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Author Topic: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)  (Read 15962 times)

blurymind

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #30 on: May 25, 2008, 12:58:37 am »

ahahaha, thanks guys  ;D I dont think a helicopter would be needed,but i still have to win first to get something and here is a real competition going on and chances are slim.

its a small world,Tom.. =P you've seen the world. Sofia aint that beautiful,i like my Plovdiv more
I guess what bulgaria has to show is nature and old buildings

I like the youtube presentation idea a lot.For a nice slideshow,everybody can use Wink:
http://www.debugmode.com/wink/
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would be nice to show off vec's killer apps!
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ultrasonicsite

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #31 on: May 25, 2008, 06:20:58 pm »

Have we decided what the contest is going to be? If not I have TBIE!
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Dweeberkitty

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2008, 06:41:14 pm »

The contest was just started yesterday:

http://www.vectorlinux.com/forum2/index.php?topic=6378.0

Have fun!
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #33 on: May 26, 2008, 09:17:45 am »

I didnt know where else to post these, so I thought here was as good as anywhere.

I contacted a few websites and have received responses from these 2 already.
http://www.xfce-look.org/news/index.php/VectorLinux+Artwork?id=287&name=VectorLinux+Artwork
http://wallpapers-n-etc.com/news.php
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #34 on: May 26, 2008, 09:37:16 am »

NOOOO more competitors  :D
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ultrasonicsite

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #35 on: May 26, 2008, 10:42:21 am »

So, content must all be original? =P
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overthere

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #36 on: May 26, 2008, 08:06:22 pm »

..my keychain digicam has extreme limitations...thus I purchased my MMBD

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #37 on: May 27, 2008, 07:15:57 pm »

So, content must all be original? =P

I would not say that it ALL has to be original. You can use other people's work as long as it does not make up the majority of the artwork. The use of other work is allowed if it compliments the final product....not the other way around.
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #38 on: May 28, 2008, 01:35:35 pm »

 just curious.. what does vl related mean?
 and how do I licence the entry?

what would it take to turn my monk gleaning pearls of wisdom from the web into a contender..lol...as example I mean ;D
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #39 on: May 28, 2008, 02:46:32 pm »

just curious.. what does vl related mean?
 and how do I licence the entry?

what would it take to turn my monk gleaning pearls of wisdon from the web into a contender..lol...as example I mean ;D

By VL related, it should probably have the VL logo on it or have Vector Linux written out somewhere on the wallpaper. Something like that.
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overthere

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #40 on: May 28, 2008, 07:59:06 pm »

Perhaps something more like this..not contest material but makes use of the shot as my new wallpaper
http://files.myopera.com/dsl-o/albums/478693/Vlp2.jpg

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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #41 on: May 28, 2008, 09:17:57 pm »

Perhaps something more like this..not contest material but makes use of the shot as my new wallpaper
http://files.myopera.com/dsl-o/albums/478693/Vlp2.jpg



Something like that. Just has to be the right resolution to submit it.
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #42 on: May 28, 2008, 09:29:45 pm »

Unfortunately my cheapo cam is limited to nasty 1600x1200 and my skill is well... evident.. but perhaps it may act as example...I look forward to the contest entries..thanks for indulging me
cheers

Ps..LOL..I was going to buy a flat screen capable of running a 2560x1600 wallpaper and games but decided instead to buy a used car and a new laptop with the 3000 dollars I had saved...if the majority of vector users use 1600x1200 screens I guess I should move to a better distro for my recycles which fall into the 8% still useing 800x600 and the more common 1024x 768.
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #43 on: May 30, 2008, 02:15:26 pm »

if the majority of vector users use 1600x1200 screens I guess I should move to a better distro for my recycles which fall into the 8% still useing 800x600 and the more common 1024x 768.

I have no idea what the majority uses. But I do know that it is better to have the higher quality version that can be scaled down to fit most monitors than to look crappy on the larger monitors. In other words, the high quality ones provide scalability while the low res ones don't.
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Re: Suggestions for Contest (Free Prizes)
« Reply #44 on: May 31, 2008, 07:02:28 pm »

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But I do know that it is better to have the higher quality version that can be scaled down
Ya, I agree with that..I guess most users who download vl5.9 std can create a 2560x1600 image and scale it down to 1600x1200 for the two contest requirements  useing included software like mtpaint or imagemagick...I admitt I do not have that skill...thus my silly post...the winner will find gimp on the MMBD will help with such creative projects.
cheers
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