When I bought my Chicon World SF convention ticket almost two years ago, I was excited about being able to vote for the Hugo awards. I thought carefully about who I wanted to nominate this spring, and waited eagerly to see if any of my choices made it onto the ballot.
They didn't. Alas. And yes, if you read the original version of this post you'll remember a different paragraph here, but I decided I was being way, way too snarky and changed it.