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    Default ROUND OVER! Short Story Battle Royale: Bracket Three, Round Two (16 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 Three, Round Two
    BATTLE OVER! 1. "Graduation Afternoon" (5) vs. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" (2)

    BATTLE OVER! 2. "Gray Matter" (4) vs. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 3. "The Crate" (5) vs. "The Old Dude's Ticker" (0)

    BATTLE OVER! 4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" (5) vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria" (2)

    BATTLE OVER! 5. "Rest Stop" (5) vs. "Hotel at the End of the Road" (1)

    BATTLE OVER! 6. "Graveyard Shift" (5) vs. "The Wedding Gig" (0)

    BATTLE OVER! 7. "The Night Flier" (1) vs. "Survivor Type" (5)

    BATTLE OVER! 8. "The Jaunt" (5) vs. "Rainy Season" (0)

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    My picks:

    1. NONE
    2. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet"
    3. "The Crate"
    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café"
    5. "Rest Stop"
    6. "Graveyard Shift"
    7. "Survivor Type"
    8. "The Jaunt"

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    1. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates"

    2. "Gray Matter"

    3. "The Crate"

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café"

    5. "Rest Stop"

    6. "Graveyard Shift"

    7. "Survivor Type"

    8. "The Jaunt"

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    1. "Graduation Afternoon"
    2. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet"
    3. "The Crate"
    4. "The Little Sisters of Eluria"
    5. "Rest Stop"
    6. "Graveyard Shift"
    7. "Survivor Type"
    8. "The Jaunt"

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    1. "Graduation Afternoon" (1) vs. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" (1) - graduation afternoon

    2. "Gray Matter" (1) vs. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" (2) - grey matter

    3. "The Crate" (3) vs. "The Old Dude's Ticker" (0) - the crate

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" (2) vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria" (1) - little sisters of eluria

    5. "Rest Stop" (3) vs. "Hotel at the End of the Road" (0) - hotel at thread of the road

    6. "Graveyard Shift" (3) vs. "The Wedding Gig" (0) - graveyard shift

    7. "The Night Flier" (0) vs. "Survivor Type" (3) - survivor type

    8. "The Jaunt" (3) vs. "Rainy Season" (0) - the jaunt

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    Bracket Three, Round Two
    1. "Graduation Afternoon"

    2. "Gray Matter"

    3. "The Crate"

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café"

    5. "Rest Stop" (3)

    6. "Graveyard Shift"

    7. "The Night Flier"

    8. "The Jaunt" (4)

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    Ballad of the flexible bullet
    The Crate
    Lunch at the Gotham Cafe
    Graveyard Shift
    Survivor Type
    Rainy Season
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    1. "Graduation Afternoon"

    2. "Gray Matter"

    3.

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café"

    5.

    6. "Graveyard Shift"

    7.

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    Bracket Three, Round Two

    1. "Graduation Afternoon" vs. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates"

    2. "Gray Matter" vs. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" (very tough--loved both of these!)

    3.

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria"

    5.

    6. "Graveyard Shift" vs. "The Wedding Gig"

    7. "The Night Flier" vs. "Survivor Type"

    8. "The Jaunt" vs. "Rainy Season"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Bracket Three, Round Two
    1. "Graduation Afternoon" (2) vs. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" (1)

    2. "Gray Matter" (2) vs. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" (2)

    3. "The Crate" (4) vs. "The Old Dude's Ticker" (0)

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" (2) vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria" (2)

    5. "Rest Stop" (3) vs. "Hotel at the End of the Road" (1)

    6. "Graveyard Shift" (4) vs. "The Wedding Gig" (0)

    7. "The Night Flier" (0) vs. "Survivor Type" (4)

    8. "The Jaunt" (4) vs. "Rainy Season" (0)
    Votes bolded.

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    1. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates"
    2. "Gray Matter"
    3. "The Crate"
    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café"
    5. "Rest Stop"
    6. "Graveyard Shift"
    7. "Survivor Type"
    8. "The Jaunt"

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    Bracket Three, Round Two is finished. The results are as follows:

    1. "Graduation Afternoon" (5) vs. "The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" (2)
    2. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" (5) vs. "Gray Matter" (4)
    3. "The Crate" (5) vs. "The Old Dude's Ticker" (0)
    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" (5) vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria" (2)
    5. "Rest Stop" (5) vs. "Hotel at the End of the Road" (1)
    6. "Graveyard Shift" (5) vs. "The Wedding Gig" (0)
    7. "Survivor Type" (5) vs. "The Night Flier" (1)
    8. "The Jaunt" (5) vs. "Rainy Season" (0)

    Bracket Three, Round Three will begin shortly.

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    2. "Gray Matter" vs. "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet"

    4. "Lunch at the Gotham Café" vs. "The Little Sisters of Eluria"

    5. "Rest Stop" vs. "Hotel at the End of the Road"

    6. "Graveyard Shift" vs. "The Wedding Gig"

    7. "The Night Flier" vs. "Survivor Type"

    8. "The Jaunt" vs. "Rainy Season"

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