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The search for the winner of this year's Meager Puddle of Limelight Award for Best Opening Line continues with Heat Five.
There are eight heats in all. The winners from heats one - seven go straight through to the final. The second place finishers battle it out in heat eight to see which title joins the others in the final round.

What's at stake?
Bragging rights for the winner, an interview and/or guest post here on An Englishman in New Jersey, as well as
signed copy of my book, Fur-Face, and a couple of I are a writer! pens.
I think you can vote using Facebook, but if you need an LJ account, they're free).


Poll #1899904 2013 MEAGER PUDDLE OF LIMELIGHT AWARD FOR BEST OPENING LINE: HEAT 5 OF 8
This poll is closed.

From the following list, please select any opening lines which you think should progress to the final round

The number of parents I have should be illegal.
15(26.8%)
The Pass-It-On Guy must have spotted me while I was lighting my final cigarette of the day.
6(10.7%)
Princess Cassandra's horse thundered along the green path.
2(3.6%)
Robert Frost is an idiot--when two roads diverge in a yellow wood, don't take the one less travelled by.
11(19.6%)
She stood inside the door and scanned the stool roosters for her prey.
3(5.4%)
"She was the ugliest female I had ever seen, until her daughters followed her out of the coach."
10(17.9%)
Shrill beeps blasted from Myles Stanwood’s heart monitor.
2(3.6%)
Stiff white hairs twitched in the non-existent breeze as they transformed light into carbohydrates.
4(7.1%)
There was nothing more bracing or more aggravating at four am, than throwing up after taking my new medication.
3(5.4%)

Links to the other Heats and the final:
Heat Heat one
Heat two
Heat three

Heat four
Heat five
Heat six
Heat seven
Heat eight
Final - not yet open
- not yet open - not yet open


Voting in Heats 1 through 7 will close on Sunday, March 10th 2013 at 6:00pm (US/Eastern). Heat eight will take place soon after
.


Good luck to all who take part! Vene, vidi, puddli!



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