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General diorama contest discussion
« on: March 05, 2014, 05:29:37 PM »
Good news! We have a sponsor for the 2014 contest! Details to be revealed soon...
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2014, 08:56:16 PM »
Sounds good!
Despite my rather lousy results in the past, I am going to contribute again, just for fun!

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2014, 02:34:11 AM »
Looking forward to the news! The diorama contest is always awesome.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2014, 03:06:20 AM »
Sounds good!
Despite my rather lousy results in the past, I am going to contribute again, just for fun!
Likewise Libraraptor....having never scored that well I feel it is encumbent for me to preserve my perfect non-placing record.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2014, 08:46:56 PM »
I enjoy checking out the contestants.  I would like to see a category specific to toy figures seperate from the resin models.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2014, 09:40:00 PM »
I enjoy checking out the contestants.  I would like to see a category specific to toy figures seperate from the resin models.
I think we should just keep it the way it is now. Adding specific categories would just complicate things. For example, sometimes contestants might choose to implement both a toy and a resin model into their diorama. Such as this image, by Amargasaurus cazaui:



How would such an image be classified?

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2014, 10:06:17 PM »
Sounds good!
Despite my rather lousy results in the past, I am going to contribute again, just for fun!
Likewise Libraraptor....having never scored that well I feel it is encumbent for me to preserve my perfect non-placing record.

You and be both! I need to start brainstorming, last year the submission deadline came around faster than I realized!

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2014, 12:04:10 AM »
I enjoy checking out the contestants.  I would like to see a category specific to toy figures seperate from the resin models.
I think we should just keep it the way it is now. Adding specific categories would just complicate things. For example, sometimes contestants might choose to implement both a toy and a resin model into their diorama. Such as this image, by Amargasaurus cazaui:



How would such an image be classified?

If there were such categories, this diorama would be eligible for both. The contestant could decide. However, I won't be creating categories, mainly because the contest is already quite a lot of work, so the simpler the better ;)


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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2014, 05:23:28 PM »
I just registered for this reason.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2014, 05:34:24 PM »
I just registered for this reason.

Welcome to the forum! No clues though, please, the dioramas must all remain anonymous.  :)
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2014, 05:52:41 PM »
Sorry should i delete it? :(

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2014, 12:06:05 AM »
Sorry should i delete it? :(

No problem, I deleted it for you :)


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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2014, 08:20:06 AM »
Thanks Im quite new to this

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2014, 08:45:33 AM »
I live in Britain and I think this is an American Website so can I still partcipate?         
Also Since I just joined do I have less chance of winning?
Also When is the deadline because it may take a couple of days to send?

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2014, 09:30:49 AM »
I live in Britain and I think this is an American Website so can I still partcipate?         
Also Since I just joined do I have less chance of winning?
Also When is the deadline because it may take a couple of days to send?
1. The founder of the forum is British, but the site is of no particular nationality. Anyone can enter.

2. No, why would that make a difference?

3. Not sure...possibly sometime in the summer.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2014, 10:58:36 AM »
Thank you very much.   ;D ;D ;D

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2014, 12:07:09 PM »
I was wondering how many people do this?             ???

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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2014, 12:26:05 PM »
The owner of the site himself lives in the UK, so anyone is welcome and everyone has a fair chance to win, regardless if you just joined or were the first member. What it comes down is the quality of your work and how well liked your offering is..and since the contest is anonymous it does not matter who you are or when you joined, its all about what you put out there. As for time frame, the contest has not evfen technicallyt begun yet. Our Dr. Admin will let us know when, the prizes, and specific rules for the conest at the proper time. SO  my suggestion is get busy and start making it happen so you can particpate. As for how many particpate, each year this seems to grow with more than 30 entries last year if memory serves.  Another thing I always notice is another dozen saying ...oh I missed it, or I would have particpated. So one can only guess how many will enter......but I  am....well...I hope.....maybe.....er, if I can find anything that will make a decent picture this time
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2014, 02:19:20 PM »
I am really looking ford to this amazing event.Thanks for helping me with what I didnt understand.
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Re: General diorama contest discussion
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2014, 04:56:05 PM »
I'm so excited. I just jotted down my ideas. How to chose...... ;)
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