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February 12, 2004
Posted by Frank J. at 06:19 PM | View blog reactions | Comments (24)

Having now passed one million visitors, it's time for a brand new contest. This time there will be only one round, with the finalists selected from the entrants using a random number generator. And here is what the prizes will be:

A permalink at the top of the my main blogroll, plus a permalink within the randomized blogroll, plus a million dollars, plus a free week long ad on my Blog Ads ad space, plus an IMAO t-shirt, minus a million dollars.

And, people without blogs will be able to enter the contest as well (you can just give your permalink to whomever you want or sell it on EBay).

For the contest, the five finalists will be given a topic and then have 24 hours to each come up with a top ten list. There will be blind vote (not knowing who wrote which) on the six different top ten lists for which one is the funniest.

Wait... did I say six? But there are only five finalists, you say.

That's because the name of the game is...


You will have to compete against me, the funniest man alive, to win the top prize. If I win (and I will), I then get to gloat about what a humor god I am and further add to my Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Whoever comes in second place gets a week free on my Blog Ads as a consolation prize.

So, do you think you are man and/or woman enough to take me on? Then e-mail me with the topic "IMAO CONTEST" with the name you like to go by and blog URL if you have one. You have 72 hours from the time of this post to enter. I will then randomly select four or five finalists (Harvey of Bad Money gets a finalist slot if he want one for being the First Loser of the first Super Lucky Happy Fun Permalink Contest Number One™) and announce them Monday. I haven't determined the timetable for the rest yet, but Emperor Misha I has agreed to come up with the top ten list topic and post it on his site when it comes time so I won't have an advantage on anyone (other than me being the greatest humor genius that ever lived).

BTW, don't bother entering because you have no chance of winning. Muh ha ha ha!

Anyone already on my main blogroll (that's the one under the Imperial Secretary of War seal and before the "Compatriots in the Great Blog War") is ineligible to enter, as are the immediate family of employees of IMAO (that means you, Silly Sister Sarah and Joe foo' the Marine). Void where prohibited, whatever in God's name that means.

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