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Old 09-27-2011, 01:36 PM   #331
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Of course, that's not what I was thinking when I drew that up.
Well then, hm, for them, doesn't "Mystery March" just have a nice ring to it?

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Old 09-27-2011, 02:31 PM   #332
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I think a 6-month hiatus between nominations is eminently reasonable.

The rejiggered schedule is appealing. I like having the mystery in summer (in the northern hemisphere).
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Old 09-27-2011, 03:43 PM   #333
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All in favour...

We can address the actual genres in June for the 2013 year. I'm warning everyone now that I'll be lobbying for an all-apocalyptic year to celebrate surviving the Mayan prophecies. Well, if we do survive.

I re-read most of the thread and it's an entertaining read watching the genres change as the discussion went on.
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Old 09-27-2011, 04:01 PM   #334
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Here is my suggested genre list for 2013:

Jan - Classic
Feb - 2nd In a Series
Mar - Kindle Exclusive
Apr - A Passage to India (only this book can be nominated)
May - 3rd In a Series
Jun - 4th In a Trilogy
Jul - Classic
Aug - Classic
Sep - Classic
Oct - Classic
Nov - Classic
Dec - Jon Decides if his head didn't 'splode yet.

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Old 09-27-2011, 04:42 PM   #335
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Here is my suggested genre list for 2013:

Jan - Classic
Feb - 2nd In a Series
Mar - Kindle Exclusive
Apr - A Passage to India (only this book can be nominated)
May - 3rd In a Series
Jun - 4th In a Trilogy
Jul - Classic
Aug - Classic
Sep - Classic
Oct - Classic
Nov - Classic
Dec - Jon Decides if his head didn't 'splode yet.

BOb
It was not until I reached April that I realized that you were joking.


I like the schedule HomeInMyShoes has come up with. Nice of him to prepare this interesting analysis as well: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...92#post1759092


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Wow. Sorry I asked. Forgive me for not making assumptions. It does say 2010 book list, "not all life time how dare we change anything ever" book list. My question was simple- are we doing next year what we did this year. It really was a yes or no question. I might even ask the question again net year unless this becomes the official list, in which case the year should be removed and the list be titled as such. Then there will be no confusion and no one will ask if any changes will be made.
I was also not replying as much to your post as to one that followed it.
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Old 09-27-2011, 04:46 PM   #336
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Old 09-27-2011, 04:59 PM   #337
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I nominate Mostly Harmless for June.
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Old 09-27-2011, 04:59 PM   #338
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Here is my suggested genre list for 2013:

Jan - Classic
Feb - 2nd In a Series
Mar - Kindle Exclusive
Apr - A Passage to India (only this book can be nominated)
May - 3rd In a Series
Jun - 4th In a Trilogy
Jul - Classic
Aug - Classic
Sep - Classic
Oct - Classic
Nov - Classic
Dec - Jon Decides if his head didn't 'splode yet.

BOb
Love it!

Although Storm Front would probably make it to the vote in about half of those months too.
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:02 PM   #339
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Dec - Jon Decides if his head didn't 'splode yet.

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I'll probably hear the POP here on the West Coast...
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:02 PM   #340
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I like HIMS's lineup. Is that proposed for 2012?
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:06 PM   #341
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I like HIMS's lineup. Is that proposed for 2012?
I'd 2nd the nomination if it is.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:35 AM   #342
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Yeah, like the guys in Regina!
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Old 09-28-2011, 08:43 AM   #343
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Old 11-28-2011, 11:54 PM   #344
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Not sure what I think about Storm Front. It obviously shouldn't have been nominated in the one month, but categorization is what it is. Messy. I think a six month hiatus is good with the obvious exception being the RunnerUp month in January.

I'm going to jigger the months a little more:
Code:
Jan  RunnerUp
Feb  Romance
Mar  Thriller/Suspense
Apr  Humour
May  Fantasy
Jun  Classic
Jul  Mystery/Crime
Aug  FreeForAll
Sep  NonFiction
Oct  Horror
Nov  Science Fiction
Dec  Classic
It was an effort to try to split up the following groups:
- Science Fiction, Fantasy
- Classic, Classic
- Mystery/Crime, Thriller/Suspense, Horror

I really messed them around. Since summer is supposed to be about fun reading I put Mystery, and FreeForAll in it so we can get some good summer reads. I also put NonFiction into September for back to school time. I would have liked to space Humour and Romance better, but the months they are in just make too much sense.
I agree that looks like the way to go for 2012.
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I agree that looks like the way to go for 2012.
So will you be starting a brand new Administration Thread for 2012 since the line up will be changing?

I think it would be nice to have a fresh start with the new line up, and include any other decisions we make/made in 2011.
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