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reph
09-19-2005, 09:26 AM
The Purple Prose Contest has a sticky thread for entries and another sticky thread, the Peanut Gallery, for comments. This post in the middle of the Peanut Gallery thread tells how to vote:

http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showpost.php?p=328088&postcount=52

MacAllister
09-19-2005, 10:45 AM
Oh damn! I thought you were going to give us little scorecards where we could givea predetermined number of points for things like extra adverbs and adjectives, unnecessary obfuscation, and other verbal curly-cues.

It would have been such a tidy approach...

maestrowork
09-19-2005, 05:55 PM
It's an art form, Mac. You can't judge art that way. ;)

robeiae
09-19-2005, 06:04 PM
Wait...isn't there some kind of diagram to judge the greatness of poetry? (think Dead Poets Society) Could we use something like that?

Rob :)

reph
09-20-2005, 05:47 AM
bump

Alphabet
09-20-2005, 06:08 AM
bump

(how old is it by the way? - giving bumps is sooo much more fun than getting them!)

robeiae
09-24-2005, 04:30 AM
thump