View Full Version : History of Macrumors Contest Winners

Doctor Q
Mar 7, 2007, 03:54 PM
MacRumors holds occasional contests, just for fun. The winners earn a Contest Winner badge: http://images.macrumors.com/im/contest_winner.png

Here are the official contests to date:

May 2002 - Macrumors Avatar Contest (http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=22&page=1&pp=60&sort=dateline&order=desc&daysprune=-1)

Winners:cleo (Grand Avatarist)
Zenith (Best Still Avatar)
Beej (Best Animated Avatar)
Dignan ('tar and Feather Award)

August 2002 - MacRumors "Switch" Video Contest (http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=29&page=1&pp=60&sort=dateline&order=desc&daysprune=-1)

Winner:Teabgs (Best Switch Ad)

August 2004 - MacRumors 1,000,000 Post Avatar Contest (http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=84&page=1&pp=60&sort=dateline&order=desc&daysprune=-1)

Winners:afterglow (Best Static Avatar)
medea (Best Animated Avatar)
decksnap (Best 1,000,000-Post Avatar)

December 2005 - MacRumors 2,000,000 Post Avatar Contest (http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=95&page=1&pp=60&sort=dateline&order=desc&daysprune=-1)

Winners:Lacero (Best Static Avatar)
dcv (Best Animated Avatar)
fistful (Best Apple-themed Avatar)

October 2006 - MacRumors 3,000,000 Post Apple Ad Contest (http://forums.macrumors.com/forumdisplay.php?s=&f=70&page=1&pp=60&sort=dateline&order=desc&daysprune=-1)

Winners:ATD (Best Apple Print ad)
Kingsly (Best Apple Video Ad)
spicyapple (Best Apple Video Ad)

August 2007 - MacRumors 4,000,000 Post Ultimate Apple Fanatic Contest

Winners:iBlue (Best Fan, Photo)
Bobdude161 (Best Fan, Multimedia)

March 2008 - Five Million Post Avatar Contest

Winners:Mitthrawnuruodo (Best Static Avatar)
kkat69 (Best Animated Avatar)
xUKHCx (Best MacRumors-Themed Avatar)

Doctor Q
Apr 2, 2009, 11:47 PM
On April Fool's Day 2009, we challenged forum members to solve a puzzle: to explain the rules that caused a row of new icons to appear under user names. The ongoing detective work was in this thread. The winners, as announced in this post, were:
Moi un Mouton
TwinCities Dan
wrc fan

Doctor Q
Jun 19, 2010, 12:07 PM
June 2010 - Ten Million Post Avatar Contest

Winners:harry*333 (Best Static Avatar, General Theme)

Tilpots (Best Static Avatar, MacRumors or Ten Million Theme)

ComputersaysNo (Best Animated Avatar, General Theme)

TheSlush (Best Animated Avatar, MacRumors or Ten Million Theme)