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#41 mormanman

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Posted 17 August 2008 - 07:56 PM

Does the group of Judges know that they are the judges?
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Posted 18 August 2008 - 08:14 AM

Yes, they do.
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Posted 22 August 2008 - 12:35 AM

Could you tell me who the judges are? Can I be a judge?
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Posted 22 August 2008 - 08:37 AM

No (to maintain objectivity) and No (because we don't need any more than we already have).
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Posted 23 August 2008 - 02:16 AM

Then fire some one and hire me. LOL. Just kidding.
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#46 Ventsi

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Posted 24 March 2009 - 08:38 PM

Hmm....
You guys should reset the competition .

Something like beginning till end of 2009?

Just a though
it seem as it has been going on FOREVER. :excl:
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Posted 26 March 2009 - 03:49 AM

Actually, thats I good idea Ventsi.

I am not sure if TS and Mumbles have a plan yet but one way it could be done is by judging all entries from a singe year.
This way it should be easy to pick the years winner from each category.

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#48 Mumbles

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Posted 26 March 2009 - 06:17 AM

Oh theres a plan. It involves starting new competitions. Acting on said plan is another thing though. I'm aware it needs to be done, I just need to find the time to get it all orchestrated.
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Posted 07 December 2009 - 02:45 PM

How about a reset at New Years? 2010 is just around the corner, great time to start it over.

Can we just archive these old comp entries and clear out the topics?
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#50 dagabu

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 05:06 PM

How about a reset at New Years? 2010 is just around the corner, great time to start it over.

Can we just archive these old comp entries and clear out the topics?


Has there ever been a competition? Who won?

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 09:09 AM

Starting over sounds like a good plan. Maybe some subcategories based on shell and mine sizes, hard to put 2" or 3" up against 6" or larger... shells.

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Posted 11 March 2010 - 07:22 PM

Any ideas on this Mumbles and Sidewinder?
A new competition and start date would be nice, especailly as summer is arriving and there should be a lot of great work made and displayed by the members.

Could a NEW competition be started?

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Posted 11 June 2010 - 11:03 AM

Ive been reading these posts on Competitions, but am uncertain when they end. Would it be reasonable to say the end of July so that everyone has a chance to do their shoot on the 4th. Also how do aerial shells get catorgorized? Is their separate judging for different sizes?
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Posted 11 June 2010 - 12:11 PM

They were supposed to end several years ago. It's all a matter of when we can get it all taken care of. It is going to be a mess this first time, as half the videos are probably not working anymore. We used to have a filehost here several years ago, that a lot of people had their files in. It got disabled because people were abusing it. It may have actually eventually been deleted, as I wasn't thinking about the competitions at the time. I think I have a backup though.

Shells were designed to be judged in a few categories. Maybe something like 3" and under, 4 and 5", and then 6" and up. It's obviously not fair to judge some of the 8 and 10" shells we have here with 3" single break canisters.

Stay tuned for a little bit, we may have something in the works.
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Posted 12 June 2010 - 11:20 AM

All the files that were uploaded via the old filehost program are still there. I took great pains to get them sorted out from the spam files that people put there, and then queried the database to change the links people had used, to substitute the new Domain into the existing URL.

One thing that stuck out in my mind, for example, were a few pictures of someone's front door. And it looked to be in some foreign country, given the surroundings. WTF?!? :blink:

Anyway.... all links to them in our old posts *should* still work. If anyone finds a link that doesn't, PLEASE let me know.
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Posted 03 February 2015 - 08:21 PM

So it's almost about 5 years since there has been any clarification or update in this thread. I thought I saw stuff elsewhere in the past few years. So what is really going on with this. Is this a dead issue? How about an update on what is happening with the competitions? Just for old times sake!  :P

 

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