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Tracker4502
01-08-2007, 08:11 PM
I saw the announcement on the main page, but when I went to the website (Which is listed as here (http://www.readyaimfuture.com)), I saw no contest, and a search yielded no results.

EDIT: The banner just popped up now, click it to go to the contest page.

Here are the answers to my original questions for a quick run-down of the contest.

-Will this be an in-game contest based on skill, or will it be a luck-based contest with a random winner?
Answer: You have to watch the show and answer a question or two about it to be eligible to win.

-Will the contest be avaliable on only January 10th, or will it be open before and after the date?
Answer: Online after 4PM (EST) on 1/13/07

-How do we enter this contest?
Answer: Fill out the standard contest sheet and answer the questions related to the show.

-Is the grand prize 2,000,000 points, or is it multiple prizes of smaller quantities that add up to 2,000,000 points? (I would think the latter.)
Answer: 5,000 Codes for 400 Microsoft Points, limit one per person.

-Who is the contest open to?
Answer: Legal Residents of the US, must be over Age (...?)

-Why is Discovery Channel doing this, as it seems a little expensive for just a little publicity.
Answer: It is a promotion for their new show, "Future Weapons".

ContrastElement
01-08-2007, 08:18 PM
dude i guess that link was messed up as i tried it to and i got some weird site, just google it and search around

Waaaaaaaak
01-08-2007, 08:19 PM
Link works fine for me. You just wait for the banner to pop up, click it and it takes you here: http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/future-weapons/xbox/xbox.html

Tracker4502
01-08-2007, 08:23 PM
I did a google search and looked at the top 30 results, and the closest thing I got was 1,000,000 Microsoft Points being given away by Verizon... In March of 2006.

The link is perfect, I just followed it. That is the site listed on the main page, check for yourself.

www.readyaimfuture.com

EDIT: Thank you Waaaaaaaak, I will edit my first post with the answers given. A few of my questions are still unanswered, albeit less important.

Buttcheeks
01-08-2007, 08:27 PM
It doesn't seem like it's worth all the trouble for 400 Microsoft points does it? They should have at least made them worth 1000 a piece.

Disabled Gamer
01-08-2007, 08:28 PM
seems like a 3 days deal with watch the season premiere of future weapons on the 15th..

PROMOTION FACTS

PRIZE
1 Token code for 400 Microsoft Points
RETAIL VALUE
$5.00
NUMBER OF PRIZES
5,000
DATE
1/13/2007
1/14/2007
1/15/2007
TIME
4:01 PM – 11:59 PM (ET)
4:01 PM – 11:59 PM (ET)
10:01 PM (ET) until all points are gone
AVAILABILITY
1,250 Tokens
1,250 Tokens
2,500 Tokens

ContrastElement
01-08-2007, 09:08 PM
It doesn't seem like it's worth all the trouble for 400 Microsoft points does it? They should have at least made them worth 1000 a piece.

mabe even 2k

thieflordgamer
01-09-2007, 05:29 AM
Damn, you have to be overage, wtf? Ah, well, it's 5 bucks, what's the difference?

Darth Odan
01-09-2007, 05:50 AM
GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!!!!!!! VOID IN PUERTO RICO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY!? Lol I wanted those points......DAMN it all!

IMportdreams95
01-09-2007, 04:40 PM
400 points! im not going to watch a stupid ass show, and answer questions for 400 points..

Tracker4502
01-09-2007, 06:29 PM
400 points! im not going to watch a stupid ass show, and answer questions for 400 points..

So we just need to have one person watch it and then copy his answers. Any volunteers?:p

Im a Manatee
01-09-2007, 09:59 PM
Not me.

On topic: Can you enter all three times?

Secret Turtle
01-11-2007, 10:40 PM
Anybody plan on watching this show or am I going to have to go at the questions alone.

Skillet
01-11-2007, 11:24 PM
400 points...at least a lot of people have a CHANCE at winning. I'm not wasting my time though.

Im a Manatee
01-12-2007, 02:06 AM
You people need to nut up. It's filling out a form for 4 minutes and a good chance at free money. I'll be entering all three times, 5 bucks is le nice!

Tracker4502
01-13-2007, 04:26 PM
You people need to nut up. It's filling out a form for 4 minutes and a good chance at free money. I'll be entering all three times, 5 bucks is le nice!

It's not just a simple information form though. A question or two is going to ask about the season premier of their new show, which is an hour long. So it's really a 1 Hour+ form to fill.

We're still waiting for that one volunteer.:p

Im a Manatee
01-14-2007, 08:08 PM
There were two entry dates that don't require watching the TV show. I suggest you take advantage of them.

Quirk02
01-14-2007, 10:30 PM
i submitted an entry :)

Secret Turtle
01-15-2007, 05:32 AM
I don't even want the grand prize. I'll be thrilled with a few hundred schillings to play with.

w4rh34d
01-15-2007, 05:37 PM
submitted today [last day] and it says upto 3 days for the snail mail to arrive :(

Im a Manatee
01-16-2007, 12:38 AM
I thought it was 3 business days for your confirmation email, correct me if I'm wrong.

Secret Turtle
01-16-2007, 01:59 AM
Anybody watching this show to help with some questions? 24 is on otherwise I'd be taking one for the team.

IMportdreams95
01-17-2007, 08:45 PM
So i was sitting here talking to Shaaady Souljah on AIM when i get this email from Discovery. So i open it up thinking it was going to say "thanks for playing, unfortunally" you didn't win blah blah blah. anyways i open it up and it says "You have FutureWeapons Microsoft Points". i was excited, asked shaaady or routine lol. i know its only 400 but hell. who would of thought that i would win.. crazy shit.

http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j28/midwestrecords/DCMSpoints.jpg

DaKing240
01-17-2007, 08:47 PM
Nice job... going to check my email now to see if I won...

Great... school computers block my mail server... I will find out later I guess...

Edit #2 - Haha, you have MySpace on your bottom taskbar...

Shaaady Souljah
01-17-2007, 08:52 PM
So i was sitting here talking to Shaaady Souljah on AIM when i get this email from Discovery. So i open it up thinking it was going to say "thanks for playing, unfortunally" you didn't win blah blah blah. anyways i open it up and it says "You have FutureWeapons Microsoft Points". i was excited, asked shaaady or routine lol. i know its only 400 but hell. who would of thought that i would win.. crazy shit.

it's true. he yelled so loud i heard him on my computer...and i do not even have speakers.

Congrats to Import and all future winners on the site!... :drunk

IMportdreams95
01-17-2007, 09:05 PM
Edit #2 - Haha, you have MySpace on your bottom taskbar...

Yep, i was checking mail and sending links to a couple people about Midwest Records. trying to get my name out you know.. buy the way.. wanna buy a cd. lmao :p

forty1down
01-17-2007, 10:29 PM
i won too! i was just checking my email and it said i won free microsoft points. i forgot i even entered the contest so it was a cool surprise. can anyone suggest a good 400 pointer arcade game besides uno?

Secret Turtle
01-18-2007, 02:54 AM
YES! 400 Points here I come... anybody have an idea what to use em for?

Nodogg
01-18-2007, 03:04 AM
400 points! im not going to watch a stupid ass show, and answer questions for 400 points..

Then you fuck around and win, NICE!!

w4rh34d
01-18-2007, 01:57 PM
I missed the points :(

any other premotions?

/gief arcade games

IMportdreams95
01-18-2007, 03:19 PM
Then you fuck around and win, NICE!!

thats b/c all i had to do was submit my email address. i sure was about to take a test for them. My taking test days are over!