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Old 18th Jul 2005, 22:39   #21
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Must re-vote? Must?

Oh very well...

1. The First Men in the Moon
2. No One Writes to the Colonel
3. The Sleeper Awakes
4. Christ Recrucified
5. The Moviegoer
6. The Use of Weapons
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Old 19th Jul 2005, 1:28   #22
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Must re-vote? Must?
Sorry about the grating imperative. Allow me to rephrase. Would gil & Digger consider the benefits of re-voting, please?
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Old 19th Jul 2005, 19:09   #23
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1 No One Writes to the Colonel
2 Virtual Light
3 Dance, Dance, Dance
4 The Sleeper Awakes
5 The Moviegoer
6 Christ Recrucified
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doh! could have broken the tie for sixth by voting Kadare higher than 4th, but I didn't want to unfairly skew the voting
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Not to worry, Digger's still to revote. Plus if it is a tie for sixth, then surely Kadare should get it, otherwise we'll have two Wells books? Even though I nominated 'em both...
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And don't forget the wild-card new member, funes. It's all still up in the air.
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So I must vote must I... ok :) Voting is my democratic right - not that it makes any difference anywhere else, lets see about here! (I'm still keeping my original two though)

The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert
The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells
No One Writes to the Colonel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Virtual Light by William Gibson
The Three-Arched Bridge by Ismail Kadare
Dance, Dance, Dance by Haruki Murakami

So, make any difference?

(High fives ono, fun! :) )
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Must re-vote? Must?
Sorry about the grating imperative. Allow me to rephrase. Would gil & Digger consider the benefits of re-voting, please?
Missed this post entirely, of course Rick, I have considered the benefits!

I think in Australia they must vote - or at least show up at the polling station, otherwise they get a fine. We don't need that kind of stick!
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2 The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert

12 The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells

For me please!
Same books, same order for me please - and I will try to find the time to read them!

Edited to add: Drat, now I have to pick another 4 - here goes:

1 The Use of Weapons by Iain Banks
8 Leonardo Da Vinci: The Flights of The Mind by Charles Nicholls
13 The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells II
5 The Three-Arched Bridge by Ismail Kadare

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I'm guessing rick won't be around until later today so to avoid the suspense killing anyone, here's the current score inc. Digger and hazel, with funes still to vote:

The Temptation of Saint Anthony 32
No One Writes to the Colonel 27
The First Men in the Moon 26
The Sleeper Awakes 25
Dance, Dance, Dance 22
Virtual Light 20
The Three Arched Bridge 18
Christ Recrucified 12
The Use of Weapons 9
Leonardo: Flights of the Mind 8
The Moviegoer 7
The Master 5

Again I'm presuming that we're only reading one Wells, though I suppose we could combine them for anyone who feels strongly, ie has already read one or the other. And therefore The Three Arched Bridge would slide up into sixth place.

It seems, unfortunately, that however funes votes, the first six will not be ousted. Unless she votes Christ Recrucified in first place, which would tie it for sixth overall with The Three-Arched Bridge. But do still vote, please, funes! It will decide the crucial running order...
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