Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby WillShadbolt » Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:56 pm

Good luck everyone! I wasn't nervous before, but now I am. I'm not sure what to think. It's kind of funny, when I submitted my story for Q1, I was super proud, but now I keep turning it over in my head, thinking of things I could have done better, to the point where I foresee a rejection...
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Henckel » Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:02 am

officer wrote:According to an e-mail Joni sent to HM recipients from last quarter, she will send out Q1 results on Tuesday. Best of luck, everyone! May the odds--and the twitching--be ever in your favor.


Not to be pessimistic, but I think those timeframes were set before Covid-19 drop-kicked and hogtied the population. wotf017
(2014) V31 Q1 – R
(2018) V35 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q4 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q1 – R
(2020) V37 Q2 – HM
(2020) V37 Q3 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q4 – pending
(2021) V38 Q1 - ???

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby TimE » Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:16 am

Henckel wrote:
officer wrote:According to an e-mail Joni sent to HM recipients from last quarter, she will send out Q1 results on Tuesday. Best of luck, everyone! May the odds--and the twitching--be ever in your favor.


Not to be pessimistic, but I think those timeframes were set before Covid-19 drop-kicked and hogtied the population. wotf017


From email - 'Stay safe!! (and if you are wondering about Q1, I'm sending out the results next Tuesday)
Next Tuesday
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Henckel » Sat Apr 18, 2020 3:41 am

Oh, cool! I didn't get that one. Thanks!
(2014) V31 Q1 – R
(2018) V35 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q4 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q1 – R
(2020) V37 Q2 – HM
(2020) V37 Q3 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q4 – pending
(2021) V38 Q1 - ???

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:52 am

Made a slight error in reading the email, myself. Not enough coffee. Let the twitching commence . . .
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby TimE » Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:35 am

Is that the inner dragon you're showing us there? My, what big ears. My, what big eyes...
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:47 am

TimE wrote:Is that the inner dragon you're showing us there? My, what big ears. My, what big eyes...

Faithful sidekick!
R = 5
HM = (Q4v36)
SHM = (Q3v32, Q3v37)
SF = Zip
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby TimE » Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:52 am

Dragonchef wrote:
TimE wrote:Is that the inner dragon you're showing us there? My, what big ears. My, what big eyes...

Faithful sidekick!


Aaah - don't kick him, he's cute.
Some HMs More Rs - I keep thinking I'm getting closer, but perhaps not.
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:15 am

TimE wrote:Aaah - don't kick him, he's cute.

How about a nudge in the right direction . . . for a win?
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby TimE » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:34 am

I hope dragon and side-nudge-right do very well in q1. good luck
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:59 am

TimE wrote:I hope dragon and side-nudge-right do very well in q1. good luck

Right backatcha, TimE! Deep-state meditation wotf036 , puffing fire at anyone who might disturb wotf028
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SHM = (Q3v32, Q3v37)
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby chuckt » Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:52 am

Huh? Someone logged a rejection on Submission Grinder.
36: R, R, R, SHM
37: R, HM, R, ?

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Peter Glen » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:02 am

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HM, R, R, R, R, HM, R, R, SHM, ?

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby JVAshley » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:10 am

What a sweet dragon pup!
It is definitely a good luck sidekick--if a little nervous.

Things are getting exciting!
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby disgruntledpeony » Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:32 am

chuckt wrote:Huh? Someone logged a rejection on Submission Grinder.

Betting someone misinterpreted Joni's e-mail and logged it as an R on the Grinder. It happens every so often.
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:05 am

chuckt wrote:Huh? Someone logged a rejection on Submission Grinder.

Hey ChuckT - Where would I find said Rejection in Submission Grinder? I don't see anything for Wotf (could be my tired eyes playing tricks on me again).
R = 5
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby WillShadbolt » Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:52 am

I saw the rejection on there before and it's gone now. Disgruntledpeony's probably right--someone probably misinterpreted the email and later realized they had made a mistake. When I first glanced at the subject line, I thought it was saying I had gotten an HM.
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby storysinger » Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:00 am

With the info Joni released I believe it's safe to assume the ones that received phone calls are reading the forum responses and chuckling.
I for one haven't received any call so I don't have to worry about that. I do hope for something I can hang on the wall of the office.
Good luck to all and to all good fortune. wotf007
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby empressed » Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:07 am

WillShadbolt wrote:Good luck everyone! I wasn't nervous before, but now I am. I'm not sure what to think. It's kind of funny, when I submitted my story for Q1, I was super proud, but now I keep turning it over in my head, thinking of things I could have done better, to the point where I foresee a rejection...


Me, too. Ah well. I still feel good about the Q2 entry even though I found a mistake after submission! LOL
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby vjalrik » Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:52 am

storysinger wrote:With the info Joni released I believe it's safe to assume the ones that received phone calls are reading the forum responses and chuckling.
I for one haven't received any call so I don't have to worry about that. I do hope for something I can hang on the wall of the office.
Good luck to all and to all good fortune. wotf007


Don't count yourself out! When I got my finalist call last year it was after the first wave of rejections.
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby JVAshley » Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:22 pm

Maybe projected results are Tuesday, because Joni is spending the weekend calling finalists. Pure speculation, by the way. I have no insider info.
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby chuckt » Sat Apr 18, 2020 2:55 pm

Yup, It's gone now. It was there this morning (EST).
36: R, R, R, SHM
37: R, HM, R, ?

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby RSchibler » Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:23 pm

vjalrik wrote:
storysinger wrote:With the info Joni released I believe it's safe to assume the ones that received phone calls are reading the forum responses and chuckling.
I for one haven't received any call so I don't have to worry about that. I do hope for something I can hang on the wall of the office.
Good luck to all and to all good fortune. wotf007


Don't count yourself out! When I got my finalist call last year it was after the first wave of rejections.


Your result history gives me such encouragement and hope. Way to keep at it! wotf010
V34: R, HM, R
V35: HM, R, R, HM
V36: R, HM, HM, SHM
V37: HM, SF, SHM, P

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby HermioneLee » Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:05 pm

WillShadbolt wrote:Good luck everyone! I wasn't nervous before, but now I am. I'm not sure what to think. It's kind of funny, when I submitted my story for Q1, I was super proud, but now I keep turning it over in my head, thinking of things I could have done better, to the point where I foresee a rejection...

I felt the same way as you did! But I think that’s a good feeling—it means you are improving. You are better than you were before.
Fight for what you believe in; believe in what you fight for~~Hermione Lee
V37 Q1: R
V37 Q2: R
V37 Q3: ?
V37 Q4: ?

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby storysinger » Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:29 am

vjalrik wrote:Don't count yourself out! When I got my finalist call last year it was after the first wave of rejections.

Well that got the twitch-o-meter pinging again, thanks for the info on that possibility.

I'll be working in the garden and the phone will ring
Wiping soil on my clothes I'll check the darn thing
If the display says LA it better not be phony
The only voice I want to hear, our one and only Joni
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:06 am

storysinger wrote:I'll be working in the garden and the phone will ring
Wiping soil on my clothes I'll check the darn thing
If the display says LA it better not be phony
The only voice I want to hear, our one and only Joni

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SHM = (Q3v32, Q3v37)
SF = Zip
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby iota2000 » Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:07 pm

Have I been rejected yet?

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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:20 am

iota2000 wrote:Have I been rejected yet?

We should know starting tomorrow 4/21
R = 5
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SF = Zip
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Dragonchef » Mon Apr 20, 2020 6:31 am

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R = 5
HM = (Q4v36)
SHM = (Q3v32, Q3v37)
SF = Zip
F = Zero
WINs = Zilcho
website: https://soggybritches.com
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Re: Discussion: Q1 Volume 37

Postby Henckel » Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:01 pm

Best pic ever, Dragonchef
(2014) V31 Q1 – R
(2018) V35 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q3 – HM
(2019) V36 Q4 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q1 – R
(2020) V37 Q2 – HM
(2020) V37 Q3 – SHM
(2020) V37 Q4 – pending
(2021) V38 Q1 - ???


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