Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

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Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:31 pm

Down to the last 4 remaining stories from the original 48. :clap: :clap:

LATEST BETTING based on previous form :dance:

Hard Decisions ODDS 2:1
3 points in qualifying round
Group winner with 15 points
Defeated School Project & Bedtime

Slayer ODDS 3:1
2 points in qualifying round
Group winner with 16 points
Defeated AEIOU & 4th Crusade

Modern Romance ODDS 3:1
2 points in qualifying round
Group winner with 16 points
Defeated Bang & Untitled

Pip's Baby ODDS 5:1
1 point in qualifying round
Group runner-up with 12 points
Defeated Happy Snapper & Stories Fade

Voting ends Tuesday Feb 28 at 10:00pm (UK time) :dance:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:32 pm

MATCH A

1 MAKING HARD DECISIONS

-This is so difficult, you can't expect this of me. How can I choose only one of you?
-You said I was your true hero, said Aragorn
-yes, you are but
-I thought you had decided to protect the four lands with me, said Allanon
-And I intend to, but
-And I was your soulmate, said Raistlin
-Well, what I meant...
-You know, I have work to attend to, so if you would be so kind as to make a quick decision, said Vetinari
-This is ridiculous, I can't go through this any time I want to reread a book!

2 Pip's Having a Baby!

Sleepless nights, parental fights,
The tiredness makes you snappy.
The footie's gone, no wine and song,
Your life now one big nappy.
And then they walk, then they talk
And call you mum and pappy.
They make you see, all kids' TV,
Like Scooby Doo and Scrappy.
And when they're sick, something just clicks,
You panic and act flappy.
And their first curse, there's nothing worse,
It makes you mad and whappy.
You moan and groan, when they want a phone
With all the trendy appy.
Your past is done, your race is run.
But.....I bet you're bloody happy!
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:33 pm

MATCH B

1 Modern Romance

‘Shall I compare Thee …’
‘Whatcha doing? You know I don’t understand Shakespeare?’
‘I’m just being romantic! How about a fragrant rose?’
‘What! D’you mean thorny?’
‘NO! Um, The warmth of the Sun …’
‘Gives you cancer? Burns you to a crisp? You’re not great at this, are yer?’
‘Sorry! … The twinkling of a star!’
‘What about it - exactly?’
‘Um. Lighting up darkness just by being there? ….’
‘Nah! Anyone can light up darkness! That’s what lighters are for!’
‘How about … a McDonalds! Loads of variety and enjoyment!’
She smiled. ‘You say the nicest things!'

2 The Slayer

The future is not quite what I hoped it would be. Men in grey coats watch our every move, while the great leader tries to rule our every thought. It´s not easy to get a gun in this supposedly crime free society. It’s not impossible either.
I’ve had enough of it all. No I’m not going to shoot myself, it’s the great leader I’m going to kill. My name while be remembered as Thomas the Tyrantslayer.
I thought things went well, but now I’m on death row and will be forever known as Thomas the Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs slayer.
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby MongoGutman » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:48 am

2 and 4
Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? ~~ Oddball
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:04 am

Cheers Mongo. :dance:
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:29 am

Here are my votes. :dance: :dance:

Match A - 2
Match B - 1
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby SimStars13 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:35 am

Missed the last one...

So A1
B2
"Martin! I thought we sold you"

DFTBA
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby meerkat » Sun Feb 26, 2012 9:53 am

Match A 1
Match B 2
Just a meerkat from The Effing Forest
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:01 am

A 1
B 2 :dance:
A poster outside one shop urged people to Dig For Victory, as if it were some kind of turnip.
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sun Feb 26, 2012 11:57 am

LATEST ODDS :dance:

Hard Decisions 3:2
Slayer 5:2
Modern Romance 4:1
Pip's Baby 7:1
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby CrysaniaMajere » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:00 pm

A1
B2
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby pip » Sun Feb 26, 2012 12:17 pm

A2
B2
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:09 pm

A -1
B - 1
"Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” George Bernard Shaw
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby poohcarrot » Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:25 pm

Score Update

A 5/2
B 5/2
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Re: Writer of 2012 - Semi-Finals

Postby MongoGutman » Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:14 pm

poohcarrot wrote:Score Update

A 5/2
B 5/2



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