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SimonRL

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2011 Photo Competition - Results
Posted: 19/02/2012 23:50:29
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Very sorry for the delay in getting the results announced for the 2011 competition Blush

However, am happy to be able to post them up now Smile

As the entries and the standard of entries improve year on year the voting gets even more difficult; so before continuing onto the winners I just wanted to say a big thankyou to everybody who entered for submitting so many excellent shots, and I hope everybody agrees the winners are a deserving bunch amongst a very high standard all round.

So, onto the winners...

Winners

1st Place - pwhole

The Twll in Rhosydd slate mine



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pwhole wins a StenLight S7+ lamp with battery and charger from Excellent Stuff [web link]

2nd Place - Morrisey

Crisp Delph



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Morrisey wins a Retro XP lamp upgrade kindly donated by Mr Mike of Technical Concepts [web link] and a set of his Nenthead plans

3rd Place - suboffender

Overnight stay in Wood Copper mine



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Suboffender wins £40 worth of books kindly donated by Mike Moore of Moore Books [web link]

Runners up:

JonK

Oakeley Floor 3 Chamber 15



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MartyMarty

The big fan duct at Drakelow



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pringledude

Shower cubicle inside Old Moulds level



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All runners up win a framed copy of their photograph; and all came within a gnats wing of being in the top three. Well done all.

Video prize

IanA



IanA wins the Halo H1 miners lamp from CapLamps [web link]

Well done everybody!

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IP: 95.148.0.184 Edited: 19/02/2012 23:56:15 by SimonRL
Edd

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Posted: 20/02/2012 08:09:25
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Well dont everybody Thumbs Up

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AR

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Posted: 20/02/2012 08:25:38
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Well done everyone, Phil especially! It's times like this that remind me why I leave the photography to him....

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pwhole

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Posted: 20/02/2012 10:36:35
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I'm utterly gobsmacked actually - I just saw this. Many, many thanks for the votes, and I'll aim to top this with something even better next time!

Mind is boggled...Wink
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Posted: 20/02/2012 10:54:10
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Yes, congratulations to all winners Thumbs Up
Looking at the winning photos reminds me once again why I don't bother entering! Laugh Laugh

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Posted: 20/02/2012 22:27:49
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Thanks for running the comp and to all you guys for putting up superb prizes. Flowers IP: 77.96.140.223
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Posted: 20/02/2012 22:39:34
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pwhole wrote:

I'm utterly gobsmacked actually - I just saw this. Many, many thanks for the votes, and I'll aim to top this with something even better next time!

Mind is boggled...Wink


But why would you need TWO Stens. Big Grin
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Posted: 20/02/2012 22:45:19
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Well done to everybody , some good photos Flowers

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Ian A

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Posted: 21/02/2012 22:02:48
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Many thanks for the votes and awesome photos, even the ones that didn't win. Wink

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Posted: 21/02/2012 22:18:07
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Top stuff, the winner and runners up all fantastic, looking forward to the next comp at the end of the year Big Grin IP: 94.192.172.154
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Posted: 22/02/2012 00:13:05
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Congrats to all the winners and runners up, some top notch pictures again this year.

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SimonRL

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Posted: 28/02/2012 23:08:49
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Just to update all the prize winners (apart from suboffender who has sorted out direct with Mike Moore; and pwhole who I've already spoken to)...

All the remaining prizes are being sent out tomorrow (Weds) first class recorded, so you should have them by Thurs/Fri Thumbs Up

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Posted: 02/03/2012 13:19:50
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Prize arrived yesterday. Retro XP fitted to cap lamp and tested - looking forward to trying it out at the weekend.

Thanks again gents Flowers
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Posted: 02/03/2012 18:45:00
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Prize arrived yesterday - many thanks.

Thanks to all who entered and especially those who sponsored and/or administered the competition.
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