Wednesday, September 9, 2009

CONTEST CLOSED: Twitter Yer Picture With Pocket God On Yer IPod!



>> VIEW THE WINNERS HERE <<

>>>VIEW ALL THE ENTRIES HERE <<<


Got your eye on Apple's brand new iPod Touch? Why not get it for free! We've decided to celebrate the announcement of the cool new IPod Touch by holding a new contest and giving you the chance to win the latest and greatest in Apple technology. We want you to go take a picture of yourself playing Pocket God and post it "@pocketgod" on Twitter as a Twitpic. We encourage you to get creative, pick a unique location, be sure that Pocket God is visible on the iPod and have a sense of humor! Our top three will win the brand new iPod Touch!

The Rules:
  • Enter as many times as you like! No limits!
  • Twitter a creative photo of you playing pocket god on any idevice to "@PocketGod"
  • Your picture should show the Pocket God game on your iPod Touch or iPhone screen.
  • We strongly encourage you to take a picture that has YOU with your iPod. See the illustration above for the general idea.
  • Pictures should NOT be a photoshop collage, or heavily edited. Lighting correction and touchups are allowed.
  • You can enter from anywhere, we will ship an iPod to Timbuktu if you win and actually live there
  • If you dont have Twitter, sign up, get with the times. There is no excuse. And follow us while you're at it.
  • Deadline for submissions is Friday, September 25 at 12:00pm.
  • Pictures will be judged by Dave and Allan with assistance from Bolt Creative's PR agency. Their three favorite pictures will be chosen as the winners.
  • The winners will receive the brand new 64GB iPod Touch.
  • Winners will be alerted through direct message on Twitter. Winners must reply within 7 days or they will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected.
  • All submissions and recommendations are the property of Bolt Creative and the user releases any rights.

By the way, people with iPhones may enter as well! So get tweeting! Good luck!

NOTE: There has been some questions about what the picture should have on it, and if photoshop editing is allowed. We strongly encourage you to have a pic of YOU, YOUR iPOD and Pocket God in the same shot. Fun locations will catch our attention. The illustration above should give the idea. As for photoshop editing, we will allow superficial editing, such as lighting correction or touchups, but not allowed will be photoshop collages or faked pictures. Sorry, guys, but not everyone can edit with photoshop and the idea is to showcase people with Pocket God on their iPod, and NOT graphic design skills.

MORE THOUGHTS: We appreciate the quick participation on Twitter, but please, no screen shots. I've edited the rules, but if you send screen shots, they won't qualify for the contest. This isn't a random drawing. We're going to look for something entertaining and interesting. Some thoughts...
  • Do you happen to live near a famous monument or something that represents your local culture? Take your picture playing Pocket God there!
  • Do you have a funny costume? Why not wear it in the picture?
  • Is there a place that you are often bored and need to kill time on Pocket God? Get your picture taken there!

These are off the top of my head. Remember, a brand new iPod Touch could be yours! Good luck!

48 comments:

  1. What capacity iPod are you giving away? If it's 32 or 64GB I'm interested. If it's 8GB, then I'm not.

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  2. the 64gb was annouced today.... no camera though

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  3. i have a question does it have to have you in it or just the pocket god screen

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  4. Hammer...
    Well...i think people will interpret a "picture of you playing pocket god" in all sorts of ways...over the shoulder, just holding an ipod with pocket god on it...but i think at least seeing part of the person playing would make a better picture than just a picture of the screen against a backdrop. On the other hand if you have a cool idea where you're not in the shot, don't let that hold you back. Notice we're allowing multiple entries, so just hedge your bet and try a couple different ideas!

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  5. Ah-ha! You guys will be amazed when you get my entry....

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  6. Do you have to have twitter to enter? Or can we just email you a pic?

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  7. Can you guys post the winning 3 entries on the PB?

    -swigo8
    http://www.pocketgodsblog.blogspot.com/

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  8. Does this have to be an untouched photo or can photoshop be involved? :)

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  9. Bolt Creative, I know this may be a bit off topic, but do you think you guys will ever add Pocket God to the Plus+ network? It might even be a better way to send challenges to people and be connected and such, and 'acheivements' would then be possible. Please reply.

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  10. The new iPod isn't gonna have a camera? That's good and bad. Good because when it comes out I won't have to bs jealous of mine not having s camera. Bad because that would have been a good idea.

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  11. how about a photoshopped picture of a bunch of MEs while Pygmies torturing me? would that work?

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  12. Haha....leave it to us to not think of all the possible interpretations! The point of this contest is that we get interesting pictures of PEOPLE actually having POCKET GOD on their iPod, not to come up with photoshop collages. I altered the instructions. Sorry! We just gotta keep the playing field as level as possible.

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  13. Hey Bolt,

    I was ecstatic when I opened my old, broken MacBook and saw this! Two reasons why -

    1. I can barely play Pocket God on my slow 1st Gen iPod, and have been eying the new one. Hopefully the conversion to xml will help me with this...

    2 - I have SwineFlu and Pocket God has been the only thing keeping me from boredom in-between fevers.

    You guys will be getting my entry!

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  14. help bolt I dont know how to post a pix of my pocket god pix

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  15. Ok, I know this has nothing to do with the iPod touch giveaway, but I thought of a great idea yesterday (and if you like my suggestion please post so dave and Allan might do it). Ok, so you have the three islands, the statue one, the dinosaur one, and the scary one. Maybe you can make a setting on the scary one that the moon can be full, and if you tap on the full moon three times, then. One of the pygmies turns into a werewolf. Maybe there would be a fight till the end between vampires zombies and werewolfs, but keep in mind there could b more than one zombie, so maybe then if two zombies are fighting a werewolf or a zombie then the zombies would win cause the vampires or werewolfs would b outnumbered. Well, I hope u like my idea, and remember, if u DO like my idea, please post and let Dave and Allan know. Thanks!!!

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  16. Hey, when are you going to insert pocket god on Brazilian App Store???

    We need pocket god !!!

    =DD

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  17. YESS! I just thought of the best for mine! You'll see when I send it.../:D

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  18. how do you post a direct tweet im new

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  19. Can we email it to your pocketgodcontest@gmail.com if we need to because I was hoping we could, I don't have a twitter and don't need one just for pocket god, I'd love to but can't.

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  20. how do you post a direct tweet on twitter im new

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  21. Is it me or has dave's art gotten better after every update's icon? I think it has gotten better.

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  22. I dont konw how to send a twit pic! help!

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  23. Allen, while updating my ipod from 3.1 beta to 3.1.1 my ipod locked up because of an unknown error. since i wont be able to play pocket god can i take a picture of me with my ipod in a cool location or whatever then take a screenshot of pocket god that i already have and photoshop it on to the ipod?

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  24. Can we email it to your pocketgodcontest@gmail.com if we need to because I was hoping we could, I don't have a twitter and don't need one just for pocket god, I'd love to but can't. Please reply!

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  25. could i take of picture in a cool place that is not accesible with any electronic devices (exept my camera) then photoshop my itouch with pocketgod on the screen into the photo? please respond i probably will go insane without the new itouch. i NEED 64gb :P and also could i photoshop it so it looks like a non-human is playing it and still have me in the picture? again please respond with answers. (would it help if i sent 20$ to "improve" my chances of winning ;) lol JK JK JK pg is too good for bribes :)

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  26. also i wanted to let you know if i win the 64gb itouch i will give my old 16gb to my brother, a missionary soon to be returning, and i really want to get him somthing nice but i dont have a job so i really need this. :) also i have good ideas so be warned to all! and how do you tweet photos? i know it needs the @pocketgod but how do i put the photo on there?

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  27. I don't know how to send my photo with twitter for the contest. Please someone help me!

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  28. Hey, can I just send my entry to pocketgodcontest@gmail.com? I don't really want to sign up for Twitter just to do this one contest; i'd probably never use it again. What do you say? :D

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  29. Hey guys. About not using twitter...I'm not tracking this contest this time. The photos are being collected by our PR firm, and the only way to control the influx, is to use Twitter. I think if you have a great photo and think you have a chance, its not too much for you to begin a quick and dirty twitter account. And for those who don't know how to use twitter or twitpic....you're using this site...which is the same level of difficulty! the instructions are all on twitter.com and twitpic.com. Sorry to be inflexible, but having run three contests by email....i think its for the best!

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  30. I have no clue how to send my pics i spent forever with........ :( :( :( whaa...

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  31. bolt creative,
    Since you didnt anwser my last question i will ask it again in case you didnt see it.
    Can i photoshop a pic of PG into a place where no electronic stuff exept my camera to be cuz i have a WAAAY good idea :P

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  32. yea. Same thing with IPTL is with me. plus, I have a broken accelerometer, cracked screen, and a warranty voided in ways (Water damage [as they say it is] and the cracked screen). So I REALLY need this iPod. I'm going to do my all on this!
    -superskateman from PGF

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  33. oh btw I have a semi-broken 8gig iPod touch with lots of bought apps. I don't want them to go to waste. I spent $45 on them :(

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  34. Does Taking a Picture of you on a green screen count as a photo shop?

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  35. how do u post a pic to them on twitpic?

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  36. I had a perfect photo of me in an out house playin pocket god sitting on the toilet with a photoshopped hula skirt and a wig that I stuck a bone through, I got on my computer to send it, and I see on the blog that you buys already used that for the poster at the top of this page!! I was really upset, but I don't blame you guys.

    TIMMMMMYYYY!!!

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  37. on twitter im ipod_touch_love did you see my pics or did they not get to you? also i am in hawaii until december 1st so will IF i win will it get to me in time? If not then tell me... or just tell me if it can so i can be safe :P

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  38. @Raheel - Dave does not do the art - Allan does - Make sure you acknowledge that. :(

    Allan, is it ok if I edited in a screenshot to replace my iPod screen in the picture? If I hadn't there would be know way to even tell PG was on the iPod.

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  39. When im using twitpic.com to post a photo do i just type @PocketGod to send it to you? id really like to know because i have some good ideas but im not sure if im doing it right.

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    Margaret

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  41. Hey guys.

    I think you will love my entry. My 6 year old sister- a HUGE Pocket God fan - dressed up as a Pygmy! It is very cute. We live in London, so I'm thinking of going to Big Ben for the next round of photos.

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  42. I'm having the same problem as skiraceking81. do you type it into the discription or post the link on regular twitter?

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  43. Okay, discard that last comment.

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  44. great post.

    http://www.ipoddatarecovery.net/

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