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#Photohunt Rules

Journal Entry: Mon Dec 14, 2009, 9:54 AM
Top Game Rules!!

:new: IMPORTANT: If you want your winning deviation to be added to our group gallery you must be a Member! So please be sure to join  the group by pressing the "Join" button on the main photohunt page! Thanks!

1. A game will begin when there are 4 players!
2. There must be 3 entries at the end of the game or there is no winner.
3. Winners must keep there images on DA since it will be added to the photohunt group gallery. ( please make a "photohunt" folder in your gallery)
4. Wait until the end of the game to post your image.
5. Must be only 1 shot and not a collage
6. If you drop out you WILL be penalized. This means you will lose a win. If you have no wins it will just be a negitive.
7.Image needs to be clean!
8. Picture needs to be taken AFTER the topic has been posted
9. Please make sure the  exif data and the clocks on your camera are set correctly!
10. Text is allowed in images only if it is in the form of a watermark.
11. Please be sure to title your photo whatever the topic of the hunt is!

:new: Want to help promote us? Just add the photohunt icon into your photos description! ( :icon photohunt: without the space! )


How to Play the game :)

As a player, your goal is to take a digital photo, do minor photoshopping, (Read: muck around with the brightness/contrast, convert to black and white and add a frame... You get the picture.) You have 20 minutes to take the picture, and upload it, when the judge declares that time is up you must post your photo within 5 minutes, if you fail to do so in the allotted amount of time, you will be disqualified, the judge will then choose a winner


When a judge is ready to judge a game they will let you know by saying Game time press 1 Please do NOT pester the judges and beg for games. Judges are chosen by the founders. They can be based on everything from how often you're in the room, how much you play and just how you act in the room with others. do NOT ask to be a judge.

What do you win?

Winners of regular photohunt rounds will be featured in the photohunt gallery 


In order to be promoted to the level Hunter, you must participate in at least 3 rounds of the game and watch this account.  That means posting an entry for the judge.

To be promoted to Regulars, you must win at least 5 games

To be promoted to Hustlers you must win at least 15 games

To be promoted to Top Dog you must win over 30 games

To be promoted to Lens-Master you must win over 60 games!

Please do not ask to be promoted. If you feel that you are being overlooked, send a note to photohunt and we will try to take care of the problem.

Common Chatroom Rules!

(warnings do not have to be issued, these are your warnings)

:camera: General Rules
Bold Typing - Simply dont use it unless you are judging :)

----------------------->:caps: by GuyFlash Punch The Netspeaker by Abfc <-----------------
NO Netspeak.

- Flooding - Avoid excessive shouting (use of all-caps)  flooding (continuous posting of repetitive text) or stretching (laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)  in #photohunt or on our community. Flooding is defined as any rapid or repetitive posting that interferes with other people's ability to converse.

- Language -  Be considerate on how your language is used. The average cursing is allowed, but please do not do it over excessively or by directing it at anyone. and also English Only

- Spam - 1) Do not post the same thumb repeatedly over a short period of time. It is unfair for the other guests/members in the room. 2) Do not use the multi line input while posting thumbs, post them as stated in the - thumbs rule above. 3) Excessively posting emoticons in one line, or repeatedly post emoticons line after line. "Emote spamming" slows down the room considerably. 4) Do not Advertise your gallery / website or other chat rooms without participating in #photohunt and asking the staff for permission.

- Harassment -  Unsolicited words or conduct which tend to annoy, alarm or abuse another person. Putting down religions, sexual preferences, beliefs, organizations of any sort.

- Links - Do not post links which may contain viruses or any type of pornographic material. (also artistic nudes are not allowed in this game. Sorry.)

- Bots - Bots other than photobotx are not allowed inside #photohunt without permission from the founders of #photohunt. In order to have a image in the bot you must be a Critic or higher.

--Banning-- In an effort to keep the environment within photohunt positive and constructive the administration must take an anti ass stance. If any person is to make an ass of themselves they will be banned for a one week period. A three strikes your out system will be implemented for normal situations unless extra stressing circumstances exist in which case rules may be bent for or against the ass. Just play it safe and be nice people. Then everyone can enjoy the chat without any incidents of displeasure.

               Just wow.  Ok.

(warnings do not have to be issued, these are your warnings)

Add a Comment:
Antimim Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
it seems funny.
So we just get in the chat room and wait. Or are 
days and specific times to start?

AeronDust Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
This sounds awesome! Also love the ass rule.
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
OMGWHAT??? POST WITHIN 5 mins??? myy uplod takes ages, like 3 i only have 2 mins for imagination....FINE!
CherrieNova Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Professional Photographer
No...You have 20minutes to shoot and edit. You have 5minutes to post once the judge has asked for thumbs.
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
ohhhh ok
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
what does CLEAN image mean?? no adding contrast on photoshop? :O
CherrieNova Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Professional Photographer
All methods of editing cannot exceed the limitations of a physically darkroom. Contrast can be added, within reason. If you aren't sure check with the judge hosting.
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh, so like add contrast but so the pic won't be rly rly dark, got it.
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
so, ummm 3 entries for every player?
CherrieNova Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Professional Photographer
One entry per game per player. 
Angelic-Painter Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
oh ok
jennystokes Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Professional General Artist
SO complicated................!
duperhero Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student Photographer
JimMoriarty101001010 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Artist
MissSeashell Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Awwe that sounds like so much fun!! I would love to play but I wouldn't have much time. What hours of the day do the games usually happen?
kitzahphrenic Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
Ok, i understand. and it does sound like fun. im in.
GrabBagPhoto Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional Photographer
What a fantastic idea! I'd love to play but I only have a few hrs a day to commit to the game. Does the game start at specific times or is it any time during the day? I'm excited to play and work on my photography skills!
AshleyxBrooke Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
We are in the process of setting up a photohunting schedule :love: Hope you can swing by and join us for games soon :)
Joy-Photography Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very well written and very clear! You got my word!
EvaSharp3D Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Professional Artist
:iconsabitsukiplz: VS :iconponikoplz:
herezjonny2000 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
[link] excellent
FirepeltXColdpelt Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011   Artisan Crafter
Yes sir!
admx Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
:salute: Yes ma'am.
TunnelSight Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011  Student General Artist
Hmm... So does making only PART of the photo in black/white count as minor editing?
OfTheWoodsStudio Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
I check by the room once in a while and no one is ever on
Vand3r Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
We're aiming to fix that problem.
Stop by more often, maybe? The room is a bit more busy nowadays :)
bruised--vein Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
:salute: :salute:
sQuidan Featured By Owner May 1, 2010
Sounds awesome!
PepitoDoodlez Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010
ready for the hunt!
Proxxy-Aristocrat Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2010
I don't understand the concept of watchers, top dogs, hustlers and all that :S
AshleyxBrooke Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
it all depends on how many wins they have :)
Phoebe-96 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
katryder Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
:salute: yessir. :salute:
throughHislens Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2009  Professional Photographer

tiraldan Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2009
I don't know if you mind, but there are typos in these rules.

"3. Winners must keep there images in their scraps until added to the photohunt gallery."

It should read "Winners must keep THEIR images..."

"6. If you drop out you WILL be penalized. This means u will lose a win."

Unless you want to be using chatspeak here, the second sentence should start by saying "This means YOU will"

(In both cases, the caps are mine.)
Electric-Skyline Featured By Owner May 30, 2009
Oh wow. My kind of game. :love:
andrewphotography Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2009
This sounds great! but i can't come :-/
Neko-Stace Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009   Digital Artist
its sounds very good, id like to join =]
how do i?
stoner75211 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2009
i want to play
RoseKate Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2009
O, I miss playing this!! :( So so busy lately! Keep it up people!!!
RavingRaven Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009
This sounds like tons of fun! I'm in!
aninditapaula Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
are we allowed to participate in a game if we come in the chatroom after the judge asks who plays, and people answer already, and the game is in progress?
cropseNiddle Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009   Photographer
can i join?pls
NamurasZ Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009
quiet intersting
i would like to join :D
mastersword101 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008
cool i would like to do this
merciibeme Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2008
in rule 3 their is misspelled. DX grr gotta break the grammar correcting habit...
mygzus Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
I can't put my photo hunt pictures in my galler? Why not? *whimper lip pops out*
photohunt Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2008
you can if you want but most people prefer to put them in scraps
mygzus Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
oh...I thought it said we can't do that anymore. *relief sigh* :D
TanyaRudman Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2008  Professional Photographer
I think 4 players is better! there has been way to many times the there are 3 and 1 person drops out! it ruins it for the other players :(

Thanx creators :hug:
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