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Andy Hodgson
12-10-2001, 05:02 PM
This is the thread to post any questions concerning the TNPP.
I will try to answer all of your questions ASAP.

Elrocko
12-11-2001, 04:36 PM
Why can't you just submit your parks 24/7? Also I think here this too many rules... but that's that.

Andy Hodgson
12-11-2001, 04:53 PM
Having people submit parks 24/7 will get very complicated for us to keep control of. Having just one week, which is plenty time, will keep it easier to watch.

Also, if you feel any rules are 'unjust' or don't even need to fit, PM me, and I will discuss it with other staff, and we will make a decision on it.

abg1788
12-11-2001, 05:34 PM
Can it be any park at all?

Andy Hodgson
12-11-2001, 05:50 PM
Originally posted by abg1788
Can it be any park at all?

Yes, any RCT Park that fits in with the Rules

As long as it is mostly yours and you havent entered it into a previous contest, then it should be fine.

The_Evil_Tediz
12-11-2001, 06:00 PM
I agree with most rules, but I have a few questions.

1. Why cant a park be submitted more than once?
2. How often will the contests be? Every month? Weekly? Every two weeks?

birderboy
12-11-2001, 06:21 PM
The 90% rule is a bit vague too. What if someone builds a dueling coaster for me? Or does some theming and stuff? And how're you gonna enforce the rule anyways?

Andy Hodgson
12-11-2001, 07:15 PM
The_Evil_Tediz--
1. You can't submit a 'winning' park more than once. Sorry, I will make that more clearer now.

2. They will be monthly as of now, as soon as more people participate it will be bi-weekly, and then maybe weekly. (Of course by then, submissions would be 24/7)

Birderboy--
We can't really 'enforce' this rule, we just ask you to be honest. Kinda like the honor rule. Also, the 90% and 1 coaster rule is just an example. Just try to be honest with how much of the park is yours. You can give or take a couple of percent on that number too.

TXCoasterGuy1
12-11-2001, 07:40 PM
can we enter two parks to increase odds. because it says you can only post once in the submissions thread but i think that would be ok. it would be just like the regular coaster contests.

Andy Hodgson
12-11-2001, 07:44 PM
TXCoasterGuy1--
For the first contest, or first few, it will stay so that you can only enter one. If more complaints come in we may feel like changing it. Also, would you want someone like Natelox, Elrocko, or Kraken, or even Buster if he comes to enter 2 parks at once to increase their odds?

loki2001
12-11-2001, 09:24 PM
What do you mean by the park can only be two monthes old, is that rct time????

Natelox
12-11-2001, 11:39 PM
thats in real time my friend.

Andy Hodgson
12-12-2001, 07:02 AM
Yes, the park can only be 2 months old AFTER completion.

Coastr Crazy 72
12-12-2001, 04:12 PM
u mean 2 months old in real time??? well then how do u figure out if its 2 months old

intamin101
12-12-2001, 04:19 PM
Originally posted by Coastr Crazy 72
u mean 2 months old in real time??? well then how do u figure out if its 2 months old
You guys, enough with the how would you know questions ok? He just wants you to be honest, and follow by the rules of the contest. He is not making you submit a park, and if think that a rule is unfair, but they can't change it for whatever reason, then so be it. Just be honest people.

Jakob Hansen
12-13-2001, 09:37 AM
That's all good, but where do you want me to sent my park to?

Coastr Crazy 72
12-13-2001, 04:03 PM
dude dont snap at me... were all just a little curious and if u dont like it or u think u know everything then back off... and i didnt complain bout any rules... im fine with the rules.. there kewl

Andy Hodgson
12-13-2001, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by Jakob Hansen
That's all good, but where do you want me to sent my park to?


You will attach them to the submission thread that will be posted this Sunday, Dec 16th

Jakob Hansen
12-14-2001, 08:06 AM
Ahhhhh

Natelox
12-15-2001, 06:25 PM
If I enter a park on Sunday, can I enter the same park on Monday at a different site? I mean will the park still have the words 'Previously Un-realised' tagged on it?

Andy Hodgson
12-15-2001, 07:36 PM
Originally posted by Natelox
If I enter a park on Sunday, can I enter the same park on Monday at a different site? I mean will the park still have the words 'Previously Un-realised' tagged on it?

Yea, that can fly. Soon though, that may change. And I may be admending some of the Voting Thread rules.

Mantis5678
12-24-2001, 12:31 PM
How do you download your park and put it in this website I have no clue at all please help me

Coastr Crazy 72
12-24-2001, 12:46 PM
Originally posted by Mantis5678
How do you download your park and put it in this website I have no clue at all please help me


ok here is a walk through by rebel2000:

Do you have winzip? If you do, go like this:

1. open Winzip classic interface

2. Click on the "New" symbol to create a new archive

3. Name the archive and save it into a briefcase

4. Now just go through C:\Program Files\Hasbro Interactive\Roller Coaster Tycoon\Saved Games and find your park

5. Click "OK" to add it to the archive

6. Once that you have everything you need in the archive, go to the submission thread and reply

7. In "Attach File" browse for the archive (it should be in one of your briefcases) and attach it.

8. Submit!

aslo if it says wasnt able to open it because it had some kind of problem then follow these bak up instructionswhat u have to do is:

1.clik on new archive
2.find your park
3.right clik on your park and select add to zip
4.browse computer under attach file
5.look where your park was originally saved under and u will see a duplicate of it but it will have the winzip icon next to it
6.clik on that and send reply or thread

CoasterKid23
12-25-2001, 11:24 AM
And if you don't have WinZip (like me), here's what you do:

1. Put the park file some folder
2. Right-click the icon
3. Click "Send to Compressed Folder"
4. Add anything you need to to the file in the compressed (zipped) folder.
5. When posting it, click on the .zip folder when you browse for attachment.
6. It's here!

Darkhorse
12-26-2001, 05:59 PM
just wait for january!.,?$

i made a whole new sn just for this contest [im vortexandmantis]

Natelox
12-27-2001, 03:04 PM
what is sn?

TXCoasterGuy1
12-27-2001, 03:07 PM
Sn is screenname or username

Graham
01-03-2002, 09:33 PM
Is there a minimum or maximum number of coasters your park can have.:confused:

Andy Hodgson
01-04-2002, 04:22 PM
Originally posted by Zero G
Is there a minimum or maximum number of coasters your park can have.:confused:

Nope, this contest is all about your style and your way of working. It is entirely up to you.

Natelox
01-04-2002, 04:32 PM
Thanks for the nice avitar :) :)

CoasterKid23
01-04-2002, 05:41 PM
Yeah, even though mine's bronze, it's cool!


Oh yeah, I forgot, when does the Jan contest start? Just curious.

Coastr Crazy 72
01-04-2002, 06:13 PM
yea and even though mine isnt staf choice or anything...its my first and i think it looks really kewl compared to my looping avitar....

Andy Hodgson
01-05-2002, 03:59 PM
Originally posted by CoasterKid23
Yeah, even though mine's bronze, it's cool!


Oh yeah, I forgot, when does the Jan contest start? Just curious.

Submissions always start at the beginning of the third week, and voting is the last week of each month. So get those parks ready!

Natelox
01-05-2002, 05:20 PM
i think you'll have a lot more submissions in january.

Coastr Crazy 72
01-05-2002, 05:22 PM
Originally posted by Natelox
i think you'll have a lot more submissions in january.


yea...i think u will to....my guess is people werent ready for the december submissions but now since theve had at least 2 months i think they will be ready to submit their parks too.

Coastr Crazy 72
01-06-2002, 10:54 AM
hey how long do we get to keep these avatars...is it like a month or soemthing???

TXCoasterGuy1
01-06-2002, 11:41 AM
Andy said until the next contest ends, like when the results are posted and their avatars change and we go back to normal :(

Coastr Crazy 72
01-06-2002, 11:59 AM
o..ok thanx

Coasterking2k
01-13-2002, 02:46 PM
Is mine still bronze? If so, woohoo!

I was going to enter the next contest, but the only decent design i have came one from last in the Danimation Xmas contest, so that would not be allowed. I've also pretty much given up on parks lately.

Actually, i might enter my duellers or my other park with a ride in.....

Natelox
01-18-2002, 08:49 PM
when does the contest get started again?

Coastr Crazy 72
01-18-2002, 10:22 PM
he said the third week but isnt this the third week...dont mind me if im wrong

Andy Hodgson
01-18-2002, 10:29 PM
I will post the submissions thread on Sunday. This is still considered the second week since we have only had 2 Sunday's. Not too much longer :D

Coastr Crazy 72
01-18-2002, 10:36 PM
Originally posted by Andy Hodgson
I will post the submissions thread on Sunday. This is still considered the second week since we have only had 2 Sunday's. Not too much longer :D


yea thats right...i was lookin at the sundays

Natelox
01-19-2002, 07:46 PM
Tommorow Sunday?

Andy Hodgson
01-19-2002, 11:19 PM
Originally posted by Natelox
Tommorow Sunday?

Yes, tomorrow around 6am your time.

Natelox
01-20-2002, 04:49 PM
so now we have 2 weeks to enter parks?...

and same prizes as last time?

Andy Hodgson
01-20-2002, 06:26 PM
Originally posted by Natelox
so now we have 2 weeks to enter parks?...

and same prizes as last time?

You have one week to enter submissions and then you have one remaining week in Jan. to vote and then the winners get the same prizes.

Natelox
01-23-2002, 08:14 PM
oh crap! I wanted to enter a park...i thought it was 2 weeks submission time. POOH! also can we have a thread to talk about the entered parks?

Coastr Crazy 72
01-24-2002, 02:29 PM
yea can we...i really want to postmy opinion for all those parks

Valpengeist
02-19-2002, 10:43 PM
Just one question, Andy...

May we submit parks that weren't built with the mega-park scenario? Such as: Arid Heights? I started to build a small park there, but it grew on me and I might submit it. So, is this acceptable?

Natelox
02-19-2002, 11:12 PM
of course, any park. All my parks are made with forest frontiers just for your refrance.

Natelox
04-07-2002, 03:14 PM
Maybe you should mention the change in plans for prizes to all the contestants andy, before they get as mad as i am.

Aaron
04-07-2002, 03:15 PM
Change in prizes? Exactly what about the prizes is being changed?

Andy Hodgson
04-07-2002, 09:00 PM
Ok, due to cuts in money, for better things such as TNT becoming free to all members. Thrillnetwork cannot afford to buy multiple winners a ticket to their home park each time they win. So, for example, Natelox has won 3 times, but he can only receive one ticket. There are no changes in the prizes, just a way they are handed out. So, if you haven't won yet, you can still get a ticket if you win, but every win afterwards you won't get a ticket, just the avatar, praise, and pride. So sorry to everyone, and let's not let this get in the way of bigger and better TNPP contests.

Butterfinger
04-08-2002, 06:55 PM
What about the mouse pads? Can we still win more than one of those?

RCT loser
04-10-2002, 06:17 PM
You probably won't save much money this way. All this will do is give the tickets to more people. I think it would work best if you every 4 months took the 1st place staff voted winners and put them up against each other, the winner getting the tickets. Make it so that it is one poll with mods and users. This is just my suggestion.

intamin101
08-15-2002, 02:05 AM
Hey sorry CoastrCrazy, that post must have been from a really long time ago, I don't even remember writing it. I guess when I write it, it doesn't sound mean but when I read it, I sound like a jerk. Usually my sarcastic phrasing doesn't sound so sarcastic in writing.

Alien@SixFlags
08-15-2002, 09:41 AM
if they do do this ticket thing giving it only once, then if natelox wins again then no one gets a ticket, so they are saving money

intamin101
09-10-2002, 08:28 PM
Um it has been a really long time Andy, and like nobody has really told us what is happening. It is September 10 and the July Winners havn't been announced yet. That is ridiculous. I don't think that you should wait until the new Speed Zone, because it really wouldn't be so hard to just say These are the winners congradulations. Are you even still an active Mod? You havn't responded to anything in a really really long time. Or not that I have read anyway. PP is absolutely dead, so I think that something should be done...

TXCoasterGuy1
09-10-2002, 08:53 PM
he's probably too busy with school or something, thats understandable, he hasnt been active on the forums lately. im sure we'll see it as sooon as the new SPEED ZONE is done.

Rebel2000
09-12-2002, 02:41 PM
Originally posted by TXCoasterGuy1
he's probably too busy with school or something, thats understandable, he hasnt been active on the forums lately. im sure we'll see it as sooon as the new SPEED ZONE is done. Yea I talked to him yesterday and he has a very hard courseload that he's busy as hell with. Plus, there's the fact that he's waiting for the new SpeedZone to launch. I guess will just have to wait till then.

NateHuckabone
10-22-2002, 06:20 PM
that kinda sucks some of my parks take many months to complete..... I guess Im just prone to quality