If that's not motivating enough, there's also $25 in cold-hard cash that you could win as a bonus -- enough for a half tank of gas, 2 movie tickets plus a few kernels of popcorn, or a decent bottle of wine.
Before you get caught up in the fantasy of winning, let me first tell you what it takes to enter this once-in-a-lifetime contest. All you have to do is come up with a clever caption for the following, oh-so-flattering, photo of me in Budapest, Hungary.
TO WIN: COME UP WITH THE BEST CAPTION FOR THIS PHOTO
To enter a caption, simply type your idea in the comments section at the bottom of this post (or click here). Make sure you enter your name and a valid email address too so that I can contact you if you win and even more importantly -- arrange for the deliver of your Paltry Poultry Prize.
To qualify for the $25 cash bonus on top, all you need to do is invite a friend of yours to visit this blog. Simply copy me (firstname.lastname@example.org) on the email you send to that friend and if you win, I'll make sure your chicken is delivered with the $25 tucked under its wing.
By now, I'm sure several questions have popped into your mind, so let me try to answer those in advance....
Q. Have I completely lost my mind?
Q. Why A Contest?
A. For those of you who know me, you know I've dabbled in corporate sweepstakes but today I realized that I've never run one of my own. Thus, this contest is a Never b4. Also, I entered a Twitter Haiku contest (another Never B4) today that was offered by Copyblogger and it motivated me to organize a contest of my own. Lastly, I'm always looking for new readers for this blog so I'm hoping you will help me spread the Never B4 word.
Q. How will this contest will be judged?
A. Rest assured, I will not be evaluating the entries. I've recruited an independent judge to pick the one caption he/she feels is the most clever and brings out an interesting aspect of the picture.
Q. Are there any special rules?
A. There are only 2 rules:
- You must enter your caption idea as a comment to this post by 12 noon (EST) on Wednesday November 19th.
- To qualify for the $25 cash bonus you need to email the URL for this blog to one other person and copy me on that email.
This is your moment to win (who cares if it's only a Paltry Poultry Prize) so seize the day and send me a caption before Nov 19th!