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Old 03-01-2013, 07:15 PM   #76
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I've got one nomination left, so I'll nominate Speculative Fiction. It's just another avenue to Horror for me, so the more variants the better.
I'd rather that then Horror.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:31 PM   #77
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BelleZora and orlok: you seconded and thirded this category. Is the change okay with you two?

"Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and boats)"
Absolutely.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:48 PM   #78
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What about boats? Shouldn't there be an addendum for them?
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Hmmm....I lived on an island in the North Atlantic for three years.

I suppose we can add "and Boats", but it has to be in parentheses.
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"Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and boats)"
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Yup, I'm fine with that.
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Thanks, orlok & BelleZora. The change has been made.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:55 PM   #79
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Thanks, orlok & BelleZora. The change has been made.
It would be better to change the name to just Transportation.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:01 PM   #80
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It would be better to change the name to just Transportation.
Nope. No bicycles allowed. No "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance." No spaceships. No balloons, dirigibles or zeppelins. No horse-drawn wagons. No cross-country ski adventures. No hiking.

The category includes only a subset of transportation types.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:06 PM   #81
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In my desire to get us thinking outside of category/genre and to get us searching for something in uncharted territories, I'm going to use my third nomination for

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Books must feature planes or trains or automobiles prominently as characters, or plot determiners. So something like Murder on the Orient Express works since the setting on the train figures prominently into the plot. Christine would be another good choice since the car is the main antagonist in the plot. Crash by J.G. Ballard would work since the vehicle is a large portion of the story. Or maybe Flight into Danger by Hailey where the setting on the plane is a key part of the action.
So Lolita would qualify, since most of the action occurs during two car trips?
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:50 PM   #82
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:35 AM   #83
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Trouble maker.
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And that's a wrap. The poll will be posted shortly.
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