Lonewolf2003 wrote: ↑November 25th, 2021, 10:55 pm
Lakigigar wrote: ↑November 25th, 2021, 10:23 pm
Lonewolf2003 wrote: ↑November 25th, 2021, 7:55 pm
I put sci-fi in January (and other ones in the same month as the corresponding challenge) so people have that whole month to watch those kind of movies for that challenge and update their list meanwhile. If the deadline is in the last weekend or days of that month everyone has enough time to do so. With the presentation soon after so people are still hyped for that kind of list due to the challenge.
I could of course place them all a month later if people agree that’s better.
Yes, but it feels like it's not consistent with noir & horror which are placed a month later.
That's because 2000s is already placed in October. Since the decade polls are always placed in May and October. I could of course move 2000s to December (or August) and Horror to October and Noir to November.
Horror used to be done annually, how was it done back than? It was held everyyear till 2018. Were the decade polls in May & October than? Maybe if it is tradition, some people will count on the decade polls being held than, i think (esp. people that only participate in the decade polls, and tend to lurk a bit more, or not be active every day).
Another solution is perhaps moving Best swansong to january, Sci-Fi to February and Low Rating to June, if people think Low Rating is better being held in june than in january (or february), but it's possible there's a reason why best swansong is placed in june (and i don't know what one).
Otherwise, we will just have to live with a universe that is not perfect, with sci-fi in the same month as the challenge, while horror & noir a month later. Not like we're commiting a murder by doing it that way. So certainly not a big deal.
Lonewolf2003 wrote: ↑November 25th, 2021, 4:17 pm
There will also be a Favorite Actors
poll in 2022. But that can be held any month the host wants to. Although I would advice against holding it March or September.
December also will have two polls already, so take that into consideration. Perhaps it's interesting to take into consideration in which months the boards tend to be more active on ICM. I don't know what time periods lead to more activity, but I believe the summer months for northern hemisphere (july, august) in general are maybe not a good idea either? October might be an active month due to it being associated as the horror month (while november maybe too because of noirvember?). April-May seems a good slot too? I don't know if there are big events next year, there are the Olympic Winter Games in february (which is why the Academy Awards will be held later, i think it was somewhere in march) and there's a World Cup Football in december, but i'm not sure if this forum boards has a lot of people who are into sports or football (but for other reasons, december might not be a good idea anyway - not to mention the holidays).