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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 #60 on: August 18, 2012, 05:19:00 PM »
Congrats to all who made it to the next round and kudos to everyone putting yourself out there in the first round! A very nice mix of entries.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #61 on: August 23, 2012, 01:18:52 PM »
Rather conveniently, and entirely unplanned, all three judges and myself will be attending the upcoming SVPCA vertebrate palaeontology conference in Oxford in the second week of September. As such, we have agreed to meet up one evening for the judges to compare notes and come to a consensus decision in person.

Therefore, all going well, I should be able to announce the winners (in the form of a Dinosaur Toy Blog entry) on Saturday the 15th or Sunday the 16th September. Thank you all for your patience.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #62 on: September 16, 2012, 04:16:51 PM »
I tought that by now the winners would have been announced, but I don't see any news... Hey Adam, any chance we get to know who are the lucky guys today?
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #63 on: September 19, 2012, 05:48:46 PM »
Nearly! I'm just waiting for the judges to sign off on some feedback quotes. I'll post the results in a blog entry.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #64 on: September 19, 2012, 11:04:38 PM »
Evidence of the judges pondering over the dioramas ;D Completely natural, no posing, honest!



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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #65 on: September 20, 2012, 12:44:15 AM »
Darren's intensity in the task betrays itself most, it would seem.  ;D

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 [results]
« Reply #66 on: September 20, 2012, 10:35:53 AM »
Sorry for the long delay, but I've posted the results on the blog here: http://www.dinotoyblog.com/2012/09/20/dinosaur-diorama-contest-2012-winners/

Here's a summary of the winners:

First place. Diorama 9. 'Tyrant of the Wasteland' by Jeremy K9
Second place. Diorama 22. 'You'd better go hunt some sauropods, mate. I ain't sharing this sturgeon' by Vermilion
Third place. Diorama 13. 'Dangerous Crossing' by Turret

Honourable mentions
Diorama 27. 'Feathered Dragon' by Zopteryx
Diorama 6.'Charge of the bull' by Amargasaurus Cazaui
Diorama 18. 'The last Supper' by Bokisaurus


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #67 on: September 20, 2012, 11:16:57 AM »
Congratulations for the winners  ^-^
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 [results]
« Reply #68 on: September 20, 2012, 12:00:51 PM »
Sorry for the long delay, but I've posted the results on the blog here: http://www.dinotoyblog.com/2012/09/20/dinosaur-diorama-contest-2012-winners/

Here's a summary of the winners:

First place. Diorama 9. 'Tyrant of the Wasteland' by Jeremy K9
Second place. Diorama 22. 'You'd better go hunt some sauropods, mate. I ain't sharing this sturgeon' by Vermilion
Third place. Diorama 13. 'Dangerous Crossing' by Turret

Honourable mentions
Diorama 27. 'Feathered Dragon' by Zopteryx
Diorama 6.'Charge of the bull' by Amargasaurus Cazaui
Diorama 18. 'The last Supper' by Bokisaurus

Hey, finally; Congrats to the winners! This years contest was amazing. So many cool dioramas, so much to choose from. The winners really deserved it. Congrats to the Honourable mentions too, they did a good job! Really, that Tyrant of the Wasteland was awesome man, had to win. I hope next years contest will be better yet. For everyone else who didn't win, like me, bring on 2013 contest!!! Hahah. Just joking.
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #69 on: September 20, 2012, 12:05:43 PM »
Congratulations to the winners !! Nice work...will get ya next year...so count on it !!!
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #70 on: September 20, 2012, 01:57:28 PM »
There were so many excellent dioramas, and so many different styles, that it was a difficult to choose. I think the wide spread of votes proves that. The more traditional style dioramas were a particular point of discussion for the judges.


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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #71 on: September 20, 2012, 02:44:03 PM »
So my humble diorama made it to third place? I honestly did not expect it getting that high, top 10 maby but not top 3. I do agree with the judges that I should have done it better but hey it was my first time doing a diorama like that.

Also I would like to give my congratulations to the other winners, honorable mentions and all who participated in the contest, it was really nice to see that many good dioramas in one place.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #72 on: September 20, 2012, 02:59:44 PM »
There were so many excellent dioramas, and so many different styles, that it was a difficult to choose. I think the wide spread of votes proves that. The more traditional style dioramas were a particular point of discussion for the judges.

A modern definition of a diorama is that it is a scene that captures a moment in time.
To paraphrase Wikipedia, a traditional diorama is a scale model of a landscape showing a natural scene.  The DTF contest voting reflected a preference for the first definition.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #73 on: September 20, 2012, 03:16:39 PM »
Congratulations to the winners! They are really wonderful. Really. I'd like to participate the next time.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #74 on: September 20, 2012, 03:26:52 PM »
So my humble diorama made it to third place? I honestly did not expect it getting that high, top 10 maby but not top 3. I do agree with the judges that I should have done it better but hey it was my first time doing a diorama like that.

Also I would like to give my congratulations to the other winners, honorable mentions and all who participated in the contest, it was really nice to see that many good dioramas in one place.

It was the creativity of your idea/concept, and the simple story it tells, that captured the attention of the judges. Congratulations, and drop me an email with your mailing address, your prize will be whatever is left after the other two winners pick their prizes :)
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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #75 on: September 20, 2012, 03:56:01 PM »
Congratulations to everyone! :) It was a tough competition!

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #76 on: September 20, 2012, 06:10:38 PM »
Congratulations, all!

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #77 on: September 20, 2012, 06:15:41 PM »
Yes, congrats to all the winners and everybody that entered!  There were a lot of good ideas this time. I imagine it was tough for the judges. ;D  Maybe I will enter next year.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #78 on: September 20, 2012, 08:19:55 PM »
Congatulations everyone! The result is okay by me, although it doesn´t 1:1 represent my personal favourites.

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Re: The Dinosaur Diorama Contest 2012 - poll now open
« Reply #79 on: September 20, 2012, 08:41:04 PM »
Congratulations, everyone! Will definitely be joining next year so watch out!! :P
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