It has come to our attention that solicitation of votes through PM's(asking others to vote for you/drumming up votes) has occurred in a recent contest. This is not allowed. A contest should be won on a member's own merit, not by making others feel pressured to cast their vote for a certain canidate for whatever reason. If you receive a PM asking you to vote for someone, please forward it to a moderator. We want our contests to be fair to all those who take the time and effort to enter. If a contest is won in this manner, the winner will be removed and either the contest run again or the runner-up will take their place. Thank you to all who take part in the forum contests in the spirit they were intended.