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Just bought some more votes for one of my paused images about 20 or 30 minutes ago and have yet to see it entered in any duels. What gives?
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Wayne, I also have this problem but since 36 hours. I think, this is it and won't get any more duels. Unfortunately I don;t get any reply from the staff and don't know what happens. I'm really frustated
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Wayne and Michelle - We bias votes to newer images. On days where we have relatively light voting (like Friday) older images will take longer to get duels. Be patient - they will come...
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Jason, this is ok, was always like this. What is very frustating, is the time. it has been now two days. I write down the points and the duels I get and I never have seen this last so long time. I hope you understand how I feel
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3 days now. Please Jason, put them back in the duels....
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It's now Monday morning (my time in Asia). My pics don't get any move since Friday. Jason, you told Wayne and me to be patient but I continue to play the duels and see other images get duels. Can you please tell me why some get them and other ones not? It's impossible to get some point without duels. My point of view is: this is just not fair. How can we get awards if our images are stopped (not paused) while other ones get points every single day ????? Pixoto was a great fun for me but now it's becoming too frustating. If you put them back in duels now, I will be 3 days behind other ones. Great feeling
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Michelle. I'm sorry for your frustration.

When we run awards we make sure that all images have had an equal opportunity to get votes. If your image is behind in votes it will get votes before others. If it is ahead in votes - then it may not get any more for a long time. We look at the number of votes it gets in the course of the 10 day voting period and are really not concerned with how many votes it gets on a given day or in a given amount of time.

If you post the links to your images that you are concerned about I can see if I can figure out why they are not getting more votes.
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http://www.pixoto.com/images-photogra...
this is one of them for example. With less than 70 votes
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Michelle Meenawong

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is it sooo bad??
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Michelle - I took a look at this image and is not getting more duels for two reasons 1) it has a relatively low ImageScore - which decreases it's probability of getting more duels combined with 2) we have been getting less duels per image on the site lately so votes are generally focused on new images.

It will likely get a few more duels immediately before we assign awards because we usually focas all votes on last weeks images the day before we assign awards to make sure everybody has enough.

I hope this helps you understand what is going on.
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ok let see what will happen
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but I have another question: before we could unpause the images and they always got more points, sometimes even a lot more. So, who decide that they won't get more if they're not in the duels ?????
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We have changed a few things about the algorithm over the past couple of weeks. The biggest change is that lower rated images get a lot less votes than higher rated images. This is a critical change that increases our certainty that the highest rated images have competed with each other enough.

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