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Vote for Sam!

Post by usubobcat » February 5th, 2020, 2:26 pm

Vote for Sam for the Senior CLASS award here:

http://www.seniorclassaward.com/vote/me ... l_2019-20/
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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by ThunderAggie » February 5th, 2020, 2:53 pm

Done. But, it shows who is leading and James Foye from Dartmouth has almost 45% of the votes!! The dude averages 9 points and 3 rebounds and has averaged double figure points 1 year out of his 4 years at Dartmouth!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by treesap32 » February 5th, 2020, 3:20 pm

Yeah, but we've only just been notified... Let's see what we can do.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by blueblood » February 5th, 2020, 3:33 pm

Sam is up to 15.4%.


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Aggie19 » February 5th, 2020, 3:49 pm

I've voted 20 times, but the boss is starting to look at me sideways.


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 5th, 2020, 4:03 pm

20.8%. Apparently if you vote too many times, reCaptcha begins giving picture verification prompts each time you vote.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 5th, 2020, 4:12 pm

22.4%. FYI, the reCaptcha verification doesn't go away. It just keeps doing it each time.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by flying_scotsman2.0 » February 5th, 2020, 4:35 pm

Real Life Aggie wrote:
February 5th, 2020, 4:12 pm
22.4%. FYI, the reCaptcha verification doesn't go away. It just keeps doing it each time.
It also gets harder after 10-20 votes... Pain in the (I am unable to express myself without the use of swear words). I hate these competitions.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by ThunderAggie » February 5th, 2020, 4:53 pm

Keep it up guys! However the voting ends March 23rd, so we got a while. Sam is now a close second with 26.9%!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 5th, 2020, 5:11 pm

28.6%. We're getting there!

Also, there's not much more demoralizing than having to do four reCaptcha verifications in a row.
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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by BioAggie » February 5th, 2020, 8:00 pm

Sam now in first with a .4% lead!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Turtle » February 5th, 2020, 8:28 pm

The more comprehensive captcha goes away after a while. I did 20ish more votes after doing it initially like an hour ago.

Every time anyone checks this section of the forum, go jump in and do 20 more votes and we'll be golden!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by tysteve20 » February 5th, 2020, 11:02 pm

Sam currently in the lead with 33.1% second place is at 29.2%


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by FL350Aggie » February 5th, 2020, 11:47 pm

After a second half like tonight he got my votes!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by freakboy » February 6th, 2020, 6:25 am

Just click on the headphones icon and type in the words.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 6th, 2020, 9:50 am

He had dipped down to 32.8%, so I voted until it adjusted up, showing 33.6%. He is now 6.3% ahead of second place.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by usubobcat » February 6th, 2020, 1:08 pm

Sam has gone down a couple of tenths of a percent in the last hour or so.

Therefore, here is a bump and a reminder to keep up the voting!


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by thegreendalegelf » February 6th, 2020, 1:15 pm

Its lets you vote for 3 people, so may I recommend voting for Sam and the players currently in last and 2nd to last. The person in 3rd to last would be nice to see in last. Just due to team affiliation, nothing personal to the guy.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by treesap32 » February 6th, 2020, 1:56 pm

thegreendalegelf wrote:
February 6th, 2020, 1:15 pm
Its lets you vote for 3 people, so may I recommend voting for Sam and the players currently in last and 2nd to last. The person in 3rd to last would be nice to see in last. Just due to team affiliation, nothing personal to the guy.
That's super petty.

I like it!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 6th, 2020, 1:58 pm

thegreendalegelf wrote:
February 6th, 2020, 1:15 pm
Its lets you vote for 3 people, so may I recommend voting for Sam and the players currently in last and 2nd to last. The person in 3rd to last would be nice to see in last. Just due to team affiliation, nothing personal to the guy.
I understand and I can appreciate your enthusiasm to do that. However, that decreases the efficiency of your votes for Sam. At this point, a single vote for Sam gives 100% of that total increase in votes, and thus his percentage of the total votes increases. It's that 100% of a vote that slowly increases his overall share.

However, if you vote for two other people, that effective vote percentage decreases to 33.3%. This means that (irrespective of all other voting), you are giving Sam an increase of 33.3% of the total votes. At this point, given that he has 34% of the votes, you're actually decreasing his % of total votes.

Granted, if we look at it purely from a total numbers garnered, it still gives him an additional vote ahead of the closest competition. But don't we want his percentage as high as possible? Given that the votes are only 1/3 of the criteria for the award, don't we want his 1/3 to be as heavily favored as possible?

But also, screw Childs. So...



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by usubobcat » February 7th, 2020, 9:27 am

It looks like Sam lost about 3% overnight. I've seen him as high as 34.5%, and he is down to 31.5% now. He is still ahead of second place, who is at 24.4%, but let's keep working to keep Sam where he deserves to be - way out in front!


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 7th, 2020, 10:02 am

I just gave him another dozen votes or so. He is now at 32.1%. On the bright side, despite his overall percentage going down, he has the largest lead over second place that I've yet seen: 8.2%!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by BigBlueDart » February 7th, 2020, 10:54 am

I'm guessing the percentages aren't updated live? Been voting for quite a bit and it hasn't even changed a tenth of a percent.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 7th, 2020, 11:28 am

BigBlueDart wrote:
February 7th, 2020, 10:54 am
I'm guessing the percentages aren't updated live? Been voting for quite a bit and it hasn't even changed a tenth of a percent.
Yeah... I'm not sure if they update after a certain time period (e.g. every 5 minutes) or after certain quantity of votes comes in, but it certainly doesn't show after each vote.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 7th, 2020, 4:30 pm

Sam dipped down to 31.9%, but his gap above the #2 spot is much higher... Now up to 9.5%. He's almost got a double digit lead, as he should.

Just got it back up to 32.1%, with the spread now at 9.8%.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by usubobcat » February 7th, 2020, 9:56 pm

Real Life Aggie wrote:
February 7th, 2020, 11:28 am
BigBlueDart wrote:
February 7th, 2020, 10:54 am
I'm guessing the percentages aren't updated live? Been voting for quite a bit and it hasn't even changed a tenth of a percent.
Yeah... I'm not sure if they update after a certain time period (e.g. every 5 minutes) or after certain quantity of votes comes in, but it certainly doesn't show after each vote.
I think we're just to the point that there have been a huge number of votes cast, so it will take a lot to sway it. Too much for one individual voter to sway, even with many votes cast. I could be wrong though.

Anyway, Sam is down to only 29.1% of the vote. Keep voting for him!


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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Murkymerk » February 8th, 2020, 10:45 am

Sam is Currently at 28.5% and second place is at 19.3%.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by aggiesdidwhat » February 8th, 2020, 11:37 am

I just click link, vote. Close the window. Click link, vote...... I'm doing15 to 20 times a day.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by BigBlueDart » February 8th, 2020, 6:33 pm

aggiesdidwhat wrote:
February 8th, 2020, 11:37 am
I just click link, vote. Close the window. Click link, vote...... I'm doing15 to 20 times a day.
Me, too. Usually while doing my Kegels.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by freakboy » February 8th, 2020, 11:10 pm

For another task, I wrote a script that will download the audio file on the captcha, convert it to text, and enter it.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 10th, 2020, 9:07 am

Gotta bump this. We slacked off over the weekend, apparently. Sam is now at 24.7%, with second place at 23.5%.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by treesap32 » February 10th, 2020, 9:10 am

Uh oh... Marquette fans coming in hot!



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 10th, 2020, 9:11 am

Someone should set up an event on campus where a dozen or two students fill a lab and just vote for Sam for half an hour or so. With that many people voting in concert, you should be able to see the %s increase more significantly.
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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by Real Life Aggie » February 10th, 2020, 10:38 am

Sam just lost the lead, guys.



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Re: Vote for Sam!

Post by treesap32 » February 10th, 2020, 12:17 pm

Real Life Aggie wrote:
February 10th, 2020, 10:38 am
Sam just lost the lead, guys.
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