Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

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Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:38 am

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Best Drabble

Please nominate your favorite drabbles from the last Drabblecast year. Choose from Episodes 312 through 351.



Instructions:
  1. Nominate your 5 favorite drabbles in a reply, below.
  2. Please include the episode number for each of your nominations.
  3. Nominations close April 19th.



Drabble List:
Links are provided to both the audio/main page for each drabble's episode and for the text of the drabble, if available. (Keep in mind that Norm's audio really brings out the awesome in a drabble.)

Note that there was no drabble for episodes: 313, 314, 317, 319, 328, 329, 330, 334, 336, 345, 347, 348, 350, and 351.
Episode 322's drabble is ineligible.


312 (audio | Drabble text) Tar Pit: A Love Story by Rachael K. Jones
A love story between a tree and its hole.


315 (audio | Drabble text) In the End by Ken Galo
They'll get you in the end!


316 (audio | Drabble text) A Traveller From a Distant Land by Nathan Lee
Whose side is Mommy on?


318 (audio | Drabble text) Can't Live by ChicagoMike
The interstellar earworm of Death!


320 (audio | Drabble text (Link needed)) Motel by Soledad Sakamoto
Standing room only and you can never leave!


321 (audio | Drabble text) A Deal with the Devil by Eric Marsh
The Devil is good to certain people.


323 (audio | Drabble text) The Silence by Dr. Dad
On the streets that should be full of humanity, only the wind moves.


324 (audio | Drabble text) The Habitroll by Eric Marsh
The McDonald's playscape was surrounded by a red and yellow safety fence.


325 (audio | Drabble text) The Abyss Also Gazes by gunsofcheckovia
He would give anything simply to reach out and touch such an object of beauty.


326 (audio | Drabble text) The Gift That Keeps On Giving by Eric Marsh
The gods are powerful, but they're not very smart.


327 (audio | Drabble text) And the Rest, As They Say... by gunsofcheckovia
The grass is always, er, greener...


331 (audio | Drabble text) Bum's Rush by Nathan Lee
"You're hallucinating, dude."


332 (audio | Drabble text) The Walls Have Ears by gunsofcheckovia
The victims had no apparent connections or similarities. White, black, old, young, drug addict, dog lover. Nothing.


333 (audio | Drabble text) Unrealistic Expectations by Derek Manuel
When a mob chases me with torches and pitchforks, I get the hint.


335 (audio | Drabble text) Scripps Inter-dimensional by Inkhat
Every year the things that looked like children awoke and gathered in the theater.


337 (audio | Drabble text) The Summoning by Phineas QP
I listened with mounting horror, unable to intervene as she spoke the dreadful syllables I had so feared.


338 (audio | Drabble text) The World's Eye Looks at a Small Peruvian Village by Unseen Tangerine
"If you imagine what the largest head in the world might look like, you would still be surprised when you saw this one."


339 (audio | Drabble text) Letting Go by Liz Pennies
"Ah." He shuffled his feet. "So? how did you die?"


340 (audio | Drabble text) Not From Around Here by Derek Manuel
Somewhere, people are shooting each other in the street. Not here.


341 (audio | Drabble text) Broken Promises by PB&Jellyfish
The fools had won. Halloween, in America, was dead.


342 (audio | Drabble text) DIY Spaceship Repair by Monsieur Moustache
No thanks to his injured arms but to his enslaving-device and the hapless 'Earth' native he'd shanghaied.


343 (audio | Drabble text) Fallen Hero by peteyfrogboy
Billy looked up and saw Captain Universe standing on the edge of a rooftop. He took a breath and shouted, "You suck!"


344 (audio | Drabble text) The Forecast Calls for Death by Monsieur Moustache
She was certain her death would involve 4 somehow.


346 (audio | Drabble text) That Cold, Starry Night by Sunner
I saw mommy kiss Santa. At the time, I thought nothing of it...


349 (audio | Drabble text) It's a Scary World Out There by Miniscreams
The road was empty, save corn, the kind that hid serial killers.

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby StalinSays » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:23 am

All great! My picks:

318
324
340
341
349
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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby McLaughin » Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:15 pm

326
337
339
342
349

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby unseentangerine » Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:51 am

312 Tar Pit: A Love Story
326 The Gift That Keeps On Giving
331 Bum's Rush
339 Letting Go
342 DIY Spaceship Repair (my number 1 :D )
Many on the forum have asked me, so here's my answer: a spoonful of lighter fluid. And you'll need to wash it out really well when you're done.

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby ReidWallace » Sun Apr 05, 2015 8:45 am

335 Scripps Inter-dimensional by Inkhat
340 Not From Around Here by Derek Manuel
312 Tar Pit: A Love Story by Rachael K. Jones
325 The Abyss Also Gazes by gunsofcheckovia
315) In the End by Ken Galo

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby unreliable narrator » Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:04 pm

323 The Silence by Dr. Dad
335 Scripps Inter-dimensional by Inkhat
337 The Summoning by Phineas QP
340 Not From Around Here by Derek Manuel
344 The Forecast Calls for Death by Monsieur Moustache
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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:50 pm

318
332
337
341
342

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby The_Hol-Man » Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:26 pm

We've got a lot of great drabbles to choose from! Here are my nominations:

312
332
337
339
342

Good luck, everyone!

-Andy

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Re: Nominations: Best Drabble : 2014 People's Choice

Postby Algernon Sydney is Dead » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:21 am

The nominees are:
  • 312
  • 337
  • 339
  • 340
  • 342


Code: Select all

Episode    Nominations   Audit list
---------  -----------   ------------------------------------------------
337               4      Algernon Sydney is Dead, McLaughin, The_Hol-Man,
                         unreliable narrator
342               4      Algernon Sydney is Dead, McLaughin, The_Hol-Man,
                         unseentangerine
312               3      ReidWallace, The_Hol-Man, unseentangerine
339               3      McLaughin, The_Hol-Man, unseentangerine
340               3      ReidWallace, StalinSays, unreliable narrator
318               2      Algernon Sydney is Dead, StalinSays
326               2      McLaughin, unseentangerine
332               2      Algernon Sydney is Dead, The_Hol-Man
335               2      ReidWallace, unreliable narrator
341               2      Algernon Sydney is Dead, StalinSays
349               2      McLaughin, StalinSays
315               1      ReidWallace
323               1      unreliable narrator
324               1      StalinSays
325               1      ReidWallace
331               1      unseentangerine
344               1      unreliable narrator


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