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    I meant nominate. Still, being able to nominate yourself looks a bit pretentious if you ask me.

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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    At least for favourite modder.^^
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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    IMO if you do a mod, it's because you think you can do a relatively good job, at least for your own taste (or you just pick mods done by someone else), and so why not nominate it? Not doing it would be false modesty.
    Beside, for a presidential election, would you be shocked if a candidate goes voting? Would you be shocked if a vote for himself? Should he vote for one of the other candidate? If he runs, it's because he thinks his better than the other, doesn't he?

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    EDIT: ninja'd!

    also: Nominating your own mod makes sense as it could be giving extra publicity to something you're proud of having completed, but for nomination stage I must admit I like seeing people trying to include other's work too.
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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    And don't forget it's nomination, where number doesn't matter. If the other mods/modders have already been nominated, you don't have to do it again. So even if you just nominate yourself to be safe, that doesn't mean you wouldn't nominate others if they were not already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clodia_Metelli View Post
    At least for favourite moder.^^
    Point taken! Agree.

    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
    Would you be shocked if a vote for himself? Should he vote for one of the other candidate? If he runs, it's because he thinks his better than the other, doesn't he?
    Honestly, not shocked, but a bit... turned off. I think if you expect to see success, other people should vote for you instead. But it's only symbolical. Same with the TWC, if your work is good and noteworthy then at least one other person should have nominated you already. But I get it, this isn't the Oscars and mods may go unnoticed...

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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    Quote Originally Posted by important notices
    3. to be eligible for the New Modder category, a modder must not have released any mod or tool before 1/1/2017.
    Why resources don't count?

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    I think the intent behind the 'new modder' rule was that they shouldn't have released anything before 1/1/2017 - in order to qualify as "new"

    Is there a particular person nominated where you think this is a problem?
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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    IIRC the rule that allows modders to nominate themselves and their mods has been there for ages (certainly before I joined the Committee, back in 2014)

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    Quote Originally Posted by makanyane View Post
    I think the intent behind the 'new modder' rule was that they shouldn't have released anything before 1/1/2017 - in order to qualify as "new"

    Is there a particular person nominated where you think this is a problem?
    Maybe, just trying to figure out the intentions of the commitee. I didn't check the nominated members.

    Now I noticed from point 2 that a classical modder may not have released a tool or mod since 2017 and again resources are not mentioned here.

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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    a little embarrassing in my opinion the self nomination of some modders.

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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    Quote Originally Posted by mishkin View Post
    a little embarrassing in my opinion the self nomination of some modders.
    I've already commented on this; as told this is customary since ages, and this is the very first year anyone actually complained about.

    We will talk about this for the next edition, but now please let's get over it, ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by Araval View Post
    Maybe, just trying to figure out the intentions of the commitee. I didn't check the nominated members.

    Now I noticed from point 2 that a classical modder may not have released a tool or mod since 2017 and again resources are not mentioned here.
    tools (and resources) go together; in other words a resource can be considered either a tool or a mod, so if anyone released a resource during 2017 or later they are not eligible for the Classical Modder

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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    How long are the nominations open for?
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    Default Re: 2018 MODDING AWARDS - COMMENTARY THREAD (READ THE OP BEFORE POSTING!)

    I've not fixed a final date yet, when I will, be comforted that the membership will be informed few days in advance.
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