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Government Cats, we have our winners! There were three excellent entries for Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs, and the votes have been talied! If I may have a drumroll, please.

And your ranking was... )

Finally, I heard from multiple people that August was a heck of a month all around, so I'm giving everyone an 'I Survived August 2011' winners badge! You made it through August! You deserve it! :D





That's all for Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs! The fifth round starts on Thursday, September 1st, so get ready to write some more dystopian futures!

Congratulations to our Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs winners and thank you to everyone who entered and voted!

Graphic Credits )
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It's the second to last day to vote for your favorite entry! Check out the voting post for Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs and cast your vote before time runs out!

Remember, anyone can vote! Voting is not restricted to community members or entry writers. Feel free to spread the word and help get more votes in for this round. :)

Voting closes on 11:59PM United States East Coast Time on Tuesday, August 30th. If you're not on United States East Coast Time, you may find the World Clock to be handy. Refer to 'New York' for current United States East Coast Time.
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Voting's open for Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs. Anyone can vote! Voting is not restricted to community members or entry writers.

The Voting Procedure: Since there are only three entries, voting will be done by selecting your most favorite and least favorite. Most favorite gets +1, least favorite gets -1 to their cumulative score, with the cumulative score determining ranking.

The Voting Period: August 26th - August 30th. Voting closes on 11:59PM United States East Coast Time on Tuesday, August 30th. If you're not on United States East Coast Time, you may find the World Clock to be handy. Refer to 'New York' for current United States East Coast Time.

Note: I would have liked to make the poll open to anonymous voting, but DW apparently does not allow that option. In order to vote, one has to be logged into DW via their journal or openID.

Click to read the entries and vote. )

The Voting Poll

Poll #7924 Government Controlled Cats: Round Four
This poll is closed.
This poll is anonymous.
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: Just the Poll Creator, participants: 8

Which entry was your favorite? (Enter a number. For example '5')

Which entry was your least favorite? (Enter a number. For exampe '7')



Government Controlled Cats: Round 4 Voting
Click the Invite to Read & Vote!
Voting ends 11:59PM EST on Tuesday, August 30th


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Just bopping by to say that there's only a few days left to enter Round 4. Remember, Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs' entry deadline is August 25th 11:59PM!

I know lots of people are super-busy, and regardless of whether or not one enters, I hope everyone's surviving August! :D
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Just a quick reminder that it's roughly five days until Round 4: Night of the Lawn Chairs' entry deadline! I hope that everyone's having fun working on their entry.

Submissions are due by 11:59PM United States East Coast Time on August 15th, 2011. If you're not on United States East Coast Time, you may find the World Clock to be handy. Refer to 'New York' for current United States East Coast Time.

If you'd like to help spread the word or just want a cool graphic to stick in your journal, don't forget our three banners.

Community Promotion: Copy and paste from the text boxes to get your banner of choice for your journal! )

I hope everyone's enjoying their summer (or conversely, their winter)!
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It's time for the fourth round of Government Controlled Cats!

The Prompts:

Undulate: Freckles have been banned and the government controls non-compostable dinnerware.

Sneak: Bookbinding has been banned and the government controls baked goods.

Drag: Teenagers have been banned and the government controls fireworks.

Fear: The name Steve has been banned and the government controls magic.

Tweak: Oranges have been banned and the government controls lawn chairs.


Please note, the format has changed from the previous round. All rounds will have different formats.


The Format: A newspaper article
The Format's Length: 1-500 words of original fiction. Please note that entries are not required to use the words from their prompt's title and summary.

A Quick Reminder of How to Enter and Entry Rules )

Submissions are due by 11:59PM United States East Coast Time on August 15th, 2011 August 25th, 2011. If you're not on United States East Coast Time, you may find the World Clock to be handy. Refer to 'New York' for current United States East Coast Time.

Have fun!

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