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    The 2016 Prose competition will go ahead (YAY) here are the brief rules

    800 words Maximum
    Freestyle topic
    Deadline for entries will be Sunday 31st January 2016 with voting commencing shortly afterwards.

    Entries can either by PM'd to me or you can request my email address - any questions/queries please do ask.

    Best of luck everyone

    Silverstriker
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  3. SubscriberPonderable
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    So I will try to submit something. Thank you for the effort!
  4. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 Dec '15 16:15
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    The 2016 Prose competition will go ahead (YAY) here are the brief rules

    800 words Maximum
    Freestyle topic
    Deadline for entries will be Sunday 31st January 2016 with voting commencing shortly afterwards.

    Entries can either by PM'd to me or you can request my email address - any questions/queries please do ask.

    Best of luck everyone

    Silverstriker
    Well done. I look forward to reading the entries and then making the difficult decision as to which will receive my votes.

    Footnote: Will the vote format be "5-3-1" as in previous Prose Competitions?
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    12 Dec '15 16:35
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Well done. I look forward to reading the entries and then making the difficult decision as to which will receive my votes.

    Footnote: Will the vote format be "5-3-1" as in previous Prose Competitions?
    I will reveal the voting format at a later date 🙂
  6. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 Dec '15 17:232 edits
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    I will reveal the voting format at a later date 🙂
    Of course.

    An RHP Personal Message allows a maximum of "2000 characters". The "2016 RHP Prose Competition" allows an "800 words Maximum" per entry. With an estimated generous average of 10 characters per word [with spacing and punctuation], 200 words would fit on a PM or four PMs to equal the "800 words Maximum". Each of the authors would have the option of sending Personal Messages with their final drafts to themselves to insure compliance.
  7. SubscriberFMF
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    12 Dec '15 17:25
    Silverstriker, are you running this or is Grampy Bobby in charge? 😉
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    12 Dec '15 18:04
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Of course.

    An RHP Personal Message allows a maximum of "2000 characters". The "2016 RHP Prose Competition" allows an "800 words Maximum" per entry. With an estimated generous average of 10 characters per word [with spacing and punctuation], 200 words would fit on a PM or four PMs to equal the "800 words Maximum". Each of the authors would have the option of sending Personal Messages with their final drafts to themselves to insure compliance.
    copied from orignal post
    Entries can either by PM'd to me or you can request my email address
  10. Standard memberGrampy Bobby
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    12 Dec '15 18:05
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    copied from orignal post
    Entries can either by PM'd to me [b]or you can request my email address
    [/b]
    Thanks, again.
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    12 Dec '15 18:061 edit
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    Can you and FMF take your issues with Grampy Bobby away from this thread please unless you want to write a prose entry on it? 😀
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  13. SubscriberSuzianne
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    12 Dec '15 23:34
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    Can you and FMF take your issues with Grampy Bobby away from this thread please unless you want to write a prose entry on it? 😀
    Thank you!
  14. SubscriberSuzianne
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    12 Dec '15 23:37
    Originally posted by Silverstriker
    copied from orignal post
    Entries can either by PM'd to me [b]or you can request my email address
    [/b]
    I'll send an email to the one I have for you before I submit to make sure it's still the same.
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    16 Dec '15 22:34
    first entry already in 🙂
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