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A message from Sledg / CONTESTS!
By eric
8/13/08 10:05am
So, since Sledg doesn't have access to post updates quite yet, I'm acting as his proxy. Here goes:

Hey MTC-ers,
Here are the narrowed down selections for the mix contest. Please pick the one that interests you and leave comment. If there was another one that was suggested in the forum thread that you prefer over these, feel free to write them in. Please keep selections to the ones that were in the thread however. I left the descriptions in the words of the people who suggested them.

1. From Johnny Luddite
"FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE" A broad one this. Songs about Russia, songs with a Russian theme, Russian songs, songs that sound like they might have come from Russia, interpret it as you will.

2. From Johnny Luddite
"THE YEAR OF BUBBLING UNDER" Select the year of your choice, and fill the mix up with album tracks from that year that never went top 40.

3. From Johnny Luddite
"NOAH'S ARK OF NOISE" A mix featuring animal tracks two by two. e.g. 2 songs about dogs followed by two songs about chickens, etc etc. Maybe we could have a horrible rule for this one that once someone has posted songs with a particular animal, that animal couldn't be used again. One way to get quick spur of the moment entries.

4. From Calaveth
In the vein of Robot vs Monster, "PIRATE vs NINJA". Two teams duke it out, only the most awesome survive.

5. From Calaveth
The music you should have listened to growing up, but didn't.

6. From Cassee
You could steal a theme from the FTOTZ club and do "Sin." There are infinite possibilities for songs about bad behavior, but also sin and redemption.

7. From Bea
"The Alternate Soundtrack"
...specific scenes where music was used would be re-tracked, and in the description field for every song picked would be the name of the scene in the movie and the song originally used in it, and it would be in chronological order. The Alternate Soundtrack, you know. A real challenge could be to do this with musicals (only) and find songs that could replace the original songs exclusively written for the musical.

8. From Rachael
A mix for a celebrity/politician/public figure.

9. From Rachael
A food mix.

10. From Derhay
Forget Henry, Will You Accept My Mix, Lucy Whitmore*
[a mix to woo and seek the affections of a film character] Choose your own film and character. [[*50 First Dates]]

11. From Galaxiepi
Mixes about BALLS.

Im gonna leave the voting open until this Saturday when the winning contest goes up and the winning ideas creator gets a sweet-ass badge to show off.

So please vote and formulate some ideas for next time because these Contest idea contests are gonna become a regular occurrence. Thank you.



Mixtape Contest XX -- First Place badge
Mixtape Contest XX -- First Place
After the nuclear holocaust, there will be three things left: Cockroaches, Twinkees and Keith Richards.

Keith is answer key for they test of time. And Cocaine.

Congrats on first place.
awarded on 2008-03-22

Level 17
This contest is so hard!!!!
8/19/08 11:29am
Mixtape Contest XXIV - Hell - 3rd Place badge
Mixtape Contest XXIV - Hell - 3rd Place
King Arthur: Victory is mine!
[kneels to pray]
King Arthur: We thank thee, Lord, that in thy mercy -
[cut off by the Knight kicking him]
Black Knight: Come on, then.
King Arthur: What?
Black Knight: Have at you!
King Arthur: You are indeed brave, Sir Knight, but the fight is mine!
Black Knight: Oh, had enough, eh?
King Arthur: Look, you stupid bastard. You've got no arms left!

Much like the Black Knight, persistence is the key. Keep trying and you wil soon rise to first place on the winning team! Congrats.
awarded on 2008-11-02

Level 16
Hee, balls. My vote is for #10.
8/15/08 04:27pm
The Valentine's Day 2008 Badge badge
The Valentine's Day 2008 Badge
Happy Valentine's day from the MTC staff. We really do love you all. So much so, in fact, that you should probably investigate a temporary restraining order -- we're crazy like that.
awarded on 2008-02-15

Level 19
i'm all for balls
8/15/08 11:50am
The Yay! Badge XII badge
The Yay! Badge XII
Another badge for those that don't need to be bribed to Yay!
awarded on 2009-01-29

Level 22
Don't be embarrassed Rachael. I actually wanted to do a food mix at some point. Using songs like ingredients to make up a recipe of something.
8/14/08 11:14am
Mixtape Potpourri II: Third Place badge
Mixtape Potpourri II: Third Place
A random badge for a random mix, Serious Cat is mildly amused by your mix. Congrats on third.

Serious Cat for president. 2008. Seriously.
awarded on 2007-07-14

Level 26
Oh my god, you put up mine. I'm so embarrassed right now.

As much as I love the pirates vs. ninja idea, I would like to see Bea's #7.
8/14/08 04:44am
The Yay! Badge VIII badge
The Yay! Badge VIII
This confounding badge is bestowed to those who can truly realize the wondrous consternation and inhuman scintillance of the of the elusive 'YAY!'.
awarded on 2008-01-11

Level 25
I say shut up and get off my lawn. Actually, I take that back -- 7.
8/13/08 11:29pm
The Festivus '08 Badge badge
The Festivus '08 Badge
Frank Costanza:

"Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way."

Festivus For The Rest Of Us, MTC 2008
awarded on 2009-03-07

Level 32
I say 7 if not 10
8/13/08 11:02pm
The Badge of Mystery badge
The Badge of Mystery
Huh?!? Where did this come from?
awarded on 2008-08-14

Level 26
I also enjoy #10.
But in lieu of that, totally all about BALLS.
8/13/08 10:23pm
The Level 5 Badge badge
The Level 5 Badge
Welcome to level 5! Keep up the hard work.
awarded on 2008-07-17

Level 10
i like #10.
8/13/08 08:57pm
no badge
Level 20
#10, s'il vous plaît! or 1.
8/13/08 08:49pm
The Level 21 Badge badge
The Level 21 Badge
You're finally legal! Huzzah! We all know you've been boozing since you were 13, but don't worry, we'll keep quiet.

Now, get off the damn computer and go hit up the bars.
awarded on 2007-06-23

Level 28
BALLS! totally totally BALLS!
8/13/08 07:55pm
Mixtape Contest XXV: 1st Place badge
Mixtape Contest XXV: 1st Place
You brutally murdered and made skin masks out of your competition! Way to go!

Congratulations on First Place!
awarded on 2008-12-21

Level 28
8/13/08 07:16pm
The Yay! Badge XII badge
The Yay! Badge XII
Another badge for those that don't need to be bribed to Yay!
awarded on 2009-01-29

Level 22
I like Bea's idea.

although the mix about Balls might be quite challenging.
8/13/08 06:05pm
The Yay! Badge IX badge
The Yay! Badge IX
This astonishing badge is bestowed to the MTC brethren who can truly conceptualize the wondrous spectacle and mind-altering ramifications of the of the elusive 'YAY!'.
awarded on 2008-08-17

Level 36
There are several I like, but since there can only be one winner, I choose #7, Bea's.
8/13/08 02:06pm
Team Robot Member badge
Team Robot Member
Despite the fact that TEAM ROBOT was crushed like a Pabst can at a frat party by the might claws of TEAM MONSTER, you are still deserving of a badge... Loser.
awarded on 2006-10-18

Level 40
Bea #7. Please, particularly the musicals aspect
8/13/08 01:58pm
The Yay! Badge VII badge
The Yay! Badge VII
This baffling badge is bestowed to those who can truly grasp the striking permanence and ungodly continuance of the of the elusive 'YAY!'.
awarded on 2007-08-27

Level 27
;) Calaveth - #5 (I'll vote by the order in which the two ideas I liked were posted)

(if Bea's idea - #7 - doesn't win, it should be Contest XXIII, imo)
8/13/08 01:54pm
The MLK Badge badge
The MLK Badge
Because Civil Rights rock (and roll).
awarded on 2009-03-07

Level 18
Well, I really like my own alternatives, but I don't like voting on myself. :D My vote goes to Derhay's #10.
8/13/08 12:55pm
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