Alphabet Challenge “Y” Stories voting results

The polls for the”Y” Stories are now closed.

You can check the results of the voting HERE<<link. Since few people click on links, here are the results.

Here’s a photo before I continue . . .

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I’m busy with various things, so I’m recycling a few photos from sometime in 2014.

So, what does the result of the voting mean for the writers? Well, outside of a few bragging rights, not much. But, let’s proceed with the reveals, the answer to “Who wrote which stories?” question.

Y” Stories writers and scoring:

Yesterday<<link: That would be Perry. He gets 3 points for the first-place finish.

Yarns<<link: That would be Gary. He gets 2 points for the second-place finish.

Yuri<<link: That would be me. I get 1 point for the third-place finish.

With 33 votes cast, I consider this a good voting round.

We’ve had comments about the quality of stories and how it’s difficult choosing between them, but for this round, Perry pulled off a decisive victory, practically running away with the votes after a huge come-from-behind move.

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The voting followed what had become a pattern of late; a quick early surge, a stall in the middle of the block, and a final push of late-round readers and votes. We never know how many people actually read the stories (the number of views are always larger than the number of votes, so it’s difficult to draw any conclusion), but the number of votes are — in today’s environment and for this blog — significant.

So, what are the standings?

There’s only 1 round remaining. Given the possible scoring, it’s mathematically impossible for anyone other than Gary to win, but we’re still going to give it a good effort for the final round (the “Z” Stories).

Anyway, the earliest the “Z” stories are likely to go live is sometime later this week (I hope).

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Take care of yourselves first, and if these offerings don’t sit well on your plate, that’s fine. Regardless of your participation, thank you for stopping by.

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