Author Topic: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries  (Read 7493 times)

eytanz

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The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« on: March 01, 2016, 02:26:58 AM »
The contest has started, and you should  be able to see subforums above for the story groups that have been released so far. If you cannot, that means one thing - your post count is 0. We have a problem with spider bots that try to archive our forums, some of them legitimate (search engines, etc.) but most of them not. In order to protect our contestant's stories from being copied & pasted elsewhere, the stories are only visible to members who have posted at least once in the forums.

If you are a human (or an AI, alien, uplifted animal, member of the Q continuum, or other sentient lifeform), you can solve this problem by simply making a post somewhere in these forums, for example this thread. It doesn't have to have content, as long as it's not spam.

matweller

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2016, 07:40:27 AM »
I'm not sure if that's true. I can see the entries if I go to "Show unread..." which is how I usually approach the forum anyway. But if I go to Escape Artists > The Arcade > Flash Fiction IV - Escape Pod I don't see a "Group 1" folder. It's not a big deal, like I said, I can get there roundabout, but to someone coming in with less forum navigation experience it could be difficult to figure out.

eytanz

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2016, 07:59:59 AM »
I just did a test and it seems to work properly for a newly created account - not sure why you can't see the group. If anyone else has this problem, please let me know.

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2016, 01:21:31 PM »
Looks great, thanks for all your hard work Eytanz!
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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2016, 01:38:49 PM »
I see it now. I'm not sure what made the difference, but I'm sure the failing was mine. Sorry to cry wolf.

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2016, 03:25:59 PM »
Post posty post-post.

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2016, 06:40:45 PM »
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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2016, 06:42:59 PM »
I think I see it; is it white and gold or blue and black?
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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2016, 03:26:05 AM »
Hi. I want to see.

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2016, 08:25:24 PM »
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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2016, 02:16:35 PM »
I'm human!

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2016, 11:09:56 PM »
Sure, I'm human.  Pretty sure at least

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #12 on: March 06, 2016, 03:17:31 AM »
also human - mostly.

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #13 on: March 06, 2016, 03:37:09 AM »
Human!

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2016, 10:26:05 AM »
I registered, and posted a hello, but still couldn't see the contest...now I've registered again and we'll see after this post

eytanz

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2016, 10:40:19 AM »
Hi dshearer99,

Please let me know if you are still having a problem or whether it has now been resolved.


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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2016, 06:38:36 PM »
 ;D

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2016, 10:54:52 PM »
Hi. Looking looking for the entries.  ;)

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2016, 10:02:05 PM »
Hi!  :)

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Re: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries
« Reply #19 on: March 24, 2016, 08:10:30 PM »
hi