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Old 02-18-2013, 11:14 AM   #31
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OK, seems I have 2 votes left...

Modern Fiction
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Old 02-18-2013, 01:31 PM   #32
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:04 PM   #33
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:42 PM   #34
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Great way to kill interest in the bookclub for those who aren't into this.

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How about a positive spin... Vote for Fantasy: You know it has to win one of the months, so let's get it out of the way so we'll have some good stuff to read over the holidays.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:07 PM   #35
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To be clear: Is this a serious nomination?
Yes it is. It's to prevent the standard classics from getting another nomination.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:07 PM   #36
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No, it is not.
What is the definition of Modern Fiction?

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Old 02-18-2013, 04:09 PM   #37
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I didn't mean to imply that you HAD to download them from MR. And I didn't mean to encourage anyone to violate copyright.

I would hope that the nomination would be at least life +70, OR, would be available through libraries, but that seemed too complicated to convey in a category nomination.
But if people who are in life+70 countries such as the US, then any eBooks that get nominated that are public domain in life+50 probably won't win. It gets to be a hassle and it's not worth it. My suggestion is to withdraw the nomination.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:11 PM   #38
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I think you mean humor. Humour is not funny.
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Old 02-18-2013, 04:59 PM   #39
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What is the definition of Modern Fiction?
It's fiction that is relatively recent. I would hope that it is something that may not fall neatly into other categories (although there may be some overlap with award winners (as long as the award winners aren't Hugo or Nebula (unless they are really outstanding books (and ultimately it is up to the nominations/voting to decide.))))
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:03 PM   #40
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But if people who are in life+70 countries such as the US, then any eBooks that get nominated that are public domain in life+50 probably won't win. It gets to be a hassle and it's not worth it. My suggestion is to withdraw the nomination.
The nomination stands.
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:30 PM   #41
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I'll third lottery version 2 and third Japanese authors.

I'll also nominate Nyssa's Choice as a category. Nyssa would select a list of books to vote on and the one with the most votes is the category selection. In the unlikely event of a tie, Nyssa gets to banish the other selections for their choice.
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:45 PM   #42
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I'll third lottery version 2 and third Japanese authors.

I'll also nominate Nyssa's Choice as a category. Nyssa would select a list of books to vote on and the one with the most votes is the category selection. In the unlikely event of a tie, Nyssa gets to banish the other selections for their choice.

Some of these nominations are getting ridiculous.
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:17 PM   #43
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Second Historical Fiction.

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Old 02-18-2013, 06:51 PM   #44
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I'll also nominate Nyssa's Choice as a category. Nyssa would select a list of books to vote on and the one with the most votes is the category selection. In the unlikely event of a tie, Nyssa gets to banish the other selections for their choice.
Please tell me you're joking!
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Some of these nominations are getting ridiculous.
Well with that ringing endorsement I'll go ahead and add it. Thanks.
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