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    Default ROUND CLOSED! Short Story Battle Royale: Bracket Two, Round Four (4 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 Four

    BATTLE OVER! 1. "Quitters, Inc." (5) vs. "1408" (1)

    BATTLE OVER! 2. "The Moving Finger" (3) vs. "Battleground" (5)

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    My picks:

    1. "Quitters, Inc."

    2. "Battleground"

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."

    2. "The Moving Finger"

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    1408

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."
    2. "The Moving Finger"

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    Quitters inc and battleground

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    Results updated.

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."

    2."Battleground" (2)

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    1.1408
    2. The Moving Finger.
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    What the shit, I missed a whole round?? Weak. "The Ledge" is SK's best short story I've read so far, very sad it's eliminated.

    Quitters and Battleground

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    Bracket Two, Round Four

    1. "Quitters, Inc." vs. "1408" (but easily could have gone the other way)

    2. "The Moving Finger" vs. "Battleground"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Bracket Two, Round Four

    1. "Quitters, Inc." (4) vs. "1408" (1)

    2. "The Moving Finger" (2) vs. "Battleground" (2)
    Votes bolded.

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    Round four? Feels like these are going way too fast. I missed voting in some battles. I think it should've been expanded to 10 votes.

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    1. "Quitters, Inc."

    2. "Battleground"

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    Bracket Two, Round Four is over. The results are as follows:

    1. "Quitters, Inc." (5) vs. "1408" (1)
    2. "Battleground" (5) vs. "The Moving Finger" (3)

    Bracket Two, Final Round will begin shortly.

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    what's so good about Quitters, inc. that it keeps beating really good stories???

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    When one is in agreement with bears one is always correct. (mae)

    bears are back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    what's so good about Quitters, inc. that it keeps beating really good stories???
    It's a really good story! Plus I think it's speaks to a lot of people about vices and addiction in an innovative way.

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    1. "1408" (1)

    2. "Battleground" (2)
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    My picks:

    1. "Quitters, Inc."

    2. "Battleground"

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