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PostResa on Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:51 am

If you have entered for DOTY I want to say Good Luck !!!!! Go cherry cherry cherry cherry cbs :hypnos: :wohoo: cheerleader
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Postszanne7000 on Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:03 am

Thank you, Resa!

I believe Marie (Tahoe) and Nikki (IvyRose) did, as well.

It's exciting and hair-rasing all at once!

LOLOLOLOL



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PostIvyRose on Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:50 pm

Thanks Resa, I agree Suzanne, exciting and nerve racking when you're up against so much talent. I envy those that can create and recolour at this time. As an iMac user none of the programs to do these things work for me sadly.
I have taken part in the every year since it began and love it so much. I think it would be such an honour to win it.



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PostTahoe on Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:51 pm

Thank you Resa.
Ivy Rose has already posted his entry.
I'll do my tomorrow.


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PostIvyRose on Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:45 pm

Tahoe wrote:Thank you Resa.
Ivy Rose has already posted his entry.
I'll do my tomorrow.

LOL, I'm a she not a he inlove34



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PostTahoe on Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:04 am

Sorry. shame I know that, I must have missed reading through the translation properly.


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Posttilly on Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:25 pm

Good luck to all our members who have entered Doty! I really admire you for taking part, I was always waaay too scared, lol. But Im a wuss..... cutehug
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Postszanne7000 on Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:38 am

I posted my entry early this morning...

...the entries are awesome!!!

... runcircle

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PostLorry on Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:43 am

Good luck to you wonderful decorators, I have my fingers crossed and I will be there to support you all topscore

giggle Marie and Nikki, that was so funny!



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PostIvyRose on Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:17 pm

LOL, Lorry what's even funnier is that I'm a teacher and occasionally the pupils will call me sir instead of miss. :girlie5: I always laugh with them and joke saying that since the operation I'm now a Miss. Sometimes I have to explain that it's a joke before they start getting rude and ensure them that have always been female. laughloud



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Postszanne7000 on Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:11 am

giggle

English is a crazy language...

...and, I grew up speaking it! ROFL



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Postanidup on Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:17 am

Good luck to our members who have entered the DOTY for 2017. I know you will fare well,since you both had great entries in last years DOTY.
I wanted to enter as well, but since we were away on holiday, I would not have been able to compete in the first round. So I will patiently wait for next years, though i though to also "take part" but to show my attempts here in my album.
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PostIvyRose on Mon Apr 17, 2017 9:27 am

This grey text thing is happening to me now, shouldn't have commented in there other thread that it wasn't LOL. Anyway have been changing my font colour so others can read it not sure if that's working for you all alright.

Anita, you can always do JFF entries at the pearl it's a shame you missed the first round your pictures are always beautiful I'm sure you would have done really well in it. This year looks to be a lot more challenging than last year, the worst thing is never really knowing what he judges are looking for. I know they do state what you get the points for but each judge will have a different idea about the entry. Last year for example I had entries where one judge would give high marks and really praise certain aspects that another judge would consider didn't meet the theme and mark lower. The worst thing of course is interpretation and in my case on one entry I made the room too big and didn't stick to the specifications on the floor plan. I just hope to stay in at least until round 6 that's my goal although last year I made it to the penultimate round but I don't expect to this year.



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PostTahoe on Mon Apr 17, 2017 10:46 am

That the point is a little odd, but I used all the things that they counted up so I never got full marks from all judges, so how do you get full points?
Since I also received comments from that I used a stove in the first round but I know many who have stoves in the hall.
I used a little color in the kitchen and did not use enough of the floor in the living room, so it probably depends entirely on the judge.
I do not think I can be as long this time, probably because I had hoped that there would be anything other than an ordinary house, but movies ... it can be a little trickier.
I went out after Round 5 last time, so I'm happy as long as I will be there for I know that I still will not win if everyone else does not violate the competition.


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PostIvyRose on Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:23 am

I'm waiting for feedback on my round 1, I forgot to add trees but you can see them in the scenery outside. Am not at all happy with Round 2 it's awful I hate horror films and have never seen or wanted to see this one. May not even make ti to round three this year. computersmi



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Postanidup on Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:28 am

Oh my! Movies..... than it may a good thing that I was not able to enter. I am not that keen on watching movies, and not at all fond of horrors either.
But, I still have faith in the three of you, I know you will do well.
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PostLorry on Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:27 pm

Ohhh Nikki 'Bates Motel'......maybe you need to look at it not as a movie, but that you have to create a run down Motel. You did so well last year it would be a shame if you left early. Not sure I am enjoying the theme of DOTY this year, although those first round entries were amazing.
Good Luck ladies....I think you are all winners rock

And Mr Nikki giggle I LOVE scarey movies!



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Postszanne7000 on Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:20 am

I get the judges' differences in scoring, Nikki - I saw that with my first round scores.

Whelp - this is the point, though, isn't it? To grow and learn?

That's my plan and I'm sticking to it.

It is awesome having both you and Marie in this contest, Nikki...

...It warms my heart to know I have friends going through this with me :D

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I spent several hours yesterday downloading stuff for this round. I don't generally do this type of build, either, lol :D



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PostTahoe on Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:20 am

Suzanne: Have you gotten your point? I got this answer
  This year we are doing away with positive / negative comments from the four judges. but if
there is ever anything specific That you would like to know, just ask.
I do not understand anything when it said that it was just to send a PM if you want to know.


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PostResa on Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:58 pm

Please Please tell me someone is gonna use a bloodied shower curtain in this round for bates motel ???? And google the actors from the original movie an make photos for your room, even a photo of the house and even a lil pic of Hitchcock lol sry my minds like oooooooohhhhhh so much fun........It's always easier on the sidelines lol giggle
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PostIvyRose on Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:27 pm

Tahoe wrote:Suzanne: Have you gotten your point? I got this answer
  This year we are doing away with positive / negative comments from the four judges. but if
there is ever anything specific That you would like to know, just ask.
I do not understand anything when it said that it was just to send a PM if you want to know.


Marie, last year we had positive and negative comments from the judges about our entries. I'm guessing that as it's such a time consuming task they decided not to that this year. I got my results.
Resa, you'll just have to wait and see lol



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Postszanne7000 on Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:34 am

Betsy passed on my scores, Marie - I had to interpret their judging based on those.

For Round 2, Betsy posted about picture taking (wonky was used) and as I scored low with three judges on my pictures - well, I had the one close-up of the hanging bed and figured that might be why they scored me lower in that category.

I don't know...

...I'm just going to avoid looking at any entries (like I usually do) for this round and focus on the Psycho/Bates Motel aura <3



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PostTahoe on Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:34 pm

I've got my points now and I will be pleased with them and hope that they make for a ruond to, as I understood it would be some prodding for some poor entrys in the round first
I was anyway 23 points at most from a judge and I'm delighted for that I failed to get last year.
I had wished that they had with comments this year also because they helped me to improve myself.
This round I think is very funny and bloody it will probably be. scared


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Postalouette on Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:49 am

Congrats to everyone who has been entering the DOTY contest. Its been so much fun looking through all the entries!


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PostBroomhilda61 on Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:12 am

I could never do this...omgosh..just my picture taking alone will disqualify me on the first round lol..



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