wow, scores are getting LOW.
wow, okay so. as i am sure all of you know, to get a shirt printed on threadless you must get your design though four stages of judging. i know that may sound a little odd, but here is what i mean:
1 your design must be considered "fit to be scored" by quality control, which we normal users have no control over.
2 your design must perform well enough in its first day of scoring (24 hours) to continue being judged for the total seven day scoring period
3 your design must score "highly" (which, in the time i've been here, has been approximately a 2.3 or greater in the regular competition)
4 your design must be selected to be printed from all of the "recent" high scorers (which in my experience means the last 100 days)
now, here is my point:
has anyone else noticed that what is considered a printable score is getting insanely LOW? this new winner, for instance, has been printed with a score of exactly 2.oo. Keep in mind, in threadless, if your first day of scoring shows you at about 1.5 or less, you don't even get to finish scoring. so, why is it that the scores are getting so low? It may just be me, but i think part of it is that threadless is a hyper critical community. I am personally a ver soft scorer, my average being 3.50, and i virtually never give zeroes because i don't think most of the designs are that bad, but otherwise i've noticed that other people seem to score very harshly. all i'm saying is, i don't think designs are getting worse, i think are scoring is getting to be to harsh.
well, what do you guys think?