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The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Movie Discussion: The Hobbit:
Round 2: Vote for The Hobbit as one of 2012's best movies.


Feb 4 2013, 6:53pm

Post #1 of 11 (833 views)
Round 2: Vote for The Hobbit as one of 2012's best movies. Can't Post

Thanks to the fans, The Hobbit has made it to round 2 of the Best of 2012 films. This means people have a chance to re-vote for it.

PLEASE NOTE: You must vote for 5 films ONLY for your vote to be counted. Last time 200 plus votes were deleted overall because people could not follow the rules. Here is the link:


Thanks and enjoy!



Feb 4 2013, 7:24pm

Post #2 of 11 (476 views)
Thanks! [In reply to] Can't Post

Going to vote right now.


Feb 4 2013, 9:01pm

Post #3 of 11 (444 views)
Confused [In reply to] Can't Post

The rules say at LEAST 5 films. It doesn't say you can't vote for more than 5. Can you vote more than once?

Tol Eressea

Feb 4 2013, 9:08pm

Post #4 of 11 (450 views)
It is confusing and somewhat ambiguous... [In reply to] Can't Post

but here is the part from the poll instructions being referred to.

This time around you will vote for five films, no more, no less and trust me when I say if you can't follow these simple instructions your votes will be deleted. It happened plenty in the first round.

Then later it say's "no fewer than 5" and that 10 films will be in the final category... so I don't know.

I voted for 5.

Middle Earth is New Zealand!

"Question everything, embrace the bad, and hold on to the good."


Feb 4 2013, 9:23pm

Post #5 of 11 (425 views)
Just vote for 5. [In reply to] Can't Post

I believe that is the safest way to go about this Cool



Feb 5 2013, 1:24am

Post #6 of 11 (374 views)
Follow the Directions [In reply to] Can't Post

Vote for 5. AUJ is 3rd right now. VOTE!


Feb 5 2013, 1:24am

Post #7 of 11 (389 views)
To give TH the best chance [In reply to] Can't Post

To give TH the best chance, vote for it and four others that you know will rank lower. But you must vote for EXACTLY 5 no more, no fewer.

Grey Havens

Feb 5 2013, 2:23pm

Post #8 of 11 (326 views)
Just out of the Top 10, at 11th place...// [In reply to] Can't Post



Feb 5 2013, 3:30pm

Post #9 of 11 (320 views)
To each their own but... [In reply to] Can't Post

I personally would like people to vote for the 5 movie they genuinely think were the best of 2012. If Hobbit is one of them then that's great. I dont like the idea of people purposely voting for other movies just to increase The Hobbit's chances. What good is a poll if we can't be fair. Just my thoughts. Sly



Feb 5 2013, 6:53pm

Post #10 of 11 (311 views)
Well it seems to have shut down. [In reply to] Can't Post

It appears to have been closed down because of votes being "skewed". Not sure what that means, but if it is brought back up, it will only be open to registered people. Tongue


Feb 5 2013, 7:06pm

Post #11 of 11 (418 views)
I feared that... [In reply to] Can't Post

Yes when movies that have gotten almost zero praise, like Bel Ami, are surging you know that fairness has gone out the window. It's fine to be a fan but ultimately the poll was about the best movies of 2012, not vote for which actor or director you are in love with.




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