2010 Summer E Games Haiku Contest
About a videogame
Is no easy task
And yet that's exactly what we're asking you to do for today's event. It can be about anything related to videogames, so you've got plenty of material to use as inspiration. Good luck!
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Please create a haiku using the 5-7-5 standard (please see our above text as an example). It can be on any topic of your choosing. You are only allowed 1 entry, so get creative!
Please use our text box below to enter your haiku in its proper format, then click the SUBMIT button. Please DON'T FORGET A TITLE TO YOUR HAIKU! If you do not add a title, we it will be ineligible for participation.
The deadline for this contest is Tuesday, August 24th at 11:59PM EST. The top haiku's will be chosen and posted for voting.
Anything submitted with vulgarity or lewdness will automatically be deleted and your account will be banned.
The winners will be decided based on the number of votes received. Voting will begin on Wednesday, August 26th and will end on Friday, August 27th at approximately 5PM EST.
Gold, Silver and Bronze medals/badges will be given to the top 3 haikus with the most votes.
If you are found cheating in any way, shape or form, you will be permanently banned from all Themis Media properties and have all previous medals, badges and titles stripped.
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