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Shopping for Hugos

Via SF Awards Watch: Craig Engler at SciFi Wire explains how to buy a Hugo award nomination.

Suffice it to say that this is the time when interested parties—those who are eligible to win an award—subtly or not remind their friends and family that voting might be a good idea. And it’s a time when people start speculating on whether an enterprising but not necessarily ethical person could buy their way onto the ballot.

Don’t try this at home, folks.