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Didn't enter this contest but I agree with what others say....minimum post count to prevent people from making multiple usernames. 50 seems like a fair number and high enough to prevent multiple accounts.
I think these contests are meant to pull new users in. Sure some will come and just post to win, but those are the breaks. Hopefully some will stay and Nick can increase add revenue ...
True, but on the flip side you don't want to alienate the members that put a lot of time making all the discussions that lurkers read in the first place. Needs to be a little balance.
50 posts is not a lot and should motivate new users to post.
Eh, we'll bitch and moan a bit, but most of us are invested enough in the site that we'll come back anyway. The entry system works in our favor so most of the regulars will win at some point. I won Pats Peak tickets last season. Hoping to score something again this year ...
I think these contests are meant to pull new users in.
I'm just amazed at how a freebie thread will get 100 posts in short order from people I've never seen. Lurkers, yes, but I've always suspected RSS feeds too given how quickly it happens. The proverbial "prize pigs" as someone else suggested.