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The 100 Word Anonymous Challenge started 9 years ago, and has kept going as a community effort rather than as official Chrons Challenge status.
I think it would be nice to get an Honour Roll Post going to have a list of dates, topics, genres, and winners that can be referred to. Unfortunately, I have a bit too much on my plate right now, so if anyone would like to volunteer for the job, that would be great. This is what the 75 Word Challenge Honour Roll looks like.
I know in the 75 Word Challenge, there are links embedded in the list. That would be ideal, if it is not too difficult to do.
The first challenge started way back here ,
 
It is doable! Currently a work in progress...
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Update: All the relevant data has now been retrieved and (for the moment) stored in a spreadsheet + word-document to hold all the stories.
Meanwhile I'm pondering the best way to present the data, following the example of the 75-word challenge or a variant thereof.
 
Update: All the relevant data has now been retrieved and (for the moment) stored in a spreadsheet + word-document to hold all the stories.
Meanwhile I'm pondering the best way to present the data, following the example of the 75-word challenge or a variant thereof.
Fair play, credit to ya -the most valuable thing we have is time & you've been generous with yours. Thanks (y)
 
A small test run.

Start of the Challenge. General Rule: 1 Entry per participant. Open voting with 1 Vote each.
No.YearPeriodThemeGenreEntriesVotersWinning StoryAuthorVotesTie?Remarks
T00
1​
2014​
Aug/Sep​
That Old Chestnut​
SF/F or Spec​
22​
22​
The Lost Portal​
5​
2​
2014​
Nov​
The Last of its Kind​
SF/F​
14​
16​
The Death of Legend​
4​
3​
2014​
Dec​
T01
Any Spec Genre​
19​
21​
The Play’s The Thing​
@Hex
4​
T01
4​
2015​
Feb​
The Cloud​
Any Spec Genre​
23​
22​
Done by the Book​
5​
5​
2015​
Mar​
Family​
Horror​
22​
24​
crystal haven​
6​
6​
2015​
May​
Reflection​
SF/F​
31​
?​
One Last Kiss​
?​
Poll remained open, preview not enabled.​
7a​
2015​
June​
Conviction​
SF/F or Spec​
26​
23​
Judge, Jury and executioner​
3​
3​
Resulted in another 2-way Tie. Declared joined winners.​
7b​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
Just a Taste​
Cascade​
'–​
'–​

T00. Occasionally a Poll remained open. In 1 or 2 cases the poll-results may have been effected by votes cast after closing. For official results the posts by the Challenge-organiser in the discussion-thread is leading.

T01. One of a kind Theme: "The words of Mercury are harsh after the songs of Apollo. You that way: we this way." This caused some confusion among the participants.

Conclusion: Copying from my spreadsheet and pasting it here works nicely and only requires some minor editing. Provided someone with the Powers of a Moderator can later add new data this should work.
I think though that these results and the actual stories will be posted in 2 separate posts. I need the include the links to the stories into this table and there is only a limited time to edit. So, first the stories, get the links will working on this table.
 
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A small test run.

Start of the Challenge. General Rule: 1 Entry per participant. Open voting with 1 Vote each.
No.YearPeriodThemeGenreEntriesVotersWinning StoryAuthorVotesTie?Remarks
T00
1​
2014​
Aug/Sep​
That Old Chestnut​
SF/F or Spec​
22​
22​
The Lost Portal​
5​
2​
2014​
Nov​
The Last of its Kind​
SF/F​
14​
16​
The Death of Legend​
4​
3​
2014​
Dec​
T01
Any Spec Genre​
19​
21​
The Play’s The Thing​
@Hex
4​
T01
4​
2015​
Feb​
The Cloud​
Any Spec Genre​
23​
22​
Done by the Book​
5​
5​
2015​
Mar​
Family​
Horror​
22​
24​
crystal haven​
6​
6​
2015​
May​
Reflection​
SF/F​
31​
?​
One Last Kiss​
?​
Poll remained open, preview not enabled.​
7a​
2015​
June​
Conviction​
SF/F or Spec​
26​
23​
Judge, Jury and executioner​
3​
3​
Resulted in another 2-way Tie. Declared joined winners.​
7b​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
'–​
Just a Taste​
Cascade​
'–​
'–​

T00. Occasionally a Poll remained open. In 1 or 2 cases the poll-results may have been effected by votes cast after closing. For official results the posts by the Challenge-organiser in the discussion-thread is leading.

T01. One of a kind Theme: "The words of Mercury are harsh after the songs of Apollo. You that way: we this way." This caused some confusion among the participants.

Conclusion: Copying from my spreadsheet and pasting it here works nicely and only requires some minor editing. Provided someone with the Powers of a Moderator can later add new data this should work.
I think though that these results and the actual stories will be posted in 2 separate posts. I need the include the links to the stories into this table and there is only a limited time to edit. So, first the stories, get the links will working on this table.
It had occurred to me that maintaining the list does mean having access to posts, past the one hour limit. Either that, or update 'The :ist' every few years with a new post. :unsure:
 
It had occurred to me that maintaining the list does mean having access to posts, past the one hour limit. Either that, or update 'The :ist' every few years with a new post. :unsure:
Yes, my thoughts had already gone towards new posts for updates. Remains the question how often. Perhaps once a year with an update of the last 4 results. I could do the setup like that right from the start: 1 post per year. That has also the benefit that any remarks I add per year remain limited. (I add lengthy ones below the table to limit the width overall. Which I need later when I'll add another column for the number of participants vs total entries.)
The stories get each their own post, except in the case of joined winners (which so far happened only one.) I did notice though that for the 75-Worder all stories that were in a tie are included. That's another option to consider. We once had a 7-way tie.
 
@Elckerlyc
Thank you so much for doing this. What a great job! So well done, and thorough.
I agree with updating yearly, and I like seeing the winning stories posted. Your comments in the numbers section are an added bonus, and show how the Challenge has evolved over the years. That is what is unique about the Anon--it is a result of the contributors and volunteer host members who have shaped it over time.
 
I'll post the 2023 stories until Aug/Sep and every following Quarterly edition of the Challenge. It's just the Facts & Numbers that can only be updated on a yearly basis. That goes for the Roll of Honour thread. I can do updates in between in the discussions thread.
 
And for those who want to comment and dissect the Facts & Numbers, here is the complete list again, version 2.0, but without the links.
No.
Year
Period
Theme
Genre
Participants
Entries
Voters
Story Title
Author
Votes
Comments
T00
General Rule.​
1​
2014​
Aug/Sep​
That Old Chestnut​
SF/F or Spec​
22​
22​
22​
The Lost Portal​
Zoe Mackay​
5​
2​
2014​
Nov​
The Last of its Kind​
SF/F​
14​
14​
16​
The Death of Legend​
Zoe Mackay​
4​
3​
2014​
Dec​
T01
Any Spec Genre​
19​
19​
21​
The Play’s The Thing​
Hex​
4​
4​
2015​
Feb​
The Cloud​
Any Spec Genre​
23​
23​
22​
Done by the Book​
mosaix​
5​
5​
2015​
Mar​
Family​
Horror​
22​
22​
24​
Homework​
crystal haven​
6​
6​
2015​
May​
Reflection​
SF/F​
31​
31​
?​
One Last Kiss​
mosaix​
?​
T02
7​
2015​
June​
Conviction​
SF/F or Spec​
26​
26​
23​
-- Tie x3 -- 23 votes --​
3​
Judge, Jury and executioner​
mosaix​
8​
Joined winner​
Just a Taste​
Cascade​
8​
Joined winner​
The Ballade of Parsimone​
Perpetual Man​
7​
8​
2015​
Aug​
Dilemma​
Children’s Fantasy​
20​
20​
21​
-- Tie x7 -- 16 votes --​
2​
A record Tie​
Ian the Iphone​
Ashleyne​
4​
winner​
Tooth or Dare​
Vaz​
3​
Bus Ride​
WillWallace​
3​
Horns Can be Fun​
johnnyjet​
2​
Family First​
ratsy​
2​
Monster Girls​
Victoria Silverwolf​
1​
PALS​
Droflet​
1​
9​
2015​
Sep​
Obsession​
SF​
18​
18​
19​
-- Tie x2 -- 17 votes --​
5​
Walk to the Park​
ratsy​
9​
winner​
A Vacant Chair Beside he Hearth​
johnnyjet​
8​
10​
2015​
Dec​
Return​
SF/F​
13​
13​
12​
A Soldier’s Homecoming​
Zoe Mackay​
4​
11​
2016​
Feb​
Lost​
Urban Fantasy​
15​
15​
13​
-- Tie x4 -- 16 votes --​
2​
Reality Shift​
ratsy​
5​
winner​
Finder’s Fee​
Victoria Silverwolf​
4​
Decisions​
crystal haven​
4​
Interview Under Caution​
StillLearning​
3​
12​
2016​
Mar​
Gold​
Fantasy​
25​
25​
21​
-- Tie x2 -- 12 votes --​
4​
All That Glitters​
crystal haven​
9​
winner​
True Value​
StillLearning​
3​
13​
2016​
May​
Fortuitous​
SF/F​
12​
12​
17​
Lady L​
Wruter​
4​
T04
14​
2016​
June​
Youth​
SF/F​
16​
16​
16​
A Text Message From the Future​
mosaix​
5​
T05
15​
2016​
Aug​
Prison​
SF/F​
20​
20​
20​
Solitary​
Droflet​
4​
T05
16​
2016​
Sep​
Mistakes​
Humour/Open Genre​
19​
19​
16​
-- Tie x3 -- 15 votes --​
3​
T05
Conclusion of Jayne Krakov's Newscast: To Interview a Superhero​
Cat’s Cradle​
6​
winner​
A MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT COMEDY OF ERRORS, AS YOU LIKE IT​
Victoria Silverwolf​
5​
Hell Is Spelt D-M-V​
Cory Swanson​
4​
17​
2017​
Feb​
Love (unrequited or otherwise)​
Murder Mystery​
18​
18​
19​
Daddy’s Little Girl​
Lex E. Darion​
3​
18​
2017​
Mar​
Fear​
Western​
16​
16​
18​
Greater Good Ghosts​
Ashleyne​
3​
19​
2017​
May​
Madness​
SF​
16​
16​
19​
Transcription of the Patient’s Statement​
Victoria Silverwolf​
4​
20​
2017​
June​
Environment​
SF/F​
15​
15​
?​
Gulls​
Wruter​
?​
T02
21​
2017​
Aug​
Archaeology​
Speculative​
10​
10​
16​
In the Footsteps of History​
Shyrka​
6​
T05
22​
2017​
Sep​
Craft​
Speculative​
12​
12​
13​
The Quasar​
Victoria Silverwolf​
3​
23​
2017​
Nov​
Weather​
SF/F​
19​
19​
22​
Dies Irae​
Joshua Jones​
4​
T04
24​
2018​
Feb​
Malevolence​
SF/F or Horror​
13​
13​
16​
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow​
johnnyjet​
4​
25​
2018​
Mar​
Occupation​
SF/F​
13​
13​
16​
Well, Maybe A Quiet Place By The Sea​
mosaix​
4​
26​
2018​
May​
Waves​
SF/F​
14​
14​
20​
In The Beginning…​
D3athw4lker​
4​
27​
2018​
June​
Growth​
SF/F or Horror​
11​
11​
15​
-- Tie x5 -- 13 votes --​
2​
Such Is Life​
mosaix​
5​
winner​
The Curse​
Graymalkin​
2​
Dr Windows in “Hollis P. Wood’s Bliated Cyst”​
Starbeast​
2​
Big Bad Barry​
dannymcg​
2​
Stealing Beauty​
Ashleyne​
2​
28​
2018​
Aug​
Trial​
SF/F​
11​
11​
13​
-- Tie x3 -- 13 votes --​
3​
Size Does Matter​
Peter V​
5​
winner​
Nolo Contendere​
Victoria Silverwolf​
4​
Eternal Judgment​
johnnyjet​
4​
29​
2018​
Nov​
Addiction​
SF/F​
12​
12​
13​
Of Course, I Could Stop This Tomorrow​
mosaix​
8​
30​
2019​
Mar​
T06
Speculative​
15​
15​
17​
Scrap Yard​
Peter V​
4​
T07
31​
2019​
May​
Clone​
SF/F or Horror​
17​
17​
17​
Switched at Re-birth​
Peter V​
6​
32​
2019​
Aug/Sep​
Crime & Punishment​
Urban Fantasy​
13​
13​
16​
The Amazon Capital Punishment App​
MikeAnderson​
3​
33​
2019​
Nov/Dec​
Dance​
Sword & Sorcery​
13​
13​
12​
A Reluctant Alliance​
elvet​
3​
34​
2020​
Feb/Mar​
A Room With A View​
Speculative​
22​
22​
18​
The Tower in the Woods​
Shyrka​
4​
T08
Rule-change​
35​
2020​
May/Jun​
Time Warp with Horse​
Speculative​
20​
24​
19​
Treble Trouble​
M. Robert Gibson​
3​
36​
2020​
Aug/Sep​
Deluge​
Disaster​
13​
16​
18​
Not a Dry Eye in the House​
BT Jones​
4​
37​
2020​
Nov/Dec​
The World That Never Was​
Hauntology​
15​
25​
19​
Problems at the Mechanical Men Corporation​
mosaix​
4​
T09
Rule-change​
38​
2021​
Feb/Mar​
Secret​
Speculative​
21​
40​
22​
Show, don’t tell​
Daysman​
6​
39​
2021​
May/Jun​
Immortals​
Speculative​
27​
47​
27​
Head-to-Head​
Luiglin​
6​
40​
2021​
Aug/Sep​
Labyrinth​
Speculative​
21​
43​
21​
The Labyrinth at the Valley of Itthil yo Lothiriel​
Elckerlyc​
5​
41​
2021​
Nov/Dec​
State​
Speculative​
16​
38​
16​
-- Tie x3 -- 14 votes --​
4​
Self Incrimination​
paranoid marvin​
7​
winner​
Occluded Front​
Astro Pen​
4​
A Neckbeard’s Struggle​
worldofmutes​
3​
 
Because it exceeded 30,000 characters, here's the rest.
42​
2022​
Feb/Mar​
Who Goes There​
Speculative​
20​
38​
22​
First Contact​
AnRoinnUltra​
8​
43​
2022​
May/Jun​
Perspective​
SF​
21​
66​
19​
-- Tie x4 -- 19 votes --​
4​
T10
Nootropics in the Afternoon​
Daysman​
7​
winner​
Silva Locus​
Daysman​
6​
Rebel Without A Clue​
paranoid marvin​
4​
Blood Runs Deeper Than Oil​
Guttersnipe​
2​
44​
2022​
Aug/Sep​
Comfort Zone​
Speculative​
14​
31​
16​
-- Tie x2 -- 14 votes --​
5​
A.I. Companion​
therapist​
9​
winner​
Time To Wake Up​
AnRoinnUltra​
5​
45​
2022​
Nov/Dec​
Injury​
SF/F​
19​
36​
21​
Personal Injury​
Christine Wheelright​
5​
46​
2023​
Feb/Mar​
Regret​
Speculative​
17​
44​
15​
-- Tie x3 -- 20 votes --​
3​
The Blood Diamond Store​
therapist​
8​
winner​
Range Anxiety​
Christine Wheelright​
6​
Which is the Better Life​
THX1138​
6​
47​
2023​
May/Jun​
Luck​
SF/F​
11​
17​
15​
Retirement Gift​
Christine Wheelright​
7​
48​
2023​
Aug/Sep​
Conquest​
Speculative​
16​
39​
19​
How the Orion Arm Was Won​
Elckerlyc​
4​

T00. Start of Challenge. General Rule: 1 entry per participant, open voting with 1 vote each.
T01. Theme: "The words of Mercury are harsh after the songs of Apollo. You that way: we this way."
T02. Poll remained open, preview not enabled; voting results not viewable.
T04. Poll remained open and currently shows a 2-way Tie. Ignored.
T05. Poll remained open.
T06. Theme: "Tampering with the machinery is punishable by law."
T07. Instead of a theme each story must include the T06 (but not be the title).For this occasion the maximum length of the stories is 108 words.
T08. Rule-change: multiple entries per participant allowed.
T09. Rule-change: with the number of entries increasing, each voter now gets 2 votes.
T10. Because of the record high number of entries this edition each voter has 3 votes.
 

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