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clay Posted - 04/08/2010 : 19:10:49
Jude, JoJo, Prudence, Dr. Robert, and many other namesakes from your favorite Beatles songs sing, interact, and emote to some of the best music, choreography, and set designs ever! Here's the link to this Instant Classic.

Abbreviated rules

The first line of a haiku poem has five syllables.
The second line has seven syllables.
The third, and final, line has five syllables.

The Movie Haiku Contest (MHC) is open to every member of the FWFR site. Give it a try if you never have--it's SO EASY!

To enter, all you have to do is think of a Haiku for the current movie, then post into the current thread. (Hint: read it out loud, ticking off the syllables with your fingers as you do so.)

Haikus may be risque, but please, don't make men faint and women scream in doing so (e.g. crotch hockey).

Only one entry per person. However, you may edit your existing entry until 9pm Tuesday FWFR time.


Voting

If you have entered the MHC, then you have to vote. It's required. If you enter but do not vote, you get a whopping 3 point penalty, which can change you from a Champion to a Chump instantly. (Unless, he said smugly, the first-place votes are unanimous...)

"Failing to vote, however, could have drastic consequences. Really. I'm serious. This goes for you, too." So wrote a predecessor, and I couldn't agree more.

You do not have to enter an MHC to vote. Vote away. It'll be just like a lurker vote! Get it???


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For each round, you get to vote for your three favourite haikus. The voting is as follows:

3 pts fwfr a
2 pts fwfr b
1 pt fwfr c
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You may vote only once.
You may not vote for yourself.

You vote by sending me your votes in a PM (Private Message) HERE. Vote deadline is Wed 11 Aug 9:00 AM fwfr time. Thanks for entering!
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w18dheartlivie Posted - 12/08/2010 : 11:39:35
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Originally posted by MguyX

Ahem: When I get to the bottom, I go back to the top of the slide ... (this could take a while)

Thanks y'all!




Maybe, but no better accompaniment than Dana Fuchs performing it.
MguyX Posted - 12/08/2010 : 07:30:41
Ahem: When I get to the bottom, I go back to the top of the slide ... (this could take a while)

Thanks y'all!
clay Posted - 12/08/2010 : 05:37:13
The votes are in, Friends.

In third place now, but Getting Better All The Time:
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BAFTABABE (3,2,2)
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In second place, our own Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes:
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CHOCOLATELADY (3,3,2)
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And in the Winner's Circle.....
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Back where he Once Belonged.....
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No Fool On The Hill, he.....
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MGUYX with a commanding 3,3,2,1 vote-wrangle!!

Let's give this REVOLUTIONary Mother Nature's Son All Our Loving Eight Days A Week from Strawberry Fields Forever to Penny Lane and all points in between, both ways.

Congratulations, X-Man, and please speechify and topify us!
w18dheartlivie Posted - 12/08/2010 : 05:10:27
Sorry folks, I forgot that I entered this. :(
clay Posted - 12/08/2010 : 04:27:48
one crucial voter to go...i'll send a friendly reminder...
MguyX Posted - 11/08/2010 : 16:16:17
Voting's gonna change my world (so I did!)
ChocolateLady Posted - 11/08/2010 : 15:59:34
Sent my votes with Mister Postman
BaftaBaby Posted - 11/08/2010 : 13:42:57
Sent in my votes from waaaaaaaaaaay the other side of the universe.

Sludge Posted - 05/08/2010 : 18:43:35
Think she wouldn't leave?
Something's gonna change your world!
Even Rachel would.
clay Posted - 05/08/2010 : 15:19:24
Lad from Liverpool
Makes pals across the pond--it
Sounds familiar...
w18dheartlivie Posted - 05/08/2010 : 11:19:49
Jo Jo gets Sadie
Jude gets Lucy in the sky
Prudence gets the girls.
BaftaBaby Posted - 05/08/2010 : 08:06:47
Izzard flies his Kite,
Salma gives intensive care,
Cocker's up for it.

ChocolateLady Posted - 05/08/2010 : 07:44:04
Beatles songs applied
to a plot? What we got: One
wonderful soundtrack!
MguyX Posted - 04/08/2010 : 19:22:57
War and love abound;
Nothing's gonna change my world,
except the Beatles.

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