NUF's 2nd Anniversary Celebration - Team Events Submission Thread

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  1. NUF 2nd Anniversary

    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Welcome to NUF’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration!

    A lot has happened in 2 years and its amazing to see how much this community has grown by leaps and bounds. To mark this milestone, we have put together a series of events starting from Sept 4 and culminating on the day of the anniversary which is on October 21. We invite everyone to come and join us by competing in the events or simply by supporting and cheering on your favorites!

    Let us kick start the celebration with the team events!

    Team Events
    • Sept 4 to Sept 24: Avatar
    • Sept 4 to Sept 17: Team Cheer
    • Sept 25 to Oct. 8: Chat Stories
    • Oct. 2 to Oct. 21: Team Chess
    • Oct. 9 to Oct. 15: Scavenger Hunt
    September
    4: Avatar Art and Team Cheer commences
    17: Deadline for Cheer
    24: Deadline for Avatar
    25: Chat stories commences

    October
    1: Betting closes for Team events
    2: Team Chess commences
    8: Chat stories ends
    9: Scavenger Hunt commences
    15: Scavenger Hunt ends
    20: Team Chess Ends
    21: Announcement of Winners

    Participating Teams


    Team 1: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    Captain: @erichninja
    Vice-Captain: @Robofs740
    1st Seat: @Justderpin
    2nd Seat: @markro1248
    3rd Seat: @GamingIce

    Team 2: Team GenjiisWiiU

    Captain: @L4
    Vice-Captain: @Frozen ink
    1st Seat: @Koalala
    2nd Seat: @earthshaker44
    3rd Seat: @R0

    Team 3: Team Blue Ninjas
    Captain: @alexfilia
    Vice-Captain: @Yoko Hagihara
    1st Seat: @Nahrenne
    2nd Seat: @JinVodka
    3rd Seat: @Osamaru

    Team 4: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    Captain: @Action
    Vice-Captain: @baroncrux
    1st Seat: @Fossil
    2nd Seat: @NZPIEFACE
    3rd Seat: @andykhang

    Team 5: Team Victorious Secret
    Captain: @Pythagoras Theorem
    Vice-Captain: @ABMAINA
    1st Seat: @Zireael
    2nd Seat: @Knowledge is power
    3rd Seat: @Vex

    Each event is optional but it is advised to at least have a go at them so you don't miss out. Team effort is important to successfully complete tasks and earn points for your team. Each event is worth 20 points and the team with the highest number of points at the end of the competition, wins!

    Prizes
    • 1st place: 15,000 nu£
    • 2nd place: 10,000 nu£
    • 3rd place: 5,000 nu£

    We would like to acknowledge our generous sponsors! Thank you so much for your support!

    @Accidentally & @lavender_drop 1,488nu£
    @Aiiee 206nu£
    @akki 5,000nu£
    @Arcturus 8,250nu£
    @BlancFrost 5,000nu£
    @blee8 800nu£
    @brasca123 10,000nu£
    @Das 5,000nu£
    @kaisersose 6,328nu£
    @MangoGuy 7,028nu£
    @Matsurika 319nu£
    @Nefasdetestasti 928nu£
    @Pyoo 8,000nu£
    @qwertzuiop 4,928nu£
    @shad12ow 5,000nu£
    @Tony 10,000nu£
    @yuzuki 1,064nu£

    Shout out to all the staff members!
    @Electromaster , @holyshin , @LaDyViL , @OverlyFriendly , @Parth37955 , @remy911 , @Shio , @Tony , @Westeller , @Nom de Plume , @runsing , @marine1corps

    The past few months have been very challenging and we want you to know that we appreciate all the work that you do! A lot of us do not realize how much effort goes into modding this forum. Seeing that our community continues to thrive despite attacks and all the negativity shows that our mods are doing a pretty amazing job and deserve all our support! Thank you for your service!

    To @Tony Thank you for bringing us all together and for working so hard on making NU/NUF better with each passing day! You deserve every good thing that comes your way! Thanks for your support!

    This thread is for submission of entries by participating teams in the NUF 2nd Anniversary Team Events only. Otherwise, please DO NOT POST on this thread! If you have comments/questions please head over to the discussion thread and post there. Thank you!
     
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  2. NUF 2nd Anniversary

    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Team Events Scoreboard

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    Avatar: 13.7
    Chat Story: 18.8
    Cheer: 15
    Chess: Tie/No score
    Scavenger Hunt: 20
    Total:

    Team 2/Green: Team GenjiisWiiU
    Avatar: 0
    Chat Story: 2
    Cheer: 0
    Chess: Tie/No score
    Scavenger Hunt: 14
    Total:

    Team 3/Blue:Blue Ninjas
    Avatar: 14
    Chat Story: 15.5
    Cheer: 15
    Chess: Tie/No score
    Scavenger Hunt: 14
    Total:

    Team 4/Black: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    Avatar: 9.7
    Chat Story: 0
    Cheer: 20
    Chess: Tie/No score
    Scavenger Hunt: 16
    Total:

    Team 5/Violet:Victorious Secret
    Avatar: 0
    Chat Story: 12.4
    Cheer: 11
    Chess: Tie/No score
    Scavenger Hunt: 0
    Total:


    Events 1 2 34 5
    Avatar 13.7 0 14 9.7 0
    Chat Stories 18.8 2 15.5 0 12.4
    Cheer15 0 15 20 11
    Chess x x x x x
    Scavenger Hunt 20 14 14 16 0
    Total67.5 16 58.5 45.7 23.4
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Team Avatar

    The Avatar Art Contest is now officially open!
    You are given 3 weeks to create an avatar based on your team's color and the theme: Community.

    Each team will take turns in selecting their color according to the order they were formed:

    Team 1/Red: Team Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    Captain: @erichninja

    Team 2/Green: Team GenjiisWiiU
    Captain: @L4

    Team 3/Blue: Team Blue Ninjas
    Captain: @alexfilia

    Team 4/Black: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    Captain: @Action

    Team 5/Violet: Team Victorious Secret

    Captain: @Pythagoras Theorem

    Deadline for submission of entries is on Sept 24.

    To foster team unity, this will be the avatar that each member of the team will use for the rest of the competition period, until Oct 21.


    Guidelines:

    The avatar can be original or edited, 500 px by 500 px and must be in JPG.
    Any medium is allowed, digital, traditional or mixed
    The avatar should be a new artwork that is created specifically for this contest.
    Please do not use copyrighted work
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    No NSFW, NUF's rules applies
    Please include a brief explanation/description of your avatar with your submission.
    Contest Period: Sept. 4 to Sept 24
    Announcement of Winners: Oct. 8
    Host: @blee8

    4 points: Creative Interpretation of the Theme
    4 points: Originality
    4 points: Composition/Design
    4 points: Skill level/Technique
    4 points: Overall Impression, “WOW” factor

    Scoring:
    4: Exceeds Standard
    3: Meets Standard
    2: Approaching Standard
    1: Below Standard
    0: No Attempt

    Judges
    @briose @Carm @LivingCorpse

    Good luck and most of all, HAVE FUN!!!
    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    Avatar

    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas

    Avatar

    Team 4/Black: Greed Island Lurkers
    Avatar
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Team Cheer

    Show your team spirit and create a cheer!

    You will be given 2 weeks to create a cheer for your team starting from 4th of September. All submissions are to be due on the 17th of September. Judging will take place after the deadline and will be done over the course of 2 weeks. The winning team will be announced on the 1st of October.

    Team cheers can use preexisting songs. Cheers should be self-describing, no NSFW and no swearing.

    Contest Period: Sept. 4 to Sept 17
    Announcement of Winners: Oct. 1
    Host: @BlancFrost

    Theme: Team Spirit

    4 points: Interpretation and Clarity of Theme
    4 points: Technical: Structure, Form, Flow
    4 points: Originality/Creativity
    4 points: Language/Imagery
    4 points: Overall Impression, “WOW” factor
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Scoring:
    4: Exceeds Standard
    3: Meets Standard
    2: Approaching Standard
    1: Below Standard
    0: No Attempt

    Judges
    @BlancFrost @Siostar @Nurman

    Go forth and find your inner cheer!
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Chat Stories

    What is a chat story:


    This is a story that is written in the form of text messages/chat conversations. So there’s no narration, it’s all dialogue. Here’s a sample. http://hookedstories.com/hooked-identical-full-story/

    Mechanics:
    This contest is both a test of your spamming skills as well as your storytelling skills!

    -A designated profile post will be created for each team on @NUF 2nd Anniversary ’s profile.

    -You will be given 1 week to prepare and 1 week for the spamming period. However you will have only 1 hour to spam your team’s profile post. You can schedule that hour any time within that 1 week allotted for the spamming period, that way you can find the most convenient time for all the team members. All team members need to participate in spamming. Your 1 hour starts from your team's first post. Any post after the hour is up will be deleted, so make sure you watch the time!

    -Use of “No Posting Cooldown” is not allowed

    -No spamming of kaomojis/emojis/symbols. They may be used [sparingly] but they need to be relevant to the story.

    -Double posting is allowed but no drawn out monologues.

    -Your chat story should have a clear storyline and is not just random spam.

    -NUF rules applies

    -No NSFW

    Theme: Friendship
    Contest Period: Sept 25 to Oct 8
    Announcement of Winners: Oct 21
    Judges: @jzar @Ophious @Ruyi, @yuzuki and @Tony [for the spam count]

    Scoring will be as follows:
    10 points: Spamming: based on number of posts
    1st place: 10 points
    2nd place: 8 points
    3rd to 5th place: 6 points

    10 points: Storytelling: Criteria for Judging:

    4 points: Interpretation and Clarity of Theme
    4 points: Originality/Creativity
    4 points: Characters: vivid, distinct personalities, “real”, captivating, well developed
    4 points: Structure: clear story arc, cohesive plot, pacing/flow
    4 points: Overall Impression: engaging, evokes emotional response

    Scoring:
    4: Excellent
    3: Good
    2: Fair
    1: Poor
    0: No Attempt

    Be creative but at the same time, be prolific in your spamming!

    Good luck and most of all HAVE FUN!!!
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Team Chess


    Visit the Team Chess Thread for updates:
    Round 1
    Round 2
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    ATTENTION TEAM MEMBERS!
    THIS IS A CODE YELLOW ALERT!


    Due to the carelessness of a certain someone who shall remain nameless, 25 of our carefully bred and raised Blobs have escaped their pens and have scattered throughout NUF. We are seeking any assistance you can give. A reward is being offered for their safe return!

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    [T] - These Blobs have burrowed into the dark corners of some Threads. They are cold and Hungry.
    [P] - These Blobs are lonely, they have snuck into someone's Room (Profile).

    Hints (Location)
    • [T] Blob # 1 [Someone, grab a Tissue]: Let us start this off with an easy one; soon NUF shall turn 2, so you should look for the first one where NUF turned 1.
    • [T] Blob # 2 [They’re multiplying…]: Hidden in a place no man dare go.
    • [T] Blob # 3 [(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻]: Come by and chill at the lounge.
    • [T] Blob # 4 [“This way, sir”]: Where NUF’s best hosts learned the tricks of the trade.
    • [T] Blob # 5 [Come, Dance with me!]: Love was made here, well kinda...
    • [T] Blob # 6 [You can see the fire in their eyes]: You ate buckets of popcorn during these chaotic times...
    • [P] Blob # 7 [For Glory!]: He is everyone’s favorite stripper!
    • [T] Blob # 8 [Stop! Hammer time!]: Jana ٩(ఠ益ఠ)۶
    • [P] Blob # 9 [Awwww, He wants a Hug!]: Come claim your free trophy….Err point, here. Good luck finding it though!
    • [P] Blob # 10 [Dark Secrets hidden behind a cute smile]: She claimed NUF’s first...
    • [T] Blob # 11 [ Can’t stop *Pukes Blood*]: A laugh a day keeps the doctor away~
    • [T] Blob # 12 [Silence is Golden]: I wonder whose stripper panties they’re selling?
    • [T] Blob # 13 [*Passes Popcorn]: FEAR THE ALMIGHTY RUBBER DUCKY!
    • [P] Blob # 14 [*This Blob is Invisible*]: The one who hides in the shadows who has clones not of his own, was a chibi for eternity but now lost their throne.
    • [T] Blob # 15 [I don’t know where it is, you tell me]: Astolfo’s beginnings
    • [P] Blob # 16 [This one was totally not my fault!]: She’s Tony’s sister!
    • [T] Blob # 17 [Spooky!]: It’s that time of year again, what are you gonna dress up as this year?
    • [T] Blob # 18 [Pika!]: !hit
    • [T] Blob # 19 [*whistles*]: A desperate plea for more likes during Tony’s engagement period.
    • [T] Blob # 20 [I really like this one.]: !slap
    • [T] Blob # 21 [\( ̄▽ ̄)/]: blee8’s fall into insanity...
    • [P] Blob # 22 [(>////////<)]: The reigning cutest.
    • [T] Blob # 23 [*Rage Quit*]: Ever seen a Lizard King troll a meatbun about Stars and Blobs? No? Good luck looking for this one then.
    • [T] Blob # 24 [Indeed. *adjusts monocle*]: If you appreciate someone on opposite day, is it really appreciation?
    • [T] Blob # 25 [That’s a great Idea!]: To build a world, you need an outline. To build an outline, you need sources. To find sources, you go to...

    Rules:

    Work as a team in locating the blobs. You are not allowed to receive assistance from others outside your team.

    List the links of the location where you found the blobs and send it via pm to @NUF 2nd Anniversary.

    The first team that sends a complete and accurate list of all the blobs wins!

    The hunt ends when all the teams have submitted their list or on Oct 21st, whichever comes first. If none of the teams complete the list by the 21st, the team that has found the most number of blobs wins!

    edit: copy the template below and list the links of the thread/profile posts where you find the blobs.

    [T] Blob # 1:
    [T] Blob # 2:
    [T] Blob # 3:
    [T] Blob # 4:
    [T] Blob # 5:
    [T] Blob # 6:
    [P] Blob # 7:
    [T] Blob # 8:
    [P] Blob # 9:
    [P] Blob # 10:
    [T] Blob # 11:
    [T] Blob # 12:
    [T] Blob # 13:
    [P] Blob # 14:
    [T] Blob # 15:
    [P] Blob # 16:
    [T] Blob # 17:
    [T] Blob # 18:
    [T] Blob # 19:
    [T] Blob # 20:
    [T] Blob # 21:
    [P] Blob # 22:
    [T] Blob # 23:
    [T] Blob # 24:
    [T] Blob # 25:
    Pls note: There are only 6 profile posts: # 7, 9 ,10, 14, 16, and 22


    Reward:

    1st place: 20 points
    2nd place: 16 points
    3rd to 5th place: 14 points

    Please! Blobs were never meant to run wild like this!
    Help bring them Home before it is too late!
    QΔQ!!!

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    @erichninja @Robofs740 @Justderpin @markro1248 @GamingIce

    Team 2/Green: Team GenjiisWiiU
    @L4 @Frozen ink @Koalala @earthshaker44 @R0

    Team 3/Blue: The Blue Ninjas
    @alexfilia @Yoko Hagihara @Nahrenne @JinVodka @Osamaru

    Team 4/Black: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    @Action @baroncrux @Fossil @NZPIEFACE @andykhang

    Team 5/Violet: Victorious Secret
    @Pythagoras Theorem @ABMAINA @Zireael @Knowledge is power @Vex
     
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    Pythagoras Theorem IEatQueens

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    Team: Victorious Secret
    Cheer:
    Roses are red
    Violets aren't blue
    We love this community
    Omae wa mo shindeiru
     
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    alexfilia Shem's (<3) Onee San & Maiden of The Bottle

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    our avatar is complete too

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    Team Blue Ninja defeating the monster QI who ate our precious translations...
     
  10. erichninja

    erichninja TEDD's Atelier

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    Image description: The innocence of the penguins drawn in the avatar represents the light side of the community; as penguins are often potrayed as cute and harmless animals. Although in this picture, it shows them gambling, which greatly contrasts to their kind nature, and some even having dark expressions on their mien, thus representing the hidden dangers in said community. But it can also be taken as a group of users gathering and doing an activity together in order to bond or form relationships.

    Cheer: Piggy pig pig! Piggy pig pig! Don't mess with us or you'll be frozened and roasted, like peanuts on a stick!
     

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    erichninja TEDD's Atelier

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    Definitely not the last minute
     
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    erichninja TEDD's Atelier

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    Plus Recording
     
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    Action 9 Days till Halloween

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    Team Cheer:
    https://vocaroo.com/i/s1lHee8DWlW8
    *vaguely to the tune of Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani*

    Uh huh, this our shit
    Everyone, snap your hands like this

    Hey now, let's hear it loud and clear
    for the team in black, this is our cheer
    And we're called Greed Island Lurkers
    We're called Greed Island Lurkers

    Throw a challenge in our way
    It won't be keeping us at bay
    "Back down" is not in our vocab
    We'll show you how we play
    And we're ready to attack, gonna lead the pack
    Gonna win twofold, gonna sweep the gold
    That's right, put your pom poms up,
    Let's get everybody fired up

    Hey now, let's hear it loud and clear
    for the team in black, this is our cheer
    And we're called Greed Island Lurkers
    We're called Greed Island Lurkers

    We'll show you what it means to win it all
    No hacks, no cheats, and no curve balls
    All of us want to be the winner,
    But there can only be one
    So we're gonna fight, gonna take you out
    Gonna give our all, stand till we fall
    Let's see who's the last one standing
    We'll show you what we've got

    Hey now, let's hear it loud and clear
    for the team in black, this is our cheer!
     
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    Osamaru 『Shem's Bestfriend』 『Lexi's Ani』

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    [Tune]
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwE_pnV3-3NHbjFmYzQ4ZlFlWml6Ui03QWhjalltNmFrUS1J/view
    Start at 30 seconds
    Men: humming
    Women: oooohhh

    3 2 1 let's go

    We smell like team spirit and are
    United as one
    We will fight
    Fight fight fight
    With our strength
    With our love

    We of Ninjas blue~
    Work to help novels come through~
    The nasty clutches of sin~
    Known to all as the Qidian bin~
    So let us all work as a team!
    As we defeat the evil we've seen!
    So hear it all for our group why doncha!
    Cos we are Team Blue Ninja!!!

    3 2 1 let's go
    We smell like team spirit and are
    United as one
    We will fight
    Fight fight fight
    With our strength
    With our love!!!

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    Action 9 Days till Halloween

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    About our avatar: Our team name, the Greed Island Lurkers, is derived from a Hunter x Hunter arc. In the arc, Gon and his friends have to collect cards, so what better than to make our very own! The XX symbol you see in the card's image panel is the Hunter Association's logo. The NUF on top is the card name.
     
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    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Team Cheer Results

    With the theme "Team Spirit" we certainly got to see a wide range of this "spirit", somehow it rather fitting to announce the results in October ^_^;;; Thanks to all teams that participated in the team cheer! We certainly had fun judging them and we hope that you had a good time creating them! Also a big thanks to our judges @BlancFrost, @Nurman and @Siostar who took some time to help judge your cheers. ^_^

    Team Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts

    Judge Score Comment
    BlancFrost 16
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 1
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 3
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: It certainly is a funny cheer and makes me rather hungry while reading it. But team spirit guys! TEAM SPIRIT! It's more of a team cheer that threatens others into submission...but the creativity in the team name and inserting that into your cheer is something I like.
    Nurman 17
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 1
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 4 (3+1)
    Overall Impression: 3 (2+1)
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: Hmm, to be honest, when I first read this I thought it was a product of Frozen Ink's delirium. Aside from that, how the hell are ya meant to freeze/roast peanuts on a stick? Also, +1 to Imagery and Impression because imagining Miss Piggy being roasted made me giggle. Woulda given extra points if you mentioned a certain tea drinking frog.
    Siostar 12
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 1
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 2
    Originality/Creativity: 1
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 2
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: The words of "don't mess with us" is basics mean to threat other team, so I don't it's match the theme of team spirit.
    The flow was close to have an extra point, but you could hear the last part of the cheer, was a bit hard to fellow.
    I found it's funny that the cheer is pretty much based on the team name, so a give an extra point to Language/Imagery, while the Originality/Creativity get lower points.

    Team Greed Island Lurkers

    Judge Score Comment
    BlancFrost 20
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 4
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 4
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 3
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: On point! Definitely on point with your usage of Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl", even without the music I could easily link it to that tune. Team Spirit is prominent in the cheer and it's rather catchy too. Catchy tunes are catchy because they can't get out of your head...no matter how much you want them to.
    Nurman 19
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 3
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 4 (3+1)
    Originality/Creativity: 3 (2+1)
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 3
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: It's unfair to use Gwen Stefani, and what do you mean "vaguely" to the tune of Hollaback Girl? It's clearly to the tune of Hollaback Girl! Well you've changed enough of it to please me, so +1 to Technicality and Creativity.
    Siostar 20
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 3
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 4
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 4
    *3 bonus points for submitting a recording

    Comment: This isn't a cheer....it's a song dammit! a cool song at that too!
    I can't see any problems here, for the most it's long enough to be a song instead of a cheer, not a reason to lower any points.

    Team Blue Ninjas


    Judge Score Comment
    BlancFrost 14
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 3
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 2
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comment: Simple cheer. Not to say that's bad (I rather like simplicity) just that I wanted more! More team spirit! MORE! There was also a good overall impression of having that cheer feeling, shaking pom poms and all that jazz.
    Nurman 16
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 3
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 4 (3+1)

    Comment: Definitely something that I would expect to hear from a cheerleading squad, but I'm not too sure whether this is a good thing or not. +1 to Overall Impression regardless. Also on a tangent, @JinVodka, Brasca is clearly crazier than me so you should fix that. On a tangent's tangent, I'm definitely cuter than Blanc, period.
    Siostar 16
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 3
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Language/Imagery: 3
    Overall Impression: 4

    Comment: Pretty much like normal cheer, it's cool that it's has music, but since there is no voice I wouldn't give recording points. Though, Overall Impression has gotten an extra point.

    Team Victorious Secret

    Judge Score Comment
    BlancFrost 12
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 2
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 2
    Language/Imagery: 2
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comment: Rhyming poems mostly draw me in and this cheer did just that. I had to Google Translate the last line and it got me cracking up. Good work on being able to rhyme and showcase the fun side of cheering. It is simple but to the point, bringing out things we often miss in poems and putting a spin on it.
    Nurman 12
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 2
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 1
    Language/Imagery: 3 (2+1)
    Overall Impression: 3 (2+1)

    Comment: I'm a sucker for rhymes so +1 to Impression and rhyming in another language gets a +1 for Language as well.
    Siostar 9
    Interpretation and Clarity of Theme: 1
    Technical (Structure, Form, Flow): 3
    Originality/Creativity: 1
    Language/Imagery: 2
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comment: I just can't see much of "Team Spirit" theme in this cheer, special if the last line in the cheer really mean "I am also dead," as the google translate is saying. A dead person have no use for a team, you know~?
    While a simple and short cheer is a good direction for a cheer. I will had liked it better if you didn't use the rose and violet quoted, it would had given it more originality, special since it's was short to begin with.

    The results are as follows!
    4th place goes to Team Victorious Secret (with 11 points)
    3rd place goes to Team Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts (with 15 points)
    2nd place goes to Team Blue Ninjas (with 15 points)
    Our winner of the NUF's 2nd Anniversary Cheer Contest is:
    Team Greed Island Lurkers (with 20 points)

    These points will be added to your overall total as a team. Remember that this is only the first event! There are still plenty of chances to earn those points!​

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    @erichninja @Robofs740 @Justderpin @markro1248 @GamingIce

    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas
    @alexfilia @Yoko Hagihara @Nahrenne @JinVodka @Osamaru

    Team 4/Black: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    @Action @baroncrux @Fossil @NZPIEFACE @andykhang

    Team 5: Victorious Secret
    @Pythagoras Theorem @ABMAINA @Zireael @Knowledge is power @Vex
     
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  17. NUF 2nd Anniversary

    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Avatar Contest Results

    We are pleased to announce the winners of the Avatar Art Contest! Our theme was Community and we can see what that means to the members of the team as depicted in their avatars. We would like to thank the teams who participated in this contest as well as our esteemed panel of judges: @briose @Carm @LivingCorpse for making this contest a success!

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts

    @erichninja @Robofs740 @Justderpin @markro1248 @GamingIce
    [​IMG]
    The innocence of the penguins drawn in the avatar represents the light side of the community; as penguins are often portrayed as cute and harmless animals. Although in this picture, it shows them gambling, which greatly contrasts to their kind nature, and some even having dark expressions on their mien, thus representing the hidden dangers in said community. But it can also be taken as a group of users gathering and doing an activity together in order to bond or form relationships.
    http://forum.novelupdates.com/posts/2948454/


    Judge Score Comment
    Briose 11
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 3
    Originality: 2
    Composition/Design: 2
    Skill level/Technique: 2
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 2

    Comment:
    the penguins are cute but the red reminds me of angry birds which kinda takes away from the freshness of seeing this avi. It just stucks with the impression of "hmm where have I seen this". The drawing seems like it took a few hours at most so I don't think there was a ton of effort put in, though some dedication can be seen shining through. Moderately though.
    Carm 14
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 3
    Originality: 2
    Composition/Design: 3
    Skill level/Technique: 3
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 3

    Comment:
    rip Club Penguin.
    ....what it's the first thing that came to mind.
    It's a nice take on the classic dogs playing poker picture that I have no idea as to what it's name is.
    LivingCorpse 16
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 4
    Originality: 2
    Composition/Design: 3
    Skill level/Technique: 4
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 3

    Comment:
    I feel like I seen this somewhere... with dogs instead of penguin.
    Oh by the way, the penguin on the left is cheating, I'm pretty sure. He hides another hand in his left hand... uh... fin... whatever substitutes as penguin's hand.

    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas
    @alexfilia @Yoko Hagihara @Nahrenne @JinVodka @Osamaru
    [​IMG]
    Team Blue Ninja defeating the monster QI who ate our precious translations...
    http://forum.novelupdates.com/posts/2904389/


    Judge Score Comment
    Briose 14
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 3
    Originality: 4
    Composition/Design: 3
    Skill level/Technique: 2
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor:3

    Comment:
    The drawing is quite appealing to some of the old readers in the nuf community since there's a bit of dislike aggregated against QI and it does have relevance since it is a relatively recent subject. It all seems done with a bit of a fun in mind and the colors are "ninja-appropriate" but it's still amateurish work which most can see it was done in just a few hours. Kudos for the effort though because it can be seen that it did take dedication.
    Carm 12
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 2
    Originality: 4
    Composition/Design: 2
    Skill level/Technique: 2
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 2

    Comment:
    I rather not get into the whole QI drama, as such I cannot wholeheartedly endorse this one, although I do have to note it has a lot of nice details and is certainly original. Quite so.
    LivingCoprse 16
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 2
    Originality: 4
    Composition/Design: 3
    Skill level/Technique: 3
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 4

    Comment: Ninjas! Friggin Ninjas! Also blue slime with horn? But more importantly... NINJAS!
    Btw, I almost didn't notice the NUF scroll in That slimy... oh! Now I get it.

    Team 4/Black: Greed Island Lurkers
    @Action @baroncrux @Fossil @NZPIEFACE @andykhang
    [​IMG]
    Our team name, the Greed Island Lurkers, is derived from a Hunter x Hunter arc. In the arc, Gon and his friends have to collect cards, so what better than to make our very own! The XX symbol you see in the card's image panel is the Hunter Association's logo. The NUF on top is the card name.
    http://forum.novelupdates.com/posts/2967931/

    Judge Score Comment
    Briose 7
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 1
    Originality: 1
    Composition/Design: 1
    Skill level/Technique: 1
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 3

    Comment:
    It looks like a computer generated card which most probably is. If not I apologize but the team could have put in a bit more thought and effort. Looks pretty cool though so you've got that going for ya.
    Carm 9
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 2
    Originality: 1
    Composition/Design: 3
    Skill level/Technique: 1
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 2

    Comment:
    It seems like you took a preexisting card design, and copy pasted something over it, which is kinda smart, and lazy at the same time (not like I'm one to talk). Although next time, you might wanna remove those things in the bottom corners, as either I'm oblivious as to what they are associated to you, or it's from the original card (which I presume you guys used). But it still looks fun and has lots of references and hidden jokes (I can only presume).
    LivingCorpse 13
    Creative Interpretation of the Theme: 1
    Originality: 2
    Composition/Design: 4
    Skill level/Technique: 4
    Overall Impression, “WOW” factor: 2

    Comment: I thought it was a pokemon or Yu-gi-oh card... Nice card design though

    Final Scores

    Team Briose Carm LivingCorpse Total Ave
    Team 3 14 12 16 42 14
    Team 1 11 14 16 41 13.7
    Team 4 7 9 13 29 9.7

    And the winner is...
    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas (with 14 points)
    Congratulations!
    These points will be added to your overall total as a team. There are still plenty of chances to earn those points! We still have three more events to go. Good luck!!!
     
  18. NUF 2nd Anniversary

    NUF 2nd Anniversary Tony's Baby NUF Favorite Child

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    Chat Story Contest
    First of all, we would like to extend our thanks to all of the contestants who participated. We thoroughly enjoyed everyone's stories and hope that you had a fun time as well. If you have any suggestions or ideas on how we can improve for next time, please feel free to let us know.

    A big shout out to our Judges, @jzar @Ophious @Ruyi and @yuzuki! You all did an amazing job and each score was clearly defined and very well explained. Special thanks to @Tony and @justabot for the spam count!

    All the teams went over the time limit. We have decided that the spam count ends at 15 mins but we allowed it for the story part of the contest.

    Now on to the results:

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    @erichninja @Robofs740 @Justderpin @markro1248 @GamingIce
    Link: http://forum.novelupdates.com/profile-posts/231244/
    Time: 20 mins
    Spam Count: 221- 48 = 173
    Spam Score: 10



    Judge Score Comment
    Jzar 19
    Interpretation and clarity of theme:4
    Originality/Creativity : 4
    Characters: 4
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 4

    Comments:
    A very good effort and they used the theme with great clarity. The dialogue felt fresh and real. I had a great sense that each of them was a real person with clear quirks, likes and dislikes. They fought and teased and made each of them feel very true, good job.

    I did wish they had used their character names, like [Bruce: Text].

    I did have a hard time following who was who, aka Haruki, Bruce, Robin, and Ayaka. Flower Fairy and Two Ree were easy to follow. Good idea to have -in the heavens-- shown.

    Good jokes and I could feel the beginnings of friendships. Very fun to read.
    Ophious 16
    Theme: 4
    Originality/Creativity: 4
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 2
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comments:
    Robin Hood and Bruce Wain were my favorite characters~ The story was interesting just that it didn't really flow that well for me, it kinda came in chunks and also I felt that the time went by too fast since only a week since New years past but that can't be helped since you had limited time to write the story. I didn't really like the part near the end since it was like forcing a moral lesson into the story that kinda killed the comedy for me. But overall good job.
    Ruyi 17
    Theme: 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Characters: 4
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 4

    Comments:
    Huh, looks like someone's watched Kiznaiver. The concept of shared pain reminds me a lot of that series, but the characters here were original and used in different ways, so kudos to that. I wasn't looking for all-new, unique figures so much as those with distinct and memorable personalities, and Team 1 delivered with its mix of four that soon became friends. It was a very enjoyable read throughout, and I thought the use of formatting to distinguish between characters' thoughts vs speech was a novel approach to the chat system. It sort of takes us beyond the forum setting to tell a story with a different medium...but we didn't have any rules against that, so I'll take it.

    Two key weaknesses of the story would be the fact that it meanders a bit while setting up the characters and plot. I went in knowing that the theme revolved around friendship, but each of the characters' disparate goals seem to go on tangents until the final scene/days when they meet together in the hospital room. Parts of the story were unclear because each character was supposed to be in various physical locations, which took the reader some time to figure out and make sense of while scrolling down through the 'thoughts.' Despite its somewhat tangled organization, the loose threads came together in the end to display the theme well, with the added bonus of subtlety so the message didn't smack me in the face. Nice job.

    Final Verdict: Running in sneakers, but one of the laces is getting untied.
    Yuzuki 18
    Theme: 4
    Originality/Creativity : 4
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 4

    Comments:
    Wow! I feel like I have so much to say about this one, because it's clear that a lot of thought and planning went into this. First things first, this story made me laugh! It was really creative, and I loved the concept of a bunch of crazy voices flying around, and the story was great (and the characters too, especially Justderpin and erichninja!)! I think I would have very much enjoyed this as an anime or manga or novel. It's super super super well done! Bravo!

    The only reason why this doesn't receive a perfect score for me is that it was at times difficult for me to follow. I had to read it twice before I felt like I got it all, and part of that is probably because there's such a complicated cast of characters! Sometimes I needed to flip back and forth to see who wished for what, and I kind of missed some key lines the first time I read the story because there's so much going on. The characters were definitely all very unique and crazy (Justderpin's character was complex too! I like it!), I just had trouble mixing up who was which character until I read it again.

    This story was really really great. I just feel like perhaps it would have been better as a properly written story (or anime or manga) than a chat story. As a reader, I think it's probably hard for me to catch onto such a large cast right out of the blue without getting time to recognize any of them. An exposition of an actual novel (or manga) would have done wonders to getting me to get to know the characters better, and I think I would have liked to have some time to get to know each character alone before trying to learn all of them at once. Fantastic job nonetheless!
    from @blee8: Although you can't really read people's thoughts in a group text/chat but since I did not expressly prohibit it in the contest rules, I'm going to let this pass.

    Team 2/Green: Team GenjiisWiiU
    @L4 @Frozen ink @Koalala @earthshaker44 @R0
    Link: http://forum.novelupdates.com/profile-posts/231243/
    Time: 14 mins [time limit: 10 mins due to penalty]
    Spam Count: Disqualified
    Spam Score: Disqualified
    from@blee8: This entry is disqualified for failure to follow contest rule: No NSFW.



    Judge Score Comment
    Jzar 3
    Interpretation and clarity of theme: 0
    Originality/Creativity : 1
    Characters: 1
    Structure: 0
    Overall Impression: 1

    Comments:
    This should have a label; NSFW :) Well I did read through the chat, it was hard to get past the harem comments and the tentacles with a straight face, yes it did make me laugh since it was so over the top.

    It was more about sex themes than friendship so this didn’t really work for the stated theme. No real characters just a lot of; I like sex and a harem, yes me too. So this didn’t really hold much interest for me as a story.

    The repeated desu was hard to read over and over again. It was a try but it needed more work on theme and story.
    Ophious 3
    Theme: 1
    Originality/Creativity: 0
    Characters: 0
    Structure: 1
    Overall Impression: 1

    Comments:
    I'm sorry but to me, this was just bad. It's not funny bad like Invisible dragon where it's so horrible it's hilarious, it's just bad. I couldn't grasp the flow of the story, there was too much desu, and I only saw the theme a little bit in the beginning after that I have no idea where this story was heading plus I think it should be rated NSFW.
    Ruyi 8
    Theme: 1
    Originality/Creativity: 2
    Characters: 2
    Structure: 1
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comments:
    I've heard of "tea with Cthulhu," but I'm honestly not sure what to make of this. After putting on my friendship-tinted glasses, I get the sense that the conversation was supposed to be between two friends discussing the nature of their love preferences, but everything beyond that is hazy.

    If this is meant to be a snapshot of how friendship works between a cute cat-themed eldritch abonimation and their koala-themed friend, someone's decided to use a blurry lens and much too many filters to take the picture. It's not a sign of a strong submission if all I can take from the conversation was "desudesudesu."

    Is that a word for friendship in a different language? Maybe it is, but it won't hold any water if the judges can't understand the message in English.

    Final Verdict: Far out enough to be in another galaxy.
    Yuzuki 2
    Theme: 1
    Originality/Creativity : 0
    Characters: 0
    Structure: 0
    Overall Impression: 1

    Comments:
    To me, this was was basically off topic, but I gave a point... well, I'm not sure why I gave a point. >.< A point for effort?

    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas

    @alexfilia @Yoko Hagihara @Nahrenne @JinVodka @Osamaru
    Link: http://forum.novelupdates.com/profile-posts/231242/
    Time: 17 mins
    Spam Count: 138 - 6 = 132
    Spam Score: 8



    Judge Score Comment
    Jzar 16
    Interpretation and clarity of theme: 4
    Originality/Creativity : 3
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comments:
    They did a good job with the theme of friendship. I had a good sense of these were old friends getting together to chat after a long break. I like how they all felt like real people.

    The small details about the troubles were skipped and it was hard to really care about any of the characters. The chat was a bit out of step with the dialogue, answers and questions were sometimes hard to connect.

    The story didn’t reveal much about Osamaru and why he couldn’t go back to see his sick sister. So it was hard to have much sympathy for the problem he was facing. The other characters were trying to be kind but they didn’t bring up anything of substance. I felt they were less honest and more of a cheer squad at the end.

    Then we learn that he’s mostly broke and can’t afford to do anything. Not why though, maybe he a drunk or into drugs, didn’t really say or imply.

    More thought would have been nice, those little details could have brought a bit more sparkle to the story.
    Ophious 13
    Theme: 3
    Originality/Creativity: 4
    Characters: 1
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comments:
    A story about strong bonds and aiding each other in another's time of need, a sweet story where it clearly shows the theme of friendship, also with how it's structured with how Osamaru not following the conversation properly was actually a plus for me since it helped me imagine this as a group chat on facebook or maybe some sort of chat app. The characters in the story though were boring in my opinion, while stories like this are great with how it expresses the theme clearly and makes it easier to imagine the scenario actually happening in real life, you limit the amount you can explore your character and develop them so they stay the same throughout the story. While it was a good story I probably wouldn't read this again.
    Ruyi 13
    Theme: 3
    Originality/Creativity: 2
    Characters: 2
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comments:
    Whether by chance or on purpose, I reviewed this entry while two of its entrants had the same avatar (Yoko and Nahrenne). Imagine my confusion when I figured out mid-way that they were supposed to be two separate characters in the story...
    Re-reading the entry again, I didn't get a strong impression of their characters beyond being nice and helpful. (And "huggles" from both.) While they're lovely qualities to have for a real friendship, their homogenous personalities makes it difficult for me to award full points in a contest setting. I wasn't sure whether they were supposed to be sisters, twins, astoundingly similar friends, or clones (in which case Yoko seems like the original and Nahrenne the "clone," if the extraneous "Xs" at the end of her messages are supposed to be a clue to her manufacturing date...).

    The theme was done to a T, extremely fitting but also very predictable. I am going on the assumption that this was a fictional work, by the way. In which case, the use of terminal illness as a trope triggers traumatic flashbacks of one too many Cdrama/Kdrama/Tdrama/Jdrama/insert-your-Asian-drama-here plot setups. There are many ways to do this trope efffectively; however, I believe the team chose to pick the tried and traveled route in getting their message across. There's nothing wrong with that, but against the other entrants it lacks a certain panache in favor of the plain and simple of everyday. This setup would also probably work well in a visual medium complete with sweeping background music, but as a chat log it falls rather flat.

    In short, it has that sweetness you find in milk and cookies for Santa, but trying eating that for Christmas Eve every time and tell me how you feel after ten years.

    Final Verdict: Take one every night until you feel better, complimentary tissues included.
    Yuzuki 18
    Theme: 4
    Originality/Creativity : 2
    Characters: 4
    Structure: 4
    Overall Impression: 4

    Comments:
    This story touched me the most when I read it. I think it was the clearest, and I could totally imagine a text message (or facebook message) conversation going like this. I think part of this story's impact was because it felt the most real to me, and I know plenty of people who act as the characters were portrayed here. (Special shoutout to Nahrenne for a standout fun character!). While the story itself is kinda cliche, I still think very highly of this topic choice because it reminded me of the nature of the kind of friendships that we have, and how truly valuable they are even if your friends are not always next right to you. Even small/cliche gestures can mean a lot in real life, and I could definitely see Osamaru's character feeling touched. In a sense, this was my personal favorite in terms of the amount of emotion and honest feelings about the nature of long-distance friendships that went into this story, and I thought it was most relatable out of all the stories. Well done!

    Team 5/Violet: Victorious Secret
    Link: http://forum.novelupdates.com/profile-posts/231047/
    Time: 21 mins
    Spam Count: 96 - 20 = 76
    Spam Score: 6



    Judge Score Comment
    Jzar 13
    Interpretation and clarity of theme: 3
    Originality/Creativity : 3
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 2
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comments:
    I like the introduction, the people weren’t there, the leader wasn’t leading. This was a good start. Yet as the chat moved on the fighting wasn’t peaking my interest. The back and forth dialogue wasn’t enough to make me laugh or cry. Well, parts were funny so I shouldn’t say I didn’t like those bits. I did like how they worked hard or didn’t work hard to join in on a story idea. That was good.

    I guess they had fun with this and I did like many parts but it lacked enough humor and good insults that would have made this a fun chat to read. I lost track of the characters too, it was hard to see who was who.

    It had no real story to tell which I didn’t mind. I think they did sort of pull off the story style of no real story. I did have to read it twice to make sense of it all.

    So in a madcap way this was pretty good. It did make me work a bit to get the no story.

    The cliche’s were used too often and they got in the way of the flow and the 'no story' story. The chat fell apart toward the end and it struggled to find a wrap up.
    Ophious 11
    Theme: 2
    Originality/Creativity: 2
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 2
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comments: This actually interested me when it first began, a bad leader with even worse members. I was thinking this would be some sort of comedy but then I kept on reading and wasn't really sure what to think. The characters were really realistic but the structure was a little complicated to follow. The story seemed to have been slapped together last minute and then you just put a moral at the end and submitted it. There were many jokes that I found amusing but as amusing as they were they didn't really put any more meat on this story, it was more like putting some sauce on bones and calling it a meal. It was funny but had no plot.
    Ruyi 15
    Theme: 3
    Originality/Creativity: 3
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 3

    Comments: There's always someone who chooses to go meta, it seems. Judging from this entry, the participants used their usual personalities to paint a picture of their friendship against the backdrop of NUF and all it's vast collection of relationships, in-jokes, and the rest.

    The execution was clean but the message comes across somewhat heavy-handed, especially in the closing statement which mentions the theme of the contest by name. Showing without telling has always been a powerful tool in stories, and for good reason--after a certain point in our lives, we like to make our own judgments without being led by the hand to its conclusion. The generally solid layout of this entry thus hits a rather flat note in a symphony of sharps by using an easy way out that drives the message home with all the subtlety of a jackhammer drilling into the sidewalk outside your house at 3AM in the morning.

    While the colorful personalities of the characters add life and flavor to the piece, one cannot deny that the chat log starts to lag after a certain point. It's like a pitfall you get when you're with friends to work on a group project: sometimes you're so caught up with each other that the purpose of your gathering gets put aside and forgotten. I felt that there was an abundance of filler text and mini-jokes that, while amusing, did not help to strengthen the theme behind the contest or move on the conversation. Certain points in the dialogue gave a repetitive feel of "nuh uh/uh huh" that could have been left out without affecting understanding of the story. Actually, it feels almost like the first draft of a potentially polished chat log, where everyone came in with an outline and pooled their ideas together to make an entry. Lovely as that is, I'm looking for final drafts for my winners.

    Final Verdict: I'd take him to the movies, but not to my parents.
    Yuzuki 12
    Theme: 2
    Originality/Creativity : 2
    Characters: 3
    Structure: 3
    Overall Impression: 2

    Comments:
    At first, I was impressed by the meta approach to the story! ...however, I think I ended up a little disappointed at the end because it didn't go anywhere, and it didn't really feel like there was a plot (or an especially strong connection to the friendship theme). The characters were realistic for sure (perhaps too realistic...... which speaks to the friendship theme in a sense, I suppose! xD), but to be honest I had a little difficulty distinguishing between everyone, and the characters were blurring together as I read it. Overall, this was average for me, but I could tell that all of you are quite close friends on discord nonetheless!

    Team Total Ave Final
    Team 1 70 17.5 8.8
    Team 2 16 4 2
    Team 3 60 15 7.5
    Team 5 51 12.75 6.4

    Final Scores: Story & Spam

    Team Story Spam Total
    Team 1 8.8 10 18.8
    Team 2 2 0 2
    Team 3 7.5 8 15.5
    Team 5 6.4 6 12.4

    and the winner is

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts

    Congratulations!!!
    These points will be added to your overall total as a team. You only have 2 more chances to earn those points! Good luck!!!
     
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  19. Koalala

    Koalala Vex's Girlfriend ♥ She Who Must Not Be Named

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    #14
    http://forum.novelupdates.com/members/erichninja.6003/?page=2#profile-post-230264


    #9

    http://forum.novelupdates.com/members/satan.32/?page=60#profile-post-12

    I know I wouldn't get any points but I'd post it anyway~

    This was for the avatar contest ~
    Book with Desu Sect touch Q.Q
    [​IMG]

    and this was suppoosed to be our Chant ~

    V-I-C-T-O-R-Y, GO *Genghis WII* FIGHTO , GO *tm* Fighto (Repeat Twice
    Who is awesome ? *tun tun tun* *Genghis WII*
    We are awesome!! *tun tunt tun*
    *VIctoria* FTW!!

    P.S Sorry, This is the best I could do as I was working all alone. :blobconfounded:
     
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  20. blee8

    blee8 Well-Known Member

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    Team Scavenger Hunt Results

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts
    @erichninja @Robofs740 @Justderpin @markro1248 @GamingIce
    Score: 25/25
    1st Place: 20 points

    Team 2/Green: Team GenjiisWiiU
    @L4@Frozen ink @Koalala @earthshaker44 @R0
    Score: 2/25
    4th Place: 14 points

    Team 3/Blue: Blue Ninjas
    @alexfilia @Yoko Hagihara @Nahrenne @JinVodka with @lexlangel in place of @Osamaru
    Score 4/25
    3rd place: 14 points

    Team 4/Black: Team Greed Island Lurkers
    @Action @baroncrux @Fossil @NZPIEFACE @andykhang
    Score: 22/25
    2nd place: 16 points

    Team 5: Victorious Secret
    @Pythagoras Theorem @ABMAINA @Zireael @Knowledge is power @Vex
    Score: 0/25

    Congratulations!

    Team 1/Red: Frozen Piggy Pig Roasted Peanuts