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Joey
Joey "Bulldog" Bane
Washed Up Punter

Feb-8-2012 06:22

I’ve chosen this place to announce the contest because I feel it’s the most visited, even though it would’ve probably fit better in the RP section.

Anyway, even though I’m quite sure this has been done before, I see no trouble in doing it again. So here’s the thing:

I’m quite positive one of the components of Sleuth Noir that draws people to poke their noses around here is the Noir theme. In my view being in Sleuth Noir is something that you do late in the evening in a large armchair in front of a burning chimney…well, if you feel like somethin’ else is burning please check your socks. What I’m tryin’ to say here is that one of the things we all like is the atmosphere.

Now, I do feel like…an’ I ain’t gonna be apologizing if ya’ feel different…like this atmosphere isn’t really supported by the players. Many times I’ve opened some high roller’s character sheet only to read his/her general achievements and admire his/her shoes. Don’t get me wrong, I do appreciate other people achievements and taste in shoes…sort of…but I’d really like to see some color on those player characters, and trust me: “north of the bank”, “waitress” or “none” ain’t givin’ no color to nothin’ when written under the biography section.

So here it goes: I will award a 2 month subscription to the player with the best biography that registers for the contest. The results will be given 2 weeks from now…February 22 this year, that is.

How to participate: shout in here that you’re game and then fill up the biography section in your character’s description. I’ll read it…someday.

Who can participate? Well…anyone.

Who will be the jury?...ME! And…if anyone else offers…hmmm…maybe I’ll ask some people to throw an opinion, but I ain’t gonna tell ya’ who’s who, so keep those bribes for Shady.

Now…one piece of advice: try to make those bios a little more vivid and keep’em within the game’s theme.

If there are any questions…I’ll be happy to postpone them…Jokin’ere, I’ll answer t

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Joey
Joey "Bulldog" Bane
Washed Up Punter

Feb-9-2012 15:47

By all means.

Eden Zweig
Eden Zweig
Nomad

Feb-9-2012 15:56

Ok, I nominate Night Queen (her piece sounds like a narrative directly out of the Twilight Saga, lol)

I might be adding more names here (is there a time restriction other than "someday"? -lol.) People already started writing bios and they are very fun to read, so congrats Joey, very good idea!

And Joey - if you're going to have an award for the worst bio(the Sleuth Razzie worst bio awards), count me in too. You can award me by paying Shady for me the next time I make 2 false accusations --> yes, I am not serious.


Lou Hoyle
Lou Hoyle
Wordsmith

Feb-9-2012 17:05

Well word to the wise if Ms Hawkeye is helping, make sure you check your spelling and puncuation...

cfm
cfm
Nomad

Feb-9-2012 19:38

Bane, you gem! Bio contests are always so much fun. Thank you for stirring the creative pot!

*this display of enthusiasm in no way constitutes an entry

ThePumpkinKing
ThePumpkinKing
Old Shoe

Feb-10-2012 02:06

I'm game

Joey
Joey "Bulldog" Bane
Washed Up Punter

Feb-10-2012 06:55

Sweet...

Joey
Joey "Bulldog" Bane
Washed Up Punter

Feb-10-2012 19:23

Well now, I'm proud to announce the third and last (but not least) member of our jury: Miss cfm has decided to honor us with her presence on this side of the table.

Allright...now all ya gotta do is get yer act togetha' and produce some soul for those lurking shadows ya call detectives.

Alister Bane
Alister Bane
Old Shoe

Feb-11-2012 02:03

Sounds interesting, i'm in. . .

Blitz Krieg
Blitz Krieg

Feb-12-2012 01:33

I want in

Ivy Spini
Ivy Spini
Well-Connected

Feb-12-2012 05:13

I'm interested. Count me in.

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