Please write high quality wiki articles and illustrate them
with your best keyboard pictures or technical drawings!
Here is the link to start: wiki/Main_Page
The wiki contest is about quality, not quantity!
The total number of articles is irrelevant!
However, the more quality articles a member writes,
the higher are the chances to win!The Rules
Everybody who had an account at Deskthority before this contest started may participate.
If 2 or more members write at an article, the credits go always to the one
who contributed the main part. If there are more than one who contributed
significant content to an article, the price is split up.
There are 3 stages to find out the winners:
- Articles can be contributed until the 9th June.
- Then, everybody can nominate other members until the 14th June.
- A jury will decide who will be the nominees for the last stage of the contest:
The voting to find the winners out of the nominees will end on the 18th June.
All winners will be invited to theInternational Deskthority Keyboard Party 2012 in Best
The winners may choose from the following prices:Group A
- NIB Bud Keypad (Hall Effect)
- Tipro KMQ-128 with some extra relegendable key caps
- MX 11800
- TypeMatrix JME-2020DE Group B
- Round 3 key caps I will never use
- Spectravideo SV 328 (with thick doubleshots)
- Cherry G80-11900LTMUS
- Mystery prize Group C
- Cherry G84-4400LPBUS-0
- 50 Cherry M7 switches
- Chery MX sample bag (red, green, blue, ..., black, lock)
- G80-2551 without key caps Group D
- Nokia-Data with numpad
- Gateway 2000
- Ideazon Z-Board
- Mystery prize
The 1st prize is 4 items, 1 of each group.
The 2nd prize is 3 items, 1 of each group.
The 3rd and any other prize is 2 items, 1 of each group.
The 4th and any other prize is 1 item of any group. The Jury
To become part of the jury, you must
a) contribute pizes which are related to input devices.
b) your contribution must be accepted by me!
All jury members (except me) may participate in the contest.
Jury members are:
- 7bitRules for nomination
Nobody may nominate her or himself.
People who bribe others to nominate them or set up a 2nd account
for that purpose are being disqualified from the contest. Same for
people who just copy&paste from other sites, even if it is content
they wrote themselves!
No pictures with water marks may be used! Uploading of these might
be according to the DT wiki policy, but leads to disqualification from
Edit wars are not tolerated. Improvement of other's articles is allowed,
but does not count as contribution, unless really significant content is
added which is as valuable as the original content.fine-print:
 Traveling to the Party is at the winner's own risk and costs!