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gordeau ADMIN September 27, 2014
NEW RULE: If you start a challenge after you win, you can participate with a photo yourself.


PLEASE READ THE RULES - Further down this front page - THANK YOU.

- Please try & vote in all open challenges, the more you vote, the faster we can open new challenges.You must win a challenge before you can post an image to the pool

Group Description

Flickr Challenge Group  (PLEASE READ GROUP RULES). Get yours at bighugelabs.com/flickr

NOTE: PHOTO ACCEPTANCE INTO THE POOL IS BY INVITE ONLY.


The Flickr Challenge Group was established for the friendly competition of photos between Flickr members in which contestants will be competing for a place in the Flickr Challenge Group photo pool.

The group has 16 challenges. They all have a theme (see title).
10 photo's are allowed in every challenge. After the 10th photo we start voting. The first photo with five votes is the winner.

Welcome, and we look forward to seeing your photos in our challenges. Please take a moment to read our rules below before participating in the group. If you need further clarification, then please review our Instruction Links below or ask a question in the Chat thread.

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- Meet some of our members and introduce yourself here
- See some previous entrants here
- See some of our previous winners here


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RULES
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This is a family friendly group:
- No nudity
- Racial, ethnic, religious or any other negative comments will not be tolerated.
Breaking either of these rules will risk you being banned from the group.


1. Entering a Challenge

- You may post 1 medium sized photo per challenge. (Medium 500)
- The same photo is not allowed into more than one open challenge at a time (this includes challenges that are set to "Vote").
- You may not change your entry once voting has begun (even if the photo is similar or of the exact same subject)
- You must ensure the photo is not private and accepts comments.
- You must ensure it is entered so that it links back to the Flickr photo page or we cannot leave awards.
- You must have taken the photo or you're in it.
- You must number your entry.
- Tag your photo with FlickrChallengeGroup
- You may enter as many challenges as you like (provided the same photo isn't in two open challenges at once)

Please note: We do NOT allow second life screenshots, sim type work, or digitally generated art.

Instructions: How to enter a photo into a challenge

2. Voting

- Please vote in all challenges marked VOTE
- Vote for only one photo per challenge
- You may not vote for your own photo
- Please ensure your vote is correct after posting

Instructions: How to vote

3. Winning

- The first photo to get 5 votes wins and will be invited to post their photo to the pool
- The winner has 12 hours, from receipt of your award, to open a new challenge (or an admin will do it for you)
- Do not open a challenge before you receive your award
- Once a photo has won a challenge it cannot be entered into any more challenges.

Instructions: How to open a new challenge if you win
Instructions: How to post a photo to the pool

4. Second Place & the Second Chance Challenge

- Second place winners must receive at least two votes.
- If more than 2 people share second place then no second place awards will be given.
- Any photo awarded second place will be permitted to enter that photo into the Second Chance Challenge.
- You may only enter your photo into the Second Chance Challenge once per second place award.
- You may enter more than one photo into the Second Chance Challenge
- The winner of the Second Chance Challenge will be invited to post their photo into the photo pool but not to open a new challenge.
- If you do not win you may continue to enter your photo in normal challenges.

Instructions: How to check if you've already entered a photo into a second chance challenge

5. Feedback

Feedback is always appreciated; however, please leave feedback on the photo and not in the challenges

Feel free to leave a link back to our group when commenting on a photo:

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Found in the <a href="https://www.flickr.com/groups/flickr_challenge_group">Flickr Challenge Group</a>

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INSTRUCTION LINKS
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How to enter a photo into a challenge
How to vote
How to open a new challenge if you win
How to check if you've already entered a photo into a second chance challenge
How to post a photo to the pool
How to report problems in the group
FAQ's

hall-of-fame

Here are the results of the 2013 Hall of Fame Challenge - Congratulations to all of the winners and to jimianderson, our First Place winner!

***FIRST PLACE***

jimianderson - Smokey
Smokey

Second Place

rexboggs5 - Ibis Landing 2
Ibis Landing 2


Third Place (A three-way tie between the following photos)

claymore2211 - P1090614
P1090614


rwells1961 - IMG_3625.jpg

IMG_3625.jpg

iguanajazz - Navegando entre nubes

Navegando entre nubes


Group Rules

This is a family friendly group:
- No nudity
- Racial, ethnic, religious or any other negative comments will not be tolerated.
Breaking either of these rules will risk you being banned from the group.


1. Entering a Challenge

- You may post 1 medium sized photo per challenge.
- Photos are only allowed into one open challenge at a time (this includes challenges that are set to "Vote").
- You must ensure the photo is not private and accepts comments.
- You must ensure it is entered so that it links back to the Flickr photo page or we cannot leave awards.
- You must number your entry.
- Tag your photo with FlickrChallengeGroup
- You may not enter a challenge you start after winning

Please note: We do NOT allow second life or sim type work.

2. Voting

- Please vote in all challenges marked VOTE
- Vote for only one photo per challenge
- You may not vote for your own photo
- Please ensure your vote is correct after posting

3. Winning

- The first photo to get 5 votes wins and will invited to post their photo to the pool
- The winner has 12 hours, from receipt of your award, to open a new challenge (or an admin will do it for you)
- Do not open a challenge before you receive your award
- Once a photo has won a challenge it cannot be entered into any more challenges.

4. Second Place & the Second Chance Challenge

- Second place winners must receive at least two votes.
- If more than 2 people share second place then no second place awards will be given.
- Any photo awarded second place will be permitted to enter that photo into the Second Chance Challenge.
- You may only enter your photo into the Second Chance Challenge once per second place award.
- You may enter more than one photo into the Second Chance Challenge
- The winner of the Second Chance Challenge will be invited to post their photo into the photo pool but not to open a new challenge.
- If you do not win you may continue to enter your photo in normal challenges.

5. Feedback

Feedback is always appreciated; however, please leave feedback on the photo and not in the challenges

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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