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Good news, Neopians -- the Caption Contest
has returned with a new round! As this is a hundredth round, hopefully the avatar
will still be awarded!
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Oh my Goddess! That poor kiko!
And to think that I just noticed the "Neofriends" widget was working again. Is this a sign of more palatable things to come?
, 07/17/2017, 2:05 pm NST
JumpStart fixing things...
Where does it show that it's a hundredth round? I was seeing it as 1396th... /confused
@saiphami: The image URL is http://images.neopets.com/caption/caption_1400.gif for the caption above. We'll have to see if it's truly the 1400th or not. Better safe than sorry, though, since an avatar is on the line.
I'm a bit confused about the schedule, and how long we have to submit an entry before the voting round. It just says winners are announced on August 1st.
And on the past winners page they left it at 1395, so it's odd that this would be 1400.
, 07/17/2017, 3:25 pm NST
^agreed with purplebin. I hope they clarify things in the news. Some people on the neoboards are even wondering if we the users are voting or if JTNT is now judging.
Either way, I am glad that JTNT is starting to fix things. I know that they did that survey a few years ago and the results supposedly were that people wanted them to focus on new content rather than fixing old stuff but I feel like a lot of those users were transitory. Most of us longer-time players want the old stuff fixed.
Ummm how come we skipped rounds 1397, 1398, and 1399?
Maybe they want to start "fresh" by rounding up to the nearest 100th. Of course there was nothing stopping them from just making Caption Contest #1397 a special one where winners would be rewarded the Avatar, but whatever. I'm just glad it's back.
I submitted 4 captions, unfortunately they were funny, so they'll never be chosen.
Oh wow, my favorite contest returns after years of absence.
TNT has been making some progress over the last couple weeks.
I have faith that they wouldn't have named the image 1400 if they didn't want to make it special. I just hope the avie script (?) knows it's 1400.
Even if it messes up it shouldn't be too hard for them to award 25 people. *hopes*
, 07/17/2017, 5:08 pm NST
I agree with peppermint. Of the 6 captions I've submitted so far there is one I still chuckle over with every re-reading. Guaranteed it wont get in
Then again new people with perhaps less knowledge of canon but more willing to look for wit.
, 07/17/2017, 5:36 pm NST
I'm so glad this contest is back! And I'm even more glad that the staff is now fixing more things
, 07/17/2017, 5:58 pm NST
Hmm you can vote on captions before it has even been announced in the news?? Why is that?
I am NOT glad they are bringing things back half way or messed up.
@marc No voting is going on yet, it's just time to enter your captions.
Oh Wait What? Captions are there for voting like marc said?? What the?
Does this mean that no more will go up for voting?
I entered 8 before they showed up, but of course none got in.
, 07/17/2017, 6:55 pm NST
Hmm, I got in O_O
Now I needs to WIN so i can haz last grundo avatar I need
All entries should show up if this is the way of it now.
Good news: I'm in!
Bad news: I'm in twice. I hope I don't split my own votes!
Wow, that was fast for entries to go up :O
@peirigill: I love your impression of Faerieland one.
Cool, but i didn't remember that it was going to be an avy round, weird :o
Well this worked well for my timezone...
, 07/18/2017, 7:28 am NST
, 07/18/2017, 7:33 am NST
It's almost like they don't know what they are doing.. Oh, wait.
I expected to be disappointed, but not so quickly.
5 people getting in twice is just silly. I don't blame the users, but don't they have something that checks if a user has already been picked?
Or is this going to be like those times stolen graphics win userlookup spotlight.
, 07/18/2017, 2:15 pm NST
I think they removed the duplicate entries because I don't see them.
, 07/18/2017, 2:20 pm NST
Duplicates are still there. No offense to those who had that happen. Had it myself back in the days. Shame on TNT though for how this was handled. Bad doesn't even begin to describe it.
, 07/18/2017, 2:21 pm NST
, 07/18/2017, 3:27 pm NST
Well this WAS one of my favorite contests and I WAS excited. Then they pulled this....
A few more have been added!
I wonder if they will continue to add even more.
They have a long way to go to catch up on the votes.
this isnt 1400 cc, its 1396 or 1397 :/
There are 38 comments above. Why not post yours?