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Disturbing Photo Contest

I came across this contest this morning and I'm not exactly sure what to think:

In this contest, your goal is to take a photo of a normal or overweight person, and turn him/her into a person that's suffering from anorexia. The thinner, the better. Make the person almost scary, creepy thin. Good inspiration for this can be found in Stephen King's "Thinner".

1st place: $8
2nd place: $4
3rd place: $2

Submit days: March 18, 2010 - March 26, 2010
Voting days: March 26, 2010 - March 28, 2010
Current contest status: submit or vote
Submit deadline in: 2 days, 5 hours, 42 minutes, 46 seconds
Required skill level: 8+

This site:

often runs contests and offers some pretty nifty information and cool pics to wade through, all related to digital pics and photoshop. What you might find itneresting are all the comments participants on the site added about eating disorders from a "general Public" POV.


Hmm...why would you even put

Hmm...why would you even put this information out there?
I think these are just the type of things that confuse those who are working for positive support in recovery. It's a very vulnerable time. Just my thoughts...Jan

what kind of post is this? is

what kind of post is this? is this on purpose to trigger someone like me? people in recovery dont have enough triggers during the day to go through--now we come here--and find soemthing triggering for our ED???HUH?

why post that on here?

it is horrible and doesnt make sense.

please--think before you post--

you could totally destroy someone's recovery.

i agree with jan...