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Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by helen41, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Yes, just saw that Phoenix Rising has had a lot of votes taken away. About half? Seems the same for some others. iGive busy auditing.

    Changed my vote.
     
  2. helen41

    helen41 Senior Member

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    sorry Pandora, it's the last vote of the day that counts. I'm changing
     
  3. Dolphin

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    Folks, don't forget to change your signatures.
     
  4. helen41

    helen41 Senior Member

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    10 minutes ago Island Village childcare was in 1st with 2253. They now have 1720 and are back in 3rd:confused:
     
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    back on number 8, vote for PHOENIX RISING!
     
  6. Dolphin

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    They probably worked through them one-by-one so 2253 was the score before they were audited.
     
  7. Frank

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    Let's try to make a gap with number 9, vote for PHOENIX RISING!
     
  8. IntuneJune

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    8th place

    755 votes, in 8th place! Whew, those hounds lost a lot of votes, however, American Coonhounds are still in first..... this IS the rescue organization my son found his coonhound!

    Interesting situation here!

    June
     
  9. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Dropped to 9th again.
     
  10. Tuha

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    it can never be easy - hopefully it will finish with happy end for us like in sommer with chase community giving competition
     
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    IntuneJune Senior Member

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    Geezz, in 8 minutes!

    June
     
  12. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Hey, June, do you have any pull with Coonhound Rescue? Could your son's dog speak to them? Maybe they'd be willing to throw a "bone" our way - a few hundred votes would be nice.

    Thanks, Dolphin, for your close attention to the numbers the last few days.

    And, Tuha, if you remain confident, I will try to stay calm.
     
  13. shannah

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    The race is on! I changed my vote. I'll have to go upstairs and change my son's!
     
  14. Tuha

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    I am tranquil. In my country - we say - "The life is not a small button" - it means that the life is not easy. But I stay tranquil and optimistic like always with my glass of wine - it makes the things easier :)
     
  15. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Oh, I like that saying. I will write it down; maybe I can use it in a poem.

    Yes, it is good to remain tranquil. Conserve energy. Must vote again tomorrow.
     
  16. urbantravels

    urbantravels disjecta membra

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    What on earth is going on with that iGive site? Their "auditing" seems a little hinky to me. I think they ought to have been a little bit better prepared for the possibility that supporters of various causes would figure out a way to game the system.
     
  17. Dolphin

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    At least we know now rather than after the deadline.
     
  18. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    what happened? they docked us several hundred votes?? What could we have done wrong?
     
  19. helen41

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    I just sent this to the iGive contest people
    Pheonix Rising has a video in your contest and members have been diligent in voting. Our numbers moved up as we cheered each other on. Knowing we did well, the group decided to support another cause in the hopes we could help them too. Today suddenly we have lost almost half of our votes. A number of us changed our votes, since the rules say the last vote of the day is the one that is counted, yet our vote number continues to drop. I believe if you look at the vote history, you will see there was a consistent, ever increasing number of voters for the cause. I understand there are always some people who cheat, but I do not believe that number was significant in our case, certainly not 50%

    the vote count now is at 733

    I've been entering contests for the last 18 months- I haven't seen this before. I'm trying my new mantra "small button, small button, small button"
     
  20. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    Thanks Helen I think I will do similar - that's quite a blow at the last minute. Particularly when we they appear to have audited other organizations earlier making up think we were in the free and clear.

    The weird thing is that its letting me vote again and again for the PR video - the system appears to be broken.
     

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