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#391855 - 12/17/03 08:58 AM Re: 2003 Lyric Award Guidelines and Discussion  
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Holly&Mikes Jig

pour me a threefold grog
as i spin to a neumic rhyme
turning my brow from dyslogistic
tormenters
I shall fulgently carry forth
though in a kyphotic fashion
still in vain to recapture
my opalesced spirit
the need for a paraclete
is ever present in a plumbago
sketch of ones sinecure

#391856 - 12/18/03 12:52 PM Re: 2003 Lyric Award Guidelines and Discussion  
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I moved this post to this discussion board so we could focus on the Lyric guildelines and entries on the 2003 Lyric Award Board posts.

Brian


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#391857 - 02/04/04 10:25 PM Re: 2003 Lyric Award Guidelines and Discussion  
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Hi,

Can someone please explain how this contest could possibly be fixed or minipulated in any way? All we do is post our lyric and then wait for the votes. Brian explained that when we vote, we are to put our own lyric first and give our name and the number of our entry. This allows us as voters and writers 6 points. Then post the next five songs from a designated page we are told to read. So how can someone "fix" or minipulate anything? Just curious.

Linda

#391858 - 02/05/04 02:59 AM Re: 2003 Lyric Award Guidelines and Discussion  
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Linda,

We made changes to make it harder. There are MANY ways to manipulate things. I will give you one simple and obvious answer that applied to last year (not going to give away any ideas for this year for obvious reasons):

You contact folks you know and trade votes. It's that simple. You vote for me and my friends, my friends and I will vote for you. Also last year, people signed up as multiple fake people and controlled those votes (For themself). Also, they had REAL people sign up and do the same thing. Also, they voted for themself and then the 4 worst lyrics available so that no other worthy lyrics would benefit from their vote. All these things were done by someone last year and we caught them. There are other things, but you wanted some examples, there you are.

Brian


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