2019 Annual Awards

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We have begun releasing Annual Awards for 2019.  We are releasing on a daily basis with the exception of days that already involved Monthly or Weekly awards or have a major update that might interfere with the award assignment process.  

While we do not have a schedule at this time.  Expect smaller categories first and ending with the largest categories.  There may be some changes to this as we might swap a few days to optimize delivery. 

We will announce here once each category is assigned.  We did a release today that will also include "Best of the Year" in award notification email titles. 
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So far we have done:
6/11 - Typography 
6/12 - Weddings
6/13 - Illustration
6/14 - Nudes & Boudoir
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6/15 - Abstract
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Best of May went out today.  Weeklies tomorrow then Public Holidays Thursday, Cats on Friday
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6/18 - Public Holidays
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6/19 Cats
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When will the little 'stickers' be added to yearly category winners profiles?  Asking for a friend.  :)

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Hi Karen, that will happen within a week after all the categories assigned.
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Thanks, Scott! :)
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6/20 - Report System Release
6/21 - Dogs
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6/22 - Food and Drink
6/23 - Week of 6/07/20 resend (Email was invalid due to a release)
6/24 - Weekly
6/25 - Sport & Fitness
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structural approach! well done


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6/26 - Digital Art
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6/27 - Babies & Children
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6/28 Artistic Objects
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6/29 - City, Street & Park
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Hi Scott,
It seems that Emails are not working correctly regarding the annual awards.
I didn't receive the Email about Black&White and City steet & park...
Could you fix this...? Thanks.
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I will do some research.  I see you received Artistic Objects?
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I have received all my email notifications with the exception of Artistic Objects, can you arrange to send/resend this please.
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Hi Michael,
Yes, I will let you know when I have confirmed the issue.
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6/30 Black and White
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7/1 Weekly
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7/2 - We are suspending awards until the 7/7 while we troubleshoot the email issue.
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Hi Scott. I doubt whether this email issue
a) is reason enough the suspend the awards
as long as the award is given people see that anyway, so the mail is less relevant and just for informational purposes
b) really is a pixoto issue
as the number of reports regarding missing mails is very limited (I got mine) this could e.g.also be caused by spam filters
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Ad, I agree it is not a big issue but if you receive more than 12 awards you do not see them all in your feed unless you can expand the advice which I don’t think you can.
I have received all my emails except one (artistic objects) so for me filters is not an issue.
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Ad, it would be very nice if you stopped thinking about yourself... You are not alone on earth!!
Thank you...
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Look who's talking... Why so negative Gérard? That won't help Pixoto nor you. But you clearly must have misunderstood me as well. I didn't said that issues shouldn't be solved, but I was wondering if it is a reason to suspend awards. If you read the other threads, you might have noticed that many members are waiting for those awards a long time already... and Scott is doing his best to solve issues and get them out as soon as possible.
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So tomorrow is the 7th...which category is next?
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Let's not get in arguments. We all speak different native languages so it is very easy to misunderstand each other.  I still have not had time to dig into this email issue, but to keep things moving, we will still run a category tomorrow which will be Nature Up Close. We have been very busy improving our reporting system which I will update the discussion in the report system thread.   

I will provide you feedback when I finish troubleshooting the problem which could take up to 10 days.    We will continue to run 2 categories a week until the issue is solved.  Anyone missing an email will be able to request a re-send at that time.
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7/7 - Nature Up Close
7/8 - Weeklies
7/9 - Transportation
... suspension due to emails
7/14 - Buildings & Architecture
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7/15 weeklies
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7/21 - Monthly
7/22.- Weeklies
7/23 - People
7/29 - Weeklies
7/30 - Landscapes 
8/5 - Weeklies
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There are some good news, but unfortunately the EMAILS system is still crahsed !!!
Scott, could you indicate when this bug will be fixed. It's very unconfortable.
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Maybe it is a random problem only affecting a few members (no other members seem to be reporting non receipt), I have received all mine except one.
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I confirm that I didn't receive emails except those regarding the daily awards. And this concern for exemple the last awards regarding the month of june. and the last 3 weeks.
Regarding the 2019 awards, probably I received all. I will check the last.
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Hello Gerard, 

Did you receive Best of Year Buildings and Architecture?  I see it was sent to you Tue, Jul 14, 1:43 PM PST.
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As I said before, my problem isn't concerning the best of year 2019... it's simply concerning weekly and monthly since one month... I found the awards of june 2020 in the feed page, but I didn't receive the email... Exactly the same for the last week, and the week before.
And yes I rerceived the (Best of Year Buildings and Architecture)'s email. probably I received all of them until now.
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Flowers and Animals are pending while we resolve the email delivery issue which we are currently investigating.