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#1 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 18 April 2017 - 11:56 PM

All credit for this contest idea goes to @Freamwhole from Zed to Zed, the website and podcast dedicated to achievement hunting.  He's got a similar contest going at the site, and I'm straight up stealing the idea.

 

 

Here's how the contest will work:  I will post 12 different categories below.  Starting May 1st through May 31st, any achievements/trophies (from now on, I'll refer to them as A/T's) you unlock that fit the requirements of any of the categories can be submitted.  You'll receive entries into the contest based on the gamerscore of the A/T (If a trophy for a PS exclusive game is used, it will be scored 10 for bronze, 30 for silver, 100 for gold, and 200 for platinum. If the game is available on both XB and PS, the score will reflect the XB gamerscore, with the exception that platinum trophies will always be worth 200).  If you are the only person to submit that particular A/T, you'll get the full score.  If multiple people submit the same A/T, score for it will be divided between them.  For example, you submit a 20 GS achievement for the first category, and are the only one to submit it, you get 20 entries.  However, if 5 other people also submit it, each person will get 4 entries (20 divided by 6= 3.33; I'll always round up)  To keep entries secret, you'll submit them to me via pm, not in this thread.  You'll want to be registered on trueachievements.com and/or truetrophies.com so you can send me links to the A/T's you unlock as your entries.

 

For example, if one of the categories was "Unlock an achievement that has a word with double O's in it, such as "book", "look", "balloon", etc.", you could pm me a link like this.

 

UPDATE:  A couple quick things I forgot to mention.  Please only submit one A/T per category.  If you find several A/T's that fit a particular category, that's great, but you have to choose just one to submit.  Also, you don't need to submit them as you unlock them.  The deadline for unlocking them is May 31st, but I'll give people until June 7th to get their entries organized and pm them to me.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT ENTRIES: A/T's can only be submitted for one category, even if they qualify under more than one.  For example, if there was somehow an A/T titled "Dad, would you please pass the big tub of popcorn?", it would qualify for category 2 (question), 4 ("pass"), 5 ("Dad"), 6 ("Big"), 8 ("Big"), 11 ("Popcorn"), or 12 (ten words), but you would have to choose just one to submit it for.

 

 Here are the categories.  You don't need to complete them all; you can enter the contest with a single A/T unlocked from any of the categories, but the more categories you unlock, the more entries you get.

 

 

1. Starvin' Marvin- Unlock an A/T with a 2 word title with words that rhyme.

 

2. Do the Handicapped Go To Hell?- Unlock an A/T with a title that is a question.

 

3. ManBearPig- Unlock an A/T that has a mammal in it's title.

 

4. Sarcastaball- Unlock an A/T with a sports-related word in it's title

 

5. Tsst!- Unlock an A/T with a palindrome in it's title (a word that reads the same forward and backward; i.e. "Mom", "Dad", "radar", etc.)

 

6. The Biggest Douche In the Universe- Unlock an A/T that has either the word "Big", "Bigger", or "Biggest" in it's title

 

7. Red Badge of Gayness- Unlock an A/T that has a color in it's title

 

8. The Return of the Fellowship of the Ring to the Two Towers- Unlock an A/T that has the name of a movie in it's title (Keep in mind that lots of movies have one word titles)  Your A/T must contain the full title, including words like "A", "An", or "The".

 

9. Ass Burgers- Unlock an A/T whose title is a pun or a play on words

 

10. Elementary School Musical- Unlock an A/T that has a music-related word in it's title

 

11. Royal Pudding- Unlock an A/T that has a kind of food in it's title

 

12. I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining- Unlock an A/T whose title is 6 words or longer



#2 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:08 AM

I know this is an unusual contest, and it doesn't really start until the beginning of May, but is there any interest in it?  Anyone planning to take a shot, looking at their backlog achievement lists?  Or is this D.O.A?

 

It's awful quiet out here.  :-



#3 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2017 - 10:05 AM

So there doesn't seem to be any interest in this contest.  I'm thinking about shutting it down and deleting the thread.  Posting now to bump it.  I'll leave it up at least through the weekend, to see if anyone has any questions about it, or wants to weigh in on it at all.



#4 DuoMaxwell003  

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:15 AM

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#5 JohnnySako   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   608 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 01:17 PM

Count me in if you decide to proceed with the contest.

#6 digital ink   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   316 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

digital ink

Posted 22 April 2017 - 01:23 PM

yep count me in.



#7 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 22 April 2017 - 02:10 PM

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Ha, this gave me a chuckle.  But really, it's not that hard.  I mean, you're playing games and unlocking achievements or trophies anyway.  Go back and look at what you unlocked in March; you'd probably be able to check off 2 or 3 of these categories just by accident.  If you happen to do that in May, then it's just a matter of pm-ing me a couple quick links, and boom, you're entered.  :D/



#8 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 01:39 AM

This sounds rather interesting. I'd love to try it. Especially for my most anticipated Game of the year.

#9 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 01:52 AM

How many are you looking for to enter this? And are you having people confirm before it starts?

#10 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 April 2017 - 09:07 PM

This sounds rather interesting. I'd love to try it. Especially for my most anticipated Game of the year.

Thanks, and I'm right there with you.  This is my most anticipated game of the year, too.

 

How many are you looking for to enter this? And are you having people confirm before it starts?

Nope, nobody needs to confirm that they'll be participating.  As far as how many entries I'm looking for...whenever I do a contest, my feeling is the more people that enter, the better.  I like the idea of a contest that involves more than just posting in a thread or retweeting something (nothing against contests like that; I've run a few myself), and I thought this might be fun.  So far, only three people have posted in here expressing interest, and only 5 people besides me are following the thread.  Maybe that's all there will be for entries.  If so, that's pretty good odds for the few people who do enter.  :)

 

  I posted this as early as I did to give people time to check achievement and trophy lists in their backlogs, plan a strategy of what games to play and what to try to unlock in May, and ask any general questions there might be about the contest, but that may also be the reason the thread has been a ghost town- it technically doesn't start until a week from today.  We'll see.  I am going to leave it up, though, and if it turns out I'm running a contest for just three or four people, oh well.  :lol:



#11 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 10:00 PM

Thanks, and I'm right there with you.  This is my most anticipated game of the year, too.
 

Nope, nobody needs to confirm that they'll be participating.  As far as how many entries I'm looking for...whenever I do a contest, my feeling is the more people that enter, the better.  I like the idea of a contest that involves more than just posting in a thread or retweeting something (nothing against contests like that; I've run a few myself), and I thought this might be fun.  So far, only three people have posted in here expressing interest, and only 5 people besides me are following the thread.  Maybe that's all there will be for entries.  If so, that's pretty good odds for the few people who do enter.  :)
 
  I posted this as early as I did to give people time to check achievement and trophy lists in their backlogs, plan a strategy of what games to play and what to try to unlock in May, and ask any general questions there might be about the contest, but that may also be the reason the thread has been a ghost town- it technically doesn't start until a week from today.  We'll see.  I am going to leave it up, though, and if it turns out I'm running a contest for just three or four people, oh well.  :lol:


Very nice of you. So as it seems anything already unlocked counts as well correct?

#12 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 April 2017 - 11:37 PM

Disregard. Got it sorted with trueachievements. :)

#13 Jake_Jenova   Don't Dream It, Be It! CAGiversary!   692 Posts   Joined 14.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 04:58 AM

So only those unlocked in may I take it, right?



#14 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 April 2017 - 08:07 AM

Very nice of you. So as it seems anything already unlocked counts as well correct?

No.  Achievements or trophies you currently have unlocked do not count.  They have to be unlocked during the month of May.  The link to trueachievements.com or truetrophies.com acts as a time stamp, proof that it was unlocked by you, during the qualifying time period (May)

 

So only those unlocked in may I take it, right?

You are correct, sir!



#15 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 April 2017 - 08:15 AM

By the way, if anyone has any questions about whether a specific A/T would be acceptable for a given category, feel free to ask me in a pm.  If you've got one that stretches things a bit, I'll let you know if I'd accept it or not.

 

In the contest on Zed to Zed that I stole this idea from, one of the categories is an achievement with a pet in the title.  I unlocked an achievement called "Cash Cow", and I thought, well, maybe if you lived on a farm.... I sent a pm asking if that would be OK, and was told no, a cow is not a pet.  I didn't think it would be accepted, but it didn't hurt to ask.  I asked him again about another one I unlocked that had the word "mongrel" in it, and he said he'd accept that one.  So now I know I've got that category covered.



#16 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 07:49 PM

Well this is going to make this a bit more difficult. Hmmmm

#17 bob101910   Cammy's Cat CAGiversary!   4291 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 26 April 2017 - 03:05 AM

Probably won't participate (very busy with new job), but I really like this idea. If you do it again in a few months or next year, I'd definitely participate.

Edit: Can't get this contest out of my head. I'll find the time!

#18 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 26 April 2017 - 08:08 PM

Edit: Can't get this contest out of my head. I'll find the time!

Cool, I hope you do.  This really doesn't need to be a super time-intensive thing.  You've got the whole month of May to work with- target a specific achievement or two, and you could unlock them in 15 minutes of gaming.  Depending on how many people end up entering this, that could be all it takes to give you a decent chance.

 

 

Speaking of which, here's a Time Saving Pro Tip:

 

Log in at Trueachievements.com (or Truetrophies.com) and under your name, click "My Achievements" (or "My Trophies"), and when the list comes up, set it to show you only the ones you haven't unlocked yet.  Makes it easier to scroll through them and find ones that might fit one of the categories.



#19 ShadowX   Tiny Little Robots CAGiversary!   243 Posts   Joined 15.0 Years Ago  

Posted 27 April 2017 - 10:13 AM

Thanks for doing this contest. I'll be participating if this gets the greenlight.

#20 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 27 April 2017 - 04:07 PM

It's got the greenlight.  No idea how many people will be taking part, but I've decided to leave it up and run the contest.  If it gets a big response with a lot of people entering, I'll probably do more contest like this.  if very few people enter, it will be a one and done.  But this one, at least, is on.



#21 Karogenic  

Posted 27 April 2017 - 09:08 PM

Will attempt as a Trophy Hunter, will just do my own thing and then look back if anything qualifies :P.

 

Thanks for the chance.



#22 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 01 May 2017 - 02:07 PM

Posting to bump this back up, and remind anyone who is interested that you can now start unlocking A/Ts to fill in the categories with.

 

And thanks very much to whoever gave this thread a 1 star rating.  You could have just not entered, but then how would I know there was a segment of the community who are unhappy about being given a chance to win a $60 game, free of charge, as long as there is a minimal bit of effort required?  Your feedback has been noted and will be taken into consideration when I'm deciding whether to do more contests in the future.  



#23 ShadowX   Tiny Little Robots CAGiversary!   243 Posts   Joined 15.0 Years Ago  

Posted 01 May 2017 - 11:29 PM

Let the gaming begin! Good luck to everyone participating in this fun giveaway by Danimal! Don't pay any mind to the person who voted 1-star on this thread. Thanks again for the opporturnity.

#24 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

FlamedLiquid

Posted 02 May 2017 - 12:21 AM

I have a couple questions about this.

Will you disqualify people that make.new gamertags just for this contest?

If someone shares an achievement someone else did will you let them know? And if so do they get a chance to change their choice?

#25 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 May 2017 - 08:55 AM

Let the gaming begin! Good luck to everyone participating in this fun giveaway by Danimal! Don't pay any mind to the person who voted 1-star on this thread. Thanks again for the opporturnity.

You're welcome.  As for my little rant yesterday, I'm embarrassed about it because it was passive-aggressive and whiney.  Normally, I wouldn't be so bothered by the one star vote, but after having a long, crappy week last week, I guess it hit me wrong.  Oh well.

 

I have a couple questions about this.

Will you disqualify people that make.new gamertags just for this contest?

If someone shares an achievement someone else did will you let them know? And if so do they get a chance to change their choice?

Your gamertag shouldn't make a difference because if you pm me a link like the example I gave in the op of this thread, it has to be from your tag.  You couldn't send me a link like that to one of my own achievements, or anyone else's, so that link becomes proof that it's from you.  As long as every A/T you submit comes from the same gamertag, they'll all count.  My gamertag is different than my CAG username, and I assume lots of other peoples are as well.

 

As far as letting people know if they've submitted an A/T that someone else has submitted, I'm not going to send people an alert when/if it happens, but I'm happy to answer any questions people ask me about that.  If anyone wants to know if a particular A/T has been submitted, they can ask me via pm, and I'll give them a yes or no answer. (I won't answer in the thread)  Submissions aren't final until the June 7th deadline, so they can be changed if you unlock something better or find out other people have unlocked the same A/T.



#26 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 07:57 PM

You're welcome.  As for my little rant yesterday, I'm embarrassed about it because it was passive-aggressive and whiney.  Normally, I wouldn't be so bothered by the one star vote, but after having a long, crappy week last week, I guess it hit me wrong.  Oh well.
 

Your gamertag shouldn't make a difference because if you pm me a link like the example I gave in the op of this thread, it has to be from your tag.  You couldn't send me a link like that to one of my own achievements, or anyone else's, so that link becomes proof that it's from you.  As long as every A/T you submit comes from the same gamertag, they'll all count.  My gamertag is different than my CAG username, and I assume lots of other peoples are as well.
 
As far as letting people know if they've submitted an A/T that someone else has submitted, I'm not going to send people an alert when/if it happens, but I'm happy to answer any questions people ask me about that.  If anyone wants to know if a particular A/T has been submitted, they can ask me via pm, and I'll give them a yes or no answer. (I won't answer in the thread)  Submissions aren't final until the June 7th deadline, so they can be changed if you unlock something better or find out other people have unlocked the same A/T.


I know that you can't link others achievements. But people can always make a new account to unlock an achievement they may have unlocked already.

#27 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 02 May 2017 - 11:24 PM

Oh, OK, I see what you're asking.  All of the A/Ts you submit need to be under the same gamertag.



#28 FlamedLiquid   The Kersed Sowl CAGiversary!   8854 Posts   Joined 16.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 11:57 PM

Oh, OK, I see what you're asking.  All of the A/Ts you submit need to be under the same gamertag.


Lol still not what I'm saying. Haha. But ok. So it's ok of I make a new account and unlock achievements on it is what you're saying.

#29 Danimal   12/2003 - 9/2018 CAGiversary!   2920 Posts   Joined 17.6 Years Ago  

Posted 03 May 2017 - 08:38 AM

Yeah, I don't care if it's a new account or a 10 year old account or anything in between.  As long as the A/Ts are all unlocked in May under one name, that's really the only part that matters.  If you feel like you can fill more categories by creating a new account and unlocking things you've gotten before under your main tag, I have no problem with that.

 

I was emphasizing that they all need to be under one gamertag because, let's say you were able to unlock A/Ts for 5 of the categories in May under your main tag, but you had old A/Ts for 3 or 4 more that you'd unlocked prior to May- making a new account to re-unlock those and add them to the 5 categories in your submission would get your entry disqualified, because whatever you submit all needs to be under the same gamertag.



#30 bob101910   Cammy's Cat CAGiversary!   4291 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 09 May 2017 - 01:55 AM

Does song title count for 10?