Originally Posted by Pappy Q
That 6 may be considered "average" but it and even a 7 is the kiss of death when it comes to finishing towards the top.
So what you really want is for the judges to tell you why it wasn't excellent? Why it wasn't the best damn entry they judged? You want the judge to justify as to why they didn't think that your entry should have won.
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