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Format of Bird ID Challenge

Identify and index birds in Southern Africa

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Should JvR keep the new format for the Bird ID Challenges

Yes
17
61%
No
3
11%
I dont mind
8
29%
 
Total votes: 28

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Micetta
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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:59 pm

I am not too keen on the extra questions. Mostly because to some of them you can only find the answers living in South Africa or having lots of field guides.....I only have one :( :wink:

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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby hilda » Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:28 am

I suggest you ask the presenter to mark yours just according to the bird IDs Micetta. I am sure they will understand. However, this week you will not have a problem, since MattAxel didn't ask bonus questions. :thumbs_up:

How do the other 'mites feel about the bonus questions? Is the result of this poll still valid?

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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby Micetta » Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:30 am

On the other hand I do not participate the challenge in order to win, but in order to learn.

Methinks I have changed my mind :wink: Angels have the right to do just that; one of the advantages being an angel :whistle: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby MattAxel » Sat Oct 06, 2012 10:37 am

I think I'm in agreement with Micetta here. It is a bird ID challenge, so should probably just stick to bird IDs. Although I must admit that a lot of the bonus questions are fun, and I have learned quite a bit from them, so I'm actually indifferent on whether they are included or not. Maybe a new thread should be started called 'Bird Trivia Challenge"? Then everyone would be happy.

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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby hilda » Sat Oct 06, 2012 3:37 pm

Micetta wrote:On the other hand I do not participate the challenge in order to win, but in order to learn.Methinks I have changed my mind Angels have the right to do just that; one of the advantages being an angel


You are so right Angel! :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby huntsman » Wed Jan 02, 2013 12:34 pm

I have yet to partake, but any chance to learn more about my passion is one I'll take, and happily!
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Re: Format of Bird ID Challenge

Unread postby hilda » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:15 pm

So glad to have a new participant! :dance: :dance:

You will definitely learn a lot! All of us can assure you thereof! :D


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