BOTD Giveaway--Is anyone else seeing naked cat? (11-28-17)

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BOTD Giveaway--Is anyone else seeing naked cat? (11-28-17)

Post by tamdlyte » 29 Nov 2017, 01:34

I can see that a bunch of people have entered... except I can't enter the giveaway! I see the naked cat! I don't want to lose my accumulated points so this is creating a certain amount of anxiety! LOL

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Post by tamdlyte » 29 Nov 2017, 10:40

OK so now I'm back to "No Carryover Points" and a little irritated ,,, and depressed... what happened? Why only me? Why was I shut out? I'm now able to see the new daily giveaway entry for november 29,... everything back to normal... Ya, know? This is the second time I've lost my accumulated points due to...?

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Post by kandscreeley » 29 Nov 2017, 10:49

That's a good question. This is something you'll want to contact Scott about. I'm not sure why you didn't see the giveaway yesterday.
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Post by Scott » 30 Nov 2017, 12:22

tamdlyte wrote:
29 Nov 2017, 01:34
I can see that a bunch of people have entered... except I can't enter the giveaway! I see the naked cat! I don't want to lose my accumulated points so this is creating a certain amount of anxiety! LOL
How close to when you posted this did you experience that problem? The timestamp on the post is November 29th at 01:34 am EST, so it may have simply been too late to enter the November 28th giveaway.
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Post by tamdlyte » 30 Nov 2017, 14:21

Interesting, because my timestamp on my post says November 28th, 2017 11:34pm... but that's neither here nor there because it was WELL before my post that I had been trying to enter... Hours before. I just did the post as a last resort before midnight to get some input.

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Post by Scott » 30 Nov 2017, 17:16

tamdlyte wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 14:21
Interesting, because my timestamp on my post says November 28th, 2017 11:34pm... but that's neither here nor there because it was WELL before my post that I had been trying to enter... Hours before. I just did the post as a last resort before midnight to get some input.
@tamdlyte Does the timestamp not have the timezone listed too? Are you in the EST timezone?

In any case, I have already extended the giveaway to go to 5am EST the following day (which based on what you've written previously in this topic would probably be 3am your time the following day). So it shouldn't be an issue moving forward. I have also added information to the giveaway page that shows everyone how many hours until the giveaway expires since we have members all over the world and things get confusing with timezones.

I have also credited you with the carryover entries before these changes were put in place.
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Post by tamdlyte » 02 Dec 2017, 00:56

I don't see a timezone on my timestamp... (but I am in California so if your server is EST, and I'm PST, then there's a 3hr difference... so, 5am server time on EST would be 2am PST (California) time... just for the people's info that may be reading this in later days... ;)

But I'm so excited that we now have a server timeclock for the giveaway! Ever so much more helpful! :) BUT, be aware, I wasn't anywhere near that time cutoff frame... if midnight was the old cutoff time, and I posted at 11:30pm server time, after trying for hours to get into the giveaway, then that means there's still some other glitch going on and I don't know how to reproduce it so it can be fixed. (And that's for your info! LOL)

Thanks so much for putting me back into the running, too! Much appreciated.

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