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Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Sasha, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. May12th

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    I'd ask that you vote for National ME/FM Action network. They have worked very hard throughout the contest to get votes while IACFS has done very little and only just at the end. It would be a nice show of support for the team of people working hard for the national group if you gave them you support in the final hours. We woud at least like to get to second place just in case #1 is disqualified or in case they pull another surprise and give an award to 2nd place finishers like they have with the wildcard draw. You never know what they might do. Thanks
  2. glenp

    glenp "and this too shall pass"

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    Light and Love Home claim to have 0% Administration costs - see here:

    0% Administration Fee
    Income of funds is raised through donation over the world and various fundraising activities. Light and Love Charity Fund has no administrative cost. All proceeds go towards our worldwide charity services




    http://global.lightandlovehome.org/en/sponsored-areas-and-programs-global


    On filing with Revenue Canada they claimed almost $29,000 -
  3. Nielk

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    I agree. I'm going with Me/FM action network.


    Vote here http://www.vivint.com/givesbackproject/charity/855 for National ME/FM Action Network
  4. SpecialK82

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    Stats Aug 18:

    WPI 61486 + 872 = 62358
    Be Perfect 15261 + 142 = 15403
    Surfer Healing 9444 + 32 = 9476
    Hailey mayz 7708 + 49 = 7757
    Next Gen 4459 + 5 = 4464
    Invisible 5979 + 20 = 5999
    Jumpstart 4231 + 15 = 4246
    King Bellflower 4976 + 30 = 5006
    Sean Vernon 3717 + 31 = 3748
    Partner Living 2534 + 16 = 2550
    Shared Hope 3023 + 26 = 3049
    Austin's House 3208 + 38 = 3246
    Trevor 1135 + 3 = 1138
    Dream 1332 + 9 = 1341
    Courage 2026 + 19 = 2045
    Ameriface 2030 + 49 = 2079
    Prader Willi CA 577 + 3 = 580
    Gets Better 14401 + 296 = 14697
    Tinnitus 411 + 6 = 417


    IACFS/ME 986 + 45 = 1031


    Light & Love 27542 + 306 = 27848
    St John Hospital 12240 + 70 = 12310
    ME/FM Action 9314 + 115 = 9429
    Prader-Willi 8041 + 109 = 8150
    Nightingale 401 + 1 = 402

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  5. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    Of course, you are right, Helen, to factor in the ave. no. of votes Saint John's is getting on a daily basis. Thanks. Am having a tough time deciding which way to vote.
  6. eric_s

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    I think if somebody wants to vote for a charity other than the WPI, the IACFS/ME is the better option. Because i don't see a big chance the no.1 in Canada, Light and Love Home, will get disqualified. If that were to happen, it would probably have happened already, i don't think they will do that a couple of days before the end. Also i don't see why they should get disqualified. And the distance to them is too large to catch up. What i'm saying here is only about the numbers, not about what charity i like better. But in the end we will only be able to succeed with either of the two options, if either a large pecentage of WPI voters help out or if there will be a large number of new voters (which seems rather unlikely).
  7. glenp

    glenp "and this too shall pass"

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    If the love and home vancouver are going to use their winnings locally in Vancouver - the ones in other countries have no idea of it. Look to the bottom of the page where you will see the link to vote

    http://www.nyclightandlovehome.org/
  8. WillowJ

    WillowJ Senior Member

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    It gets harder every day to decide. What we really need is more voters.
  9. SpecialK82

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    Stats for Aug 19 below, I wish we could all pull together and just vote one charity but I guess it's not that simple. We only have 8 days left.

    WPI 62358 + 833 = 63191
    Be Perfect 15403 + 82 = 15485
    Surfer Healing 9476 + 32 = 9508
    Hailey mayz 7757 + 54 = 7811
    Next Gen 4464 + 2 = 4466
    Invisible 5999 + 60 = 6059
    Jumpstart 4246 + 16 = 4262
    King Bellflower 5006 + 17 = 5023
    Sean Vernon 3748 + 23 = 3771
    Partner Living 2550 + 9 = 2559
    Shared Hope 3049 + 14 = 3063
    Austin's House 3246 + 32 = 3278
    Trevor 1138 + 4 = 1142
    Dream 1341 + 10 = 1351
    Courage 2045 + 22 = 2067
    Ameriface 2079 + 35 = 2114
    Prader Willi CA 580 + 6 = 586
    Gets Better 14697 + 229 = 14926
    Tinnitus 417 + 4 = 421

    IACFS/ME 1031 + 50 = 1081
    Light & Love 27848 + 274 = 28122
    St John Hospital 12310 + 64 = 12374
    ME/FM Action 9429 + 116 = 9545
    Prader-Willi 8150 + 101 = 8251
    Nightingale 402 + 6 = 408

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  10. glenp

    glenp "and this too shall pass"

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    Can anyone read Chinese??

    Does it say anywhere here that when they vote at the bottom of the page that the money will be going for Vancouver Canada?




    http://www.nyclightandlovehome.org/



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  11. frenchtulip

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    Overall rankings:
    The CURED Foundation (7th place) is gaining on the WPI. The Lindsay Foundation (8th place) is not far behind the CURED Foundation.
    WPI--63,810
    CURED--62,812
    Lindsay--62,490

    Perhaps CURED and Lindsay are vying for 2nd place in case there is a disqualification of the Angelman Syndrome group which is in 1st place in the Central Region and in 1st place overall with 178,669 votes.
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    A disqualification doesn't need to occur for 2nd place there to be worthwhile - if Angelman win overall, then second place in that region gets $100,000.
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  13. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    You are absolutely right. What was I thinking! Thanks. And there will certainly be keen competition between CURED and Lindsay for 2nd place in the Central Region, and the WPI could fall down to 8th place in the overall. That probably isn't a problem unless Vivint should decide to do something special for the top 6. (There are 3 Eastern charities currently in the top six which prob. won't win a prize unless they should win the Wildcard Drawing. Vivint might do something for them, at least.)
  14. Francelle

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    Now we don't know what the scores are as they are blinded for all the groups. This is going to make it all the more impossible to know which group to vote for.
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    Yes, as if we needed more suspense... Well, i think at least this is something that favours the WPI as the leader, because the other groups know they were far behind and if they don't even have an idea where they stand and how much progress they are making, i doubt it will be possible for them to motivate many people to vote. Who will believe it's possible to get 10'000 daily votes, if they never got higher than 1000 or so on a regular basis. I doubt they will be able to mobilize so many people like that. On the other hand it might help them, if they don't tell people how big the gap is, and if they only tell them it's enough if every fan casts his vote.

    Either way, i think we just have to keep up our level of voting and then things should be fine. I will either vote IACFS/ME or WPI, but to be honest, i think the chance for the IACFS/ME to get into the drawing and for ME/FM to get to first place is more or less over.
  16. eric_s

    eric_s Senior Member

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    Hehehe, after reading the crap they printed in the UK media again, why not send a mass email to Simon Wessely and partners in crime, asking them to please vote for the IACFS/ME or the WPI? That would be a fun mail to send to them for a change.
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    Well, I guess this is my last posting of daily stat figures...... sniff........(ok not really:)

    My analysis of the situation:

    - It Gets Better has completely fallen apart, with 7 days left they would have to get 7882/day to catch up

    - IACFS is struggling and needs 3882 to get to 5000, 555/day

    - National ME/FM is slightly gaining on 2nd place St John Hospital every day as St J has been averaging under 100, ME/FM needs 3372 to tie St John (this assumes St John get 83/day for the remaining days which is their last 7-day average)

    Now - we could use this vote blinding to our advantage. We could all vote National ME/FM and St J wouldn't see us coming. We would need 482/day to catch up (less than IACFS needs now). We would need to get many new voters because I don't think WPI will throw them any support at the end since they can't see their rankings anymore.

    I know, it's much easier said then done - but I will start voting ME/FM for what it's worth.


    WPI 63191 + 779 = 63970
    Be Perfect 15485 + 82 = 15567
    Surfer Healing 9508 + 25 = 9533
    Hailey mayz 7811 + 49 = 7860
    Next Gen 4466 + 4 = 4470
    Invisible 6059 + 72 = 6131
    Jumpstart 4262 + 8 = 4270
    King Bellflower 5023 + 16 = 5039
    Sean Vernon 3771 + 28 = 3799
    Partner Living 2559 + 8 = 2567
    Shared Hope 3063 + 12 = 3075
    Austin's House 3278 + 20 = 3298
    Trevor 1142 + 3 = 1145
    Dream 1351 + 14 = 1365
    Courage 2067 + 12 = 2079
    Ameriface 2114 + 27 = 2141
    Prader Willi CA 586 + 2 = 588
    Gets Better 14926 + 170 = 15096
    Tinnitus 421 + 2 = 423

    IACFS/ME 1081 + 37 = 1118
    Light & Love 28122 + 228 = 28350
    St John Hospital 12374 + 72 = 12446
    ME/FM Action 9545 + 110 = 9655
    Prader-Willi 8251 + 83 = 8334
    Nightingale 408 + 4 = 412

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  18. eric_s

    eric_s Senior Member

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    Thanks for posting the stats, Special K. But why do you think a second place will be enough for ME/FM? I honestly think either a disqualification or a prize for 2nd place are rather unlikely. I have given my vote to the WPI today and i think that's how i will keep it until the end of the contest. I don't see too much of a chance for the others anymore and want to try to make sure the WPI gets the prize. From what we've seen in the past days i'm not worried about the competition too much, but it makes me a bit nervous to not be able to see how they move.
  19. eric_s

    eric_s Senior Member

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    Ok, i just read somebody's message that Light and Love Home seem to say they don't have any administrative costs, while they have declared such costs of 30'000$ or so to the revenue authorities. I haven't verified this myself, but it could be something serious. On the other hand i guess it's still up to Vivint what they want to do with regards to the contest, even if this information is correct and L&L have either lied to their donors or the authorities.
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    I'm just going off a guess that L & L could be disqualified because more cheating could be discovered. Also we need less votes to reach our target for ME/FM than IACFS. It's an extreme long-shot I know, I just feel personally that I would be "wasting" a vote for WPI because I personally see them as safe, I realize that others do not and I respect that totally.

    I guess I'm going for where I feel my vote might possibly make a difference still.

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