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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 May 2012 2:58PM
Can we give an award every day now? It used to be once a week but mine seems available to give every day now.
I never noticed any info on a change.

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cattyal Plus
11 7.9k 6 England
20 May 2012 3:02PM
Yep - E2 members can now - it's all HERE Smile
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 May 2012 3:06PM
Thanks for answering so quickly. Not sure if I like that though.
Jestertheclown 8 7.4k 249 England
20 May 2012 3:13PM

Quote:Not sure if I like that though.

There are potential drawbacks.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 May 2012 3:18PM
They just don't seem very special then.
20 May 2012 3:31PM

Quote:They just don't seem very special then.

Just because you can, doesn't mean you have to.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
20 May 2012 3:36PM
Yes, you're right and I haven't been. But, I guess if something comes on that makes my heart pound I can. So there you go.
Thanks for all the opinions everyone.
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
20 May 2012 3:59PM
I'm even more fussy now, but it's good to know that if there's a sudden rush of excellent images we can give an award. I certainly won't be dishing them out like sweets, not that anyone's bothered anyway. Wink
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
20 May 2012 4:17PM

Quote:They just don't seem very special then.

Agree wholeheartedly, for me they should represent something very special
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
20 May 2012 7:10PM
I will stick to giving mine weekly so if you receive one you know your image is a bit special, at least in my eyes.
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
20 May 2012 7:45PM

Quote:I'm even more fussy now

Wish the same were true for all the accolades the click club receive Wink

20 May 2012 7:46PM
I have given a few this week but certainly wont be giving them out daily unless the images really are excellent.
StrayCat Plus
12 17.7k 3 Canada
20 May 2012 7:54PM
I wouldn't know an excellent image if I bumped into it, but I do know what I like, and those are the ones that get my award.Grin
sut68 Plus
13 2.0k 76 England
21 May 2012 9:21AM

Quote:They just don't seem very special then.

My sentiments exactly.

Limiting it to one award a week makes people think much harder about who they should award it to. I know I can just give away one a week but the overall perception of the award has been reduced [by a factor of 7] for me!!!
Overread 8 4.1k 19 England
21 May 2012 10:26AM
I suppose this gets around the (minor?) problem of people running duel or more accounts so they can award friends even more often?

As for the case of "special" eh I wouldn't get all hung up about it to be honest. An award should be special because of the person/organisation handing out the award and the general standard that they set with the awards that they hand out. Shifting it from the once a week to the once a day simply expands the base pool that can possibly be awarded - but its still the awarders choice how often they award.

I mean we could follow through and say that once a week is pretty common (that's 52 awards a year!) lets shift it to once a month - for 12 really special photos only.

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