ChefTalk.com Valentines Menu Contest Questions.

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  1. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    ChefTalk.com Valentines Menu Contest

    [​IMG]Between now and Valentines day (February 14th 2011) ChefTalk.com is looking for the most romantic menu you can come up with in honor of Valentine's day. All you need to do is post your menu to this discussion thread. Your menu can also include details about ambiance (flowers on the table, music playing, etc).

    What really makes this contest exciting is that the winners will be chosen by the community. Any registered community member can cast a vote on the particular menu posted by another user. To vote for your favorite menu just click on the "Thumbs Up" icon [​IMG]  (this is located at the bottom right of each post. Be sure to vote for your favorite menu/s! Contestants can see how many votes they have by the following icon [​IMG]

    The community member with the most thumbs up votes will receive a $100.00 Williams Sonoma Gift Card. The community member with the second highest thumbs up votes will receive a $50.00 Williams Sonoma Gift Card. There will be three runners up who will receive ChefTalk Mugs!

    Official Rules:
    • Contest is open to all ChefTalk community members (except me (Nicko)).
    • Post your valentines menu in this thread.
    • Only one menu posting per user.
    • Winners will be chosen based on how many votes (thumbs up) \ they receive from the community.
    • Menu must be your own writing (in other words original).
    • This contest is only open to US residents (sorry to all of our friends outside the U.S.).

    PLEASE ONLY POST CONTEST QUESTIONS HERE. YOU MUST POST YOUR MENU ENTRY IN THIS THREAD.

    http://www.cheftalk.com/forum/thread/64110/cheftalk-com-valentines-menu-contest-thread
     
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  2. koukouvagia

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    What a great idea.  Can we post pictures as well? 
     
  3. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    Yes you can post just about anything that is in good taste. :)
     
  4. shroomgirl

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    how many votes do we get to cast?

    When does the contest end?

    how do we know how many thumbs up we've got?
     
  5. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    How much can you vote: You can cast as many votes as you like. But, I believe you can only vote once per post. So if you see three different menus you like you can vote for all three.

    When does it end:  Between now and Valentines day (February 14th 2011) ChefTalk.com 

    How many votes do you have? Check your post, you should see an image like this: [​IMG]

    The number is how many thumbs up you have received.
     
  6. siduri

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    Sorry, Nicko, but I don't think it's a good thing for a community to have contests that are only open to some of the members.  It's a bad message.  If there are reasons you can't send a prize abroad then it would be better to make a contest without a prize at all.  
     
  7. butzy

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    Can the lot of us from outside the U$ vote as well?
     
  8. koukouvagia

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    Oh no why can't our international friends participate?

    Also, I'm not making my valentine's menu until valentine's day, can't take the pictures I'd like to post until then.  I don't want to post an idea for a menu, I want to post the actual menu I'll be doing.  I wish the deadline could be extended a day so that we can share what we did rather than what we imagine up we could do.
     
  9. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    Yes, everyone can vote. The gift cards are o.ly good in the U.S.
     
  10. butzy

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    So why can't we compete?

    If any of us outside the USA wins, we just take the honours and you can give the price to the runner-up's......

    I wouldn't have a problem with that.

    I'm quite sure the rest of the gang agrees ....