AdvertiZements Contest: Up to 15 Mil for 1st Place (in Contests)
That is right folks this is an Advertisement Contest and like the title the first prize gets 5 Mil!
The Judges are Myself, Nemerizt and Dudemus
1st Place: 5 Mil
2nd Place: 2.5 Mil
3rd Place: 1.25 Mil
Imagination (Must be of good taste and of course PG.)
Must be in .gif or html format(Something anyone can use!)
Must be as compact as possible!(For use in forums and the like.)
Should have Carnage Blender written on it!(We must represent CB!)
If possible make a space where people can add in a referral link and a few lines for a testimonial.
Most important rule of all: HAVE FUN!!!
5M to PotM.
March 2 2010 7:03 PM EST
any pixel dimensions?
As of right now I have no limitations but Compact as possible while still being able to read it clearly is probably best :-)
I'm leaving this part as open as possible. If us Judges see something cool and it is too big/small we can always ask for it to be adjusted to fit what we are looking for :-)
March 2 2010 7:15 PM EST
I love that there's a contest to boost advertising. Even if this contest turns into a flop, thanks for trying.
Sadly, I don't know how to make .gifs, and I never really learned how to make Flash videos (much harder than I expected). If any of you players know can work with Flash, give it a shot.
Didn't think of a Flash but if it follows the Rules then I will allow it :-D
March 2 2010 8:48 PM EST
how do we paste the gif here?
March 2 2010 10:11 PM EST
Please delete previous post, and we'll see if this one stays and doesn't disappear like the last one.
March 3 2010 4:54 AM EST
Are older entries allowed? Because I think I have used this image before :P Don't worry, I'll make a brand new one tomorrow. Feel free to disqualify this one, it can serve as an example.
Something Old, Something New........
Yup all welcome.....lol
Ahmmmm noone else with skillz around this joint? Well I'll tell you what folks if there are enough entries I will double the prizes!
If we go even further than a secret number I will triple the prizes!!!!
March 3 2010 3:54 PM EST
I can handle photoshop without much difficulty, but I know nothing of Flash or .gifs. My attempt to learn Flash failed, but I might be able to learn to make .gifs to help CB... I just don't have any free time.
I know people who kinow people that could do the translation work just give me ideas folks!
I can certainly provide someone to make the flash/gif part...
Here's a 10 minute try from me
There is room for improovement but the idea is there.
WoW-Like signature? I am ready to provide the resources needed to make this possible.
March 4 2010 8:31 AM EST
Okay, here goes. First a still image:
And the animated version:
Plus, a userbar I made a couple of years ago. Spread the love :P
March 4 2010 8:41 AM EST
Weird. Somehow my Firefox distorts the images in this post a bit. If you're having the same, try right click and 'copy image location', and open that location in another tab. I don't understand how, but then all of a sudden it loads the images perfectly :/
Bring in more stuff ppl!! Remember the more ppl who Get Involved the higher the chance of making some serious cash!!!
March 4 2010 9:56 PM EST
These aren't mine, but it makes sense to post them here:
March 4 2010 10:54 PM EST
I just taught myself the basics of making .gifs, but I really don't have time to add tweens or find quality images. So here's my tutorial piece:
March 8 2010 9:27 PM EST
You know, I thought my little tutorial piece was a steamy turd when I made it, but now I actually like the simplicity of it.
March 13 2010 7:02 AM EST
I really like Inde's banners and his userbarc is sweet, I might end up using that on some forums.
Salketer's idea is sick. If we could really do that I'd be down for it.
No Worries I'm not putting any of the idea's down. I'm just looking for more variety! More options to me are a good thing especially in any kind of a Advertisement setting. If one thing doesn't a persons eye another will so that is what I am shooting for :-)
Before anyone uses any of this stuff I would ask you wait for me to get it set up.
I have a plan in the works I'm just asking for a little bit of patience :-)
March 13 2010 11:28 AM EST
What a spiffy new whoziwhat? Wait, Zen, are you high?
No I want MORE from the Community and I am willing to pay out of my eyeballs for it.
I know that there are plenty of Talented players in CB capable of making things in flash, .gif, .html, .xml and whatever else.
Bring your thoughts and ideas to the Table folks!
March 13 2010 1:08 PM EST
Here you go. These things take way too long to make.
March 13 2010 5:44 PM EST
Something I whipped up this morning..
bump :) To keep ideas coming! I will send more when I have some free time.
March 15 2010 9:30 PM EDT
I made this banner specifically for the MUD community. Considering that they use such basic (or text-only) graphics, our lack of graphics might be an easy sell to them. Of course these banners would be clickable links returning to Carnage Blender.
I also made this as a bump, but Salk beat me to it. Jerk.
March 15 2010 9:53 PM EDT
Will an admin please update this list with the new additions? It would be nice to keep these in stock.
March 16 2010 1:14 PM EDT
Yeah I agree with Demigod. Plus, it might be cool to incorporate a link to the banner page in the *Refer A Friend!* page. People will have easier access to images that advertise CB. And maybe add in html and/or BB-code how to use one of those images as a link.
There are some good banners here. I especially like the sentiments of "ton sos stuff, still no graphics.." and "tired of flash, get depth instead" that I see in a few of them. Keep it up!
March 19 2010 1:14 AM EDT
Euphoria, kudos to your entry... I <3 it
That supposed to be a hot ascii chick? :)
Saw the app in the Forums and had to give it a try >:-D
March 23 2010 11:30 PM EDT
I will closing this contest in 1 Day get your entries in while you can!
I apologize everyone I have been quite busy with life. The Contest is now over and I will be announcing the Winners after conferring with the other judges.
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