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WC9 - Fun Fun Fun
« on: February 01, 2014, 12:35:01 PM »
The “Fun Fun Fun” Challenge Commences 1st March 2014.

Our challenge sponsor, “Screenplay Readers” have kindly offered a “PRIZE” of one free coverage of up to 120 pages to the challenge winner. (Click on the logo to go their website)
The challenge will involve writing a short screenplay between 5 and 12 pages and details of the challenge will be announced on the commencement day.
All screenwriters, experienced and beginners, are encouraged to enter. The main aim of the challenge is to have FUN.
If you are not currently a member of “Writer Arena”, please join and participate as the prize is there for the taking.

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Re: WC9 - Fun Fun Fun
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 01:01:23 PM »
Ok, first question. For those who have yet to complete a feature length, what happens if they win? How would the prize-winner be selected, then?

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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 01:04:08 PM »
More details as we approach the start of the challenge.

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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2014, 01:05:01 PM »
Ok, first question. For those who have yet to complete a feature length, what happens if they win? How would the prize-winner be selected, then?

Hey Dan,

The person that wins the challenge gets the prize. You could always use it for a short though that would be a bit of a waste considering it if for up to 120 pages.

Better get your feature written though the challenge will be for writing a short.
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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2014, 12:37:28 PM »
Well, it seems this will be a "fun" challenge! ;D

Good prize as well -- good stuff, Michael.

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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 12:23:39 PM »
Well, it seems this will be a "fun" challenge! ;D

Good prize as well -- good stuff, Michael.

Hey Steve,

So you're in ????? Wouldn't mind the prize myself.

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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2014, 08:47:51 AM »
Some additional information about this challenge.

1.  It will be an anonymous challenge.
2. The readers favourite will be chosen by poll, as it has been in all other challenges.
3. The prize will be awarded based on judging by the Global Moderators of this site.  They will not be entering the challenge. 

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« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2014, 02:01:29 AM »
I've shared the link with quite a few including a new forum in the UK. I'll try and post at DVX user as well.

Any idea how long we will get to write the script?

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« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2014, 07:24:57 PM »

Hey guys,

Just to let you know I have a few "irons in the fire" with respect to other challenge prizes in the upcoming months.

Stay tuned !!!!!

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« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2014, 02:02:39 AM »
I used the logo to go to their site, but I don't see anything on the challenge? Do you have a direct link? Btw, I am brand new to this site. Hello everybody!

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« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2014, 07:24:18 AM »
welcome GG

i would imagine this won't be on their site, rather it is bespoke to this site.

Welcome to WA - hope you enjoy.

Michael, the owner and boss, runs regular challenges which i have so been  @%&$£@£%   at. :D

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« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2014, 07:31:06 AM »
Hello gabbyganzel,

Welcome to Writer Arena.  The challenge will be announced on this site on the first of March.  The reason for the long wait, basically, because I, personally, don't like to start anything new in February.  We will be announcing news about it here, so check back often.     

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Re: WC9 - Fun Fun Fun
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2014, 07:39:10 AM »
Possible Clue #1:



Could this have something to do with the next challenge?

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« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2014, 05:44:19 PM »
Possible Clue #2



Could these balloons be the clue you're looking for?

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« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2014, 09:06:35 AM »
It's not the diamond theft with the old balloon escape trick...crazy. :-D

Looking forward to seeing what this is about.

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« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2014, 12:08:35 PM »
Bill knows what's up. ;D

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« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2014, 06:41:34 PM »
So is everyone ready for the next possible clue?  Let me know.

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« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2014, 06:49:34 PM »
I'm not sure if I'm ready. Must fix my hair - maybe that'll take care of the mess in my head.

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Re: WC9 - Fun Fun Fun
« Reply #18 on: February 18, 2014, 07:03:22 PM »
I'm not sure if I'm ready. Must fix my hair - maybe that'll take care of the mess in my head.

Hey K, 

You look great, no need to get the hair ready, just make sure the ideas are flowing !!!!

Michael, with such a great prize on the line, you would think most would be keen to get a heads up though they've been a bit quiet.... Come on GUYS... Do you want MORE...  

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« Reply #19 on: February 18, 2014, 09:24:09 PM »
I promise, I'll give you a really easy possible clue next time.

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« Reply #20 on: February 19, 2014, 07:52:46 AM »
Ok, but remember you get what you ask for....

Possible Clue #3



This possible clue to the next challenge is a Red Herring.  Or is it?
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« Reply #21 on: February 19, 2014, 11:27:55 AM »

I smell something fishy here !!!!!
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« Reply #22 on: February 19, 2014, 05:22:11 PM »

This possible clue to the next challenge is a Red Herring.  Or is it?

Looks more like a mermaid to me.

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« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2014, 10:07:45 AM »
I can see that some, or all, of you are having trouble understanding the purpose of the possible clues....

It's simple.  One or more of the pictures I'm posting are valid clues to the topic of the next challenge.   

So make some guesses.  Wrong or right - this little exercise is one to stir creativity.  And who knows, you may even be able to use whatever you come up with in your final screenplay.

Possible clue #4



Does this piano hold the key to the next challenge? 

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« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2014, 03:38:59 AM »
we have

a piece of jewellery
some balloons
a red fish
and now a piano

heaven knows why i haven't linked them all together  ;D ;D ;D

anyway find out at the end of the week.

If you want spice this up, you could always try secondary challenges like best inclusion of the phrase XYZ or "i never liked Dave Troops chocolate cookies..ok not that one  ;)

I appreciate this can distract but still it adds to the challenge and banter.

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« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2014, 02:16:04 PM »
If I had to combine all the pix I get...

MacGuffin?




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« Reply #26 on: February 25, 2014, 03:45:49 PM »
I will tell you that you're thinking along the wrong lines by considering all of the pictures as being clues or of mixing all of them together to get the clue.  But there are certainly some pics that are clues.  They are most certainly not a MacGuffin.

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« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2014, 07:18:30 AM »
Possible Clue #5



It may be that I've hidden a clue inside this cake.

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« Reply #28 on: February 26, 2014, 07:08:07 PM »
A wedding, or celebration. - balloons, party, cake, present and a ...red fish, or is that a Red herring?

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« Reply #29 on: February 26, 2014, 07:10:07 PM »

I think this challenge will be "A PIECE OF CAKE".   :D :D :D
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« Reply #30 on: February 26, 2014, 09:10:58 PM »
I've hidden a clue inside this cake.
I'm thinking a mermaid stripper!
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« Reply #31 on: February 27, 2014, 12:46:22 PM »
I hate the waiting process and the clues cause me stress cuz I could really really use a screenplay readers read! Hurry up time and get here!

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« Reply #32 on: February 27, 2014, 01:59:54 PM »
I hate the waiting process and the clues cause me stress cuz I could really really use a screenplay readers read! Hurry up time and get here!

Confidence with a capitol "K" Dena.

I'm sure you can use the May challenge prize even MORE !!!! Hee Hee can't tell you though !!!!
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« Reply #33 on: February 28, 2014, 07:01:16 AM »
Possible Clue #6



Am I imagining it or is there one last possible clue before the challenge is announced?

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« Reply #34 on: February 28, 2014, 04:24:40 PM »
Possible Clue #6



Am I imagining it or is there one last possible clue before the challenge is announced?

Think of how many handbags could be made from this !!!!! Wouldn't need to colour the leather either.
 
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« Reply #35 on: February 28, 2014, 05:09:08 PM »
I'm with Dena - I want it early.

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« Reply #36 on: February 28, 2014, 05:18:13 PM »
I'm with Dena - I want it early.

I think everyone could use the prize K,

Just wish I could enter !!!!

Wait for the next challenge Prize !!! It will knock a few people socks off and it's not a weekend with me or Michael. Hee Hee.



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« Reply #37 on: February 28, 2014, 05:22:30 PM »
I mean I want Michael to surprise us - tell us early. That would be a surprise. We were expecting it on the first and bam... he tells us 12 hours ahead of time!

Why can't you enter?

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« Reply #38 on: February 28, 2014, 05:29:28 PM »
I mean I want Michael to surprise us - tell us early. That would be a surprise. We were expecting it on the first and bam... he tells us 12 hours ahead of time!

Why can't you enter?

Hey K,

Oops sorry... it would be fair to get a heads-up... Anyway it starts tomorrow !!!

Thought you may have been interested in the prize being a weekend with me or Michael !!! Hee Hee

I can't enter because I'm a moderator and will be judging the entries. Can't judge my own entry as I would be biased !!!!
I'm just to damn HONEST... Oops should I have said this Michael !!! Another clue !!!

Over and above that, I arranged the prize so I couldn't go back and use it myself (Not saying that I would win with the talent that will be participating). Just would feel right. Would also love the next prize though... Can't give any hints though !!! Sorry.




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« Reply #39 on: February 28, 2014, 05:39:43 PM »

Michael,

With little time left until the commencement of the Screenplay Readers challenge why don't we wet their appetite even more ??

Not by a graphic image though a few snippets of information !!!!!

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« Reply #40 on: February 28, 2014, 07:21:32 PM »
I'll do better than that.  For those that are loyal to the site, I'll announce it early.   I'll do the social media for it tomorrow so they members the visit get a head start. 

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« Reply #41 on: February 28, 2014, 07:24:20 PM »
I'll do better than that.  For those that are loyal to the site, I'll announce it early.   I'll do the social media for it tomorrow so they members the visit get a head start.

Khamanna got her wish !!!! Maybe those lurking around and waiting to join WA will now jump in !!!!
 
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