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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 57 I was just about to say that
03-25-2009, 04:05 AM
Originally Posted by Punch_Lion View Post
Just a quick question - I was under the impression that contest entries were to be limited to 300 words maximum? The winning entry clocks in at over twice that. Just wondering why the limit was listed on the contest rules if that was not going to be part of the judging process? I have to say I'm a little disappointed, as I found myself struggling to submit an entry that I was happy with given the very limited size that was mandated... Only to find out that apparently I needn't have cut so much out of my submission.

If you're going to have rules for contest submissions, you should adhere to them. I have to say this really leaves a bad taste in my mouth about these contests and the validity of the judging process.
The winner was a whopping 609, I too adhered to the 300 words only.