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Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby jcsalomon » Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:30 pm UTC

And Cory delivered the speech brilliantly.

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Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:38 am UTC

Congratulations indeed! Image

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Cory Doctorow's acceptance speech can be viewed here; the Best Graphic Story segment starts at about 1:28:00 into the video.
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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby Qaanol » Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:57 am UTC

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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby SBN » Mon Aug 18, 2014 1:26 am UTC

jcsalomon wrote:And Cory delivered the speech brilliantly.

Brilliantly, but not according to the instructions.
Congratulations, none-the-less.
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Postby Eternal Density » Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:57 am UTC

SBN wrote:
jcsalomon wrote:And Cory delivered the speech brilliantly.

Brilliantly, but not according to the instructions.
Congratulations, none-the-less.

It's a good thing he didn't, or else it would still be in progress!
Actually that would be fine too, the world would have to
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Has anyone counted the words yet?
Also, can the words be transformed into Javascript via some cypher?

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126 words, taking four-month as a single word.
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Postby BlitzGirl » Mon Aug 18, 2014 6:08 am UTC

I posted this in the OTT first, then came over here to see if you'd added the photo of the speech in here too, ED. So, to quote myself...

BlitzGirl, in the OTT wrote:The ceremony started at 8pm BST. The speech occurred at approximately 9:30pm BST. If one word truly were read per hour, as instructed:

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Sun 09:30pm Thank
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It's now Monday, 7am BST, so the current word is:
I'm
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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby mindonner » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:40 pm UTC

I haven't been back here since the end of Time, but I am so stoked it won the Hugo I had to come back. Massive congrats and so well deserved, this consumed months of my life last year like no other story, graphic or otherwise. <3 <3

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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby macronencer » Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:12 am UTC

I was there! The speech was brilliant.

However, apparently a citation is needed...

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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby BlitzGirl » Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:40 pm UTC

By the way, if the speech was read as instructed, this would be the hour of Ointment.
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Re: Congratulations on the Hugo!

Postby jestingrabbit » Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:26 pm UTC

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