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56 replies to this topic  – Started by SlyOwl , Sep 27 2009 05:54 PM

#1 SlyOwl

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 05:54 PM

Creative Critic

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Classic-Pirates runs this challenge to promote good, constructive feedback and discussion about entries.

    What do I do?
  • First, you need to express an interest in participating, by posting in this thread. You don't have to build anything: just the time and effort required.
  • Then, evaluate what you like and dislike about a contest entry and relay the information objectively to the builder. The important point is to express honest opinions in a helpful manner, whether good or bad. If you can do that creatively at the same time, you just might have what it takes to win the fabulous prize.
  • The best Creative Critics will provide ongoing feedback, so it's not necessarily a "critique once and then wait until contest's end to receive your result". Find ways to continually provide feedback and you'll have a definite advantage.
  • Go the extra mile. Providing reference pictures/links (either Lego or otherwise) as a clarification/explanation would be an example of taking that extra step to help the builder improve their MOC.
  • A high post count alone will not assist you in winning the Creative Critic award and excessive, short, or unhelpful posts may result in disqualification. If your idea of a good comment is: "That MOC looks awesome", you may find yourself in a spot of bother. Quality first, then quantity.

    How will it be judged?
    The staff will assess the Creative Critic Award on the following criteria:
  • The usefulness of the information provided.
  • The professionalism in which the information is conveyed.
  • Correct spelling, grammar and punctuation (we will be lenient if English is your second language)
  • The volume of quality creative criticism you provide.

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#2 Ricecracker

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 05:57 PM

Can I put my name down here, even if I'm not sure I'll have the time necessary? I think I will, though I'm unsure.

#3 General Armendariz

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:00 PM

I shall join :pir-classic:

#4 Adam

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:15 PM

This should prove interesting... You can count me in!

View PostRicecracker, on Sep 27 2009, 09:57 AM, said:

Can I put my name down here, even if I'm not sure I'll have the time necessary? I think I will, though I'm unsure.
Yes, I'm pretty sure you can.

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#5 Inconspicuous

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:16 PM

I'm definitely interested, if I can find the time.  :pir-wink:

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#6 Erdbeereis

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:20 PM

View PostRicecracker, on Sep 27 2009, 11:57 AM, said:

Can I put my name down here, even if I'm not sure I'll have the time necessary? I think I will, though I'm unsure.
Yep, no harm in trying it out. :pir-classic:

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#7 Paul cantu

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:21 PM

I'm down!

#8 prateek

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:22 PM

I'll try. :pir-classic:

#9 Captain Blackmoor

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:25 PM

At the time you read this, I've signed up! :pir-tongue:

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#10 erined5

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:40 PM

Count me in

#11 Lorentzen

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 06:52 PM

I'm in!

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#12 LegoLyons

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 07:16 PM

Sound's like fun, I'm in it, to win it!

#13 Francis Marion

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 07:22 PM

I've already sort of started... I didn't know there was an official entry thing. Anyhow, I'd like to join!

#14 SirGoldenKnight

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 07:25 PM

I would join, btw my main language is the portuguese   :pir_bawling: ... since i live in brazil  :pir-hmpf_bad:

#15 Kirk0007

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 08:05 PM

I will join.  Yarr!
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#16 Captain Genaro

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 08:32 PM

I'm going to try this. :pir-classic:

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#17 Dr Kilroy

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 08:51 PM

Ok, I express an interest in participating.  :pir-tongue:
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#18 RichardAM

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 08:53 PM

Stick my name down, i'll give it a bash.  :pir_laugh2:

#19 Admiral Croissant

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:06 PM

I'll see what I can do :pir-classic: I don't know how much time I will get in the future but if it's enough I will definetely try to give some good feedback.
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#20 badboytje88

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:09 PM

I'll give it a shot!

#21 Tom Bricks

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:20 PM

I would like to creatively critique.  :jollyroger:
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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:25 PM

I'll give it a go.
I seriously need to brush up on my spelling and grammar, so I figure this is a great way to get motivated :jollyroger:

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#23 Bricknave

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 10:13 PM

Greetings!  If it is possible, I would like to join this competition to help people make their future MOCs better by giving them constructive criticism and to grasp a better understanding of competitions held by Classic-Pirates!   :pir-sweet:

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#24 Mission Commander

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 10:32 PM

I'll be a critic :pir_laugh2:
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Posted 27 September 2009 - 11:00 PM

*Gives into Peer Pessure*

I'll give it a whirl.  :kahuka:




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