By Anonymous - 24/05/2018 19:00

Today, after submitting a 500-word essay to a writing contest, I found out that I lost to someone who wrote 3 sentences. FML
I agree, your life sucks 3 940
You deserved it 488

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Quality over quantity?

ChromoTec 24

Can you follow up and tell us what your essay was and what the three sentences were?

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Please tell us what they were!

jbowww16 10

;)

Quality over quantity?

Or just lazy judges...

It's not the length, it's how you use it.

ChromoTec 24

Can you follow up and tell us what your essay was and what the three sentences were?

The three sentences were: “Hello, esteemed judge. I have your family. Give me first place, or else.”

I'm at a loss for words.

They were very long sentences.

That sucks That sucks That sucks

Word count is quite low. The rules state the number in A haiku contest.

Lobby_Bee 17

Short and precise is the key to winning. Saying more won't make it any better than it needs to be.

So I guess the winner would have written this FML in three words with a lot more f to the ml