it clear which he meant, knowing his previous feelings it's only logical to think he meant that as one category of "Sci-Fi and Fantasy".

So if that's the case, we should have "Sci-Fi and Fantasy" with one nom, "Sci-Fi" with one nom and fantasyfan's nom unclear as to if he wants to support Hamlet53's nom or nominate only "Fantasy" himself.
I was actually supporting Hamlet53'z nomination. I really tend to see fantasy and Science-fiction as sibling genre. In fact, I believe that there is such a category as science-fantasy--though the term isn't probably used all that much. I would regard Jack Vance's The Dying Earth as an example of science-fantasy.

So. If you wish to use my supportive vote for fantasy in combination with the support for science-fiction and thus combine them into a single category--which is what I gather to be the proposal under consideration--then I would be all for it.
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