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It's up to you whether you want to compete in amateur or pro. A higher prize pool and a higher level of competition is all that seperates the two classes smile.gif
Thanks for the information biggrin.gif
post #12 of 210
Finally! wheee.gif
post #13 of 210
Should have let it stay bloody dead . . . .

Unless you're finally willing to let only those with enough reps to use the sell section to vote, at the least, for Pro & Sponsored.

There were always way too many builds with exceptional levels of difficulty mods, that lost out to simple, small, "Oh, if I just had a little more money . . I could do a build just like that too " builds.


While a clean & simple minimalist aesthetic has a lot of popular appeal, precisely because it seems to be so "doable" to so many neophytes, . . . to see the same similar aesthetic win so regularly, was a major dis-incentive for more technically advanced modders to want to enter.


Pro and Sponsored classes should have been set up to be judged much more by peer level builders who can understand and appreciate what they're seeing, than mere popularity of the aesthetic.


Darlene
Edited by IT Diva - 2/29/16 at 3:04am
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Originally Posted by IT Diva View Post

Should have let it stay dead . . . .

Unless you're finally willing to let only those with enough reps to use the sell section to vote, at the least, for Pro & Sponsored.

There were always way too many builds with exceptional levels of difficulty mods, that lost out to simple, small, "Oh, if I just had a little more money . . I could do a build just like that too " builds.


While a clean & simple minimalist aesthetic has a lot of popular appeal, precisely because it seems to be so "doable" to so many neophytes, . . . to see the same similar aesthetic win so regularly, was a major dis-incentive for more technically advanced modders to want to enter.


Pro and Sponsored classes should have been set up to be judged much more by peer level builders who can understand and appreciate what they're seeing, than mere popularity of the aesthetic.


Darlene

As someone that lost out to unmodded builds before,I am in agreement.
The build that I lost with ended up in MOTY and in Forbes...yet here,no chance, It lost to an unmodded R40...

Go figure.

For sponsored,I think there should be a panel of 5 OCN modders that decide.
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 2/29/16 at 4:36am
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Eh, would I need to submit step by step images? I've made recent changes to my HAF X but I never took step by step images.

Reasoning behind it is you can't really take pictures while grinding. tongue.gif
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Should have let it stay bloody dead . . . .

Unless you're finally willing to let only those with enough reps to use the sell section to vote, at the least, for Pro & Sponsored. Snip. (Click to show)
There were always way too many builds with exceptional levels of difficulty mods, that lost out to simple, small, "Oh, if I just had a little more money . . I could do a build just like that too " builds.


While a clean & simple minimalist aesthetic has a lot of popular appeal, precisely because it seems to be so "doable" to so many neophytes, . . . to see the same similar aesthetic win so regularly, was a major dis-incentive for more technically advanced modders to want to enter.


Pro and Sponsored classes should have been set up to be judged much more by peer level builders who can understand and appreciate what they're seeing, than mere popularity of the aesthetic.

Darlene

So, nothing changed? I somehow assumed that part of this break in MOTM was to change the voting system, bummer. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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@el gappo Im down to take a shot!

Where do I submit?

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Should have let it stay bloody dead . . . .

Unless you're finally willing to let only those with enough reps to use the sell section to vote, at the least, for Pro & Sponsored. Snip. (Click to show)
There were always way too many builds with exceptional levels of difficulty mods, that lost out to simple, small, "Oh, if I just had a little more money . . I could do a build just like that too " builds.


While a clean & simple minimalist aesthetic has a lot of popular appeal, precisely because it seems to be so "doable" to so many neophytes, . . . to see the same similar aesthetic win so regularly, was a major dis-incentive for more technically advanced modders to want to enter.


Pro and Sponsored classes should have been set up to be judged much more by peer level builders who can understand and appreciate what they're seeing, than mere popularity of the aesthetic.

Darlene

So, nothing changed? I somehow assumed that part of this break in MOTM was to change the voting system, bummer. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif


Right from the "Rules" page itself:


The winner will be selected by popular vote

•The eligible nominations will be put into a poll for other members to vote on

•It is up to each voter to determine what criteria they feel the nominees should be judged by, so long as they feel the one they select is the best.

•You must be a member of the site before the start of voting to vote. Any votes by members who joined after the start of voting will be removed from the poll.




For Sponsored builds, I wouldn't mind seeing them judged by the past Pro Class winners.

Darlene
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@el gappo Im down to take a shot!

Where do I submit?

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For Sponsored builds, I wouldn't mind seeing them judged by the past Pro Class winners.

Darlene

I would welcome some defining rules for each of the classes,as it stands you have 2 classes with nothing defining them apart and a sponsored MOTM that has one defining feature of sponsored parts but no other guidance.


Personally,they should just rename it Rig of the Month and be done with. The use of 'Mod' when it doesnt apply leads to these 'friction' events to begin with......
Edited by B NEGATIVE - 2/29/16 at 7:26am
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Will this be the Amateur class this month?

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