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1. Posted by Rianda (Full Member 71 posts) 1y

Hi all

The Faces photo competition has closed but I have seen nothing about the voting. Have I missed an email or something. I am sure it all closes in a few days.

Thanks for the help.

2. Posted by Peter (Admin 5791 posts) 1y

Hmm, totally slipped past me. I'll extend the deadline on this. There's been no voting at all so far

3. Posted by Peter (Admin 5791 posts) 1y

Actually, I think I have to pull the plug on this particular competition. There's only a handful of people who really participated. A vote wouldn't even make sense considering there's less than 10 photos in the competition.

I'm very sorry, but this competition just wasn't publicised well enough to get any traction.

4. Posted by Rianda (Full Member 71 posts) 1y

Hi Peter

Can I make a suggestion.

There were 39 entries and only 5 got the gong. Instead of pulling the competition why not let the voting go ahead but with all 39 entries and then extend the final date for the voting.

Just a suggestion

5. Posted by Peter (Admin 5791 posts) 1y

I don't really think it's ok to feature entries that aren't feature-worthy. Instead, I think it's better for the photo moderators to just pick the top ones out of these and they can be entered into the end of year competition. Which reminds me I need to do something about organising that too.. sigh.

6. Posted by Rianda (Full Member 71 posts) 1y

good solution

7. Posted by margaretm (Respected Member 9 posts) 1y

Hello Peter
I don't think it's very easy to find information about the photo competitions. If you aren't looking specifically for them, you wouldn't really know there was a competition. Maybe they could be more visible to catch people's attention like they used to be in the past. Just thinking.

8. Posted by mapsandmoxie (Full Member 183 posts) 1y

I always seem to miss the info on these, would be great if they were more publicized.

9. Posted by Peter (Admin 5791 posts) 1y

Well yes, the intention was certainly for this to be more visible. Usually they are mentioned in the newsletter (definitely subscribe if you want updates on these) and in an ad that runs on the site.

10. Posted by Rianda (Full Member 71 posts) 1y

Have I missed an email again or hasn't the voting for the final competition started yet.