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View Poll Results: ***OFFICIAL BIMMERPOST PHOTO CONTEST #32 - "Product Photography" VOTING THREAD***
UdubBadger - "///M Sport" 5 9.43%
juddholland - "New Car Smell" 10 18.87%
rodi - "buttons." 6 11.32%
dcstep - "M-stitch" 1 1.89%
Spoolin335 - "Lights" 4 7.55%
Chewy734 - "Silver Ghost" 3 5.66%
Litos - "Keychain" 1 1.89%
remmib - "Steering wheel buttons" 10 18.87%
Sniz - "Kids get the hell out" 1 1.89%
TL - "Warp Speed" 8 15.09%
signes - "Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz" 2 3.77%
immiketoo - "Safety First" 2 3.77%
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      03-31-2011, 10:39 PM   #45
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what in tarnation is going on in here?!
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I totally agree, its very pro/con heavy. Just an idea is all, I think the majority of us would need to be on board with any idea of changing the rules here. Who knows, maybe just simply multiple votes all the time could help correct it. Or just not listing the photographer in the poll so outsiders who didn't see the contest thread don't make a biased pick based on who submitted a photo.
has potential.... i'm just worried about what happens if we keep changing and updating rules consistantly... how many people will continue to be on board...

i'm good to try anything. But don't know if others will be in the same state of mind.
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      03-31-2011, 10:45 PM   #47
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Folks with watermarks in their workflow would have to be careful, but otherwise that would work. It would mean more work for the person running the contest, though.
That is another concern that would need to be addressed.
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badger badger badger badger badger... snaaaaaaaaaaake.
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I think we've all come to the conclusion that this forum-based photo contest sucks ass because it doesn't allow us the flexibility that we need/want.

That being said... the winner is Judd?
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i think people just need to relax, and just do it for fun, exactly what it's meant to be.

it's an online forum, and it's free to the public, you're always going to have to deal with someone or something, that's just the nature of it.

if we were entering the contest expecting to win some money or get a prize, then i could understand frustrations, and i would be right in the mix complaining about the lacking features and such.

for those who have to cheat, why is it so important to win? and win something that doesn't pay to win.

don't you feel less capable because you have to have others help you to win?
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i lost?!!?? i'm going to go shoot myself. . .
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i lost?!!?? i'm going to go shoot myself. . .
don't worry.... there will be another next week that you can win
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Why?

I see nothing wrong with someone voting for themselves, so long as the rules allow. This contest had many good images, but in some of the past contests I've had trouble finding anything that I wanted to vote for, at least compared to my entry in those contests.

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The rules do allow it - it just seems wrong. No reason why the rules couldn't be amended though.

Re voting / submission of entry et al - just keep it the way it is for me.
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Judd, congrats... let's move on. Pick a new theme and post it sometime today. New contest submission should end at midnight PST on 4/10.
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yeah good call, no use wasting time on that end.
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Judd, congrats... let's move on. Pick a new theme and post it sometime today. New contest submission should end at midnight PST on 4/10.
Dont have time to format and post it myself today, but my ideas:

-Portrait of a Couple in Love
-photo of your childhood (something that exemplifies your feelings/exp during your childhood/adolescence)

Thoughts?
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Dont have time to format and post it myself today, but my ideas:

-Portrait of a Couple in Love
-photo of your childhood (something that exemplifies your feelings/exp during your childhood/adolescence)

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Forget the portraits. It's too limiting. (Not for you, I suppose, but we all aren't as lucky to have an available model(s).)
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Forget the portraits. It's too limiting. (Not for you, I suppose, but we all aren't as lucky to have an available model(s).)
"Portrait" doesn't necessarily mean a "sitting". I think it has more to do with the pose as to whether it's a portrait or not. He can make his on rules and I hope that he goes back to mulitple votes so that we don't get another tie.

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Yeah I mean portraits in the sense that it is clear the subject of the photograph is the couple.
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so "couples" is the theme? are we limiting this to coupes of humans or can we do ken and barbie figures and shit like that (or in chewy's case ken and ken)?
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so "couples" is the theme? are we limiting this to coupes of humans or can we do ken and barbie figures and shit like that (or in chewy's case ken and ken)?
I hope there's room for some interpretation.
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same... could be fun.
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full freedom of interpretation should always be encouraged.
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I like the free interpretation of couplpes in love... Could be fun.
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