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Author Topic: The thread to read if you can't see the contest entries  (Read 8509 times)

eytanz

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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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Reply #1 on: March 01, 2016, 12:40:27 PM
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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Reply #2 on: March 01, 2016, 12:59:59 PM
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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Reply #3 on: March 01, 2016, 06:21:31 PM
Looks great, thanks for all your hard work Eytanz!

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matweller

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Reply #4 on: March 01, 2016, 06:38:49 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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Reply #5 on: March 01, 2016, 08:25:59 PM
Post posty post-post.



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Reply #6 on: March 01, 2016, 11:40:45 PM
Post



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Reply #7 on: March 01, 2016, 11:42:59 PM
I think I see it; is it white and gold or blue and black?

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Reply #8 on: March 02, 2016, 08:26:05 AM
Hi. I want to see.



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Reply #9 on: March 03, 2016, 01:25:24 AM
Post



prestond

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Reply #10 on: March 04, 2016, 07:16:35 PM
I'm human!



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Reply #11 on: March 05, 2016, 04:09:56 AM
Sure, I'm human.  Pretty sure at least



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Reply #12 on: March 06, 2016, 08:17:31 AM
also human - mostly.



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Reply #13 on: March 06, 2016, 08:37:09 AM
Human!



dshearer99

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Reply #14 on: March 08, 2016, 03:26:05 PM
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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Reply #15 on: March 08, 2016, 03:40:19 PM
Hi dshearer99,

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




heatheranada

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Reply #16 on: March 08, 2016, 11:38:36 PM
 ;D



patbingsoo

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Reply #17 on: March 13, 2016, 03:54:52 AM
Hi. Looking looking for the entries.  ;)



CRains

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Reply #18 on: March 19, 2016, 03:02:05 AM
Hi!  :)



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Reply #19 on: March 25, 2016, 01:10:30 AM
hi



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Reply #20 on: April 02, 2016, 10:49:06 PM
thanks for the (planet appropriate cranial appendage)'s up.



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Reply #21 on: April 20, 2016, 08:13:12 PM
hi



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Reply #22 on: May 08, 2016, 01:01:47 PM
Is Submittable being updated for entries that fail to advance?



eytanz

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Reply #23 on: May 08, 2016, 01:57:12 PM
To the best of my awareness, the editors are looking through the submittable to see if there are any other stories among the non-winners they wish to purchase. This is taking some time, I believe.

If you wish to submit the story elsewhere, please go ahead and withdraw it from the submittable.



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Reply #24 on: May 24, 2016, 06:26:20 PM
Higgledy-pidggledy.