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Kaldath’s Caption Contest #70

It is time once again for our bi-weekly caption contest. This week I am going to continue the experiment started two weeks ago and present you with another Gif to caption. This time our scene in from the Anime “A Certain Scientific Railgun” :

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The normal rules apply, which are: You are limited to Three (3) entries which are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday August 4th. Of course I as always expect you to keep your entries no worse than PG-13 in nature and that you follow all the normal rules of the forum when writing your caption for the above image. That being said I wish you all Good luck!

Kaldath’s Caption Contest #69: Results

Well after nearly a full week of delays, it is time to judge caption contest #69.

 

Here are my top 5 entries:

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Herr D
. . . . Uptown Funk-gonna-give-it-to-ya–don’t-believe-me? JUST WATCH!!!
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Nug
“….and this time…IT’S PERSONAL!”
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Skoul
“Turn around bright eyes……”
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hawk007
And here comes Lady Gag down the catwalk!
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Worf

Hey LOOK! I’m Wonder Woman!
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And The Winner is ………………………………………….

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Character Design Contest ♯132- One Shot with One Slot

Ok guys, last week I gave you freedom to pretty much do anything you wanted. This week is going to be much the same. However, you can only use items from one category for your entry. For example, you could only make a picture using items from the Items-Right category, or you could make a picture from items from the Heads category. This should make for some interesting results.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

Character Design Contest ♯131- All In One

Considering we’ve had a months worth of contests covering posing, costume, faces/ hairstyles and backgrounds, what’s the logical next step?

That’s right, all of them together!

So, that’s you challenge this week. Your entry must include a non-standard posed character with an interesting costume, face and/or hairstyle and there must also be a background. Simple enough for me to say, but I know this will be a challenge for some people. Also, there are some people to whom this is their bread and butter, so getting on the poll is going to be tough.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

Kaldath’s Caption Contest #69

It is time for our bi-weekly caption contest and this week I want to try something a little different. Instead of a static picture this week I have an animated Gif from the Anime series Gatchaman Crowds that I want you to caption for me. This can either be a caption about what is happening in the Gif, or it can be what you think is being said. Or anything else you think is appropriate to the image below:

The normal rules apply, which are: You are limited to Three (3) entries which are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday July 21st. Of course I as always expect you to keep your entries no worse than PG-13 in nature and that you follow all the normal rules of the forum when writing your caption for the above image. That being said I wish you all Good luck!

Character Design Contest ♯130- You’re backgrounded

The title should give a pretty decent idea of what’s going on with this contest. Simple, create a great background. You cannot include any characters in your entry, it’s only the scenery I’m interested, so not even people in the background are allowed. Other than that, you have free rein as to what sort of background you can create, and don’t feel restrained to just the backgrounds section, there’s plenty in insignias and items-right to help here too, and that’s just for a kick off.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

Character Design Contest ♯129- Heads Up

Ok, so this week, your focus in this challenge shall be heads, with particular focus on faces and hair. Now, a few additional rules for this weeks contest shall be in place, as with last week. No Masks or Hats, obviously, as that sort of defeats the whole point of the challenge, though hair accessories and jewellery are allowed. Also, all submissions must be headshots only, so you don’t need to do anything below the shoulders. You can do non-human heads for this challenge (as I know someone will ask about this), just so long as it meets the other entry criteria. And yes, your character must have some sort of hair or facial hair, but don’t just slap one of the standard hair items on the and call it a day. Be inventive.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

Kaldath’s Caption Contest #68

It is once again time for our bi-weekly caption contest, though it is a bit late in coming this week! Anyway here is your challenge, as usual I want your best replacement dialogue for the following image:

Superman Dance

 

The normal rules apply, which are: You are limited to Three (3) entries which are due by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday July 7th. Of course I as always expect you to keep your entries no worse than PG-13 in nature and that you follow all the normal rules of the forum when writing your caption for the above image. That being said I wish you all Good luck!

Character Design Contest ♯128- Dressed To Impress

Of course, I am making a habit of having costume design contests on an annual basis, so this is going to be this years. However, to make it a bit different, I would like to ask that you only focus on the costume, at the expense of everything else. Some slight posing is allowed if it is to show of different aspects of the costume, but other than that I only want face-forward standard posing, and hair is only allowed if the costume includes so sort of fascinator or other hair accessory. If you want to do shading on the costume, that’s fine, but other than that I want the body to be a completely blank slate, like a mannequin, it can’t even have a face. I’m only going to be looking at the costume, so I think it’s only fair that you guys do too.

As per usual, no limits on entries and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). Please read the contest rules before entering, have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

Pop Quiz Winner!

A little better turn out from last time which is great, but you guys are making this very tough. All of these entries are so creative and unique.

First we have Black Tarantula by Mr. Nobody: Really cool and graphic; love the hypnotic background and the squad of little demons.

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Next is Silver Lady by Melmo: Very unearthly look and like the pattern work.

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Blunt Object’s Madam Satan: very interesting colour combination and the creation of the skirt layers is quite cool.

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Another Silver Lady – this time by Geno: taking her into the realm of TV was a great idea. Sort of an evil…or more evil…Long Island Medium.

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And last, but not least, Whirling Dervish by Brons: great work on the pose and robes.

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I’ve gone back and forth a dozen times on this, but the win this time goes to Geno for Silver Lady. The whole image is striking and is a very interesting take on the character.

(To illustrate how tough this was, I have rewritten the previous paragraph three times…with different winners!)

Congratulations Geno, and thanks to all who entered.