2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

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Postby billyh70 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:42 am

1. 262 My True Lovecraft Gave to Me - This was the first feature story I listened to. As a Lovecraft fan, this is easily my favorite.

2. 260 Constant Companion

3. 267 Postapocalypsemas

4. 271 Spidersong

5. Bsides 16 Winning Streak

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby MayApple » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:54 am

1. Jimmy's Roadside Cafe (This is the story I needed this year and I listen to it at least twice a month! Thank you drabblecast!)
2. Maybe the Stars
3. The Belonging Kind
4. Little Grace of the House of Death
5. The Last of the O-forms

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Postby tbaker2500 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:09 am

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby jason todd » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:12 pm

1.judgment passed
2.little grace of the house of death
3.jagganath
4.jimmy's roadside cafe
5.noras thing
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Postby madcap4353 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:29 am

1. Little Grace of the House of Death
2.Roanoke, Nevada
3.How i crippled a world for just .01 cents
4.My true lovecraft gave to me
5.Jimmys Roadside Cafe

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby Superbia » Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:15 pm

266- little grace of the house of death
261- the people of sad and slag
252-the elder go and the puddle people
270- the first conquest of earth
268- i only am escaped alone to tell thee

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Postby emily » Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:27 am

Jimmy's Roadside Cafe by Ramsey Shehadah ('cause stories that make me cry are my favorite stories)
Roanoke, Nevada by Edward J. Knight
My True Lovecraft Gave to Me by Eric Lis
The People of Sand and Slag by Paolo Bacigalupi
Maybe the Stars by Samantha Henderson

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby UmbrageOfSnow » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:27 pm

* 233 A Blade of Love by Nathanial Tower
* 264 The Belonging Kind by John Shirley and William Gibson
* 235 Unreliable Witness by Jo Walton
* B-Sides 17 Exploring by Bryce Albertson
* 261 The People of Sand and Slag by Paolo Bacigalupi

And some honorable mentions, because I have to say that I loved half of the total output rather than just 5. Damn Escape Pod forums getting me used to making big honorable mention lists as a crutch for having to take my other darlings off the list.

Honorable Mentions
Spoiler:
- 267 Postapocalypsemas by Tim Pratt and Heather Shaw
- 240 Knit by Brenda Stokes Barron
- 265 Pop Quiz by Curtis James McConnell
- 247 How I Crippled a World for Just 0.01 Cents by Michael W. Lucht
- 244 Endless Encore by Will Ludwigsen
- 253 Maybe the Stars by Samantha Henderson
- 254/255 The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:13 am

Lots of great stories and episodes this year.

My picks:
266 – Little Grace Of The House Of Death
268 – I Only Am Escaped Alone to Tell Thee
256 – Roanoke, Nevada
Bsides 17 - Exploring
257 - Judgement Passed

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby Lisa3737 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:28 pm

1. Jimmy's Roadside Cafe
2. Postapocalypsemas
3. The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward
4. Jagganath
5. My True Lovecraft Gave to Me

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby Schreiber » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:07 pm

Schreiber's picks:
1) From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog7 by Nnedi Okorafor
2) The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette
3) Jimmy's Roadside Cafe by Ramsey Shehadah
4.) The People of Sand and Slag by Paolo Bacigalupi
5) I Only Am Escaped Alone to Tell Thee by Christopher Reynaga

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby James the 500 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:13 am

I nominate episodes 239, 249, 254/5, 261, & 264. There were a lot of great stories this year. This 'cast just keeps getting better!

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Postby SteveQuest » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:06 am

My five:
• Jagganath by Karin Tidbeck
• Maybe the Stars by Samantha Henderson
• My True Lovecraft Gave to Me by Eric Lis
• The Belonging Kind by John Shirley and William Gibson
• I Only Am Escaped Alone to Tell Thee by Christopher Reynaga

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby apophenia » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:03 am

De-lurking to nominate (in order of appearance):

1) 234: Jagganath, by Karin Tidbeck

2) 242: Transfer of Ownership, by Christine Yant

3) 249: Jimmy's Roadside Cafe, by Ramsey Shehadah

4) 252: The Elder God and the Puddle People, by S Boyd Taylor

5) 261: The People of Sand and Slag, by Paolo Bacigalupi

looking forward to the results!

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Re: 2012 People's Choice : Best Story : Nominations

Postby StalinSays » Thu Mar 07, 2013 5:51 am

Closing the noms at Midnight Eastern, currently the contenders for the 5 slots are:

    8 - 239 - Killing the Morrow by Robert Reed
    8 - 254/55 - The Wreck of the Charles Dexter Ward by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette
    8 - 257 - Judgement Passed by Jerry Oltion
    9 - 234 - Jagganath by Karin Tidbeck
    11 - 266 - Little Grace of the House of Death by Eugie Foster
    12 - 261 - The People of Sand and Slag by Paolo Bacigalupi
    15 - 249 - Jimmy's Roadside Cafe by Ramsey Shehadah

Please feel free to check my math, or quickly tie-break, if you see this in time. We'll need a quick poll to split up the 8's.
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