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Post by Umm_Zahra » 28 Dec 2017, 14:07

I had a post on the daily giveaway diapproved on this forum because it wasn't related to any topic. It said I should click on some "further information." Please clarify this for me. Thanks

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Post by gali » 28 Dec 2017, 14:32

Umm_Zahra wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:07
I had a post on the daily giveaway diapproved on this forum because it wasn't related to any topic. It said I should click on some "further information." Please clarify this for me. Thanks
You should click on what you were told to click.
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Post by Umm_Zahra » 28 Dec 2017, 14:38

gali wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:32
Umm_Zahra wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:07
I had a post on the daily giveaway diapproved on this forum because it wasn't related to any topic. It said I should click on some "further information." Please clarify this for me. Thanks
You should click on what you were told to click.
I didn't see any option like that. That's what I am saying.

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Post by gali » 28 Dec 2017, 14:40

Umm_Zahra wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:38
gali wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:32
Umm_Zahra wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 14:07
I had a post on the daily giveaway diapproved on this forum because it wasn't related to any topic. It said I should click on some "further information." Please clarify this for me. Thanks
You should click on what you were told to click.
I didn't see any option like that. That's what I am saying.
Odd. In that case, you can ask your question via the Contact page.
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Post by MarisaRose » 30 Dec 2017, 16:39

It's funny, for the first time ever I had my entry disqualified yesterday (and lost all my carry over entries) because my comment on the review wasn't specific enough to 'demonstrate that the book's description and OBC review was read.' Yet I see plenty of posts along the lines of "This seems like a great book for me to read. I think I’ll add this to me reading list. Great job on the review!" that were not disqualified from the raffle entry. It does not seem like the moderators really consider all posts equally.
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Post by Umm_Zahra » 30 Dec 2017, 17:04

MarisaRose wrote:
30 Dec 2017, 16:39
It's funny, for the first time ever I had my entry disqualified yesterday (and lost all my carry over entries) because my comment on the review wasn't specific enough to 'demonstrate that the book's description and OBC review was read.' Yet I see plenty of posts along the lines of "This seems like a great book for me to read. I think I’ll add this to me reading list. Great job on the review!" that were not disqualified from the raffle entry. It does not seem like the moderators really consider all posts equally.
Ohh! Sorry about that. I really can't say how the posts are considered overall.. But I have seen the posts on the OBC giveaway review you are talking about. I know I had my first entry disqualified today because my giveaway share link wasn't "found on my Twitter profile." And it was "irrevocable."

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Post by AbbyGNelson » 06 Feb 2018, 10:32

I don't think it's fair that it's irrevocable. You should be able to prove that your twitter post exists and get your carryover entries back.

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Post by Umm_Zahra » 13 Feb 2018, 07:30

AbbyGNelson wrote:
06 Feb 2018, 10:32
I don't think it's fair that it's irrevocable. You should be able to prove that your twitter post exists and get your carryover entries back.
Right? I would like to believe they have a reason for the irrevocable stance. I started over. Thanks!

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Post by MsTri » 15 Feb 2018, 11:22

Umm_Zahra wrote:
30 Dec 2017, 17:04
MarisaRose wrote:
30 Dec 2017, 16:39
It's funny, for the first time ever I had my entry disqualified yesterday (and lost all my carry over entries) because my comment on the review wasn't specific enough to 'demonstrate that the book's description and OBC review was read.' Yet I see plenty of posts along the lines of "This seems like a great book for me to read. I think I’ll add this to me reading list. Great job on the review!" that were not disqualified from the raffle entry. It does not seem like the moderators really consider all posts equally.
Ohh! Sorry about that. I really can't say how the posts are considered overall.. But I have seen the posts on the OBC giveaway review you are talking about. I know I had my first entry disqualified today because my giveaway share link wasn't "found on my Twitter profile." And it was "irrevocable."
This isn't totally "irrevocable". I too had an entry disqualified because the Mod couldn't locate my Twitter entry. I sent Scott a screenshot of my Twitter post and included my Twitter page url and he overturned the decision, thereby giving me ALL of my entries back. Next time, if you have proof, message Scott.

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Post by Umm_Zahra » 15 Feb 2018, 14:35

This isn't totally "irrevocable". I too had an entry disqualified because the Mod couldn't locate my Twitter entry. I sent Scott a screenshot of my Twitter post and included my Twitter page url and he overturned the decision, thereby giving me ALL of my entries back. Next time, if you have proof, message Scott.
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Okay, Got it! Thank you.

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