Father's Day Contest

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wandy27 Posted 24 Jun 2005 , 7:00pm
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I'm curious, when will the voting start. I that they were suppose to start today, but haven't seen anything? icon_smile.gif


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Jackie Posted 24 Jun 2005 , 7:20pm
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Today is the last day for uploading photos. Tonight I will be making the switch.

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flayvurdfun Posted 24 Jun 2005 , 9:00pm
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thats what I thought....they have until today to get them on...we vote tomorrow.... gonna be hard too....some really nice cakes there.

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scoobam Posted 25 Jun 2005 , 2:40pm
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icon_confused.gif Okay... I'm a little confused... and I really apologize as I know this has probably been covered.... and I have read through some old posts... but...

From what I understand... it is not the rating that they get it is how many actual votes... so even if you check 1 star that is still a vote for that cake to win, right?

But in the rules it says...


If you like the cake and you think it should win and want to give it the highest vote you can,
you would click "The Best

Why would clicking best give it a higher vote.. if a vote is a vote... am I making sense?? LOL or is the rating the tie-breaker if needed.

Do the ratings matter at all in the contest??

Can someone enlighten this confused brain of mine. LOL


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Jackie Posted 25 Jun 2005 , 6:31pm
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The voting is not really like a "vote", like for a presidential election.

Its more of a "rating". This gives you an opportunity to "Rate" all of the entries, not just one.

For example, if you give an entry "5 Stars - The best"
You are essientially giving that entry 5 points.

What I do at the end of the contest is add up all the points to see which ones got the most points.

Its a little more confusing this way, however, it gives everyone a statisically better chance of winning.

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scoobam Posted 26 Jun 2005 , 12:24pm
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AHA!!!! I get it!! Thanks so much!

Actually not so confusing at all now..... thanks for the explanation! icon_smile.gif

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