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#986962 - 15th Oct 2015 12:40pm Poetry Competition *****
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How about it ?

Between now and Christmas write your own
poem(s). Doesn't matter how daft or serious, let it be a chance for a bit of light entertainment .

Mark can also contribute, but who are to be the judges ?

3 Volunteers needed for judging.
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#986973 - 15th Oct 2015 1:21pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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Originally Posted By: granny
How about it ?

Between now and Christmas write your own
poem(s). Doesn't matter how daft or serious, let it be a chance for a bit of light entertainment .

Mark can also contribute, but who are to be the judges ?

3 Volunteers needed for judging.

i would be happy to be a judge.

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#986974 - 15th Oct 2015 1:35pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: sunnyside]
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Great Sunny..2 more and then the 3 of you can talk amongst yourselves.
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#987011 - 15th Oct 2015 5:05pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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Instead of judges, an alternative idea is for all the poems to be submitted to one person/collection point , who could cut and paste them into a poetry comp thread with no author, and wiki members could in a month or two, read through them all again , and vote for their favourite in maybe two different catagories , 'serious' and 'fun' ? Only after judging would names be revealed. Just a thought.

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#987016 - 15th Oct 2015 5:18pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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I would support that Granny.
Either judge or poem.

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#987025 - 15th Oct 2015 5:51pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: venice]
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Originally Posted By: venice
Instead of judges, an alternative idea is for all the poems to be submitted to one person/collection point , who could cut and paste them into a poetry comp thread with no author, and wiki members could in a month or two, read through them all again , and vote for their favourite in maybe two different catagories , 'serious' and 'fun' ? Only after judging would names be revealed. Just a thought.


Not really too sure what you mean Venice. Do you mean for poems to be sent privately to one particular person ?

That's ok so long as the person is not going on holiday.
Are you nominating yourself Venice ?


Snowhite, I think you should do a poem . yes
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#987035 - 15th Oct 2015 6:31pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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Yes all to one person unless theres a way people can all contribute to one thread without being identified . Wasnt particularly nominating myself, but dont mind being collector if need be. Cant imagine there would be mounds of poems lol. Not trying to usurp your judgeship snowhite by the way lol, just suddenly thought of an alternative. Im happy to go with whatever way. (dont think a few days away wouldnt make any difference anyway to second method Granny)

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#987047 - 15th Oct 2015 7:16pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: venice]
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Originally Posted By: venice
. (dont think a few days away wouldnt make any difference anyway to second method Granny)


It's the momentum that inspires all our talented members, Venice. We have to keep the momentum going ! laugh

As Sunny volunteered her services first, should we offer this responsible position , firstly to her ? If she doesn't want it, you can take this arduous task on board , Venice. Thanks for offering. You can also contribute a poem or three !

Sunny ????

Thinking about it Venice, it might be a bit tricky for you as you are not 'User Plus+1' and that limits your pm's considerably.


Edited by granny (15th Oct 2015 7:20pm)
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#987052 - 15th Oct 2015 7:28pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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You can create a poll.
Options are available to keep the results hidden until a time and date.

If yu get stuck drop me a pm, as they can be qwerky.

My 2cents

Create a theme subject.
Max entries
Then vote.

Start new Theme while the vote continues.
Once you get the hang of it its great.
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#987053 - 15th Oct 2015 7:31pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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My test poll
Who are the best
Only one choice allowed (6 total votes)
Men - 2 (33%)
Women - 4 (67%)
Voting on this poll ends: 16th Oct 2015 7:30pm
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#987056 - 15th Oct 2015 8:03pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: Mark]
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Originally Posted By: Mark
My test poll

i think this is a good idea granny, it will keep the momentum and interest going, what do you think granny??


Edited by sunnyside (15th Oct 2015 8:03pm)

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#987067 - 15th Oct 2015 9:14pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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yes it all sounds good to me,
my inbox it will leave free
A theme?-yes why not,
lets strike while the iron is hot!

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#987068 - 15th Oct 2015 9:37pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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Sorry, been out.

Sounds all good to me. How do we do this 'poll box' thingy ?

A) Write a poem from any given theme.

B) where do we send it too ?

C) How do we keep the poet's identity secret ?

D) When do we choose a new theme ?

E) How do people choose their favourite ?

Apart from that, yeh ! Mark , Do you want to be at the helm because I have got lost ?
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#987072 - 15th Oct 2015 10:05pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: granny]
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Originally Posted By: granny


Sounds all good to me. How do we do this 'poll box' thingy??



I can't check the settings at the moment , but if you switch to full reply you may see the option under the content area See the words poll Manager.

If its not there let me know.
I cant check the settings until tomorrow afternoon.
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#987073 - 15th Oct 2015 10:08pm Re: Poetry Competition [Re: Mark]
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Yes, got it but not explaining enough. Do we have to list all the poems on it for the poll ?
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