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Re: [OliveTreeGenealogy] [Olive Tree Genealogy Blog] To Scramble or Not To Scramble, That is the Quest...

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  • Olive Tree Genealogy
    I guess if I m going to scramble I should give the URL for voting! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ft40-2011voting ... Lorine On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 11:29 AM,
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      I guess if I'm going to scramble I should give the URL for voting!

      http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ft40-2011voting

      :-)

      Lorine

      On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 11:29 AM, Genealogy Blogger <
      olivetreegenealogy@...> wrote:

      >
      >
      > Today is the last day for voting for the Family Tree Magazine Top 40
      > blogs. Many bloggers are scrambling to get their readers to Vote for
      > them today.
      >
      > I've noticed that Olive Tree Genealogy is always nominated but never
      > gets to the finals. Hey maybe it's because my blog isn't worthy but I
      > wonder if it's because I don't scramble, I don't plead for votes
      > (pleading my case makes me feel like I'm on Survivor and in the Final
      > 3!) and I don't publicize the contests other than when they first come
      > out.
      >
      > I would sound like a sore loser if I waited until after the votes are
      > in to make another observation (especially if my blog isn't in the top
      > 40) , so I'm making a comment now. I kind of think it's more of a
      > popularity contest in many ways. Not in the sense of the BLOG being
      > popular, but the person behind the blog. So if you're in the "in" group
      > you have all the in-group voting for each other. Hmm... hope that
      > doesn't sound like sour grapes, it's just an observation.
      >
      > But yes, I'd like to be in the final Top 40. So it's a Catch-22
      > situation! Should I scramble for votes or sit back and hope Olive Tree
      > Genealogy is good enough and interesting enough to be voted for. On
      > Survivor the person who doesn't scramble gets voted off the island!
      >
      > So here I am, asking you (aka scrambling) to vote for Olive Tree
      > Genealogy blog in the Everything Section of Family Tree Magazine Top 40
      > blogs.
      >
      > It bothers me to ask. I'd rather you just went and voted for whatever
      > blogs you like, and that you did it because you want to AND because you
      > truly find the blog you are voting for useful and interesting! Anyway,
      > please do vote - for your favourite blogs even if mine isn't one of
      > them. I promise I won't throw a tantrum if I don't win a spot.
      >
      > --
      > Posted By Genealogy Blogger to Olive Tree Genealogy Blog at 12/20/2010
      > 08:29:00 AM
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
      >
      >



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