The Photics Team is a powerful force, fighting for the betterment of humanity. By using the collective power of our personal computers, we’re helping scientists better understand protein folding and the related diseases. Virtue is not the only reward for these heroes. Photics.com is throwing another contest. Every point you contribute to the team (from the date of this post until August 30, 2009) may count as a chance to win a Nintendo Points Card code (2000 points) or a 30 Day City of Heroes game card code.
The First Place winner gets to choose the code that they want
The Second Place winner gets the code that is left over
To enter the contest, join the Photics Team…
REMEMBER: The team number is 60254
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folding@home – Learn more about the cause!
- http://folding.stanford.edu/download.html – Download the software
- http://folding.stanford.edu/English/DownloadWinOther – Got a powerful NVIDIA graphics card that supports CUDA? Use that download link to download the GPU client.
- http://kakaostats.com/t.php?t=60254 – A site that displays advanced stats. (Not for official contest use)
If you need help joining the team, you can post your question in the comments section of this post!
This contest is open to residents of North America, except Quebec and where prohibited. Winner will be chosen at random. Each team point for the Photics.com folding team counts as a chance to win. The contest starts from the date of this contest, until August 30, 2009 (12:00 PM Eastern Time). (The contest may run a little longer if I don’t get to the stats page right away.) Photics.com employees are prohibited from entering the contest. Only one prize per person.
Winner must verify their folding account. Simply post a comment in this thread with a valid email address and your Folding@Home user name. (Exceptions for existing Photics team members if their idenity was previously verified – Mark, Oracle, Nemisari, Jizato, Mithrandir.) Failure to follow site rules may result in disqualification. The winner will be notified by email and the winner will be announced on the website. The winner must respond with a valid name and address. (Canadian residents will also be asked a mathematical question.) If the winner does not provide the appropriate information within one week, the winner will be disqualified and another winner will be chosen.
THE GAME CARD WILL NOT BE SENT BY POSTAL MAIL. The game card code will be sent to the winner by an email message.
Each prize has a retail value of $20. Applicable taxes are the responsibly of the winner. Photics.com is not responsible for unforeseen circumstances, such as electrical failure, acts of God, floods, fires, plagues, nuclear war, site outages, etc. Photics.com reserves the right to modify the rules and/or the prize to accommodate unforeseen issues. By entering the contest, you agree to these contest guidelines.
Contest Starting Point…
- oracle 630162
- Nemisari 275973
- Photics 239621
- thomasje 24222
- Mithrandir 17794
- Kwazimoto 14724
- Jizato 13630
- Mark 12835
- rodgercj 11699
- Flipside_Parallel 5229
- PS3123 5183
- Chrisrod3091 1003
- tielk_nightwing 750
- Smurf_Minions 635
- 5up3rm0nk 343
- oracie 287
- milestone 250
- humbucker 84
- Syl 47
- 3473669 32
- rhandric 25
- echomendingspike 3