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152nd Melbourne Cup HARPG, 12 DAYS TO GO

Journal Entry: Mon Nov 5, 2012, 3:22 PM
152nd Running of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

EDIT: :star: THE MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL IS BEING EXTENDED ONE MONTH. For soooo many reasons. Beginning with the fact that I haven't even started mine ... let alone do I have time for judging. I'm also aware a lot of other people arent going to be able to finish theirs by tomorrow. SO. SEE YA'LL ON THE 31ST OF JANUARY. WILL BE ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS UNTIL THE FINAL DAY.:star:

"It's the race that stops the nation, and for that matter the entire racing world." Its where legends are made Damien Oliver on Media Puzzle, Phar Lap, Makybe Diva and Glen Boss its the race that the legendary Bart Cummings has won a record 13 times. Its what every single racehorse owner in the world aspires to; where dreams are fulfilled, hearts are broken, and a defining moment in the lives of racehorse owners all around the world. Its purely Australian larrikins and divas from all around gather to Flemington to celebrate Australia's racing culture, but at the same time, its every bit of an international spectacle. At 3pm on the first Tuesday of November, the racing world will hold its breath, and some one's life will change forever.
Welcome to the Melbourne Cup.


:bulletblue: Judges are allowed to enter their own horses.
:bulletblue: We will be having about four judges.
:bulletblue: The entry will be given a score out of 80 based on effort and out of 20 based on RNG by each individual judge. This will then be divided by the number of judges judging the particular entry to achieve the average score. If it is an entry that has been submitted by a judge, it'll be judged by the other judges and divided by that number. If it's submitted by a non judge, it will be judged by all judges and divided by that number.
:bulletblue: Confused? Example:

4 Judges on a non-judge entry.
(Sum of Effort Scores) + (Sum of RNG Scores)/Number of Judges = Final Score
Lets assume:
(70 + 65 + 75 + 72) + (13 + 2 + 16 + 8)/4 = (277 + 39)/4 = 79

A Final Score of 79.
Got it?

3 Judges on a judge's entry.
(Sum of Effort Scores) + (Sum of RNG Scores)/Number of Judges = Final Score
Lets assume:
(62 + 50 + 58) + (19 + 7 + 15)/3 = (170 + 41)/3 = 70.3

A Final Score of 70.
Got it?

The 152nd Emirates Melbourne Cup
:bulletgreen: 24 Runners
:bulletgreen: Judged 80% effort, 20% RNG, because nothing is guaranteed in the racing world. You have one single racing image entry. Make it good, and make sure its accompanied by a good story. All racehorses have one.
:bulletgreen: Due date is 31st December 2012.
:star: To qualify for this race, your horse must have entered at least 3 races before. :star:

The Track Conditions
:bulletgreen: Firm - 3200m. A Stayers Race.
:bulletgreen: Turf
:bulletgreen: Typical Melbourne Weather - cloudy with a slight  chill.
:bulletgreen: Google Flemington Racetrack for an excellent view of the track.
:bulletgreen: The flower for the Emirates Melbourne Cup is the yellow rose.
:bulletgreen:… This gives you an idea of the saddle cloth.

:star: Registry Opens Today and Closes on the 1st Dec or when we have 24 runners :star:
Previous  Races (Proof):

You will in return be assigned a barrier number this will affect your horse intensely, and is based on luck. Please include this in your story.

1. Tenebo Najid, barrier 17
2 bc WhyAskWhy, barrier 22
3. Shiroi Denryu, barrier 9
4. Abbington Boy, barrier 10
5. MMS Dragon Storm, barrier 12
6. TT Dragon Tattoo, barrier 20
7. Quick In Calico, barrier 13
8. On Ne Change Pas, barrier 1
9. TS Hand Grenade, barrier 6
10. M'O Monserrat, barrier 16
11. Legitimate, barrier 11
12. BWS Cinnamon Biscuit, barrier 4
13. BS Shamall, barrier 19

"Nowhere in the world have I encountered a festival of people that has such a magnificent appeal to the whole nation. The Cup astonishes me."

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Kalesta Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013
Hey, I saw you were "active", so I thought you could tell me more about the results? I also send you a note, but you didn't reply to me (yet), or maybe you forgot. :XD: Anyways, hope to hear from you!
Birds-Sing-Stables Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013  Student General Artist
I wish the same :/ I hope that she won't forget it 
Kalesta Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
Almost a year, but jeez... it's insane! :nuu:
Kalesta Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2013
I gave up... it's already a year ago.
Birds-Sing-Stables Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Student General Artist
hum ... I didn't know how much time passed :( so sad to know that
Birds-Sing-Stables Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Student General Artist
When it will finish?
fulociraptor Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Will this be judged soon, Foxxy Moxxy lol
foxtrot98 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I go back to uni next week so it will definitely be judged before then (:
fulociraptor Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks... GOOD LUCK :D
Birds-Sing-Stables Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Student General Artist
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