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09-14-2008, 08:04 PM
Starting Today, September 14th, you can start sending me pictures of your respective guns for this month's OTM contest.

Anyone can enter, either in the Spyder of the Month, or the Non Spyder of the month. The only excluded people are those that have won the contest already this year or last year (and that's only with the gun they won with.)

Please make sure to send me the type of gun you have, the contest you are submitting for NOTM or SOTM along with the specs on it.

I will post when we are no longer accepting entries.

Once the contest begins it will run for five (5) days. If a tie or a final round is needed that will run for three (3) days.

HERE ARE THE RULES!!! If you don't follow them your gun will NOT be entered. I am not going to notify you if it is not going in, we don't need to spoon feed you guys and gals. SO read the rules!


#1 - KISS - Keep It Simple Stupid! Have fun, but let's keep the popularity contest at a minimum...vote for the gun you think looks the best, or has the most work done to it.

#2 - Send me a picture of your gun, sized to 640 X 480 (or whatever it was before.) If it's not that size, it won't go in the poll. Also send me the stats on the gun, if it is bone stock say so. However, your name WILL NOT go in the poll with the gun. If you send more than one picture I will decide which one gets posted in the contest.

It must be in the this format or it will not be entered:

Subject of PM needs to be SOTM or NOTM (if you are entering more than one contest please send seperate PM's)

Marker Type:
Category entering:
Specs in this format: spec, spec, spec, etc.

#3 - The gun you present MUST be your gun. The must be in your possession, not for sale or one that is sold, so you can not enter a gun you sold last week!

#4 - There will be a "Non Spyder of the Month" poll for guns like Timmy's, Shockers, Angels, Cockers, etc. that aren't considered Spyder's or Spyder Clones (basically blowbacks and those guns considered "lower end" markers.) T1s, Primals and Spimmys will fall in this category since there is nothing "spyder-like" except their bodies anymore.

#5 - There will be a "Spyder/Clone of the Month" which will encompass all Spyder/blowback clone markers.

#6 - NO PHOTOSHOPED OR EDITED PICTURES!!!! If you don't like the background take a new picture. Anything found to be Photoshopped or edited will not be entered and if it is found to be edited after the contest starts it will be DQ'd. This includes borders on the pictures.

#7 - Once you win, you won't be allowed to enter that gun again until the "of the Year" contest.

#8 - Discussion of the guns will be allowed in the poll thread, but do NOT discuss who's gun it is. Let's let the people decide on their own which gun they want to pick.

Have fun and good luck!

09-22-2008, 02:05 PM
I think I may be stopping the OTM's. I get IM'd, PM'd and e-mailed all the time about when are we going to do them. Then I post up the contest and get 5 people to enter.

If you want them to continue you need to get your PM's in.

VS3 Sniper
09-22-2008, 08:59 PM
sorry dan havent been checkin the boards in a while ill submit my entry

09-22-2008, 09:37 PM
I didn't even notice this thread as I usually skip over the stickies.....I will see if I can dig out my spyders for entry.

09-23-2008, 11:50 AM

who reads stickies?

I'll see what I can do for entry

09-23-2008, 01:56 PM
I just hit the "New Posts" link at the top of the page and it brings up every thread that has been posted in since the last time I visited. MUCH easier than trying to scan the list for new threads.

Dan, I hear ya. One of the reasons I quit doing this myself. It's frustrating!

09-23-2008, 01:59 PM
what gets me is I get PM's from tons of users asking when we are going to have the the contest, then when we have it there are less than a handful of entries.

09-23-2008, 04:00 PM
Just need to snap new pics... once I find my camera battery... :(

09-23-2008, 05:14 PM
aww great, there goes my chances. Oh well I would have lost any way

09-23-2008, 06:22 PM
aww great, there goes my chances. Oh well I would have lost any way

These things can go either way. That's the great thing about them. :D

09-23-2008, 06:32 PM

09-27-2008, 11:51 AM
entered :)

09-27-2008, 12:17 PM
been in :D

09-27-2008, 12:22 PM
what gets me is I get PM's from tons of users asking when we are going to have the the contest, then when we have it there are less than a handful of entries.

you got mine right? I probably was one of the first entered because I sent you the pics and info when you opened it.

09-27-2008, 07:00 PM
my gun needs to get in soon so I can clean it up and take some pics for this!

XSiv Force
09-27-2008, 07:01 PM
i need to take new/better pics of mine.......:(

09-27-2008, 07:05 PM
i need my new gun for NOTM... gah, i hope it gets here before the cut off...

XSiv Force
09-27-2008, 07:18 PM
im entering my pump next time in NOTM

XSiv Force
09-28-2008, 04:10 PM
so whats the word yah or nah are we gona have an otm

09-29-2008, 06:37 AM
I still dont have enough entries. I am not going to put all 12 of my markers in just so we can have a contest. If I dont get enough entries by Friday I will cancel it until next month.

09-29-2008, 06:41 AM
come on people, take some pics of your guns and send them in!! i'm tempted to throw in all of my guns, but im waiting for some stuff :D

09-29-2008, 09:38 AM
Don't make me take filler pictures again.... :dodgy: Srsly tho, it's ridiculous.... Post up your MR's, scenario gats, tourney gats, recball gats... there is no set way to take a picture, get creative! Use your background, go out and find a good one. Set up your gun and take 3 pictures from different angles, steadying your camera. Change the gun to another view, something different, and repeat. Pick the best one, upload it to whatever photo hosting website you use in 640X, and send it to Dan in a PM, FOLLOWING THE SET RULES TO SEND THEM IN AS. Just copy and paste his format into the PM and replace what you need to, and use the right Subject for the PM.

09-29-2008, 09:47 AM
tim, maybe we should find peoples guns from the pics section and send them in for them?

09-29-2008, 09:57 AM
Very tempting... then send them a PM if they won or lost the contest. I doubt half the people would even vote, lol!