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Old 02-20-08, 09:14 PM
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The 2008 DVD Talk Oscar Contest!

Oscar Day Update:

Happy Oscar Day!

Only 40 more slots left in DVDTalk2 (password: Blood)...get in here and play!


Welcome to the 2008 DVD Talk Oscar Contest!

The rules here are simple.

We've created a private group at's "Predict The Winners" page (under "PLAY"). You must sign up at in order to participate in this contest.

The group name is "DVD Talk" and the password is "BluRay"!

Last year's winner, Mr. Cinema, is looking to defend his title.

This year's winner gets a stack of screeners, courtesy of yours truly - the best of which may be an actual Oscar nominated or winning film not yet available on DVD!

The tie breaker is "Documentary Short", follwed by "Live Action Short"

Below are the official rules:


Log on to Predict the Winners
To enter the Predict the Oscar Winners sweepstakes, you must log in using your user name and password. If you do not have one, a free account is easy to setup.

Make Your Selections
The object of the sweepstakes is to select the nominee you feel will win the Oscar in each of the 24 categories. Once you have logged in, select your predictions by clicking on the button next to the nominee’s name. You can come back to make changes to your predictions at any time before 5:00 PM PT/8PM ET on Sunday, February 24, 2008. Once you are finished, click the "SAVE" button to enter your selections.

Making Changes
If you wish to make changes to your existing predictions, simply log in and you will be taken to your prediction page. The buttons next to the predictions you’ve previously made will be marked with a black dot. You may select a different nominee simply by clicking on that nominee’s button. Once you?ve finished editing your predictions click "SAVE" button.

Track & Compare Your Predictions during the Awards
Log in on Sunday, February 24 starting at 5PM PT/8PM ET to track your predictions as the Awards are being handed out. After each Award is presented, the game will be updated with the results, so you can instantly see if you’ve correctly predicted the winner or not in each category.

How to Win
The contestant with the highest number of correct predictions will be deemed the winner of the grand prize. In the event of a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to determine the winning entry. Visit our official rules.

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Sweet. Already had my picks made. Just a change of nickname and I am in.
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I'm confused. What is this category called "actor in a leading role"?

Are they referring to the Daniel Day Lewis Award?

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Super Happy Fun Time!

No matter how much thought I put into these, I always end up right around the "I might as well have rolled dice" mark of 13 or 14 correct.
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