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 Glen choose the POD for the contest: November 2, 1948 - Thomas Dewey narrowly wins the US Presidential Election. ​ The contestants were asked to have at least one event for every year from 1948 to 2007.  Notably, the contestants were asked to complete their timelines in secret.  ​ Glen choose the POD for the contest: November 2, 1948 - Thomas Dewey narrowly wins the US Presidential Election. ​ The contestants were asked to have at least one event for every year from 1948 to 2007.  Notably, the contestants were asked to complete their timelines in secret.  ​
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-=== Results of Timeline Contest 1 === 
  
 The contest was decided by the AH.com populace in a poll thread. ​ The winner was [[offtopic:​Jasen777]] for his timeline [[timelines:​For Want of a Newsreel]]. ​ The contest overall was somewhat of a disappointment,​ as there was only one other timeline. ​ Its author was [[offtopic:​Alcuin]] who has since joined the [[offtopic:​Hall of Infamy]]. The contest was decided by the AH.com populace in a poll thread. ​ The winner was [[offtopic:​Jasen777]] for his timeline [[timelines:​For Want of a Newsreel]]. ​ The contest overall was somewhat of a disappointment,​ as there was only one other timeline. ​ Its author was [[offtopic:​Alcuin]] who has since joined the [[offtopic:​Hall of Infamy]].
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 === Timeline Contest 2 === === Timeline Contest 2 ===
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-The second contest is in the voting for the winner stage.  ​ 
  
 The POD for the contest was chosen by Jasen777 as his prize for winning the first contest. ​ It is: In 1505, Martin Luther doesn'​t become a monk and goes on to have an ordinary and historically unremarkable career as a lawyer. The POD for the contest was chosen by Jasen777 as his prize for winning the first contest. ​ It is: In 1505, Martin Luther doesn'​t become a monk and goes on to have an ordinary and historically unremarkable career as a lawyer.
  
-Rules, such as the one event per year requirement, ​have been significantly loosened ​for this contest.  In addition, contestants ​are to make their timelines in public, being asked to make a weekly update in their thread in the pre-1900 forum section. ​       ​ +Rules, such as the one event per year requirement, ​were significantly loosened. ​ In addition, contestants ​made their timelines in public, being asked to make a weekly update in their thread in the pre-1900 forum section. ​       ​
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-=== Results of Timeline Contest 2 ===+
  
 The contest was again decided by the AH.com populace in a poll thread. ​ The winner was [[offtopic:​Jasen777]] for his timeline [[timelines:​A Dropped Pen]], in a close victory over [[offtopic:​dreadnought jenkins|Dreadnought Jenkins'​s]] [[timelines:​For Want of a shove]]. ​ The contest was again decided by the AH.com populace in a poll thread. ​ The winner was [[offtopic:​Jasen777]] for his timeline [[timelines:​A Dropped Pen]], in a close victory over [[offtopic:​dreadnought jenkins|Dreadnought Jenkins'​s]] [[timelines:​For Want of a shove]]. ​
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 === Timeline Contest 3 ===  === Timeline Contest 3 === 
  
-In a risky departure, it is being organized by Jasen777 instead of Glen.+In a risky departure, it was being organized by Jasen777 instead of Glen
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 +The POD for the contest was: the Battle of Boyacá is a victory for Royalist forces.
  
-The contest ​is currently starting.  ​Discussion can be found [[http://​www.alternatehistory.com/​discussion/​showthread.php?​t=100634|here]].  ​There is still plenty of time to join.           +The contest ​might have been decided by the AH.com populace in a poll thread.  ​The result was a tie between ​[[offtopic:maverick]]'​s [[timelines:​Araremos en el mar]] and [[offtopic:​Nicomacheus]]'​s [[timelines:​Brothers in Arms]].  ​
  
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