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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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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #40 on: August 15, 2012, 12:09:30 PM »
Voting is now closed!

Congratulations to the following 15 dioramas who will be going through to round 2:

2. Morrison Dinosaur Safari
3. Get out of my property boy!
6. Charge of the Bull
7. Unexpected company
8. Ambush at Ghost Ranch
9. Tyrant of the Wasteland
13. Dangerous crossing
17. Cretaceous Cliffhanger: Torosaurus' Lucky Day
18. The Last Supper
20. Desperation
22. You'd better go hunt some sauropods, mate. I ain't sharing this sturgeon
23. A Nice Place to Drink
24. In the Forest of the Panzerbeasts
27. Feathered Dragon
28. Better make myself look big!

These will be considered by our panel of judges who will pick three winners.

Thanks, of course, to all the other participants. Please don't reveal yourselves just yet though, I'd like to keep things anonymous for now :)



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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #41 on: August 15, 2012, 08:55:14 PM »
Thanks Boki  ^-^

And congratulations to all the participants who are going through! They really are all very good. Best of luck to everyone.  ;)

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #42 on: August 15, 2012, 09:25:41 PM »
I'm probably more interested to see how the judges make their decisions--given the range of experience and professions (I think, I can't find the list!) it will be interesting to see what their personal criteria leads to (most interestingly--will their picks agree at all, or will they diverge wildly?).

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #43 on: August 15, 2012, 09:54:13 PM »
Sorry if this has been answered already but how long until we know their votes?

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #44 on: August 15, 2012, 10:20:10 PM »
I think the only suspense is about which dio pic comes in THIRD.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #45 on: August 15, 2012, 10:22:20 PM »
No dates set just yet. Watch this space.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #46 on: August 15, 2012, 11:04:08 PM »
I think the only suspense is about which dio pic comes in THIRD.

Agreed on that! At this point I'm actually just as excited to finally admit which one was mine and share the other pictures I took, maybe everyone will tell me I submitted the wrong one!  :P

Thanks Adam, I'll try to remain patient! I've waited a month, what's a few days...or weeks...or another month?  ???

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #47 on: August 16, 2012, 01:15:25 AM »
I am not as sure I agree. People see things through different eyes and given different experiences to build from. What pleases one set of eyes might well rub another wrongly for some small reason, we have not even considered.  I think there is plenty of suspense left in the game and am excited to see how the choices are made and so forth.
Either way its been alot of fun and really awesome to get to see so many amazing takes and ideas from everyone . Next year do we get to call it the "Dinorama Contest" ?
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #48 on: August 16, 2012, 01:52:55 AM »
I am not as sure I agree. People see things through different eyes and given different experiences to build from. What pleases one set of eyes might well rub another wrongly for some small reason, we have not even considered.  I think there is plenty of suspense left in the game and am excited to see how the choices are made and so forth.
Either way its been alot of fun and really awesome to get to see so many amazing takes and ideas from everyone . Next year do we get to call it the "Dinorama Contest" ?

All good points. I would be interested in hearing why certain people voted for their particular choices. I'm also hoping to get a critique on my entry so I can better understand what mistakes I may have made.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #49 on: August 16, 2012, 02:53:57 AM »
I would be interested in hearing why certain people voted for their particular choices. I'm also hoping to get a critique on my entry so I can better understand what mistakes I may have made.

Me too! ^-^

Do you think we'll get to see what the judges thought of each entry, or at least our own?

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #50 on: August 16, 2012, 03:44:42 AM »
I would be interested in hearing why certain people voted for their particular choices. I'm also hoping to get a critique on my entry so I can better understand what mistakes I may have made.

Me too! ^-^

Do you think we'll get to see what the judges thought of each entry, or at least our own?

It would be really cool if we did but I doubt they have the time to critique all fifteen contestants let alone every entry.  :-\

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #51 on: August 16, 2012, 04:04:32 AM »
I would be interested in hearing why certain people voted for their particular choices. I'm also hoping to get a critique on my entry so I can better understand what mistakes I may have made.

Me too! ^-^

Do you think we'll get to see what the judges thought of each entry, or at least our own?

I already know what mistake I made with mine...I took the picture !!! Ha....It would be interesting to have the judges write a summary of their thoughts on each entry albeit time consuming and somewhat demanding for them
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #52 on: August 16, 2012, 11:29:22 PM »
I'm a little upset :/

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #53 on: August 16, 2012, 11:32:08 PM »

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #54 on: August 17, 2012, 07:06:17 AM »
Would assume Dr admin is busy but did want to mention at least the links to vote and saying the contest are open are still on the page.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #55 on: August 17, 2012, 05:04:59 PM »
Some dioramas deserved to go through to the next round.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #56 on: August 17, 2012, 07:48:43 PM »
Some dioramas deserved to go through to the next round.
Maybe, but that's the way it goes :-\

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #57 on: August 17, 2012, 09:01:02 PM »
Some dioramas deserved to go through to the next round.
Maybe, but that's the way it goes :-\

More than half are in round two--the odds were pretty decent, but sometimes things don't grab people in expected ways.  Judging by previous posts in this thread, I think I know which one he means.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #58 on: August 17, 2012, 09:16:14 PM »
There is always next time to try again, and way I see it , you have 28 pictures to study and see what to do and what NOT to do the next time. With that wealth of information and experience, it comes down to how well you capitalize on your opportunity.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #59 on: August 17, 2012, 09:28:44 PM »
Amarga is right. Honestly I thought my picture would do better than it did but rather than get discouraged about it I'm hoping to get some input on why it received the number of votes it did...though I have a couple ideas why. It is a learning process for sure and I'm a bit surprised by some of the numbers but it is what it is. Fifteen out of 28 going to the next voting process is pretty damn good.