our contest for the month of june will be the eastside olympics. each team will be a country that has historically participated in the summer olympic games. each country will have a "lounge," or a post where teammates can strategize in character to earn points and also to socialize! we will keep track of the points in the official olympics post, linked below. the contest will run from 12:00 am june 1st through 11:59 pm june 30th.

general: • teams have been randomly assigned and new members will be added at random as well throughout the month. we will do our best to keep the teams even.
participation is optional! please respect other members' choice if they prefer not to participate or do additional activity.
• only ic activity on the friends page counts for points, with the exception of ~pbads posts/comments.

drop-off: • all links must be dropped off in your team's drop-off post to be counted towards the totals. links for your team's drop-off will be found on the official olympics post.
• drop off links within 7 days of the activity. please keep in mind, there are only two of us to tally everything, so your cooperation is appreciated.

points: • you will earn points on unique comment threads. you can earn only one point for a unique thread and additional points for comment hijacking. this means if your character responds to a comment somebody else has left on a post, rather than the post itself, it will still count. please be mindful and do not do it excessively outside of "party" posts.
• threads will be counted to all involved parties who drop off the link. please do not start threads and then abandon them once you've dropped off the link, as this is unfair to other writers. doing so will result in a deduction of points you had previously earned for the thread.
here are the different ways to earn points as well as how many points you can earn per activity:

1 - a unique comment thread on a member's entry. no maximum, but comments must have been made to a post that is no more than five days old.
1 - a post in ~pbads for specific lines/faces. maximum 2 per day per person.
1 - a comment on a post in ~pbads in attempts to recruit them to join our game. no maximum.
3 - a thread with a minimum of 3 responses each. no maximum.
3 - completing a prompt in addition to your required activity. maximum 2 per month.
3 - for participating in a community activity such as rooms or cards against humanity. you must drop a link to a screenshot as proof of joining. no maximum.
5 - an additional post to ~newyorknewyork or to your journal other than your required monthly activity. posts to your journal must meet the typical update requirements. maximum 1 each per week per person.
5 - for hosting a community activity such as rooms or cards against humanity. must be advertised on the friends page. maximum of 2 per month.

if your character does something that is not listed here but you think should count for points, please feel free to ask us about it!