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UNIX/Linux Forums Post Of The Week 41, October, 2009


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Old 10-08-2009
UNIX/Linux Forums Post Of The Week 41, October, 2009

Which post should win this weeks UNIX/Linux post of the week nomination contest?

Choose from the posts listed throughout the forum(s), and vote for your favorite post now.

What is Topic Of The Week?

Post of the Week is a contest that select posts which we would like the community to commit to as a group and then comment/discuss on them during the course of the selected week. Any listed topic (thread) is eligible for the Topic of the week selection. However, you cannot nominate your own post nor encourage others to nominate your post.

What determines a Post Of The Week?

Post Of The Week is based on a simple nomination system. Throughout the selected forums, members with adequate permissions can nominate their favorite topic by clicking on the award nomination button below the post.

The posts with the most nominations during the course of the week are displayed in this thread using the poll feature. At the end of the week, the first three topics with the most nominations are the award winners of the contest.

The poster of the Post of the Week will receive a prize of 100,000 Bits (Donated by Neo).
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Old 10-09-2009
I nominated Perderabo's recursive FTP post HardFeed Part 1 as the first "Post of the Week" because that post is part of a thread that is very popular (number of link backs from other source).
# 3  
Old 10-09-2009
May i know why this poll is closed so soon ?!
# 4  
Old 10-09-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by thegeek
May i know why this poll is closed so soon ?!
You vote by clicking on the actual posts (in the lower right corner of the post), not by voting in the poll.

Quote:
Post Of The Week is based on a simple nomination system. Throughout the selected forums, members with adequate permissions can nominate their favorite topic by clicking on the award nomination button below the post.

The posts with the most nominations during the course of the week are displayed in this thread using the poll feature. At the end of the week, the first three topics with the most nominations are the award winners of the contest.
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Old 10-09-2009
See attached screenshot where to nominate a post for POTM....
UNIX/Linux Forums Post Of The Week 41, October, 2009-picture-3png
# 6  
Old 10-09-2009
I thought it was post of the week?

The winner so far was posted 7 years ago!
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Old 10-10-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by scottn
I thought it was post of the week?

The winner so far was posted 7 years ago!
Post of the week means post nominated by people for that week.

You are free to nominate any post, old or new Smilie

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