It’s honestly never upset me so little to lose a contest as this Quizno’s one. Here’s why:
1) I did everything I could for the video, from beginning to end, song quality, vote getting, etc. So it’s not like I’m kicking myself for not trying hard enough.
2) I didn’t find out until the day after I got married, and here’s my advice if you ever have to hear some bad news – find the love of your life, propose, get married in a beautiful ceremony on the beach, eat and drink and celebrate with family and friends, then find out you lost some contest the next day. It barely even registers.
All there is for me to do now is get back on the horse of entering more contests, since I’ve sort of taken a break from work the past few weeks to enjoy my fiance becoming my wife and the lead up to my wedding.
To that end, I popped up a quick entry just in time to get into the Sandisk 60-Second’s of Summer contest. The requirement was that it be filmed with a mobile phone, so the quality isn’t perfect, but at least it’s a new entry and it has been the greatest summer of my life, so I’ll keep my hopes up that comes across and they consider me for one of the prizes.
In the meantime, I’ve got sandcastles to build!