We have a winner!

Congratulations go out to Carlos Nazareno for winning this year’s Turdhead.com ActionScript Poetry Contest. His rendition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “How Do I Love Thee?” captured 45% of the votes to make Nazareno the 2006 ActionScript Poet Laureate, visit and we’ve already contacted him to collect his much-sought prize (ok, advice it’s a T-shirt).
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Judging period extended for ActionScript Poetry contest

After a late start and subsequent “voting irregularities” (the poll wasn’t accepting votes for a while), more about judging of the the ActionScript Poetry Contest is finally in full swing. To make up for the lost time, website like this we’ve decided to extend the deadline for voting on submissions to April 24 (one week after the original deadline of April 17).

Get your votes in by the Easter Monday, and enjoy the poems!

Judges sought for 2006 ActionScript Poetry Contest!

OK, health OK… We’re late getting this year’s ActionScript Poetry candidates wrapped up and prepared for judging, but at last, here they are! You have less than two week’s to cast your vote for a winner in this year’s ActionScript Poetry Contest.

Without further ado, let us introduce — in no particular order — the finalists among this year’s selection of literary wonders from the world of ActionScript Programming (Lost? See this post for rules and guidelines, or check out last year’s entries for a little history.):
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As announced last month, tablets your ActionScript Poetry entries must be submitted by midnight tonight to be considered in this year’s annual poetry contest. After a late start, the competition is suddenly hot.

As you’ve probably noticed by now, one of the entries, Satori Canton’s translation of William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18, has already become a hit on the rest of the net — links to the poem were all over the MXNA blog aggregator and Digg.com yesterday. Congrats to Satori and all others brave enough to step up and submit their efforts.

The submision window closes at midnight (eastern time) tonight, so get your verse on quick and submit them here! Good luck!