Definitely *Not* A Cards Against Humanity Contest - Week 12steemCreated with Sketch.

in newbiegames •  5 months ago

Hello again, contestants! We made it through Week 11 despite the blood bath in the crypto market, and now we're back for Week 12!

For those of you familiar with the party game of a similar name, it's a copy with a twist. For those of you not familiar with the party game Cards Against Humanity, check out the Week 1 post for more details.

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Week 11 Summary

Here is the prompt from last week:

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There were 23 entries in Week 11! Here they are in vote count order:

ContestantAnswerLink
@bengyup to 40 centimetresLink
@isarmoewetrue bugsLink
@sparkesy43jazz, soul and classic rockLink
@bidesignBlackmailLink
@acoluckyGreater London.Link
@yinterceptA StubLink
@vagabondspiritA "Double Dragon"Link
@a0iunmarried womenLink
@sgbonusA ShKAS machine gunLink
@blockuratorA BulgarianLink
@simonjaylimited-edition 12" bronze statuettes known as BrucieLink
@rebeccabeDessertsLink
@nyswineMy boss EP by shtar.Link
@newbiegames... Awards and HonorsLink
@corpsvaluesthe brown ring diseaseLink
@kipswolfeprimary schoolLink
@manoldonchevThe Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed.Link
@lennstara telephone tapping diploma of the Prime Minister.Link
@ropagaA large portion of the northern half of BracalbaLink
@hyperboleMuslimsLink
@fromageAdlai Stevenson's presidential candidacy.Link
@sugarfixSan Antonio MissionariesLink
@rufusfireflythe book, The Fajar Generation: The University Socialist Club and the Politics of Postwar Malaya and Singapore 2009).Link

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Week 11 Winners

Some of you went with pretty sarcastic "bribes", which were funny. Really more like threats. But the one that made me laugh the most was:

My Personal Favorite

I was all out of cash to bribe the tax collector during my audit, so instead I tried bribing him with _______.
The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed.

By @manoldonchev. Congratulations! I just had this mental image of you just searching frantically for something to give as a bribe and finding this sitting on your bookshelf collecting dust and grabbing it. Anyway. Winner.

The Crowd Favorite

I was all out of cash to bribe the tax collector during my audit, so instead I tried bribing him with _______.
up to 40 centimetres

by @bengy. Congratulations! And warning people to "get their mind out of the gutter" is kind of self-defeating if that's really what you're trying to keep us from thinking :P

The RNG Award

I was all out of cash to bribe the tax collector during my audit, so instead I tried bribing him with _______.
limited-edition 12" bronze statuettes known as Brucie

by @simonjay. Congratulations!

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Rules

TLDR; answer the prompt as a comment on this post using words from a random Wikipedia article

  1. No resteem or upvote is necessary, although it is greatly appreciated. If I get paid out more than more than 4 liquid STEEM from these posts, I will increase the number of winners.
  2. Use the Random Article feature on Wikipedia to get your valid list of words (your "White Cards", for those of you familiar with the actual party game). This link will take you to a random article. You can use any word(s) on the screen - intro, nav bar, anything!
  3. Answer in the form of a comment on this post. The format of your comment should be two lines: your answer word(s), and the link to the article you used (see sample answer to this week's prompt below)
  4. If you want to keep rolling for new random articles, that's your decision, although it's not in the spirit of the game. If you get a very short "stub" article or something written in another language, feel free to roll again though!
  5. If you intentionally use a specific Wikipedia article, I can't stop you, but again, it's not in the spirit of the game.
  6. Feel free to add the word "a" or "the" or similar "formatting" words to your answer if it would help it make more sense or sound better.

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This Week's Prompt

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My Sample Answer

This is the qualifying format I'm looking for in your comment down below:

a republican
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Communist_Workers%27_Party_of_the_Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union

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Prizes

There will be three shares of SBI awarded as prizes.

  1. One share to my own personal favorite
  2. One share to the crowd favorite (as measured by the number of upvotes, not the dollar amount)
  3. One share to a random qualifying entry

I've also set a small Steem Bounty on this post. All valid entries will qualify. I'd also recommend subscribing to @dustsweeper for maximum benefit.

This contest will run for a week, at which time I'll close it out, announce the winners, and kick off the next round.

Anyway, thanks for playing, and have fun! Here's the random Wikipedia article link again. See you in the comments below!

You know things are bad when the payout from a Curie won’t even buy you _______.

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the Texas Tech Hip Hop Team
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernacular_Music_Center
I mean, how expensive could they be?

DEATH domain

(caps were not mine...)....

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toll-Interleukin_receptor

Thanks for crowd favourite last time!

won't even buy you...

tea, camphor, sugar, gold, coal, sulphur, economical plants, and other productions.

(from the reference book title) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Yunlin-Chiayi

a very public intra-family tussle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kwok_Tak-seng

Dollars, I think you might need to do your upvote payouts on days five or six instead of day seven. I remember coming across a post saying that votes on day seven don't count, but I couldn't find it.

Looking at past contests, It looks like some contestants didn't get a payout.

The best format is to stagger the upvotes over several days so that the upvote regenerates to 100%.

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Kwok Tak-seng
Kwok Tak-seng OBE (March 12, 1911 – October 30, 1990) was a Hong Kong entrepreneur and the founder of Sun Hung Kai Properties, the largest property developer in Hong Kong.

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Yeah, that's a good idea, I should start doing it that way.

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I think it was a post by @dustsweeper that said they had problems with upvotes on the seventh day. They went to the 6th day, but now seem to upvote on day four.

I tried looking through the FAQ page for the exact cutoff. SteemIt is not well documented.

Looking at your Cards Against Humanity Week 10 post

It looks like most of the contestants didn't get anything for your upvotes: The picture shows your upvote and the payout is $0.00

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Of course, in this day of ever declining STEEM, it is hard to keep an upvote value over $0.027 ... which is what dusty says is needed to secure a payout.

You know things are bad when the payout from a Curie won’t even buy you _______.

milk from a bottle

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoover_(seal)

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the Denmark women's national football team
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nina_Frausing-Pedersen

Thank you! I am so happy my 7th ed. volume of this super rare encyclopedia has been appreciated.

An HJ from a Crack Ho (not a valid answer... but couldn’t stop myself)

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They take Steem?!