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Well, it's probably not too constructive to turn this into an STC
judge bashing thread, but I have to add my two cents. Just a few
days ago a co-worker of mine got back the judging sheets on a product
overview she had submitted. She let me read them, and I was not
impressed with the feedback. One of the sheets had only one comment:
"Would be better with a cover".
Wow, what insightful, professional, analysis. Glad to see this
person put so much time into studying the submission.
You could chalk this up to sour grapes (I submitted something too)
but come the next competition I'll think twice before bothering to
enter. I don't expect to win, but I do expect a good evaluation and
some feedback on what they liked and didn't like. With the
superficial and half-hearted comments I got it wasn't worth filling
out the entry form.