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  • Orbit Quest 2010     Closing Date: Tuesday 30 November 2010

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« : Friday 13 August 2010, 11:03:47 am »
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This is a competition that you have to do on Facebook - the person with the most points wins the major prize.


http://www.facebook.com/notes/orbit-in-australia/orbit-quest-2010/448120181293#!/notes/orbit-in-australia/orbit-quest-2010/448120181293

QUEST tasks orbit quest 2010

Task 1: Register your interest
The first task is the easiest, you simply have to become a fan of the Orbit Australia Facebook page and “register” as a challenger for Orbit Quest. All you need to do is say hi and that you are accepting the Orbit challenge.

Please note:Task 1 is the only mandatory task. If you don't make your mark here your name won't be added to the lists that are being kept by the Mistress of the Scoreboard.

Register

Scoring: For this task there is 1 set point for all challengers and a possible bonus point for using flowery language. such as “I Aladdin, do pledge myself to undertake the quest set before me. For the Alliance, and glory!”
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Task 2: Discuss your favourite moment
There is a discussion page, far beyond the great wall, upon which Orbit Quest challengers shall inscribe their favourite genre moment. This can be a passage from any book, from any publisher — so long as it is of the genres.

Click here

Scoring: This challenge shall be scored by our judging panel, with a maximum of 5 points to be awarded. Judges to score 1–5 points.
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Task 3: Post a fan picture of your bookshelf
To complete this task you must post a picture of your bookshelf, vertical book stacks or however you define your collection into the fan photos section [link]. Let us see the depth and breadth of your genre reading. Show us the mountain of magic you’ve delved into.

If you’re a fan you should have the option to “add photo” from the root level of the fan photos section. Here’s a quicklink that should take you there.

Scoring: Our judges shall award 1–5 points for each entrant.
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Task 4: Favourite Old Tongue word
Suggest your favourite word or term from one of the many fictional languages that exist in genre work, that you think should enter the vernacular, and use it in a phrase. (alternate phrasing: used in everyday modern conversation. By everyone.). Post your sentence on the main wall and then rustle up likes and comments from your allies and associates.

NB: This is a PG site, so keep it clean folks. Unclean entries will be cleansed.

Scoring: By popular response. For each “like” your post gets you receive 1 point. For each comment you receive 2 points. Points will be tallied at the end of the Quest.


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Task 5: Design a cover
Alright, this is one of the harder ones. Here we want to test your mettle and your artistic visions. We want you to take create your own cover. Make up a book title, an author, a funny strapline then make a cover any which way you like and post it up in the fan photos section.

Post your completed entries here.

Scoring: By popular response. For each “like” your post gets you receive 1 point. For each comment you receive 2 points. Points will be tallied at the end of the Quest.
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Task 6: Trivia — Match characters to their books
We have prepared a short quiz to test the depth and breadth of your genre knowledge. Ye shall be asked 10 questions, upon completion a vision shall appear before you with a secret code, send this code, with your name orbit@hachette.com.au

You'll need Acrobat Reader for this one. (Apologies, we tried to keep it in Facebook land but the quiz apps got spammy.) Rest assured the only data we shall keep will be the score; privacy shall be respected.

Click here to discover your worth.

Scoring: 1 point per correct answer.
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Task 7: Review
In this task, the challenger shall be the judge. Choose one of your favourite books and write a review. It can be any book so long as it is of “the genres” (ie fantasy, sci-fi, urban fantasy, horror, steampunk etc)

Write a short review of your favourite fantasy/sci-fi/horror book or series and post in the reviews section.

Scoring: By popular response. For each “like” your review garners you receive 1 point. For each comment you receive 2 points. Points will be tallied at the end of the Quest.
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Task 8: Cool Crossovers
Imagine a cool crossover challenge you’d like to see, such as Rand and Gandalf in a fire-twirling face-off, or a Kender versus Hobbit cage-fight. Tell us about it. Be creative and be hilarious, and tell us who you think would win and why.


Post your entries up in the reviews section and get whoever you can to support you.

Scoring: By popular response. For each “like” your concept garners you receive 1 point. For each comment you receive 2 points. Points will be tallied at the end of the Quest.
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Task 9: Suggest an alternative title
Ever thought a book should be called something else? Tell us about it. Pick a title, any title and give it a new name.

Add yours to this discussion post.

Scoring: Set points: 2.
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Task 10: Confess your nerdiest moment
We’ve all had them. Some of us mention the Kobayashi Maru in polite conversation. Some of us are caught swearing in the old tongue. So let us know about your proudest – or most shameful – moment.

Don't be shy.

Scoring: Judges to score 1–5 points based on humour and levels of empathy.
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Task 11: Dress up as your favourite character / post a picture
If you’ve reached this lofty summit, you’re clearly of a worthy contestant…Or are you? Show us your commitment and post a picture of yourself in costume to the fan photos section.

Quicklink to fan photo section.

Scoring: By most popular response. 1 point per like. 2 points per comment.
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Task 12: ???
Well, we're not revealing the last task until October, so keep watching.
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Good luck. Do it for the books, and the glory.



Terms and conditions
Participation constitutes acceptance of the rules and instructions pertaining to this competition and entrants agree to abide by the rules.

This competition is open to anyone in Australia, over the age of 18 years except employees of Hachette Australia and their immediate families.

No purchase is necessary to enter the Competition.

To enter, participants must be a fan of, or "Like", the Orbit Facebook page and complete at least one other task. The winner will be determined by who has the most points in total from all their completed tasks by the closing date.

The competition closes on 30 November 2010. All entries must reach us by no later than noon of the closing date. No late entries will be considered.

The winner will be notified by Facebook message and announcement of the winner will be made on Friday, December 17th 2010.

The prize is every new release title from Orbit Australia in 2011.

The prize cannot be modified, is non-transferable, and there is no cash alternative in part or in whole.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Hachette Australia reserves the right to make media announcements and/or publications of the winners of the competition.

Entries must not be offensive, obscene or defamatory or in any other way illegal. Such entries will be immediately disqualified and removed and reported.

Entrants will retain copyright to their submitted entries - however, by entering, all entrants give Hachette Australia and their affiliated agencies royalty-free license to edit, publish and use all or segments of each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for publicity and news purposes.

By entering the Competition, the participant confirms that he/she has the authority to upload the image (including permission of all individuals appearing in the images) and that the image has not been reproduced in breach of any third parties intellectual property rights.

Hachette Australia reserves the right to re-allocate prizes to the next entrant with the most points if they believe the winning entrant has won unfairly. This process may be repeated, as necessary, until a valid winner is found.

No responsibility is accepted for entries which are for any reason whatsoever not received by the judging panel.

Winners grant the Hachette Australia and its affiliated agencies the right to use their name in connection with the competition and may be required to participate in post-event publicity arranged by or on behalf of Hachette Australia.

The Promoter excludes all liability under these terms, in contract or tort (including negligence) for any loss, damage, costs and/or expenses, loss of profits, goodwill, consequential, indirect or special losses, howsoever caused in connection with the Competition.

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« Reply #1 : Friday 13 August 2010, 11:12:11 am »
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Link??
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« Reply #2 : Friday 13 August 2010, 11:15:58 am »
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ooopss - so sorry!!!


http://www.facebook.com/notes/orbit-in-australia/orbit-quest-2010/448120181293#!/notes/orbit-in-australia/orbit-quest-2010/448120181293
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