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Offline Zach

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DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« on: 12 January 2010 03:23 PM »
The moment that hundreds of you have been waiting for has arrived - after careful deliberation, we have selected three winners for the HailingFrequency.com Digital Deluxe Edition Fiction Competition!

We recieved over 200 entries to this competition, so as you can imagine, it has been a grueling task to read all of your stories and then try to decide which should win.  In fact, we had to make 5 passes, gradually eliminating those that would not win, until we were finally left with our winners.

So - without further ado - the winners of the Fiction competition are:

BLZBUB - Read his winning entry here
honeymane - Read his winner entry here
Gaffadin - Read his winning entry here

Each of the winners above will recieve a copy of Star Trek Online: The Digital Deluxe Edition from Direct2Drive - codes will be e-mailed to them shortly.

At this stage, we would also like to credit some of the entries that made it right down into the final pass - we can call them the runners up, and while we have no prizes for them, we do feel that they deserve credit:

Runners Up:

Zack - Read this entry here
clerkenwell - Read this entry here
Tyrannos - Read this entry here
Hogimus - Read this entry here
Nateb - Read this entry here
Wulf - Read this entry here
IcarusTyler - Read this entry here

Congratulations to our winners - runners up, you should know that if we had had more to give away, you would have won something.

Our next competition will be launching this coming weekend, so until then folks, keep those browsers trained on Hailing Frequency!
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Offline RedChico

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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #1 on: 12 January 2010 04:42 PM »
I bet you like mine the most but the cat/dog/dragon/croc/insert*beast*here ate it, wich in that case i won the first pass of eliminees (if that word ever exits). :startrek049:


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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #2 on: 12 January 2010 05:05 PM »
 Grateful thanks to the Hailing Frequency staff for picking my humble entry. :startrek110:

'Grats also to honeymane and Gaffadin on their winning submissions, and kudo's to the runners up. I've read them and must say that I would have picked them over me so...good thing I'm not a judge here! lol

Once again, thanks Hailing Frequency!  :startrek089:
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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #3 on: 12 January 2010 05:13 PM »
Wow!

I'm quite shocked and honored!

Congrads to the other authors, both winners and runner ups!

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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #4 on: 12 January 2010 05:17 PM »
Congrats to the winners and I want to say nice work to HF staff. That was a lot to read.

I enjoyed reading the winning entries.

See you all in the open beta!

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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #5 on: 12 January 2010 05:33 PM »
Nice work everyone.  I enjoyed them all.


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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #6 on: 12 January 2010 05:40 PM »
Good stories everyone!

Offline IcarusTyler

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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #7 on: 12 January 2010 07:08 PM »
I guess a thank you would be the right gesture :-)

It's quite cool to see that my stuff is interesting enough to make it through several sorrings, and although I hoped for a place on the podium this is quite great too :-)

Thanks to the readers and staff who voted for me!

Also, on a side note....I needed for time (not that there was none, I just found this very late). I literally made this in less than an hour before realizing I miscalculated the time-zones and wound up 8 hours short... :-)

-Tyler

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Re: DDE Fiction Competition Winners Announced!
« Reply #8 on: 12 January 2010 08:46 PM »
Wow, I entered and enjoyed doing the writing but didn't think I had a real shot at it.

Thanks very much guys, I'm glad you enjoyed my story.