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    Default ROUND OVER! Short Story Battle Royale: Bracket Two, Round Three (8 stories)

    128 short stories, one winner! Choose your favorite short story in each of the battles below. The winners will advance until we have one winner per bracket. There are four brackets. Those bracket winners will then face off against each other. The short story in each of the battles that gets five votes first wins, that's when voting for that battle will end. You can vote in all, some, or none of the battles, it's up to you. Have fun!

    Bracket Two, Round Three

    BATTLE OVER! 1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" (3) vs. "Quitters, Inc." (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 2. "The Ledge" (3) vs. "1408" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 3. "Gramma" (3) vs. "The Moving Finger" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 4. "Battleground" (5) vs. "The Cat From Hell" (1)

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    My picks:

    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder"
    2. "1408"
    3. "Gramma"
    4. "Battleground"

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    1."Quitters, Inc."
    2. "1408"
    3."The Moving Finger"
    4. "Battleground"

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    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" vs. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "The Ledge" vs. "1408"
    3. "Gramma" vs. "The Moving Finger"

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    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder"
    2. "The Ledge"
    3. "The Moving Finger"
    4. "Battleground"

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    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" vs. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "The Ledge" vs. "1408" (hard to pick from these two great stories!)
    3. "Gramma" vs. "The Moving Finger"
    4. "Battleground" vs. "The Cat From Hell"

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    Yay!!!

    1. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "The Ledge"
    3. "Gramma"
    4. "The Cat From Hell"

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "1408"
    3. "Gramma"
    4. "Battleground"

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "1408"
    3. "The Moving Finger"
    4. "Battleground"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" vs. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "The Ledge" vs. "1408"
    3. "Gramma" vs. "The Moving Finger"
    4. "Battleground" vs. "The Cat From Hell"
    Votes bolded.

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    On my phone so I'll update it later, but dammit dammit dammit! There goes Last Rung. So sad.

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    I don't know if it's workable, but I think for these later rounds it would be better to leave the votes open for a certain period of time rather than just getting 5 votes. Why should just 5 people on this site have a say? This would also give you a chance to drum up more interest.

    Just a thought.

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    I wish, but unfortunately we're lucky to be getting the five votes needed to win. I've PMed five or so people just to finish off the rounds.

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    1. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" vs. "Quitters, Inc." my vote Quitters inc
    2. "The Ledge" vs. "1408" my vote The ledge
    3. "Gramma" vs. "The Moving Finger" my vote the moving finger
    4. "Battleground" vs. "The Cat From Hell" my vote battleground.

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    1. "1408"
    2. "Quitters, Inc.
    4. "Battleground"

    Edit: Tough to edge out "Cat from Hell"!!!!

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    Quitters, Inc., The Ledge, Gramma, Battleground
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    And Bracket Two, Round Three is over! The final battle results are as follows:

    1. "Quitters, Inc." (5) vs. "The Last Rung on the Ladder" (3)
    2. "1408" (5) vs. "The Ledge" (3)
    3. "The Moving Finger" (5) vs. "Gramma" (3)
    4. "Battleground" (5) vs. "The Cat From Hell" (1)

    Bracket Two, Round Four will begin in another thread right now.

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