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HorrorKIT Planning

2018 Category Challenge

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1sturlington
Oct 17, 2017, 5:55pm Top

Members of the HorrorKIT group discussed moving back here next year. Since ScaredyCAT didn't make the cut, here is a thread for discussing whether we want to have a Kit, what we want to call it, and what we want it to look like. Everyone is welcome to join in, whether you have participated before or not.

2luvamystery65
Oct 17, 2017, 6:18pm Top

I'm in. I think Scaredy or Thriller KIT would be good.

3majkia
Oct 17, 2017, 6:36pm Top

Scaredy sounds good to me.

4LibraryCin
Oct 17, 2017, 8:38pm Top

I like the name Scaredy, though I guess it's now become a ScaredyKIT, rather than CAT! And I would also like it to be a KIT. :-)

Funny, I think we are all the ones from the Horror group who have commented so far! :-)

5DeltaQueen50
Oct 17, 2017, 8:45pm Top

I don't know if I would participate every month, but I certainly would like to dip my toe in occasionally. I was a little disappointed that ScaredyCat didn't make it as I liked the idea of thrillers and horror being in the mix.

6majkia
Oct 17, 2017, 9:20pm Top

>5 DeltaQueen50: Agreed. I don't read much horror, so adding thrillers and other genres to the mix would give me more of a chance to participate.

7luvamystery65
Oct 17, 2017, 9:23pm Top

>5 DeltaQueen50: Judy I think a lot of your reading would fit right in. In the last two years I've scanned the 1001 books list as I made my monthly choices and often I've found something.

>4 LibraryCin: I knew we would be the first ones here, but I think we'll grow now that we're in the CC.

8mathgirl40
Oct 17, 2017, 9:44pm Top

I'd definitely participate in a thriller/horror mix, i.e. ScaredyKIT. If MysteryCAT ends up as one of the final CATs (which looks very likely at this point), then I think we should try to choose ScaredyKIT topics that won't overlap much with the MysteryCAT themes.

I think (hope) that those of us from the Horror group will be regulars, but I expect other CC members will drop in once in a while.

9virginiahomeschooler
Oct 17, 2017, 9:45pm Top

As someone who's not a member of the horror group, I'd be interested in participating in a scaredykit. I voted for the scaredycat, too, and was a little disappointed it didn't make it.

10whitewavedarling
Oct 17, 2017, 9:51pm Top

I'd go in for a ScaredyKit or a HorrorKit. I admit, I tried to move over to the new Horror group, but I have such limited time to be on librarything, I ended up not visiting often. This challenge group will probably once again be the only group I visit much, so I'd be much more able/likely to participate if it were a Kit on this page, whether horror or scaredy!

11LibraryCin
Oct 17, 2017, 11:28pm Top

>7 luvamystery65: Yes, I suspect you're probably right! :-)

12LibraryCin
Oct 17, 2017, 11:29pm Top

>8 mathgirl40: I think we should try to choose ScaredyKIT topics that won't overlap much with the MysteryCAT themes.

Yes, I'm good with this!

13LibraryCin
Oct 17, 2017, 11:30pm Top

>9 virginiahomeschooler: I really thought ScaredyCAT would make it!

14sturlington
Oct 18, 2017, 6:40am Top

It seems like there is consensus for the name ScaredyKIT. Perhaps I should start a new thread with this as the title for our actual planning. It might attract more people who also voted for ScaredyCAT.

15majkia
Oct 18, 2017, 7:01am Top

>14 sturlington: Good idea!

16Roro8
Oct 18, 2017, 7:05am Top

>14 sturlington:, definitely a good idea. I like a good thriller, but not so much full on horror. I surprised myself by even clicking on this topic with Horror in the title. I will drop by and see what's happening. If it's not too frightening I might even participate.

17sturlington
Oct 18, 2017, 7:27am Top

Ok, here is the new new thread: http://www.librarything.com/topic/271226#

18mathgirl40
Oct 18, 2017, 7:28am Top

>14 sturlington: That's a good idea. Thanks for offering to do this!

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