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  • Dopp

    New PhotoPop Game Uses Wiki Pics

    November 17, 2011 by Dopp

    If you play the game and tweet about it, you can also enter to win a $250 Fandango gift card. The contest runs until December 11, and you can find all the juicy details here.

    Stay tuned for the next mobile team update. If all goes well, you'll be receiving a big Wikia Mobile holiday present.

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  • Kacieh

    From lengthy novels to Hollywood blockbusters, Harry Potter has taken the world for a spin the past 14 years. As many of you Wikians already know, the final movie in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, will be released to the masses in less than a week. This marks the end of an era; whether you’re a Harry Potter fanatic or not, there’s no question about it: Harry Potter is a pop culture phenomenon.

    To celebrate, the Harry Potter Wiki is going nuts over this final milestone. Here’s a round-up of what’s happening:

    • Wizarding World Contest. Enter for a chance to win a trip for four to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, FL, including airfare, hotel, early park entry, and more. The Harry Potter Wiki is giving away…
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  • Kacieh

    Mosquitoes aren't the only thing biting this summer. HBO's True Blood returns on June 26 for a fourth season, and a bunch of our wiki communities are getting excited for fresh blood and new plot twists.

    To celebrate, we’re giving 5 lucky winners a True Blood premiere party prize pack. The True Blood Wiki's Tagline Contest is fun and creative — all you have to do is submit an original tagline for the True Blood poster on the right by June 20.

    The party pack includes three seasons of True Blood DVDs, four bottles of Tru Blood (plus four pint glasses), a True Blood comic book set, a Bon Temps football T-shirt, and a printed version of the poster featuring your winning tagline.

    We’ve already received close to 100 awesome entries, so be sure to ch…




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  • Kacieh

    Are you a Gleek? The Glee Wiki is one of the largest entertainment communities on Wikia -- collectively, users have spent nearly 45 years editing and reading the wiki since January 1.

    Right now, the Glee Wiki is running a contest where they'll send three winners VIP tickets to see the cast perform live in either L.A., Chicago, or London.

    To enter the contest, all you have to do is submit your gleekiest photo. Snap a shot of yourself with your Glee CD collection, posters, fan art, bedspread, costume, or whatever else you can dream up — but hurry, the contest ends in a few days. Check out more contest details to find out when the Glee Wiki will announce winners.

    The contest is open to U.S. and U.K. residents only due to international law, but t…

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  • Taelovesthesharks

    Hang on to your seats, Wikia gamers. Rockstar, the company behind Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, is releasing L.A. Noire on May 17. The game is a dark, gritty take on 1940’s Los Angeles, where players work their way up from beat cop to detective as they solve historical high-profile crimes.

    To celebrate, we’re giving away five free copies of the game -- you can find out how to enter the contest here. While you’re at it, cruise around the comprehensive L.A. Noire Wiki for more information about the game. The community is doing a great job of cataloguing everything noteworthy, from character bios and case descriptions to an expanding list of featured locations. In fact, the wiki had more than 1.3 million page views and 4,000 edits …

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  • Dopp

    Who was the actor that played “man of faith” John Locke on LOST? Which is not considered a root vegetable: a carrot, turnip, lima bean, or rutabaga? These are just some of the questions that The Game Show Network asked viewers, prompting them to dig through wikis for a chance to win snazzy prizes.

    Last week, Wikia Trivia was featured on the Game Show Network’s live show, GSN Live. Throughout our sponsored hour, we ran 15-second interstitials (short commercials) that notified viewers of the contest, asked them the first question of the day, and directed them to the Wikia Trivia page to find the answer. Then, toward the end of the show, the host took a caller to answer the question -- which hopefully they’d found out by then! -- and surprised…

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  • Taelovesthesharks


    It wasn’t the cutest gaming character ever... nor was it the most helpful. It wasn’t soft, it wasn’t snuggly, and it didn’t have big, round eyes—heck, it didn’t have any eyes, period. And yet, for reasons we can’t understand, the Weighted Companion Cube from Valve’s Portal stole our hearts, and we were devastated when ours was “euthanized.”

    Luckily, Valve saw fit to release a plush version of everyone’s favorite multi-faceted friend. We ordered one as soon as we found out they existed, and it’s been providing us with weighted companionship ever since.

    We realize that a lot of gamers out there are still dealing with the sting of losing their own WCCs. Since the wound has been reopened with the release of Portal 2, we've decided to take seriou…


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  • Kacieh

    Into anime? Wikia has several destinations for hardcore anime fans, from Naruto and Bleach to the central resources on all things anime, Animanga Wiki and the aptly named Animepedia.

    But now you can do much more than read or write about your favorite anime shows, characters and episodes. Through a brand new partnership with Crunchyroll, one of the web’s largest anime sites, you can actually watch videos from their library right here on Wikia!

    To celebrate the partnership, we’re having an exclusive contest this week for all Wikia Anime fans.

    Grand Prize: 6-month FREE Crunchyroll Anime Membership

    1st & 2nd Runners Up: 3-month Crunchyroll Anime Membership

    Entry Deadline: Friday, March 18

    Benefits of Crunchyroll membership include:

    • Unlimited access t…



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  • Kacieh

    Have you entered the BioWare Giveaway? Up for grabs are six fantastic prize packs, including Dragon Age II, schwag from Mass Effect and Dragon Age, a Star Wars: The Old Republic comic and novel, and your choice of the classic BioWare game from GOG.com. The deadline is February 27th, so don't put this one off - enter today to win!

    Speaking of Dragon Age II, stay locked on the Dragon Age Wiki leading up to the release in early March. There you'll find all the latest news, such as BioWare's Call to Arms. Here's the deal: if the Dragon Age II demo is downloaded 1,000,000 times by March 1st, they have agreed to unlock two in-game items for all players to use in the retail version of the game.

    Prefer guns over swords? Good news for you -- both Bul…

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  • Kacieh

    Valentine's Day is almost here, and love is in the air. No matter what you love, Wikia's got you covered.

    Still racking your brain for the perfect date idea? According to a survey by professional match making service It's Just Lunch, 61% of men consider a romantic dinner at home the ideal Valentine's date. Need a recipe for love baking? Wake up your honey with a foam heart latte, then indulge in a romantic evening with chocolate sauce and strawberries, a Valentine's cocktail by candlelight. Hint: Enter to win a $50 iTunes gift card from Lyric Wiki and create the perfect soundtrack for romance. If that doesn't make the apple of your eye swoon, you may need to resort to Jedi mind tricks...

    What about for the ladies? The same survey showed that o…

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