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Making good submissions from bad ones
« on: October 16, 2008, 09:48:33 AM »
Why not find a one star or half star submission and make something really good based on it?

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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2008, 06:10:28 AM »
We'd need the approval of the original authors, assuming they're still around. 
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2008, 07:15:46 AM »
Not really - it might be polite to do so, but stuff is shared here and one of the reasons is to allow others to extend it.

   
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2008, 11:49:31 AM »
I attempted this the other day. It's actually quite a challenge.
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2008, 07:21:16 PM »
It was done at least once before, with the ghost of a certain demon.

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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2008, 02:00:54 AM »
We have never had any issues with doing so before. The problem is not making something out of these submissions. The problem is making something GOOD out of them.
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2008, 01:30:57 AM »
I don't it's that hard, provided the author is willing to invest some time and effort on this challenge. Scras has demonstrated that it can be done.
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008, 06:40:45 AM »
It's not too easy, but can be done. You don't have to change the original - simply write something based upon it, and link back.
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Re: Making good submissions from bad ones
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2008, 10:24:03 AM »
Sounds like a solid idea may be difficult though.

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