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This contest has ended. Congratulations to

If you want to see the details of the contest, read below.


In honor of the release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, we’re holding a contest.

To enter, ask or answer questions related to Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning as you play the game. Anything tagged is eligible for this contest.

Prizes:

chair vita

There will be two winners: the person who (1) asks the most viewed question and (2) the person who gives the answer with the highest score. Each of these people will receive either a Cohesion XP 11.2 Gaming Chair Ottoman with Wireless Audio or a PS Vita (whichever they prefer).

The Rules:

  • The contest is open to both new and current gaming.stackexchange.com users.
  • Everyone is eligible to participate regardless of geographic location. If you live in an area of the world where it is too difficult for us to ship you your prize, we’ll figure something else out on a case by case basis.
  • The only metrics we’re using to determine winners are views and votes. So ask as many good questions and give as many good answers as you can, and share them using whatever means you see fit. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Google Plus, whatever works for you.

Dates: The contest begins Tuesday February 7th at 12:01 am and goes until Friday, February 17th at 11:59 pm (UTC). Only questions and answers posted within that time period will count towards this contest.

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    Lets just hope this doesn't turn into another funniest picture contest again. – Resorath Feb 7 '12 at 17:00
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    @Resorath To be fair, I also had the 2nd highest answer, so it's a moot point. – Raven Dreamer Feb 7 '12 at 20:12
  • its a shame I'll be skipping this one, good luck to all those who're going for it! – l I Feb 8 '12 at 18:19
  • @sterno ~@ravenDreamer Congrats guys!! – Tharius Feb 21 '12 at 14:05
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I'm a little confused by the winning conditions. You say:

The people who (1) ask the most viewed question and (2) give the answer with the highest score will receive either a [...]

But then in the rules, there's:

The only metrics we’re using to determine winners are the number of views your questions get and the sum of the votes your answers get.

Which is it? The person who asks the singular most viewed question or has the answer with the highest score, or the person who has the most views across all their questions or has the largest combined answer score?

  • Sounds like two winners to me, one for votes and one for views, but I agree it's a bit ambiguous. – Matthew Read Feb 7 '12 at 16:50
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    @MatthewRead There are two winners for sure; the question is how those two winners are determined. Is it for a single post, or is it for the combined activity in the tag? – user3389 Feb 7 '12 at 16:59
  • Ah I see. I just assumed it was combined activity, but again you're right that it's ambiguous. – Matthew Read Feb 7 '12 at 17:24
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    Sorry for the ambiguity. There will be two winners: the person who asks the most viewed question, and the person who gives the answer with the highest score (two separate posts). When we said "sum of votes your answers get" we meant the total score. Changed it to be clearer (hopefully). – Lauren Feb 7 '12 at 18:55
  • @Lauren Ah got it, thanks! – user3389 Feb 7 '12 at 19:31
  • @Lauren This still reads weird, mainly because it sounds like you're writing it as someone disassociated from the gaming community. Based on the comments here I think you're using "You" to mean "You, the SE gaming community as a whole", but when an individual reads it, they take "You" to mean "my individual self". Thus, it reads like, for each individual, you'll total up their views across all their own individual questions, and answer upvotes among their own individual answers. I think the contest text, even after edit, still has the problem Mark described. – Sterno Feb 8 '12 at 6:38
  • @Sterno maybe fixing this post is a job for EL&U haha! Just kidding. To clarify, there will be two winners: the person who asks the question that gets the most views, and the person who provides the answer that has the highest score. – Lauren Feb 8 '12 at 15:01
  • @Lauren I think your new edit fixes the problem. I recommend updating the blog post too! – Sterno Feb 8 '12 at 15:04

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