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Contests run by Gaming.SE to drive site traffic and win phat lewtz.

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When will answerswarm winners be announced? [closed]

Just curious as to when the winners are announced/prizes sent. It wasn't anywhere in the Answerswarm site (unless I'm really THAT blind).
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Perfect Topaz, imperfect profile

Earned the Perfect Topaz fairly early in the contest, but the question I earned it for got closed as a duplicate: What does the monster suffix "Chains" do? Now my profile displays a ...
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Journey to Hell - Track your Diablo 3 Act progress! [closed]

Much like with the ME3 promotion, I've put together a quick tool for tracking your questions and/or answers that are close to the score thresholds for the contest. You can find it on my Official ...
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Diablo 3 Gems - Quick To Answer

Ah, this seems to explain what I have been seeing with people posting a very quick one sentence answer and then expanding that answer through edits.. Might this particular gem be a bit of a way to ...
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Diablo III Acts and User Page disagree with each other on Acts 2-4

The Diablo III Acts page lists 3 requirements for the latter 3 acts: 1+ voted questions, 5+ voted questions, and 10+ voted questions. Our individual user pages, however, list 1+, 5+, and 8+. I think ...
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Diablo 3 is coming - train with us! [closed]

Diablo III is here! Therefore the training period has ended, and it's time to do battle for real. Winners for this contest have been selected. Congratulations to: fredley for asking What is a ...
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League of Legends Question Quality & Contest

The League of Legends contest has increased use of the site. While I'd normally say this was a good thing, we're getting flooded with questions which don't fit our site very well. They're questions ...
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How do you get entered into the giveaway on this site from ggChronicle? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: League of Legends Contest - Round 2 This highly confused me since the commentators who gave the information talk really fast and don't repeat themselves.
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League of Legends Contest - Round 2

Edit: This round is now over. The final round begins today! Winners: The most viewed question was: What are the Key Gameplay Differences between Valve's DOTA 2 vs League of Legends? Prize goes to ...
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League of Legends Contest!

Edit: This round is now over. The next round will begin tomorrow, so check out this post for the details and new prizes! Winners: The most viewed question (viewed 276 times) was What does SS stand ...
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Is the Mass Effect 3 promotion's timeframe an appropriate length?

First, I just wanted to say this was a great promotion. I'm sure we hit some sort of acceleration record for questions (and answers) both due to the grant and the prizes. My main concern is this ...
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Are the Mass Effect 3 Missions affecting voting?

Having received relatively few votes for my own ME3 questions, I looked at all the mass-effect-3 questions and noticed that the number of votes for both questions and answers is considerably lower on ...
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Mass Effect Missions counters bugged

Looks like the counters for the ME3 missions got bugged. I used to have 11 5+ scoring posts in the mission, now it shows me with 8. You can see the bugged numbers in my profile. As you can see from ...
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Did gaming.SE reserve/purchase the ME3 Rifle Replicas already?

I want the M-8 Avenger replica Rifle if I get Fleet Admiral but the guns are sold out at EA's store. Did SE reserve or already purchase some guns so winners can get the guns, or is the TV the only ...
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Overwhelmed about Mass Effect 3 promo missions

Since Mass Effect missions started, gaming portal has become a bit of a monotony of questions of questions tagged mass-effect-3. I think it's really cool for this site to attract games this way, even ...
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Mass Effect 3: Missions on Gaming.SE

BioWare recently released the third installment in the Mass Effect series. Mass Effect 3 continues the battle against the prehistoric alien race- Reapers - who are destroying Earth and the Galaxy as ...
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Feedback on contests and prize awarding

A bit of feedback in planning these types of events... The current prize awarding scheme (for the KoA contest) sets up something of a competition between people on the site. That's fine, and I agree ...