Questions tagged [community-event]

Use this tag for announcements or organisation of events within the community - such as movie or gaming nights, contests and competitions, or other things that people can enter.

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Screenshot of the Week - Hall of Fame

Since the screenshot-of-the-week contest was based on the 'Photo of the Week' contest of our Photography sister website (see here), a corresponding 'Hall of Fame' has been suggested (here), to ...
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Let’s build some Arqade community ads - congratulate our winners!

Competition closed! Winners announced here Something that I brought up on the community check in post was reaching out to Stack Exchange sites that share similar ball-parks to us, and doing some ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #1

Welcome to the first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! As part of our community building efforts, we’ve decided to go ahead ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #23: Water Scenes

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Rory O'Kane's submission of San ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #26: Loading Screens

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of a moonlit ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #2

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Screenshot of the Week #11: Moments Before Disaster

Welcome to the eleventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Fabian Röling's submission of a creeper and a skeleton fusing in ...
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Screenshot of the Week contest #34: Winter

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Kaizerwolf's submission of abandoned ...
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Who would be interested in playing Among Us with fellow members of Arqade?

If you hadn't noticed, among-us is a very popular game at the moment, but it is best played with friends or premade groups. Would anyone be interested in joining in playing together? Preferably, we ...
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It'sa Charity! Mario Charity

Update: Donation matching has ended. See answer for the full breakdown. The world has circled 'round the sun and we are once again at that time of the year. Charity time! And this year, Mario ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #4

Welcome to the fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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So You Want to Attend Movie Night

Given that we're a few Movie Nights in (to the point where I've stopped numbering them), I think it's time we nail some things down. Do not talk to me about Fight Club: Seriously, I've heard it all. ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #9

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #8: Scenery

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #24: Halloween

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-fourth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! SaintWacko's submission of a sunrise ...
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Bridge Movie Night - February 2017

Well, 2016 is finally over. It's been a long year and our first regularly scheduled Bridge Movie Night season. Can you believe that it's been two years? Putting aside how old I'm making you all ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #7

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #6: Wildlife

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Screenshot of the week contest #3

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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Movie Night - February 2020

Wow, it's been two years already? I've been thinking about starting up Movie Nights again and here we are. Unlike our previous Movie Nights, I've pre-selected the movie we're going to be watching: ...
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Screenshot of the week contest #5: Glitches and Bugs

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest!...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #17: Victory

This contest has ended Welcome to the seventeenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Unionhawk's submission of a flying ship ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #36: Giant Monsters

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-sixth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Marc_Alx's submission of a group of ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #20

This contest has ended Welcome to the twentieth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Fabian Röling's submission of Yoshi's ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #15: '90s

This contest has ended Welcome to the fifteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Robotnik's submission of an errant spent ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #28: Holiday

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-eighth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of their ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #21: Classic Games

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-first edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! GnomeSlice's submission of marvelous ...
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Where am I this Week? Challenge #1 [Submissions closed; participate in the latest version!]

This "Where am I?" challenge is now over! Please participate in the newest question tagged where-am-i-challenge! This is the first challenge thread in the "Where am I?" series. ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #12

Welcome to the twelfth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Ronan's submission of an impending tarantula attack in animal-...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #10

Submissions are now closed! Vote for your favourite screenshot below! Welcome to the tenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! ...
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What type of community events would you like to see?

When we asked for input in our 2019 Community Check-in, one of the themes present in more than one answer was the desire to build a feeling of belonging to a community and encourage participation in ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #32: Secrets and Easter Eggs

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Raven Dreamer's submission of a love ...
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Bridge Movie Night 2: Bridge Movie Nighter

After the rousing success of our first Movie Night, it's been decided that a second Bridge Movie Night is in order. The format will be roughly the same, we'll use Rabbit so that everyone can stream ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #18

This contest has ended Welcome to the eighteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of their ...
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Movie Night - October 2016

The summer blockbuster season may be over, but Movie Night season is year-round! With all the stress of heading back to school, taking your kids back to school, or just work, you should kick back and ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #16

This contest has ended Welcome to the sixteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Dragonrage's submission of some ants in ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #29

Welcome to the twenty-ninth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Booga Roo's submission of some not too festive spirit in deep-...
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Bridge Movie Night - Winter Holiday Edition

Since Yuuki is currently a student near the end of a school term he's far too busy to have time to eat, let alone make a meta for movie night, so I'm making the meta for him this month. You may call ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #19: Space Exploration

This contest has ended Welcome to the nineteenth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! dly's submission of their relaxing summer ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #22

This contest has ended Welcome to the twenty-second edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Riley's submission of the opening ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #33

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-third edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of actual easter ...
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Let's play UFO! Create your character!

Welcome to the first in a (hopefully) ongoing series of...watching me play games? I'm going to be playing a very old series titled UFO. Introduction First, a little bit about the series. It's ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #30: Game of the Year 2020

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirtieth edition of the Screenshot of the Week, and the first of 2021! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! Batophobia's ...
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Bridge Movie Night - August 2016

So You Want To Attend Movie Night The attendance for Movie Night earlier this month was great, I really enjoyed seeing all of you in the chat room, talking, and having fun watching the movie. You all ...
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Bridge Movie Night - June 2017

Oh my, it's been awhile! Unfortunately, we had some technical difficulties at our last movie night, which put showings on an indefinite hiatus. Luckily, I've found a solution that should require no ...
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Screenshot of the Week Contest #35

This contest has ended Welcome to the thirty-fifth edition of the Screenshot of the Week! To start with, congratulations to the winner of the previous contest! arghtype's submission of a frozen dam ...
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Bridge Movie Night 4: A New Movie

Good <insert time of day>, everyone. Movie Night's been great fun. Three runs in (technically four with the 2 nights scheduled for Guardians of the Galaxy and Big Hero 6) and I think we have a ...
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Bridge Movie Night - June 2016

See ground rules and guidelines here: So You Want to Attend Movie Night It's summertime and that means summer break. For those of you in school, enjoy your time off and try to catch a movie with ...
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Bridge Movie Night - April 2016

February had some great attendance and some nice conversation during the movie, let's hope that will carry into April. Remember, you have the whole month to vote on scheduling and movie selection ...
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Arqade/Bridge D&D campaign

A late-night conversation had me wondering what we could do for some community-building. We hit upon the idea of a D&D campaign. Right now, I just want to send some feelers out as to who would be ...