Dear Mr. Therapist:Therapist wrote:I don't really like the leaderboard Its kind of a slap in the face to people who are lower on the board. No this isn't personal cuz I have entered one contest and it was a gag entry. But to the people who are really trying hard I could see how this could be very offensive.
I don't think its a slap in the Face Man..Lets just say ..a pat in in the back for you to work more harder... Lets just give credit appreciate the one who exerted hell of an effort in doing this..Its not easy...
I think its how really participants performed and these are with facts & true.. Its just how you look at it and the attitude.. I'm speaking not in behalf Mr. Patraw but for my self and its not because I'm one of the guys in the top list...
When i was just starting in joining contest & I saw a lot of guys are winning contest after contest and I'm not getting any credits and I felt even if I am working so hard, I dont know if my works are still ompetitive or leveling up....And when Mr. Patraw did this leaderboard it inspired me more because I am seeing where I stand and also gives me an idea on on who are top customizers and see the quality of their winning masterpieces and benchmark mine.... Since then,I strived harder to perform well.Evidently you can see my performance improvement from the time Mr. Patraw did this leaderboard
You can actually manipulate Mr. Patraws leaderboard if you want to get into the top:
1. Even if you don't win trophies but if you have more contest entries you have the chance to get into the top
2. If you win more trophies and even if you have lesser entries you have a chance to get into the top as well
3. His stats also shows all categories you would like to see..Like Most number of Golds,Silvers etc..
SO ITS HOW YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ON TOP...But in my case Even I'm on the top list, I dont consider myself as the topman...I am more particular on the points from thropies and wins than getting it from more entries...Its gives me an idea on the quality of work I have been doing..on how I can improve more..
In simplest way to look at it:
IF YOU DON'T WORK HARD & MOVE, FIGURES WONT MOVE
EITHER YOU TAKE IT AS A SLAP ON YOUR FACE OR FACE IT AND FIGHT