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2009 JD CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« on: November 4, 2009, 07:26 PM »
November 1st has come and gone and we have just wrapped up our first Custom Contest:)

I'd like to start off by thanking everyone who entered a custom in the contest. We received a bunch of really good entries. I was impressed at the variety of different figures we have. Our 'theme' this time around was any character off of our Top-30 list that we sent in to Hasbro for the Fan's Choice Poll. It was a fairly wide open topic, so I was expecting to see some variety, but I was astonished to see that everyone submitted a different figure. That should make this a very close race.

Now that we have all of our entries it is time to vote on the winners! (Just when you thought election season was over ;) ) Whether or not you submitted a custom, we encourage everyone to vote. We are going to have three categories to vote in, and they look like this:

Most Production Level - This doesn't necessarily mean the 'best' overall figure. What we are looking for here is the figure that looks like it would be something that we would get from Hasbro. This refers to the paint, the sculpt/part choice, articulation and things of that nature.

Most Creative - Fairly self explanatory. See a figure you really like and it appears to have taken a stroke of genius to make it? Vote for that one.  ;)

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - Recognize a part from a GI-Joe figure? Have no idea where a set of arms come from but know they don't belong to a Star Wars figure? Vote for it here.

There are a few rules to the voting process:

  • Please pick only one figure for each catergory.
  • You can only vote for a figure once (i.e. you can't vote for the same figure in more than one category.)
  • Entrants were allowed to enter more than one figure, so you can vote for two figures from the same customizer, as long as they are for different categories.
  • Voting for your own figure is allowed, but generally isn't the classiest of maneuvers.
  • There will only be one winner in each of the three categories.
  • Fraudulent voting or ballot stuff is grounds for disqualification from this and all future customs contests
  • You must be an active JediDefender.com Forum member to vote
  • You can submit your vote either by posting here in this thread or sending me your votes via PM.
  • When voting please make sure to list the categoy, followed by the name of the customizer and then the figure of your choice for each of the three categories
  • Voting will run until 9 PM Pacific on Wednesday November 18th (That's two weeks.)
  • Please keep this thread strictly for voting. Use our Discussion thread for feedback and discussion.

It's fairly simple, but by all means if you have any questions let me know. In addition to the three main categories, The JD Staff will also be picking two additional figures for the Judge's choice category.

As an added inncentive to vote, everyone who votes is also going to be eligible to win a prize. Everyone's name will be put into a hat (figuratively speaking) and we will randomly select a winner. The winner will get 2 TLC Spacetroopers to help build your Imperial Army.

The entries are all listed below. Enjoy looking through all of the great customs. It sure is going to be a close contest. Thanks for voting!  :)
« Last Edit: October 3, 2011, 01:50 PM by Jeff »
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #1 on: November 4, 2009, 07:26 PM »
Without further ado... Here are all the entires:  :)





Toryn Farr: by darth_sidious









Imperial Dignitary Sim Aloo: by David







SA Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65









Luke Skywalker (Hoth Gear): by peakob1









Weeqauy Skiff Master: by QUANTUM 7









KOTOR Bastilla Shan: by starwarsgeek









Ponda Baba: by tonphanan







Dr. Ezavan: by tonphanan







Thanks again to everyone who participated and voted! :)
« Last Edit: November 5, 2009, 07:45 PM by Ryan »
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #2 on: November 4, 2009, 10:28 PM »
I'll kick off the votes.  Let me just say ahead of time that I thought all of these were amazing.  Nice job to everyone who participated and thanks for sharing your awesome creations.

Here are my votes...

Most Production Level:   KOTOR Bastilla Shan: by starwarsgeek
Most Creative:              SA Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65
Most Unique:                Weeqauy Skiff Master: by QUANTAM *Name Corrected!*
« Last Edit: November 5, 2009, 03:37 PM by JediJman »
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #3 on: November 4, 2009, 11:18 PM »
Agreed, very impressive entries from everyone! Here's my votes:

Most Production Level - Luke Skywalker (Hoth Gear) by peakob1
Most Creative - KOTOR Bastilla Shan by starwarsgeek
Most Unique - Imperial Dignitary Sim Aloo by David

I hope voting for myself is okay...LMK if not and I'll change my vote.
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #4 on: November 5, 2009, 12:57 AM »
Wow, there are some amazing figures in here, my kudos to ALL who entered.  It wasn't easy to choose, but here's my picks:

Most Production Level - Luke Skywalker (Hoth Gear): by peakob1

Most Creative - Weeqauy Skiff Master: by QUANTAM 7

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #5 on: November 5, 2009, 10:21 AM »
Most Production Level - Toryn Farr

Most Creative - Bastilla Shan

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - Endor Commando
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #6 on: November 5, 2009, 10:51 AM »
OH MAN...all of these are really great!! Hard to pick only 3..

Most Production Level:   Luke Skywalker HOTH gear by :      peakob1
Most Creative:              KOTOR Bastilla Shan by          :   Starwarsgeek         
Most Unique:                SA Rebel Commando  by         :     IncomT65



**SIDE NOTE.......I realize it was probably just a small type-o and NOT a big deal ,  but my user name is QUANTUM 7....................not quantam..%^ )


Thanks guys!!
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #7 on: November 5, 2009, 03:24 PM »
Hard to pick winners, each category has great candidates to choose.

Most Production Level - Torryn Farr by darth_sidious

Most Creative - Weequay Skiff Master by quantum7

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - Bastilla Shan by starwarsgeek

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #8 on: November 6, 2009, 07:47 AM »
Most Production Level - Toryn Farr: by darth_sidious
Most Creative - Imperial Dignitary Sim Aloo: by David
Most Unique - SA Endor Rebel Commando: by IncomT65
« Last Edit: November 6, 2009, 07:48 AM by womprat416 »

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2009, 11:25 AM »
I hate choosing, but it would be wrong not to give props to the people who entered this.

Most Production Level - Torryn Farr: by darth_sidious

Most Creative - KOTOR Bastilla Shan: by starwarsgeek

Most Unique use of Non-SW Parts to Create a Star Wars Figure - SA Endor Rebel Commando: by Incom

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2009, 02:17 PM »
Wow, totally forgot about this, and today is the last day.... anyway, great stuff, cool entries...

Most Production Level - Ponda Baba  by tonphanan

Most Creative - Weequay by Quantum7

Most Unique - Endor Rebel by Incom

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2009, 10:35 AM »
Glad you swung by and put in your votes as well, buddy!

Well, it's up to the jury members now, isn't it? When will the winners be announced?

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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2009, 10:34 PM »
We are tallying up all the votes and finalizing the prizes. Winners will be announced sometime this week. :)
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2009, 02:08 AM »
Really good work all around guys.  It was tough picking which ones I liked more, ultimately, which I think is a sign of a pretty good contest. :)

I'm usually pretty decisive on stuff, but not this vote by a longshot.  Not one entry was below par with any of the others.  Hats off to everyone who entered!
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Re: CUSTOM CONTEST VOTING THREAD
« Reply #14 on: December 6, 2009, 05:22 AM »
We are tallying up all the votes and finalizing the prizes. Winners will be announced sometime this week. :)

Which week was that again?  ;)