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View Poll Results: MRBC: December08 book vote - Please vote for TWO only.
The Time Machine - H. G. Wells 16 31.37%
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte 6 11.76%
A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens 9 17.65%
Three Men In A Boat - Jerome K Jerome 14 27.45%
Augustus Carp Esquire, by Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man - Sir Henry Howarth Bashford 5 9.80%
The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 17 33.33%
The Man Who Was Thursday - G. K. Chesterton 10 19.61%
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald 12 23.53%
Dracula - Bram Stoker 7 13.73%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 51. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-20-2008, 10:47 PM   #1
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December '08 Vote

Please vote for TWO selections only. There is no technical way to enforce this so it is on your honor.

Abstracts can be found in the nomination thread in post 1.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=32092

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Old 11-20-2008, 10:55 PM   #2
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The pole is supposed to close on 11/23 but I didn't know if I put 3 days if it would close on that day or end of that day. So, I set the poll to run 4 days.

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Old 11-20-2008, 10:56 PM   #3
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I think there is a bug in the poll software. Two books each have two votes. But, they each show 100%... weird... shouldn't they each show 50%?

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Old 11-20-2008, 11:14 PM   #4
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Oh... I get it now. Because it is multi selection it is the percentage of people that voted which voted for that specific book. Not the percentage of votes against the total. I guess the one with the most votes will still have the highest percentage.

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Old 11-20-2008, 11:30 PM   #5
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A lot of good selections. Some I have read and some that are already on my reader waiting.
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:04 PM   #6
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Wasn't the vote supposed to be for 10 books? What happened to "The Count of Monte Cristo"?
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Wasn't the vote supposed to be for 10 books? What happened to "The Count of Monte Cristo"?
Up to ten. I didn't think Count got three nominations... if it did... my apologies.

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Old 11-21-2008, 01:11 PM   #8
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I'm pretty sure it did - look at the end of the "nominations" thread!
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I'm pretty sure it did - look at the end of the "nominations" thread!
Sorry... feel free to add it to the poll.

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Unfortunately if one does that, there's no way to allow people who've already voted to re-vote.

May I suggest that we leave this as it is for this month, and give the good Count an automatic entry into the next "Books at MR" month?
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Unfortunately if one does that, there's no way to allow people who've already voted to re-vote.

May I suggest that we leave this as it is for this month, and give the good Count an automatic entry into the next "Books at MR" month?
Works for me.

And of course people are free to read any and all of these books on their own. I have pretty much added the whole list to my "to read" list. And the price on all of them is very good.

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PilotBob, I suggested Gaston Leroux's "Phantom of the Opera". Didn't anyone see it?
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PilotBob, I suggested Gaston Leroux's "Phantom of the Opera". Didn't anyone see it?
No.

I did a search for all messages by you and it did find the suggestion in the November Book selection thread.

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...9&postcount=95

Sorry... I had started another thread for the December book nominations. I guess you didn't see it?

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Did the Wodehouse get nixed for copyright reasons? There were certainly more than four nominations/seconds...

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