Members of the Photics Team use computer downtime to help scientists better understand protein folding and the related diseases. This could help humanity! To reward this noble act, Photics.com is throwing another contest. For every point you contribute to the team (from the date of this post until April 30, 2009) may count as a chance to win the $30 World of Warcraft Game Card. This is also a chance to show the world the strength of the Photics Team, already in the top 2% of all Folding teams.
THE PRIZE: A WORLD OF WARCRAFT GAME CARD CODE!
This contest represents a chance to win a World of Warcraft Game Card code!
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 this thread!
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 April 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.) ArenaNet, NCsoft, Blizzard Entertainment or Photics.com employees are prohibited from entering the contest.
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, 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 private message. With the code, the winner can visit http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/gamecard to use the game card code.
The prize has a retail value of $30. 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.