I had my V750 sorted by Epson a couple of years back, iirc it was a fixed price of about £115 inc VAT and I think it included postage.
it took about a week and it’s been good as gold since.
I contacted these guys by email and I’m pretty sure it got shipped to a 3rd party service centre...
There will unfortunately always be a few disappointing results and disappointed photographers.
The scoring was changed a few years back, when we started the FPOTY points were only given down to 6th place so there were a lot of folk that lagged behind really quickly despite getting votes and...
Glad you got it sorted and I wouldn't worry about wasting our time, to be honest most of the folk that frequent the F&C section do very little anyway and helping other users at least helps tip the balance towards an element of productivity ;)
Between us in the F&C we've had or used most of the scanners out there, I can't guarantee we'll be able to tell you what the solution is but we'll give it our best shot.
Give us as much information as possible and yes, definitely include screen shots.
I'm not sure it exacerbates the situation Chris so I spent some time checking.
I've just checked using this years scores so far and the current placings using the F1 method wold make the table look like this:-
1st 145 Andysnap
2nd 126 Peter B
3rd 120 FishyFish
4th 97 Carl Hall
5th 88 ChrisR...
Sorry you feel that way about the mystery month although I'm sure not everybody is happy with 100% of the monthly themes but won't let that put them off entering.
Also, I'm not sure what you mean by "the arbitrary decision on what to do when not enough entries" what exactly are you...
Most of the rules are unchanged from Film Photographer of the Year (FPOTY) 2018 & 2019 but there is a new scoring system in place this year. There are also additional rules for the returning Mystery Month.
FPOTY is a year long competition divided into 12 smaller monthly...