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Contest/Giveaway Form - Organization and Prevention of Fakes

Discussion in 'Accepted Suggestions' started by Doge, May 19, 2016.

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  1. Doge

    Doge ❤ One Year ❤ Supreme Premium

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    Recently I've noticed that many giveaways have no end date, require social media interaction, get abandoned or otherwise break the rules.

    I think it would be beneficial to everyone if we had a required form as seen in the image below.

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    This would ensure that all Contest/Giveaway rules are being followed and will help prevent fake contests/giveaways.
     
  2. Arch Priest

    Arch Priest Kami Supreme Premium

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    When you think you're first but then realize you're fourth...

    Anyways, this would help out a ton.
     
  3. BuildingBases

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    Agree. Great as usual Doge
     
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    This would be amazing. Can't tell you how many things I've entered that never ended
     
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    Very good idea. I agree. This does need to be changed.
     
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    This will prevent breaking some rules in giveaways
     
  7. Ivain

    Ivain Master Terraformer Supreme Premium

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    this'd be great. I think so far I've been in exactly 1 giveaway that actually went through, the rest just never ended.
     
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    Hi Doge , did you got this idea because of me? :whistle: I mass reported the giveaway section. xD
     
  9. Tulip

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    How much inspect element did producing that picture take?
     
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    Doge ❤ One Year ❤ Supreme Premium

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    Yes, because of that I saw how many threads get abandoned by their creators or otherwise broke rules.

    I just changed the text on the scam report form and removed extra boxes.
     
  11. Shattered

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    To the looks of it, all it looks like it is doing is making sure people provide enough information.

    Its not really forcing people to make sure they give something away. (most people forget about their giveaways)
     
  12. Ivain

    Ivain Master Terraformer Supreme Premium

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    at least they could set an automatic end date after which it is locked, or after which staff get a notification to check if it it has been ended yet. warnings can be given.
    It should have a maximum duration though.
     
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