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#1 2017-08-27 14:28:40

From: Art Central
Registered: 2001-06-19
Posts: 13410

Name that Dragon.

Sounds like a good idea.

*runs out to register*


#2 2017-08-27 14:49:31

From: The Netherlands - occasionally
Registered: 2001-06-04
Posts: 6073

Re: Name that Dragon.

FWIW, for the second year in a row (and thus for all years of its existence), the list of nominees for the Dragon awards is heavily skewed by the puppies, who - having failed to gain any traction at the Hugos - found the Dragons a much easier target.

There's certainly worthwhile nominees on the list, but it's worth keeping the slating in mind when looking at it all. (For some idea of how out of whack things are, I found this look of the total number of reviews at various platforms for each of the nominees to be enlightening. See if purely based on those numbers you can guess which of those works were slated by the puppies?

Mozilla developer comment of the however long it'll be this time:
<Mossop> run for the hills!
<Boriss> i can't, i'm at a local maximum!

Just Imagine...


#3 2017-08-27 20:27:53

From: Passamaquadey
Registered: 2001-06-03
Posts: 1878

Re: Name that Dragon.

Thanks for the info y'all!

Am now registered. Waiting on ballot!!


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