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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #40 on: June 10, 2012, 11:01:49 AM »
Wow. What a coinsidence. Just signed and the contest is already open. Fantastic! :)


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #41 on: June 13, 2012, 02:08:05 AM »
If i understood the terms correctly we are allowed one (1) picture entry, of a single diorama for the contest , correct? 
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #42 on: June 13, 2012, 03:05:45 AM »
Yes.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #43 on: June 13, 2012, 03:39:55 AM »
Yes.
Perhaps an idea for next year, both a freestyle and a scientifically accurate category......or as I suggested in the other thread, a category for those who enjoy collecting real fossils and dinosaur related things other than the replicas..wether books, or drawings, or perhaps items relating to a specific dinosaur.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #44 on: June 13, 2012, 03:48:16 AM »
Yes.
Perhaps an idea for next year, both a freestyle and a scientifically accurate category......or as I suggested in the other thread, a category for those who enjoy collecting real fossils and dinosaur related things other than the replicas..wether books, or drawings, or perhaps items relating to a specific dinosaur.

So what are you getting at, a "best collection" contest? Could be interesting, though I wouldn't even bother entering. I'd like to see a best artwork contest though - some of our members are exceptionally talented in this department.

This is the first contest here that I will be witnessing, so this alone is exciting enough for me, just as a spectator. I wish I could vote or something though!

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #45 on: June 13, 2012, 04:39:56 AM »


So what are you getting at, a "best collection" contest? Could be interesting, though I wouldn't even bother entering. I'd like to see a best artwork contest though - some of our members are exceptionally talented in this department.

This is the first contest here that I will be witnessing, so this alone is exciting enough for me, just as a spectator. I wish I could vote or something though!
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A best contest isnt quite the term I am searching for..perhaps best theme picture, perhaps dedicated to a single dinosaur, or paleontologist, or even era. You could use books, fossils, dinosaurs , or whatever you wanted to tell the story of your picture. Draw, paint, make a cartoon, or perhaps even write a paper. Thats kinda what I meant..
As for voting, I had understood the forum members DO vote, and help narrow it down to a set of best finalists that the judges then choose from.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #46 on: June 13, 2012, 10:14:24 AM »
Yep, members will vote to create a shortlist for the judges.  :)


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #47 on: June 13, 2012, 11:06:59 PM »
Oh neato. I thought we weren't allowed to vote in order to prevent any sort of bias.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #48 on: June 13, 2012, 11:13:47 PM »
Oh neato. I thought we weren't allowed to vote in order to prevent any sort of bias.

Nope, the entrants will remain anonymous during the voting and judging process :) Of course, certain styles might sometimes give the game away, but that can't be helped.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #49 on: June 13, 2012, 11:33:40 PM »
Oh neato. I thought we weren't allowed to vote in order to prevent any sort of bias.

Nope, the entrants will remain anonymous during the voting and judging process :) Of course, certain styles might sometimes give the game away, but that can't be helped.

Well, it's not like we couldn't just send each other pics - ya know - "here's mine, vote for me!"

EDIT: And no, I'd never do that anyway. May the best diorama win.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #50 on: June 18, 2012, 11:47:29 PM »
I'm pleased to report there's a steady trickle of entries coming in :)

The more the merrier - you've gotta be in it to win it! 8)


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #51 on: June 19, 2012, 07:22:33 AM »
I'm pleased to report there's a steady trickle of entries coming in :)

The more the merrier - you've gotta be in it to win it! 8)
Oh Brachiosaur tracks !! I took all these pictures and kept narrowing it down, and I am stuck between two of them now. I suppose I will wait till the last second and then flip a coin.


I finally made a choice tonight and sent it in. I was starting to get a headache trying to choose so I went with what I felt was my best effort and may the best dinosaur win. I hope you guys confirm that it arrived in some fashion so I know it did not get lost in cyber land and I am in for better or worse, thanks
« Last Edit: June 21, 2012, 09:12:25 AM by amargasaurus cazaui »
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #52 on: June 19, 2012, 10:08:25 AM »
I'm thinking of expanding the contest in future years to allow multiple submissions per participant, but for now at least, it remains one entry per person.  O:-)


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #53 on: June 19, 2012, 01:44:30 PM »
I'm pleased to report there's a steady trickle of entries coming in :)

The more the merrier - you've gotta be in it to win it! 8)
Oh Brachiosaur tracks !! I took all these pictures and kept narrowing it down, and I am stuck between two of them now. I suppose I will wait till the last second and then flip a coin.

Pretty much what I'm doing. Plus, I don't want to submit anything until I know I won't be taking anymore photographs.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #54 on: June 19, 2012, 07:09:35 PM »
I'm pleased to report there's a steady trickle of entries coming in :)

The more the merrier - you've gotta be in it to win it! 8)
Oh Brachiosaur tracks !! I took all these pictures and kept narrowing it down, and I am stuck between two of them now. I suppose I will wait till the last second and then flip a coin.

Pretty much what I'm doing. Plus, I don't want to submit anything until I know I won't be taking anymore photographs.

 :)  Same here.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #55 on: June 27, 2012, 06:30:17 AM »
I'm pleased to report there's a steady trickle of entries coming in :)

The more the merrier - you've gotta be in it to win it! 8)
Oh Brachiosaur tracks !! I took all these pictures and kept narrowing it down, and I am stuck between two of them now. I suppose I will wait till the last second and then flip a coin.

Pretty much what I'm doing. Plus, I don't want to submit anything until I know I won't be taking anymore photographs.

I think thats what most who are entering are doing ^-^
I'm looking forward to it, can't wait to see everyones work ^-^

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #56 on: June 29, 2012, 09:57:28 PM »
Whoa, this is really a high-class jury! I am looking forward to seeing all the contributions! Please tell me when the contributions are going to be  released?!

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #57 on: June 29, 2012, 10:09:44 PM »
Who votes for the winner?

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #58 on: June 30, 2012, 12:28:47 AM »
Who votes for the winner?

Read the first post ;)


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - Now Open
« Reply #59 on: June 30, 2012, 12:34:03 AM »
Whoa, this is really a high-class jury! I am looking forward to seeing all the contributions! Please tell me when the contributions are going to be  released?!

There is no date set yet, but within a few weeks of closing date I expect  8)