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    Default Short Story Battle Royale: Bracket Four, 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 ten 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 Four, Round Four

    BATTLE OVER! 1. "A Very Tight Place" (2) vs. "The Raft" (10)

    BATTLE OVER! 2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan" (9) vs. "The Mangler" (8)

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    My picks:

    1. "A Very Tight Place"
    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan”

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    The Raft & The Mangler
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    1. "The Raft"

    2. "The Mangler"

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    The body & the raft

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    1. "The Raft"
    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan”

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    Lard Raft.

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    1. "The Raft"
    2. "The Mangler"

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    I love Lard Raft.

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    1. The Raft
    2. The Mangler

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    Bracket Four, Round Four

    1. "A Very Tight Place" vs. "The Raft"

    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan" vs. "The Mangler"

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    1. "A Very Tight Place"

    2."The Mangler"

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    Results updated.

    Thanks you Stebbins for the port-o-potty love!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shannon View Post
    Results updated.

    Thanks you Stebbins for the port-o-potty love!
    Not a problem Shannon! Loved that story. I noticed the majority of our picks coincided in earlier rounds.

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    For me, it's always been about The Last Rung On The Ladder, Survivor Type, and A Very Tight Place. My favorites.

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    Very solid picks-- though I have yet to read Survivor Type. My top three to date would be The Ledge, The Road Virus Heads North, and Stationary Bike.

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    The raft and the mangler.

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    Bump. We need votes. All those that wanted to raise the votes to ten, please go out and find people to vote, thanks!

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    1. "The Raft" (9)

    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan" (4)
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    Raft and Mangler
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    The Raft
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    Results updated.

    And there goes "A Very Tight Place." So sad, so sad.

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    Lard Ass by a mile.

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    Bracket Four, Round Four

    BATTLE OVER! 1. The Raft"

    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan"

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    . "A Very Tight Place"
    2. "The Revenge of Lard Ass Hogan”
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