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  • 5: I loved it

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  • 4: It was good

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  • 3: Average

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Thread: Bracket #1: Night Shift (1978)

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    Default Bracket #1: Night Shift (1978)

    Night Shift, 1978

    Please vote for Night Shift using the following scale:

    5: I loved it
    4: It was good
    3: Average
    2: Only so-so
    1: I didn't like it

    If you haven't read this book yet, please vote Never Read. Feel free to discuss your votes in this thread.

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    Night Shift is my favorite King collection. Some of my favorite short stories are in it. The Last Rung on the Ladder is my favorite short story of all time, regardless of author.

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    5! "The Last Rung Of The Ladder" is not only my favorite King story, but my favorite story.

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    Really surprised (pleasantly) how well this book is going!

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    I voted "good" because of the two novelettes, which are good. The stories mostly left me indifferent. The Boogeyman was excellent, but the rest of them good at best, and mainly average.

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    Haven't read this one yet, unfortunately. But it's on my list

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    5
    It's my favorite short story collection by him.
    "It...
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    Soap Poisoning"

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    Gotta thank my Dad for giving me this book in '79. It was my first King material and I couldn't put it down.

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    Gave it a 4. Not my favorite collection, (That was Skeleton Crew) but it is next in line.
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    I gave it a 4

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    Even average early King is above average.

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    5.
    My first SK book. It started my true obsession with books.

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    hurry up people and animals, this poll closes tomorrow

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    A rare 5.

    Best short story collection.
    The secret of the hanged man.
    The smile on his lips.

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    last chance to vote, the poll is closing in a couple of hours

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    The poll has closed. Night Shift has earned a FAS (final average score) of 4.250000000 or 85.00%, placing 3rd in this bracket. It will not be moving on to Round 2.

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    I've read a number of stories in this book, but there are plenty I haven't. Based on your comments above, I think I need to fill in the gaps.

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    Boo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post
    The poll has closed. Night Shift has earned a FAS (final average score) of 4.250000000 or 85.00%, placing 3rd in this bracket. It will not be moving on to Round 2.
    After the conclusion of Round 1, Night Shift has earned a wildcard spot (third of six) in Round 2.

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    5/5, favorite collection as a whole

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    Yes... agreed. Likely my favorite collection too but a close call with Different Seasons.
    The secret of the hanged man.
    The smile on his lips.

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