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05/29/2012 08:09:51 PM · #251
Originally posted by jmritz:

Kris, congratulations on the score and faves. I'll keep my fingers crossed it stays over 7.

Ben, Brian I guess I'm still ahead, 6.1. It was 6 when I woke up.

I must admit I've not seen a challenge where I've enjoyed the entries more. Thanks everyone for making this a very enjoyable week.


Thanks John. This has been one of my favorite challenges ever and not just because I'm scoring well. I had a blast shooting for it and when I can I will tell that story.
05/29/2012 08:22:53 PM · #252
Originally posted by chazoe:

Originally posted by jmritz:

Kris, congratulations on the score and faves. I'll keep my fingers crossed it stays over 7.

Ben, Brian I guess I'm still ahead, 6.1. It was 6 when I woke up.

I must admit I've not seen a challenge where I've enjoyed the entries more. Thanks everyone for making this a very enjoyable week.


Thanks John. This has been one of my favorite challenges ever and not just because I'm scoring well. I had a blast shooting for it and when I can I will tell that story.


Looking forward to that. I'll be missing rollover tonight. Need my sleep, old, and I have to get up early for work. I'll peek back in the morning. I try to stay up until 11 but that's it for this old geezer.

Good luck everyone.
05/29/2012 08:34:34 PM · #253
Originally posted by jmritz:

Originally posted by chazoe:

Originally posted by jmritz:

Kris, congratulations on the score and faves. I'll keep my fingers crossed it stays over 7.

Ben, Brian I guess I'm still ahead, 6.1. It was 6 when I woke up.

I must admit I've not seen a challenge where I've enjoyed the entries more. Thanks everyone for making this a very enjoyable week.


Thanks John. This has been one of my favorite challenges ever and not just because I'm scoring well. I had a blast shooting for it and when I can I will tell that story.


Looking forward to that. I'll be missing rollover tonight. Need my sleep, old, and I have to get up early for work. I'll peek back in the morning. I try to stay up until 11 but that's it for this old geezer.

Good luck everyone.


I will say that we here in the Mountain Time Zone have it the best. Rollover comes at 10. It's perfect.
05/29/2012 09:06:52 PM · #254
What an exhausting challenge to comment. Good stuff all around though.

You have rated 124 of 124 images (100%) in this challenge.
You have commented on 56 images (45%) in this challenge.
You have given an average score of 6.1048.

I do hope I found Mae...
05/29/2012 09:14:55 PM · #255
This was an awesome challenge. Not my style, but when I looked through John's photos, I knew exactly what I was going to do. It really opened my eyes to a style that's not the "norm", and surprisingly, there were a lot of photos in the challenge that I really enjoyed. I'm obviously not going to win (or even come close), but I'm happy! And this challenge is what pushed me over the edge into joining.

Votes: 107
Views: 188
Avg Vote: 5.6729
Comments: 7
Favorites: 2
Wish Lists: 0
Updated: 05/29/12 09:07 pm


05/29/2012 09:49:25 PM · #256
Originally posted by lilysmom:

This was an awesome challenge. Not my style, but when I looked through John's photos, I knew exactly what I was going to do. It really opened my eyes to a style that's not the "norm", and surprisingly, there were a lot of photos in the challenge that I really enjoyed. I'm obviously not going to win (or even come close), but I'm happy! And this challenge is what pushed me over the edge into joining.

Votes: 107
Views: 188
Avg Vote: 5.6729
Comments: 7
Favorites: 2
Wish Lists: 0
Updated: 05/29/12 09:07 pm


Two favorites in any challenge is an accomplishment. Congratulations!
05/29/2012 09:50:39 PM · #257
My my, it was pretty awesome to go through this challenge again, and again.

I've pushed up a few more, score wise and handed out 3 awards this time.

I hope this challenge has opened up a few more 'minds' to the possibility of venturing out of 'their comfort zones' and trying something different every now and then.

My score is a little above average, but still 'meh' but with the 2 faves (one from John) and comments makes it all the worth while, and NO my shot is not John's.

Message edited by author 2012-05-29 21:59:46.
05/29/2012 09:56:08 PM · #258
Originally posted by Neat:

My my, it was pretty awesome to go through this challenge again, and again.

I've pushed up a few more, score wise and handed out 3 awards this time.

I hope this challenge has opened up a few more 'minds' to the possibility of venturing out of 'their comfort zones' and trying something different every now and then.

My score is a little above average, but with the 2 faves (one from John) and comments makes it all the worth while, and NO my shot is not John's.


I know! Mine is mine.
05/29/2012 09:57:57 PM · #259
Originally posted by jmritz:

Originally posted by Neat:

My my, it was pretty awesome to go through this challenge again, and again.

I've pushed up a few more, score wise and handed out 3 awards this time.

I hope this challenge has opened up a few more 'minds' to the possibility of venturing out of 'their comfort zones' and trying something different every now and then.

My score is a little above average, but with the 2 faves (one from John) and comments makes it all the worth while, and NO my shot is not John's.


I know! Mine is mine.


EXACTLY !
05/29/2012 10:04:20 PM · #260
Done, except for a handful that I knew of beforehand and skipped.

You have rated 121 of 124 images (98%) in this challenge.
You have commented on 6 images (5%) in this challenge.
You have given an average score of 6.2893.

About the only way I could fairly vote was to simply go by what appealed to me. I may have given too many 5's and need to go bump them one way or the other.
05/29/2012 10:14:29 PM · #261
You have rated 124 of 124 images (100%) in this challenge.
You have commented on 46 images (37%) in this challenge.
You have given an average score of 6.4194.

I wish I had more time to do more commenting as there are just so many great images. What a wonderful challenge.
05/29/2012 10:17:15 PM · #262
Originally posted by Abra:

You have rated 124 of 124 images (100%) in this challenge.
You have commented on 46 images (37%) in this challenge.
You have given an average score of 6.4194.

I wish I had more time to do more commenting as there are just so many great images. What a wonderful challenge.


Thanks Phil, I think you bumped me a whopping .02!
05/29/2012 10:59:09 PM · #263
Originally posted by bvy:

I do hope I found Mae...


::dainty puff of dismay::

Not to worry, Brian...I'm informed the transporter isn't working anyways and so my image can't take you anywhere But, I ordered more Yirge Cheffe today for the next occasion. They finally got more in stock...::beams::

Message edited by author 2012-05-29 23:00:13.
05/29/2012 11:08:49 PM · #264
:( Last minute drop. From 6.44 to 6.38 in 3 votes. Been very steady for several days. These drops before rollover are always so disappointing.

Message edited by author 2012-05-29 23:12:28.
05/29/2012 11:13:07 PM · #265
I've been dropping a bit, too. Is it people who wait till the last minute to vote or people who go back in and drop scores?
05/30/2012 10:39:22 AM · #266
Are we all gonna get a ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/ribbon_for_fools!.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/ribbon_for_fools!.gif', '/') + 1) . ' like the In the Style of ArtROFLMAO Challenge? :)
05/30/2012 11:24:46 AM · #267
It was a smashin' challenge,I think that I enjoyed it more than any other .
05/30/2012 03:12:09 PM · #268
I think this stat is rather telling. Could the participants be trying to improve their own rank by voting low?

Average Vote (Commenters): 8.300
Average Vote (Participants): 6.016
Average Vote (Non-Participants): 6.922
05/30/2012 03:14:17 PM · #269
Originally posted by JuliBoc:

I think this stat is rather telling. Could the participants be trying to improve their own rank by voting low?

Average Vote (Commenters): 8.300
Average Vote (Participants): 6.016
Average Vote (Non-Participants): 6.922


that's a typical trend. i think it just has to do with not being impartial.
05/30/2012 03:16:10 PM · #270
Originally posted by mike_311:

Originally posted by JuliBoc:

I think this stat is rather telling. Could the participants be trying to improve their own rank by voting low?

Average Vote (Commenters): 8.300
Average Vote (Participants): 6.016
Average Vote (Non-Participants): 6.922


that's a typical trend. i think it just has to do with not being impartial.


Oddly, I was checking this over and over on my entries and on THIS challenge, my entry was lower from non-participants... All the others were the opposite.
05/30/2012 04:52:00 PM · #271
Originally posted by JuliBoc:

I think this stat is rather telling. Could the participants be trying to improve their own rank by voting low?

Average Vote (Commenters): 8.300
Average Vote (Participants): 6.016
Average Vote (Non-Participants): 6.922


That is a very big difference. I didn't vote on this challenge. I was going to but timing was bad for the first four days of the challenge and by the time I had the time to vote my score was so high and I was so excited that I decided the prudent thing to do was to not vote.

But like ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' klkitchens I too had a higher average vote from participants than from non participants.
05/30/2012 06:33:34 PM · #272
Depends on the shot -- I had a higher score from participants than non.

Avg (participants): 6.5902
Avg (non-participants): 6.3396
05/30/2012 07:08:06 PM · #273
Originally posted by vawendy:

Depends on the shot -- I had a higher score from participants than non.

Avg (participants): 6.5902
Avg (non-participants): 6.3396


Ditto...

Avg (participants): 6.0000
Avg (non-participants): 5.7547
05/30/2012 07:10:37 PM · #274
forget the score... I'm in withdrawal. I loved this challenge.
05/30/2012 09:45:15 PM · #275
Originally posted by JuliBoc:

I think this stat is rather telling. Could the participants be trying to improve their own rank by voting low?

Average Vote (Commenters): 8.300
Average Vote (Participants): 6.016
Average Vote (Non-Participants): 6.922


It seems more likely to me that the discrepancy reflects that your image is one of the prettiest entries but does not, perhaps, closely align with the consensus, among those who studied his work, of what a jmritz should be. I'd expect the entrants to have spent more time studying John's work than the non-entrants, so I'd expect perhaps exactly this discrepancy in the scores, because that's a VERY painterly and lovely image. but the clarity of it is not what the challenge suggested to me.

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