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Priority Screening Inconsistency

Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:59 am

Good Evening, I have an image of VP-BBR taken in DFW on 23MAR20 currently in the queue that has been deprioritized, despite anther photographer having an image of the same airplane at the same airport from just a day before being added to the DB mere hours after it was photographed.

I remarked the relevance of the shot to current events and being 'talk of the town' per the priority queue guidelines in the forums here.

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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:50 pm

Hi Kev,

You're talking about my photo which was added on March 22nd.

On the priority guidelines, it says:

- Priority screening is given up to 24 hours after the first photo was added.

Was it in the queue within 24 hours of my shot being accepted? I know the screeners adhere very strictly to 24 hours on the dot. Not a minute over..

Just for a more exact frame of time reference:

My AZAL shot was added on 3/21 at 2122, date and time being local.

Dylan
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:35 pm

First world problem.
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:10 am

I'm with ya. I had a shot of several AA 787s parked at TUL that was deprioritized and rejected. To be fair, it did get rejected for other reasons as well. I think all COVID-related aviation occurrences should qualify for priority screening, but maybe that's just me.
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:31 am

KPDX wrote:
Hi Kev,

You're talking about my photo which was added on March 22nd.

On the priority guidelines, it says:

- Priority screening is given up to 24 hours after the first photo was added.

Was it in the queue within 24 hours of my shot being accepted? I know the screeners adhere very strictly to 24 hours on the dot. Not a minute over..

Just for a more exact frame of time reference:

My AZAL shot was added on 3/21 at 2122, date and time being local.

Dylan


Hey Dylan,

I had gotten the departure at 0925ish local and had it uploaded by noon so I was safely within the 24hr period. Additionally, a similar Air Europa shot was deprioritized since my initial post.

As mentioned above, first world problem, not a big deal. Great job catching the arrival, and I’m glad at least one of us isn’t getting deprioritized. No offense to the screeners as well, I know how hard they work and I’m sure whoever deprioritized it is simply trying to follow their rules/directions. There’s no such thing as a perfect screening system after all.

So I’m just asking that the rules are clarified for everyone to avoid inconsistencies going forward.
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:10 am

pilotkev1 wrote:
KPDX wrote:
Hi Kev,

You're talking about my photo which was added on March 22nd.

On the priority guidelines, it says:

- Priority screening is given up to 24 hours after the first photo was added.

Was it in the queue within 24 hours of my shot being accepted? I know the screeners adhere very strictly to 24 hours on the dot. Not a minute over..

Just for a more exact frame of time reference:

My AZAL shot was added on 3/21 at 2122, date and time being local.

Dylan


Hey Dylan,

I had gotten the departure at 0925ish local and had it uploaded by noon so I was safely within the 24hr period. Additionally, a similar Air Europa shot was deprioritized since my initial post.

As mentioned above, first world problem, not a big deal. Great job catching the arrival, and I’m glad at least one of us isn’t getting deprioritized. No offense to the screeners as well, I know how hard they work and I’m sure whoever deprioritized it is simply trying to follow their rules/directions. There’s no such thing as a perfect screening system after all.

So I’m just asking that the rules are clarified for everyone to avoid inconsistencies going forward.



Im having the same issue. Uploaded a photo of the Air Europa 787-9 ten minutes after landing at DFW. First ever Air Europa flight to land at DFW and it should of been a priority add, but was deprioritized shortly after. So what exactly are the rules? I've seen other pics get added as priority for the same instance....one was just added a few hours ago.
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:24 am

Interesting.....nobody from Airliners.net wants to answer our questions or emails....something to hide perhaps some sort of favoritism?
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:53 pm

TUSAA wrote:
Interesting.....nobody from Airliners.net wants to answer our questions or emails....something to hide perhaps some sort of favoritism?


Well, the screener who used to respond to everyone's questions is no longer a screener, so...
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:53 pm

TUSAA wrote:
Interesting.....nobody from Airliners.net wants to answer our questions or emails....something to hide perhaps some sort of favoritism?


Well, the screener who used to respond to everyone's questions is no longer a screener, so...
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:28 pm

Hello all, the rules have not changed. Recently, photos pertaining to Covid 19 were being allowed for Priority Screening. However, it is required that a publicly viewable comment (i.e. caption) be included to indicate the relevancy to Covid-19. Not sure why you image was de-prioritized. If it was a standard image of an aircraft at an airport or in the air with no comment, it is possible that the screener saw it simply as another image that did not qualify for Priority Screening. If it was marked as PS for a non-Covid-19 reason, it is also possible that it was inadvertently de-prioritized.

In any event, the rules have not changed. If you feel it has been, I recommend that you contact the screeners via email with the upload ID and ask for re-consideration.

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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:22 pm

Curious why the following shots were accepted with priority:





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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:01 pm

Looks like it got Priority Screened in error.

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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:10 am

They were linked off the front page with a banner for the Anniversary Sticker applied. But they’ve been on there for a couple months and there are other frames in the database wearing it.
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:33 pm

I have a photo,according with the rules of priority screening,but result is depriority. I created a topic here ask what is reason of depriority,but manager deleted the topic
 
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:45 am

ufospotter wrote:
I have a photo,according with the rules of priority screening,but result is depriority. I created a topic here ask what is reason of depriority,but manager deleted the topic


If you give me the photo ID I can take a look at it.

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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:42 am

Curious why the following shots were accepted with priority:







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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:22 pm

These were "Talk of the Town" events. I suppose it would have been better if the photographer added a caption. It was noted in the Priority Screening comments that are visible to the screeners.


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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:07 am

Not sure why these are "talk of the town" events as all types/liveries have visited the airport at least once before on scheduled services. In that case pretty much anything non-based can be regarded as "talk of the town" and be eligible for priority screening.
On the other hand, last week I uploaded a photo of a certain a/c with a revised livery (titles removed) compared with the photos in the database, which was de-prioritized (ID 6155893).
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:15 am

An easyJet A321 is the talk of the town in Amsterdam? I know traffic is down and times are bad but come on ..!
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Re: Priority Screening Inconsistency

Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:24 am

Any particular reason why this one was screened with priority?

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