Published on 23rd December 2012 by
Originally Posted by AttilaI've only just noticed this paragraph on the first page of the MOTY article.
However, first, second and third place will be influenced by our panel of judges who will select their favourites from the top five reader-voted projects
This seems a bit vague. Does this potentially mean that the project with the highest number of votes may still not be the winner?
Also. who are the members of the panel?
By 'influenced', what exactly do you mean?
What criteria will they use to determine the top mod?
Originally Posted by AttilaI see. OK. :)
But there is still something that concerns me. Lets say most of the contestants are happy to be in the comp and are sitting back and biting their nails to see the outcome. But a few people are actively rorting the comp by vote mining/facebook hoaring () or whatever. So at the end of the day you end up with the five highest voted projects. Some of these are the rorted projects, pushing out legitimate projects. So if you only consider the top five..................you see what I'm saying.
I never realised it was this bad. I didn't think modders would try to rig a comp with their peers.
Sheesh, I didn't even ask my mum and dad to vote. Silly naive me. :)
Originally Posted by p0Pe...spam "PLEAAAAAASSEEEEEEE vote for meeeeeh" messages out.
..."Its so pretty! It looks like a perfect set of metal boobs!"
Originally Posted by CheapskateHey, I did that too, Only I don't have any friends or family...
Poor Achron. He will always be that guy that built the boob case.
Originally Posted by paultanSome will win, others will lose. That's how competition are. Whoever wins will deserve it, snip...
I myself had asked my friends to vote because isn't that the purpose of it?
Originally Posted by AchronIf that's the only thing I am remembered for in this life, then I can die a happy man :D:D.
I did the same thing though, linked it on my facebook. I think only a few (3? 4?) of my friends voted, but I never told them to vote just for me, and specifically directed them to vote for 5 that they think deserved it. To me, it was more about bringing awareness to the community of people that we have here that put a lot of their time, effort, and heart into something that goes unnoticed by so many.
P.S. p0Pe...she's a keeper :).
Exactly, whoever wins will deserve it, but ONLY because there will be a jury. That way you cant just spam your way to the top, and making this a popularity contest.
there is a big difference in just telling people you are nominated, and asking them to go watch the nomination page and taking their pick of the best and just spamming out messages asking people to vote for you with only THE FRIGGIN POLL linked.
I like your mods, and think you do crazy god work. But I basically lost every bit of respect I had for you when I saw that.
Originally Posted by AttilaI don't think anyone has committed a capital offense here but just to change the subject......
I don't envy the judges one little bit. I have my favourites, but if I had to rate these projects in an objective way.....Monumental task. Extremely difficult and I'm glad I'm not doing it! :)
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