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Vote - Week 3

I had a last minute change of plans.

Why? Because Cynthia suggested it.

I've heard worse reasons.

I had the polls ready to go, and two more were going to leave us.

But she said that the people who took the time to get their entries in over Christmas deserved a break.

I was prepared to put you through the ringer, but her good nature has corrupted me!

So - there you go, you get a reprieve.

The only people leaving us this week are those from drops and bye-outs.

They are:




Goodbye to those leaving us. Some of my favorite writers - and people - are on the list this time. So I certainly hope they take advantage of the chance to get back into the fray when a second chance rolls around!

On the other hand, there is still a reason for you to read, comment and vote for your favorites! Yes, I said vote!

Just go to http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/874412.html to check out the entries and then send me a list of your 5 favorite entries!

The two with the most votes (one from the Friends and one from the Rivals) will be given an immunity that they can use between now and the Top 30!

The deadline to send your votes to me at clauderainsrm@gmail.com is Monday Jan 4th at 7pm EST!

Have fun!


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Dec. 29th, 2015 02:57 am (UTC)
And yes, all byes taken still count as byes! (before anyone asks)
Dec. 29th, 2015 03:00 am (UTC)
I was totally about to ask, too. xD That answers that...
Dec. 29th, 2015 10:33 am (UTC)
Thank you.

Unlike others, this 'week' was a combination of worsts for me: several topics + topics in languages I don't speak + too much time. It is all bizarrely counterproductive.
Dec. 29th, 2015 03:06 am (UTC)
Thank you, Cynthia!
Dec. 29th, 2015 03:10 am (UTC)
coolio! thanks, Gary and Cynthia!
Dec. 29th, 2015 03:37 am (UTC)
Thank you Cynthia and Gary! This is an interesting turn of events.

So sorry to lose so many.
Dec. 29th, 2015 04:06 am (UTC)
Thanks Gary & Cynthia.

I am seeing *WAY* too many talented Idolers on the "Drop" and "Bye-Out" lists...
Dec. 29th, 2015 04:06 am (UTC)
Glad I managed to get an entry in! Huzzah for Cynthia! Sorry to see so many go...
Dec. 29th, 2015 04:50 am (UTC)
What a fascinating twist to the plot! Oh yes. Thank you for pulling this out of the hat!
And Thanks YES for giving us until the 4th to send in our favorites list.

Edited at 2015-12-29 04:51 am (UTC)
Dec. 29th, 2015 05:07 am (UTC)
And can we vote for ourselves in that top 5? (because it wasn't clear and, well, who wouldn't, if it's okay to do so?)
Dec. 29th, 2015 06:23 am (UTC)
I would hazard the guess that you can. Looks like it isn't contestant only either.
Dec. 29th, 2015 06:10 am (UTC)
Darn .... I am so upset that I was not able to put in my entry on time and had to use both my byes. And then this twist ... :(

And the wierder twist was that I finished my entry just a couple of minutes before closing time. I hope the bad luck stays put in 2015 and does not move ahead to 2016.

Putting a link to my entry here ... Would appreciate comments and feedbacks ... just to soothe my upset soul.


Dec. 29th, 2015 06:24 am (UTC)
Sorry to see so many go so soon.

A very interesting turn of events this week. Good luck to everyone.
Dec. 29th, 2015 12:10 pm (UTC)
What a kind thing to do for everyone. So sorry to lose so many people this time around. I'll probably have time to read everything after New Years.
Dec. 29th, 2015 01:06 pm (UTC)
Yippie! Cynthia is an Angel in Disguise..:) Thank a ton for the good news Gary, and the extended reading time...like the twist that was added last minute..Cheers!
Dec. 29th, 2015 04:29 pm (UTC)
Thanks to Cynthia!

I do have a question for our overlord… Does the head-to-head between myself and spydielives get moved to the next vote?
Dec. 29th, 2015 04:50 pm (UTC)
Nope. She took a bye, which means you both are safe.

You will be moved back into the main pack.
Dec. 29th, 2015 05:33 pm (UTC)
Dec. 29th, 2015 05:41 pm (UTC)
Damn! And I had to take a bye. Nothing was inspiring me at all on these topics.
Dec. 29th, 2015 07:31 pm (UTC)

Oh wow. Week 3. I think I missed out on something.

Dec. 29th, 2015 08:03 pm (UTC)
Sweet! No pressure to write again until the New year, AND not being voted out because of the massive amount of byes! I might even have time to email my top 5! Thanks Cynthia and Gary!
Dec. 30th, 2015 02:17 am (UTC)
Thank you Cynthia! That means I don't have to worry about the moonbears until after the New Year!! Sweet!
Dec. 30th, 2015 03:08 am (UTC)
Thank you Cynthia! That means I don't have to worry about the moonbears until after the New Year!! Sweet!
Dec. 30th, 2015 07:15 am (UTC)
Bah humbug if I didn't want the threat of elimination I'd have stayed home! :D
Jan. 1st, 2016 03:23 am (UTC)
♥ ♥ ♥

I was sitting at work the day after deadline and realized what I had done. It wasn't until now that I logged in to say anything.

The holidays just beat the crap out of me and then some! Those of you that are friends with me, I'm writing up my traditional annual post of annual-ness, but very soon will be a huge post of doom that has been what I've been dealing with for the past few weeks.

I know I've been more of a shadow than anything, so I'm probably not very missed. But I am sorry to be out so soon with not a single entry to my name this season.

I love you all, I really do. I'll be in the commenting game as soon as I can get back into a headspace that isn't full of negativity. ♥
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