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    Well, I am pleasantly surprised by this development indeed, I'm sorry to say that I might be a little delayed in things at the moment, as Hurricane Irene has the electricity at my house offline, and I won't have it back for a few days (I'm posting from a classroom computer at the moment). Thank you, Saithis, for nominating me.

    I'm not, erm... I'm not entirely sure how all of this works, if somebody could explain it to me please I don't have access to the first post at the moment (the classroom filter will not allow it), so that would be much appreciated. Thank you

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    You're welcome.

    It's not hard, all you have to do is, a week from now, nominate another author who hasn't been nominated for a year or so to be the next Writer of the Week - if you aren't able to make it you could probably ask someone else to step in.
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    Well done A Yorks! Congratulations
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    Sunday morning, I suppose it's time to pass this on.

    I should like to nominate Avindian, for characters portrayed in Novum Romanum Imperium.

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    congrats Avindian ... very well deserved for the way you use characters to drive the narrative and give a real depth to the AAR
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    Well deserved congrats, Avindian!


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    Congratulations Avindian.
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    Well done Avindian. Congratulations
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    Congratulations, Avindian!

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    I would have nominated a new person already, but I only just found out I won! I'd like to nominate loki100's entertaining AAR "E-mails from EtAARnity" as the new Character AAR of the week!
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    Well deserved congrats, loki!


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    thank you Avindian, very much appreciated. Its been an odd AAR (to be honest rather self-indulgent) that seems to have attracted relatively few comments but a lot of kudos, so not sure how to interpret that ... and for my alter-ego, Harry, its now his third character award so I may have to invent something else for him to muck up when Venezuela reaches its inevitable demise at his hands. Since I can't sustain a plot and my characters appear and disappear on a regular basis - with no coherent logic - compared to others on these forums I feel I don't really use characters properly.

    On the other hand, its time to see another crocodile made into a handbag and, yet again, update my signature ...
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    Congratulations, loki100!

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    Congratulations again! I think Harry's appeal is similar to that of tv's Dr. House (no, I don't mean that Harry's mind is like a finely honed razor, cutting away at the clutter to unerringly arrive at the implausible truth) - Harry's bad and he gets away with it. True, he does a stellar job of sabotaging himself, but no-one can tell him what to do, no matter how abhorrent his behavior is to everybody else.

    Oh, and Harry's AARs are comedy, which is always a popular genre with which to while away a few minutes here and there. Combined, I think that gives you a big chunk of the explanation as to why Harry is popular around AARland.
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    Congrats once more, Loki100
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    Thanks to Avindian for the nomination and to all for the kind words ... as ever such things are very much appreciated.

    Now the little task of passing this on - as ever AARland is full of character based plots and story lines so its not an easy choice. But I'd like to invite you to wander a bit further afield from your normal haunts to the land of Mount and Blade and admire Monnikje's Me Floris. Floris being a Dutchman who pitched up in Calradia, carved out a kingdom and whose story has just taken a brilliantly dark turn ...

    so step up Monnikje, your new character writer of the week
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    Congrats, Monnikje!


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    Congratulations, Monnikje!

    And belated congratulations to Loki100
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