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    For people who take part in fashion events !!

    Ok I have not got time to fill in all details but will try to keep the facts as I need to get this off my breast i mean chest

    I recently took part in a fashion event at Arkadia just for fun and to show off my outfits (as is what we do best)
    I was a little wasted due to it being a Saturday and fashion contest, weekend who dont get wasted?

    Anyway I didnt expect to win anything plus I had no time to work on my outfits as I only had 12hrs notice....

    Anyway its not about me ...

    Or my outfits or me not winning before you start to think im a cry baby its not like that !! (even tho pple who know me might not agree)

    Im trying to keep this short but would like to point out I do NOT think its a good idea to have #

    Best buddys /husband /wives /bumlickers.. Judging!!!!!

    The girls/Guys who spend hours not only creating there outfits but also finding someone who can put them together this can result in 1000s ped is why I think people should know what happend to us at Arkadia!

    Everything is running smooth blah blah blah they drag out who the winner is |(but we already know)! lovely outfits as always and maybe should have been 1st? But her best mate is Judge??? really???? make us wonder if we ever had a chance anyway I know for a fact if my husband/ best bud was judging they would have voted me 10/10without a doubt! (or they get popped with a opalo)

    I have seen the same happen in Mr He-man (calypso) and players getting robbed for there hard work as they have a buddy on the other side!

    I guess you all remember the Guy who won wearing PIXI ?? Really??? well yes the other half was judging ovc!

    And this guy even LOANS his clothes then votes for them really???

    I have been a judge before its never easy but when people are chucking 10s out for mates yous have no chance!

    Thanks for reading
    And frery(if thats you name) Just as you can make a few textures and chuck paint on it dont mean your a fashion artist get a life dude you know nothing about fashion!


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    (sorry Magam nothing against you)

    I never knew it was Magam (Who won frist place) loaned Freyr's clothing! if it was all outfits or one item it is not the point? im not saying it's 'not' ok to loan clothes but when a 'judge loans clothes' and then his clothes win? it's another story in my opinion, not only one friend but along with another great friend, alarm bells start ringing!

    Would the winners have won if Freyr wasn't a judge? guess we will never know!

    I did not just wake up one morning and think OK im going to start a shit storm, A few players agree.. but don't have the guts to speak up due to the 'single' minded people who think you are just here as you a bad loser... it really is not the case its about 'FAIR PLAY'

    When I hear such bull shit (after the event) that you 'loaned' clothing TO THE WINNER myself -and others AGREED- that you broke a lot of rules here regarding a fashion event! But as you have been around so long .. and know so much... you think you are in the right!
    Last edited by loren; 08-02-2012 at 09:56.

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    Quote Originally Posted by loren View Post
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    ... get this off my breast...
    Sorry, you lost me at this point

    Ya that is stupid that the judges have a relationship with the contenstants. Guess I shouldn't bother going to the hoverpod decorating contest on the 4th then.
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    Conflict of interest at its very best, fucking disgraceful.
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    Arkadia is a small community. People know people, especially when they have similar interests. Do you have a constructive solution for eliminating conflicts of interest in the next fashion event? Do you really want judges that have no relationship with any contestants? Maybe next time they could take some noobs straight off the boat and make them the judges, and eliminate any of them that have looked at the forums too. I don't know how that would work out, but at least no judges would know any contestants!

    Of course, you're right that judges should be objective and conflicts of interest should be avoided as much as possible. But you know, without being privy to all the private chats and the judges' thoughts... you really don't have a clue what went on behind the scenes. I do know that there were some scheduling problems with judges resulting in some last minute scrambles. The organizers did the best they could with what they had. People who won were happy, a few people who lost complained that it was unfair... in other words, it sounds precisely identical to every other event in EU. But that's just my opinion.

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    just have the whole arkadia dev team judge? i mean like they are all in one place are they not? how hard could it be for the whole dev team take a few hours break to look at what their players can do with what little we have shit might even give them some ideas for better clothing lines
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    Quote Originally Posted by sidxx View Post
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    just have the whole arkadia dev team judge? i mean like they are all in one place are they not? how hard could it be for the whole dev team take a few hours break to look at what their players can do with what little we have shit might even give them some ideas for better clothing lines
    Now that's an idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sidxx View Post
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    just have the whole arkadia dev team judge? i mean like they are all in one place are they not? how hard could it be for the whole dev team take a few hours break to look at what their players can do with what little we have shit might even give them some ideas for better clothing lines
    Arkadia is based on Singapore, so it is 3AM in Singapore when the event start, you won't work in 3AM right? lol I think unless they move future event time fit in Asian or it is kinda hard to do. But I would like to see this happen so it would be easier for me to take part in future events

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    you don't really need much of a fashion sense to judge entropia clothing there are quite limited options with custom coloring and custom textures, a lot of textures are not widely available because they come from wildly rare and/or wildly hard mobs to hunt, or just plain retardedly expensive to produce, such as diamond textures or tridenite. and you cant mix paint cans for a completely new colors. plus you can not do custom placement of colors/textures on clothes like you can on masks, imo the coloring system is extremely basic and under developed making it stupidly restricted.

    MA should have a look at the customizability of the all points bulletin (apb) clothing and vehicles you can place any design you can imagine onto your car and your clothes. although i disliked the game play of apb the customization was amazing in that game, making entropia look just plain silly next to them comparing fashion systems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neil Stockton View Post
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    Arkadia is a small community. People know people, especially when they have similar interests. Do you have a constructive solution for eliminating conflicts of interest in the next fashion event? Do you really want judges that have no relationship with any contestants? Maybe next time they could take some noobs straight off the boat and make them the judges, and eliminate any of them that have looked at the forums too. I don't know how that would work out, but at least no judges would know any contestants!

    Of course, you're right that judges should be objective and conflicts of interest should be avoided as much as possible. But you know, without being privy to all the private chats and the judges' thoughts... you really don't have a clue what went on behind the scenes. I do know that there were some scheduling problems with judges resulting in some last minute scrambles. The organizers did the best they could with what they had. People who won were happy, a few people who lost complained that it was unfair... in other words, it sounds precisely identical to every other event in EU. But that's just my opinion.
    A relationship is fine as long as it will not effect the judging in any way. It's happened on too many occassions where the combination of judge/contestant in question is involved in such events. It's bullshit and definitely tarnishes these type of events. As common courtesy you would think that if such a conflict of interest does occur, either the judge or contestant relinquishes their nomination. It's a no brainer really!
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    I agree

    The dev team judge idea sounds great, the timezone thing is a problem though. Don't really have a better suggestion.
    Last edited by KlowN; 07-31-2012 at 10:29.

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