2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

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2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Omphalos » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:09 pm

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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Freakzilla » Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:28 pm

Not KJA's year... again. :lol=:
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Serkanner » Sun Apr 08, 2012 4:28 pm

Freakzilla wrote:Not KJA's year... again. :lol=:


A 100+ novels and not a single real Hugo nomination ... somebody is not getting the message.
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby D Pope » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:43 am

Serkanner wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:Not KJA's year... again. :lol=:


A 100+ novels and not a single real Hugo nomination ... somebody is not getting the message.

Someones cheques have yet to reach the magic number...

and...
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Omphalos » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:36 am

I am so past caring about all this shit these days. It honestly reminds me of this local vote tally we have here in Sacramento every year in the local rag The News and Review (for those who visit us here one day, if you need a pot dispensary or a prostitute, this is your go-to newspaper in the Sacramento Valley).

Every year they have this popularity contest where people vote for their "Best Of" in a couple hundred categories. Every year without fail crap like Wendy's winds up on the "Best Hamburger" category, or Starbucks on the "Best Coffee." Now, I'm not too much of a snob, and Sacrament aint a megalopolis, but comeon folks! There's better hamburgers and coffee out there then the corporate crap.
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Freakzilla » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:12 am

The Creative Loafing does the same thing in Atlanta. I don't think Wendy's has ever made it on their list, though. :lol=:
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Nekhrun » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:35 am

Freakzilla wrote:The Creative Loafing does the same thing in Atlanta. I don't think Wendy's has ever made it on their list, though. :lol=:

We have City Pages for that, but same here, we've not had it taken over by any of that kind of stuff.
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby A Thing of Eternity » Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:50 am

We have the same thing here, but it definitely isn't shit like Wendy's and Starbucks winning!
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Omphalos » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:02 pm

It definitely depends on where you are. We had the City Paper in Washington DC, and for the 30 years I was there, there was none of that crap in it. But here in Sacramento its a different story. Depsite the fact that we are the center of government for an enormous region this is an ag town that has comparatively few cultured and/or higher-educated folks. So this is just the way things go here.
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby SandRider » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:02 pm

shit, we ain't got no newspaper around here that advertises hookers ....
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Freakzilla » Mon Apr 09, 2012 12:31 pm

SandRider wrote:shit, we ain't got no newspaper around here that advertises hookers ....


Check by the door at the local adult novelty store, I'll bet you do. :wink:
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Robspierre » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:27 pm

Omphalos wrote:I am so past caring about all this shit these days. It honestly reminds me of this local vote tally we have here in Sacramento every year in the local rag The News and Review (for those who visit us here one day, if you need a pot dispensary or a prostitute, this is your go-to newspaper in the Sacramento Valley).

Every year they have this popularity contest where people vote for their "Best Of" in a couple hundred categories. Every year without fail crap like Wendy's winds up on the "Best Hamburger" category, or Starbucks on the "Best Coffee." Now, I'm not too much of a snob, and Sacrament aint a megalopolis, but comeon folks! There's better hamburgers and coffee out there then the corporate crap.



The Daily Snooze in Alamogordo does the same thing. Every year Taco Bell wins Best place to eat when you have to pay. :lol=:

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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby lotek » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:44 am

So I take it that means the Hugo is not such a reference then.
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Re: 2012 Hugo nominations, for those who care

Postby Trang » Mon Apr 16, 2012 3:12 pm

we have the "the Pitch" here in Kansas City, a total piece of shit as a news paper, but they do their best of ... every year.
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