You're right, BL. (I had in fact met the post requirements, but.....)
The entrants photo appears on the ballot, but the "vote" button is disabled.
Btw, I saw your "thank you" below the 'rules' post, so I know you read them. Remembered them, too, I see. ;-}
(as copied from):
Below is important information about the Fish Forum contests.
The Fish Forum Staff
Fish Forum Contest Rules
Contest submission begins on the 1st of each month and ends at 12:00 am on the 16th of each month.
Contest voting begins on the 16th of each month and ends at 12:00 am on the last day of each month.
How To Enter
To enter a contest, create a topic in the Contest Submission forum, indicate which contest you are entering, and include the picture you are submitting. To enter a contest now, click here
Please note that in order to be eligible for a prize you must have made 20 posts since joining the forum and at least five posts within two weeks from the date of your submission.
Any pictures you submit must be of your own aquarium.
You can only submit one picture per contest.
No member can win a contest two months in a row.
How To Vote
To vote in a contest, simply choose your favorite image in the contest's poll. To go to the Contest Voting forum now, click here
In the event of a tie, the winner will be decided by the Fish Forum Staff.
Note: The Fish Forum reserves the right to modify any of the contest rules without notice or any rational basis whatsoever
. We don't plan to, but were told this verbiage is a good idea. :)