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    • #10422
      Ed
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      It looks like we have enough volunteers to kick off Vote-Off event #4. It would be great to get this started by early next week.

      Could everyone who definitely wants to take part, please reply to this post? Thank you!

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    • #10455
      Blogomatic
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      I’ve been away from the site for a while, but this sounds like fun! I’m in!

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      • #10458
        Ed
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        That’s great, @blogomatic. And great to have you back on the site too!

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    • #10462
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      yes please count me in

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      • #10463
        Ed
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        Excellent, @stripmedown!

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      Mat
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      count me in

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      • #10467
        Ed
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        Cool, @guy3636!

        That brings us up to 3. We need 2 or 3 more and I know more people said they were interested in earlier discussions.

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        • #10473
          Ed
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          Anyone else?

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    • #10477
      Scott
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      If we need 2-3 more to make this viable, and interesting, one more won’t do it.

      Whereas I’m leaning strongly toward jumping in on this, anyway, here is what I will do, for now –

      As a challenge to others who previously expressed interest, I will commit to being the sixth participant if there is a fourth and fifth.  I hope this will inspire others who previously expressed interest.

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      • #10479
        Ed
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        That’s an excellent incentive, @djornt!

        There are a few who said they’d do it who have gone quiet now. Six people would be ideal for me from a layout point of view and increases the amount of competition.

    • #10491
      Kerry
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      I was in until people starting talking about needing a suit, outdoor photos, halloween costumes etc. Got too complicated. If you just want me to stand infront of a camera and take ALL of my clothes off, I can do that. Keep it simple and I am willing to give people an opportunity to strip me TOTALLY NAKED !!

      • #10494
        Scott
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        I, too, am more in for the idea of keeping it simple and to the point.  I think people, including myself, have tossed some ideas out there simply to gauge/generate interest or spur discussion.   Outdoors can be left for other challenges.  And, while there is nothing. I’d rather get out of quickly than a suit, the point of the vote-off is the end, not the beginning.  My understanding, though, has been that little if anything has really been decided, and will have to be agreed to amongst the participants.  The requirements for vote-off 3 seem perfectly fine to me.

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      • #10499
        Ed
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        One of the recurring complaints from event 1 to events 2 and 3 was that there wasn’t much variation. I think doing something a little different to spice it up is a great idea. Outdoor was the leading idea for a while but it makes it harder for those in the US (and some in the UK too!) and some of the photos from previous events were shot outdoors anyway.

        I can see why Halloween costumes were suggested, given the time of year, but I think that’s too silly. The suits idea (or even just smart clothes) seemed to be an excellent compromise. It makes it look different to previous events, gives it a different feel but shouldn’t be too difficult to achieve.

        Also, doesn’t it feel more stark, going from completely covered (no bare arms or legs) to fully naked. Much more drastic than shorts and a t-shirt.

        I don’t want to put anyone off if I can avoid it, but I do want to make each one a little distinctive, if we can. It should help attract more voters – which is the primary aim for the site.

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      I’m sorry if my suggestion about suits has caused some aggro but it was made with the best intention.  I agree that having suits then going to completely naked is more erotic.  Ratty old shorts and t-shirts not very alluring.  Fancy dress was not a bad shout but not practical.  I still hope the next challenge goes ahead though.  Good luck.

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    • #10502
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      Sorry, been busy for a few days. I’m in.

      (I’m away 2 weeks from 1st November, so would need to send in what pics you need this week.)

       

       

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      • #10509
        Scott
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        Brings up another point I’ve been considering.  With work schedules, winter, and holiday months coming up fast, timing for getting photos may be an issue for people.

        • #10512
          Ed
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          Excellent, El Hombre.

           

          I have been trying to hurry this along for several weeks. My original target start date was the start of October.

           

    • #10504
      Ed
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      Who is for and who is against suits then? Could you also state if a requirement for a suit (or smart dress – shirt, trousers etc) is a non-starter for you.

      • #10505
        Blogomatic
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        I’m for it. Haven’t gotten to bust one out in a while.

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      • #10508
        Scott
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        Personally, I don’t feel a suit adds anything other than a bit of extra complication.  That said, it doesn’t really matter much one way or the other.

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        • #10511
          Ed
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          I’ve already got quite a few people complaining that each event is the same as the last. If anyone has any better ideas, please let everyone know ASAP.

          I’m hoping to start accepting photos from tomorrow and it’s unfair to participants to change the required photos after that.

    • #10513
      Ed
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      I count that as 4 definites and another one IF we get a 5th volunteer. Are you IN or OUT @risktaker?

    • #10515
      Ed
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      I’ve uploaded a preliminary participation instructions page. Don’t send photos yet. For now, I’m just after opinions from those who want to take part. Please let me know if you have any ideas to improve it or have any questions. I want to open for photo submissions tomorrow (Tuesday).

    • #10524
      El Hombre
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      I’m easy with anything, but perhaps if we start with ‘smart clothes or business wear’, then that is open to anyone’s interpretation, but suggests as covered up as possible.

       

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      • #10525
        Anonymous
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        Surely makes the naked reveal that more exciting? ????

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      • #10530
        Ed
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        There has to be some definition otherwise your photos may not match the stages. I have to keep everyone in sync.

         

    • #10531
      Ed
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      Where’s everyone gone?? I’m supposed to be opening for submissions today, but I’m not sure how many are taking part.

       

      I’m going to open it up anyway. As long as four or more participate, let’s go for it!

      • #10533
        Blogomatic
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        When are the photos due by? I’m definitely in, but getting dressed up and taking photos is a little tricky for the next couple of days while some guests are in town.

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        • #10534
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          Based on experience, it’s more a matter of me waiting until everyone’s sent their photos in. My target is to open the event BEFORE the end of October, so I’ll need photos by the end of Saturday to achieve that. I can’t really open it until I have 5+ sets of photos.

        • #10535
          Kerry
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          I had planned to participate but with the new clothing requirements, I am out. Have fun and I will watch others.

        • #10536
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          That’s a pity, and I think that drops us below the minimum. 🙁

    • #10539
      Ed
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      Could all participants please update me with where they are with this? Thank you.

      I’m not totally sure who’s still taking part and only one person has sent photos.

    • #10541
      Scott
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      Just going by those who posted in this thread that they are in, I count 4 (two Matt’s, Blogomatic, and El Hombre).  The list of required photos only went up a couple days ago, I would expect it would take more than that for some to get theirs done and in.  Now that the isn’t has been posted, though, might also be more, who may have been on the fence, that may join in.

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      • #10544
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        I’m hoping it encourages more to join in. Currently, there are 2 definites, another one I believe is definite and one more who is thinking about it.

    • #10542
      Blogomatic
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      Sent my stuff in just now, so good on my end!

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    • #10546
      Bamaswitch
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      Hey, everyone. Newbie here.

      I’ve been browsing the site and love the looks of it so far. I’d happily participate but I’ll be on the road and won’t have anything available before the deadline. I’m hoping to get in on the next one however. 🙂

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      • #10552
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        Great to hear you are interested. I’ve already opened up discussions on the next event so you can be involved in the planning for that if you like.

    • #10558
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      If anyone else is about to send photos for this one, PLEASE let me know. 🙂

    • #10560
      Scott
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      Are there even four, yet?

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      • #10561
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        Just 2 so far. Both sent excellent photos, but I’m still waiting for a few more people to join in.

         

        Don’t forget to check out the photo descriptions before taking yours!

        • #10565
          Scott
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          Holding out to be #6, still.  However, assuming this will work?

          Attachments:
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        • #10574
          Ed
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          That would be perfect!

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    • #10583
      Ed
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      It’s all gone quiet again. Still only 2 confirmed participants. What happened to everyone who said they would but haven’t so far?

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    • #10590
      Kerry
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      I just don’t have a suit or jacket. I already have pictures of me stripping from nice clothes to fully naked. I will be glad to submit the photos that I already have for one of the vote offs if I don’t have to take new ones. Ed, if you want to see the photos, I could send them to you to see if you could fit them in on one of the vote off’s.. Just let me know…

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      • #10592
        Ed
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        It does say on the participation page that you can wear a sweater (or jumper or whatever you call them in the US?) instead of a jacket.

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    • #10607
      Ed
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      Is anyone else going to participate in the Vote-Off?

    • #10659
      Ed
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      What’s the best plan now? Do I cancel the whole Vote-Off event as we are still 3-4 people short, wasting the efforts of the two volunteers who have already sent in photos? Or do we go ahead with it with just two people to vote for? I suppose it would be over quite quickly!

      • #10702
        Ed
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        3 days later and zero comments on this. I even made the topic sticky (so it stays at the top) so everyone would see this. Has anyone see this?

        I need to work out if it’s the site, or me, or just community apathy? Currently, I think it must be me.

        • #10715
          Martin
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          Certainly not you, Ed! Community apathy, possibly. Or just a general desire to see someone else naked but no wish to get naked yourself.

          certainly I’d use it as a good or bad mark when deciding any participation in a naked experiment. After all, if someone doesn’t want to be seen in a Vote Off event then why should they be able to cope with a  Naked Experiment?

          I have not signed up for Vote off 4 because I have been involved in two and survived! But if someone relatively local to me (London UK) wanted to host a photo session where we both took photos of the other to submit to you, then I’m ready to volunteer….

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    • #10705
      Kerry
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      I submitted photos for the Vote Off 4 Challenge.  Starting with sweater, dress shirt and tie the general public could decide to vote my clothe off and leave me without any.  Once the voting starts there will be nothing that I can do to stop my clothes from coming off one piece at a time. Enough votes and I will find myself on public display Fully, Totally and Completely NAKED!!!!

    • #10712
      Ed
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      Sadly, one of the three participants has pulled out. I don’t think it’s worthwhile proceeding with just two.

      What do we do now?

       

      • #10713
        Martin
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        Yeah, needs more than two participants 🙁

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    • #10751
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      Apologies to those wonderful people who have sent in photos for the Vote-Off. I’m not going to proceed with just two participants. Running the event is a lot of work for me and with only two, it’s not going to raise money for the site.

      • #10758
        El Hombre
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        No problems. I’d be grateful if You could delete my photos then.

         

        Cheers

        • #10760
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          Will do.

    • #10774
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      Assuming this is dead (which seems very much the case), do I write off the whole idea, or is there any variation that would make you interested or give it a new lease of life in future?

    • #10783
      Kerry
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      Naked Experiment Idea : One person is posted fully clothed on the website and an article of clothing is removed from them every 24 hours.  The stripping will continue unless they can get someone to comment “save them”.  It would only take 1 person to stop their embarrassment but would they be able to get it or would human nature and curiosity allow them to be stripped Fully Naked?? The person in the photo can beg and plead to be saved and they might get someone to do it but they may not be successful. If they fail to win any empathy then the public is going to see all of their pictures where they are Totally Nude!!

       

      Thoughts?

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      • #10784
        Ed
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        Interesting, but I’m not sure how this will help cover the running costs of the community site?

        • #10787
          Kerry
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          Once the person is down to their underwear You could make additional pictures only visible to people who contribute to the site. This way any one person could offer themself t o be stripped without needing to get a group of 4-6.

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        • #10788
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          That sounds good, but if the participant(s) is/are male, would anyone pay to see them?

        • #10789
          Kerry
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          If they want to see IF they got stripped fully Naked and view their embarrassment they might?  Especially if they could see all of the participants fate.  Not sure.. I think it would have to be pitched and promoted as “Donate To See Their Fate”. Curiosity can be a strong motivator.

          Anyone who volunteers to be stripped should get FREE access

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        • #10790
          Kerry
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          Another idea is don’t wait for 4 volunteers. Anytime you can get someone to volunteer then post them and start the stripping!  It will cost to get their clothes off though!!!

    • #10845
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      Hi Ed, I think what you’re trying to achieve is amazing.

      Regrettably I haven’t been on the site for a while, I suspect its because it’s predominantly a male dominated niche (and lets face it a lot of us are keen on seeing females 🙂 ).

      Saying that I love the idea of the vote off events and I’d love to take part. However the thing holding me back from it is the permanence. If the naked photos were up on the site for 1 week / 2 weeks or whatever then I’d say yeah screw it – it’s a bit of a laugh/challenge. But longer term puts me off.

      • #10846
        Ed
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        If they’re only up for a week, it’s just not worth the large amount of work for me.

        We’ve had events in the past where the results were only up temporarily and afterwards, I get bombarded with people saying they can’t see the photos, that they would consider taking part in the next event but want to see previous events before they make up their mind and, of course, the many people who don’t believe the event really happened at all and that it’s all a big con.

        Also, if the results are cumulative (ie each result stays up and visitors can see results to more and more events over time) then the community feels bigger and more active as it progresses. If I take stuff down after each event, that doesn’t happen and lots of possible participants don’t get that confidence boost that lots of other people have taken part before them.

        I’ve also had quite a few participants in previous events tell me they’ll only take part IF the results are up permanently.

         

        This has been discussed at length in the past and the consensus was that if you want to be seen permanently, show your face in the photos. If you don’t, wear a mask (or otherwise obscure your face) and make sure there is nothing identifiable in your photos. It’s not ideal, but I have to find a balance that pleases as many as possible and doesn’t put people off.

         

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      Bamaswitch
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      Just bumping here also to see if we can get one going again. 🙂

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    • #11327
      Ed
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      Just making sure you all know:-

      We have reopened Vote-Off #4 for participants to sign up. We have 1 definite, 3 probables (just waiting for photos) and another possible.

      I’m happy to run it with 4 participants but anything up to 8 would work.

      If you would like to take part, details are here: https://community.nakedexperiment.com/participation-instructions/

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    • #11329
      Ed
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      I’ve messaged the two definite participants from when we tried to get this going last year. Those along with two/three new volunteers should allow us to proceed very soon!

      This should be fun. 🙂

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        Bamaswitch
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        I just realized that I don’t have a suitable tie for my outfit. :-/ How sad! lol

        Can I do a slightly different pose for this requirement? Or at least it’ll take me a little time to get one. I might be able to this weekend.

        • #11340
          Ed
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          I’m sure just unbuttoning your shirt more (or similar) is fine for this step.

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    • #11341
      Bamaswitch
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        @bamaswitch

      Just letting you know, a couple of links on this page aren’t working.

      Brave enough to let people vote off your clothes?

       

      • #11343
        Ed
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        Thank you. Fixed it now.

        • #11344
          Bamaswitch
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          It seems like I’m throwing all kinds of things at you now, but here is another suggestion.

          It would be great to be able to see the pic sets of each vote off event. For example, if you clicked the participants photo, it showed you pic 1, pic 2, pic 3, etc. up to whatever stage their level of exposure from the game is.

          The “winner” (or loser! ha) would have a 10 pic set shown. Another player may only have 6 of the pics shown. This would be interesting to see the progress of exposure.

        • #11345
          Ed
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          That was the original plan but it’s a LOT more work than the way I have been doing it. If the Vote-Offs were more popular, it probably would be worth my time. Obviously, if you follow the event as it happens, you could always save the photos as they progress.

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        • #11346
          Bamaswitch
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          I understand. You already put a lot of time into the site. It is appreciated. 🙂

          And I mean this as only a suggestion, but couldn’t it just be a page for each participant with the images on it that you add to as they receive votes? Not trying to be pushy at all! 🙂

        • #11348
          Ed
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          That’s pretty much the way I intended to do it, if I did it.

    • #11359
      Ed
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        @ed

      If everyone can send in their photos, we can get this started.

      Also, it would be great to hear from the two people who sent photos before Christmas, last time we tried to get this going. That should give us enough participants to kick things off.

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      • #11360
        Bamaswitch
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        Sorry but I haven’t had a chance to get mine done yet. Work went crazy suddenly and I’m stuck here now. :/

        It is on the top of my to do list though. 🙂

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        • #11361
          Ed
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          No problem. No-one else has sent them in yet either!

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        • #11401
          Ed
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            @ed

          Has this gone dead now? No-one at all has submitted photos since two volunteers did last year (and I can’t get replies from either of them).

           

          Anyone still interested?

        • #11405
          Bamaswitch
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          I’m still game. Work has just kept me on the road and I probably won’t be home until the first of next week.

          But count me in. Sorry for taking so long.

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        • #11411
          Ed
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          Excellent, @bamaswitch! Good to hear. 🙂

    • #11371
      Ed
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        @ed

      I’m waiting on replies from the two community members who send their photos in last time (Oct last year) and the three/four volunteers from the past couple of weeks.

      Any progress news?

    • #11449
      Ed
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        @ed

      Should I drop the smart clothes theme of this Vote Off? That seems to be causing more problems than I expected.

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      • #11459
        Bamaswitch
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        I’m good with it but I’m certainly game for whatever would get more participation.

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      • #11460
        Bamaswitch
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        And sent! 🙂

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        • #11462
          Ed
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            @ed

          That’s three definites (I have the photos!) and 2 promised.

          Anyone else thinking of taking part? Let me know if you are or I’ll start the event as soon as I have the 5 I know about.

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        • #11487
          Gary
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          You should have mine in there (I hope)

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        • #11488
          Ed
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            @ed

          Got them!

    • #11513
      Ed
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      I’m on schedule to launch Vote-Off #4 during tomorrow. I’m aiming for the pages to be up by 9pm (UK time) and voting will be possible from the moment that the pages are announced.

      This Vote-Off will follow much the same format as previous ones but this time we have 5 (or 6 if the final participant gets their photos in by tomorrow morning – you know who you are!) participants and this one will run until all except one person is stripped completely naked. Each participant will also have their own page this time, showing all their photos are they are revealed.

      This new feature is an experiment as it gives me 6 pages to maintain instead of 1.

    • #11523
      Gary
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      Hi Ed,

      I’m ready for Vote-Off 4

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    • #11524
      Gary
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      I’m ready

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      • #11525
        Ed
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          @ed

        I’m building the pages now. Almost halfway through!

        I was hoping we’d have 6 participants (we have 5 confirmed), but the sixth has been out of contact for the past two days so I don’t think that’s going to happen.

        More annoyingly, it was looking possible that an all-female Event #5 was possible but:

        • Possible female participant 1 turned out to be using someone else’s photos (I do check!) and has now disappeared.
        • Possible female participant 2 who claimed to have applied to take part on “Naked, Alone and Racing to Get Home” gave some unlikely answers to my questions (I’ve spoken to a few who’ve been through the process). When I mentioned one of the discrepancies, “she” vaporised.
        • Possible female participant 3 is the partner of someone who was going to take part in Event #4 but then dropped off the Internet (or at least hasn’t shown as online for days).

         

        Anyway, 5 participants is great and it should be a fantastic event. There’s still plenty of time to work on Event #5.

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      I’m pretty sure that the focus of dares / naked experiments / chat box / forum is clear. I’d say there is a small element of confusion where Experiments could be confused with Experiences – but that is a case for the English language to resolve!

      I think it is very cheeky to ask for a copy of the published experiments to be sent to you for free just because you don’t purchase items on Amazon. Why do you feel you should ask for a free copy?

      As for “locked off areas” then I’d also ask why you feel that having areas closed and only accessible to those who have contributed is wrong. If all areas are open to all without any payment, then who pays for the costs of running the site?

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    • #10694
      Scott
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      Last I checked, Amazon is a completely open website that is free for anyone to sign up and create a user account on.    Once you do, there is a link on the listing page (I checked for the experiment 1 book) you can click on and Amazon will send you a sample.  On the listing page, also, you can read a brief description/synopsis, and other people’s reviews, to get a pretty good idea of what you are buying, and you don’t even have to have an Amazon account to do that.  If you are interested enough in it to want to spend so much time complaining, you might better just buy a book, it’s only $6.99, and kindle (app) is also free to download/use and it’s available for every mobile and desktop platform I can think of.   Even if you absolutely hated it after trying, you haven’t lost that much but at least you’d know what you were complaining about.   That said, I don’t see how it would be a bad idea to have a brief synopsis of the book, as on the Amazon listing, here on the website as well.

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    • #10714
      Ed
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      That was one of the reasons I dropped the experiences.

       

    • #10716
      Ed
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      There is a synopsis of each experiment report on this site:

      Naked Experiment #1

       

      The links are in the main menu, under “Naked Experiments”.

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