Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chevalr1c, Sep 25, 2013.
well crap, I didn't mean to upset the whole drawing for this contest.
I would not be able to live with the mistake, Stinger. So it is okay.
I sent a PM to someone to randomise and anonimise the list of members who joined, so effectively draw number 2 has started.
Bring on dem prizes
longest prize drawing of life
Maybe the drawings are going through some uber randomizing, to really ensure impartiality
The suspense is killing me!!!
lol we are STILL waiting.....
I sent the list of participants to CP but I think he is a bit busy.
If you need assistance this evening, give me a holler. I'm not entering for anything, so if you need someone to help draw winners, randomize, or whatever else, shoot me a pm.
Well, you are actually in the entrants list, lol. And I think it is still okay for you to randomise the name list. You will not do the actual drawing that way so that should be cool. I am wishing to wait for CP though until tomorrow-ish.
Oh OK, didn't realize it lol. You can take me out of the entrants if it's not too much work
Just give me a heads up if anything changes.
We've been using the system that theonedub proposed for awhile now so you can deploy that at any time to draw the winners.
Spoiler: Drawing Process
To ensure everyone gets a fair shake and to minimize any potential conflict of interest while maintaining the highest level of transparency- I have drafted a new way to draw winners. The system uses (3) members and works as follows:
The system makes sure that there is no bias or other favoritism at play when winners are drawn. Winners are drawn based on a random number instead of usernames- where a possibility exists to redraw if that person doesn’t like who won, draw a friend, draw themselves, pass on new members, or skip doing a random drawing all together.
My hope is that this will alleviate any concerns about drawings and their legitimacy. If it works smoothly, I would like to see this become the new standard when conducting giveaways that have prizes donated by the community.
If there are any questions about this system, drop me a PM.
not to be a dick, but this drawing is taking way to long
Patience is a virtue/Good things come to those who wait.....
The drawing will get done- let's be understanding of everyone's time availability and give it a little while longer
organization is also a good skill
I am actually using the system Norton reposted, member 2 PMed me this night so soon member 3 will get the numerised list and does the drawing. After that I can post the results.
good stuff, and dont mind me im just having an off day today and am kinda bitchy
Just today? Na just kidding bro.
Have a cold beer and you'll feel better.
I should be feelin really good soon, as I've already done that and I'm about to do it again
Buck_Nasty - $25 Paypal gift - provided by Norton
Arjai - Windows 7 Pro key (#1) - provided by [Ion]
Vinska - Windows 7 Pro key (#2) - provided by [Ion]
Stinger608 - Windows 7 Pro key - provided by Bow
sabre23 - CM Sentinel Advanced 2 (mouse) - provided by manofthem
Congrats winners! Please PM the respective providers of your prizes! BTW, I am not quite sure whether sabre23 is US based so I do not know whether manofthem can/is willing to send it to him/her.
Oh shit man, I am not from USA or Canada.
I am from India.
I love that mouse but i bet shipping will be equal to the mouse value.
Since I have got a virtually unlimited supply of Win7 & Win8 Pro & Enterprise keys for personal use, I am going to turn down the one I won.
It is Your call whether redraw for this key or withhold it for some other challenge.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Oddly enough, I somehow thought there weren't as many Win7 keys for the drawing, but thought it instead had more PayPal gifts. My mind must have played a trick on me once again. Had I realized the drawing was mosly Win7 keys, I would not have entered it due to a high chance of this happening. Which did happen now.
Also, Thank You for arranging this splendid challenge! And for the giveaway! You guys rock!
Not only did it help science & technology, but it also indirectly helped me a lot during the time the challenge was active. Cheers!
If any of the US winners likes the mouse and wishes to get it, he/she could give sabre23 the key/PP gift depending on whether this works for the involved people. So basically I suggest to the winners to swap if they wish. I cannot force this though, only suggest this.
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