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My Dirt2 and MW2 giveaway compo.

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Hello and welcome to my Dirt2 and MW2 giveaway, after my successful (imo) SH giveaway as seen here >> Shattered Horizon


PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY!!!



As per guidance, this giveaway will be in the form of a competition. It won’t be mentally challenging just a simple “spot the ball” type compo.

Compo format

I will tomorrow (Mon 24 Jan 2011 approx 1500 GMT) provide a picture, to my liking, in post #2. On that picture there will be a grid. Somewhere in that grid are hidden 2 games. yaaaaaaaaaay.

As simple as it sounds, just give your guess as to which grid position you think you will find the two freebies.

Just to expand on this a little bit, within each of the grid squares, there will be four more blocks. You will need to provide the row/column/and block for a correct hit.

RUUUUUUULES as at 09:20 Wed 26 Jan

1. You are allowed 2 guesses (1 per game) every calendar day since your current guess.

2. NO REPEAT POSTS WITHIN 1 CALENDAR DAY OF YOUR CURRENT GUESS.

3. NO EDITING POST.

4. You can post comments of course, just NOT repeat guesses within 1 calendar day, thank you.


For Example...

My guess is
1. C/4/3 [Row C Column 4 Block 3] and
2. D/7/1 [etc]





As soon as I see a correct hit, the winner and game will be revealed and the Steam Key is theirs.

Topic will be checked daily and i will state which post I have checked up to (so editing a previous post will not be checked!!! and guesses before the picture is up will be ignored)

Compo will be open until both games are won.

I hope you enjoy.

gl

Steve.


Caveat

I am doing this with the intention that the games are registered with Steam immediately as per my Shattered Horizon thread.
To that end, once the winner has been contacted and given the Steam key for their game, I WILL post the key for a short period. This key WILL get used. I am just ensuring the winner uses the key as I intended. No Ifs, No Buts Thank you
 
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ALERT: Winner #2 T3RM1N4L D0GM4 and MW2, congrats m8, thank you all for participating

ALERT: AS AT 17:34 GMT Thur 27Jan 2011 - The tempo has changed once again- v1.1.1 of the competition is now active!!
v1.1.1 update consists of:
1. Changes to the picture which will now show the YELLOW marker(s) as RED when they fall within a 5x5 grid of MW2. 5x5x4 = 100 hidey places remain(less currently submitted guess(es)). Lets get this over and done with!

ALERT: Winner #1 makwy2 and Dirt2, congrats m8

ALERT: AS AT 09:20 GMT Wed 26Jan 2011 - The tempo has changed - v1.1 of the competition is now active!!
v1.1 update consists of:
1. Changes to the timeframe in which you can submit your guess (see post #1, rule 1)
2. Changes to the picture which will now show the YELLOW marker(s) as RED when they fall within a 3x3 grid of 1 of the games only. 3x3x4 = 36 hidey places (less currently submitted guess(es))

GO GO GO!!!!!11111one

UPDATE AS AT 08:31 GMT Wed 26Jan 2011 - v1.0 of the competition will recieve a welcomed v1.1 update today within the next 2 HRS, stay tuned

UPDATE AS AT 10:05 GMT Tue 25Jan 2011 - Splash Damage error
I have calculated the games to be within a grid, if you guess within that grid you swill see a yellow marker, there are 2 grids 14x14 in size within the pic.
Scaminatrix for highlighting this to me / post#102 refers

UPDATE AS AT 13:00 GMT Mon 24Jan 2011 - Competition is OPEN



HERE IS YOUR PIC AND GRID as at Fri 28th 10:58



I will randomly update the pic with splash markers, green = guess and yellow = guess within 14x14 grid of game locale which still leaves alotta hidey spaces

new alerts and updates will be placed at the top of this post, please keep your eyes open.

gl

Steve
 
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Neat idea. Hope all goes well.
 

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Waiting for contest to start ....

Thanks 2/0, neat idea !!
 
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Topic will be checked daily and i will state which post I have checked up to (so editing a previous post will not be checked!!! and guesses before the picture is up will be ignored)
Sorry Kreij. It would be funny if one of those was it:D
 
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E/6/2
a/3/4

:)
 
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What?!?

You sank my battleship!
 

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Oh crap. I didn't see that line. lol
I got all excited and had a premature typorgasm.
 
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How many rows?
How many columns?
How many squares?

Is that picture in the first post ALREADY "the picture"? ie. have you started already?
 

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My guesses

1. C/6/2
2. D/3/1
 
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Guys, read the goddamn post. The competition hasn't started yet!
 

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This contest makes no sense. simpler would be the thing to do
 
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Compo is now OPEN

Competition is NOW OPEN

pic/grid can be found in post #2



ALL entries for guessing after this post will be valid (within the rules)


I hold the right at any time to withdraw this competition, so please please please play fair.

Good luck

Steve
 

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Competition is NOW OPEN

pic/grid can be found in post #2



ALL entries for guessing after this post will be valid (within the rules)


I hold the right at any time to withdraw this competition, so please please please play fair.

Good luck

Steve
My Guesses are*...
F/8/3
C/8/2
 

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it is fairly simple, and tbh if you don't understand then you haven't taken the time out to read the OP.

To save you from any trouble, I will omit any of your posts towards this comp. Happy?
I merely am saying that from first glance, people would think this contest would be complicated until they read the bottom. If you feel you have to omit my past or further posts then that's your call.

If it helps, My guesses are:

E/3/2
D/1/4

Let me know if this doesn't count
 
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My guess is
1. K/7/3 and
2. S/18/2