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Please vote for your top five dioramas (please register to vote)

1. Cretaceous Parents
7 (2%)
2. Morrison Dinosaur Safari
13 (3.7%)
3. Get out of my property boy!
17 (4.8%)
4. Private feast of the Jobaria
7 (2%)
5. Engagement of the Creek
4 (1.1%)
6. Charge of the Bull
21 (5.9%)
7. Unexpected company
20 (5.6%)
8. Ambush at Ghost Ranch
13 (3.7%)
9. Tyrant of the Wasteland
50 (14.1%)
10. Calling All Cosmos!
5 (1.4%)
11. The eggnapper
8 (2.3%)
12. Queen of the Land
7 (2%)
13. Dangerous crossing
21 (5.9%)
14. Ambushing
7 (2%)
15. In the Footsteps of Giants
6 (1.7%)
16. Scavenging: That's kind of what we do
2 (0.6%)
17. Cretaceous Cliffhanger: Torosaurus' Lucky Day
10 (2.8%)
18. The Last Supper
15 (4.2%)
19. The Original "Hunger Games”
3 (0.8%)
20. Desperation
21 (5.9%)
21. Jurassic fight club
6 (1.7%)
22. You'd better go hunt some sauropods, mate. I ain't sharing this sturgeon
21 (5.9%)
23. A Nice Place to Drink
17 (4.8%)
24. In the Forest of the Panzerbeasts
12 (3.4%)
25. Flaming red
4 (1.1%)
26. The Thrill of the Hunt
2 (0.6%)
27. Feathered Dragon
25 (7%)
28. Better make myself look big!
11 (3.1%)

Total Members Voted: 98

Voting closed: August 14, 2012, 06:25:08 PM

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The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« on: July 15, 2012, 06:25:08 PM »



Voting for the Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012, sponsored by Dan's Dinosaurs, has now commenced! The poll will run for 30 days. The top 15 dioramas will go through to the shortlist - there will be no winners at this stage. The shortlist will then be inspected by our esteemed panel of judges, who will pick the winners!

For the purposes of this post all images have been resized so please click on the images, or on the diorama titles, for larger versions. The entries, of course, remain anonymous, so please don't give the game away: no hints, clues, or discussion about who each diorama might belong to. Otherwise, discussion of the entries is more than welcome!

You can vote for yourself, it isn't against the rules, but that wouldn't be very sporting now, would it?  :P

Many thanks to all of the participants, you have made this the most successful contest to date! And thanks to everyone for taking the time to vote! Enjoy!


Diorama 1. Cretaceous Parents




Diorama 2. Morrison Dinosaur Safari




Diorama 3. Get out of my property boy!




Diorama 4. Private feast of the Jobaria




Diorama 5. Engagement of the Creek




Diorama 6. Charge of the Bull




Diorama 7. Unexpected company




Diorama 8. Ambush at Ghost Ranch




Diorama 9. Tyrant of the Wasteland




Diorama 10. Calling All Cosmos!




Diorama 11. The eggnapper




Diorama 12. Queen of the Land




Diorama 13. Dangerous crossing




Diorama 14. Ambushing




Diorama 15. In the Footsteps of Giants




Diorama 16. Scavenging: That's kind of what we do




Diorama 17. Cretaceous Cliffhanger: Torosaurus' Lucky Day




Diorama 18. The Last Supper




Diorama 19. The Original "Hunger Games”




Diorama 20. Desperation




Diorama 21. Jurassic fight club




Diorama 22. You'd better go hunt some sauropods, mate. I ain't sharing this sturgeon




Diorama 23. A Nice Place to Drink




Diorama 24. In the Forest of the Panzerbeasts




Diorama 25. Flaming red




Diorama 26. The Thrill of the Hunt




Diorama 27. Feathered Dragon




Diorama 28. Better make myself look big!





« Last Edit: July 15, 2012, 06:40:07 PM by dinotoyforum »

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2012, 08:01:14 PM »
Wow, some of these are very good
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012, 08:21:47 PM »
I'm glad that we can vote for up to 5 Dioramas. Otherwise it would have been hard to choose. Some really nice Dioramas in there.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012, 09:12:57 PM »
Just voted and agree it was very difficult to make the choices, well done everyone!

That said, there is one real stand-out diorama, won't say which one it is, but seems quite a few other folk agree!


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 09:25:51 PM »
We could vote up to Five?   :o    oh crud :-[ I wish i known that, because there some more i relly like
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2012, 09:37:08 PM »
Yes, it was a tough decision - difficult to single out five!

Takama, how many did you vote for!?

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2012, 09:38:23 PM »
I thoght it was a one vote deal
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #7 on: July 15, 2012, 09:45:18 PM »
oops! :))

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2012, 10:19:38 PM »
I also didn't know I could vote for more than one.  :-\

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2012, 10:49:02 PM »
I did, but only voted for two wonderful pictures  - I couldn't decide which one's the best - one of them is far in the lead :).

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2012, 11:18:13 PM »
Nice to see so many new, fresh ideas! People have really made an effort. :) Good luck, everyone! :P

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2012, 11:29:43 PM »
Well, I could allow it so voters can change their votes, that way, those who didn't realise you could pick up to five dioramas can pick some additional choices. However, I don't want to allow voters to change their existing votes, because I think first impressions are important and seeing the results could influence decisions or introduce bias. And I can't do one without the other. Hmm. Gwangi, Takama, how badly do you want to cast those additional votes?

I've now updated the poll question to explicitly state five,
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #12 on: July 15, 2012, 11:45:38 PM »
I'm fine with having only voted for one. I originally though we could only vote for one anyway.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2012, 11:46:55 PM »
I'm fine with having only voted for one. I originally though we could only vote for one anyway.

OK  :)

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2012, 12:38:55 AM »
That may have been the most difficult decision I've ever been faced with! :o  So many wonderful dioramas...and we can only pick five!

I found it interesting how certain figures were consistent favorites:
- 4 Papo Rexes (old version)
- 4 Papo Spinos
- 3 Dead T-tops by CollectA
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2012, 01:01:39 AM »
The Krentz T. rex by Sideshow really looks alive....


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #16 on: July 16, 2012, 02:02:42 AM »
That may have been the most difficult decision I've ever been faced with! :o  So many wonderful dioramas...and we can only pick five!

I found it interesting how certain figures were consistent favorites:
- 4 Papo Rexes (old version)
- 4 Papo Spinos
- 3 Dead T-tops by CollectA
 :))

Congratulations everyone! Some amazing dioramas there! Glad to see so many, this is one hard contest! ;D
Hmmm, oddly, none of the new figures from Safari got staring role in this years ;)

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2012, 10:11:39 AM »
Some really gorgeous entries in this bunch. So much dinosaur love in this place. I thought I would ask my one question and see if anyone can tell me. Is the Rearing dinosaur in the final diorama, the Kaiyodo Amargasaurus kit? That is the only model I know of , that fits . I had never seen it built up so I had to ask, thanks.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2012, 11:23:43 AM »
Is the Rearing dinosaur in the final diorama, the Kaiyodo Amargasaurus kit?

No, the Kaiyodo kit would be much bigger.
It looks more like a customized Carnegie figure to me :-\.

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« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2012, 07:57:26 PM »
The Krentz Trex and the Feathered Dragon both really look alive .... love the real tail feathers on that critter ...