GOT A HORSE AND WANT A SHARE OF $200?!?!

9 November 2007

Got a horse and want a share of $200 ?!?!

Welcome to the Buckscoop Cup.. the horse race with a twist of course

Have a read below for all the details

TOPICS:   Shopping

58 comments

  • nod
    http://www.murtonequestriancentre.co.uk/murton2/files/Image/Mini%20Horse.gif [SIZE=3]Here is a basic run down of the race:[/SIZE] You have 14 days to post deals in the hot deals forum. The temperature of your deals will be tallied daily, and this total temperature will equal the distance that your horse has covered in the race so far. The horse with the most miles under its feet, will take home the major prize!!! [SIZE=3] Some more details on how to play the game:[/SIZE] 1. First, you need to chose an icon and a tag to represent your horse. Size restriction for your piccie is 80 by 80 pixels or 19.5 KB (whichever is smaller). 2. Start posting your deals. Please have a read of this ]thread to pick up some tips. 3. All of your deals MUST have your unique TAG. eg ‘MISTY’ my imaginary horse’s name. I will use this tag to track your progress. This is VERY important. 4. Freebies are included. HOWEVER, the distance your horse will travel will only equal half the temperature of the Freebies deals you post. eg freebies deal post temp = 100, distance you will be rewarded 50m. 5. Competitions are NOT included 6. You are NOT allowed to vote on your own deal. We can see who votes for what deal ;) 7. DO NOT vote cold on others deals unless you write a comment explaining why. Any user found voting cold on other competition deals without useful comment will be penalised. Eg lose 100m!!!! Minimum 8. Please make your deal posts useful for, and open to all other Buckscoop members. Remember they are the ones that are going to be voting on your deal! 9. The prizes: First place $50 voucher, Second Place $30 voucher, Third place $20 voucher, Fourth and Fifth place receive $10. 10. We will also have 16 x $5 vouchers to be given away randomly to all members that join the race and post a deal 11. Admin’s decision is final 12. Anyone found creating new user IDs will get themselves disqualified. 13. The winners will be announced 10am AEST Saturday 24th November 14. Minimum of 3 deal posts required to qualify for any of the prizes. 15. The vouchers will be from these merchants: Deals Direct, Play4me, Dstore, OO.com.au or Home Couture. [SIZE=3]Go ]here to list your icon and tag[/SIZE] [SIZE=3] Comp is open to ALL Buckscoop members.... Not a member? Join up ]HERE[/SIZE] [SIZE=3]The Race will commence 9am AEST Monday 12th November and finish 6pm Friday 23rd November[/SIZE]. So start feeding up that horse, get it some nice new shoes and a fancy icon and join us for the [SIZE=3] Buckscoop Cup[/SIZE]!!!
  • Smarmie
    Cool competition - I had better get posting!! :w00t:
  • elegantegotist
    Wow nice prizes ! So we make up our own horse name ? Also are mods included in the competition ?
  • nod
    Nope to the mods.... sorry guys :) Yes Elegantegotist, you need to name your horse and find us a piccie that we can use on the race track :)
  • lilpretzel
    Smarmie;23903
    Cool competition - I had better get posting!! :w00t:
    Don't forget - [SIZE=3]The Race will commence 9am AEST Monday 12th November and finish 6pm Friday 23rd November[/SIZE]. :D
  • Brad
    :D - loving this horse: http://www.murtonequestriancentre.co.uk/murton2/files/Image/Mini%20Horse.gif Great!!
  • admin EDITOR
    elegantegotist;23904
    Also are mods included in the competition ?
    :D - absolutely - and me in particular - I'm going to be stacking this thing sooo hard in my favour that you might as well all give up and take your sorry nags home - your race is run.... shot ....... over..... ! :D - sorry I couldnt resist - nope all excluded.
  • admin EDITOR
    Can I bring my donkey ?? Its a horse of sorts!
  • nod
    Can I bring my donkey ?? Its a horse of sorts!
    :eek: mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm......... No! Just cos you are Admin don't think you get any special treatment round here :D
  • admin EDITOR
    nod;23934
    :eek: mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm......... No!
    Donkey Discrimination
  • nod
    Donkey Discrimination
    You bet :)
  • lisss
    This is such a great idea :D
  • holdenmg
    Discrimination rampant here... You try running like a horse - it's not easy being tall.:confused: http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/9031/122862animal187ib1.gif Start F.A.Q's here: 1 Do Unicorns qualify? 2 How about Zebras?
  • admin EDITOR
    :D - very funny picture. see, unlike me, I think you'll get a bit of favouritism holdenmg
  • nod
    Well of course :D I guess anything that has 4 legs and can run is allowed. Oh except donkeys! Love the piccie Holdenmg but me thinks you will want to get yourself a different horse :D
  • nod
    And here is the our lovely ]Race Track [SIZE=5] Thanks Jayne [/SIZE] :flowers:
  • Emma EDITOR
    nod;24067
    And here is the our lovely ]Race Track [SIZE=5] Thanks Jayne [/SIZE] :flowers:
    Welcome Nod. It's nice to have a visual representation of the contenders, rather than just a dry list of numbers :D (IMO) :thumbsup:
  • Keeys
    oh I only just saw this .....been in Syndey all week my MIL passed away....I'l have to read through this and work out how it all works before tomorrow by the looks of it. Soundslike a great comp :) :)
  • Keeys
    http://www.horsedesigns.com/shirts/funny/butt.jpg
  • nod
    :D Cute piccie Keeys
  • fairybelle
    http://www.valleyheights.org/Preschool/purpleplogo.gif
  • nod
    Is that your icon fariybelle? if so we will need to shrink it and it needs to be posted ]here :)
  • fairybelle
    oh ok sorry... will try to get a smaller pic then
  • fairybelle
    ok, i'll try again This is Liliana http://akimages.crossmediaservices.com/dyn_li/80.80.75.0/images_amazon_com/images/P/B000G7VWMW.16._MZZZZZZZ_.jpg
  • fairybelle
    ooops wrong thread
  • nod
    lol :D we got there in the end So we now have 3 horses lning up at the starting line tomorrow - any others keen? [SIZE=5] CALLING ALL BUCKSCOOP NEWBIES TO COME AND JOIN THE RACE[/SIZE] There are very good odds that you will walk away with a prize :)
  • Wally
    Here be my trusty stead http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/5373/lickitysplittz8.jpg and his moniker be " [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"] Lickity Spit[/SIZE][/FONT] " And they're off and racing .... :cool:
  • elegantegotist
    Wally the icon and tag needs to go in the other thread. http://www.buckscoop.com.au/forums/showthread.php?t=4974 Am I the only one not using a horse ? Go Dwight !
  • hellwolf
    I've posted mine in the Off on a tangent thread.
  • Emma EDITOR
    [SIZE=7] Hello Newbies!! Come And Join In The Fun! [/SIZE] (Free to enter, free to join - it's pretty much free money!!) Don't be scared to join in :)[SIZE=7] [/SIZE]
  • nod
    *****PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU CAN NOT VOTE ON YOUR OWN DEALS!!!*****
  • Emma EDITOR
    So the first set of results can be seen in ]this thread. It's only day one, we're playing for two weeks, so anyone could be in with the chance of winning. Finding ONE good deal could really land it for you! So, if you are reading this and have not yet registered on Buckscoop, why not join in and start posting some deals!!
  • nod
    Yesterdays and todays results will be up late tonight :)
  • nod
    [SIZE=4]DON'T FORGET YOUR TAGS WITH YOUR DEAL POSTINGS!!![/SIZE] It would be a shame if you missed out when you deal post so make sure that you add your tag.
  • nod
    Here again with another tip!! Quality of the deals is important too guys. Please only post deals that you think are actually a good deal and offer good value. That is you have had a look around and done a bit of price comparison. Good deals will get you a really good temp and are just as likely to get you a long way in the race :) Just my 2 cents worth
  • schlemster
    I am struggling to find a deal to post :D
    Quality of the deals is important too guys
    Gotta agree there. I might be snowman for a bit :D
  • nod
    We still have a few $5 vouchers up for grabs people SO if you can find a horse, a tag and 3 deals, you could be one of the lucky ones... I am going to do a final tally tonight but the final tally will not be announced until after 6pm Friday night - it will take me an hour or two to count them all I think :D
  • nod
    [SIZE=4]2ND LAST UPDATE ON THE BUCKSCOOP TRACK HAS BEEN DONE. WE STILL HAVE AROUND NINE PRIZES UP FOR GRABS. SO FOR ALL THOSE INTERESTED YOU HAVE UNDER 48 HOURS TO POST UP 3 DEALS AND BAG A $5 VOUCHER!!![/SIZE] The competition is certainly hotting up. But there is still only one deal in it :)
  • nod
    [SIZE=5] LESS THAN 24 HOURS TO GO PEOPLE :)[/SIZE]
  • schlemster
    damn! Been too lazy :( and too busy reading all the other posts :D
  • nod
    There certainly have been a huge number of posts :)
  • nod
    [SIZE=6]ONLY 7 HOURS TO GO !!![/SIZE]
  • nod
    And now we have only one hour to go! :)
  • nod
    [SIZE=6] AND THE HORSES CAN FINALLY HAVE A REST!!!!!! The Buckscoop Cup has come to an end. Thanks to all those members that took part. The response has been far far better than we could have hoped. We have certainly scoured the internet over the last 10 days :D I am going to do the final tally tonight and I will list up the winners tomorrow morning :)[/SIZE]
  • admin EDITOR
    I second that - the response we've had has been absolutely fantastic, not to mention good fun. So thanks to everyone who participated.
  • nod
    And here we are....... http://img61.imageshack.us/img61/1117/horseqs7.jpg See ]the announcement for the winners podium :)
  • elegantegotist
    Aww. :(
  • admin EDITOR
    :) - its not whether you won elegantegotist- its how you ran the race..... dont you just hate these philosophical statements.
  • admin EDITOR
    I should also add - a huge thanks to everyone who made the comp as successful as it was. I reckon it was fantastic and its a pleasure to have helpful and humourous members.
  • ScarletRubies
    A bit of an upset there at the end (but it made me laugh, so I reckon it was worth it, Egotist... sorry!!) :) Hey Michelle - look how good you did! Really cool. I'm really glad to see that all 5 "big" winners were such clear stand outs - really ahead of the rest of the pack - and it's nice that 4th & 5th have same prize value, because that was a photo finish! A great comp, Nod, and thanks Jayne for mucking about with the graphics... [SIZE="1"]so, what's next?[/SIZE]
  • Emma EDITOR
    [SIZE=4]Well done to everyone who entered! The forum has been absolutely [SIZE=5]b[/SIZE][SIZE=5] u[/SIZE][SIZE=5]z[/SIZE][SIZE=5] z[/SIZE][SIZE=5]i[/SIZE][SIZE=5] n[/SIZE][SIZE=5]g[/SIZE], and I hope you guys continue to share those great deals!![/SIZE]
  • Michelle2154
    Thanks to all who helped me be able to join the race, atleast i didnt fall over with my 2legged horse. michelle2154
  • Brad
    :w00t: You still raced towards the finishing line on 2 legs. ;) WELL DONE ALL!
  • Keeys
    I love the fun we have here the last 2 weeks I've worked full time I'm usually a stay at home mum who helps out at my parents shop on and off but my parents have been on holidays so suddenly working full time and not aot of spare time. I still enjoyed thiscomp though I found new ways to seach google for specials etc and I'm sure this will help when looking in the future. Thanks everyone ....most of all nod and jayne for all your hard work :) :) Till next time ;)
  • ScarletRubies
    Keeys;27447
    I found new ways to seach google for specials etc
    Oh, please share! I'm a mostly-at-home mum too, and I'd like to cut down on my shopping time/info cross checking time here online...
  • nod
    ScarletRubies;27455
    Oh, please share! I'm a mostly-at-home mum too, and I'd like to cut down on my shopping time/info cross checking time here online...
    I hope we all continue to share :) Sorry Elegant :( you had some really great deals and it was very close.
  • nod
    and what's next??????? mmmmmm.... the mad rush of Christmas :D
  • nod
    [SIZE=4]I am off to buy the vouchers for the Buckscoop Cup!! I will be sending them to the email addresses that you used to sign up to Buckscoop, so please check your mail in the next 24h and PM me if nothing is received! All those members in 1-5th place, I have sent you a PM to ask which voucher you want. THANKS AGAIN EVERYONE FOR AN AWESOME COMP..... I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ALL AROUND IN THE FORUM :)[/SIZE]

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