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Here's an at-a-glance guide to who's finished where from all the previous contests, and for the sake of getting meta I've added a ranking system. 1st place gets five points, 2nd gets four, 3rd gets three, 4th gets two and 5th place gets one point. Please bear in mind that there are other ways of ranking the contest winners, this is just the one that seemed simplest to me. A more comprehensive method would take into account the number of contests entered by each person and average their score out (Ildorf, for example, has at the time of writing finished in the top 5 of every contest he's entered, which is a little bit impressive really) but frankly that seemed like far too much work for my liking. If anyone wants to have a go at it themselves though, be my guest.

*NOTE - As of 07/2013, users who were only ever active on the old site and never signed up for this one are marked in grey text.

NOTE 2 - As of 01/2014, due to the amount of users on the list, the text was beginning to get unreadably small. For this reason, the list now shows only users with five points or more (ie. those who have either won a contest or placed in the top four at least twice).


So, here's the leaderboard as it stands after the Undead contest:

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...And below are all the old ones, for posterity.

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After 48 contests (most recent: School)

After 47 contests (most recent: Famous Robots)

After 46 contests (most recent: Album Covers)

After 45 contests (most recent: Nostalgia)

After 44 contests (most recent: Literature)

After 43 contests (most recent: Disney)

After 42 contests (most recent: Monsters)

After 41 contests (most recent: What Happened in the Year 2013?)

After 40 contests (most recent: Traditions)

After 39 contests (most recent: Food)

After 38 contests (most recent: Dead Celebrities)

After 37 contests (most recent: Time Travel)

After 36 contests (most recent: Movie Posters)

After 35 contests (most recent: Jobs)

After 34 contests (most recent: Aliens)

After 33 contests (most recent: Legends & Fairytales)

After 32 contests (most recent: Superheroes)

After 31 contests (most recent: Famous Artworks)

After 30 contests (most recent: The Internet)

After 29 contests (most recent: What Happened in the Year 2012?)

After 28 contests (most recent: Australia & Antarctica)

After 27 contests (most recent: Musicals)

After 26 contests (most recent: Africa)

After 25 contests (most recent: Classic Movies)

After 24 contests (most recent: Olympic Games)

After 23 contests (most recent: Modern Videogames)

After 22 contests (most recent: Female Musicians)

After 21 contests (most recent: 10 Years of SP-Studio)

After 20 contests (most recent: Religion)

After 19 contests (most recent: America)

After 18 contests (most recent: Animals)

After 17 contests (most recent: What Happened in the Year 2011?)

After 16 contests (most recent: TV Shows (Not Animated))

After 15 contests (most recent: Europe)

After 14 contests (most recent: Male Musicians)

After 13 contests (most recent: Asia)

After 12 contests (most recent: Retro Gaming)

After 11 contests (most recent: Classical Antiquity)

After 10 contests (most recent: Cartoon Villains)

After 9 contests (most recent: Princesses)

After 8 contests (most recent: Sci-Fi Movies)

After 7 contests (most recent: Flower Power)

After 6 contests (most recent: Pokémon)

After 5 contests (most recent: What Happened in the Year 2010?)

After 4 contests (most recent: Movies & Games of 2010)

After 3 contests (most recent: Christmas Cards)

After 2 contests (most recent: Cartoon Heroes of Your Childhood)

After the first contest (Halloween)
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This is cool, man. It's fun to see stuff like this.
"It's all bullshit, folks and its bad for ya."-George Carlin

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ADePALMA1251 wrote:
This is cool, man. It's fun to see stuff like this.

Like how we can now see that you are clearly the Person Most Overdue For A Win. ;)
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Caribou wrote:
Like how we can now see that you are clearly the Person Most Overdue For A Win. ;)

Hey, man. The chart doesn't lie. :contract: :lol:
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There's a disappointing amount of pie charts in this thread.

Caribou wrote:
ADePALMA1251 wrote:
This is cool, man. It's fun to see stuff like this.

Like how we can now see that you are clearly the Person Most Overdue For A Win. ;)

Oh, ADePALMA should definitely win this contest (not because it's overdue, but because his entry is the absolute best in the contest imo). That makes me really upset that I got to first place before him, considering how little contests I've actually entered.
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I love statistics :D
Do you plan on updating this for the next contests as well? Then it could be a sticky.
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would make sense, to add it to the stickies.
signatures suc... wait, oh damnit!


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Jabels wrote:
Oh, ADePALMA should definitely win this contest (not because it's overdue, but because his entry is the absolute best in the contest imo).

Hey thanks, man.
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Nice, Caribou. Now people with galleries have something to fight for in contests.

And yes, ADePALMA1251 deserves to come first. His pictures in his gallery are amazing, and his picture for this contest is in my opinion, his best of all the contests he's entered.
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Janina wrote:
Do you plan on updating this for the next contests as well? Then it could be a sticky.

Sure, no problem.

Jabels wrote:
Oh, ADePALMA should definitely win this contest (not because it's overdue, but because his entry is the absolute best in the contest imo).

Completely agree with this too.

Jabels wrote:
There's a disappointing amount of pie charts in this thread.

What about this: is this something that you agree with?

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Caribou is definately the head moderator next to Janina lol.
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New list is up.

...Looks like Till just became a heavyweight.
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man im not part of anything

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yoteslaya wrote:
man im not part of anything

Most people have to enter a lot more than two contests before they finish in the top 5. ;)

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Regarding the inclusion of ties after the latest contest, I think there basically two options:

a) Both users get the full amount of points for that position, ie. Till and I would both get five points for coming joint first, and bellaXraven and Ildorf would get four each for coming joint second in a previous contest.

b) We average out the points from the two positions, ie. Till and I would get four and a half points each, and bellaXraven and Ildorf get three and a half.

Thoughts?
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I guess that's a unanimous "no preference" then. :lol: I've tossed a coin, we're going with A.
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If you can't resolve the ties (with the number of highest ratings, as in Eurovision), its fairer the 'B' option.
:teacher: You must always distribute the same number of points:
5+4+3+2+1= 15 points.
One tie:
5+5+3+2+1=16 points: then this contest is better rated than the previous one.
Two ties:
5+5+4+4+1=18 points
Triple and double tie:
5+5+5+2+2=19 points

The better: resolving the ties.

:eyebrows: To mess all a little bit: Make a 'regularity score' by dividing the score by the number of participations...

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It would've been sweet if people said what they preferred before I redid the last four charts. ;) But if people want there to be fifteen points only for each contest, I'm happy to go with that. I asked, nobody replied, I tossed a coin.

Also:
Strider wrote:
To mess all a little bit: Make a 'regularity score' by dividing the score by the number of participations...

While it's not quite the same thing I was talking about in the first post, this is definitely covered by:
Caribou wrote:
frankly that seemed like far too much work for my liking. If anyone wants to have a go at it themselves though, be my guest.

:P
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there are two big arguments why A is better:
1. B is way more complicated and
2. I get half a point more :P





no, really.
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New list is up. Congratulations to newly-placed Kukucs, and to Eggslav & Ildorf for breaking into the top 10 and 5 respectively.
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I'd better boost my game otherwise I'll get booted from the Top 10 lol :P
Yes, congratulations to Kukucs, Eggyslav and Ildorf! =)
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New chart is up. I turn my back for one contest and Joker's back in the lead...
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Things stay exciting up there :).
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New chart is up.
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Yikes...my rating is getting lower and lower after each contest. :(
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New chart is up. Congratulations to Strider (finally!) and Jonnnyfox, and to ADePALMA1251 for breaking into the top three.
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god i suck, i need to up my game
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Caribou wrote:
(...) Congratulations to Strider (finally!) (...)

Thanks! =)

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Oops, been a bit slack updating this recently. Anyway, the latest two lists are now up.

Jetpack-guy wrote:
god i suck, i need to up my game

Welcome to the Top 20! :thumbup:
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one spot higher and i'm in the top 5 ^^, need to make a awsome picture this time.
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Whoops, my inactivity here has cost me dearly, I've slipped to 11th... </
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