POTM themes

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    I've just been thinking - the current Photo of the Month theme (full tank shots) is very similar to the theme for the previous month (far away shots).

    The amount of submissions for these two themes tends to be low compared with other months, so I was thinking perhaps we could remove the far away shots theme and replace it with something else?

    I'd be interested to know what you think, and whether you have any suggestions for what we could replace it with (if that is what we decide to do).

    As a handy reminder, here are the current themes:

    January - Anything Goes
    February - Corals
    March - Pinks, Reds or Purples
    April - Far away shots
    May - Full tank shots
    June - Anything Goes
    July - Oranges or Yellows
    August - Fish
    September - Predators
    October - Greens, Whites or Blues
    November - Non-Coral Inverts
    December - Extreme Close-Ups
     
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    Feeding - fish, coral or inverts. Pics of anything eating.
    Macro Algae/Plants
    Pairs - fish, or fish/inverts (mated pairs of fish, goby/pistol shrimp pairs, etc)
    Ugly Tank - your algae problems, burnt sps, etc. Ugliest shot wins.
     
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    I like feeding and pairs.
     
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    I agree feeding or pairs
     
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    Is the POTM this month still going to be full tank shots or is it going to change?
     
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    Feeding or inverts/cuc only
     
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    d2mini VIP Member

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    It's April that she is thinking of changing. May will remain FTS.
     
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    I love the idea of cuc.

    Pairs would be a close second.
     
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    geeeeee dennis who would when macro :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
    [​IMG]
     
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    d2mini VIP Member

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    woah, that was when i first set it up and most of those macros died. lol

    But this is what it looks like now... i need to do some trimming!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Lol looks even better
     
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    Thanks for the feedback everyone, it's really helpful! So it seems that the popular ideas are feeding and pairs - how about we replace April (Far Away Shots) and June (Anything Goes) with these? There are currently two 'anything goes' months, so it might make things a bit more interesting.

    If CUC is popular too then we could always replace one of the other themes?

    Yup d2mini is right, it stays the same for this month :)
     
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    That's an awesome plan, Becky.

    One thing on CUC is that we already have an invert POTM. Are we changing that to CUC only inverts?
     
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    I think it might be best to leave it as it is for now, but I'll bear it in mind for the future.

    Thanks again for the feedback everyone, much appreciated! :thumbsup:
     
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    Themes now updated :geek:
     
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    So... looks like Pairs was a tricky topic! Are you guys happy to keep it or shall I bring back a second 'Anything Goes'? Alternatively if you've got another suggestion then please let me know :)
     
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    I'm ok with it, my clowns didn't want to cooperate.
     
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    I suppose there is now a whole year to get photos of pairs... they are bound to co-operate for the camera at some point! :D
     
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    I like the idea of a second "anything goes" month.

    We seem to get a lot of entries for that.
     
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    TWSS!
     
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