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Vote - Week 1

A few words from clauderainsrm:

In a mini-season that is all about moving quickly - LJ going down on the day of the original deadline was ill-timed to say the least.

But, we internet folk are tough, we figured it out and got through Week 1! Or rather, we are about to officially do that.

Welcome to the first poll of LJ Idol! Sure, you had a Week 0, but that was just the warm-up! This is for real!

Two of your fellow contestants were not able to get their entries in this week. Fortunately, for them - for all of you really, we ARE having “Second Chance Idol”. That means, from now until I say otherwise, if you are eliminated in the main poll, you get one more shot to hang on!

Which means, Welcome to SCI to:

pipistrelle and ugawa

In a couple days, you will have EIGHT more friends!

Yes, that means that we are losing the eight contestants with the entries that receive the fewest votes.
Even though it is an Intersection, this time around, all entries will be completely on their own. (no adding totals, unlike some Intersection weeks in the past)

Having a good partner to bounce ideas with is extremely valuable when it comes to the creative process. Who made it pay off for them?

I guess we are about to find out!

The poll will be closing Wednesday, May 22nd at 9pm EDT. So I hope you have been keeping up on your reading!

Read! Comment! and Vote! for your favorites!

Good luck to everyone!

(Edit: Poll removed due to technical issues)

the correct entry for mac_arthur_park is at http://mac-arthur-park.livejournal.com/1047133.html Due to this error, she will obviously be "safe" this week.


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May. 21st, 2013 12:31 am (UTC)
Hey! We have a CAH game set up at the moment.

http://pyz.socialgamer.net/game.jsp -- look for "zephyrly's Room"; the password is "ThanksGary".
May. 21st, 2013 12:44 am (UTC)
DUDE, everyone but me just zapped out of the room at once. This is just a wee bit creepy!
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(no subject) - zephyrly - May. 21st, 2013 12:47 am (UTC) - Expand
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May. 21st, 2013 12:32 am (UTC)
Good luck, everybody!

Edited at 2013-05-21 12:32 am (UTC)
May. 21st, 2013 12:38 am (UTC)
What is this lack of intersection tricksy-ness? No tribes? No combined votes? No pitting partner against partner?

Who are you, and what have you done with our evil overlord Gary?
May. 21st, 2013 12:42 am (UTC)
*pokes Wednesday poll with a stick*

I don't trust it. There's something unnatural about this! IDK if we should be so quick to let our defenses down and declare this week to be devoid of evil fuckery.
(no subject) - fourzoas - May. 21st, 2013 12:47 am (UTC) - Expand
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(no subject) - mothermelete - May. 21st, 2013 02:33 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - zephyrly - May. 21st, 2013 02:57 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - zephyrly - May. 21st, 2013 03:16 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - jem0000000 - May. 21st, 2013 05:13 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - witchdollie - May. 21st, 2013 08:51 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - favoritebean - May. 21st, 2013 09:48 am (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - jem0000000 - May. 21st, 2013 06:16 pm (UTC) - Expand
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(no subject) - fourzoas - May. 21st, 2013 01:41 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - michikatinski - May. 21st, 2013 08:37 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - mac_arthur_park - May. 22nd, 2013 03:46 am (UTC) - Expand
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May. 21st, 2013 12:47 am (UTC)
I am hoping beyond all reasonable hope that the topic is posted shortly after the results, and that it isn't another intersection...or I may be screwed this week. :/

ALSO: Can I just say, there is some HELLA good writing happening out there? I have only read a handful of entries thus far, but they've all been REALLY good!
May. 21st, 2013 01:14 am (UTC)
I'm almost done with my reading and yeah, there is some good stuff.
May. 21st, 2013 01:11 am (UTC)
Oh this is nervous-making. I'm proud of this week's entry but I hope it stacks up!
May. 21st, 2013 01:19 am (UTC)
Good luck everyone!!
May. 21st, 2013 04:00 am (UTC)
Eight!! ~dies~
Good luck all!!! ♥ ♥ ♥
May. 21st, 2013 04:45 am (UTC)
mac_arthur_park entry not found! (well, i found it here haha. http://mac-arthur-park.livejournal.com/1047133.html)
May. 21st, 2013 08:19 am (UTC)
Dude, I totally asked my boss to leave me off on Thursday *just* for the poll closing, too. O.o But I suppose I should have expected it, with the delay last week.

(My boss accidentally scheduled me off on Thurs *and* two other days; when I pointed it out, I asked him to leave the Thurs and give me a shift on one of the others. But he pulled the whole schedule and told us he had to fix it after looking, so it's possible the whole thing is glitchy and it won't matter. Either way, no big, I need to go get my shots anyway.)
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May. 21st, 2013 08:47 pm (UTC)
Re: Someone Wanted to Know Who Had What Topic?
You guessed wrong in our case.
May. 22nd, 2013 03:48 am (UTC)
Good luck, y'all!

And....safe? *blink*
May. 22nd, 2013 12:44 pm (UTC)
Was up past midnight getting the reading done and voting.
I even managed to comment on some.
Now to wait the results.
I shall. Not fear the poll
the poll is the mind killer
It is the devourer or time
The evil that destroys fate
An illusion created by Gary
It will not control me
No really. I mean it.
I am not about to refrash this page.
May. 22nd, 2013 11:45 pm (UTC)
OMG, finally done. Took me two full days of neglecting my kids but I got it done. Now my head is killing me and I have to go make dinner.

Good luck everyone.
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