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posted by cmn32480 on Monday August 24 2015, @02:41AM   Printer-friendly
from the white-males-have-enough-awards dept.

So, last night the SJW types over at the Hugo awards decided they'd rather burn the whole thing to the ground than give out an award based on what the readers like instead of social justice reasons:

The members of the World Science Fiction Society rejected the slate of finalists in five categories, giving No Award in Best Novella, Short Story, Related Work, Editor Short Form, and Editor Long Form. This equals the total number of times that WSFS members have presented No Award in the entire history of the Hugo Awards, most recently in 1977.

Here are a few of the people on the #SadPuppies slate that should be quite surprised to learn that they were denied a chance at an award for being white males when they wake up this morning: Rajnar Vajra, Larry Correia, Annie Bellet, Kary English, Toni Weisskopf, Ann Sowards, Megan Gray, Sheila Gilbert, Jennifer Brozek, Cedar Sanderson, and Amanda Green.

takyon: Here are in-depth explanations of the Hugo Awards controversy.

Previously: "Rightwing lobby has 'broken' Hugo awards" Says George R.R. Martin (240 comments)


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  • (Score: 2) by aristarchus on Monday August 24 2015, @05:07AM

    by aristarchus (2645) on Monday August 24 2015, @05:07AM (#226862) Journal

    and my hope was that Soylent would prove itself better, having something that was accurate, or at least not blatantly wrong. Instead, I see... this. And I am extremely disappointed to see this.

    Well, you know, while I agree with the general sentiment, I cannot agree with the idea that this story should not have been accepted. Just look at the reception! Yes, the usual prepubescents at the denouement, but we judge sites not by the color of their Fine Articles, but by the character of their Comments. (Wow, channeling MLKJr there!). So I think that the Mighty Buzz has overstepped himself. But we have gone round several times, and I retain an absolute faith in his humanity and truly believe that one day he will become the mightiest SJW of all, and bring balance to the Force. And it is good to bring this stuff out into the open, so we know which sci-fi righters not to read. (intentional typo, btw.)

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    #Freearistarchus, again!!!!!1!!
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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @05:16AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @05:16AM (#226868)

    > So I think that the Mighty Buzz has overstepped himself.

    Overstepped in a completely predictable way. At least the Mighty Butthurt is consistent.
    He does have the strength of his convictions after all and that's the most important thing!

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @05:37PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday August 24 2015, @05:37PM (#227134)

      I could be wrong, but I think MBuzz is a "she".