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Into their Past...CONTEST
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Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Sep-5-2008 16:23

Hello fellow sleuthers! It seems to have been a while since we’ve had a contest. We here at Blue Pagoda have come up with a little one for those who have a few minutes to spare between Sleuthing, real life, and Villain Hunting.

THE PREMISE:
We would like you to choose ONE of the four candidates and write their bio for us. Their names or faces are known throughout Sleuthville, but we know so little about them. So, delve into their past and tell us what you think happened to bring them to where they are today in Sleuthville. Your choices are: Big Lucy, Shady, Larry the Toe, and the Magnifying Glass Lady who introduces the Faction twist.

THE RULES:
1. Spelling and Grammar DO count.
2. The limit is 3000 characters, which is the Bio limit for every detective. (You can see if it fits on your detective bio before you post your entry here.)
3. It must be in the time frame of Sleuth Noir, around 1920.
4. One entry per detective, writing their own entry. Proofreaders are fine. Collaborators are not.
5. Open to subbed and unsubbed

THE PRIZES:
1. First Place -" a special prize" by the Sleuth Admin or $50,000 sleuth dollars
OR
6 month subscription to unsubscribed player
2. Second Place - $25,000 sleuth dollars
OR
3 month gift subscription to unsubscribed player
3. Third Place - $10,000 sleuth dollars
OR
1 month gift subscription to unsubscriped player

DEADLINE:
October 9, 2008 at 23:99 sleuth server time.

THE JUDGES:
Will be announced after their decisions have been made. Volunteers are welcome. Please PM Lady Jas if you are interested in judging!


Replies

Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Sep-6-2008 19:45

You can have seperate entries for each of your detectives if you chose so.

What is not permitted, is someone posting an entry and having another person besides themself work on the entry.

How many of you have got your writing caps on already??? This is hopefully going to be a good one, as the last couple that were done, barely had any entrants. Be creative, and we encourage you all to not just do the popular ones ;)

ctown28
ctown28
Tireless Tiger

Sep-7-2008 18:42

Thanks Jas, new question.

If I have a proofreader, and that proofreader says I think you should change "Shady walks into the bar" to "Shady enters the bar" does that DQ me?

Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Sep-7-2008 20:20

No that does not disqualify you, becaue they are proofreading, where as a collaborater will have help write a good majority of the story.

Ms Helen
Ms Helen
Con Artist

Sep-11-2008 11:52

This sounds a great comp Jas I might even attempt to have a go myself if I get the time lol :)

Phoenix Shadow
Phoenix Shadow
Sleuth About Town

Sep-13-2008 14:35

Hope to get my entry done in the next week or so :)

Light Y.
Light Y.

Sep-13-2008 19:12

so do i just post my bio here on this page?

Lady Zeugirdor
Lady Zeugirdor
Pinball Amateur

Sep-15-2008 11:01

Yes, Light Y., you post your entry here.

Ranier Peperhaut
Ranier Peperhaut
Washed Up Punter

Sep-20-2008 22:44

Just to clarify, we post our entry on this board, not on our detective page, right?

Lady Jas
Lady Jas
The Chosen One

Sep-20-2008 22:59

Thats right Ranier, post here, but to check to make sure it is within the rules, use your bio to check first before posting here :)

Myself and the judges are looking forward to reading all the great entries!

Ranier Peperhaut
Ranier Peperhaut
Washed Up Punter

Sep-20-2008 23:29

Got it. Thanks!!!

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