I submitted an instructable to a contest and it as accepted but now it doesn't show it in the contest?

yokozuna3 years ago
Read the email/message carefully- for contests you usually get one that says it has been received (note, not accepted). The entries are added in manually, so if you just put it in an hour or two ago, the crew is probably gone for the day. Wait 24 hours, and if it still isn't in the contest, PM one of the staffers on the about page to see if there is a problem with your entry.
ElvenChild3 years ago
The same thing happened to me here is the first email that I got.

"Hi ElvenChild,

This is to confirm that your entry 'Block someones favorite website on a mac' for the 'April Fools Contest' has been received and will be reviewed. The contest closes on Apr 3, 2011. 12:00 AM.

Thank you for submitting your Instructable to the April Fools Contest. The contest is moderated, and so your entry is waiting to be reviewed. This process can take up to 48 hours.

If after 48 hours or so your project has still not been accepted, then it did not meet all of the requirements for participation in the contest. You will then need to make the appropriate changes to your project so that it meets the contest requirements and re-submit it to the contest.

- A Step By Step, Photo, or Video Instructable with original content

Thanks again for entry and good luck in the competition!

Good luck,
Instructables Robot"

This is the second email that I got

"Hi ElvenChild,

Your entry 'Block someones favorite website on a mac' for the 'April Fools Contest' has been accepted. The contest closes on Apr 3, 2011. 12:00 AM.

Congratulations, your Instructable has met the requirements to enter the April Fools Contest and has been accepted!

After the contest closes for entries on the night of April 3rd, 2011, it will be up for user voting from April 4th - April 5th. Winners will be announced soon after judging closes on April 6th.

Good luck,
Instructables Robot"

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