• Contests

    by Published on November 7th, 2014 10:48 AM
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    Blizzcon is only a couple hours away, that means it's time to announce the Virtual Ticket winners! Woo-hoo!

    I want to thank everyone for participating (all 100+ of you!). The thread itself was a huge success and an all-around beacon of feel-good, so we'll be doing it again soon.

    So without further ado, our winners:

    1. Ord
    2. Sphynx
    3. Dkinabox

    Winners will receive instructions in their inbox. Cheers, and until next time!
    by Published on November 4th, 2014 12:10 PM
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    Blizzcon is 3 days away, and we have 3 Virtual Tickets to give away to the community!

    To enter, comment on this thread and share your favorite gold-making resource. It can be a thread, post, strategy, spreadsheet, program, or even your favorite goblin.

    If you've already got a ticket, you can still win another and gift it. Winners will be drawn at random Friday morning. Good luck!

    Edit: new accounts do not qualify.
    by Published on October 19th, 2012 02:33 PM
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    Just a quick heads-up: the contest deadline for the Mists of Pandaria Guide Contest has been extended 1 month to November 25th. This should give everybody ample time to actually play MoP before writing a guide.

    Have a nice weekend!
    by Published on August 28th, 2012 09:36 AM
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    I'm pleased to announce the Mists of Pandaria Guide Contest!

    The contest is funded by our Goblineer's WoW Gold Guide / Premium Membership so be sure to check it out!

    To enter the contest, create and submit a guide to the Contest Entries forum. We're leaving this one wide open, so your entry can cover almost anything, so long as it has some relation to World of Warcraft! You may submit your entry now, or wait until Mists of Pandaria officially launches. You will have a full month to write up a guide after the launch.

    The contest will feature our best prizes yet, so don't miss out! First prize already announced (scroll down).

    Bonus TSM Category:

    Sapu is graciously offering a bonus prize for the guide which best utilizes TradeSkillMaster in a unique or especially effective manner. You can win this prize by integrating TSM into your guide, or by writing purely about your use of TSM (see Reverb's Enchanting + TSM Guide). The winner of this prize will be chosen by Sapu himself.

    • Don't steal content. All entries must be original. Stolen or otherwise plagiarized content will be removed and the user permanently banned from the site.
    • All entries must be in line with site rules. Use common sense.
    • You must post your guide in the Contest Entries forum where only you may see your entry until the contest ends!
    • You're encouraged to post a "work in progress" in the entries forum, and edit and add content from there.
    • Contest deadline ~October 25th (1 month following Mists of Pandaria launch).

    Judging & Scoring Criteria:
    • Site staff and non-competing Wind Traders will vote on their favorite guide.
    • Use images and/or videos to add flavor! I recommend for image hosting.
    • Scoring criteria:
      • Was the entry useful?
      • Was the entry comprehensive?
      • Does the entry have visual appeal?
      • Is the entry well-formatted and easy to follow?
      • Is the entry unique?

    • Bonus points:
      • Humor!
      • Timeless guides: will your guide be useful in 2 years or will it be outdated within a month?
      • Targeted: we're giving a slight bonus to guides that are particularly useful to the site's audience (goblineers).

    • TSM Category Prize: Gold Farming Mug!

    • 2nd & 3rd Prize: $75 and $50 (respectively) to be spent at a Blizzard Store near you! Can be used on anything, included the awesome heart of the aspects mount!

      (image courtesy of mmo-champion)
    • 1st prize: your very own Kresky figurine! Made of solid gold, capitalism and greed! Tablecloth not included. Click the following links to see larger versions of the thumbnails (1,2,3,4,5).

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