sapphire: April's Swift Scribbles prompt is up here! You have 24 hours.
Apr 15, 2015 16:49:39 GMT -6
A Mask Among Many: Ah, I understand. I don't want to enter the conversation because I can't make any pertinent judgments. Though if I could, I would
Apr 13, 2015 19:29:55 GMT -6
sapphire: Much more complex than all that, of course, but that's the gist of it.
Apr 13, 2015 13:07:04 GMT -6
sapphire: Technically, nothing illegal was done - they're allowed to campaign - but it resulted in people being nominated who might not otherwise, and it's supposed to be based on quality, not politics. BUT the conservatives argue that it was biased toward liberals.
Apr 13, 2015 13:06:50 GMT -6
sapphire: This year, some conservative writers decided they weren't being represented, and launched a huge campaign to get more conservative types nominated - everyone else is less than happy about that, because it worked, and the nominees are mostly conservative.
Apr 13, 2015 13:05:25 GMT -6
sapphire: The Hugos are a huge award for sci-fi and fantasy. People nominate works and they're voted on by a panel and presented at WorldCon.
Apr 13, 2015 13:04:01 GMT -6
A Mask Among Many: Sorry, I don't have a tv, and I have no idea what those are... sooooo, I'm underqualified.
Apr 12, 2015 22:48:17 GMT -6
sapphire: Anyone been following the controversy with this year's Hugo Awards?
Apr 12, 2015 2:12:14 GMT -6
sapphire: Haha, congratulations! Computer exile is a scary, scary place.
Apr 9, 2015 15:29:00 GMT -6
Raphael: YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IT WORKS!!!!! IM BACK FROM COMPUTER EXILE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Apr 6, 2015 7:52:17 GMT -6
Raphael: Woah, it got on. Let's try a thread
Apr 6, 2015 7:44:14 GMT -6
Raphael: Ok so this thing isnt letting me post, here goes another try
Apr 6, 2015 7:43:52 GMT -6
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