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View Poll Results: November 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Old Man's War by John Scalzi 26 29.21%
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi 10 11.24%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy By Douglas Adams 25 28.09%
City At World's End by Edmond Hamilton 2 2.25%
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 2 2.25%
A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge 5 5.62%
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 3 3.37%
The Man in the High Castle by Philp K. Dick 7 7.87%
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. 6 6.74%
Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter 3 3.37%
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Old 10-26-2010, 08:07 AM   #31
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Bob, are you warming up your tie-breaker vote?
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Old 10-26-2010, 09:53 AM   #32
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awwwwkkkk!! What happened to Wind-up Girl!! She was keeping it close then *poof* she is falling off the pace...come-on guys...we need a good dystopian story set in the post-oil era exotic city of Bangkok with all the looks at what a society might do when sudden change happens. I am sure it has everything casting a jaundiced eye on morals, religion, interpersonal relationships and might even let us question if how we do things today is not a waste of our ever so short lives. Now doesn't that sound FUN?

...then again Old Mar's War would be nice too as I haven't read it either.
Actually it is FUN... About 1/4 through now. Good book. Just means I'll probably be reading something else also...
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Bob, are you warming up your tie-breaker vote?
Still 3 days left... but it would be a hard decision.

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Old 10-26-2010, 11:29 AM   #34
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Bob... Please vote for The Hitchiker Guide, if it turns out to be a tie --- just so the 'rest of us' can read it...
Yes, Bob, please do. I have not read it either yet.
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Yes, Bob, please do. I have not read it either yet.
He he... I assume there would be 17ish people that would like me to vote for OMW too.

Although.. right now we do not have a tie.

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Old 10-26-2010, 04:34 PM   #36
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Since I both read OMW and THG anld I liked OMW the best ..... OMW in the lead again........
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If we have a tie, then Times Eye is declared the winner.
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If we have a tie, then Times Eye is declared the winner.
How do you figure the math on that one?
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How do you figure the math on that one?
Simple... It's "Jon Math"...
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I've read half of Old Man's War (didn't finish it) so I voted for HHG.
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How do you figure the math on that one?
It's just a way to hopefully let the best book win even if it doesn't have enough votes.

Remember the last few times the book I wanted did not win. We had some pretty awful books win. Then when we had the book I wanted win, most really enjoyed it. I'm just stating facts here.
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If HHGTTG wins, I'm not going to reread it. But I will listen to the radio drama.

What I could do is stream it to a shoutcast server if anyone would be interested.
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It's just a way to hopefully let the best book win even if it doesn't have enough votes.

Remember the last few times the book I wanted did not win. We had some pretty awful books win. Then when we had the book I wanted win, most really enjoyed it. I'm just stating facts here.
We should start "Jon's book of the month club". Jon will pick the best books and everyone can read them and talk about them. It will put Oprah to shame.

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Jon is the Rodney Dangerfield of MR...
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Also... What I want to know is why/how are the two top contenders staying so close to each other... Could there be some ballot stuffing?

No.... I'm not serious. Just an interesting observation.

Don't want to give Jon any ideas...
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