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Old 03-01-2013, 04:43 PM   #61
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:48 PM   #62
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I liked both Dracula and Carmilla also. Dracula has that kind of dark creepiness in it that stimulates the imagination to construe horrors that go beyond the printed page and haunt our dreams, and Carmilla was interesting not only for the story it told but for shedding light of an era in which same-sex themes had to be handled very delicately.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:49 PM   #63
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I forgot to nominate Speculative Fiction. *Sigh*
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:50 PM   #64
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I guess I would, but I like many aspects of horror (apart from gratuitous rubbish like Carlton Mellick III writes), so I'm open to whatever gets chosen. At least it makes a change from Classics...(runs and hides).
But that sounds more like horrible fiction then horror fiction.

As for classics, there can be some good ones chosen if people can get past the reasons classics is awful. Stop voting for ones that are dull and we can have an enjoyable read.

At least for Romance this time it was not another awful Jane Austen work of dullness.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:53 PM   #65
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I liked both Dracula and Carmilla also. Dracula has that kind of dark creepiness in it that stimulates the imagination to construe horrors that go beyond the printed page and haunt our dreams, and Carmilla was interesting not only for the story it told but for shedding light of an era in which same-sex themes had to be handled very delicately.
I've seen b-grade schlock more scarey then Dracula. And if you are going to do lesbian themed work, just do it so it's right there out in the open.

Both were less scarey then The Cat in the Hat. At least Dr. Seuss put in a little bit of suspense. Would they or would they not get he house cleaned up before Mom came home?
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:56 PM   #66
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And if you are going to do lesbian themed work, just do it so it's right there out in the open.
I think that counts as a nomination for 'pornography'.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:56 PM   #67
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I second classics. Nominate books not originally written in English. Nominate mythology.
Dang, I'm out of votes, but that's a good one. I'd be in for that. Although, I'd go folklore/mythology.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:59 PM   #69
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I forgot to nominate Speculative Fiction. *Sigh*
And I'm out of votes. Drat. I knew there was something I wanted to nominate/second.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:08 PM   #70
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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.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:17 PM   #71
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I'll second Speculative Fiction, seeing as how Nyssa kindly pointed out I could have one of my votes back.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:21 PM   #72
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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.
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I'll second Speculative Fiction, seeing as how Nyssa kindly pointed out I could have one of my votes back.
Thank you, both.

I really hope it makes the poll.
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:41 PM   #73
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Old 03-01-2013, 05:43 PM   #74
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I think that counts as a nomination for 'pornography'.
The next nomination thread we can have that.
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