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Blog Posted:8/5/2011 11:51:00 AM


Dear Soup management

I am unable to enter my poems in the poetry soup competition    for deadline  7  August 2011...the machine insists on telling me the contest is full....how can it be so?  obviously I would like a fast answer if possible....thanks in anticipation

Syd  Peck
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Date: 9/25/2011 4:12:00 PM
Sydney Whatever happened with your Reflections contest which was scheduled to close back in July. It still shows in process. It that for real????
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Date: 8/5/2011 3:34:00 PM
It's been uncapped. :-)
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Date: 8/5/2011 2:32:00 PM
We have an "unadvertised" hard cap on the number of entries. Didn't think we'd get to it, but we have. We'll see what we can do.
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Date: 8/5/2011 2:28:00 PM
I left a phone message for Mark Pringle advising him of the problem, Syd. Sorry this is happening.
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Date: 8/5/2011 2:21:00 PM
Syd, I checked and tried to enter a poem just to see what happened and you're right. It says the contest is full. I hope the Soup mail I sent to you is helpful. Please let me know if/when this is resolved. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 8/5/2011 2:00:00 PM
i am also entering now and it says it's full, syd.. i emailed TPS as there was no info regarding this, not to mention that it's not aug 7 yet.. maybe you may want to mail too?? .. and carols how can help us? ..huggs!
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Date: 8/5/2011 1:52:00 PM
Syd, I haven't even tried to enter the Poetry Soup competition this time, but this must be an error. I am going to send you a Soup mail that might help you resolve this. Love, Carolyn
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