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Halloween Poetry Competition

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Greetings, and welcome to Elftown's official Halloween Poetry Competition!

This contest is CLOSED!


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Contest Moderator(s): [Nioniel] & [Ravendust]


Please read the [#RULES] and the [#THEME] before entering!


Rules:

1. No plagiarism. works must be written and conceived of by Elftowners and posted here by the original author.

2. Old work allowed. Old works are allowed in this contest, provided they have not already been submitted to another official Elftown Contest and fit the theme. If your work has been submitted in an unofficial contest, then you are still free to enter it here.

3. Each member may submit two (2) entries.

4. Length: The poem should be fewer than 50 lines.

5. Subject matter: Works that depict graphic violence, pornography or other disturbing actions will not be accepted. Only works that fit the [#theme] will be allowed.

6. Vote-mongering: Asking people to vote for you is not allowed. You may ask people to vote in the poll in general, but not specifically for you.

7. Queries: If you wish to discuss something about how the contest is run, or the rules, then please use the official contest forum: <forum:Elftown contests>! If you wish to bring up a query about whether a certain entry fits the theme, please speak up before the entries make it to the polls. You can still speak up even after the contest is closed, as long as the polls have not yet gone up yet. Complaints received after the aforementioned will not be considered valid. However, if you wish to query whether an entry is stolen art or breaks any other rules, you may still bring this up after the poll has been made.

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Theme and deadline


What will we be expecting?
The theme is: Halloween!
-Anything Halloween related!
-Monsters, Jack-o-lanterns, trick-or-treaters, costumes, candy...anything you can think of that relates to Halloween!

DEADLINE: 10th November 2014
Judging will be done: TBA


Up to two poems will be picked out by Literature Judges from all those presented. Winners and participants will receive the following badges:

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Halloween Poetry 14, page 1


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To see entries from past competitions, see:
Halloween Writing Competitions

Go or return to:
- Halloween Art Competition
- Elftown Halloween Competitions
- Festivals
- Competitions

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2006-10-03 [Linderel]: Here, probably.

2006-10-04 [GoneGone]: I was wondering why there wasn't a short story aspect to this competition and whether it could be included in future creative contests.

2006-10-04 [Sunrose]: There will be a separate short story contest soon :)

2006-10-04 [GoneGone]: Yay! I'll keep an eye out for it! Thank you.

2006-10-31 [Gregory.]: :-( Can i please enter mine..? I didn't find out how to get here until now..!

2006-11-01 [Linderel]: Well, the contest was closed a couple of days ago, and we're currently choosing the winners, so... That would be a no.

2006-11-01 [Sunrose]: Comments by [Gregory.] deleted. These are the rules, you had over a month to enter. If you couldn't find this wiki, you still had tons of time to ask for help.

2006-11-01 [Gregory.]: And how am i suposed to know that there is any if they aren't advertised? And i joined in less then a month ago so you can kiss meh ass

2006-11-01 [Linderel]: The news on Mainstreet.

2006-11-01 [Sunrose]: Your house shows you joined Elftown in February 2006 (that's 8 months ago, not 1!).
The contest was announced in <news:Halloween Contests 2006!> (Sept. 24th) and advertised in -every- newsitem after that:
<news:[ET Desktop Design Contest@wiki] <poll:72650>>, <news:[Elftown Prose Contest@wiki]!>, <news:[ET Desktop Design Contest@wiki] winners!> and <news:[Fantasy Portrait Contest@wiki]>.
It was also added to Competitions and to the Mainstreet Calender (which is on the left side of Mainstreet, until the deadline was reached).
So quite frankly, you can kiss MY ass. Further comments from you will be deleted.

2007-09-22 [Sunrose]: This contest has been opened for 2007 entries! :)

2007-10-05 [Alexi Ice]: Oh, good, I was reading the comments above and thought you were refering to the new contes (being closed that is) I was like, but it says very clearly, october 25. Lol. That scared me for a second there...^^

2007-10-07 [Codename B]: Damn... The poem I entered in last years competition fits this theme like a glove... Well, it didn't win anything last year... Could I resubmit it?

2007-10-08 [Sunrose]: No, you already got a reward for it then..

2007-10-16 [inserting name here]: If I submit a poem on elfpack's contest, can I enter the same one here?

2007-10-16 [Sunrose]: If it follows our theme :)

2007-10-16 [inserting name here]: Oki doki

2008-04-16 [BinaryPhoenix]: Is this contest open yet? I can't seem to find the "Edit" button on the submissions page, Halloween Poetry 08, page 1 ...

2008-04-16 [Linderel]: No, it is not. It will open sometime in late September.

2008-04-16 [BinaryPhoenix]: OK, thanx

2008-04-16 [inserting name here]: Obviously it won't be posted yet if we're in April, duh.

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