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05/24/2012 11:48:20 PM · #1
I'm confused - now, although this is a normal state of being for me, this has me stumped.

My autumn entry finished (from memory) with a hundred and forty something votes (I think 148?) and at waaaay less than a tiny violin (5.8 something low).

Now it's got 136 votes and is over 6.

???

Anyone know what happened?
05/24/2012 11:52:18 PM · #2
Some people don't vote on 20% of the images so those votes won't count. Might have been this.

Message edited by author 2012-05-24 23:53:44.
05/24/2012 11:54:14 PM · #3
sorry, I meant *after rollover had finished* it had 148ish votes and sub 6 score. Now has 136 & 6+.
05/24/2012 11:55:34 PM · #4
Mine totally went the other way. Who knows.
05/24/2012 11:56:21 PM · #5
Hmmm... Not sure. Hopefully someone who knows the process better will chime in.
05/25/2012 12:01:40 AM · #6
You're seeing the effect of a ring of buddy voters who were banned/DQed and had their votes tossed.
05/25/2012 12:02:32 AM · #7
Was about to type this when rollover happened. Check the DQ's at the end of the challenge

Message edited by author 2012-05-25 00:03:02.
05/25/2012 12:06:22 AM · #8
Wow - can't believe the hide of some people. Fancy saying in her comments about 'troll voting' when this was happening!
05/25/2012 12:24:34 AM · #9
The account is still active - is there some reason this member hasn't been banned? Isn't that what usually happens?
05/25/2012 12:27:05 AM · #10
That's Langdon's call. The account may be active, but it's effectively frozen.
05/25/2012 12:27:24 AM · #11
Yes I noticed it straight away, the suss votes.

My score went from 6.08 to 6.26, wow big change, I suppose so did e.one else's.
05/25/2012 12:28:47 AM · #12
Originally posted by scalvert:

That's Langdon's call. The account may be active, but it's effectively frozen.


OK
05/25/2012 12:33:50 AM · #13
I remember seeing that 3rd place ribboned on a 6.5 thought that was too low, now look at the score.............wow what a change 6.9398, goes to show how low they voted on it.
05/25/2012 01:47:06 AM · #14
rekon she was not the only one dishing out very low votes, got 12 1s & 2s on this one, Did not think it was that bad
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05/25/2012 02:04:18 AM · #15
If you actually won a ribbon in this fashion how could you ever be proud of it? What a stupid and petty thing to do. If I ever win a ribbon I want it to be on my merits, fair and square.
05/25/2012 02:21:27 AM · #16
Interesting that the two most negative comments I got are from people whose accounts have been closed. Yay!
05/25/2012 04:11:53 AM · #17
Hey, isn't it customary to have a good old fashioned mob lynching?? This place has gone soft.
05/25/2012 04:18:01 AM · #18
Woooo!
the recalc gave me a new PB :)
05/25/2012 04:20:53 AM · #19
Did it only affect the outcome of the Autumn challenge, or has it affected other challenges from earlier?
05/25/2012 04:30:15 AM · #20
i don't think it affects any of the past ones. only her autumn entry was dq'd.
05/25/2012 04:33:07 AM · #21
Originally posted by Art Roflmao:

Hey, isn't it customary to have a good old fashioned mob lynching?? This place has gone soft.


Looks like you just got lynched yourself.

Good news that SC got this, congrats on your new PB Mark.

Message edited by author 2012-05-25 04:33:16.
05/25/2012 04:42:27 AM · #22
Looks like '7' people have had their accounts closed as a result.
05/25/2012 07:38:14 AM · #23
Originally posted by heatherd:

Looks like '7' people have had their accounts closed as a result.

Try eleven.
05/25/2012 07:40:41 AM · #24
wow,

so what is the point in cheating? you dont win anything physical and its cheapens what the ribbons ultimately represent.

i dont get it...



Message edited by author 2012-05-25 07:43:12.
05/25/2012 09:23:35 AM · #25
Originally posted by mike_311:

wow,

so what is the point in cheating? you dont win anything physical and its cheapens what the ribbons ultimately represent.

i dont get it...

As long as there is a metric to measure two values, you can guarantee someone is going to game the system. It happens everywhere for everything. Maybe I'm simply being extremely cynical, I don't know, but my experience in everything has pointed in that direction. I have very little faith in people when it comes time to playing fair.

CS

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