See pleas/excuses/apologies below. Who deserves to be spared? Vote in the comments below! You have until Monday night, US time.
(Apparently The Koala is ahead of the trend, as ever, having last year created her early version of this year's fad...the accountability group...check this out: http://www.calliopecontent.com/the-creative-entrepreneur/2010-01/accountability-groups. Then GET WRITING AND SUBMITTING!)