[LMB] Pandemic weirdness: why on earth are the Hugos being announced in December?

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 02:40:14 GMT 2021


It's almost a given that the Chinese Government will censor stuff. After
all Winnie the Pooh bear has been censored so I'm certain some authors and
their works will be Persona non grata. It will be interesting to sit back
and watch the fireworks.

On Mon, Dec 20, 2021, 7:14 PM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 12:56 PM Beatrice Otter via Lois-Bujold <
> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>
> >   Personally, I think the Chengdu ballots being improperly filled out is
> a
> > sign they're genuine grass-roots support, because if the PRC were trying
> to
> > steal the con, they would make sure the forms were filled out correctly.
> > But this still leaves the worrisome fact that the PRC will probably
> censor
> > some things at the convention in 2023.
> >
> >
> This is possibly the funniest thing I read all day.
> Con artists have to do it better than reality!
>
> I agree completely, but it is still funny.
> Sylvia
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