> Sudden rule changes and misleading competition deadline wasted our effort

Hi @Criteo , Thank you for holding a challenging competition.

In this forum(https://competitions.codalab.org/forums/18260/3109/) , you said "The agent with the best score will be taken into account" , and it is only about 10 days ago.
However , you suddenly announced that the rule changed (https://twitter.com/RecoGym/status/1200096097621987329?s=20) and we had to deal with that.
There is very ambiguous and misleading deadline "Nov. 30, 2019, midnight UTC" , and this forum question(https://competitions.codalab.org/forums/18260/3184/) was ignored.

Maybe @AdremDataLab , @bakanaouji , @qttruong , they all seem to fail submit "the final submission" and our efforts for two months were totally wasted lol.
@Criteo , don't you think of any dealt such as extending the competition deadline?

Posted by: ykaneko1992 @ Nov. 30, 2019, 7:14 a.m.

Indeed, we see some technical challenges because of the massive submissions during the latest days. And we would like to give everyone equal opportunities. Thus we have extended both deadline and submissions per day.

So, now the hard deadline is 3rd of December at 00:00:00 UTC.
Limit of submissions is 50.

Have a happy challenge!

Posted by: Criteo @ Nov. 30, 2019, 1:49 p.m.

Thank you for the polite response!

Posted by: ykaneko1992 @ Dec. 2, 2019, 1:19 a.m.
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