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OC Design Contest, Title Contest, and Giveaway

Journal Entry: Thu Oct 11, 2012, 6:04 PM
EDIT: I've recieved 6 entries so far.  Just need 4 more entries or else the contest gets cancelled. Remeber the deadline is December 31st, 2012. Fav the journal even if you don't join to spread the word and be qualified for the giveaway.

A friendly reminder.  Only about another month left until all these closed, but no entries in my first contest.  If there aren't 10 entries, it'll be cancelled.  Even if you're not planning to join, faving this journal entry so others can see it will be a great help.  In fact, to enter my giveaway you just fave my journal so why not do it anyway. ;)

Hey guys.  So I have a couple things I want to get done so I'm holding two contests and a giveaway. :eyes: Hopefully you could tell from the title. :stare: If not, now you know.

OC Design Contest:

For those who have been following my stories, particularly my long ones, there's a certain character I would love help designing.  It's David, my dear A.I., from my unfortunately named novel in progress A.I. (That'll be fix soon enough. >: ))  Since he's an A.I., he's gotta have a robotic body which I have no clue what it should look like so this is where you creative people come in.

The story can be found here: metarex12.deviantart.com/galle…

What I want to see in David's design:
:bulletorange: I don't want a human form! >.< And what I mean is like in Terminator where the robots appear to be human with using fake skin or in Chobits.  Has to look like a machine.
:bulletorange: Has to have two legs with feet, two arms with hands, a body, and a head. This is to make sure the designs have a floating robot or whatever people come up with that doesn't have these.
:bulletorange: Eyes perferably either one, two, or three.  Anymore and I think he'll look weird. O.O
:bulletorange: Color.  Please keep it to a minimum.  I don't want he to be this multicolored robot that can be spotted a mile away.  Try to keep to gray or silver like the typically robots usually have.
:bulletorange: The rest is up to you decide.  Pretty much open after all that.

Rules:
:bulletorange: Entries must include a link to this contest article in the artist's comment.
:bulletorange: Entries must be drawn specifically for this contest, submitted to dA on or after October 27, 2012. (Giving you time to think about it or read up on my story if you need to.)
:bulletorange: Entries must adhere to dA's Submissions and Etiquette policies.
:bulletorange: 2 entries per deviant; collaborations are allowed.
:bulletorange: NO TRACE NO COPY, 100% your artwork.
:bulletorange: Winners will be decided on how creative the design is.
:bulletorange: Deadline: December 31st, 2012

Note: There has to be at least 10 entries or this contest gets cancelled.

Entries can be found here: metarex12.deviantart.com/favou…

Prizes:
:trophy:1st Place::trophy:
400:points: from Metarex12
10 Critiques from PockyPikachuCookie
Features from Metarex12 and TouchedVenus
A Drawing from Metarex12
Animation from bench
A Fanfiction/Story from Metarex12
Llamas from Metarex12, VivaFariy, and Starija
7 Favs from VivaFariy

:trophy:2nd Place::trophy:
200:points: from Metarex12
5 Critiques from PockyPikachuCookie
Features from Metarex12 and TouchedVenus
A Drawing from Metarex12
Batch of Custom Adopts  from bench
A Fanfiction/Story from Metarex12
Llamas from Metarex12, VivaFariy, and Starija
5 Favs from VivaFariy

:trophy:3rd Place::trophy:
100:points: from Metarex12
3 Critiques from PockyPikachuCookie
Features from Metarex12 and TouchedVenus
A Drawing from Metarex12
Request from Nharlie
Chibi from bench
A Fanfiction/Story from Metarex12
Llamas from Metarex12, VivaFariy, Starija, and Nharlie
3 Favs from VivaFariy

If you would like to donate some prizes to my contest such as critiques, features, commissions, subscriptions, etc. please send me a note.  Please have the subject labeled "OC Design Prize Donation" in your note!  Everyone who donates will be featured below in the "Amazing Donator Features."

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Title Contest:

This is a way to solve my novel title problem. (I mentioned in earlier in my other contest. >: D) Hopefully.  As you know my poor novel has a bland general name: A.I.  Nothing midly eye grabbing or interesting enough to make people want to read it.  I've been trying to think up a good title, but unfortunately I couldn't come up with any.  Some people were nice enough to provide suggestions which I will list below, but I would still like a couple more before choosing one that I think works best with my piece.

Summary (This is to help you get a good idea of what the story is about if you don't want to read it):
Many years after the supposed apocalypse of 2012, the surviving humans are trying to adapt to survive and managed to revert to the way they were before the apocalypse; however, a group of naturalists are attacking governments because they believe the current state of things will get worse as many animals and plants have been steadily disappearing. Save Our World (SOW) is the organization set off to break down the government and create a new one so the U.S. government creates an A.I. to stop them, but it seems to have its own ideas about what should be done.

The story can be found here: metarex12.deviantart.com/galle…

Rules:
:bulletorange: No entry limit per deviant, but please be creative.  I don't want common names like the one I currently have. >.<
:bulletorange: Please have it make sense.  I don't want it to be completely random so if you have a good reason, please tell me.
:bulletorange: No cheating.  You can't use any names used in the story like Save Our World or acronyms like SOW.  I want it something you thought up, not something you found in my story unless you have a good arguement to convince me otherwise.
:bulletorange: Also, no cheating.  Don't copy other people's ideas or reword them unless you have a good arguement to convince me otherwise.
:bulletorange: Winners will be decided by poll and me, Metarex12. Don't have your friends vote for your title so you can win.  I want an honest opinion on what title appeals to people the most.
:bulletorange: Deadline: December 31st, 2012

Suggested Titles:
Save Our World
Crack in the Plastic Sky
The Lonely Heart

Entries:
Apocolyptic Haven from Nharlie
Teotwawki(The end of the world as we know it) from Nharlie
Future Predicaments from Nharlie
Almost Lost from Fallingstarz5
Natural from Fallingstarz5
The Only One from Fallingstarz5
Program from Fallingstarz5
Artificial Ideas from Fallingstarz5
Restart Point from JacintaMaree
Rotten Soil from JacintaMaree
The Green War from JacintaMaree
Pollution from JacintaMaree
Robotic Choice from JacintaMaree
Machine Chaos from JacintaMaree
Deadly Game from JacintaMaree
Mass Protest from Starija
Saving Our World: 2012 from YuseiFudoFan1
Predicting Inevitability from YuseiFudoFan1
Rebooting Life from YuseiFudoFan1
Life Rebooting from YuseiFudoFan1
Robotic Saviors from YuseiFudoFan1
When the Planet Goes to Hell from tsundoku
A.I. and Artifice from tsundoku
Apocalyptic Intelligence from Snowland316
Artificially Inhabited from Snowland316
Refurbished World from Snowland316
World ex Machina from Snowland316
Survivors Decreased from naftie
Denied from naftie
The Life Chain from naftie
The Rebels from naftie
Robots aren't Humans from naftie
Metal Heart from naftie
Critical from naftie
It all started with the White Lab Coats from naftie
A Thousand Unspoken Words from naftie
Curiosity Killed the Cat from naftie
What comes after the Apocalypse from naftie
Paralyzed from naftie
Bleak Effrontery from shanie019
Recondite Ignorance from shanie019
After the End from PwNno0bS
An AI's Rerspective from The-lily-maiden
Human Nature from The-lily-maiden

:trophy:Prizes::trophy:
100:points: from Metarex12
Features from Metarex12
Critique from tsundoku
A Drawing from Metarex12
A Fanfiction/Story from Metarex12
Llamas from Metarex12 and VivaFariy
7 Favs from VivaFariy

If you would like to donate some prizes to my contest such as critiques, features, commissions, subscriptions, etc. please send me a note.  Please have the subject labeled "Title Prize Donation" in your note!  Everyone who donates will be featured below in the "Amazing Donator Features."

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Giveaway:
This giveaway is to simple promote my contests. >.< So that means all you have to do is fav the journal.  That's it.  If you advertise my contest, that'll be even better.  Especially since this giveaway will be canceled if either of my contests gets cancelled so get the word out.

:trophy:Prizes::trophy:
50:points: from Metarex12
Llamas from Metarex12 and VivaFariy
7 Favs from VivaFariy

Note: More depending on how the contests go.  You can donate if you want too.

:bulletorange: Deadline: December 31st, 2012


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Amazing Donator Features:
:iconbloo336: :iconvivafariy: :iconpockypikachucookie: :icontouchedvenus: :iconbench: :icontsundoku: :iconnharlie:


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:iconsnowland316:
Snowland316 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
How's the progress coming along buddy? Is this contest officially closed and you're in the middle of judging?

If you need help, I try to help you.
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:iconmetarex12:
Metarex12 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student General Artist
It's been in judging. ^^; Still trying to break down the titles though so I can get the polls up.
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:iconsnowland316:
Snowland316 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Ah I see. Well, if you need any help, just note me. :-)
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:iconmetarex12:
Metarex12 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Okay. :)
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:icontwerka-trever:
Twerka-Trever Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Damn! I would've entered the title thingy but I reckon by now its closed right? :(
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:iconmetarex12:
Metarex12 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Student General Artist
Yeah. :( Sorry.
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:icontwerka-trever:
Twerka-Trever Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Doh! :iconifailplz:
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:iconmetarex12:
Metarex12 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Sorry. ^^;
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:icontwerka-trever:
Twerka-Trever Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Its fine I have to keep my eye out a bit more next time xD
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:iconmetarex12:
Metarex12 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Student General Artist
:D
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