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2017 Largest Dionaea Trap Competition

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2017 Largest Dionaea Trap Competition.

The biggest trap competition has returned!

1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to be announced. Prize donations welcomed. Please PM if you're able to help.

The competition is open to anyone worldwide but the prizes can only be sent within Europe.

 

Please read the rules carefully before posting.

The rules are:

The trap must be photographed parallel to the camera, with a clear plastic ruler (in millimetres) in front of the trap, the trap is to be measured across the side just below the teeth, the teeth are NOT included in the measurement. As pictured:

This picture must then be PM'ed to me, (link in my profile) or emailed.  A second picture must be taken without the ruler and sent to me the same way. If you prefer to email your photograph, please PM me for the email address. I will post all the measured pictures on the thread on the closing date so we can see who the winner is. Pictures must be taken this year. You can enter as many times as you like. Competition ends September 30th.

May the biggest trap win!

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Awesome. I'm away from home (and plants) now for 8 days but I shall participate on my return! :thumbsup:

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Great to see this back:woot:

Looks like its the mad man in the g/h with a ruler weekend coming up......

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This is great.  One question.  Should the trap be open or closed? I've always wondered that in previous competitions.  

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7 minutes ago, Richard Bunn said:

This is great.  One question.  Should the trap be open or closed? I've always wondered that in previous competitions.  

I don't think it matters as long as it's measured flat against the front of the trap. 

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A flat closed trap measures slightly longer than an open one ;)

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Thanks Trev. So there are going to be lots of people tormenting their vfts! 

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And the first entry is in! Thanks Rik :)

Rik_1128

 

 

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Entry number 2. Thanks Stu!

Stu2

 

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Entry number 3. Thanks Dunc

Dunc2

 

 

 

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Entry number 4. Thanks Nigel09

Nigel2

 

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Hi guys. Nearly closing time on the competition.  Photographs need to be with me before midnight on the September 30th.

 

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Thanks for all the entries guys. :biggrin:

I will post the winners up over the next few days (when I'm not snowed under with work :banging:)

 

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Thank you for entering guys. :biggrin: All cracking vfts!

Congratulations to the following 'biggest trappers'

1st   Matze

2nd  RickyM

2.5nd Rik

3rd   Stu

 

All entries appear below with rulers. Please could the three winners please send me your address details for posting of prizes. Prizes will be donated by Mike King, Trev and myself.

 

Werds

werds2

 

Stu

Stu

 

Rik1127

Rik_1127

 

RickyM

Trap with RulerRich

 

Nigel

Nigel1

 

Matze

Matze2

 

Dunc

Dunc4

 

Dunc

Dunc1

 

Bluedog

Bluedog2

 

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Wow, what a surprise, never thought that i will have the biggest trap. 

But i´m very lucky with it. 

Will see what my GJ Goliath will produce next year... i will try to get much more than 5cm.. hehe:evil:

Anyway, Hannah, thank you very much for this competiton!

Looking forward to have it again, next year. 

Best regards
Matze

 

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All those endless hours of care and attention rewarded. Well, not really. Repotted vft's in spring and they were left outside all summer to fend for themselves. Not much of a summer here this year either. Very wet. The plant in the photo is a "Darwin". Thanks Hannah for running the competition and well done Matze. Yes, next year we need one 5+.

Kind regards,

RickyM

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Congrats to Matze for the monster trap!

Great to see the competition was popular and hope it continues next year. Thanks to all responsible for organising, running and donating prizes.

I agree with Ricky.. be great to see a 5cm+ entry!

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