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Has Stack Exchange stopped running contests?

In the prior years, I recall SE running a series of assorted contests (per topic, overall site participation) with prizes on the line. Then this stopped completely. Is there an "official" statement ...
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GRANT: Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise part 1

"The Promise" is the canon, graphic novel follow-up to the Avatar: The Last Airbender series. It's release coincidentally lines up with next week's Avatar-themed Topic of the Week contest. So I ...
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GRANT: Star Trek: TNG - The Next Level on Blu-Ray [closed]

The release of Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Next Level on Blu-Ray gives us an opportunity to capitalize on some sci-fi excitement and hopefully draw new users to the site. So I propose: 5 ...
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Ongoing Comic Book Grant [Updated June 4 2012]

5 users (aka The Comics Team) will get 3 comics a week for one month. The 5 users will be required to create questions/answers in order to be eligible for the following month. Users will be determined ...
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What criteria should be placed on people receiving Grants?

From what I can tell, the promotional grants have had mixed success. Brett has expressed interest in putting some additional requirements for people who receive grants, in the efforts of having more ...
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Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series, who wants it?

The release of Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series gives us an opportunity to expand the site's Doctor Who content. So I propose: 5 users with the highest-rep users of the month at the time of ...
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Can we get promotional-grant material to more recent users too?

We've had a few promotional-grants recently (thanks!), and the pattern is generally that when there's more interest than grants the highest rep users get the goods. This absolutely makes sense, ...
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Who wants Harry Potter: The Complete Collection Years 1-7 or Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2?

This is more last-minute than I usually like to propose grants (video editing has been taking up my time), but the release of Harry Potter: The Complete Collection Years 1-7 (as well as the Deathly ...
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Do you have questions about “Fringe”? Do you want to ask them, as well as possibly get “Fringe” stuff?

As I'm sure regular members of the site noticed, we had an insane amount of traffic yesterday. One question got over 12K views in a day (now up to over 14K). It did lead me to check out which ...
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Who wants Walking Dead stuff?

This is shockingly similar to the Star Wars Grant that happened last month (you can check that out here; replace "Star Wars" with "Walking Dead"). The short version is: I want to give our ...
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Is anyone interested in a Walking Dead grant?

The second season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" starts on Sunday here in the US, and if the first season's popularity was an indicator, the second season will be huge. I think that this has almost as ...
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How do we want to divvy up blog posts for the materials received from the Promotional Grants?

Super Soldier @BrettWhiteΨ has provided opportunities for a few of the people on this site with materials for promoting SciFi and StackExchange itself. Since most/all of these items would be great ...
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Upcoming movies/ books that would be of interest

In the spirit of this gaming post, and the current promotional grant here, I'd like to ask, what else do you think we might be able to give away, in an effort to help this site? Specifically, I would ...
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Promotional Grant - Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-Ray

Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-Ray is being released on Friday, September 16th. To make sure that our site is the best place on the internet to ask and answer Star Wars questions, we are ...
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Promotional Grant: Video Streaming Services

Let's keep the promo grant train a-rolling! In the spirit of the Gaming Promotional Grant and the DC Comics New 52 Grant, we would like to try providing users with subscriptions to video streaming ...
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Promotional Grant: DC Comics' 52 new #1s

Apologies for the possibly editable title. I'm about to propose a LOT of promotional grant ideas, so I want them to be easily identifiable. I want to give you guys free stuff! DC Comics is ...