As you all may have noticed by now, the Monthly Contests Archive sub-subforum is now open. The purpose of this area is to clean threads for the long-running monthly contests (DCC, CCL, and MCC) out of the main CCC&G forum once they are no longer relevant to currently running contests. This was implemented because the monthly contests, particularly the DCC, compete for space in CCC&G against the ongoing, quick-reply games and contests. While it serves the interests of the monthly contests to have the currently running and recently relevant threads for them to be accessible on the front page of CCC&G, over time, older threads that have long since ended clogged the pages of the subforum beyond the first, making older ongoing contests much harder to access.
The draft policy for archiving is as follows:
DCC threads: Archived once seven days have passed from the thread's contest day (For example, the January 1st thread, posted on December 31st, would be archived on January 8th.)
CCL threads: Archived once a winner has been declared for the month's contest. (This means once the finals poll is closed and the organizer has announced the winner, all of that month's threads will be archived, but they will all stay in the main section until then.)
MCC threads: Archived once a winner has been declared for the month's contest. (This means once all the finals judgments are in and the organizer has totaled scores and announced the winner, all of that month's threads will be archived, but they will all stay in the main section until then.)
If there are any questions or concerns, feel free to voice them here.