RACCIES: Hall of Fame-- *record needle scratch*

Arthur Spitzer arspitzer at earthlink.net
Mon Jan 23 16:53:47 PST 2012

On 1/18/12 5:11 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
 > Actually, wait a second.
 > The "secret ballot" method of nomination doesn't really work for the Hall
 > of Fame.  And you know why?

Well, it worked the first three times. :)

(Well, except for the whole few people voting thing)

 > Because it's about history.  It's about honoring, not just the best of
 > what's going on right now, but the best of all time.
 > And there's a lot of people who don't know that history!  A lot of 
the new
 > authors we've picked up over the last few years, and even some of the 
 > ones, who haven't had the fortitude to dive to the depths of the Eyrie
 > archive.
 > Therefore, how about this?  Let's discuss what we'd like to see on the
 > ballot publically.  Let's talk about why the things we're nominating are
 > worth it, and why we should make that dive, and the pearls we'll find 
 > we get there.

If people want to do that they can... don't think it should be 
mandatory... if people want to vote secretly and not explain their vote 
they should be able to do that...

And doesn't look like anyone has responded to this thread yet... maybe 
you could get the ball rolling by posting who you think should be in the 
Hall and why... if you think this is the way to go...

Arthur "Filling out ballots..." Spitzer

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