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 Post subject: King of the Forums 2013
PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:40 pm 
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The contest will run from Sunday Feb 24 - Monday Mar 25 (midnight to midnight, US Mountain Standard Time).

At the end of that time, the people with the three highest scores will be awarded the titles of King, Prince, and Duke of the forums (or Queen, Princess, and Duchess) until next year and get their choice of one of the prizes available in their prize catagory. As always, all forums members who post during the contest, except me, are automatically entered.

The contest will be decided by score. Throughout the duration of the contest, all forum members will be awarded points for a variety of things. I'll keep track of these points and announce the highest scores at the end.

If anyone wants to volunteer to help me count posts, that'd be great. Basically, volunteers will be assigned certain sections or threads on the forums and must keep track of how many posts each member made in their area then PM me the numbers every day or two. Volunteers should make sure that they'll be available during the entire contest and will have the time and dedication to count posts and PM me the results on a daily or near daily basis. Naturally, since volunteers are still competing in the contest as well, I'll be checking up on their numbers from time to time to prevent cheating. Not that I expect anyone here to cheat, but anyone caught doing so will be automatically eliminated from the contest. If anyone is interested, PM me and I'll get back to you.

Earning Points:
Posting in any non Game/RP thread = 1 point per post
Posting in RPs (the RP board, RP Battles board, ROM, and Portal Panic) = 2 points per post
Posting in Games (the Games board and The Thingy Game) = 1/2 point per post
Starting a new thread = 4 points + 1 point for every five posts made in that thread (doesn't matter who posts)
Getting a new person to join the forums = 10 points + 1 point for every five posts made by that new member
Winning a round of The Thingy Game = 3 points
Winning an Insult Sword Fight = 5 points
Winning an IPA battle against another forum member = 5 points
Winning Mafia When You`re the Mafia = 5 points
Winning Mafia When You`re Not the Mafia = 5 point
The Mafia Wins at Mafia When You`re the Narrator = 5 points (no cheating or blatant misleading allowed)
Being one of the first three people to get into The Club when the requirements change = 3 points
Winning the In The Club hangman game = 5 points
Special bonuses = ? points
Winning Special Challenges = ? points

For the thread bonuses and new member bonuses, these only count for new threads that are created during the contest and new members that join during the contest.

Special bonuses are awarded for completing mystery goals. As to what those goals are, they're a mystery. Some of the ones from previous years may return...and some won't. There could be new ones too. Possible bonuses MIGHT include things like posting in the Saying Hi thread every day or posting lots of art. The points awarded will vary depending on the goal. Note that I also tend to give bonus points to posts that I find particularily awesome (very interseting, very funny, etc).

During the course of the contest I will also post several special challenges that you can compete in to earn large amounts of bonus points.

Finally, spam posts, posts that break the forum rules, flaming, and reviving old threads for 'me too' posts will not earn points and may even result in a loss of points. (However, reviving old threads for legitimate reasons, such as bringing back an old game or RP, are perfectly fine.) I will be monitoring not just the number, but also the quality of posts so spamming to up your post count is a VERY BAD idea.

Prizes are as follows.

1st Prize (King/Queen): Choice of one of the following + graphic for signature, special forum title, and Car Washer: Summer of the Ninja game and OST download:
Cash prize ($25 mailed, paypaled, or donated to PV)
Signed copy of Guardian of The Stone + printed and signed PV strip of your choice (mailed)
Short sprite comic series (6-10 strips) featuring the winner
Piece of artwork by Josiah
Short Flash movie featuring the winner

2nd Prize (Prince/Princess): Choice of one of the following + graphic for signature and special forum title:
Cash prize ($15 mailed, paypaled, or donated to PV)
Signed copy of Guardian of The Stone (mailed)
Printed and signed PV strip of your choice (mailed)
Very short sprite comic series featuring the winner (2-3 strips)
Small piece of artwork by Josiah
Downloadable copy of Car Washer: Summer of the Ninja + the OST

3rd Prize (Duke/Duchess): Choice of one of the following + graphic for signature and special forum title:
Cash prize ($5 mailed, paypaled, or donated to PV)
Single sprite comic featuring the winner
Downloadable copy of Car Washer: Summer of the Ninja

If you have any questions about the contest please post them here.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:42 pm 
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As a note, I tweaked the point values for starting new threads and bringing in new members. I also made some changes to the prize list. Specifically, I made some adjustments to the art prize and added Car Washer: Summer of the Ninja based prizes to all levels.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:11 am 
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KotF has begun!

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:32 pm 
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Last year i recall you having a great idea for this year. Has it been implemented yet?

Edit: Nevermind. Just read it in the old thread. That would have been pretty cool.

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I love you The n00b. You don't have to be jealous of actual n00bs. There's only room in my heart for you. I'm just... disappointed that you left me for so long. It was lonely... you promised you'd write to me, but you never did... the months passed by, and I still thought of you every day, but you never called. I never got any letters from you.

So eventually, I started to lose faith... I thought you had been killed in that terrible, terrible war. Or maybe that you had forgotten about me. It's been so long, you probably found another girl over there... I never stopped loving you, but I didn't think you cared about me anymore, so welcoming you back just would have been too painful for me... I'm sorry. I'm glad you've come back home *sniff*


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:47 pm 
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Yeah, I had an idea for a sort of team competition spin on things but, when KotF started this year, there just weren't enough people around to make it work. Now we've got the people, but it's a bit late. Maybe next year...

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:51 am 
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KotF 2013 is over! It's been a pretty awesome KotF, with so many people returning. I'll try to get winners posted later this week but, with my GDC trip, it may take a while to add everything up. It'll be next Tuesday at the absolute latest, but hopefully sooner.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:31 pm 
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Might as well give out some bonus points before I leave.

Marley gets 20 for bringing back some old members. Silver gets 40 for the same and Gar and MK each get 10. (This is based on the number of people each person brought back.)
Point gets 35 and Saber 25 for getting the last few posts leading up to 10,000 in the counting game.
Puyon gets 7, Silver 10, Poison 5, and Stevenson 7 for making some posts I found particularily awesome.
Saber gets 30 for posting in Saying Hi every single day (I think it's the first time someone has done that). I did too, actually. But I don't get bonus points.
Saber also gets 15 for being the first person to get the Pokémon Legend title.
And Stevenson gets 25 for creating so many good new threads.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:21 pm 
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Josiah wrote:
Saber gets 30 for posting in Saying Hi every single day (I think it's the first time someone has done that).
Saber also gets 15 for being the first person to get the Pokémon Legend title.

Making history. It's what I do.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:04 pm 
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That's...a lot of bonus points for Saber.

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............ - Gender: Male; Type: Fighting, Flying; Abilities: Guts, Inner Focus; Attacks: Leech Life, Leer, Low Kick, Revenge. Level 15

Sudonette - Gender: Male; Type: Rock, Ghost; Abilities: Insomnia, Rock Head; Attacks: Knock Off, Copycat,Rock throw, Curse. level 5

Metarion(SDC) - Gender: Male; Type: Grass, Metal; Abilities: Shield Dust, Sturdy; Attacks: Metal Claw, Tackle, Mud-Slap, Headbutt. Level 8

Shieldyu(SDC) - Gender: Male; Type: Water, Ground; Abilities: Sturdy, Natural Cure; Attacks: Tackle, Protect, Rapid Spin, take down. Level 5

Lola - Gender: Female; Type: Psychic, Flying; Abilities: Inner Focus, Synchronize; Attacks: Teleport, Leech Life, Leer



Silver wrote:
I love you The n00b. You don't have to be jealous of actual n00bs. There's only room in my heart for you. I'm just... disappointed that you left me for so long. It was lonely... you promised you'd write to me, but you never did... the months passed by, and I still thought of you every day, but you never called. I never got any letters from you.

So eventually, I started to lose faith... I thought you had been killed in that terrible, terrible war. Or maybe that you had forgotten about me. It's been so long, you probably found another girl over there... I never stopped loving you, but I didn't think you cared about me anymore, so welcoming you back just would have been too painful for me... I'm sorry. I'm glad you've come back home *sniff*


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:47 pm 
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methinks the king will be usurped this year.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:43 pm 
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I think I better start composing "Hail to Saber Knight" over here...

Also I guess posting in Saying Hi every day since I came back wasn't quite enough. Drat.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 10:27 am 
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Josiah wrote:
Saber gets 30 for posting in Saying Hi every single day (I think it's the first time someone has done that). I did too, actually. But I don't get bonus points.
And Stevenson gets 25 for creating so many good new threads.


Remember, I did that the first year of the contest if I remember right.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:17 pm 
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According to my records, you only posted in Saying Hi on 19 days during that KotF.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:51 pm 
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Update: I finished adding up the scores. I'll shoot for getting the images made and announcing winners Friday night or Saturday. No promises though.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:57 pm 
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But...you could just tell us now. I mean, you know, sans images.

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